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David Neave1

M, #909, b. 28 July 1800, d. 16 February 1876
Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar
erected by Isabella Calder in memory of her husband David Neave who died 16th Feby 1876 aged 76 years.
The above Isabella Calder who died 3rd July 1881 aged 81 years.
  • Occupation*: David was a Linen Hand Loom Weaver.3
  • Birth*: He was born on 28 July 1800 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of James Neave and Isobel Crighton.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David Neave married Isabel Calder on 21 December 1823 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: David Neave died on 16 February 1876 at 17 Newmonthill, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 75 1876 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 47; David Neave handloom linen weaver married to Bell Caddell 1876 February 16th 7h 30m pm 17 Newmonthill Forfar, m, 75 years, fath James Neave shoemaker journeyman (dec), moth Bell Neave ms Crichton (dec), chronic bronchitis 2 months as cert by Charles Hunter surgeon, signed James Neave son present 8 Newmonthill Forfar, reg 1876 February 17th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.4,1
  • Burial*: He was buried on 19 February 1876 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; Neave, David 19 February 1876
    Angus Council
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Isabel Calder died on 3 July 1881 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; from MI.6
  • Memorial Inscription*: David Neave was erected in February 1862 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Erected by Isabella Calder in memory of her husband David Neave who died 16th Febry 1876 aged 76 years; the above Isabella Calder died 3rd July 1881 aged 81 years
    buried here:
    McIntosh, Annie Neave 25 August 1906
    Neave, George 12 October 1883
    Neave, Isabella 13 July 1878
    Neave, David 19 February 1876
    Langlands, William 03 May 1870
    Fenton, Baby 07 January 1867
    Annandale, Jean Neave 15 February 1862.7,8

Census Events

Head of Household6 June 1841He and Isabel Calder, John Neave, Ann Calder Neave, George Neave, Janet Gregory Neave, David Neave, Matilda Malcolm Neave, Isabel Neave and James Neave were listed in the 1841 census at North Side Dundee Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. David Nevay, 40, linen hand loom weaver, Angus; Mrs Nevay, 40, Angus [and David Niven, 75, flax dresser, outside census county; Mrs Niven, 75, outside census county; Andrew Niven, 30 ag lab, Angus; Ann Niven, 25, Angus; John Forrest, 50, wright, Angus; Mrs Forrest, 50, Angus; Jean Forrest, 16, Angus; Margaret Forrest, 14, Angus; Mrs Miller, 50 pirn winder, Angus; Elisabeth Miller, 20, Angus; John Hutton, 69, farmer, Angus].3
Last Edited: 25 Apr 2017


Father*: James Neave b. c 1756
Mother*: Isobel Crighton b. c 1756


Isabel Calder b. c 1800, d. 3 Jul 1881
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David Neave married Isabel Calder on 21 December 1823 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland.1


John Neave+ b. 8 Jan 1824, d. 23 Jan 1860
Ann Calder Neave b. 4 Nov 1825
George Neave+ b. 4 Mar 1828, d. Oct 1883
Janet Gregory Neave+ b. 1 Jan 1830
David Neave+ b. 16 Feb 1832
Matilda Malcolm Neave b. 24 Apr 1834
Isabel Neave+ b. c 1836, d. 1 May 1863
James Neave+ b. 13 Jan 1839, d. 2 Mar 1895


  1. [S40] WF [Feb 2006].
  2. PCC photographs [May 2009]
  3. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/).
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1876 Forfar 288/... ref 47 image held [Sep 2005].
  5. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch [Feb 2017].
  6. [S43] PCC Photographs [Sep 2010].
  7. [S43] PCC Photographs, Lair ref F/156/3 [Sep 2010].
  8. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) interment details; authority Angus Council; cemetery Newmonthill; grave reference F/156/3 [Feb 2017].