- Birth*: James Neave was born on 13 January 1839 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
- He was the son of David Neave and Isabel Calder.
- Baptism: James Neave was baptised on 17 February 1839 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
- (Informant) Birth: He registered the birth of Alexander Neave on 11 June 1859 at Wellbraehead, Forfar, Angus, Scotland; 1859 births in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 155; Neave Alexander, born 1859 June Elelventh 9h pm Wellbraehead Forfar, male, parents James Nave pavement quarrier illegitimate and Mary Ross linen handloom weaver, signed Mary Ross her X mark mother present, signed James Neave his X mark father, signed John Webster registrar witness; registered 1859 June 20 at Forfar signed John Webster registrar.2
- (Groom) Marriage*: James Neave married Mary Ross on 11 July 1862 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland.1
- (Witness) Death: James Neave witnessed the death of David Neave on 16 February 1876 at 17 Newmonthill, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 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.3,1
- (Deceased) Death*: James Neave died on 2 March 1895 at 9 Coutties Wynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 56 1895 deaths in the district of Forar in the county of Forfar, ref 58; James Neave factory worker married to Mary Ross, died 1895 March second 3h 0m am 9 Coutties Wynd Forfar, male aged 56 years, parents David Neave linen weaver (dec) and Isabella Neave ms Calder (dec), cause phthisis pulmonalis 6 months as cert by J Cable LRCP, signed James Neave son present, registered 1895 March 2nd at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.4
- [S40] WF [Feb 2006].
- [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1859 Forfar Forfarshire 288/00 0155 image held [Feb 2015].
- [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].
- [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Deaths 1895 Forfar 288/0A 0058 image held [Feb 2015].
- [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/).
- [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203492 GRO ref vol 288 Enum Dist 4 page 9; 6 New Monthill Street, Forfar, Forfar, Scotland [Jan 2009].
Isabella Neave b. 13 Jun 1862
James Neave b. 1 Oct 1864
Mary Neave b. 23 Apr 1866, d. 25 Oct 1960
Jessie Ross Neave b. 10 Dec 1867, d. 13 Jan 1956
William Ross Neave b. 22 Sep 1869
David Neave b. 12 Sep 1871
George Stewart Neave b. 3 Sep 1873
Ann Neave b. c 1875
John Neave b. c 1878
Matilda Neave b. 1880
Richard Neave+ b. c 1882, d. 12 Oct 1949