Henry Cant

b. November 5, 1825
    Greycraigs, Torryburn, Scotland
d. April 9, 1903
    16 Alexandra Street
    Kirkcaldy, Scotland

Janet Ramsey

b. August 14, 1830
    Crossgates, Scotland; Fife Shire
d. April 24, 1898
    High Street, Kirkcaldy
    Scotland; Fife Shire



Janet Cant
Helen Cant
Euphemia Cant
Jemima Cant
William Cant
Henry Cant

  • Henry Cant and Janet Ramsey were married July 24, 1849 in Crossgates, Scotland.
  • Henry's parents were James Cant and Helen Kelly (HMR).
  • Janet's parents were William Ramsay and Janet Greig (HMR).
  • "1861 Census of Beath lists Henry Cant as head of family, age 34, a laborer born in Torryburn, but the family is not listed." (HMR)
  • "1871 Census, Kirkcaldy lists Henry Cant age 44 an agricultural laborer from Torryburn with wife Janet age 41 from Dunfirmline and son Henry age 7 born in Beath. Address 397 High Street. Also, Janet Ramsay a lodger age 69 [probably mother-in-law], a grocer's widow from Dunfirmline." (HMR)
  • "1881 Census, Kirkcaldy lists Henry Cant age 54 a general laborer from Torryburn with Janet Cant his wife age 50 from Dunfirmline and William his son age 20 a floor cloth printer born in Beath, son Henry Jr age 17, a joiner born in Beath and a grandson James Cant age 2 born in Kirkcaldy. Address: 76 Alexandra Street." (HMR)