Janet Love (née Starret)

18th Jun 1772 - 12th Jun 1848


Sister of Robert Starret, bequeathed an annuity of £400 per annum chargeable on Mount Rich estate in Grenada.

  1. Six children were born to Robert Starret, a schoolmaster, and his wife Christian Watt and baptised in West Kilbride 1766-1776 including Robert (born 08/02/1766), Hellin (born 21/05/1772) and Janet (born 18/06/1772).

  2. Daniel Love and Janet Starret, both in this parish, gave in their names the 3rd August and after orderly proclamation were called out and married at Kilmarnock by Mr Jaffery Minr. 1799. Mary Jean Love, daughter of David Love, Sarfter[?] and Carpenter, and Janet Starret, born 02/06/1800 and baptised 14/06/1800 in West Kilbride, Ayrshire. Daniel Love, son of the late Daniel Love, mariner, and Janet Stirret in Kilbride was born 05/02/1803 and baptised 10/09/1803 in West Kilbride.

  3. Jannet Love, age 55, of independent means, living at Hawhill in West Kilbride in the census of 1841 with William Morton, age 28, merchant (cloth) and one female servant. Her sister Helen married James Morton in 1799 and her daughter Mary was living in Hawhill (a small hamlet) in 1841.

  4. Inventory of the personal estate of Mrs Janet Starret or Love residing at Hawhill in the parish of West Kilbride who died 12/06/1848. Effects £42 19s 9d. Sworn by Major Duncan Grahame of Glenny, presently residing at Hawhill, 11/09/1851.


Will of Robert Starret, PROB 11/1692/181.

  1. GROS OPR Births 620 10 297 West Kilbride; GROS OPR Births 620 10 312 West Kilbride; GROS OPR Births 620 10 323 West Kilbride.

  2. GROS OPR Marriages 620/20 190 West Kilbride; GROS OPR Births 620 10 425 West Kilbride; GROS OPR Births 620 10 443 West Kilbride.

  3. 1841 census online.

  4. GROS SC6/44/19, Ayr Sheriff Court.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Daniel Love
Mary Jean (1800-), Daniel (1803-)
Wealth at death
£42 19S 9D

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1824 [SY] - → Annuitant

Bequeathed an annuity of £400 a year iin the will of Robert Starret.

Relationships (4)

Mother → Son
Mother → Daughter
Mother-in-law → Son-in-law
Sister → Brother

Addresses (2)

West Kilbride, Ayrshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland
Hawhill, West Kilbride, Ayrshire, Southern Scotland, Scotland