James (Jimmy) "Logie" Methven


James Methven, (born Ceres, Fife, Scotland December 7, 1868- died Derby, England March 25, 1953) was the 6th child of John Methven (christened February 9, 1833, in Abernethy, Perth, Scotland - 1901) and his wife, Euphmia Rumgay (born 1828 in Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland). James' brothers and sisters (all born in Fife) were:

    a) William Methven born August 7, 1855.

    b) John Methven born January 13, 1858

    c) Robert Methven born May 5, 1860

    d) Margaret Christian Dickson Methven born March 24, 1863

    e) Mary Ann Methven born June 16, 1864.


James (Jimmy) "Logie" Methven married Agnes Stewart McPhail (1869-April 29,1946). They had nine children:

    a) James Methven (1890-1964) , also played League Football

    b) Robert Methven (1892-abt. 1919)

    c) Euphemia Methven

    d) William Methven

    e) Agnes Methven (1898-1980's)

    f) Frank Methven (1904-1972). Worked at Rolls Royce Aero Engine in Derby.

    g) Alfred Methven (1900's-1990's)

    h) Constance Methven

    i) Harold Methven (1908-1987), also played League Football


James' paternal grandparents were John Methven (1811, StAndrews, Fife- February 2, 1887) and Christian Barclay Kidd (christened in Abernathy June 15, 1815). Their other children were

    a) Janet Blelloch Methven (1834-1912)

    b) Robert Methven (chr. February 11, 1837)

    c) Jane Methven (chr. June 29, 1839)

    d) Robert Methven (chr. May 20, 1841)

    e) Henry Buist Methven (chr. April 24, 1845)

    f) Margaret Methven (chr. December 22, 1847-died 1857)

    g) Euphemia Methven (chr. Oct 31, 1850- died 1857)

    h) Helen Methven (chr. April 6, 1853)

    i) Isabella Methven (February 18, 1857)


The parent's of James grandfather (John Methven) were John Methven (born Fife abt 1784-died Kettle, Fife 1861) and Elspeth/Euphemia Fernie who were at married St. Andrews December 20, 1806. John's parents were George Methven and Margaret Grieve.

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