Abernethy, Aberargie and Dron News

Last date for submissions

31st October 2022

Date of publication

1st December 2022


Janet (Jenny) Roy

Janet (Jenny) Roy, nee Davidson was born at Lilliebank, West End, Abernethy (now Abertay) on the 1.1.1923 to Walter Davidson and Lissie Braid.

Jenny went to school in Abernethy, now James Roy Court, at that time it was a Primary school and a Secondary school.

On leaving school she started work in the Commercial bank in Newburgh and then for a few years worked in the General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation in Perth, now Aviva.

In her spare time Jenny was heavily involved in the village Amateur Dramatic Society.

She married Jim Roy in 1949 (James Roy Court), living for a time at Hall Park. Moving from there to Pitkerrick, Newburgh Road, Abernethy, (renamed Milton House when Jenny and Jim  built the current Pitkerrick bungalow in the grounds) where after her husband Jim died, she lived with her sister Mary until she died on the 25.4.2015.

Jenny lived all of her life in Abernethy, 92 years.

She will be missed by her sister Mary, her wider family and all who knew her.