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Ann Melville Walker

F, #109, b. 11 March 1880, d. 1962
  • Birth*: Ann Melville Walker was born on 11 March 1880 at 31 Reform Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1880 births in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee; Ann Melville Walker; 1880 March eleventh 6h 0m am 31 Reform Street Dundee; f; George Walker shoemakers salesman Margaret Walker ms Yates 1862 June 1st Aberdeen; signed George Walker father present; registered 1880 March 23 at Dundee signed Dav Scott registrar.1
  • She was the daughter of George Walker and Margaret Yates.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Ann Melville Walker married David Kinnear Adamson, son of David Adamson and Margaret Anderson Kinnear, on 3 July 1908 at Craigieside, Arbroath Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1908 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; 1908 on the third day of July at Craigieside, Arbroath Road Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Congregational Church; David Adamson stationer & printer bachelor, 31, 177 Albert Street Dundee, David Adamson tailor master (dec) Margaret Anderson Adamson ms Kinnear; Annie Walker dressmaker spinster, 28, 31 Wellgate Dundee, George Walker confectioner master Margaret Walker ms Yates (dec); Wm Hamilton minister of Trinity Congregational Church Dundee, J K Adamson, Georgina Walker witnesses; 1908 July 6th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.2
  • Married Name: As of 3 July 1908, her married name was Adamson.2
  • (Witness) Engagement: Ann Melville Walker witnessed the engagement of Dr Mona Kinnear Adamson and Dr Robert Roger on 1 May 1945 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland; The engagement is announced between Robert Rodger, Ph.D., F.R.I.C., of Dundee and Mona, widow of Lieut. Leslie Comrie and only daughter of Mr & Mrs David Adamson, 48 Westbourne Road Sheffield.3
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse David Kinnear Adamson died on 6 February 1948 at 37 Provost Road, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 1948 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; David Adamson clerk (civil service) retired married to Annie Walker, 1948 February sixth 0h 10m am 37 Provost Road Dundee, m, 70 years, David Adamson tailor (dec) Margaret Anderson Adamson ms Kinnear (dec), diabetes several years, coronary thrombosis six days, as cert by J I Lawson MBChB, Robert Roger son-in-law 4 Linden Avenue East Newport Fife; 1948 February 6th at Dundee Norman Steele registrar.4
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: Ann Melville Walker and Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE and Dr Mona Kinnear Adamson was mentioned in a newspaper article about David Kinnear Adamson on 7 February 1948. ADAMSON - Suddenly, at 37 Provost Rd., Dundee, on Feb 5th, 1948, David Adamson, dearly beloved husband of Nan Walker, and beloved father of George and Mona. Funeral private. No Flowers and no letters, by request.5
  • (Deceased) Death*: Ann Melville Walker died in 1962 at Forgan, Fife.6,7

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of George Walker and Margaret Yates in the 1881 census at 31 Reform Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Annie Walker, daug, unm, 1, Dundee; George Walker, head, mar, 45, confectioner, Dollar Clackmananshire; Margt Walker, wife, mar, 43, confectioner's wife, Dufftown Banff; Elizabeth Walker, sister, unm, 43, confectioner, Dollar Clackmananshire.8
Spouse31 March 1911She was listed in the household of David Kinnear Adamson in the 1911 census at Purgavie Cottages, Lintrathen, Forfarshire, Scotland. David Adamson, head, 34, mar, time keeper, municipal Dundee, worker, Forfars Forfar; Annie, wife, 31, mar 2 years, 1 child born 1 still living, Dundee; 3 rooms with windows, 3 people in household. Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE were also listed in the household.9
Last Edited: 28 Jun 2016

Parents:

Father*: George Walker b. 26 Jun 1835
Mother*: Margaret Yates b. May 1835

Family:

David Kinnear Adamson b. 23 Feb 1877, d. 6 Feb 1948
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Ann Melville Walker married David Kinnear Adamson, son of David Adamson and Margaret Anderson Kinnear, on 3 July 1908 at Craigieside, Arbroath Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1908 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; 1908 on the third day of July at Craigieside, Arbroath Road Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Congregational Church; David Adamson stationer & printer bachelor, 31, 177 Albert Street Dundee, David Adamson tailor master (dec) Margaret Anderson Adamson ms Kinnear; Annie Walker dressmaker spinster, 28, 31 Wellgate Dundee, George Walker confectioner master Margaret Walker ms Yates (dec); Wm Hamilton minister of Trinity Congregational Church Dundee, J K Adamson, Georgina Walker witnesses; 1908 July 6th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.2

Children:

Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE+ b. 23 Jun 1909, d. 24 Sep 1986
Dr Mona Kinnear Adamson+ b. 11 Apr 1916, d. 26 Apr 1978

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1880 Dundee St Clement ref 282/03 0231 [June 2007].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriages 1908 Dundee St Andrew, ref 162; image held [Aug 2004].
  3. [S32] Newspaper Article, Dundee Courier 1 Jan 1945 [Apr 2017].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1948 Forfar ref 98, image held [Aug 2004].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers Collection Dundee Courier [Jul 2017].
  6. [S6] DWTA [Oct 2010].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death Registration 1962 Forgan ref 431/00 0008.
  8. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 302/00 001/00 002 [May 2011].