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Margaret Scott Key

F, #145, b. 20 January 1872, d. 6 April 1952
Last Edited: 1 Nov 2020
Margaret Scott Key
c1901

Parents:

Father*: George Key b. 16 Mar 1842, d. 29 Nov 1908
Mother*: Ann Gibson Ford b. b 30 Mar 1839, d. 7 Jun 1904
  • Birth*: Margaret Scott Key was born on 20 January 1872 at 63 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; image held GROS ref 282/04 0160; 1872 births in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; 160 Margaret Scott Key; 1872 January twentieth 8h 30m am 63 Albert Street Dundee; f; George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford 1866 Dec 28th Inverkeillor; George Key father; confirmed Aug 2007.
  • She was the daughter of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Scott Key married William Scott Ford, son of James Ford railway carter, coachman and Mary Duncan, on 31 December 1896 at St John's Hall, Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1897 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, 1896 on the twenty-third day of December at St John's Hall Albert Street Dundee after banns according to the Established Church of Scotland, Wm S Ford marine engineer bachelor, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, James Ford coachman (DS) (dec) Mary Ford ms Duncan (dec), Maggie Key domestic servant spinster, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford, James M Campbell min of Wallacetown Dundee, John D Ford, Lizzie Key witnesses; registered 1897 January 7th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Scott Key died on 6 April 1952 at Gerard Hospital, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, , at age 80 1952 deaths in the district of Monifieth in the county of Angus; Margaret Scott Ford married to William Scott Ford marine engineer, 1952 April sixth 7h 30m pm Gerard Hospital Monifieth ur 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; female aged 80 years, parents George Key shore porter (dec) and Ann Key ms Ford (dec); coronary arterial thrombosis as cert by F N Badenoch MBChB; Wm S Ford widower 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; registered 1952 April 7th at Monifieth signed H McDonald registrar.2
  • (Interred) Burial*: She was buried with Margaret Scott Key on 9 April 1952 at Arbroath Western Cemetery, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, .3
  • (Cousin) Cousins*: She and William Scott Ford are cousins; Cousin of William Scott Ford.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Margaret Scott Key witnessed the marriage of John Stewart Key and Catherine Honora Condon on Wednesday, 26 December 1894 at St Patricks Chapel, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1894 on the twenty-sixth day of December at St Patrick's Chapel Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Roman Catholic Church; John Key iron [planer?] bachelor, 25, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Gibson; Catherine Honor Condon yarn winder spinster, 24, 37 Catherine Street Dundee, William Condon coachman (ds) (dec) Marjory Condon ms Anderson; John Gleesom, James Condon, Margaret Key witnesses; registered 1894 Dec 27th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar; image held.4
  • Married Name: As of 31 December 1896, her married name was Ford.
  • (Witness) Photograph: Margaret Scott Key is in this photograph taken say 1898 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with Ann Gibson Ford, Georgina Key tailoress, Lizzie Key and Helen Key.5
    Key family L-R Margaret (Maggie), Georgina (Jo), Elizabeth (LIzzie), Helen (Nellie), Ann Gibson Ford
  • (Informant) Birth: Margaret Scott Key registered the birth of Archibald Hall Ford on 23 April 1900 at 1 Morgan Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1900 births in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 671; Archibald Hall Ford born 1900 April Twenty-Third at 0h 30m am at 1 Morgan Street Dundee; male, parents William Scott Ford marine engineer and Margaret Ford ms Key who married 1896 December 31st at Dundee; signed Margaret Ford mother, registered 1900 May 14th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.6
  • (Witness) Photograph: Margaret Scott Key is in this photograph taken say 1901 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with George Key, Ann Gibson Ford, Lizzie Key, Helen Key and Georgina Key tailoress.7
    Key family Back row L-R Georgina (Jo), Margaret (Maggie), Elizabeth (LIzzie), Helen (Nellie)
    Front L-R Ann Gibson Ford, George
  • (Witness) Photograph: Margaret Scott Key is in this photograph taken say May 1901 along with Lizzie Key, George Key, Thought to be on the occasion of Lizzie Key's marriage; Lizzie on the right, with her father George, left, and probably her sister Maggie, middle. Open to other suggestions!5
  • Photograph: Margaret Scott Key is in this photograph taken say December 1902 at Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, , along with Agnes Jane Stewart Ford nurse, Georgina Key tailoress, Edith Margaret Ford, Archibald Hall Ford, Annie Gibson Ford and Jane Duncan Ford.7
    Probably the twins christening
    L-R Agnes S Ford with twin Nan or Jean, Margaret Key Ford with daugter Edith and son Archibald, Georgina Key with twin Nan or Jean
  • Photograph*: Margaret Scott Key and Georgina Key tailoress are in this photograph taken say 1904 along with Edith Margaret Ford, Archibald Hall Ford, Annie Gibson Ford, Jane Duncan Ford and Agnes Jane Stewart Ford nurse.8
    say 1904 back : Edith Ford. Archibald Ford
    sitting : Aggie Ford, Meg Key Ford, Jo Key
    in front : twins Nan & Jean Ford
  • (Informant) Death: Margaret Scott Key registered the death of Agnes Stewart Ford dress & mantle maker, housekeeper on 9 December 1923 at 35 Victoria Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1923 deaths in the district of Arbroath & St Vigenas in the country of Forfar, ref 342; Agnes Stewart Ford housekeeper single, died 1923 December nineth 3h 0m pm at 35 Victoria Street Arbroath, female aged 76 years, parents John Ford farm servant (dec) and Margaret Ford ms Scott (dec); cerebral haemorrhage 1 month as cert by J E G Thomson MB; signed Margaret Ford niece occupoer present; registered 1923 December 10th at Arbroath signed Alex Smith registrar.10
  • Newspaper Article*: Margaret Scott Key and William Scott Ford were mentioned in a newspaper article First name(s)     William Scott
    Last name     Ford
    Sex     Male
    Marriage year     1946
    Marriage date     31 Dec 1896
    Place     Dundee
    Periodical     Courier & Advertiser
    Publication year     1946
    Publication date     31 Dec 1946
    Page     4
    Spouse's first name     Margaret
    Spouse's last name     Key
    County     Forfarshire (Angus)
    Country     Scotland
    Event Type     Marriage Notice
    Record set     Scotland, Newspaper Marriage & Anniversary Notices
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Parish Marriages
    Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland on 31 December 1946 at Glenfarg Villa, 6 Ramsay Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus, Scotland, .11
  • Photograph: Margaret Scott Key is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .12
  • Photograph*: Margaret Scott Key is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .12
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    L-R: Jean Ford, Margaret Scott Key Ford, Nan Ford
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse William Scott Ford died on 8 September 1957 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; 1957 deaths in the district of Dundee East in the county of Angus; 483; William Scott Ford marine engineer (retired) widower of Margaret Scott Key; 1957 September eighth 4h 30m pm Maryfield Hospital Dundee ur 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; male aged 86 years; parents James Ford coachman (dec) and Mary Ford ms Duncan (dec); cerebral Haemorrhage as cert by R V Clark MBChB; Jean D Ford daughter 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; 1957 September 9th at Dundee Albert Bowman assist registrar CWB Reg (C W Baxter.)13

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford in the 1881 census at 2 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Maggie Key, daug, unm, 9, scholar, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 39, porter harbour, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 42, Monifieth.14
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of George Key in the 1891 census at 22 Raglan Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Maggie S Key, daug, unm, 19, machinist, employed, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 49, harbour porter, employed, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 52, Barry; 3 rooms with windows.15
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of William Scott Ford in the 1901 census at 475 John Williamson Street, Durham, County Durham, England, . Wm S Ford, head, mar, 29, marine engineer, worker, Scotland; Margaret Ford, wife, mar, 29, Scotland. Edith Margaret Ford and Archibald Hall Ford were also listed in the household.16
Head of Household31 March 1911She was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 93 Keptie Street, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, . Margaret Ford (wife scored out), head aged 39 married 14 years, 5 children, 5 still living, born Dundee; 4 rooms with windows, 6 people in the household; also in the household was Edith Margaret Ford, Archibald Hall Ford, Annie Gibson Ford, Jane Duncan Ford and Wilhelmina Scott Ford.17
Principal1931Margaret Scott Key was listed in the electoral roll of 1931 at 6 Ramsay Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus, Scotland, , First name(s)     Wilhelmina
Last name     Ford
Year     1931
Name as transcribed     Ford, Wilhelmina 8,
Street     -
Place     Dundee
County     Forfarshire (Angus)
Country     Scotland
Record set     Scotland, Dundee & Forfarshire (Angus) Electoral Registers 1857-1939
Category     Census, land & surveys
Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland.18
Principal1938She was listed in the electoral roll of 1938 at 6 Ramsay Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus, Scotland, , First name(s)     Wilhelmina
Last name     Ford
Year     1938
Name as transcribed     Ford, Wilhelmina §.
Street     -
Place     Dundee
County     Forfarshire (Angus)
Country     Scotland
Record set     Scotland, Dundee & Forfarshire (Angus) Electoral Registers 1857-1939
Category     Census, land & surveys
Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland.18

Family:

William Scott Ford b. 9 Jun 1871, d. 8 Sep 1957
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married William Scott Ford, son of James Ford railway carter, coachman and Mary Duncan, on 31 December 1896 at St John's Hall, Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1897 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, 1896 on the twenty-third day of December at St John's Hall Albert Street Dundee after banns according to the Established Church of Scotland, Wm S Ford marine engineer bachelor, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, James Ford coachman (DS) (dec) Mary Ford ms Duncan (dec), Maggie Key domestic servant spinster, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford, James M Campbell min of Wallacetown Dundee, John D Ford, Lizzie Key witnesses; registered 1897 January 7th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.1

Children:

Edith Margaret Ford b. 20 Mar 1898, d. 3 Aug 1919
Archibald Hall Ford+ b. 23 Apr 1900, d. 1979
Annie Gibson Ford b. 21 Sep 1902, d. 1985
Jane Duncan Ford b. 21 Sep 1902, d. 1989
Wilhelmina Scott Ford+ b. 1909, d. 6 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages Dundee St Andrew 1896 [Jun 2006].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held : GROS Statutory deaths Monifieth 1952 [Oct 2009].
  3. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) /www.deceasedonline.com search only (no detail) [May 2010].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS ref 282/04 0359; 1894 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; #359; [May 2008].
  5. [S43] PCC photographic collection.
  6. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Birth 1900 St Andrew Dundee ref 671 [Jun 2006].
  7. [S43] PCC.
  8. [S40] From JB [Feb 2019].
  9. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), from JB [Feb 2019].
  10. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, 1923 Arbroath 272/ 342 image held [Jul 2020].
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland, Newspaper Marriage & Anniversary Notices collection Dundee Courier & Advertiser [Nov 2020].
  12. [S43] CNM [1950].
  13. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, image held : GROS Statutory deaths Dundee East 1957 282/01 0483 [Jan 2009].
  14. [S30] LDS 1881 Census [Aug 2007].
  15. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1891 Dundee 282/04 023/04 040 [Aug 2007].
  16. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 4736; Folio: 155; Page: 32. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives, 1901. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The National Archives gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU. [Jan 2012]
  17. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, Scotland Census 1911 Arbroath 272/1 27/ 27 image held [Jun 2018].
  18. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland, Dundee & Forfarshire (Angus) Electoral Registers 1857-1939
    Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Nov 2020].