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Peter Thomson

M, #458, b. 20 July 1873, d. 24 October 1964
Peter Thomson 1873-1964
  • Birth*: Peter Thomson was born on 20 July 1873 at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Thomson and Christian Thomson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Peter Thomson married Elizabeth Anderson Campbell on 30 December 1898 at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.
  • DeathofSpouse*: On 28 May 1922 Peter's wife died; Dundee, Angus, Scotland.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Lizzie Conway Miller, daughter of William Miller and Marion McKenzie Conway, on 4 October 1923 at 23 Commercial Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1923 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 363; 1923 om the third day of October at 23 Commercial Street Dundee by substitution in presence of Hector Alexander ... ... ... Bank Avenue ... and David ... ship stoker ... Street Dundee; signed Peter Thomson tug master widower, aged 50, 11 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, parents Thomas Thomson fisherman (dec) and Christina Thomson ms Thomson (dec); signed Lizzie Conway Miller jute weaver spinster, aged 24, Mitchell Street School House Dundee, parents William Miller jute mill dresser and Marion McKenzie Miller ms Conway (dec); by warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated October 3rd 1923; registered 1923 October 4th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar.1
  • Photograph*: Peter Thomson is in this photograph taken in 1938.2
  • (Witness) Photograph: He is in this photograph taken in 1944 along with Peter Thomson, Lizzie Conway Miller, Christina Thomson, Margaret Thomson, Elizabeth Thomson, Thomas Thomson, Agnes Thomson, Minnie Thomson, Mary Thomson and William Miller Thomson when Peter returned from War.2
    Thomson family 1944
  • Photograph*: Peter Thomson and Lizzie Conway Miller are in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.3
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
  • (Deceased) Death*: Peter Thomson died on 24 October 1964 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 91.

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Thomson and Christian Thomson in the 1881 census at Links Road, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland. Peter, son, 7, scholar, Wemyss; Thomas, head, mar, 53, fisherman, Wemyss; Christian, wife, mar, 48, Wemyss.
Last Edited: 1 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Thomson b. c 1827, d. a 3 Apr 1881
Mother*: Christian Thomson b. c 1832, d. a 1881

Family 1:

Elizabeth Anderson Campbell b. 30 Oct 1881, d. 28 May 1922

Children:

Christina Thomson b. 3 Sep 1899, d. 15 Oct 1985
Margaret Thomson b. 30 Aug 1901, d. Sep 1986
Elizabeth Thomson b. 24 Oct 1904, d. 2 Jan 1972
Thomas Thomson b. 24 Oct 1904, d. 10 May 1980
Agnes Thomson+ b. 6 Feb 1907, d. 18 Aug 1987
Minnie Thomson b. 6 Apr 1909, d. 4 Jul 1947
Peter Thomson b. 23 Oct 1911, d. c 1995
Mary Thomson+ b. 22 Jun 1916, d. 8 Jan 1996
Janet Logie Thomson b. 28 May 1922, d. 29 May 1922

Family 2:

Lizzie Conway Miller b. 5 May 1899, d. 4 Jun 1976
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Peter Thomson married Lizzie Conway Miller, daughter of William Miller and Marion McKenzie Conway, on 4 October 1923 at 23 Commercial Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1923 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 363; 1923 om the third day of October at 23 Commercial Street Dundee by substitution in presence of Hector Alexander ... ... ... Bank Avenue ... and David ... ship stoker ... Street Dundee; signed Peter Thomson tug master widower, aged 50, 11 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, parents Thomas Thomson fisherman (dec) and Christina Thomson ms Thomson (dec); signed Lizzie Conway Miller jute weaver spinster, aged 24, Mitchell Street School House Dundee, parents William Miller jute mill dresser and Marion McKenzie Miller ms Conway (dec); by warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated October 3rd 1923; registered 1923 October 4th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar.1

Child:

William Miller Thomson+ b. 7 Mar 1927, d. Nov 2011

Citations

  1. [S64] Unknown subject, General Record Office of Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland, GROS statutory marriages 1923 St Clement Dundee ref 0363 image held [July 2004].
  2. [S43] LB [Feb 2018].
  3. [S133] Interview with unknown informant (unknown informant address). Unknown repository (unknown repository address), CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].