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Alexander Fairweather Nicolson

M, #490, b. 20 January 1866, d. 31 May 1941
Last Edited: 8 Jun 2020

Parents:

Father*: Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith b. 27 Nov 1823, d. 17 Jun 1907
Mother*: Janet Worrel b. 24 Aug 1829, d. 5 May 1881
  • Birth*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson was born on 20 January 1866 at 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith and Janet Worrel.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson married Mary Hunter McHardy, daughter of Alexander McHardy grocer's porter and Agnes Finlayson, on 23 March 1888 at 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1888 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; page 47 # 93; 1888 on the 23rd day of March at 3 Crescent Street Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Alexander Fairweather Nicolson factory mechanic bachelor aged 22 residing at 3 Crescent Street Dundee; father Robert Nicoslon engine fitter journeyman and mother Jessie Nicolson ms Worral deceased; Mary Hunter McHardy domestic servant spinster aged 19 residing at 38 Hill Street Dundee; father Alexander McHardy street dealers porter and mother Agnes McHardy ms Finlayson; signed Archibald Bell Chapelshade ..; witnesses David Hunter and Susan McHardy; registered 1888 March 26th at Dundee... Birrell assistant registrar.2
  • Divorce*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson and Mary Hunter McHardy were divorced in 1895 at Court of Session, Edinburgh, Scotland, .3
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson married Jane Norrie Hunter, daughter of James Hunter and Ann Gavin, on 10 September 1902 at Woods Rooms, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1902 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee; page 92 # 184; 1902 on the 10th day of September at Wood's Rooms Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Alexander F Nicolson machine fitter journeyman aged 36 residing at 55 Victoria Road Dundee [address of sister Sarah Ann]; father Robert Nicolson engine fitter journeyman and mother Jessie Nicolson ms Worral deceased; Jane Norris Hunter jute weaver spinster aged 33 residing at 16 Malcolm Street Dundee; father James Hunter foundry machineman and mother Ann Hunter ms Gavin; signed Archibald Bell Chapelshade parish; witnesses Robert Hunter and Mary D Sanderson; registered 1902 September 11th at Dundee; Alex Simpson registrar.4
  • Divorce*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson and Jane Norrie Hunter were divorced in 1909 at Court of Session, Edinburgh, Scotland, .5
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson married Jane Ann Ogilvie, daughter of Alexander Ogilvie and Margaret McDonald, on 3 December 1914 at 93 Commercial Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1914 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee; page 112 # 224; 1914 on the 14th day of December at 93 Commmercial Street Dundee by declaration in presence of Percy Powell, Photographer, 55 Taylor's Lane, Dundee and Sarah Nicolson or Sanderson, 177 Victoria Road, Dundee; Alexander F Nicolson machine fitter journeyman aged 48 residing at 19 Glamis Street Dundee; father Robert Nicoslon engine fitter journeyman deceased and mother Jessie Nicolson ms Worral deceased; Jane Ann Louden widow aged 43 residing at 28 Rosebank Street Dundee; father Alexander Ogilvie flaxdresser deceased and mother Margaret Ogilvie ms McDonald deceased; Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated December 3rd 1914; registered 1914 December 3rd at Dundee; Alex Buchan registrar.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson died on 31 May 1941 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , at age 75 1941 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 474; Alexander Fairweather Nicolson machine fitter married to 1st Mary McHardy 2nd Jane Hunter 3rd Jane Ann Ogilvie or Louden, 1941 May thirty first 4h 45m pm Maryfield Hospital Dundee usual residence 41 Cowgate, male aged 74 years, parents Robert Davidson Nicolson machine fitter (dec) and Jessie Nicoson ms Worrall (dec), cause carcinoma oesophegus as cert by Muriel Mackenzie MBChB, signed Jane Ann Nicolson her x mark widow 28 Rosebank Strreet Dundee signed Norman Steele registrar witness, registered 1941 June 2nd at Dundee signed Norman Steele registrar.6
  • Newspaper Article: He was mentioned in a newspaper article First name(s)     Alexander
    Last name     Nicolson
    Sex     Male
    Age     75
    Birth year     1866
    Death year     1941
    Death date     31 May 1941
    Place     Dundee
    Periodical     Courier & Advertiser
    Publication Year     1941
    Publication date     2 Jun 1941
    Page     4
    County     Forfarshire (Angus)
    Country     Scotland
    Event Type     Obituary
    Record set     Scotland, Newspaper Death Reports & Obituaries
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Parish Burials
    Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland on 2 June 1941 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .7
  • Newspaper Article*: He was mentioned in a newspaper article NICOLSON - At Maryfieild Hospital, Dunde, on May 31, 1941, Alexander Nicolson, late of 28 Rosebank Street, aged 75 years, Funeral to-day (Tues) at 3.15 at Crematorium. Friends omitted meet at Crematorium. on 3 June 1941 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .8

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith in the 1871 census at 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander, son, 5, scholar, Dundee; Robert Nicolson, head, mar, 47, engine fitter, Aberdeen; Jessie Nicolson, wife, mar, 42, Errol, Perthshire.9
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith in the 1881 census at 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Nicolson, son, aged 15, Millworker jute, born Dundee; Robert Nicolson head, married, aged 57, Engine fitter at works, born Aberdeen; Jessie Nicolson, wife, married, aged 57, born Perth.10
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 51 William Street Forebank, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Nicolson head married aged 25 mechanic employed born Forfarshire Dundee; Mary Nicolson wife married aged 21 born Forfarshire Dundee; also in the household were Mary Hunter McHardy, Robert Davidson Nicolson and Agnes Finlayson Nicolson.11
Principal31 March 1901Alexander Fairweather Nicolson appeared in the 1901 census. Not found.

Family:

Mary Hunter McHardy b. 4 Jul 1868
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Mary Hunter McHardy, daughter of Alexander McHardy grocer's porter and Agnes Finlayson, on 23 March 1888 at 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1888 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; page 47 # 93; 1888 on the 23rd day of March at 3 Crescent Street Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Alexander Fairweather Nicolson factory mechanic bachelor aged 22 residing at 3 Crescent Street Dundee; father Robert Nicoslon engine fitter journeyman and mother Jessie Nicolson ms Worral deceased; Mary Hunter McHardy domestic servant spinster aged 19 residing at 38 Hill Street Dundee; father Alexander McHardy street dealers porter and mother Agnes McHardy ms Finlayson; signed Archibald Bell Chapelshade ..; witnesses David Hunter and Susan McHardy; registered 1888 March 26th at Dundee... Birrell assistant registrar.2
  • Divorce*: Alexander Fairweather Nicolson and Mary Hunter McHardy were divorced in 1895 at Court of Session, Edinburgh, Scotland, .3

Children:

Robert Davidson Nicolson+ b. 11 Sep 1888, d. 13 Sep 1970
Agnes Finlayson Nicolson+ b. 11 Aug 1890

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C112821.
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland).
  3. [S41] Website National Archives of Scotland online (http://195.153.34.9/onlinecatalogue/) CS247
    Court of Session: Unextracted processes,
    2nd arrangement, Outer House, Potts office
    1807-1911
    Country code GB
    Repository code Repository 234
    National Records of Scotland Reference CS247/4673
    Title Alexander F. Nicolson v McHardie or Nicolson: Divorce
    Dates 1895
    Access status Open [June 2020].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Marriage 1902 Dundee St Clement ref 184 image held [Jul 2004].
  5. [S41] Website NAS online (http://195.153.34.9/onlinecatalogue/) CS247
    Court of Session: Unextracted processes,
    2nd arrangement, Outer House, Potts office
    1807-1911
    Country code GB
    Repository code Repository 234
    National Records of Scotland Reference CS247/4717
    Title Poor Janet H Norrie or Nicolson v Nicolson: Divorce
    Dates 1909
    Access status Open [June 2020].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1941 Dundee St Andrew ref 474 image held [Dec 2004].
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland, Newspaper Death Reports & Obituaries Dundee Courier & Advertiser [May 2020].
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland, Newspaper Death Reports & Obituaries Dundee Courier & Advertiser
    First name(s)     Alexander
    Last name     Nicolson
    Sex     Male
    Age     75
    Birth year     1866
    Death year     1941
    Death date     31 May 1941
    Place     Dundee
    Periodical     Courier & Advertiser
    Publication Year     1941
    Publication date     3 Jun 1941
    Page     4
    County     Forfarshire (Angus)
    Country     Scotland
    Event Type     Obituary
    Record set     Scotland, Newspaper Death Reports & Obituaries
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Parish Burials
    Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland
    [May 2020].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Census 1871 Dundee, 3 Crescent St; image held [Jun 2005].
  10. [S30] LDS 1881 Census ref 0203487 vol 282-4 Enum Dist 16 page 36.
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, Census 1891 parish etc of Dundee burgh ward IV 282/04 book 39 page 12; 51 William Street, Forebank, Dundee.