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Mary Combs Nicholson

F, #494, b. 29 May 1875, d. 20 October 1929
Last Edited: 24 Feb 2013

Parents:

Father*: Robert Davidson Nicholson b. c 1853, d. 29 Dec 1924
Mother*: Margaret Combs Sword b. 4 Dec 1853, d. 1 Feb 1934
  • (Child) Birth*: Mary Combs Nicholson was born on 29 May 1875 at 11 Craigie Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1875 births in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 732, Mary Combs Nicholson, 1875 May Twenty-nineth 7h 25m pm 11 Craigie Street Dundee, female, parents Robert Davidson Nicholson engine fitter jorneyman and Margaret Nicholson ms Sword, married 1874 Aug 7th Dundee, signed Robert D Nicholson father present, registered 1875 June 9th at Dundee F Macdairmid registrar.1
  • She was the daughter of Robert Davidson Nicholson and Margaret Combs Sword.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Mary Combs Nicholson died on 20 October 1929 at 4 Wortley Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 54 1929 deaths in the district of St Andrew inthe burgh of Dundee ref 697; Mary Combs Nicholson confectioner single, 1929 October Twentieth 6h 30m pm 4 Worthley Place Dundee, female aged 54 years, parents Robert Davidson Nicholson engineer (dec) and Margaret Nicholson me Sword, Scisshus [Inammer?] as certified by T King Buchanan MBChB, signed margret S Nicholson sister present, registered 1929 October 21st at Dundee H T Templeton registrar.2
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of John Lawson and Jessie Worrall Nicholson on Wednesday, 24 November 1897 at 1 Graham Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1897 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, 1897 on the 24th day of November at 1 Graham Place Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, John Lawson, butcher (jour) bachelor, 24, 4 William Street Forebank Dundee, fath David Lawson flesher (master), moth Margaret Lawson ms Brodie, and Jessie Nicholson, dressmaker, spinster, 19, 1 Graham Place, Dundee, fath Robert Davidson Nicholson, marine engineer, moth Margaret Nicholson ms Sword, signed H M Davidson St Andrews parish, John M Sturrock witness, Mary Nicholson witness, registered 1897 November 25th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.3
  • (Witness) Marriage: Mary Combs Nicholson witnessed the marriage of James Crichton and Davina Lowson Nicholson on Wednesday, 15 March 1905 at 1 Graham Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1905 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee ref 86, 1905 on the Fifteenth day of March at 1 Grraham Place Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed James Crichton ship plater bachelor aged 23 residing at 3 Glebe Street Dundee parents Alexander Crichton ship riviter and Jane Crichton ma Mather; signed Davina Lowson Nicholson draper's assistant aged 22 residing 1 Graham Place Dundee parents Robert Davisdon Nicolson marine engineer and Margaret Combs Nichoolson ms Sword; signed H A Davidson St Andrews Parish Church, signed John Cant, Mary Nicholson witnesses, registered 1905 March 16th at Dundee Jas Murray.4

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Margaret Combs Sword in the 1881 census at 61 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Mary Nicolson, daug, aged 5, scholar, born Dundee; Margaret Nicolson, head, married, aged 27, born Dundee.5
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Margaret Combs Sword in the 1891 census at 48 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, . Mary Nicolson, daug, aged 15, shopgirl, born Dundee; Margaret Nicolson, head, married, aged 37, housekeeper, born Dundee.6,7
Principalbetween 1899 and 1900Mary Combs Nicholson appeared in a directory of between 1899 and 1900 living at 1 Graham Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Dundee Directory, Nicholson, Mary, draper, 68 King Street.8
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Davidson Nicholson and Margaret Combs Sword in the 1901 census at 1 Graham Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Mary Nicolson, daug, aged 25, warpers assistant, worker, born Dundee; Robert D Nicholson, head, married, aged 47, engine fitter, worker, born Dundee; Margaret Nicholson, wife, married, aged 46, born Dundee.9

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1875 St Andrew Dundee ref 732 [Nov 2004].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1929 St Andrew Dundee ref 697 [Nov 2004].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriages 1897 St Andrew Dundee ref 345 [Nov 2004].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Marriage 1905 St Andrew Dundee ref 86 [July 2004].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census Film 0203487 GRO ref Vol 282-4 Enum Dist 17 page 28.
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, Parish of Wallacetown, city of Dundee, book 21, page 38 [Jul 2004].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 21; Page: 39; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1891_94; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2011]
  8. [S37] Directory Dundee (Dundee:. Hereinafter cited as Dundee Directory.
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, Parish of St Andrew, City of Dundee, book 7, page 19 [May 2004].