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Margaret Adamson

F, #61, b. 17 June 1856, d. 15 January 1923
  • Birth*: Margaret Adamson was born on 17 June 1856 at South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1856 births in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar; ref 170; Adamson Margaret, 1856 June seventeenth 4h pm South Street Forfar; female, parents James Adamson linen handloom weaver, Agnes Adamson ms Burnet; signed James Adamson his + mark father present signed John Webster registrar witness, registered 1856 June 23rd at Forfar signed John Webster registrar.1
  • She was the daughter of James Adamson and Agnes Burnet.
  • Married Name: As of 9 January 1880, her married name was McInroy.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Adamson married Robert Air McInroy, son of Duncan McInroy and Barbara Japp, on 9 January 1880 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1880 9th January 28 South Street Forfar, Robert McInroy tailor jouneyman bachelor, 20, Letham Parish of Dunnichen, fath Duncan McInroy shoemaker master, moth Barbara McInroy ms Japp; Maggie Adamson factory linen worker spinster, 23, 28 South Street Forfar, fath James Adamson linen weaver, moth Agnes Adamson ms Burnett, signed Vincent L Rorison MA incumbent of St John's Episcopal Church Forfar, wit William McInroy, Jane Maxwell, reg 1880 January 12th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Adamson died on 15 January 1923 at Forfar Infirmary, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 66 Margaret McInroy (married to Robert McInroy tailor) 1923 Janaury 15th 11h 45m pm Forfar Infirmary ur Hemming Street Letham Dunnichen, f, 66 years, fath James Adamson handloom weaver (dec) moth Nancy Adamson ms Burnett (dec) pernicious anaemia heart disease as cert by Geo C Angus MD, inf Robert McInroy widower, reg 1923 January 16th Forfar John F Craik registrar.3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by Duncan McInroy in 1884 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads tall obelisk with cross at top; four branches of the family are recorded, one on each face;
    East face - erected/ by/ Duncan McInroy Letham/ and family/ in memory of his wife/ and their beloved mother/ Barbara Japp,/ who died 1st Sept 1884 aged 66 years/ and the above Duncan McInroy/ who died 12th Feb 1895 aged 75 years/ John McInroy eldest son/ died at Dundee 6th May 1924 aged 75 years/ interred there;
    South face - in Memoriam/ Sarah Barbara/ infant daughter of William McInroy/ and Sarah Christie his wife/ died 14th Jan 1888./ the above/ William McInroy JP/ who died at Bathurst Letham/ 22nd Oct 1936, aged 82 years/ and the above/ Sarah Christie/ died 30th Dec 1944/ aged 95 years// Annie Christie/ eldest daughter of the above/ died 20th November 1963 aged 79;
    North face - Henry Flight McInroy/ beloved husband of/ Mary Jane Ramsay/ died at Bangor, N Wales/ 29th Octr 1922/ interred there;
    West face - Robert McInroy/ in loving memory of/ my dear wife/ Maggie Adamson/ who died 15th Jan 1923/ aged 66 years/ and Robert McInroy/ who died at Middle Farm Bampton/ 10th June 1936 aged 77 years.4
    Dunnichen Churchyard Robert McInroy Maggie Adamson

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson and Agnes Burnet in the 1861 census at 31 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Adamson, daug, 4, Forfar; James Adamson, head, mar, 31, linen handloom weaver, Forfar; Agnes Adamson, wife, mar, 32, Forfar.5
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson in the 1871 census at 31 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret, daug, 14, unm, linen winder - power, Forfar; James Adamson, head, mar, 41, hand weaver, Forfar; Agnes Adamson, wife, mar, 42, Forfar.6
Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of Robert Air McInroy in the 1881 census at Hemming Road, Dunnichen, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert McInroy, head, mar, 21, tailor, Dunnichen; Margaret, wife, mar, 24, Tailor's wife, Forfar. Agnes Jane McInroy were also listed in the household.7
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Air McInroy in the 1891 census at Hemming Street, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; Robert head, mar, 31, tailor, employed, Dunnichen, Margaret wife, mar, 34, tailor's wife, Forfar.8
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Air McInroy in the 1901 census at Hemming Street, Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; Robert McInroy, head, mar, 41, tailor, worker, Letham Forfarshire; Margaret McInroy, wife, mar, 42, wife, Forfar; 3 rooms with windows.9
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2016

Parents:

Father*: James Adamson b. 22 Jul 1829, d. 29 Dec 1894
Mother*: Agnes Burnet b. 5 May 1828, d. 24 Jun 1889

Family:

Robert Air McInroy b. 18 May 1859, d. 10 Jun 1936
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Adamson married Robert Air McInroy, son of Duncan McInroy and Barbara Japp, on 9 January 1880 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1880 9th January 28 South Street Forfar, Robert McInroy tailor jouneyman bachelor, 20, Letham Parish of Dunnichen, fath Duncan McInroy shoemaker master, moth Barbara McInroy ms Japp; Maggie Adamson factory linen worker spinster, 23, 28 South Street Forfar, fath James Adamson linen weaver, moth Agnes Adamson ms Burnett, signed Vincent L Rorison MA incumbent of St John's Episcopal Church Forfar, wit William McInroy, Jane Maxwell, reg 1880 January 12th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.2

Child:

Agnes Jane McInroy b. 7 Dec 1879

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Births 1856 Forfar ref 288/00 0170, image held [Oct 2007].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1880 Forfar ref 10 image held [Aug 2005].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1923 Forfar ref 10 image held [Aug 2005].
  4. [S43] PCC photos held [Apr 2009].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1861 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1871 Forfar [Aug 2005].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 image held [Aug 2005].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1901 ref 283/00 002/00 005 image held [Jul 2008].