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Agnes Burnet Stewart Adamson

F, #66, b. 23 January 1869, d. 8 February 1935
  • Occupation*: Agnes was Spinner, Taybank Works, Dundee.
  • Birth*: She was born on 23 January 1869 at Forfar, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of James Adamson and Agnes Burnet.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Agnes Burnet Stewart Adamson witnessed the marriage of Alexander Adamson and Isabella Caird on Tuesday, 1 January 1889 at 20 Dundee Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1889 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 8; 1889 on the First day of January at 20 Dundee Road Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; signed Alexanderr Adamson factory linene worker bachelor, aged 28, residing 30 South ROad Forar, parents James adamson handloom linen weaver and Agnes Adamson ms Burnett; signed Isabella Caird factory linen worker spinster, aged 23, residing 20 Dundee Road Forfar, paarents Barron Caird general labourere (dec) and Isabella Caird ms Burchart; signed Geo J Caie minister of Forfar, signed Henry R Dall, Agnes Adamson witnesses; registered 1889 January 2nd at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.2
  • Married Name: As of 21 July 1899, her married name was Whyte.3
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Agnes Burnet Stewart Adamson married James Whyte, son of James Whyte and Mary Langlands, on 21 July 1899 at St John's Episcopal Church, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1899 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 60; 1899 21st July St John's Episcopal Church Forfar James Whyte factor worker bachelor, 29, South Street Kirriemuir, parents James Whyte factory worker & Mary Whyte ms Langlands (dec); Agnes Burnett Stewart Adamson factory worker spinster, 30, 30 South Street Forfar, parents James Adamson linen weaver (dec) & Agnes Adamson ms Burnett (dec), signed Hugh Mackean rector of St John's Episcopal Church Forfar, signed Henry Ross, Jane Samson, registered 1899 July 22nd Forfar signed W H Thomson.4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Agnes Burnet Stewart Adamson is commemorated on the headstone erected by Janet Gardiner Neave in 1877 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Mitchell pre-1855 MI Forfar Cemetery ref 73; David Adamson 24.4.1872 75, w Jant Gardener Neave 1.6.1880 72, chn David 1.6.1835 5, Jean 20.6.1835 3, s Jas (chn Eliz 13.4.1859 4, Annie 28.5.1870 3, David 27.12.1880 28); Whole text from the stone reads: 1877 erected by Janet Gardener Neave in memory of her husband David Adamson who died 24th April 1872 aged 75 years, and of their children David died 1st June 1835 aged 5 years, Jean died 20th June 1835 aged 3 years, the said Janet Gardiner Neave died 1st June 1880 aged 72 years, her son James's children Elizabeth died 13th April 1859 aged 4 years, Annie died 28th May 1870 aged 3 years, David died 27th December 1880 aged 28 years, and his grand-children Jessie Adamson died 12th January 1881 aged 5 months; and on the back of the stone; Agnes Jessie died 12th January 1882 aged 8 weeks, his daughter Jessie died 5th May 1888 aged 26 years, his son Alexander died 2nd June 1889 aged 28 years, Agnes Burnet his wife died 24th June 1889 aged 61 years, the said James Adamson died 31st December 1894 aged 65 years, Margaret Kinnear wife of David Adamson died 31st May 1928 aged 72 years, Agnes Adamson wife of James Whyte died 8th February 1935 aged 66 years, James Whyte husband of Agnes Adamson died 22nd December 1896 aged 66 years.5,6
    1877 Headstone Forfar Newmontill Cemetery - David Adamson & Janet Gardiner Neave
  • (Deceased) Death*: Agnes Burnet Stewart Adamson died on 8 February 1935 at 13 Morgan Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 66 Agnes Whyte married to James Whyte calander worker 1835 February 8th 7h 20m pm 13 Morgan Street Dundee, f, 66 years, fath James Adamson weaver (dec) moth Agnes Adamson ms Burnett (dec) cerebral thrombosis hypostatic pneumonia as cert by Gordon Mark MBChB, inf James Whyte widower present, reg 1935 February 9th Dundee H T Templeton registrar.7
  • Note for Web*: She when she died, left money to her nephews (her brother David's sons) James Kinnear Adamson and David Adamson. Or was it to her great nephews (sons of James Kinnear Adamson)? Douglas George Adamson - he would have been about 20 and at St Andrews University - bought (or was given?) a microscope. after 8 February 1935.8
  • (Interred) Burial*: She was buried on 11 February 1935 at Newmonthill, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland.9

Census Events

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. Agnes, daug, 2, Forfar; James Adamson, head, mar, 41, hand weaver, Forfar; Agnes Adamson, wife, mar, 42, Forfar.10
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson in the 1881 census at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Agnes, daug, 12, scholar, Forfar; James, head, mar, 51, linen weaver, Forfar; Agnes, wife, mar, 52, grocer, Forfar.11
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson in the 1891 census at 30 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Agnes Adamson, daug, unm, 21, flax & jute power weaver, employed, Forfar; James Adamson, head, wid, 61, hand linen weaver, employed, Forfar; 2 rooms with windows.12
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of James Whyte in the 1901 census at 10 ..., Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. 10 ... [name of street not on this page] Kirriemuir, James Whyte, head, mar, 31, calander woollen factory, worker, Forfar; Agnes, wife, mar, 32, calander worker wife, Forfar.13
Last Edited: 28 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

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index).
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Marriages 1889 Forfar ref 8, image held [Aug 2005].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Stautory Marriages 1899 Forfar ref 60 image held [Aug 2004].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Marriages 1889 Forfar ref 60, image held [Aug 2005].
  5. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC.
  6. [S42] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Strathmore vol 1, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1979, reprint 1993 & 1996) 0 901061 20 4 Forfar Cemetery pg 132 ref 73 [Apr 2015].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held; GROS statutory deaths 1935 Dundee St Andrew ref 96 [Oct 2009].
  8. [S33] Interview , CNMA.
  9. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.deceasedonline.com/ [Jan 2012].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1871 Forfar [Aug 2005].
  11. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  12. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 Forfar [Aug 2006].
  13. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1901 Kirriemuir [Aug 2005].