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Margaret Robertson Nicolson

F, #1359, b. 29 June 1886, d. circa 1970
Last Edited: 17 Aug 2020
Margaret Robertson Nicolson

Parents:

Father*: Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith b. 27 Nov 1823, d. 17 Jun 1907
Mother*: Isabella Yeaman b. 6 May 1852, d. 8 Oct 1932
  • Birth*: Margaret Robertson Nicolson was born on 29 June 1886 at 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .
  • She was the daughter of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith and Isabella Yeaman.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Robertson Nicolson married Daniel Robb Davidson tenter, son of John Fisher Davidson and Ann Robb, on 7 June 1905 at Camperdown Hall, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1905 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee; 1905 on the seventh day of June at Camperdown Hall Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Establihed Church of Scotland; Daniel R Davidson jute factory worker bachelor, 22, 44 Annfield Row Dundee, John Davidson engine fitter journeyman (dec) Ann Davidson ms Robb; Margaret R Nicolson jute spinner spinster, 18, 16 Cotton Road Dundee, Robert Davidson Nicolson jute factory mechanic Isabella Nicolson ms Yeaman; Arch'd Bell DD minister of Chapelshade Parish, Alex Fyffe, Jessie Davidson witnesses; registered 1905 June 9th at Dundee Thos Meek registrar.2
  • Divorce*: Margaret Robertson Nicolson and Daniel Robb Davidson tenter were divorced on 20 March 1919 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; DUNDEE DIVORCE Case.-In the Court of Session yesterday Lord Anderson tried an action for divorce by Daniel Robb Davidson, tenter in Dundee, against Margaret Nicolson or Davidson, 18 Elizabeth Street, Dundee. Pursuer's evidence was that the marriage took place in June, 1905. In 1906 he went to Canada, and corresponded regularly with the defender. He learned that in 1909 she went out to New Zealand, but she did not communicate her intention to him. He did not hear of her again until 1914, by which time she had returned to this country. Witness returned to Dundee in 1915, and despite a confession of misconduct in New Zealand he forgave the defender, and they lived together. She only stayed with him for three weeks, and in December, 1916, she gave birth to a child in the Maternity Hospital, Dundee. He was not the father of that child. His Lordship granted decree of divorce.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Robertson Nicolson died circa 1970 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, .4
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of George Kinnear Nicolson and Alison Abbot Crockett on Friday, 9 October 1903 at St Pauls Episcopal Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .
  • Married Name: As of 7 June 1905, her married name was Davidson.
  • (Spouse) Death: Their spouse Daniel Robb Davidson tenter died on 11 April 1952 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; 1952 deaths in the district of Dundee East on the county of Angus; Daniel Robb Davidson general labourer (retired) widower of Wilhemina Kennedy Gorrie and formerly married to Margaret Nicholson (sic); died 1952 April eleventh 8h 45m am Maryfield Hospital Dundee ur 17 North Wellington Street; aged 69; parents John Fisher Davidson engine fitter (dec) and Ann Davidson ms Robb (dec); cause left ventrical failure, broncho pneumonia as cert by SGP Brown MDChB; informant signed Jessie Rollo (sister) 17 North Wellington Street; registered 1952 April 12th at Dundee signed James D Clark assistant registrar, initialled N S registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith in the 1901 census at 75 Victoria Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Margaret Nicolson, daughter, aged 14, jute spinner, worker, born Dundee; 75 Victoria Road, Dundee; Robert D Nicolson, head, married, aged 77, retired mechanic, born Aberdeen; Isabella Nicolson, wife, married, aged 50, born Forfar, Forfarshire.6

Family 1:

Daniel Robb Davidson tenter b. 1883, d. 11 Apr 1952
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Robertson Nicolson married Daniel Robb Davidson tenter, son of John Fisher Davidson and Ann Robb, on 7 June 1905 at Camperdown Hall, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1905 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee; 1905 on the seventh day of June at Camperdown Hall Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Establihed Church of Scotland; Daniel R Davidson jute factory worker bachelor, 22, 44 Annfield Row Dundee, John Davidson engine fitter journeyman (dec) Ann Davidson ms Robb; Margaret R Nicolson jute spinner spinster, 18, 16 Cotton Road Dundee, Robert Davidson Nicolson jute factory mechanic Isabella Nicolson ms Yeaman; Arch'd Bell DD minister of Chapelshade Parish, Alex Fyffe, Jessie Davidson witnesses; registered 1905 June 9th at Dundee Thos Meek registrar.2
  • Divorce*: Margaret Robertson Nicolson and Daniel Robb Davidson tenter were divorced on 20 March 1919 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; DUNDEE DIVORCE Case.-In the Court of Session yesterday Lord Anderson tried an action for divorce by Daniel Robb Davidson, tenter in Dundee, against Margaret Nicolson or Davidson, 18 Elizabeth Street, Dundee. Pursuer's evidence was that the marriage took place in June, 1905. In 1906 he went to Canada, and corresponded regularly with the defender. He learned that in 1909 she went out to New Zealand, but she did not communicate her intention to him. He did not hear of her again until 1914, by which time she had returned to this country. Witness returned to Dundee in 1915, and despite a confession of misconduct in New Zealand he forgave the defender, and they lived together. She only stayed with him for three weeks, and in December, 1916, she gave birth to a child in the Maternity Hospital, Dundee. He was not the father of that child. His Lordship granted decree of divorce.3

Children:

John Fisher Davidson+ b. Oct 1905, d. 25 May 1984
Daniel Robb Davidson b. 2 Dec 1906, d. 4 Dec 1906

Family 2:

Children:

Citations

  1. RJD at Ancestry [Jun 2020]
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/02 0132 image held [Jan 2005].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspaper collections [Dec 2019].
  4. [S40] From RD [May 2007].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/01 0277 image held [Jan 2005].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland).
  7. [S40] RJD at Ancestry [Jun 2020].