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Davina Kinnear Gow Nicolson

F, #1360, b. 26 January 1894
Last Edited: 8 Jun 2020
Davina Kinnear Gow Nicolson


Father*: Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith b. 27 Nov 1823, d. 17 Jun 1907
Mother*: Isabella Yeaman b. 6 May 1852, d. 8 Oct 1932
2nd great-aunt of Patricia Catherine Adamson
  • Birth*: Davina Kinnear Gow Nicolson was born on 26 January 1894 at 3 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .
  • She was the daughter of Robert Davidson Nicolson blacksmith and Isabella Yeaman.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Davina Kinnear Gow Nicolson married John Ogilvie Hood, son of Charles Swan Hood and Mary Smart, on 23 October 1914 at Catholic Apostolic Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1914 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 376; 1914 on the twenty-third day of October at Catholic Apostolic Church Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, signed John Ogilvie Hood calender worker bachelor aged 23 living at 12 Paterson Street Dundee, parents Charles Sivan Hood boilermaker and Mary Hood ms Smart; signed Davina Kinnear Gow Nicolson tow spinner spinster aged 20 years living at 12 Paterson Street Dundee, parents Robert Nicolson jute mill mechanic (dec) and Isabella Nicolson ms Yeaman; signed James Constable minister, P Dougall, Elizabeth Davidson witnesses, registered 1914 October 26th at Dundee Thos Meek registrar.2
  • Married Name: As of 23 October 1914, her married name was Hood.

Census & Directory Entries

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, . Davina Nicolson, daughter, aged 7, scholar, 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.3

Resident1935Davina Kinnear Gow Nicolson was listed at the same address as Davina Kinnear Gow Nicolson and John Ogilvie Hood in 1935 at Henui Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand, ; 4563 Hood, Davina, Henui Street, NP, married
4564 Hood, John Ogilvie, Henui Street, NP, labourer
Electoral year 1935
Page number 991
Record set New Zealand electoral rolls
Category Census, land & surveys
Subcategory Electoral Rolls
Collections from Australasia.4


John Ogilvie Hood b. c 1891


George Kinnear Hood5 b. 1916, d. 28 Jun 1942
James Milne Hood+5 b. 1 Oct 1921, d. 25 Oct 1994


  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 Statutory marriages 1914 St Mary Dundee ref 376, image held [Nov 2011].
  3. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland).
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Collection New Zealand electoral rolls [Jul 2016].
  5. [S40] KAHS [Jul 2016].