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James Nicolson

M, #1664, b. 30 November 1838, d. 2 June 1903
  • Birth*: James Nicolson was born on 30 November 1838 at St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; LDS C111688 Feb 2005.
  • He was the son of James Nicolson and Mary Emslie.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Nicolson married Emma Hoyle Burnett, daughter of William Burnett and Jean Napier, on 16 June 1865 at Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland; cert held; 1865 marriages in the parish of Laurencekirk in the county of Kincardine; #7; 1865 on the sixteenth day of June at Laurencekirk after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, James Nicholson ... Church Teacher, 26, Laurencekirk, James Nicholson marble cutter Mary Nicholson ms Emslie; Emma Hoile Burnett spinster, 18, Laurencekirk, William Burnett farmer (dec) Jean Burnett ms Napier (dec); signed ... ... minister of Laurencekirk, Robert Nicholson, David Simpson witnesses.
  • (Witness) Death: James Nicolson witnessed the death of Emma Hoyle Burnett on 21 October 1869 at Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland; cert held: 1869 deaths in the parish of Larencekirk in the county of Kincardine; #44; Emma Hoile Nicholsone married to James Nicholson Free Church Teacher, 1869 October twenty-first 7h 15m pm Laurncekirk, f, 23 years, William Burnett farmer (dec) Jean Burnett ms Napier (dec), phthisis about 9 months certified by J C Campbell MB ... ..., James Nicholson husband present.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Nicolson married Julia Gordon Sime on 29 December 1871 at 2 Simpson Court, Potterrow, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; cert held: 1871 marriages in the district of Staint Giles in the city of Edinburgh; #286; 1871 on the twenty nineth day of December at 2 Simpson Court Potterrow Edinburgh after banns according to the forms of the United Presbyterian Church; Jas Nicholson teacher in Free Church School widower, 33, Laurencekirk, James Nicholson marble cutter Mary Nicholson ms Emslie; Julia Gordon Sime teacher in Public School spinster, 34, Brechin, John Gordon Sime shoemaker Margaret Sime previously Christie ms Clelland; signed Andrew Thompson minister of Broughton Place Church, Hugh Geddes, Elizabeth Hill witnesses.
  • (Witness) Marriage: James Nicolson witnessed the marriage of Henry Adolphus Haynes and Mary Melvin Nicolson on Tuesday, 22 September 1874 at 30 Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1874 on the 22nd day of September at 30 Frederick Street Aberdeen after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland, H A Haynes, writer (HMS Clyde) widower, 32, on board HMS Clyde Aberdeen, fath William Haynes general merchant, moth Amelia Lazuras; Mary M Nicholson spinster, 20, 30 Frederick Street Aberdeen, fath James Nicholson marble cutter, moth Mary Nicholson ms Emslie, signed Alex Bannatyne minister of the Free Union Church Aberdeen, wit James Nicholson, George Barnett, reg 1874 September 25th at Aberdeen, Charles Stronach assistant registrar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Nicolson died on 2 June 1903 at Laurelbank, Collier Street, Carnoustie, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 64 cert held: 1903 deaths in the parish of Barry in the county of Forfar; #30, James Nicholson head teacher public school married 1st Emma Hoyle Burnett 2nd Julia Gordon Sime, 1903 June second 9h 20m pm Laurelbank Collier Street Carnoustie, m, 64 years, James Nicholson marble cutter (dec) Mary Nicholson ms Emslie (dec), syncope as cert by David Paton MDH, James Napier Nicholson son 7 Selbourne Street Liverpool.

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841James Nicolson was listed in the 1841 census at Frederick Street, North Parish, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. James Nicholson, 30, marble cutter, Aberdeenshire; Mary Nicholson, 25, Aberdeenshire; Jemima Nicholson, 10, Aberdeenshire; James Nicholson, 2, Aberdeenshire.
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of James Nicolson and Mary Emslie in the 1851 census at 30 Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. James Nicholson, son, 12, scholar, Aberdeen; James Nicholson, head, mar, 43, marble cutter, Aberdeen; Mary Nicholson, wife, mar, 36, Aberdeen.
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 2 Alma Terrace, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland. James Nicholson, head, widow, 32, teacher Free Church School, Aberdeen; Ann Milne, serv, unm, 22, general servant domestic, Kincardine Nigg; 8 rooms with windows; also in the household was Agnes Emslie Nicholson, James Napier Nicholson and Susan Nicolson.
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Julia Gordon Sime in the 1881 census at Collier Street, Barry, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Nicholson, head, mar, 42, teacher head public school, Aberdeen; Julia G Nicholson, wife, mar, 43, teachers wife, Edinburgh; Norman Menzies, boarder, 5, scholar, England; also in the household were Agnes Emslie Nicholson, James Napier Nicholson, John Gordon Nicholson, Margaret Helen Nicholson, Hugh Aird Nicholson and Mary Laurence Nicholson.
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Julia Gordon Sime in the 1891 census at Laurel Bank, Collier Street, Barry, Carnoustie, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Nicholson, head, mar, 52, teacher public school, employed, Aberdeen; Julia G Nicholson, wife, mar, 53, teacher's wife, Midlothian Edinburgh; 6 rooms with windows; also in the household were Agnes Emslie Nicholson, John Gordon Nicholson, Margaret Helen Nicholson, Hugh Aird Nicholson and Mary Laurence Nicholson.
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Julia Gordon Sime in the 1901 census at Laurel Bank, Terrace Road, Barry, Carnoustie, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Nicholson, head, mar, 62, headmaster public school, worker, Aberdeen; Julia G Nicholson, wife, 62, Edinburgh; 6 rooms with windows; also in the household were Mary Laurence Nicholson.
Laurel Bank House, Carnoustie c2014
Last Edited: 18 Mar 2015

Parents:

Father*: James Nicolson b. 8 Sep 1807, d. 20 Sep 1880
Mother*: Mary Emslie b. 22 Jun 1813, d. 29 Dec 1868

Family 1:

Emma Hoyle Burnett b. 30 Jul 1846, d. 21 Oct 1869
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Nicolson married Emma Hoyle Burnett, daughter of William Burnett and Jean Napier, on 16 June 1865 at Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland; cert held; 1865 marriages in the parish of Laurencekirk in the county of Kincardine; #7; 1865 on the sixteenth day of June at Laurencekirk after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, James Nicholson ... Church Teacher, 26, Laurencekirk, James Nicholson marble cutter Mary Nicholson ms Emslie; Emma Hoile Burnett spinster, 18, Laurencekirk, William Burnett farmer (dec) Jean Burnett ms Napier (dec); signed ... ... minister of Laurencekirk, Robert Nicholson, David Simpson witnesses.

Children:

Agnes Emslie Nicholson b. 23 May 1866
James Napier Nicholson b. 11 Mar 1868

Family 2:

Julia Gordon Sime b. c 1837, d. 26 Nov 1907
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Nicolson married Julia Gordon Sime on 29 December 1871 at 2 Simpson Court, Potterrow, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; cert held: 1871 marriages in the district of Staint Giles in the city of Edinburgh; #286; 1871 on the twenty nineth day of December at 2 Simpson Court Potterrow Edinburgh after banns according to the forms of the United Presbyterian Church; Jas Nicholson teacher in Free Church School widower, 33, Laurencekirk, James Nicholson marble cutter Mary Nicholson ms Emslie; Julia Gordon Sime teacher in Public School spinster, 34, Brechin, John Gordon Sime shoemaker Margaret Sime previously Christie ms Clelland; signed Andrew Thompson minister of Broughton Place Church, Hugh Geddes, Elizabeth Hill witnesses.

Children:

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriages 1874 St Nicholas Aberdeen ref 260 [Jun 2006].
  2. CWNW [Nov 2014]