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Elizabeth Wilson

F, #1770, b. 4 April 1853, d. 24 April 1926
  • Birth*: Elizabeth Wilson was born on 4 April 1853 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1853 April 4 parents Alexander Wilson [lapper?] & Isabell Nicols, Elizabeth.1
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Wilson and Elizabeth Nicolson.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Elizabeth Wilson witnessed the marriage of William Duncan and Euphemia Nicolson on Friday, 30 July 1875 at Catholic Apostolic Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1875 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 163; 1875 on the thirtieth day of July at Catholic Apostolic Church Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, signed William Duncan factory overseer bachelor aged 36 living at 12 Craigie Street Dundee, parents John Duncan hadloom weaver (dec) and Elizabeth Duncan ms Munro (dec); Euphemia Nicolson powerloom weaver spinster aged 24 living at 3 McGill Street Dundee, parents Robert Nicolson engine fitter and Jessie Nicolson ms Worrall; signed John Rankin minister, David Duncan, Elizabeth Wilson witnesses; registered 1875 August 3rd at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.2
  • (Witness) Marriage: Elizabeth Wilson witnessed the marriage of William Whyte and Rachel Wilson on Wednesday, 6 February 1884 at 7 Balfour Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1884 on the 6th day of February at 7 Balfour Street Dundee according to the forms of the Church of Scotland William Whyte mercantile clerk bachelor aged 39, 10 Dallfield Terrace Dundee, fath James Whyte blacksmith, moth Mary Ann Whyte ms Stewart, and Rachel Wilson spinster aged 28, 7 Balfour Street Dundee, fath Alexander Wilson wood merchant, moth Elizabeth Wilson ms Nicholson (dec), signed John Troup minister of St Clements, witnesses Alex Croom and Elizabeth Wilson, reg 1884 February 8th at Dundee Jas Young registrar.
  • Married Name: As of 9 December 1884, her married name was Croom.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Elizabeth Wilson married Alexander Croom, son of James Croom and Jessie McKenzie, on 9 December 1884 at 21 Airlie Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1884 on the ninth day of December at 21 Airlie Place Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Presbyterians; Alexander Croom mercantile clerk (bachelor) aged 40, 38 Stanley Place Dundee fath James Croom blacksmith (dec) moth Jessie Robertson ... Croom ms McKenzie; Elizabeth Wilson dyer's shopkeeper (spinster) aged 32, 7 Raglan Street Dundee fath Alexander Wilson wood merchant moth Eliza Wilson ms Nicholson (dec); signed David Macrae minister Dundee, Robert McNab Annie Douglas witnesses.
  • (Informant) Death: Elizabeth Wilson registered the death of Alexander Wilson on 26 July 1900 at Victoria Hospital, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1900 deaths in the district of Lochee, burgh of Dundee, Alexander Wilson wood merchant widower of Elizabeth Nicholson; 1900 July twenty-sixth 7h 30m pm Victoria Hospital Dundee; aged 75 years, fath Andrew Wilson blacksmith (dec) moth Elizabeth Wilson ms Morris (dec); senile heart disease, general debility 7 months heart failure as cert by George Halley MRCM; signed Betsy Croom daughter 4 Balfour Street Dundee; 1900 July 28th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Elizabeth Wilson died on 24 April 1926 at Crawley Cottage, Dalhousie Street, Monifieth, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 73 Betsy Croom widow of Alexander Croom painter master 1926 April 24th 4h 0m am Crawley Cottage Dalhousie Street Monifieth, f, 73 years, fath Alexander Wilson cartwright & blacksmith (dec) moth Elizabeth Wilson ms Nicholson (dec), cerebral haemorrhage as cert be John Richardson MBChB, inf Isabella Mackenzie sister present 19 Ailie Place Dundee, reg 1926 April 26th at Monifieth F B Hay registrar.

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Wilson and Elizabeth Nicolson and James Mcfarlin in the 1861 census at 19 Meadowside Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Betsy Wilson, daug, age 9, b ?; Alexander Wilson, head, age 37, black smith & cast wigton master employing 2 men & 1 boy, b Dundee; Elizabeth Wilson, wife, age 37, b Aberdeen.4
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Elizabeth Morris and Jane Esplin in the 1861 census at 66 Reform Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Elizabeth Wilson, g-daug, age 9, scholar, b Dundee; Elizabeth Wilson, head, age 72, fruiterer, b Kettins.5
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed in the 1871 census at 15 Meadow Entry, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Betsy Wilson, daug, unmar, 18, Dundee; Alexander Wilson, head, widower, 45, cartwright master, employer 11 men & 1 apprentice, Dundee.
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed in the 1881 census at 20 Airlie Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Betsy Wilson, dau, shopkeeper, unmarried, 28, Dundee; Alexander Wilson, head, wood merchant, widower, 55, Dundee.
Spouse5 April 1891She was listed in the household of Alexander Croom in the 1891 census at 4 Balfour Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alex Croom, head, mar, 47, painter,employer, Dundee; Betsy Croom, wife, mar, 38, Dundee; 4 rooms with windows. Jessie McKenzie were also listed in the household.
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of Alexander Croom in the 1901 census at 4 Balfour Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Croom, head, mar, 57, house painter, employer, Dundee; Betsy Croom, wife, mar, 48, house painters wife, Dundee; 5 rooms with windows.
Last Edited: 3 Feb 2016

Parents:

Father*: Alexander Wilson b. 17 Oct 1825, d. 26 Jul 1900
Mother*: Elizabeth Nicolson b. c 1824, d. 28 Feb 1870

Citations

  1. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS OPR Births 1853 Dundee 282/00 0200 0208 [Oct 2014].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1875 Dundee St Mary ref 163 image held [Jun 2006].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1900 ref 167 image held [Jun 2006].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 8; Page: 1; Line: 20; Roll: CSSCT1861_38. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 9; Page: 6; Line: 19; Roll: CSSCT1861_40. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]