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Agnes Jessie Adamson

F, #1960, b. 13 November 1881, d. 12 January 1882
Last Edited: 28 Jun 2016


Father*: Somebody Somebody
Mother*: Janet Adamson b. 8 Aug 1862, d. 9 May 1888
  • Birth*: Agnes Jessie Adamson was born on 13 November 1881 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of Somebody Somebody and Janet Adamson.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Agnes Jessie Adamson died on 12 January 1882 at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , 1882 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 7; Agnes Jessie Adamson, single, illegitimate, died 1882 January 12th 0h 40m pm at 28 South Street Forfar, female aged 8 months, mother Jessie Adamson weaver, linen factory, cause bronchitis 6 days as cert by C Hunter surgeon, signed James Adamson grandfather occupier present, registered 1882 January 13th at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.2
  • (Interred) Burial*: She was buried with Agnes Jessie Adamson on 14 January 1882 at Newmonthill, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , page 206, ref 6702, Agnes Jessie Adamson, burial 1882 Jan 14, compartment A, square 211, grave 1, depth 3 1/2, age 2mo.3,4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She 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


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index).
  2. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1882 Forfar ref 7 image held [Aug 2004].
  3. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.deceasedonline.com/ [Jan 2012].
  4. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) Burial Record 1882 Forfar Newmonthill [Mar 2015].
  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].