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William Shaw Adamson1

M, #11791, b. 1851, d. 12 March 1936
  • Photograph*: William Shaw Adamson is in this photograph taken.
    William Shaw Adamson & H G Mitchell
    William Shaw Adamson & Lady Dalhousie
  • Birth*: He was born in 1851.1
  • He was the son of John Adamson and Susan Miller Shaw.1
  • Marriage*: William Shaw Adamson married Nora Jane Campbell in 1883 at St George, Hanover Square, London, England.1,3
  • (Informant) Death: William Shaw Adamson registered the death of John Adamson on 28 February 1893 at Careston Castle, Careston, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1893 deaths in the parish of Careston in the county of Forfar, ref 3; John Adamson of Careston landed proprietor widower of Susan Shaw, died 1893 February Twenty-Eighth 3h 55min pm Careston Castle Careston, male aged 79 years, parents William Adamson sea-captain whaler (dec) and Janet Adamson ms Chapman (dec) cause atheroma of bloodvessels, double pneumonia 4 days as cert by A McL Wedderburn MD, signed Wm Shaw Adamson son present, registered 1893 March 6th at Careston signed James Lowson registrar.4
  • (Informant) Death: William Shaw Adamson registered the death of William Adamson on 23 November 1899 at Careston Castle, Careston, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1899 deaths in the parish of Careston in the county of Forfar, ref 3; William adamson sea captain whaler single, died 1899 November Twenty-third 2h 15m pm Careston Castle Careston, male aged 88 years, parents William Adamson sea captain whaler (dec) and Janet Adamson ms Chapman (dec), cause senile decay syncope as cert by A McL Wedderburn MD, signed Wm Shaw Adamson nephew, registered 1899 November 27th at Careston signed James Lowson registrar.5
  • Death*: William Shaw Adamson died on 12 March 1936.1,6
Last Edited: 12 Oct 2016

Parents:

Father*: John Adamson1 b. c 1813, d. 28 Feb 1893
Mother*: Susan Miller Shaw1 b. s 1814, d. b 28 Feb 1893

Family:

Nora Jane Campbell b. c 1858, d. 13 Aug 1932
  • Marriage*: He married Nora Jane Campbell in 1883 at St George, Hanover Square, London, England.1,3

Child:

Capt William Campbell Adamson RFC+7 b. 5 Nov 1886, d. 5 Sep 1915
  • (Witness) Note for Web: William Shaw Adamson and Susan Miller Shaw, Nora Jane Campbell, John Alexander Shaw Adamson, Annie Peto Adamson and Brig-Gen John Harold Whitworth Becke was mentioned with John Adamson. Adamson, John (1813-93) of Careston Castle. Son of Capt. William Adamson of Dundee, born 1813. Owner of the Erichtside linen works at Blairgowrie. DL and JP for Angus. He married 9 April 1848 Susan Miller (d. 1851), daughter of Capt. William Shaw of Newhall and had issue:
    (1) William Shaw Adamson (1851-1936) (q.v.)
    In 1871 he purchased the Careston Castle estate. He made additions to the rear of the castle after 1880.
    He died 28 February 1893 and was buried at Careston.1
  • Note for Web*: William Shaw Adamson Adamson, William Shaw (1851-1936), of Careston Castle. Only son of John Adamson (1813-93) and his wife Susan Miller, daughter of Capt. Shaw of Newhall; born 20 November 1851. Educated at Cheltenham College and Edinburgh University. DL and JP for Angus; vice-convener of Angus County Council. He matriculated a coat of arms at the office of Lord Lyon King of Arms, 1900. He married 20 June 1883 Nora Jane (d. 1932), daughter of Rt. Hon. James Alexander Campbell of Stracathro and had issue:
    (1) John Alexander Shaw Adamson (b. & d. 1885), died in infancy;
    (2) Capt. William Campbell Adamson RFC (1886-1915) (q.v.);
    (3) Annie Peto Adamson (1890-1963), born 24 April 1890; m. 1915 Brig-Gen. John Harold Whitworth Becke CMG DSO (d. 1949), son of James Henry Becke of Beckingham (Lincs) and had issue; died 4 November 1963.
    He inherited Careston Castle from his father in 1893.
    He died 12 March 1936 and was buried at Careston..1

Citations

  1. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://landedfamilies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/37-adamson-of-careston-castle-and.html [Apr 2015].
  2. Angus Archives publication Brechin People Gallery [Oct 2016]
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005 [April 2015].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1893 Careston Forfarshire ref 277/00 0003 image held [Apr 2015].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1899 Careston Forfarshire ref 277/00 0003 image held [Apr 2015].
  6. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127045839 [Apr 2015].
  7. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=130756531 [Apr 2015].