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James McKenzie Adamson1

M, #12537, b. 13 October 1872
Last Edited: 17 Jun 2020


Father*: James Adamson1 b. 12 Oct 1837
Mother*: Agnes McKenzie1 b. c 1840
  • Birth*: James McKenzie Adamson was born on 13 October 1872 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2
  • He was the son of James Adamson and Agnes McKenzie.1
  • Marriage*: James McKenzie Adamson married Dinah Hendry on Monday, 15 April 1907 at 18 Union Street, Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, ; 1907 marriages in the district of South Leith in the county of Edinburgh, ref 83; 1907 on the Fifteeth day of April at 18 Union Street Leith after publication according to the forms of the Baptist Church; signed James Adamson labourer batchelor, 30, 121 Leith Walk Leith, parents James Adamson seaman (dec), Agnes Adamson ms McKenzie; Dinah Hendry mill worker spinster, 25, 2 Ferrier Street Leith, parents Thomas Hendry tenter, Elizabeth Hendry ms Turnbull (dec); signed Robert White, signed Walter Borthwick, Grace Hendry witnesses; registered 1907 April 16th at Leith John ... registrar.3

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson in the 1881 census at 25 Park Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Adamson, son, 8; James Adamson, head, 44, flax power loom tenter, Arbroath; Agnes Adamson, wife, 40, Arbroath.4
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson in the 1891 census at 8 Leonard Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Adamson, son, 18, tailor's apprentice, Arbroath; James Adamson, head, 54, canvas tenter, Arbroath; Agnes Adamson, wife, 50, Arbroath.5

Military Service

  • Military Service*: James McKenzie Adamson served with 3rd Battalion Royal Highlanders on 4 October 1895 at 11th Hussars / 3rd Royal Highlanders, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, , attestation papers #3135.6


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Nov 2010].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), C112883 [Nov 2010].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1907 Leith 692/02 0083 image held [Nov 2010].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) census 1881 Arbroath [Nov 2010].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) census 1891 Arbroath [Nov 2010].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) [Nov 2010].