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Lizzie Lowson Moir jute & linen weaver1,2

F, #14063, b. 1899
Last Edited: 5 Mar 2022


Father*: James Gamley Moir tripe dresser1 b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 16 Nov 1922
Mother*: Martha Adamson1 b. 29 Apr 1876, d. 8 Nov 1949
  • Birth*: Lizzie Lowson Moir jute & linen weaver was born in 1899 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of James Gamley Moir tripe dresser and Martha Adamson.1
  • Marriage: Lizzie Lowson Moir jute & linen weaver married Robert Clark Black motorman, son of James Black railway platelayer and Mary Ann Shepherd, on Friday, 5 December 1919 at 3 William Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1919 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 89; 1919 on the Fifth day of December at 3 William Street Forfar after publication according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed Robert Clark Black motorman bachelor aged 30 residing 153 Main Street Shettleston Glasgow, parents James Black railway platelayer and Mary Ann Black ms Shepherd; signed Lizzie Lowson Moir jute and linen weaver spinster aged 21 residing at 3 William Street Forfar, parents James Moir slaughterhouse worker and Martha Moir ms Adamson; signed James Aiken minister of St James parish of Forfar, signed Ernest Bllack, Bella Moir witnesses, registered 1919 December 6th at Forfar signed James F Craib registrar.2
  • (Witness) Photograph: Lizzie Lowson Moir jute & linen weaver is in this photograph taken circa 1918 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , along with James Gamley Moir tripe dresser, Martha Adamson, David Adamson Moir.3
    James Gamley Moir & family - c1918 - back James Gamley Moir, David Moir; front Lizzie Moir, John (Jock) Moir, Martha Adamson Moir
  • Married Name: As of 5 December 1919, her married name was Black.2
  • Photograph*: Martha Adamson and Lizzie Lowson Moir jute & linen weaver are in this photograph taken circa 1923.3
    Martha Adamson Moir (at the back) with daughter Lizzie Moir Black and her two children c1923

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of James Gamley Moir tripe dresser and Martha Adamson in the 1901 census at 43 North Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Lizzie Moir, daur, female, 2, Forfar; James Moir, head, married, male, 26, railway surfaceman, Forfar; Martha Moir, wife, married, 24, Forfar.1


  1. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription , URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0035125544
    [Jul 2016].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Stautory Marriage registration 1919 Forfar ref 288/0A 0089; image held [Jul 2016].
  3. [S40] DC [Jun 2016].
  4. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), DC [Jun 2016].