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Robert Davie Lawson1

M, #14825, b. 24 January 1838, d. 18 November 1909
  • Birth*: Robert Davie Lawson was born on 24 January 1838 at Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Lawson and Mary Butchart.2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Robert Davie Lawson married Helen Cunnison, daughter of James Cunnison and Margaret Reid, on 27 December 1860 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.1
  • (Informant) Birth: Robert Davie Lawson registered the birth of Isabella Anderson Lawson on 12 January 1863 at Berryhillock, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; 1863 births in the parish of Coupar Angus in the coounty of Forfar, ref 23; Parish of Birth Blairgowrie, Isabella Anderson Lawson, born 1863 January Twelfth 9h 30m pm at Berryhillock Blairgowrie, female, parents Robert Lawson mason and Helen Lawson ms Cunnison who marrieed 1860 Dec 27th at Blairgowrie, signed Robert Lawson father, registered 1863 February 4th at Blairgowrie signed Geo Robertson registrar, March 18th transcribed at Coupar Angus signed Geo Logan registrar.1,3
  • (Informant) Death: Robert Davie Lawson registered the death of Margaret Mylles Lawson on 14 August 1865 at Causewayend, Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland; 1865 deaths in the parish of Coupar Angus in the county of Forfar, ref 49; Margaret Mylles Lawson single, died 1865 August Fourteenth 5h 30m am at Causewayend Perthshire, female aged 3 3/4 years, parents Robert Lawson mason master and Helen Lawson ms Cunnison, cause measles, brochitis 3 weeks as cert by H Patullo surgeon, signed Robert Lawson father present, registered 1865 September 9 at Coupar Angus signed Geo Logan registrar.1,4
  • Photograph*: Robert Davie Lawson and Helen Cunnison are in this photograph taken circa 1873 along with Isabella Anderson Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Thomas Butchart Lawson, Margaret Reid Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson, Eliza Cunnison Lawson and Alexander Hutcheson Lawson.5
    Back L-R: Robert Davie Lawson, Isabella Anderson Lawson, Thomas Butchart Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Helen Cunnison, Alexnader Hutcheson Lawson;
    Front L-R: Margaret Reid Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson, Eliza Cunnison Lawson
  • (Informant) Death: Robert Davie Lawson registered the death of Charles Kirkwood on 14 October 1874 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1874 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee ref744; Charles Kirkwood calander worker married to Jane Lawson, died 1874 October Fourteenth 11h 30m am at Royal Infirmary UR Mid Street Lochee; male aged 35 years parents James Kirkwood stone... dealer (deceased) and Mary Kirkwood ms Hood; cause contused would of fingers 2 mos 20 days, amputation of 3 fingers 2 mos 20 days, erysipelas 2 mos as cert by Robert Sinclair MB; signed Robert Lawson brother-in-law 247 Blackness Road Dundee, registered 1874 October 16th at Dundee signed Jas Anderson regstrar.6,7
  • (Informant) Death: Robert Davie Lawson registered the death of Thomas Lawson on 5 June 1894 at 22 George Street, Coupar Angus, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1894 deaths in the district of Coupar Angus in the county of Perth, ref 22; Thomas Lawson builder widower of Mary Butchart, died 1894 June Fifth 6h 40m am 22 George St Coupar Angus; male aged 80 years, parents Thomas Lawson linen manufacturer (dec) and Agnes Lawson ms Christie (dec), cause senile decay 3 months as cert by William Tiplady LRCM LMCSE, signed Robert Lawson son 16 Step Row Dundee, registered 1894 June 7th at Coupar Angus signed J B Farquharson registrar.1,6,8
  • (Informant) Death: Robert Davie Lawson registered the death of Helen Cunnison on 24 September 1908 at 142 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1908 deaths in the distrct of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee ref 817; Ellen Lawson married to Robert Davie Lawson mason foreman, died 1908 Septemberr Twenty-Fourth 5h 30m pm at 142 Albert Road Dundee, female aged 69 years, parents James Cunnison farm grieve (dec) and Maragret Cunnison ms Reid (dec), cause acute dyspepsia & cardiac debility as cert by Henry Buist MB Ed, signed Robert D Lawson widower, registered 1908 September 26th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.1,9
  • Death*: Robert Davie Lawson died on 18 November 1909 at 142 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 71; 1909 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 950, Robert Davie Lawson mason journeyman widower of Helen Anderson Cunnison, died 1909 November Eighteenth 1h 30m pm as 142 Albert Street Dundee, male aged 71 years, parents Thomas Lawson builder master (dec) and Mary Lawson ms Butchart (dec), cause carcinoma of liver as cert by Hy Buist MB Ed, signed William Murray son-in-law 9 Baxter Park Terrace, registered 1909 November 19th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.1,2

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Robert Davie Lawson was listed along with Thomas Lawson in the 1841 census at Hill Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Thomas Lawson Male 25 1816 Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; Mary Lawson Female 25 1816 Scotland; Robert Lawson Male 4 1837 Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland.10
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Lawson and Mary Butchart in the 1851 census at Causewayend, Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland. Robert Lawson Son Unmarried Male 13 1838 Hand Loom Weaver Linen Perthshire, Scotland; Thomas not found; Mary Lawson Head Married Female 39 1812 Masons Wife Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland.11
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Cunnison in the 1871 census at 43 Whites Lane, Blackness Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert Lawson Head Married Male 33 1838 Master Builder Perthshire, Scotland; Hellen Lawson Wife Married Female 32 1839 - Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; also in the household were Isabella Anderson Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Margaret Reid Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson and Eliza Cunnison Lawson.12
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Cunnison in the 1881 census at 247 Blackness Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert Lawson Head Married Male 43 1838 Mason Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland; Ellen Lawson Wife Married Female 42 1839 - Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; also in the household were Isabella Anderson Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Thomas Butchart Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson, Eliza Cunnison Lawson, Alexander Hutcheson Lawson, Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson and Lizzie Lawson.13
Blackness Road photos taken Sept 2017 by AD
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Blackness Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert T Lawson Head Married Male 53 1838 Mason Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland; Helen Lawson Wife Married Female 52 1839 - Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; also in the household was Isabella Anderson Lawson, Helen Reid Lawson, Margaret Reid Lawson, Mary Butchart Lawson, Eliza Cunnison Lawson, Alexander Hutcheson Lawson, Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson and Lizzie Lawson.14
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Cunnison in the 1901 census at 142 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert D Lawson Head Married Male 63 1838 Mason Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland; Ellen Lawson Wife Married Female 62 1839 - Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; also in the household were Jean Mylles Lawson.15
Albert Street photos taken Sept 2017 by AD
Last Edited: 2 May 2018

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Lawson2 b. 8 May 1814, d. 5 Jun 1894
Mother*: Mary Butchart2 b. 10 Feb 1812, d. 5 May 1891

Family:

Helen Cunnison b. 3 Dec 1838, d. 24 Sep 1908

Children:

Margaret Mylles Lawson1 b. 9 Dec 1861, d. 14 Aug 1865
Isabella Anderson Lawson1 b. 12 Jan 1863
Helen Reid Lawson1 b. 25 Apr 1864
Thomas Butchart Lawson+1 b. 21 Aug 1865, d. 22 Mar 1930
Margaret Reid Lawson1 b. 21 Nov 1867, d. 1925
Mary Butchart Lawson1 b. 4 Apr 1869
Eliza Cunnison Lawson1 b. 7 Jan 1871, d. 1929
Alexander Hutcheson Lawson1 b. 26 Apr 1872
Jane Ann Lawson1 b. 24 May 1874
Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson+1 b. 28 Jan 1878, d. 17 Jun 1957
Lizzie Lawson16 b. b 3 Apr 1881

Citations

  1. [S40] ED [June 2017].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1909 Dundee St Andrew 282/4 950 [June 2017].
  3. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Stautory Birth 1863 Coupar Angus 279/00 0023 via C-Coupar Ancestry [June 2017].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1865 Coupar Angus Forfarshire 279/ 49 [June 2017].
  5. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , AD [Sept 2017].
  6. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch
    (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:3ZQD-VCT : accessed 2017-07-16), entry for Thomas
    /Lawson/ [Jun 2017].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1874 Dundee St Mary ref 282/2 744 [Apr 2018].
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1894 Coupar Angus 341/B 22 image held [June 2017].
  9. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1908 Dundee St Andrew 282/4 817 [June 2017].
  10. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1841%2f0017932766 [June 2017].
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1851%2f0021033706 [June 2017].
  12. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1871%2f0025851358[June 2017].
  13. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1881%2f0027096832 [June 2017].
  14. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1891%2f0035784105 [June 2017].
  15. [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%2f0035065847 [June 2017].
  16. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1881%2f0027096832 [June 2017].