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George Webster linen manufacturer

M, #2547, b. circa 1773, d. 13 July 1853
Last Edited: 7 Aug 2022
  • Birth*: George Webster linen manufacturer was born circa 1773 at Aberlemno, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • Marriage*: He married Isabella Adamson, daughter of William Adamson yarn warper and Jean Hall, on Sunday, 19 June 1842 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2
  • Death*: George Webster linen manufacturer died on 13 July 1853 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; from pre-1855 MI Forfar cemetery ref 203.
  • Memorial Inscription*: He was erected in 1870 at Forfar Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Geo Webster 13.7.1853 80, by Isabella Adamson (mo Jean Hall 31.12.1849 79); the stone reads: 1870 erected by Isabella Adamson in memory of her husband George Webster who died 13th July 1853 aged 80 years, also the above Isabella Adamson who died 20 ... ... aged 74 years, and her mother Jean Hall who died 31 Dec 1849 aged 79 years [photos held].3
    Geo Webster 13.7.1853 80, by Isabella Adamson (mo Jean Hall 31.12.1849 79)
    Geo Webster 13.7.1853 80, by Isabella Adamson (mo Jean Hall 31.12.1849 79)
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Isabella Adamson died on 21 February 1878 at 148 East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1878 deaths in the distrcit of Forfar in the county of Forfar; Isabella Webster widow of George Webster linen manufacturer; 1878 February twenty-first 9h 10m am 148 East High Street Forfar, f, 78 years, parents William Adamson yarn warper (dec) Jean Adamson ms Hall (dec), senile decay no medical attendant, Andrew Adamson brother inmate present.4

Census & Directory Entries

Principal6 June 1841George Webster linen manufacturer and Isabella Adamson appeared in the 1841 census at High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Webster George, 60, independent, Angus; Isobel Adamson, 35, female servant, Angus.5
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at South Side East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . George     Webster     Head     Married     Male     77     1774     Retired Linen Merchant     Aberlemno, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Isabel     Webster     Wife     Married     Female     51     1800     -     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Isabel     Adamson     Servant     Unmarried     Female     22     1829     Servant     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household was Isabella Adamson and Isabella Adamson.1


  1. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    South Side East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Nov 2020].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M112884 [Jan 2006].
  3. [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 139 ref 203 [Apr 2015].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Deaths 1878 Forfar 288/00 xxxx image held.
  5. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) SCT1841/288 Forfar 2 3 16 FreCEN [Jul 2008].