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David Doig Waddell

M, #3794, b. 20 July 1871, d. 17 October 1912
Last Edited: 7 Aug 2022


Father*: James Leslie Waddell b. 7 Jan 1833, d. 24 Mar 1871
Mother*: Ann Doig b. 25 Jun 1834, d. 23 Jan 1924
  • Birth*: David Doig Waddell was born on 20 July 1871 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of James Leslie Waddell and Ann Doig.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David Doig Waddell married Mary Ann Mitchell in 1893 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • (Deceased) Death*: David Doig Waddell died on 17 October 1912 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 41 David died at 0930 on the 17th October 1912 residing at 137 1/2 East High Street, Forfar. He was 41 years old and his occupation was a mercantile clerk, married to Mary Ann Mitchell. His parents were James Waddell, general labourer, deceased, and Ann Doig. Cause of death as certified by J Cable MD was Phthisis Pulmonalis. His death was registered by his son Frank on the 17th October 1912 at Forfar, Registrar John F Craish? [is this not Craik]1
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected by Mary Ann Mitchell after 17 October 1912 at Forfar Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Inscription reads In loving memory of DAVID DOIG WADDELL beloved husband of MARY ANN MITCHELL died 17th October 1912 aged 41 years ; The above MARY ANN MITCHELL died 22nd Oct 1939 aged 65 years; also LIZZIE THOM LAIRD beloved wife of ROBERT F WADDELL died 14th May 1934 aged 24 years; also RICHARD ADAMSON WADDELL died 1st April 1961 aged 55 years.2
    Forfar Newmonthill Cemetery - David Doig Waddell & Mary Ann Mitchell

Census & Directory Entries

Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Ann Mitchell in the 1901 census at 30 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . David D Waddell, head, 29, mercantile clerk, b Forfar; Mary, wife, 27, b Forfar; also in the household were Francis A Waddell, Williamina M Waddell, David D Waddell and George M Waddell.3


Mary Ann Mitchell b. 29 Aug 1873, d. 22 Oct 1939



  1. [S40] From JBW [Sept 2007].
  2. [S43] PCC photos held [May 2009].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1901 Scotland census, parish Forfar, ed 2, page 12 [Sep 2010].