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John Gow Dickson

M, #5510, b. 19 December 1923, d. 11 May 2016
Last Edited: 17 Jun 2020
John Gow Dickson June 2010

Parents:

Father*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler b. 25 May 1899, d. 9 Jan 1957
Mother*: Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier b. 24 Mar 1902, d. 28 Dec 1978
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1933, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier at at 19 Canon Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .4
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1935, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier at at 119 Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .4
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1937, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier at at 10 Airlie Terrace, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .4
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1939, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier at at 40 Guthrie Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; During the earlier years (pre 1939) Mary and family moved house about every two years – and always in May. But during the war they stayed in Guthrie Street and it was while they were there that Margaret remembers her uncles visiting her mother.5
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: John Gow Dickson and Williamina Forbes Caithness was mentioned in a newspaper article about John Dickson on 28 May 1945. BIRTHS. DICKSON-AT DRI.on May 27. 1945 to Mina (nee Caithness, wife of W M. John Dickson RN - a son. (Both well.)6
  • (Informant) Death: John Gow Dickson registered the death of John Dickson on 1 February 1947 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1947 deaths in the ..; ref 98; John Dickson, 1947 February first 1h 40m am Royal Infirmary ur 5 Lundie Avenue Dundee; m, 1 year 8 months; John Gow Dickson electrical engineer Williamina Forbes Dickson ms Caithness; meningitis as cert by Leticia Bruce MBChB; John Gow Dickson father; reg 1947 February 1st at Dundee A C Marshall assist registrar Hl registrar.7
  • Newspaper Article*: John Gow Dickson was mentioned in a newspaper article Originally printed on May 14, 2016 in the Dundee Courier.
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    DICKSON Peacefully, at Craighead Care Home, Newport-on-Tay, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, John (Johnny), retired Newport hotelier,
    beloved husband of the late Mina, dear dad of Billy, Brian, Alan and Joan, father-in-law of Sheila, Roslyn, Jacqueline, Fran and Phil, a much
    loved grandad, great-grandad and great-great-grandad. Funeral service in Newport Parish Church on Thursday, May 19, at 2.15 p.m., to
    which all family and friends are respectfully invited, thereafter to Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, arriving at 3.30 p.m. on 14 May 2016 at Dundee Courier.8

Military Service

  • Military Service*: John Gow Dickson served with the Royal Navy circa 1941 Johnny was in the Navy.9

Family:

Williamina Forbes Caithness b. c 1921, d. 2000

Child:

John Dickson b. 27 May 1945, d. 1 Feb 1947

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/01 1055 [Feb 2010].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/04 0042 [Feb 2010].
  3. [S6] PCC via MNMD [May 2016].
  4. [S6] From MNMD [Sept 2009].
  5. [S6] MNMD [Sept 2009].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Find My Past Newspapers Collection Dundee Courier & Advertiser Monday May 28th, 1945 [Nov 2013].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held: statutory deaths 282/02 0098 [Jan 2009].
  8. [S20] Unknown author, 'article', Dundee Courier & Advertiser, unknown date (DC Thomson, unknown repository reference) Originally printed on May 14, 2016 in the Dundee Courier [May 2016].
  9. [S6] MNMD [Jan 2009].