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Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler

M, #5653, b. 25 May 1899, d. 9 January 1957
Last Edited: 2 Apr 2021
Alexander Young Dickson c1940s
Annie (Boag, Coonie) Dickson and Alexander Y Dickson c1954
Alexander Y Dickson c1954

Parents:

Father*: John Dickson cloth inspector b. 27 May 1869, d. 12 Apr 1954
Mother*: Eliza Jane McManus jute spinner b. 24 May 1869, d. 14 Mar 1939
  • Birth*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler was born on 25 May 1899 at 7 Bernard Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1899 births in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee; ref 380; Alexander Young Dickson, 1899 May twenty fifth 3h 0m am 7 Bernard Street Dundee; m; John Dickson calendar worker Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus m 1888 January 2nd Dundee; inf Eliza Dickson mother; reg 1899 June 6th at Dundee D Young assistant registrar initialled TYM (T Y Miller registrar.)1
  • He was the son of John Dickson cloth inspector and Eliza Jane McManus jute spinner.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler married Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier, daughter of John Findlay Paterson baker, restaurenteur and Euphemia Stewart Johnston jute spinner, on 23 August 1919 at 27 Bank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1919 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 451; 1919 on the 23rd day of August at 27 Bank Street Dundee by declaration in the presence of John Dickson millworker and Helen Reid Small jute spinner, signed Alexander Y Dickson jute mill oiler bachelor, 20, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Dickson callander worker, moth Elizabeth Jane Dickson ms McManus; Mary J Paterson jute preparer spinster, 18, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Paterson baker journeyman, moth Euphemia Paterson ms Stewart (dec), warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated August 23rd 1919, reg 1919 August 25th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar. Stamped Divorce reg corr entries vol 19 # 102 (162?)2
  • (Divorcee) Divorce*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier were divorced on 29 June 1940; (Poor) Alexander Dickson v Mary Paterson or Dickson & another: Divorce.3,4
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler married Annie McKenna Boag on 6 June 1941 at St Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; Extract of Entry;
    1941 on the sixth day of June after publication in thew office of the registrar for the district of at Clements Dundee and in the presence of said registrar in accordance with the Marriage Act Scotland 1939; signed Alexander Young Dickson calendar worker divorced, aged 42, residing 8 Pole Street Dundee, parents John Dickson calander worker retired and Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus deceased; and signed Annie Boag or Cooney jute spinner widow aged 38 residing 81 Lorne Street Lochee Dundee, parents John Boag labourer deceased and Mary Boag ms McKenna; signed W H Phillip registrar, signed Andrew D Menzies 41 Kirk Street Lochee & Alice Dickson 8 Pole Street Dundee; registered 1941 June 7th at Dundee signed W H Phillip registrar; extracted from the register book of marriages for the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundeethis 9th day of May 1941 signed W H Phillip registrar.5,6
  • (Deceased) Death*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler died on 9 January 1957 at 22 Kerrs Lane, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , at age 57 1957 deaths in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 005; Alexander Young Dickson jute mill worker (calender) married to 1) Mary Patterson and 2) Annie Boag or Cooney died 1957 January 9th 3h 30m AM at 22 Kerrs Lane Dundee aged 57 years; father John Dickson jute calender worker (deceased); mother Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus (deceased); coronary thrombosis as certified by C J C Hinnricks MBChB; informant Annie Dickson widow; registered 1957 January 9th at Lochee A C Marshall registrar.7
  • Newspaper Article*: He and John Dickson cloth inspector were mentioned in a newspaper article BURNING ACCIDENT IN DUNDEE
    Boy Seriously Injured. Alexander Dickson (5), son of John Dickson, calendar worker, was rather severely burned in his father's house in Tait's Lane, to-day. Alexander and his younger brother were playing at the fire during their mother's absence, when Alexander set fire to his gown. On the mother returning the boy's garment was ablaze.
    The boy's injuries were principally to the chest, neck and chin. He was removed to the Infirmary in the course of the day. on 20 November 1903 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .8
  • (Witness) Photograph: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler is in this photograph taken circa 1913 along with John Dickson cloth inspector, Eliza Jane McManus jute spinner, Eliza Jane Dickson jute reeler, Euphemia Dickson jute reeler, John Dickson confectioner & fruiterer, Margaret Chalmers Dickson domestic servant, David Marr Dickson jute preparer, James D Dickson powerloom tenter, Peter Buick Dickson jute yarn dresser and Martin Fraser Dickson.9
    Dickson family : Standing L-R David Marr (b1901), Euphemia (b1891), John (b1893), Margaret Chalmers (b1896), Eliza Jane (b1888), Alexander Young (b1899)
    Seated on chairs : John Dickson (b1869), Eliza Jane McManus (b1869)
    Seated at front : Peter Buick (b1906), James D (b1904), Martin Fraser (b1908)
  • (Witness) Photograph: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler is in this photograph taken circa 1914 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , along with Eliza Jane Dickson jute reeler, Euphemia Dickson jute reeler, John Dickson confectioner & fruiterer, Margaret Chalmers Dickson domestic servant and David Marr Dickson jute preparer.9
  • Newspaper Article*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier were mentioned in a newspaper article Dundee Courier
    DUNDEE AND FIFE DIVORCES
    Decree of Divorce was granted in the Court of Session on Saturday in the following undefended actions:-
    ...
    Alexander Dickson, calender worker, 27 Isles Lane, Dundee, against Mary Paterson or Dickson, 40 Guthrie Street, Dundee on 1 July 1940.4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler is commemorated on the headstone erected in September 1915 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, . Inscription reads In memory of Martin F Dickson who died 6th Sept 1915 aged 7 years, also David M Dickson who died 28th Feby 1916 aged 14 years, and their mother Eliza Jane McManus beloved wife of John Dickson who died 14th March 1939 aged 80 years, also Spr James Dickson RE killed in Bari Italy 9th April 1945 aged 41 years husband of Isabella Millar, also John Dickson who died 12th April 1954 aged 84 years, and their son Alex beloved husband of Annie Boag who died 9th January 1957 aged 57 years.10
    Headstone Dundee Balgay, Martin Fraser Dickson 1915
  • (Spouse) Death: Their spouse Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier died on 28 December 1978 at Craigtay Hotel, 101 Broughty Ferry Road, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .12

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of John Dickson cloth inspector and Eliza Jane McManus jute spinner in the 1901 census at 22 Millar's Wynd, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Dickson, son, 1, Forfarshire, Dundee; John Dickson, head, mar, 32, jute callendar worker, worker, Forfarshire, Dundee; Eliza Jane Dickson, wife, mar, 33, Edinburgh; 2 rooms with windows.13
Member of Household2 April 1911They was listed as a member of the household of John Dickson cloth inspector and Eliza Jane McManus jute spinner in the 1911 census at 40 Taylors Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander, son, 11, at school, b Dundee; John Dickson, head, 41, married, jute calander worker, b Dundee; Eliza J Dickson, wife, 41, married 23 years, 10 children born, 9 still living, b Edinburgh; 2 rooms with windows, 10 people in household.14
Resident1931Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler was listed at the same address as Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier in 1931 at 2 Small's Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Small's Lane, ref 4968, 2, A, Dickson, Alexander; ref 5969, 2,A, Dickson, Mrs Mary.15

Military Service

  • Military Service*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler served with the Seaforth Highlanders between 1917 and 1919 Name:      Alexander Young Dickson
    Military Year:      1914-1920
    Rank:      Private
    Company:      WO 329
    Regiment or Corps:      Seaforth Highlanders
    Regiment Number:      s/24122
    Medal Awarded:      British War Medal and Victory Medal.16
  • Military Service: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler served with the Seaforth Highlanders on 21 February 1919 Name:      Alexander Young Dickson
    Rank:      Pte
    Record Type:      Disability Appendicitis
    Birth Date:      1899
    Residence Place:      Hawkhill Dundee
    Military Service Region:      Scotland, Scotland
    Military Country:      Scotland
    Discharge Date:      21 Feb 1919
    Service Number:      S/24122
    Corps, Regiment or Unit:      Seaforth Highlanders
    Service Branch:      Military (Army)
    Title:      WWI Pension Record Cards and Ledgers
    Description:      Pension Record Ledger
    Reference Number:      1/MD/1955.17
  • Military Service: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler served with the Seaforth Highlanders on 14 March 1919 Name:      Alexander Young Dickson
    Record Type:      Card
    Service Number:      S/2422, S/24122, 17879
    Corps, Regiment or Unit:      Sfth Hdrs, Train Res Gp
    Title:      WWI Pension Record Cards and Ledgers
    Description:      Other Ranks Survived
    Reference Number:      1/Md/1955.18

Family:

Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier b. 24 Mar 1902, d. 28 Dec 1978
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler married Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier, daughter of John Findlay Paterson baker, restaurenteur and Euphemia Stewart Johnston jute spinner, on 23 August 1919 at 27 Bank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1919 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 451; 1919 on the 23rd day of August at 27 Bank Street Dundee by declaration in the presence of John Dickson millworker and Helen Reid Small jute spinner, signed Alexander Y Dickson jute mill oiler bachelor, 20, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Dickson callander worker, moth Elizabeth Jane Dickson ms McManus; Mary J Paterson jute preparer spinster, 18, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Paterson baker journeyman, moth Euphemia Paterson ms Stewart (dec), warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated August 23rd 1919, reg 1919 August 25th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar. Stamped Divorce reg corr entries vol 19 # 102 (162?)2
  • (Divorcee) Divorce*: Alexander Young Dickson jute mill oiler and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston hotelier were divorced on 29 June 1940; (Poor) Alexander Dickson v Mary Paterson or Dickson & another: Divorce.3,4

Children:

John Gow Dickson+ b. 19 Dec 1923, d. 11 May 2016
Eliza Jane McManus Dickson+ b. May 1925, d. 22 Dec 2013

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held statutory births 282/01 0380; [Feb 2008].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image heldGROS 1919 St Clement 0451 [Aug 2005].
  3. [S41] Website National Archives of Scotland online (http://195.153.34.9/onlinecatalogue/) ref CS258 Court of Session: Unextracted Processes, 4th arrangement 1935-1994; ref CS258/6658 [Mar 2011].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers & Periodicals collection [April 2017].
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, image not available GROS ref 282/02 0274 [Oct 2009].
  6. [S40] From DS image held [Dec 2020].
  7. [S11] DCC Registry Office: 1957 Dundee Lochee 5 [Dundee Registrars Office Mar 2002], Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers Collection [Nov 2013].
  9. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, DLM [April 2017].
  10. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC [Feb 2002].
  11. Personal Photos PCC [Jan 2011]
  12. [S6] PCC.
  13. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), census 1901 2/5/01 009/01 046.
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/01 017/00 017 [Apr 2011].
  15. [S16] Voters' List for Dundee, (DCC Central Library Local History) [May 2010].
  16. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; War Office and Air Ministry: Service Medal and Award Rolls, First World War. WO329; Ref: 1647
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. UK, World War I Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
    Original data: War Office and Air Ministry: Service Medal and Award Rolls, First World War. WO329. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. [Dec 2020]
  17. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Western Front Association; London, England; WWI Pension Record Cards and Ledgers; Reference: 024/01MD
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. UK, World War I Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
    Original data: World War One Pension Records, The Western Front Association, England. [Apr 2021]
  18. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Western Front Association; London, England; WWI Pension Record Cards and Ledgers; Reference: 062/0225/DIC-DIL
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. UK, World War I Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
    Original data: World War One Pension Records, The Western Front Association, England. [Apr 2021]