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Eliza Jane McManus

F, #5765, b. 24 May 1869, d. 14 March 1939
1916 Eliza Jane McManus (1869-1939)
1916 L-R John Dickson (1869-1954), John Dickson (1893-1969), Eliza Jane McManus (1869-1939)
  • (Child) Birth*: Eliza Jane McManus was born on 24 May 1869 at Oakbank, Kirknewton, Midlothian, Scotland; 1869 births in the parish of Kirknewton & East Calder in the county of Edinburgh, ref 29; Eliza Jane McManus, 1869 May Twenty fourth 6h 0m pm Oakbank, parish of Kirknewton; female, parents Patrick McManus labourer at oil work and Catherine McManus ms Maden, m 1858 June 7 Dundee; informant Patrick McManus his + mark father, Thomas Dick registrar witness; registered 1869 June 12th at Kirknewton Thomas Dick registrar.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Patrick McManus and Catherine Maden.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Eliza Jane McManus married John Dickson, son of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Chalmers, on 2 January 1888 at 2 Windsor Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1888 on the second day of January at 2 Windsor Street, Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; Groom : signed John Dickson, labourer Jute Worker (bachelor), aged 18, 26 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Father Alexander Dickson, shoemaker, Mother Margaret Dickson ms Chalmers; Bride : signed Eliza Jane McManus, Jute Spinner (Spinster), aged 18, 15 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Father Patrick McManus, shipstower (deceased), Mother Catherine McManus ms Madden; signed Andrew Rutherford BD minister of St Thomas Church, Dundee; witnesses signed Jas Turnbull, Catherine Crawford; reg 1888 January 4th at Dundee Jas Young, registrar.3
  • Occupation*: On 2 January 1888 Eliza was Jute Spinner.3
  • Married Name: As of 2 January 1888, her married name was Dickson.
  • (Informant) Birth: She registered the birth of John Dickson on 18 October 1893 at 4 Lowdens Allley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1893 births in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 730; John Dickson, 1893 October eighteenth 8h 15m am 4 Lowdens Alley Dundee; male; parents John Dickson calendar worker and Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus, m 1888 January 2nd Dundee, informant Eliza Jane Dickson mother, registered 1893 October 31st at Dundee Dav Young assistant registrar initialed JY.4,5,6
  • (Informant) Birth: Eliza Jane McManus registered the birth of Margaret Chalmers Dickson on 26 November 1896 at 28 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1896 Births in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 816, Margaret Chalmers Dickson (vaccinated as per certificate dated 7th June 1897 JGM Regr), 1896 November 26th 1h 15m AM 28 Lowdens Alley Dundee, parents John Dickson calender worker and Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus; married 1888 January 2nd Dundee, informant Eliza Dickson, mother, registered 1896 December 9the at Dundee T Y Miller regr.6,7
  • (Informant) Birth: Eliza Jane McManus registered the birth of Alexander Young Dickson 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.)8
  • Photograph*: John Dickson and Eliza Jane McManus are in this photograph taken circa 1913 along with Eliza Jane Dickson, Euphemia Dickson, John Dickson, Margaret Chalmers Dickson, Alexander Young Dickson, David Marr Dickson, James D Dickson, Peter Buick Dickson 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)
  • (Deceased) Death*: Eliza Jane McManus died on 14 March 1939 at 27 Isle's Lane, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 69 1939 deaths in the district of St Mary & St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 76; Eliza Jane Dickson (married to John Dickson calender worker) died 1939 March 14th 7h 5m AM, 27 Isle's Lane, Dundee, aged 69 years; father Patrick McManus, oilworks labourer (deceased); mother Catherine McManus ms Maden (deceased); Cerebral haemorrage as certified by John Emerson MBChB; informant Jas D Dickson, son (present); registered 1939 March 14th at Dundee J Mawhinney registrar.10
  • Newspaper Article*: She was mentioned in a newspaper article Dundee Evening Telegraph
    DICKSON - At 27 Isles Lane, Dundee, on 14th March, Eliza Jane M'Manus, aged 69 years, beloved wife of John Dickson. Deeply regretted. (American and Canadian papers please copy.) on 14 March 1939.11
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse John Dickson died on 12 April 1954 at 27 Isle's Lane, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; Deaths in the district of Dundee West in the burgh of Dundee, ref 369; John Dickson jute calender worker (retired) widower of Eliza Jane McManus died 1954 April 12th 10h 0 m PM, 27 Isle's Lane, Dundee, aged 84 years; father Alexander Dickson, shoemaker (deceased); mother Margaret Dickson ms Chalmers (deceased); cardiovascular degeneration 6 months as certified by D Simpson MBChB; informant John Dickson son, 44 Clepington Road, Dundee; registered 1954 April 13th at Dundee A C Marshall Assist Registrar, initialled J E Lekey.12
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Eliza Jane McManus 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.13
    Headstone Dundee Balgay, Martin Fraser Dickson 1915

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Mary Hannah in the 1871 census at 6 G Piccadilly Ct, Anderston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Elizabeth McManus, lodgers daug, 2, Lanark, Glasgow; Mary Hannah, heafdd, wid, 53, Ireland.14
Member of Household4 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Catherine Maden in the 1881 census at 94 Scouringburn Irelands Court, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Eliza Jane McManus, daug, aged 12, factory operative, born Edinburgh; Catherine McManus, head, widow, factory operative, aged 40, born Ireland.15
Spouse5 April 1891She was listed in the household of John Dickson in the 1891 census at 4 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Dickson, head, mar, 21, general labourer, employed, Dundee; Eliza Janes Dickson, wife, mar, 21, jute spinner, employed, Dundee. Eliza Jane Dickson, Euphemia Dickson and Mary Tosney were also listed in the household.16
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of John Dickson in the 1901 census at 22 Millar's Wynd, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Dickson, head, mar, 32, jute callendar worker, worker, Forfarshire, Dundee; Eliza Jane Dickson, wife, mar, 33, Edinburgh; 2 rooms with windows. Eliza Jane Dickson, Euphemia Dickson, John Dickson, Margaret Chalmers Dickson and Alexander Young Dickson were also listed in the household.17
Spouse2 April 1911She was listed in the household of John Dickson in the 1911 census at 40 Taylors Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. 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. Euphemia Dickson, John Dickson, Margaret Chalmers Dickson, Alexander Young Dickson, David Marr Dickson, James D Dickson, Peter Buick Dickson and Martin Fraser Dickson were also listed in the household.18
Last Edited: 4 Mar 2018

Parents:

Father*: Patrick McManus b. c 1832, d. 13 Jan 1872
Mother*: Catherine Maden b. c 1839, d. 25 Dec 1914

Family:

John Dickson b. 27 May 1869, d. 12 Apr 1954
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Eliza Jane McManus married John Dickson, son of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Chalmers, on 2 January 1888 at 2 Windsor Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1888 on the second day of January at 2 Windsor Street, Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; Groom : signed John Dickson, labourer Jute Worker (bachelor), aged 18, 26 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Father Alexander Dickson, shoemaker, Mother Margaret Dickson ms Chalmers; Bride : signed Eliza Jane McManus, Jute Spinner (Spinster), aged 18, 15 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Father Patrick McManus, shipstower (deceased), Mother Catherine McManus ms Madden; signed Andrew Rutherford BD minister of St Thomas Church, Dundee; witnesses signed Jas Turnbull, Catherine Crawford; reg 1888 January 4th at Dundee Jas Young, registrar.3

Children:

Eliza Jane Dickson+ b. 4 Nov 1888, d. 24 Jan 1963
Euphemia Dickson+ b. 7 Feb 1891, d. 21 Dec 1960
John Dickson b. 18 Oct 1893, d. 1961
Catherine Dickson b. 19 Oct 1895, d. 20 Oct 1895
Margaret Chalmers Dickson b. 26 Nov 1896, d. 20 Feb 1929
Alexander Young Dickson+ b. 25 May 1899, d. 9 Jan 1957
David Marr Dickson b. 2 Jan 1901, d. 28 Feb 1916
James D Dickson b. 19 Mar 1904, d. 9 Apr 1945
Peter Buick Dickson+ b. 6 Dec 1905, d. 16 Feb 1983
Martin Fraser Dickson b. s 1908, d. 6 Sep 1915

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held : GROS 690/00 0029 [Apr 2010].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Feb 2002].
  3. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Dundee Registrars Office [March 2002], Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  4. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory births 282/01 0730 [Jul 2011].
  5. [S40] From DMcL [Mar 2010].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GRO ref 282-2 Enum Dist 9 page 46.
  7. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Statutory Births 1896 Dundee St Peter ref 816 [Mar 2002].
  8. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, image held statutory births 282/01 0380; [Feb 2008].
  9. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, DLM [April 2017].
  10. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Statutory Deaths 1939 Dunde St Mary & St Peter 282/01 0076.
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers & Periodicals collection [April 2017].
  12. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Statutory Deaths 1954 Dundee West 369 [March 2002].
  13. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC [Feb 2002].
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS ref census 1871 644/08 055/08 014 [Nov 2009].
  15. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, FHL Film 0203482 GRO vol 282-2 Enum Dist 16 page 32 [Feb 2002].
  16. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 Liff & Benvie, Dundee ref 282/01 028/01 012 [Nov 2009].
  17. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, census 1901 2/5/01 009/01 046.
  18. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/01 017/00 017 [Apr 2011].