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James Dickson

M, #5793, b. 17 November 1864, d. 2 March 1935
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: Alexander Dickson b. 3 Sep 1843, d. 4 Oct 1897
Mother*: Margaret Chalmers b. c 1845, d. 19 Jan 1902
  • Birth*: James Dickson was born on 17 November 1864 at 6 Millers Wynd, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • He was the son of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Chalmers.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Dickson married Isabella Ritchie, daughter of George Ritchie and Mary Ritchie, on 15 April 1885 at St Mary Magdalene's Episcopal Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1885 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 79; 1885 on the Fifteenth day of April at St Mary Magdalene's Episcopal Church Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Scottish Episcopal Church; James Dickson leather cutter bachelor, 22, 26 Lowdens Alley Dundee, Alexander Dickson shoemaker, Margaret Dickson ms Chalmers; Isabella Ritchie jute spinner spinster, 24, 15 Polepark Road Dundee, David Ritchie ploughman (dec) Mary Ritchie ms Bl...ster; Alex Bradon priest, witnesses John Dickson, Sarah Anderson; reg 1885 April 21st at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.3
  • Marriage*: James Dickson married Margaret Reid, daughter of John Reid and Helen Fraser, on Friday, 26 March 1920 at 130 Overgate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1920 marriages in the district of St Mary & St Peter in the burgh of Dunde, ref 136; 1920 on the Twenty Sixth day of March at 130 Overgate after publication according to the forms of the Church of God, signed James Dickson general labourer widower aged 55 residing 130 Overgate Dundee parents Alexander Dickson shoemaker (dec) and Margaret Dickson ms Chalmers (dec); and signed Margaret Reid jute preparer spinster aged 30 residing 130 Overgate Dundee parents John Reid ploughman (dec) and Helen Reid ms Fraser (dec); signed Donald Morrison pastor of the Churcvh of God, signed James Cochrane, Mary Ellen McGrath witnesses, registered 1920 March 29th at Dundee signed Thos Meek registrar.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Dickson died on 2 March 1935 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , at age 70 1935 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 150; James Dickson jute batcher retired married to 1st Isabella Ritchie and 2nd Margaret Reid; died 1935 March Second 0h 50m am at Maryfield Hospital Dundee ur 35 Larch Street; male aged 70 years parents Alexander Dickson shoemaker deceased ans Margaret Dickson ms Chambers (sic) deceased; cause cerebral haemorrhage as cert by Henry Buist MBChB, signed M Dickson widow 35 Larch Street, registered 1935 March 2nd at Dundee H T Templeton registrar.5
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Isabella Ritchie on 16 May 1916 at 37 Larch Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1916 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 298, Isabella Dickson married to James Dickson jute preparer, died 1916 May Sixteenth 3h 25m pm at 37 Larch Street Dundee, female aged 55 years, parents George Ritchie ploughman (dec) and Mary Ritchie ms Ritchie (dec); cause carcinoma uteri as cert by C MacVicar MD, signed James Dickson widower present; registered 1916 May 17th at Dundee signed Thos Meek registrar.6

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Chalmers in the 1871 census at 101 Hawkhill, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Dixon, son, 6, scholar, Dundee; Alexander Dixon, head, mar, 26, shoemaker, Ireland; Margaret Dixon, wife, mar, 25, Ireland; 1 room with window.7,8
Member of Household4 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Chalmers in the 1881 census at 9 Bernard Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Dickson, son, 16, millworker, Dundee; Alexander Dickson, head, mar, 38, shoemaker, Ireland; Margaret Dickson, wife, mar, 39, Ireland.9,10,11
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Dickson in the 1891 census at 26 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Dickson, son, mar, 26, millworker, employed, Dundee; Alexr Dickson, head, mar, 47, boot maker, employed, Ireland; Margaret Dickson, wife, mar, 48, jute winder, employed, Ireland; 3 rooms with windows.12,13
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Isabella Ritchie in the 1901 census at 28 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Dickson Head Married Male 38 1863 Lowmill Dundee, Forfarshire
(Angus), Scotland ; Isabella Dickson Wife Married Female 40 1861 Lowmill Perthshire, Scotland; also in the household were Alexander Dickson, Margaret Dickson, Elizabeth Dickson and Annie Dickson.14
Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Isabella Ritchie in the 1911 census at 35 Larch Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Enumeration schedule 187, 1 room with window, 4 people in household, James Dickson head aged 48 married jute rover worker born Dundee; Isabella wife aged 50 married 26 years 5 children born 5 still living born Bankfoot Perthshire; also in the household were Isabella Dickson and Annie Dickson.15

Family:

Isabella Ritchie b. 6 Dec 1860, d. 16 May 1916
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Dickson married Isabella Ritchie, daughter of George Ritchie and Mary Ritchie, on 15 April 1885 at St Mary Magdalene's Episcopal Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1885 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 79; 1885 on the Fifteenth day of April at St Mary Magdalene's Episcopal Church Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Scottish Episcopal Church; James Dickson leather cutter bachelor, 22, 26 Lowdens Alley Dundee, Alexander Dickson shoemaker, Margaret Dickson ms Chalmers; Isabella Ritchie jute spinner spinster, 24, 15 Polepark Road Dundee, David Ritchie ploughman (dec) Mary Ritchie ms Bl...ster; Alex Bradon priest, witnesses John Dickson, Sarah Anderson; reg 1885 April 21st at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.3

Children:

Alexander Dickson16 b. 1886
Margaret Dickson16 b. 1889
Elizabeth Dickson16 b. 1892
Isabella Dickson15 b. s 1895
Annie Dickson+16 b. 20 Jun 1898, d. 21 Oct 1979

Citations

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  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriages 1885 Dundee St Mary 282/02 0079 [Oct 2009].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Marriages 1920 Dundee St Mary & St Peter 282/1 136 [May 2017].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1935 Dundee St Andrew 282/3 150 image held [May 2017].
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