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James Law Paterson baker

M, #5854, b. 5 April 1863, d. 19 December 1951
Last Edited: 6 Apr 2021

Parents:

Father*: John Paterson master seaman MS b. 12 Jul 1829, d. 11 Mar 1879
Mother*: Mary Findlay b. c 1828, d. 7 Aug 1895
  • Birth*: James Law Paterson baker was born on 5 April 1863 at 74 Castle Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1863 births in the district of Montrose in the county of Forfar ref 133; James Law Paterson, 1863 April Fifth 1.10.pm at 74 Castle Street Montrose; m, father John Paterson seaman (mer service), Mary Paterson ms Findlay, m 1851 Feb 4th Montrose; John Paterson father, 1863 April 18 at Montrose James Hay registrar.1,2
  • He was the son of John Paterson master seaman MS and Mary Findlay.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Law Paterson baker married Alice Murray jute weaver, daughter of David Murray and Mary Valentine, on 17 June 1887 at St Marys Lane, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1887 on the 17th day of June at St Marys Lane Lochee after publication of banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, James Paterson baker journeyman bachelor, 24, Smalls Lane Lochee, fath John Paterson mechant seaman (dec), moth Mary Paterson ms Findlay, Alice Murray jute weaver spinster, 21, St Marys Lane Lochee, fath David Murray carpet weaver, moth Mary Murray ms Valentine, signed Wm May St Lukes Lochee, wit David Paterson, Matilda H Ireland, reg 1887 June 24th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Law Paterson baker died on 19 December 1951 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , at age 88 1951 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 774; James Law Paterson baker retired widower of Alice Murray; 1951 December 19th 5h 40m pm Maryfield Hosital Dundee ur 253 Blackness Road, m, 88 years, fath John Paterson merchant seaman (dec), moth Mary Paterson ms Findlay (dec), arteriosclerosis hipostatic pneumonia as cert by Douglas Andrew MBChB, inf David Paterson son 3 Blackness Avenue Dundee, reg 1951 December 20th at Dundee James G Clark assist registrar.4
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by James Law Paterson baker on 19 January 1936 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, . Inscription reads erected by James Paterson in loving memory of his wife Alice Murray died 18th January 1936, The above James Paterson died 19th Decr 1951 aged 88 years.5
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - James Paterson & Alice Murray
  • (Informant) Birth: He registered the birth of David Paterson on 11 November 1887 at Marshall Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1887 births in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee ref 374; David Paterson, 1887 November Eleventh 0h 30m pm Marshall Street Lochee; m, father James Paterson baker journeyman, Alice Paterson ms Murray, m 1887 June 17th Lochee; James Paterson father, 1887 November 24th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.6
  • (Informant) Birth: James Law Paterson baker registered the birth of Alice Paterson on 9 October 1889 at 108 Mid Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1889 births in the distrioct of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 340; Alic Paterson born 1889 October Nineth 7h 0m am at 108 Mid Street Lochee, female, parents James Paterson under overseer & Alice Paterson ms Murray married 1887 June 17th Lochee; signed James Paterson father, registered 1889 October 29th at Lochee signed J Robertson Junr Assist registrar initial JR.7,8,9
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Alice Murray jute weaver died on 18 January 1936.5

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Paterson master seaman MS in the 1871 census at 152 High Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Q Patterson, 8, scholar; John Patterson, head, 41, joiners labourer, Laurencekirk; Mary Patterson, wife; 2 children at school; 3 rooms with windows.10,11
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed in the 1881 census at 51 Mid Street, Liff & Benvie, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Paterson, son, baker, 18, Montrose; Mary Paterson, head, grocer, w, 52, Montrose.12
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 70 Mid Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Paterson, head, mar, 28, jute preparing overseer, employed, Montrose; Alice Paterson, wife, mar, 25, jute weaver, Lochee; also in the household were Alice Murray jute weaver, David Paterson and Alice Paterson.7
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Alice Murray jute weaver in the 1901 census at 231 Blackness Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Paterson, head, mar, 37, baker, worker, Montrose; Alice Paterson, wife, mar, 35, Lochee; also in the household were David Paterson, Alice Paterson, James Paterson, Mary Jane Paterson, Ellen Powrie Paterson and Robert Murray Paterson.13
Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Alice Murray jute weaver in the 1911 census at 253 Blackness Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . 3 rooms with windows, 9 persons in household
James Paterson, head, 47, mar, milk salesman, employer b Forfar Dundee;
Alice, wife, 45, married 23 years 9 children born 8 still living, born Forfar Montrose
Alice, daur, 21, single, jute weaver, jute factory, worker, Forfar Dundee
James, son, 17, single, assistant vanman, milk salesman, worker, Forfar Dundee;
Mary, daur, 14, jute weaver, jute factory, b Forfar Dundee;
Ellen, daur, 12, at school, b Forfar Dundee;
Robert, son, 10, at school, b Forfar Dundee;
Maggie, daur, 8, at school, b Forfar Dundee;
Kate, daur, 6 at school, b Forfar Dundee; also in the household were Alice Paterson, James Paterson, Mary Jane Paterson, Ellen Powrie Paterson, Robert Murray Paterson, Margaret Murray Paterson and Catherine Paterson.8

Family:

Alice Murray jute weaver b. 4 May 1865, d. 18 Jan 1936
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Law Paterson baker married Alice Murray jute weaver, daughter of David Murray and Mary Valentine, on 17 June 1887 at St Marys Lane, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1887 on the 17th day of June at St Marys Lane Lochee after publication of banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, James Paterson baker journeyman bachelor, 24, Smalls Lane Lochee, fath John Paterson mechant seaman (dec), moth Mary Paterson ms Findlay, Alice Murray jute weaver spinster, 21, St Marys Lane Lochee, fath David Murray carpet weaver, moth Mary Murray ms Valentine, signed Wm May St Lukes Lochee, wit David Paterson, Matilda H Ireland, reg 1887 June 24th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.3

Children:

David Paterson+ b. 11 Nov 1887, d. 1958
Alice Paterson+ b. 9 Oct 1889, d. 29 Nov 1982
Isabella Ireland Paterson b. 19 Jul 1891, d. 14 Aug 1892
James Paterson b. 19 Feb 1894
Mary Jane Paterson+ b. 1896, d. 1973
Ellen Powrie Paterson+ b. c 1899, d. 16 Sep 1938
Robert Murray Paterson b. Jul 1900, d. 1973
Margaret Murray Paterson8 b. 1902, d. 1988
Catherine Paterson8 b. 1904, d. 1992

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), T000003.
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held; GROS statutory births 312/00 0133 [from CPT Jun 2009].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), [Aug 2005].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held; GROS statutory births 282/03 0774 [Aug 2005].
  5. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PC [Sept 2009].
  6. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory births 1887 Lochee 282/05 0374; image held from CPT [Jun 2009].
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 1891 [Aug 2005].
  8. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, Ancestry member RWS Miller1 [Jun 2020].
  9. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory births 1889 Lochee 282/05 0340; image held from CPT [Jun 2009].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1871_54 Liff Benvie & Invergowrie [Aug 2009].
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1871 Dundee re 282/05 003/05 037; image held CPT [Aug 2009].
  12. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  13. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 1901 [Aug 2005].