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James Law Paterson

M, #5854, b. 5 April 1863, d. 19 December 1951
  • Birth*: James Law Paterson was born on 5 April 1863 at 74 Commercial 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; 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 and Mary Findlay.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Law Paterson married Alice Murray, 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
  • (Informant) Birth: James Law Paterson 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.4
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Alice Murray died on 18 January 1936.5
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Law Paterson 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.6
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by James Law Paterson 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

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Paterson 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.7
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.8
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, David Paterson and Alice Paterson.9
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Alice Murray 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, Helen Paterson and Robert Paterson.10
Last Edited: 29 Nov 2015

Parents:

Father*: John Paterson b. 12 Jul 1829, d. 11 Mar 1879
Mother*: Mary Findlay b. c 1828, d. 7 Aug 1895

Family:

Alice Murray b. 4 May 1865, d. 18 Jan 1936
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Law Paterson married Alice Murray, 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
Alice Paterson b. c 1890
Isabella Paterson b. Jul 1891, d. 14 Aug 1892
James Paterson b. c 1894
Mary Jane Paterson b. c 1897
Helen Paterson b. c 1899
Robert Paterson b. Jul 1900

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. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, image held; GROS statutory births 282/05 0374; from CPT [Jun 2009].
  5. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PC [Sept 2009].
  6. [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].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1871_54 Liff Benvie & Invergowrie [Aug 2009].
  8. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 1891 [Aug 2005].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 1901 [Aug 2005].