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David Paterson

M, #6323, b. 27 June 1890, d. 10 September 1943
David Paterson early 1920s
David Paterson 1914
Paterson Family 1914 L-R: Madeleine, Ann Runciman, David, Harry, William, Robert S, Jane Ann, Mary Findlay
Electric Lights Company, City of Dundee (Fortress) Royal Engineers
Early 1020s, Paterson family L-R Elizabeth Moonie (Whitton) Paterson, Mary Maiden Paterson, David Paterson, Robert Sinclair Paterson, David Whitton Hutton Paterson, Anne Runciman Paterson
1920s India; L-R brothers David Paterson, Bert (RS) Paterson, Harry (Henry) Paterson
1927, India; David Paterson playing for a Scot's Band
David Paterson 1890-1943 French India ID
  • Occupation: David was Electrical Engineer.1
  • Birth*: He was born on 27 June 1890 at 15 North Mid Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; David Paterson, 1890 June twenty seventh 1h 0m pm 15 North Mid Street Lochee; m, father William Paterson china merchant mother Ann Paterson ms Runciman m 1880 December 24th Dundee; signed Wm Paterson father; reg 1890 July 15th at Lochee J Robertson jun asst registrar.2
  • He was the son of William Paterson and Ann Runciman.
  • Milit-Beg*: David Paterson and Robert Sinclair Paterson began military service in August 1914 joined up and allocated to the Electric Lights Company, City of Dundee (Fortress) Royal Engineers.3
  • Newspaper Article*: David Paterson and Elizabeth Moonie Whitton were mentioned in a newspaper article PATERSON - WHITTON - At St Luke's Manse, Lochee, om the 11th Dec., by the Rev William May MA, Corporal David Paterson, City of Dundee (T) Royal Engineers, to Elizabeth Johnston (Daisy), youngest daughter of David Whitton 19 Park Avenue Dundee on 11 December 1914.4
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David Paterson married Elizabeth Moonie Whitton, daughter of David Harris Whitton and Catherine Johnston, on 11 December 1914 at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1914, On the eleventh day of December at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed David Paterson, electrical engineer (corporal (City of Dundee Royal Engineers)), bachelor, aged 24, 37 High Street, Lochee, parents William Paterson, house furnisher, Annie Paterson ms Runciman; signed Elizabeth Whitton, yarn winder, spinster, aged 22, 19 Park Avenue, Dundee, parents David Harris Whitton, stone quarrier, Catherine Whitton ms Johnston; signed Wm May, St Luke's Parish, Lochee, Dundee, signed Robert S Paterson, witness, Mary Paterson, witness; registered 1914 December 14th at Lochee, signed John Robertson Nicoll registrar.5,6,7
  • Milit-End*: David Paterson and Robert Sinclair Paterson ended military service in 1919; was demobbed.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: David Paterson died on 10 September 1943 at Gondalpara Mill, Chandernagore, India, at age 53 buried at Tollygunge, Calcutta.8
  • Probate*: His estate was probated on 17 April 1944; Grants of Probate and ADministration made in the estates of all persons of European extraction, whether British subjects or not by the High Court, Calcutta, in the Province of Bengal, during the year ending the 31st December 1944; Paterson, David late of Socrel - General Industriali de Chandernagore (Societe Anonyme) in Chandernagore, India; died 10th Sept 1943 at Presideney General Hospital, Calcutta; Letters of Administration with effect within the Province of Bengal, Granted 17th April & issued 11th May 1944; £11875/11/3; applicant William Sceyth Carlisle.9

Census Events

Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of William Paterson and Ann Runciman in the 1891 census at 17 Mid Street, Liff & Benvie, Forfarshire, Scotland. David Paterson, son, 10mths, Lochee; William Paterson, head, mar, 31, Insurance Agent, working on own account, Montrose; Ann Paterson, wife, mar, 31, Rait Perthshire.10
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of William Paterson and Ann Runciman in the 1901 census at 178 High Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland. David Paterson, son, 10, scholar, Lochee; William Paterson, head, mar, 40, cabinet maker, Montrose; Annie Paterson, wife, mar, 41, Rait Perthshire.11
Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of William Paterson and Ann Runciman in the 1911 census at Benvie Place, 37 High Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. David Patterson, son, 21, single, electrician, general engineer, worker, b Forfarshire Lochee; William Patterson, head, 51, married, furniture broker, working on own account, b Forfarshire Montrose; Ann, wife, 51, married 30 years, 10 children born, 6 still living, b Perthshire Raitt; 3 rooms with windows, 6 people in household.12
Last Edited: 29 Sep 2016

Parents:

Father*: William Paterson b. 3 Apr 1860, d. 14 Oct 1927
Mother*: Ann Runciman b. 19 Jun 1859, d. 17 Oct 1932

Family:

Elizabeth Moonie Whitton b. 9 Feb 1892, d. 28 Sep 1963
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David Paterson married Elizabeth Moonie Whitton, daughter of David Harris Whitton and Catherine Johnston, on 11 December 1914 at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1914, On the eleventh day of December at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed David Paterson, electrical engineer (corporal (City of Dundee Royal Engineers)), bachelor, aged 24, 37 High Street, Lochee, parents William Paterson, house furnisher, Annie Paterson ms Runciman; signed Elizabeth Whitton, yarn winder, spinster, aged 22, 19 Park Avenue, Dundee, parents David Harris Whitton, stone quarrier, Catherine Whitton ms Johnston; signed Wm May, St Luke's Parish, Lochee, Dundee, signed Robert S Paterson, witness, Mary Paterson, witness; registered 1914 December 14th at Lochee, signed John Robertson Nicoll registrar.5,6,7

Children:

David Whitton Hutton Paterson+ b. 7 May 1915, d. 29 May 1989
Anne Runciman Paterson b. 13 Dec 1916, d. 28 Sep 2004
Robert Sinclair Paterson+ b. 21 May 1918, d. 18 Jul 1991
Mary Maiden Paterson+ b. 23 Sep 1920, d. 15 Feb 2010

Citations

  1. [S6] From CPT [Aug 2010].
  2. [S6] Extract entry of birth under the 37th Sect. of 17 and 18 Vict. Cap. 80, extracted from the Register of Births of the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee this 15th day of July 1890 J Robertson jun Asst registrar; photocopy of original from CPT [Sept 2009].
  3. [S6] CPT [Mar 2011].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspaper Dundee Peoples Journal 1914 Dec 19[Sep 2016].
  5. [S25] Unknown author C Turnham, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn CPT.
  6. [S26] Unknown author Robert Whitton, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn www.robertwhitton.eu.
  7. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Original document: extracted from the register book of marriages for the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, 14th December 1914 [CPT Sept 2009].
  8. [S6] Carol (Paterson) Turnham [Sept 2009].
  9. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1944 Letters of Admin Bengal BL_BIND_L-AG-34-29-386-A_00109 [Sep 2016].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 1891 [Aug 2005].
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS 1901 [Aug 2005].
  12. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/05 011/00 004 [Jun 2011].