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Margaret Rae Kinnear

F, #6777, b. 1901, d. 1981
Last Edited: 18 Jun 2020


Father*: William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter b. 18 Aug 1860, d. 14 Jun 1910
Mother*: Jane McCraw1 b. c 1863
  • Name Variation: As of 1901, Margaret Rae Kinnear was also known as Marjory.
  • Name Variation: As of circa 1918, Margaret Rae Kinnear was also known as Daisy.
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of Albert George Paton town clerk and Elizabeth Phillip Kinnear drapers assistant on Thursday, 10 April 1919 at 8A King Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1919 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 109; 1919 on the Tenth day of April at 8 A King Street Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; signed Albert George Paton depute toen clerk & regismental quartermaster sergeant 4th battallion Royal Scots Fusiliers bachelor aged 29, residing West Plean Stirling presently in Germany, parents Walter Paton chaffeur and Lizzie Paton ms Graham; signed Elizabeth Philp Kinnear drapers assistant spinster aged 25, residing 8 A King Street Dundee, parents William Fyffe Kinner newspaper reporter (dec) and Jane Webster Kinnear ms McCraw; signed Robert Prenter minister of St Marks parish Dundee, margaret Rae Kinnear, William [George ...]; registered 1919 April 11th at Dundee signed JAs Murray registrar.4
  • Married Name: As of 21 December 1923, her married name was Paterson.
  • (Witness) Obituary: Margaret Rae Kinnear was mentioned in the Obituary of Robert Sinclair Paterson on 10 June 1970. Mr Robert S. Paterson dead: Mr Robert S. Paterson, 3a Norwood Terrace, Dundee, died last night in Dundee Royal Infirmary.
    Until his retiral a few years ago, Mr Paterson owned R. Kilpatrick & Co., Ltd., the electrical contracting and refrigeration firm at 5 Albert Square.
    For 19 years until 1939 he was with the Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation. He became the corporation's sales manager.
    Before going to India he worked with Dundee Corporation.
    When he returned to Dundee Mr Paterson became general manager of R. Kilpatrick & Co. He took over the business in 1953.
    Mr Paterson was an A.M.I.E.E.
    Junior Footballer
    Before he went to India he played football for Arnot as a junior and turned out a few times for Dundee F.C. He also played football in Calcutta.
    During the first world war he was C.Q.M.S. with the City of Dundee Royal Engineers and was decorated.
    Mr Paterson was a member of Balgay Bowling Club. A past-president of the club, he was also a past-president of the ex-presidents' association.
    Mr Paterson, who was a Rotarian, was a member of St John's (Cross) Church.
    He is survived by his wife and his son and daughter.
    His son is Mr Ian Paterson the well-known singer and actor, and his daughter Margaret is the wife of Dr G.W. Johnston, Aberdeen.5
    [memo : A.M.I.E.E. = Associate Member of Institution of Electricial Engineers. C.Q.M.S. = Company Quartermaster Sergeant]

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter and Jane McCraw in the 1901 census at 21 Scott Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; William F     Kinnear     Head     Married     Male     40     1861     Newspaper Repoter     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Jane     Kinnear     Wife     Married     Female     37     1864     -     Lochee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Charles     Kinnear     Son     Single     Male     13     1888     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Jane     Kinnear     Daughter     Single     Female     11     1890     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
John     Kinnear     Son     -     Male     9     1892     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Elizabeth     Kinnear     Daughter     -     Female     7     1894     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
George     Kinnear     Son     -     Male     4     1897     -     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Margaret R     Kinnear     Daughter     -     Female     0     1901     -     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland.6


Robert Sinclair Paterson b. 8 Aug 1893, d. 9 Jun 1970


Ian Robert Paterson BSc, LRAM b. 28 Jul 1926, d. 21 Jun 2008


  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Death Aberdeen 1981 ref 302/ 328 no image [Jun 2020].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) via various trees [Jun 2020].
  3. [S6] From CPT [Sept 2009] & CPT handwritten tree [Sept 2010].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory marriage 1919 Dundee St Andrew ref 282/ 3, image held [Oct 2020].
  5. [S40] Newspaper cutting from Courier & Advertiser - from CPT [July 2011].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    21, Scott Street, Dundee, Liff & Benvie, Lochee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].