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David William Duncan Adamson

M, #8500, b. 24 May 1864, d. 2 March 1959
  • Birth*: David William Duncan Adamson was born on 24 May 1864 at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of David Adamson and Isabella Duncan.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: David William Duncan Adamson married Margaret Robertson, daughter of John Robertson and Elizabeth Peebles, on 25 December 1889 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; 1889 marriages in the parish of Blairgowrie in the county of Perth, ref 24, 1889 on the Twenty-fifth day of December at Blairgowrie after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, signed David Adamson ironmonger bachelor aged 25 residing Bank Street Blairgowrie, parents David Adamson retired farmer and Isabella Adamson ms Duncan (dec); and signed Maggie Robertson domestic servant spinster aged 26 residing Bank Street Blairgowrie, parents John Robertson seaman (dec and Elizabeth Robertson ms Peebles (dec); signed John Baxter DD minister of First Free Church Blairgowrie, signed David Leslie, Grace Robertson witnesses; registered 1889 Decr 2_ at Blairgowrie signed Robert Reid registrar.2,3
  • (Informant) Birth: David William Duncan Adamson registered the birth of David Adamson on 15 February 1890 at Perth Road, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; 1890 births in the parish of Blairgowrie in the county of Perth, ref 9, David Adamson, 1890 February Fifteenth 10h 30m pm Perth Road Blairgowrie, male, parents David Adamson ironmonger and Maggie Adamson ms Robertson, m 1889 Decr 25th Blairgowrie, signed David Adamson father present, registered 1890 March 5th at Blairgowrie signed Robert Reid regsitrar.4,5
  • Photograph*: David William Duncan Adamson is in this photograph taken circa 1930.6
    from FB contributor ES to Blairgowrie and Rattray Memories [April 2018]
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Margaret Robertson on 5 April 1939 at Adylinn, Newton Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; 1939 deaths in the district of Blairgowrie in the county of Perth, ref 32; Margaret Adamson married to David William Duncan Adamson ironmonger retired; 1939 April 5th 5h 30m am Adylinn, Newton Street Blairgowrie; female aged 75 years, parents John Robertson ship carpenter (dec) & Elizabeth Robertson ms Peebles (dec); cause diabetes mellitus coma as cert by Wm Shaw MBChB; signed David W D Adamson widower present; registered 1939 April 5th at Rattray signed Margaret I Neish assit registrar, initialled COS Neish.7
  • (Deceased) Death*: David William Duncan Adamson died on 2 March 1959 at Adylinn, Newton Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland, at age 94 1959 deaths in the district of Blairgowrie in the county of Perth, ref 15, David William Duncan Adamson ironmonger master, widower of Margaret Robertson, 1959 March Second 7h 15m pm Adylinn Newton Street Blairgowrie, male aged 94 years, parents David Adamson weaver (dec) and Isabella Adamson ms Duncan (dec), cause cardio vascular degeneration as cert by W Shaw MBChB, signed David Adamson son present, registered 1959 March 3rd at Rattery signed Margaret I Neish interim registrar.8,9

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871He was listed as a member of the household of David Adamson and Isabella Duncan in the 1871 census at Crofthead, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. David W S Adamson, son, 6, scholar, Kirriemuir; David Adamson, head, 53, packer of linen, Kirriemuir; Isabella Adamson, wife, 46, Cortachy.10
Member of Household3 April 1881He was listed as a member of the household of David Adamson in the 1881 census at 48 Denhead, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. David W D Adamson, son, unm, 16, ironmongers app, Kirriemuir; David Adamson, head, wid, 64, retired packer, Kirriemuir.11
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 9 High Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. David Adamson, head, 27, ironmonger & seedsman, b Kirriemuir; Margaret R Adamson, wife, 27, b Blairgowrie Perthshire; also in the household was David Adamson.12
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Robertson in the 1901 census at 31 Croft Lane, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. David Adamson, head, 36, ironmonger, b Kirriemuir; Margaret Adamson, wife, 37, b Blairgowrie Perthshire; also in the household were David Adamson, Elizabeth Peebles Adamson, John Robertson Adamson, Isobel Duncan Adamson, Margaret Robertson Adamson and Catherine I Gillooby.13
Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Robertson in the 1911 census at Adylinn, Newton Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. David Adamson, head, aged 46, ironmonger, employer, b Kirriemuir; Margaret not at home; also in the household were David Adamson, Elizabeth Peebles Adamson, John Robertson Adamson, Isobel Duncan Adamson, Margaret Robertson Adamson and Mary Young.14
Last Edited: 28 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: David Adamson b. 3 Apr 1817, d. 13 Sep 1900
Mother*: Isabella Duncan b. 5 May 1824, d. 10 Feb 1879

Family:

Margaret Robertson b. 6 Aug 1863, d. 5 Apr 1939
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Margaret Robertson, daughter of John Robertson and Elizabeth Peebles, on 25 December 1889 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland; 1889 marriages in the parish of Blairgowrie in the county of Perth, ref 24, 1889 on the Twenty-fifth day of December at Blairgowrie after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, signed David Adamson ironmonger bachelor aged 25 residing Bank Street Blairgowrie, parents David Adamson retired farmer and Isabella Adamson ms Duncan (dec); and signed Maggie Robertson domestic servant spinster aged 26 residing Bank Street Blairgowrie, parents John Robertson seaman (dec and Elizabeth Robertson ms Peebles (dec); signed John Baxter DD minister of First Free Church Blairgowrie, signed David Leslie, Grace Robertson witnesses; registered 1889 Decr 2_ at Blairgowrie signed Robert Reid registrar.2,3

Children:

  • Note for Web*: David William Duncan Adamson Had an ironmonger's business circa 1885 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.15

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C112991 [Jun 2009].
  2. [S40] Statutory Marriages 1889 Blairgowrie 335/00 0024 from JMcK [Aug 2013].
  3. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), image held: 1889 statutory marriages335/00 0024; [Sep 2007].
  4. [S40] Statutory Births 1890 Blairgowrie 335/00 0009 from JMcK [Aug 2013].
  5. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutiry Births 1890 Blairgowrie 335/00 0009 [Aug 2013].
  6. [S40] From FB contributor ES to Blairgowrie and Rattray Memories [April 2018].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1939 Blairgowrie 335/00 0032 image held [Nov 2014].
  8. [S40] Statutory Deaths 1959 Blairgowrie 335/00 0015 from JMcK [Aug 2013].
  9. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1959 Blairgowrie 335/00 0015 [Aug 2013].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 2; Page: 7; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1871_56. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
    Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2013]
  11. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203494 GRO ref vol 299 enum 1 page 9; [Jun 2009].
  12. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Blairgowrie; ED: 6; Page: 1; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1891_108 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Nov 2014]
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Blairgowrie; ED: 5; Page: 23; Line: 5; Roll: CSSCT1901_116 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Nov 2014]
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1911 Blairgowrie 335/00 003/00 014 image held [Nov 2014].
  15. [S40] JMcK [Aug 2013].