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William Welsh Samson1,2

M, #10883, b. 13 June 1862, d. 7 December 1946
  • Birth*: William Welsh Samson was born on 13 June 1862 at Birkenbush Cottage, Oathlaw, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of John Samson and Susan Welsh.1
  • Marriage*: William Welsh Samson married Helen Grieve Allardice, daughter of James Allardice and Susan Bruce, on Friday, 31 December 1886 at Leys of Cossens, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1887 marriages in the parish of Glamis in the county of Forfar, ref 2, 1886 on the Thirty-First day of December at Leys of Cossens Glamis after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed William Samson journeyman joiner, 24, no 26 South Street Forfar, parents John Samson farmer and Susan Smason ms Welsh, and signed Helen Allardice house-keeper, 25, Leys of Cossens Glamis, parents James Allardic e pendicler and Susan Allardice ms Bruce (dec), signed John Stevenson minister od Glamis, signed George Allardice, Helen Anderson witnesses, regsitered 1887 January 5th ay Glamis Robert G Ross registrar.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Welsh Samson died on 7 December 1946 at Arbroath Infirmary, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 84 aged 84.4,2
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected by John Samson in 1889. Inscription reads Erected by John Samson in loving memory of his wife Susam Welsh died 4th April 1889 aged 55 years, and of their family David died 16th Aug 1870 aged 16 years, Betsy dies 15th Sep 1876 aged 19 years, James died 14th Nov 1869 aged 8 months, Jane died 26th Feb 1869 aged 3 years; also of his mother who died 25th Dec 1855 aged 47 years; The above John Samson died at Dundee 8th Sep 1904 aged 72 years; also Ethel K Samson his grand daughter died at Arbroath 22nd May 1910 aged 16 years, also Helen G Allardice his daughter in law died 6th Juuly 1935 aged 74 years; William W Samson son of John Samson died in Arbroath 7th Dec 1946 aged 84.4
    Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Samson and Susan Welsh in the 1871 census at 123 Castle Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Samson, son, 9, scholar, Oathlaw; John Samson, head, 38, labourer, Forfar, Susan Samson, wife, 37, Forfar.6
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Grieve Allardice in the 1901 census at 3 West Mary Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland. William W Samson, head, 39, grocer, Forfar; Helen G Samson, wife, 40, Kirriemuir; also in the household were William Welsh Samson, Nellie Dey Samson and Ethel Key Samson.7
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2015

Parents:

Father*: John Samson1 b. 1832, d. 8 Sep 1904
Mother*: Susan Welsh1 b. c 1834, d. 4 Apr 1889

Family:

Helen Grieve Allardice b. c 1861, d. 6 Jul 1935
  • Marriage*: William Welsh Samson married Helen Grieve Allardice, daughter of James Allardice and Susan Bruce, on Friday, 31 December 1886 at Leys of Cossens, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1887 marriages in the parish of Glamis in the county of Forfar, ref 2, 1886 on the Thirty-First day of December at Leys of Cossens Glamis after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed William Samson journeyman joiner, 24, no 26 South Street Forfar, parents John Samson farmer and Susan Smason ms Welsh, and signed Helen Allardice house-keeper, 25, Leys of Cossens Glamis, parents James Allardic e pendicler and Susan Allardice ms Bruce (dec), signed John Stevenson minister od Glamis, signed George Allardice, Helen Anderson witnesses, regsitered 1887 January 5th ay Glamis Robert G Ross registrar.3

Children:

William Welsh Samson7 b. 28 Jun 1888, d. 28 Apr 1988
Nellie Dey Samson+7 b. 19 Sep 1889, d. 5 Apr 1982
Ethel Key Samson7 b. 19 Jun 1893, d. 22 May 1910

Citations

  1. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [April 2014].
  2. [S40] CM [Mar 2014].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriage 1886 Glamis Forfarshire, 289/00 0002 [April 2014].
  4. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC Newmonthill Cemetery [4 May 2014].
  5. PCC photograph [May 2014]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 15; Page: 6; Line: 5; Roll: CSSCT1871_55. 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. [April 2014]
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Arbroath; ED: 2; Page: 32; Line: 18; Roll: CSSCT1901_85. 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. [April 2014]