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Susan Miller Shaw1

F, #11790, b. say 1814, d. before 28 February 1893
  • (Witness) Note for Web: Susan Miller Shaw and William Shaw Adamson, Nora Jane Campbell, John Alexander Shaw Adamson, Annie Peto Adamson and Brig-Gen John Harold Whitworth Becke was mentioned with John Adamson. Adamson, John (1813-93) of Careston Castle. Son of Capt. William Adamson of Dundee, born 1813. Owner of the Erichtside linen works at Blairgowrie. DL and JP for Angus. He married 9 April 1848 Susan Miller (d. 1851), daughter of Capt. William Shaw of Newhall and had issue:
    (1) William Shaw Adamson (1851-1936) (q.v.)
    In 1871 he purchased the Careston Castle estate. He made additions to the rear of the castle after 1880.
    He died 28 February 1893 and was buried at Careston.2
  • Birth*: Susan Miller Shaw was born say 1814.1
  • Married Name: As of say 1835, her married name was Adamson.1
  • Marriage*: She married John Adamson, son of William Adamson and Janet Chapman, say 1835.1
  • Death*: Susan Miller Shaw died before 28 February 1893.1
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse John Adamson died on 28 February 1893 at Careston Castle, Careston, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1893 deaths in the parish of Careston in the county of Forfar, ref 3; John Adamson of Careston landed proprietor widower of Susan Shaw, died 1893 February Twenty-Eighth 3h 55min pm Careston Castle Careston, male aged 79 years, parents William Adamson sea-captain whaler (dec) and Janet Adamson ms Chapman (dec) cause atheroma of bloodvessels, double pneumonia 4 days as cert by A McL Wedderburn MD, signed Wm Shaw Adamson son present, registered 1893 March 6th at Careston signed James Lowson registrar.1
Last Edited: 16 Apr 2015


John Adamson b. c 1813, d. 28 Feb 1893


William Shaw Adamson+2 b. 1851, d. 12 Mar 1936
John Alexander Shaw Adamson2 b. 1885, d. 1885
Annie Peto Adamson2 b. 24 Apr 1890, d. 4 Nov 1963


  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1893 Careston Forfarshire ref 277/00 0003 image held [Apr 2015].
  2. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://landedfamilies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/37-adamson-of-careston-castle-and.html [Apr 2015].