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Brig-Gen John Harold Whitworth Becke1

M, #11803, b. circa 1890, d. 1949
  • (Witness) Note for Web: Brig-Gen John Harold Whitworth Becke and Susan Miller Shaw, William Shaw Adamson, Nora Jane Campbell, John Alexander Shaw Adamson and Annie Peto Adamson 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.1
  • Birth*: Brig-Gen John Harold Whitworth Becke was born circa 1890.1
  • Marriage*: He married Annie Peto Adamson, daughter of John Adamson and Susan Miller Shaw, circa 1914.1
  • Death*: Brig-Gen John Harold Whitworth Becke died in 1949.1
Last Edited: 16 Apr 2015


  1. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://landedfamilies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/37-adamson-of-careston-castle-and.html [Apr 2015].