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John Lawson

M, #1481, b. circa 1873
  • Birth*: John Lawson was born circa 1873.
  • He was the son of David Lawson and Margaret Brodie.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Lawson married Jessie Worrall Nicholson, daughter of Robert Davidson Nicholson and Margaret Combs Sword, on 24 November 1897 at 1 Graham Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1897 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, 1897 on the 24th day of November at 1 Graham Place Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, John Lawson, butcher (jour) bachelor, 24, 4 William Street Forebank Dundee, fath David Lawson flesher (master), moth Margaret Lawson ms Brodie, and Jessie Nicholson, dressmaker, spinster, 19, 1 Graham Place, Dundee, fath Robert Davidson Nicholson, marine engineer, moth Margaret Nicholson ms Sword, signed H M Davidson St Andrews parish, John M Sturrock witness, Mary Nicholson witness, registered 1897 November 25th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.1

Census Events

Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jessie Worrall Nicholson in the 1901 census at 114 Hilltown, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John B Lawson, head, mar, 25, butcher, worker, Dundee; Jessie Lawson, wife, mar, 23, Dundee; 3 rooms with windows; also in the household were Margaret Lawson.2
Last Edited: 23 Feb 2013

Parents:

Father*: David Lawson b. c 1850
Mother*: Margaret Brodie b. c 1850

Family:

Jessie Worrall Nicholson b. 29 Jun 1878

Child:

Margaret Lawson b. c 1898

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriages 1897 St Andrew Dundee ref 345 [Nov 2004].
  2. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1901 Film ... GRO ref Vol 282-... Enum Dist ... page 7 [Jun 2006].