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Harriet Nicolson

F, #1764, b. between July 1837 and May 1838, d. after 18 August 1914
  • Birth*: Harriet Nicolson was born between July 1837 and May 1838 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Nicolson and Sarah Ann Henderson.
  • Married Name: As of 26 August 1859, her married name was Bruce.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Harriet Nicolson married James Bruce, son of Walter Bruce and Agnes Garland, on 26 August 1859 at Meadow Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; On the twenty-sixth day of August 1859 at Meadow Place Dundee - marriage (after banns) was solemnized between and according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, signed James Bruce, 22, John Street Dudhope Crescent Dundee, brass founder, bachelor, fath Walter Bruce falxdresser, moth Agnes Bruce ms Garland, and signed Harriet Nicolson, 20, Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee, powerloom weaver, spinster, fath Robert Nicolson blacksmith, moth Sarah Ann Nicoolson ms Henderson, signed John Rankin minister, John Smeaton witness, James Nicholson, George Nicholson, reg Dundee, 29th August 1859, Wm Fairweather registrar.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Harriet Nicolson died after 18 August 1914.

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Harriet Nicolson was listed in the 1841 census at George Place Joint Stock Building, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Robert Nicolson, 40, blacksmith, not this county; Sarah Nicolson, 35, England; Harriet Nicolson, 3, in this county.
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed in the 1851 census at 10 George Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Heriot Nicholson, daug, unm, 12, mill worker ... flax, Forfarshire Dundee; Sarah A Nicholson, wife, mar, 48, England - Robert thought to be in Monifieth (why?)
Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of James Bruce in the 1861 census at 45 Eglinton, Govan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. James Bruce, head, mar, 24, brass finisher, Forfarshire, Dundee; Harriet Bruce, wife, mar, 21, Forfarshire, Dundee; 2 rooms with windows. Sarah Ann Bruce were also listed in the household.
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of James Bruce in the 1871 census at 27 Ogilvies Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Bruce, head, mar, 33, brass founder finisher and preparer, Dundee; Harriet Bruce, wife, mar, 32, Dundee. Walter Garland Bruce, Sarah Ann Bruce, Agnes Garland Bruce and Harriet Nicholson Bruce were also listed in the household.
Spouse3 April 1881She was listed in the household of James Bruce in the 1881 census at 23 Ogilvies Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Bruce, head, mar, 44, assistant sanitary inspector, Dundee; Harriet Bruce, wife, mar, 42, Dundee; Robert Aitken, visitor, unm, 19, sailor, Auchenblae, Kincardine. Sarah Ann Bruce, Agnes Garland Bruce, Walter Garland Bruce and James Bruce were also listed in the household.
Spouse5 April 1891She was listed in the household of James Bruce in the 1891 census at 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James bruce, head, mar, 54, brass finisher & gasfitter, employed, Dundee; Harriot Bruce, wife, mar, 53, Dundee. Walter Garland Bruce, Sarah Ann Bruce and James Bruce were also listed in the household.
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of James Bruce in the 1901 census at 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Bruce, head, mar, 63, brass finisher, worker, Dundee; Harriet Bruce, wife, mar, 62, Dundee. Walter Garland Bruce were also listed in the household.
Last Edited: 30 Oct 2005

Parents:

Father*: Robert Nicolson b. 14 Aug 1799, d. 17 Nov 1863
Mother*: Sarah Ann Henderson b. c 1802, d. 8 Nov 1877

Family:

James Bruce b. c 1837, d. 12 Dec 1910
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Harriet Nicolson married James Bruce, son of Walter Bruce and Agnes Garland, on 26 August 1859 at Meadow Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; On the twenty-sixth day of August 1859 at Meadow Place Dundee - marriage (after banns) was solemnized between and according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, signed James Bruce, 22, John Street Dudhope Crescent Dundee, brass founder, bachelor, fath Walter Bruce falxdresser, moth Agnes Bruce ms Garland, and signed Harriet Nicolson, 20, Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee, powerloom weaver, spinster, fath Robert Nicolson blacksmith, moth Sarah Ann Nicoolson ms Henderson, signed John Rankin minister, John Smeaton witness, James Nicholson, George Nicholson, reg Dundee, 29th August 1859, Wm Fairweather registrar.

Children:

Sarah Ann Bruce b. 12 Sep 1860
Walter Garland Bruce b. 18 Jul 1862, d. 18 Aug 1914
Agnes Garland Bruce b. 2 Oct 1865, d. 20 Dec 1897
Harriet Nicholson Bruce b. 20 Feb 1868, d. 4 Jul 1877
James Bruce b. 26 Dec 1871