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James Bruce

M, #1802, b. circa 1837, d. 12 December 1910
  • Birth*: James Bruce was born circa 1837.
  • He was the son of Walter Bruce and Agnes Garland.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Bruce married Harriet Nicolson, daughter of Robert Nicolson and Sarah Ann Henderson, 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.
  • (Witness) Death: James Bruce witnessed the death of Harriet Nicholson Bruce on 4 July 1877 at 23 Ogilvies Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; Harriet Nicholson Bruce, single, 1877 July 4th 8h 0m am, 23 Ogilvies Road Dundee, 9 years, fath James bruce brass fouder, moth Harriet Bruce, ms Nicholson, Tabes Mesenterica (tuberculosis of lymph glands inside the abdomen, ann illness of children caused by drinking milk from cows infected with tuberculosis. Now uncommon as milk is pasteurised) 4 months as cert by A James Duncan MD, signed James Bruce, father, present, reg 1877 July 5 at Dundee, Dav Scott registrar.
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Bruce died on 12 December 1910 at 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, James Bruce, sanitary officer (retired) married to Harriet Nicholson, 1910 December 12th 3h 15m am, 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, 73 years, fath Walter Bruce flaxdresser (dec), moth Agnes Bruce ms Garland (dec), senile debility 1 year ... pneumonia 14 days as cert by George H Miller MB, signed Walter G Bruce son 35 Constitution Road Dundee (present), reg 1910 December 12th at Dundee Geo B Simpson assist registrar.

Census Events

Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Harriet Nicolson 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; also in the household were Sarah Ann Bruce.
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Harriet Nicolson 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; also in the household were Walter Garland Bruce, Sarah Ann Bruce, Agnes Garland Bruce and Harriet Nicholson Bruce.
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Harriet Nicolson 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; also in the household were Sarah Ann Bruce, Agnes Garland Bruce, Walter Garland Bruce and James Bruce.
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Harriet Nicolson 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; also in the household were Walter Garland Bruce, Sarah Ann Bruce and James Bruce.
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Harriet Nicolson 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; also in the household were Walter Garland Bruce.
Last Edited: 17 Apr 2005

Parents:

Father*: Walter Bruce b. c 1810, d. a 1859
Mother*: Agnes Garland b. c 1810, d. a 1859

Family:

Harriet Nicolson b. bt Jul 1837 - May 1838, d. a 18 Aug 1914
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Bruce married Harriet Nicolson, daughter of Robert Nicolson and Sarah Ann Henderson, 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