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Walter Garland Bruce

M, #1808, b. 18 July 1862, d. 18 August 1914
  • Birth*: Walter Garland Bruce was born on 18 July 1862 at Tradeston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of James Bruce and Harriet Nicolson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Walter Garland Bruce married Mary Ann Chalmers, daughter of John Hunter Chalmers and Mary Walker Shepherd, on 21 July 1893 at 41 Hill Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1893 marriages in the District of Arbroath in the County of Forfar; 1893 on the 21st day of July at 4 Hill Street Arbroath after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; Walter Garland Bruce gas fitter bachelor, 32, 35 Constitution Road Dundee, fath James Bruce assistant sanitary inspector, moth Henrietta Bruce ms Nicolson; Mary Ann Chalmers dressmaker spinster, 32, 4 Hill Street Arbroath, fath John Hunter Chalmers blacksmith, moth Mary Shepherd domestic servant (dec); signed John J M S... minister Arbroath, wit James Bruce & Bessie ..; reg 1893 July 24th at Arbroath ... registrar.
  • (Witness) Death: Walter Garland Bruce witnessed the death of Mary Ann Chalmers on 24 December 1896 at 9 Bell Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1896 deaths in the District of St Clement in the Burgh of Dundee; Mary Ann Bruce married to Walter Bruce gas inspector illegitimate; 1896 December 24th 6h 35m am 9 Bell Streeet Dundee, f, 34 years, fath John Chalmers blacksmith journeyman reputed father, moth Mary Shepherd domestic servant (dec), phthisis pulmonatis 1 year as cert by A James Duncan MD, inf Walter Bruce widower present; reg 1896 December 24th at Dundee John Mawhinney assist registrar.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Walter Garland Bruce witnessed the marriage of Alexander Peters and Sarah Ann Bruce on Wednesday, 21 February 1900 at 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1900 marriages in the District of St Clement in the Burgh of Dundee; 1900 on the 21st day of February at 35 Constitution Road Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Alexander Peters house painter master widower, 41, 35 Constitution Road Dundee, fath William Wishart Peters house pianter journeyman (dec), moth Elizabeth Peters ms Bullock (dec); Sarah Ann Bruce tobacconist spinster, 39, 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, fath James Bruce sanitary inspector, moth Harriet Bruce ms Nicholson; signed Richard Bell DD minister of Chapelshade parish, wit Walter G Bruce & Jeannie Peters; reg 1900 February 22nd at Dundee Alex Simpson registrar.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Walter Garland Bruce married Jane Alexander, daughter of Alexander Alexander and Helen Barrie, on 27 July 1905 at 2 Beach Lane... and Mussleburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland; 1905 marriages in the District of ... and Musselburgh in the County of Edinburgh; 1905 on the 27th day of July at 2 Beach Lane Musselburgh after banns according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland; Walter Garland Bruce gas meter inspector widower, 42, 35 Constitution Road Dundee, fath James Bruce assistant sanitary inspector, moth Harriet Bruce ms Nicholson; Jane Alexander domestic servant spinster, 38, 2 Beach Lane Musselburgh, fath Alexander Alexander tea merchant, moth Helen Alexander ms Barrie; signed James Durran minister ... St UF Ch Edinbro, wit John Watt Arnot & Lizzie Sinclair Breins; reg 1905 July 29th at Musselburgh Alex G R Neilson registrar.
  • (Witness) Death: Walter Garland Bruce witnessed the death of James Bruce 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.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Walter Garland Bruce died on 18 August 1914 at 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 52 1914 deaths in the District of St Clement in the Burgh of Dundee; Walter Garland Bruce gas inspector married to 1) Mary Ann Chalmers 2) Jane Alexander; 1914 August 18th 7h 30m am 35 Constitution Road Dundee, m, 52 years, fath James Bruce sanitary inspector (dec), moth Harriet Bruce ms Nicholson, cerebral thrombosis 5 days as cert by A M Stalker MD, inf Jane Bruce widow present; reg 1914 August 18th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar.

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of James Bruce and Harriet Nicolson in the 1871 census at 27 Ogilvies Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Walter G Bruce, son, 8, scholar, Glasgow; James Bruce, head, mar, 33, brass founder finisher and preparer, Dundee; Harriet Bruce, wife, mar, 32, Dundee.
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Bruce and Harriet Nicolson in the 1881 census at 23 Ogilvies Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Walter G Bruce, son, unm, 18, app plumber, Dundee; James Bruce, head, mar, 44, assistant sanitary inspector, Dundee; Harriet Bruce, wife, mar, 42, Dundee; Robert Aitken, visitor, unm, 19, sailor, Auchenblae, Kincardine.
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of James Bruce and Harriet Nicolson in the 1891 census at 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Walter G Bruce, son, unmar, 31, plumber, employed, Glasgow; James bruce, head, mar, 54, brass finisher & gasfitter, employed, Dundee; Harriot Bruce, wife, mar, 53, Dundee.
Member of Household31 March 1901He was listed as a member of the household of James Bruce and Harriet Nicolson in the 1901 census at 35 Constitution Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Walter G Bruce, son, widower, 38, plumber, worker, Glasgow; James Bruce, head, mar, 63, brass finisher, worker, Dundee; Harriet Bruce, wife, mar, 62, Dundee.
Last Edited: 24 Oct 2005

Parents:

Father*: James Bruce b. c 1837, d. 12 Dec 1910
Mother*: Harriet Nicolson b. bt Jul 1837 - May 1838, d. a 18 Aug 1914