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William Douglas Robertson

M, #3683, b. 3 April 1873, d. 25 April 1936
  • Birth*: William Douglas Robertson was born on 3 April 1873 at Springbank, Alyth, Perthshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of John Robertson and Isabella Wallace.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Douglas Robertson married Amelia Jane Turnbull on 17 February 1899 at 4 South Methven Street, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland; MARRIAGE 1899 District of Perth. County Perth. 17 February 1899. 4 South Methven Street, Perth. After Banns and Publication According to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church. Wm.D. ROBERTSON (Blacksmith). Bachelor. Aged 25. Residing
    Balbirnie Parish of Ruthven. Son of John ROBERTSON (Ploughman) and Isa Bell ROBERTSON ms WALLACE. Married Emily TURNBULL (Dressmaker). Spinster. Aged 23. Residing 4 South Methven Street, Perth. Daughter of James TURNBULL (Blacksmith) deceased and Ann TURNBULL ms BRODIE. Witnesses: John ROBERTSON and Mary Ann
    TURNBULL.1,2
  • (Informant) Death: William Douglas Robertson registered the death of John Robertson on 8 March 1903 at Newton, Airlie, Forfarshire, Scotland; DEATH 1903; Parish of Airlie. County Forfar.
    John ROBERTSON (Farm Servant). Married to Isabel WALLACE. Died 8 March 1903 at 3:15am at Newton. Aged 73. Son of Andrew ROBERTSON (Farm Servant) deceased and Janet ROBERTSON ms CATNACH deceased. Cause: Pneumonia (20 days). Senile Decay. Certified by Joseph SILLARS M.B.C.M. Registered 9 March 1903 at Airlie. Informant William ROBERTSON. Son.1
  • (Informant) Death: William Douglas Robertson registered the death of Amelia Jane Turnbull on 8 March 1906 at Blackhill, Airlie, Forfarshire, Scotland; Parish of Airlie. County Forfar.
    Emily Jane Berry ROBERTSON or TURNBULL. Married to William ROBERTSON (Blacksmith). Died 8 March 1906 at
    11:30pm at Blackhill, Airlie. Aged 30. Daughter of James TURNBULL (Blacksmith) deceased and Ann TURNBULL ms
    BRODIE deceased. Cause: Capillary Bronchitis (10 days). Certified by Joseph SILLARS M.B.C.M. Registered 10 March
    1906 at Airlie. Informant William ROBERTSON. Widower. Present.1
  • (Witness) Death: William Douglas Robertson witnessed the death of Isabella Wallace on 18 February 1912 at Blackhill, Parish of Airlie, Forfarshire, Scotland; DEATH 1912, Parish of Airlie. County Forfar.
    Isabella ROBERTSON. Widow of John ROBERTSON (Farm Servant). Died 18 February 1912 at 1:30am at Blackhill,
    Airlie. Aged 69. Daughter of Thomas WALLACE (Farmer) deceased and Elizabeth WALLACE ms ESPL1N deceased. Cause: Carcinoma of Breast (Some years). Certified by Joseph SILLARS M.B.C.M. Registered 19 February 1912 at Airlie. Informant William ROBERTSON. Son. Residing Blackhill, Airlie. Present.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Douglas Robertson died on 25 April 1936 at Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland, at age 63.3

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Robertson and Isabella Wallace in the 1881 census at Pitmudie Cottage, Lintrathen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Robertson, son, 8, scholar, Alyth; John Robertson, head, mar, 50, ag lab, Lintrathen; Isabella Robertson, wife, mar, 39, labourers wife, Lintrathen.1,4
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Amelia Jane Turnbull in the 1901 census at Blackhill Smithy, Airlie, Forfarshire, Scotland. William, head, mar, 28, blacksmith, employer, Alyth; Emily, wife, 26, Tannadice; Annie Turnbull, niece, 13, Tannadice; also in the household were Isabella Wallace, Ann Brodie Robertson and Mary Annand Robertson.1
Last Edited: 28 Aug 2015

Parents:

Father*: John Robertson b. 14 Jan 1830, d. 8 Mar 1903
Mother*: Isabella Wallace b. 23 Mar 1842, d. 18 Feb 1912

Family:

Amelia Jane Turnbull b. 1875, d. 8 Mar 1906
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Douglas Robertson married Amelia Jane Turnbull on 17 February 1899 at 4 South Methven Street, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland; MARRIAGE 1899 District of Perth. County Perth. 17 February 1899. 4 South Methven Street, Perth. After Banns and Publication According to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church. Wm.D. ROBERTSON (Blacksmith). Bachelor. Aged 25. Residing
    Balbirnie Parish of Ruthven. Son of John ROBERTSON (Ploughman) and Isa Bell ROBERTSON ms WALLACE. Married Emily TURNBULL (Dressmaker). Spinster. Aged 23. Residing 4 South Methven Street, Perth. Daughter of James TURNBULL (Blacksmith) deceased and Ann TURNBULL ms BRODIE. Witnesses: John ROBERTSON and Mary Ann
    TURNBULL.1,2

Children:

Ann Brodie Robertson b. 26 Nov 1899
Mary Annand Robertson b. 31 Mar 1901
John Robertson b. 13 Nov 1902, d. 19 Sep 1980

Citations

  1. [S40] From LW [Sept 2007].
  2. [S40] From JEH [Aug 2012].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/29476712/person/12183989833 [name = RobertsonJ37 Aug 2011].
  4. [S30] LDS 1881 Census confirmed Sept 2007 - FHL film 0203494; GRO ref vol 302; EnumDist 4 page 1.