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Jessie Worrall Nicholson

F, #495, b. 29 June 1878
  • Birth*: Jessie Worrall Nicholson was born on 29 June 1878 at 11 Craigie Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1878 births in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee ref 892, 1878 June Twentyninth 2h 30m am 11 Craigie Street, female parents Robert Davidson Nicholson engine fitter journeyman and Margaret Nicholson ms Sword, married 1874 Aug 7th Dundee, signed Mrs Nicholson mother, registered 1878 July 1st at Dundee F MacDairmid registrar.1
  • She was the daughter of Robert Davidson Nicholson and Margaret Combs Sword.
  • Married Name: As of 24 November 1897, her married name was Lawson.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jessie Worrall Nicholson married John Lawson, son of David Lawson and Margaret Brodie, 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.2

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Margaret Combs Sword in the 1881 census at 61 Crescent Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Jessie Nicoslon, daug, aged 2, born Dundee; Margaret Nicolson, head, married, aged 27, born Dundee.3
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Margaret Combs Sword in the 1891 census at 48 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Jessie Nicolson, daug, aged 12, scholar, born Dundee; Margaret Nicolson, head, married, aged 37, housekeeper, born Dundee.4,5
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of John Lawson 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. Margaret Lawson were also listed in the household.6
Last Edited: 23 Feb 2013

Parents:

Father*: Robert Davidson Nicholson b. c 1853, d. 29 Dec 1924
Mother*: Margaret Combs Sword b. 4 Dec 1853, d. 1 Feb 1934

Family:

John Lawson b. c 1873
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jessie Worrall Nicholson married John Lawson, son of David Lawson and Margaret Brodie, 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.2

Child:

Margaret Lawson b. c 1898

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1878 St Andrew Dundee ref 892 [Nov 2004].
  2. [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].
  3. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census Film 0203487 GRO ref Vol 282-4 Enum Dist 17 page 28.
  4. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, Parish of Wallacetown, city of Dundee, book 21, page 38 [Jul 2004].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 21; Page: 39; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1891_94; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2011]
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1901 Film ... GRO ref Vol 282-... Enum Dist ... page 7 [Jun 2006].