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John Gow Dickson

M, #5510, b. 19 December 1923, d. 11 May 2016
John Gow Dickson June 2010
  • Birth*: John Gow Dickson was born on 19 December 1923 at St Mary & St Peter, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of Alexander Young Dickson and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston.
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1933, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston at at 19 Canon Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.2
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1935, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston at at 119 Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.2
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1937, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston at at 10 Airlie Terrace, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.2
  • (Resident) Address: As of circa 1939, John Gow Dickson was living with Mary Keith Paterson Johnston at at 40 Guthrie Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; During the earlier years (pre 1939) Mary and family moved house about every two years – and always in May. But during the war they stayed in Guthrie Street and it was while they were there that Margaret remembers her uncles visiting her mother.3
  • Anecdote*: Johnny was in the Navy.4
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Gow Dickson married Williamina Forbes Caithness in 1944 at Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.5
  • (Informant) Death: John Gow Dickson registered the death of John Dickson on 1 February 1947 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1947 deaths in the ..; ref 98; John Dickson, 1947 February first 1h 40m am Royal Infirmary ur 5 Lundie Avenue Dundee; m, 1 year 8 months; John Gow Dickson electrical engineer Williamina Forbes Dickson ms Caithness; meningitis as cert by Leticia Bruce MBChB; John Gow Dickson father; reg 1947 February 1st at Dundee A C Marshall assist registrar Hl registrar.6
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Gow Dickson died on 11 May 2016 at Newport-on-Tay, Fife, Scotland, at age 92.7
  • Newspaper Article*: He was mentioned in a newspaper article Originally printed on May 14, 2016 in the Dundee Courier.
    Viewed by 16 Visitors.
    DICKSON Peacefully, at Craighead Care Home, Newport-on-Tay, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, John (Johnny), retired Newport hotelier,
    beloved husband of the late Mina, dear dad of Billy, Brian, Alan and Joan, father-in-law of Sheila, Roslyn, Jacqueline, Fran and Phil, a much
    loved grandad, great-grandad and great-great-grandad. Funeral service in Newport Parish Church on Thursday, May 19, at 2.15 p.m., to
    which all family and friends are respectfully invited, thereafter to Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, arriving at 3.30 p.m. on 14 May 2016 at Dundee Courier.8
Last Edited: 13 Oct 2016

Parents:

Father*: Alexander Young Dickson b. 25 May 1899, d. 9 Jan 1957
Mother*: Mary Keith Paterson Johnston b. 24 Mar 1902, d. 28 Dec 1978

Family:

Williamina Forbes Caithness b. c 1921, d. 2000

Child:

John Dickson b. Jun 1945, d. 1 Feb 1947

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/01 1055 [Feb 2010].
  2. [S6] From MNMD [Sept 2009].
  3. [S6] MNMD [Sept 2009].
  4. [S6] MNMD [Jan 2009].
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/04 0042 [Feb 2010].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held: statutory deaths 282/02 0098 [Jan 2009].
  7. [S6] PCC via MNMD [May 2016].
  8. [S20] Unknown author, 'article', Dundee Courier & Advertiser, unknown date (DC Thomson, unknown repository reference) Originally printed on May 14, 2016 in the Dundee Courier [May 2016].