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Alexander Young Dickson

M, #5653, b. 25 May 1899, d. 9 January 1957
Alexander Young Dickson c1940s
Annie (Boag, Coonie) Dickson and Alexander Y Dickson c1954
Alexander Y Dickson c1954
  • Birth*: Alexander Young Dickson was born on 25 May 1899 at 7 Bernard Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1899 births in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee; ref 380; Alexander Young Dickson, 1899 May twenty fifth 3h 0m am 7 Bernard Street Dundee; m; John Dickson calendar worker Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus m 1888 January 2nd Dundee; inf Eliza Dickson mother; reg 1899 June 6th at Dundee D Young assistant registrar initialled TYM (T Y Miller registrar.)1
  • He was the son of John Dickson and Eliza Jane McManus.
  • (Witness) Photograph: Alexander Young Dickson is in this photograph taken circa 1913 along with John Dickson, Eliza Jane McManus, Eliza Jane Dickson, Euphemia Dickson, John Dickson, Margaret Chalmers Dickson, David Marr Dickson, James D Dickson, Peter Buick Dickson and Martin Fraser Dickson.2
    Dickson family : Standing L-R David Marr (b1901), Euphemia (b1891), John (b1893), Margaret Chalmers (b1896), Eliza Jane (b1888), Alexander Young (b1899)
    Seated on chairs : John Dickson (b1869), Eliza Jane McManus (b1869)
    Seated at front : Peter Buick (b1906), James D (b1904), Martin Fraser (b1908)
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Young Dickson married Mary Keith Paterson Johnston, daughter of John Findlay Paterson and Euphemia Stewart Johnston, on 23 August 1919 at 27 Bank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1919 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 451; 1919 on the 23rd day of August at 27 Bank Street Dundee by declaration in the presence of John Dickson millworker and Helen Reid Small jute spinner, signed Alexander Y Dickson jute mill oiler bachelor, 20, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Dickson callander worker, moth Elizabeth Jane Dickson ms McManus, Mary J Paterson jute preparer spinster, 18, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Paterson baker journeyman, moth Euphemia Paterson ms Stewart (dec), warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated August 23rd 1919, reg 1919 August 25th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar. Stamped Divorce reg corr entries vol 19 # 102 (162?)3
  • (Resident) Voters Register*: Alexander Young Dickson was listed at the same address as Alexander Young Dickson and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston in 1931 at 2 Small's Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; Small's Lane, ref 4968, 2, A, Dickson, Alexander; ref 5969, 2,A, Dickson, Mrs Mary.4
  • Newspaper Article*: Alexander Young Dickson and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston were mentioned in a newspaper article Dundee Courier
    DUNDEE AND FIFE DIVORCES
    Decree of Divorce was granted in the Court of Session on Saturday in the following undefended actions:-
    ...
    Alexander Dickson, calender worker, 27 Isles Lane, Dundee, against Mary Paterson or Dickson, 40 Guthrie Street, Dundee on 1 July 1940.5
  • (Divorcee) Divorce*: Alexander Young Dickson and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston were divorced in 1941; (Poor) Alexander Dickson v Mary Paterson or Dickson & another: Divorce.6
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Young Dickson married Annie Boag in 1941 at St Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.7
  • (Deceased) Death*: Alexander Young Dickson died on 9 January 1957 at 22 Kerrs Lane, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 57 1957 deaths in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 005; Alexander Young Dickson jute mill worker (calender) married to 1) Mary Patterson and 2) Annie Boag or Cooney died 1957 January 9th 3h 30m AM at 22 Kerrs Lane Dundee aged 57 years; father John Dickson jute calender worker (deceased); mother Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus (deceased); coronary thrombosis as certified by C J C Hinnricks MBChB; informant Annie Dickson widow; registered 1957 January 9th at Lochee A C Marshall registrar.8
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected in September 1915 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Inscription reads In memory of Martin F Dickson who died 6th Sept 1915 aged 7 years, also David M Dickson who died 28th Feby 1916 aged 14 years, and their mother Eliza Jane McManus beloved wife of John Dickson who died 14th March 1939 aged 80 years, also Spr James Dickson RE killed in Bari Italy 9th April 1945 aged 41 years husband of Isabella Millar, also John Dickson who died 12th April 1954 aged 84 years, and their son Alex beloved husband of Annie Boag who died 9th January 1957 aged 57 years.9
    Headstone Dundee Balgay, Martin Fraser Dickson 1915

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of John Dickson and Eliza Jane McManus in the 1901 census at 22 Millar's Wynd, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Dickson, son, 1, Forfarshire, Dundee; John Dickson, head, mar, 32, jute callendar worker, worker, Forfarshire, Dundee; Eliza Jane Dickson, wife, mar, 33, Edinburgh; 2 rooms with windows.10
Member of Household2 April 1911They was listed as a member of the household of John Dickson and Eliza Jane McManus in the 1911 census at 40 Taylors Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander, son, 11, at school, b Dundee; John Dickson, head, 41, married, jute calander worker, b Dundee; Eliza J Dickson, wife, 41, married 23 years, 10 children born, 9 still living, b Edinburgh; 2 rooms with windows, 10 people in household.11
Last Edited: 1 May 2017

Parents:

Father*: John Dickson b. 27 May 1869, d. 12 Apr 1954
Mother*: Eliza Jane McManus b. 24 May 1869, d. 14 Mar 1939

Family:

Mary Keith Paterson Johnston b. 24 Mar 1902, d. 28 Dec 1978
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Alexander Young Dickson married Mary Keith Paterson Johnston, daughter of John Findlay Paterson and Euphemia Stewart Johnston, on 23 August 1919 at 27 Bank Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1919 marriages in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 451; 1919 on the 23rd day of August at 27 Bank Street Dundee by declaration in the presence of John Dickson millworker and Helen Reid Small jute spinner, signed Alexander Y Dickson jute mill oiler bachelor, 20, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Dickson callander worker, moth Elizabeth Jane Dickson ms McManus, Mary J Paterson jute preparer spinster, 18, 1 Lowdens Alley Dundee, fath John Paterson baker journeyman, moth Euphemia Paterson ms Stewart (dec), warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Forfarshire dated August 23rd 1919, reg 1919 August 25th at Dundee Alex Buchan registrar. Stamped Divorce reg corr entries vol 19 # 102 (162?)3
  • (Divorcee) Divorce*: Alexander Young Dickson and Mary Keith Paterson Johnston were divorced in 1941; (Poor) Alexander Dickson v Mary Paterson or Dickson & another: Divorce.6

Children:

John Gow Dickson+ b. 19 Dec 1923, d. 11 May 2016
Eliza Jane McManus Dickson+ b. May 1925, d. 22 Dec 2013

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held statutory births 282/01 0380; [Feb 2008].
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, DLM [April 2017].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image heldGROS 1919 St Clement 0451 [Aug 2005].
  4. [S16] Voters' List for Dundee, (DCC Central Library Local History) [May 2010].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers & Periodicals collection [April 2017].
  6. [S41] Website National Archives of Scotland online (http://195.153.34.9/onlinecatalogue/) ref CS258 Court of Session: Unextracted Processes, 4th arrangement 1935-1994; ref CS258/6658 [Mar 2011].
  7. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, image not available GROS ref 282/02 0274 [Oct 2009].
  8. [S11] DCC Registry Office: 1957 Dundee Lochee 5 [Dundee Registrars Office Mar 2002], Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  9. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC [Feb 2002].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), census 1901 2/5/01 009/01 046.
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/01 017/00 017 [Apr 2011].