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Margaret Chalmers

F, #5785, b. circa 1845, d. 19 January 1902
  • Name Variation: As of 9 January 1844, Margaret Chalmers was also known as Chambers.1
  • Birth*: She was born circa 1845 at Ireland; estim from other records.2
  • She was the daughter of Robert Chalmers and Margaret Young.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Chalmers married Alexander Dickson, son of James Dickson and Sarah Conlin, on 7 March 1864 at St Mary Magdalene's Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1864 marriages in the 2nd district of burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar, ref 89, 1864 on the seventh day of March at St Mary Magdalene's Church, Dundee After Banns According to the forms of the Scottish Episcopal Church; signed Alexander Dixon, shoemaker, bachelor, aged 20, residing Ritchies Land, Cowden Knowes, parents James Dickson, sheeting weaver & Sarah Dickson ms Connolly; signed by mark Margaret Chalmers, her X mark (Witness : David Greig, Helen Jamieson), millworker, spinster, aged 19, Ritchies Land, Cowden Knowes, parents Robert Chalmers, linen weaver (deceased), Margaret Chalmers ms Young (deceased), signed David Greig, offg Priest, signed Robert Wright, Helen Jamieson witnesses, registered 1864 March 19th, Dundee, Alex Leask, registrar.3,4,5
  • Married Name: As of 7 March 1864, her married name was Dickson.6
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Alexander Dickson died on 4 October 1897 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1897 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee; ref 580; Alexander Dickson shoemaker journy married to Margaret Chalmers; 1897 October fourth 9h 50m pm Royal Infirmary Dundee ur 36 Lowdens Alley Hawkhill; m 54 years; James Dickson linen weaver (dec) Sarah Dickson ms Conlin (dec); aortic disease, syncope as cert by Gregor Lawrence MBCM; John Dickson son 17 Lawrence Street; reg 1897 October 5th at Dundee Thos Meek assist registrar.7
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Chalmers died on 19 January 1902 at 20 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, 1902 deaths in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 25; Margaret Dickson widow of Alexander Dickson shoemaker journeyman; female aged 68 years; parents James Chambers labourer (dec), Margaret Chambers ms Young (dec); cause pneumonia 6 days as cert by W E Foggie MB.; informant John Dickson son 7 Union Place, present; registered 1902 January 20 at Dundee T Y Miller registrar.8

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Joseph Allan and Sarah McKilrick in the 1861 census at Stenarts Ld, Ryehill Lane, Liff & Benvie, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Chalmers, lodger, 16, mill worker, b Ireland; Joseph Allan, head, 55, weaver, b Ireland; Sarah Allan, wife, Ireland.9
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Alexander Dickson in the 1871 census at 101 Hawkhill, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Dixon, head, mar, 26, shoemaker, Ireland; Margaret Dixon, wife, mar, 25, Ireland; 1 room with window. James Dickson and John Dickson were also listed in the household.10,11
Spouse4 April 1881She was listed in the household of Alexander Dickson in the 1881 census at 9 Bernard Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Alexander Dickson, head, mar, 38, shoemaker, Ireland; Margaret Dickson, wife, mar, 39, Ireland. James Dickson, John Dickson, Alexander Dickson, Margaret Dickson, Sarah Dickson, Mary Ann Dickson, Agnes Dickson, Alexander McKenzie, James Dickson and Sarah Conlin were also listed in the household.12,13,14
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Dickson in the 1891 census at 26 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; Alexr Dickson, head, mar, 47, boot maker, employed, Ireland; Margaret Dickson, wife, mar, 48, jute winder, employed, Ireland; 3 rooms with windows.15,16
Head of Household31 March 1901She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 16 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Margaret Dickson, head, 58, lowmill, Dundee; also in the household was Nancy Dickson, Helen Dickson, John Wallace and John Rogan.17
Last Edited: 10 May 2017

Parents:

Father*: Robert Chalmers b. c 1823, d. b 1864
Mother*: Margaret Young b. c 1824, d. b 1864

Family:

Alexander Dickson b. 3 Sep 1843, d. 4 Oct 1897
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Margaret Chalmers married Alexander Dickson, son of James Dickson and Sarah Conlin, on 7 March 1864 at St Mary Magdalene's Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1864 marriages in the 2nd district of burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar, ref 89, 1864 on the seventh day of March at St Mary Magdalene's Church, Dundee After Banns According to the forms of the Scottish Episcopal Church; signed Alexander Dixon, shoemaker, bachelor, aged 20, residing Ritchies Land, Cowden Knowes, parents James Dickson, sheeting weaver & Sarah Dickson ms Connolly; signed by mark Margaret Chalmers, her X mark (Witness : David Greig, Helen Jamieson), millworker, spinster, aged 19, Ritchies Land, Cowden Knowes, parents Robert Chalmers, linen weaver (deceased), Margaret Chalmers ms Young (deceased), signed David Greig, offg Priest, signed Robert Wright, Helen Jamieson witnesses, registered 1864 March 19th, Dundee, Alex Leask, registrar.3,4,5

Children:

James Dickson+ b. 17 Nov 1864
Helen Dickson b. 3 Feb 1867, d. 3 Feb 1867
John Dickson+ b. 27 May 1869, d. 12 Apr 1954
Alexander Dickson b. 31 Jul 1871
Margaret Dickson b. c 1874
Sarah Dickson b. c 1876
Mary Ann Dickson+ b. c 1878
Agnes Dickson b. c Aug 1880
Helen Dickson+ b. c 1882
Nancy Dickson b. c 1885

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C70004-1 496723 [Jul 2011].
  2. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), calc from 1881 census.
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M112821 [16 Feb 2002].
  4. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Marriages 1864 Dundee 2nd District 0089; DCC Registrar [17 Mar 2002], Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  5. [S64] GROS Statutory Marriage: GROS Statutory Marriages 1864 Dundee 2nd Distrtict 282/02 0089 [May 2010], General Record Office of Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  6. [S64] GROS Statutory Marriage: DCC Registrar 17 Mar 2002.
  7. [S50] GROS Statutory Death: GROS Statutory Deaths 1897 Dundee St Mary 282/02 0580 [Feb 2009], General Record Office of Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  8. [S50] GROS Statutory Death: GROS statutory deaths 282/01 0025 [Oct 2010].
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Liff and Benvie; ED: 29; Page: 21; Line: 14; Roll: CSSCT1861_41; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2010]
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census record 1871 282/01 016/01 070 [Nov 2009].
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 16; Page: 10; Line: 22; Roll: CSSCT1871_49. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2013]
  12. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, FHL Film 0203479 GRO ref Vol 282-1 Enum Dist 12 page 4 [Feb 2002 updated Aug 2008].
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1881 Scotland Census, St Peter, ed 12, page 4 [Oct 2010].
  14. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: St Peter; ED: 12; Page: 4; Line: 10; Roll: cssct1881_80. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2013]
  15. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS ref census 1891 282/01 028/01 007 [Oct 2009].
  16. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Liff and Benvie; ED: 28; Page: 7; Line: 15; Roll: CSSCT1891_88. 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. [Mar 2013]
  17. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Liff and Benvie; ED: 26; Page: 30; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1901_92; Year: 1901. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [July 2011]