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Agnes Burnet

F, #59, b. 5 May 1828, d. 24 June 1889
  • Birth*: Agnes Burnet was born on 5 May 1828 at Forfar, Angus, Scotland.
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Burnet and Janet Mackie.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Agnes Burnet married James Adamson, son of David Adamson and Janet Gardiner Neave, on 4 September 1852 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1852 Sept 4th; Adamson & Burnet; James Adamson weaver and Agnes Burnet both residing in this parish were three several times proclaimed in the church of Forfar in order to marriage and were afterwards married.1
  • Married Name: As of 4 September 1852, her married name was Adamson.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Agnes Burnet died on 24 June 1889 at 46 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 61 1889 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 108; Agnes Adamson married to James Adamson linen weaver, died 1889 June 24th 9h 45m pm 46 South Street Forfar ur 30 South Street Forfar, female aged 61 years, parents Alexander Burnett publican (dec) and Jessie Burnett ms Mackie (dec), cause haempotysis suddenly as cert by J Cable LRCP, signed James Adamson widower 30 South Street Forfar, registered 1889 June 26th Forfar signed W H Thomson.2
  • Burial*: She was buried on 27 June 1889 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; page 266, ref 8599, Agnes Burns or Adamson, burial 1889 Jun 27, compartment A, square 211, grave 2, depth 5, age 61.3
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse James Adamson died on 29 December 1894 at 30 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; James Adamson linen weaver (widower of Agnes Burnett) m, 65 years, fath David Adamson linen weaver (dec), moth Janet Gardner Adamson ms Neave (dec), dilalation of heart, syncope as cert by J Cable LRCP, inf David Stirling son-in-law, present, 44 Prior Road Forfar, reg 1894 Dec 31st Forfar W H Thomson.4
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Agnes Adamson is commemorated on the headstone erected by Janet Gardiner Neave in 1877 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Mitchell pre-1855 MI Forfar Cemetery ref 73; David Adamson 24.4.1872 75, w Jant Gardener Neave 1.6.1880 72, chn David 1.6.1835 5, Jean 20.6.1835 3, s Jas (chn Eliz 13.4.1859 4, Annie 28.5.1870 3, David 27.12.1880 28); Whole text from the stone reads: 1877 erected by Janet Gardener Neave in memory of her husband David Adamson who died 24th April 1872 aged 75 years, and of their children David died 1st June 1835 aged 5 years, Jean died 20th June 1835 aged 3 years, the said Janet Gardiner Neave died 1st June 1880 aged 72 years, her son James's children Elizabeth died 13th April 1859 aged 4 years, Annie died 28th May 1870 aged 3 years, David died 27th December 1880 aged 28 years, and his grand-children Jessie Adamson died 12th January 1881 aged 5 months; and on the back of the stone; Agnes Jessie died 12th January 1882 aged 8 weeks, his daughter Jessie died 5th May 1888 aged 26 years, his son Alexander died 2nd June 1889 aged 28 years, Agnes Burnet his wife died 24th June 1889 aged 61 years, the said James Adamson died 31st December 1894 aged 65 years, Margaret Kinnear wife of David Adamson died 31st May 1928 aged 72 years, Agnes Adamson wife of James Whyte died 8th February 1935 aged 66 years, James Whyte husband of Agnes Adamson died 22nd December 1896 aged 66 years.5,6
    1877 Headstone Forfar Newmontill Cemetery - David Adamson & Janet Gardiner Neave

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Agnes Burnet was listed in the 1841 census at South Loan, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Janet Burnett, 40, Angus; Agnes Burnett, 13, Angus.
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed in the 1851 census at South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Agnes Burnett, 21, handloom weaver linen, Forfar; Janet Burnet, head, wid, 47, winder of linen yarn, Forfar.
Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of James Adamson in the 1861 census at 31 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Adamson, head, mar, 31, linen handloom weaver, Forfar; Agnes Adamson, wife, mar, 32, Forfar. David Adamson, Margaret Adamson and Alexander Adamson were also listed in the household.7
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson in the 1871 census at 31 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; James Adamson, head, mar, 41, hand weaver, Forfar; Agnes Adamson, wife, mar, 42, Forfar.8
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson in the 1881 census at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; James, head, mar, 51, linen weaver, Forfar; Agnes, wife, mar, 52, grocer, Forfar.9
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2016

Parents:

Father*: Alexander Burnet b. 14 Oct 1799, d. 13 Jan 1838
Mother*: Janet Mackie b. c 1804

Family:

James Adamson b. 22 Jul 1829, d. 29 Dec 1894
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Agnes Burnet married James Adamson, son of David Adamson and Janet Gardiner Neave, on 4 September 1852 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1852 Sept 4th; Adamson & Burnet; James Adamson weaver and Agnes Burnet both residing in this parish were three several times proclaimed in the church of Forfar in order to marriage and were afterwards married.1

Children:

David Adamson+ b. 25 Dec 1852, d. 27 Dec 1880
Elizabeth Adamson b. 1855, d. 13 Apr 1859
Margaret Adamson+ b. 17 Jun 1856, d. 15 Jan 1923
Alexander Adamson b. 16 Oct 1860, d. 2 Jun 1889
Janet Adamson+ b. 8 Aug 1862, d. 9 May 1888
Jane Adamson b. 3 Jul 1865, d. 13 Nov 1914
Annie Burnet Adamson b. 27 Apr 1867, d. 28 May 1870
Agnes Burnet Stewart Adamson b. 23 Jan 1869, d. 8 Feb 1935

Citations

  1. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS OPR marriages 1852 Forfar 288/ 0070 0412 Forfar image held [Oct 2007].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory Death 1889 Forfar ref 108, image held [Aug 2004].
  3. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) Burial Record 1889 Forfar Newmonthill [Mar 2015].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Death 1894 Forfar ref 256, image held [Aug 2004].
  5. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC.
  6. [S42] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Strathmore vol 1, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1979, reprint 1993 & 1996) 0 901061 20 4 Forfar Cemetery pg 132 ref 73 [Apr 2015].
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1861 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1871 Forfar [Aug 2005].
  9. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.