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James Dickson

M, #6116, b. say 1819, d. 12 February 1891
  • Birth*: James Dickson was born say 1819 at Cromore, Ireland; estim from census.1,2
  • He was the son of David Dickson and Mary Dickson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Dickson married Sarah Conlin, daughter of Patrick Conlin and Sarah Strain, on 14 August 1838 at Dromore Parish, Down, Ireland; First name(s) James
    Last name Dickson
    Age -
    Marital status -
    Marriage year 1838
    Marriage date 14 Aug 1838
    Marriage place Dromore Parish,Down,Ireland
    Father's first name(s) -
    Father's last name -
    Mother's first name(s) -
    Mother's last name -
    Spouse's first name(s) Sarah
    Spouse's last name Conlon
    Spouse's age -
    Spouse's birth place -
    Spouse's marital status -
    Spouse's father's first name(s) -
    Spouse's father's last name -
    Spouse's mother's first name(s) -
    Spouse's mother's last name -
    Residence -
    Place Dromore Parish
    County Down
    Country Ireland
    Record set Ireland Marriages 1619-1898
    Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory Marriages & divorces
    Collections from Ireland
    Index (c) IRI. Used by permission of FamilySearch Intl.3,4
  • (Informant) Death: James Dickson registered the death of Francis Dickson on 28 September 1854 at Dysart, Fife, Scotland; MI Dysart Barony Churchyard; by Jas Dickson, son Francis 28.9.1854 aged 6.5
  • (Informant) Death: James Dickson registered the death of David Dickson on 29 May 1863 at High Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland; 1863 deaths in the district of Dysart in the county of Fife, ref 55; David Dickson linen weaver single; 1863 May Twenty Ninth 4h 0m pm High Street Dysart; male aged 21 years; parents James Dickson garden labourer, Sarah Dickson ms Conlin; cause phthisis time unknown as cert by Robert Todd MD; informant James Dickson father Dysart; registered 1863 June 1st at Dysart Willia Bonthron registrar.6
  • Occupation*: On 7 March 1864 at Sheeting Weaver, James was sheeting weaver; from Alex marriage certificate.7,8
  • (Witness) Marriage: He witnessed the marriage of Margaret Dickson and John Rogan on Monday, 10 April 1871 at Dysart, Fife, Scotland; 1871 marriages in the district of Dysart in the county of Fife, ref 21; 1871 on the tenth day of April at Dysart after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; John Rogan flaxdresser bachelor, 32, residence Dysart, parents John Rogan farmer (dec), Rose Ann Rogan ms Thomson; Margaret Dickson factory worker spinster, 32, residence Dysart, parents James Dickson linen weaver, Sarah Dickson ms Conlan; signed J W Gibson minister at Dysart, James Dickson, Jessie Allan witnesses; registered 1871 April 13th at Dysart, William Bonthron registrar.9
  • (Informant) Death: James Dickson registered the death of Margaret Dickson on 22 April 1876 at Coalgate, Dysart, Fife, Scotland; 1876 deaths in the district of Dysart in the county of Fife, ref 78; Margaret Rogan married to John Rogan flaxdresser; 1876 April Twenty Second 7h 0m pm Coalgate Dysart; female aged 37 years; parents James Dickson linenweaver, Sarah Dickson ms Conlin; cause phthisis 6 months as certified by N H Goodenough LRmCPOSCHer; informant James Dickson father present; registered 1876 April 20th at Dysart William Bonthron registrar.10
  • (Informant) Death: James Dickson registered the death of Sarah Conlin on 28 April 1889 at 26 South Church Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1889 deaths int he district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 104, Sarah Dickson married to James Dickson jute factory worker 1889 April 28th 9h 30m pm 26 South Church Street Lochee, f, 69 years, fath Patrick Conlin general labourer (dec), moth Sarah Conlin ms Strain (dec), endocarditis 10 months dropsey 42 days as cert by William Watt LRCSE, inf James Dickson widower present, reg 1889 April 29th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.11
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Dickson died on 12 February 1891 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, 1891 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 79, James Dickson yarn warper widower of Sarah Conlin 1891 February 12th 1h 20m am Royal Infirmary Dundee ur 26 Lowden's Alley, m, 70 years fath David Dickson crofter (dec), moth Mary Dickson ms Dickson (dec), retention from enlarged prostate, pyaumia 2 days as cert by N A McCosh MD, inf Alexander Dickson son 26 Lowden's Alley, reg 1891 February 12th at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.2

Census Events

Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Sarah Conlin in the 1851 census at Quality Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland. James Dickson, head, 36, HLWL, Ireland; Sarah Dickson, wife, 36, Ireland; also in the household were Margaret Dickson, David Dickson, Alexander Dickson, John Dickson and Francis Dickson.12
Not Found7 April 1861James Dickson has not been found in the 1861 census at Scotland.
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Sarah Conlin in the 1871 census at Coalgate, Dysart, Fife, Scotland. James Dickson, head, 53, weaver linen, Cromore Ireland; Sarah Dickson, wife, [30 - probably 50], factory worker, Maghaslly Ireland; also in the household were Margaret Dickson and John Rogan.13
Member of Household4 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Chalmers in the 1881 census at 9 Bernard Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Dickson, lodger, mar, beamer, 62, Ireland; Alexander Dickson, head, mar, 38, shoemaker, Ireland; Margaret Dickson, wife, mar, 39, Ireland.14,15,16
Last Edited: 10 May 2017

Parents:

Father*: David Dickson b. s 1795
Mother*: Mary Dickson b. s 1795

Family:

Sarah Conlin b. s 1818, d. 28 Apr 1889
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Dickson married Sarah Conlin, daughter of Patrick Conlin and Sarah Strain, on 14 August 1838 at Dromore Parish, Down, Ireland; First name(s) James
    Last name Dickson
    Age -
    Marital status -
    Marriage year 1838
    Marriage date 14 Aug 1838
    Marriage place Dromore Parish,Down,Ireland
    Father's first name(s) -
    Father's last name -
    Mother's first name(s) -
    Mother's last name -
    Spouse's first name(s) Sarah
    Spouse's last name Conlon
    Spouse's age -
    Spouse's birth place -
    Spouse's marital status -
    Spouse's father's first name(s) -
    Spouse's father's last name -
    Spouse's mother's first name(s) -
    Spouse's mother's last name -
    Residence -
    Place Dromore Parish
    County Down
    Country Ireland
    Record set Ireland Marriages 1619-1898
    Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory Marriages & divorces
    Collections from Ireland
    Index (c) IRI. Used by permission of FamilySearch Intl.3,4

Children:

Margaret Dickson+ b. 29 May 1839, d. 22 Apr 1876
David Dickson b. c 1840, d. 29 May 1863
Alexander Dickson+ b. 3 Sep 1843, d. 4 Oct 1897
John Dickson+ b. 5 Jan 1846
Francis Dickson b. c 1847, d. 28 Sep 1854

Citations

  1. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), FHL Film 0203479 GRO ref Vol 282-1 Enum Dist 12 page 4.
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Deaths 1891 Dundee St Mary ref79 [Aug 2005].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M700051.
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Ireland Marriages 1619-1898 Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_795110053 [Sep 2016].
  5. [S10] John Fowler Mitchell CIE & Sheila Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Fifeshire vol 1, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (2001) 0 901061 94 8 Dysart Barony page 32, ref 58 [Oct 2010].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Stautory Deaths 1863 Dysart Fife 426/00 0055 [Oct 2010].
  7. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1864 Dundee 2nd District 282/02 0089 [May 2010].
  8. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Statutory Marriage 1864 Dundee 2nd District 282/02 0089 [Mar 2002], Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  9. [S64] GROS Statutory Marriage: GROS Statutory Marriage 1871 Dysart Fife 426/00 0021 [Oct 2010].
  10. [S50] GROS Statutory Death: GROS Stautory Death 1876 Dysart Fife 426/00 0078 [Oct 2010].
  11. [S50] GROS Statutory Death: GROS Statutory Deaths 1889 Lochee ref 104 [Aug 2005].
  12. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1851 Scotland Census, Dysart, ed 5, page 8 [Oct 2010].
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1871 Scotland Census, Dysart, ed 3, page 7 [Oct 2010].
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, FHL Film 0203479 GRO ref Vol 282-1 Enum Dist 12 page 4 [Feb 2002 updated Aug 2008].
  15. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1881 Scotland Census, St Peter, ed 12, page 4 [Oct 2010].
  16. [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]