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Mary Findlay Paterson

F, #6348, b. 23 August 1894, d. 11 November 1944
Mary Findlay Paterson 1914
Paterson Family 1914 L-R: Madeleine, Ann Runciman, David, Harry, William, Robert S, Jane Ann, Mary Findlay
  • Occupation*: Mary was furniture shop assistant.1
  • Birth*: She was born on 23 August 1894 at 4 Union Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1894 births in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 287; Mary Findlay Paterson, 1894 August Twenty-Third 8h 45m am, 4 Union Street Lochee, m, father William Paterson furniture dealer, mother Ann Paterson ms Runciman, 1880 December 24th Dundee, informant Wm Paterson father, registered 1894 September 12 at Lochee J Robertson registrar.2
  • She was the daughter of William Paterson and Ann Runciman.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Mary Findlay Paterson witnessed the marriage of David Paterson and Elizabeth Moonie Whitton on Friday, 11 December 1914 at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1914, On the eleventh day of December at St Luke's Manse, Lochee, after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed David Paterson, electrical engineer (corporal (City of Dundee Royal Engineers)), bachelor, aged 24, 37 High Street, Lochee, parents William Paterson, house furnisher, Annie Paterson ms Runciman; signed Elizabeth Whitton, yarn winder, spinster, aged 22, 19 Park Avenue, Dundee, parents David Harris Whitton, stone quarrier, Catherine Whitton ms Johnston; signed Wm May, St Luke's Parish, Lochee, Dundee, signed Robert S Paterson, witness, Mary Paterson, witness; registered 1914 December 14th at Lochee, signed John Robertson Nicoll registrar.3,4,5
  • (Witness) Marriage: Mary Findlay Paterson witnessed the marriage of Henry Paterson and Isabella Mason Swanley on Wednesday, 23 January 1924 at 20 Coupar Angus Road, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1924 on the Twenty-Third day of Januay at 20 Coupar Angus Road, Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Henry Paterson machine fitter widower, 37, 14 Marshall Street Lochee, William Paterson furniture dealer, Annie Paterson ms Runciman; Isabella Mason Swanley spinster, 39, 14 Marshall Street Lochee, Thomas Swanley factory overseer, Isabella Swanley ms Kinnear; signed Richard Gibb minister of Lochee Parish Church, Archibald T Peffers 142 Liff Road Lochee, Mary Paterson 37 High Street Lochee witnesses; 1924 January 25th at Lochee John E Cant assit registrar.6
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Mary Findlay Paterson married David Ireland Hill, son of Alexander Hill and Agnes Ireland, on 9 April 1926 at 16 Coupar Angus Road, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1926 on the ninth day of April at 16 Coupar Anngus Road after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; David Ireland Hill assistant jute mill overseer bachelor, 31, 29 High Street Lochee, Alexander [Rankin?] Hill general [dealer?] Agnes Hill ms Ireland; Mary Findlay Paterson furniture shop assistant spinster, 31, 37 High Street Lochee, William Paterson furniture dealer Annie Paterson ms Runciman; Evelyn Gall BD minister St Lukes Parish Church Lochee, John C Smart 37 High Street Lochee, Elizabeth Rankin Hill 39 High Steet Lochee witnesses; 1926 April 13th at Lochee John R Reid registrar.7
  • Married Name: As of 30 April 1926, her married name was Hill.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Mary Findlay Paterson is commemorated on the headstone erected by Ann Runciman in 1927 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads P; erected by Ann Runciman In loving memory of her husband William Paterson who died 14th October 1924; also their children John, William, Susan and Charles who died in infancy; The above Ann Runciman died 17th October 1932; And their daughter Mary F Paterson wife of David Hill who died 11th November 1944 aged 50 years; their grandson William P Smart who died in infancy; And of her parents James Runciman and Ann Moncrieff; And her brother and sister John and Jean; small stone below To the memory of Our Dear Father and Mother.8
  • (Deceased) Death*: Mary Findlay Paterson died on 11 November 1944 at age 50.9

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of William Paterson and Ann Runciman in the 1901 census at 178 High Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary Paterson, daug, 6, scholar, Lochee; William Paterson, head, mar, 40, cabinet maker, Montrose; Annie Paterson, wife, mar, 41, Rait Perthshire.10
Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of William Paterson and Ann Runciman in the 1911 census at Benvie Place, 37 High Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Mary Patterson, daug, 17, single, brussel carpet weaver at jute works, worker, b Forfarshire Lochee; William Patterson, head, 51, married, furniture broker, working on own account, b Forfarshire Montrose; Ann, wife, 51, married 30 years, 10 children born, 6 still living, b Perthshire Raitt; 3 rooms with windows, 6 people in household.11
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: William Paterson b. 3 Apr 1860, d. 14 Oct 1927
Mother*: Ann Runciman b. 19 Jun 1859, d. 17 Oct 1932

Citations

  1. [S6] CPT handwritten tree [Sept 2010].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held, GROS statutory births 282/05 0287, from CPT [May 2009].
  3. [S25] Unknown author C Turnham, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn CPT.
  4. [S26] Unknown author Robert Whitton, n.pub., n.p., unknown edition (unknown publish date) unknown isbn www.robertwhitton.eu.
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Original document: extracted from the register book of marriages for the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, 14th December 1914 [CPT Sept 2009].
  6. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, image held; GROS stautory marriages 282/04 0010; 1924 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; [from CPT May 2009].
  7. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, image held, statutory marriages 282/04 0050;1926 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee; ref 50; [Sept 2009].
  8. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , CPT [Sept 2010].
  9. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , from MI, CPT [Sept 2010].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 1901 [Aug 2005].
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/05 011/00 004 [Jun 2011].