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John Dickson

M, #7500, b. 5 January 1846
  • Birth*: John Dickson was born on 5 January 1846 at Dromore Parish, Down, Ireland.1
  • He was the son of James Dickson and Sarah Conlin.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Dickson married Agnes Wherry, daughter of Hamilton Wherry, on 9 June 1866 at Moneyrea, Comber, Down, Ireland; The Association of Irish Non-Subscribibg Presbyterians and other Free Christians; 1866 marriage solemnized at Moneyrea in the parish of Comber in the county of Down, ref 13; 9th June 1866, John Dickson, of full age, bachelor, labourer, residing Comber, father James Dickson, labourer; and Agnes Wherry, of full age, spinster, residing Ballywiliiam, father Hamilton Wherry, labourer; married in the Moneyrea Non-Subscribing Church according to the form and discipline of the Presbyterian Church, by licence by me David Thompson; This marriage was solemnized between us John, his x mark, Dickson and Agnes, her x mark, Wherry in the presence of us Samuel Watson, Rebecca MxWilliam; I certify that the above is a correct copy of an entry in the register of marriages of the Moneyrea Non Subscribers Church George John Slipper minister of Moneyrea Non Subscribing Church August 31st 1907; fee for this certification, two shillings and sevenpence.2,3

Census Events

Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of James Dickson and Sarah Conlin in the 1851 census at Quality Street, Dysart, Fife, Scotland. John Dickson, son, 6, Ireland; James Dickson, head, 36, HLWL, Ireland; Sarah Dickson, wife, 36, Ireland.4
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Wherry in the 1881 census at 77 Middle Road, Perkinsville, Pelton, County Durham, England. John Dixon, head, mar, 35, coal miner, Ireland; Agnes Dixon, wife, mar, 30, Ireland; also in the household were James Dickson, John Dickson, Agnes Dickson, Hamilton Dickson and Grace Dickson.5
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Wherry in the 1891 census at Ouston New Houses, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England. John Dixon, head, mar, 45, coal miner, employed, Ireland; Agnes Dixon, wife, mar, 40, Ireland; also in the household were James Dickson, John Dickson, Agnes Dickson, Hamilton Dickson, Grace Dickson, Mary Dickson and Hamilton Wherry.6
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at Middle Street, Ouston, Pelton, County Durham, England. John Dixon, head, widower, 56, coal miner, hewer, worker, Ireland; also in the household was Hamilton Dickson, Grace Dickson, Elizabeth Dickson and Mary Dickson.7
Last Edited: 12 Oct 2016

Parents:

Father*: James Dickson b. s 1819, d. 12 Feb 1891
Mother*: Sarah Conlin b. s 1818, d. 28 Apr 1889

Family:

Agnes Wherry b. c 1850, d. 12 Feb 1899
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Dickson married Agnes Wherry, daughter of Hamilton Wherry, on 9 June 1866 at Moneyrea, Comber, Down, Ireland; The Association of Irish Non-Subscribibg Presbyterians and other Free Christians; 1866 marriage solemnized at Moneyrea in the parish of Comber in the county of Down, ref 13; 9th June 1866, John Dickson, of full age, bachelor, labourer, residing Comber, father James Dickson, labourer; and Agnes Wherry, of full age, spinster, residing Ballywiliiam, father Hamilton Wherry, labourer; married in the Moneyrea Non-Subscribing Church according to the form and discipline of the Presbyterian Church, by licence by me David Thompson; This marriage was solemnized between us John, his x mark, Dickson and Agnes, her x mark, Wherry in the presence of us Samuel Watson, Rebecca MxWilliam; I certify that the above is a correct copy of an entry in the register of marriages of the Moneyrea Non Subscribers Church George John Slipper minister of Moneyrea Non Subscribing Church August 31st 1907; fee for this certification, two shillings and sevenpence.2,3

Children:

James Dickson+2 b. 1868, d. 10 Jan 1958
John Dickson+2 b. 1871
Agnes Dickson+2 b. 1874, d. 17 Mar 1954
Hamilton Dickson+2 b. 1877, d. 9 Mar 1942
Grace Dickson+2 b. 7 Nov 1879, d. 15 Jan 1970
Elizabeth Dickson+2 b. 1882, d. 8 Jul 1959
Mary Dickson+2 b. 1885

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C700051 [Oct 2010].
  2. [S40] Ancestry tree owner dl_mclean; McLean Family Tree [Feb 2012].
  3. [S40] Certified entry in The Association of Irish Non-Subscribing Presbyterians and other Free Christians records; from MK [Feb 2012].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1851 Scotland Census, Dysart, ed 5, page 8 [Oct 2010].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 4981; Folio: 154; Page: 23; GSU roll: 1342198. Source Information: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1881 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. 1881 British Isles Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Appreciation is expressed to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for providing the 1881 England and Wales Census Index. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1881. Images © Crown copyright. Images reproduced by courtesy of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU, Tel: 020 8392 5225 Fax: 020 8392 5266. [Feb 2012]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 4123; Folio 50; Page 18; GSU roll: 6099233. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891. Data imaged from The National Archives, London, England. 2,131 rolls. The National Archives gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU. [Feb 2012]
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 4702; Folio: 59; Page: 37. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives, 1901. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The National Archives gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU. [Feb 2012]