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Nellie Rose Adamson

F, #8083, b. 12 September 1877, d. 24 December 1951
  • Birth*: Nellie Rose Adamson was born on 12 September 1877 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland.1,2
  • She was the daughter of James Wilson Adamson and Rose Clarke.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Nellie Rose Adamson witnessed the marriage of Alice Maria Adamson and Robert Hay Adamson on Wednesday, 2 June 1897 at 69 Magdalen Green, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1897 marriages in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 100; 1897 on the Second say of June at 69 Magdalen Green Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Free Church; signed R H Adamson jute manufacturer bachelor, aged 28, 1 Lour Road Forfar, parents James Wilson Adamson jute manufacturer and Rose Adamson ms Clark; signed Alice Maria Adamson spinster,aged 24, 69 Magdalen Green Dundee, parents John Adamson wholesale grocer and Ann Adamson ms Lowson; signed David Morrison Ross minister of St Johns Free Church Dundee, signed John Chas Robertson witness, Nellie Rose Adamson witness; 1897 June 4th at Dundee T Y Miller registrar.3
  • Marriage*: Nellie Rose Adamson married Andrew Gibson Birrell, son of Andrew Birrell and Eliza Gibson, on Wednesday, 6 September 1911 at St Margaret's Parish Church, Barnhill, Angus, Scotland; 1911 marriages in the parish of Monifieth in the county of Forfar, ref 41; 1911 on the Sixth day of September at Roseville, Barnhill, Broughty Ferry after banns according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland, signed Andrew Birrell merchnat bootmaker bachelor, aged 35 residing Cragside Wormit, parents Andrew Birrell boot & shoe warehouseman (dec) and Eliza Birrell ms Gibson (dec); signed Nellie Rose Adamson spinster, aged 33 residing Roseville, Barnhill, Broughty Ferry, parents James Wilson Adamson retired manufacturer and Rose Adamson ms Clarke (dec); signed Arthur J Gossip, signed Barbara M Lowson, William Birrell witnesses; registered 1911 September 6th at Broughty Ferry signed William Moyes registrar.4,5
  • Married Name: As of 6 September 1911, her married name was Birrell.4
  • Death*: Nellie Rose Adamson died on 24 December 1951 at age 74.4

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Wilson Adamson and Rose Clarke in the 1881 census at Broomfield, Lour Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Nellie R Adamson, daur, 3, Forfar; James W Adamson, head, mar, 33, linen manufacturer, Forfar; Rose Adamson, wife, mar, 34, Amiens France; May Anderson, servt, unm, 24, domestic servant (cook), New Scone Perthshire; Betsy Alexander, servt, unm, 24, domestic servant (house m), Kirriemuir; on maps the address seems to appear as Bloomfield Cottage.2
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of James Wilson Adamson and Rose Clarke in the 1891 census at Broomfield Cottage, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Nellie R Adamson, dau, 13, scholar, Forfar; Jh Adamson, head, 43, linen manufacturer, Forfar; Rose Adamson, wife, 44, British Subject, Amiens, France.6
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Hay Adamson and Alice Maria Adamson in the 1901 census at Roseville, Gordon Street, Monifieth, Forfarshire, Scotland. Nellie R Adamson, sister, 23, Forfar; Robert H Adamson, head, 31, engineer mechanical, Forfar; Alice M Adamson, wife, 28, Dundee.7
Last Edited: 24 Apr 2015

Parents:

Father*: James Wilson Adamson b. 5 Jun 1847, d. 3 Jun 1926
Mother*: Rose Clarke b. 1847, d. 16 Aug 1906

Family:

Andrew Gibson Birrell b. 13 Sep 1875, d. 8 Jan 1932
  • Marriage*: Nellie Rose Adamson married Andrew Gibson Birrell, son of Andrew Birrell and Eliza Gibson, on Wednesday, 6 September 1911 at St Margaret's Parish Church, Barnhill, Angus, Scotland; 1911 marriages in the parish of Monifieth in the county of Forfar, ref 41; 1911 on the Sixth day of September at Roseville, Barnhill, Broughty Ferry after banns according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland, signed Andrew Birrell merchnat bootmaker bachelor, aged 35 residing Cragside Wormit, parents Andrew Birrell boot & shoe warehouseman (dec) and Eliza Birrell ms Gibson (dec); signed Nellie Rose Adamson spinster, aged 33 residing Roseville, Barnhill, Broughty Ferry, parents James Wilson Adamson retired manufacturer and Rose Adamson ms Clarke (dec); signed Arthur J Gossip, signed Barbara M Lowson, William Birrell witnesses; registered 1911 September 6th at Broughty Ferry signed William Moyes registrar.4,5

Children:

William Gibson Birrell MBChB+ b. 16 Aug 1912, d. 25 Nov 1982
James Adamson Birrell+ b. 25 Apr 1914, d. 9 Jun 1993

Citations

  1. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Rootsweb WorldConnect Project: Gordon & Jenn: [Jun 2010].
  2. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL ref 0203492 288 4 19 [Aug 2008].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriage 1897 Dundee 282/01 0100 [July 2011].
  4. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Rootsweb WorldConnect Project: GB [Jun 2009].
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Marriage 1911 Monifieth ref 310/00 0041 image held [May 2009].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 4; Page: 25; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1891_99. 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]
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Monifieth; ED: 9; Page: 7; Line: 19; Roll: CSSCT1901_111; 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. [Jul 2011]