With another linen hand loom weaver ancestor, these folk came to me from a school friend, who has Adamsons in both her paternal (this line) and maternal (another baker, who connects to the jam makers and ironmongers above) lines.
- A Provost of Forfar, Don & Low manufacturers, A Law Professor in New Zealand & Birrells Shoes - descendant chart
- James Wilson Adamson, Provost of Forfar James was a linen and jute manufacturer with Don Brothers in Forfar. He was provost of Forfar from 1901 to 1907.
- Andrew Gibson Birrell, merchant bootmaker Dundee Who was the A Birrell of A Birrell & Sons, Overgate, Dundee