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Jane Adamson factory linen worker1

F, #64, b. 3 July 1865, d. 13 November 1914
Last Edited: 16 Feb 2020

Parents:

Father*: James Adamson linen handloom weaver b. 22 Jul 1829, d. 29 Dec 1894
Mother*: Agnes Burnet b. 5 May 1828, d. 24 Jun 1889
  • Birth*: Jane Adamson factory linen worker was born on 3 July 1865 at Forfar, Scotland, .
  • She was the daughter of James Adamson linen handloom weaver and Agnes Burnet.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Adamson factory linen worker married David Stirling house painter, son of John Stirling quarrier and Ann Samson, on 30 June 1893 at St John's Episcopal Church, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1863 Forfar, Forfarshire; ref 67; 30 June 1893 St John's Church, Forfar; David Stirling, 29, widower, 14 Lour Road, Forfar, housepainter journeyman; John Stirling, stone quarrier, Ann Samson, 18 Oct 1861 Forfar; Jane Adamson, 27, spinster, 30 South Street, Forfar, factory linen worker; James Adamson, linen weaver, Agnes Burnet (dec); Hugh MacKean rector of St John's Episcopal Church Forfar, John Potter, Helen Sturrock, witnesses.2,1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jane Adamson factory linen worker died on 13 November 1914 at Hemming Street, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 49 Jane Stirling widow of David Stirling house painter journeyman, 1914 November 13th 3h 10m pm Hemming Street Letham, f, 49 years, fath James Adamson weaver (dec) moth Nancy Adamson ms Burnett (dec) cancer of colon 6 months as cert by Wm Barron MD CM, inf R McIlroy brother-in-law, reg 1914 November 13th Letham, John Young registrar.3
  • (Interred) Burial*: She was buried with Jane Adamson factory linen worker on 16 November 1914 at Newmonthill, Forfar, Angus, Scotland, .4,5
  • Married Name: As of 30 June 1896, her married name was Stirling.2
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse David Stirling house painter died before 2 November 1905; & from spouse Jane Adamson's death.5

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson linen handloom weaver in the 1871 census at 31 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Jane, daug, 5, Forfar; James Adamson, head, mar, 41, hand weaver, Forfar; Agnes Adamson, wife, mar, 42, Forfar.6
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson linen handloom weaver in the 1881 census at 28 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Jane, daug, unm, 15, linen factory weaver, Forfar; James, head, mar, 51, linen weaver, Forfar; Agnes, wife, mar, 52, grocer, Forfar.7
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of James Adamson linen handloom weaver in the 1891 census at 30 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Jane Adamson, daug, unm, 25, flax & jute power weaver, employed, Forfar; James Adamson, head, wid, 61, hand linen weaver, employed, Forfar; 2 rooms with windows.8
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of David Stirling house painter in the 1901 census at 10 Nursery Feus, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . David     Stirling     Head     Married     Male     37     1864     House Painter     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Jane     Stirling     Wife     Married     Female     35     1866     -     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
David A     Stirling     Son     -     Male     7     1894     Scholar     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
James A     Stirling     Son     -     Male     5     1896     Scholar     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
William D     Stirling     Son     -     Male     3     1898     -     Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Agnes J     Stirling     Daughter     -     Female     0     1901     -     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland. David A Stirling, James A Stirling, William D Stirling and Agnes J Stirling were also listed in the household.9
Head of Household31 March 1911She was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 6 Millbraehead, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Jane Stirling, head, 45, widow, jute weaver worker, Forfar
David, son, 17, single, messenger druggist worker, Forfar
James, son, 15, single, bobbin carrier, worker, Forfar
William, son, 13, at school, Forfar
Harry, son, 7, at school, Forfar
2 rooms with windows, 3 inhabitants; also in the household was David A Stirling, James A Stirling, William D Stirling and Harry Stirling motor engineer.10

Family:

David Stirling house painter b. 29 Jul 1863, d. b 2 Nov 1905
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Adamson factory linen worker married David Stirling house painter, son of John Stirling quarrier and Ann Samson, on 30 June 1893 at St John's Episcopal Church, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1863 Forfar, Forfarshire; ref 67; 30 June 1893 St John's Church, Forfar; David Stirling, 29, widower, 14 Lour Road, Forfar, housepainter journeyman; John Stirling, stone quarrier, Ann Samson, 18 Oct 1861 Forfar; Jane Adamson, 27, spinster, 30 South Street, Forfar, factory linen worker; James Adamson, linen weaver, Agnes Burnet (dec); Hugh MacKean rector of St John's Episcopal Church Forfar, John Potter, Helen Sturrock, witnesses.2,1

Children:

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marraige 1893 Forfar ref 288/A 0067 image held [Feb 2020].
  2. [S40] CC Database [Oct 2003].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1914 Dunnichen ref 13 image held [Aug 2005].
  4. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) www.deceasedonline.com search only (no detail) [May 2010].
  5. [S40] CC Database.
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1871 Forfar [Aug 2005].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 Forfar [Aug 2006].
  9. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription: 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Nursery Feus, 10, Forfar, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Feb 2020].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1911 Forfar Millbraehead image held [Feb 2020].