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Georgina Key

F, #67, b. 29 March 1880, d. 24 August 1972
Georgina Key c1906
Georgina Key c1899
Georgina (Key) Adamson
Margaret Kinnear Adamson
1909
  • Birth*: Georgina Key was born on 29 March 1880 at 2 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1880 births in the district of St Andrew in th eburgh of Dundee; 536 Georgina Key, 1880 March twenty-ninth 3h 0m am 2 Crescent Lane Dundee, father George Key harbour porter, mother Ann Key ms Ford, marriage 1866 Decr 28th Inverkeillor, signed George Key father present, registered April 16th at Dundee signed F MacDiarmid registrar.1
  • She was the daughter of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford.
  • Anecdote forWeb*: Margaret Kinnear Adamson Bell recalls being told by her mother, Georgina Key that as a schoolgirl she went to Huntingdon during school holidays to help out with the family there as 'Uncle Will' was married young. He was the oldest of the family and Georgina was the youngest of the four girls. Will's famiily lived later in Catford, London.2
  • (Witness) Photograph: Georgina Key is in this photograph taken say 1898 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, along with Ann Gibson Ford, Margaret Scott Key, Lizzie Key and Helen Key.3
    Key family L-R Margaret (Maggie), Georgina (Jo), Elizabeth (LIzzie), Helen (Nellie), Ann Gibson Ford
  • Photograph*: Georgina Key and Lizzie Key are in this photograph taken say 1901 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland.3
  • (Witness) Photograph: Georgina Key is in this photograph taken say 1901 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, along with George Key, Ann Gibson Ford, Margaret Scott Key, Lizzie Key and Helen Key.3
    Key family Back row L-R Georgina (Jo), Elizabeth (LIzzie), Helen (Nellie)
    Front L-R Margaret (Maggie), George, Ann Gibson Ford
    Key family Back row L-R Georgina (Jo), Margaret (Maggie), Elizabeth (LIzzie), Helen (Nellie)
    Front L-R Ann Gibson Ford, George
  • (Witness) Photograph: Georgina Key is in this photograph taken say December 1902 at Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, along with Margaret Scott Key, Agnes S Ford, Edith Margaret Ford, Archibald Hall Ford, Annie Gibson Ford and Jane Duncan Ford.3
    Probably the twins christening
    L-R Agnes S Ford with twin Nan or Jean, Margaret Key Ford with daugter Edith and son Archibald, Georgina Key with twin Nan or Jean
  • Occupation*: Before 21 August 1908 at Henderson & Mackay, 23-34 Whitehall Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, Georgina was a tailoress & seamstress.4
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married James Kinnear Adamson, son of David Adamson and Margaret Anderson Kinnear, on 21 August 1908 at 80 Watson Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1908 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; ref 229; 1908 on the twenty-first day of August at 80 Watson Street Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Jas K Adamson stationer master bachelor, 30, 177 Albert Street Dundee, David Adamson tailor master (dec) Margaret Gibb prev Adamson ms Kinnear; Georgina Key dressmaker spinster, 28, 80 Watson Street Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Gibson Key ms Ford (dec); signed James Boath Wood, William Ferrier Keith, Jessie Millar Fairweather witnesses; 1908 August 24th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.5
  • Married Name: As of 21 August 1908, her married name was Adamson.5
  • Photograph*: The 'Adamson' christening gown, sewn by 'the girls' from Henderson & MacKay where Georgina (Key) Adamson was a tailoress before her marriage. Those Christened in this gown are Margaret Kinnear Adamson, James Kinnear Adamson MA and Dr Douglas George Adamson MBChB MD FRCP.6
    The 'Adamson' christening gown, sewn by 'the girls' from Henderson & McKie where Georgina (Kay) Adamson was a tailoress before her marriage.
    Believed to be Margaret Kinnear Adamson wearing the 'Adamson' christening gown 1909
  • Photograph*: James Kinnear Adamson and Georgina Key are in this photograph taken circa 1917 along with Margaret Kinnear Adamson, James Kinnear Adamson MA and Dr Douglas George Adamson MBChB MD FRCP.8
    James Kinnear Adamson family c1917
    standing at back : James Kinnear Adamson Snr
    sitting : Georgina (Key) Adamson, Margaret Kinnear Adamson
    standing in front : James Kinnear Adamson Jnr, Douglas G Adamson
  • Photograph: James Kinnear Adamson and Georgina Key are in this photograph taken circa 1942 at 20 East Haddon Road, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, along with Dr Douglas George Adamson MBChB MD FRCP and James Kinnear Adamson MA waiting for their boys to come home.8
  • Photograph: James Kinnear Adamson and Georgina Key are in this photograph taken circa 1948 along with Dr Douglas George Adamson MBChB MD FRCP, James Kinnear Adamson MA, Margaret Kinnear Adamson, David Albert Bell and Kenneth James Gordon Bell.
    Adamson & Bell families c1948
    sitting at back L-R : James K Adamson, Margaret K (Adamson) Bell, Georgina (Key) Adamson, James K Adamson, (Margaret) Lillian Bell, Douglas G Adamson
    in front L-R: Kenneth G Bell, David D Bell, David A Bell
  • Photograph*: James Kinnear Adamson and Georgina Key are in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, along with Helen Key.9
    1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    L-R Georgina Key, James Kinnear Adamson, Helen (Nellie) Key Heggie
  • (Mother of Groom) Marriage: Her son Dr Douglas George Adamson MBChB MD FRCP married Catherine Nicolson Miller on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; Extract of and Entry in a Register of Marriages kept on the undermentioned Parish or District in terms of 17 & 18 Victoriae, Cap 80 $$ 56 & 58.
    1950 on the First day of July at St Paul's Church Nethergate Dundee after Banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, Signed Douglas George Adamson medical practitioner batchelor aged 35, residing 20 East Haddon Road Dundee, parents James Kinnear Adamson school teacher retired and Georgina Adamson ms Key; signed Catherine Nciolson Miller nursing sister spinster, aged 25, residing 25 Perth Road Dundee, parents Alexander Miller chiropodist and Kate Miller ms Nicolson; signed James Munn of St Paul's Dundee, signed Marion C Miller 25 Perth Road Dundee & George H Smith 10 Baldovan Road Dundee witnesses; registered 1950 July 3rd at Dundee signed C W Baxter interim registrar; Extracted from the Register Book of Marriages for the District of St Mary & St Peter in the Burgh of Dundee this 4th day of July 1950, signed C W Baxter interim registrar.10
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse James Kinnear Adamson died on 27 June 1956 at 31 Farington Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 78 years; bronchial carcinoma, diabetes mellitus.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Georgina Key died on 24 August 1972 at DRI, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 92 92 years; left ventricular failure, ischaemic heart disease, hiatal hernia, gastro intestinal haemorrhage.
  • Cause of Death*: At the age of 92 years, 4 months and 26 days, the cause of Georgina's death was left ventricular failure, ischaemic heart disease, hiatal hernia, gastro intestinal haemorrhage.

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford in the 1881 census at 2 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Georgina Key, daug, 1, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 39, porter harbour, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 42, Monifieth.11
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of George Key in the 1891 census at 22 Raglan Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Georgina Key, daug, 11, scholar, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 49, harbour porter, employed, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 52, Barry; 3 rooms with windows.12
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of George Key in the 1901 census at 17 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Georgina Key, daug, single, 21, dressmaker, worker, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 59, harbour porter jute, worker, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 61, housekeeper, Barry; 3 rooms with windows.13
Spouse31 March 1911She was listed in the household of James Kinnear Adamson in the 1911 census at 143 Clepington Road, Mains & Strathmartine, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Adamson, head, 32, mar, commercial teacher, school board, worker, Forfar Forfars; Georgina, wife, 31, mar 2 years, 1 child born, 1 living, Dundee; 2 rooms with windows, 3 people in household. Margaret Kinnear Adamson were also listed in the household.14
Last Edited: 11 Jun 2018

Parents:

Father*: George Key b. 16 Mar 1842, d. 29 Nov 1908
Mother*: Ann Gibson Ford b. b 30 Mar 1839, d. 7 Jun 1904

Family:

James Kinnear Adamson b. 1 Jun 1878, d. 27 Jun 1956
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Georgina Key married James Kinnear Adamson, son of David Adamson and Margaret Anderson Kinnear, on 21 August 1908 at 80 Watson Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1908 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; ref 229; 1908 on the twenty-first day of August at 80 Watson Street Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Jas K Adamson stationer master bachelor, 30, 177 Albert Street Dundee, David Adamson tailor master (dec) Margaret Gibb prev Adamson ms Kinnear; Georgina Key dressmaker spinster, 28, 80 Watson Street Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Gibson Key ms Ford (dec); signed James Boath Wood, William Ferrier Keith, Jessie Millar Fairweather witnesses; 1908 August 24th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.5

Children:

Margaret Kinnear Adamson+ b. 4 Jun 1909, d. 5 Aug 2003
James Kinnear Adamson MA+ b. 14 Aug 1911, d. 13 Dec 1996
Dr Douglas George Adamson MBChB MD FRCP+ b. 5 Feb 1915, d. 9 Apr 1979

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1880 Dundee St Andrew ref 282/04 0536 image held [Aug 2007].
  2. [S6] MKAB via DDB [July 2004].
  3. [S43] PCC.
  4. [S6] PCC.
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS stautory marriages, image held 1908 Dundee St Andrew ref 229 [ Aug 2004].
  6. [S130] Held by FP.
  7. Personal Photo Archives PCC
  8. [S43] PCC.
  9. [S43] CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  10. [S43] Original marriage extract held with personal papers of CNM [Feb 2018].
  11. [S30] LDS 1881 Census [Aug 2007].
  12. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1891 Dundee 282/04 023/04 040 [Aug 2007].
  13. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1901 Dundee 282/04 034/04 021 [Aug 2007].
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 307/00 002/00 015 [Apr 2011].