- Birth: Richard Adamson was born on 7 February 1836 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; date from Wendy Farrell feb 2006.
- Baptism*: He was baptised on 28 February 1836 at Forfar, Scotland, .
- He was the son of David Adamson linen hand loom weaver and Janet Gardiner Neave.
- (Groom) Marriage*: Richard Adamson married Ann Johnston, daughter of William Johnston and Helen Baxter, on 30 May 1862 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; LDS M112881.
- (Deceased) Death*: Richard Adamson died on 26 March 1913 at 1 Strang Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 77 Richard Adamson, handloom weaver, old age pensioner (widower of Annie Johnstone) 1913 March 26th 3h 30m pm, 1 Strang Street Forfar, m, 77 years, fath David Adamson handloom weaver (dec) moth Janet Gardner Adamson ms Neave (dec), cardiac vascular disease Anasansa as cert by J Cable LMCP, inf Thomas Adamson brother 11 Newmonthill Forfar, reg 1913 March 26th at Forfar John F Craibe registrar.
- (Witness) Death: He witnessed the death of Ann Johnston on 9 January 1888 at 1 Strang Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Annie Adamson (married to Richard Adamson factory worker) 1888 January 9th 3h 15m pm 1 Strang Street Forfar, f, 51 years, fath William Johnston linen weaver (dec) moth Helen Johnston ms Baxter (dec) cerebral haemorrhage 1 1/2 days as cert be J Cable LRCP, inf Richard Adamson widower present, reg 1888 January 9th at Forfar W H Thomson registrar.
- [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/).
- [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1851 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
- [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1861 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
- [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1871 Forfar [Aug 2005].
- [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
- [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 Forfar [Aug 2006].
- [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1901 Forfar [Aug 2006].
Mother*: Janet Gardiner Neave b. 29 Dec 1806, d. 1 Jun 1880
My Adamson Folk - descendant chart
Adamson, David c1765 descendants
Crighton, John c 1731 descendants
Doughtie, William c1700 descendants
Galoway, Rebeca c1720 descendants
Hall, Jannet c1770 descendants
Mennons, John c1720 descendants
Neave, James c1756 descendants
Richie, Agnes c1700 descendants