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Richard Adamson

M, #96, b. 28 February 1836, d. 26 March 1913
Last Edited: 8 Jun 2016

Parents:

Father*: David Adamson linen hand loom weaver b. 21 Mar 1797, d. 20 Apr 1872
Mother*: Janet Gardiner Neave b. 29 Dec 1806, d. 1 Jun 1880
  • 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.

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Richard Adamson was listed in the 1841 census at South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . David Adamson, 40, lhlw, Angus; Janet Adamson, 35, outside census county; Alexander McIntosh, 45, lhlw, Angus & wife & 4 children; Margaret Wood 25 lhlw, Angus & 2 20 year old females; David Craig, 30 lhlw, Angus & wife & 3 children; Richie Adamson, 5, Angus.1
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of David Adamson linen hand loom weaver in the 1851 census at South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Richard Adamson, son, 13, handloom weaver linen, Forfar; David Adamson, head, mar, 53, handloom weaver linen, Forfar; Janet Adamson, wife, mar, 44, Prestonpans.2
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of David Adamson linen hand loom weaver and Janet Gardiner Neave in the 1861 census at 30 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Richard Adamson, son, unm, 25, linen handloom weaver, Forfar; David Adamson, head, mar, 60, linen handloom weaver, Forfar; Janet Adamson, wife, mar, 53, Haddington Prestonpans.3
Principal2 April 1871Richard Adamson and Ann Johnston appeared in the 1871 census at 35 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Richard Adamson, head, mar, 35, hand warper, [Kirriemuir]; Ann Adamson, wife, mar, 34. [Kirriemuir]4
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Ann Johnston in the 1881 census at 1 Strang Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Richard Adamson head, mar, 44, linen factory worker, Forfar; Ann wife, mar, 44, Forfar.5
Principal5 April 1891Richard Adamson appeared in the 1891 census at 1 Strang Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Richard Adamson, head, wid, 55, hand loom weaver, employed, Forfar; 2 rooms with windows.6
Principal31 March 1901He appeared in the 1901 census at 1 Strang Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Richard Adamson, head, wid, 65, bowling green keeper, worker, Forfar; 2 rooms with windows.7

Citations

  1. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/).
  2. [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].
  3. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1861 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  4. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1871 Forfar [Aug 2005].
  5. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 Forfar [Aug 2006].
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1901 Forfar [Aug 2006].