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Richard Adamson

M, #96, b. 28 February 1836, d. 26 March 1913
  • 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 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.
  • (Witness) Death: Richard Adamson 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.
  • (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.

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 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 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
Last Edited: 8 Jun 2016

Parents:

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

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].