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Alexander Adamson

M, #99, b. 4 October 1846, d. after 5 April 1891
Last Edited: 31 May 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*: Alexander Adamson was born on 4 October 1846 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • He was the son of David Adamson linen hand loom weaver and Janet Gardiner Neave.
  • Baptism: Alexander Adamson was baptised on 25 October 1846 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • (Deceased) Death*: He died after 5 April 1891 not found in Scotland.

Census Events

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, . Alexander Adamson, son, 4, at home, Forfar; David Adamson, head, mar, 53, handloom weaver linen, Forfar; Janet Adamson, wife, mar, 44, Prestonpans.3
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, . Alexander Adamson, son, unm, 14, draper apprentice, Forfar; David Adamson, head, mar, 60, linen handloom weaver, Forfar; Janet Adamson, wife, mar, 53, Haddington Prestonpans.4
Principal2 April 1871Alexander Adamson appeared in the 1871 census at 67 Abbotsford Place, Govan, Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, . Probable:
First name(s)      Alexander
Last name      Adamson
Relationship      Lodger
Marital status      Unmarried
Gender      Male
Age      24
Birth year      1847
Occupation      Drapers Assistant
Birth town      Forfar
Birth town as transcribed      FORFAR
Birth county      Forfarshire (Angus)
Birth county as transcribed      FORFARSHIRE
Birth place      Scotland
Birth place other as transcribed      SCOTLAND
House number      67
House name      Abbotsford Place
Street      -
Parish      Govan
Town      -
City      -
County      Lanarkshire
Country      Scotland
Registration district      Tradeston
Archive reference      RG10
Piece number      -
Folio      -
Page      -
Record set      1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Category      Census, land & surveys
Subcategory      Census
Collections from      Great Britain
Rest of household not stated.5
Principal3 April 1881He appeared in the 1881 census at 124 East India Road, Poplar, London, Middlesex, England, . Possibly? boarding with William G McKenzie, tailor & clothier, born Scotland, and family; Alexander Adamson boarder unm, 34, warehouseman, Scotland.
Principal5 April 1891He appeared in the 1891 census at 35 Delancey Street, St Pancras, London, England, . Possibly (certainly same person as 1881); Alexander Adamson lodger single, 44, mantle warehouseman, employed, Scotland.

Citations

  1. [S40] WF [Feb 2006].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C112885 [May 2009].
  3. [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].
  4. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1861 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2
    f1871%2f0024804941 [May 2016].