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Jessie Pitkethly Nicolson

F, #1404, b. 12 April 1887, d. 13 May 1954
  • Birth*: Jessie Pitkethly Nicolson was born on 12 April 1887 at 11 Clinton Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland; father sailor - ur 3 Shuttlefield Street. Newburgh.
  • She was the daughter of Forester Cockburn Nicolson and Jane Lawson Pitkethly.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jessie Pitkethly Nicolson married David Watson, son of David Allan Watson and Elizabeth Galloway, on 31 January 1913 at 22 North Erskine Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; aged 25, sack machinist.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jessie Pitkethly Nicolson died on 13 May 1954 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 67 Jessie Pitkethly Watson (widow of David Watson jute works manager), 1954 may 13th 0h 30m pm Royal Infirmary ur 22 Old Craigie Road Dundee, 67, fath Forrester Cockburn Nicolson gas works stoker (dec), moth Jane Lawson Nicolson ms Pitkethly (dec), perforation of stomach, peritonitis, peripheral vascular failure as cert by Harry W McFarlane MBChB, signed D D Watson son 82 Ellengowan Drive Dundee, reg 1954 May 14th at Dundee, signed A C Marshall assist reg.
  • Probate*: Her estate was probated on 17 August 1954; NICOLSON or WATSON Jessie Pitkcthly of 22 Old Craigie-road Dundee widow died 13 May 1954 Confirmation of Douglas David Watson. Sealed London 17 August.1

Census Events

Principal5 April 1891Jessie Pitkethly Nicolson appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 at 2 Shuttlefield Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, daug, 3, Newburgh.
Principal31 March 1901She appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 at 216 High Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, daug, 13, scholar, Newburgh.
Last Edited: 5 Sep 2018


Father*: Forester Cockburn Nicolson b. 21 Jul 1862, d. 19 Jan 1926
Mother*: Jane Lawson Pitkethly b. 17 Apr 1862, d. 15 Dec 1936


David Watson b. c 1883, d. 17 Jan 1950


Douglas David Watson+ b. c 1915, d. 2003


  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Record URL: http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?h=13792397&db=UKProbateCal&indiv=try
    Source Information: Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
    Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright. [Mar 2013]