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James Nicolson

M, #1538, b. circa 1832, d. 19 December 1916
Last Edited: 5 Nov 2010

Parents:

Father*: Robert Nicolson b. 14 Aug 1799, d. 17 Nov 1863
Mother*: Sarah Ann Henderson b. c 1802, d. 8 Nov 1877
  • Birth*: James Nicolson was born circa 1832 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, .
  • He was the son of Robert Nicolson and Sarah Ann Henderson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Nicolson married Margaret Anderson, daughter of Alexander Anderson and Margaret Mackie, on 3 December 1856 at The Church, Meadow Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; On the 3rd day of December 1856 at the Church, Meadow place, Dundee marriage after banns and solemnised between us according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, James Nicolson, 24, Dudhope Crescent cloth lapper bachelor, fath Robert Nicholson mechanic, moth Sarah Ann Henderson, Margaret Anderson, 25, Mauchline Tower Court Murraygate powerloom winder, fath Alexander Anderson flaxdresser, moth Margaret Mackie (dec), signed John Rankin minister, wit Thomas Anderson, David Valentine, the above marriage was registered by me at Dundee on the 5th day of December 1856 Wm Fairweather registrar.
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Nicolson died on 19 December 1916 at 46 Dudhope Crescent Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , 1916 Deaths in the District of St Mary in the Burgh of Dundee, James Nicolson church officer married to Maragert Anderson, 1916 December 19th 8h 5m pm 46 Dudhope Crescent Road Dundee, m, 84 years, fath Robert Nicolson blacksmith (dec), moth Sarah Ann Nicolson ms Henderson (dec), cerebral thrombosis as cert by Wm Gorrie MD DPM, informant Margaret Whyte daughter present, reg 1916 December 21st at Dundee Tho Meek registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: He witnessed the birth of James Nicolson on 22 September 1857 at 9 Hilltown, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1857 births in the 1st District of Dundee, Nicholson James 1857 September 22nd 9.55am 9 Hilltown Dundee, m, fath James Nicholson cloth lapper, moth Margaret Nicholson ms Anderson, inf James Nicholson father not present, reg 1857 September 26th at Dundee Wm Fairweather registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: James Nicolson witnessed the birth of Sarah Ann Henderson Nicolson on 14 May 1859 at 50 Constitution Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1859 Births in the 1st District of the Burgh of Dundee, Nicholson Sarah Ann Henderson 1859 May 14th 9am 50 Constitution St Dundee, f, fath James Nicholsonn cloth lapper, moth Margaret Nicholson ms Anderson, inf James Nicholson father not present, reg 1859 May 21st at Dundee Wm Fairwaether registrar.
  • (Witness) Marriage: James Nicolson witnessed the marriage of James Bruce and Harriet Nicolson on Friday, 26 August 1859 at Meadow Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; On the twenty-sixth day of August 1859 at Meadow Place Dundee - marriage (after banns) was solemnized between and according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, signed James Bruce, 22, John Street Dudhope Crescent Dundee, brass founder, bachelor, fath Walter Bruce falxdresser, moth Agnes Bruce ms Garland, and signed Harriet Nicolson, 20, Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee, powerloom weaver, spinster, fath Robert Nicolson blacksmith, moth Sarah Ann Nicoolson ms Henderson, signed John Rankin minister, John Smeaton witness, James Nicholson, George Nicholson, reg Dundee, 29th August 1859, Wm Fairweather registrar.
  • (Witness) Death: James Nicolson witnessed the death of James Nicolson on 29 January 1863 at 1 Ladywell Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1863 Deaths in the 1st District of the Burgh of Dundee, James Nicholson, single, 1863 January 29th 7h 35m am 1 Ladywell Lane Dundee, m, 5 years 4 months, fath James Nicholson lapper, moth Margaret Nicholson ms Anderson, croup 3 days as cert by J M Baxter surgeon, inf James Nicolson father present, reg 1863 January 29th at Dundee W Johnston registrar, margin note col 1 & 5 read Nicolson.
  • (Witness) Birth: James Nicolson witnessed the birth of Thomas Anderson Nicolson on 22 September 1863 at 1 Ladywell Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1863 Births in the 1st District of the Burgh of Dundee, Thomas Anderson Nicolson 1863 September 22nd 3h 30m am 1 Ladywell Lane Dundee, m, fath James Nicolson lapper, moth Margaret Nicolson ms Anderson, mar 1856 Dec 3rd Dundee, inf James Nicolson father present, reg 1863 October 9th at Dundee W Johnston registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: James Nicolson witnessed the birth of Margaret Langlands Nicolson on 14 July 1866 at 1b Bains Square, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1866 Births in the 1st District of the Burgh of Dundee, Margaret Langlands Nicolson 1866 July 14th 9h 55m am 1 Bains Square Dundee, f, fath James Nicolson lapper, moth Margaret Nicolson ms Anderson, mar 1856 Dec 3rd Dundee, inf James Nicolson father present, reg 1866 July 30th at Dundee W Johnston registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: James Nicolson witnessed the birth of Henry Jones Pearce Nicolson on 19 September 1880 at 7 Mid Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1880 Births in the District of St Clement in the Burgh of Dundee, Henry Jones Pearce Nicolson 1880 September 19th 4h 15m pm 7 Mid Street Dundee, f, fath James Nicolson church officer, moth Margaret Nicolson ms Anderson, mar 1856 Dec 3rd Dundee, inf James Nicolson father, reg 1880 Oct 4th at Dundee Dav Scott registrar.
  • Occupation*: On 14 August 1881 at 7 Mid Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , James was Cloth Lapper - death of Sarah Ann.
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Sarah Ann Henderson Nicolson on 14 August 1881 at 7 Mid Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1881 Deaths in the District of St Clement in the Burgh of Dundee, Sarah Ann Henderson Nicolson, jute weaver, single, 1881 August 14th 7h 0m am 7 Mid Street Dundee, f, 22 years, fath James Nicolson cloth lapper, moth Margaret Nicolson ms Anderson, disease of the heart, general dropsy about 18 months as cert by Matthew Nimmo FRCS, inf James Nicholson father, reg 1881 August 15 at Dundee Dav Scott registrar.
  • (Informant) Death: James Nicolson registered the death of Henry Jones Pearce Nicolson on 23 September 1884 at 14 Garland Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1884 Deaths in the District of St Mary in the Burgh of Dundee, Henry Jones Pearce Nicolson, single, 1884 September 23rd 10h 0m am 14 Garland Place Dundee, m, 4 years, fath James Nicolson church officer, moth Margaret Nicolson ms Anderson, croup as cert by Peter Steven FRCSE, inf James Nicolson father present, reg 1884 September 23 at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.
  • (Witness) Marriage: James Nicolson witnessed the marriage of Thomas Stewart and Alice Nicolson on Monday, 27 June 1898 at 18 Albany Terrace, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1898 27th June, 18 Albany Terrace Dundee, after Banns according to the forms of the established Church of Scotland, Thomas Stewart, joiner (master) widower, 54, 2 King Street, fath James Stewart, glover (master) (dec) moth Isobel Stewart ms Fergusion (dec) Alice B Nicoll widow, 53, 1 Church Street, Princes Street, fath Robert Nicolson, blacksmith (jour) (dec) moth Sarah Nicholson ms Davidson (dec), signed Robert Sharp Han... minister of St Davids Church, David Stewart, James Nicolson, witnesses.

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841James Nicolson was listed in the 1841 census at George Place Joint Stock Building, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Robert Nicolson, 40, blacksmith, not this county; Sarah Nicolson, 35, England; James Nicolson, 9, not in this county.
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed in the 1851 census at 10 George Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Nicholson, son, um, 19, lapper, Aberdeenshire Aberdeen; Sarah A Nicholson, wife, mar, 48, England - Robert thought to be in Monifieth (why?)
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 6 Bain Square, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Nicolson, head, mar, 38, cloth lapper, Aberdeen; Margaret Nicolson, wife, mar, 39, Montrose; also in the household were Margaret Anderson, Sarah Ann Henderson Nicolson, Thomas Anderson Nicolson and Margaret Langlands Nicolson.
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 7 Mid Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Nicolson, head, church officer, mar, 48, Aberdeen; Margaret Nicolson, wife, mar, 49, Montrose; also in the household were Margaret Anderson, Sarah Ann Henderson Nicolson, Thomas Anderson Nicolson, Margaret Langlands Nicolson and Henry Jones Pearce Nicolson.
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Anderson in the 1891 census at 3 Parker Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Nicolson, head, mar, 57, church officer, employed, Aberdeen; Margaret Nicolson, wife, mar, 58, Forfarshire.
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Anderson in the 1901 census at 3 Parker Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Nicolson, head, mar, 68, church officer, worker, Aberdeen; Margaret Nicolson, wife, mar, 68, Montrose.

Family:

Margaret Anderson b. c 1830, d. 21 May 1920
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Nicolson married Margaret Anderson, daughter of Alexander Anderson and Margaret Mackie, on 3 December 1856 at The Church, Meadow Place, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; On the 3rd day of December 1856 at the Church, Meadow place, Dundee marriage after banns and solemnised between us according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church, James Nicolson, 24, Dudhope Crescent cloth lapper bachelor, fath Robert Nicholson mechanic, moth Sarah Ann Henderson, Margaret Anderson, 25, Mauchline Tower Court Murraygate powerloom winder, fath Alexander Anderson flaxdresser, moth Margaret Mackie (dec), signed John Rankin minister, wit Thomas Anderson, David Valentine, the above marriage was registered by me at Dundee on the 5th day of December 1856 Wm Fairweather registrar.

Children:

James Nicolson b. 22 Sep 1857, d. 29 Jan 1863
Sarah Ann Henderson Nicolson b. 14 May 1859, d. 14 Aug 1881
Thomas Anderson Nicolson b. 22 Sep 1863
Margaret Langlands Nicolson+ b. 14 Jul 1866, d. 26 Dec 1952
Henry Jones Pearce Nicolson b. 19 Sep 1880, d. 23 Sep 1884