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James Watterston

M, #1963, b. 17 August 1895
Last Edited: 16 Jan 2017


Father*: Alexander Watterston b. 4 Nov 1862
Mother*: Helen Eaton Adamson b. 8 Apr 1860, d. 2 Nov 1927
  • Birth*: James Watterston was born on 17 August 1895 at 17 Park Avenue, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of Alexander Watterston and Helen Eaton Adamson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Watterston married Maggie Ann Wishart, daughter of Annie Wishart, on 4 September 1923 at Royal Hotel, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1923 marriages in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar ref 61; 1923 on the fourth day of September at Royal Hotel Forfar after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed James Watterston civil engineer bachelor, 28, Orchardbank Parish of Forfar, parents Alexander Watterston burgh surveyor and Helen Eaton Watterston ms Adamson; Maggie Ann Wishart draper's assistant sprinster, 26, Hazelhall Muir Road Forfar, parent Annie Wishart afterwards married to Charles Ramsay joiner and builder; signed Henry Fotheringham Henderson DD minister of Ogilvie Church Dundee, wit Charles Lowdon Sturrock Lochhead Forfar, Hilda Watterston Orchardbank Forfar, registered 1923 September 5th at Forfar signed John F Craib registrar.1
  • (Informant) Death: James Watterston registered the death of Annie Wishart on 25 July 1925 at Zoar Lodge, Barry Road, Carnoustie, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1925 deaths in the parish of Barry in the county of Forfar, # 41, Annie Grant Ramsay, widow of Charles Ramsay joiner master, 1925 July twenty-fifth 4h 15m pm Zoar Lodge Barry Road Carnoustie, f aged 48 years, parents James Wishart cattle dealer (dec) and Annie Grant Wishart ms Livingstone, cause carcinoma of uterus 1 year 6 months asthenia as cert by G McConnell MBChB, signed James Watterston son-in-law 37 Gardner Street Dundee present, registered 1925 July 27th at Carnoustie signed Cath K Dewar assit registrar initialled DKM (D K Mitchell) registrar.2


  1. [S40] From RL [July 2005].
  2. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory marriages 1923 Forfar ref 274/00 0041, image held [Jan 2008].