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David Niven

M, #2246, b. 25 May 1895, d. 3 October 1968
Last Edited: 14 Oct 2019
David Niven 1895-1968

Parents:

Father*: John Niven railway clerk b. 28 Mar 1858, d. 1 Jul 1901
Mother*: Alice Nicolson Watson b. 25 Feb 1863, d. 17 Nov 1959
  • Birth*: David Niven was born on 25 May 1895 at 7 Edina Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, ; David Niven 1895 May 25th 8h 30m am 7 Edina Place Edinburgh, m, fath John Niven railway clerk, moth Alice Niven ms Watson, mar 1885 June 17th Dundee, inf John Niven father, reg 1895 June 13th at Edinburgh Joseph J Anderson assist registrar.
  • He was the son of John Niven railway clerk and Alice Nicolson Watson.
  • Marriage*: David Niven married Elizabeth Latty Smith Drylie Baxter, daughter of William Baxter and Margaret Latty Drylie, say 1924 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, .2
  • (Deceased) Death*: David Niven died on 3 October 1968 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, , at age 73.3
  • Photograph*: David Niven is in this photograph taken say 1935.4
    David Niven 1895-1968 say 1935
  • (Witness) Death: He witnessed the death of Georgina N Watson on 4 July 1938 at 4 Woodside Street, Rosyth, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, ; Georgina Nicholson Keen widow of James Keen plumber 1938 July 4th 4h 15m pm 4 Woodside Street Rosyth Dunfermline, f, 76 years, fath James watson clothier (dec) moth Christina Watson ms Nicholson (dec), senility as cert by J Campbell MBChB, inf David Niven nephew 33 Quality Street Edinburgh, reg 1839 July 5th at Dunfermline David Watson registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of John Niven railway clerk and Alice Nicolson Watson in the 1901 census at 7 Edina Place, Calton, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, . David Niven, son, 5, scholar, Edinburgh; John Niven, head, mar, 43, railway clerk, worker, Edinburgh; Alice Niven, wife, mar, 38, Dundee.

Family:

Elizabeth Latty Smith Drylie Baxter b. 1905, d. 1989

Children:

David Niven3 b. 11 Aug 1926
Maurice Baxter Niven3 b. 1930, d. 2009

Citations

  1. from Ancestry member OM [Oct 2019]
  2. [S40] Ancestry member OM [Jan 2019].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry Member OM [Jan 2019].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry member contact 15 Oct 2018 onwards.
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory death 1938 Dunfermline ref .../.. 288 image held [Oct 2005].