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Walter Edward Adamson

M, #3288, b. 4 November 1874, d. 19 August 1926
  • Birth*: Walter Edward Adamson was born on 4 November 1874 at Edinburgh, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of David Adamson and Ann Riches.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Walter Edward Adamson witnessed the marriage of James Neave Adamson and Mary Jane Duncanson on Friday, 26 July 1895 at Stenton, Haddington, Scotland; image held; statutory marriages 721/00 0003; 1895 marriages in the parish of Stenton in the county of Haddington; 1895 on the twenty-sixth day of July at Stenton parish of Stenton after banns according to the established Church of Scotland, James Neave Adamson mason bachelor, 29, 42 Morningside Road Edinburgh, David Adamson master builder, Ann Adamson ms Riches; Mary Jane Duncanson dressmaker spinster, 24, Stenton Parish of Stenton, lexander Duncanson master joiner (dec) Eliza Duncanson ms Bell; George Marjoribanks minister of Stenton, Walter Edward Adamson, Eliza Bell Duncanson withnesses.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Walter Edward Adamson married Margaret Pringle on 1 August 1901 at the Maitland Hotel, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; 1901 marriages in the district of St George in the city of Edinburgh, ref 367; 1901 on the first day of August at the Maitland Hotel Shandwick Place Edinburgh after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; W E Adamson merchantile clerk bachelor, 26, 2 Merchiston Park Gardens Edinburgh, David Adamson builder master, Ann Adamson ms Riches (dec); Margaret pringle spinster, 26, 4 Barcaly Terrace Edinburgh, Thomas Morrison Pringle farrier, Agnes Pringle ms Fyffe (dec); signed R H Fisher minister of Morningside, John F Macdonald witness, E F Adamson witness; 1901 August 5th at Edinburgh H Hutchison assist registrar; GROS ref 685/01 0367 [June 2010].
  • (Informant) Birth: Walter Edward Adamson registered the birth of Walter Alexander Adamson on 24 April 1908 at 26 Montpelier Park, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; 1908 births in the district of Morningside in the city of Edinburgh ref 450; Walter Alexander Adamson, 1908 April Twenty-fourth 2h 30m pm 26 Montpelier Park Edinburgh, male, parents Walter Edward Adamson mercantile clerk & Margaret Adamson ms Pringle marrried 19th August 1... Edinburgh, signed W E Adamson father present, registered 1908 May 12 at Edinburgh signed D Cameron assist registrar initialled John J Cockforth.2
  • (Informant) Death: Walter Edward Adamson registered the death of David Adamson on 30 June 1915 at Kirklands Hill, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, Scotland; 1915 deaths in the district of Innerleithen in the county of Peebles, David Adamson, builder master retired widower of Ann Riches, 1915 June thirtieth supposed to be about 8h 40m pm on Kirklands Hill, ur Rodona Princes Street Innerleithen, m, 77 years, David Adamson cotton hand loom weaver (dec) Janet Gardner Adamson ms Neave (dec), (supposed) accidental discharge of fowling piece, W E Adamson son 16 Dalkieth Street Joppa Edinburgh.3
  • (Executor) Probate: Walter Edward Adamson was the executor of David Adamson's estate on 24 November 1915 at Peebles, Scotland; Adamson, David, Builder, sometime residing at 2 Merchiston Bank Gardens Edinburgh, latterly at Rodona, Innerleithen, died 30 June 1915, at Innerleithen, testate. Confirmation granted at Peebles, 24 November to Walter Edward Adamson, 9 Montebello, Joppa, and Finlay Ramage, S.S.C. Edinburgh, Executors nominated in Will or Deed, dated 9 February 1914, and recorded with other Writs in Courts Books of Commissariot of Peebles, 18 November 1915. Value of Estate, £2809, 14s, 3d.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Walter Edward Adamson died on 19 August 1926 at 11 John Street, Portobello, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, at age 51 1926 deaths in the district of Portobello in the city of Edinburgh, ref 119; Walter Edward Adamson wine merchant retired married to Margaret Pringle; 1926 August nineteenth 5h 30m pm 11 John Street Portobello; m, 51 years; David Adamson builder (dec), Ann Adamson ms Riches (dec); pulmonary tuberculosis 10 months, laryngynal paralysis 4 months, cardiac failure 4 days as cert by J R Menzies MD; W A Adamson son present; 1926 August 20th at Portobello Wm Baxendine registrar.5
  • Probate*: His estate was probated on 22 March 1927 at London, England; Adamson Walter Edward of 11 John Street Portolbello Edinburgh died 19 August 1926 Confirmation of Margaret Pringle of Adamson widow and Finlay Ramage solicitor. Sealed on 22 March.6
  • (Witness) Death: He witnessed the death of Susanna Adamson on 16 September 1933 at London, England; Scotsman; 14 Oct 1933; Guyler - At London, on September 16th, 1933, Susanna, widow of Harry Guyler, and the last surviving member of the family of the late David Adamson, builder, Morningside.7
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 4 October 1935 at London, England; Adamson Walter Edward of 11 John Street Portolbello Edinburgh died 19 August 1926 Ist Eik to Confirmation of Margaret Pringle of Adamson widow and Finlay Ramage solicitor. Sealed London 4 October. Former Confirmation Sealed on 22 March 1927.6

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of David Adamson in the 1881 census at 11 Waverley Terrace, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Walter E Adamson, son, 6, scholar, Edinburgh; David Adamson, head, mar, 43, builder, Forfar; Ann Adamson, wife, mar, 40, England; lodger Eliza Mitchell, unm, 66, Montrose.8
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of David Adamson in the 1891 census at Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Walter E Adamson, son, unmarried, male, 16, apprentice clerk brewery, Midlothian; David Adamson, head, married, male, 53, builder, Forfar; Annie R Adamson, wife, married, female, 50, England.9,10
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of David Adamson in the 1901 census at 2 Merchiston Bank Gardens, Morningside, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Walter E Adamson, son, s, 26, clerk, worker, Edinburgh; David Adamson, head, wid, 63, builder, employer, Forfar; 10 rooms with windows; Maggie Tully, serv, s, 19, servant domestic, worker, Linlithgowshire ...11
Last Edited: 21 Aug 2018

Parents:

Father*: David Adamson b. 19 Nov 1837, d. 30 Jun 1915
Mother*: Ann Riches b. c 1841, d. 10 Dec 1898

Family:

Margaret Pringle b. c 1874
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Walter Edward Adamson married Margaret Pringle on 1 August 1901 at the Maitland Hotel, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; 1901 marriages in the district of St George in the city of Edinburgh, ref 367; 1901 on the first day of August at the Maitland Hotel Shandwick Place Edinburgh after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; W E Adamson merchantile clerk bachelor, 26, 2 Merchiston Park Gardens Edinburgh, David Adamson builder master, Ann Adamson ms Riches (dec); Margaret pringle spinster, 26, 4 Barcaly Terrace Edinburgh, Thomas Morrison Pringle farrier, Agnes Pringle ms Fyffe (dec); signed R H Fisher minister of Morningside, John F Macdonald witness, E F Adamson witness; 1901 August 5th at Edinburgh H Hutchison assist registrar; GROS ref 685/01 0367 [June 2010].

Child:

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Aug 2006].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Births 1908 Edinburgh ref 685/06 0450 image held [Nov 2014].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1915 Innerleithen ref 24 [Aug 2006].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Findmypast ref 40884-b206809-00007 [Oct 2015].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1926 Edinburgh ref 685/09 0119 image held [Oct 2014].
  6. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) [Oct 2014].
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers Collection, British Newspapers, The Scotsman 1933 [Sept 2007].
  8. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  9. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1891%2f0034674984 [June 2016].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1891 Edinburgh, no image 685/05 0D1/05 031 [Aug 2006].
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0038329131 [June 2016].