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William Smith1

M, #8111
  • (Witness) Birth RCE: William Smith witnessed the death of Henry Dall Adamson on 2 October 1884 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; Page 210 Register of Corrected Entries [annotated: April 20th 1885 + initials] for the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar.
    In the Fourth Column of Entry no 270 in the Register Book of Births, for the year 1884, before the name of the Child's Mother insert William Smith Factory Worker, on the authority of a Certificate in the form of Schedule (F) to the following effect:-
    In an action relating to the paternity of a male child born 1st July 1884, at the insistance of Jessie Adamson, factory worker, residing at number twenty eight South Street, Forfar, defender, the Sheriff Substitute of the County of Forfar (Forfar District) on the 2nd day of October 1884, found that the said child was the illegitimate Child of the said Jessie Adamson & William Smith.
    31st Decemer 1884 at Forfar signed W H Thomson registrar.2
Last Edited: 27 Apr 2015


Janet Adamson b. 8 Aug 1862, d. 9 May 1888


Henry Dall Adamson b. 1 Jul 1884, d. 2 Oct 1884


  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth RCE 1884 Forfar ref 270, image held [Aug 2004].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Birth RCE 1884 Forfar ref 288/00 0270, image held [Apr 2015].