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Thomas Adamson

M, #8134, b. 4 December 1782, d. between 30 March 1851 and 1 January 1855
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2015


Father*: Charles Adamson b. c 1755
Mother*: Martha Fenton b. c 1755
  • Baptism*: Thomas Adamson was baptised on 4 December 1782 at Kingoldrum, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • He was the son of Charles Adamson and Martha Fenton.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Thomas Adamson married Agnes Kerr, daughter of William Kerr and Isabel Thom, say 1807 at Forfarshire, Scotland, ; estim from first known child.
  • Death*: Thomas Adamson died between 30 March 1851 and 1 January 1855 at Forfarshire, Scotland, .
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Agnes Kerr died on 23 October 1872 at Cottar Town Drumglay, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1872 deaths in the parish of Glamis in the county of Forfar, ref 23; Agnes Adamson, widow of Thomas Adamson pendicler; 1872 October Twenty-Third 1hr 20m pm Cottar-Town Drumglay; female 87 years; William Kerr pendlicler (dec) Elizabeth Kerr ms Thoms (dec); old age no medical attendant; signed James Adamson son; registered 1872 October 24 at Glamis Robert G Ross registrar.3

Census Events

Head of Household6 June 1841He and Agnes Kerr, David Adamson, Martha Adamson, Robert Adamson, James Adamson and John Adamson were listed in the 1841 census at Drumglay Cotter, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Thomas Adamson, 55, no occupation stated, Angus; Agnes Adamson, 55, Angus.4
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Kerr in the 1851 census at Drumglay, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Thomas Adamson, 68, weaver flax / linen, Kingoldrum; Agnes Adamson, 65, Glamis; also in the household were David Adamson, Martha Adamson, James Adamson, William Adamson and Agnes Adamson.5


Agnes Kerr b. 1 Apr 1785, d. 23 Oct 1872


Charles Adamson+ b. c 1808, d. 24 Jan 1884
David Adamson b. 2 Mar 1815
William Adamson b. 27 Oct 1816
Martha Adamson b. c 1817
Robert Adamson b. 19 Dec 1819
James Adamson b. c 1822
Thomas Adamson+ b. 8 Aug 1824, d. 23 Jul 1858
William Adamson b. 20 Dec 1826
John Adamson+ b. 17 Jun 1829, d. 22 Nov 1920


  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1851 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C112952 [Dec 2010].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Deaths 1872 Glamis 289/00 0023 [Dec 2010].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1841 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1851 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].