John Davidson

John Davidson

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  • Name John Davidson  [1
    Born 22 Oct 1815  Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 5 Nov 1815  Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 26 Dec 1860  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Post Master 
    Residence 26 Dec 1860  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Great Bolton 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Post Master Post Office 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    3 Nuttall Terrace 
    Occupation 14 Sep 1870  Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Postmaster 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Postmaster 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    29 Chorleynew Street 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Putney, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Address:
    n/a Putney, London, England
    Putney, London
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Putney, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Retired from General Post Office 
    Address:
    n/a Putney, London, England
    Putney, London
    England 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Putney, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    27 Charlwood Road 
    Address:
    n/a Putney, London, England
    Putney, London
    England 
    Died 25 Dec 1883  Putney, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • 27 Charlwood Road,
    Buried 31 Dec 1883  Putney, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • St. Mary,
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I60779  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Robert Davidson
              b. Abt 1780, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Murdoch
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Sep 1808  Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F25252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Rothwell Morris
              b. Abt 1834, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Oct 1890, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1860 and 31 Mar 1860  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Marriage 
    • Volume 8c, Page 308
    Married 11 Jan 1860  Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 13
    Children 
     1. William Davidson
              b. 1860, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Nov 1923, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Elizabeth Murdoch Davidson
              b. 1862, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Apr 1928, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Robert Davidson
              b. 1864, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Sep 1935, Toole, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. James Dick Davidson
              b. 1870, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Jun 1941, Toole, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F18022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1815 - Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 5 Nov 1815 - Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Jan 1860 and 31 Mar 1860 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jan 1860 - Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Post Master - 26 Dec 1860 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Great Bolton - 26 Dec 1860 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Post Master Post Office - 7 Apr 1861 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3 Nuttall Terrace - 7 Apr 1861 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 14 Sep 1870 - Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 2 Apr 1871 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Chorleynew Street - 2 Apr 1871 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England,Address:
    n/a Putney, London, England
    Putney, London
    England - 3 Apr 1881 - Putney, London, Middlesex, England
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired from General Post Office,Address:
    n/a Putney, London, England
    Putney, London
    England - 3 Apr 1881 - Putney, London, Middlesex, England
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 27 Charlwood Road,Address:
    n/a Putney, London, England
    Putney, London
    England - 3 Apr 1881 - Putney, London, Middlesex, England
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1883 - Putney, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Dec 1883 - Putney, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    Baptism for James Dick DAVIDSON (60789)
    Baptism for James Dick DAVIDSON (60789)
    Marriage Certificate for James D DAVIDSON and Nettie TOUGH (25387)
    Marriage Certificate for James D DAVIDSON and Nettie TOUGH (25387)
    Marriage Certificate for John DAVIDSON and Margaret Rothwell MORRIS (18022)
    Marriage Certificate for John DAVIDSON and Margaret Rothwell MORRIS (18022)

    Census
    1861: England Census for Little Bolton, Lancashire
    1861: England Census for Little Bolton, Lancashire
    RG9 Piece 2823 Folio 123 Page 36  

    Dwelling 3 Nuttall Terrace 
    Location Little Bolton, Lancashire, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 2823 Folio 123 Page 36 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DAVIDSON John Head 45 Post Master Post Office Scotland 
    DAVIDSON Margaret Wife 27  Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON William Son  5m  Bolton, Lancashire 
    1871 England Census for Little Bolton, Lancashire
    1871 England Census for Little Bolton, Lancashire
    RG10 Piece 3936 Folio 67 Page 25  

    Dwelling 29 Chorleynew Road, 
    Location Little Bolton, Lancashire, England 
    Source RG10 Piece 3936 Folio 67 Page 25 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DAVIDSON John Head 55 Postmaster Scotland 
    DAVIDSON Margaret R Wife 37  Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON William Son 10 Scholar Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON Elizabeth M Daughter Scholar Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON Robert Son Scholar Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON James D Son 10m  Bolton, Lancashire 
    McGRATH Margaret Servant 22 General Servant Domestic Ireland 
    DAVIES Abbey Servant 15 Mixed Servant Domestic Clun, Shropshire 
    1881 England Census for Putney, London
    1881 England Census for Putney, London
    RG11 Piece 661 Folio 84 Page 14  

    Dwelling 27 Charlwood Road 
    Location Putney, London, England 
    Source RG11 Piece 661 Folio 84 Page 14 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DAVIDSON John Head 64 Retired from General Post Office Scotland 
    DAVIDSON Margaret R Wife 47  Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON Elizabeth M Daughter 18 Scholar Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON Robert Son 16 Clerk in Provision House Bolton, Lancashire 
    DAVIDSON James D Son 10 Scholar Bolton, Lancashire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1861 England Census (RG9 Piece 2823 Folio 123 Page 36) John, 45, Post Master Post Office, from Scotland, was with his wife Margaret, 27, from Bolton, Lancashire, and son William, 5 months, born Bolton, Lancashire, at 3 Nuttall Terrace, Little Bolton, Lancashire, England.

      From the 1871 England Census (RG10 Piece 3936 Folio 67 Page 25) John, 55, Postmaster from Scotland, was with his wife Margaret R., 37, from Bolton, Lancashire, at 29 Chorleynew Road, Little Bolton, Lancashire, England. With them were their children William, 10, Scholar, Elizabeth M., 8, Scholar, Robert, 6, Scholar, and James D., 10 months. All the children were recorded as being born in Bolton, Lancashire. Also present were servants Margaret McGrath, 22, General Domestic Servant from Ireland, and Abbey Davies, 15, Mixed Domestic Servant from Clun, Shropshire.

      From the 1881 England Census (RG11 Piece 661 Folio 84 Page 14) John, 64, Retired from General Post Office, from Scotland, was with his wife Margaret R., 47, from Bolton, Lancashire, at 27 Charlwood Road, Putney, London, England. With them were their children Elizabeth M., 18, Scholar, Robert, 16, Clerk in Provision House, and James D., 10, Scholar. All the children were recorded as being born in Bolton, Lancashire.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "John Davidson". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I60779&tree=wft (accessed April 21, 2021).

  • Sources 
    1. [S9180] "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1920," database, FamilySearch . (https://familysearch.org), accessed 16 Nov 2014), Marriage for James D. DAVIDSON and Nettie TOUGH; 24 Jul 1919; Toole, Montana, United States..

    2. [S8696] "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch . accessed 18 Nov 2014), Baptism for John DAVIDSON; 5 Nov 1815; Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland..

    3. [S9418] "Lancashire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1911," database, Ancestry . (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2575), accessed 3 Jan 2017), Baptism for William DAVIDSON (256); 26 Dec 1860: Bolton, Lancashire, England..

    4. [S6012] Little Bolton, Lancashire, England, Census, 1861 (2823/123/36). RG9 Piece 2823 Folio 123 Page 36.

    5. [S8568] "Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915," database, Ancestry . (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2960&enc=1), accessed 16 Nov 2014), Baptism of James Dick DAVIDSON; 14 Sep 1870; St. Peter, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England..

    6. [S6013] Little Bolton, Lancashire, England, Census, 1871 (3936/67/25). RG10 Piece 3936 Folio 67 Page 25.

    7. [S6015] Putney, London, England, Census, 1881 (661/84/14). RG11 Piece 661 Folio 84 Page 14.

    8. [S9164] Wrighting, BarbaraAncestry. Ancestry Family Trees.. http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/14724511/, accessed 10 Nov 2014).

    9. [S8531] "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966," database, Ancestry . (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1904&enc=1), accessed 10 Nov 2014), John Davidson's Will (Index)..

    10. [S9166] "London, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980," database, Ancestry . accessed 10 Nov 2014), Entry for John Davidson's burial; St Mary, Putney, England..

    11. [S5950] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch . (http://new.familysearch.org), accessed 18 Nov 2014), entry for Robert Davidson, person ID K4GR-JGQ..

    12. [S1854] Registration of Marriages. Ancestry.co.uk, Mar  1860, Bolton, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Volume 8c, Page 308.

    13. [S9167] "Manchester, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930," database. accessed 10 Nov 2014), Marriage of John DAVIDSON and Margaret Rothwell MORRIS..