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George Davidson (abt. 1883 - 1949)

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George Davidson
Born about in Colinton, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
[children unknown]
Died in St Germains, Longniddry, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
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George Davidson [1]

Born abt 1883 Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland[2]

Died St Germains, Longniddry, East Lothian, Scotland[3]

cert. shows George as 66, gamekeeper, marr. to Catherine HENDERSON; s/o George DAVIDSON gamekeeper & Agnes m.s. BIRD, both dec'd; d. 11:30pm of acute bronchitis 14 days; myocarditis; cerebral thrombosis, cert. by John BLACK MB ChB; Inf. dtr Nan CONNOCHIE, 2 C??ns Place, Edinburgh; Reg. 28th


Husband: George Davidson
Wife: Catherine Henderson
Agnes Bird Davidson
Georgina Davidson
Date: 20 JAN 1911
Place: Edinburgh, Dist of Newington, Midlothian, Scotland
Note: cert. shows George as 28 gunsmith, resid. Heriot Mill, s/o George DAVIDSON gamekeeper & Ann m.s.BIRD dec'd; Catherine as 26 tailoress resid. 9 Glenagle Rd, Edin, d/o William HENDERSON, gasholder's attendant & Agnes formerly TAYLOR m.s. BLACK; Wit: Henry RUTHERFORD, Robert HENDERSON; Reg. 28th[4][5]


Husband: George Davidson
Wife: Ann Bird
Child: George Davidson
Child: John Davidson
Date: 11 JUN 1880
Place: Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland
Note: Dist 677 #9
Wit: Agnes S USHER, Thomas ?HIVRSON? [6]


1881 Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland

Note: George, head, gamekeeper 26, b Dunse, BEW with Ann, wife 34 b Haddington, HAD[7]

1891 Malleny Hse, Currie, Midlothian, Scotland

Note: DAVIDSON: George, head, 46 gamekeeper b Duns, BEW; wife Ann 46 b Haddington; Sons: John 10; George 8 (both scholars b Colinton)[8]

1901 Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland

Note: DAVIDSON: George, head, 46 (still!) gamekeeper b Duns, BEW; wife Ann 50 b Haddington; Son: George 18 gunsmith b Currie, MLN; Sister: Helen single, 56 retired dressmaker b Bunkle, BEW (5 rooms with one or more windows)[9]

1911 Heriot Mill, Heriot, Midlothian, Scotland

DAVIDSON: George 56 wid. gamekeeper b Duns, BEW; Son George 27 marr., gunmaker b Currie, MLN; Dtr-in-law Kate 26 marr. under 1 yr, b Dundee, Forfar; Servant Elizabeth MacDAIRMID 34 wid., hsekeeper b Ayton, BEW


Paternal relationship confirmed by a triangulated group consisting of Lorna (T087062), Anonymous Davidson (T203083 and V Wright (MyHeritage - a descendant of George DAVIDSON) sharing two triangulated segments on chromosome 1: 1) from 12-30 mbp for 16cMs 2) from 31-39 mbp for 10.5cMs


  1. Source: #S56 1891 Census Currie, Midlothian, Dist 682 Page 31 Schedule #37, copy d/loaded Aug 2005
  2. Source: #S56 1891 Census Currie, Midlothian, Dist 682 Page 31 Schedule #37, copy d/loaded Aug 2005
  3. Source: #S56 Dth 27 Feb 1949 George s/o George DAVIDSON & Ann BIRD; h/o Catherine HENDERSON, aged 66, reg. Gladsmuir, ELN, 708 #5
  4. Source: #S216 Heriot, MLN 688/00 002/00 001 Sched. 9, hsehold of George DAVIDSON, copy d/loaded Mar 2012
  5. Source: #S56 Marr. 20 Jan 1911 George DAVIDSON & Catherine HENDERSON, Dist of Newington, MLN 686/5 #33, copy d/loaded Mar 2012
  6. Source: #S526
  7. Source: #S210 FHL Film 0223985 GRO Ref Volume 677 EnumDist 3 Page 17
  8. Source: #S820 1891 Currie, Midlothian, Dist 682 Page 31 Schedule #37, copy d/loaded Aug 2005
  9. Source: #S56 1901 Census Penicuik, Midlothian, Dist 697 Page 15 Schedule #51, copy d/loaded Aug 2005
  • Davidson-3684 was created by Lorna Henderson through the import of DavidsonDesc4WTMay2014.ged on May 20, 2014. (Reference: 41146)

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