(27 October 1840 - after 1901)
|Father||Robert Dickson1,3 (1811 - Jan 1873)|
|Mother||Jemima Richardson1,3 (Apr 1818 - Nov 1886)|
|Relationship||2nd cousin 3 times removed of Lorna Henderson|
BMDB dataRobert Dickson was born on 27 Oct 1840 Morebattle, ROX, SCT.4,1,2 He married Elizabeth Small, daughter of Thomas Small and Elizabeth Blakie, on 23 Feb 1872 Ednam, ROX, SCT; (date/place from igi), Dist 788 #1 cert shows: Robert ag lab, single, 31, living Kinderside, s/o Robert Dickson farm steward and Jemima m.s. Richardson, mar. Elizabeth a single, 30 yr old dom. serv living Kelso, d/o Thomas Small farm steward and Elizabeth Blakie. Wit: Henry Dickson (assumed to be Robert's brother) and Elizabeth Small. (NB birth cert of son Robert has date incorrectly as 27th Feb.)2,5,6,3
Robert Dickson died aft. 1901 possibly at ?Coldstream, BEW, SCT.7
Census/Where lived/OccupationsRobert Dickson appeared on the census of 1841 Grahamslaw, Par. of Eckford, ROX, SCT, in the household of Robert Dickson and Jemima Dickson.8 Robert Dickson appeared on the census of 30 Mar 1851 East Grange, Hounam, ROX, SCT, in the household of Robert Dickson and Jemima Dickson as son of Robert.9
The census of 7 Apr 1861 showed Henry, Robert, Adam and William and their sisters Ann, Mary, Alice and Elisabeth in the household of their parents Robert and Jemima Dickson Hounam, ROX, SCT, enumerated as DICKSON: Robert, 50, farm steward b Eccles, BEW, wife Jemima (nee Richardson), 43 b Morebattle. Children: Robert un, 20, ploughman, b Morebattle, Mary unm 19, b Eckford, Alice un, 17, ag lab b Linton, Henry 13 scholar b Morebattle, Adam, 11, Elizabeth 8, Ann 5 all scholar b Hounam, William 2 b Hounam.1 In Feb 1872 Robert Dickson was an agricultural labourer Kinderside, ROX?, SCT.3 By Mar 1873 Robert Dickson was a coachman Kelso, ROX, SCT.5
The census of 3 Apr 1881 showed Robert with his wife Elizabeth, their sons Robert and Thomas, their dtr Ann Dalcove Maine, Mertoun, BEW, SCT, household enumerated as DICKSON: Robert, 40, farm steward b Morebattle, wife Elizbeth 41 b Makerston. Children (all scholars): Robert 8 b Kelso, Ann and Thomas, both 6 b Mertoun.2
Robert Dickson was shown as the head of the household in the census of 1891 Dalcove Mains Farm, Mertoun, BEW, SCT, with Elizabeth enumerated as DICKSON: Robert 50 farm steward b Morebattle, ROX; wife Elizabeth 50 b Makerstoun, ROX; Children: Robert 18 ag lab b Kelso; Thomas 16 ag lab b Mertoun, Ann 16 b Mertoun.10
The census of 1901 showed Robert with his wife Elizabeth, their sons Robert and Thomas, their dtr Ann Lennel Hill, Coldstream, BEW, SCT, household enumerated as DICKSON: Robert 60 farm steward b Morebattle, ROX; wife Elisabeth 60 b Kelso ROX; Children: Robert 28 ploughman b Kelso; Thomas 26 ?arcatea? water manufacturer b Mertoun, Ann 26 mother's help b Mertoun.7
All the other infoHe was given as a son, aged 43, of John Richardson when the latter died on 23 Feb 1855 Burnfoot, Par. of Linton, ROX, SCT.11
|Elizabeth Small (Mar 1836 - aft. 1901)|
|Charts||William RICHARDSON of Pringlestead, Eckford|
RUNCIMAN of Earlston/Wanton Walls
|Last Edited||15 Jul 2007|
- Letter, S Keller (22625) to L McIntosh, Oct 2000 ex 1861 Census film #103909.
- 1881 Census transcripts, UK, via Family Search/LDS CDs, FHL Film 0224032 GRO Ref Volume 751 EnumDist 2 Page 5.
- GRO, SCT, BDM searches at GRO SCT: Mar. cert 1872 Robert DICKSON/Elizabeth SMALL, trans. Stuart H Jul 2003.
- Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), DICKSON Oct 2000.
- GRO, SCT, BDM searches at GRO SCT: Birth cert. 1873 Robert DICKSON trans. Robert McC Sep 2002.
- Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), DICKSON Batch M117881 Feb 2002.
- 1901 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, Via Ancestry.com, Coldstream, BEW Reg 733 Ed 3 Pg 16 Sched 86, hsehold of Robert & Elizabeth DICKSON, extracted Jun 2007.
- FreeCensus, UK online at http://www.freecen.org.uk/, 1841 Eckford, SCT1841/787 ED 1 Folio 1 Page 8, extracted Sep 2005.
- 30 Mar 1851 census, Hounam, ROX, SCT, Entries #16 thru 18, Dist 3 entry #17, p/copy held (on same page as Peter and Jane SINTON).
- 1891 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, Via Ancestry.com, Mertoun, BEW Reg 751 Ed 2 Pg 8 Sched 36, hsehold of Robert & Elizabeth DICKSON, extracted Jun 2007.
- DC ROX, SCT: 1855 Film #103533, Dth 23 Feb 1855 John RICHARDSON, Burnfoot, Par. of Linton, ROX.
- Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), DICKSON Batch C117931 Feb 2002.
- Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), DICKSON Batch C117511 Feb 2002.
E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.