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Meekison, Dundee, Angus, Scotland

Query by poorone

Hi,

I am looking for some information for a friend. Thomas Meekison .....married Christina Templeton.

Children...David, 13 Sept. 1867, Robert Templeton, 29 Jul 1869, Thomas 24 Mar 1871, James 18 Jan 1874
all children born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland

Looking for information on parents. Thomas and Christina or any further information on this family
that you may have. She does not have marriages, or deaths of the children.

Thank you for your help and your assistance.

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on 2012-02-03 14:09:14

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by asheppard on 2012-02-03 19:06:16

Possibly Christina in 1871 Census

1871 Scotland Census about Christina T Mackison
Name: Christina T Mackison
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relationship: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Dundee, Forfarshire
Registration number: 282/3
Registration district: St Clement
Civil parish: Dundee
Town: Dundee
County: Angus
Address: 39 Seagate (fairney's Court)
Occupation: Seaman's Wife (absent)
ED: 12
Household schedule number: 178
Line: 8
Roll: CSSCT1871_51
Household Members:
Name Age
Christina T Mackison 24
Thomas Mackison Under 1 Month.

Son David with possibly Christina's Mother at 63 Seagate


1871 Scotland Census about David Meikison
Name: David Meikison
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Relationship: Grandson
Gender: Male
Where born: Dundee, Forfarshire
Registration number: 282/3
Registration district: St Clement
Civil parish: Dundee
County: Angus
Address: 63, Seagate
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 11
Household schedule number: 67
Line: 26
Roll: CSSCT1871_51

Household Members:
Name Age
Margaret S Templeman 60 born: abt 1811 East Weemyss, Fifeshire
David Meikison 3
Patrick Copeland 39 lodger

a quick free search on Scotlands People comes up with a marriage of Thomas MEEKISON to Christina TEMPLEMAN 1866, you would have to purchase credits to view the information.

1881 Census
1881 Scotland Census about David Meekison
Name: David Meekison
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Relationship: Son
Mother's name: Christina Meekison
Gender: Male
Where born: Dundee, Forfarshire
Registration number: 282/4
Registration district: St Andrew
Civil parish: Dundee
County: Angus
Address: 27 Charles St.
Occupation: Yarn Winder
ED: 12
Household schedule number: 164
Line: 2
Roll: cssct1881_86
Household Members:
Name Age
Christina Meekison 33 born 1848 Dundee (Seaman's Wife)
David Meekison 13
James Meekison 7 born 1874 Dundee
Christopher Meekison 1 born 1880
Isabella Collins 27 lodger

This is possibly Christina in 1851 Census

1851 Scotland Census about Christina Templeman
Name: Christina Templeman
Age: 4
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relationship: Daughter
Father's Name: James Templeman
Mother's name: Margaret Templeman
Gender: Female
Where born: Dundee, Forfar
Parish Number: 282
Civil parish: Dundee
County: Angus
Address: 6 Horse Wynd
ED: 14
Page: 1 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 7
Line: 13
Roll: CSSCT1851_60
Household Members:
Name Age
James Templeman 31 born 1820 Nairsburgh, York - occupation flaxdresser
Margaret Templeman 35 born 1816 Murthel, fifeshire
>>>>>Christina Templeman 4
Robert Templeman 1 born 1850 born South Inch Perth
Robert Templeman 21 James' brother - Flaxdresser born Dunfermline Fife
Thomas Kidd 45 lodger
James Jarvis 35 lodger
James Anderson 27 loger


Possibly Christina & Thomas in 1891 Census

1891 Scotland Census about Thomas Meekison
Name: Thomas Meekison
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Christina Meekison
Gender: Male
Where born: Perthshire, Blairgowrie
Registration number: 282/3
Registration district: St Clement
Civil parish: Dundee
County: Angus
Address: 116 Rosebank St
Occupation: Seaman
ED: 17
Household schedule number: 273
Line: 19
Roll: CSSCT1891_92
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Meekison 51 born 1840 Blairgowrie Perthshire
Christina Meekison 44 born 1847 Dundee
Christopher Meekison 11 born 1880 Dundee
Jessie Meekison 9 born 1882 Dundee
Frederick Meekison 6 born 1885 Dundee
Ann Meekison 1 born 1890 Dundee


Possibly Christina & Thomas in 1901 Census

1901 Scotland Census about Christina Meekison
Name: Christina Meekison
Age: 54
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : Thomas Meekison
Gender: Female
Where born: Dundee, Forfarshire
Registration number: 282/4
Registration district: St Andrew
Civil parish: St Andrew
County: Angus
Address: 21 Glamis St
Occupation: Seaman's Wife
ED: 56
Household schedule number: 190
Line: 2
Roll: CSSCT1901_103
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Meekison 61 born 1840 Blairgowrie, Perthshire Occup. Seaman (merd)
Christina Meekison 54 born 1847 Dundee
Fredrick Meekison 15 born Dundee
Jessie Meekison 19 born Dundee
Ann Meekison 10 born Dundee

(merd) might read retired or merchant you would have to view original to compare.

This could be Thomas in the 1851 Census

1851 Scotland Census about Thomas Meekison
Name: Thomas Meekison
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: David Meckison
Mother's name: Janet Ogilvie
Gender: Male
Where born: Blairgowrie, perth
Parish Number: 433
Civil parish: Kemback
County: Fife
Address: Blebo Mills
Occupation: Machine Worker
ED: 1
Page: 16 (click to see others on page)
Household schedule number: 60
Line: 17
Roll: CSSCT1851_89
Household Members:
Name Age
David Meckison 48 born St Vegans Forfar - Mill Overseer
Janet Ogilvie 48 born Tannadice, Forfar
Ann Meekison 21 born Dundee Forfar - Millspinner Flax
Catherine Meekison 16 born Blairgowrie Perthshire - Millspinner Flax
Mary Meekison 14 born Blairgowrie Perth
Thomas Meekison 11 born Blairgowrie perth
Herriot Meekison 6 born Dundee Forfar
Jean Meekison 3 born Dundee Forfar

you would have to double check fathers name against marriage certificate for Thomas Meekison and Christina Templeman

I hope this helps - happy hunting

by poorone on 2012-02-04 07:31:21

Hi,

Thank you so much for your time and help with this. I will pass this along to my friend and encourage her to obtain a marriage certificate.

Have a great day.

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