Marion Pickard Farm

#349, (25 Apr 1867 - 17 Apr 1946)
     Marion Pickard Farm was born on 25 Apr 1867 at Wilsontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Born at 7.30pm

Father James FARM was present at the birth.1,2,3

She was the daughter of James Ferme and Ann Weir Forrest.

Marion appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of James Farm at Climpy, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
FARM James, Head, M, 29, Coalminer, Barlington, Edinburgh, 1 window, 1 child at school
FARM Ann, Wife, M, 29, New Monkland, Lanarkshire
FARM Neil, Son, 17, Scholar, Whitburn, Linlithgow
FARM Helen, Dau, 5, Musselburgh, Edinburgh
FARM Marion, Dau, 3, Carnwath, Lanark
FARM James, Son, 1, Whitburn, Linlithgow.4

Marion appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of James Farm at Peasants Row, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
TRUM, James, H, Coal Miner, M, 39, M, Collington, Edinburgh, Scotland
TRUM, Annie, W, M, 39, F, New Monkland, Lanark, Scotland
TRUM, Neil, Son, Coal Miner, U, 17, M, Whitburn, Linlithgow
TRUM, Elen, Dau, Farm Serv Unemployed, U, 16, F, Musselburgh, Edinburgh
TRUM, Marion, Dau, Scholar, 13, F, Carnwath, Lanark
TRUM, James, Son, Scholar, 11, M, Whitburn, Linlithgow
TRUM, Emily, Dau, Scholar, 8, F, Carnwath, Lanark
TRUM, Alex. Son, Scholar, 7, M, Carnwath, Lanark
TRUM, Elizabeth, Dau, Scholar, 6, F, Carnwath, Lanark
TRUM, John, son, 4, M, Carnwath, Lanark
TRUM, Ann, Dau, 2, F, Carnwath, Lanark
TRUM, Agnes, Dau, 4mths, F, Carnwath, Lanark.5

Marion Pickard Farm was also known as Marion Pickard Fairholm.

Marion Pickard Fairholm married Adam Scott, son of Robert Scott and Agnes Gibson, on 23 Mar 1888 at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland.

Adam Scott, Watch Maker, Bachelor, 25
Usual Res: Forth
Parents: Robert Scott, Miner (dec) & Agnes Scott MS Gibson (dec)
Marion Fairholm, Dressmaker, Spinster, 20
Usual Res: Forth
Parents: James Fairholm, Miner & Ann Fairholm MS Forrest.

Witnesses: William SCOTT & Helen FAIRHOLM.6

As of 23 Mar 1888,her married name was Scott.

Marion appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Adam Scott at No 5 Wilsontown Terrace, Wilsontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT, Adam, Head, Mar, 28, Coalminer & Watchmaker, employed, born Lanarkshire, Forth, 2 rooms with windows.
SCOTT, Marion, Wife, Mar, 23, born Lanarkshire, Wilsontown.
SCOTT, Robert, Son, 2, born Lanarkshire, Forth
SCOTT, James F G, Son, 1, born Lanarkshire, Forth
SCOTT, James G, Brother, unknown age ?, born Lanarkshire, Forth.7

Marion appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Adam Scott at Provident Place, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT, Adam, Head, M, 38, Watch Maker & Hawker, Own Account, Forth, Lanark
SCOTT, Marion, Wife, M, 33, Watch Maker & Hawker Wife, Forth, Lanark
SCOTT, Robert, Son, 12, Scholar, Forth, Lanark
SCOTT, Annie, Dau, 8, Scholar, Forth, Lanark
SCOTT, Adam, Son, 6, Scholar, Forth, Lanark
SCOTT, Neil, Son, 3 months, Bothwell, Lanark
SCOTT, James, Brother, S, 22, Coal Miner, Worker, Forth, Lanark.8

Marion appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Adam Scott at Provident Building, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SCOTT Adam, Head, 48, Mar, Pit Headman, Colliery, Worker, Carnwath Lanark
SCOTT Marion, Wife, 43, Mar, married 23yrs, 5 children, 4 living, Sub PostMistress, Worker, At home, Carnwath
SCOTT Annie, Dau, 18, Single, Assistant PostMistress, Worker, At Home, Carnwath
SCOTT Adam, Son, 16, Single, Clerk, Colliery, Worker, Carnwath
SCOTT Neil, Son, 10, School, Carnwath.9

Marion posed for a photo in Aug 1931 Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Photo taken with Edith Third and her sister - most likely Hannah Gordon, when she brought June Scott to Scotland in 1931.

Edith Third, Marion Scott and most likely Hannah Gordon
when Edith delivered June Scott to her Grandmother in 1931

Marion died on 17 Apr 1946 at County Hospital, Cleland, Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 78 years, 11 months and 23 days

At 3.40pm. From 349 Old Edinburgh Road, Tannochside.
Widow of Adam Gibson Scott - Clockmaker

The Informant was Annie F Scott, daughter, 349 Old Edinburgh Road, Tannochside.10

Marion's cause of death on 17 Apr 1946 was from Fractured neck of femur, Senility.

     Research Note:
Larriston Castle,Edinburgh,registered under the name of Fairholm/Scott

Medal relating to the Battle of Trafalgar with Lord Nelson,last known to be with Marion Scott - from a great Uncle who was on board with Nelson ?

Still lots of be discovered regarding the above two items.

Marion and Adam had 5 children.

Father*James Ferme (10 May 1841 - 23 Feb 1912)
Mother*Ann Weir Forrest (14 Oct 1841 - 27 Jul 1929)

Children of Marion Pickard Farm and Adam Scott


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Obtained 6th November 1990. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1867 Carnwath Lanarkshire #12498391. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S8] Birth and Marriage Entries, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Genealogical Society of Qld, 1997 V4.0), Lanark C116321/2026 1988 IGI.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Carnwath Lanark, 632/00 011/000 024. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 FHL Film 0203623, GRO Ref Vol632, EnumDist 11, Page 35
    Under the Surname spelling of TRUM - Carnwath Lanark 632/00 011/00 035. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  6. [S1] Certificate held on file: Obtained 18th April 1990.
  7. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Forth Lanarkshire, Scotland, 632/2 002 15. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  8. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell, Lanark, Page 24. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  9. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 014/00 001. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  10. [S1] Certificate held on file: No 58.