Hugh Waddell Nimmo

#6076, (c 1903 - 3 Dec 1932)
     Hugh Waddell Nimmo was born c 1903 at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Parents: Alexander Nimmo & Sarah Ann Hyslop.

Hugh Waddell Nimmo married Agnes Gibson Scott Ross, daughter of Alexander Ross and Janet Scott, on 20 Mar 1925 at Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

Hugh Waddell Nimmo, Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 22
Usual Res: Wellington Street, Forth
Parents: Alexander Nimmo, Coal Miner (retired) & Sarah Ann Nimmo MS Hyslop
Agnes Gibson Scott Ross, Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 20
Usual Res: Forth
Parents: Alexander Ross, Coal Miner & Janet Ross MS Scott

Witnesses: Thomas Nimmo, Climps Rd, Forth & Janet Wright Ross, Main St, Forth.1,2

Hugh died on 3 Dec 1932 at Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ,

Hugh Nimmo
Coal Miner Hewer
married to Agnes Ross
At 3.3pm aged 30yrs
usual Res: Forth Lanark
Parents: Alexander Nimmo, Coal Miner & Sarah Nimmo MS Hislop

Alex Ross, Father in Law, Forth Lanark was the informant of his death.3,4

Hugh's cause of death on 3 Dec 1932 was from Acute appendicitis (2 days)
Acute intestrinal obstruction (3 days) due to adhesion to site of appendix.

Hugh was buried on 5 Dec 1932 at Wilsontown Cemetery, Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

In Loving Memory of
Alex Ross
Who Died 15th Jan 1937
Aged 66 years.
Also his Wife
Janet Scott
Who Died 12th Feb 1928
Aged 49 years.
Also Their son Alex
and their son in law
Hugh Nimmo

The Headstone was Errected by the Family.5

Alexander Ross, Janet Ross nee Scott, Hugh Nimmo and Alex Ross
Wilsontown Churchyard

Hugh and Agnes had 3 known children, may be more.

Child of Hugh Waddell Nimmo and Agnes Gibson Scott Ross


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, supplied by Bev Dey Feb 2012. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1925 Forth Lanark, 632/02 0007. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1932 George Square Edinburgh, 685/05 1469.
  5. [S43] Cemetery Records , Scottish Monumental Inscriptions, Wilsontown Churchyard Forth - Image No 126. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.