Euphemia Davidson

ID# 5212, (11 Oct 1818 - 14 Dec 1891)


Euphemia Davidson was born on 11 Oct 1818 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .
She was the daughter of George Davidson and Isobell Strathern.

Euphemia Davidson was baptised on 11 Jul 1821 in Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian,

DAVIDSON - 1818
Euphemia, Bastard Daughter of George Davidson & Isobell Strathern was born 11 Oct 1818 and baptized 11th July 1821

Witnesses: William Davidson & John Duncan

(just above this is the entry for Janet Davidson.)1,2



Euphemia appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841, at Pencaitland West, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ;
ANDERSON William, 30, Sawyer, Haddingtonshire
ANDERSON Jean, 25, Yes
ANDERSON Isabella, 1, Yes
ANDERSON Elisabeth, 3mths, Yes
DAVIDSON Euphemia, F, 20, Haddingtonshire (East Lothian.)3



Euphemia appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 at 10 Graham Street, St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland ;
TELFER Thomas, Head, Wid, 56, Clerk Biggar Lanarkshire
TELFER Jane, Sister, 54
McDONALD Margaret, Step Sister, 50
BLAIR Agnes, Aunt, Wid, 82
GRAHAM Agnes B, Visitor, 39
DAVIDSON Euphemia, Servant, Unm, 30, House Servant, Pentcaitland, Haddingtonshire.4



Euphemia Davidson married George Dingwall, son of George Dingwall and Janet Thomson, on 21 May 1856 at Jerusalem, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Marriage (after Banns) was solomised between us according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

George Dingwall, 41, Samuelston, Wright (Bachelor)
Parents: George Dingwall, Wright (dec) & Janet Thomson
Euphemia Davidson, 38, Jerusalem, House Servant (Spinster)
Parents: George Davidson, Collier (dec) & Isabella Strathern

Witnesses: William Anderson & William Davidson.1,5


As of 21 May 1856,her married name was Dingwall.

Euphemia appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of George Dingwall at Woodhall, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ;
DINGWALL, George, Head, 47, Joiner (master) born Gladsmuir, Haddington
DINGWALL, Euphemia, Wife, 43, born Pencaitland, Haddington.6



Euphemia appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of George Dingwall at 5 Market Street, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland ;
DINGWALL George, Head, M, 56, Joiner, Gladsmuir Haddington
DINGWALL Euphemia, Wife, M, 52, Pencaitland East Lothian
McNEIL Mary, Boarder, 7, Scholar, Penstone, Haddington
ELLIOT William, Boarder, 1, Mussgh, Midlothian
BALLANTYNE John, Boarder, 7, Scholar, Mussgh, Middlothian
BALLANTYNE Cecilia, Boarder, 5, Scholar, Mussgh, Midlothian
BALLANTYNE Agnes, Boarder, 2, Mussgh Midlothian
(recorded on Ancestry as Dagwell.)7



Euphemia appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of George Dingwall at Market Street, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland ;
DINGWALL, George, Head, 68, no occupation, born Gladsmuir Haddingtonshire
DINGWALL Euphemia, Wife, 63, Scholar Wife, born Pencaitland Haddingtonshire
HUGES Catherine, Boarder, 25, Mill Worker, Haddington
DAVIDSON Mary, Boarder, 18, Mill Worker, Peanston, Haddingtonshire
DAVIDSON William, Boarder, 12, Mill Worker, Musselburgh
GIBSON Jamima, Boarder, 6, Scholar, Musselburgh Midlothian.8



Euphemia appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at 26 Market Street, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland ;
MACWATT Agnes, Head, 50, Char Woman, Mussleburgh Midlothian
DINGWALL Euphemia D, Boarder, 76, Pauper, Pencaitland Haddington.9



Euphemia died on 14 Dec 1891 at Market Street, Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland , at age 73 years, 2 months and 3 days

Euphemia Dingwall, Cotton Leaser, Widow of George Dingwall, Joiner
At 5pm aged 71 years.
Parents: George Davidson (dec) & Isabella Strathern (dec)

Gamima Gibson, acquaintance, market Street was the informant.1,10



Euphemia's cause of death on 14 Dec 1891 was from Senile Debility, Exhaustion.



Euphemia and George had 2 children.

Children of Euphemia Davidson and George Dingwall

FatherGeorge Davidson (16 Aug 1796 - 12 Jun 1832)
MotherIsobell Strathern (28 Jan 1789 - 8 Jul 1866)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1821 Pencaitland East Lothian, 76/0030 0023. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Pencaitland West, Pencaitland, haddingtonshire (East Lothian) Piece 716, Folio 3 Pg 6 - via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  4. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 St Cuthberts Midlothian, Piece 685, Folio 519, Pg 8 - via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1856 Pencaitland East Lothian 716/00 0002. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  6. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Pencaitland East Lothian, ED 3, Page 3, Rego District 716 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  7. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Inveresk, Midlothian, Piece 689 Folio 5 Pg 22 - via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  8. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Inveresk Midlothian, ED 5 Pg 10 Roll cssct1881-295, Reg No 689 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  9. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Inveresk Midlothian, ED5 Pg 32 Rego No 689 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1891 Inveresk & Musselburgh, Midlothian, 689/00 0209.