George Davidson

ID# 5065, (16 Aug 1796 - 12 Jun 1832)

George Davidson was born on 16 Aug 1796 at Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland ,

William Davidson in Cranston had by his wife Euphan Blakie a son born the 16th Aug 1796 and baptised the 24th before the Congregation - named George.1,2

He was the son of William Davidson and Euphan Blaikie.

George Davidson and Isobell Strathern were partners c 1818 Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .

George Davidson married Marion King, daughter of John King and Janet Wilson, on 12 Apr 1823 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian,

1823 March 22nd.
George Davidson and Marion King, Collier, Deanhead gave up their Marriage Banns and were proclaimed before this Congregation in order to marriage.
Were Married 12th April 1823.1,3

George died on 12 Jun 1832 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian, at age 35 years, 9 months and 27 days

1832. George Davidson, Collier, Wester Pencaitland was buried here 13 June 1832 aged 38 years, died of consumption.

(George's age is recorded as 38yrs, this would make him born c1794, so parents could be incorrect.)1,4

George's cause of death on 12 Jun 1832 was from Consumption.

George was buried on 13 Jun 1832 at Pencaitland Parish Church, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .

George and Isobell had 1 Known child.

George and Marion had 5 Known children.

Child of George Davidson and Isobell Strathern

Children of George Davidson and Marion King

FatherWilliam Davidson (c 1766 - 5 May 1830)
MotherEuphan Blaikie (c 1765 - 3 Jul 1845)


  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 ( pre 1855), 1796 Cranstoun Midlothian, 680/0010 0275. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 1823 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 0179.
  4. [S32] Scottish OPR's (published) 1832 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 0030 0269.