GENEALOLGY REPORTS FOR ISABELLA PURVES


The Dobson Connection

 

Descendants of John Dobson

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  JOHN1 DOBSON was born c 1837 in Haddington, Berwick, Scotland1, and died Bef. 1906 in Deceased at time of daughter Isabella's marriage.  He married MARGARET CALDER 20 January 1860 in Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland2, daughter of JOHN CALDER and REBECCA CLERK.  She was born c 1843 in Collington, Midlothian3, and died Bef. 1906 in Deceased at time of daughter Isabella's marriage.

 

Notes for JOHN DOBSON:

1871 Census

Dalkeith Rd, Edinburgh,  Midlothian

 

 
John Dobson/34/Mason/Haddington, Berwick

Margaret Dobson/28/Colinton, Midlothian

John R Dobson/10/Lasswade, Midlothian

Marcus Dobson/9/Lasswade, Midlothian

Thomas K Dobson/7/Lasswade, Midlothian

William C Dobson/5/Edinr, Midlothian

Rebecca C Dobson/2/Edinr, Midlothian

Helen O Dobson/6 Months/Edinr, Midlothian

 

 

1881 Census

2 Canning House, Newington, Edingburgh, Midlothian

 

John Dobson/Head/Mar/44/Mason/Haddingtonshire, Berwick

Margaret Dobson/Wife/Mar/39/Edinburghshire, Colinton

John R Dobson/Son/20/Joiner/Edinburghshire, Lasswade

Marcus Dobson/Son/29/Joiner/Edinburghshire, Lasswade

Thomas Kerr Dobson/Son/27/Apprentice for salesman/Edinburghshire, Lasswade

William O Dobson/Son/15/Apprentice Mason/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Rebecca C Dobson/Dau/12/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Margaret Calder Dobson/Dau/9/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Alexander Dobson/Son/6/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Mary Ann Dobson/Dau/4/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Isabella Dobson/Dau/1/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

 

1891 Census
1a Sylvan Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian
 

Margaret Dobson/Wife/Mar/48/Laundress/Edinburghshire, Colinton

Margaret C Dobson/Dau/19/Laundress/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Alexander Dobson/Son/16/Joiner Apprentice/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Mary Ann Dobson/Dau/14/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

Isabella Dobson/Dau/11/St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

John Dobson/Grandson/3/Burntisland, Fifeshire

 

 

More About JOHN DOBSON:

Occupation: 1860, Mason

Residence: 1881, 2 Canning House, Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian

 

My Notes:

The Census above prove the connection to young Isabella DOBSON born 19 years after the marriage of he parents.

 

 

More About MARGARET CALDER:

Occupation: 1891, Laundress

Residence: 1891, 1a Sylvan Place, Civil Parish Edinburgh St Cuthberts

       

Children of JOHN DOBSON and MARGARET CALDER are:

        i.      JOHN RONALD2 DOBSON, b. 30 April 1860, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland.

        ii.     MARQUIS DOBSON, b. 1 August 1861, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland.

        iii.    THOMAS KERR DOBSON, b. 1 August 1863, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland.

        iv.    WILLIAM ORMISTON DOBSON, b. 8 March 1866, Edinburgh, Scotland.

        v.     REBECCA CLARK DOBSON, b. 3 June 1868, Edinburgh, Scotland.

        vi.    HELEN ORMISTON DOBSON, b. 5 September 1870, Edinburgh, Scotland.

        vii.   ALEXANDER DOBSON, b. 13 March 1872, Edinburgh, Scotland.

        viii.  MARGARET CALDER DOBSON, b. 13 March 1872, Edinburgh, Scotland.

        ix.    ALEXANDER DOBSON, b. 9 May 1874, Edinburgh, Scotland.

        x.     MARY ANN DOBSON, b. c 1877, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2.     xi.    ISABELLA DOBSON, b. c 1880, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  ISABELLA2 DOBSON (JOHN1) was born c 1880 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  She married JOHN PURVES 21 September 1906 in Edinburgh, Scotland, son of THOMAS PURVES and HELEN ROBERTSON.  He was born c 1879.

 

Notes for ISABELLA DOBSON:

1891 Scottish Census

Civil parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts 

County: Midlothian 

Address: 1a Sylvan Place 

 

Margaret Dobson 48 

Margaret C Dobson 19 

Alexander Dobson 16 

Mary Ann Dobson 14 

Isabella Dobson 11 dau Scholar b Edinburgh

John Dobson 3  Grandson b Burntisland, Fifeshire

 

More About ISABELLA DOBSON:

Occupation: 1906, Printer Compositor

 

More About JOHN PURVES:

Occupation: 1906, Carter

       

Children of ISABELLA DOBSON and JOHN PURVES are:

        i.      HELEN3 PURVES, b. 3 February 1908, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland; m. JAMES WRIGHT, 1947.

        ii.     JOHN PURVES, b. c 1917.

        iii.    ISABELLA PURVES, b. December 1918, Broughton Rd, Edinburgh, Scotland; d. 2004, Rodney St, Canonmills, Edinburgh.

 

Notes for ISABELLA PURVES:

My Notes:

Rodney Street where Isabella lived in a Tenament, run of Broughton Street in Edinburgh where she was born.

 

More About ISABELLA PURVES:

Body Discovered: 30 June 2009, 5 Years after her decease!

Occupation: Nursing Officer, Simpson's Maternity Ward

Residence: Rodney St, Canonmills, Edinburgh

Retirement: c 1979, From a former colleague Patricia Anderson

 

 

 

 

1.  http://www.familysearch.org, IGI, Batch C117626.

2.  Scotlands People, On 20/1/1860 at Loanhead marriage after Banns was solemized between us according to the Terms of the Free Church John Dobson age 22, Loanhead, Mason, parents not given (deceased) Margaret Calder age 18, Loanhead, parent John Calder, Gardener Both Signed. Witnessed by John Simpson and Robert Downe? both signed.

3.  1891 Scottish Census.

4.  Scotlands People, Statutory Marriages (685/02 0276)  in district of St Andrew Burgh of Edinburgh Page 138 No 276, John Purves, 27, Bachelor, Carter ,bachelor of 104 Duke St, Leithparents Thomas Purves Stableman deceased Helen Purves MS Robertson deceasedIsabella Dobson, 26, Spinster, Printer Compositor of 34 Beaverbank Place, Edin.parents John Dobson, Mason (deceased) Margaret Dobson MS Calder (deceased)Witnesses John Ramsay and Margaret Dobson (both signed)Signed Thomas Porteous Minister of St James Parish, Edinburgh.

6.  Scotlands People, 1 1918 PURVES ISABELLA F ST ANDREW (EDINBURGH) EDINBURGH/MIDLOTHIAN 685/02 0596 No Image ORDER.

7.  Register of Births, Extract 1918 Births in the District of Saint andrew in the Burgh of Edinburgh, Isabella PURVES born 1918 December fourth at 9am at 59 Broughton Road, Edinburgh F, parents John Purves, Works Stoker and Isabella M.S. DOBSON married 1907 September 21st Edinburgh.

8.  http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/edinburgh/Flat--woman39s-relative-found.5450390.jp acc 17/09.

 




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