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Family [F210]

DAWSON

Parents

George DAWSON [P606] = Mary Ann PARKER [P601]

George

Born abt 1855, Bolton by Boland, Yorkshire.
Census 1911: A railway porter, aged 56, living at 8 Derby Street, Barrow in Furness with Mary Ann, Stephen, Agnes, John, Edith & Margaret.1
Was a scholar at Giggleswick Grammar School. Owned an ironmongers shop in Settle, Yorkshire and, because of giving too much credit, eventually lost the business.
John WOOTON discovered that the shop was still called Dawsons in 1974. He also located a school founded by (?) Dawson.

Mary Ann

Born 22 Feb 1875, Settle, Yorkshire.

Children

Stephen Richard [P647]

Born 1880, Carnforth, Lancashire
Christened 25 Apr 1880, Carnforth
Died 24 Nov 1963, Hospital, Wembley, Middlesex, UK2

George William [P635]

Born 1882, Settle, Yorkshire.
Occupation: Machine Cutter (in 1911)
Census 1911: Aged 29, living with spouse and son, Stanley at Stone Dyke, Roose, Barrow in Furness.3
Married Amelia MAY - they had three children: Brenda, Sybil & Stanley. All were born in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, UK.

Agnes Annie [P640] = Charles O'DAY [P628] > Family [F213]

Married Jul 1912, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, UK4

Agnes Annie

Born 6 Aug 1885, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire
Died Scarborough. Yorkshire5
Married Charles O'DAY. They had two children: Reginald, who became a schoolteacher after leaving the British Army and died in Devon, UK and Dorothy. Information from Olive RAWBONE 31-07-1998.
She died aged 88.

Charles

Born Ulverston, Lancashire, UK
Died 8 Mar 1959, Central Middlesex Hospital, Park Royal

Mary Elizabeth [Molly] [P526] = Percy Scott TAYLOR [P525] > Family [F156]

Married abt. 1909, St Lukes Church, Barrow, Lancashire

Mary Elizabeth [Molly]

Born 30 Sep 1887, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire6
Died 6 Aug 1967, Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex7
Nationality: British
Widowed: 15 Nov 1925
Cremated at: Ruislip Crematorium, Ruislip, Middlesex, UK

Shotly after returning to England ~1927
Shotly after returning to England ~1927

Percy Scott

Born 5 Jul 1886, 113 Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire8
Died 15 Nov 1925, Pretoria Hospital, Transvaal, South Africa9
Buried 26 Nov 1925, Pretoria, South Africa10
Occupation: Plumber with South African Railways.
Nationality: British
Census 1891: Aged 4.

Percy's Census Return
Percy's Census Return

Percy's 1911 Census Signature
Percy's 1911 Census Signature

John Walker [P665]

Born 1890, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, UK
Married Elsie DAWES. They had two children: Hilda and Alma - no further information.

Edith Kate [P616] = Harold WOOTTON [P629] > Family [F211]

Edith Kate

Born 28 Dec 1893, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire
Died 7 May 1984, Australia
Nationality: British
Death information from Pauline WEBB 03-09.

Nell, Norman, Kit & Harold ~1950
Nell, Norman, Kit & Harold ~1950

Harold

Born abt 1893, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire
Nationality: British
Census 1911: Aged 18. Living with parents, William (49) and Clara (50) and siblings Vernon (22), Florence (16), Eleanor (14), Ernest (12), Leonard (90 and Herbert (7) at 11 Settle Street, Barrow.
His parents were William Henry WOOTTON (1862-1940) and Clara Elizabeth HAYKIN (1861-1925)

Margaret Ellen [Nellie] [P650] = Norman H BARNETT [P659] > Family [F212]

Margaret Ellen [Nellie]

Born 1897, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, UK
Died San Francisco, USA
Nationality: British / American

Norman H

Born 1900, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, UK
Died San Francisco, USA.

Family

They also had a son Thomas who died at the age of ~7. No further knowledge. (Information from Pauline WEBB 03-09).

Sources

1 : ; Primary evidence
RG14 Piece 25685.

1911 Census form signed by George DAWSON
1911 Census form signed by George DAWSON

2 : ; Primary evidence
Suffered a fracture of Tibia and Fibula after being knocked down by a motor scooter. Died of Bronchopneumonia due to generalised arteriosclerosis in Wembley Hospital. Inquest held 2/1/1964. Information from copy of Death Certificate IB 630495 dated 3/1/1964.

3 : ; Primary evidence
RG 14. Piece 25689

4 : ; Page 1966; Primary evidence
Vol 8e

5 : ; Page 2035; Primary evidence
Volume 1b

6 : ; Primary evidence
Birth Certificate: XA 795556

7 : ; Primary evidence
Death Certificate: IE 701873. Died of carcinoma of the stomach and Myxoedema.

8 : ; Page 86; Primary evidence
Copy of Barrow in Furness Birth Certificate No BA 432358 dated 22 March 1949.

9 : ; Page 1307; Primary evidence
Death Certificate No 15873, dated 17/11/19 25.
Died from various illnesses over 7 months and 3 days finally from Acute peritonitis.

10 : ; Primary evidence
Buried in Rebecca Street Cemetery, Pretoria. ? Grave No 2932.
Pretoria District, Transvaal Province on either 26 or 27 November. Source: Olive RAWBONE. December 1993.

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