Further details of the children and descendents of Helen Dougal and Peter Headridge.

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(as supplied by John Headridge Crombie their great great grandson).


Helen Headridge born on 30 March 1853 in Mid Calder

Helen married James Edmiston about 1877. James was born about 1854 in Abernethy, Perthshire. Helen and James had the following known children:

1881 Census (4th April)  Dundee (282-4) Book 21. Page 7

71 Albert St., Dundee, Forfar

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
James Edmiston Head 27 Iron Moulder Abernathy Parish, Perth
Helen Edmiston Wife 28   Midcalder, Edinburgh
Jemima Edmiston Daughter 2   Dundee, Forfar
Margaret Edmiston Daughter 1   Dundee, Forfar

John Headridge born on 19 November 1856 in Collinton

Probably died in infancy.

Christina Headridge born on 31 January 1859 in Lasswade

Nothing more currently known

Peter Headridge born on 1 September 1860 in Leith

Peter married Elizabeth Wallace, daughter of Agnes Wallace. Elizabeth was born 1858 in Glasgow. Peter and Elizabeth had the following known children:

In the 1881 census they were living in Nelson St, Dundee.

1881 Census (4th April)  Dundee (282-4) Book 21. Page 7

27 Nelson St., Dundee, Forfar

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Peter Headridge Head 20 Cabinet Maker Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Elizabeth Headridge Wife 21   Glasgow, Lanark
Helen D. Headridge Daughter 2 months   Dundee, Forfar

Peter died 19 Jan 1905 in Dundee and was buried in Dundee. At the time of his death, Peter and his family lived at 2 Jamaica Street, Dundee. Elizabeth was also married to George Hay.  Elizabeth died 28 Mar 1929 in Dundee Royal Infirmary and was buried in Dundee.  Peter and his wife are buried in the Eastern Cemetery, Dundee Section II No 216.

William Headridge born on 1 September 1862 in Edinburgh

Probably died in infancy.

Ann Grant Headridge born on 26 November 1863 in Strathmartine

Ann appears in the 1881 Census aged 18 as a pantry maid at the Lamb Hotel (owner Jessie Lamb) at Craigmill, Forfarshire. Sometime after this census Ann married David McNaughton. She died 16 Feb 1947 and was buried along with her husband in Dundee's Balgay Cemetery Section A No 1534, which is located near the Lochee Park entrance. Records from Dundee Parks Dept. give Ann's address as 29 South Trinity Road, Edinburgh.

John Grant Headridge born on 19 June 1866 in Strathmartine

Twin brother of William Lochart, John never married and worked as a Harbour Labourer. He lived at 19 Brown Constable Street, Dundee.  He died 11 Nov 1912 in Dundee and his Death Certificate is signed by his sister Helen Edmiston of 27 Victoria Road, Dundee.  He is buried in the Eastern Cemetery, Dundee Section I  No 101.

William Lochart Headridge born on 19 June 1866 in Strathmartine

Twin brother of John Grant Headridge. William married Mary Graham MacKie, daughter of James MacKie and Mary Spark, on 31 Dec 1890 in Glenisla. Mary was born 15 Dec 1866 at Balbeuchly, Auchterhouse. William and Mary had the following known children:

William was for a time as a Marine Stoker and it is believed worked aboard the whaling ships that sailed out of Dundee.  Mary died on 18 May 1943 died at 151 Victoria Road, Dundee and was buried 20 May 1943 in Dundee's Eastern Cemetery.The last address is where the family lived until 4 March 1950 was 24 Lauderdale Avenue, Dundee where William, now a widower, lived with his daughter Elsie. William died 21 Mar 1954 in the DRI, Dundee and was buried buried along with his wife Mary, daughter Margaret, and son William in Dundee's Eastern Cemetery Section II No 17

Alexander Munro was born 25 Feb 1868 in Strathmartine

Alexander married Davidina. He was residing at 28 Girton Rd, Cambridge at time of death.

Archibald was born 31 May 1869 in Strathmartine

Probably died in infancy.

Robert Laurie Headridge was born on 17 May 1870 in Murroes.

Robert married Davina Nicoll on 6 Dec 1889 in Strathmartine. Davina was born 1874. Robert and Davina had the following known children:

Robert worked as a Dock Labourer and lived at 24 Kings Road, Dundee. He died on 29 May 1943 in Maryfield Hospital, Dundee and is buried in Dundee's Eastern Cemetery Section XD No 651. Davina died 3 Nov 1958 in Dundee, and was buried alongside her husband in Dundee's Eastern Cemetry.

Jessie Saunders was born 19 Apr 1872 in Dundee.

Nothing more currently known

George was born 29 Jul 1874 in Dundee.

Nothing more currently known