Further Details of William and Euphemia Dickson's other children

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George, born 22nd September 1826 in Hyn Greenwood, Melrose

George married Jane Moodie 12 February 1858, Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire and had (at least) the following children : -

And for the 1881 census was at Abbotrule Cottage, Southdean, Roxburghshire.

1881 Census (4th. April) Southdean (806) Book 3. Page 6.

Abbotrule Cottage, Melrose, Roxburghshire

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
George Dickson Head 58 Groom Melrose, Roxburghshire
Jane Dickson Wife 47   Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire
Janet Dickson Daughter 18 Groom’s daughter Southdean, Roxburghshire
Thomas Dickson Son 14 Farm Servant Southdean, Roxburghshire
Jane Dickson Daughter 12 Scholar Southdean, Roxburghshire
George Dickson Son 10 Scholar Southdean, Roxburghshire
Jemima Dickson Daughter 7 Scholar Southdean, Roxburghshire
Elizabeth Dickson Daughter 6 Scholar Southdean, Roxburghshire
Helen Dickson Daughter 4   Southdean, Roxburghshire
William Wilson Lodger 45 General labourer Kelso, Roxburghshire

Margaret, born 31st August 1828 in Melrose

Margaret remained single up to aged 56 (1881) at least when she was living with her sister Euphemia at Ladhope Bank Cottage, Melrose, where she was recorded as a "Housekeeper".(See following census for Euphemia Dickson and Alexander Black.)

Elizabeth, born 1830/31 in Roxburghshire (Not in O.P.R.)

Elizabeth married George Dodds, 12th January 1855, Melrose, Roxburghshire and had (at least) the following children : -

The childrem marked * appear in the 1881 census living with their Aunt Euphemia for the 1881 census(See following census for Euphemia Dickson and Alexander Black.) It may be that both Elizabeth Dickson and George Dodds died prior to 1881 as they cannot be found in the 1881 census index for the entire U.K. Georgina their daughter who would have been 10 is also missing so may have died in infancy.

Walter, born 1832/32 in Roxburghshire (Not in O.P.R.)

Walter remained single up to aged 46 (1881) at least when he was living with his sister Euphemia at Ladhope Bank Cottage, Melrose, where he was recorded as an "Agricultural labourer ". (See following census for Euphemia Dickson and Alexander Black.)

Euphemia, baptised 31st August 1839 in Melrose

Euphemia married Alexander Black, 2nd March 1866, Galashiels, Selkirkshire and had (at least) the following children : -

and for the 1881 census was at Ladhope Bank Cottage, Melrose

1881 Census (3rd. April) Hawick (776-B) Book 6. Page 16.

Ladhope Bank Cottage, Melrose, Selkirkshire

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Alexander Black Head 40 Coachman Kelso, Roxburghshire
Euphemia Black Wife 40   Melrose, Roxburghshire
Euphemia Black Daughter 14 Winder woolen Galashiels, Selkirkshire
William Black Son 10 Scholar Melrose, Roxburghshire
Susan Black Daughter 8 Scholar Galashiels, Selkirkshire
James Black Son 5 Scholar Galashiels, Selkirkshire
Maggie Black Daughter 2   Galashiels, Selkirkshire
Margaret Dickson Sister in law - single 56 Housekeeper Melrose, Roxburghshire
Walter Dickson Brother in law - single 46 Agricultural labourer Melrose, Roxburghshire
William Dickson Nephew 23 Wool dyer Melrose, Roxburghshire
James Dodds Nephew 20 Woolen weaver Stow, Edinburghshire
Euphemia Dodds Niece 17 Woolen birler Galashiels, Selkirkshire
Maggie Dodds Niece 15 Woolen winder Stow, Edinburghshire
Walter Dodds Nephew 12 Scholar Galashiels, Selkirkshire

For the census of 1901 the widowed Euphemia was living at 21 Highbuckholmside in Galashiels.

1901 Census (1 April) Galashiels (775) Book 25 Page 2

21 Highbuckholmside, Galashiels, Selkirkshire

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Euphemia Black Head 60   Melrose, Roxburghshire
James Black Son 25   Galashiels, Selkirkshire
Maggie Black Daughter 22   Galashiels, Selkirkshire
Elizabeth Black Daughter 18   Galashiels, Selkirkshire

I believe Euphemia died in 1913 in Galashiels, Selkirkshire.