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James Adamson                           1856-1920
James was born on 9 December 1856, the son of William Adamson and Mary Ann Robinson, at Sunderland, County Durham. He married Jane Foster Taylor..
Jane Foster Taylor                       1860-1945
Jane was born about 1860, the daughter of George T. and Elizabeth Taylor, at Sunderland, County Durham.
I have identified the following children.
  Ernest Born abt 1883   Sunderland  
Beatrice Born abt 1884   Sunderland  
James Born abt 1885   Sunderland  
Cecil Born abt 1887   Sunderland  
Jenny Born abt 1889   Sunderland  

Birth of Parents
James Adamson b: 9 Dec 1856  c: 9 Nov 1858           Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
son of William Adamson and Mary Ann Robinson

Jane Foster Taylor b: abt 1860         Sunderland, County Durham
daughter of George T. and Elizabeth Taylor

Marriage
abt 1882
James Adamson
Jane Foster Taylor
Sunderland, County Durham       1882 3Q Sunderland 10a 736

Children
Ernest Adamson b: abt 1883               Sunderland, County Durham       1883 2Q Sunderland 10a 646
son of James Adamson and Jane Foster Taylor
Beatrice Adamson b: abt 1884               Sunderland, County Durham
daughter of James Adamson and Jane Foster Taylor
James Adamson b: abt 1885               Sunderland, County Durham
son of James Adamson and Jane Foster Taylor
Cecil Adamson b: abt 1887               Sunderland, County Durham
son of James Adamson and Jane Foster Taylor
Jenny Adamson b: abt 1889               Sunderland, County Durham
daughter of James Adamson and Jane Foster Taylor

1891 Census RG12-4134 6 April 1891 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
4 Elms West
James Adamson
Jane F. (Wife)
Ernest
Beatrice
James
Cecil
Jenny
Plus 4 Servants
Age 34
Age 30
Age 7
Age 6
Age 5
Age 3
Age 2
Shipowner Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
9 Dec 1856
abt 1860
abt 1883
abt 1884
abt 1885
abt 1887
abt 1889

1901 Census RG13-4716 1 April 1901 Sunderland, County Durham
3 & 4 The Elms
James Adamson
Jane F.
Ernest
Jenny
Plus 3 Servants
Age 44
Age 40
Age 17
Age 11
Oil Merchant Ship Store Dealer

Marine Engr. Appr.
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
9 Dec 1856
abt 1860
abt 1883
abt 1889

1901 Census RG13-4017 1 April 1901 Sedbergh, Yorkshire West Riding
Sedbergh School, Main Street
James Adamson Age 15 School Boy Sunderland Durham abt 1885

1901 Census RG13-4676 1 April 1901 St Oxwald Durham, County Durham
Bow South Street
Cecil Adamson Age 13   Sunderland Durham abt 1887

1911 Census RG14-317 3 April 1911 Sunderland, County Durham
4 Elms West   (12 Rooms)
James Adamson
Jane Foster (Wife)
Ernest (Son)
Beatrice (Dau)
James (Son)
Cecil (Son)
Jenny (Dau)
Plus 5 Servants
Age 54
Age 50
Age 27
Age 26
Age 25
Age 23
Age 21
Ships Store & Oil Agent

Electrical Engineer

Clerk
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
9 Dec 1856
abt 1860
abt 1883
abt 1884
abt 1885
abt 1887
abt 1889
Jane had Five children, and all are still living.

IN Memory of
CAPTAIN JAMES ADAMSON
"C" Bty. 242nd Bde., Royal Field Artillery
Who Died Age 32
ON 5 May 1917

SON OF JAMES AND JANE F. ADAMSON,
of SUNDERLAND

REMEMBERED WITH HONOR
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI
Pas de Calais, France

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION
Death
James Adamson Died 3 Sep 1920,  Age 63
Buried at Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

DURHAM   28 Oct 1920                         Probate
ADAMSON, James, of 4 The Elms, West Sunderland, died 3 September 1920, Probate Durham 28 October, to Ernest Adamson, engineer, and Cecil Adamson, farm student.   Effects £194,090 0s. 1d.

Death
Jane Foster (Taylor) Adamson Died 29 Jan 1945, Age 84
Buried at Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

DURHAM   22 May 1945                         Probate
ADAMSON, Jane Foster, of 4 The Elms West Sunderland, widow, died 29 January 1945, Probate, Durham, 22 May, to Ernest Adamson, no occupation.   Effects £28,953 10s. 5d.


IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF

JAMES ADAMSON
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 3rd, 1920
AGED 63 YEARS


JANE FOSTER ADAMSON
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED JANUARY 2nd, 1945, AGED 84 YEARS




ALSO
CECIL ADAMSON
SON OF THE BEFORE NAMED
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 8th, 1924
AGED 36 YEARS

ALSO
ERNEST ADAMSON
SON OF THE BEFORE NAMED
WHO DIED DECEMBER 9th, 1972, AGED 89 YEARS




ALSO
CAPT. JAMES ADAMSON
SON OF THE BEFORE NAMED
WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION
IN FRANCE
MAY 5th, 1917 AGED 31 YEARS


JENNY PEARSON WIFE OF GEORGE
AND DAUGHTER OF THE BEFORE NAMED
WHO DIED MAY 30th, 1960 AGED 68 YEARS



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