01 Alexander

Genealogy of George Watson and Helen Annand.
Annand family tree.
Hutchison family tree.

Watson family tree.

  George Watson: Farmer at Outhill of Rora.


Helen Annand.
Born 30 June 1835.   * 28 August 1836
Place Longside.   Cruden.
Died     *21 September 1893.
Place     *Longside.
Married 5 November 1862.
+ Rev James Kennedy, Free Church.
  5 November 1862
Place *Cruden.   *Cruden.
Ancestors Alex Watson and Jane Gordon.   Alexander Annand and Barbara Hutchison.
Siblings John (1826-) shoemaker.   8 sisters, 5 brothers.


[+ 1871 census - Outhill of Rora, Longside.
George Watson, 34, Farmer of 179 acres of which 160 arable, empl. 4 labourers. b. Longside
Hellen Watson (ms Annand), 34, b. Cruden
Jane G, 7, scholar, b. Longside; Hellen, 6, scholar, b. Longside; Barbra A, 3, b. Longside. Alexander, 6 months, b. Longside;

John Watson, brother, unm. 44, Shoemaker, b. Longside
Margaret Whyte, unm. 18, Domestic Servant, b. Aberdour; Margaret Knox, 13, General Servant, b. Longside; John Yule, widower, 40, Farm Servant, b. Crimond; David Copland, unm. 18, Farm Servant, b. Peterhead; James Connon, 11, Farm Serrvant, b. Cruden.

1881census - Outhill Farm, Longside
George Watson, 46, Farmer of 189 acres 169 arable, emp. 3 men, 2 boys, 1 girl, b. Longside
Helen, wife, 44, b. Cruden
Children: Helen, 16, Pupil Teacher, b. Longside; Barbara A, 12, b. Longside; Alexander, 10, b. Longside; John, 3, b. Longside.

Ann Buchan, unm., 21, Domestic Servant, b. Crimond.
George Moir, 19, married, FS, b. St Fergus
Alex Turriff, unm., 16, FS, b. Longside
John Cameron, unm., 14, FS, b. Lonmay.
1881 census - Outhill Rora, Longside
John Watson, 54, Shoemaker, b. Longside. Deaf.

[presumably the John Watson, who appears in the 1871 census for Outhill of Rora, Longside, with his brother George]

1891 census - Outhill, Rora No. 1 (218, Enum. 6, page 17)
George Watson, 55, Farmer, b. Longside
Helen Watson, wife, 54, b. Cruden
Children: Alexander, unm., 20, b. Longside; John A., 13, Scholar, b. Longside; Helen, unm., 26, Elementary Teacher, b. Longside.

James Gill, Grandson, 2, b. Old Deer.
Hannah Walker, Visitor, unm., 25, Elementary Teacher, b. Aberdeen.
Sarah H Watt, unm., 19, General Servant, Domestic, b. Old Deer
Jane H. Anderson, 15, General Servant, Domestic, b. Ellon
Thomas Adams, unm., 17, Farm Servant, b. Longside
Charles Rothney, 15, Farm Servant, b. Old Machar
Alexander Gray, 15, Farm Servant, b. St Fergus

7 rooms with one or more windows.]

  [*IGI records - mother given as Christian.
1841 census - reside at Mains Gask.
1851 census - at Aldie - general servant - age 14.
1871 census - Outhill of Rora.
1881 census - Outhill farm, Longside.
1891 census - Outhll Rora No 1.
Died on the Hill of Rora of cancer of the bowel.]


ref Name Born Died Biography
  Jane Gordon *16 Aug1863
   Laurence Ruxton.
Son Laurence.
  Helen * 23 Jan1865
  [+ Occupation - teacher.]
m. Wm Ross. Advocate in Aberdeen.
2 dau:
Constance E. m. 20 Dec 1934 Charles Grant Brown (b. 4 Sep 1905). Dau Patricia Brown m. Neil Godsman.
Cecilia Durward (b. 20 Sep 1912) m. 13 Apr 1940 Norman S F Davie.
  *Barbara Ann *16 Jul 1867   * b. Longside. [+ In 1911 said to be married to a man called Gill, Outhill, Rora.]
  Alexander. Farmer: Oathill of Rora then Balgone - Oldmeldrum *8 Oct1870
  m. 24 Nov 1893 (Longside) Susan Jane Will: dau of Ernest Will, shoemaker and Elizabeth Gibson.
3 sons, 1 dau.
George, Stanley and Melville (advocate in Aberdeen, m. 2 Ch. d. 14 Aug 2002).
m. David Mackie Godsman.
Son: Neil, m. Patricia Brown.
Daughter m. Davidson, Yokieshill.
  *John *C1877    

* Data from Valerie Campbell.
+ Data from E.L.