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PostPosted: Wed Dec 29, 2010 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



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Here interred James Bryce sometime of the Royal Navy afterward Merchant in Haddington who was born at Leith 22nd July 1781 who died at Haddington 28th November 1826 in the 46th year of his age. Margaret Watson his wife born at Haddington 3rd December 1785 who died 22nd May 1820 in the 35th year of her age also 2 of their children Jessie born 29th June 1813 died 23rd January 1823 in the 10th years of her age Robert Douglas born 2nd September 1815 died 28th June 1825 in the 10th year of his age also Jane Watson sister of Mrs Bryce died 1st September 1874 aged 79 their eldest son James Bryce born 11th December 1811 died at Edinburgh 23rd December 1879.

Grave can be found at O2.
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Sacred to the memory of William Haldane late paymaster of Her majesty's 33rd Regiment of Foot and second son of Late Provost Haldane who died the 6th of May 1844.

William was the second son of George Haldane (d 24 Sept 1822) married (14th June 1772 at St Mary's Parish Church Haddington) Catherine Murray (b 30 Jul 1751-d11 Dec 1809). George was a hosier, manufacturing woolen stockings. He was Provost of Haddington in 1811.
William never married. George and Catherine had 7 children. John, William, Henry, Jane, Margaret and Isabella. Robert and Jennet died in infancy.
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In memory of William Johnstone of Haddington died 3rd May 1818 aged 67 and of his wife Jean Hutchison died 24th June 1855 aged 84
their eldest son James Gardiner M.D HEICS died at Calcutta East lndies 6th April 1846 aged 50, their youngest daughter Jane died 4th January 1871 aged 61

Augustus Satchwell Lieut. R.E 2nd son of James Gardiner Johnstone MD died at Ferozepoor East Lndies 20th December 1853 aged 25.
This monument has been erected by General Henry Campbell Johnstone CB eldest son of James Gardiner Johnstone MD.

This grave can be found at S164.

Johnstone - 2nd Lieutenant Augustus Satchwell - Bengal Engineers - died 20th December 1853.
Son of Surgeon James Johnstone, MD (Bengal Medical Service). Born at Bareilly, 7th January 1828. Married Louisa Brownlow at Arrah, 4th September 1849. Grave at Ferozepore - "Beneath this tomb lie the mortal remains of Augustus Satchwell Johnstone 2nd Lieutt Bengal Engineers who died at Ferozepore on the 20th December 1853. Aged 25 years and 11 months. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord."
(From Officers died - J)

The under-mentioned Cadets, of the Honourable the East India Company's Service, to have the local and temporary rank of Ensign, during the period of their being placed under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Frederick Smith, of the Royal Engineers, at Chatham, for field instruction in the art of Sapping and Mining :
Augustus Satchwell Johnstone, Gent. Dated 1st January 1847.
(From London Gazette 1st Jan 1847)
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 29, 2010 8:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Davidson Family Burial Place.


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To the memory of Henry Davidson, Sheriff Clerk of the County of Haddington born 1st February 1775 died 2nd December 1829 and of Martha Mary Chisholm his wife born 13th August 1784 died 2nd December 1853 also of (L column)
Thomas Stewart Davidson their 3rd son born 22nd April 1816 died 25th December 1834, Martha Mary Davidson their eldest daughter born 29th December 1809 died 11th June 1849, Charles Hamilton Davidson, Clerk of Supply of Said County, their 4th son born 29th April 1818 died 28th June 1852

William Davidson Lieutenant Bombay Artillery their 6th son born 1st February 1825 died 13th November 1853 all interred here

also to the memory of Francis Charteris Davidson, Major H.M 19th Bombay Native Infantry their 7th son born 11th November 1827 died at Bombay 22nd October 1873. Andrew Fletcher Davidson Superintendent of The Revenue Survey Kandeish, their 5th son born 1st May 1823 died at Dover 20th June 1874.

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Janet Hume Davidson eldest daughter of Henry Marshall Davidson, Sheriff Clerk of Said County, their eldest son, born 1st June 1838 died 17th February 1878 interred here. Henry Davidson MA, LLB Fellow of Trinity Hall Cambridge, Barrister-at-Law Inner Temple elder son of Henry Marshall Davidson born 11th February 1837 died 7th January 1897 Interred here.

Lt Col Christopher Middlemass Davidson MVO His Majesty's Body Guard Late King's Own Royal & Munster Fusilier Regt youngest son of Henry Marshall Davidson born 6th May 1843 died 4th June 1922, their 3rd daughter Elizabeth Helen Davidson wife of Alexander Baird born 14th December 1846 died 3rd February 1926
(Along the bottom)
Also to the memory of Henry Marshall Davidson, the eldest son, for 55 years Sheriff Clerk of this County born 15th August 1807 died 12th May 1884 and of Mary Middlemass his wife died 8th February 1891 in her 82nd year. Both interred here.

1841 Census -
Court Street Haddington
DAVIDSON Martha Mary 55 Independant born England (1784-1853)
DAVIDSON Martha Mary 30 East Lothian (1809-1849)
DAVIDSON Charles H 23 Deputy Sheriff Clerk East Lothian (1818-1852)
DAVIDSON Francis C 13 East Lothian (1827-1873)
They had 2 servants, Susan Davie and Isabella Morton

1851 Census
Court Street Haddington
DAVIDSON Martha Mary 65 Annuitant born England (1784-1853)
DAVIDSON Charles H 33 Clerk of supply & Procurator Sheriffs Court Haddington East Lothian (1818-1852)
DAVIDSON William 26 Lieut. E India Co. Service East Lothian (1825-1853)
They had 2 servants, Janet Lesslie and Mary Gillie

1841 Census
Court Street Haddington
DAVIDSON Henry 30 Sheriff Clerk born East Lothian (1807-1884)
DAVIDSON Mary 30 born East Lothian (c1811-1891)
DAVIDSON Henry 4 born East Lothian (1837-1897)
DAVIDSON Janet 3 born East Lothian (1838-1878)
DAVIDSON Mary 1 born East Lothian (c1840- )
They had 3 servants, Janet Somerville, Margaret and Elizabeth Johnston.

1851 Census
Holyn Bank Yester
DAVIDSON Henry 43 Sheriff Cln, Cln, Peace(?) born East Lothian (1807-1884)
DAVIDSON Mary 40 born East Lothian (c1811-1891)
DAVIDSON Christopher 7 born Yester (1843-1922)
DAVIDSON Elizabeth H 4 born Yester (1846-1926)
They had 3 servants, Margaret McFarlane (cook), Isabel Sharp and Jessie Bennet.

1851 Census
10 Hart Street Edinburgh
DAVIDSON Henry Boarder 14 Scholar born East Lothian-Haddington
Living in a Boarding House run by Janet W Brodie.

L/Col Christopher Middlemass Davidson MVO (4th class)

Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Middlemass Davidson died on 5th June 1922, at the age of 80. His home was at 14 Victoria Park. He was a member of HM King's Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms from 5th May 1889 till his death. His will was proved in September 1922 at 7,644.

He was born on 6th May 1843 and became an Ensign 4th Foot on 26th February 1862. On 19th March 1866 he was a Lieutenant, between 21st April 1875 and 22nd June 1876 an Adjutant of the Auxiliary Forces, and between 24th July 1868 to 1st January 1869 he was an Adjutant. He was made Captain of the 4th Foot on 23rd June 1875, and Captain of the 104th Foot on 23rd October 1875. He became Major of the Royal Muster Fusiliers on 1st July 1881, and retired as honourable Lieutenant Colonel on 10th June 1882. In 1904 he became a Dover Town Councillor.

His son, Lt Francis Coventry Dudfield Davidson was killed in action on 23rd February 1900 in the South African War. He served in the 4th King's Own Royal Lancashire Regiment, becoming 2nd Lieutenant on 6th March 1895, and Lieutenant on 1st January 1897. He is commemorated on the South African War memorial in St Mary's church.

Another son, Captain Christopher Edmund Grant Davidson was killed in action on 13th October 1915. He was in the 1st battalion, attached to the 6th of the Buffs (East Kent Regiment).

A third son was Major Hugh Alan Davidson, DSO (London Gazette 1st January 1917), Bar to DSO (London Gazette 26th July 1918), of the Royal Army Medical Corps. He was born on 25th May 1875, became Lieutenant on 29th November 1900, Captain on 29th November 1903, Major on 29th August 1912, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel on 15th September 1915, Lieutenant Colonel on 13th September 1918, and retired on 29th May 1920.



In memory of Sir David Davidson KCB Bombay Army and Colonel of The Queens Edinburgh Volr Brigade 2nd son of Henry Davidson born at Haddington 18th August 1811 died 18th May 1900

and of his wife Margaret for 50 years his devoted helpmeet born 22nd April 1922 died 12 November 1899 both interred here.
(L column)
also in memory of Henry Chisholm Davidson, Bombay Revenue Survey their eldest son born 20th December 1850 died at Poona 29th August 1893,

also of David Robert his eldest son 2nd Lieutenant Royal Artillery born 21st May 1884 died 5th June 1906 buried at sea off Colombo

also Francis Charteris, Indian Civil Service his youngest son born 28th August 1889 fell in action in Wazaristan 10th May1917 buried at Fort Sarwekai. (see WWI entry)

Henry Betham Col. 10th Gurkha Rifles his 2nd son born 26th November 1887died Seychelle Islands 14th November 1947 also of Ada Annie Betham wife of H Chisholm Davidson who died in Edinburgh 12th June 1949 aged 86.
(R column)
also David Albert Davidson Civil Engineer 2nd son of the above born 26th August 1853 died 11th August 1924 interred here.

Helen Davidson 5th daughter wife of James Douglas Broadfoot born 5th October 1862 died 6th January 1945 interned in Jersey P.O.W aged 82. Alice Davidson 4th daughter wife of James Russell Middleton I.C.S born 16th Novemebr 1857 died 8th April 1945 aged 87 Jane Davidson eldest daughter wife of Sir William Conliffe Brooks Bart. born 25th March 1852 died 27th July 1946 aged 94 Margaret Davidson 3rd daughter wife of John Leitch Johnston I.C.S died 10th December 1947 aged 91 buried here Mary Davidson R.S.W 2nd daughter died 7th November 1950 aged 95

Grave found in U28 - family enclosed area

Henry Chisholm Davidson married Ada Annie Betham, their children were -
David Robert Davidson (1884-1906),
Henry Betham Davidson (1887-1947)
Francis Charteris Davidson (1889-1917)


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In memory of Lt Col Thomas St Clair Davidson DSO Leinster Regt 4th son of Col Sir David Davidson KCB died 30th April 1953 aged 91

also of Lt Col Charles Davidson, Punjab Frontier Force I.A 3rd son of Col Sir David Davidson KCB born 20th February 1859 died 21st December 1956 aged 97 also William Strather Davidson 5th son of Col Sir David Davidson KCB born 11th October 1864 died in New Zealand 15th August 1959 aged 94


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Here lies Archibald Miller late Provost of Haddington who died March the 9th 1701 aged 31 also his grandchild George Mason, weaver there who died June 18th 1782 aged 42 with 9 of his children. This stone was renewed by Thomas Mason, baker in Fisherrow 1809.
In memory of Robert Mason, Nungate died 20th August 1845 aged 50 also three of his sons Robert died 4th June 1824 aged 8, Robert died 9th September 1835 aged 3, Andrew of the 73rd Regt of Foot killed before Lucknow 9th March 1858 aged 37. Robert Kerr son of David Mason died 22nd November 1856 aged 2 months, David James, son of David Mason died 6th July ___ Dublin aged 18 months, Charles N M Mason 28th June 186__ aged 2, Charlette Ronald wife of David Mason died 16th August 1871 aged 41, Isabella A Beale wife of R Mason died 19th December 1872 aged 82, David Mason, Surveyor Haddington died 26th October 1876 aged 51.

This grave can be found at R18.

Indian Mutiny Roll - Black Watch casualties during the Indian Mutiny 1857-59
9th March 1858 - Lucknow, storming La Martiniere
1309 Pte Andrew Mason KIA
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Sacred to the memory of Thomas Forrest Tynebank, Surgeon 46th Regt Native Infantry HEICS who died 1st January 1862.
Erected as a mark of affection by his sisters Ann and Helen Forrest Tynebank Anno 1863.

This grave can be found at U4.

1841 Census
Market Street Haddington
FORREST Helen F 60 Independant b East Lothian
FORREST James M 30 Independant b East Lothian
FORREST Ann F 25 b East Lothian
FORREST Helen F 20 b East Lothian
They had one servant, Marion Young. No sign of Thomas in 1841 Census.

1851 Census
Tynebank Haddington
FORREST Thomas Head U M 51 Retired Surgeon EICS Ed. MS b E Lothian Haddington
FORREST Ann sister U F 38 Annuitant b E Lothian Haddington
FORREST Helen sister U F 33 Annuitant b E Lothian Haddington
They had 2 servants, Elisabeth Rogers and Margaret Forrest.
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The Houston's of Clerkington Family plot is in Section N, which is enclosed on 3 sides by the walls of the Church.





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Sacred to the memory of Anne Caroline Houston wife of Colonel Alexander Houston of Clerkington Haddington died 26th October 1870 aged 57. scared also to the memory of Colonel Alexander Houston of Clerkington died 9th October 1874 aged 67.

Alexander was the 3rd child (2nd son) of Robert Houston and Frances Caplain Folliot. He was born c 1806 at Clerkington East Lothian, he married Anne Caroline Percival in 1835. She was the daughter of Michael Henry Percival. They had 4 sons. Wallace Charles Houston born c 1836, Robert Alexander Houston born 1838, 6th of Clerkington, d 1879, James Flower Houston born 1842, 7th of Clerkington, died 1904 and Michael Henry Houston born 1845, JP of Beech Hill died 1916.

Alexander was Colonel of the 34th Regt of Foot and 4th Light Dragoons.



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In memory of Major James Flower Houston of Clerkington born 2nd February 1842 died 30th November 1904 and of Eliza Jessie his wife died 4th September 1929.

He was the 3rd son of Colonel Alexander Houstoun and Anne Caroline Percival (above)

The Houston family owned Belmont estate in Grenada. Estate was bought by Robert Alexander Houston of Clerkington, East Lothian. When he died his brother Major James Flower Houston and his son, then Lt. Alexander Houston inherited the estate. At this time Major James Houston was living at Montpelier Square, London. http://www.belmontestate.net/grenada-history.htm

Major James Flower Houstoun was born 2nd Feb 1842 and died 30th Nov 1904 at Kensington London. He was married twice
1. On 27th April 1869 in Bengal to Selina Jane Nicolay b 8th Dec 1838 in Madras India died 11 Oct 1878 England, daughter of Lt.Col Frederick Lewis Nicolay HEICS (b 13 Feb 1806) and Clara Briggs (b1814).
Children
1. Major Alexander Houstoun QM, JP, 8th of Clerkington, born 30 July 1870 Fiz Eebad India
2. Hugh Andrew Wallace Houstoun, born 28 Feb 1872 Jabalpur West Bengal India
3. Nina Caroline Houstoun, born 11 Aug 1873 Bengal
4. Mabel Elise Houstoun, born 13 Jan 1875 Bengal
5. William Wallace Houstoun, born 5 May 1877

2. In 1879 to Eliza Jessie Johnston, born in Brazil (Brit Subject) daughter of Carruthers Charles Johnston, she died 4 Sept 1929.
Children-
1. Mary Isabel Dorothy Follett Houstoun, b 1882, married on 30 April 1910 to Reginald Henniker-Heaton, son of Sir John Henniker-Heaton 1st Bt and Rose Bennett. She lived in Haddington and was Deputy Lieutenant (DL). He was a Captain in the Royal Navy.
2. Robert Henry Follett Houstoun (Robin), b1885 married on 26 June 1913 to Ida Mary Dorothy Davison, b Sept 1889 Sevenoaks, Kent, daughter of Arthur Pearson Davison and Dorothy Georgina Mary Norris. They have 2 sons and 1 daughter.
3. Guy Ludovic Follett Houstoun, b 1886,




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In ever loving memory of Major Alexander Houstoun late of Clerkington born 30th July 1870 died 14th January 1939 "not lost but gone before" also his wife Evelyn Mary Alice born 30th July 1885 died 28th April 1963 their sons R A H Houstoun born 1915-died 1979 A G Houstoun born 1917 - died 1990

Major Alexander Houstoun was the eldest son of Major James Flower Houstoun and Selina Jane Nicolay and grandson of Colonel Alexander Houstoun and Anne Caroline Percival. He married on 8th August 1914 to Evelyn Mary Alice Houstoun-Boswell, daughter of Sir George Lauderdale Houstoun-Boswell of Blackadder 3rd Bt and Phoebe Allan. He lived at Mayshiell. He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Field Artillery. They had 3 children - Robert Alexander Hugh Houstoun 1915-1979, Andrew George Houstoun 1917-1990 and Bryce Houstoun b 1924.


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To the memory of Col. Sergt. Duncan Campbell Anderson of the 78th Highlanders and Sergt. Major of the Haddington Volunteers who died here May 18th 1878 in the 50th year of his age.

The grave can be found at T37.
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Erected by Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates of the 47th Highlanders in memory of their late Chaplain The Revd William Ross Minister of the First Charge Haddington died 13th December 1879 aged 51.

This marker can be found on the Churchyard wall at V6.
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Erected by members of the Haddington Troop of the ELYC in appreciation of Sergt. Major Walter Bennett who died 9th January 1888 aged 39.
Not dead but gone to Jesus.
The infant son of W Bennett born 17th June 1884 died 23rd September 1884 Milligent Ellen his youngest daughter died 31st March 1888 and interred in Hanwell Cemetery aged 20 months.

This grave can be found at D56.

The East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry 1797 to 1888
Three troops were raised in 1797: the Seton Troop; the Salton Troop; and the Gifford Troop. The Seton Troop's guidon includes a grab or wheatsheaf. A fourth troop, the Dunbar Troop was raised in 1803. The Salton, Seton and Gifford Troops disappeared in 1827 and the corps was disbanded in 1837. The East Lothian Y.C. was re-raised in 1846 as two troops and was added to in 1848 by a Berwickshire Troop. This gave rise to the first unofficial title of The East Lothian and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry. A new troop was added from Midlothian in 1879.
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Surgeon Major Robert Lewins M.D died 22nd July 1895 aged 73.

This grave can be found at U19.

1841 Census
Quality Street, South Leith
LEWINS Robert M 49 MD Physician born England
LEWINS Margaret F 49 born Mid Lothian
LEWINS Robert M 23 MD born outside census county (1841)
LEWINS Mary Anne F 21 born outside census county (1841)
LEWINS Fred M 17 Student of Medicine born outside census county (1841)
LEWINS Isabella F 15 born outside census county (1841)
LEWINS Martha F 13 born outside census county (1841)
They had 3 servants, Anne Davidson, Jane Gillon and John Slade.

The British Medical Journal - Naval and Military Medical Services, p 395 August 10th 1895.

Surgeon-Major ROBERT LEWINS, M.D., died at Nottingham Place, London, on July 22nd. He entered the service as Assistant Surgeon, December 13th, 1842; became Surgeon, March 3rd, 1854; Surgeon-major, January 21st, 1866; and retired April 24th, 1868. He served with the 63rd Regiment in the Eastern Campaign of 1854, and up to January 13th, 1855, including the battles of Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman, and siege of Sebastopol, receiving the medal with four clasps and Turkish medal. He was also in the expedition to the north of China in 1860 in charge of the hospital ship Mauritius, and was present at the capture of the Taku Forts, receiving the medal.

FYI-
In 1832 two physicians in Leith, Edinburgh, Dr. Thomas Latta and Dr. Robert Lewins, used intravenous saline to save the lives of sixteen of their patients with cholera. They were the first to use intra-venous fluids to rehydrate patients. It was some 60 years before it was used again!
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In loving memory of James Johnston who died 6th January 1918 aged 81 also his wife Elizabeth Thom who died 17th August 1926 aged 86 also David youngest son of the above who was killed in South Africa 21st October 1899 aged 21.

This grave can be found at S37.
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In loving memory of Margaret Davidson the beloved wife of Alexander Todd who died 13th January 1891 aged 33 also their daughter Mabel died 20th August 1884 aged 1 and their son Lance Corporal W D Todd R.M.L.I who died 23rd October 1900 and was interred in Haslar Cemetery. The above Alexander Todd who died 29th July 1911 aged 55.

This grave can be found at B4.
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In memory of George Robertson their 2nd son who died at Arbroath 1st December 1868 aged 4 months, Alexander their 4th son who died at Harrismith South Africa 22nd March 1901 aged 22.

As you can see from the photos the top of the obelisk appears to be firmly imbedded in the ground and covering part of the inscription. Also the obelisk has been set infron of the stone making it difficult to read, and even more difficult to take a photo!
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In loving memory of Gavin Murdoch Johnstone Lieutenant Royal Artillery who died April 30th 1905 aged 21. Henry Melville Johnstone Captain royal Engineers born 23rd February 1857 died 2nd November 1923.
(L side)
Annabella Johnstone wife of Henry Melville Johnstone born 7th September 1857 died 4th August 1947
(R side)
Their daughter Alecia Jervis widow of Lt Col C S Cameron Indian Cavalry born 2nd January 1886 died 8th May 1972.

The grave can be found at S165.

Memorial to Gavin within St Mary's Church.

The great west window in St Mary's Parish Church Haddington, is in memory of Lt. Gavin Johnstone who was accidently drowned, age 21.

Window details:
Subject - Christ and the Sea of Galilee
Artist - James Ballantyne, Edinburgh
Date - 1906
Donor - Captain Johnstone R.E
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