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David Angus

David Angus

Male 1855 - 1926  (70 years)


  • Name David Angus  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth 26 Jul 1855  Dumbarton Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
    • son of William Angus (1826-1889) & Betsy/Betty Stewart (1825-1890) [7]
    Residence Apr 1871  14 Thomson St, Dundee Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • with aunt Annie Stewart, 34 b Lochee, teacher of needlework; brother James S Angus, 19 b Dumbarton, clerk (bankers); + 1 serv.
    Occupation abt 1880 -  Civil Engineer  [6
    • After university was trained as a civil engineer by the Stevensons, railway and lighthouse builders.
    Occupation Apr 1881  Civil Engineer  [2
    Residence Apr 1881  Kinloss Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • lodger
    Marriage 17 Jul 1886  Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    Mary Wilson,   b. abt 1860, Dunkeld Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1939, 1 Lissenden Mansions, Highgate Rd, Kentish Town Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence abt 1898 - 1909  Chile Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • Building railway line through the Andes. [6]
    Occupation Apr 1911  Civil Engineer; Memb Inst C E  [3
    • Railways & canals [3]
    Residence Apr 1911  70 Muswell Rd, Muswell Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Death 09 Jan 1926  9 Muswell Rd, Muswell Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5, 6, 7
    Probate 25 Mar 1926  London Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • Angus David of 9 Muswell-road Muswell Hill Middlesex died 9 January 1926 Confirmation of Mary Angus widow. Sealed London 25 March. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Subject of David Angus: The Life and Adventures of a Victorian Railway Engineer, by Craig Mair; 1989; Crawley: Strong Oak Press; 254 pp.
    • Friend of Robert Louis Stevenson and also of Arthur Conan Doyle. [6]
    Person ID I5306  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 03 Feb 2014 

    Family Mary Wilson,   b. abt 1860, Dunkeld Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1939, 1 Lissenden Mansions, Highgate Rd, Kentish Town Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Marriage 17 Jul 1886  Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    Notes 
    • Apr 1911: marr 24 yrs; 13 children of which 10 living; resid with daus Nancy, 22 b Ururguay, apprentice typist; Betty, 19 b Edinburgh, shorthand typist; Louie, 4 b Chile; Helen, 2 b Chile.
    • Chilean Civil Registration (originals online):
      - Georgina Stewart Angus Wilson, born Coronel, Concepción, 23 Jun 1900;
      - Bell Stewart Angus Wilson (f), died Coronel, Concepción, 06 Jan 1899, aged 4y 11d; cause: cerebral complications produced by burns from hot water
    Children 
    +1. Jean Murray Angus,   b. 11 Nov 1898, Chile Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F1923  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 Jul 1855 - Dumbarton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - 14 Thomson St, Dundee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Kinloss Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 17 Jul 1886 - Edinburgh Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 17 Jul 1886 - Edinburgh Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1898 - 1909 - Chile Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 70 Muswell Rd, Muswell Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 09 Jan 1926 - 9 Muswell Rd, Muswell Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 25 Mar 1926 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 15 b Dumbarton

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 25 b Dumbarton

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 55 b Dumbarton

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Edmonton, 1Q1926.
      age 70

    5. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    6. [S03] Family Members, HJG.

    7. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Carmichael Family from Scotland .
      on ancestry.com, accessed 10 Dec 2013

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 24 yrs