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The genealogy of Philip Butler Watt from Edinburgh; his wife, Elizabeth Paterson from Dundee; his mother, Jacobina Christie & his grandmother, Catherine Butler.

Last update: 6 Apr 2007

See also
Eliza PATERSON's brother: James PATERSON (1835- )

Family of Philip Butler WATT and Elizabeth PATERSON

Husband: Philip Butler WATT (1823-1906)
Wife: Elizabeth PATERSON (1824-1903)
Children: Christina Jane (Gordon) (Balfour) WATT (1850-1933)
David William WATT (1852-bef1914)
Jacobina WATT (1854-1934)
Elizabeth WATT (1857-1891)
James Paterson WATT (1860-1860)
Marriage 12 Oct 1849 Dundee,,Angus,Scotland 1
Census (family) (1) 2 Apr 1871 Nottingham,,Nottinghamshire,England 2
Census (family) (2) 3 Apr 1881 Govan (Partick),Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland 3
Census (family) (3) 5 Apr 1891 Partick,Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland 4
Census (family) (4) 31 Mar 1901 Battersea,London,,England 5

Additional Information

Census (family) (1) 3 Bilbie Street
Phillip - Commissioning agent for printing machinery
+ Lucy Treadway 16 -gen. servant
Census (family) (2) 17 Kersland St
+ general domestic servant
Census (family) (3) 13 Stonebyres Terrace
Philip - Self employed Commission Agent
with motherless grandchildren George & Bina Paterson & 1 servant.
Census (family) (4) (Artist)

Husband: Philip Butler WATT

Name: Philip Butler WATT
Sex: Male
Father: David WATT (1793-1852)
Mother: Jacobina CHRISTIE (1796?-1847)
Birth 18 Oct 1823 ,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 6,7
Census (1) 6 Jun 1841 (age >15) St Cuth.,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 8
Occupation Printer's Engineer (Commission Agent) 9,10,11,12
Census (2) 30 Mar 1851 (age 27) Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England 13
Death 4 Feb 1906 (age 82) Partick,Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland 14

Additional Information

Census (1) 21 James Square
Apprentice Engraver
Census (2) 45 Villier Street
Phillips B Wall 27 - commercial traveller, staying (visitor) with the Taylor family, & a servant Catherine Cunningham 19 plus 3 other visitors
Death Cause: Bronchitis, Senile debility
Address: 4 St James Place, Hillhead
Usual residence: Daisybank, Kirkwall. Informant: Thomas Paterson, nephew-in-law of 89 Oxford Drive, Kelvinside

Wife: Elizabeth PATERSON

Name: Elizabeth PATERSON
Sex: Female
Father: James PATERSON (1798?-1838)
Mother: Christian BALFOUR (1800-1884)
Birth 20 Apr 1824 St Cuth.,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 15
Census (1) 6 Jun 1841 (age 17) Dundee,,Angus,Scotland 16
Census (2) 30 Mar 1851 (age 25 (!)) Dundee,,Angus,Scotland 17
Census (3) 7 Apr 1861 (age 35 (!)) Newington, , Surrey, England 18
Death Q2 1903 (age 77 (!)) Battersea,London,,England 9,19

Additional Information

Census (1) Union St.
with widowed mother
Census (2) 29 Union Street
with mother, daughter & siblings
Census (3) 5 Frederick Road, St Mary
Eliza Watt 35 - Scotland
Christiana Watt 10 - scholar , London
David Watt 8 - Scotland
Jacobina Watt 6 - scholar, Scotland
Eliza Watt 4 - Manchester
Death Lavender Hill
(Elizabeth Balfour WATT)

Child 1: Christina Jane (Gordon) (Balfour) WATT

Name: Christina Jane (Gordon) (Balfour) WATT
Sex: Female
Spouse: James MAVOR (1854-1925?)
Birth Q4 1850 St Giles,London,,England 20
Census (1) 30 Mar 1851 (age 6 mns) Dundee,,Angus,Scotland 17
Census (2) 7 Apr 1861 (age 10) Newington, , Surrey, England 18
Census (3) 2 Apr 1871 (age 20) Nottingham,,Nottinghamshire,England 21
Census (4) 3 Apr 1881 (age 28 (!)) Govan (Partick),Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland 3
Census (5) 5 Apr 1891 (age 40) Partick,Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland 4
Emigration 1894 (app) (age 43-44) from Partick,Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland to Toronto,,Ontario,Canada
Census (6) 31 Mar 1901 (age 41 (!)) Battersea,London,,England 5
Death 1933 (age 82-83) Toronto,,Ontario,Canada

Additional Information

Census (1) 29 Union Street
with mother & grandmother etc.
Census (2) 5 Frederick Road, St Mary
scholar
Census (3) 3 Bilbie Street
Governess
Census (4) 17 Kersland St
Named as Jane
Census (5) 4 Caledon Street

Child 2: David William WATT

Name: David William WATT
Sex: Male
Spouse: unknown (WATT) (1880?- )
Birth 25 May 1852 ,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 22
Occupation Agent Engineer, Farmer
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 8) Newington, , Surrey, England 18
Census (2) 2 Apr 1871 (age 18) Nottingham,,Nottinghamshire,England 21
Census (3) 3 Apr 1881 (age 27 (!)) Govan (Partick),Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland 3
Death bef 1914 (age 61-62) ,,,South Africa 9

Additional Information

Census (1) 5 Frederick Road, St Mary
with mother & siblings
Census (2) 3 Bilbie Street
Apprentice to a law business
Census (3) 17 Kersland St
Agent Engineer, living with parents

Child 3: Jacobina WATT

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      Jacobina WATT     Jacobina WATT, "Bina Cursiter"    
 
Name: Jacobina WATT
Sex: Female
Spouse: James Walls CURSITER (1851-1939)
Birth 15 Oct 1854 ,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 23
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 6) Newington, , Surrey, England 18
Census (2) 2 Apr 1871 (age 16) Nottingham,,Nottinghamshire,England 21
Occupation 1875 (app) (age 20-21) Governess; ,,,Hungary 24
Census (3) 3 Apr 1881 (age 26) Ealing,London,,England 25
Census (4) 3 Apr 1891 (age 36) ,Glasgow,Lanarkshire,Scotland 4
Death 24 Nov 1934 (age 81 (!)) Newington,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 9,26

Additional Information

Birth Named after her paternal grandmother Jacobina Christie
Census (1) 5 Frederick Road, St Mary
scholar, with mother & siblings
Census (2) 3 Bilbie Street
scholar, listed as "Brannie"
Census (3) Uxbridge Road Warden Villa
Visitor, with sister Eliza. Civil Service Clerk Post Office
Census (4) 13 Stonebyres Terrace
Death 3 Marchhall Crescent

Child 4: Elizabeth WATT

Name: Elizabeth WATT 9
Sex: Female
Spouse: Charles Alfred PATERSON (1857-1927)
Birth 1857 Manchester,,,England 9
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 4) Newington, , Surrey, England 18
Census (2) 2 Apr 1871 (age 14) Nottingham,,Nottinghamshire,England 21
Census (3) 3 Apr 1881 (age 23) Ealing,London,,England 25
Death 3 Jul 1891 (age 33-34) Galle,,,Ceylon

Additional Information

Census (1) 5 Frederick Road, St Mary
with mother & siblings
Census (2) 3 Bilbie Street
scholar
Census (3) Uxbridge Road Warden Villa
Visitor, with sister Jacobina.
Death Cause: Typhoid

Child 5: James Paterson WATT

Name: James Paterson WATT
Sex: Male
Birth 29 Aug 1860 St Andrew,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 27
Death 1860 (as an infant) St Andrew,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland 26

Sources

1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002). Batch #: M112825, Source Call #: 0993404, Printout Call #: 6902959; OPR extract.
Family History Library. Web: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp.
2"1871 census England & Wales (www.ancestry.co.uk)". RG10/3508/33/1; GSU roll: 839746.
"Ancestry" website.
3Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "1881 census Scotland" (CD-ROM).
Local Public Library.
4"1891 census Britain".
5"1901 census Britain".
6Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002). Batch #: C119836, Source Call #: 1066691, Printout Call #: 6900814; OPR extract.
Family History Library. Web: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp.
7"Edinburgh Christening Register". Text From Source: Christenings: WATT- Mr David Watt, Seal Engraver and Mrs Jacobina Christie, his spouse, High Church Parish. A son born 18th Oct 1823 named Philip Butler. A son born 20th March 1825 named David. A daughter born 12th Aug 1826 named Susan. A son born 28th Mar 1828 named John Gardmon. The above all baptised by the very Rev. Dr Baird.
8"1841 census Britain". 685/34/136/9.
9"Information from grandchildren of Charles Alfred Paterson".
10"British Lithographer". Vol. 1 Part 5 1892.
Text From Source: 'The Rise and Progress of Lithography in Britain' by Philip Butler Watt
David H. J. Schenck (author of the 'Directory of the Lithographic Printers of Scotland 1820-1870.' 1999) wrote in 2000:-
"Although extremely interesting, the article by P. B. Watt (who had moved to London having spent one year only (1854/5), as a lithographic printer in Edinburgh) contains a number of serious errors, especially in the timing of events relating to the introduction of lithography both in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Hugh Wilson was listed as a lithographic printer in Glasgow during the 50 year period 1822 to 1872. Philip B. Watt wrongly believed him to be the first professional lithographic printer in Scotland."
11"Artist". May 1896.
Text From Source: "Early English Lithography" by Philip Butler Watt
12Philip Butler Watt, "A few hints on colour and printing in colours" (1872).
National Library of Scotland. Web: http://www.nls.uk/.
13"1851 census England & Wales (www.ancestry.co.uk)". RG9/338/29/20; GSU roll: 542617.
"Ancestry" website.
14"Register of Scottish Births, Marriages & Deaths" (1855-). 646/03/0105.
National Archives of Scotland. Web: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php.
15Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002). Batch #: C119886, Source Call #: 0993529, 0103060, Printout Call #: 6901046; OPR extract.
Family History Library. Web: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp.
16"1841 census Britain". 282 /107/15/16.
17"1851 census Scotland (www.ancestry.co.uk)". 282/ED 21/12/39/ 7; CSSCT1851_60.
"Ancestry" website.
18"1861 census England & Wales (www.ancestry.co.uk)". RG9/338/29/20; GSU roll: 542617.
"Ancestry" website.
19"FreeBMD" (1837-).
Index to Birth Marriages & Deaths of England & Wales.
GRO Index: Vol 1d page 295.
20"FULL BirthsMarriagesDeaths (GRO from www.ancestry.co.uk)". St Giles (volume 1 - by implication) page 54.
Text From Source: Watt Christina Jane
"Ancestry" website.
21"1871 census Britain". RG10/3508/33/1; GSU roll: 839746.
22Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002). Batch #: C119842, Source Call #: 1066693, Printout Call #: 6900814; OPR extract.
Family History Library. Web: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp.
23Ibid. Batch #: C119843, Source Call #: 1066693, Printout Call #: 6900814; OPR extract.
24A member of the Orkney Antiquarian Society, "A Notable Orkney Antiquary" (The Orcadian, 13 April 1933). Text From Source: The family removed to London, where she first attended school. Subsequently they resided in Nottingham. The headmistress of the school there was a friend of the famous Hungarian patriot, Louis Kossuth. This teacher was asked to recommend a pupil to act as governess to the children of Count Benjowsky. Miss Watt accepted the appointment and spent three years in that country. After a holiday in Britain she returned to Hungary as a guest, and remained there for twelve months. Her principal charge in Hungary was Mariett Benjowsky, who afterwards came to Scotland as bridesmaid to Mrs. Cursiter's sister, Chrissie. She is now Princess Lippi.
25Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "1881 census England & Wales" (Copyright (c) 1999, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service). RG11/1344 / 60/18.
Family History Library. Web: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp.
26"Register of Scottish Births, Marriages & Deaths" (1855-).
National Archives of Scotland. Web: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php.
27Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index (R)" (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002). Batch #: C116851, Source Call #: 6035516; OPR extract.
Family History Library. Web: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp.

 

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Philip Butler Watt (1823-1906)