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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 (1852-1899)
Jacobina WATT (1854-1934)
Elizabeth WATT (1857-1889)
James Paterson WATT (1860-1860)
Marriage 12 Oct 1849 Dundee, Angus, Scotland1
Census (family) (1) 2 Apr 1871 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England2
3, Bilbie Street
Phillip - Commissioning agent for printing machinery
with children & Lucy Treadway, 16, general servant
Census (family) (2) 3 Apr 1881 Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland3
17, Kersland St
& general domestic servant
Census (family) (3) 5 Apr 1891 Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland4
13, Stonebyres Terrace, Lawrence Street
Philip - Self employed Commission Agent
with motherless grandchildren George & Bina Paterson & 1 servant.
Census (family) (4) 31 Mar 1901 Battersea, (London), Surrey, England5
191, Lavender Hill
(Artist)

Husband: Philip Butler WATT

Name: Philip Butler WATT
Father: David WATT (1793-1852)
Mother: Jacobina CHRISTIE (1796-1847)
Birth 18 Oct 1823 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland6
Census (1) 6 Jun 1841 (age >15) St Cuth., Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland7
21, James Square
Apprentice Engraver
Occupation Printer's Engineer (Commission Agent)8,9,10
The educational value of art as applied to illustration. 1898 . A lecture.

A history of the newspaper printing machine 1899 .

Census (2) 30 Mar 1851 (age 27) Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England11
45, Villier Street
Residence (1) frm Jun 1856 to Jan 1858 (age 32-34) Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England12
8 New York Street
Gross rental: £19; Rateable value: £15/15/-
Residence (2) frm Jan 1858 to Oct 1858 (age 34-35) Cheetham, Manchester, Lancashire, England
3 Brook Street, Grove Street, Bury New Road
Residence (3) frm Oct 1858 to Jul 1859 (age 34-35) Cheetham, Manchester, Lancashire, England
9 Brook Street, Grove Street, Bury New Road
Residence (4) frm Jul 1859 to Mar 1860 (age 35-36) Cheetham, Manchester, Lancashire, England13
4 Mount Pleasant, Bury New Road
Gross rental £20; Rateable Value£16/10/-; Arrears:£-/9/7; Amount collected:£1/6/10; Amount not recovered due to property being empty:£-/11/8
Residence (5) frm Mar 1860 (age 36) Hulme, Manchester, England
8 Embden Terrace, Embden Street
Residence (6) btw 1874 and 1878 (age 50-55) Sandyford, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland14,15,16
8 Derby Terrace
Residence (7) btw 1878 and 1882 (age 54-59) Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland17,18
5, Kersland Terrace, 17 Kersland St
Residence (8) 1892 (age 68-69) London, England
Broken Wharf, 41, Upper Thames Street
bankruptcy
Death 4 Feb 1906 (age 82) Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland19
Cause: Bronchitis, Senile debility
Address: 4, St James Place
Usual residence: Daisybank, Kirkwall. Informant: Thomas Paterson, nephew-in-law, of 89, Oxford Drive, Kelvinside

Wife: Elizabeth PATERSON

Name: Elizabeth PATERSON
Father: James PATERSON (1798?-1838)
Mother: Christian BALFOUR (1800-1884)
Birth 20 Apr 1824 St Cuth., Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland20
Census (1) 6 Jun 1841 (age 17) Dundee, Angus, Scotland21
Union St.
with widowed mother & siblings
Census (2) 30 Mar 1851 (age 25) Dundee, Angus, Scotland22
29 Union Street
with mother, daughter & siblings
Census (3) 7 Apr 1861 (age 35) Newington, (London), Surrey, England23
5 Frederick Road, St Mary
with children
Death Q2 1903 (age 77) Battersea, (London), Surrey, England24,25
Lavender Hill

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

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Christina Jane (Gordon) (Balfour) WATT, c. 1900, age 50

Name: Christina Jane (Gordon) (Balfour) WATT
Spouse: James MAVOR (1854-1925)
Birth Q4 1850 St Giles, London, England26
Census (1) 30 Mar 1851 (age 6 mns) Dundee, Angus, Scotland27
29 Union Street
with mother & grandmother etc.
Census (2) 7 Apr 1861 (age 10) Newington, (London), Surrey, England23
5 Frederick Road, St Mary
scholar
Census (3) 2 Apr 1871 (age 20) Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England2
3 Bilbie Street
Governess
Census (4) 3 Apr 1881 (age 28) Govan (Partick), Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland3
17 Kersland St
Named as Jane
Census (5) 5 Apr 1891 (age 40) Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland4
4 Caledon Street
Emigration Q3 1892 (age 41) from Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland to Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
Census (6) 31 Mar 1901 (age 41) Battersea, (London), Surrey, England28
Death 1933 (est) (age 82-83) Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
Burial 1934 Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
Mount Pleasant

Child 2: David William WATT

Name: David William WATT29
Spouse: (WATT) (c. 1870- )
Birth 25 May 1852 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland30
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 8) Newington, (London), Surrey, England23
5 Frederick Road, St Mary
with mother & siblings
Census (2) 2 Apr 1871 (age 18) Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England2
3 Bilbie Street
Apprentice to a law business
Occupation btw 1881 and 1884 (age 28-32) Agent Engineer; Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland31,32,33,34
Census (3) 3 Apr 1881 (age 27) Govan (Partick), Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland3
17 Kersland St
Agent Engineer, living with parents
Residence (1) btw 1881 and 1884 (age 28-32) Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland31
18 Newton Terrace
Residence (2) btw 1884 and 1885 (age 31-33) Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland34
2 St Mary's Place, Great Western Road
Death 18 Nov 1899 (age 47) Port Shepstone, Natal, South Africa35

Child 3: Jacobina WATT

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Jacobina WATT, c. 1900, age 46

Name: Jacobina WATT
Spouse: James Walls CURSITER (1851-1939)
Birth 15 Oct 1854 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland36
Named after her paternal grandmother Jacobina Christie
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 6) Newington, (London), Surrey, England23
5, Frederick Road, St Mary
scholar, with mother & siblings
Census (2) 2 Apr 1871 (age 16) Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England2
3, Bilbie Street
scholar, listed as "Brannie"
Occupation (1) c. 1875 (age 20-21) Governess; Hungary37
Occupation (2) frm Feb 1881 (age 26) Post Office Clerk38
Registered Number: 24258; Postal Order B'ch (Branch?)
Census (3) 3 Apr 1881 (age 26) Ealing, (London), Middlesex, England39
Uxbridge Road, Warden Villa
Visitor, with sister Eliza. Civil Service Clerk Post Office
Census (4) 3 Apr 1891 (age 36) Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland4
13, Stonebyres Terrace
Death 24 Nov 1934 (age 81) Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland25,40
3, Marchhall Crescent

Child 4: Elizabeth WATT

Name: Elizabeth WATT
Spouse: Charles Alfred PATERSON (1857-1927)
Birth 1857 Manchester, England25
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 4) Newington, (London), Surrey, England23
5 Frederick Road, St Mary
with mother & siblings
Census (2) 2 Apr 1871 (age 14) Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England2
3 Bilbie Street
scholar
Census (3) 3 Apr 1881 (age 23) Ealing, (London), Middlesex, England39
Uxbridge Road Warden Villa
Visitor, with sister Jacobina.
Death 3 Jul 1889 (age 32) Galle, S. Province, Ceylon41
Cause: Typhoid
Burial Jul 1889 (est) Galle, S. Province, Ceylon41
Dutch Cemetery

Child 5: James Paterson WATT

Name: James Paterson WATT
Birth 29 Aug 1860 St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland42
Child Count 0
Death 1860 (as an infant) St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland40

Sources [Key: Author, "Title", (Publication data), Where within source, \Repository\]

1Church of J.C. of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index ®" (© 1980, 2002). Batch #: M112825; OPR extract.
\Family History Library\, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA. Web: http://familysearch.org/search.
2"1871 Census Britain". RG10/3508/33/1.
3Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, "1881 Census Scotland" (CD-ROM).
\Local Public Library\.
4"1891 Census Britain".
5"1901 Census Britain". RG13/457/71/32.
6"OPR Edinburgh". 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.
7"1841 Census Britain". 685/34/136/9.
8"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."
9"Artist". May 1896.
Text From Source: "Early English Lithography" by Philip Butler Watt
10Philip Butler Watt, "1872 A few hints on colour and printing in colours".
\National Library of Scotland\, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK. Web: http://www.nls.uk/.
11"1851 Census Britain". RG9/338/29/20; GSU roll: 542617.
Text From Source: Phillips B Wall 27 - commercial traveller
12"Manchester Rate Books 1706-1900". M 10/9/5/36 #2075.
13Ibid. 1859 M 10/7/5/16 #3095.
Text From Source: Poor Rate Assessment
14"London Gazette". May 22 1874 p.2743 Patent #1640.
Text From Source: ... P B Watt of 8 Derby Terrace Glasgow for the invention of "improvements in lithographic and letter press printing machinery"
15"Slater's" (1878). 1878 Glasgow Part 2.
16"1877-78 Glasgow Post Office Directory". Text From Source: Watt, P. & Son, printing machinery merchants and agents; agents for Dawson & Sons, Otley, Newsum; Wood & Dyson, Leeds; H.S.Cropper & Co., Nottingham, Howard Square, 9 Howard street; house 8, Derby terrace, Sandyford.
17"1878-79 Post Office Directory". Text From Source: Watt, P. & Son, printing machinery merchants and agents; agents for Dawson & Sons, Otley, Newsum; Wood & Dyson, Leeds; H.S.Cropper & Co., Nottingham, Howard Square, 9 Howard street; house 8, Derby terrace, Sandyford.
18"1881-1882 Glasgow Post Office Directory". Text From Source: Watt, P. & Son, printing engineers, merchants and agents; sole agents for the "New Otto silent gas engine", Dawson & Sons, Otley, Newsum; Wood & Dyson, Leeds; H.S.Cropper & Co., Nottingham, Washington Works, 12, 14 Washington st; ho. 5, Kersland ter., Hillhead.
\National Library of Scotland\, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK. Web: http://www.nls.uk/.
19"Scottish BMD certificate". 646/03/0105.
20Church of J.C. of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index ®" (© 1980, 2002). Batch #: C119886; OPR extract.
\Family History Library\, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA. Web: http://familysearch.org/search.
21"1841 Census Britain". 282 /107/15/16.
22"1851 Census Britain". 282/ED 21/12/39/ 7; CSSCT1851_60.
23"1861 Census Britain". RG9/338/29/20; GSU roll: 542617.
24"Free Birth Marriages & Deaths of England & Wales" (freebmd.org.uk). 1d/295 [Certificate unseen].
Text From Source: Elizabeth Balfour WATT
25"Information from grandchildren of Charles Alfred Paterson".
26"Free Birth Marriages & Deaths of England & Wales" (freebmd.org.uk). 1/54 [Certificate unseen].
27"1851 Census Britain". 282/ED 21/12/39/ 7.
28"1901 Census Britain".
29"South Africa - a weekly journal". DEATHS:- WATT—On November 18 suddenly, David W. Watt, Manager of the Natal Fibre Company, Port Shepstone, Natal. (By cable.).
30Church of J.C. of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index ®" (© 1980, 2002). C119842; OPR extract.
\Family History Library\, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA. Web: http://familysearch.org/search.
31"1881-1882 Glasgow Post Office Directory".
\National Library of Scotland\, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK. Web: http://www.nls.uk/.
32"1882-1883 Glasgow Post Office Directory".
\National Library of Scotland\, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK. Web: http://www.nls.uk/.
33"1883-1884 Glasgow Post Office Directory".
\National Library of Scotland\, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK. Web: http://www.nls.uk/.
34"1884-1885 Glasgow Post Office Directory".
\National Library of Scotland\, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK. Web: http://www.nls.uk/.
35"South Africa - a weekly journal".
36Church of J.C. of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index ®" (© 1980, 2002). Batch #: C119843; OPR extract.
\Family History Library\, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA. Web: http://familysearch.org/search.
37A member of the Orkney Antiquarian Society, "1933 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 [Lajos Benyovszky, a lawyer in Hungary]. 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.
38"British Postal Service Appointment books" (1737-1969).
39Church of J C of Latter Day Saints, "1881 Census England & Wales" (© 1980, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) International Genealogical Index ®). RG11/1344 / 60/18.
\Family History Library\, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA. Web: http://familysearch.org/search.
40"Scottish Statutory Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths" (1855-).
\National Archives of Scotland\, New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3YT. Web: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.aspx.
41J. Penry Lewis, C.M.G, "List of Inscriptions on Tombstones and Monuments in Ceylon" (1913 Colombo). #643.
Text From Source: Erected by C A Paterson, Principal of the Church of Scotland Mission College, Madras, in memory of Lizzie Watt, his wife, who died suddenly of typhoid fever at Galle, aged 32 years; and of Elsie, their elder daughter, who died at Bridge of Allan, Scotland.... aged 1 year.
\Archive.org\. Web: http://archive.org/index.php.
42Church of J.C. of Latter Day Saints, "International Genealogical Index ®" (© 1980, 2002). Batch #: C116851; OPR extract.
\Family History Library\, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA. Web: http://familysearch.org/search.

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Philip Butler Watt (1823-1906)