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Agnes Dickson (1794--): m. Charles Whitehead (1782--)
  • 1841, res. London Rd, Charles Whittead 50 land surveyor N, Archabald Reed 18 cabinet maker Y, Helen Dickson 50 svt Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, Dalkeith]
  • 1851, res. London Rd, Charles Whitehead 67 land surveyor Ormiston, Nicolas M 31 land surveyor Ormiston, Marion 26 Carrington, Nicolas M 2 Dalkeith, Marion 2m Dalkeith [Scotland, 1851 Census, Dalkeith]
Andrew Dickson (c1850-1920)
  • 1851, res. High St., Charles Dickson 54 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 42 Edinburgh, Charles 21 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 10 Ormiston, Jessie 7 Ormiston, Jane 4 Ormiston, Andrew 1 Ormiston, vis Elizabeth Notman 25 cook Ormiston, svt Margaret Macintosh 21 Edinburgh, svt Hugh Black 28 garden laborer Edinburgh, svt David Ovens 17 garden laborer Prestonpans, svt Thomas Allan 14 garden laborer Ormiston [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1861, res. High St., Margaret Dickson wd 51 fundholder St. Cuthberts, Charles 31 gardener & farmer 174 acres Ormiston, John 22 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 20 dom svt Ormiston, Jessie 17 dom svt Ormiston, Jean 14 Ormiston, Andrew 11 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1871, res. Ormiston, Margaret Dickson wd 62 annuitant Edinburgh, John 32 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 30 Ormiston, Jessie 27 Ormiston, Andrew 21 gardener Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1881, res. Main St., Margaret Dickson wd 72 annuitant Edinburgh, Jessie 37 Ormiston, Andrew 31 gardener Ormiston, gs William Smeaton 10 Tranent, gs Charles D 8 Tranent [Scotland, 1881 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1891, res. Parkend House, Margaret Dickson wd 82 Edinburgh, Jessie 47 housekeeper Ormiston, Andrew 41 market gardener Ormiston, svt Annie Learmonth 17 gen svt Ormiston [Scotland, 1891 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1901, Andrew Dickson 51 market gardener Ormiston, sis Jessie 57 Ormiston, svt Elizabeth Sked 16 dom svt Whittingham [Scotland, 1901 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1904, Ormiston Andrew Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1906, Ormiston Andrew Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 17 Dec. 1920, "By the death of Mr. Andrew Dickson, there has passed away a much-respected villager, and an interesting link with the past has been broken. He was the last of a line of market gardeners in Ormiston, descended from Charles Bell, to whom John Cockburn, the agriculturalist, well nigh two centuries ago, wrote the series of letters published by the Scottish History Society in 1904 ..." [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Courier]
  • 1921, "Dickson, Andrew, Parkend House, Ormiston, East Lothian, died 9 December 1920 at Edinburgh, testate. Confirmation Haddington, 28 March, to Charles Agnew Dickson, Farmer, The Hodges, Pencaitland, and William Smeaton, 87 Clarkston Road, Cathcart, Glasgow, his nephews, Executors. Will dated 24 November 1920 recorded Haddington 17 March 1921. value of Estate, £2135:9: 8." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
Charles Dickson (1796-1851): 1p. Margaret Knight (1795--), 2m. Margaret Agnew (1808-1899)
  • 25 Dec. 1814, "Ormiston Kirk 25 Decemr 1814 ... The Minister stated to the Session that he had received a letter from the Minister of Inveresk informing him that Margaret Knight lately servant at Westbyres in this parish had been delivered of a child at Fisherrow; of which Charles Dickson in this parish was said to be the father. Thinking that this business ought now to be proceeded in without delay, he had caused the said Charles Dickson to be summoned the third time to appear before the session to meet here this day. The officer being asked if he had done so, declared that he had, and being desired to call him in, he did not find him. Whereupon the session taking into consideration that he had now been summoned three different times in due form, but still persisted in refusing to attend, and that he had all along treated the authority of this court with contempt, did, and hereby do declare him contumacious, and appoint this sentence to be intimated from the pulpit." [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 6 Aug. 1815, Margaret Knight appeared, confessed her sin, and was absolved [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 10 June 1821, Charles Dickson appeared, confessed and absolved [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 30 Mar. 1823, Charles Dickson was asked by kirk session if his brother-in-law Charles Whitehead "advised him to not appear" in 1814, said "he felt a delicacy in answering", which the session accepted. [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 29 Oct. 1828, "(672) Oct. 29, 1828. CHARLES DICKSON, Gardener at Ormiston, Seised, Oct. 27, 1828, in 20 Falls and 7 ells of ground with the House thereon in ORMISTON, par. Ormiston: on Disp. by Alexander Forrest, Mason, Ormiston, May 22, 1828; -and MARGARET AGNEW, his spouse, Seised, eod. die, in liferent of said subject, propriis manibus of the said Charles Dickson. P.R. 1217. 12." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 15 Feb. 1830, "Charles Son of Charles Dickson and of Margaret Agnew his wife was born at Ormiston on the 25th January and baptized the 15th February 1830" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 10 Oct. 1831, Charles Dickson of Ormiston, & Mrs. Safely of Tranent, formerly of Ormiston, brought civil court action against Mr. Mortimer, elder of church, for defamation in an accusation of adultery. [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes] [Henrietta Fenwick was spouse of Thomas Safely.]
  • 24 June 1835, Margaret Agnew or Dickson of Ormiston added to the communion roll by her request; then 7 July Charles Dickson applied to have baptism of child George registered [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 7 July 1835, "Extract &c. Ormiston Manse 7th July 1835. This day the Session met and was constituted Sederunt The Revd James Bannerman Modr and Messrs Wm Skirving and Jas Cassie Elders Inter alia An application was made on the part of Captain Charles Hope R.N. and also on the part of Charles Dickson gardener in Ormiston to have two children of the former and one of the latter registered, and satisfactory evidence of the dates of their births being produced the Session directed that their names should be inserted in the Records of the Parish, accompanied by this Minute as authority for the Registration &c. &c. Closed with Prayer (Signed) James Bannerman Modr. The names and dates of birth of the several children are as follows (see Minute book) ... George, Son of Charles Dickson and Margaret Agnew his wife was born at Ormiston on the 8th March 1833" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1841, res. Ormiston, Charles Dickson 40 gardener Y, Margaret 30 N, Charles 12 Y, George 9 Y, Catherine 6 Y, John 3 Y, Margaret 4m Y, Agnes Lawson svt Y, George Dickson 20 svt Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, Ormiston]
  • 25 Mar. 1841, "(10) Mar. 25, 1841. CHARLES DICKSON residing in Ormistoun, Seised, Mar. 15, 1841, -in the half of a Mansion or Tenement of Houses with the Yards of the same, on the east part of the Village of TRANENT, ba. Tranent: -on Disp. by William Forrest residing in Tranent, with consent of John Stobie, Writer, Haddington, Dec. 8, 1840. P.R. 1621. 177." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 23 May 1842, "(100) May 23, 1842. CHARLES DICKSON residing in Ormistoun, Seised, May 7, 1842, -in a Tenement of Houses with the new Houses thereon, on the south side of the High Street, ORMISTOUN, par. Ormistoun; -on Disp. by the Trustee of Barbara Moffat, relict of David Forrest, Mason, Ormistoun, with consent of Grace Forrest or Johnstone residing in Dalkeith, Margaret Forrest and Mathew Dobson, Weaver, Fala, her husband, Elizabeth Forrest residing at Culrossie, and Alison Forrest residing at Portobello, Mar. 24 - Apr. 21, 1842. P.R. 1653. 66." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 13 Feb. 1845, "George, son of Charles Dickson and Margaret Agnew born at Ormiston 8 March 1833 and baptised 13 February 1845. Catherine, daughter of Charles Dickson and Margaret Agnew born at Ormiston 16 October 1835 and baptised 13 February 1845. John, son of Charles Dickson and Margaret Agnew, born at Ormiston 10 June 1838 and baptised 13 February 1845. Margaret, daughter of Charles Dickson and Margaret Agnew, born 8 January 1841 and baptised 13 February 1845. Jessy, daughter of Charles Dickson and Margaret Agnew, born at Ormiston 28 August 1843 and baptised 13 February 1845." [Scotland, Ormiston, Free Church, Register of Baptisms]
  • 5 Mar. 1846, "(19) Mar. 5, 1846. The Trustee of BARBARA MOFFAT, relict of David Forrest, Mason, Ormiston, Seised, -in a Tenement of Houses on the south side of the High Street of ORMISTON with the new Houses thereon, par. Ormiston; -on Disp. by Charles Dickson residing in Ormiston, Dec. 20, 1845. P.R. 1772. 195." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 14 July 1846, "(74) Jul. 14, 1846. CHARLES DICKSON, Gardener, Ormiston, Seised, -in 2 Houses on the north side of the Street of ORMISTON; 2 Houses and Garden in Ormiston, and the northmost of 3 Dwelling Houses formerly used as a Barn, and part of the triangle or triangular Piece of ground or Garden be-west the same, on the north side of the Road from Ormiston to Dalkeith, par. Ormiston; -in security of £100, -on Bond and Disp. by William Brander, Cabinetmaker, Ormiston, Jun. 23, 1846. P.R. 1782. 237. [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 14 Sep. 1846, "Jane, daughter of Charles Dickson and Margaret Agnew born at Ormiston 3 August 1846 and baptised 14 September 1846" [Scotland, Ormiston, Free Church, Register of Baptisms]
  • 1847, Ormiston, Chas. Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, East Lothian Annual Register]
  • 6 Dec. 1847, "(194) Dec. 6, 1847. CHARLES DICKSON, Gardener, Ormiston, grants Disch., Dec. 4, 1847, -of Bond and Disp. for £100, by William Brander, Cabinetmaker, Ormiston, Jun. 23, 1846, -and declares Houses and others in the Town of ORMISTON, par. Ormiston, -disburdened thereof. (Vide No. 74). P.R. 1819. 22." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1848, Ormiston, Chas. Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, East Lothian Annual Register]
  • 7 Dec. 1849, "(428) Dec. 7, 1849. CHARLES DICKSON, Gardener, residing in Ormiston, gets Assig. for £200, Dec. 3, 5, 1849, by John Herdman residing in Ormiston, with consent of the Trustee on his Seq. estate, -and in security thereof, Bond and Disp. for £400, by Major William Mackie of the 94th Reg. of Foot, and others, to Catherine Baillie of Carribber, relict of James Clark, Farmer, Winton Mains, Jun. 29-Jul.9, 1822, -over 2 Pieces of ground with the Houses and Offices thereon, in the Town of ORMISTON, par. Ormiston (Vide No. 410). P.R. 1865. 71." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1850, Ormiston, Chas. Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 9 Apr. 1850, "(464) Apr. 9, 1850. CHARLES DICKSON, Gardener, residing in Ormiston, Seised, -in the east half of a Piece of ground with the Houses thereon in the Town of ORMISTON, par. Ormiston; -on Disp. by Andrew Wight residing at Sorrento, Co. Devon, Apr. 5, 1850. P.R. 1873. 83." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 24 May 1850, "(480) May 24, 1850. The Trustee for JOHN HERDMAN residing in Ormiston, and his Creditors, gets Assig. May 18, 1850, by Charles Dickson, Gardener, residing in Ormiston, -to Assig. for £200, by the said John Herdman, with consent of his said Trustee, Dec. (3), 5, 1849, -and in security thereof, Bond and Disp. for £400, by Major William Mackie, 94th Reg. of Foot, and others, to Catherine Baillie of Carribber, relict of James Clark, Farmer, Winton Mains, Jun. 29-Jul. 9, 1822, -secured over 2 Pieces of ground and Houses thereon in the Town of ORMISTON, par. Ormiston. (Vide No. 465). P.R. 1877. 228." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1851, res. High St., Charles Dickson 54 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 42 Edinburgh, Charles 21 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 10 Ormiston, Jessie 7 Ormiston, Jane 4 Ormiston, Andrew 1 Ormiston, vis Elizabeth Notman 25 cook Ormiston, svt Margaret Macintosh 21 Edinburgh, svt Hugh Black 28 garden laborer Edinburgh, svt David Ovens 17 garden laborer Prestonpans, svt Thomas Allan 14 garden laborer Ormiston [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 30 Sep. 1851, will of Charles Dickson recorded, appointing trustees spouse Margaret Agnew, Andrew Elly Jr. of Beggars Bush, Musselburgh, brother George Dickson, spirit merchant, Edinburgh, brother-in-law Andrew Anderson, customs, Musselburgh, Ninian Notman, county police, Peebles, and David Wight, writer to the Signet. Property to be disposed includes 20 Falls 7 ells and house built by Hugh Dickson, on north side of High Street, Ormiston, leigh house on northeast corner of Halkerstons Wynd, Edinburgh, a half tenement in east part of Tranent recorded 25 Mar. 1841, and a £300 bond from Musselburgh, dated 19 June 1837, in favor of Charles Dickson, Margaret Agnew, son George, daughter Catherine, and any unborn children. Trustees directed to pay debts and funeral expenses, pay any legacies in any codicils, Margaret Agnew gets liferent interest in the Ormiston property, the £300 bond, and the furniture in Ormiston, and £15/year annuity (only £5/year if she remarries), and £5 for mournings, son Charles gets Ormiston property, sons George, John, daughters Catherine, Margaret, Janet, Jane, and any unborn children get £300 bond, any residue to be divided among all children, dated 16 Oct. 1848, witnesses Robert Oliphant Arnot, clerk of David Wight, and George Davie, shoemaker, Ormiston [Scotland, Haddington Sheriff Court, Wills and Inventories]
  • 1852, Ormiston, Chas. Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1861, res. High St., Margaret Dickson wd 51 fundholder St. Cuthberts, Charles 31 gardener & farmer 174 acres Ormiston, John 22 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 20 dom svt Ormiston, Jessie 17 dom svt Ormiston, Jean 14 Ormiston, Andrew 11 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, Ormiston]
  • 25 Jan. 1865, "(8) Jan. 25, 1865. NINIAN NOTMAN, Chief Constable of the Peeblesshire Police, and residing in Peebles, Seised, -in one half of a Mansion or Tenement of Houses with the Yards of the same on the east part of the Village of TRANENT, bar. Tranent; -on Disp. and Settl. by Charles Dickson, Gardener, Ormiston, and Margaret Agnew, his spouse, to Trustees, Oct. 16, 1848; Disp. and Assig. by them, to Alexander Somerville Notman, Writer, Haddington, Feb. 23, Mar. 7, 1863; and Disp. and Assign. by him, Dec. 15, 1864. P.R. 2485. 124." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 16 Oct. 1868, death of George Dickson, gardener, single, age 35, son of deceased Charles Dickson, and Margaret Agnew, informant brother Charles Dickson [Scotland, Ormiston, Death Registrations]
  • 1871, res. Ormiston, Margaret Dickson wd 62 annuitant Edinburgh, John 32 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 30 Ormiston, Jessie 27 Ormiston, Andrew 21 gardener Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1881, res. Main St., Margaret Dickson wd 72 annuitant Edinburgh, Jessie 37 Ormiston, Andrew 31 gardener Ormiston, gs William Smeaton 10 Tranent, gs Charles D 8 Tranent [Scotland, 1881 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1891, res. Parkend House, Margaret Dickson wd 82 Edinburgh, Jessie 47 housekeeper Ormiston, Andrew 41 market gardener Ormiston, svt Annie Learmonth 17 gen svt Ormiston [Scotland, 1891 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1899, "Dickson, Margaret Agnew or, widow of Charles Dickson, Gardener, Ormiston, died 16 February 1899 at Ormiston, intestate. Confirmation granted at Haddington, 4 July, to Jessie Dickson, her daughter, Executrix dative qua next of kin. Value of Estate, £275, 2s. 3d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
Charles Dickson (1830--): m. Marion Ritchie (1839--)
  • 1841, res. Ormiston, Charles Dickson 40 gardener Y, Margaret 30 N, Charles 12 Y, George 9 Y, Catherine 6 Y, John 3 Y, Margaret 4m Y, Agnes Lawson svt Y, George Dickson 20 svt Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1851, res. High St., Charles Dickson 54 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 42 Edinburgh, Charles 21 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 10 Ormiston, Jessie 7 Ormiston, Jane 4 Ormiston, Andrew 1 Ormiston, vis Elizabeth Notman 25 cook Ormiston, svt Margaret Macintosh 21 Edinburgh, svt Hugh Black 28 garden laborer Edinburgh, svt David Ovens 17 garden laborer Prestonpans, svt Thomas Allan 14 garden laborer Ormiston [Scotland, 1851 Census, Ormiston]
  • 17 Aug. 1852, "(223) Aug. 17, 1852. CHARLES DICKSON, Gardener, Ormiston, Seised, -in a Dwelling House and Garden contiguous thereto in the Village of ORMISTON, par. Ormiston; -on Ch. Novod. by John Alexander, Earl of Hopetoun, with consent of Susan Blackie, and Henry Hutchison, Spirit Merchant, Edinburgh, her husband, Apr. 21, Jun. 28, 1852. P.R. 1940. 53." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1861, res. High St., Margaret Dickson wd 51 fundholder St. Cuthberts, Charles 31 gardener & farmer 174 acres Ormiston, John 22 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 20 dom svt Ormiston, Jessie 17 dom svt Ormiston, Jean 14 Ormiston, Andrew 11 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1863, Ormiston, Charles Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1864, Ormiston, Charles Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 16 Oct. 1868, death of George Dickson, gardener, single, age 35, son of deceased Charles Dickson, and Margaret Agnew, informant brother Charles Dickson [Scotland, Ormiston, Death Registrations]
  • 1871, res. Hodges, Charles Dickson 41 farmer 176 acres Ormiston, Marion 32 Libberton, svt Margaret Instant 16 gen svt Garvald [Scotland, 1871 Census, Gladsmuir]
  • 1881, res. Hodges, Charles Dickson 51 farmer 184 acres Ormiston, Marion 41 Libberton, Charles Agnew 4 Gladsmuir, svt Robina Harkness 20 dom svt Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, Gladsmuir]
  • 1891, res. Hodges, Charles Dickson 61 farmer Ormiston, Marion 51 Libberton, Charles A 14 Gladsmuir, svt Helen Meldrum 18 dom svt Glasgow [Scotland, 1891 Census, Gladsmuir]
  • 1901, res. Hodges, Charles Dickson 71 farmer Ormiston, Marion 62 W Libberton, Charles Agnew 24 Gladsmuir, svt Bessie Purves 22 gen svt Ormiston [Scotland, 1901 Census, Gladsmuir]
George Dickson (1765-1839): m. Janet Bell (1770--)
  • 6 Aug. 1791, "George Dickson Carrier from Ormiston in College Kirk Parish & Janet Bell in New North Kirk parish Daugr of Chars Bell Day Labourer at Ormiston East Lothian" [Scotland, Edinburgh, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 13 July 1797, "George Dickson, Ormiston, 1 [horse], 1 [dutiable], 2 [shillings duty]" [Scotland, East Lothian, Farm Horse Tax]
  • 1799, "George Dickson and Janet Bell had a son born 10th October 1792 named William" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1799, "George Dickson and Janet Bell had a daughter born 16th Feby. 1794 named Agnes" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1799, "George Dickson and Janet Bell had a son born 5th Aug. 1796 named Charles" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1799, "George Dickson and Janet Bell had a son born 16th Aug. 1798 named Alexander" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1801, "George Dickson and Janet Bell had a daughter born 6th and baptized 16th May 1800 named Janet" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 18 Mar. 1806, "No 32. Haec Inquisitio ... quod quand Gulielmas Bell hortulanus apud Ormiston filius propatrui Janet Bell uxoris Georgy Dickson carrucary apud Ormiston obiit ... et quod dict Janeta Bell Satrix priesentuim est legitime et propinquior hares in generali linie et conquista dicta quand Guileilmi Bell qui filius legitimus fuit Caroli Bell quo quad Hortulani apud Ormiston propatrui dict Janeta Bell (ex parte Patris) ..." [Scotland, Services of Heirs]
  • 18 Mar. 1806, "No 33. Haec Inquisitio ... quod quand Carolus Bell Hortulanus apud Ormiston propatrius ex parte patris Janeta Bell uxoris Georgii Dickson Carrucarii apud Ormiston filia legitima demortui Charles Bell obiit ... et quod dict Janeta Bell satrix prosentium est legitima et propinquior hares in generali linia et Conquistus dict quod Caroli Bell propatrui ejus ..." [Scotland, Services of Heirs]
  • 1808, "Helen, Daughter of George Dickson & of Janet Bell his wife, was born in Ormiston on the 4th and baptized the 11th December 1804" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1808, "Jean Dickson, daughter of George Dickson & Janet Bell in Ormiston was born 14th and baptized 20th Sept. 1806" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 23 Nov. 1808, "Isabel, daughter of Geo Dickson & Janet Bell in Ormiston was born 6th and baptized 23rd Novemr 1808" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 2 Sep. 1810, "George, son of George Dickson & Janet Bell in Ormiston was born 18th Aug. and baptized 2nd September 1810" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 24 Apr. 1814, "Isabel, daughter of George Dickson & Janet Bell in Ormiston was born 23rd March and baptized 24th April 1814" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 12 Dec. 1814, "(1876) Dec. 12, 1814. JANET BELL, spouse of George Dickson, Carrier, Ormiston, as heir to Charles Bell, Soldier, ... Reg. of Foot, her father, Seised, Dec. 10, 1814, -in 20 Falls & 7 ells of ground with the House thereon, on the north side of the High Street of ORMISTON, par. Ormiston; -on Ch. Conf. & Pr. Cl. Con. by the Commissioner of James Hope Johnstone, Earl of Hopetoun, Nov. 30, 1814. P.R. 746. 186." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 7 July 1818, "Geo. Dickson for taking S Elements to church £0.2.6" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Accounts]
  • 2 July 1819, "Geo. Dickson for taking Communion elements to church £0.2.6" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Accounts]
  • 30 Dec. 1826, "(511) Dec. 30, 1826. JANET BELL, spouse of George Dickson, Farmer, Ormiston, as heir to Charles Bell, Gardener, Ormiston, her granduncle, Seised, Dec. 9, 1826, -in a Tenement of Houses and land, (under exception), on the north side of the Street of ORMISTON: -on Ch. Conf. and Novod. by John, Earl of Hopetoun, to the said Charles Bell, Dec. 6, 1769, and Ret. Gen. Serv. Mar. 18, 1806. P.R. 1148. 14." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1829, "Andrew Sinclair, Plasterer in Tranent, & Helen Dickson, Daughter of George Dickson, Gardiner in Ormiston, were proclaimed on 13th and married 14th Dec 1829" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 1833-1842, "George Dickson, gardener, Ormiston, dead 1839; Jane Dickson, his daughter, [from] Tranent, June 1834, L P M [left parish Martinmas] 1838"; Isabella Dickson, his daughter, [from] Tranent, June 1834, died Jan 37" [Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1834, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... George Dickson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 5 Oct. 1834, "Male Heads of Families Resident in this Parish: ... George Dickson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 1836, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... George Dickson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1837, "Tranent ... Miscellaneous ... Dickson Charles & George, gardeners, Ormiston" [Scotland, Pigot's National Commercial Directory]
  • 1837, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... George Dickson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 1838, "Male Residents in this Parish: ... George Dickson, Ormiston" [Scotland, Ormiston, Communion Roll]
  • 24 May 1839, "1839 May 24 Mortcloth for George Dickson 10/-" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Accounts]
  • 9 July 1839, "following struck from head of families roll - dead or removed: ... George Dickson, Ormiston" [Ormiston, Kirk Session Minutes]
  • 18 Nov. 1839, "(757) Nov. 18, 1839. The Trustees of JANET BELL, and GEORGE DICKSON, Farmer in Ormiston, her husband, Seised, Nov. 15, 1839, -in a Tenement of Houses and Office Houses thereto attached, with the Garden or Orchard thereto pertaining in ORMISTON, par. Ormiston; -on Disp. and Settl. by the said Janet Bell and George Dickson, Nov. 16, 1827. P.R. 1583. 226." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 7 May 1840, "(816) May 7, 1840. ANDREW WILSON, Builder, Ormiston, Seised, May 2, 1840, -in a Tenement of Houses and Office Houses thereto attached with the Garden or Orchard thereto belonging on the north side of the High Street, ORMISTON, par. Ormiston; -on Disp. by the Trustees of Janet Bell, and George Dickson, Farmer, Ormiston, her husband, Mar. 11, 20, 1840. P.R. 1596. 215." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 5 Oct. 1864, "(415) Oct. 5, 1864. The Trustees of JANET BELL, spouse of George Dickson, Farmer, Ormiston, get Lease during the lives of George Dickson, son of the said Janet Bell, Alexander Tod, son of James Tod, Baker, Ormiston, and Nicholas Mason Whitehead, Apprentice to James Gordon, Ironmonger, Dalkeith, by John, Earl of Hopetoun, Oct. 11, 1838 -Aug. 23, 1839 -of 6 Acres of land on the west side of the MINISTERS GLEBE, in the Parish of ORMISTON. P.R. 2468. 179." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 5 Oct. 1864, "(416) Oct. 5, 1864. WILLIAM WILSON, Gardener, residing at Ormiston, gets Not. Instrument, Oct. 5, 1864, -declaring his right by Assig. by the Trustees of Janet Bell, spouse of George Dickson, Farmer, Ormiston, to Andrew Wilson, Builder, Ormiston, Mar. 11, 20, 1840; Consent to said Assig. by John, Earl of Hopetoun, Apr. 4, 1840; Disp. and Settl. by the said Andrew Wilson, Dec. 19, 1857, and Codicil thereto, Sept. 24, 1860; Assig. by his Trustees, Sept. 19, 1864; and Consent by John Alexander, Earl of Hopetoun, Sept. 23, 1864, -to Lease by the said John, Earl of Hopetoun, to the Trustees of the said Janet Bell, Oct. 11, 1838, -Aug. 23, 1839, -of 6 Acres of land on the west side of the MINISTERS GLEBE, in the Parish of ORMISTON. (Vide No. 415). P.R. 2468.190." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
George Dickson (1810-1885): m. Alison Thin (1825-1885)
  • 1851, res. Carrubbers Court, Trinity College, George Dickson 38 spirit dealer Ormiston, Ellen 26 Edinburgh [Scotland, 1851 Census, Edinburgh]
  • Aug. 1853, ship "Catherine Glen", George Dickson 42, Mrs. 28 [Australia, Victoria, Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists]
  • 25 Mar. 1859, "(368) Mar. 25, 1859. The Judicial Factor on the Trust Estate of HUGH McCALLUM, sometime Draper, Haddington, thereafter residing in Portobello, gets Interim Decr., Feb. 24, 1859, -authorizing him to complete a feudal title -to a Rood of land with the 3 Tenements of land or Dwelling Houses thereon, being part of the lands and Barony of TRANENT and COCKENZIE, par. Tranent; -in security of £300, in Bond and Disp. by Francis, Andrew, and Thomas Sinclair, all Plasterers, Tranent, and George Dickson, Gardener, Ormiston, with consent of Janet Innes residing in Tranent, relict of Peter Sinclair, Plasterer there, to the said Hugh McCallum, May 9, 1832. (Vide 5 S. No. 109). P.R. 2469. 164." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1861, res. High St., George Dickson 51 gardener Ormiston, Alison 36 St. Cuthberts, George 4 Australia [Scotland, 1861 Census, Ormiston]
  • 21 May 1861, "(40) May 21, 1861. JAMES WILLIAMSON, Coal Merchant, Tranent, Registers Disp. to himself, by the Judicial Factor on the Trust Estate of Hugh McCallum, sometime Draper, Haddington, thereafter residing in Portobello, with consent of David Finlay Briddgeford, S.S.C., Edinburgh, May 14, 15, 1861, -of a Rood of land with the 3 Tenements of land or Dwelling Houses thereon, on the west side of the Road from Tranent to Ormiston, being part of the lands and Barony of TRANENT and COCKENZIE, par. Tranent, -in virtue of Bond and Disp. for £300, by Francis, Andrew and Thomas Sinclair, all Plasterers, Tranent, and George Dickson, Gardener, Ormiston, with consent of Janet Innes residing in Tranent, relict of Peter Sinclair, Plasterer there, to the said Hugh McCallum, May 9, 1832. P.R. 2283. 180." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 23 Aug. 1862, death at Ormiston of George Dickson, age 6, of scarlatina, son of George Dickson, gardener, and Alice Thin, informant father George Dickson [Scotland, Ormiston, Death Registrations]
  • 5 Oct. 1864, "(415) Oct. 5, 1864. The Trustees of JANET BELL, spouse of George Dickson, Farmer, Ormiston, get Lease during the lives of George Dickson, son of the said Janet Bell, Alexander Tod, son of James Tod, Baker, Ormiston, and Nicholas Mason Whitehead, Apprentice to James Gordon, Ironmonger, Dalkeith, by John, Earl of Hopetoun, Oct. 11, 1838 -Aug. 23, 1839 -of 6 Acres of land on the west side of the MINISTERS GLEBE, in the Parish of ORMISTON. P.R. 2468. 179." [Scotland, Abridgements of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1865, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1866, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1867, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1868, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1869, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1870, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1871, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1871, res. Ormiston, George Dickson 60 gardener Ormiston, Alis Thin 46 Edinburgh, James T Dickson 4 Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1872, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1873, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1874, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1875, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1876, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1877, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1879, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1880, Ormiston, George Dickson, gardener, county elector [Scotland, Haddington, Haddingtonshire Annual Register]
  • 1881, res. Honey Grove, George Dickson 70 gardener Ormiston, Alice 56 Edinburgh, James 14 Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, Ormiston]
Helen Dickson (1804-1847): m. Andrew Sinclair (1803-1872)
  • 1829, "Andrew Sinclair, Plasterer in Tranent, & Helen Dickson, Daughter of George Dickson, Gardiner in Ormiston, were proclaimed on 13th and married 14th Dec 1829" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 1 Apr. 1833, "Peter, Son of Andrew Sinclair and Helen Dickson his wife was born 19th March 1833 and baptized 1st April" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1841, res. Browns Place, Andrew Sinclair 36 plasterer Y, Helen 35 Y, Peter 8 Y, Agnes 5 England, Janet 3 England, Margaret 6m Y, Janet Innes 75 Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, Prestonkirk]
  • 4 June 1857, marriage at "the Cath. & Parish Church", Manchester, Peter Sinclair, 24, mason, of 31 Robinson St, Hulme, son of Andrew Sinclair, plasterer; and Ellen Austin, 22, of 17 Robinson St, Hulme, dau. of George Austin, smith; chaplain H.H. Westmore, witnesses Alfred Fish & Charity Austin [England, Manchester, Cathedral, Marriage Records]
  • 25 Mar. 1859, "(368) Mar. 25, 1859. The Judicial Factor on the Trust Estate of HUGH McCALLUM, sometime Draper, Haddington, thereafter residing in Portobello, gets Interim Decr., Feb. 24, 1859, -authorizing him to complete a feudal title -to a Rood of land with the 3 Tenements of land or Dwelling Houses thereon, being part of the lands and Barony of TRANENT and COCKENZIE, par. Tranent; -in security of £300, in Bond and Disp. by Francis, Andrew, and Thomas Sinclair, all Plasterers, Tranent, and George Dickson, Gardener, Ormiston, with consent of Janet Innes residing in Tranent, relict of Peter Sinclair, Plasterer there, to the said Hugh McCallum, May 9, 1832. (Vide 5 S. No. 109). P.R. 2469. 164." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 21 May 1861, "(40) May 21, 1861. JAMES WILLIAMSON, Coal Merchant, Tranent, Registers Disp. to himself, by the Judicial Factor on the Trust Estate of Hugh McCallum, sometime Draper, Haddington, thereafter residing in Portobello, with consent of David Finlay Briddgeford, S.S.C., Edinburgh, May 14, 15, 1861, -of a Rood of land with the 3 Tenements of land or Dwelling Houses thereon, on the west side of the Road from Tranent to Ormiston, being part of the lands and Barony of TRANENT and COCKENZIE, par. Tranent, -in virtue of Bond and Disp. for £300, by Francis, Andrew and Thomas Sinclair, all Plasterers, Tranent, and George Dickson, Gardener, Ormiston, with consent of Janet Innes residing in Tranent, relict of Peter Sinclair, Plasterer there, to the said Hugh McCallum, May 9, 1832. P.R. 2283. 180." [Scotland, Abridgement of Sasines, East Lothian]
  • 1871, res. 3 Moulton St, Ellen Sinclair wd 34 seamstress Hopedale, Frederic 13 warehouse boy Hulme, Peter 10 Hulme, Julia 8 Hulme, lodger [fatherL] Andrew 64 plasterer Scotland, lodger [broL] Alexander 23 blacksmith Liverpool, lodger George P Warren 24 warehouseman Manchester [England, 1871 Census, Hulme]
James Thin Dickson (1866--): m. Georgina McQueen Davidson (1869--)
  • 1871, res. Ormiston, George Dickson 60 gardener Ormiston, Alis Thin 46 Edinburgh, James T Dickson 4 Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1881, res. Honey Grove, George Dickson 70 gardener Ormiston, Alice 56 Edinburgh, James 14 Ormiston [Scotland, 1881 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1891, res. 24 Strawberry Row, Elphinstone, James T Dickson 23 coal pit laborer Ormiston, Georgina 22 Colinton, James T 1y11m Ormiston, Christina 5m Tranent [Scotland, 1891 Census, Tranent]
  • 1901, res. Castle Row, James T Dickson 33 roadsman Ormiston, Georgenia 31 Liberton, Christina 10 Tranent, Marion 8 Tranent [Scotland, 1901 Census, Tranent]
Jean Dickson (1806--): m. Andrew Anderson (1810--)
  • 13 Oct. 1838, "Andrew Anderson of the Parish of South Leith and Jane Dickson in this Parish gave in their names for Proclamation in order to Marriage on the 13th October and were married by the Revd Mr Bannerman on the 18th of the same month 1838" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1841, res. Ratcliff Ct Norfolk St, Andrew Anderson 30 tide waiter Scotland, Jane 30 Scotland, Isabella 2 Y, John 1 Y [England, 1841 Census, Liverpool]
  • 1845, "Andrew Anderson Tide Waiter at Cockenzie & Jane Dickson his wife had a Daughter named Janet born 27 March and baptized 20 April 1845" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1851, res. Campie Lane, Andrew Anderson 40 customs tidewaiter Musselburgh, Jane 40 Ormiston, Isabella 12 Liverpool, John 10 Liverpool, Andrew 9 Liverpool, Jessie 6 Tranent [Scotland, 1851 Census, Inveresk]
  • 1861, res. High St, Andrew Anderson 50 principal coast officer customs Scotland, lodger with John Smith [England, 1861 Census, Lincolnshire, Spalding]
  • 1871, res. 36 St Marys Rd, Garston, Andrew Anderson 60 principal coast officer customs Scotland, Jane 60 Scotland [England, 1871 Census, Lancashire, Garston]
  • 1881, res. Fearnhead Cross, Herbert H Hope 27 fellmonger London, Jessie 32 Scotland, [fatherLaw] Andrew Anderson wd 70 examining officer customs Scotland [England, 1881 Census, Lancashire, Poulton]
John Dickson (1838-1881): m. Mary McGregor (c1842--)
  • 1841, res. Ormiston, Charles Dickson 40 gardener Y, Margaret 30 N, Charles 12 Y, George 9 Y, Catherine 6 Y, John 3 Y, Margaret 4m Y, Agnes Lawson svt Y, George Dickson 20 svt Y [Scotland, 1841 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1861, res. High St., Margaret Dickson wd 51 fundholder St. Cuthberts, Charles 31 gardener & farmer 174 acres Ormiston, John 22 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 20 dom svt Ormiston, Jessie 17 dom svt Ormiston, Jean 14 Ormiston, Andrew 11 Ormiston [Scotland, 1861 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1871, res. Ormiston, Margaret Dickson wd 62 annuitant Edinburgh, John 32 gardener Ormiston, Margaret 30 Ormiston, Jessie 27 Ormiston, Andrew 21 gardener Ormiston [Scotland, 1871 Census, Ormiston]
  • 1881, res. Main St., Mary Dickson wd 38 annuitant Kirkhill, sis Christina McGregor 35 mason's wife Redcastle, nephew George 5 Edinburgh [Scotland 1881 Census, Ormiston]
  • 22 June 1881, "Confirmation of John Dickson, Gardener, Ormiston, County of Haddington, who died 19 January 1881, at Ormiston, intestate, granted at Haddington, to Mary MacGregor or Dickson, Retreat Cottage, Ormiston aforesaid, Executrix dative qua relict. Value of Estate, £858, 19s. 3d." [Scotland, Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories]
William Dickson: m. Helen Tod (1730--)
  • 11 June 1758, "William Dickson & Helen Tod who were Irregularly Married Compreard before the session June 11th 1758 and after being ... and admonished were dismissed" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 30 July 1758, "Alexander Son of Wm Dickson & Helen Tod in Orm: born July 25th bap 30th 1758" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 25 May 1760, "Helen Daur of Wm Dickson & Helen Tod in Orm: born May 19th bap 25th 1760" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 8 Aug. 1762, "Margaret Daur of Wm Dickson & Helen Tod in Orm: born Agust 6th bap 8th 1762" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 7 Jan. 1765, "William Dickson in Tranent and his Wife Helen Todd had a Son Born Janry 7 Baptized January 13 By Mr Cuningham Minister of Tranent, and named George. Witnesses George Donaldson and Andrew Donaldson" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 5 Mar. 1772, "Jean Dau of Wm Dickson & Hel Tod born March 5th bap 11 1772" [Scotland, Ormiston, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 31 July 1782 to Jan. 1783, "to assessment remitted ... on account of his circumstances ... to Wm Dickson on the same account £0.3.10" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Accounts]
  • 9 July 1783 to 6 Jan. 1784, "assessment remitted William Dickson £0.3.10" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Accounts]
  • 30 June 1785 to 10 Jan. 1786, "discount of assessment to William Dickson £0.3.10½" [Scotland, Ormiston, Kirk Session Accounts]
  • 1797, "William Dickson, Ormiston, 1 [horse], 1 [dutiable], 2 [shillings duty]" [Scotland, East Lothian, Farm Horse Tax]