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David Thomson
« on: Friday 10 November 17 20:37 GMT (UK) »
Looking to find the death date for David Thomson.

This is what I know about him.
David was born 1790 in Edinburgh. He married Mary Ann, surname, date and place unknown. Mary Ann was born in England.
They had two known children, Mary Cecelia Thomson born 3 March 1939, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia; and Georgiana Hawkes Thomson born 25 Apr 1842, Eldon, Clarence Town and Dungog, New South Wales, Australia.

On the 1861 census, the family are living in St Sampson, Guernsey, Channel Islands.
David is 71 yr old, his wife Mary is aged 55 (born in England). Their 2 daughters are with them on the census.
I haven't been able to view the image on Ancestry as it doesn't appear to show, so unsure what Davids occupation would show as.

On the 1871 census, they are living at 3 Cameron Place, Rouquettes, St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands.
On this census, David is listed as an 81 yr old Surgeon RN (presumably retired from Royal Navy), his wife Mary Ann is 65. Both daughters are with them, and unmarried.

Mary Ann died on 1 October 1877 at 3 Cameron Place, Rouquettes, and was a widow when she died.

So that helps to narrow down Davids death to between 1871 - 1877.

Is there anyone who could help me find out when he died, presumably in Guernsey, and where he may be buried.

Many thanks in advance for any help.
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Re: David Thomson
« Reply #1 on: Friday 10 November 17 21:12 GMT (UK) »
He's listed in a medical directory of 1875, in Roquettes

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Re: David Thomson
« Reply #2 on: Friday 10 November 17 21:16 GMT (UK) »
However The Star (Saint Peter Port, England), Saturday, September 05, 1874 carries a death notice for him, on 3 inst at 3 Cameron Place, Roquettes, surgeon RN of Pentland Murrurindi in the 86th year of his age

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Re: David Thomson
« Reply #3 on: Friday 10 November 17 21:21 GMT (UK) »
Thank you very much for that Mabel. It is very much appreciated.
Cam I ask, do you have a link for where you found that information please?

Just by typing "surgeon RN of Pentland Murrurindi " now, has given me 2 great leads that I wouldn't have had without your reply.

Once again, many thanks
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Dow in Stirling, midlothian, Renfrewshire
McIlmoil / McIlmoyle in Antrim, Renfrewshire
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Paterson / Patterson, Eaglesham / Eaglesome in Ayrshire
MacPherson , MacLeod, Gillies in Sleat, Invernesshire
Cornfoot, Hogg, Grubb, Ramsay, Auchterlonie in Fife
Neilson, OHara, Baillie in Paisley

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Re: David Thomson
« Reply #4 on: Friday 10 November 17 21:47 GMT (UK) »
Can't provide a link, sorry - it's on a subscription site I can use via my local library service