Donald Nicholson1

#13689, (circa 1773-5 July 1842)
ChartsNicholson Family 2 - descendants
Barbara Nicholson - ancestors
Descendents of Donald Nicholson
Last Edited18 Mar 2022
WikiTree ID:https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Nicholson-10079.
Donald (Daniel) Nicholson's mark
Source: marriage record
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(For a brief history and context on the Nicholson family see this page)

Donald Nicholson was also known as Daniel.2 He may have been born circa 1773 at Snizort, Portree region, Isle of Skye, Scotland.1 He was a labourer in 1794.2 Donald lived in September 1794 at Ulverston, Lancashire.3

Donald Nicholson married Ann Metcalf, daughter of Robert Metcalf, at the parish church on Wednesday, 10 September 1794 at Ulverston, Lancashire.2,4,1 Donald was illiterate.2

On Wednesday, 28 December 1808 Donald retired from the Royal Navy.1

Donald, as the father of the groom, along with Ann may have attended the wedding of Donald and Jane Wetherell in a Church of England ceremony at St. Michael in the Hamlet on Monday, 17 May 1824 at Aigburth, Liverpool. Donald was 20 and his wife Jane was 21. Others who may have attended include . Jane and Donald went on to have some 12 children together, seven of whom lived to adulthood.5 Donald Nicholson was a customs officer for 28 years from 1814 until 1842 with an annual salary of £61 4s and an annual pension of £32 at Liverpool.1

He was recorded as head of household in the 1841 census with Ann Metcalf (which other records indicate is his spouse) at Milton Street (?), Howard Street district, Liverpool. His approximate age, rounded down to the nearest 5 years, is recorded as being approximately 65. Also living in the house were their son Samuel and his wife Sarah.6 His occupation was recorded as being a revenue officer in the census.6 Donald (and presumably his spouse Ann) lived in July 1842 at Milton Street, in Howard Street district, Liverpool.7

Donald died on 5 July 1842 at Liverpool apoplexy.8,9,1 His body was interred at Necropolis (Low Hill Cemetery) on 8 July 1842 at Liverpool.7

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
Family
1773Birth-CandidateSnizort, Portree region, Isle of Skye, Scotland1
1794Occupation2
1794ResidenceUlverston, Lancashire3
1794Marriagethe parish church, Ulverston, Lancashire2,4,1
Note memo only2
1808Note memo only CR CR1
OccupationLiverpool1
1841Census (Eng) 1841Milton Street (?), Howard Street district, Liverpool6
Occupation6
1842ResidenceMilton Street, in Howard Street district, Liverpool7
1842Occupation-hide7
1842DeathLiverpool8,9,1
1842BurialNecropolis (Low Hill Cemetery), Liverpool7

Family

Ann Metcalf (c 1766-25 Jan 1845)
Children

Citations

  1. [S27] Carroll Nicholson, Some relatives of Carroll and Nancy Nicholson (Kingprint of Richmond, Eng.), p.6.
  2. [S702] Lancashire Anglican Parish Registers, Lancashire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754 - 1936 Name: Daniel Nicholson, Event Type: Bonds, Event Date: 9 Sep 1794, Parish: Ulverston, Spouse: Ann Midcalf.
  3. [S702] Lancashire Anglican Parish Registers, Lancashire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754 - 1936 Name: Daniel Nicholson; Gender: Male; Event Type: Bonds; Event Date: 9 Sep 1794; Parish: Lancashire, England; Search Photos: ; Spouse: Ann Midcalf; Register Type: Parish Register.
  4. [S414] Pallots Marriage Index Ancestry.com, (http://search.ancestry.com) Name: Daniel Nicholson, Spouse: Ann Metcalf, Marriage Date: 1794, Parish: Ulverston.
  5. [S693] Lancashire, England St. Michael in the Hamlet,, Married by Banns by: Wm. Hesketh M. A., Register: Marriages 1815 - 1834, Page 30, Entry 90, Source: LDS Film 2147881.
  6. [S397] National Census for England, 1841 (online image) Class: HO107; Piece: 557; Book: 3; Civil Parish: Liverpool; County: Lancashire; Enumeration District: 3; Page: 2; Line: 15; GSU roll: 306939.
  7. [S1157] England & Scotland, Select Cemetery Registers, 1800-2016 (www.ancestry.com) Name: Donald Nicholson; Gender: Male; Age: 68; Record Type: Burial; Birth Date: abt 1774; Death Date: 5 Jul 1842; Burial Date: 8 Jul 1842; Burial Place: Liverpool, Lancashire, England.
  8. [S510] FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/).
  9. [S1157] England & Scotland, Select Cemetery Registers, 1800-2016 (www.ancestry.com) Name: Donald Nicholson; Gender: Male; Age: 68; Record Type: Burial; Birth Date: abt 1774; Death Date: 5 Jul 1842; Burial Date: 8 Jul 1842; Burial Place: Liverpool, Lancashire, England (for cause of death).
  10. [S27] Carroll Nicholson, Some relatives of Carroll and Nancy Nicholson (Kingprint of Richmond, Eng.), p.7.
  11. [S463] Family Search (A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) (https://familysearch.org) "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V5KQ-2VH : accessed 25 Oct 2013), Alexander Nicholson, 10 Mar 1808. Indexing Project (Batch) Number: P00569-1, System Origin: England-ODM, GS Film number: 0847589, 0874272.