James Stewart, 18201901 (aged 81 years)

James Stewart + Rachel Mitchell gravestone
Name
James /Stewart/
Surname
Stewart
Given names
James
Birth
Birth of a brother
Birth of a sister
Birth of a sister
British King
George IV
from January 29, 1820 to June 26, 1830 (aged 10 years)
British King
William IV
from June 26, 1830 to June 20, 1837 (aged 17 years)
Marriage
Birth of a daughter
Birth of a son
Birth of a daughter
Death of a paternal grandfather
before 1862 (aged 41 years)
Death of a paternal grandmother
before 1862 (aged 41 years)
Birth of a son
Death of a father
Cause: Disease of the Heart
Birth of a son
Death of a wife
Death of a mother
before 1872 (aged 51 years)
Marriage of a son
Marriage of a daughter
Marriage of a son
Death of a sister
Cause: Vomiting 6 days, Apoplexy 3 days
Marriage of a son
Death of a brother
Cause: Pneumonia 8 days
British Queen
Victoria
from June 20, 1837 to January 22, 1901 (aged 80 years)
British King
Edward VII
from January 22, 1901 to May 6, 1910 (on the date of death)
Birth of a son
Death
Cause of death: Acute bronchitis 5 days
Burial
Family with parents
father
17861862
Birth: 1786 Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: November 15, 1862Bogfouton, Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
mother
elder sister
18101893
Birth: February 13, 1810 24 24 Huntly, Aberdeenshire
Death: April 7, 1893St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3 years
elder brother
1813
Birth: March 13, 1813 27 27 Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4 years
elder brother
18171900
Birth: February 2, 1817 31 31 Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: January 23, 1900Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3 years
himself
James Stewart + Rachel Mitchell gravestone
18201901
Birth: February 28, 1820 34 34 Forgue, Aberdeen, Scotland
Death: October 17, 1901St Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2 years
younger brother
1822
Birth: July 21, 1822 36 36 Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3 years
younger sister
1825
Birth: November 20, 1825 39 39 Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
5 years
younger sister
1830
Birth: June 19, 1830 44 44 Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Family with Rachel Mitchell
himself
James Stewart + Rachel Mitchell gravestone
18201901
Birth: February 28, 1820 34 34 Forgue, Aberdeen, Scotland
Death: October 17, 1901St Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
wife
Rachel Mitchell gravestone
18291869
Birth: July 30, 1829 40 33 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: February 17, 1869St Nicholas, Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage MarriageNovember 22, 1850St Nicholas, Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2 years
daughter
Mary Stewart gravestone
18531931
Birth: April 15, 1853 33 23 St Nicholas, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: April 25, 1931
3 years
son
George Stewart gravestone
18551923
Birth: December 5, 1855 35 26 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: May 26, 1923Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2 years
daughter
18581951
Birth: April 26, 1858 38 28 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: February 3, 1951Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4 years
son
18621941
Birth: January 28, 1862 41 32 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: October 28, 1941Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
21 months
son
James Stewart
18631936
Birth: October 29, 1863 43 34 East Lodge, Skene, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: October 11, 1936Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
son
John Stewart gravestone
Birth:
Burial: Springbank Cemetery, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Birth
Marriage
Death
Burial
Birth

1819

abt 1821

abt 1821

abt 1822

1819

Exact date

Marriage

Viewed on Scotlands People.

Death

168/02 0982

Burial

Grave located at N57°07.9450' W002°08.7199'

Note

1851 Census: Living at 38 Woolmanhill, Aberdeen West. Occupation: Stone Maker.
1861 Census: Living at East Lodge, Skene, Aberdeenshire. Occupation: Masson (master)
1881 Census: Living at 72, Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen. Occupation: Mason Foreman
1891 Census: Living at 77 Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen. Occupation: Retired Manager Granite Works . [Post Office directory 1891 shows him as Manager of John Fyfe, Kemnay Quarries].
1901 Census: Living at 181 Skene St West, Aberdeen. Occupation: Retired Mason
Death certificate 1901: Living at 181 Skene St West, Aberdeen. Occupation: Retired manager gr anite merchant.

Grave located at N57°07.9450' W002°08.7199'

1861: Doing repair work at darnford Durris, and Burn of Dykes. Handwritten invoice exists. [S ource Margaret Neilson Stewart].

Worked at Garden & Co - Granite Merchants. Traded at Gerrard Street from 1874 to 1879 as Jame s Garden & Co, thereafter just Garden & Co. First address listed is Gerrard Street (1874-75) , then 67 Gerrard Street (1875-77) before moving to King Street (1879-80) and remaining there . First entered as a limited company in the Directory in 1941-42. Last entry 1962-63. [Sour ce : Aberdeen city directories].
1895 Valuation rolls show Garden & Co as Owner Occupier of Yards, Sheds, Machinery and stor e at 213,233 King Street, and Tenant Occupier of a yard at 245 King Street and ground at 255 , 307 King Street.
1905 Valuation Rolls show Garden & Co as Owner Occupier of Yards, Sheds, Machinery, store, of fices, and hoarding site at 213,233 King Street, and sheds at 273 King Street, and Tenant Occ upier of ground at 273, 307, 309 King Street.
1925 Valuation Rolls show Garden & Co as Owner Occupier of Ground, Granite Works, and Hoardin g at 251 King Street, and Tenant Occupier of ground at 255 King Street.
King Street premises purchased in 1892 for £2000.
Pictures from Garden & Co can be seen on the Aberdeen Art Gallery website: http://www.aagm.co .uk/Exhibitions/Virtual/A-Setting-In-Stone.aspx?dosearch=y&exhibition=VE+Setting+in+Stone
Made the granite structure for the 51st (Highland) Division Memorial at Beaumont Hamell, nea r Ypres, and the memorial gate at Kirkwall Cathedral.

Minutes of the Aberdeen Granite Association referring to Garden & Co:
18/3/1890 Mr Stewart (representative of Garden & Co) was proposing that men who were absent f rom work without permission should not only lose pay but be fined 6d per hour of absence
25/5/1891 accused by Stonecutters' Union of working excessive overtime
20/5/1892 an apprentice deserts the company to work with another member of AGA
4/7/1893 "anxious" meeting between deputation from AGA and company with some concern as to wh ether Garden was to remain part of employer's association.

Media object
James Stewart + Rachel Mitchell gravestone
James Stewart + Rachel Mitchell gravestone
Note: Text:- "Erected by JAMES STEWART in affectionate remembrance of his beloved wife RACHEL MITCHELL who died 17th Feb 1869 in the 40th year of her age. Also of the above JAMES STEWART who died 17th October 1901 in the 82nd year of his age. And of their son