Thomas Fallside

Edinburgh Castle viewed from St Cuthberts Churchyard [B&W Modified & Cropped, click picture to see original]
Modified and cropped view of Edinburgh Castle from St Cuthberts Churchyard, click image to see original photograph

Williamson Family Ancestor  3rd Great-grandfather 1789–1835

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Thomas Fallside was born in about 1787, in Scotland. Unfortunately we have not been able to identify his parents at this time.

Ancestors of Thomas Fallside are not known at this time.
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Thomas married Rachel Downie on 7th September 1819, in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland when she was 30 years old.

Picture of St Cuthbert's Church, Lothian Road, Edinburgh where Thomas Fallside probably married Rachel Downie in September 1819
Thomas Fallside may have married Rachel Downie at St Cuthbert’s Church, Lothian Road, Edinburgh in September 1819

Residence of Thomas from 1819 to 1835

  • Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland on 24th December 1819.
  • St Cuthbert’s, Midlothian, Scotland on 24th August 1823 – 15th October 1832.
Half Fan Chart showing the children of Thomas Fallside and Rachel Downie
Half Fan Chart showing the children of Thomas Fallside and Rachel Downie

Birth of and death Daughter – Mary Fallside 1825–1905

His daughter Mary Fallside was our direct ancestor, she was born on 23rd October, 1825, in St Cuthbert’s, Midlothian, Scotland. Mary is thought to have passed away on 31st August 1904, in Glasgow, Scotland at the age of 78.

The other children of Thomas and Mary were:

  1. Margaret Fallside, born in 1819 and baptised on 24th December 1819 at Inveresk with Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;
  2. John Fallside, born in 1822 at Inveresk Midlothian, Scotland and died on 24th June 1884 at Newington, Midlothian, Scotland;
  3. George Fallside, born on 11th August 1823 at St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland and died on 2nd April 1876 at Islington, Middlesex, England;
  4. Mary Fallside, our direct ancestor – see comment above;
  5. Rachel Downie Fallside, born on 2nd December 1827 at St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland and died on 7th March 1905 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; and,
  6. Eliza Tawse, born on 15th September 1832 at St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland.
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Thomas is thought to have passed away on 22nd January 1835 at St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland.