joiner with Ewans* in Braemar, before going to London Polytechnic; later
clerk of works at a big London building firm travelling where his
work took him; then got a job as clerk of works at royal residence of
1881 census - 10 (or 40) Woodstock Road, Hornsey,
Middlesex, Alexander Thomson, 38, carpenter, b. Scotland. Margaret Thomson,
wife, 33, b. Scotland. Children: Charles, 6, b. London, St Pancras;
Alexander, 2 b. Hampshire; Isabella, 4 b. Bedford; Margaret, 1 b. Sussex;
Elizabeth, 1 day, b. Middlesex.
Isle of Wight directories:
1895 & 1904 Alexander Thomson, Clerk of Works, Osborne; Estate Office, New
1910 Osborne (Alexander Thomson, Clerk of Works)
In loving memory of Isabella Elizabeth eldest daughter of Alexander and
Margaret Thomson, New Barn, Osborne, who passed away 15th September 1900
aged 24 years. Asleep in Jesus. Also of Alexander Thomson born 28th February
1843 died 18th March 1917 Superintendant of works at Osborne to their
Majesties Queen Victoria King Edward VII and Jing George V and of Margaret
Thomson wife of the above who died 1st November 1921 ages 73 years.
(Informant about children (from Cecil Sinclair) obtained from BDM, family
knowledge, and largely supplied by Margaret Allan).
*(J B Ewen
appears in a photo on the page of Thomas Hutchinson, Margaret's brother.)
||Margaret Watson Clark Hutchinson.
May 1848 Crathie & Braemar.(OPR). Named after the owner of the Invercauld Arms Hotel, Braemar.
In 1871 census, living with her mother, no profession given.
Lady's maid before her marriage (at one stage, her job took her to
In 1881 census, both are living at 40 Woodstock Road, Hornsey, London.
In 1908 and 1913, address is New Barn, East Cowes, Isle of Wight (wills).
Burial: Whippingham churchyard, IoW.