Genealogy of  Alexander Thomson and Margaret Watson Clark Hutchinson.
Hutchinson family tree.

  Alexander Thomson.


Margaret Hutchinson.
Born 28 February 1843.   27 March 1848.
Place Crathie & Braemar, Aberdeenshire.   Braemar, Scotland.
Died 18 March 1917.   1 November 1921.
Place Probably New Barn, East Cowes, I o W.   Isle of Wight.
Ancestors Charles Thomson and Eliza Smith.   George Hutchinson and Jessie McDonald.
Siblings     5 brothers, 3 sisters.


Alexander Thomson.

Apprentice 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 Osborne.

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 Barn.
1910 Osborne (Alexander Thomson, Clerk of Works)

Gravestone (Whippingham churchyard. IoW).
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.

Baptised 4 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 Switzerland).
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.


ref Name Born Died Biography.
  Charles. 1874/5   b. London, St Pancras. Stockbroker in London, lived in Ilford, married, 2 sons, [no Gr Ch]
  Isabella Elizabeth. 1876. 15 Sep 1900 b. Bedford. Died of peritonitis, New Barn, I o W. aged 24. Burial Whippingham CY IoW.
  Alexander. 1878/9   b. Hampshire. Married. 1 son & 1 daughter died of meningitis. Surviving son Ian married; 2 ch, Jeremy & a daughter.
  Margaret. 1879/80.   b. Sussex. m. 6 June 1910 in Isle of Wight,  David Mitchell. Royal Bank agent, Blairgowrie. (David courted Margaret by cycling to Braemar every weekend!)

Housekeeper to her uncle George Hutchinson in Braemar (?1902-1904),.
Dau Margaret Robertson Mitchell b. 12 March 1918, m. John Douglas Allan, banker, on 12 January 1942.

  Elizabeth. 1881   b. Middlesex. m. Harry Cole.

2 daughters:
Margaret b. 1912d. Oct 2000, m. Mundy . 1 son Christopher, who has 2 children, Paul who is a banker in London, and Karen, who  married Jerome Guyonard, 3 daughters.
 A N Other m. Burchell and died in the blitz, 1 son David.

  George.     Went to Canada as a farmer. He went blind, couldn't cope and shot himself or was shot. The next year an oil gusher was found on his land.
  Jessie.     m. Harry Brice.

Went to Canada to keep house for George. When Harry Brice failed in farming, Jessie went to California, where she worked as a waitress. She returned to the UK, became a midwife, sent money to her husband, had a nervous breakdown, ended up dying in a mental hospital in Ilford.

  Victoria ("Vicky")     UM. Stayed in the Isle of Wight.
  Helena.     UM. Stayed in the Isle of Wight.

Page data from CS 24 February 2002. BDM, family knowledge largely supplied by Margaret Allan.