Thomas Wilson
(-Bef 1875)
Agnes Johnston
(-Bef 1875)
John Doig
Mary Limond
Dr. William Wilson
Margaret Doig

Margaret Susan Wilson


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Alfred Henry Shaw

Margaret Susan Wilson 3

  • Born: 2 Jul 1858, Colmonell Village, Ayrshire 4 5
  • Marriage: Alfred Henry Shaw on 11 Nov 1886 in Congregational Church, Crouch End, North London 1 2
  • Died: 14 Apr 1948 4

  General Notes:

Lived in Fraser Road, Applecross, W.A. Her daughters lived on at the house until 1955. Margaret was one of the founders of the Applecross branch of the Red Cross in 1915.

[Bob Summers Nov 2003]



Witness: at sister Elizabeth's wedding, 1874, Clachanton, Colmonell, Ayrshire. 6 ("M. S. Wilson, Witness" so not her mother)

She resided in 1886 in Fulham Park Gardens, Fulham, London. 7

She worked as a Home Duties 1909 to 1948 and resided at Fraser Road, Applecross, WA. 8 9 PO Directory 1909-1919, 1947 (not checked 1920-1946; no directory in 1948 and daughter listed at Fraser Rd in 1949); Electoral Roll 1916, 1925, 1936


Margaret married Alfred Henry Shaw, son of William Henry Shaw and Isabella Garnet, on 11 Nov 1886 in Congregational Church, Crouch End, North London.1 2 (Alfred Henry Shaw was born on 8 Aug 1832 in Huddersfield, England,10 11 12 died on 17 Aug 1908 in Applecross, Western Australia 13 and was buried on 19 Aug 1908 in Church Of Christ Cemetery, Kanakatta 13.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

They were married by Alfred Rowland LLB BA. Robert C Hannah and Agnes Wilson were the witnesses. Robert Hannah was Margaret's brother-in-law and Agnes Wilson her older sister.


1 Photo Albums Digital images stored in Albums folder, Album 4 009.tif. Marriages from Times 13 Nov 1886.

2 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Marriages Dec 1886 ShawAlfredEdmonton 3a470 WilsonMargaret SusanEdmonton 3a470

Edmonton Created 1st July 1837. Mainly in Middlesex, but includes parts of Essex and Hertfordshire.
Sub-districts : Cheshunt; East Tottenham; Edmonton; Enfield; Hampstead; Hornsey; Tottenham; Waltham Abbey; West Tottenham; Wood Green.
GRO volumes : III (1837-51); 3a (1852-1930). Edmonton, Enfield, Hampstead (1837-48), Hornsey, Southgate, Tottenham, Wood Green. Registers now divided between Haringey <regoff.html>, Enfield , Broxbourne and Epping Forest districts.

3 Miscellaneous Documents, Cutting from The Times. ..showing marriage 1886.

4 Miscellaneous Documents, 015_006. Olive Shaw 1962.

5 Scotland's People - Document Image,

6 Scotland's People - Document Image,, RCH&ECW 1874.

7 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate,, Marriage 1886.

8 WA Post Office Directories 1893-1949,, Shaw Mrs M, Fraser rd, Applecross.

9 Online Census and BMD,, Australian Electoral Rolls.

10 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate,, Marriage 1854. Shows age as 21 and birthplace Huddersfield, Yorkshire.

11 Photo Albums Digital images stored in Albums folder, Album 003 - 003. Shows birthdate as Aug 6th (but year as 55?).

12 Miscellaneous Documents, 015_006. shows birth date as 8th Aug 1832.

13 Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages (WA) - Certificate, Death.

14 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate,, Marriage.