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Glenbuchat Heritage

Woodside Cottage
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Woodside Cottage

Woodside Cottage sits behind Broombrae Cottage Belnacraig brae.

There is little information on the residents of Woodside and the only information we know is that in the 1900’s Bob Davidson (of the Davidson family of the shop at Craigton ) and a family called Gauld.

From Family Tree Maker
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The family tree of Bob Davidson.

Alexander Davidson
Child
Peter Davidson (-1878

Peter Davidson
Birth About 1793 in Methlick,
Death 1878-09-23 in Meikle Ardo, Methlick,
Parents
Alexander Davidson
Spouse
Ann Davidson (1796-1864) b: 1794 in Belhelvie,
Children
George Davidson

George Davidson
Birth: Dec 1825 in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: 21 Feb 1900 in North Ardo, Methlick
Parents
Peter Davidson (-1878)
Ann Davidson (1796-1864)
Spouse 1
Elizabeth Beaton
Married: Abt 1848 in Scotland
Children
1. George Davidson b: 1850 in Tarves, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Spouse 2
Ann Gray b: 1 Sep 1838 in Tarves,
Married: 2 Jun 1864 in Bank Head, Tarves,
Children
1. Annie May Davidson b: 14 Nov 1864 in Tarves, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2. Catherine Davidson b: 29 Mar 1867 in Tarves, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3. Peter Davidson b: 30 Jun 1869 in Meikle Ardo, Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4. John Davidson b: 15 Jul 1871 in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
5. James Davidson b: 27 Oct 1873 in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
6. Alexander Davidson b: 8 Oct 1876 in Meikle Ardo, Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
7. Walter Cheyne Davidson b: 10 Feb 1879 in Meikle Ardo, Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
8. Jane Davidson b: 18 May 1882 in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Walter Cheyne Davidson
Birth 1879 in Methlick,
Death 8 Jun 1946 in Glenbuchat Age: 67
Parents
George Davidson (-1900)
Ann Gray (1838-1901)
Spouse
Isabella Grant (1874-1951) b: 1874 in Tough, Aberdeenshire
Married: 30 Dec 1898 in Tullochmuir, Tough,
Children
1. Christina Ingram Davidson b: 7 Mar 1900 in Sinnahard, Towie,
2. Walter George Davidson b: 9 Apr 1902 in Sinnahard, Towie,
3. Mary Ann Grant Davidson b: 22 Jan 1904 in Sinnahard, Towie,
4. James Alexander Davidson b: 1906 in Sinnahard, Towie,
5. Isobella Davidson b: 1908 in Sinnahard, Towie,
6. Robert Grant Davidson b: 1912 in Craigton, Glenbuchat,
7. Donald Davidson b: 1917 in Glenbuchat,

Robert Grant Davidson
Birth 7th December 1911 in Craigton, Glenbuchat,
Death September 1989 in Inverurie Hospital
Parents
Walter Cheyne Davidson (1879-1946)
Isabella Grant (1874-1951)
Spouse
Margaret Jean Duncan (1920-1985)
Children
Private (-)
Doreen Margaret Davidson (1953-2005)
1911 7 Dec Birth Craigton, Glenbuchat, Strathdon,
1989 Sep Age: 77 Death Inverurie Hospital, Inverurie
Occupation grocer
Robert and Margaret moved to Altnacruichan Cottage on retirement.


The only record of a Gauld in Belnacraig is William Gauld born about 1837. He moved to be a farm servant at Netherton at the age of 13.

1841 Scotland Census about William Gauld
Name:William Gauld Age:4 Estimated Birth Year:abt 1837
Gender:Male
Where born:Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Civil parish:Glenbuchat County:Aberdeenshire
Address:Belnacraig
Parish Number:200
Household Members:NameAge
Hellen Paterson40
William Gauld4

1841 Scotland Census about Hellen Paterson
Name:Hellen Paterson
Age:40 Estimated Birth Year:abt 1801
Gender:Female
Where born:Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Civil parish:Glenbuchat County:Aberdeenshire
Address:Belnacraig
Occupation:Pauper
Parish Number:200
Household Members:NameAge
Hellen Paterson40
William Gauld4

1851 Scotland Census about William Gauld
Name:William Gauld
Age:13 Estimated Birth Year:abt 1838
Relationship:Servant
Gender:Male
Where born:Glenbucket, Aberdeenshire Parish Number:200
Civil parish:Glenbucket County:Aberdeenshire
Address:Nethertown
Occupation:Farm Serv
Household Members:NameAge
James Beattie65
Elspet Beattie46
William Beattie16
Alexr Beathie9
Charles Beattie7
Marrey Roger23
William Gauld13



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