Mary Jane Aitken

ID No.355, (15 February 1872 - 18 January 1956)
Mary Aitken
Father*Thomas Aitken1,2,3,4 b. c 1837, d. 11 Sep 1914
Mother*Jane Muir1,3,4 b. c 1837, d. 5 Dec 1874
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
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Descendent Chart for George Aitken
15 Feb 1872 Thomas Aitken, Jane Muir and Mary Jane Aitken lived at Brunstane (Brunstain) Mills, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Birth*15 Feb 1872 She was born in Brunstane (Brunstain) Mills, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland.1,2,3,4 
Birth Reg29 Feb 1872 Her birth was registered in Duddingston by her father, Thomas Aitken.1 
Census 1881
3 Apr 1881 The 1881 UK Census enumerated Mary Jane Aitken as being daughter of Thomas Aitken, Head of the household at Mill Cottage, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland.2 
Occupation3 Apr 1881 Mary Jane Aitken was a scholar.2  
Residence31 Dec 1890 She lived at Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland.3 
Occupation*31 Dec 1890 She was a housemaid.3  
Marriage*31 Dec 1890 She married Joseph Arthur Beetles, son of George Beetles and Georgina Louise Hitchcock, in Duddingston Mills, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. William Paterson.3,4 
b 18 Jan 1951 Mary Jane Aitken was widowed on the death of her husband Joseph.4 
Residence*b 18 Jan 1956 Mary Jane Aitken lived at 5 Abbey Road, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland.4 
Death*18 Jan 1956 She died at Eastern General Hospital, Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, aged 83.4 
Death Reg18 Jan 1956 Her death was registered by her son-in-law, Harold Linton, in Leith.4 


Joseph Arthur Beetles (c 1867 - b 18 Jan 1951)
Last Edited23 Feb 2019


  1. [S1] Birth Cert: 1872: Duddingston (684/2),5.
  2. [S53] Census UK: 1881: 684/2,2,9 sch:30.
  3. [S11] Marr Cert: 1890: Duddingston (684/2),7.
  4. [S21] Death Cert: 1956: Leith (685/8),52.
  5. [S81] Ext. Research: Mrs T Aitken (599).