All GPR entries for the surname WATSON
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If a person you searching for is not listed then have a look at the alternative spellings of the surname WATSON by looking at all the surnames starting with the letters W.
If that fails then use the Full Name Search with just the surname WATSON.This will give you similar names as well as entries for maiden and family names.
About the WATSON names held within the GPR
This page contains a list of all the entries for the surname, maiden and family name WATSON that are held within the Gravestone Photographic Resource online database. It is quite likely that there are also entries available for alternative spellings of this name. It is very easy for you to check to see if there are any alternative spellings: you just need to look at the page that shows all the names listed under the starting letter (W in this case) of the surname you are interested in.
The WATSON name may also be found within either maiden or family names stored within the GPR.
If you click on a particular name or GPR reference number above you will see details of what information is held for that particular grave monument. If there is a high quality image available then you will be able to order a free copy of it.
If you click on a particular church, parish or town name above then you will see details of all the grave monument images that are available for that particular location.
If there is a blank in the relationship column above then it means that this person is the first named individual on the grave monument.
If you are interested in ordering a number of different images from different graves monuments, it may help if you list in grave order so that everyone mentioned on the same monument are listed together.
Please note that all ages and dates of birth in red have been calculated and are probably not on the monument.
You should treat the calculated dates of birth with caution as the ages given on monuments are often inaccurate.
The dates and ages on many monuments are also often hard to read.
It is therefore important to use the dates as guides as they may be incorrect.
The same person may appear many times in the above list.
This is because a person can easily be listed on many different monuments.
For instance, a person could be listed on their own grave as well as on the gravestone monuments of their children and their spouse.
Occasionally names will be duplicated because the monument has in error been photographed and indexed twice.
Where a relationship is shown as unknown, this usually means that parts of the monument are illegible and relationship cannot be read.
Where no relationship is given this means that this is normally the first name on the monument.
All the relationships on any particular monument relate to this first named individual.
If there is no burial date then it is likely that they are not buried at this location.
Please note that the GPR records ALL names on monuments.
All comment /feedback /help requests within the Gravestone Photographic Resource for the name WATSON
Thank you very much for access to the photo of Edgar Watson and his Wife Anne. Edgar is my Husband's 2nd Cousin 2x removed.
This is a great site, keep up the good work
So happy to have found headstone
As I have been searching for information on the Watson - Forrest families that are connected. I now have this after finding your site, and can verify all is accurate based on the headstone. I now know where everyone is buried and the dates are correct. As my grandfather George emigrated to Canada I was sure that this information could not be found, but so happy to complete my search, thank you so much
many thanks for the gravestone image
Thank you for sending me the precious image of the headstone
Thank you for sending me the precious image of the headstone of William C Watson alone with the grave details. It has been really, really helpful in our family history process. So generous.
Thankyou - For all your work and effort
Wow, amazing instant response.
I've been researching Jonathan Watson of Garrigill England that sent me to John Watson of Reedly Hollow England - where I found mention of wife Elizabeth (my 5 x Grandparents) Then nothing so far, finding this site has givin me the kick to get back in and confirm that this is indead their grave. But even if it isn't again thankyou for the time and effort you've put into making this site
Thank you very much for the headstone photograph. Very clear. Superb site.
This is a great resource - thank you! I love the breadcrumb feature - haven't actually used it yet, as the graveyard in question isn't local to me, but it looks really helpful.
Many thanks for the copy. Unfortunately my wife's grandfather is not the person in question but a namessake. Your good work is appreciated.
Leslie George Thomas Watson
Excellent service and so prompt. Thank you.
David Watson (died 1955 in Coupar Angus, Perthshire)
Many thanks for the information that you supplied to me regarding the grave stone of David Watson (died 1955 in Coupar Angus, Perthshire).
Thankyou so much for this wonderful resource. I live in Australia - so it is difficult to access English gravestone records. Much appreciated.
Thank you for providing this great service to help family historians.
This is a great resource especially as a live 12000km away from where my relatives came from. To be able to see the grave stones when it is not possible to travel, is a bonus
Watson gravestone in Oddington, Oxon..
Useful info. on stone. Thanks for the speedy reply.
Unfortunately, this turned out not to be the Watson I was lo
Unfortunately, this turned out not to be the Watson I was looking for. The day and month don't match but at least now I can eliminate this one. Thanks for your help.
Thank you, Charles for 2 more Watson/Walls photographs received a couple of days ago. Your efforts are much appreciated.
entry submitted by Grace Watson ms Ferries
on: 05/10/2013 07:04 GMT ........ contact this person
Thank you for your help
Thank you so much for the picture of Leonard Watson's grave. I have many pictures of many different lines of gravestones and would be happy to share if you contact me.
Thank you for your prompt reply. This is a great resource I have only just discovered.
Image of grave of John Watson Little Ryburgh 1826
Very helpful, thank you very much.
Family History Research
This is a great service which helps trace the final resting place of our ancestors when researching their history.
Thank you for providing this service
William Watson 1922
Thank you so much for sending me the image of William Watson's grave.
What a wonderful website- so gracious of you to run it.
Eileen Ansell (nee Cusack)
Many thanks for sending me the photograph. It will prove very helpful in my research.What a fantastic website and a very quick reply from you although I did loose it in my email box my fault! sorry!I hope I can help you sometime in the future.I keep finding more pages on your website so I will keep searching. Christine
John George Watson
Thank you for the MI . It was lovely to find John G, his wife Minnie and son also John G.
Watson is a difficult name to research but any help is gratefully received. Thanks again
Thank you so much for this super website. It's very difficult to find gravestones unless you have lots of local knowledge of the area, so your website has helped me a lot!
WATSON, SUTHERLAND, DOUGLAS
Many thanks for sending me the photo I requested, and so quickly too.
I haven't a clue how I have never managed to find your site before but now that I have I know I will be using it a lot, especially for Wick and other places in Scotland. The service you and the other volunteers provide will become a cornerstone for family history researchers.
There are other sites that also offer this service but yours is the most user friendly I have seen, everything is easy to find and also incredibly easy to order the images, well done and keep up the good work.
Searching for Sarah Watson
I am looking for my great grandmothers grave Sarah Watson who was born in 1856, died 1896. Her maidan name was Allamby. They lived in Bardsey, East Keswick, West Yorks. I have searched and I cant find her - please help me. Thank you.