Blairgowrie Advertiser, 11th September 1915, page 3

"Major William Oxenham Cautley (son-in-law of Mrs Hill-Whitson, sen., Parkhill, Blairgowrie) appointed by the King Companion of the Distinguished Service Order for conspicuous gallantry on 22nd December, near La Quinque Rue, when he handled his men with great skill under critical circumstances.  Killed in France on 8th May."

1891 Census

Parkhill House, Rattray, Perthshire

Charles Hill Whitson, head, 50, landed proprietor, b. Luthin, Fifeshire

Beatrice M Hill Whitson, wife, 40, b. England, Manchester

Thomas E C Hill Whitson, son, 14, scholar, b. St. Andrew’s, Fife

Eric E Hill Whitson, son, 12, scholar, b. Clunie, Perthshire

Agnes Hill Whitson, daughter, 10, scholar, b. Culross, Perthshire

Beatrice D Hill Whitson, daughter, 7, scholar, b. St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh

Alice M Hill Whitson, daughter, 3, b. Rattray

Jane Anderson, kitchen maid, 18, b. North Leith

Robina Gibb, palour maid, 26, b. Aberdeen

Margaret Gorden, laundry maid 40, b. Kiltarlity, Invernesshire

Isabella Knight, dairy maid, 25, b. Inverness, Aberdeenshire (?)

Julia F Langham, governess, 36, b. Alfreton, Derbyshire

Helen Litterick, house maid, 32, b. Dumfrieshire, Scotland

Catherine MacKay, nurse (head) 33, b. Culloden, Invernesshire

May MacKenzie, cook, 27, b. Inverness

Annie Millan, under house maid, 22, b. Perth, Perthshire

Barbara Ramsay, under nurse, 20, b. Blairgowrie, Perthshire

1901 Census 

Parkhill Hill House, Rattray, Perthshire

Charles Hill-Whitson, head, 60, landowner & farmer, b. Creich, Fifeshire

Beatrice M Whitson, wife, 50, b. Manchester, England

Lilias Hill Whitson, daughter, 25, b. Birnam, Perthshire

Agnes Whitson, daughter, 20, b. Culross, Fifeshire

Brunison Hill Whitson, daughter, 17, b. Edinburgh, Midloth

M Hill Whitson, daughter, 13, b. Rattray

Lilias Dudgeon, mother-in-law, 78, b. Dunsene, Dumfrieshire

Charlott Adamson, 26, Domestic Upperhoun Maid, b. Inverkeithing

Beatrice Carter, goveness, 39, b. Sub, Shanghae Brit

Isabella Fleming, domestic tablemaid, 29, b. Glenalmond, Ruthshire

Christina Jackson, domestic upper housemaid, b. Muerkuthing, Auchmucky

Mina Jones, domestic maid, 20, b. England

Mary Kemp, domestic cook, 35, b. Edinburgh, Liberton

Jessie McEwan, domestic kitchenmaid, 18, b. Kinclaven, Perthshire

Annie Robertson, domestic laundrymaid, 36, b. Rannoch, Perthshire


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