Name:-   Welsh, Thomas

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   28

Rank:-   Shoeing Smith

Number:-  280


Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  1st, (Royal) Dragoons

Date of death:-   5th November 1914

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Ypres (Menin Gate), Memorial, Belgium

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panel 58

Family information:-    Son of James and G. Welsh, Hope Park Lodge, Rattray

Extra information:-  Also on the memorial under Bendochy Churchyard lichgate

1891 Census

Letham Cottage, Moneydie, Perthshire

James Welsh, head, 38, gamekeeper, b. Eassie

Grace Welsh, wife, 36, b. Logierait, Perthshire

James D Welsh, son, 11, scholar, b. Ardoch, Perthshire

William Welsh, son, 10, scholar, b. Scone, Perthshire

Alexander Welsh, son, 8, scholar, b. Scone

John Welsh, son, 6, scholar, b. Scone

Thomas Welsh, son, 4, scholar, b. Scone

1901 Census

Letham Cottage, Moneydie, Perthshire

James Welsh, head, 44, gamekeeper, b. Eassie, Forfarshire

Grace Welsh, wife, 44, b. Logierait, Perthshire

David Welsh, son, 9, scholar, b. Moneydie

Douglas Welsh, son, 4, scholar, b. Moneydie

Patrick Welsh, son, 2, b. Moneydie 

In 1901 census John is an apprentice joiner lodging at South Bank Cottage, High Street, Rattray; William is a ploughman (servant) at Moneydie Farm Bothy; Alexander is boarding at 26, Tayfarm Cottage, Caputh, Perthshire, he is an ag lab. There is also a Thomas Welsh stating at Westhill Farm Bothy, Crieff, Perthshire, he is a farm servant.  However, it states, that he was born in Fowlis Wester, Perthshire which is just down the road.  I can find no Thomas born in Scone.

Blairgowrie Cemetery

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