98. Thomas Adamson was born in 1838 in Ayrshire, Scotland. He immigrated in 1866 to New Zealand. Victory
1199 Tons; Captain: Gibbons
Sailed London December 16th 1865 - arrived Lyttelton 24th March 1866
Name Age County Occupation
Adamson Thomas 26 Ayrshire Farm Lab
Jane g 4
Andrew G 3
Mary M Infant
He died () on 24 March 1929 at the age of 91 in New Zealand. ADAMSON, Thomas Farmer, Roseburn Farm, Albury. Mr Adamson was born in 1838 in Ayrshire, Scotland, where he began to work on a farm at an early age. In 1866 he came to Lyttelton by the ship "Victory," and engaged in contracting and general farmwork, besides working a small farm of sixty acres of freehold near Washdyke. After eight years he sold the property and bought, near Albury, twenty-one acres, which he used for cropping purposes. In the early days Mr Adamson built his own cob whare of three rooms, and planted trees, which now add greatly to the appearance of his section. While in Albury he was waggon driving for Mr J.S. Rutherford for about eighteen years. Mr Adamson was married in 1863, to a daughter of the late Mr A. Gibson, of Ayrshire, Scotland. His wife died in 1902, leaving a grown up family of four sons and two daughters.
Thomas Adamson and Margaret Gibson were married in 1859 in Culroy, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. Margaret Gibson was born in 1835 in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland. d/o Adam and Mary Gibson She died () on 1 June 1902 at the age of 67 in New Zealand.
Thomas Adamson-1207 and Margaret Gibson-1212 had the following children: