b. 25 January 1875
Father*Frederick FREEMAN b. c 1851
Mother*Matilda BAYES b. c 1846, d. b Dec 1897
Birth*Matilda FREEMAN was born on 25 January 1875 at 34 Jamaica Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in the household of Frederick FREEMAN;

1881 Census:
Dwelling: 16 Dewar Place
Census Place: Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland
Source:     FHL Film 0223991 GRO Ref Volume 685-1 EnumDist 47 Page 12
Marr Age Sex Birthplace Occ Rel
Fredrick FREEMAN M 30 M England Waiter Head
Matilda FREEMAN M 35 F England - Wife
Matilda FREEMAN U 6 F Edinburgh Scholar Daur
Julia FREEMAN U 2 F Edinburgh - Daur
Charles D. MACKINTOSH U 28 M Inverness Clerk (China) Lodger
John HUGHES U 22 M Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland. Cooper. Lodger
William D. SWEENEY U 17 M England Portmanteau Maker. Lodger.2

(Witness) CensusMatilda FREEMAN appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in the household of Frederick FREEMAN at Edinburgh, Scotland;

1891 census:
Address: 13 Upper Grove Place, Edinburgh
Ref: Parish: Edinburgh St Cuthberts; ED: 92;
Page: 8; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1891_337.

Name Age Occ
Frederick Freeman 40 Fishmonger
Julia Freeman 12
Matilda Freeman 45
Matilda Freeman 16.3

Marriage*Matilda FREEMAN married Alexander Ross FORSYTH, son of Andrew FORSYTH and Ann ROSS, on 17 December 1897 at 51A Castle Terrace, Edinburgh.4 
Married Name As of 17 December 1897,her married name was FORSYTH. 
(Witness) CensusMatilda FREEMAN appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in the household of Alexander Ross FORSYTH at 52 Rosemount Bdgs, Edinburgh; Address: 52 Rosemount Bdgs, Edinburgh
Ref: Parish: Edinburgh St David; ED: 94; Page: 9;
Line: 8; Roll: CSSCT1901_367; Year: 1901

Name Age
Alexander Forsyth 32
Annie Forsyth 1
Julia Forsyth 2
Matilda Forsyth 26.5 


Alexander Ross FORSYTH b. 1 June 1869
Last Edited30 Nov 2008


  1. Copy birth certificate of unknown name of person, born unknown event date, registered unknown registration date in the Registration District of unknown registration district (unknown repository, unknown gro index ref) "unknown cd."
  2. Online image of the 1881 Census for England and Wales (,
  3. Online image of the 1891 Census for England and Wales (,
  4. Copy marriage certificate (General Register Office) "unknown cd."
  5. Online image of the 1901 Census for England and Wales (,