Lawrence William Adamson
Adamson practised as a lawyer, and also served as Justice of the Peace for the counties of Northumberland and Durham, as a Deputy Lieutenant for Northumberland from 1901, and as High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1900.
Lawrence Adamson married on 22 December 1853 Anne Jane Flint (who died 16 December 1869), by whom he had three children, including Lawrence Arthur Adamson, CMG. He later married 23 February 1889 Sarah Frances Swan, by whom he had no issue.
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