|Christened 15 Jul 1846.
William, draper, 103 Stirling Road,
Glasgow, married Elizabeth Duff, 31, Ednie of St Fergus, Banff, 30
Nov 1880, Ednie of St Fergus. Witnesses: James Taylor & James Trail.
William, retired farmer, d. 1 Oct
1920, 3 Albyn Place, Aberdeen, of enlargement of prostate - several years.
Operation 1st Oct followed by death from shock in 2 1/4 hours. Usual
residence: Ugiebank, Inverugie, Peterhead.
(On Elizabeth's death certificate William's
occupation was given as Commission Agent)
TH & EL describe him as a seed merchant in Peterhead.
[* 1861 census - Manse of Cruden - cattleman - age 14].
1891 Census: William, farmer, and
Elizabeth were living at Ednie, St Fergus, Aberdeen with children William
James, Barbara Helen, George Alexander and mother-in-law Mrs Mary Duff.
William seems to have taken over farm after father-in-law's death.
[+ In 1911 William was single and living at
d. 6 Oct 1932, 45 Grange Gardens, Peterhead, old age. Informant: Barbara H
Annand, daughter and inmate.