William Ewing McKay

ID# 7528, (24 Aug 1911 - Feb 1995)

William Ewing McKay was born on 24 Aug 1911 at Tillynaught Cottages, Fordyce, Banffshire, Scotland ,

William Ewing McKay
at 9 AM
Parents: Robert McKay, Farm Servant & Mary McKay MS ewing
Married: 1909 December 11th Portsoy

Robert McKay, Father was present when he was born.1,2

He was the son of Robert McKay and Mary Ewing.

William was in the photo with Williamina McKay taken c 1920;
Photo taken of the 4 Sisters and young boy.
Young boy in the photo may be William Ewing McKay, the son of Robert and Mary, who was born in 1911, so would be around 9 years of age if this photo was taken in 1920 before Margaretta married.3

William died in Feb 1995 at Corby, Northamptonshire, England, at age 83 years and 5 months

William Ewing McKay
Aged 83.4

FatherRobert McKay (12 Mar 1888 - 27 Jun 1973)
MotherMary Ewing (1887 - 1 Nov 1945)


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1911 Fordyce Banffshire, 153/01 0021. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S196] Letter or email from Ian Coull (England) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Email from Ian Jan 2017.
  4. [S78] BDM Indexes online: England Civil Registration online, findmypast.co.uk . Online www.findmypast.com/ www.ancestry.co.uk;, 1995 Feb, Corby Northamptonshire, Reg No 17, District 6671, Entry No 79 - Aged 83.