William Watson

ID# 5313, (c 1860 - b 1950)

William Watson was born c 1860 at Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, Scotland .

William appeared on the 1901 Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Burnthill, Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ;
WATSON David, Head, 38
WATSON Mary W, Wife, 40
WATSON Christian, Mother, 71
WATSON William, Brother, 40, Farmer Servant, Pitsligo
McLENAN Jane H M, 22
STRACHAN William, 17.1

William Watson married Ann Whyte, daughter of John Whyte and Helen Glennie, on 4 Jun 1902 at Peathill, Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

William WATSON, Farmer, (Bachelor) aged 42
Usual Res: Hillhead, Portlethen, Banchory-Devenick (south of Aberdeen)

Parents: David Watson, Farmer (dec) & Christian Penny

Ann WHYTE, Farmers Daughter (spinster),aged 35.
Usual Res: Peathill Pitsligo

Parents: John Whyte, Farmer & Helen Glennie (dec)

Witnesses: Barbara Clark & John L Chessor.2,3

William died b 1950 at Aberdeenshire, Scotland .

Family: William Watson and Ann Whyte


  1. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Pitsligo, ED4 Page 12, Line 9, Rego 233 - via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1902 Pitsligo Aberdeen, 233/00 0007. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.