William Garrow

ID# 5012, (c 1884 - 11 May 1956)

William Garrow was born c 1884 at Lanarkshire, Scotland .

William Garrow married Jane Birnie Paterson, daughter of Robert Paterson and Marjory Whyte, on 3 Mar 1911 at Masonic Hall, Rutland Crescent, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland
William Garrow, Police Constable (Bachelor), aged 27, Res 106 Plantation Street, Govan
Parents: William Garrow, Saw-Miller & Margaret Stuart (dec)
Jane Birnie Paterson, Spinster, aged 21yrs, res 174 Mclean Street, Govan
Parents: Robert Paterson, Labourer & Marjory Paterson, previously Innes, MS White.

Witnesses: Mary Ann Lumsden Walker & James Whyte Paterson.1,2

William appeared on the 1911 Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Jane Birnie Garrow at 159 Park Street, Glasgow City, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
GARROW William, Head, 27, Mar, Police Constable, Town Council, Cawdale? Elginshire
GARROW Jane, Wife, 21, Mar, married 1 month, no children born or living, Rosehearty Aberdeen

(Jane's brother John Innes lived at 152 Park Street.)3

William Garrow witnessed the death of Jane Birnie Garrow on 1 Jul 1934 12 Ardbeg Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Jane Birnie Garrow
married to William Garrow, Inspector of Police (retired)
at 11:40pm, aged 44yrs

Parents: Robert Paterson, Labourer Tramway Department & Marjory Paterson, previously Innes, MS Whyte (dec)

Wm Garrow, Widower was present at her death.1,4

William's cause of death on 11 May 1956 was from Myocardial Degeration and Arterio Sclerosis.
Embolic of Mesenthric and Coronary Arteries.

William died on 11 May 1956 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

William Garrow
Inspector of Police (retired)
(Widower of Jane Birnie Paterson)
At 1:30PM aged 72yrs
Parents: William Garrow, Saw Miller (dec) & Margaret Stuart (dec)

James Garrow, Son, 21 Polvadie Road, Glasgow was the informant.1,5

Family: William Garrow and Jane Birnie Paterson


  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, Pollokshields, Glasgow, 644/18 0056. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Plantation Glasgow City Lanark, 646/01 020/00 011. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1934 Govanhill, Glasgow, 644/16 0148.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1956 Cathcart Glasgow Lanark - 644/12 0602.