William B Hamilton

ID# 5171, (1876 - )

William B Hamilton was born in 1876 at Crichton, Midlothian, Scotland ,

Also Pathhead is mentioned on 1881 Census.

He was the son of John Henry Hamilton and Marion Simpson.

William appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of John Henry Hamilton at 138 High Street, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland ;
HAMILTON John H, Head, 42, labourer, Yester East Lothian
HAMILTON Marion, Wife, 35, Fountainhall East Lothian
HAMILTON Janet C, Dau, 16, Farm Servant, House of Muir East Lothian
HAMILTON Marion, Dau, 14, Book Stall Servant, Rosewell Edin
HAMILTON David A, Son, Scholar, Fountainhall East Lothian
HAMILTON Christina, Dau, 7, Scholar, Fordell Fife
HAMILTON William B, Son, 5, Scholar, Pathead Edin
HAMILTON Henerietta, Dau, 3, Craighart Edin
HAMILTON John, Son, 1, Craigentiney Edin.1

William appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of John Henry Hamilton at Gallowshall Old Toll House, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland ;
HAMILTON John H, Head, 52, Road Surfaceman, Gifford haddington
HAMILTON Marion, Wife, 44, Pencaitland
HAMILTON Christina, Dau, 17, Road Surfacemans Dau, Dalgettie, Fife
HAMILTON William B, Son, 15, Cellarman, Crichton Edin
HAMILTON Henrietta, Dau, 13, Road Surfacemans Dau, Colinton Edin
HAMILTON John, Son, 11, Scholar, South Leith Edin
HAMILTON Annie D, Dau, 9, Scholar, Inveresk Edin
HAMILTON James, Son, 7, Scholar, Dalkeith
HAMILTON Charles R, Son, 5, Dalkeith
HAMILTON Nelly, Dau, 3, Dalkeith
HAMILTON Agnes R, Dau, 1, Dalkeith.2

William B Hamilton recorded John Henry Hamilton's death on 26 Feb 1896 Thorburn Court, The Thicket, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland ,
John Henry Hamilton, Road Surfaceman, married to Marion Simpson
At 11PM aged 56yrs
Parents: David Hamilton, Ploughman (dec) & Catherine Simpson (dec)

Wm Hamilton, Son was the informant.3,4

William appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Marion Hamilton at Bucclench Street, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland ;
HAMILTON Marion, Head, 87 (wrong age should be 57), Pencaitland
HAMILTON William, Son, 26, Stone Breaker, Crichton Edin
HAMILTON John, Son, 21, Seller of Cooked Potatoes, Restacrigg Edin
HAMILTON James, Son, 17, Crocers Vauman, Dalkeith
HAMILTON Charles, Son, 15, Pitheadman, Dalkeith
HAMILTON Nellie, Dau, 14, Dalkeith
HAMILTON Agnes, Dau, 12, Scholar, Dalkeith.5

William B Hamilton recorded Marion Hamilton's death on 27 Oct 1916 Humbie, Kirkliston, Linlithgow, Scotland ,
Marion Hamilton, Widow of John Hamilton Roadman
At 6:45am aged 71yrs
Parents: William Simpson, Roadman (dec) & Marion King (dec)

William Hamilton, Son, Bucclench Street, Dalkeith was the informant.3,6

FatherJohn Henry Hamilton (c 1839 - 26 Feb 1896)
MotherMarion Simpson (c 1845 - 27 Oct 1916)


  1. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Inveresk Midlothian, 689/ ED 8 Line 17. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  2. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Dalkeith Midlothian, 683/ ED 1 Line 1. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1896 Dalkeith Edinburgh Midlothian, 683/00 0026. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Dalkeith Midlothian, 683/ ED 2 Line 7. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1916 Kirkliston Linlithgow, West Lothian, 667/00 0047.