William Pryde

ID# 5083, (23 May 1857 - )

William Pryde was baptised on 23 May 1857 in Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Born 1 Jan 1870.1,2

He was the son of George Pride and Helen Herriot.

William appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of George Pryde at Huntlaw, East Lothian, Scotland ;
PRYDE George, Head, aged 32, Roads Man in Coalpit, born Pencaitland, Haddington
PRYDE Helen, Wife, aged 32, born Pencaitland
PRYDE William, son, aged 3, Pencaitland.3

William appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of George Pryde at No 5 Front St, Cuthill, East Lothian, Scotland ;
PRYDE George, Head, 54, Coal Miner, Pencaitland Haddingston
PRYDE Jessie, Wife, 48, Coal Miners Wife, Edinburgh
PRYDE William, Son, 23, Engineman, Pentcaitland
PRYDE George, Son, 14, Scholar, Pentcaitland
PRYDE Robert, Son, 11, Scholar, Pentcaitland
METCALF Margret, Boarder, 23, General Servant, Bathgate.4

William Pryde recorded George Pryde's death on 11 Mar 1895 High Street, Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland ,
George Pryde
Coal Miner
(Married to Jessie Rankine)
At 2.45AM aged 63 years
Parents: William Pryde, Coal Miner (Dec) & Janet King (dec)

William Pryde, son was the informant of his death.5,6

FatherGeorge Pride (1 Mar 1829 - 11 Mar 1895)
MotherHelen Herriot (c 1829 - 20 Dec 1877)


  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C117161.
  2. [S197] Letter or email from Mary Legarth (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Descandant Tree of John King dated 2008.
  3. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), Ancestry.co.uk - Pencaitland ED 4, Registration No 716. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  4. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Prestonpans East Lothian, ED 5 Page 2 - Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  5. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1895 Prestonpans Haddington East Lothian, 718/00 0013. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.