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William Fisher

M, #1240, b. 8 April 1845, d. 4 April 1896
Last Edited: 25 Apr 2015

Parents:

Father*: William Fisher hand loom weaver cotton, engine driver b. 19 Aug 1811, d. 16 Sep 1888
Mother*: Marion McKenzie b. 4 Oct 1812, d. c May 1845
  • Birth*: William Fisher was born on 8 April 1845 at Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; William Fisher lawful son of William Fisher and Marion McKenzie spouses was born at Prestwick 8 April 1845 and baptised by the Rev Mr McFarlan, James M Cowan session clerk.1,2
  • He was the son of William Fisher hand loom weaver cotton, engine driver and Marion McKenzie.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Fisher married Jessie McMillan on 14 July 1871 at Kilbride, Bute, Scotland, .3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Fisher died on 4 April 1896 at 2 Darlington Place, Newton, Ayrshire, Scotland, , at age 50 1896 deaths in the district of Ayr in the county of Ayr, ref 147; William Fisher ship-wright married to Jessie McMillan, 1896 April 4th 8h 30m pm 2 Darlington Place Newton Ayr, male aged 50 years, parents William Fisher cotton weaver (dec) and Marion Fisher, ms McKenzie (dec), acute pneumonia 8 days as cert by John Riddall surgeon, signed Robert M Fisher brother Allanvale Cottage Prestwick, reg 1896 April 6th at Ayr Arthur Morgan registrar.4
  • (Witness) Marriage: He witnessed the marriage of Robert Mackenzie Fisher the Ayrshire Poet and Jean Watson on Friday, 25 November 1864 at 4 Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; 1864 marriages in the district of Kilmarnock in the county of Ayr, ref 162; 1864 on the 25th day of November at 4 Glencairn St Kilmarnock after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; signed Robert Fisher ship carpenter bachelor, aged 24, residing 27 Govan Street Glasgow, parents William Fisher labourer and Elizabeth Fisher ms Henry; signed Jean Watson dressmaker spinster, aged 23, residing 27 Govan Street Glasgow, parents John Watson labourer and Jane Watson ms Buchanan; signed Thomas Martin minister of St Andrews Church Kilmarnock, wit William Fisher, Jessie Watson; reg 1864 November 28th at Kilmarnock Jas McDonald assistant registrar initialled JSG (Jas S Gregory.)5
  • (Witness) Marriage: William Fisher witnessed the marriage of Samuel Meney and Janet Conway on Friday, 12 July 1867 at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; 1867 marriages in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr; 1867 on the twelfth day of July at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; Samuel Meney railway porter bachelor, 27, Kilwinning, 1867 marriages in the parish of Monkton in the county of Ayr, ref 6; 1867 on the twelfth day of July at Monkton after banns according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Samuel Meney railway porter bachelor aged 27 residence Kilwinning parents John Meney agricultural labourer and Elizabeth Meney ms Little; signed Janet Conway seamstress spinster, 19, Monkton, parents John Conway masons labourer and Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed William Pinkerton minister Free Church Kilwinning, signed William Fisher, Martha Conway witnesses; reg 1867 July 12th at Monkton James M Cowan registrar.6,7

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of William Fisher nailer and Agness McWilliam in the 1851 census at Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William Fisher, grandson, 5, scholar, Monkton; William Fisher, head, mar, 61, nailer emp 2 men, Ireland; Agnes Fisher, wife, mar, 59, Ireland.8,9
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of William Fisher hand loom weaver cotton, engine driver and Elizabeth Hendry in the 1861 census at 6 Temple Hill Street, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William Fisher, son, unm, 16, baker, Ayrshire Monkton; William Fisher, head, mar, 49, labourer at harbour, Ayrshire, Ayr; Elizabeth Fisher, wife, mar, 44, Tyrone Ireland; 2 rooms with windows; John Gibson, lodger, inm, 40, labourer at harbour, Ayrshire Mauchline; Hugh Trimble, lodger, unm, 21, labourer at harbour, Tyrone Ireland.10
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of William Fisher hand loom weaver cotton, engine driver and Elizabeth Hendry in the 1871 census at 9 James Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, . William Fisher, son, unm, 25, carpenter, Prestwick; William Fisher, head, mar, 59, engine driver, Ayrshire Ayr; Elizabeth Fisher, wife, mar, 55, Ireland; 1 room with window.11

Family:

Jessie McMillan b. c 1845
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Fisher married Jessie McMillan on 14 July 1871 at Kilbride, Bute, Scotland, .3

Children:

Janet McDougall Fisher b. 30 May 1872
Marion McKenzie Fisher b. 17 Apr 1874

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member submission after 1991.
  2. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS ref 606/0030 0211 image held [Jan 2007].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M115531 [Dec 2005].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1896 ref 147 image held [Dec 2005].
  5. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages Kilmarnock ref 162 image held [Nov 2005].
  6. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M116061.
  7. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory marriage 1867 Monkton ref 606/00 0006 [Aug 2008].
  8. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) Piece: SCT1851/605 Place: Ayr -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 14 Civil Parish: Maybole Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Maybole Folio: 0 Page: 22 Schedule: 77 Address: Quarry Hill [Jan 2007].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1851 605/00 014/00 022 [Aug 2011].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundonald; ED: 5; Page: 3; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1861_84; Year: 1861. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Aug 2011]
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS image held, 1871 Govan Glasgow.