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William Welsh1

M, #12099, b. 22 November 1872, d. 9 June 1954
Last Edited: 18 Jun 2020
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Parents:

Father*: William Welsh1 b. c 1839, d. 14 Apr 1922
Mother*: Mary Welsh1 b. 24 Dec 1838, d. 1904
  • Birth*: William Welsh was born on 22 November 1872 at 29 Dishland Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of William Welsh and Mary Welsh.1
  • Marriage*: William Welsh married Jane Gordon, daughter of John Gordon and Jane Brown, on Friday, 7 June 1895 at Cruick Cottages, Stracathro, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Welsh died on 9 June 1954 at St Anthony's Hospital, Cheam, Surrey, England, , at age 81 coronary thrombosis.3
  • Military Service: William Welsh served with the Royal Highlanders on 25 March 1890 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, , Royal Highlanders; born Arbroath, aged 18 years 4 months, trade tailor, apprenticed for 4 years to Mr Thomson tailor, not married, never imprisoned, willing to serve 12 years; height 5 feet 5 3/4 inches, weight 121 pounds, chest measurement 33 1/4 inches, complexion dark, eyes dark brown, hair black, religious denominarion Presbyterian, distinctive marks blue dots base of left thumb; medically fit; next of kin father William Welsh 82 Helen Street Arbroath; wife Jane.3
  • Military Service: the Royal Highlanders William Welsh between 25 March 1890 and 10 November 1899 home, 9 years 252 days.3
  • Qualification: He was awarded 3rd class certificate of education on 12 November 1890.3
  • Qualification*: He was awarded qualified to perform the duties of a master tailor to an Infantry or Highland Reg on 20 October 1897.3
  • Qualification: He was awarded 2nd class certificate of education on 16 June 1898.3
  • Military Service*: the Black Watch William Welsh on 15 July 1898 appointed Black Watch 2.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh on 18 January 1899 transferred to Suffolk regiment with a ... to bring appointment ... master tailor ...3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh on 1 February 1899 Suffolk 1st promoted sergeant master tailor.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh between 11 November 1899 and 12 April 1901 at South Africa, , campaign South African War, 1899-1901; 1 year 153 days.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh between 13 April 1901 and 23 March 1911 Home, 9 years 345 days.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh on 1 July 1901 provisional battalion 9th transferred S M Tailor.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh on 17 June 1902 at Colchester, Essex, England, , re-engaged for the Suffolk Reg at Colchester for such a term as shall complete 21 years service with the ... Sg Master Tailor.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh on 1 October 1902 Suffolk 1st transferred Sgt.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh on 1 April 1904 granted service pay at £7.3
  • Military Service: the Suffolk regiment William Welsh on 20 November 1907 Suffolk 2nd, transferred Sgt Ms Tailor.3
  • Milit-End*: He and the Suffolk regiment ended military service on 23 March 1911; 5269 William Welsh, 2nd Suffolk regiment; discharged at the termination of his second period of engagement; total service 21 years.3

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of William Welsh and Mary Welsh in the 1881 census at 78 Helen Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . William Welsh, son, male, 8, scholar, Arbroath; William Welsh, head, married, male, 42, iron dresser at works, Forfar; Mary Welsh, wife, married, female, 42, Forfar.4
Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jane Gordon in the 1911 census at 57 Waterloo Road, Aldershot, Surrey, England, . William Welsh, head, married, male, 38, army pensioner, millitary cutter, millitary tailor, worker, Arbroath; Jane Welsh, wife, married, female, 37, Aberdeen; married 15 years, 7 children born alive, 5 still living, 2 have died; also in the household were Williamina Welsh, William Welsh, John Gordon Welsh and Robert Alexander Welsh.5
Head of HouseholdSeptember 1939He was listed as head of household in the 1939 Register at 67 Morton Road, Merton & Morden, Surrey, Engalnd, . Name:      William Welsh
Gender:      Male
Marital status:      Married
Birth Date:      1 Nov 1872
Residence Year:      1939
Address:      21.
Residence Place:      Merton and Morden, Surrey, England
Occupation:      Tailor (Master) Retired
Schedule Number:      67
Sub Schedule Number:      1
Enumeration District:      CMVA
Registration district:      31/2
Inferred Spouse:      Jane Welsh
Household Members:      
Name
William Welsh
Jane Welsh.6

Family:

Jane Gordon b. 10 Feb 1874
  • Marriage*: William Welsh married Jane Gordon, daughter of John Gordon and Jane Brown, on Friday, 7 June 1895 at Cruick Cottages, Stracathro, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1,3

Children:

Williamina Welsh1 b. 3 Sep 1896
Victoria Jane Welsh1 b. 10 Jul 1897, d. 29 Nov 1898
William Welsh1 b. 1 Sep 1899
John Gordon Welsh1 b. 13 Jan 1902, d. 1969
Florence Lily Welsh1 b. 21 May 1903, d. 1 Aug 1904
Robert Alexander Welsh1 b. 16 Nov 1904, d. bt 1 Apr 1911 - 30 Jun 1911

Citations

  1. [S40] CM [Mar 2014].
  2. By Dormskirk - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=45876321
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbm%2fwo97%2f6204%2f1062389 [April 2016].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1881%2f0026641610 [April 2016].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1911%2frg14%2f03120%2f0311%2f1 [April 2016].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1939 England and Wales Register [Jun 2020].