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Agness McWilliam

F, #2454, b. circa 1792, d. 17 February 1861
Last Edited: 20 Nov 2020

Parents:

Father*: William McWilliam cotton handloom weaver b. c 1765
Mother*: Agnes Maitland b. c 1766
  • Birth*: Agness McWilliam was born circa 1792 at Ireland, .1
  • She was the daughter of William McWilliam cotton handloom weaver and Agnes Maitland.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Agness McWilliam married William Fisher nailer, son of Charles Fisher labourer and Helen McConnell, on 14 October 1810 at St Quivox & Newton, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; Saint Quivox Register of Proclamations; 1810 October 14; William Fisher in this Parish and Agness McWilliam in Monkton Parish.2,3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Agness McWilliam died on 17 February 1861 at Coral Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, , 1861 deaths in the parish of Maybole in the county of Ayr, ref 25; Agnes Fisher married to William Fisher; 1861 February seventeenth 9h 35m pm Coral Hill; female aged 68 years; parents William McWilliam cotton weaver and Agnes McWilliam ms Maitland; senile decay,no medical attendant; inf Charles Fisher son present; registered 1861 February 21st at Maybole Wm Hannay registrar.4
  • Married Name: As of 14 October 1810, her married name was Fisher.3
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse William Fisher nailer died on 5 March 1861 at Coral Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; 1861 deaths in the parish of Maybole in the county of Ayr, ref 38; William Fisher nailer widower of Agnes McWilliam; 1861 March Fifth 8h 30m pm Coral Hill; male aged 71 years; parents Charles Fisher labourer (dec) and Helen McConnell (dec); senile decay no medical attendant; signed Charles Fisher son present; 1861 March 9th at Maybole Wm Hanny registrar.5

Census & Directory Entries

Principal6 June 1841Agness McWilliam and William Fisher nailer appeared in the 1841 census at Back Vennel, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William Fisher, 52, nailer & spirit dealer, Ireland; Agnes Fisher, 49, Ireland.6
Spouse30 March 1851She was listed in the household of William Fisher nailer in the 1851 census at Quarry Hill, Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William Fisher, head, mar, 61, nailer emp 2 men, Ireland; Agnes Fisher, wife, mar, 59, Ireland. William Fisher, Agnes Blyth, Elizabeth Black, James Gerret, Joseph Graemes and Elizabeth Graemes were also listed in the household.7,1

Family:

William Fisher nailer b. 1790, d. 5 Mar 1861
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Agness McWilliam married William Fisher nailer, son of Charles Fisher labourer and Helen McConnell, on 14 October 1810 at St Quivox & Newton, Ayrshire, Scotland, ; Saint Quivox Register of Proclamations; 1810 October 14; William Fisher in this Parish and Agness McWilliam in Monkton Parish.2,3

Children:

William Fisher hand loom weaver cotton, engine driver+ b. 19 Aug 1811, d. 16 Sep 1888
Isabella MacWilliam Fisher cotton weaver+ b. 2 Feb 1814, d. 2 Jan 1877
Mary Fisher+ b. 18 Jun 1816, d. 29 Jul 1889
John Fisher cotton weaver+ b. 5 Jul 1818, d. 17 Jun 1904
Charles Fisher+ b. 6 Aug 1820, d. 2 Apr 1895
Robert Fisher b. 1 Jun 1823

Citations

  1. [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].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M116124 [Nov 2005].
  3. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS OPR marriages St Quivox & Newton Ref 612/001 0010 0324 image held [Jan 2007].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory death 1861 Ayr image held [March 2006].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths 1861Maybole ref 38 image held [Mar 2006].
  6. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) Piece: SCT1841/605 Place: Maybole -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 3 Civil Parish: Maybole Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Folio: 0 Page: 11 Address: Back Vennel [Jan 2007].
  7. [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].