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William McWilliam cotton handloom weaver1

M, #2766, b. circa 1765
Last Edited: 16 Oct 2019
  • Birth*: William McWilliam cotton handloom weaver was born circa 1765 at Ireland, .
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Agnes Maitland circa 1789 at Ireland, ; from Agnes' death cert.

Census & Directory Entries

Principal6 June 1841William McWilliam cotton handloom weaver and Agnes Maitland appeared in the 1841 census at Prestwick Proper, Monkton & Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, . William McWilliam, m, 75, cotton handloom weaver, Ireland; Agness McWilliam, f, 74, Ireland.2


Agnes Maitland b. c 1766


Agness McWilliam+ b. c 1792, d. 17 Feb 1861
Isabella McWilliam+ b. c 1795
Grace McWilliam+ b. c 1800
William McWilliam+3 b. 5 May 1805, d. 16 Jan 1886


  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Agnes McWilliam GROS statutory death 1861 Ayr image held [March 2006].
  2. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) Piece: SCT1841/606 Place: Monkton & Prestwick -Ayrshire Enumeration District: 3 Civil Parish: Monkton & Prestwick Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: Folio: 0 Page: 1 Address: Prestwick Proper [Aug 2011].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Death 1886 Monkton & Prestwick 606 /4 image held [Sep 2018].