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William Cross

M, #3147, b. 27 May 1860, d. 1919
  • Birth*: William Cross was born on 27 May 1860 at Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of William Cross and Ann Kinnear.
  • (Informant) Death: William Cross registered the death of William Cross on 22 April 1877 at Stair, Iverarity, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1877 deaths in the parish of Inverarity in the county of Forfar; ref 3 William Cross shepherd married to Ann Kinnear, 1877 April twenty-second 10h 0m pm Stair Inverarity, m, 47 years, William Cross post-runner (dec) Isabella Cross ms McDiarmid; acute pnuemonia 6 days chronic phthisis as cert by William T Grant MBCM; signed William Cross son Pitlivie Farm Panbride; registered 1877 April 25th at Inverarity signed Alex M Trotter registrar.2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Cross married Agnes Robertson on 12 January 1894.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Cross died in 1919.4
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: He were mentioned in a newspaper article about Jane Martin Sime and William Robertson Cross on 4 September 1922. Marriages; Cross-Sime, At the Catholic Apostolic Church on the 29th August, by the Rev James Constable, Jenny Martin, third daughter of Joseph Sime, Annan Terrace, Wellington Street, to William Robertson, eldest son of William Cross, Union Street, Brechin.5

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of William Cross and Ann Kinnear in the 1861 census at Blairs Road, Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Cross, son, 0, Dunnichen Forfarshire; William Cross, head, married, 32, shepherd, Contin, Ross & Cromarty; Ann Cross, wife, married, 31, linen weaver, Dunnichen Forfarshire.6
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Ann Kinnear in the 1871 census at Pitlivie Cottage, Panbride, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Cross, son, 10, Forfarshire; Ann Cross, head, married, 41, Forfarshire.7
Principal3 April 1881William Cross appeared in the 1881 census at Haughs of Kinnaird Bothy, Farnell, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Cross, head, ag lab foreman, unm, 20, Dunnichen; with James Dallas, unm, 20, Marykirk, James Mitchell, unm, 22, Kirkden, James Christie, 15, Menmuir, all ag lab.8
Last Edited: 15 Nov 2014


Father*: William Cross b. 6 Mar 1827, d. 22 Apr 1877
Mother*: Ann Kinnear b. 21 Feb 1830, d. 22 Jul 1906


Agnes Robertson b. c 1864, d. 6 Oct 1939


William Robertson Cross+ b. 1893
Agnes Cross b. 3 Jan 1896
Annie Kinnear Cross b. 14 Feb 1898, d. 11 Apr 1915
Hector Robertson Cross b. 29 Mar 1904, d. 2 Aug 1963


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS [Aug 2006].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1877 Inverarity ref 292/00 0003 image held [Jun 2008].
  3. [S40] From DR [Nov 2009] & from WR [Mar 2007].
  4. [S40] Email from TR [Oct 2009].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Dundee Courier, 4 Sept 1922 [Mar 2015].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].
  8. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.