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William Aitken

M, #3150, b. 23 August 1868, d. 16 April 1925
  • Birth*: William Aitken was born on 23 August 1868 at Peattie, I, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Mary Dick Cross, daughter of William Cross and Ann Kinnear, on 30 July 1897 at Maisondieu Hall, Maisondieu Lane, Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland; cert held; 1897 marriages in the district of Brechin in the county of Forfar; 1897 on the thirtieth day of July at Maisondieu Hall Maisondieu Lane Brechin after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; William Aitken farm servant bachelor, 28 years, Dunnachlie parish of Brechin, George Aitken farm servant Susan Aitken ms Eddie; Mary Cross factory weaver linene spinster, 35 years, 106 High Street Brechin, William Cross shepherd (dec) Annie Collie Cross ms Kinnear; John A Clark minister of Brechin, wit William Petrie, Ellen Stott.
  • (Informant) Death: William Aitken registered the death of Ann Kinnear on 22 July 1906 at Barns of Craig, Craig, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1906 deaths in the parish of Craig in the county of Forfar; Annie Cross widow of William Cross shepherd; 1906 July twenty-second 10h 30m pm Barns of Craig, f, 75 years, William Kinnear weaver (dec) Catherine Kinnear ms Wilkie (dec), cancer of liver 2 years as cert by Jas Grant MA MBChB, signed Wm Aitken son-in-law present; registered 1906 July 23rd at Craig signed Walter W Graham registrar.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Aitken died on 16 April 1925 at Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 56.3

Census Events

Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Dick Cross in the 1901 census at 3 Cottar Houses, Barns of Craig, Craig, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Aitken, head, married, 32, ploughman horseman, Kincardinshire; Marry Aitken, wife, married, 38, Forfar; also in the household were Ann Kinnear.4
Last Edited: 28 Jun 2016


  1. [S40] DR [Nov 2009].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1906 Montrose ref 17 image held [Aug 2004].
  3. [S40] DR [Nov 2009] & email from TR [Oct 2009].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record set 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Category Census, land & surveys, Subcategory Census, Collections from Great Britain [Mar 2015].