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William Paterson

M, #6874, b. 28 March 1918, d. 1972
Last Edited: 21 Jun 2020
Willie Paterson 1945


Father*: Henry Paterson jute machinery designer b. 26 Nov 1886, d. 27 Jan 1970
Mother*: Jessie Doig Swanley b. 1886, d. 26 Jul 1919
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Robert Carson 'the Computer Doctor'
  • (Witness) Passenger List: He was mentioned on a passenger list with Henry Paterson jute machinery designer and Isabella Kinnear Paterson and Thomas Renwick Swanley Paterson on the Balmoral Ship Castle Line on 12 October 1919 at from Natal, Southampton, Hampshire, England, . Henry Paterson, fitter, 33, from South Africa to Scotland;
    Ella Paterson, 6;
    Renwick Paterson, 3;
    William Paterson, 1.3
  • (Informant) Death: William Paterson registered the death of Henry Paterson jute machinery designer on 27 January 1970 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; Henry Paterson, jute mill manager (retired), widower, DoB 20 Nov 1886, age 83 years; spouses 1) Jessie Swanley 2) Isabella Mason Swanley; died 1970 January twenty-seventh 0345 hours Royal Infirmary Dundee, ur 75 Tullidef Road Lochee; father William Paterson furniture dealer (dec), mother Annie Paterson ms Runciman (dec); cause 1a) congestive cardiac failure 1b) myocardial infarction 1c) coronary artery thrombosis as cert by A M M Shepherd MBChB; informant William Paterson son; registered 1970 January 27th ... ... registrar.4

Military Service

  • Military Service*: William Paterson served with the Black Watch between 1939 and 1945 in India.5


  1. [S40] CPT via TVFHS Historian[June 2013].
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, Ancestry member RWS Miller1 [Jun 2020].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Passenger Lists UK Arrivals [Jun 2020].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held, GROS extract 4019344 CE; district 282(3) year 1970, entry 33, death registered in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee [from CPT May 2009].
  5. [S40] CPT via email [Jun 2020].