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William McInroy

M, #4705, b. 1853, d. 22 October 1936
  • Birth*: William McInroy was born in 1853 at Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of Duncan McInroy and Barbara Japp.
  • Occupation*: In 1875 William was draper.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Sarah Christie circa 1876.
  • (Informant) Birth: William McInroy registered the birth of Annie Christie McInroy on 21 August 1884 at Heyman Street, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1884 births in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; ref 20; Annie Christie McInroy, born 1881 August Twenty-first 6h 5m pm at Heyman Street, Letham, Dunnichen; female parents Willian McInroy draper and Sarah Lillian McInroy me Christie married 1880 March 25th at Dunnichen; signed William McInroy father present; registered 1884 September 5th at Letham signed Thomas Macbeth registrar.2
  • (Informant) Birth: William McInroy registered the birth of Sarah Barbara McInroy on 7 July 1886 at Heyman Street, Letham, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1886 births in the parish of Dunnichen in the county of Forfar; ref 22; Sarah Barbara McInroy, born 1886 July Seventh 12noon at Heyman Street, Letham, Dunnichen; female parents Willian McInroy draper and Sarah McInroy ms Christie married 1880 March 30th at Dunnichen; signed William McInroy father present; registered 1886 July 26th at Letham signed Thomas Macbeth registrar.3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: William McInroy is commemorated on the headstone erected by Duncan McInroy in 1884 at Dunnichen Churchyard, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads tall obelisk with cross at top; four branches of the family are recorded, one on each face;
    East face - erected/ by/ Duncan McInroy Letham/ and family/ in memory of his wife/ and their beloved mother/ Barbara Japp,/ who died 1st Sept 1884 aged 66 years/ and the above Duncan McInroy/ who died 12th Feb 1895 aged 75 years/ John McInroy eldest son/ died at Dundee 6th May 1924 aged 75 years/ interred there;
    South face - in Memoriam/ Sarah Barbara/ infant daughter of William McInroy/ and Sarah Christie his wife/ died 14th Jan 1888./ the above/ William McInroy JP/ who died at Bathurst Letham/ 22nd Oct 1936, aged 82 years/ and the above/ Sarah Christie/ died 30th Dec 1944/ aged 95 years// Annie Christie/ eldest daughter of the above/ died 20th November 1963 aged 79;
    North face - Henry Flight McInroy/ beloved husband of/ Mary Jane Ramsay/ died at Bangor, N Wales/ 29th Octr 1922/ interred there;
    West face - Robert McInroy/ in loving memory of/ my dear wife/ Maggie Adamson/ who died 15th Jan 1923/ aged 66 years/ and Robert McInroy/ who died at Middle Farm Bampton/ 10th June 1936 aged 77 years.4
    Dunnichen Churchyard Robert McInroy Maggie Adamson
  • (Deceased) Death*: William McInroy died on 22 October 1936 at Bathurst, Letham, Forfarshire, Scotland.5,6

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Sarah Christie in the 1881 census at Hemming Road, Dunnichen, Forfarshire, Scotland. William McInroy, head, mar, 26, draper & clothier employing 3 men 1 boy & 1 woman, Dunnichen; Sarah McInroy, wife, mar, 31, Dundee; also in the household were William Christie McInroy.7
Last Edited: 26 Mar 2016

Parents:

Father*: Duncan McInroy b. 3 Feb 1822, d. 12 Feb 1895
Mother*: Barbara Japp b. c 1819, d. 1 Sep 1884

Family:

Sarah Christie b. c 1850, d. 30 Dec 1944
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William McInroy married Sarah Christie circa 1876.

Children:

William Christie McInroy b. Jan 1881, d. 24 Oct 1936
Donald Cameron McInroy8 b. 1882
Annie Christie McInroy b. 21 Aug 1884, d. 20 Nov 1963
Sarah Barbara McInroy b. 7 Jul 1886, d. 14 Jan 1888

Citations

  1. [S40] HM [Mar 2008].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Births 1884 Dunnichen ref 20 [June 2006].
  3. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Births 1886 Dunnichen ref 22 [June 2006].
  4. [S43] PCC photos held [Apr 2009].
  5. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , from MI [April 2009].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Stautory death registration 1936 Dunnichen Angus ref 283/00 0021 no image [Mar 2014].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL Film 0203491 GRO ref vol 283 Enum Distr 2 page 3.
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Stautory birth registration 1882 Dunnichen Angus ref 283/00 0038 [Mar 2014].