William Sclater

M, #2542, b. 31 March 1858, d. 18 December 1894
     William Sclater was born on 31 March 1858 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Sclater and Jean Donaldson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Slater, head; Francis Slater, son; William Slater, son.2
William Sclater was a fisherman. He married Margaret Ann Topp at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 October 1878.3,4 He was the informant for Helen Jane Slater's birth at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 13 January 1879.5,6,4 He was the informant for, and present at, Helen Jane Slater's death at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 March 1879.7 He was the informant for, and present at, George Sclater's death at 180 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 November 1879.8 William Sclater was also known as William Slater.
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, head; Margaret A. Slater, wife; William Slater, son.9

He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 108 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Slater, head; Maggie Ann Slater, wife; Wm Slater, son; Geo Slater, son; Frank Slater, son; Alexr. Slater, son; John Slater, son; James Slater, son.10
William died on 18 December 1894 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 36.4

Children of William Sclater and Margaret Ann Topp

Citations

  1. [S1885] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Slater, male. Birth: 31 MAR 1858 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Slater. Mother: Jane Donaldson."
  2. [S3709] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Slater, son, unmarried, male, age 10, born in Banffshire, Rathven, at home, resident in ? Portknockie."
  3. [S3576] William Sclater to Margaret Ann Top, Marriage entry, "1878 on the Fourth day of October at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. William Sclater, His X Mark, Francis Slater Witness, William Pirie Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 20, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Sclater "Hasser" Fisherman and Jean Sclater M.S. Donaldson. Margaret Ann Top, Her X Mark, Francis Slater Witness, William Pirie Witness, Domestic Servant (Spinster), age 19, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Top Farm-Servant and Margaret Top M.S. Pirie (deceased). Peter Brown. William Pirie Witness. Francis Slater Witness. Registered 1878 October 7th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  5. [S3555] Helen Jane Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen-Jane Slater, 1879, January Thirteenth 10h 0m A.M. at 67 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Slater "Hasser" Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Ann Slater M.S. Top, married 1878 October 4th in Seafield. Informant: William Slater, His X Mark, Father. James McIntyre Registrar, Witness. Registered: 1879, January 30th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S2356] Helen Jane Slater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Jane Slater (Single), died 1879, March Tenth 3h 30m P.M. at 67 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 2 months. Father: William Slater "Hasser", Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Ann Slater M.S. Top. Cause of death: Acute Bronchitis, 9 Days, as cert. by S. Clark M.D. M.B.C.M. Informant: William Slater, Father (Present), James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1879, March 10th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S3718] George Slater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Slater, Fisherman (Widower of Jean Donaldson), died 1879, November Twenty-Second 4h 30m A.M. at 180 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 72 years. Father: George Slater Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Catherine Slater M.S. Mair (Deceased). Cause of death: General Debility, as cert. by S. Clark M.D. C.M. Informant: William Slater, His X Mark, Son (Present), James McIntyre, Registrar, Witness. Registered: 1879, November 22nd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S6399] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Slater, head, married, male, age 22, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 67 Portknockie."
  10. [S3673] 1891, Scottish Census, "Wm Slater, head, married, male, age 32, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 108 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."