William Thomson

M, #3601, b. circa 1850, d. 5 April 1877
     William Thomson was born circa 1850. He was the son of William Thomson and Jane Gardiner. William Thomson was a fisherman. William died on 5 April 1877 at sea, off Banff Harbour, Banffshire, Scotland. He perished with the fishing boat 'Amiable' that was wrecked off Banff.1,2


  1. [S2815] William Thomson, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "See Reg. of Corr. Ents., vol 1, page 191, April 19th 1877. William Thomson, Fisherman (Single), died 1877 April Fifth about 4h A.M. Mounie Point near the Boat Hythe, Banff (Usual Residence 1 Bartlet Place), Male, 27 years. Father: William Thomson, Fisherman, Mother: Jane Thomson M.S. Gardiner, deceased. Cause of death: drowned by Wreck of Boat "Amiable". Informant: James Thomson, Brother, 1 Bartlet Place, Banff, Robert Leask, Registrar Witness. Registered: 1877, April 5th at Banff, Robert Leask, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.