William Gordon Tasker

M, #4482, b. 18 April 1869, d. 24 March 1943
     William Gordon Tasker was born illegitimate on 18 April 1869 at 69 Back Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Watt and Margaret Tasker. William Gordon Tasker was also known as William Gordon Watt. He was a master tailor and clothier. He married Catherine Peterkin at Dalrymple Café, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 22 October 1896.3,2 William died on 24 March 1943 at Aldersyde, Alexandra Terrace, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 73.4,2


  1. [S3530] William Gordon Tasker, Register of Births in the Parish of Fraserburgh in the County of Aberdeen, "Dec of Paternity: See Reg. of Cor. Ent., Vol. 1, p98. William-Gordon Tasker (Illegitimate), 1869, April Eighteenth 9h 20m P.M. at 69 Back Street, Fraserburgh, Male. Mother: Margaret Tasker (Domestic Servant). Informant: Margaret Tasker, Mother. Registered: 1869, May 3rd at Fraserburgh, H W Lawrance, Registrar."
  2. [S3529] Graeme McIver, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Graeme McIver of Edgworth, Lancashire, England.
  3. [S3528] William Gordon Watt to Catherine Peterkin, Marriage entry, "1896 on the Twenty Second day of October at Dalrymple Café, Fraserburgh. After Banns According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Gordon Watt, Tailor & Clothier (Bachelor), age 27, usual residence 22 Charlotte Street, Fraserburgh, parents John Watt, General Clerk and Margaret Tasker, Cook (Domestic Servant). Catherine Peterkin, Dressmaker (Spinster), age 20, usual residence 37 Charlotte Street, Fraserburgh, parents Thomas Peterkin, Cooper (Journeyman) and Catherine Peterkin M.S. Wood. G. Wauchope Stewart, West Parish Fraserburgh. Jessie Peterkin Witness. G. Peterkin Witness. Registered 1896 October 23rd at Fraserburgh, Wm Pressley Registrar."
  4. [S3531] William Gordon Watt, Register of Deaths in the Parish of Fraserburgh in the County of Aberdeen, "William Gordon Watt, Master Tailor (Retired), (married to Catherine Wood Peterkin), died 1943, March Twenty-fourth 5h 0m P.M. at 'Aldersyde', Alexandra Terrace, Fraserburgh, Male, 72 years, Father: William Watt (deceased), Mother: Margaret Watt M.S. Tasker (deceased), Cause of death: Cerebral Haemorrhage, as certified by A.N. Webster M.B., Ch.B., Informant: T(?) Peterkin, Brother-in-Law, "Rosehall", King Edward Street, Fraserburgh, Registered: 1943, March 25th at Fraserburgh, James Mair Registrar."