William Innes

M, #6398, b. circa 1844
     William Innes was born circa 1844 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of William Innes and Ann Pirie.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Innes, head; Ann Innes, wife; Margret Innes, daughter; Wiliam Innes, son; Ann Innes, daughter; Jean Innes, daughter.1
William Innes was a farm servant. He married Jane Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 November 1865.2,3 He was the informant for, and present at, William Innes's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 November 1869.4


  1. [S5111] 1851, Scottish Census, "William Innes, son, male, age 7, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, scholar, resident at Pultney Street."
  2. [S7180] William Innes to Jane Wood, Marriage entry, "1865, On the Thirtieth day of November at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Innes, Farm Servant (Bachelor), age 21, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Innes Fisherman and Ann Innes M.S. Pirie. Jane Wood, Her X Mark, Alexander Wood Witness, James Wood Witness, (Spinster), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Wood Fisherman and Jane Wood M.S. McDonald. Thos. M. Pirie, Minister of Seafield. Alexander Wood, Witness. James Wood, Witness. Registered 1865 Decr. 2nd at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  3. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  4. [S5109] William Innes, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Innes, Fisherman (Married to Ann Pirie), died 1869, November Twenty-second 2h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male, 52 years, Father: William Innes Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Innes M.S. Miller (Deceased), Cause of death: Jaundice, Three months, As Cert. by Hugh Sharp A.M. M.R.C.L. of Engd., Informant: William Innes, Son (present), Registered: 1869, November 22nd at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."