William Sclater

M, #6683, b. circa 1854
     William Sclater was born circa 1854. He was the son of William Sclater and Mary Wilson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, 40; Mary Slater, 33; Mary Slater, 9; William Slater, 7; George Slater, 4; Margt Ann (sic) Slater, 2; John Slater, 0.1
William Sclater was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 199 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Sclater, head; Mary Sclater, wife; Mary Sclater, daughter; William Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Margret Sclater, daughter; Helen Sclater, daughter; Catherine Wood, visitor.2
William Sclater was also known as Slater. He was the informant for Helen Pirie's death at 10 New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 January 1921.3

Citations

  1. [S5449] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Slater, male, age 7, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's scholar, resident at Portknockie."
  2. [S5448] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Sclater, son, unmarried, male, age 17, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 199 Portknockie."
  3. [S6426] Helen Pirie née Sclater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Pirie (Married to James Pirie, Fisherman), died 1921, January Twenty Fifth 4h A.M. at 10 New Street, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 56 years. Father: William Slater "Duncan" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Mary Slater M.S. Wilson "Brown" (Deceased). Cause of death: Carcinoma of stomach, Myocarditis, as cert. by J. Geddes Smith M.B. Ch.B. Informant: William Slater, His X Mark, Brother, 23 Pulteney St., James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1921, January 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."