William Legg

M, #7804, b. circa 1853
     William Legg was born circa 1853 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of Alexander Legg and Isabella Fordyce.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 73 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, head; Isabella Legg, wife; Elizabeth Legg, daughter; Alexr Forbes Legg, son; George Legg, son; William Legg, son; Isabel Legg, daughter; Jean Ann Legg, daughter; Ann Legg, daughter; John Fordyce, boarder.1
William Legg was a joiner.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 100 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, head; Isabella Legg, wife; Alexander Legg, son; William Legg, son; Ann Legg, daughter; Elizabeth Gilmore, grand daughter; George Slater, servant.2
He was the informant for, and present at, Alexander Legg's death at 100 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 January 1885.3,4

Citations

  1. [S7887] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Legg, son, unmarried, male, age 8, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), scholar, resident at 73 Portknockie."
  2. [S6437] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Legg, son, unmarried, male, age 28, born in Portknockie, Banff, joiner, resident at 100 Portknockie."
  3. [S7867] Alexander Legg, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Legg, Crofter (Married to Isabella Fordyce), died 1885, January Twenty-Sixth 10h 45m P.M. at 100 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 67 (sic) years, Father: James Legg Crofter (Deceased), Mother: Elizabeth Legg M.S. Stewart (Deceased), Cause of death: General Debility 1 year, Bed sores 2 months, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M., Informant: William Legg, Son (Present), Registered: 1885, January 27th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S940] Carolyn Hatt, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carolyn Hatt of Broadstairs, England.