Notes
William GRANT
c:1816 - 6 FEB 1889

  data place born age year born
unsure 1831 discharge Inverness 17 1814
possible 1835 discharge Grantown 22 1813
unsure 1841 census Banffshire 25 1816
possible 1851 census Ireland 30 1821
This is correct person 1861 census Dublin 47 1814
unsure 1871 census      
This is correct person 1881 census Strathspey X 64 1817
This is correct person 1883 poor law Belfast 73 1810
This is correct person 1889 death   76 1813
   
   



  Sometime after his father Alexander dies, William joined the army and served in India but returned to england wounded, powder shot in his eyes.
Later he was discharged from the army.
 


1835

Discharge 29 Aug 1835 aged 22, Birth as Grantown, Inverallan, Invernessshire
Discharge Reg = 42nd Royal Highland Regt of Foot. Soldier number 844



c:1836 - 1840 was in Glenrinnes  


1841

census 1841 wife living at Upper Belandy, Glenrinnes (not William)

two possibilities for William........................

*1841 Scotland census
Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Brackonmark*

GRANT Allan 1781 age 60 Farmer Banffshire, Scotland GRANT Isabel 1801 age 40 Banffshire, Scotland GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland GRANT Elspet 1826 age 15 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland GRANT John 1826 age 15 Ag Lab Scotland CARMERON Charles 1831 age 10 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland INNIS William 1831 age 10 Scotland

*1841 Scotland census
Civil Parish: Inveravon
County: Banffshire
Address: Knockandow*

GRANT Harriot 1785 age 56 Occupier A Farm Banffshire, Scotland GRANT Elizabeth 1791 age 50 Banffshire, Scotland GRANT Charlott 1806 age 35 Banffshire, Scotland GRANT Grace 1811 age 30 Banffshire, Scotland GRANT William 1816 age 25 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland McDONALD 1831 age 10 Ag Lab Banffshire, Scotland

 

c:1841-42 married Annie McCONNACHIE, Mortlach, Banffshire.  

Early 1842 Wife and Mother-in-law move to Glen of New Mill, Keith  

July 1842 27 July 1842 - William's daughter Jessie GRANT was born  

Oct :1842 October, Wife Annie died possibly due to birth complications.  

c:1851 Census - Daughter Jessie & mother-in-law living Glen of New Mill  

1851 Census lists William possibly at Boharm - Windyhillocks
lodging with ( Peter GRANT - born Grantown ) an uncle?

*1851 Scotland census
Civil parish: Boharm
County: Banffshire
Address: Windyhillocks 2*
GRANT Peter Head 1799 age 52 Mason Boharm, Banffshire
GRANT Jam Wife 1816 age 35 Cairnie, Aberdeenshire
GRANT Jessie Daughter 1837 age 14 Boharm, Banffshire
GRANT William Lodger 1816 age 35 Agricultural Labourer Granton, Morrayshire

do not think that this is the correct person.


1852 17 June 1852 married Jane GRANT

1856 27 Oct 1856
Son Francis Robert Wynne Williams GRANT born

1861 census 1861 living at Grantown

1866 Daughter Jessie moves to England  

1871 census Scotland census
Registration district: St Nicholas
Civil parish: Aberdeen St Nicholas
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: 7 Bruce's Court

GRANT Jane wife 1823 age 38 Bottler Cromarty, Rossshire
GRANT Francis son 1857 age 14 Lab Owring Works Grandron Crom??, Massshire
believed to be (Grantown, Cromdale, Morayshire)

EDIT** Two possibilities for William GRANT
(Dundee – Angus)
GRANT William Prisoner 1816 age 55 Mason Dundee, Forfar S

(Kinloss – Moray)
GRANT William Servant 1813 age 58 Farm Serv Knockando, Morayshire
 

1872-1878 Living in Dundee  

1877 October - Son Francis enters Police in Glasgow and is living at
6 Burrels? Lane
 


1878-1879 living at 90 Gallowgate
1879-1880 with son living at 40 East Ingram St
1880-1883 living at 18 South St Mungo St
1881 census 1881 in Glasgow living at 18 South Street
1883 18 Oct 1883 applied for Poorlaw relief in Glasgow living at 23 Hunter Street
1885 1885 living at 15 West St ( now called Kerr St ) Govan
1885 Daughter Jessie living at Newport
1887 28 March 1887 Living at 30 Lime Street
1888 30 March 1888 Living at 30 Erroll Street

1889 6 Feb 1889 died in Glasgow before his wife Jane

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