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William Scott Ford

M, #250, b. 9 June 1871, d. 8 September 1957
Last Edited: 1 Nov 2020

Parents:

Father*: James Ford railway carter, coachman b. 3 Mar 1841, d. 30 Sep 1874
Mother*: Mary Duncan b. 21 May 1837, d. 28 Apr 1875
  • Birth*: William Scott Ford was born on 9 June 1871 at Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, .
  • He was the son of James Ford railway carter, coachman and Mary Duncan.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Scott Ford married Margaret Scott Key, daughter of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford, on 31 December 1896 at St John's Hall, Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1897 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, 1896 on the twenty-third day of December at St John's Hall Albert Street Dundee after banns according to the Established Church of Scotland, Wm S Ford marine engineer bachelor, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, James Ford coachman (DS) (dec) Mary Ford ms Duncan (dec), Maggie Key domestic servant spinster, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford, James M Campbell min of Wallacetown Dundee, John D Ford, Lizzie Key witnesses; registered 1897 January 7th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Scott Ford died on 8 September 1957 at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , at age 86 1957 deaths in the district of Dundee East in the county of Angus; 483; William Scott Ford marine engineer (retired) widower of Margaret Scott Key; 1957 September eighth 4h 30m pm Maryfield Hospital Dundee ur 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; male aged 86 years; parents James Ford coachman (dec) and Mary Ford ms Duncan (dec); cerebral Haemorrhage as cert by R V Clark MBChB; Jean D Ford daughter 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; 1957 September 9th at Dundee Albert Bowman assist registrar CWB Reg (C W Baxter.)2
  • (Interred) Burial*: He was buried with William Scott Ford on 11 September 1957 at Arbroath Western Cemetery, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland, , /www.deceasedonline.com search only (no detail) [May 2010].
  • (Cousin) Cousins*: He and Margaret Scott Key are cousins; Cousin of William Scott Ford.
  • Occupation*: William was Sea Captain.
  • (Witness) Birth: He witnessed the birth of Annie Gibson Ford on 21 September 1902 at 93 Keptie Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; cert held : 1902 births in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar; Annie Gibson Ford, 1902 September twentyfierst 6h 50m am 93 Keptie Street Arbroath, f, William Scott Ford marine engineer, Margaret Scott Ford ms Key 1896 December 31st Dundee, Wm S Ford father.
  • (Witness) Birth: William Scott Ford witnessed the birth of Jane Duncan Ford on 21 September 1902 at 93 Keptie Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; cert held : 1902 births in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar; Jane Duncan Ford, 1902 September twentyfirst 6h 55m am 93 Keptie Street Arbroath, f, William Scott Ford marine engineer, Margaret Scott Ford ms Key 1896 December 31st Dundee, Wm S Ford father.
  • (Informant) Death: William Scott Ford registered the death of Edith Margaret Ford on 3 August 1919 at 35 Victoria Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1919 deaths in the district of Arbroath & St Vigeans in the county of Forfar; 230; Edith Margret Ford typist single; 1919 August third 9h 0m am 35 Victoria Street Arbroath; female aged 21 years; parents William Scott Ford marine engineer and Margaret Scott Ford ms Key; inanition following neuresthenia 2 months as cert by W J R Dewar MD; Wm S Ford father present; 1919 August 4th at Arbroath Alex Smith Registrar.3
  • Electoral Roll*: William Scott Ford was listed in the electoral roll of 1931 at 6 Ramsay Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus, Scotland, , First name(s)     Wilhelmina
    Last name     Ford
    Year     1931
    Name as transcribed     Ford, Wilhelmina 8,
    Street     -
    Place     Dundee
    County     Forfarshire (Angus)
    Country     Scotland
    Record set     Scotland, Dundee & Forfarshire (Angus) Electoral Registers 1857-1939
    Category     Census, land & surveys
    Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
    Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland.4
  • Electoral Roll: He was listed in the electoral roll of 1938 at 6 Ramsay Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus, Scotland, , First name(s)     Wilhelmina
    Last name     Ford
    Year     1938
    Name as transcribed     Ford, Wilhelmina §.
    Street     -
    Place     Dundee
    County     Forfarshire (Angus)
    Country     Scotland
    Record set     Scotland, Dundee & Forfarshire (Angus) Electoral Registers 1857-1939
    Category     Census, land & surveys
    Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
    Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland.4
  • Newspaper Article*: He and Margaret Scott Key were mentioned in a newspaper article First name(s)     William Scott
    Last name     Ford
    Sex     Male
    Marriage year     1946
    Marriage date     31 Dec 1896
    Place     Dundee
    Periodical     Courier & Advertiser
    Publication year     1946
    Publication date     31 Dec 1946
    Page     4
    Spouse's first name     Margaret
    Spouse's last name     Key
    County     Forfarshire (Angus)
    Country     Scotland
    Event Type     Marriage Notice
    Record set     Scotland, Newspaper Marriage & Anniversary Notices
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Parish Marriages
    Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland on 31 December 1946 at Glenfarg Villa, 6 Ramsay Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus, Scotland, .5
  • (Informant) Death: William Scott Ford registered the death of Agnes Jane Stewart Ford nurse on 5 December 1948 at Burnbank Nursing Home, Broughty Ferry, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1948 deaths in the distrcit of Broughty Ferry in the County of Angus, ref 104; Agnes Jane Stewart Ford nurse retired single, died 1948 DEcember fifth 4h 0m pm Burnbank Nursing Home Broughty Ferry UR 71 Church Street Broughty Ferry, female aged 75 years, parents James Ford coachman (dec) and Mary Ford MS Duncan (dec); influenza and pulmonary congestion (14 days) as cert by Malcolm Chalmers MBChB; signed W S Ford brother 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; registered 1948 December 6th st Broughty Ferry signed D L Ellis registrar.6,7
  • (Informant) Death: William Scott Ford registered the death of Margaret Scott Key on 6 April 1952 at Gerard Hospital, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, ; 1952 deaths in the district of Monifieth in the county of Angus; Margaret Scott Ford married to William Scott Ford marine engineer, 1952 April sixth 7h 30m pm Gerard Hospital Monifieth ur 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; female aged 80 years, parents George Key shore porter (dec) and Ann Key ms Ford (dec); coronary arterial thrombosis as cert by F N Badenoch MBChB; Wm S Ford widower 6 Ramsay Street Broughty Ferry; registered 1952 April 7th at Monifieth signed H McDonald registrar.8

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Duncan farm servant and Margaret Milne in the 1881 census at 14 Green Street, St Vigeans, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Wm Ford, grandson, 9, scholar, Arbroath; John Duncan, head, mar, 78, general labourer St Cyrus Kincardine; Margaret Duncan, wife, mar 73, Kineff Kincardine.9,10
Not Found5 April 1891William Scott Ford has not been found in the 1891 census. Possible aged 15 in Oakbank Ind School for Boys, Mid Socket, Aberdeen.11
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Jean Duncan in the 1891 census at Hannah Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Jane     Duncan     Head     Unmarried     Female     44     1847     -     Aberdeenshire, Scotland
William     Scott     Nephew     Unmarried     Male     19     1872     Mill Mechanic     Arbroath, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Agnes J S     Ford     Niece     Unmarried     Female     17     1874     Boot Fitteress     Arbroath, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland.12
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Scott Key in the 1901 census at 475 John Williamson Street, Durham, County Durham, England, . Wm S Ford, head, mar, 29, marine engineer, worker, Scotland; Margaret Ford, wife, mar, 29, Scotland; also in the household were Edith Margaret Ford and Archibald Hall Ford.13

Family:

Margaret Scott Key b. 20 Jan 1872, d. 6 Apr 1952
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Scott Ford married Margaret Scott Key, daughter of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford, on 31 December 1896 at St John's Hall, Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1897 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, 1896 on the twenty-third day of December at St John's Hall Albert Street Dundee after banns according to the Established Church of Scotland, Wm S Ford marine engineer bachelor, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, James Ford coachman (DS) (dec) Mary Ford ms Duncan (dec), Maggie Key domestic servant spinster, 24, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford, James M Campbell min of Wallacetown Dundee, John D Ford, Lizzie Key witnesses; registered 1897 January 7th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.1

Children:

Edith Margaret Ford b. 20 Mar 1898, d. 3 Aug 1919
Archibald Hall Ford+ b. 23 Apr 1900, d. 1979
Annie Gibson Ford b. 21 Sep 1902, d. 1985
Jane Duncan Ford b. 21 Sep 1902, d. 1989
Wilhelmina Scott Ford+ b. 1909, d. 6 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages Dundee St Andrew 1896 [Jun 2006].
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held : GROS Statutory deaths Dundee East 1957 282/01 0483 [Jan 2009].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, image held; 1919 GROS statutory deaths 272/00 0236 [Jan 2009].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland, Dundee & Forfarshire (Angus) Electoral Registers 1857-1939
    Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Nov 2020].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland, Newspaper Marriage & Anniversary Notices collection Dundee Courier & Advertiser [Nov 2020].
  6. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) www.deceasedonline.com search only (no detail) [May 2010].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, 1948 Boughty Ferry 282/5 104 image held [Jul 2020].
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, image held : GROS Statutory deaths Monifieth 1952 [Oct 2009].
  9. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  10. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    14, Green Street, St Vigeans, Arbroath, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jul 2020].
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Aberdeen Old Machar; ED: Oakbank Industrial School for Boys; Page: 3; Line: 10; Roll: CSSCT1891_55; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Jan 2012]
  12. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Hannah Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jul 2020].
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 4736; Folio: 155; Page: 32. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives, 1901. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The National Archives gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU. [Jan 2012]