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William Scott Ford

M, #250, b. 9 June 1871, d. 8 September 1957
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Parents:

Father*: James Ford 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 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 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
  • (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.4

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Duncan 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.5
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.6
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.7

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 Ford+ b. 1909, d. 6 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory marriages Dundee St Andrew 1896 [Jun 2006].
  2. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), image held : GROS Statutory deaths Dundee East 1957 282/01 0483 [Jan 2009].
  3. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), image held; 1919 GROS statutory deaths 272/00 0236 [Jan 2009].
  4. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), image held : GROS Statutory deaths Monifieth 1952 [Oct 2009].
  5. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  6. [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]
  7. [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]