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William Elder Paterson

M, #6132, b. 24 January 1909, d. circa 1953
Last Edited: 13 Mar 2018

Parents:

Father*: John Findlay Paterson baker, restaurenteur b. 14 Apr 1882, d. 29 Feb 1956
Mother*: Helen Summerton b. c 1882, d. 14 Jan 1949
  • Birth*: William Elder Paterson was born on 24 January 1909 at 9 Kirkgate, Cupar, Fife, Scotland, ; 1909 births in the district of Cupar in the county of Fife, ref 10; William Elder Paterson, 1909 January Twenty-fourth 9h 0m pm 9 Kirkgate Cupar; male; parenst John Findlay Paterson baker's vanman and Helen Paterson ms Summerton m 1904 December 29th Dundee; infromant John indlay Paterson father presenr; registered 1909 February 8th at Cupar Alex M Maclachlan assist registrar, initialled CW (Chas Welch registrar.)1,2,3
  • He was the son of John Findlay Paterson baker, restaurenteur and Helen Summerton.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Elder Paterson married Margaret Burke Kilhooley on 23 January 1937 at 60 Liff Road, Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; 1937 on the twenty-third day of January at 60 Liff Road Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; William Elder Paterson marine engineer, aged 27, 60 Liff Road Lochee, John Findlay Paterson baker, Helen Haughton Paterson ms Summerton; Maggie Burke Kilhooley, spool winder spinster, aged 25, 275 Hawkhill Dundee, William Kilhooley general labourer, Jessie Kirlhooley ms Beattie (dec); signed William Bodia minister of St Lukes Lochee, Alex Paterson 60 Liff Road Lochee, Helen Paterson 60 Liff Road Lochee witnesses, 1937 February 1st at Lochee John E Cant asst registrar.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Elder Paterson died circa 1953 had cancer.5
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by William Elder Paterson on 29 October 1948 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, . Inscription reads Erected by William Paterson in loving memory of his dear wife Margaret Kilhooley who died 28th October 1948 aged 32 years; Also his mother Helen Summerton Paterson who died 14th January 1949 aged 67 years; And his younger brother Edward who died in infancy 7th March 1925; Edward Summerton Paterson 1937-2004.6
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - William Paterson & Margaret Kilhooley
  • Address*: As of circa 1930, William Elder Paterson lived at Zimbabwe, ; from conversation with Margaret N M Dickson (granddaughter of John Paterson (39.))
  • (Witness) Death: He witnessed the death of Margaret Burke Kilhooley on 28 October 1943 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; at birth of child.7
  • Directory Entry: William Elder Paterson appeared in a directory of between 1949 and 1950 living at 183 South road, Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; Paterson, William, 183 South Road, Lochee.8

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1911They was listed as a member of the household of John Findlay Paterson baker, restaurenteur and Helen Summerton in the 1911 census at 12 Marybank Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . William Patterson, son, 2, b Cupar Fife; John Patterson, head, 28, yarn warehouseman in the jute industry, worker, b Lochee; Ellen, wife, 29, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living; 1 room with windows; 5 people living in the household.9

Family:

Margaret Burke Kilhooley b. c 1911, d. 28 Oct 1943
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Elder Paterson married Margaret Burke Kilhooley on 23 January 1937 at 60 Liff Road, Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, ; 1937 on the twenty-third day of January at 60 Liff Road Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; William Elder Paterson marine engineer, aged 27, 60 Liff Road Lochee, John Findlay Paterson baker, Helen Haughton Paterson ms Summerton; Maggie Burke Kilhooley, spool winder spinster, aged 25, 275 Hawkhill Dundee, William Kilhooley general labourer, Jessie Kirlhooley ms Beattie (dec); signed William Bodia minister of St Lukes Lochee, Alex Paterson 60 Liff Road Lochee, Helen Paterson 60 Liff Road Lochee witnesses, 1937 February 1st at Lochee John E Cant asst registrar.4

Child:

Edward Paterson b. a 23 Jan 1937, d. 2004

Citations

  1. [S6] From SS [Sept 2009].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), from marriage record (1937 aged 27).
  3. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory births 420/00 0010 [Apr 2011] from info given on 1911 census.
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, image held; 1937 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 21; from SS [Sept 2009].
  5. [S6] From conversation with MNMD (granddaughter of John Paterson (39)) [Sept 2009].
  6. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PC [Sept 2009].
  7. [S6] From conversation with MNMD (granddaughter of John Paterson (39)); death confirmed from burial records from SS [Sept 2009].
  8. [S37] Directory Dundee (Dundee:, Dundee Directory 1949-50 image held [Jan 2010]. Hereinafter cited as Dundee Directory.
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 282/05 002/00 013 [Apr 2011].