William was christened June 12, 1816 @ Keir Parish, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. William is the child of John Edgar & Jean Nicholson.
"England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGVV-FFJ : 24 July 2016), William Edgar, Neston, Cheshire, England; citing Neston, Cheshire, England, p. 16, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
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