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William Henderson (1873 - 1926)

William Henderson
Born in Forth, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Jul 1894 in Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
Husband of — married 31 Dec 1919 in Aitkenhead, Dist of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 53 in Thornwood, Dist of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
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William Henderson. [1][2]

Born 05 FEB 1873. Forth, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. [3][4]

Died 20 AUG 1926. Thornwood, Dist of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

cert shows William as a coal miner married to 1) Marion Aitken 2) Annie McDonald Cameron or Halley, d. 8:10pm aged 52 of injury to back & spine 8 mths, lobar pneumonia 6 days, s/o Archibald Henderson, blacksmith journeyman and Agnes m.s. Todd, both dec'd. Inf. widow Annie Henderson, present, reg. Uddingston Aug 21st. RCE Vol VI Pg 137 Nov 30th report of result of a precognition received which adds to the cause of death "from injuries by accident received through fall of portion of wall of shaft in colliery (per verdict of jury), signed Procurator Fiscals Office Hamilton 20th Oct 1926, and by the Registrar at Uddingston 30th Nov 1926. [5][6][7]


Husband William Henderson.

'Married' 1st:

Wife Marion Glen Aitken.

07 JUL 1894. Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.

cert. reads: William 21, blacksmith, living at No 1 James Pit, so Archibald, oversman in a coal mine. Marion 20 living at No 2 James Pit. do Archibald Aitken, coal miner, dec. Wit: Agnes Aitken, (assumed to be Marion's sister) and John Henderson (assumed to be William's brother). [8][9][10]


Ellen Henderson
Amelia Henderson
Marion Aitken Henderson.
Agnes Todd Henderson.
Maggie Henderson
Archibald Henderson
Mary Henderson.

Married 2nd:

Wife Ann McDonald Cameron.

31 DEC 1919. Aitkenhead, Dist of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Note: cert shows married after publication, Free Ch of Sct, William, 46, coal miner s/o Archibald Henderson, blacksmith journeyman, and Agnes m.s. Todd, both dec'd and Ann McDonald Halley, 43, dtr of Peter Cameron, joiner journeyman and Jessie m.s. Munro, both dec'd. Both William and Ann were widowed, and living 54 Thornwood Rows. Minister Wm Taylor UF Minster at Aitkenhead, Wit: John & Helen Grant, reg. Jan 6th 1920 at Uddingston. [11][12]


1901 Torpichen, Par. of Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland.

Note: HENDERSON: William 28 Colliery haulageman b Haywood, LKS; wife Marion 26 b Kilsyth, STI (should say Kirkintilloch, DNB); Dtrs: Helen A 5, Amelia 4, both scholars b England; Marion 1 b Bothwell, LKS. [13]

1911 Uddingston, Dist of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Note: HENDERSON (2 rooms 1 or more windows): William 39 coal miner (hewer, worker) wid. b. Heywood (sic), LKS; Children: Ellen 16, Amelia 15 both b. ENG; Marion 12 at school b. Heywood, LKS; Agnes 10 at school b. Uphall, Linlithgow; Maggie 7, Archibald 5, both at school b. Uddingston, LKS; Mary 4 b. Uddingston; [14]


  1. Source: #S840 HENDERSON/TOD(D) births, Carnwath, batch C116321, extracted 1993
  2. Source: #S93 Children of Archibald HENDERSON and Agnes TODD, Page 2, extracted c 1972
  3. Source: #S840 HENDERSON/TOD(D) births, Carnwath, batch C116321, extracted 1993
  4. Source: #S56 1901 Census: Torpichen, WLN Dist 671/2 (ED2?) Page 27, copy d/loaded Oct 2005
  5. Source: #S1595 Marr. 1894 William HENDERSON and Marion AITKEN, Whitehaven, Sep qtr, 10b/953, extracted Oct 2005
  6. Source: #S333 Dth index 1908-1973 William HENDERSON, searched by Robert McC, Oct 2005
  7. Source: #S56 Dth 20 Aug 1926 William HENDERSON, reg. Dist of Bothwell, LKS Dist 625/01 pg 46 #138, copy d/loaded Mar 2008
  8. Posting re 1894 marriage: Wiliam HENDERSON and Marion AITKEN in my Rootsweb guestbook, by Elspeth, Oct 2005
  9. Source: #S1595 Marr. 1894 William HENDERSON and Marion AITKEN, Whitehaven, Sep qtr, 10b/953, extracted Oct 2005
  10. Source: #S2347 Marr. 1894 William HENDERSON and Marion AITKEN, extract rcvd Oct 2005
  11. 1919 Marriage: 31 Dec (reg. 1920) William HENDERSON & Ann McDonald HALLEY/MALLEY, reg. Dist of Bothwell, LKS 625/01 Pg 8 #15, image available ScotlandsPeople
  12. Source: #S2124 William HENDERSON/Ann CAMERON, tree of Moira PATERSON, extracted Mar 2008
  13. Source: #S56 1901 Census: Torpichen, WLN Dist 671/2 (ED2?) Page 27, copy d/loaded Oct 2005
  14. Source #S216: Bothwell, LKS, Reg. 625/01 010 000 2 Sched. 51, hsehold of William HENDERSON, copy d/loaded Apr 2016
  • Source: S1595 www FreeBMD England, http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl
  • Source: S333 BDMs, Scotland death indices, & researcher extracts, Compiler Address: GRO, SCT
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855): http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php
  • Source: S216 1911 census images from ScotlandsPeople
  • Source: S840 IGI: HENDERSON extract 1993 Publication: 1993 Repository: #R21 Call Number: IGI Henderson
  • Repository: R21 LDS library State: Utah USA
  • Source: S93 Family History: HENDERSON, James (1814-1892) and his family Isabella Chittock nee Howden Publication: Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, aft 1915 (copy available FamilySearch Memories James Henderson)
  • Paternal and Maternal relationships are both confirmed by an autosomal MyHeritageDNA test match between RB and Anne Beck, his 3rd cousin . Their most-recent common ancestors are Archibald Henderson and Agnes Todd, the great great grandparents of both RB and Anne Beck. Predicted relationship from MyHeritageDNA: 3rd-4th cousins, based on sharing 67 cM across 3 segments.

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