My 2nd great grandfather

William Shiress Crichton born about 1850 in Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland to dyer James Crichton and Annie Greig. He was baptised 16 February 1850 in Dundee.

He lived in Manchline Tower Court, Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland in 1851. Aged 1, of Dundee. Living in the household of father James Crichton aged 27, Silk Dyer & Employing 2 Men, of Dundee, with mother Annie Crichton aged 22, of Brechin, and servant Margaret Wilson aged 18, unmarried Servant In House, of Forfar.

He lived in High Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland in 1861. Aged 10, Scholar, of Dundee. Living in the household of mother Annie Crichton aged 30, married Dyer, of Brechin, Forfarshire, with brother Alexander Crichton aged 8, Scholar, of Dundee, brother James Crichton aged 6, Scholar, of Dundee, servant Isabella Fife aged 50, Domestic Servant, of Dundee, and servant William Lodge aged 29, unmarried Dyer, of Aberdeen.

William married Christina McCallum. They were married in a religious ceremony, after Banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, on 24 November 1876 in 5 Burnside Buildings, Glasgow, witnessed by Jane Fleming and James Saxton.

His daughter, Margaret Cameron Crichton, was born 27 September 1877 9h 30m am in 327 Caledonia Road, Glasgow.

His daughter, Annie Greig Crichton, was born 1 September 1879 11h 40m am in 327 Caledonia Road, Glasgow.

He lived in 327 Caledonia Rd, Glasgow in 1881. Aged 30, Compositor, of Dundee. Living with him: wife Christina Crichton aged 25, of Row, Dunbartonshire, daughter Margaret C Crichton aged 3, of Glasgow, and daughter Annie G Crichton aged 1, of Glasgow.

His daughter, Janet Walker Crichton, was born 14 July 1881 4h 40m am in 31 Devon Street, Glasgow.

His son, William Shiress Crichton, was born 21 September 1883 7h 40m pm in 448 Crown Street, Glasgow.

His daughter, Nelly Crichton, was born 21 August 1885 3h 10m pm in Stanley House, John Street, Dunoon.

His daughter, Christina Crichton, was born 11 August 1887 11h 50m pm in 12 Anderston Quay, Glasgow.

He lived in 83 North Woodside Rd, Glasgow in 1891. Aged 40, Printer Compositor, of Dundee. Living with him: wife Christina C Crichton aged 35, of Row, Dunbartonshire, daughter Annie G Crichton aged 11, Scholar, of Glasgow, daughter Jessie W Crichton aged 9, Scholar, of Glasgow, son William S Crichton aged 7, Scholar, of Glasgow, daughter Helen McC Crichton aged 5, Scholar, of Dunoon, and daughter Christina Crichton aged 3, of Glasgow.

He lived in 9, Dean Street, Glasgow, Blackfriars, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1901. Aged 51, Printer, of Dundee. Living with him: wife Christina Crichton aged 45, of Row, son William Crichton aged 18, single Glazier, of Glasgow, daughter Helen Crichton aged 15, single Waiterss, of Dunoon, and daughter Christina Crichton aged 13, Scholar, of Glasgow.

He died aged 59 on 8 April 1909 5h 35m am in Gartlock Asylum (usual residence 79 Ladywell Street, Glasgow). Cause of death: General paralysis 2yrs 3months. Informant: Christina Crichton, daughter, 79 Ladywell Street, Glasgow.

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