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William Ballantyne

b. 8 June 1789, d. 6 March 1842

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William Ballantyne was born on 8 June 1789 at Howmains in Glassford.1,2,3 He was baptized on 21 June 1789 in Glassford, Lanarkshire.3


FatherAndrew Ballantyne (b. circa 1760, d. after 1795)
MotherIsabella Young (b. circa 1760, d. after 1795)

Family life

William Ballantyne and Christina Dow were married on 15 March 1818 in Glassford.4

Children with Christina Dow (b. circa 1801, d. 21 April 1877)

SonAndrew Ballantyne+ (b. circa 1821)
DaughterHelen Ballantyne (b. circa 1825)
DaughterChristina Ballantyne+ (b. August 1826, d. 8 March 1867)
DaughterIsabella Ballantyne+ (b. circa 1827)
SonWilliam Ballantyne (b. circa 1829)
DaughterKatharin Ballantyne (b. circa 1830)
DaughterJanet Ballantyne (b. circa 1832)
SonJohn Ballantyne (b. circa 1834)
SonGeorge Ballantyne (b. circa 1836)
DaughterMargaret Ballantyne (b. circa 1839)
DaughterElizabeth Ballantyne (b. circa 1842, d. 27 March 1883)

Residence information

William Ballantyne lived in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 15 March 1818.4 He lived at Muirhead in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 6 June 1841, farmer.5


William Ballantyne died on 6 March 1842 at age 52 in Hamilton.1,2,6,7 He was buried on 7 March 1842 at Glassford Cemetery in Glassford.2


  1. [S981] "The Ballantyne Roadblock", 2019, James Michael Fleming (Cammeray, NSW), p8; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  2. [S983] Ballentyne x 3 Gravestone, 129629899, Findagrave, Glassford Cemetery; Findagrave, 6 Mar 1842.
  3. [S1056] Baptismal Record: William Ballantyne 1789, No 645/ 10/137, (21 Jun 1789), National Records of Scotland, New Register House Edinburgh
  4. [S1072] Marriage Certificate, William Ballantyne and Christina Dow, 15 Mar 1818, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh. 645/ 10/216.
  5. [S982] William Ballenden, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, Edinburgh, Hamilton, Public Record Office, 647/22/3.
  6. [S984] Christany Dow, 30 Mar 1851 Census, Edinburgh, Hamilton, General Register Office, Scotland, 647/8/4.
  7. [S988] Death Certificate, Ballentyne, Christina, National Records of Scotland, Scotland, 647/136.
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ContextBallantyne clan maternal
Ch Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Ballantyne
Last Edited14 July 2019