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William Fleming

b. 2 June 1856

Family Surname

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William Fleming was born on 2 June 1856 at Airdrie in Lanark.1,2,3,4


FatherAngus Fleming (b. 11 July 1831, d. between 12 February 1881 and 18 July 1884)
MotherElizabeth Taylor (b. about 1831, d. 12 February 1881)

Working life

  • In 1871 William Fleming was a pupil teacher at Tollcross in Glasgow.1
  • On 3 April 1881 William Fleming was a rivetter at 206 Main Street in Barony.5

Residence information

William Fleming appeared on the census of on 7 April 1861 in the household of Angus Fleming in Edinburgh, Scotland. The family of five plus one lodger lived in accommodation where only one room had a window.3 William Fleming lived in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in 1871, Relation to Head of House: Son.61 He appeared on the census of on 3 April 1881 in the household of Samuel Fleming in Barony, Lanark, Scotland.5


  1. [S521] Elizabeth Fleming, 2 April 1871 Census UK, Edinburgh, Tollcross, General Register Office, Scotland, 622/03014/000009.
  2. [S525] Fleming, William, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City: International Genealogical Index, 2 Jun 1856).
  3. [S548] Angus Fleming, 7 July 1861 Census, Edinburgh, Trinity College Edinburgh, General Register Office, Scotland.
  4. [S553] GRO Scotland, Birth Index: Fleming, William 1856, (GRO Scotland), 651/01 0366.
  5. [S554] Samuel Fleming, 3 Apr 1881 Census, Edinburgh, Barony, General Register Office, Scotland 0203630, 644/1 Dist 38 p8.
  6. [S1010] Ancestry.com, 1871 Scotland Census, Parish: Shettleston; ED: 14; Page: 9; Line: 19; Roll: CSSCT1871_117
Last Edited21 August 2018