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Person Page 3,985

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. before 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. [S1009] Ancestry.com, 1871 Scotland Census, Parish: Shettleston; ED: 14; Page: 9; Line: 19; Roll: CSSCT1871_117
Last Edited21 August 2018