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WOOD William

Male 1770 - 1853  (82 years)


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  • Name WOOD William 
    Born 4 Oct 1770  Lauder, Berwick Shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Baptised 21 October 1770
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 7 Feb 1853  West Rigg, Currie, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I94  Wood/O'Neill
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2010 

    Father WOOD John 
    Mother LAIDLAW Mary 
    Family ID F727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family TWEEDIE (CAIRNS) Christian,   b. Abt 1780, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1860, Currie, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1799  Innerleithen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Banns were called on the 30 Aug
    Notes 
    • The first five children were all born while William was a shepherd at Glensax Farm in the valley of Glensax Burn south of Peebles. The family appears to have moved to Edston Farm closer to Peebles, near the junction of the Tweed and Manor Water where William is still listed as a shepherd, before the birth of their next three children. [1]
    Children 
     1. WOOD Margaret,   b. 14 May 1802, Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. WOOD Mary,   b. 25 Jul 1804, Glensax, Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. WOOD John,   b. 6 Apr 1806, Manor near Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1901, Woodhouselee, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. WOOD William,   b. 6 Nov 1808, Glensax Farm, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. WOOD Christian,   b. 23 Dec 1810, Peebles, Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. WOOD Janet,   b. 28 Feb 1813, Peebles, Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1879, Colinton, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. WOOD Andrew,   b. 10 Mar 1817, Peebles, Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. WOOD Walter,   b. 15 Jun 1820, Peebles, Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1907, West Rigg, Currie, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     9. WOOD Archibald,   b. 14 Mar 1823, Peebles, Peebles, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William Wood - birth extract
    William Wood - birth extract
    Church Register
    Scotland's People

  • Notes 
    • Documents indicate that William was born in Berwick Shire in 1770. John Wood and Mary Laidlaw were tenants in Igrop.

      Notice reads: John Wood Tenant in Igrop and Mary Laidlaw his spouse their son William born 4th & bapt 21st October 1770.

      The first 5 children were all born while William was a shepherd at Glensax Farm in the valley of Glensax Burn south of Peebles. The family appears to have moved to Edston Farm closer to Peebles, near the junction of the Tweed and Manor Water where William is still listed as a shepherd, before the birth of their next three children. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] From Wendy Edmond's research.