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William Whitton

William Whitton

Male 1879 - 1933  (54 years)

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  • Name William Whitton 
    Born 1879  Dunbarton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Aug 1933  Shanghai, Sanitorium, China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11729  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father William Whitton,   b. 1851, Glasgow, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Dunbarton 496-210 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha Havern,   b. 1858, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1908, Combination Poorhouse, Dunbarton ref 496-0304 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Feb 1876  Dunbarton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 3 Mar 1888 
    Notes 
    • Divorced after having an affair with a Spaniard.
    Family ID F185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Knight McGregor,   b. 17 Apr 1896,   d. 1984, Poole, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1920  His Brittanic Majesties Legation Chapel, Peking, China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Helen McGregor Whitton,   b. 16 Jul 1921, 65 Eglinton Street, Ardrossan, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1973  (Age > 53 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arrived in Vancouver British Columbia on 20th April 1914 a single Engineer travelling from Shanghai to London on the "Empire of Japan" . Employer Fraser Farnel? Coy address Shanghai
      an Engineer at marriage address Peking, China father given as William Whitton an Engineer
      Arrived in London May 1921 on the "Kashmir" from Yokohama with wife Helen Knight Whitton address Eglington Road, Ardrossan a Mechanical Engineer last permanent address China to reside in Scotland

      Person: Wm WHITTON Date of departure: 16 September 1921
      Port of departure: London Destination port: Yokohama
      Destination country: Japan Ship: NYANZA
      address 65 Eglington Road, Ardrossan an Engineer
      Child born july 1921 not mentioned
      Travelled to Quebec from Southampton 16-8-1930 on the "Empress of Scotland" passing through Canada to Shanghai

      a Mechanical Engineer
      address at death in 1933 211A Rue Gustave de Brissezon, Shanghai, China at 1881 census at High Street, Dunbarton