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Alexander Williamson

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c.1857 Born in Glasgow, son of Alexander Williamson.

1861 Alexander Williamson 35, steamboat steward, lived in Rothesay, with Mary Williamson 33, James Williamson 10, Mary Ann Williamson 12, Marian Williamson 8, Robert Williamson 6, Alexander Williamson 5, John Williamson 3, Grace Williamson 9 Months[1]

1871 Alexander Williamson 45, steam boat owner, lived in Rothesay with Mary Williamson 43, Minanne Williamson 22, Marion Williamson 19, Robert Williamson 16, Alexander Williamson 15, John Williamson 13, Grace Williamson 10[2]

1891 Steam ship owner, boarder in Crieff with Christina Williamson 33[3]

Alexander and his brother, James were responsible for the management of two of the railway companies' fleets.

1941 Died age 84[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1891 census
  4. Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, Volume 57, 1941