William Macnish

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Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Dr William McNish of Edinburgh.

  1. Not found in the 1841 census. Possible match in 1851 census: William MacNish, age 66, 28 Warriston Crescent, Edinburgh, occupation "Physician Graduate Glasgow University on Army half pay - practice", born Glasgow, with his wife, four daughters and two relations.

  2. "Drowned, on the 19th ultimo [May], at Scutari, Turkey in Asia, Lieutenant William Macnish, 93rd Highlanders, son of Dr William Macnish, late 63rd Regiment."

Sources

T71/1609 Antigua claim no. 968.

  1. General Register Office for Scotland, census 1851 685/2 213 012.

  2. Scotsman, Saturday 3rd June 1854, transcribed at http://www.happyhaggis.co.uk/1854.htm [accessed 25/04/2012].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish

Associated Claims (1)

£39 0S 7D
Awardee

Addresses (1)

Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland