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William Macdonald

William Macdonald

William (1892-1964) was the son of Murdo Macdonald and Henrietta Finlayson of 51 North Tolsta.

William served with the Royal Naval Reserves during World War One. He became a prisoner of war in Holland. More information about Tolsta men interned in Holland can be found at the North Tolsta Historical Society website.

William married Henrietta Macdonald, of 1 North Tolsta, and the couple settled as cottars at 51 North Tolsta. They had eight children: six girls and two boys.

In 1922 their first child, Mary, died in early childhood.

In 1937 William was widowed.

In due course the house passed to their grandson.


Title: William Macdonald
Record Type: People
Also Known As: Uilleam Mhurchaidh Bhuidhe
Date of Birth: 1892
Date of Death: 1964
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CET 27
Record Maintained By: CET
Subject Id: 90776