My great grandfather

William John Burns born 12 October 1889 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland to John Burns and Elizabeth Montgomery.

He lived in (4th Floor), Princes Street, Glasgow, Blackfriars, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1891. Aged 1, of Glasgow. Living in the household of father John Burns aged 24, Mason's Labourer, of Glasgow, with mother Elizabeth Burns aged 26, of Glasgow, cousin Michael Boyle aged 5, Scholar, of Glasgow, boarder Thomas Boyd aged 24, married Hammerman, of Glasgow, boarder wife Catherine Boyd aged 20, Tobacco Spinner, of Glasgow, boarder's son Thomas Boyd aged 3, of Glasgow, and boarder's son William Boyd aged 0, of Glasgow.

13 March 1914 - William married Maria Inglis. They were married in a religious ceremony, after publication according to the forms of the Church of Scotland, in Calton Parish Church, Glasgow, witnessed by Alex Sneddon and Mary Maguire. He lived in 3 Canning Street, Glasgow at this time, his profession was Steel Work Checker.

24 December 1914 - His son, Hugh Maguire Burns, was born in 3 Canning Street, Glasgow.

9 April 1962 9h 45m pm - He died aged 72 at Belvidere Hospital (usual residence 521 Gallowgate, Glasgow). Cause of death: Chronic bronchitis, cardiac failure.

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