5 June 1807 – 11 June 1890
Origin Dundee, Scotland
First settled in Freshwater Bay, WA
Original Occupation Sergeant (Army)
Occupation in Australia Enrolled Pensioner Guard
Arrival Year 1850
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William was an enrolled pensioner guard. Arrived on first convict ship Scindian with wife and three children. Five other children born in WA. Son William Jnr. joined police force in 1858 . Promoted to Sub Inspector 1865. Captain of Albany Volunteers. First mayor of Albany WA.