/ Westray Grays
/ Archibald Gray
/ Louisa Gray and William Lennie
/ James Lennie and Isabella Sandison
/ William Lennie and Eliza Heddle
William Lennie and Eliza Matches
William Lennie was the son of William Lennie and Eliza
Heddle, and was born in Kirkwall about 1876. He married Eliza Matches
(born about 1868) in Kirkwall in 1896.
They are known to have had at least three children:
- Rose Annie Matches Lennie, born in 1897
- Evangeline Lennie, born in 1899. She died in Kirkwall in 1905, at
the age of 6 years.
- Robert Heddle Lennie, born in 1902. He signed the Death
registration for his uncle James Lennie in 1943, and for his father in 1952;
in both cases, his address was in Kirkwall. A Robert Heddle Lennie married
Rhoda Smith in Stromness in 1928, and it seems likely that it was this
The following shows the census record for the family in 1901.
1901 - 28 Main St, Kirkwall
|Rose A M Lennie
William died in Kirkwall on 12th December 1952. His Death registration gave
his occupation as "Storekeeper (Retired)", and indicated that his wife survived