William Laing and Ann Finlayson

William Laing (b. 12th August 1859) in Lerwick was the seventh of eight children of John Laing and Joan Fea.

He emigrated to Australia and married Ann Finlayson on 23rd November 1882 in Melbourne. Ann was the daughter of William Finlayson from Inverness and Janet Robertson from Glasgow.

William and Ann had eight children:

Ann died on 25th August 1934 in Yarraville and William died in Footscray, not far from Yarraville, in 1944.