William Hepburn was the third son of Anne and William Hepburn. He was born 12th May 1857 at Victoria Street, Kirkwall.
In 1881 William was Mill Cottage, Birsay & Harray
He married Marion Brodie Linklater on 17th May 1883, 2 High Street, Kirkwall (src.T.Weekes). Marion was daughter of James & Marion Linklater nee Brodie. She was born on 8th March, 1863 Kilbarchan?, Glasgow (src.T.Weekes) or Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanark (src.IGI computer)
Marion died on 14th May 1935 at 190 Albany Road, Petersham, NSW (src.T.Weekes). She was privately cremated at Rookwood (NSW) Crematorium, (src.death notice)
William died on 30th July 1941 at his home, 190 Albany Road, Petersham, New South Wales (src.T.Weekes). He was cremated at Rookwood.
William and Marion had four children:
HEPBURN - The cremation of the Remains of the late MARION BRODIE HEPBURN took place at the Crematorium, Rookwood on MAY 15th, 1935.
Motor Funerals Ltd. Tel. 6277 30 City-road, city.
The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday, August 2, 1941
HEPBURN - July 30, 1941, at his residence, 190 Albany Road, Petersham, William beloved husband of the late Marion Brodie Hepburn and father of Lillie, Jessie (Mrs. Reid) and William, and grandfather of Marion, William, Esther, and Herbert, aged 84 years.
HEPBURN - The Mortal Remains of the late WILLIAM HEPBURN were privately cremated at Rookwood YESTERDAY, 1st inst.
Motor Funerals Limited, A.F.D.A. 30 City Road, city Tel. M6277
The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday, March 8, 1972
HEPBURN, Lillie Linklater - March 4, 1972 at hospital, late of Petersham, beloved aunt of Marion, Ester, and Bill, aged 87 years. Privately cremated.