Dr. William Seright

Male 1859 - 1945  (86 years)


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  • Name William Seright  [1, 2
    Title Dr.  
    Born 28 Mar 1859  High Balsarroch, Dalrymple, Ayrshire County, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Census 03 Apr 1881  Polmadie Road, Glasgow Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Memo 1885  [1
    Occupation Between 18 Dec 1886 and 05 Aug 1893  Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    the Medical Officer of Health and Public Vaccinator 
    Residence Jan 1942  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 07 Jun 1945  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 11 Jun 1945  Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I747  McClelland Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2015 

    Father Samuel Searight,   b. 21 Dec 1836, Dromara, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1921, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susan Bowie,   b. Abt 1835, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1899, Blairdardie, New Kilpatrick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1858  Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Brown,   b. 19 Dec 1860, Rutherglen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1935, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 07 May 1885  Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Agnes Kerr Seright,   b. 14 Oct 1887, Machrimore, Southend, Argylshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1966, Uxbridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. William Seright,   b. 20 Feb 1891, Southend, Argylshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1958, Crookedholm, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1859 - High Balsarroch, Dalrymple, Ayrshire County, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 03 Apr 1881 - Polmadie Road, Glasgow Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 May 1885 - Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - the Medical Officer of Health and Public Vaccinator - Between 18 Dec 1886 and 05 Aug 1893 - Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jan 1942 - Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 07 Jun 1945 - Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jun 1945 - Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Dr. William Seright
    Dr. William Seright
    (1859-1945)
    Newspaper obituary notice

    Headstones
    Seright Family headstone
    Seright Family headstone
    Samuel and Susan Seright established a two family plots in the new section of Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland. The first burial occurred in the late 1800's.

    Plot: No. 2014 and 2015

    Histories
    Serights in Scotland
    Serights in Scotland
    Over three generations, the Serights established a significant presence in Scotland

  • Notes 
    • After graduation with a Doctor of Medicine, William and family moved to Greenock, Inverclyde. It was there that he established a very distinguished medical practice, living in the community for close to 50 years.

      William also enjoyed traveling, particularly to continental Europe. He was a collector of paintings from noted local artists showing coastal scenery, and an avid book collector [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S473] E-Mail - College of Physicians, Librarian, Glasgow College of Physicians, (November 1999).

    2. [S75] Obit - John Seright 1942, (January 15, 1942).

    3. [S129] 1881 Scottish Census.

    4. [S151] IGI - Web Version 4.02, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1999).

    5. [S346] Scots Origins Database, (1998).

    6. [S435] E-Mail - living relative, (1999-2005).

    7. [S1191] 1881 Scottish Census - Samuel Seright Family.

    8. [S539] Letter - Argyll Bute Council, Archivist of the Argylle Bute Council, (December 1999).

    9. [S543] Cemetery - Cathcart, Glasgow, (September 2000).

    10. [S166] Marriage - Seright S/Bowie S, (November 1858).

    11. [S355] Marriage - Seright/Brown, (May 7, 1885).

    12. [S562] Birth - William Seright 1891, (1891).