William Alexander Stewart, 18621941 (aged 79 years)

Name
William Alexander /Stewart/
Surname
Stewart
Given names
William Alexander
Birth
Death of a paternal grandfather
Cause: Disease of the Heart
Birth of a brother
Death of a maternal grandfather
Cause: Acute Bronchitis 30 days. Emphysemia of both lungs.
Death of a mother
Death of a paternal grandmother
before 1872 (aged 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandmother
Marriage
Birth of a daughter
Birth of a son
British Queen
Victoria
from June 20, 1837 to January 22, 1901 (aged 38 years)
Death of a father
Cause: Acute bronchitis 5 days
Birth of a daughter
Birth of a son
British King
Edward VII
from January 22, 1901 to May 6, 1910 (aged 48 years)
Death of a brother
Death of a sister
April 25, 1931 (aged 69 years)
British King
George V
from May 6, 1910 to January 20, 1936 (aged 73 years)
Death of a brother
British King
Edward VII
from January 20, 1936 to December 11, 1936 (aged 74 years)
Death of a son
British King
George VI
from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952 (on the date of death)
Burial of a father
Burial of a mother
Death
Burial
Family with parents
father
James Stewart + Rachel Mitchell gravestone
18201901
Birth: February 28, 1820 34 34 Forgue, Aberdeen, Scotland
Death: October 17, 1901St Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
mother
Rachel Mitchell gravestone
18291869
Birth: July 30, 1829 40 33 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: February 17, 1869St Nicholas, Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage MarriageNovember 22, 1850St Nicholas, Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2 years
elder sister
Mary Stewart gravestone
18531931
Birth: April 15, 1853 33 23 St Nicholas, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: April 25, 1931
3 years
elder brother
George Stewart gravestone
18551923
Birth: December 5, 1855 35 26 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: May 26, 1923Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2 years
elder sister
18581951
Birth: April 26, 1858 38 28 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: February 3, 1951Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4 years
himself
18621941
Birth: January 28, 1862 41 32 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: October 28, 1941Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
21 months
younger brother
James Stewart
18631936
Birth: October 29, 1863 43 34 East Lodge, Skene, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: October 11, 1936Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
brother
John Stewart gravestone
Birth:
Burial: Springbank Cemetery, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Family with Elizabeth Clyde Gordon
himself
18621941
Birth: January 28, 1862 41 32 Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: October 28, 1941Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
wife
18711948
Birth: 1871Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: November 14, 1948Daviot, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Marriage Marriage1894Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4 years
daughter
18971952
Birth: 1897 34 26 Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: May 7, 1952Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
3 years
son
5 years
daughter
19041962
Birth: 1904 41 33 St Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: June 20, 1962Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4 years
son
19071937
Birth: 1907 44 36 St Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: August 28, 1937Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Birth
Marriage
Death
Burial
Birth

1861 (3 months old)

Marriage

168/02 0345

Burial

Grave located at N57°07.8920' W002°08.7532'

Note

1861 Census: Living at East Lodge, Skene, Aberdeenshire.
1881 Census: Living at 72, Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen. Occupation: Comml Clerk Granite Work
1891 Census: Living at 77 Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen. Occupation: Manager of Granite Works
1901 Census: LIving at 41 Gilcomston Park, Aberdeen. Occupation: Granite Merchant
1911 Census: Living at 9 Argyll Place, Aberdeen. Occupation : Granite Merchant (Employer)
1915-16: Living at 101 Hamilton place, Aberdeen. Granite merchant for Garden & Co [Post Offic e directory]

Granite Merchant.
JP, MBE
Grave located at N57°07.8920' W002°08.7532'

Involved in running Garden & Co - the family granite merchant business. See notes on his fath er - James Stewart for further info. From 1925 to 1929 drew £1186 6s 4d from the business.

Vice President of the Aberdeen Granite Association 1893.

Informant for father's death in 1901.

Former City Treasurer. EVENTFUL days in the public life of Aberdeen are recalled by the deat h yesterday of Mr William A. Stewart, granite merchant. His period of service in the Town Cou ncil was marked by big decisions affecting the city's future. He was eighty years of age. A s councillor for old St Andrew's Ward - a seat he held against the challenge on one occasio n of the Socialists - Mr Stewart was convener of the Water Committee when the Dee-Avon wate r scheme controversy raged. He was leader of the champions of the Dee as the source of the ci ty's water supply. LED ½d FARES MOVE. He also held the convenership of the Gas Committee, an d while he was in office the first vertical retorts were introduced to revolutionise the manu facture of gas in the city. Mr Stewart was the man who gave Aberdeen its halfpenny tram far e on all routes. That was when he was convener of the Transport Committee. He was also City T reasurer for three years. Mr Stewart's association with the granite trade was lifelong. He en tered the industry at an early age. Fifty years ago he joined the firm of Messrs Garden and C o., Victoria Granite Works, King Street, and was its senior partner. When the firm became Gar den and Co. (Aberdeen), Ltd. Recently, he was appointed a director.
N.E. PRESIDENT. He was one of the outstanding figures in the industry in the North-east, an d was at one time president of the Aberdeen Granite Manufacturers’ Association. During the la st war Mr Stewart was Aberdeen's food controller, and he was also a member of the local tribu nal dealing with exemptions from military service. When the general strike came in 1926 he wa s recalled to take control of the North-east's food supplies. In politics he was a staunch Li beral, and was a prominent figure in the activities of North Aberdeen Liberal Association. Ch urch affairs also held his attention. He was a life-long member of the South (formerly U.F. ) Church, and was an office-bearer for about fifty years and an elder for forty years. He too k a great interest in the youth of the church, and was superintendent for a time of the Sunda y School. BOWLER AND GOLFER. He was both a singles and pairs champion of the Whitehall Bowlin g Club, and Royal Aberdeen Golf Club members knew him as a keen golfer. Mr Stewart is survive d by Mrs Stewart, a son, Dr J. G. Stewart, Oldham, and two daughters. [Source: Aberdeen Pres s & Journal, Wednesday, October 29, 1941].