William Whyte

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Claimant or beneficiary


William Whyte, successful counterclaimant against Peter Bow[r]in, tenant-for-life on Bowrin's Estate, based on a mortgage of £2600 7s 5d.

  1. Given in the Register of Claims as William Whyte of Edinburgh in 1843. Two possible matches in the 1841 census: William Whyte, age 60, Kirk Brae Cottage, Liberton, bookseller; William Whyte, age 39, Fairney Hill Cottage, Edinburgh, marble merchant. William Whyte the bookseller had a shop at 13 George Street in Edinburgh, 1824-1846. No further identification made.


T71/882 Nevis claim no. 130 (Bow[r]in's).

  1. T71/882; 1841 census online; plans for the redevelopment of 13 George Street available at http://sites.google.com/site/joerocksresearchpages/home/standard-life-buildings/13-george-street [accessed 23/05/2012].

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£3,205 11s 4d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Railway Investment
Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle [184565]  

Addresses (1)

Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland