Dr William McNish of Edinburgh.
Not found in the 1841 census. Possible match in 1851 census: William MacNish, age 66, 28 Warriston Crescent, Edinburgh, occupation "Physician Graduate Glasgow University on Army half pay - practice", born Glasgow, with his wife, four daughters and two relations.
"Drowned, on the 19th ultimo [May], at Scutari, Turkey in Asia, Lieutenant William Macnish, 93rd Highlanders, son of Dr William Macnish, late 63rd Regiment."
T71/1609 Antigua claim no. 968.
General Register Office for Scotland, census 1851 685/2 213 012.
Scotsman, Saturday 3rd June 1854, transcribed at http://www.happyhaggis.co.uk/1854.htm [accessed 25/04/2012].
£39 0s 7d
Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland