Roll of Burgesses and Guild Brethren of Glasgow 1751-1846
(Scottish Record Society #66) - Admissions
1817 June 30 - Shirley, William, merchant and ironmonger,
burgess and guild brethren qua merchant, as serving apprenticeship
with Auchinvole and Cuthbertson, merchants, burgess and gild
Notice is hereby given that William Shirley, Ironmonger
in Glasgow has applied to the commissary of Lanarkshire for confirmation
as executor creditor of the deceased James Paterson late merchatant
in Glasgow ... - 23 May 1832. Edinbburgh Gazette
Shirley William 5/11/1838 ironmonger in Glasgow, died at
Laurieston of Glasgow Glasgow Sheriff Court Inventories
His wife was Jean Ronald; named his sons Gilbert Auchivole
Shirley who inherited 1/3 of his property at Wellgate, Lanark
and the stock and trade of his business, and son John Shirley
2/3. Daughters Grace, Jane, and Margaret inherited the rest.
Jane married Alexander Drummond, surveyer of stamps and taxes.
Margaret married John Marshall Burr, baker of Lauriston Glasgow
Shirley William 5/11/1838 ironmonger, residing in Glasgow,
father of Jane Margaret amd Grace Shirley Glasgow Sheriff Court
married Jean Ronald on 18 Feb 1805 Glasgow, Lanark
2(i). Jean Shirley born 18 Dec 1805 Glasgow, Lanark
to William Shirley and Jean Ronald; She married Alexander Drummond,
surveyor of stamps and taxes.
2(ii). Margaret Shirley born 31 Jan 1808 Glasgow, Lanark
to William Shirley and Jean Ronald; She married John Marshall
Burr, baker of Lauriston, Glasgow.
2(iii). William Shirley born 21 Apr 1810 Glasgow, Lanark
to William Shirley and Jean Ronald; Not named in his father's
estate. Possibly died young.
2(iv). Gilbert Auchinvole Shirley chr 24 Aug 1812 Glasgow,
Lanark to William Shirley and Jean Ronald; Inherited 1/3 of his
father's estate at Wellgate, Lanark as well as the entire stock
and trade of his ironmonger business.
married 1) Margaret Hart on 20 Jan 1839 at Glasgow, Lanark
married 2) Ann Campbell on 19 Mar 1848 at Glasgow, Lanark
2(v). John Shirley born 17 Apr 1818 Glasgow, Lanark;
He died 21 Nov 1840; Inherited 2/3 of his father's estate in
1838; His estate was probated 1841 in Glasgow age about 23;
Shirley John 10/12/1841 residing at Glasgow, son of William
Shirley Glasgow Sheriff Court Inventories
He died 21 Nov 1840; siblings Jane, Margaret, and Gilbert
A. Shirley administered his estate.
2(vi). Grace Shirley [no christening record found]
mentioned as the daughter of William Shirley
Shirley Grace 12/5/1841 residing at Laurieston of Glasgow,
daughter of William Shirley Glasgow Sheriff Court Inventories
She died 2 Feb 1841