William Dumbreck was born in
Linlithgow on the 8th August 1750. He married firstly to Janet Dickson on the 23rd July 1773
in Linlithgow and had a daughter, Helen Dumbreck born 6th December 1774.
Janet Dickson died shortly after the birth of
born 1774 married Robert Gillon in 1793 at Linlithgow and we have been able to
trace the death of a descendant, Ellen Dumbreck Gillon, who was born in Limerick, Ireland
on the 21st December 1869 and who died at Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand on
the 12th August 1950. Ellen married on the 15th December 1892 to James
Harris in New Zealand and information from her death certificate showed that
she had living issue, 3 males and 1 female. No further details are known about
the Harris family.
William Dumbreck then married Mary Riven
at Linlithgow in 1775
and they had 4 children.
born 29th March 1776 - died 1776
born 2nd November 1777 - no further details
born 2nd November 1777 - see page for details
born 9th February 1780 - no further details