William Dumbreck M.D. was born in
Edinburgh on the 9th October 1800. He married Anne Bassanville on the 6th November 1827.
Two of their four children Margaret and William were both born in Edinburgh. William senior qualified at Edinburgh in 1822 and was also Burgess
of Edinburgh. He was later examiner to the Royal College of Surgeons.
Research has shown that William must have been keen on Curling, as a
painting by Lees of the Grand Match of 1846/47 on Linlithgow Loch shows him present.
The children of William and Anne are
Margaret Alston Dumbreck born 1829 - no further
William Dumbreck born 1833 - see page for
Anne Dumbreck born 1835 - no further details.
Catherine Dumbreck born 1840 - no further details.