William John SHARPE, ,of Hoddom,Dumfries,and Knockhill ,Ecclefechan

Male 1793 - 1875  (82 years)


Personal Information

  • Name William John SHARPE 
    Suffix ,of Hoddom,Dumfries,and Knockhill ,Ecclefechan 
    Born 27 Aug 1793  Hoddom Castle, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Dec 1875  Knockhill, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Copy of Testament
    Notes 
    • Writer to the signet
      Ref:A history of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet with a list of the members of the society from 1594 to 1890 and an abstract of the minutes. "SHARPE, WILLIAM, of Hoddam. 10th July 1820. Apprentice to John Forman. - Son of Charles Sharpe of Hoddam, Dumfriesshire. Born 1791. Died 18th December 1875, unmarried"

      In 1851 he and sister Eleanora were living in Knockhill,Dumfriesshire.He is described as "Annuitant Farmer of 200 Acres (employing 12 Labourers)" Ref:Parish: Hoddom; ED: 3; Page: 13; Line: 8; Roll: CSSCT1851_207; Year: 1851.

      Portion of an article in The Scottish Law Reporter: Continuing Reports ... of Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, Court of Teinds, and House of Lords, Volume 14"Mr Charles Sharpe of Hoddom died in 1813, and his eldest son General Sharpe succeeded him. ... whom failing to the said William John Sharpe in liferent for his Liferent use allenarly, and the heirs whomsoever of his body in fee, whom failing ...."

      When William died the Hoddam property passed to Sir Thomas Kirkpatrick, and the Rev. William Bedford, who sold it.
    Person ID I6817  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2016 

    Father Charles KIRKPATRICK, ,later Sharpe,Hoddom Castle, Dumfriesshire.,   b. 25 Nov 1749, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1813, Hoddom Castle, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Eleonora RENTON,   b. 1748,   d. 8 Aug 1836, Hoddom Castle, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1770  Drummond Lodge, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Letters to and from Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe,Esq, Volume I,with a Memoir by REV. W. K. R. Bedford,nephew.(Lists all the children names and birth dates)
    Family ID F2155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary TAIT,   b. 1816, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Jane Charlotte SHARPE,   b. 27 Sep 1833, Craigsford, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F3715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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