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William John Sinton (John)
 Born
7 March 1894 - Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - [ s82 ]
 Died
29 February 1968 - Auchinairn, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - [ s890 ]
 Father
Born 26 January 1872 - Died 12 May 1923
 Mother
Born 23 January 1869 - Died 11 January 1937
 Spouse
Born 6 March 1894 -
 Married
19 April 1918 - Auchinairn, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - [ s736 ]
 Child 1
Born 5 September 1919 -
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GENERAL NOTES
Birth Certificate of William John Sinton - 7 March 1894
Birth Certificate of William John Sinton - 7 March 1894
[RFSS Mar 2015]

Born at 59 Dunn Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland at 4:30 AM. Registered by his mother Emma.

Engine driver. Driver of 'Flying Scotsman'?

Attended brother Robert's funeral, Portadown, in March 1962. [RFSS Dec 2002]

Occupation in 1918 is given as Locomotive Fireman in his Marriage Registration and in 1919 his occupation is given as Locomotive Driver in his son's Birth Registration. He would have been employed by the North British Railway, which was a Scottish railway company that was absorbed into the London and North Eastern Railway in 1923. It operated services between Waverley station, Edinburgh and Queen Street station in Glasgow.[RFSS Jun 2006]

Died at 0:45 PM on 29th Feb 1968 at 15 Clelland Avenue, Auchinairn, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Occupation given as Locomotive Driver (Retired). [RFSS Jun 2006]

An image of his death certificate is not yet available from Scotlands People.
[RFSS Mar 2016]

Bob, Nell and John Sinton, Glasgow circa 1922
Bob, Nell and John Sinton, Glasgow circa 1922
Colour tinted by Robert F. Sinton 2003
[RFSS Mar 2003]
MARRIAGE NOTES
Marriage Certificate of William John Sinton and Helen Baillie Whiteford - 19 April 1918Marriage Certificate of William John Sinton and Helen Baillie Whiteford - 19 April 1918
[RFSS Feb 2015]

Married at 77 Weir's Place, Auchinairn, after Publication according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland.
John's address given as 77 Weir's Place, Auchinairn, Bishopbriggs.
Helen's address given as 77 Weir's Place, Auchinairn, Bishopbriggs.
Witnesses were Frederick and Lydia Elsie Greenwood.
SOURCES
[ s82 ] Birth Registration - Scotland Births 1855-2003 - Birth of William John Sinton to James and Emma Sinton on 7 March 1894 in Bridgeton District, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - General Register Office for Scotland, United Kingdom, B1894-644-01-0130 - BR1894-07-03-WJS
[ s890 ] Death Registration - General Register Office for Scotland, United Kingdom - GROS-D1968-626-A1-0023
[ s736 ] Marriage Registration - Scotland Marriages 1855-2012 - Marriage of William John Sinton and Helen Baillie Whiteford on 19 April 1918 in Auchinairn, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - General Register Office for Scotland, United Kingdom, M1918-626-A1-0008 - MR1918-19-04-WJS-HBW
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