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ID: 894 William Isaac Whiting 1882-1956
Lisas Great Uncle
Birth    26th June 1882 Great Bowden, Leicestershire,
Death 27th July 1956  East River, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
26th June 1882 - Birth of  William Isaac in Great Bowden, Leicestershire
William was the oldest son of William Charles and Hannah Whiting (nee Marshall)
27th May 1883 - Christening of  William Isaac in Coppenhall, Cheshire
5th April 1891 - 1891 Census for '12, Buckley Square, Ardwick, Lancs'
Relationship    Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                      Occupation
William Whiting Head                29       1862       Male Boltoph Claydon, Bucks Foreman Stay Maker
Hannah Whiting Wife 29 1862 Female Wallbrook, Staffs  
William Whiting Son 8 1883 Male Great Bowden, Leics Scholar
Elizabeth Whiting Daughter 6 1885 Female Great Bowden, Leics Scholar
Florence Whiting Daughter 3 1888 Female   Little Bowden, Northants  
Frederick Whiting Son 1 1890 Male Little Bowden, Northants  
By 1891, the family had moved to Ardwick, in Lancashire. Their address on the census is 12, Buckley Square. Hannahs husband William, 29,  was a Foreman Stay Maker in the Corset Factory. 
31st March 1901 - 1901 Census for 'St Thomas, Kimberworth'
Relationship    Age     Est YOB   Gender    Birth County                          Occupation                                   
William Goulder      
Head                 44       1857      Male Torrs Mills, Herefordshire Steel Works Forgeman
Elizabeth Goulder Wife 46 1859 Female    High Holborn, London  
William Whiting Nephew 18 1883       Male Gt Bowden, Leicestershire Clerk for Wire Merchants
1904 - Marriage
According to the 1911 census William had married Sarah Goodinson, from St Thomas, Kimberworth . We havn't been able to find their marriage record yet,
Spring 1906- Son William is born in Rotherham
Summer 1907- Son Edgar is born in Rotherham
Between 1907-1911
The family move to Sherwood, Nottingham
2 April 1911 - 1911 Census for '90 Crossman St Sherwood Notts'
Relationship   Age     YOB        Gender    Birth County                  Occupation                                                
William Whiting   Head              28         1883       Male Bowden, Leics Asst Manager for Cooperative Agric'l Society
Sarah Whiting Wife 25 1886 Female   Rotherham, Yorkshire  
William Whiting Son 5 1906 Male Rotherham, Yorkshire  
Edgar Whiting Son 3 1908    Male Rotherham, Yorkshire  
June 1920 -  Emigration to Nova Scotia, Canada
In 1920 William, Sarah and their family sailed from Southampton on 'The Royal George' to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to build a new life there.
1 Jun 1921 Census- for 'Upper Prospect, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada'
We know William and his family were listed on the above census.
27 Jun 1956- Death of William Isaac 
William died at East River, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, age 74. His death certificate is shown below. He appeared to sadly succumbed to a 4 month battle with cancer.