William Sievewright was a carter. He married Jane Watt at Parish of Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 June 1856.1 He was the informant for Alexander Sievewright's death at sea, off Banff Harbour, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 April 1877.2,3
- [S2814] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, “William Sievewright, male. Spouse: Jean Watt. Marriage: 12 JUN 1856 Banff, Banff, Scotland”.
- [S2813] Alexander Sievewright, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "See Reg. of Corr. Ents., vol 1, page 194, April 19th 1877. Alexander Sivewright, Fisherman (Single), died 1877 April Fifth about 4h A.M. Mounie Point near the Boat Hythe, Banff (Usual Residence 19 St Catherine Street), Male, 21 years. Father: William Sivewright, Carter, Mother: Jane Sivewright M.S. Watt. Cause of death: drowned by Wreck of Boat "Amiable". Informant: W Siverwright, Father, 19 St Catherine Street, Banff. Registered: 1877, April 9th at Banff, Robert Leask, Registrar."
- [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.