William was a delicate child and remained in Edinburgh, Scotland with relatives when his family moved to India in 1845. Sadly he died, aged six, before their return.
21 December 1844
William Thomson ♂ is born to Margaret Justina Pratt ♀ and William Thomson ♂ in Edinburgh, Scotland.
24 July 1851
William Thomson ♂ dies in Portobello, Scotland.