Also at St Andrew’s Presbyterian [United now] Church cemetery is William’s parents and grandparents. 

New headstone, St Andrew's Williamstown.

This stone was put in in 1995 by Elizabeth Leitch to replace a stone which had been broken by vandals or time and part of it was missing.  Some of the information is not as correct as it could be, but was as correct as was known at the time.



William Leitch


Born at Saltcoats, Scotland

His Wife

Nicholas Bryden


Born at Williamstown, Ontario

Their Children

James 1815-1917                    Hugh  1861

Agnes 1852-1871                    Christina 1865-1947

David 1853                             William  1867-1924

Jane 1857


Archibald Leitch

Born at Ardrossan, Scotland

His Wife

Jean Frue Neal

Born at Saltcoats, Scotland

They came to Canada in 1832

With their only son William 1816-1871

Buried in Old Presbyterian Cemeterym Lancaster, Ont.

William Bryden

Born at Dumfries, Scotland 1791

His Wife

Agnes Newall

Born at Galloway, Scotland, 1789-1866

Married 1826 at Williamstown, Ont.