8 Buchanan Street, Glasgow
In a Petition presented to the Court of Session at the instance of Bishton & Fletcher, Wholesale Jewellers, Birmingham, and W. & Wm. Lister, Wholesale Jewellers, Hockley Hill, Birmingham, for Sequestration of the Estates of WILLIAM DOIG, Manufacturing Jeweller, 8 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, in terms of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act, 1856, and Bankruptcy and Real Securities (Scotland) Act, 1857, Lord Adam Ordinary on the Bills, on 14th March current, pronounced a Deliverance granting Warrant to Macers and Messengers-at-Arms to cite the said William Doig, in terms of the Statute, to appear in Court, if within Scotland, on the seventh day next after citation, and if furth thereof, on the twenty-first day next after citation, to show cause why Sequestration of his Estates should not be awarded.
J. & J. Ross, W.S.,
Agents for Petitioners
38 Frederick Street, Edinburgh,
14th March 1878.
Source: The Edinburgh Gazette - 15th March 1878
Precognition against William Doig for the crime of forgery and uttering forged bills and forged letter of guarantee. Accused: William Doig, jeweller, Address: Buchanan Street, Glasgow
Source: Crown Office Precognitions, National Archives of Scotland - 1878
William Doig was the son of William Doig of Cupar, Fife, and Isabella Fraser of Ardersier, Inverness. He married Marion Herdman Adams on the 12th June 1874 at Hamilton, Lanark. The marriage records describe William as a Goldsmith of 4, Tobago Street, Glasgow.