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William Cunard                                   1825-1906
William was born on 9 April 1825, the son of Samuel Cunard and Susan Duffus, at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. William received a classical education at King's Collegiate School and King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia
Laura Charlotte Haliburton               1824-1910
Laura was born before abt 1824, the daughter of Thomas Chandler Haliburton and Louisa Neville, at Nova Scotia, Canada.
I have identified the following children.
Alice Mary Born abt 1854   Nova Scotia Married Thomas Alford Houstoun-Boswall-Preston
William Samuel Born abt 1856   Nova Scotia Married Mary Ada May
Ernest Haliburton Born abt 1862   Nova Scotia Married Florence McPheeters
Cyril Grant Born abt 1867   Nova Scotia Married Beatrice Rhoda Gibbs
Birth of Parents
William Cunard b: 9 Apr 1825               Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
son of Samuel Cunard and Susan Duffus

Laura Charlotte Haliburton b: abt 1824         Nova Scotia, Canada
daughter of Thomas Chandler Haliburton and Louisa Neville

Marriage
30 Dec 1851
William Cunard
Laura Charlotte Haliburton

Children
Alice Mary Cunard b: abt 1854               Nova Scotia
daughter of William Cunard and Laura Charlotte Haliburton     Died 9 Jul 1916
William Samuel Cunard b: abt 1856               Nova Scotia
daughter of William Cunard and Laura Charlotte Haliburton     Died 22 Nov 1916
Ernest Haliburton Cunard b: abt 1862               Nova Scotia
daughter of William Cunard and Laura Charlotte Haliburton     Died 6 Nov 1926
Cyril Grant Cunard b: abt 1867               Nova Scotia
daughter of William Cunard and Laura Charlotte Haliburton     Died 17 Apr 1914

1871 Census RG10-1033 3 April 1871 St Leonard, sussex
120 Marina
William Cunard
Laura (Wife)
Alice
Cyril
S. P. Peters (Nephew)
C. Cunard (Nephew)
Plus 3 Servants
Age 45
Age 44
Age 16
Age 3
Age 20
Age 16
Merchant Halifax
Halifax
Halifax
Halifax
Prince Edward Island
New York
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
9 Apr 1825
abt 1824
abt 1854
abt 1867
abt 1850
abt 1854

1881 Census RG11-1342 4 April 1881 Twickenham, London
Riverside
William Cunard
Laura (Wife)
Alice (Dau)
William S. (Son)
Ada (Wife of son)
Plus 8 Servants
Age 55
Age 53
Age 26
Age 24
Age 24
Canada
Canada
Canada
Canada
Liverpool
9 Apr 1825
abt 1824
abt 1854
abt 1856
abt 1856

1891 Census RG12-989 6 April 1891 Tilehurst, Berkshire
Westwood House
William Cunard (M)
Ernest H. (Brother)(s)
Alick M. (son of head)
John Harbottle (Visitor)(s)
Plus 4 Servants
Age 34
Age 28
Age 9
Age 31
Living off private means
Living off private means
Living off private means
Canada
Canada
Earley
London


Berkshire
abt 1856
abt 1862
abt 1882
abt 1859

1901 Census RG13-1159 1 April 1901 Bray, Berkshire
Hawthorne Road
William S. Cunard (M)
Plus 8 Servants
Age 43 Own Means Halifax Nova Scotia abt 1856

Death
William Cunard Died 11 Jan 1906, Age 80,       1906 1Q St Geo H Sq 1a 280

The Times, Monday, Jan 15, 1906                         DEATHS
  Cunard - On the 11th Jan., at 35 Eaton-square, William Cunard, second son of the late Sir Samuel Cunard, Bart., aged 89 years.   Funeral at Brompton Cemetery to-day (Monday), 15th, 2 o'clock.

LONDON   10 Feb 1906                         Probate
  Cunard William of 95 Eaton-square, of Orleans-house Twickenham, both in Middlesex, and of 93 Bishopsgate-street, London, died 11 January 1906 at 95 Eaton-square. Probate LONDON 10 February to William Samuel Cunard, Ernest Haliburton Cunard, Cyril Grant Cunard and Ernest de Blois Brenton esquires.
Effects £224,914 11s. 11d.
The Times, Monday, Jan 15, 1906                         Obituary
OBITUARY
  Mr. William Cunard, second son of Sir Samuel Cunard, first baronet (founder of the Cunard Line), died in London on Thursday night in his 81st year.   Mr. Cunard married, in 1851, Laura, daughter of the Hon. Thomas C. Haliburton, judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (the author of "Sam Slick") and a sister of Lord Haliburton, by whom he had a family of three sons and a daughter.


Death
Laura Charlotte (Haliburton) Cunard Died 22 Dec 1910, Age 86,       Nice, France

The Times, Saturday, Dec 24, 1910                         DEATHS
  Cunard - On the 22nd inst., at Villa Lefevre, Nice, after a short illness, Laura Charlotte Cunard, widow of the late William Cunard, in her 87th year.   Memorial service at St. Michael's Church, Chester-square, London, S.W.; date to be announced later.