Died: 1889; Married: Rosaline Emma Kennedy Rayner
William Boyd arrived in NSW with his parents from Ireland on the Joseph Cunard in 1841. He married Rosaline Rayner in 1864. They spent some years at Ginninderra working for Davis. He purchased a small plot in the Tea Gardens area, but later moved to Murrumbateman, where he died in 1889. He and Rosaline had ten children.
- Gillespie, L. L., Ginninderra: Forerunner to Canberra, Campbell, 1992