- Born: 6 Jul 1832, St. Andrews & St. Leonards, Fifeshire, Scotland
- Christened: 15 Jul 1832, St. Andrews & St. Leonards, Fifeshire, Scotland
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts]
Pattie, William, Senior , Farmer, Riwaka. Mr. Pattie was born at St. Andrews, Scotland, in July, 1832. He was brought up as a draper, and followed that trade for eight years. In 1855, he came to New Zealand in the ship "Sir Alan McNab," and eventually settled in the Riwaka district, where he has a very compact and highly cultivated farm.