Child abuse survivor suffered ‘intimidation’ after speaking out Pic Greg Macvean – 07/07/2016 – John Swinney hosts a meeting at St Andrew’s House to speak to survivors amid concerns over the future of Scotland’s child abuse inquiry – David Wheelan of Quarriers Group A child abuse survivor has said he suffered intimidation after speaking out …
William Quarrier was born in Cross Shore Street in Greenock in 1829. After his father died, his family moved to Glasgow. Aged just seven, William began working as a pin maker, and at age eight, he was an apprentice shoemaker. He went on to become a successful shoe merchant, owning several shops in Glasgow.