Here's the link to the following, May be the William you are looking for, it shows he was born in Sept 2nd 1845. to William and Elizabeth Champion of Lower Island Cove.http://nl.canadagenweb.org/cbnorth_norlic_ucbap16.htm
NL GenWeb Parish Records
Conception Bay North ~ Northern District
Lower Island Cove - United Church Baptisms (1816 - 1852)
Note: Partial Listing
Here's all the abbreviations used in this file: dau = daughter; Fi = fisherman; LIC = Lower Island Cove; Pl = Planter; TBay = Trinity Bay.
Information was transcribed by DEBBIE GEROW, 1999. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors..
CHAMPION William of William & Elizabeth Pl of LIC 2 Sept 1845 20 Dec 1845
The following link shows a marriage for William Champion and Elizabeth Snelgrove of Lower Island Cove on Apr 23, 1831, the parents of William Champion.http://ngb.chebucto.org/Parish/lic-meth ... -bdv.shtml
Lower Island Cove
Methodist Parish Marriages
(1817 - 1833 complete)
April 23, 1831 William Champion LIC
Elizabeth Snelgrove LIC
Here is a link to RootsWeb where there is a family tree for William Champion of Hants Hr./Lower Island Covehttp://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin ... id=I023078
Hope this helps.