Isabella Pirie

F, #1479, b. circa 1849, d. 13 October 1936
     Isabella Pirie "Buxer" was born circa 1849 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of William Pirie and Jane Gray. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jean Pirrie (sic), head; Margret Pirrie (sic), daughter; Isobela Pirrie (sic), daughter.1

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at 172 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Jean Pirie, wife; Margaret Pirie, daughter; Isabella Pirie, daughter; Elizabeth Pirie, daughter; William Pirie, son; John Pirie, son; Jean Pirie, daughter.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Jean Pirie, wife; Margt Pirie, daughter; Isabella Pirie, daughter; William Pirie, son; John Pirie, son; Alex Pirie, son; David Pirie, son; Jean Pirie, daughter.3
She married John Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 January 1876.4,5,6 As of 14 January 1876, her married name was Isabella Wood. She was the informant for Joseph Wood "Royal"'s birth at 2 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 May 1878.7,6
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 22 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Isabella Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Isabella Wood. daughter.8
She was the informant for Helen Wood's birth at 32 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 May 1884.9,5,6
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 32 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isabella Wood, wife; Joseph Wood, son, Isabella Wood, daughter; Nellie Wood, daughter; Katherine Wood, daughter.10

She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 290 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isa Wood "Royal", wife; Joseph Wood "Royal", son; Isabella Wood "Royal", daughter; Nellie Wood "Royal", daughter; Catherine Wood "Royal", daughter.11
Isabella died on 13 October 1936 at 35 High Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.12,13

Children of Isabella Pirie and John Wood

Citations

  1. [S961] 1851, Scottish Census, "Isobela Pirrie (sic), daughter, female, age 2, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, resident in Portknockie."
  2. [S962] 1861, Scottish Census, "Isabella Pirie, daughter, unmarried, female, age 12, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, resident at 172 Portknockie."
  3. [S963] 1871, Scottish Census, "Isabella Pirie, daughter, unmarried, female, age 21, born in Aberdeenshire, Peterhead, servant, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S2907] John Wood to Isabella Pirie, Marriage entry, "1876 on the Fourteenth day of January at Portknockie. After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Wood, Fisherman, Widower, age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Wood "Royal" (Fisherman) and Catherine Wood M.S. Mair. Isabella Pirie, William Pirie Witness, Robert Cruickshank Witness, Domestic Servant, Spinster, age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Pirie "Buxer" (Fisherman) and Jane Pirie M.S. Gray. Finlay M. Harper, Minister. Robert Cruickshank Witness. John Wood Witness. Registered 1876 January 17th at Manse of Seafield, Thomas Fraser Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  7. [S1988] Joseph Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Wood, 1878, May Seventeenth 2h 30m P.M. at 2 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Wood "Royal", Fisherman. Mother: Isabella Wood M. S. Pirie, married 1876 January 14th in Seafield. Informant: Isabella Wood, Mother, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1878, June 3rd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  8. [S5447] 1881, Scottish Census, "Isabella Wood, wife, married, female, age 30, born in Portknockie (sic), Banffshire, resident at 22 Portknockie."
  9. [S2892] Helen Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Wood, 1884, May Fifteenth 6h 30m P.M. at 32 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Wood "Royal", Fisherman. Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Pirie, married 1875, January 14th at Seafield. Informant: Isabella Wood, Mother, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1884, June 2nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S3362] 1891, Scottish Census, "Isabella (Pirie crossed out) Wood, wife, married, female, age 39, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, fisherman's wife, employed, resident at 32 Portknockie, has 3 rooms with one or more windows."
  11. [S5446] 1901, Scottish Census, "Isa Wood "Royal", wife, widow, female, age 49, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 290 Portknockie."
  12. [S1572] Isabella Wood née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Isabella Wood (Widow of John Wood, Fisherman), died 1936, October Thirteenth 4h 30m P.M. at 35, High Street, Portknockie, Female, 87 years. Father: William Pirie, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Pirie M.S. Gray (Deceased). Cause of death: Myocarditis, Senile Decay, as cert. by J.C. Wood M.B Ch.B. Cullen. Informant: John Wood, step-son, 34, Seafield Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1936, October 14th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."
  13. [S940] Carolyn Hatt, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carolyn Hatt of Broadstairs, England.