William Pirie

M, #1592, b. 6 December 1879
     William Pirie was born on 6 December 1879 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Pirie and Jessie Cowie. His family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 219 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie Cowie or Pirie, wife; Helen Pirie “Buxer”, daughter; Jessie Pirie “Buxer”, daughter; Mag. A. Pirie “Buxer”, daughter; Alexr Pirie “Buxer”, son; William Pirie “Buxer”, son.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie Pirie, wife; Helen Pirie, daughter; Jessie Pirie, daughter; Maggie Pirie, daughter; Alexr Pirie, son; Wm Pirie, son; Isabella Pirie, daughter; Jane Pirie, daughter; Mary McCarter, grand child.3
William Pirie was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 219 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Pirie, head; Jessie Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; Isabella Pirie, daughter; Jane Pirie, daughter.4

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1911 census at 219 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Pirie, head; Jessie Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son.5
He married Helen Pirie Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 December 1916.6

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S1307] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Pirie "Buxer", son, unmarried, male, age 1, born in Banff, Rathven, fisherman's son, resident at 219 Portknockie."
  3. [S5423] 1891, Scottish Census, "Wm Pirie, son, male, age 11, born in Rathven Banffshire, scholar, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S5227] 1901, Scottish Census, "William Pirie, son, single, male, age 21, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 219 Portknockie."
  5. [S5912] 1911, Scottish Census, "William Pirie, head, male, age 31, single, fisherman, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 219 Portknockie."
  6. [S1967] William Pirie to Helen Wood "Park", Statutory Register of Marriages, "1916, on the Eleventh day of December at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), 36 years, resident at No 219 Portknockie, Father: Alexander Pirie Mason, Fisherman, Mother: Jessie Pirie M.S. Cowie. Helen Wood "Park", Fishergirl (Spinster), 23 years, resident at No 32 Portknockie, Father: William Wood "Park", Fisherman, Mother: Grace Wood M.S Pirie (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Williamina Wood "Park" Witness. Ann W. McArthur Witness. Registered: 1916, December 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."