Isabella Pirie

F, #1618, b. 23 November 1927, d. 13 August 2005
     Isabella Pirie was born on 23 November 1927 at 23 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Pirie and Helen Gardiner. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer". She married Alister George Mair at 140 Union Street, Aberdeen, Scotland, on 14 August 1954.2,3,1 As of 14 August 1954, her married name was Isabella Mair. Isabella died on 13 August 2005 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 77.4,5 She was buried on 18 August 2005 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.4,5


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Irene Hay of Portknockie, Scotland, via Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S940] Carolyn Hatt, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carolyn Hatt of Broadstairs, England.
  4. [S1462] Online tribute,, "MAIR Suddenly, but peacefully, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on Saturday, August 13, 2005, Isabel, née Pirie, aged 77 years, dearly loved wife of Alister, much loved mother of Morag, Alison and Linda and a dear mother-in-law and nana. Funeral service in St. Andrew's Parish Church, Inverurie, on Thursday, August 18, at 10.30 a.m., thereafter to Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie for 1.30 p.m. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, at church door, in aid of Diabetes UK."
  5. [S4687] Isabel Pirie and Alister G Mair, Monumental inscription, "MAIR In loving memory of ISABEL PIRIE died 13th August 2005 aged 77 years devoted mum and nana beloved wife of ALISTER G. MAIR died 30th May 2011 aged 83 years a dear dad and papa. AT HOME WITH THE LORD."