Margaret Helen Cheyne

F, #17, b. 16 March 1888, d. 27 March 1943
Margaret Helen Cheyne (1888-1943)
     Margaret Helen Cheyne was born on 16 March 1888 at 82 Commerce Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Cheyne and Margaret Watson.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 82 Commerce Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Cheyne, head; Margaret Cheyne, wife; William W Cheyne, son; Margaret H Cheyne, daughter; Amelia C Penny, servant.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at Elmbank, Grattan Place, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Cheyne, head; Margaret Cheyne, wife; William W Cheyne, son; Margaret H Cheyne, daughter; Cummine J Cheyne, son; Mary Mackie, servant.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1911 census at Elmbank, Grattan Place, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Cheyne, head; Margaret Cheyne, wife; Margaret H. Cheyne, daughter; Cummine J. Cheyne, son.4
Margaret Helen Cheyne was a nurse and midwife.5,6,7,8 She married Alexander Pirie "King" at 3 King Street, Aberdeen, Scotland, on 13 September 1923.9 As of 13 September 1923, her married name was Margaret Helen Pirie. Margaret died on 27 March 1943 at 28 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 55.10 Her body was interred on 30 March 1943 at Portknockie, Moray, Scotland, at Lair No. 1570, Hillhead cemetery.11,12

Children of Margaret Helen Cheyne and Alexander Pirie

Citations

  1. [S9] Margaret Helen Cheyne, 1888 Register of Births in the Parish of Fraserburgh in the County of Aberdeen, "Margaret Helen Cheyne, 1888, March Sixteenth 5h 0m P.M. at 82 Commerce Street, Fraserburgh, Female. Father: William Cheyne, draper. Mother: Margaret Cheyne M. S. Watson, married 1885 December 31st Kininmonth. Informant: William Cheyne, father (present). Registered: 1888 April 4th at Fraserburgh, Wm Presley, Asst Registrar."
  2. [S19] 1891, Scottish Census, "Margaret H Cheyne, daughter, unmarried, female, age 3, born in Fraserbugh, Aberdeenshire, resident at 82 Commerce Street."
  3. [S16] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret H Cheyne, daughter, unmarried, female, age 13, born in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, scholar, resident at Elmbank, Grattan Place."
  4. [S3497] 1911, Scottish Census, "Margaret H. Cheyne, daughter, female, age 23, single, born in Aberdeen, Fraserburgh, resident at 'Elmbank', Grattan Place."
  5. [S425] Certificate headed by the crest of The Corporation of the Royal Infirmary & Lunatic Asylum of Aberdeen to certify the completion of training in the medical and surgical wards of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, 1 June 1918, "Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Established in the year 1739. This is to Certify that Margaret Helen Cheyne has completed Three years of training in the Medical and Surgical Wards of this hospital. Signed this first day of June 1918. Ashley W. Mackintosh M.A., M.D., F.R.C.P.E. Physician. John Marnoch C.V.O, M.A, C.M. Surgeon. George Davidson Chairman of Directors. E. Edmondson RN Medical Superintendent. E. Edmondson Matron."
  6. [S426] Certificate issued by The Glasgow Royal Maternity and Women's Hospital, Rottenrow to certify competency to act as a Monthly Nurse, 24 February 1919, "The Glasgow Royal Maternity and Women's Hospital. Rottenrow. Established 1834. Rebuilt 1908. We hereby Certify that Margaret Helen Cheyne attended a course of Lectures on Midwifery, and was regularly engaged in the practice of the Hospital as a resident pupil for a period of four months ending 24th February 1919 which included personal attendance under competent supervision upon at least twenty cases during and after labour, and that having been examined by us, we find her competent to act as a Monthly Nurse. A.W. Russell M.A., M.B. D Shannon M.B. Medical Officers of the Hospital. L. Flint Baillie Matron. Glasgow 24th Feby 1919."
  7. [S427] Certificate headed by the crest of The Central Midwives Board for Scotland to certify entitlement to practise as a Midwife, No. 3640, 29 April 1919, "No. 3640. Date 29th April 1919. Central Midwives Board for Scotland. (5 and 6 Geo. V. ch. 91) We hereby Certify That Margaret Helen Cheyne having passed the Examination of the Central Midwives Board for Scotland, and having otherwise complied with the rules and regulations laid down in pursuance of the Midwives (Scotland) Act, 1915, is entitled by law to practise as a Midwife in accordance with the provisions of the said Act and subject to the said rules and regulations. S Halliday Goom (?) Chairman of the Board. P.L. Vadis Secretary."
  8. [S428] Certificate (duplicate) headed by the crest of The Central Midwives Board for Scotland to certify entitlement to practise as a Midwife, No. 3640, 29 April 1919, "Duplicate No. 3640. Date 29th April 1919. Central Midwives Board for Scotland. (5 and 6 Geo. V. ch. 91) We hereby Certify That Margaret Helen Pirie having passed the Examination of the Central Midwives Board for Scotland, and having otherwise complied with the rules and regulations laid down in pursuance of the Midwives (Scotland) Act, 1915, is entitled by law to practise as a Midwife in accordance with the provisions of the said Act and subject to the said rules and regulations. R.W. Johnstone Chairman of the Board. David Thomson Secretary."
  9. [S421] Alexander Pirie, Margaret Helen Cheyne, "1923 On the Thirteenth day of September at 3 King Street, Aberdeen. By declaration in the presence of William Pirie, 10 Seafield Street, Portknockie and William Cheyne, Knock Croft, Stuartfield, Old Deer. Alexander Pirie, Fisherman (widower), 39 years, resident at 28 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Father: John Pirie, Fisherman (dec), Mother: Elizabeth Pirie M.S. Ritchie (dec). Margaret Helen Cheyne, Nurse (spinster), 35 years, resident at Knock Croft, Stuartfield, Father: William Cheyne, Draper (dec), Mother: Margaret Cheyne M.S Watson. Warrant of Sheriff substitute of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff dated 13th September 1923. Registered 1923 September 17th at Aberdeen. T W Whitchell Assistant Registrar. Extracted from The Register Book of Marriages for the District of St. Nicolas in the Burgh of Aberdeen this 20th day of September 1923."
  10. [S42] Margaret Helen Pirie née Cheyne, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Helen Pirie, (widow of Alexander Pirie, Fisherman), died 1943, March Twenty-seventh 2h 0m P.M. at 28 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Female, 55 years. Father: William Cheyne, Draper (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Cheyne M.S. Watson (Deceased). Cause of death: Peptic ulcer, myocarditis, as cert. by Alex S. Paterson MB. ChB. Informant: William Findley, Friend, 30 Admiralty Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1943, March 29th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."
  11. [S87] Margaret Helen Pirie, Lair Record, "Lairs 1570 and 1572 purchased by Alexander Pirie, Fisherman of 446 Portknockie, on 04/01/1909 and 16/02/1910 respectively. Lair 1570, Name: Margaret Helen Pirie, Profession: Widow, Relationship: Wife, Age: 55, Interred: 30/03/1943."
  12. [S5887] Rhoda Pirie, John Pirie, Margaret Pirie née Mair, Margaret Helen Pirie née Cheyne, Margaret Pirie and James Clarence Alexander Pirie Alexander Pirie, Monumental inscription, "PIRIE
    In memory of ALEXANDER PIRIE 1884-1940, RHODA PIRIE 1907-1909, JOHN PIRIE 1910, MARGARET PIRIE (née MAIR) 1883-1922, MARGARET H. PIRIE (née CHEYNE) 1888-1943, MARGARET PIRIE 1914-1961, JAMES C.A. PIRIE 1922-1999
    Asleep in Jesus."