James McArthur

M, #2722, b. 22 February 1868, d. 5 December 1928
     James McArthur was born on 22 February 1868 at Newlands, Parish of Enzie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of William McArthur and Anne Wilson. James McArthur was a mason. He married Helen Pirie at St. Peter's Church, Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 July 1895.3,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 333 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James McArthur, head; Helen Pirie McArthur, wife; Wm McArthur, son; Alexander McArthur, son; Ann W McArthur, daughter.4
He was the informant for, and present at, James McArthur's birth at 222 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 January 1904.5,6
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that James McArthur was owner occupier of 222 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that James McArthur was owner of 221 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 221 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James McArthur, head; Helen McArthur, wife; William McArthur, son; Alexander McArthur, son; Ann Wilson McArthur, daughter; James McArthur, son; Daniel McArthur, son; Janet McArthur, daughter.9

The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that James McArthur lived at 13-12 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10 James died on 5 December 1928 at 12 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 60.11,2

Children of James McArthur and Helen Pirie

Citations

  1. [S2053] James McArthur, Register of Births in the District of Enzie in the County of Banff, "James McArthur, 1868, February Twenty second 8h 30m P.M. at Newlands, Male. Father: William McArthur, Mason. Mother: Anne McArthur M. S. Wilson, married 1863 June 27th in Rathven. Informant: William McArthur, Father (Present). Registered: 1868, March 3rd at Enzie, Jas S. Pautou, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S2052] James McArthur to Helen Pirie, Marriage entry, "1895 on the Fourth day of July at St Peter's Church, Buckie. After Publication according to the Forms of the R.C. Church. James McArthur, Mason (Bachelor), age 27, usual residence Land Street, Buckie, parents William McArthur, Mason and Ann McArthur M.S. Wilson (deceased). Hellen Pirie (Spinster), age 25, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents Alexander Pirie Fisherman and Jessie Pirie M.S. Cowie. John McIntosh, Buckie, Minister. William McArthur Witness. Jane Ann Gilmore Witness. Registered 1895 July 6 at Buckie, John Webster Registrar."
  4. [S5727] 1901, Scottish Census, "James McArthur, head, married, male, age 33, born in Portknockie (sic), Banffshire, mason, resident at 333 Portknockie."
  5. [S2094] James McArthur, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James McArthur, 1904, January Sixteenth 7h 0m A.M. at 222 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James McArthur, Mason. Mother: Helen McArthur M. S. Pirie. Married 1895 July 4th at Buckie. Informant: James McArthur, Father (Present). Registered: 1904, January 30th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S940] Carolyn Hatt, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carolyn Hatt of Broadstairs, England.
  7. [S4121] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 384, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3263, Description: House and barn, Situation: 222 Portknockie, Proprietor: James McArthur, mason, Occupier: Proprietor, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £0 10s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £2 0s 0d."
  8. [S4121] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 384, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3264, Description: House, Situation: 221 Portknockie, Proprietor: James McArthur, mason, Occupier: Vacant, Yearly Rent or Value: £2 0s 0d."
  9. [S5914] 1911, Scottish Census, "James McArthur, head, male, age 43, married, mason, worker, born in Banffshire, Newlands, resident at 221 Portknockie, 2 rooms with one or more windows, 8 persons in house."
  10. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 77: PORTKNOCKIE, "McArthur, James, 13-12 Harbour Pl.", page 111: PORTKNOCKIE, HARBOUR PLACE, "12, Jas. McArthur, mason, Wm. McArthur, Alex. McArthur."
  11. [S2055] James McArthur, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James McArthur, Mason (Retired), Married to Helen Pirie, died 1928, December Fifth 2h 30m A.M. at 12 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Male, 61 years. Father: William McArthur, Mason (Deceased), Mother: Ann McArthur M.S. Wilson (Deceased). Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B., C.M. Cullen. Informant: David Slater, Neighbour, Rock House, Portknockie. Registered: 1928, December 8th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."