Jessie Helen Pirie

F, #2797, b. 13 June 1887, d. 4 November 1901
     Jessie Helen Pirie was born on 13 June 1887 at 77 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. The informant for her birth was stated as William Bruce, grandfather. Since Robert Bruce was her grandfather, it is most likely that the informant was her great grandfather, William Bruce, who in the 1881 and 1891 censuses was living at the same address.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Pirie and Jessie Ann Bruce. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
She was listed as head of household's great granddaughter in the 1891 census at 77 East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Bruce, head; William Pirie, son-in-law (sic); Jessie A Bruce or Pirie, daughter (sic); David Pirie, grand son (sic); Jessie H Pirie, grand daughter (sic); Georgina Pirie, grand daughter (sic).3

She was listed as head of household's granddaughter in the 1901 census at 141 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie M Pirie, head; Jessie H Pirie, lodger?.4,5
Jessie died on 4 November 1901 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 14.6

Citations

  1. [S6667] Jessie Helen Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Helen Pirie, 1887, June Thirteenth 1h 0m P.M. at 77 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Pirie "Buxer" Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Ann Pirie M.S. Bruce, married 1884 January 11th in Seafield. Informant: William Bruce, His X Mark, Grandfather (Present), James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1887, June 25th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5709] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jessie H Pirie, grand daughter (sic), female, age 4, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 77 East St, Portknockie."
  4. [S8330] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie H. Pirie, lodger?, female, age 14, born in Banff, Portknockie, scholar, resident at 141 Portknockie."
  5. [S5417] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie H Pirie, female, age 14, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 141 Portknockie."
  6. [S2157] Jessie Helen Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Helen Pirie (Single), died 1901, November Fourth 2h 30m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 14 years, Father: Alexander Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jessie Ann Pirie M.S. Bruce, Cause of death: Disease of Heart, 2 years, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B. C.M, Informant: George Pirie, Uncle, 408 Portknockie, Registered: 1901, November 4th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."