Margaret Pirie

F, #2895, b. circa 1850, d. 14 November 1885
     Margaret Pirie was born circa 1850 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Pirie and Ann Ross. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Skipper".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at Slack Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Pirrie, head; Ann Pirrie, wife; Ann Pirrie, daughter; Mary Pirrie, daughter; Margret Pirrie, daughter.1

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at 178 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Pirie, 42; Ann Pirie, 40; Mary Pirie, 12; Margt Pirie, 9; William Pirie, 6; Ann Pirie, 3.2,3
Margaret Pirie was a fishergirl. Margaret died on 14 November 1885 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4,5

Child of Margaret Pirie and William Slater

Citations

  1. [S5358] 1851, Scottish Census, "Margret Pirrie, daughter, female, age 0, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident in Slack Road."
  2. [S6400] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margt Pirie, daughter, unmarried, female, age 9, born in Banffshire, Rathven, scholar, resident at 178 Portknockie."
  3. [S5428] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margt Pirie, female, age 9, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at Portknockie."
  4. [S5958] Margaret Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Pirie, Fisher-girl (Single), died 1885, November Fourteenth 2h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 32 years, Father: John Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Pirie M.S. Ross (Deceased), Cause of death: Endo-Carditis, 10 Months, as cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M., Informant: William Pirie, Brother, Registered: 1885, November 14th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.