Jane Hay

F, #2959, b. 31 December 1876, d. 12 April 1947
     Jane Hay was born illegitimate on 31 December 1876 at 213 Seatown, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Ross and Jane Hay. Jane Hay was also known as Jane Ross. She married Alexander Pirie at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 December 1899.2,3 As of 7 December 1899, her married name was Jane Pirie.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 40 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Pirie, head; Jane Pirie, wife; Alexander Pirie, son; Elsie Ross, servant.4
She was the informant for William James Pirie's birth at 170 Seatown, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 May 1903.5,3 Jane died on 12 April 1947 at Seafield Hospital, Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 70.6,3

Children of Jane Hay and Alexander Pirie


  1. [S2307] Jane Hay, Register of Births in the Burgh of Cullen in the County of Banff, "Jane Hay (Illegitimate), 1876, December Thirty first 12h noon at 213 Seatown, Cullen, Female. Mother: Jane Hay, Domestic Servant. Informant: Jane Hay, Mother, Jno. Allan Registrar Witness. Registered: 1877, January 28th at Cullen, Jno. Allan, Registrar."
  2. [S2305] Alexander Pirie to Jane Ross, Marriage entry, "1899 on the Seventh day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 21, usual residence No. 219 Portknockie, parents Alexander Pirie Fisherman and Jessie Pirie M.S. Cowie. Jane Ross, Fisher girl (Spinster), age 21, usual residence No. 170 Seatown Cullen, parents John Ross Fisherman and Jane Ross M.S. Hay. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. William Pirie Witness. Elsie Ross Witness. Registered 1899 December 8th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S5228] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jane Pirie, wife, married, female, age 23, born in Cullen, Banffshire, resident at 40 Portknockie."
  5. [S2508] William James Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William James Pirie, 1903, May Eighteenth 6h 0m A.M. at 170 Seatown, Cullen, Male. Father: Alexander Pirie, Fisherman, Domicil 40 Portknockie. Mother: Jane Pirie M.S. Ross, married 1899 December 8th in Portknockie. Informant: Jane Pirie, Mother. Registered: 1903, June 6th at Cullen, John G. Dunbar, Registrar. Transcribed at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar. Par. of Birth Cullen No. 26."
  6. [S5908] Jane Pirie née Hay (or Ross), Register of Deaths in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "Jane Hay Pirie (sic), (Widow of Alexander Pirie, Master Mariner), died 1947, April Twelfth 0h 17m P.M. (sic) at Seafield Hospital, Buckie (usual residence 19 Harbour Place, Portknockie), Female, 70 years. Father: John Ross, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Jane Ross M.S. Hay (deceased). Cause of death: Arterio Sclerosis, Cardiac Syncope, As cert. by Alex S. Paterson M.B. Ch.B. Informant: Robert J. Coull, son in law, 82 Well Road, Buckie (Present). Registered: 1947, April 14th at Buckie, W.H. Mair, Assist. Registrar."