Alexander Sievewright

M, #3599, b. circa 1856, d. 5 April 1877
     Alexander Sievewright was born circa 1856. He was the son of William Sievewright and Jane Watt. Alexander Sievewright was a fisherman. Alexander died on 5 April 1877 at sea, off Banff Harbour, Banffshire, Scotland. He perished with the fishing boat 'Amiable' that was wrecked off Banff.1,2


  1. [S2813] Alexander Sievewright, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "See Reg. of Corr. Ents., vol 1, page 194, April 19th 1877. Alexander Sivewright, Fisherman (Single), died 1877 April Fifth about 4h A.M. Mounie Point near the Boat Hythe, Banff (Usual Residence 19 St Catherine Street), Male, 21 years. Father: William Sivewright, Carter, Mother: Jane Sivewright M.S. Watt. Cause of death: drowned by Wreck of Boat "Amiable". Informant: W Siverwright, Father, 19 St Catherine Street, Banff. Registered: 1877, April 9th at Banff, Robert Leask, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.