Arthur Mair Pirie

M, #4672, b. 1 April 1888, d. 12 January 1980
     Arthur Mair Pirie was born on 1 April 1888 at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Pirie and Ann Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Willackie".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Ann Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; James Pirie, son; Georgina Pirie, daughter; Jessie A. Pirie, daughter; John M. Pirie, son; Jacob Pirie, son; George Pirie, son; Jemima Pirie, daughter; Arthur Pirie, son.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Ann Pirie, wife; Georgina Pirie, daughter; Jessie A. Pirie, daughter; John Pirie, son; George Pirie, son; Jemima Pirie, daughter; Arthur Pirie, son; Jessie A. Pirie, daughter (sic).3
Arthur Mair Pirie was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1911 census at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Pirie, head; Ann Pirie, wife; Georgina Pirie, daughter; John Pirie, son; George Pirie, son; Jemmima Pirie, daughter; Arthur Pirie, son; Jessie Ann, grand daughter; William, grand son.4
He married Elizabeth Noble Innes at Victoria Hotel, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 29 September 1919.5,6 Arthur died on 12 January 1980 at Buckie, Moray, Scotland, at age 91.7,8 He was buried after 12 January 1980 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.8

Citations

  1. [S7333] Arthur Mair Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Arthur Mair Pirie, 1888, April First 1h 0m A.M. at 131 Portknockie, Seafield, (Rathven), Male. Father: William Pirie "Willackie", Fisherman. Mother: Ann Pirie M.S. Mair, married 1870 October 6th in Seafield. Informant: William Pirie, Father (Present). Registered: 1888, April 27th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S3648] 1891, Scottish Census, "Arthur Pirie, son, male, age 2, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 131 Portknockie."
  3. [S3675] 1901, Scottish Census, "Arthur Pirie, son, male, age 12, born in Banff, Portknockie, scholar, resident at 131 Portknockie."
  4. [S8333] 1911, Scottish Census, "Arthur Pirie, son, male, age 21, single, fisherman in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 131 Portknockie."
  5. [S7338] Arthur Mair Pirie, Elizabeth Noble Innes, Surname: Pirie. Forename: Arthur. Spouse Surname: Innes. Spouse Forename: Elizabeth Noble. Year: 1919. Ref: 167/ 9. Registration District Name: Seafield.
  6. [S3360] John Falconer, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by John Falconer of Buckie, Moray, Scotland.
  7. [S7337] Arthur Mair Pirie, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Deaths, Registration District of Buckie, Surname: Pirie. Forename: Arthur Mair. Age at death: 91. Mother's Maiden Name: Mair. Year: 1980. Ref: 290/ 5. Registration District Name: Buckie.
  8. [S7334] Arthur Mair Pirie and Elizabeth Noble Innes, Monumental inscription, "In Loving Memory of ARTHUR MAIR PIRIE who died 12th January 1980 aged 91 years beloved husband of ELIZABETH NOBLE INNES who died 10th December 1986 aged 94 years."