John Pirie

M, #4930, b. circa 1895
     John Pirie was born circa 1895 at Macduff, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of John Pirie and Ann Stephen McDonald. His family was known by the tee-name of "Priest". John Pirie was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1911 census at 209 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Pirie, head; Ann Pirie, wife, John Pirie, son; Alex Pirie, son; George Pirie, son; Mary Ann Pirie, daughter; Maggie Pirie, daughter; Catherine Pirie, daughter; Lily Pirie, daughter.1
He was the informant for Helen Pirie's death at 12 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 January 1925.2


  1. [S6439] 1911, Scottish Census, "John Pirie, son, male, age 16, single, fisherman, born in Banffshire, Macduff, resident at 209 Portknockie."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.