Elizabeth Pirie

F, #50, b. 2 August 1890, d. 22 July 1915
     Elizabeth Pirie was born on 2 August 1890 at 218 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Pirie and Elizabeth Ritchie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "King". Elizabeth Pirie's father, John Pirie, was identified with the tee-name "Buxer" in the 1881 Scottish Census and then with the tee-name "King" in the 1891 Census. "Buxer" was the tee-name of Elizabeth's grandfather's family and "King" was the tee-name of his grandmother's family.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 218 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Pirie “King”, (blank); Elizabeth Pirie, wife; Katrine Pirie, daughter; William Pirie, son; Alexander Pirie, son; Elizabeth Pirie, daughter.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 219½ Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Pirie, head; Mary Pirie, wife; Catherine Pirie, daughter; Wm Pirie, son; Alex Pirie, son; Elizabeth Pirie, daughter.3

She was listed as head of household's sister in the 1911 census at 444 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Johann Pirie, wife; Elizabeth Pirie, daughter; Mary Stella Pirie, daughter; Hellen W. Pirie, daughter; Elizabeth Pirie, sister.4
Elizabeth died on 22 July 1915 at 218 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 24.5,6 Her body was interred on 25 July 1915 at Portknockie, Moray, Scotland, at Lair No. 1537, Hillhead cemetery.7

Citations

  1. [S95] Elizabeth Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Twin, Elizabeth Pirie, 1890, August Second 11h 45m A.M. at 218 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Pirie "King", Fisherman. Mother: Elizabeth Pirie M. S. Ritchie, married 1874 October 2nd in Seafield. Informant: John Pirie, father. Registered: 1890, August 4th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S14] 1891, Scottish Census, "Elizabeth Pirie, daughter, female, age 8 months, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 218 Portknockie."
  3. [S13] 1901, Scottish Census, "Elizabeth Pirie, daughter, female, age 10, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 219½ Portknockie."
  4. [S4053] 1911, Scottish Census, "Elizabeth Pirie, sister, female, age 20, single, domestic servant, at home, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 444 Portknockie."
  5. [S2256] Elizabeth Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elizabeth Pirie (Single), died 1915, July Twenty Second 11h 36m P.M. at 218 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 25 years. Father: John Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Elizabeth Pirie M.S. Ritchie (Deceased). Cause of death: Dilatation of Heart, General Dropsy, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: James Chalmers, Neighbour, 268 Portknockie. Registered: 1915, July 23rd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S109] Elizabeth Pirie, Lair Record, "Lairs 1537 and 1539 purchased by William Pirie, Fisherman of Portknockie, on 05/10/1912. Lair 1537, Name: Elizabeth Pirie, Profession: Spinster, Relationship: Sister, Age: 24, Interred: 25/07/1915". There is no monument to Elizabeth Pirie.