Alexander Legg

M, #7430, b. circa 1819
     Alexander Legg was born circa 1819 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was a crofter and farmer. He married Isabella Fordyce at Bauds, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 August 1842.1 He was the informant for, and present at, Ann Legg's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 January 1861.2
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 100 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, head; Isabella Legg, wife; Alexander Legg, son; William Legg, son; Ann Legg, daughter; Elizabeth Gilmore, grand daughter; George Slater, servant.3

Children of Alexander Legg and Isabella Fordyce


  1. [S6360] Alexander Legg, Isabella Fordyce, Surname: Legg. Forename: Alexander. Spouse Name: Isabel Fordyce. Date: 18/08/1842. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 456. Parish: Cullen.
  2. [S6359] Ann Legg, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Ann Legg 1861, January Eighth 11h 30m P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Legg, Crofter. Mother: Isabella Legg M. S. Fordyce, married 1842 August 18th in Bauds (Rathven). Informant: Alexander Legg, Father, present. Registered: 1861, January 15th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  3. [S6437] 1881, Scottish Census, "Alexander Legg, head, married, male, age 62, born in Portknockie, Banff, farmer of 32 acres arable employing 1 man & 1 boy, resident at 100 Portknockie."