Alexander Legge

M, #7434, b. 15 March 1885
     Alexander Legge was born on 15 March 1885 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Forbes Legg and Helen Ranie Lee. Alexander Legge was also known as Legg.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Seaview Cottage, 102 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander F. Legg, head; Helen F. Legg, wife; Alexander F. Legg, son; Henry Legg, son; Isabella Legg, daughter; James Moir, servant.2
He was the informant for Helen Ranie Legg's death at 10 Bridge Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 May 1923.3
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Alexander Legge lived at 10 Bridge Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4


  1. [S5931] Alexander Legge, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Legge, 1885, March Fifteenth 4h 30m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Alexander Forbes Legge, Crofter. Mother: Helen Legge M. S. Lee, married 1884 January 25th in Seafield. Informant: A.F. Legge, father. Registered: 1885, March 25th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S6432] 1891, Scottish Census, "Alexander F. Legg (sic), son, male, age 5, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at Seaview Cottage, No 102 Portknockie."
  3. [S5930] Helen Ranie Legg née Lee, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Rainie Legge, (Married to Alexander Forbes Legg, Farmer), died 1923, May Ninth 3h 10m A.M. at 10 Bridge St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 61 years. Father: Henry Lee, Carrier (Deceased), Mother: Annie Lee M.S. Wood (Deceased). Cause of death: Phthisis Pulmonalis, Uncertain, As Cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M. Informant: Alexander Legg, Son. Registered: 1923, May 9th at Manse of Seafield, James MacIntyre, Registrar."
  4. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 75: PORTKNOCKIE, "Legge, Alex., 10 Bridge Street", page 110: PORTKNOCKIE, BRIDGE STREET, "10, A.F. Legge, carter; A. Legge; George Simpson."