Mary Bruce

F, #7757, b. before 13 February 1838, d. 13 February 1921
     Mary Bruce was born before 13 February 1838 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was baptized on 13 February 1838 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of George Bruce and Janet Bruce.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at North Extremity, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Bruce, head; Jannet Bruce, wife; Margret Bruce, daughter; Mary Bruce, daughter; Murdoch McKenzie, grandson.2
She married John Pirie at Stepney, London, England, in 1867.3 As of 1867, her married name was Mary Pirie.
She was listed as a boarder in the head of household's house in the 1871 census at 20 East India Dock Road, Tower Hamlets, London, England. Those recorded in the household were: Anne Hucks, head; Anne J. Hucks, daughter; John Pirie, boarder; Mary Pirie, boarder.4

She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at Seafield Cottage, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Mary Bruce or Pirie, head; Mary Ann Pirie, daughter; Mary Ann Mair, niece; Annie Bruce or Allan, sister; Alexander Pirie, Boarder; Mary Ann Smith, Boarder.5

She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Seafield Cottage, 103 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Mary Pirie, head; Mary Ann Pirie Fisher, daughter.6

She was listed as head of household's mother-in-law in the 1901 census at 103 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Mary A Pirie, wife; Jeannie Pirie, daughter; Mary Pirie, mother-in-law.7
Mary died on 13 February 1921 at Seafield Cottage, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8,9

Child of Mary Bruce and Richard Fisher

Citations

  1. [S6350] Mary Bruce, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Bruce. Forename: Mary. Parents: George Bruce / Janet Bruce. Gender: Female. Date: 13/02/1838. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 195. Parish: Cullen.
  2. [S6352] 1851, Scottish Census, "Mary Bruce, daughter, female, age 11, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisher's daughter, resident at North Extremity."
  3. [S6429] John Pirie to Mary Bruce, Marriage index entry, Marriages registered in July, August and September, 1867.
    "Pirie, John, District: Stepney, Vol: 1c, Page: 975"
    "Bruce, Mary, District: Stepney, Vol: 1c, Page: 975."
  4. [S6438] 1871, English Census, "Mary Pirie, boarder, wife, female, aged 26, born in Scotland, resident at 20 East India Dock Road."
  5. [S6333] 1881, Scottish Census, "Mary Bruce or Pirie, head, married, female, age 42, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at Seafield Cottage, Portknockie."
  6. [S6431] 1891, Scottish Census, "Mary Pirie, head, widow, female, age 53, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, working on own account, resident at Seafield Cottage, No 103 Portknockie, has 5 rooms with one or more windows."
  7. [S6332] 1901, Scottish Census, "Mary Pirie, mother-in-law, widow, female, age 63, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 103 Portknockie."
  8. [S6338] Mary Pirie (or Bruce), Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Mary Pirie (Widow of John Pirie, Seaman Captain), died 1921, February Thirteenth 12h Noon at Seafield Cottage, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 85 years, Father: George Bruce, Fish Merchant (Deceased), Mother: Jessie Bruce M.S. Bruce (Deceased), Cause of death: Influenza, Bronchitis, As Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: James Pirie, Son-in-law, 68 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen (Present), Registered: 1921, February 14th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  9. [S6337] Mary Pirie, Newspaper death notice data, "NM148208, Mary Pirie, c. 1837 to 13 FEB 1921. Date of Birth : c. 1837. Date of Death : 13 FEB 1921. Place of Death : Seafield Cottage, Portknockie."