James Pirie

M, #8331, b. 16 March 1777, d. 8 November 1860
     James Pirie was born on 16 March 1777 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Pirie and Margaret Sclater. James Pirie was baptized on 18 March 1777 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was a whitefisher and fisherman. James died on 8 November 1860 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 83.3 His body was interred after 8 November 1860 at Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, at Old Churchyard.3

Child of James Pirie


  1. [S7070] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Birth: 16 MAR 1777. Christening: 18 MAR 1777 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Pirie. Mother: Margaret Sclater."
  2. [S7071] James Pirie, Baptism extracts, "18 MARCH 1777 ALEXANDER PIRIE in Portknockies had a Child by his Wife MARGARET SCLATER Born the 16 and Baptized this day Named JAMES. Witnesses James Bruce Younger and Elder Hellen Hay and Margaret Gray. [Cullen OPR Vol.3 p.175]"
  3. [S7074] James Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Pirie James (Pauper) Formerly Fisherman (Married), died 1860, November Eighth 8h 0m P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male, 83 years, Father: Alexander Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Pirie maiden name Sclater (Deceased), Cause of death: Complete exhaustion, as certified by Hugh Sharp, Surgeon, who saw deceased November 7, Burial place: Old Churchyard, Cullen, as certified by James Eddie, Sexton, Informant: James Pirie, Son, present, Registered: 1860, Nov. 12th at Portknockie, Jas Cumming Registrar."