Isabella Buchan Bruce

F, #9163, b. 29 April 1898
     Isabella Buchan Bruce was born on 29 April 1898 at 2 Auldmanythie Road, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Bruce and Margaret Buchan.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1911 census at 37 Virginia Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Innes, head; George B. Innes, son; Ralph B. Innes, son; Lizzie B. Innes, daughter, Bella B. Innes, daughter; William Innes, son; Keith Innes, son.4,2
She married Henry James Clinton at Manse of Nigg, Nigg, Kincardineshire, Scotland, on 1 October 1917.5,2 As of 1 October 1917, her married name was Isabella Buchan Clinton. She married George Youngson Abernethy at St Nicholas, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in 1920.6,2 As of 1920, her married name was Isabella Buchan Abernethy. She was the informant for, and present at, Margaret Innes's death at Central School Hospital, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 4 March 1940.7,2

Child of Isabella Buchan Bruce and Henry James Clinton


  1. [S8204] Isabella Buchan Bruce, Register of Births in the District of Peterhead in the County of Aberdeen, "Isabella Buchan Bruce, 1898, April Twenty Ninth 2h P.M. at 2 Auldmanythie Road, Peterhead, Female. Father: John Bruce, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Bruce M. S. Buchan, married 1888 September 1st in Peterhead. Informant: John Bruce, his X mark, Father, Geo Morrice Assistant Registrar Witness. Registered: 1898, May 12th at Peterhead, Geo Morrice Assistant Registrar."
  2. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  3. [S8141] Isabella Buchan Bruce, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Births, Registration District of Peterhead, Surname: Bruce. Forename: Isabella Buchan. Gender: Female. Year: 1898. Ref: 232/1 194. Registration District Name: Peterhead.
  4. [S8154] 1911, Scottish Census, "Bella B. Innes, daughter, female, age 12, school, born in Aberdeen, Peterhead, resident at 37 Virginia Street, Aberdeen."
  5. [S8255] Henry James Clinton to Isabella Buchan Bruce, Statutory Register of Marriages in the Parish of Nigg in the County of Kincardine, "1917, on the First day of October at The Manse of Nigg, After Publication According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Henry James Clinton, Turner (Apps) (Stoker R.N.), Bachelor, 23 years, resident at 27 Walker Road, Torry, Aberdeen, presently on H.M.S. Conquest, Father: Henry James (sic) Clinton, Jeweller, Mother: Hannah Clinton M.S. Ball. Isabelle Buchan Bruce, worker in Box Factory (Spinster), 19 years, resident at 27 Walker Road, Torry, Aberdeen, Father: John Bruce, Trawl Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Margaret Bruce M.S Buchan. Hugh M. Smith, Minister of Nigg. Elizabeth Bruce Witness. Henry J Gibson Witness. Registered: 1917, October 3rd at Nigg, D.M. Walker Int. Registrar."
  6. [S8256] George Youngson Abernethy, Isabella Buchan Clinton née Bruce, Surname: Abernethy. Forename: George Youngson. Spouse Surname: Clinton. Spouse Forename: Isabella Buchan. Year: 1920. Ref: 168/1 124. Registration District Name: St Nicholas.
  7. [S8140] Margaret Innes previously Bruce née Buchan, Register of Deaths in the Northern District of Aberdeen in the Burgh of Aberdeen, "Margaret Innes, (Married to 1st John Bruce, Trawl Fisherman, 2nd William Innes, Trawl Fisherman), died 1940, March Fourth 4h 45m P.M. at Central School Hospital, Aberdeen (Us. Res. 27 Walker Road, Aberdeen), Female, 74 years. Father: John Buchan, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Elizabeth Buchan M.S. Strachan (deceased). Cause of death: Senile Dementia, as cert. by W.D. Wilson M.B. Ch.B. Informant: Isabella Abernethy, Daughter, 102 Grampian Road, Aberdeen (Present). Registered: 1940, March 5th at Aberdeen, Albert Smith, Ast. Registrar."