Alexander Addison

M, #3235, b. circa 1891
     Alexander Addison was born circa 1891. He was the son of Joseph Addison and Louisa Sutherland.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 257 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Addison, head; Louisa Addison, wife; Jessie Ann Reid, step daughter; Alex Addison, son; George Addison, son; Joseph Addison, son; Annie Sutherland, neice; Maggie Wood, servant.1
Alexander Addison was a baker. He married Mary Bruce Mair at Summerton, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 March 1918.2,3 He was the informant for Joseph Addison's death at Summerton, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 February 1921.4
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Alexander Addison lived at 2 Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.5


  1. [S5953] 1901, Scottish Census, "Alex Addison, son, male, age 10, scholar, resident at 257 Portknockie."
  2. [S2895] Alexander Addison to Mary Mair, Marriage entry, "1918 on the Sixth day of March at Summerton, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Addison, Baker - Journeyman (Bachelor), age 27, usual residence Summerton, Portknockie, parents Joseph Addison General Merchant and Louisa Addison M.S. Sutherland. Mary Mair, Shopgirl (Spinster), age 24, usual residence No. 272 Portknockie, parents George Mair Fisherman (Deceased) and Mary Mair M.S. Bruce (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. George Bruce Addison Witness. Jeannie Pirie Witness. Registered 1918 March 7th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S6428] Joseph Addison, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Addison, General Merchant (Married to Louisa Sutherland), died 1921, February Eleventh 11h 50m P.M. at Summerton, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 57 years, Father: John Addison, Farmer (Deceased), Mother: Elizabeth Addison M.S. Bruce (Deceased), Cause of death: Sudden Heart Failure, Chronic Nephritis, As cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: Alexander Addison, Son, 2 Pulteney St., Registered: 1921, February 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 72: PORTKNOCKIE, "Addison, Alex., 2 Pulteney Street", page 112: PORTKNOCKIE, PULTENEY STREET, "2, Elizabeth Bruce, widow; Alex. Addison."