William Pirie

M, #5054, b. 18 December 1901
     William Pirie was born illegitimate on 18 December 1901 at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Georgina Pirie.
He was listed as head of household's grandson in the 1911 census at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Pirie, head; Ann Pirie, wife; Georgina Pirie, daughter; John Pirie, son; George Pirie, son; Jemmima Pirie, daughter; Arthur Pirie, son; Jessie Ann, grand daughter; William, grand son.3


  1. [S3930] William Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Pirie (Illegitimate), 1901, December Eighteenth 3h 0m P.M. at 131 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Mother: Georgina Pirie, Fishergirl. Informant: Georgina Pirie, Mother. Registered: 1902, January 8th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S8333] 1911, Scottish Census, "William, grand son, male, age 9, school, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 131 Portknockie."