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John Pirrie in Banffshire in the 1881 Census

Details of John Pirrie of Old Mill Of Mayen, Rothiemay, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Pirrie

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

68

Birth year

1813

Occupation

Farmer Of 80 Acres Arable & 5 Acres Of Pasture Employing 1 Man 1 Boy 2 Girls

Birth town

Birth county

Banffshire

Birth place

Scotland

Street

Old Mill Of Mayen

Town

Parish

Rothiemay

County

Banffshire

Country

Scotland

Registration district

Rathiemay

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Margaret

Last name

Pirrie

Relationship

Wife

Marital status

Married

Gender

Female

Age

60

Birth year

1821

Occupation

Farmer's Wife

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Kidd

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Married

Gender

Male

Age

64

Birth year

1817

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Jessie

Last name

Morrison

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Unmarried

Gender

Female

Age

15

Birth year

1866

Occupation

General Servant (Domestic)

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Isobella

Last name

Chalmers

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

-

Gender

Female

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

First name(s)

Charles

Last name

Sharp

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

12

Birth year

1869

Occupation

Farm Servant

Birth place

Inverkeithny, Banffshire, Scotland

First name(s)

John

Last name

Morrison

Relationship

Nephew

Marital status

-

Gender

Male

Age

7

Birth year

1874

Occupation

Scholar

Birth place

Banffshire, Scotland

About the 1881 England Wales and Scotland Census

When the 1881 census was taken on April 3rd, the total population of England, Wales and Scotland was recorded as 29,707,207. The First Boer War ended only weeks before the 1881 census.

As with any historical research, the golden rule of family history is to check the original record, or "primary source", wherever possible. We have provided clear images of the original census enumeration books for you to view once you've found the right family in the indexes.

When using census returns, once you have located your ancestor in the census, you should then view the original images to validate your findings. The image of the original document will also help you see the household in the context of surrounding households as all the information will be provided in one clear place, as it was originally written down.

The original documents would have been given to your ancestor several days before 3 April, and the head of household would have been asked to fill in the details for anyone who would have been residing at that address on the census date. If the head of the household was unable to read or write, the enumerator - a literate person who would be collecting the census forms - would help fill in the details. Because of this, however, you may note mistakes that were made, such as name spellings. It should also be noted that many people were often economical with the truth when it came to their ages.

Note: the census includes details of people resident in docked vessels and institutions such as prisons, workhouses, hospitals, and barracks, as well as individual households.

See the whole Pirrie family
in this 1881 Census record

Includes John Pirrie and 6 other people

Pirrie family summary

NAME
John Pirrie
BORN
1813
BIRTH COUNTY
Banffshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Rothiemay, Banffshire, Scotland
An original census record
An original census record

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