Alexander King McKay

ID# 7038, (28 Sep 1882 - 3 Oct 1949)


Alexander King McKay was born on 28 Sep 1882 at 77 Duff Street, MacDuff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

At 4.30PM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Journeyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George MacKay, Father was the informant.1,2

He was the son of George McKay and Maggie King.

Alexander appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of George McKay at Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ;
MCKAY George, Head, M, 32, Sailmaker, Banff
MCKAY Maggie, Wife, M, 29, Sailmakers Wife, Macduff
MCKAY Alexander, Son, 8, Scholar, Banff
MCKAY George, Son, 6, Scholar, Cullen
MCKAY Robert, Son, 3, Cullen
MCKAY Isabella, Dau, 6mths, Rathven.3



Alexander appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of George McKay at North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ;
MCKAY George, Head, M, 45, Rope & Sailmaker Foreman, Macduff
MCKAY Maggie, Wife, M, 39, Rope & Sailmker Foreman Wife, Banff
MCKAY Alexander K, Son, S, 18, Rope & Sailmaker Foreman, Macduff
MCKAY George, Son, S, 16, Baker Apprentice, Banff
MCKAY Robert, Son, 13, Scholar, Cullen
MCKAY Isabella, Dau, 10, Scholar, Cullen
MCKAY Ethel, Dau, 5, Cullen
MCKAY Wallace, Son, 2, Cullen
MCKAY Margaretta, Dau, 1, Cullen.4



Alexander appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of George McKay at 8 Castle Street North, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ;
MCKAY George, Head, 55, M, Sail Maker, Employer, At Home, Macduff - 5 rooms with one or more windows.
MCKAY Maggie, Wife, 49, M, Married 29 years, 11 children, 9 still living, Banff
MCKAY Alexander, Son, 28, Single, Sail Maker, worker, at home, Macduff
MCKAY Wallace, Son, 12, School, Cullen
MCKAY Margaret, Dau, 11, School, Cullen
MCKAY Williamina, Dau, 8, School, Cullen
MCKAY Ruth, Dau, 6, School, Cullen.5



Alexander witnessed the marriage of Sarah Paterson and George McKay on 26 Sep 1919 Grand Hotel, Union Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland .1,6

Alexander witnessed the marriage of George Burnett and Margaretta Hamley McKay on 17 Sep 1920 8 North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland .1,7

Alexander King McKay witnessed the death of Wallace McKay on 28 Feb 1926 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,
Wallace McKay
Marine Engineer, Single, aged 27 years.
At 9.30PM
Parents: George McKay, Sailmaker & Margaret McKay MS King

Alex McKay, Brother was present when he passed away.1,8



Alexander King McKay witnessed the death of George McKay on 14 Mar 1926 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,
George McKay
at 5 PM aged 68 years.
Rope and Sailmaker,
Married to Margaret King.
Parents: George McKay, Labourer, (dec) & Isabella McKay MS McKenzie (dec)

Alex McKay, Son was present when he died.1,9



Alexander King McKay witnessed the death of Maggie McKay on 17 Apr 1948 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,
Margaret McKay
At 11.30PM aged 86 years
Widow of George McKay, Sailmaker (Master)
Parents: Alexander King, Ship Master (dec) & Isabella King MS Cormack (dec)

Alex McKay, Son was present when she died.1,10



Alexander witnessed the marriage of John Findlay and Isabella McKay on 18 Feb 1949 Office of the Registrar for the District of Cullen, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland .1,11

Alexander died on 3 Oct 1949 at Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire, at age 67 years and 5 days

Alexander King McKay
Sailmaker (Retired), Single, aged 67yrs.
At 1.30 AM
Parents: George McKay, Sailmaker (dec) & Margaret McKay MS King (dec)

Gordon Paterson, Brother in Law, 18 Seafield Street, Cullen was the informant.1,12



Alexander's cause of death on 3 Oct 1949 was from Cerebral Haemorrhage
Essential Hypertension.



Alexander was buried in Oct 1949 at Cullen Cemetery, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Erected
In Loving Memory of
George MacKay,
died 14th March 1926 aged 68 years.
His wife Margaret King,
died 17th April 1948 aged 86 years.
Their Sons
Alexander King,
died 3rd Oct 1949 aged 67 years.
Wallace,
died 28th Feb 1926 aged 27 years.
Also Wallace and William John,
died in infancy.13


MacKay Family Headstone, Cullen Cemetery
Photo courtsey of Ian Coull
FatherGeorge McKay (17 May 1857 - 14 Mar 1926)
MotherMaggie King (1861 - 17 Apr 1948)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1882 Macduff Banff, 155/A2 0123. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Cullen Banffshire, RG12 Piece 150 Folio 1 Page 9 - via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  4. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Cullen Banffshire, RG13, Piece 150, Folio 1, Page 16 - via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  5. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Cullen Banff, 150/00 001/00 008. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1919 ST Machar Aberdeen, 168/02 0415.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1920 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0010.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1926 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0008.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1926 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0011.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1948 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0013.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1949 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0006.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1949 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0019.
  13. [S43] Cemetery Records , Supplied by Ian Coull - Photo of family Headstone Cullen Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.