George McKay

ID# 4423, (17 May 1857 - 14 Mar 1926)


George McKay was born on 17 May 1857 at Dockiewell Street, MacDuff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

George McKay
At 11.20 AM
Parents: George McKay, Labourer & Isabella McKay MS McKenzie

Informant was Hellen Thain, Nurse, Present at the birth, Dockiewell Street, Macduff.1,2,3

He was the son of George MacKay and Isabella McKenzie.

George appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of George MacKay at 94 Gelymill Street, MacDuff, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McKAY George, 51, Head, Railway Labourer, Durness Sutherland
McKAY Isabella, 48, Wife, Labourer's wife, Inverness Inverness
McKAY Angus, 15, Son, Rope Maker, Adrahiles Sutherland
McKAY Margaret, 8, Dau, Scholar, MacDuff Banff
McKAY George, 3, Son, MacDuff Banff.4



George appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of George MacKay at 9 Dockiewell Street, MacDuff, Banffshire, Scotland ;
McKAY George, 60, Head, Mason's Labourer, born Sutherlandshire
McKAY Isabella, 56, Wife, born Inverness
McKAY Margaret, 18, Dau, Domestic Servant, Macduff Banff
McKAY John, 33, Son, Ag Labourer, Sutherland
McKAY George, 14, Son, Apprentice Sail Maker, Macduff Banff.5



George appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of George MacKay at 2 James Street, Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland ;
MACKAY George, Head, M, 71, M, Gen Labourer, Durness, Sunderland
MACKAY Isabella, Wife, M, 65, F, Fort Augustus, Invernessshire
MACKAY George, Son, U, 22, M, Rope & Sailmaker, McDuff, Banffshire.6



George McKay married Maggie King on 3 Mar 1882 at 13 Clunie Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church

George MacKay
Sailmaker (Journeyman), Bachelor, aged 23
Usual Res: James Street, Macduff
Parents: George MacKay, Labourer & Isabella Mackay MS McKenzie
Maggie King
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 20
Usual Res: 13 Clunie Street, Banff
Parents: Alexander King, Ship Master Merchant Services & Isabella King MS Cormack

Witnesses: Alexander King & James Addison.1,7



George recorded the birth of Alexander King McKay on 28 Sep 1882 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.1,8



George recorded the birth of Robert McKay on 12 Mar 1888 Grant Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

at 4 AM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker Journeyman & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George McKay, Father was the informant.1,9



George recorded the birth of Isabella McKay on 22 Sep 1890 North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

at 7.30 AM
Parents: George McKay, Sailmaker (Journeyman) & Maggie McKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George McKay, Father was the informant.1,10



George appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Maggie, Alexander, George, Robert and Isabella ;
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.11



George McKay witnessed the birth of Ethel Jessie McKay on 20 Jan 1893 Seafield Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

at 9 AM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Journeyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King.
Married: 1882 March 4th, Banff

George MacKay, Father was present at her birth.1,12



George recorded the birth of William John McKay on 21 Oct 1894 South Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

at 10 AM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Jouurneyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George MacKay, Father was the informant.1,13



George recorded the birth of Wallace McKay on 6 Mar 1896 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,

Wallace McKay
at 9 PM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Jouurneyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George MacKay, Father was the informant.1,14



George McKay recorded Wallace McKay's death on 2 Mar 1898 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,
Wallace McKay
At 4.15 PM aged 23 months.
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Journeyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King

George Mackay, Father was the informant.1,15



George McKay witnessed the birth of Wallace McKay on 29 Aug 1898 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,

at 3 AM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Jouurneyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George MacKay, Father was present at the birth.1,16



George McKay witnessed the death of William John McKay on 13 Oct 1898 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,
William John McKay
At 3 AM aged 3 years.
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker ( Journeyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King

George MacKay, Father was present when he passed away.1,17



George McKay witnessed the birth of Margaretta Hamley McKay on 8 Oct 1899 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,

Margaretta Hamley MacKay
at 10.20 AM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Jouurneyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George MacKay, Father was present at the birth.1,18



George appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire, also listed in the household was Maggie, Alexander, George, Robert, Isabella, Ethel, Wallace and Margaretta ;
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.19

Castle Street, Cullen Banff
The house with the children outside is the house the McKay family lived in.
copy of postcard courtsey of Ian Coull


George McKay witnessed the birth of Williamina McKay on 30 May 1902 Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire,

at 3.30 AM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Journeyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 4 March 1882, Banff

George MacKay, Father was present at the birth.1,20



George recorded the birth of Ruth MacDonald McKay on 11 Sep 1904 44 Seafield Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Ruth MacDonald McKay
at 6 PM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Jouurneyman) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 4th Banff

George MacKay, Father was present at the birth.1,21



George appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at 8 Castle Street North, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Maggie, Alexander, Wallace, Margaretta, Williamina and Ruth ;
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.22



George died on 14 Mar 1926 at 8 North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland , at age 68 years, 9 months and 25 days

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.1,23



George's cause of death on 14 Mar 1926 was from Arterio- Sclerosis
Cerebral Haemorrhage.



George was buried in Mar 1926 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.24


MacKay Family Headstone, Cullen Cemetery
Photo courtsey of Ian Coull


George and Maggie had 11 children.

Children of George McKay and Maggie King

FatherGeorge MacKay (1809 - 18 Feb 1887)
MotherIsabella McKenzie (c 1816 - 30 Sep 1897)

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, 1857 Banff Banff, 147/01 0079. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C111471.
  4. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Macduff Banff, ED 2A Page 18 Line 24 Rego 147/1 via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  5. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 MacDuff Banff, ED 8 Page 19 Line 1 Rego 147/1 Gamrie, Macduff Banffshire via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  6. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 FHL Film 0203437 GRO Ref Vol 147 EnumDist 9 Page 28 Gamrie Banff. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1882 Banff Banff, 147/00 0004.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1882 Macduff Banff, 155/A2 0123.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1888 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0015.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1890 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0046.
  11. [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.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1893 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0007.
  13. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0062.
  14. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1896 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0005.
  15. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1898 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0003 - aged 2.
  16. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1898 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0043.
  17. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1898 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0016 - aged 3.
  18. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1899 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0045.
  19. [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.
  20. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1902 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0022.
  21. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1904 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0039.
  22. [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.
  23. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1926 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0011.
  24. [S43] Cemetery Records , Supplied by Ian Coull - Photo of family Headstone Cullen Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.