Robert McKay

ID# 7040, (12 Mar 1888 - 27 Jun 1973)


Robert McKay was born on 12 Mar 1888 at 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.1,2

He was the son of George McKay and Maggie King.

Robert 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



Robert 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



Robert McKay married Mary Ewing on 11 Dec 1909 at Temperance Hotel, North High Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland

Robert McKay
Farm Servant, Bachelor aged 21 years
Usual Res: Tochineal, Fordyce
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Master) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Mary Ewing
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 22
Usual Res: Tillynaught Cottages, Fordyce
Parents: William Ewing, Farm Servant & Mary Ewing MS Simpson

Witnesses: John Murdoch & Jessie Ewing.1,5



Robert McKay witnessed the birth of William Ewing McKay on 24 Aug 1911 Tillynaught Cottages, Fordyce, Banffshire, Scotland ,

William Ewing McKay
at 9 AM
Parents: Robert McKay, Farm Servant & Mary McKay MS ewing
Married: 1909 December 11th Portsoy

Robert McKay, Father was present when he was born.1,6



Robert died on 27 Jun 1973 at Aberchirder, Banffshire, Scotland , at age 85 years, 3 months and 15 days

Robert MacKay
Aged 85.7



Robert was buried in Jun 1973 at Ordiquill Cemetery, Ordiquill, Banffshire, Scotland ,

In Loving Memory
of
Mary Ewing
Beloved Wife of
Robert McKay,
Who Died 1st Nov 1945
Aged 58 Years
And the Above
Robert McKay
Who Died 27th June 1973
Aged 85 Years.8


Mary and Robert McKay
Ordiquill Cemetery
Courtsey of Ian Coull


Robert and Mary had 6 Children.

Children of Robert McKay and Mary Ewing

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, 1888 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0015. 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. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1909 Portsoy Banff, 153/02 0015.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1911 Fordyce Banffshire, 153/01 0021.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1973 Aberchirder Banff, 294/00 0011.
  8. [S196] Letter or email from Ian Coull (England) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Email from Ian Jan 2017.