Wallace McKay was born on 29 Aug 1898 at North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,
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.1,2
He was the son of George McKay and Maggie King.
Wallace appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of George McKay at Cullen, Banffshire, Banffshire;
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.3
Wallace 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.4
Wallace died on 28 Feb 1926 at 8 North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland , at age 27 years, 5 months and 27 days
Marine Engineer, Single, aged 27 years.
Parents: George McKay, Sailmaker & Margaret McKay MS King
Alex McKay, Brother was present when he passed away.1,5
Wallace's cause of death on 28 Feb 1926 was from Cerebral Tumour.
Wallace was buried in Feb 1926 at Cullen Cemetery, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,
In Loving Memory of
died 14th March 1926 aged 68 years.
His wife Margaret King,
died 17th April 1948 aged 86 years.
died 3rd Oct 1949 aged 67 years.
died 28th Feb 1926 aged 27 years.
Also Wallace and William John,
died in infancy.6
|Father||George McKay (17 May 1857 - 14 Mar 1926)|
|Mother||Maggie King (1861 - 17 Apr 1948)|
- [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1898 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0043. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [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.
- [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.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1926 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0008.
- [S43] Cemetery Records , Supplied by Ian Coull - Photo of family Headstone Cullen Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.