John Findlay

ID# 7519, (21 Jan 1872 - 17 Sep 1957)

John Findlay was born on 21 Jan 1872 at Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Parents: Alexander Findlay & Helen Findlay MS Wood.1

John Findlay married Isabella McKay, daughter of George McKay and Maggie King, on 18 Feb 1949 at Office of the Registrar for the District of Cullen, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

After Publication

John Findlay
Fisherman (Retired), Widower, aged 77
Res: 32 Castle Terrace, Cullen
Parents: Alexander Findlay, Fisherman (dec) & Helen Findlay MS Wood (dec)
Isabella McKay
Bakers Shop Assistant, Spinster, aged 58
Res: 8 North Castle Street, Cullen
Parents: George McKay, Sailmaker (dec) & Margaret McKay MS King (dec)

Witnesses: Alex K McKay, 8 North Castle ST, Cullen & Williamina Paterson, 18 Seafield St, Cullen.2,3

John's cause of death on 17 Sep 1957 was from Cerebral thrombois.

John died on 17 Sep 1957 at Craigmoray Institution, 2 Lossiemonth Road, Bishopmill, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland , at age 85 years, 7 months and 27 days

John Findlay
Fisherman, Retired
(Widower of 1: Helen Gardiner, 2: Isabella McKay)
at 7 am aged 84years.
Parents: Alexander Findlay, Fisherman (dec) & Helen Findlay MS Wood (dec)

D Longmoth, Occupier was the informant.2,4

Family: John Findlay and Isabella McKay


  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 March 2016), Alexander Findlay in entry for John Findlay, 21 Jan 1872; citing CULLEN,BANFF,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1949 Cullen Banffshire, 150/00 0006. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1957 Elgin Moray - 135/00 0177.