Elizabeth Pirie

F, #56, b. 20 September 1905, d. before 22 November 1979
     Elizabeth Pirie was born on 20 September 1905 at 428 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Pirie and Joan Duthie Buchan. Elizabeth was usually called "Leebie."
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1911 census at 444 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Johann Pirie, wife; Elizabeth Pirie, daughter; Mary Stella Pirie, daughter; Hellen W. Pirie, daughter; Elizabeth Pirie, sister.2
Elizabeth died before 22 November 1979. Her body was interred on 22 November 1979 at Portknockie, Moray, Scotland, at Lair No. 1539, Hillhead cemetery.3


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S4053] 1911, Scottish Census, "Elizabeth Pirie, daughter, female, age 5, school, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 444 Portknockie."
  3. [S107] Elizabeth Pirie, Lair Record, "Lairs 1537 and 1539 purchased by William Pirie, Fisherman of Portknockie, on 05/10/1912. Lair 1539, Name: Elizabeth Pirie, Profession: Housewife, Relationship: Daughter, Age: 74, Interred: 22/11/1979". There is no monument to Elizabeth Pirie.