Mary Stella Pirie

F, #57, b. 25 July 1908, d. 5 May 2000
     Mary Stella Pirie was born on 25 July 1908 at 444 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Pirie and Joan Duthie Buchan.
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.3
Mary Stella was usually known as "Stella." She married George Wiseman at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 6 October 1945.4 As of 6 October 1945, her married name was Mary Stella Wiseman. Mary died on 5 May 2000 at Fraserburgh Hospital, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 91.4


  1. [S2048] Mary Stella Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Mary Stella Pirie, 1908, July Twenty Fifth 4h 0m A.M. at 444 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Pirie, Fisherman. Mother: Joan Pirie M. S. Buchan, married 1903 December 17th in Aberdeen. Informant: William Pirie, Father. Registered: 1908, August 10th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S775] Joan Ritchie (née Wiseman) and Louise Ritchie, St. Combs, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Information kindly supplied by Joan Ritchie of St. Combs, Scotland.
  3. [S4053] 1911, Scottish Census, "Mary Stella Pirie, daughter, female, age 2, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 444 Portknockie."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.