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Pitkeathly, Alexander

Birth Name Pitkeathly, Alexander
Gender male


Death 6 May 1876  at  Bankhead Auchterarder
Birth 7 August 1793  at  Tarsappie Perth
Baptism 28 August 1793  at  Tarsappie Perth




Father Pitkeathly, James   (Birth)
Mother Brown, Jean   (Birth)
Siblings Pitkeathly, Colin
Pitkeathly, William
Pitkeathly, Helen
Pitkeathly, Elizabeth


Married Wife Drummond, Marjory
  Marriage 5 March 1823  at  Perth, Scotland
  Narrative From LDS, but is Mey the same as Marjory?
  Children Pitkeathly, Alexander
Pitkeathly, James
Pitkeathly, John
Pitkeathly, Catherine


Baptismal record of Alexander Pitkeathly – “Tarsappie (near Perth) the 7th August 1793 was born Alexander Pitkeathly lawful son to James Pitkeathly, Fisher in Tarsappie and Jean Brown, spouse, and baptised 28th August said year by Mr Robert Forsyth, Minister of the Associate Congregation at Craigend.”

1841 – Methven – East Half (?)

Alexr Pitkeathly, aged 40, agricultural labourer; May Pitkeathly, aged 35; Cathrine Pitkeathly, aged 14; John Pitkeathly, aged 11; Alexr Pitkeathly, aged 5 & Agness Drummond1, aged 1. All were born in Perthshire.

1851 – Methven – Nether Sauchop

Alexander Pitkaithly, aged 57, agricultural labourer, born in Perth; Margrie2 Pitkaithly, his wife, aged 48, born in Auchtermuchty, Perthshire (sic, not Fife); Alexander Pitkaithly, son, aged 15 and a scholar born in Methven.

Methven – Lime Park

Cathrine Pitkeathly, house servant, aged 22, born in Methven. Her employers are Ann Miller (34) and John Miller (32).

1861 – not found (despite trying all the various spelling permutations).

1871 – Auchterarder

Alexander Pitceathly, aged 77, farmer of 25 acres, born East Church, Perth; his wife May, aged 65, born in Auchtermuchty, Fifeshire; their son, James, aged 45, unmarried, working as farmer’s son, born in Tibbermuir; Catherine Jackson, granddaughter, 14, domestic servant and born in Tibbermuir.

1881 – Auchterarder – Abby Wind

May D Pitkeathly, head of household and widowed aged 79.

Death Certificate of Alexander Pitkeathly describes him as a farmer who died on 6/5/1876 at Bankhead, Auchterarder aged 85 years of old age. The informant was his son, James Pitkeathly. His parents were James Pitkeathly, Fisher, and Jean Pitkeathly M.S. Brown, both deceased.

Other Pitkeathlys in 1881 census


Dwelling:Tipperwhoy House

Census Place:Auchterarder, Perth, Scotland

Source:FHL Film 0203501 GRO Ref Volume 329 EnumDist 9 Page 6


William PITKETHLYW76 MAuchterarder, Perth, Scotland


Occ:Wool Weaver

Ann TAYLORW52 FAuchterarder, Perth, Scotland


Occ:Wool Winder

Robert TAYLORU25 MAuchterarder, Perth, Scotland

Rel:Son (Grnd Son)


Euphemia Wright TAYLORU21 FAuchterarder, Perth, Scotland

Rel:Daur (Grand Daur)

Occ:Wool Winder


Dwelling:Powhillock Road

Census Place:Auchterarder, Perth, Scotland

Source:FHL Film 0203501 GRO Ref Volume 329 EnumDist 7 Page 14


David PITKEATHLYW68 MAuchterarder, Perth, Scotland


Occ:Handloom Weaver

James PITKEATHLYU17 MAuchterarder, Perth, Scotland


Occ:Telegraph Messenger

Ann PITKEATHLY 22 FAuchterarder, Perth, Scotland




Source References

1.Import from 20060115.ged
Confidence: Normal