Alexander Shirreffs

Male Abt 1796 - 1842  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name Alexander Shirreffs 
    Born Abt 1796 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 28 Jun 1809  Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alexander was apprenticed on 28 June 1809 for seven years to William Jamieson goldsmith. His father and Richard Merchant, Town Sergeant, were his cautioners.  
    Occupation 09 Apr 1816  Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Silversmith/Goldsmith. Alexander's indenture was registered on 9 April 1816 on completion of his apprenticeship.
     
    Died May 1842  Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • The Aberdeen Directory, as stated in 'The Goldsmiths of Aberdeen', records Alexander as a jeweller employed by William Jamieson at 87 Broad Street in 1827. In 1827 Alexander lived at 34 St Andrews Street. In 1831 he had moved to 62 Guestrow and in the following year to 63 Guestrow where he lived until at least 1838. In 1840 he lived at 79 Guestrow. Alexander was not in business on his own account.
    Person ID I87  Frost Family | The Shirreffs family
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2008 

    Father Alexander Shirreffs 
    Family ID F2700  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Skene,   b. Abt 1794, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1858, 77 Guestrow, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1823  Saint Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Rev. Robert Doig married them in the house of Thomas Black of St Nicholas, Aberdeen. William Jamieson and James Shirreffs were the witnesses. Elizabeth was born circa 1796, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen.
    Household Census 1841  Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1841 Scotland Census 
    • Civil parish Aberdeen East
      County Aberdeenshire
      Address Guestrow
      Parish Number 168A
      Household Members
      Name Age
      Alex Sturriffe 45
      Elizabeth Stranges 40
      Alexr Stranges 17
      James Stranges 15
      Peter Stranges 13
      Gordon Stranges 11
      Joseph Stranges 9
    Household Census 1851  79 Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1851 Scotland Census 
    • Parish Number 168A
      Civil parish Aberdeen East
      County Aberdeenshire
      Address 79 Guestrow
      ED 2
      Page 26
      Household schedule number 124
      Line 1
      Roll CSSCT1851_39
      Household Members
      Name Age
      Elisabeth Shirrapp 50
      Alexander Shirrapp 27
      James Shirrapp 25
      Peter Shirrapp 23
      Gordon Shirrapp 21
      Joseph Shirrapp 17 [3]
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Shirreffs,   b. 4 Dec 1823, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. James Shirreffs,   b. Abt 1825, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1870  (Age ~ 45 years)
     3. Sbb Shirreffs,   b. 30 May 1826,   d. 30 May 1826  (Age 0 years)
    +4. Peter Shirreffs,   b. 26 Apr 1827, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1880  (Age 53 years)
     5. Sbg Shirreffs,   b. 5 Dec 1828,   d. 5 Dec 1828  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Gordon Shirreffs,   b. Abt 1832, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1900  (Age ~ 68 years)
    +7. Joseph Duncan Shirreffs,   b. Abt 1833, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1909, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Alexander was apprenticed on 28 June 1809 for seven years to William Jamieson goldsmith. His father and Richard Merchant, Town Sergeant, were his cautioners. - 28 Jun 1809 - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Silversmith/Goldsmith. Alexander's indenture was registered on 9 April 1816 on completion of his apprenticeship. - 09 Apr 1816 - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1823 - Saint Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHousehold Census - 1841 Scotland Census - 1841 - Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1842 - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHousehold Census - 1851 Scotland Census - 1851 - 79 Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Cliff Shirreffs, Invercargill.

    2. [S322] Ancestry.com.au, 1841 Scotland Census (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S322] Ancestry.com.au, 1851 Scotland Census (Reliability: 3).