Alexander Shirreffs

Male 1823 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Alexander Shirreffs 
    Born 4 Dec 1823  Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Journeyman Painter 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    • Probally died before 1881 as in 1881 census Jessie is recorded as head of family.
    Notes 
    • Alexander was apprenticed to Farquar & Gill, painters and glaziers, in 1839. In February 1871 he lived at 89 Gallowgate, Aberdeen.
    Person ID I89  Frost Family | The Shirreffs family
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 

    Father Alexander Shirreffs,   b. Abt 1796,   d. May 1842, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Mother 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  [1
    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  [2
    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 [2]
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet

    Family Jessie Johnston,   b. Abt 1828, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Aug 1852  Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Household Census 1861  Sutherland Court, Gallowgate, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Registration district St Nicholas
      Civil parish Aberdeen, Greyfriars
      County Aberdeenshire
      Address Sutherland Court, Gallowgate

      Name Age
      Alexander Shirriffs 38
      Jessie Shirriffs 33
      Christina C Shirriffs 5
      John Shirriffs 2
      Jessie A Shirriffs 1 Mo
    Household Census 1881 
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    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Skene Shirreffs,   b. Jan 1854, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Christina Thomson Shirreffs,   b. 10 Feb 1856, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Johnston Shirreffs,   b. 25 Dec 1858, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jessie Johnston Shirreffs,   b. 23 Feb 1861, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Alexander Shirreffs,   b. 19 Jun 1863, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Henry Shirreffs,   b. 12 Jan 1867, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Anne Shirreffs,   b. 21 Apr 1869, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Margaret Thomson Shirreffs,   b. 28 May 1872, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Dec 1823 - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Aug 1852 - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S322] Ancestry.com.au, 1841 Scotland Census (Reliability: 3).

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