The Baird Family of Peterhead - Census

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    I841 Census

Name                             Age  Occupation                     

 Born within county?

 Census place Additional notes
Alexander BAIRD   55   Head - Agricultural labourer   Yes  Buchanhaven  
Barbara    45   Wife    Yes                          Barbara Henderson
 William   25   Son      
 Barbara   15   Daughter      
David    14   Son      
 Anne   12   Daughter      
 Jane    9   Daughter      
  Alexander    1   Son      
  Margaret McRAE   20   Daughter       Wife of Alexander McRae, fisherman.
  Barbara McRAE    2   G'daughter      
  Margaret McRAE    1   G'daughter      
           
  Margaret FRAZER   60   Head  (spinster)     North Street    See Minutes of Kirk Sessions
  Alexander BAIRD   25   Son   Ag. lab.    
  Margaret FRAZER   30   Daughter (spinster)      
           
           
John BAIRD   5     Buchanhaven  Living  with Elizabeth Bruce (50) and John Bruce (20) fisherman.Relationship unknown                                     
           
William BAIRD   60  Head - Farmer   ? Roanheads  Possibly brother of Alexander 
Mary   60   Wife     Mary Simpson 
 Sophia  20   Daughter     Married William Bruce 1843. Died 1909 
 Isabel  15   Daughter     See notes from Sheriffs Court
           
 Seamen          
 Peter BAIRD  20   Seaman   Yes   Roanheads Son of William & Mary Simpson 
 George BAIRD  15   Seaman   Yes  Buchanhaven Son of Alexander & Barbara                      Henderson 

1851 Census

Name                                   

Age 

 Relationship    

 Occupation     

 Address                  

   Notes                                                    

  William BAIRD

  38

  Head

  Labourer

Buchanhaven  

 

  Jane

  30

  Wife

 

 

  Barbara Henderson

  George

   7

  Son

 

 

 

  Barbara

   5 

  Daughter

 

 

 

  Jane

   3

  Daughter

 

 

 

  William

   1

  Son

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Alexander BAIRD

  68

  Head

  Farmer of 10 acres

  Buchanhaven

  Born Tyrie died 1860

  Barbara 

  55

  Wife

 

 

 

  George

  29

  Son

  Seaman

 

 

  David

  25

  Son

  (none given)

 

 

  Jane

  19

  Daughter

   (none given)

 

 

  Alexander

  16

  Son

   (none given)

 

 

  Barbara BAIRD

  12

  G'daughter

  Scholar

 

  Children of Margaret Baird & Alex.  McRae

  Jane BAIRD

   8

  G'daughter

 

 

 

  Alexander BAIRD

   6

  G'son

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Margaret BAIRD

  56

  Head (widow)

  Dressmaker

  13 Marischal St

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Margaret BAIRD

  30

  Head (married)

  Seaman's wife

  North Street

 Margaret McRAE. In 1856 when Margaret married George Milne, her situation was described as 'spinster'.

  Margaret MCRAE

  10

  Daughter

  Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Alexander BAIRD

  41

  Head

  Labourer

  Roneheads

 Son of Margaret Frazer 

  Jane

  33

  Wife

 

 

  Jane O'Brien

  Margaret

   3

  Daughter

 

 

  Married David Brown in 1866. Died at Stuartfield 1881. Usual address given as Sandusky Ohio USA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Elizabeth BLACKWOOD

   24

  Head (unmarried)

  Herring-net weaver

  Longate Street

 

 Ann BAIRD

   8

  Niece

 

 

 Children of Peter Baird & Ann (died 1850)

  Peter BAIRD

   2

  Nephew

 

 

 

 Williamina BAIRD

   5

  Niece

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James HENDERSON

  61

  Head

  Farmer

  Blackhouse

  Farmer of 26 acres, born Old Deer

 Isabella

  63

  Wife

 

 

 Born New Deer 

 Ann

  34

  Daughter (unm.)

 

 

 

 Janet

  23

   Daughter (unm.)

 

 

 Born Peterhead. Later married George Baird  See Minutes of Kirk Sessions

 Margaret

  19

  Daughter (unm.)

 

 

 

  Isabella BAIRD

   2

  G'daughter

 

 

 Illegitimate child of Janet & George Baird 

  Peter MICHIE

   7m

  G'son

 

 

 Illegitimate son of Ann & Peter Michie