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Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper1

M, #16786, b. 4 February 1886, d. 5 December 1941
Last Edited: 16 Oct 2020
Lewis Mackay, Birse Hotel, Aboyne
  • (Child) Birth*: Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper was born on 4 February 1886 at Duffus, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, .3
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Jane Webster Kinnear, daughter of William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter and Jane McCraw, on 28 April 1911 at St David's Rooms, Nethergate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Established Church of Scotland (St Marks parish church) Lewis Mackay hotel waiter, 25, Tontine Hotel Cupar Fife, parents Donald Mackay post office mail driver and Jane Mason; Jane Kinnear, drapers assistant, 21, 2 Wilkies Lane, parents William Kinnear newspaper reporter (dec) and Jane McCraw; witnesses James Mackey & Elizabeth Kinnear.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper died on 5 December 1941 at Birse Lodge Hotel, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, , at age 55.3
  • Memorial Inscription*: He was erected in 1942 at Aboyne Kirkyard, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, . In loving memory of my husband Lewis Mackay d. Birse Lodge Hotel 5 Dec. 1941 aged 55. My son Douglas d. 6 Aug. 1937 aged 14. Also in loving memory of our mother Jane Webster Kinnear d. Birse Lodge Hotel 17 Aug. 1954 aged 64.
    In loving memory of my dear wife Philippa Mackay a loving mother, grandmother & great-grandmother 6 June 1918 - 5 Sept. 1997.5
  • Military Service*: Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper served with the Royal Garrison Artillery between 8 January 1917 and 26 April 1919 135893.6
  • Newspaper Article*: Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper and Douglas Mackay were mentioned in a newspaper article LAST TRIBUTES TO ABOYNE BOY
    BY LOCAL, ABERDEEN, AND LONDON SCOUTS
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    Scouts from the Aberdeen Grammar School, North London and Aboyne Troops were present at the funeral yesterday to Aboyne Churchyard of Master Douglas Mackay, son of Mr and Mrs Lewis Mackay Birse Lodge Hotel, who was drowned near his home on Friday afternoon.
    The coffin was carried by the Grammar School Scouts from his home to the grave.
    The services at the house and the grave were conducted by the Rev. A Wishart. Aboyne.
    The principal mourners were: M Lewis Mackay (father) and Messrs Lewis A Mackay and John Mackay (brothers).
    Among others present were: The Rev. A. L. Kemp. Birse; the Rev. T Gray, Aboyne; Messrs James Reid. Aberdeen: J. M. Spalding, Aberdeen; R. Smith Huntly Arms Hotel. Aboyne: A. L. Stronach. Aboyne: Inspector Laing. Aboyne, ete. on 10 August 1937.7
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper and Lewis Alexander Mackay and John Kinnear Mackay MBChB was mentioned in a newspaper article about Jane Webster Kinnear on 17 August 1954. HOTEL-KEEPER DIES
    Mrs Jane Webster Mackay, proprietor of the Birse Lodge Hotel, Aboyne, died to-day. She was sixty-three.
    She was the widow of Mr Lewis Mackay, who was well known in Aberdeen business circles, having been formerly manager of the Douglas Hotel and "mine host" at the Bon-Accord Hotel.
    Since going to Aboyne twenty-one years ago. Mrs Mackay had become a patron of sporting activities in the area, and was always closely associated with every movement pertaining to the welfare of the village.
    She was president of Aboyne Bridge Club.
    She leaves a family of three sons and one daughter -- Mr Lewis Mackay, director of Profeit's Hotel, Dinnet: Dr John K. Mackay. Middlesbrough the well-known Northeast of Scotland and Yorkshire golfer: Mr Kenneth Mackay, The Boat Inn, Aboyne, and Mrs Sheila Peel, Manchester.8
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Jane Webster Kinnear died on 17 August 1954 at Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, .3

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of Jane McCraw in the 1911 census at 2 Wilkies Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 5 rooms with windows, 8 persons in household;
Jane Kinnear, head, 47, wid, 23 years married 8 children born 6 living;
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Charles, son, 23, single, hotel waiter, worker b Forfar Dundee;
Jane, daur, 21, single, saleswoman, drapery, worker, b Forfar Dundee;
John , son, 19, clerk law, worker, b Forfar Dundee;
Lizzie, daur, 17, single, salewoman, drapery, worker, b Forar Dundee;
Georege, son, 14, at school, b Forfar Dundee;
Margaret, daur, 10, at school, b Forfar Dundee;
Lewis Mackay, visitor, 25, single, hotel waiter, worker, Elgin Elgin.9

Family:

Jane Webster Kinnear b. 1890, d. 17 Aug 1954
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Jane Webster Kinnear, daughter of William Fyffe Kinnear printers reader & newspaper reporter and Jane McCraw, on 28 April 1911 at St David's Rooms, Nethergate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; Established Church of Scotland (St Marks parish church) Lewis Mackay hotel waiter, 25, Tontine Hotel Cupar Fife, parents Donald Mackay post office mail driver and Jane Mason; Jane Kinnear, drapers assistant, 21, 2 Wilkies Lane, parents William Kinnear newspaper reporter (dec) and Jane McCraw; witnesses James Mackey & Elizabeth Kinnear.4

Children:

Lewis Alexander Mackay10 b. 13 May 1912, d. 1996
John Kinnear Mackay MBChB3 b. 10 Oct 1914, d. 30 Mar 1999
Douglas Mackay10 b. 1922, d. 1936
  • Note for Web: Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper owned Birse Lodge in Aboyne and Profeits Hotel in Dinnet, Ballater (now Loch Kinnord Hotel).10
  • Note for Web*: He between 1905 and 1911 at Alberta, Canada, .3

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory marriage 1940 Aberdeen ref 168/2 63, image held [Oct 2020].
  2. Ancestry Member trees BG photo
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, Ancestry member BruceGoodison [Jun 2020].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, Statutory Marriage 1911 Dundee 282/2 120 image held [Jun 2020].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland Monumental Inscriptions [Oct 2020].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 [Jun 2020].
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Aberdeen Press & Journal newspaper report of Funeral 10 Sept 1937 [Oct 2020].
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Newspapers Collection Aberdeen Evening Express 1954 [Oct 2020].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Census 1911 Dundee 282/1 26/1 image held [Jun 2020].
  10. [S40] CPT via email [Jun 2020].