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John Kinnear Mackay MBChB1,2

M, #16787, b. 10 October 1914, d. 30 March 1999
Last Edited: 8 Nov 2020

Parents:

Father*: Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper1 b. 4 Feb 1886, d. 5 Dec 1941
Mother*: Jane Webster Kinnear1 b. 1890, d. 17 Aug 1954
  • Birth*: John Kinnear Mackay MBChB was born on 10 October 1914 at Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper and Jane Webster Kinnear.1
  • Marriage*: John Kinnear Mackay MBChB married Philippa Irene Myrell Saunders professional dancer, daughter of Robert Nash Saunders soldier, on Monday, 8 January 1940 at 77 Crown Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, ; 1940 marriages in the Southern District of Aberdeen in the burgh of Aberdeen; By declaration in presence of John Livingstone Kinnear 22 Elm Street Logie Dundee and Mrs Elizabeth Philp Kinnear or Paton 9 Hammersmith Road Aberdeen; signed John Kinnear MacKay medical practitioner bachelor aged 25 living at Birse Lodge Hotel Aboyne, parents Lewis MacKay hotel keeper and Jane Webster MacKay ms Kinnear; signed Phillipa Irene Myrell Saunders prefessional dance spinster aged 21 living at Normanby New Highgate Cleethorpes Lincolnshire parent Roger Nash SAunders soldier (dec) and Evelyn Amry Sellars previously Saunders ms Watson; warrant of Sheriff sunstitute of Aberdeen Kincardine and Banff dated 8th January 1940; registered 1940 January 9th at Aberdeen signed Norman Keith assist registrar initialled SD Stewart Duthie registrar.3
  • Death*: John Kinnear Mackay MBChB died on 30 March 1999 at Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, , at age 84.1
  • Qualification*: He was awarded 3rd MBChB on 27 March 1937.2
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: He and Lewis Alexander Mackay were mentioned in a newspaper article about Douglas Mackay and Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper on 10 August 1937. LAST TRIBUTES TO ABOYNE BOY
    BY LOCAL, ABERDEEN, AND LONDON SCOUTS
    ?????????
    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.4
  • Military Service*: John Kinnear Mackay MBChB served with the Royal Army Medical Corps between 1939 and 1945.1
  • Newspaper Article*: John Kinnear Mackay MBChB and Philippa Irene Myrell Saunders professional dancer were mentioned in a newspaper article ENGAGED TO DOCTOR
    The engagement is announced of Miss Philippa Saunders Sellars (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Sellars, of Highgate, Cleethorpes) and Dr. J. K. Mackay, M.D. C.H.B. (second son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Mackay, of Aboyne, Aberdeenshire).
    Miss Sellars is the well-known Cleethorpes dancer. She appeared before the King and Queen at the Palladium, and is at present engaged in the pantomime "Puss in Boots " at Newcastle.
    Dr. Mackay is a graduate of Aberdeen University, where he took a prominent part in sport, obtaining a full blue for golf. The wedding is to take place shortly. on 28 December 1939.5
  • Newspaper Article: John Kinnear Mackay MBChB and Philippa Irene Myrell Saunders professional dancer were mentioned in a newspaper article MACKAY-SAUNDERS.-At South Parish Church, Aboyne, on 8th January, 1940, by the Rev. David Hamilton. Dr J. K. Mackay, M.B., Ch.B., second son of Mr and Mrs Lewis Mackay, Birse Lodge Hotel, Aboyne, to Philippa Irene Saunders, daughter of Mr and Mrs H. Sellars, Normanby, Highgate, Cleethorpes. on 10 January 1940 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, .6
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: John Kinnear Mackay MBChB and Lewis Mackay hotelkeeper and Lewis Alexander Mackay 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 Philippa Irene Myrell Saunders professional dancer died on 5 September 1997 at Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, .9,10

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, Ancestry member BruceGoodison [Jun 2020].
  2. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Newspapers Collection Aberdeen Press & Journal 1937 [Oct 2020].
  3. [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].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Aberdeen Press & Journal newspaper report of Funeral 10 Sept 1937 [Oct 2020].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Newspapers Collection Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph 1939 [Oct 2020].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Newspapers Collection Aberdeen Press & Journal 1940 [Oct 2020].
  7. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index).
  8. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Newspapers Collection Aberdeen Evening Express 1954 [Oct 2020].
  9. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    Scotland Monumental Inscriptions [Oct 2020].
  10. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory death 1997 Aboyne ref 330/ 57, no image [Oct 2020].