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William Pirie Smith Brand

M, #1654, b. 9 September 1836, d. 25 October 1909
  • Baptism*: William Pirie Smith Brand was baptised on 9 September 1836 at St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; image from Astrid Hess; ref OPR 168/A00 0230 0214; 212, Aberdeen September 1836; Brands, John Brands carter & his spouse Elizabeth Nicholson had a son borm & baptised by the Rev'd John Allan by the name of William Pirie Smith in presence of John Brands senior, carter & Jmaes Nicholson stone cutter [May 2009] & LDS C111688 [Feb 2005].
  • He was the son of John Brand and Elizabeth Nicolson.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Pirie Smith Brand married Christian Dickson, daughter of Thomas Dickson and Elizabeth Rettie, on 27 February 1857 at ... Park Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; On the 27th day of February 1857 at ... ... ... Park Street Aberdeen marriage after banns was solemnised between us according to the forms of the Albion St Church, William Pirie Smith Brand, 20, 2 Marywell Street Aberdeen, carter bachelor, fath John Brand carter moth Elizabeth Brand ms Nicolson, Christian Dickson, 18, 34 College Street Aberdeen, provision curer spinster, fath Thomas Dickson labourer (dec) moth Elizabeth Dickson ms Rettie, signed James ... minister of Albion St Church, wit James Brand, John Ritchie, reg Aberdeen on the 28th day of February 1857 John Watt registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: William Pirie Smith Brand witnessed the birth of Andrew Brand on 30 October 1857 at 4 Park Lane, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; Births in th edistrict of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; Andrew Brand 1857 October 30th 1h 0m pm 4 Park lane Aberdeen, m, fath William Pirie Smith Brand coal carter, moth Christian Brand ms Dickson; inf WPS Brand father, reg 1857 November 15 at Aberdeen John Watt registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: William Pirie Smith Brand witnessed the birth of Thomas Brand on 27 July 1861 at 12 Gardener's Lane, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1861 Births in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; Thomas Brand 1861 July 27thth 11h 50m am 12 Gardener's Lane Aberdeen, m, fath William Pirie Smith Brand coal carter, moth Christian Brand ms Dickson; inf WPS Brand father, reg 1861 August 16th at Aberdeen G Mortimer assist registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: William Pirie Smith Brand witnessed the birth of Jane Brand on 23 March 1863 at 8 Albion Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1863 Births in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; Jane Brand 1863 March 23rd 2h 0m am 8 Albion Street Aberdeen, f, fath William Pirie Smith Brand coal carter, moth Christian Brand ms Dickson; inf WPS Brand father, reg 1863 April 6th at Aberdeen Charles Stronach registrar.
  • (Witness) Birth: William Pirie Smith Brand witnessed the birth of Christian Brand on 16 May 1865 at 98 Commerce Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1865 Births in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; Christian Brand 1865 May 16th 2h 30m am 98 Commerce Street Aberdeen, f, fath William Pirie Smith Brand coal carter, moth Christian Brand ms Dickson; inf WPS Brand father, reg 1865 May 23rd at Aberdeen Charles Stronach assist registrar.
  • (Informant) Birth: William Pirie Smith Brand registered the birth of William Mackie Miller Brand on 8 December 1866 at 98 Commerce Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1866 Births in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; William Mackie Miller Brand 1866 December 8th 8h 30m am 98 Commerce Street Aberdeen, m, fath William Pirie Smith Brand coal carter, moth Christian Brand ms Dickson, mar 1857 February 27th Aberdeen (Old Machar); inf William P S Brand father, reg 1866 December 13th at Aberdeen John Watt registrar.
  • (Witness) Death: William Pirie Smith Brand witnessed the death of Christian Dickson on 6 November 1870 at Farquhar's Court, 17 Upperkirkgate, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1870 deaths in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen, Christian Brand married to William Pirie Smith Brand coal carter, 1870 November 6th 7h 0m pm Fraquhar's Court Upperkirkgate Aberdeen, f, 32 years, fath Thomas Dickson fishmonger (dec), moth Elizabeth Dickson ms Rettie, apoplexy 1 day as certified by Patrick Watt MDCM, inf William P S Brand husband present, reg 1870 November 17th at Aberdeen John Watt registrar.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Pirie Smith Brand married Elizabeth Stewart, daughter of Daniel Stewart and Ann Beattie, on 30 November 1894 at East Parish Church, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1894 marriages in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; 1894 on the 30th day of November at east Parish Church Aberdeen after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; William Brand carter widower, 58, Mitchells Court Gueshow Aberdeen, fath John Brand carter (dec), moth Elizabeth Brand ms Nicholson (dec); Elizabeth Stewart her X mark signed John Allan withness, Jane Dunn witness, spinster, 48, Mitchells Court Gueshow Aberdeen, fath Daniel Stewart salmon fisher (dec), moth Ann Stewart ms Beattie (dec); James Cooper DD minister of the East Parish of Saint Nicholas Aberdeen; witnesses Alexander John Mitchell, John Troup; reg 1894 December 4th at Aberdeen Charles Stronach registrar.
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Pirie Smith Brand died on 25 October 1909 at Aberdeen Poorhouse, Oldmill, Newhills, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 73 1909 deaths in the parish of Newhills in the county of Aberdeen, William Brand night watchman widower of 1) Christian Dickson 2) Elizabeth Stewart 1909 October 26th 4h 5m pm Aberdeen Poorhouse Oldmill Newhills ur 20 Skene Row Aberdeen, m, 70 years, fath John Brand coal contractor (dec), moth Jessie Brand ms Nicholson (dec), morbis cordis senile debility unknown as certified by Elizabeth J Innes MB, inf Geo Allan Governor, reg 1909 October 26th at Bucksburn Wm Cormack registrar.

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841William Pirie Smith Brand was listed along with John Brand in the 1841 census at Windmill Brae, Bon Accord, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. John Brand, 35, carter, Aberdeenshire; Elizabeth Brand, 35, Aberdeenshire; William Brand, 5, Aberdeenshire.
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Brand and Elizabeth Nicolson in the 1851 census at 44 Windmill Brae, Old Machar, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. William Brand, son, unm, 15, Aberdeen; John Brand, head, 44, coal carter, Aberdeen; Elizabeth Brand, wife, 46, Aberdeen.
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Christian Dickson in the 1861 census at 15 Gardener's Lane, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Will P S Brand, head, mar, 24, labourer, Aberdeen Old Machar; Christian D Brand, wife, mar, 22, labourers wife, Aberdeen; 1 room with window; also in the household were Andrew Brand and Elizabeth Brand.
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Brand in the 1871 census at 2 Marywell Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. William Brand, son, widower, 34, labourer, Aberdeen; John Brand, head, widower, 69, carter, Aberdeen.
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Elizabeth Stewart in the 1881 census at 21 Chapel Lane, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. William Brand, head, widower, 45, general labourer, Aberdeen; Elizabeth Stuart, boarder, unm, 40, Nigg Kincardine; Margaret Adams, boarder, unm, 18, Aberdeen.
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Elizabeth Stewart in the 1891 census at 7 Peacocks Close, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. William Brand, head, widower, 55, shore labourer, employed, Aberdeen Old Machar; Elizabeth Stewart, boarder, unm, 42, housekeeper, Aberdeen St Nicholas; 1 room with windows; also in the household were John Milne Brand.
Principal31 March 1901William Pirie Smith Brand appeared in the 1901 census at Poor House, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. William Brand, pauper inmate, widower, 68, shore labourer, Aberdeen.
Last Edited: 5 May 2009

Parents:

Father*: John Brand b. 14 Sep 1806, d. 19 Apr 1883
Mother*: Elizabeth Nicolson b. 25 Nov 1804, d. 26 Mar 1871

Family 1:

Christian Dickson b. 24 Sep 1838, d. 6 Nov 1870
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Christian Dickson, daughter of Thomas Dickson and Elizabeth Rettie, on 27 February 1857 at ... Park Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; On the 27th day of February 1857 at ... ... ... Park Street Aberdeen marriage after banns was solemnised between us according to the forms of the Albion St Church, William Pirie Smith Brand, 20, 2 Marywell Street Aberdeen, carter bachelor, fath John Brand carter moth Elizabeth Brand ms Nicolson, Christian Dickson, 18, 34 College Street Aberdeen, provision curer spinster, fath Thomas Dickson labourer (dec) moth Elizabeth Dickson ms Rettie, signed James ... minister of Albion St Church, wit James Brand, John Ritchie, reg Aberdeen on the 28th day of February 1857 John Watt registrar.

Children:

Andrew Brand b. 30 Oct 1857
Elizabeth Brand b. 19 Aug 1859
Thomas Brand b. 27 Jul 1861, d. 10 May 1862
Jane Brand b. 23 Mar 1863
Christian Brand b. 16 May 1865, d. 27 Dec 1865
William Mackie Miller Brand b. 8 Dec 1866, d. 15 Aug 1877
Elspet Murray Brand b. 23 Nov 1869

Family 2:

Elizabeth Stewart b. c 1840, d. 9 Dec 1900
  • (Groom) Marriage*: William Pirie Smith Brand married Elizabeth Stewart, daughter of Daniel Stewart and Ann Beattie, on 30 November 1894 at East Parish Church, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1894 marriages in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; 1894 on the 30th day of November at east Parish Church Aberdeen after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland; William Brand carter widower, 58, Mitchells Court Gueshow Aberdeen, fath John Brand carter (dec), moth Elizabeth Brand ms Nicholson (dec); Elizabeth Stewart her X mark signed John Allan withness, Jane Dunn witness, spinster, 48, Mitchells Court Gueshow Aberdeen, fath Daniel Stewart salmon fisher (dec), moth Ann Stewart ms Beattie (dec); James Cooper DD minister of the East Parish of Saint Nicholas Aberdeen; witnesses Alexander John Mitchell, John Troup; reg 1894 December 4th at Aberdeen Charles Stronach registrar.

Child:

John Milne Brand b. 17 Sep 1882