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Pirrie Early Origins



The surname Pirrie was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Pirrie Spelling Variations


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Pirrie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pirie, Pirry, Pire and others.

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Pirrie Early History


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Pirrie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pirrie research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1550 is included under the topic Early Pirrie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pirrie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pirrie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pirrie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Pirry settled in Pennsylvania in 1773.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pirrie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pirrie (post 1700)



  • Stephen Pirrie (b. 1961), former Australian rules footballer
  • William James Pirrie KP, PC (1847-1924), 1st Viscount Pirrie, Canadian-born, Irish shipbuilder and businessman, chairman of Harland and Wolff, shipbuilders (1895 to 1924), and Lord Mayor of Belfast (1896 to 1898)
  • Group Captain Gordon Pirrie,
  • Air Chief Marshall Sir George Pirrie,

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Pirrie Historic Events


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Pirrie Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Miss Henrietta Pirrie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada returning to England to be married, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    10. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
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    The Pirrie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pirrie Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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