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Glenbuchat Heritage

95 Mary Pirie nee Kellas aged 90
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95 Mary Pirie nee Kellas aged 90

Mary Ann Kellas

Many thanks to Mrs Muriel Wood from Glasgow for contributions about the Kellas family

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’Mary Ann came to Glasgow at 19 years of age in 1891 and was an Asylum Nurse in the Poor House and Combination Hospital now the Southern General Hospital. Within five years she and two other nurses started the New Mental Hospital Hawkhead. When she retired she lived with her daughter Jean and her Grandson Edmond at 35 Truce Road Glasgow.’

The Newspaper cutting of 1962 celebrates the life of Mary Pirie (nee Kellas) on her 90th Birthday. She was born in Glenbuchat in 1872

Full Family tree in the Smiddyford page

Mary Ann Kellas 1872 – 1963
Birth 8 June 1872
Died 20 May 1963
Fathers Name Alexander Kellas
Mothers Name Jean Inch
Married John Pirie b Mortlach Sep 1872
Husb died 1878
Marriage 24 Jun 1902 Govan
Occupation Poor House Warder, Hospital Labourer
Jean Elizabeth Pirie b. 2 Jul 1902 d 3 May 1981
Alexander James Pirie b. Jul 1905

1881 Scotland Census about Mary A Kellas
Name:Mary A Kellas Age:8
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1873
Father's name:Alexander Kellas
Mother's name:Jane Kellas
Where born:Glenbucket, Aberdeensh Registration Number:200 Registration district:Glenbucket Civil parish:Glenbucket County:Aberdeenshire
Occupation:Scholar ED:2
Household schedule number:39 Line:4 Roll:cssct1881_60
Household Members:NameAge
Alexander Kellas54
Jane Kellas37
Alexander Kellas12
Mary A Kellas8
Charles Kellas1

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