|[+ OPR Bellie, Elginshire 126/3 Baptisms 1820-1854
James Bonnyman - lawful son to James Reid, Day Labourer, Fochabers, and Mary
Hutcheson was born 22 baptised 23 October 1842. Wit: George Christie; Janet
Christie, both there.
1881 census - Inverugie, St Fergus, Banffshire
James Reid, Head, married, 38, Miller & Farmer - 65 acres arable, emp.
1 man, 2 women, b. Fochabers
Mary Ann Reid, wife, married, 38, b. Cruden
Children: Mary Ellon, 11, scholar; Eliza Hastie, 8, scholar;
James, 7, scholar; Alexander, 4; William Peter, 18
months - all born St Fergus, Banffshire.
Eliza Baigrie, 18, General Servant, Domestic, b. Lonmay,
Thomas Buchan, 15, Farm Servant, B. Crimond, Aberdeenshire
Eliza Thomson, 15, General Servant, Domestic, b. Old Deer,
In 1881 Georgina, aged 2, was with her grandfather, James Reid, at
37 Hallmoss Corner Ho., St Fergus.
1891 census - English Mills, Inverugie, St Fergus (166/2/31)
James Reid, head, married, 48, Miller & Farmer, b. Fochabers, Moray
Mary Ann, wife, 48, b. Cruden
Children: Mary Helen, unm., 21; Elizabeth Hastie, unm., 18; James, unm., 17,
Miller; Alexander, 14, Grocer's Assistant; Georgina, 12, scholar; William
Peter, 11, scholar, all b. St Fergus.
(6 rooms with one or more windows).
1901 census -Ravenscraig, Peterhead (232/1, Sch.41, p.10)
James Reid, Head, M., 58, Meal Miller, b. Fochabers, Morayshire
Mary A Reid, Wife, 58, b. Cruden
Mary H. Reid, Dau, single, 31, b. St Fergus
Lizzie H. Reid, Dau, single, 28, b. St Fergus
John Forbes, Boarder, Single, 31, Living on own means, b.
Alice Cran, Single, 15, General Servant, Domestic, b. Cruden
Alexander Robertson, Single, 18, Agricultural Labourer, b. Peterhead
William Smith, Single, 18, Miller, b. Cruden
9 rooms with one or more windows.
James Bonnyman Reid, although raised in the Dufftown
area, moved to Ravenscraig, at St Fergus, Aberdeenshire, where he prospered
as the miller. This accounts for the close connections between his family
and the Hardslacks lot.
Mary Ann Annand is James' cousin (their mothers
||# Christened 7 June 1841. Cruden.
[+ Marriage Notes
for MARY ANNAND and JAMES REID:
Married at Gask, Cruden, by Thomas Moir, Minister of Free Church of
Scotland, witnesses: James Shepherd, James Milne.]
[* UR 31 Belmont Street, Aberdeen married at Gask, Cruden,
her cousin, James Bonnyman Reid, UR Bridge of Don, Old Machar, Aberdeen.
Witnesses - James Shepherd and James Milne.
Death - Arteriosclerosis, pnuemonia. At 47 Grattan Place, Fraserburgh.
[+ cert. by R A Slessor MB], informant - George Walker, son-in-law, 9 Saltoun Place, Fraserburgh.]