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David Pitkethly

M, #1401, b. 7 April 1866, d. 14 March 1950
Last Edited: 13 Jun 2019


Father*: David Clark Pitkethly b. 20 Sep 1826, d. 31 Aug 1902
Mother*: Janet Lawson b. 20 Feb 1829, d. Dec 1903
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: He is commemorated on the headstone erected by Janet Spence Blyth after 14 March 1950. Inscription reads 99 David PITKETHLY died 14.3.1950 age 83, wife Janet Spence BLYTH died 26.8.1962 age 93.2
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Janet Spence Blyth died on 26 August 1962 at Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, .1

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of David Clark Pitkethly and Janet Lawson in the 1871 census at Shuttlefield, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, ; David     Pitkethly     Head     Married     Male     44     1827     Mason     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Janet     Pitkethly     Wife     Married     Female     41     1830     Mason's Wife     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
John     Pitkethly     Son     -     Male     13     1858     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Ellen     Pitkethly     Daughter     -     Female     11     1860     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Jane     Pitkethly     Daughter     -     Female     8     1863     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
David     Pitkethly     Son     -     Male     4     1867     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Euphemia     Pitkethly     Daughter     -     Female     3     1868     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland.3
Principal3 April 1881David Pitkethly appeared in the 1881 census at Ballinloan, Little Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, . David Pitkethly, serv, unm, 15, Farm Servant, Newburgh; with Peter McLaren, head, mar, 48, Dull Perthshire; Eliabeth McLaren, wife, mar, 49, L Dunkeld; William McLaren, son, 9, scholar, L Dunkeld; Jane Mclaren, dau, 7, scholar, L Dunkeld.
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of David Clark Pitkethly and Janet Lawson in the 1891 census at Shuttlefield Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, . David Pitkethly, son, unm, 24, salmon fisher, employed, Newburgh; David     Pitkethly     Head     Married     Male     64     1827     Mason     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Janet     Pitkethly     Wife     Married     Female     62     1829     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
David     Pitkethly     Son     Unmarried     Male     24     1867     Salmon Fisher     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Thomas     Pitkethly     Grandson     -     Male     7     1884     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland.4


Janet Spence Blyth b. 6 Jan 1869, d. 26 Aug 1962


Thomas Pitkethly b. 1884, d. 1968
George Pitkethly+ b. 12 Aug 1910, d. 17 Apr 1974


  1. [S40] From TG [Jan 2006].
  2. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Rootsweb SCT-FIFE-L archives N [Feb 2008].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Shuttlefield, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland [May 2020].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Sheetllefield Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland [May 2020].