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Leith Burgh Police - Nominal Roll from Census of Scotland 1871

The Nominal Roll below is taken from the Ancestry version of the Census of Scotland, 1871.

 

There may be discrepancies and omissions in addition to the many transcription errors from the original documents which have proven difficult to correct. Please feel free to contact me with any obvious errors or suggested corrections. Thank you. 

 

I have additional census information which I have left out for reasons of space. Please contact the website for more information.

 

 

Leith Burgh Police 1871

 

Superintendent /Chief Constable

1

Lieutenant of Police

 

Inspector of Police

1

Sergeant of Police

7

Detectives

 

Police Constables

37

 
First Name Last Name Rank Age Estimated Birth Year   Birthplace
James Grant Superintendent of Police 48 1823   Caithnessshire
James Walker Inspector of Police 44 1827   Stonehaven, Kincardineshire
Angus McKay Sergeant of Police 30 1841   Tongue, Sutherland
James McKay Sergeant of Police 33 1838   Latheron, Caithness
John McKay Sergeant of Police 39 1832   Farr, Sutherland
William McKay Sergeant of Police 39 1832   Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
George Milne Sergeant of Police 43 1828   Marnoch, Banffshire
Donald Munro Sergeant of Police 33 1838   Tongue, Sutherland
John Robb Sergeant of Police 35 1836   Rathen, Aberdeenshire
George Beange Constable 39 1832   Tyrie, Aberdeenshire
John Cameron Constable 27 1844   Carr Bridge, Inverness
Donald Campbell Constable 24 1847   Bower, Caithness
Fairlie Christie Constable 48 1823   Garthdee, Aberdeen
James Clark Constable 26 1845   Dallas, Morayshire
John Claydon Constable 32 1839   England
James Curry Constable 26 1845   Auchendoir, Aberdeen
James Fraser Constable 24 1847   Kincardineshire
John Fraser Constable 29 1842   Cawdor, Nairnshire
William Gair Constable 24 1847   Wick, Caithness
William Gunn Constable 21 1850   Latheron, Caithness
James Harper Constable 25 1846   Unst, Shetland
Alexander Henderson Constable 25 1846   Lovie, Aberdeenshire
James Henderson Constable 22 1849   Dunbeath, Caithness
James Inkster Constable 29 1842   Shetland
George Kay Constable 24 1847   Sutherland
John Kilday Constable 19 1852   North Ronaldsay, Orkney
James Lyons Constable 64 1807   Ireland
John MacMartin Constable 26 1845   Dornoch, Sutherland
Alexander Main Constable 27 1844   Methlic, Abrdeenshire
William Main (or Mair) Constable 28 1843   North Ronaldsay, Orkney
Charles McCombie Constable 30 1841   Aberdeenshire
Patrick McConville Constable 23 1848   Ireland
Donald McCrea Constable 28 1843   Sutherland
Alexander McIntosh Constable 29 1842   Aberdalgie, Perthshire
John McKay Constable 24 1847   Farr, Sutherland
Davidson McLeod Constable 31 1840   Latheron, Caithness
Benjamin Miller Constable 25 1846   Dunbeath, Caithness
             
John Mitchell Constable 25 1846   Aberdour, Fife
James Nairn Constable 28 1843   Kincardineshire
George Rae Constable 23 1848   Tongue, Sutherland
George Ross Constable 23 1848   Fearn, Rosshire
James Smart Constable 24 1847   Turriff, Aberdeenshire
George Swanson Constable 54 1817   Caithness
George Taylor Constable 27 1844   Caithness
John  Thomson Constable 26 1845   Fordoun, Kincardineshire
George Wright Constable 30 1841   Morayshire

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