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Leith Burgh Police - Nominal Roll from Census of Scotland 1881

The Nominal Roll below is taken from the Ancestry version of the Census of Scotland, 1881.

 

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 1881

 

Superintendent /Chief Constable

1

Lieutenant of Police

1

Inspector of Police

4

Sergeant of Police

9

Detectives

3

Police Constables

62

First Name Last Name Rank Age Estimated Birth Year   Birthplace
James Grant Superintendent of Police 59 1822   Lybster, Caithness
James Walter Lieutenant of Police 54 1827   Stonehaven, Kincardineshire
Thomas Anderson Inspector of Police 35 1846   Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Alexander Main Inspector of Police 37 1844   Methlick, Aberdeenshire
Angus McKay Inspector of Police 39 1842   Tongue, Sutherland
Donald Munro Inspector of Police 47 1834   Golspie, Sutherland
William Arnott Sergeant of Police 31 1850   Beath, Fife
James Chalmers Sergeant of Police 31 1850   Sanday, Orkney
James Harper Sergeant of Police 34 1847   Unst, Shetland
Alexander MacAndrew Sergeant of Police 53 1828   Alves, Morayshire
John Mackay Sergeant of Police 49 1832   Farr, Sutherland
Davidson Macleod Sergeant of Police 41 1840   Latheron, Caithness
George McCormack Sergeant of Police 40 1841   Whithorn, Wigtownshire
John McKay Sergeant of Police 36 1845   Dornoch, Sutherland
 Donald Reid Sergeant of Police 42 1839   Wick, Caithness
Donald Coutts Detective Officer 56 1825   Ballater, Aberdeenshire
William Lamb Detective Officer 35 1846   Glass, Aberdeenshire
Hugh McKay Detective Officer 28 1853   Tongue, Sutherland
Joseph Allan Constable 22 1859   Brechin, Forfarshire
George Benzie Constable 52 1829   Tyrie, Aberdeenshire
George  Birse Constable 21 1860   Durris, Kincardine
John Cameron Constable 36 1845   Grantown, Inverness
Murdo Campbell Constable 24 1857   Killearnan, Rosshire
Felix Darcy Constable 24 1857   Ireland
Walter Davidge Constable 38 1843   England
John De Winter Constable 24 1857   Innerwick, Haddingtonshire
Thomas De Winter Constable 23 1858   Innerwick, Haddingtonshire
William Dey Constable 33 1848   Auchendoir, Aberdeenshire
James Doull Constable 35 1846   Wick, Caithness
Robert Ferguson Constable 32 1849   Mills Mark, Fife
David Forsyth Constable 32 1849   Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Donald Fraser Constable 33 1848   Kincardine, Rosshire
Edward Fraser Constable 58 1823   Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire
William Fraser Constable 31 1850   Kincardine, Rosshire
George Gilchist Constable 23 1858   Bower, Caithness
James Gordon Constable 22 1859   Glass, Aberdeenshire
Lawrence Goudie Constable 30 1851   West Yell, Shetland
Alexander Graham Constable 27 1854   Almondbank, Pertshire
Alexander Hamilton Constable 23 1858   Leith, Midlothian
Hugh Henderson Constable 36 1845   Latheron, Caithness
Roderick McAskill Constable 37 1844   Skye, Invernesshire
William McCallum Constable 24 1857   Town, Kirkcudbright
Charles McCombie Constable 40 1841   Towie, Aberdeenshire
Patrick McConville Constable 38 1843   Ireland
Thomas McConville Constable 38 1843   Ireland
Angus McDonald Constable 48 1833   Aberdeenshire
David McDonald Constable 24 1857   Latheron, Caithness
William McDonald Constable 30 1851   Rafford, Morayshire
Peter McGillivray Constable 24 1857   Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire
Isaac McKay Constable 26 1855   Farr, Sutherland
Alexander McNaughton Constable 45 1836   Forglen, Banffshire
David McPherson Constable 32 1849   Wick, Caithness
George Miller Constable 38 1843   Ulbster, Caithness
Robert Mitchell Constable 30 1851   Burntisland, Fife
Neil Moffat Constable 32 1849   Marr, Peebleshire
Andrew Moodie Constable 25 1856   Lady, Orkney
John Munro Constable 22 1859   Walls, Orkney
Thomas Nash Constable 38 1842   Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Alexander Nicholson Constable 27 1854   Urquhart, Morayshire
John Oliphant Constable 27 1854   Fraserburgh, Aberdeen
Ralph Ormiston Constable 21 1860   Sutherland
William Rae Constable 23 1858   Tongue, Sutherland
Joseph Rice Constable 24 1857   Ireland
John Robb Constable 45 1836   Rrathen, Aberdeenshire
George  Ross Constable 35 1846   Fearn, Rosshire
John Ross Constable 35 1846   Durness, Sutherland
Andrew Stirling Constable 35 1846   Tyrie, Aberdeenshire
Donald  Sutherland Constable 24 1857   Latheron, Caithness
William Sutherland Constable 31 1850   Golspie, Sutherland
George Taylor Constable 36 1845   Clyth, Caithness
James Taylor Constable 22 1859   Dunnottar, Kincardineshire
Robert Taylor Constable 33 1848   Fettersso, Kincardineshire
Alexander Thomson Constable 31 1850   Ordiquhill, Banffshire
Mitchell Thomson Constable 29 1852   Aberdour, Fife
James Weatherston Constable 23 1858   Coldstream, Berwickshire
Robert Weir Constable 21 1860   Donegal, Ireland
Thomas Weir Constable 23 1858   Donegal, Ireland
Thomas Winter Constable 23 1858   Innerwick, Haddingtonshire
George Wright Constable 40 1841   Finhorn, Morayshire
John Young Constable 28 1853   Aberdeenshire

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