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Leith Burgh Police - Nominal Roll from Census of Scotland 1891

The Nominal Roll below is taken from the Ancestry version of the Census of Scotland, 1891.

 

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 1891

 

Superintendent/Chief Constable

1

Lieutenant of Police

1

Inspector of Police

4

Sergeant of Police

9

Detectives

2

Police Constables

86

First Name Last Name Rank Age Estimated Birth Year   Birthplace
Alexander Main Superintendent of Police 47 1844   Methlick, Aberdeenshire
Alexander MacAndrew Lieutenant of Police 60 1831   Alves, Morayshire
William Arnott Inspector of Police 45 1846   Dunfermline, Fife
Angus Mackay Inspector of Police 53 1838   Tongue, Sutherland
Hugh Mackay Inspector of Police 38 1853   Tongue, Sutherland
Donald Munro Inspector of Police 54 1837   Tongue, Sutherland
George Cantlay Sergeant of Police 43 1848   Ellon, Aberdeenshire
James Doull Sergeant of Police 35 1856   Wick, Caithness
Roderick McAskill Sergeant of Police 47 1844   Skye, Invernesshire
Andrew Moodie Sergeant of Police 31 1860   Eday, Orkney
John Oliphant Sergeant of Police 36 1855   Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
Donald Reid Sergeant of Police 50 1841   Wick, Caithness
George Ross Sergeant of Police 43 1848   Fearn, Rosshire
Robert Taylor Sergeant of Police 45 1846   Fetteresso, Kincardineshire
William Mason Sergeant of Police 38 1853   Ireland
James Ormiston Detective Officer 25 1866   Dornoch, Sutherland
Donald Sutherland Detective Officer 34 1857   Latheron, Sutherland
George Bronner Constable 34 1857   Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
Robert Brown Constable 27 1864   Markinch, Fife
Robert Burns Constable 35 1856   Waughton, Haddingtonshire
John Cameron Constable 46 1845   Duthill, Invernesshire
James Campbell Constable 26 1865   Dunnottar, Kincardineshire
John Cantlay Constable 23 1868   Savoch, Aberdeenshire
John Carr Constable 23 1868   Ballindean, Perthshire
David Cook Constable 24 1867   Laurencekirk, Forfarshire
James Davidson Constable 30 1861   Orwell, Kinrosshire
William Davie Constable 27 1864   Banchory, Kincardineshire
Francis Duffy Constable 28 1863   Ireland
James Easton Constable 28 1863   Kinnell, Forfarshire
James Eaton Constable 22 1869   Abernyte, Forfarshire
Andrew Ednie Constable 35 1856   Kilconquhar, Fife
Charles Ferguson Constable 50 1841   Towie, Aberdeenshire
Donald Fraser Constable 44 1847   Kincardine, Rosshire
David  Gibson Constable 27 1864   St Cyrus, Kincardineshire
Peter Goudie Constable 45 1846   Shetland
David Gove Constable 39 1852   Careston, Forfarshire
James Gray Constable 26 1865   Botriphnie, Banffshire
Peter Green Constable 30 1861   Canisbay, Caithness
William Greig Constable 29 1862   Ireland
William Gutcher Constable 21 1870   Orkney
James Harte Constable 30 1861   Ireland
Henry Henderson Constable 32 1859   Leith, Edinburghshire
Robert Henderson Constable 31 1860   Latheron, Caithness
Henry Hollinsworth Constable 33 1858   England
John Hood Constable 28 1863   Edzell, Forfarshire
William Jamieson Constable 36 1855   Northmavine, Shetland
Edward Jefferies Constable 31 1860   Lumphanans, Fife
Arthur Kerr Constable 27 1864   Markinch, Fife
John Longmuir Constable 27 1864   Fordoun, Kincardineshire
Alexander MacKay Constable 32 1859   Caithnesshire
Hugh MacKay Constable 35 1856   Strathy, Sutherlandshire
James Mackay Constable 29 1862   Dunbeath, Caithness
James Mackay Constable 28 1863   Bombay, India
John Mackay Constable 61 1830   Farr, Sutherland
John Macleod Constable 24 1867   Assynt, Sutherlandshire
Angus McDonald Constable 58 1833   Tullyness, Aberdeenshire
David McDonald Constable 26 1865   Foveran, Aberdeenshire
Henry McKenzie Constable 37 1854   Elgin, Morayshire
Thomas Merriman Constable 33 1858   Dalkeith, Midlothian
John Miller Constable 37 1854   Unst, Shetland
Robert Miller Constable 26 1865   Wick, Caithness
Robert Mitchell Constable 40 1851   Burntisland, Fife
James Moodie Constable 30 1861   Lady, Orkney
John More Constable 28 1863   Bower, Caithness
Andrew Mowat Constable 22 1869   Udny, Aberdeenshire
Walter Mowat Constable 24 1867   Udny, Aberdeenshire
Hector  Munro Constable 24 1867   Kiltearn, Rosshire
John Munro Constable 26 1865   Tongue, Sutherland
William Nicoll Constable 24 1867   Dunnottar, Kincardineshire
John Nicolson Constable 33 1858   Portree, Invernesshire
James Oliphant Constable 24 1867   Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
Walter Ormiston Constable 37 1854   Yetholm, Roxburghshire
Frederick Potter Constable 21 1870   Montrose, Forfarshire
David Pyper Constable 24 1867   Montrose, Forfarshire
Henry Rae Constable 28 1863   Tongue, Sutherland
John Robb Constable 55 1836   Rathen, Aberdeenshire
Hugh Robertson Constable 34 1857   Delting, Shetland
Robert Robertson Constable 26 1865   Glamis, Forfarshire
Alexander Rose Constable 30 1861   Fearn, Rosshire
John Ross Constable 46 1845   Durness, Sutherland
John Ross Constable 24 1867   Lairg, Sutherland
Andrew Scott Constable 25 1866   Skene, Aberdeenshire
Robert Scott Constable 33 1858   Kingskettle, Fife
Hugh Simpson Constable 27 1864   Old Meldrum, Aberdeenshire
George Smith Constable 22 1869   Cruden, Aberdeenshire
Robert Smith Constable 26 1865   Dunnottar, Kincardineshire
James Still Constable 29 1862   Newmacher, Aberdeenshire
James Strath Constable 24 1867   Old deer, Aberdeenshire
William Sutherland Constable 41 1850   Brora, Sutherland
Peter Swinny Constable 25 1866   Duns, Berwickshire
John Thom Constable 21 1870   Fordoun, Kincardineshire
Alexander Thomson Constable 40 1851   Ordiquhill, Banffshire
Gilbert Thomson Constable 21 1870   Orkney
Mitchell Thomson Constable 38 1853   Aberdour, Fife
William Thomson Constable 21 1870   Northmavine, Shetland
Robert Turpie Constable 32 1859   Ladybank, Fife
David Valentine Constable 25 1866   Montrose, forfarshire
George Walker Constable 22 1869   Udny, Aberdeenshire
George Watt Constable 21 1870   Careston, Forfarshire
Robert Weir Constable 30 1861   Ireland
John White Constable 31 1860   Earlston, Berwickshire
James Whitehead Constable 26 1865   Bunkle, Berwickshire
Thomas Whitson Constable 25 1867   Strathmiglo, Fife

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