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John Beveridge MACKIE

Male 1848 - 1919  (70 years)


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  • Name John Beveridge MACKIE 
    Born 2 Jun 1848  Dunfermline, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 May 1919  Dunfermline, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Career
      worked as a reporter in Dunfermline, Cupar-Fife, and Edinburgh
      Glasgow Herald, sub-ed. 1870-77
      Edinburgh Daily Review, co.-ed. [with his brothers William and Robert] 1877-86
      Newcastle Daily Leader, ldr. writer 1886-89
      North Eastern Gazette (Middlesbrough), Ed. 1890-1903
      Dunfermline Journal, staff at 1906: Ed. & prop. at 1910 -1919
      Dunfermline Express, Ed. & prop. -1919
      West Fife Echo, Ed. & prop. -1919
      Rosyth & Forth Mail, Ed. & prop. -1919

      Life
      Born 2 June 1848 in Dunfermline, Scotland, son of John Mackie and Janet Syme. Brother of William Syme Mackie (q.v.) and Robert Syme Mackie (q.v.). Educ. Free Abbey Academy, Dunfermline. Married Feb. 1885, Lilias, dau. of James Robb (q.v.) editor of "The Scottish Farmer". They had two sons and three daughters. Joined the Institute of Journalists in 1890 and elected a Fellow in 1894. Author of several books including "Modern Journalism" (1894), "Pitcairnie: a Tale of the Press Gang", and the autobiographical "Memories". Died 22 May 1919. Address at 1893-at 1896: Woodlands, Road, Middlesbrough. Last known address: Park Place, Dunfermline.

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    Person ID I11383  Johnson & Hanson
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2017 

    Father John MACKIE,   b. 1805,   d. 1891  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Janet SYME,   b. 1808,   d. 1882  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F4084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lilly Agnes ROBB,   b. 1860,   d. 1941  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Duncan MACKIE,   b. 1887
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F4102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart