Biography - Alec Stewart

Full Name - Alec Stewart
Gaelic Name -
Nickname - Bidley/Biddley
Alternative Name -
Patronymic Name -
Gender - Male

Year of Birth - 1904
Year of Death - 1980

Native Area
County - Perthshire
Island -
Parish - Blairgowrie
Village/Town - Blairgowrie

Biography - 1904-1980
Born in Alyth and lived in Blairgowrie. Husband of Belle Stewart (ID 41), father of Sheila Stewart (ID 818) and son of John Stewart (ID 2045). According to Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger in 'Till Doomsday in the Afternoon', Alec Stewart's nickname 'Biddley' comes from 'biddle' meaning 'brother', as he was the first boy born after many girls.

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