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Biography - Alec Stewart

  • Full Name - Alec Stewart
  • Gaelic Name - Alec Stewart
  • Nickname - Bidley/Biddley
  • Alternative Name -
  • Patronymic Name -
  • Gender - Male
  • Year of Birth - 1904
  • Year of Death - 1980
  • Native Area

  • County - Perthshire
  • Parish - Blairgowrie
  • Village - 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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