First name Alec
Second name Stewart
Nickname Bidley/Biddley
YOB 1904
YOD 1980
Area
County : Perthshire
Parish : Blairgowrie
Village : Blairgowrie
Person ID 44

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.