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Origins and History


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"BLACKIE. Diminutive of BLACK, q.v. Payment to John Blakye in Clony is recorded in 1506 (Rent. Dunk., p. 160), William Blakye was dompnus in Newbattle Abbey, 1528 (Neu~ botle, p. 284), and another William Blakie or Blakyie appears in 1547 and 1566 as inhabitant of Leith (Soltre, p. 112, 128). Sir William Blaky was chaplain in Perth, 1545 (Rollok, 33). Andrew Blakie was aid in the Court kitchen, 1589 (ER., xxn, p. 32), David Blakie was burgess of Lanark, 1590 (RFC., rv, p. 525). The surname was common in Edinburgh in the seventeenth century (Edinb. Marr.). Professor John Stuart Blackie (1809 91895) was the best known of the name. Probably confused with BLAIKIE. Blaky 1527. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Blackie Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Blackie Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Blackie family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Blackie

Wikipedia John Stuart Blackie (28 July 1809 ? 2 March 1895) was a Scottish scholar and man of letters.
Wikipedia Donald Dearness Blackie (5 April 1882 in Bendigo, Victoria ? 18 April 1955 in South Melbourne) was an Australian Test cricketer who played only three Tests in the summer of 1928-29.
Wikipedia Josh Blackie (born August 3, 1979 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays for the Blues and Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers in JapanBlackie played his first match for the Highlanders in 2001, and played openside flanker for the Junior All Blacks.
Wikipedia Richard Blackie was a colourful but tragic Sydney character best known for his uncanny resemblance to Michael Jackson and for gathering one of Australia's largest collections of antique and vintage toys, comics and television & movie memorabilia for his lifelong ambition to create a toy museum.
Wikipedia The Rt Reverend Ernest Morell Blackie was an eminent Anglican priest in the first half of the 20th century.

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