George Sclater

M, #1022, b. 23 November 1815, d. 14 July 1881
     George Sclater was born on 23 November 1815 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Sclater and Helen Imlach. George Sclater was baptized on 3 December 1815 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 His family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser". He was a fisherman. He married Helen Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 November 1847.3
He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, head; Hellen Sclater, wife; John Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Hellen Sclater, servant.4

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 213 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Slater, head; Hellen Slater, wife; John Slater, son; George Slater, son; Arthur Slater, son; William Slater, son; David Slater, son; Joseph Slater, son.5
He married Catherine Ritchie at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 July 1869.6
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 213 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, head; Cathrine Sclater, wife; George Sclater, son; Arthur Sclater, son; William Sclater, son; David Sclater, son; Joseph Sclater, son; Helen Sclater, daughter; Margaret A Sclater, daughter; Elizabeth Ritchie, step-daughter; Jane Sclater, servant.7
He was the informant for Catherine Sclater's death at 254 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 February 1879.8
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 254 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Slater "Hassar", head; David Slater "Hassar", son; Joseph Slater "Hassar", son; Helen Slater "Hassar", daughter; Maggie A Slater "Hassar", daughter; Helen Goodbrand, servant.9
George died on 14 July 1881 at Wick, Caithness, Scotland, at age 65.3

Children of George Sclater and Helen Mair

Citations

  1. [S572] George Sclater, OPR Baptism entry, "1815 Sclater Decr 3rd John Sclater in Portknockie had a child by his wife Helen Imlach born the 23rd Ult. & baptized this day named George: Witnefses Geo. Sclater, Geo. Imlach, Jean Imlach & Isobel Donaldson."
  2. [S1237] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Sclater, male. Birth: 23 NOV 1815. Christening: 03 DEC 1815 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Sclater. Mother: Helen Imlach."
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S725] 1851, Scottish census, "George Sclater, head, married, male, age 36, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident at Pultney Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S724] 1861, Scottish census, "George Slater, head, married, male, age 44, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 213 Portknockie."
  6. [S501] George Sclater to Catharine Ritchie, Marriage entry, "1869 on the Eleventh day of July at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. George Sclater, Fisherman (Widower), age 53, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Sclater Fisherman (Deceased) and Helen Sclater M.S. Imlach (Deceased). Catherine Ritchie, Her X Mark, James Slater Witness, Geo. Mair Witness, (Widow), age 37, usual residence Broadsea, Fraserburgh, parents William McLennan (sic) Fisherman (deceased) and Jane McLennan (sic) M.S. Noble (Deceased). John Mackay Minister of F. Ch. at Cullen. James Slater Witness. Geo. Mair Witness. Registered 1869 July 14th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  7. [S503] 1871, Scottish Census, "George Sclater, head, married, male, age 55, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman, resident at 213 Portknockie, has 3 rooms with one or more windows."
  8. [S517] Catherine Sclater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Sclater (married to George Sclater Fisherman previously to William Ritchie Fisherman), died 1879, February Twenty-Seventh 12h 30m P.M. at 254 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 47 years, Father: Donald McLemen Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Jane McLemen M.S. Noble, Cause of death: Phthisis 2 years, Exhaustion, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.M.B.C.M., Informant: George Sclater Husband, Registered: 1879, February 28th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  9. [S1235] 1881, Scottish Census, "George Slater "Hassar", head, male, age 65, born in Rathven, Banff, fisherman, resident at 254 Portknockie."