George Wood

M, #1322, b. 28 December 1899, d. 8 September 1908
     George Wood was born on 28 December 1899 at 249 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Wood and Helen Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "King".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 249 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Hellen Wood "King" (sic), wife; Jeannie Wood "King", daughter; George Wood "King", son.2
George died on 8 September 1908 at Portknockie Harbour, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 8.3,4,5,1


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5278] 1901, Scottish Census, "George Wood "King", son, male, age 1, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 249 Portknockie."
  3. [S1110] George Wood "King", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "See Register of Cor. Ents., Vol. 1, p79. 25th October 1908. George Wood (Single), died 1908, September Eighth, last seen alive about 5h 30m P.M. at Portknockie Harbour, Seafield (Rathven), usual residence 249 Portknockie, Male, 8 years and 8 months, Father: John Wood Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Mair, Cause of death: Drowning, not certified, Informant: Helen Wood, Mother, Registered: 1908, October 26th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S4338] John Wood "King" and Helen Mair, Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of JOHN WOOD, "KING", lost at sea 17th. January 1905. His wife HELEN MAIR died at Toronto 22nd. May 1941. Also their son GEORGE who was lost Sept. 1908."
  5. [S4343] George Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM200241, George Wood, ? to 1908. Headstone Ref : H222. Date of Death : 1908."