James Wood

M, #1326, b. circa 1802
     James Wood was born circa 1802 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. His family was known by the tee-name of "Reid". He was a boat carpenter and whitefisher. He married Margaret Mair.
He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, 38; Margrete Wood, 35; James Wood, 14; Alexander Wood, 9; William Wood, 5; John Wood, 2; Margrete Wood, 10; Jannet Wood, 7; Ann Wood, 9 months.1

He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at 45 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; James Wood, son; Margret Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; Janet Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; John Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Cathrine Wood, daughter.2

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 33 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Margret Wood, daughter; Ann Wood, daughter; Caithren Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; James Pirrie, grandson; William Runcie, grandson.3

Children of James Wood and Margaret Mair

Citations

  1. [S8270] 1841, Scottish Census, "James Wood, male, age 38, born in county, ship carpenter, resident in Portknockie."
  2. [S8271] 1851, Scottish census, "James Wood, head, widower, male, age 49, born in Banffshire Portknockie, boatbuilder journeyman, resident at 45 Portknockie."
  3. [S8272] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Wood, head, widower, male, age 58, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), whitefisher, resident at 33 Portknockie."