Catharine Mair

F, #1432, b. 7 December 1884, d. 11 December 1900
     Catharine Mair was born on 7 December 1884 at 79 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of David Mair and Margaret McDonald. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 137 New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Joseph Mair, son; Catherine Mair, daughter; Alexander Mair, son; Mary Mair, daughter.3
Catharine died on 11 December 1900 at 83 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 16.4,2


  1. [S6239] Catharine Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Mair, 1884, December Seventh 9h 30m P.M. at 79 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: David Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. McDonald, married 1880 October 8th in Seafield. Informant: David Mair, Father. Registered: 1884, December 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S892] 1891, Scottish Census, "Catherine Mair, daughter, female, age 7, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 137 New Street."
  4. [S6244] Catharine Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Mair (Single), died 1900, December Eleventh 7h 0m A.M. at 83 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 16 years. Father: David Mair Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. MacDonald. Cause of death: Chronic Bright's Disease, Pulmonary Phthisis, As Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: David Mair, Father (Present). Registered: 1900, December 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."