Alexander Wood

M, #1899, b. 25 December 1885
     Alexander Wood "King" was born on 25 December 1885 at 57 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Wood and Catherine Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "King".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood "King", head; Catherine Wood "King", wife; William Wood "King", son; Jean Wood "King", daughter; James Wood "King", son; Margaret Wood "King", daughter; Alexander Wood "King", son; Alexander Mair, nephew.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 91 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Catherine Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Margaret Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son.3
Alexander Wood was a fisherman. He married Catharine Pirie at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 December 1910.4,5,6 He was the informant for Catharine Wood's death at 478 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 May 1912.7 He was the informant for, and present at, Evaline Wood's death at 5 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 July 1921.8,5 He married Catherine Cowie at 5 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 March 1925.9,5
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Alexander Wood lived at 5 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10

Children of Alexander Wood and Catharine Pirie

Citations

  1. [S2362] Alexander Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Wood, 1885, December Twenty-Fifth 5h 0m A.M. at 57 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Wood "King", Fisherman. Mother: Catharine Wood M. S. Mair, married 1868 October 28th in Seafield. Informant: James Wood "King", Father. Registered: 1885, December 29th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S5378] 1891, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood "King", son, male, age 5, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident in New Street, Portknockie."
  3. [S5379] 1901, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood, son, single, male, age 15, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, general servant, resident at 91 Portknockie."
  4. [S2361] Alexander Wood to Catherine Pirie, Marriage entry, "1910 on the Fifteenth day of December at Seafield Church, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24, usual residence 57 Portknockie, parents James Wood, Fisherman (Deceased) and Catharine Wood M.S. Mair. Catherine Pirie, Domestic Servant, at Home (Spinster), age 26, usual residence 20 Portknockie, parents James Pirie "Buxer", Fisherman (Deceased) and Isabella Pirie M.S. Wood "Post" (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Pirie "Buxer", Witness. James Wood, Witness. Registered 1910 December 16th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S940] Carolyn Hatt, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carolyn Hatt of Broadstairs, England.
  7. [S3429] Catharine Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Wood (Single), died 1912, May Fifth 8h 0m A.M. at 478 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 5 weeks. Father: Alexander Wood Fisherman, Mother: Catharine Wood M.S. Pirie. Cause of death: Septicaemia 10 Days, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: Alexander Wood, Father. Registered: 1912, May 6th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S2370] Evaline Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Evaline Wood (Single), died 1921, July Seventh 3h 30m A.M. at 5 Seafield St, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 3 months. Father: Alexander Wood Fisherman, Mother: Catherine Wood M.S. Pirie. Cause of death: Enteritis, As certified by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: Alexander Wood, Father (Present). Registered: 1921, July 11th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S7681] Alexander Wood to Catherine Cowie née Clark, Marriage entry, "1925 on the Twenty Sixth day of March at 5 Seafield St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Wood, Fisherman (Widower), age 39, usual residence 5 Seafield Street, Portknockie, parents James Wood Fisherman (Deceased) and Catherine Wood M.S. Mair. Catherine Clark or Cowie (Widow), age 30, usual residence 187 Craigview, Portessie (Rathven), parents William Clark Fisherman (Deceased) and Barbara Clark M.S. Smith. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield Parish. Ann Clark, Craigview, Portessie, Witness. Jas. Wood, No. 14 Station St., Portknockie, Witness. Registered 1925 March 27th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  10. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 78: PORTKNOCKIE, "Wood, Alex., 5 Seafield Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD STREET, "5, A. Wood, fisherman; John Innes."