Francis William Slater Mair

M, #1931, b. 20 July 1870, d. 26 September 1890
     Francis William Slater Mair was born on 20 July 1870 at Love Lane, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2,3,4 He was the son of John Mair and Catherine Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin", "Shy" or "Bobbin Shy".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 18 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair "Shay", head; Cath. Mair "Shay", wife; Margaret Mair "Shay", daughter; Alex. Mair "Shay", son; Ann S. Mair "Shay", daughter; Francis W. Mair "Shay", son; Jane Mair "Shay", daughter; John Mair "Shay", son; James Mair "Shay", son; Lizzie (sic) Mair "Shay", daughter; Isabella Mair "Shay", daughter.5
Francis William Slater Mair died on 26 September 1890 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 20.3


  1. [S3760] Francis William Slater Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Par. of Birth - Fraserburgh (No. 116). Francis William Slatter Mair, 1870, July Twentieth 11h 55m P.M. at Love Lane, Fraserburgh, Male. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (Domicil - Portknockie, Parish of Rathven). Mother: Catherine Mair M. S. Slatter, married 1864 October 24th in Rathven. Informant: John Mair, Father (not present). Registered: 1870, July 25th at Fraserburgh, Tho. Lawrance, Registrar. July 30th Transcribed at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S1377] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Francis William Slatter (sic) Mair, male. Birth: 20 JUL 1870 Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Catherine Slatter (sic)."
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S7870] 1881, Scottish Census, "Francis W. Mair "Shay", son, unmarried, male, age 11, born in Portknockie, Banff, scholar, resident at 18 Portknockie."