Isabella Slater

F, #1937, b. 22 December 1885
     Isabella Slater was born on 22 December 1885 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Slater and Catherine Ann Pirie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Wildie".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at Park Street, 89 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, head; Isa Pirie or Slater, wife; Bella Slater, daughter; George Slater, son.3,4
She married William Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 December 1910.5,4,2 As of 14 December 1910, her married name was Isabella Mair.

Child of Isabella Slater and William Mair


  1. [S2363] Isabella Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Isabella Slater, 1885, December Twenty-Second 8h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Catharine Slater M. S. Pirie, married 1884 December 19th in Seafield. Informant: Wm. Slater, Father. Registered: 1885, December 29th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S6374] 1891, Scottish Census, "Bella Slater, daughter, female, age 5, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 89 Park Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S2360] William Mair "Bobbin" to Isabella Slater, Marriage entry, "1910 on the Fourteenth day of December at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland. William Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman (Bachelor), age 25, usual residence 18 Portknockie, parents John Mair "Bobbin" "Shy", Fisherman and Catharine Mair M.S. Slater. Isabella Slater, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 24, usual residence 64 Portknockie, parents William Slater, Fisherman (Deceased) and Catharine Ann Slater M.S. Pirie (Deceased). D. Maccallum, U.F. Church, Portknockie. John Slater, Witness. Elsie Wood, Witness. Registered 1910 December 16th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."