Margaret Ann Wood

F, #2171, b. 20 November 1871, d. 11 February 1923
     Margaret Ann Wood was born illegitimate on 20 November 1871 at Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of George Wood and Louisa McBain. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Post". She married James Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 September 1892.3 As of 9 September 1892, her married name was Margaret Ann Mair. She was the informant for Euphemia Mair's birth at 84½ Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 October 1899.4,2 She was the informant for Joseph Mair "Shanker"'s birth at 227 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 May 1903.5,2
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that Margaret Ann Mair was owner occupier of 227 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6 Margaret died on 11 February 1923 at Chalmers Hospital, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 51. She died from injuries sustained through accidental fall from top of bridge on railway line.7,8,2

Children of Margaret Ann Wood and James Mair

Citations

  1. [S8010] Margaret Ann Wood, Register of Births in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "Margaret Ann Wood, Illegitimate, 1871, November Twentieth 3h 30m P.M. at Rathven, Female. Father: George Wood, Farm Servant, Portknockie. Mother: Louisa McBain, Domestic Servant. Informant: Louisa McBain, Her X Mark, Mother, John Russell Registrar Witness, George Wood Father. Registered: 1871, November 23rd at Rathven, John Russell, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S1547] James George Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by James George Mair of Findochty, Scotland.
  4. [S8348] Euphemia Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Euphemia Mair, 1899, October Eleventh 2h 0m P.M. at 84½ Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James Mair "Shanker", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Ann Mair M.S. Wood, married 1892 September 9th in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Ann Mair, Mother. Registered: 1899, October 23d at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S2507] Joseph Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Mair, 1903, May Fourteenth 1h 0m P.M. at 227 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Mair "Shanker", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Ann Mair M.S. Wood, married 1892 September 9th in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Ann Mair, Mother. Registered: 1903, June 3D at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S4121] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 384, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3267, Description: House, Situation: 227 Portknockie, Proprietor: Widow James Mair, "Shanker", Occupier: Proprietrix, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £0 2s 6d, Yearly Rent or Value: £2 0s 0d."
  7. [S8351] Margaret Ann Mair née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "See Reg. of Cor. Entries, Vol 3 Page 183, March 1st 1923. Maggie Ann Wood Mair, Widow of James Mair Fisherman, died 1923, February Eleventh 1h 40m P.M. at Chalmers Hospital, Banff, Usual Residence 8 Pultney Street, Portknockie, Female, 51 years. Father: George Wood, Farm Servant (deceased), Mother: Louisa Wood (sic) M.S. McBain. Cause of death: -. Informant: David Slater, Undertaker, Rock House, Portknockie. Registered: 1923, February 12th at Banff, Will S. Leask, Registrar."
  8. [S8352] Margaret Ann Mair née Wood, Register of Corrected Entries for the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "The following report of result of a precognition has been received touching the death of Margaret Ann Wood or Mair registered under No 8 of the Register Book of Deaths for the year 1923. Margaret Ann Wood or Mair, 51 years, Female. Died at 1.40 P.M. on 11th February 1923 at Chalmers Hospital in the Burgh, Parish and County of Banff. Cause of Death: Injuries sustained through accidental fall from top of bridge on railway line. Procurator Fiscal's Office, Banff, 1st March 1923. Certified by James Kissock, Procurator Fiscal. Banff 1st March 1923, Will S. Leask, Regr."