Helen Wood

F, #2218, b. 15 May 1884, d. 21 February 1953
     Helen Wood was born on 15 May 1884 at 32 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Wood and Isabella Pirie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Royal".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 32 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isabella Wood, wife; Joseph Wood, son, Isabella Wood, daughter; Nellie Wood, daughter; Katherine Wood, daughter.4

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 290 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isa Wood "Royal", wife; Joseph Wood "Royal", son; Isabella Wood "Royal", daughter; Nellie Wood "Royal", daughter; Catherine Wood "Royal", daughter.5
She married Francis William Slater at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 December 1905.6,2 As of 22 December 1905, her married name was Helen Slater. Helen died on 21 February 1953 at 11 High Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 68.7,8

Children of Helen Wood and Francis William Slater

Citations

  1. [S2892] Helen Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Wood, 1884, May Fifteenth 6h 30m P.M. at 32 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Wood "Royal", Fisherman. Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Pirie, married 1875, January 14th at Seafield. Informant: Isabella Wood, Mother, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1884, June 2nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S3362] 1891, Scottish Census, "Nellie Wood, daughter, female, age 6, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 32 Portknockie."
  5. [S5446] 1901, Scottish Census, "Nellie Wood "Royal", daughter, single, female, age 16, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, general servant, resident at 290 Portknockie."
  6. [S2346] Francis William Slater to Helen Wood "Royal", Marriage entry, "1905 on the Twenty Second day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Francis William Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24, usual residence 78 Portknockie, parents Francis William Slater Fisherman and Elizabeth Slater M.S. Mair "Bobbin". Helen Wood "Royal", Fishergirl (Spinster), age 21, usual residence 290 Portknockie, parents John Wood "Royal" Fisherman (Deceased) and Isabella Wood M.S. Pirie. James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. John Mair Slater Witness. Joseph Mair "Saucy" Witness. Registered 1905 December 22nd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  7. [S4439] Helen Slater née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Slater (Married to Francis William Slater, Fisherman) (Retired), died 1953, February Twenty first 6h 0m P.M. at 11 High Street, Portknockie, Female, 68 years. Father: John Wood Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Pirie (Deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Haemorrhage, Essential Hypertension, as cert. by A.W. Thomson M.B. Ch.B. Informant: Francis Slater, Son, 10 Blantyre Place, Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1953, February 23rd at Buckie, G.E. Mair, Asst. Registrar. JD Int. Regr."
  8. [S3624] Ann Campbell, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Ann Campbell of Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.