Alexander Sclater

M, #2220, b. 18 May 1829, d. 13 March 1913
     Alexander Sclater was born on 18 May 1829 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was baptized on 19 May 1829 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Sclater and Anne Wood. Alexander Sclater was also known as Alexander Slater.
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Ann Slater (sic), 40; Alexr Sclater, 10; Wm Sclater, 5.2
He was a whitefisher and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 62 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, head; Ann Sclater, wife; Alexander Sclater, son; William Sclater, son; Christine Smith, servant.3
He married Margaret Goodbrand at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 March 1859.4,5
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Al Slater, 31; Magaret Slater, 25; Ann Slater, 1.6
He was the informant for, and present at, Christian Slater's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 May 1863.7,8 He was the informant for, and present at, Ann Slater's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 October 1874.9,10
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 271 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr. Slater, head; Margaret Goodbrand (Slater), wife; Ann Slater, daughter; Christina (sic) Slater, daughter; Alexr. Slater, son; Maggie Slater, daughter; Jessie Slater, daughter; Helen Slater, daughter; Elizabeth Slater, daughter; William Geo. Slater, son.11
He was the informant for William George Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 October 1899.12,13 He was the informant for James Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 March 1902.14,13 Alexander died on 13 March 1913 at age 83.15 He was buried after 13 March 1913 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.15

Children of Alexander Sclater and Margaret Goodbrand

Citations

  1. [S2514] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Slater, male. Birth: 18 MAY 1829. Christening: 19 MAY 1829 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Slater. Mother: Ann Wood."
  2. [S6745] 1841, Scottish Census, "Alexr Sclater, male, age 10, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6744] 1851, Scottish Census, "Alexander Sclater, son, unmarried, male, age 20, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 62 Portknockie."
  4. [S6720] Alexander Slater to Margaret Goodbrand, Marriage entry, "On the Seventeenth day of March 1859 at Portknockie, Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Alexr. Slater, age 30, residence Portknockie, Fisherman (Bachelor), parents George Slater Fisherman and Ann Slater Maiden Name Wood. Margaret Goodbrand, age 23, residence Portknockie, (Spinster), parents Alexander Goodbrand House Carpenter and Christiana (sic) Goodbrand Maiden Name Innes. John Mackay Minister of the Free Ch. at Cullen. Wm Goodbrand Witness. Wm Wood Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Farskane, on the 19th day of March, 1859. James Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S1692] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexr. Slater, male. Spouse: Margaret Goodbrand. Marriage: 17 MAR 1859, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S6701] 1861, Scottish Census, "Al Slater, married, male, age 31, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident in Portknockie."
  7. [S2072] Christian Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Christian Slater, 1863, May Ninth 1h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Slater M. S. Goodbrand. Married 1859 March 17. at Portknockie. Informant: Alexr. Slater, Father, Present. Registered: 1863, May 11th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  8. [S1695] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Christian Slater, female. Birth: 09 MAY 1863 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Allexander Slater. Mother: Margaret Goodbrand."
  9. [S3432] Ann Slater née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Ann Slater (Widow of George Slater, Fisherman), died 1874, October Eleventh 2h 30m A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female, 74 years. Father: William Wood Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Jane Wood M.S. Donaldson (deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Exhaustion, 1 year, as Cert. by Hugh Sharp A.M. M.R.C.S. of Eng. Informant: Alexr. Slater, Son (Present). Registered: 1874, October 12th at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  10. [S5768] Ann Slater née Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM173543, Ann Slater née Wood, c. 1800 to 11 OCT 1874. Date of Birth : c. 1800. Spouse's Name : George Slater, Fisherman, Portknockie. Headstone Ref : C(N)33. Date of Death : 11 OCT 1874."
  11. [S6703] 1881, Scottish Census, "Alexr. Slater, head, married, male, age 52, born in Rathven, Banff, fisherman, resident at 271 Portknockie."
  12. [S1577] William George Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William George Mair, 1899, October Twelfth 10h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Joseph Mair "Saucy", Fisherman. Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Slater, married 1891 December 18th in Seafield. Informant: Alexr. Slater, Grandfather, 271? Portknockie. Registered: 1899, November 1st at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  13. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  14. [S5855] James Mair "Shanker", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "See Register of Cor. Ents. Vol 1, P 70, 7th May 1902. James Mair "Shanker" (Single), died 1902, March Twenty Fifth 4h 0m P.M. in Public Street, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 1 year 10 months. Father: David Mair "Shanker" Fisherman, Mother: Elizabeth Mair M.S. Slater. Cause of death: Fracture of the skull and injury to the brain, the result of an accident, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: Allexr Slater, Grandfather, 271 Portknockie. Registered: 1902, March 26th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  15. [S4696] Alexander Slater and Margaret Goodbrand, Monumental inscription, "Erected by MARGARET GOODBRAND in loving memory of her husband ALEXANDER SLATER who died 13th March 1913, aged 83 years. And their son GEORGE, who died in infancy. Also the above MARGARET GOODBRAND who died 26th March 1929, aged 94 years. ASLEEP IN JESUS."