William Wood

M, #2649, b. 22 December 1863
     William Wood was born on 22 December 1863 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Wood and Isabella Gifford. His family was known by the tee-name of "Park".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 186 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isabella Wood, head; Alexander Wood, son; William Wood, son; George Wood, son; David Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Andrew Wood, son; Margaret J Wood, daughter.2
William Wood was a fisherman. He married Grace Kennedy Pirie at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 September 1889.3,4
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Grace Pirie or Wood, wife; George Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter; Ann Pirie, grand mother.5
He was the informant for Andrew Wood's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 August 1899.6,4
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 43 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Grace Wood, wife; George Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter; Maggie Wood, daughter; ? Wood (sic), daughter.7
He married Jane Ritchie at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 April 1918.1

Children of William Wood and Grace Kennedy Pirie

Citations

  1. [S1535] Carole Dillon, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carole Dillon of Nottingham, England.
  2. [S5459] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 186 Portknockie."
  3. [S1970] William Wood "Park" to Grace Pirie "Coull", Statutory Register of Marriages, "1889, on the Twentieth day of September at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. William Wood, His X Mark, George Wood Witness, William Pirie Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), 25 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: George Wood "Park", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Gifford. Grace Pirie, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), 20 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Pirie "Coull", Fisherman, Mother: Mary (sic) Pirie M.S McKay. Peter Brown, Free Church Minister. Elsie Mair Witness. Maggie Pirie Witness. Registered: 1889, September 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S5435] 1891, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, married, male, age 27, born in Banffshire, fisherman, resident in East Street, Portknockie."
  6. [S8346] Andrew Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Andrew Wood, 1899, August Fifteenth 3h 30m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Wood "Park", Fisherman. Mother: Grace Wood M.S. Pirie, married 1889 September 20th in Seafield. Informant: William Wood "Park", His X Mark, Father, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1899, September 6th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S5434] 1901, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, married, male, age 37, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 43 Portknockie."