Janet McArthur

F, #2726, b. 29 November 1907
     Janet McArthur was born on 29 November 1907 at 222 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of James McArthur and Helen Pirie.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1911 census at 221 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James McArthur, head; Helen McArthur, wife; William McArthur, son; Alexander McArthur, son; Ann Wilson McArthur, daughter; James McArthur, son; Daniel McArthur, son; Janet McArthur, daughter.2
She married William Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 February 1930.1 As of 20 February 1930, her married name was Janet Wood. She was the informant for Helen Pirie's death at Seafield Cottage Hospital, Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 August 1944.3,1

Children of Janet McArthur and William Wood


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5914] 1911, Scottish Census, "Janet McArthur, daughter, female, age 3, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 221 Portknockie."
  3. [S2059] Helen Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "Helen Mair, Married to (1) James McArthur, Mason (Master), (2) James Mair, Fisherman, died 1944, August Seventeenth 8h 40m P.M. at Seafield Cottage Hospital, Buckie, usual residence 12 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Female, 75 years. Father: Alexander Pirie, Mason (deceased), Mother: Jessie Pirie M.S. Cowie (deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Haemorrhage (as certified by Alex. Paterson MB. ChB.). Informant: Janet Wood, Daughter, 11 Jubilee Terrace, Portknockie. Registered: 1944, August 21st at Buckie, John W. Gordon, Registrar."