William Sclater

M, #2732, b. 24 January 1832, d. 27 January 1891
     William Sclater was born on 24 January 1832 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Sclater and Anne Wood. William Sclater was baptized on 28 January 1832 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Wildie".
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
William Sclater was also known as William Slater. He married Isabella Mair at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 November 1860.4,5,6
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Scleter, 28; Isobela Scleter, 20.7

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 33 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, head; Isabella Slater, wife; William Slater, son, Joseph Slater, son; Alex Slater, son; James Slater, son; Hellen Slater, daughter.8
He married Isabella Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 November 1883.9,6 William died on 27 January 1891 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 59.10

Children of William Sclater and Isabella Mair

Children of William Sclater and Isabella Mair

Citations

  1. [S2511] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Sclater, male. Birth: 24 JAN 1832. Christening: 28 JAN 1832 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Sclater. Mother: Ann Wood."
  2. [S6745] 1841, Scottish Census, "Wm Sclater, male, age 5, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6744] 1851, Scottish Census, "William Sclater, son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 62 Portknockie."
  4. [S2516] William Sclater to Isabella Mair, Marriage entry, "On the Ninth day of November 1860 at Portknockie. Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Wm. Slater, age 28, usual residence Portknockie, Fisherman, Bachelor, parents George Slater Fisherman and Ann Slater Maiden Name Wood. Isabella Mair, age 19, usual residence Portknockie, Spinster, parents Joseph Mair Fisherman and Catherine Mair Maiden Name Mair. John Mackay, Minister of Fr. Ch. at Cullen, Wm. Goodbrand Witness. Wm. Wood Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 12th day of November, 1860, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S2070] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Slater, male. Spouse: Isabella mair. Marriage: 09 NOV 1860, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S6749] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Scleter, married, male, age 28, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident in Portknockie."
  8. [S3359] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Slater, head, married, male, age 49, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 33 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  9. [S3724] William Sclater to Isabella Mair, Marriage entry, "1883, on the Sixteenth day of November at Portknockie. After Publication, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Wm. Slater, Fisherman (Widower), age 51, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Slater Fisherman (Deceased) and Ann Slater M.S. Wood (Deceased). Isabella Mair, Her X Mark, Wm. Wood Witness, Catherine Pirie Witness, Fisher-girl (Spinster), age 38, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Mair Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Mair M.S. Wood. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Wm. Wood Witness. Catherine Pirie Witness. 1883, November 17th, At Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  10. [S3431] William Slater "Wildie", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Slater "Wildie", Fisherman (Married to Isabella Mair), died 1891, January Twenty-Seventh 4h 40m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 59 years. Father: George Slater "Doddie" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Slater M.S. Wood "King" (Deceased). Cause of death: Congestion of brain 6 months, General Debility, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: William Wood, Maternal Uncle, 193 Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1891, January 29th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."