Elsie Ann Mair

F, #2821, b. 21 November 1885
     Elsie Ann Mair was born on 21 November 1885 at 248 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Mair and Ann Wood. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bids". She married William Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 December 1905.3,2 As of 22 December 1905, her married name was Elsie Ann Wood.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1911 census at 216 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Elsie Ann Wood, wife.4


  1. [S2634] Elsie Ann Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elsie-Ann Mair, 1885, November Twenty-First 2h 0m A.M. at 248 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Mair, Carpenter (Journeyman). Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Wood. Married 1876 January 28th at Portknockie. Informant: William Mair, Father (Present). Registered: 1885, December 10th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S2983] William Wood to Elsie Ann Mair, Marriage entry, "1905, on the Twenty Second day of December at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland. William Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 28, usual residence 216 Portknockie, parents Alexander Wood Fisherman and Helen Wood M.S. Cowie. Elsie Ann Mair, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 20, usual residence 248 Portknockie, parents William Mair Cooper and Annie Mair M.S. Wood. Peter Brown U.F. Minister. George Wood Witness. John A. Mair Witness. Registered 1906 (sic) December 26th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S6445] 1911, Scottish Census, "Elsie Ann Wood, wife, female, age 25, married, duration of marriage 5 years, children born alive -, children still living -, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 216 Portknockie."