Joseph Mair

M, #2947, b. 8 June 1872, d. 1 November 1938
     Joseph Mair was born on 8 June 1872 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Mair and Catherine Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie". Joseph Mair was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at 19 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jas. Mair Shavie Campbell, head; Katrine Mair Shavie, wife; Geo. Mair Shavie, son; Joseph Mair Shavie, son; Alexr. Mair Shavie, son.3
He married Jane Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 November 1899.4,5
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 302 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair Shavie, head; Jane Mair Bobbin, wife; Catherine Mair Shavie, daughter.6

The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that Joseph Mair was owner occupier of 419 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1915-1916 shows that Joseph Mair "Shavie" was owner occupier of 419 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8
The Buckie and District Directory for 1925 shows that Joseph Mair lived at 23 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9 Joseph died on 1 November 1938 at 23 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 66.2

Child of Joseph Mair and Jane Mair

Citations

  1. [S2296] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Mair, male. Birth: 08 JUN 1872 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Catherine Slater."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S3696] 1891, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair Shavie, son, male, age 18, born in Rathven, Portknockie, Bshire, fisherman, resident at 19 Portknockie."
  4. [S2303] Joseph Mair to Jane Mair, Marriage entry, "1899 on the Twenty Fourth day of November at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Joseph Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence No. 404 Portknockie, parents James Mair "Shavie" Fisherman (Deceased) and Catharine Mair M.S. Slater. Jane Mair, Fisher girl (Spinster), age 26, usual residence No. 18 Portknockie, parents John Mair "Shy" Fisherman and Catharine Mair M.S. Slater. Peter Brown Free Church Minister. James Mair Witness. James Simpson Witness. Registered 1899 November 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England."
  6. [S5993] 1901, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair Shavie, head, married, male, age 28, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 302 Portknockie."
  7. [S4124] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 387, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3392, Description: House, Situation: 419 Portknockie, Proprietor: Joseph Mair, "Shavey", Occupier: Proprietor, Yearly Rent or Value: £8 0s 0d."
  8. [S4582] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1915-1916, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1915-1916 - Parish of Rathven, Page 385, "Police Burgh of Portknockie, No. 3761, Description: House, Situation: 419 Portknockie, Proprietor: Joseph Mair, "Shavey", Occupier: Proprietor, Yearly Rent or Value: £8 0s 0d."
  9. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1925, page 76: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, Joseph, 23 Seafield Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD STREET, "23, Joseph Mair, "Shavie.""