William Donaldson

M, #2994, b. 1879, d. 13 May 1936
     William Donaldson was born in 1879 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Donaldson and Ann Imlach.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Park Street, 89 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Donaldson, head; Ann Imlach Donaldson, wife; Mary A. Donaldson, daughter; William Donaldson, son; Nellie Donaldson, daughter; Maggie Donaldson, daughter; Isabella Donaldson, daughter.2,3
William Donaldson was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 89 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Donaldson, head; Ann Donaldson, wife; Jane Donaldson, daughter; William Donaldson, son; Maggie Donaldson, daughter; Isabella Donaldson; daughter.4
He married Jessie Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 December 1905.5,3
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that William Donaldson lived at 10 Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6 William died on 13 May 1936 at 10 Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.3

Children of William Donaldson and Jessie Mair

Citations

  1. [S6373] William Donaldson, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Births, Registration District of Seafield, Surname: Donaldson. Forename: William. Gender: Male. Year: 1879. Ref: 167/ 31. Registration District Name: Seafield.
  2. [S6371] 1891, Scottish Census, "William Donaldson, son, male, age 11, born in Portknockie, Banff, scholar, resident at 89 Park Street, Portknockie."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S8343] 1901, Scottish Census, "William Donaldson, son, single, male, age 21, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman, resident at 89 Portknockie."
  5. [S2344] William Donaldson to Jessie Mair, Marriage entry, "1905 on the Fifteenth day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Donaldson, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence 89 Portknockie, parents John Donaldson Fisherman and Ann Donaldson M.S. Imlach. Jessie Mair, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 25, usual residence 235½ Portknockie, parents Alexander Mair "Saucy" Fisherman and Elizabeth Mair M.S. Pirie. James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. Joseph Mair "Saucy" Witness. Joseph Mair "Pim" Witness. Registered 1905 December 16th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 75: PORTKNOCKIE, "Donaldson, Wm., 10 Pulteney Street", page 112: PORTKNOCKIE, PULTENEY STREET, "10, Wm. Donaldson, fisherman."