William George Falconer

M, #3403, b. circa 1885
     William George Falconer was born circa 1885 at 430 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Falconer and Christina Addison. William George Falconer was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 132 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Falconer, head; Agnes A. Falconer, daughter; Jessie Falconer, daughter; John Falconer, son; William G. Falconer, son; Joseph Falconer, son.2,3
He married Jessie Ann Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 December 1910.4,5,3
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1915-1916 shows that William George Falconer was owner occupier of 426 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6 He was a coal merchant.
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that William George Falconer lived at 9 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7

Children of William George Falconer and Jessie Ann Wood


  1. [S3360] John Falconer, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by John Falconer of Buckie, Moray, Scotland.
  2. [S3676] 1901, Scottish Census, "William G. Falconer, son, single, male, age 15, born in Banff, Portknockie, fisherman, resident at 132 Portknockie."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S3265] William George Falconer to Jessie Ann Wood, Marriage entry, "1910 on the Ninth day of December at Seafield Church, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William George Falconer, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 25, usual residence 430 Portknockie, parents George Falconer Fisherman and Christina Falconer M.S. Addison (Deceased). Jessie Ann Wood, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 24, usual residence 307 Portknockie, parents David Wood "King" Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Wood M.S. Mair "Bo" (Deceased). James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. George Wood Witness. Joseph Falconer Witness. Registered 1910 December 10th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  6. [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. 3768, Description: House, Situation: 426 Portknockie, Proprietor: William George Falconer, Occupier: Proprietor, Yearly Rent or Value: £8 0s 0d."
  7. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 75: PORTKNOCKIE, "Falconer, W.G., 9 Seafield Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD STREET, "9, Wm. George Falconer."