George Sclater

M, #3896, b. 2 July 1856, d. 26 July 1926
     George Sclater was born on 2 July 1856 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of William Sclater and Mary Wilson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, 40; Mary Slater, 33; Mary Slater, 9; William Slater, 7; George Slater, 4; Margt Ann (sic) Slater, 2; John Slater, 0.3

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 199 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Sclater, head; Mary Sclater, wife; Mary Sclater, daughter; William Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Margret Sclater, daughter; Helen Sclater, daughter; Cathrine Wood, visitor.4
George Sclater was a fisherman. George Sclater was also known as George Slater. He married Margaret Donaldson at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 October 1884.5,6,7,8 He was the informant for, and present at, William Slater's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 29 March 1885.9,7
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1895-1896 shows that George Slater was owner occupier of 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10 He was the informant for Alexander Donaldson Slater's birth at 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 August 1896.11,7 He was the informant for John Donaldson Slater's birth at 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 January 1899.12
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that George Slater was owner occupier of 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.13 George died on 26 July 1926 at age 70.14 He was buried after 26 July 1926 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.14

Children of George Sclater and Margaret Donaldson

Citations

  1. [S4105] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "George Sclater, male. Birth: 02 JUL 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Sclater. Mother: Mary Wilson."
  2. [S4096] Various, Portknockie Slaters Family History website, Information from the former Portknockie Slaters Family History website: "George "Doddy Duncan (Joe)" SLATER (SCLATER) was born on 2 Jul 1856 in Seafield, Banffshire. He died in 1926 in Portnockie."
  3. [S5449] 1861, Scottish Census, "George Slater, male, age 4, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Portknockie."
  4. [S5448] 1871, Scottish Census, "George Sclater, son, male, age 14, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 199 Portknockie."
  5. [S8316] George Sclater to Margaret Donaldson, Marriage entry, "1884 on the Seventeenth day of October at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. George Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 27, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Slater Fisherman and Mary Slater M.S. Wilson. Maggie Donaldson, Fisher-girl (Spinster), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Donaldson Fisherman and Helen Donaldson M.S. Wood. Peter Brown, Fr. Ch. Minister. George Donaldson Witness. William Wood Witness. Registered 1884 October 20th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S4096] Various, Portknockie Slaters Family History website, Information from the former Portknockie Slaters Family History website: "George "Doddy Duncan (Joe)" SLATER (SCLATER) married Maggie (Margaret) DONALDSON on 17 Oct 1884 in Free Church, Portnockie."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S3964] Brian Paxton, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Brian Paxton of Cape Town, South Africa.
  9. [S4132] William Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Slater, 1885, March Twenty-Ninth 3h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Slater "Duncan", Fisherman. Mother: Maggie Slater M. S. Donaldson, married 1884 October 17th in Seafield. Informant: George Slater, Father (Present). Registered: 1885, April 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S4095] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1895-1896, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1895-96 - Parish of Rathven, Page 373, "Special Water District of Portknockie, No. 2825, Description: House, Situation: 196 Portknockie, Proprietor: George Slater, fisherman, Occupier: Proprietor, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £0 10s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £4 0s 0d."
  11. [S6109] Alexander Donaldson Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Donaldson Slater, 1896, August Twenty Fourth 9h 15m A.M. at 196 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Slater M. S. Donaldson, married 1883 October 22nd in Seafield. Informant: George Slater, His X Mark, Father, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1896, September 7th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  12. [S6365] John Donaldson Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Donaldson Slater 1899, January Second 8h 0m P.M. at 196 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Slater M. S. Donaldson, married 1884, October 17th in Seafield. Informant: George Slater, Father. Registered: 1899, January 14th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  13. [S4121] 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 384, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3241, Description: House, Situation: 196 Portknockie, Proprietor: George Slater, fisherman, Occupier: Proprietor, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £0 10s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £4 0s 0d."
  14. [S4109] George Slater "Duncan", Gravestone inscription data, "NM173919, George "Duncan" Slater, c. 1856 to 26 JUL 1926. Occupation : Fisherman. Date of Birth : c. 1856. Spouse's Name : Maggie Donaldson. Headstone Ref : H333. Date of Death : 26 JUL 1926."