John Mair

M, #3910, b. circa 1887, d. 24 August 1921
     John Mair was born circa 1887.1 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Isabella Galt. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair "Bobin", head; Isabella Mair "Bobin", wife; James Mair "Bobin", son; Jessie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Tom Mair "Bobin", son; Mary (sic) Mair "Bobin", daughter; Maggie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Alexr Mair "Bobin", son; John Mair "Bobin", son.2
John Mair was a fisherman. He married Isabella Bruce. John died on 24 August 1921 at 26 Park Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.3,1


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5530] 1891, Scottish Census, "John Mair "Bobin", son, male, age 3, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  3. [S6381] John Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Mair, Fisherman (Married to Isabella Bruce), died 1921, August Twenty Fourth 3h A.M. at 26 Park St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 34 years, Father: Alexander Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman, Mother: Isabella Mair M.S. Gault, Cause of death: Tubercle of Lungs, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: Thomas Parker Mair, Brother, 3 Seafield St. (Present), Registered: 1921, August 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."