James Wood

M, #3913, b. 5 June 1891
     James Wood was born on 5 June 1891 at 38 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of William Wood and Janet Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Wilkin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 38 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Jessie Wood, wife; William Wood, son; Jessie Wood, daughter; Jane Wood, daughter; James Wood, son; Alexina Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son.3


  1. [S7833] James Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Wood, 1891, June Fifth 2h 0m A.M. at 38 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Wood "Wilkin", Fisherman. Mother: Janet Wood M.S. Mair "Bobbin", married 1877 December 28th in Seafield. Informant: William Wood, Father. Registered: 1891, June 26th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5552] 1901, Scottish Census, "James Wood, son, male, age 9, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 38 Portknockie."