Alexander Mair

M, #4167, b. 8 May 1897
     Alexander Mair was born on 8 May 1897 at 238 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Mair and Margaret Smith. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin". Alexander Mair was a fisherman. He married Elspet Gardiner Addison at Gordon's Temperance Hotel, Thunderton Place, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, on 26 November 1920.3,2 He was the informant for Elspet Gardiner Addison's death at 3 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 October 1927.4,2 He married Andrewina Smith at The Tower Hotel, High Street, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, on 19 September 1929.5,2

Citations

  1. [S3294] Alexander Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Mair, 1897, May Eighth 8h 20m P.M. at 238 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Smith, married 1890, April 25th in Findochty. Informant: Margaret Mair, Mother. Registered: 1897, May 31st at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S3297] Alexander Mair to Elspet Garginer Addison, Marriage entry, "1920, on the Twenty-Sixth day of November, at Gordon's Temperance Hotel, Thunderton Place, Elgin. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), 23 years, resident at 4 Cliff Terrace, Portknockie, Father: George Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Smith. Elspet Gardiner Addison (Spinster), 23 years, resident at 89 Seatown, Cullen, Father: William Addison, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Addison M.S Smith. Wm. G.G. McLean, Minister of Cullen Parish. William Mair, Witness. David Addison, Witness. Registered 1920 November 26th at Elgin. Alex. Allan Registrar."
  4. [S3299] Elspet Gardiner Mair née Addison, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elspet Gardiner Mair, Married to Alexander Mair, Fisherman, died 1927, October Nineteenth 3h 30m P.M. at 3 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 30 years. Father: William Addison, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Addison M.S. Smith. Cause of death: Endocarditis, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B. C.M. Cullen. Informant: Alexander Mair, Husband. Registered: 1927, October 21st at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."
  5. [S3298] Alexander Mair to Andrewina Smith, Marriage entry, "1929, on the Nineteenth day of September, at The Tower Hotel, High Street, Elgin. After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair, Fisherman (Widower), 32 years, resident at 4 Cliff Terrace, Portknockie, Father: George Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Smith. Andrewina Smith, Fish Worker (Spinster), 31 years, resident at 9 Findlater Street, Portessie, Father: Joseph Smith, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Jane Smith M.S Smith. J. Lawrie Bymington, Minister of the Parish of Rathven. James Flett, 5 Seafield St., Findochty, Witness. Barbara Smith, 9 Findlater St., Portessie, Buckie, Witness. Registered 1929 September 19th at Elgin. E.M. Cameron Registrar."