Alexander Wood

M, #4701, b. 21 June 1861, d. 11 February 1953
     Alexander Wood was born illegitimate on 21 June 1861 at Portessie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Wood and Isabella Gifford. His family was known by the tee-name of "Park". Alexander Wood was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 186 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isabella Wood, head; Alexander Wood, son; William Wood, son; George Wood, son; David Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Andrew Wood, son; Margaret J Wood, daughter.2
He married Ann Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 November 1886.1
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood "Park", head; Ann Wood, wife; George Wood, son; Georgina Wood, daughter.3

He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 132 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Wood Park, head; George W. Park, son; Jemmima (sic) W. Park, daughter; David W. Park, son; Alexr W. Park, son; Catherine W. Park, daughter.4
Alexander died on 11 February 1953 at 8 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 91.5,1

Children of Alexander Wood and Ann Wood

Citations

  1. [S1535] Carole Dillon, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carole Dillon of Nottingham, England.
  2. [S5459] 1881, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 20, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 186 Portknockie."
  3. [S5456] 1891, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood "Park", head, married, male, age 30, born in Banffshire, fisherman, resident in New Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S8334] 1911, Scottish Census, "Alexr Wood Park, head, male, age 48, widow, fisherman in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie (sic), resident at 132 Portknockie, 3 rooms with one or more windows, 6 persons in house."
  5. [S4375] Alexander Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Wood, Fisherman (Retired), (Widower of Annie Wood), died 1953, February Eleventh 8h 0m P.M. at 8 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Male, 92 years. Father: Alexander (sic) Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Giffard (Deceased). Cause of death: Cardiac Ischaemia, Uraemia, as cert. by J.G. Sutherland M.B. Ch.B. Informant: Alexander Runcie, Son-in-law (Present). Registered: 1953, February 11th at Portknockie, Flora S. Kneale, Asst. Registrar."