William Mair

M, #4731, b. 4 September 1914
     William Mair was born on 4 September 1914 at 323 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Mair and Elspet Runcie. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin" or "Bobbin Shy". He was the informant for Kathleen Pirie's death at 29 Park Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 November 1932.3


  1. [S6932] William Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Mair, 1914, September Fourth 5h A.M. at 323 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Elsie Mair M. S. Runcie, married 1898 November 25th in Seafield. Informant: John Mair Bobbin, Father. Registered: 1914, September 12th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S3726] Kathleen Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Kathleen Pirie, died 1932, November Seventeenth 5h 0m A.M. at 29 Park Street, Portknockie, Female, 4 years. Father: James Pirie, Fisherman, Mother: Catherine Pirie M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Sudden Heart Failure, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B. C.M. Cullen. Informant: William Mair, Uncle, 5 High Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1932, November 19th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."