Jane Wood

F, #4762, b. 23 August 1900
     Jane Wood was born on 23 August 1900 at 84 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Wood and Helen Donaldson. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Johns".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 84 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; John Wood, son; Jessie H Wood, daughter; James Wood, son; Jane Wood, daughter.2
She married John Mair at United Free Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 December 1924.3,4 As of 5 December 1924, her married name was Jane Mair.

Child of Jane Wood and John Mair


  1. [S3757] Jane Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Wood, 1900, August Twenty Third 10h 30m P.M. at 84 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Wood "Johns", Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood M. S. Donaldson, married 1890 May 2nd in Seafield. Informant: John Wood Johns, Father. Registered: 1900, September 8th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S5483] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jane Wood, daughter, female, age 0, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 84 Portknockie."
  3. [S3765] John Mair to Jane Wood, Marriage entry, "1924 on the Fifth day of December at The United Free Church, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland. John Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 23, usual residence 5 Station Street, Portknockie, parents John Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman and Elizabeth Mair M.S. Runcie. Jane Wood, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 24, usual residence 21 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, parents John Wood Fisherman and Helen Wood M.S. Donaldson. D. Maccallum, U. F. Church, Portknockie. George Wood, 21 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Witness. Catharine Mair, 5 Station Street, Portknockie, Witness. Registered 1924 December 8th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.