John Mair

M, #4776, b. circa 1897
     John Mair was born circa 1897 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of Alexander Mair and Margaret Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin", "Shy" or "Bobbin Shy".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 8 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair Bobin, head; Maggie A (sic) Mair Bobin, wife; Cathrine Slater Mair, daughter; Ann Wood Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Margrat Mair, daughter.1
He was the informant for James Mair's death at 8 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 February 1941.2,3 He was the informant for Margaret Ann Mair's death at 8 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 February 1941.4,3

Citations

  1. [S7809] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Mair, son, male, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 8 Portknockie."
  2. [S3753] James Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, Fisherman (Married to Catherine Mair), died 1941, February Nineteenth about 9h 40m A.M. at 8 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Male, 51 years. Father: James Mair, Fisherman (Retired), Mother: Annie Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased). Cause of death: Due to War Operations (Injury from falling debris), As cert. by:- J.C. Wood M.B. Ch.B. Informant: John Mair, Brother-in-Law, 30 Church Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1941, February 21st at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S3800] Margaret Ann Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Ann Mair, Domestic Servant (Single), died 1941, February Nineteenth about 9h 40m A.M. at 8 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Female, 16 years. Father: James Mair, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Catherine Mair M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Due to War Operations (Injury from falling debris), As cert. by:- J.C. Wood M.B. Ch.B. Informant: John Mair, Uncle, 30 Church Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1941, February 21st at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."