David Wood

M, #5272, b. circa 1893, d. 26 May 1970
     David Wood was born circa 1893 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Wood and Ann Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Park".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 124 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Ann Wood, head; George Wood, son; David Wood, son; Alexander Wood, son.2
David Wood was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son 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.3
He married Margaret Falconer Wood at Seafield Manse, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 March 1917.4,5 David died on 26 May 1970. He was buried after 26 May 1970 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6

Child of David Wood and Margaret Falconer Wood


  1. [S1535] Carole Dillon, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carole Dillon of Nottingham, England.
  2. [S5457] 1901, Scottish Census, "David Wood, son, male, age 9, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 124 Portknockie."
  3. [S8334] 1911, Scottish Census, "David W. Park, son, male, age 19, fisherman in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 132 Portknockie."
  4. [S4079] David Wood "Park" to Margaret Falconer Wood, Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1917, on the Twenty Third day of March at Seafield Manse, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. David Wood "Park", Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24, usual residence No. 180 Portknockie, parents Alexander Wood "Park" Fisherman, Annie Wood, M.S. Wood "Reid" (Deceased). Margaret Falconer Wood, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 20, usual residence No. - Portknockie, parents Peter Wood "Wilkin" Fisherman, Mary Jane Wood M.S. Falconer. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Catherine Wood Witness. John Wood Witness. Registered 1917 March 24th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S4610] Margaret Falconer Wood and William F. Wood David Wood, Monumental inscription, "DAVID WOOD died May 26th 1970 aged 77 years. Also his beloved wife MARGARET FALCONER WOOD died January 26th 1971 aged 73 years. Also their fifth son Captain WILLIAM F. WOOD died December 29th 2003 aged 71 years."