John Wood

M, #5849, b. 16 August 1885, d. 23 September 1926
     John Wood was born on 16 August 1885 at Fisherman's Lodge, Garthspool, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Wood and Margaret Jane McDonald. His family was known by the tee-name of "King". John Wood was a wood sawyer. He married Margaret Eliza Forster at 485 Shields Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 29 March 1912.3,2
The (an unknown value) shows that John Wood was tenant occupier of 691 Govan Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.4 John died on 23 September 1926 at Shieldhall Fever Hospital, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at age 41.5,2

Children of John Wood and Margaret Eliza Forster


  1. [S4568] John Wood, Register of Births in the District of Peterhead in the County of Aberdeen, "Dist. of Birth: Lerwick & Gulberwick. John Wood, 1885, August Sixteenth 4h 0m A.M. at Fisherman's Lodge, Garthspool, Lerwick, Male. Father: John Wood, Fisherman (Domicil Peterhead). Mother: Margaret Jane Wood M. S. McDonald, married 1884, September 13 in Peterhead. Informant: Margaret Jane Wood, Her X mark, Mother, Robt. Stout Regr. Witness. Registered: 1885, August 31 At Lerwick, Robt. Stout, Registrar. September 11 Transcribed at Peterhead, Alex. Robertfon, Regr."
  2. [S4427] Adam Wood, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Adam Wood of Rutherglen, Scotland.
  3. [S4577] John Wood to Margaret Eliza Forster, Marriage entry, "1912 on the Twenty Ninth day of March at 485 Shields Road, Glasgow. After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. John Wood, Wood Sawyer (Journeyman) (Bachelor), age 25, usual residence 8 Anderson Street, Glasgow, parents John Wood, Fisherman (deceased) and Margaret Jane Wood M.S. McDonald. Margaret Forster, Fancy Paper Box Maker (Spinster), age 24, usual residence 8 Anderson Street, Glasgow, parents George Forster, Mattress Maker and Annie Alice Diseres Forster M.S. Currie. Wm. Edgar, Minister of Kinning Park Parish. William Wood Witness, M. Miller Witness. 1912 April 2nd At Glasgow, Jas. Cameron, Registrar."
  4. [S4580] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, City and Royal Burgh of Glasgow, Year 1915-1916, Valuation Roll for the City and Royal Burgh of Glasgow for the Year 1915-1916 - Parish of Govan, Page 100, "No. 51, Description: House, Situation: 691 Govan Road, Proprietor: The Trustees of John Hendry, Tenant: John Wood, sawyer, Occupier: Tenant, Annual Rent or Value: £9 10s."
  5. [S4576] John Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Govan in the County of Lanark, "John Wood, Wood Sawyer (Married to Margaret Eliza Forster), died 1926, September Twenty-third 6h 35m P.M. at Shieldhall Fever Hospital, Glasgow (usual residence 691 Govan Road, Govan, Glasgow), Male, 41 years. Father: John Wood, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood subsequently Gray M.S. McDonald (deceased). Cause of death: Pneumonia, As Cert. by W. Napier M.B, Ch.B. Informant: Margaret Wood, Widow, 691 Govan Road, Govan, Glasgow. Registered: 1926, September 24th at Glasgow, Archd. McLean, Assist. Registrar."