Joseph Sclater

M, #1029, b. 27 December 1859
     Joseph Sclater was born on 27 December 1859 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Sclater and Helen Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 213 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Slater, head; Hellen Slater, wife; John Slater, son; George Slater, son; Arthur Slater, son; William Slater, son; David Slater, son; Joseph Slater, son.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 213 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, head; Cathrine Sclater, wife; George Sclater, son; Arthur Sclater, son; William Sclater, son; David Sclater, son; Joseph Sclater, son; Helen Sclater, daughter; Margaret A Sclater, daughter; Elizabeth Ritchie, step-daughter; Jane Sclater, servant.3
Joseph Sclater was a fisherman. Joseph Sclater was also known as Joseph Slater.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 254 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Slater "Hassar", head; David Slater "Hassar", son; Joseph Slater "Hassar", son; Helen Slater "Hassar", daughter; Maggie A Slater "Hassar", daughter; Helen Goodbrand, servant.4
He married Catherine Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 October 1882.5 He was the informant for Helen Ann Slater's birth at Vansittart Street, Pulteneytown, Wick, Caithness, Scotland, on 11 August 1883.6,7
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 254 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Slater "Hasser", head; Catherine Slater, wife; Helen Ann Slater "Hasser", daughter; Joseph Slater "Hasser", son; Catherine Slater "Hasser", daughter; Jessie Slater "Hasser", daughter.8

Children of Joseph Sclater and Catherine Mair

Citations

  1. [S1231] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Sclater, male. Birth: 27 DEC 1859 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Sclater. Mother: Helen Mair."
  2. [S724] 1861, Scottish census, "Joseph Slater, son, male, age 1, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 213 Portknockie."
  3. [S503] 1871, Scottish Census, "Joseph Sclater, son, male, age 11, scholar, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 213 Portknockie."
  4. [S1235] 1881, Scottish Census, "Joseph Slater "Hassar", son, male, age 21, born in Rathven, Banff, fisherman, resident at 254 Portknockie."
  5. [S3839] Joseph Slater to Catherine Mair, Marriage entry, "1882 on the Sixth day of October at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Joseph Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Slater Fisherman (Deceased) and Helen Slater M.S. Mair (Deceased). Catherine Mair, Fisher-Girl (Spinster), age 20, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Mair Fisherman and Ann Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased). Peter Brown, F. Ch. Minister. William Mair "Dear" Witness. David Pirie Witness. Registered 1882 October 9th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S3838] Helen Ann Slater, Register of Births in the District of Wick in the County of Caithness, "Helen Ann Slater, 1883, August Eleventh 3h 0m A.M. at Vansittart Street, Pulteneytown, Female. Father: Joseph Slater, Fisherman (Domicil - Portknockie, Parish of Rathven). Mother: Catherine Slater M.S. Mair, married 1882 October 1st in Portknockie. Informant: Joseph Slater, Father. Registered: 1883, August 13th at Wick, William Miller Jr. Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S7429] 1891, Scottish census, "Joseph Slater "Hasser", head, married, male, age 30, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, working on own account, resident at 254 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."