Barbara Ann Mair

F, #1301, b. 13 June 1896, d. 6 June 1976
     Barbara Ann Mair was born on 13 June 1896 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Mair and Barbara Ann Masson. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 261 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair "Shavie", head; Barbara A Mair, wife; Georgina Mair, daughter; Barbara A Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter; Alex Mair, father.2
She married William Pirie at United Free Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 February 1919.3,1 As of 14 February 1919, her married name was Barbara Ann Pirie. Barbara died on 6 June 1976 at Buckie, Moray, Scotland, at age 79.4,1 She was buried after 6 June 1976 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.5

Children of Barbara Ann Mair and William Pirie


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S916] 1901, Scottish Census, "Barbara A Mair, daughter, female, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 261 Portknockie."
  3. [S4127] William Pirie to Barbara Ann Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1919, on the Fourteenth day of February at Portknockie United Free Church, After Banns According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), 25 years, resident at No 43 Portknockie, Father: David Pirie "Darling", Fisherman, Mother: Mary Ann Pirie M.S. Pirie. Barbara Ann Mair, Fishergirl (Spinster), 22 years, resident at No 90 Portknockie, Father: Alexander Mair "Shavie", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Barbara Ann Mair M.S Masson. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield Parish. Mary Ann Pirie Witness. Alexander Mair Witness. Registered: 1919, February 15th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S7814] Barbara Ann Pirie née Mair, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Deaths, Registration District of Buckie, Surname: Pirie. Forename: Barbara Ann. Age at death: 79. Mother's Maiden Name: Masson. Year: 1976. Ref: 290/ 96. Registration District Name: Buckie.
  5. [S791] Barbara Ann Pirie and William Pirie and Barbara Ann Mair, Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of our beloved daughter BARBARA ANN PIRIE who died on 17th October 1952 aged 15 years. Also her father WILLIAM PIRIE who died on 7th July 1975 aged 81 years and his wife BARBARA ANN MAIR who died 6th June 1976 aged 79 years ASLEEP THROUGH JESUS."