Edgar Reuben Donaldson Mair

M, #137, b. 26 January 1920, d. 9 November 2004
Edgar Donaldson Mair (1920-2004)
     Edgar Reuben Donaldson Mair was born on 26 January 1920 at 6 Station Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3,4 He was the son of John Mair and Margaret Donaldson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Mull" or "Bobbin". He generally used the name 'Edgar Donaldson Mair.' He married Margaret Stewart McLaren at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, in 1946.5,2 Edgar died on 9 November 2004 at Benidorm, Spain, at age 84.6,7 He was buried on 18 November 2004 at Wellshill Cemetery, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.7


  1. [S7596] Edgar Reuben Donaldson Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Edgar Reuben Donaldson Mair, 1920, January Twenty Sixth 3h P.M. at 6 Station Rd., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Donaldson, married 1912 September 12th in Elgin. Informant: John Mair, Father. Registered: 1920, February 7th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S776] Edgar Donaldson Mair, Buckie, Moray, Information kindly supplied by Edgar Mair of Buckie, Scotland.
  3. [S7558] Edgar Reuben Donaldson Mair, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Births, Registration District of Seafield, Surname: Mair. Forename: Edgar R Donaldson. Gender: Male. Year: 1920. Ref: 167/ 11. Registration District Name: Seafield.
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S7555] Edgar Donaldson Mair, Margaret Stewart McLaren, Surname: Mair. Forename: Edgar Donaldson. Spouse Surname: McLaren. Spouse Forename: Margaret Stewart. Year: 1946. Ref: 387/ 123. Registration District Name: Perth.
  6. [S780] Alison Brown (née Mair), Neil Alexander Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Alison Brown of Inverness, Scotland.
  7. [S852] Online tribute, www.lastingtribute.co.uk/tribute/mair/2139476, "MAIR Suddenly, on Tuesday, November 9, 2004, while on holiday in Benidorm, Edgar Donaldson Mair (Eddie), aged 84 years, 1 Munro Court, Buckie, formerly of Bridge of Earn, Perth, loving husband of the late Margaret McLaren, dearly loved father of Brenda and Alison, dear grandfather to Grant, Gillian and David and dear friend of Charlotte. Funeral service in South and West Church, High Street, Buckie, on Thursday, November 18, at 10 a.m., thereafter to Wellshill Cemetery, Perth (arriving Rannoch Road Gate, approximately 2 p.m.). All friends respectfully invited. Resting at Wm. T. Mair's Rest Rooms, Newlands Lane, Buckie. So deeply loved, so sadly missed."