James Mair

M, #1587, b. 14 May 1909, d. 19 May 1981
     James Mair was born on 14 May 1909 at 417 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of James Mair and Elizabeth Smith Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin". James Mair was a fisherman. He married Jessie Helen Pirie at North Church Hall, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 September 1938.4,3,2 He was the informant for, and present at, James Mair's death at 27 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 March 1954.5,2 James died on 19 May 1981 at 27 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 72.6 He was buried after 19 May 1981 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7


  1. [S3467] James Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, 1909, May Fourteenth 1h 30m A.M. at 417 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Mair "Bobin", Fisherman. Mother: Elizabeth Smith Mair M. S. Mair, married 1897 December 2nd in Seafield. Informant: Elizabeth Smith Mair, Mother. Registered: 1909, June 5th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S4136] James Mair to Jessie Helen Pirie, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1938, on the Twentieth day of September at North Church Hall, Portknockie, After Banns, According to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. James Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), 29 years, resident at 27, Seafield Street, Portknockie, Father: James Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Elizabeth Smith Mair M.S. Mair. Jessie Helen Pirie, Domestic-servant (Spinster), 24 years, resident at 13, Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Father: David Pirie, Fisherman, Mother: Helen Pirie M.S Mair. Wm. G. S. Plowman, Minister of Cullen, Seafield Church Scotland, Seafield Manse, Cullen, Banffshire. David Pirie, 13, Reidhaven Street, Portknockie Witness. Elizabeth Mair, 123a Seatown, Cullen Witness. Registered: 1938, September 21st at Portknockie, William Falconer Registrar."
  5. [S2986] James Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "James Mair, Fisherman (Retired), (Widower of Elizabeth Smith Mair), died 1954, March Fourth 0h 50m P.M. at 27 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Male, 81 years. Father: Alexander Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Mair M.S. Galt (Deceased). Cause of death: Myocardial Degeneration, Senility, as cert. by A.W. Thomson M.B. Ch.B. Informant: James Mair, Son (Present). Registered: 1954, March 5th at Buckie, G.E. Mair, Asst. Registrar. D Reg."
  6. [S4485] James Mair "Bobbin", Newspaper death notice data, "NM122874, James "Bobbin" Mair, c.1909 to 19 MAY 1981. Date of Birth : c.1909. Spouse's Name : Jessie H. Pirie. Date of Death : 19 MAY 1981. Place of Death : 27 Seafield Street, Portknockie."
  7. [S4486] James Mair and Jessie H. Pirie, Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of a beloved husband and father JAMES MAIR who died 19th May 1981 aged 72 years and of JESSIE H. PIRIE a much loved wife and mother who died 29th June 1988 aged 73 Years."