William Wood

M, #1895, b. 23 March 1903
     William Wood was born on 23 March 1903 at 305 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of David Wood and Jane Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "King". He was a witness at George Wood and Isabella Ritchie's wedding at 256 Union Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 3 August 1923.3,2


  1. [S7159] William Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood, 1903, March Twenty Third 7h 0m P.M. at 305 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: David Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Jane Wood M. S. Mair, married 1891 September 21st in Seafield. Informant: David Wood, Father (Present). Registered: 1903, March 31st at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S4013] George Wood to Isabella Ritchie, Marriage entry, "1923 on the Third day of August at 256 Union Street, Aberdeen. By Declaration, In presence of William Wood, 239 Victoria Road, Torry, Aberdeen; and Agnes Rennie, 256 Victoria Road, Torry, Aberdeen. George Wood, Line Fisherman (Bachelor), age 28, usual residence 239 Victoria Road, Torry, Aberdeen, parents David Wood, Herring Fisherman (deceased) and Jane Wood M.S. Mair. Isabella Ritchie, (Spinster), age 25, usual residence 256 Victoria Road, Torry, Aberdeen, parents Thomas Ritchie, Line Fisherman (deceased) and Isabella Ritchie M.S. Craig (deceased). Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, dated August 3rd 1923. Registered 1923, August 4th at Aberdeen, W.M. Hall Registrar."