Elspet Runcie

F, #1910, b. 5 September 1873, d. 11 February 1945
     Elspet Runcie was born on 5 September 1873 at Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Alexander Runcie and Margaret Falconer.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 196 Seatown, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Runcie, head; Margret Runcie, wife; Mary A. Runcie, daughter; Alexr Runcie, son; Elspet Runcie, daughter; David Runcie, son; Margret Runcie, daughter.4
She married John Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 November 1898.5,6 As of 25 November 1898, her married name was Elspet Mair. She was the informant for Alexander Runcie Mair's birth at 323 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 June 1906.7,6 Elspet died on 11 February 1945 at 5 High Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 71.2,6

Children of Elspet Runcie and John Mair


  1. [S1380] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Elspet Runcie, female. Birth: 05 SEP 1873 Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: Alexander Runcie. Mother: Margaret Falconer."
  2. [S1332] Mary Laing, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Mary Laing of Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S8116] 1881, Scottish Census, "Elspet Runcie, daughter, female, age 6, born in Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, scholar, resident at 196 Seatown."
  5. [S3762] John Mair to Elspet Runcie, Marriage entry, "1898 on the Twenty-Fifth day of November at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24, usual residence 18 Portknockie, Seafield, parents John Mair Fisherman and Catharine Mair M.S. Slater. Elspet Runcie, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 25, usual residence Seatown, Cullen, parents Alexander Runcie Fisherman and Margaret Runcie M.S. Falconer. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Alexr. Mair Witness. Alexr. Runcie Witness. Registered 1898 November 26th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S7986] Alexander Runcie Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Runcie Mair, 1906, June Fourth 5h 0m P.M. at 323 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Mair "Shy", Fisherman. Mother: Elspet Mair M. S. Runcie, married 1898 November 26th in Seafield. Informant: Elspet Mair, Mother. Registered: 1906, June 26th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."