Robert Mair

M, #2605, b. 28 September 1888, d. 23 March 1930
     Robert Mair was born on 28 September 1888 at 272 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Mair and Mary Bruce. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Geo Mair "Bobin", head; Mary Mair "Bobin", wife; David Mair "Bobin", son; Geo Mair "Bobin", son; Helen Mair "Bobin", daughter; Jessie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Wm Mair "Bobin", son; Robt Mair "Bobin", son; James Mair "Bobin", son.3
Robert Mair was a fisherman. They was the informant for George Mair's birth at 81 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 September 1910.4,2 He married Jane Wilson at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 December 1910.5,2 He was the informant for Mary Bruce Mair's birth at 320 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 September 1916.6,2
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Robert Mair lived at 10 Station Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7 Robert died on 23 March 1930 at Banff District Asylum at age 41.8,2

Children of Robert Mair and Jane Wilson


  1. [S3460] Robert Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Robert Mair, 1888, September Twenty-Eighth 10h 30m A.M. at 272 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Bruce. Informant: Mary Mair, Mother. Registered: 1888, October 24th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5527] 1891, Scottish Census, "Robt Mair "Bobin", son, male, age 2, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S3459] George Mair "Bobbin", Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair "Bobbin" (Illegitimate), 1910, September Ninth 10h 0m A.M. at 81 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Robert Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Jane Wilson "Brown", Fishergirl. Informant: Jane Wilson, Mother, Robert Mair Bobbin, Father, 272 Portknockie. Registered: 1910, September 24th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S3264] Robert Mair "Bobbin" to Jeanie Wilson, Marriage entry, "1910 on the Ninth day of December at Seafield Church, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Robert Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence 272 Portknockie, parents George Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman (Deceased) and Mary Mair M.S. Bruce (Deceased). Jeanie Wilson, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 22, usual residence 81 Portknockie, parents William Wilson Fisherman and Margaret Wilson M.S. Wood "Dyce". James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. Wm. Wilson Witness. James Mair Witness. Registered 1910 December 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S5518] Mary Bruce Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Mary Bruce Mair, 1916, September Ninth 11h P.M. at 320 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Robert Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Jeannie Mair M.S. Wilson, married 1910 December 22nd in Seafield. Informant: Robert Mair, Father. Registered: 1916, September 20th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 76: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, Robert, 10 Station Street", page 114: PORTKNOCKIE, STATION STREET, "10, Robert Mair, fisherman."
  8. [S3463] Robert Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Boyndie in the County of Banff, "Robert Mair, Formerly a Fisherman (Married to Jane Wilson Brown), died 1930, March twenty third 3h 15m P.M. at Banff District Asylum (Usual Residence: 10 High Street, Portknockie), Male, 41 years. Father: George Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Bruce (deceased). Cause of death: General Paralysis of the Insane, 2 years upwards, As cert. by H.G. Cowie M.D. Informant: David Mair, Brother, 12 High Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1930, March 24th at Boyndie, Alex Still, Registrar."