Francis William Sclater

M, #2645, b. 18 December 1856, d. 21 April 1931
     Francis William Sclater "Hasser" was born on 18 December 1856 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Francis William Sclater and Anne Smith. His family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Francis W Scleter (sic), 42; Ann W Scleter (sic), 43; Caithren Scleter (sic), 18; Ann Scleter (sic), 10; Jean Scleter (sic), 8; Francis Scleter (sic), 4.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 59 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Francis Sclater, head; Ann Sclater, wife; Jane Sclater, daughter; Francis Sclater, son; Barbara Wood, visitor.3
Francis William Sclater was a fisherman. Francis William Sclater was also known as Slater. He married Elizabeth Mair at Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 October 1880. He was the informant for Francis William Slater's birth at 247 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 31 October 1881.4,5,6 He was the informant for Ann Slater's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 February 1884.7,8
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 78 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Francis Wm Slater, head; Elizabeth Slater, wife; John M. Slater, son; Elizabeth Slater, daughter; Josephine B. Slater, daughter; Catherine Slater, daughter.9

The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Francis William Slater lived at 16 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10 Francis died on 21 April 1931 at 16 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 74.11

Children of Francis William Sclater and Elizabeth Mair

Citations

  1. [S1965] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Francis William Sclater, male. Birth: 18 DEC 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Francis William Sclater. Mother: Ann Smith."
  2. [S5432] 1861, Scottish Census, "Francis Scleter (sic), male, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S5433] 1871, Scottish Census, "Francis Sclater, son, male, age 14, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 59 Portknockie."
  4. [S5974] Francis William Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Francis William Slater, 1881, October Thirty-First 5h 0m P.M. at 247 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Francis William Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Betsy Slater M. S. Mair, married 1880 October 6th in Seafield. Informant: Francis William Slater, Father. Registered: 1881, November 5th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  7. [S4451] Ann Slater née Smith, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Ann Slater (Widow of Francis William Slater, Fisherman), died 1884, February Sixth 2h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 57 (sic) years. Father: Alexander Smith Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Smith M.S. McKenzie (Deceased). Cause of death: Chronic cerebral softening, several years, as cert: by Alex Hendry M.B. C.M. Informant: Francis Slater, Son. Registered: 1884, February 7th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S3624] Ann Campbell, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Ann Campbell of Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.
  9. [S6962] 1911, Scottish Census, "Francis Wm Slater, head, male, age 56, married, fisherman in fishing industry, employer, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 78 Portknockie, 3 rooms with one or more windows, 6 persons in house."
  10. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 78: PORTKNOCKIE, "Slater, Francis, 16 Reidhaven Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, REIDHAVEN STREET, "16, Francis W. Slater, fisherman."
  11. [S1966] Francis William Sclater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Francis William Sclater, Fisherman (Retired), Married to Elizabeth Mair, died 1931, April Twenty-first 3h 0m A.M. at 16 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Male, 74 years. Father: Francis William Sclater, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Sclater M.S. Smith (Deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Degeneration, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B., C.M. Cullen. Informant: Francis William Slater, Son, 11 High Street, Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1931, April 21st at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."