Catherine Wood

F, #2794, b. 28 November 1868, d. 29 September 1939
     Catherine Wood was born on 28 November 1868 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Wood and Catherine Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Royal".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 226 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Cathrine Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Helen Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Cathrine Wood, daughter; Ann Innis, servant.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 268 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Royal", head; Cath Wood "Royal", wife; George Wood "Royal", son; Ann Wood "Royal", daughter; Cath Wood "Royal", daughter.3
She married James Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 September 1891.4 As of 11 September 1891, her married name was Catherine Mair. She was the informant for James Mair's birth at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 May 1899.5,4
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that Catherine Mair was owner occupier of 422 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1915-1916 shows that Catherine Mair was owner occupier of 422 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Catherine Mair lived at 17 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8 Catherine died on 29 September 1939 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 70.9,4,10 She was buried after 29 September 1939 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.11,9,10

Children of Catherine Wood and James Mair

Citations

  1. [S2155] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Catherine Wood, female. Birth: 28 NOV 1868 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Catherine Mair."
  2. [S5494] 1871, Scottish Census, "Cathrine Wood, daughter, female, age 2, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 226 Portknockie."
  3. [S5493] 1881, Scottish Census, "Cath Wood "Royal", daughter, unmarried, female, age 12, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 268 Portknockie."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S7655] James Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, 1899, May Seventh 5h 30m A.M. at 67 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Mair "Dear", Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Mair M. S. Wood "Royal", married 1891 September 11th in Seafield. Informant: Catherine Mair, Mother. Registered: 1899, June 2nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S4124] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 387, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3395, Description: House and shop, Situation: 422 Portknockie, Proprietor: Widow Catherine Mair, "Dear", Occupier: Proprietrix, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £1 2s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £8 0s 0d."
  7. [S4582] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1915-1916, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1915-1916 - Parish of Rathven, Page 385, "Police Burgh of Portknockie, No. 3764, Description: House and shop, Situation: 422 Portknockie, Proprietor: Widow Catherine Mair, "Dear", Occupier: Proprietrix, Feu-Duty or Ground Annual: £1 2s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £8 0s 0d."
  8. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD STREET, "17, Catherine Mair, "Dear", widow; John Mair, tailor; Arthur Mair."
  9. [S4614] Catherine Mair née Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM122343, Catherine Mair (née Wood), 1869 (sic) to 1939. Date of Birth : 1869 (sic). Spouse's Name : James Mair. Headstone Ref : H148. Date of Death : 1939."
  10. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  11. [S4612] Catherine Wood, James Mair, Helen Mair, Georgina Mair and Catherine Mair James Mair, Monumental inscription, "JAMES MAIR Lost at sea 1866-1904. His wife CATHERINE WOOD 1869-1939. Their son JAMES 1899-1966 and their daughters HELEN 1893-1975, GEORGINA 1904-1976, CATHERINE 1901-1984."