William Wood

M, #2795, b. 14 January 1856
     William Wood was born illegitimate on 14 January 1856 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Wood and Helen Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Woods".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 195 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Hellen Wood, wife; William Wood, son; Hellen Wood, daughter; Isabella Wood, daughter.2

He was listed as head of household's grandson in the 1861 census at 162 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Sclater, head; Helen Sclater, wife; William Wood, grandson; Jessie Farquharson, servant.3

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 195 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; William Wood, son; Helen Wood, daughter; Isabella Wood, daughter; Margaret A Wood, daughter; Jane Wood, daughter; Ann Wood, daughter; John Wood, son.4
William Wood was a fisherman. He married Helen Wood at Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 October 1880.5,6 He was the informant for, and present at, John Wood's birth at 255 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 December 1884.7,8
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that William Wood lived at 21 Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9

Children of William Wood and Helen Wood

Citations

  1. [S2878] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Wood, male. Birth: 14 JAN 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Wood. Mother: Ellen Sclater."
  2. [S5214] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Wood, son, male, age 5, born in Banffshire, Rathven, scholar, resident at 195 Portknockie."
  3. [S6453] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Wood, grandson, unmarried, male, age 5, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 162 Portknockie."
  4. [S5598] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 1 (sic), born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 195 Portknockie."
  5. [S5977] William Wood, Helen Wood, Surname: Wood. Forename: William. Spouse Surname: Wood. Spouse Forename: Helen. Year: 1880. Ref: 167/ 14. Registration District Name: Seafield.
  6. [S5976] James Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Wood, 1881, October Twenty-Third 2h 0m A.M. at 268 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood M. S. Wood, married 1880 October 8th in Seafield. Informant: Helen Wood, Mother. Registered: 1881, November 8th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S6240] John Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Wood, 1884, December Fifteenth 4h 0m A.M. at 255 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Wood "Woodie", Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Wood, married 1880 October 8th in Seafield. Informant: William Wood, Father (Present). Registered: 1884, December 19th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  9. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 79: PORTKNOCKIE, "Wood, William, 21 Church Street", page 111: PORTKNOCKIE, CHURCH STREET, "21, Wm. Wood, "Woodie"; J. Wood."