James Wood

M, #2796, b. 23 October 1881
     James Wood was born on 23 October 1881 at 268 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of William Wood and Helen Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Woods". James Wood was a fisherman. They was the informant for Eva Wood's birth at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 December 1906.3,2 He married Helen Mair at 7 Golden Square, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 13 April 1925.2
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that James Wood lived at 2 Station Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4 He was the informant for, and present at, Helen Wood's death at 21 Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 April 1931.5

Child of James Wood and Margaret Mair

Child of James Wood and Helen Mair

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S8090] Eva Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Eva Wood (Illegitimate), 1906, December Fourth 11h 0m A.M. at 10 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair, Teacher. Informant: Margaret Mair, Mother; James Wood, Father, 275 Portknockie. Registered: 1906, December 21st at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  4. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 79: PORTKNOCKIE, "Wood, James, 2 Station Road", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, STATION ROAD, "2, James Wood."
  5. [S2150] Helen Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Wood, Widow of William Wood Fisherman, died 1931, April Sixth 10h 0m P.M. at 21 Church Street, Portknockie, Female, 71 years. Father: John Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Catherine Wood M.S. Mair (Deceased). Cause of death: Arterio-Sclerosis, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B., C.M. Cullen. Informant: James Wood, Son, 2 Station Road, Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1931, April 7th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."