George Mair

M, #2854, b. circa 1851, d. 10 October 1934
     George Mair was born circa 1851 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Mair and Catherine Findlay. His family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie" or "Shavie Den".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 140 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Cathrine Mair, head; James Mair, son; Alexr Mair, son; John Mair, son; George Mair, son.2
George Mair was a fisherman. They was the informant for Elsie Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 September 1871.3,1 He married Helen Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 September 1871.1 He was the informant for Margaret Mair's birth at 71 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 April 1885.4,1
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 71 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Mair, head; Hellen Mair, wife; George Mair, son; William Mair, son; .....5
He was the informant for Margaret Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 29 September 1909.6,1
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that George Mair lived at 8 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7 George died on 10 October 1934 at 8 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8,1

Children of George Mair and Helen Wood

Citations

  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S3960] 1861, Scottish Census, "George Mair, son, male, age 9, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 140 Portknockie."
  3. [S7121] Elsie Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elsie Mair (Illegitimate), 1871, September Sixteenth 4h 30m A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: George Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood, Fisherman's Daughter. Informant: Helen Wood, Mother, George Mair, His X Mark, Father - Portknockie, James Cumming Registrar Witness. Registered: 1871, October 9th at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  4. [S4131] Margaret Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair, 1885, April Twenty-Seventh 8h 0m A.M. at 71 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: George Mair "Shavie", Fisherman. Mother: Helen Mair M. S. Wood "Park", married 1871 September 23D in Seafield. Informant: George Mair Shavie, Father. Registered: 1885, April 30th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S3680] 1901, Scottish Census, "George Mair, head, married, male, age 49, born in Banff, Portknockie, fisherman, own account, resident at 71 Portknockie, has 3 rooms with one or more windows."
  6. [S3920] Margaret Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair (Single), died 1909, September Twenty Ninth 9h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 55 years. Father: John Mair "Shavie" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Imlach. Cause of death: Endocarditis, Congestion of lungs, 3 months, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B. C.M. Informant: George Mair, Cousin, 71 Portknockie. Registered: 1909, September 29th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 76: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, George, 8 Reidhaven Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, REIDHAVEN STREET, "8, Geo. Mair, "Shavie Den.""
  8. [S2197] George Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair, Retired Fisherman, Married to Helen Wood, died 1934, October Tenth -h 15m A.M. at 8 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Male, 83 years. Father: William Mair, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Catherine Mair M.S. Findlay (Deceased). Cause of death: Acute Intestinal Obstruction, as cert. by Alexr. S. Paterson M.B. Ch.B. Buckie. Informant: William Mair, Son, 17 Low Square, Cumminestown (Present). Registered: 1934, October 10th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."