James Mair

M, #3045, b. 4 February 1891, d. 30 November 1936
     James Mair was born on 4 February 1891 at 272 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Mair and Mary Bruce. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Geo Mair "Bobin", head; Mary Mair "Bobin", wife; David Mair "Bobin", son; Geo Mair "Bobin", son; Helen Mair "Bobin", daughter; Jessie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Wm Mair "Bobin", son; Robt Mair "Bobin", son; James Mair "Bobin", son.3
James died on 30 November 1936 at 15 Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 45.4,5 He was buried after 30 November 1936 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.5


  1. [S2414] James Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, 1891, February Fourth 10h 15m A.M. at 272 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Mary Mair M. S. Bruce, married 1874 October 29th in Seafield. Informant: George Mair, Father. Registered: 1891, February 7th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5527] 1891, Scottish Census, "James Mair "Bobin", son, male, age 0, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S3665] James Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, Fisherman (Single), died 1936, November Thirtieth 4h 30m A.M. at 15 Church Street, Portknockie, Male, 45 years. Father: George Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Bruce (Deceased). Cause of death: Bronchitis, Pneumonia, as cert. by J. C. Wood M.B. Ch.B. Cullen. Informant: George B Addison, friend, 33 Admiralty Street, Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1936, November 30th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."
  5. [S5437] James Mair David Mair and Margaret Mair, Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of our dear brother JAMES MAIR died 1st December (sic) 1936 aged 45 years. DAVID MAIR died 13th February 1955 aged 79 years. MARGARET MAIR died 3rd April 1967 aged 90 years wife of the above DAVID MAIR. The day thou gavest Lord is ended. MAIR."