Arthur Mair

M, #3051, b. 20 May 1856, d. 20 March 1943
     Arthur Mair was born on 20 May 1856 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Joseph Mair and Elspet Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Pim".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair, head; Elspet Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Joseph Mair, son; George Mair, son; Arthur Mair, son; Elspet Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, daughter.2
Arthur Mair was a cooper and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 233 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair "Pim", head; Elsie Wood, wife; Arthur Mair "Pim", son; Ann Mair "Pim", daughter; Wm. Alex Mair "Pim", son.3
They was a witness at John Falconer and Ann Mair's wedding at The Free Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 December 1882.4 He married Jane Mair at Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 December 1883.5 He was the informant for Elsie Jane Mair's birth at 230 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 December 1884.6 He was the informant for Rose Ann Mair's birth at 30 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 August 1890.7,5
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 30 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Arthur Mair “Pim”, head; Jane Mair "Pim", wife; Elsie J. Mair “Pim”, daughter; Joseph Mair “Pim”, son; Alexander Mair “Pim”, son; Rose A. Mair "Pim", daughter.8
He was the informant for John Mair Slater's death at 240 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 February 1895.9,5 He was the informant for Elspet Mair's death at 240 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 February 1908.10,11 Arthur died on 20 March 1943 at 40 High Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 86.5

Children of Arthur Mair and Jane Mair

Citations

  1. [S2431] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Arthur Mair, male. Birth: 20 MAY 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Joseph Mair. Mother: Elspeth Wood."
  2. [S6552] 1861, Scottish Census, "Arthur Mair, son, male, age 7, born in Banffshire, Rathven, scholar, resident at 196 Portknockie."
  3. [S6554] 1881, Scottish Census, "Arthur Mair "Pim", son, unmarried, male, age 24, born in Rathven, Banff, fisherman, resident at 233 Portknockie."
  4. [S2435] John Falconer to Ann Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1882, on the Eighth day of December at The Free Church, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Falconer, Fisherman (Bachelor), 23 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Falconer, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Falconer M.S. Anderson. Ann Mair, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), 21 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: Joseph Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Elsie Mair M.S Wood. Peter Brown, Fr. Ch. Minister. Arthur Mair Witness. James Falconer Witness. Registered: 1882, December 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S6578] Elsie Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elsie - Jane Mair, 1884, December Fifth 5h 30m P.M. at 230 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Arthur Mair "Pim", Cooper (Journeyman). Mother: Jane Mair M. S. Mair, married 28th December 1883 in Seafield. Informant: Arthur Mair, Father. Registered: 1884, December 9th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S6579] Rose Ann Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Rose Ann Mair, 1890, August Twenty Third 7h 0m P.M. at 30 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Arthur Mair "Pim", Cooper (Journeyman). Mother: Jane Mair M. S. Mair, married 1883 December 28th in Seafield. Informant: Arthur Mair, Father. Registered: 1890, September 6th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S6856] 1891, Scottish Census, "Arthur Mair "Pim", head, married, male, age 34, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman, working on own account, resident at 30 Portknockie, has 1 room with one or more windows."
  9. [S7593] John Mair Slater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Mair Slater (Single), died 1895, February First 3h 50m A.M. at 240 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 3 years, Father: William Slater "Duncan" Fisherman, Mother: Elsie Slater M.S. Mair "Pim", Cause of death: Acute ? 3 Days, exhaustion, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M., Informant: Arthur Mair "Pim", Uncle, Portknockie, Registered: 1895, February 1st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  10. [S4457] Elspet Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elspet Mair (Widow of Joseph Mair "Pim", Fisherman), died 1908, February Fourth 5h 30m A.M. at 240 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 83 years. Father: John Wood "Royal" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Wood (Deceased). Cause of death: Pyaemia 7 Days, Bedsores 10 Months, As Cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M. Informant: Arthur Mair, Son. Registered: 1908, February 4th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  11. [S3624] Ann Campbell, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Ann Campbell of Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.