Joseph Mair

M, #3122, b. 14 May 1903, d. 18 December 1934
     Joseph Mair "Shanker" was born on 14 May 1903 at 227 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Mair and Margaret Ann Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Shanker". Joseph Mair was a fisherman and draper. He married Catherine Ann Wood at 139 High Street, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, on 30 November 1928.3,2 Joseph died on 18 December 1934 at Slack Villa, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 31.4,2


  1. [S2507] Joseph Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Mair, 1903, May Fourteenth 1h 0m P.M. at 227 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Mair "Shanker", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Ann Mair M.S. Wood, married 1892 September 9th in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Ann Mair, Mother. Registered: 1903, June 3D at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S8380] Joseph Mair to Catherine Ann Wood, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Elgin in the County of Moray, "1928, on the Thirtieth day of November at 139 High Street, Elgin. After Declaration in presence of John Mair, 2 Bridge Street, Portknockie, and James Wood, 20 Park Street, Portknockie. Joseph Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), 25 years, resident at 8 Harbour Street, Portknockie, Father: James Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Margaret Ann Mair M.S. Wood (deceased). Catherine Ann Wood, Fish Worker (Spinster), 24 years, resident at 18 Park Street, Portknockie, Father: James Wood, Fisherman, Mother: Catherine Wood M.S. Mair. Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Elginshire dated 30th November 1928. Registered 1928 November 30th at Elgin, EM Cameron Registrar."
  4. [S5616] Joseph Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Mair, Draper, Married to Catherine Ann Wood, died 1934, December Eighteenth 7h 45m P.M. at Slack Villa, Portknockie, Male, 31 years. Father: James Mair, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Maggie Ann Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased). Cause of death: Gastric Ulcer, Haematemesis, Malnutrition, As cert by Alexr S. Paterson M.B. Ch.B. Buckie. Informant: James D. Pirie, Brother-in-law, 14 Admiralty Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1934, December 19th At Portknockie, William Falconer Registrar."