Helen Mair

F, #3126, b. circa 1877, d. 22 November 1903
     Helen Mair was born circa 1877 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Mair and Jane Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
She was listed as head of household's granddaughter in the 1891 census at 148 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Wood, head; John Mair, son; Hellen Mair, grand daughter.1
She married John Christie at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 December 1898.2,3 As of 2 December 1898, her married name was Helen Christie. Helen died on 22 November 1903 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4

Child of Helen Mair and John Christie


  1. [S8313] 1891, Scottish census, "Hellen Mair, grand daughter, unmarried, female, age 14, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, servant, employed, resident at 148 Portknockie."
  2. [S3763] John Christie to Helen Mair "Bobbin", Marriage entry, "1898 on the Second day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Christie, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Christie Farm-Servant and Christina McLean (Deceased). Helen Mair "Bobbin", Fishergirl (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman (Deceased) and Jane Pirie Previously Mair "Bobbin" M.S. Mair "Johndie". James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. William Wood Witness. David Mair Witness. Registered 1898 December 3d at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S3433] Helen Christie née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Christie (Married to John Christie, Fisherman), died 1903, November Twenty Second 9h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 26 years. Father: John Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Mair M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Pulmonary Phthisis, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: Alexr. Mair, Uncle, 148 Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1903, November 23D at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."