James Slater

M, #3153, b. 7 May 1874, d. 24 February 1941
     James Slater was born on 7 May 1874 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Sclater and Isabella Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Wildie".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 33 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, head; Isabella Slater, wife; William Slater, son, Joseph Slater, son; Alex Slater, son; James Slater, son; Hellen Slater, daughter.2
James Slater was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at 33 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isa Slater, head; Joseph Slater, son, Alexander Slater, son; James Slater, son; Francis Slater, son; Hellen Slater, daughter; Allena Wood, servant.3
He was the informant for, and present at, William Slater's death at 64 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 April 1902.4,5 He married Isabella Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 December 1902.6
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that James Slater lived at 12 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7 James died on 24 February 1941 at 12 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 66.8,9 He was buried after 24 February 1941 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9

Children of James Slater and Isabella Mair

Citations

  1. [S2543] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Slater, male. Birth: 07 MAY 1874 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Slater. Mother: Isabella Mair."
  2. [S3359] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Slater, son, unmarried, male, age 6, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 33 Portknockie."
  3. [S3361] 1891, Scottish Census, "James Slater, son, unmarried, male, age 17, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, working on own account, resident at 33 Portknockie."
  4. [S3285] William Slater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Slater, Fisherman (Married to Isabella Pirie, previously to Catherine Ann Pirie), died 1902, April Eighth 11h 30m A.M. at 64 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 38 years. Father: William Slater "Wildie", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Slater M.S. Slater (sic) (Deceased). Cause of death: Influenza 5 Days, Pleuresy 2 Days, Congestion of lungs 1 Day, as cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: James Slater, Brother, 33 Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1902, April 9th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S4334] James Slater to Isabella Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1902, on the Tenth day of December at Seafield Church, After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), 27 years, resident at No 33 Portknockie, Father: William Slater, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Slater M.S. Mair "Bobbin" (Deceased). Isabella Mair, Fishergirl (Spinster), 23 years, resident at No 18 Portknockie, Father: John Mair "Bobbin" "Shy", Fisherman, Mother: Catherine Mair M.S. Slater. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. James Mair Witness. Alexander Slater Witness. Registered: 1902, December 11th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  7. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 78: PORTKNOCKIE, "Slater, James, 12 Reidhaven Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, REIDHAVEN STREET, "12, James Slater, fisherman."
  8. [S2544] James Slater, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Slater, Fisherman (Married to Isabella Mair), died 1941, February Twenty-fourth, 0h 30m P.M., 12 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Male, 66 years. Father: William Slater, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Slater M.S. Mair (Deceased). Cause of death: Myocarditis, Senility, as cert. by:- J.C.Wood M.B. Ch.B., Informant: Wm. Slater, Son (Present). Registered: 1941, February 25th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."
  9. [S2545] James Slater, Gravestone inscription data, "NM174494, James Slater, ? to 24 FEB 1941. Spouse's Name : Isabella Mair. Headstone Ref : H312. Date of Death : 24 FEB 1941."