Joseph Slater

M, #3321, b. 5 March 1882, d. 3 January 1959
     Joseph Slater was born on 5 March 1882 at 191 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of William Sclater and Elspeth Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan". Joseph Slater was a fisherman. He married Helen Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 March 1905.2
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 488 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Slater, head; Hellen Slater, wife; Hellen Slater, daughter; Elsie Slater, daughter; William Geo Slater, son.3
He was the informant for Catharine Ann Wood Slater's birth at 488 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 January 1913.4,2 He was the informant for, and present at, David James Slater's death at 4 Seafield Terrace, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 May 1930.5,2,6 Joseph died on 3 January 1959 at Seafield Hospital, Buckie, Moray, Scotland, at age 76.7,2 He was buried after 3 January 1959 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7

Children of Joseph Slater and Helen Mair


  1. [S3864] Joseph Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Slater, 1882, March Fifth 2h 0m A.M. at 191 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Slater Fisherman. Mother: Elsie Slater M.S. Mair, married 1879 March 28th in Seafield. Informant: William Slater, His X Mark, Father, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1882, March 23D at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S9754] 1911, Scottish Census, "Joseph Slater, head, male, age 29, married, fisherman in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 488 Portknockie, 4 rooms with one or more windows, 5 persons in house."
  4. [S4118] Catharine Ann Wood Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Ann Wood Slater, 1913, January First 2h 10m A.M. at 488 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Joseph Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Slater M. S. Mair, married 1905 March 10th in Seafield. Informant: Joseph Slater, Father. Registered: 1913, January 8th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S2912] David James Slater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "David James Slater, died 1930, May Sixteenth 1h 0m A.M. at 4 Seafield Terrace, Portknockie, Male, 11 years, Father: Joseph Slater Fisherman, Mother: Helen Slater M.S. Mair, Cause of death: Splenic Anaemia, Internal Haemorrhage, as cert. by Alex. T. Paterson M.B., Ch.B, Buckie, Informant: Joseph Slater, Father (Present), Registered: 1930, May 16th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds Registrar."
  6. [S2686] David James Slater, Gravestone inscription data, "NM173789, David James Slater, c. 1919 to 16 MAY 1930. Date of Birth : c. 1919. Headstone Ref : H298. Date of Death : 16 MAY 1930."
  7. [S2684] Joseph Slater, Gravestone inscription data, "NM175020, Joseph Slater, c. 1883 to 03 JAN 1959. Date of Birth : c. 1883. Spouse's Name : Helen Mair. Headstone Ref : H298. Date of Death : 03 JAN 1959."