John Sclater

M, #3463, b. circa 1854, d. 15 April 1938
     John Sclater was born circa 1854 at Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Sclater and Helen Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Mash". John Sclater was also known as John Slater.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 200 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Ali Slater, head; Hellen Slater, wife; John Slater, son; Hellen Slater, daughter; Al Slater, son; Margt Slater, daughter; Lillia Mair, servant.2
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 200 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Sclater, head; Helen Sclater, wife; John Sclater, son; Helen Sclater, daughter; Alexander Sclater, son; David Sclater, son; James Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Jane Mitchel,
servant.3
He married Jane Donaldson at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 October 1877.4,1 He was the informant for Margaret Sclater's birth at 241 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 January 1880.5 He was the informant for John Donaldson Slater's birth at 241 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 September 1886.6 He was the informant for James Slater's birth at 241 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 November 1889.7,1 John died on 15 April 1938.8,1 He was buried after 15 April 1938 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8

Children of John Sclater and Jane Donaldson

Citations

  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S3953] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Slater, son, male, age 7, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 200 Portknockie."
  3. [S3952] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Sclater, son, unmarried, male, age 17, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 200 Portknockie."
  4. [S3138] John Slater to Jane Donaldson, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1877, on the Nineteenth day of October at Portknockie, After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), 23 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: Alexander Slater, Fisherman, Mother: Helen Slater M.S. Mair. Jane Donaldson, Her X Mark, John Donaldson Witness, Alexr. Slater Witness, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 23 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: James Donaldson, Fisherman, Mother: Helen Donaldson M.S Wood. John Mackay, Minister of F. Ch. at Cullen. John Donaldson Witness. Alexr. Slater Witness. Registered: 1877, October 22nd at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan Assistant Registrar. T.F."
  5. [S3993] Margaret Sclater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Sclater, 1880, January Nineteenth 7h 0m A.M. at 241 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Jane Slater M. S. Donaldson, married 1877 October 19th in Seafield. Informant: John Slater, Father. Registered: 1880, January 26th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S2942] John Donaldson Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Donaldson Slater, 1886, September Tenth 2h 0m A.M. at 241 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Slater "Mash" Fisherman. Mother: Jane Slater M. S. Donaldson, married 1877 October 19th in Seafield. Informant: John Slater Mash, Father. Registered: 1886, September 16th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S3328] James Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Slater, 1889, November Twentieth 6h 30m P.M. at 241 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Slater "Mash", Fisherman. Mother: Jane Slater M. S. Donaldson, married 1877 October 19th in Seafield. Informant: John Slater Mash, Father. Registered: 1889, November 29th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S2772] John Slater "Mash", Gravestone inscription data, "NM174948, John "Mash" Slater, c. 1854 to 15 APR 1938. Occupation : Fisherman. Date of Birth : c. 1854. Spouse's Name : Jane Donaldson. Headstone Ref : H202. Date of Death : 15 APR 1938."