William Mair

M, #3548, b. 14 November 1878, d. 21 February 1953
     William Mair was born on 14 November 1878 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Elizabeth Pirie. His family was known by the tee-name of "Saucy".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 237 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair "Saucie", head; Elizabeth Pirie Mair, wife; Alexr Mair "Saucie", son; Margt Mair "Saucie", daughter; William Mair "Saucie", son; Jessie Mair "Saucie", daughter.2
William Mair was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 235 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair "Saucy", head; Elizabeth Pirie, wife; Alex Mair "Saucy", son; Wm Mair "Saucy", son; Jessie Mair "Saucy", daughter; Joseph Mair "Saucy", son; David Mair "Saucy", son; George Mair "Saucy", son; Elizabeth Mair "Saucy", daughter; Richard Mair "Saucy", son; Isabella Mair "Saucy", daughter; Jean Ann Mair "Saucy", daughter; James Robert Mair "Saucy", son.3
He married Margaret Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 December 1907.1
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 484 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Mair, head; Maggie Mair, wife; George A Mair, son.4,1
He was the informant for William Mair's birth at 484 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 December 1912.5 He was the informant for Eunice Margaret Mair's birth at 484 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 December 1912.6
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that William Mair lived at 8 Admiralty Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7 He was the informant for Eunice Margaret Mair's death at 7 High Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 June 1930.8,1 William died on 21 February 1953 at 8 Admiralty Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 74.9,10,1

Children of William Mair and Margaret Mair

Citations

  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5408] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Mair "Saucie", son, unmarried, male, age 2, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's son, resident at 237 Portknockie."
  3. [S5230] 1901, Scottish Census, "Wm Mair "Saucy", son, single, male, age 22, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 235 Portknockie."
  4. [S5629] 1911, Scottish Census, "William Mair, head, male, age 32, married, fisherman in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 484 Portknockie, 3 rooms with one or more windows, 3 persons in house."
  5. [S4117] William Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Twin, William Mair, 1912, December Twenty Fifth 8h A.M. at 484 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Mair "Saucy", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Mair "Shy", married 1908 November (sic) 19th in Seafield. Informant: William Mair, Father. Registered: 1913, January 18th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S4116] Eunice Margaret Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Twin, Eunice Margaret Mair, 1912, December Twenty Fifth 8h 15m A.M. at 484 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Mair "Saucy", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Mair "Shy", married 1908 November (sic) 19th in Seafield. Informant: William Mair, Father. Registered: 1913, January 18th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 77: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, William, 8 Admiralty Street", page 110: PORTKNOCKIE, ADMIRALTY STREET, "8, Wm. Mair, "Saucy" fisherman."
  8. [S3197] Eunice Margaret Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Eunice Margaret Mair (Single), died 1930, June Seventeenth 5h 0m A.M. at 7 High Street, Portknockie, Female, 17 years. Father: William Mair Fisherman, Mother: Maggie Mair M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Cerebral Meningitis, as cert. by Alexr. Cruickshank M.B. Ch.B. Buckie. Informant: William Mair, Father. Registered: 1930, June 17th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."
  9. [S4441] William Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Mair, Fisherman (Retired) (Widower of Margaret Mair), died 1953, February Twenty first 10h 20m P.M. at 8 Admiralty Street, Portknockie, Male, 74 years. Father: Alexander Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Elizabeth Mair M.S. Pirie (Deceased). Cause of death: Carcinomatosis, Primary growth probably in prostate, as cert. by A.W. Thomson M.B. Ch.B. Informant: George A. Mair, Son (Present). Registered: 1953, February 23rd at Buckie, G.E. Mair, Asst. Registrar. JD Int. Regr."
  10. [S3624] Ann Campbell, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Ann Campbell of Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.