George Mair

M, #3550, b. 14 May 1885, d. 1923
     George Mair was born on 14 May 1885 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". George 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.2
He was a fisherman in the Royal Naval Reserve Trawler Section. He married May Mair at 75 Union Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 26 July 1916.3,1 George died in 1923.1

Child of George Mair and May Mair


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5230] 1901, Scottish Census, "George Mair "Saucy", son, single, male, age 15, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 235 Portknockie."
  3. [S2836] George Mair to May Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages, "1916 on the Twenty-Sixth day of July at 75 Union Street, Aberdeen. By Declaration in presence of Elizabeth Mair 235 Portknockie, Rathven and John Innes 319 Portknockie, Rathven. George Mair, Fisherman (R.N.R Trawler Section), (Bachelor), 30 years, resident at 235 Portknockie, Rathven, Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman (dec), Mother: Elizabeth Mair M.S. Pirie. May Mair, Fish Worker (Spinster), 25 years, resident at 89 Portknockie, Rathven, Father: David Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S McDonald. Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff dated 26th July 1916. Registered: 1916 July 26th at Aberdeen, W. A. Ellis Assistant Registrar. J.P Regr."