Helen Wood

F, #3885, b. 19 August 1900
     Helen Wood was born on 19 August 1900 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Wood and Isabella Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Wilkin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 322 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, head; Isabella Wood, wife; Barbara A Findlay, adopted daughter; Nellie Wood, daughter.3
She married George Wood at 8 Station Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 February 1922.4,5


  1. [S4178] Helen Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Wood, 1900, August Nineteenth 5h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Isabella Wood M. S. Mair "Dear", married 1892 September 6th in Seafield. Informant: Alexander Wood, His X Mark, Father, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1900, September 3D at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5468] 1901, Scottish Census, "Nellie Wood, daughter, female, age 0, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 322 Portknockie."
  4. [S3435] George Wood to Helen Wood, Marriage entry, "1922 on the Sixteenth day of February at No. 8 Station St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. George Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 27, usual residence No. 33 Church St., Portknockie, parents William Wood Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Wood M.S. Pirie. Helen Wood, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 22, usual residence No. 8 Station St., Portknockie, parents Alexander Wood Fisherman and Isabella Wood M.S. Mair "Dear". James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield Parish. Isabella Wood, 8 Station St., Portknockie, Witness. John Wood, 33 Church St., Portknockie, Witness. Registered 1922 February 17th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.