Jessie Mair

F, #3917, b. 15 September 1877, d. 23 January 1952
     Jessie Mair was born on 15 September 1877 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Mair and Margaret Slater Pirie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Brother" or "Brither".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair "Brother", head; Margaret Mair "Brother", wife; Jessie Mair "Brother", daughter; Helen Jane Mair "Brother", daughter; Maggie Mair "Brother", daughter; Alex Mair "Brother", son; Wm Mair "Brother", son; Wm Pirie, brother-in-law.4
She married Thomas Parker Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 December 1902.5,2
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1911 census at 429 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Thomas P. Mair, head; Jessie Mair, wife; Isabella Mair, daughter; Alexr. P. Mair, son; Thomas P. Mair, son; Eveline P. Mair, daughter.6
She was the informant for William George Parker Mair's birth at 429 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 August 1913.7,2 Jessie died on 23 January 1952 at 124 Seatown, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 74.8,9,2 She was buried after 23 January 1952 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10

Children of Jessie Mair and Thomas Parker Mair


  1. [S3104] Jessie Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Mair, 1877, September Fifteenth 3h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Mair "Brother", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Pirie, married 1870 October 21st in Portknockie. Informant: Alexander Mair, His X Mark, Father, Jno. Allan Asst. Register Witness. Registered: 1877, October 5th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan, Assistant Registrar. T.F."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S8271] 1881, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair, daughter, female, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  4. [S5530] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair "Brother", daughter, female, age 13, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S3119] Thomas Parker Mair to Jessie Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1902, on the Fourth day of December at Seafield Church, After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Thomas Parker Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), 25 years, Usual Residence: 270 Portknockie, Father: Alexander Mair "Bobin", Fisherman, Mother: Isabella Mair M.S. Gault. Jessie Mair, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), 25 years, Usual Residence: 10 Portknockie, Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S Pirie. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Alex. Mair "Bobin" Witness. Alex. Mair "Brother" Witness. Registered: 1902, December 5th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S4055] 1911, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair, wife, female, age 33, married, duration of marriage 8 years, children born alive 4, children still living 4, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 429 Portknockie."
  7. [S4463] William George Parker Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William George Parker Mair, 1913, August Eleventh 3h A.M. at 429 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Thomas Parker Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Mair M. S. Mair, married 1904 December 4th in Seafield. Informant: Jessie Mair, Mother. Registered: 1913, August 26th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S3117] Jessie Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Cullen in the County of Banff, "Jessie Mair, Widow of Thomas Parker Mair Fisherman, died 1952, January Twenty third 10h 30m A.M. at 124 Seatown, Cullen (Usual Residence 3 Seafield Street, Portknockie), Female, 74 years. Father: Alexander Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Pirie (Deceased). Cause of death: Carcinoma of Uterus: Carcinomatosis, as certified by A.W. Thomson M.B. Ch.B. Informant: W.G.P. Mair, Son (Present), 33 Addison Gardens, London W14. Registered: 1952, January 24th at Cullen, J.S. Ogilvie, Registrar."
  9. [S4483] Jessie Mair, Gravestone inscription data, "NM122949, Jessie Mair, c.1878 to 23 JAN 1952. Date of Birth : c.1878. Spouse's Name : Thomas Parker Mair. Headstone Ref : H260. Date of Death : 23 JAN 1952."
  10. [S4481] Jessie Mair, Alexander Parker Mair and Dr. William George Parker Mair Thomas Parker Mair, Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of my dear husband and father THOMAS PARKER MAIR who died 4th May 1937 aged 60 years and his wife our dear mother JESSIE MAIR who died 23rd Jan. 1952 aged 74 Years. Also their son Skipper ALEXANDER PARKER MAIR R.N.R. who died 22nd March 1945 aged 39 years. "Until the day dawn"
    And their son Dr. WILLIAM GEORGE PARKER MAIR M.D.F.R.C. Path. Neuropathologist National Hospital Queens Square London who died 8th July 2002 aged 88 years."