Josephine Bruce Slater

F, #4191, b. 16 September 1895
     Josephine Bruce Slater was born on 16 September 1895 at 78 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of Francis William Sclater and Elizabeth Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1911 census at 78 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Francis Wm Slater, head; Elizabeth Slater, wife; John M. Slater, son; Elizabeth Slater, daughter; Josephine B. Slater, daughter; Catherine Slater, daughter.3
She married Alexander Ross at Elgin, Moray, Scotland, in 1919.4 As of 1919, her married name was Jospehine Bruce Ross.

Children of Josephine Bruce Slater and Alexander Ross


  1. [S3324] Josephine Bruce Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Josephine Bruce Slater, 1895, September Sixteenth 2h 30m A.M. at 78 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Francis William Slater, Fisherman. Mother: Elizabeth Slater M. S. Mair, married 1880 October 6th in Seafield. Informant: Elizabeth Slater, Mother. Registered: 1895, October 7th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S6962] 1911, Scottish Census, "Josephine B. Slater, daughter, female, age 15, single, fishworker in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 78 Portknockie."
  4. [S6966] Alexander Ross, Josephine Bruce Slater, Surname: Ross. Forename: Alexander. Spouse Surname: Slater. Spouse Forename: Josephine Bruce. Year: 1919. Ref: 135/ 38. Registration District Name: Elgin.