Arthur Mair

M, #4767, b. circa 1897, d. 28 July 1957
     Arthur Mair was born circa 1897 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Mair and Catherine Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Dear". Arthur Mair was a fisherman and trawler engineer.2 He married Margaret Helen Clark at The Manse, Elgin, Elgin, Scotland, on 3 December 1920.1
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Arthur Mair lived at 17 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.3 He was the informant for, and present at, Margaret Helen Mair's death at 2 Dover Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 November 1932.4,1 Arthur died on 28 July 1957 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2

Child of Arthur Mair and Margaret Helen Clark


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 76: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, Arthur, 17 Seafield Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD STREET, "17, Catherine Mair, "Dear", widow; John Mair, tailor; Arthur Mair."
  4. [S3750] Margaret Helen Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Helen Mair, died 1932, November Twenty-third 9h 0m P.M. at 2 Dover Place, Portknockie, Female, 2 years. Father: Arthur Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Helen Mair M.S. Clark. Cause of death: Syncope, Broncho-pneumonia, as cert. by J. Geddes Smith M.A., M.B., Ch.B., Buckie. Informant: Arthur Mair, Father (Present). Registered: 1932, November 24th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."