Helen Mair

F, #5057, b. 14 August 1882
     Helen Mair was born on 14 August 1882 at 243 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of David Mair and Jane Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
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: David Mair "Bobin", head; Jane Mair "Bobin", wife; Helen Mair "Bobin", daughter; David Mair "Bobin", son; Jessie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Janet Mair, mother-in-law.3
She married Alexander Falconer at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 December 1904.4,2 As of 22 December 1904, her married name was Helen Falconer. Helen Mair was also known as Ellen.

Children of Helen Mair and Alexander Falconer


  1. [S3932] Helen Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Mair, 1882, August Fourteenth 3h 0m P.M. at 243 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: David Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Jane Mair M.S. Mair, married 1881 October 14th in Seafield. Informant: Jane Mair, Mother. Registered: 1882, September 4th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5532] 1891, Scottish Census, "Helen Mair "Bobin", daughter, female, age 8, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S3933] Alexander Falconer to Helen Mair, Marriage entry, "1904 on the Twenty Second day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Falconer, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 28, usual residence 17 Portknockie, parents John Falconer Fisherman (Deceased) and Jane Falconer M.S. Steven. Helen Mair "Bobbin", Fishergirl (Spinster), age 23, usual residence 243 Portknockie, parents David Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman and Jane Mair M.S. Mair. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. David Mair "Bobbin" Witness. James Falconer Witness. Registered 1904 December 23d at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."