Alexander Falconer

M, #5058, b. circa 1876, d. 16 May 1935
     Alexander Falconer was born circa 1876. He was the son of John Falconer and Jane Stephen. Alexander Falconer was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jane Falconer, head; Maggie Falconer, daughter; Wm Falconer, son; Alex Falconer, son; Ann Falconer, daughter; James Falconer, son; Jessie Mair "Bobin", servant.1
He married Helen Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 December 1904.2,3
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Alexander Falconer lived at 2 Admiralty Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4 Alexander died on 16 May 1935 at 2 Admiralty Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.5,3

Children of Alexander Falconer and Helen Mair


  1. [S5422] 1891, Scottish Census, "Alex Falconer, son, unmarried, male, age 14, born in Banffshire, fisherman, resident in Church Street, Portknockie."
  2. [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."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 75: PORTKNOCKIE, "Falconer, Alex., 2 Admiralty St.", page 110: PORTKNOCKIE, ADMIRALTY STREET, "2, Alex. Falconer, fisherman."
  5. [S6681] Alexander Falconer, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Falconer, Fisherman (Married to Helen Mair), died 1935, May Sixteenth 6h 30m A.M. at 2 Admiralty Street, Portknockie, Male, 58 years. Father: John Falconer, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Falconer M.S. Stephen (Deceased). Cause of death: Carcinomato (sic) Generalised, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B. C.M. Cullen. Informant: James Falconer, brother, 45 St. Catherine Street, Banff (Present). Registered: 1935, May 16th at Portknockie, Willian Falconer, Registrar."