John Wood

M, #5148, b. 5 February 1917, d. 2 October 1996
     John Wood was born on 5 February 1917 at 14 Scotstown, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Wood and Ann Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Park". John Wood was a fisherman. He married Josephine Slater at Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 December 1943.3,2 John died on 2 October 1996 at Chalmers Hospital, Banff, Scotland, at age 79.2


  1. [S3994] John Wood, Extract Entry of Birth from the Register Book of Births in the District of Banff, "John Wood, 1917, February Fifth 2h 0m P.M. at 14 Scottstown, Banff. Male. Father: Alexander Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Ann Wood M. S. Mair, married 1912 December 6th in Aberdeen. Informant: Alexander Wood, Father. Registered: 1917, February 8th at Banff, W.S. Leask, Registrar.
    Extracted from the Register Book of Births, for the District of Banff, in the County of Banff, this 8th day of February 1917. W.S. Leask, Registrar."
  2. [S3624] Ann Campbell, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Ann Campbell of Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.
  3. [S3996] John Wood, Josephine Slater, "1943 On the Twenty First day of December. After Publication in the Office of the Registrar for the District of Banff and in the presence of the said Registrar in accordance with the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1939. John Wood, Fisherman, Bachelor, 26 years, resident at 4 Campbell Street, Banff, Father: Alexander Wood, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Ann Wood M.S. Mair. Josephine Slater, Fish Worker, Spinster, 26 years, resident at 11 High Street, Portknockie, Father: Francis William Slater, Fisherman, Mother: Helen Slater M.S Wood. W.S. Leask, Registrar. A. McKay, 17 Market Street, Macduff, Witness. Catherine Slater, 11 High Street, Portknockie, Witness. Registered 1943 December 22nd at Banff. W.S. Leask, Registrar. Extracted from The Register Book of Marriages for the District of Banff in the County of Banff, this 22nd day of December 1923. W.S. Leask, Registrar."