James Wood

M, #7419, b. 11 May 1897
     James Wood was born on 11 May 1897 at 83 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of David Wood and Helen Falconer. His family was known by the tee-name of "Wilkin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1911 census at 36 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Wood, head; Hellen Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Catherine Wood, daughter; Catherine Falconer, sister-in-law.2


  1. [S5918] James Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Wood, 1897, May Eleventh 10h 0m A.M. at 83 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: David Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood M. S. Falconer, married 1895 October 18th in Seafield. Informant: Helen Wood, Mother. Registered: 1897, May 29th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S9717] 1911, Scottish Census, "James Wood, son, male, age 13, school, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 36 Portknockie."