James Mair

M, #7874, b. circa 1849
     James Mair was born circa 1849 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of Joseph Mair and Elspet Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Pim".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Braehead of Shore, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair, head; Elspet Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Christina Ritchie, servant.1

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair, head; Elspet Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Joseph Mair, son; George Mair, son; Arthur Mair, son; Elspet Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, daughter.2

Citations

  1. [S6551] 1851, Scottish Census, "James Mair, son, male, age 2, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisher's son, resident at Braehead of Shore."
  2. [S6552] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 13, born in Banffshire, Rathven, scholar, resident at 196 Portknockie."