Fanny Mair

F, #83, b. 15 September 1897, d. 9 June 1965
     Fanny Mair was born on 15 September 1897 at 237 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Mair and Margaret Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Mull" or "Bobbin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 237 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Mary Ann Mair, daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; James Mair, son; George Mair, son; Fanny Mair, daughter.2
She married James Wood at 142 High Street, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, on 11 December 1924.3 As of 11 December 1924, her married name was Fanny Wood. Fanny died on 9 June 1965 at 1 Station Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 67.4,5

Children of Fanny Mair and James Wood


  1. [S2633] Fanny Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Fanny Mair, 1897, September Fifteenth 8h 8m A.M. at 237 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Slater. Married 1879 December 19th at Seafield. Informant: Margaret Mair, Mother. Registered: 1897, October 4th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S704] 1901, Scottish Census, "Fanny Mair, daughter, female, age 3, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 237 Portknockie."
  3. [S2364] James Wood, Fanny Mair, "1924, on the Eleventh day of December, at 142 High Street, Elgin. By declaration, in the presence of John Wood, 1 Station Road, Portknockie, and James Mair, 3 Cliff Terrace, Portknockie. James Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), 26 years, resident at 1 Station Road, Portknockie, Father: John Wood, Fisherman, Mother: Annie Wood M.S. Wood. Fanny Mair, Housekeeper (Spinster), 27 years, resident at 3 Cliff Terrace, Portknockie, Father: John Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Maggie Mair M.S Slater (sic) (deceased). Warrant of Sheriff-substitute of Elginshire, dated 11th December 1924. Registered 1924 December 11th at Elgin. Alex. Allan Registrar."
  4. [S6120] Fanny Wood née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "Fanny Wood (Married to James Wood, Fisherman (Retired)), died 1965, June Ninth 2h 15m A.M. at 1 Station Road, Portknockie, Female, 67 years. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Slater (sic) (Deceased). Cause of death: (a) Cerebral Haemorrhage, (b) Hypertension, As Cert. by J. G. Sutherland M.B. Ch.B. Informant: John Wood, Son, 9 Burnside Street, Findochty. Registered: 1965, June 9th at Buckie, K. Penwright, Asst. Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.