John Wood

M, #2260, b. 14 January 1873, d. 1951
     John Wood was born on 14 January 1873 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Wood and Ann Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Royal".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 22 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Isabella Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Isabella Wood. daughter.2
John Wood was a fisherman in 1890.
He was listed as a crew member in the 1891 census at fishing boat 'King Fisher', Westray Pier, Westray, Orkney, Scotland. Those recorded aboard 'King Fisher' were: Jno Pirie Buxer, fisherman master; Alex Pirie Buxer, fisherman; Jno Wood Royal, fisherman; Robert Grant, fisherman; Geo Wood Royal, fisherman; Jno Pirie Buxer, fisherman; Jno Wood Royal, fisherman; Wm Wood, cook.3
He married Janet Innes at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 September 1896.1 He was the informant for William Wood's death at 290 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 August 1898.4
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 32 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Jessie Wood, wife; Annie Wood, daughter.5
He was the informant for Catherine Wood's death at 432 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 August 1911.6,1 John died in 1951.1,7

Child of John Wood and Janet Innes

Citations

  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5447] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, male, age 8, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 22 Portknockie."
  3. [S1306] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jno Wood Royal, crew, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, working on own account, aboard 'King Fisher' at Westray Pier."
  4. [S1614] William Wood "Royal", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood "Royal" Fisherman (Single), died 1898, August Eleventh 8h 0m P.M. at 290 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 21 years. Father: John Wood "Royal", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Pirie. Cause of death: Phthisis Pulmonary, 2 years, as cert. by Thos. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: John Wood "Royal", Brother, 32 Portknockie. Registered: 1898, August 13th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S5678] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 28, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 32 Portknockie."
  6. [S2817] Catherine Innes née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catherine Innes (Widow of John Innes "Jockey" Fisherman), died 1911, August Third 9h 0m A.M. at 432 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 60 years. Father: James Wood "Reid", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair "Shavie" (Deceased). Cause of death: Pulmonary Phthisis, As Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: John Wood Royal, Son-in-law. Registered: 1911, August 3rd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S1332] Mary Laing, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Mary Laing of Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.