George Wood

M, #2791, b. 3 August 1862
     George Wood was born on 3 August 1862 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of John Wood and Catherine Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Royal".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 226 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Cathrine Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Helen Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Cathrine Wood, daughter; Ann Innis, servant.4
George Wood was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 268 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Royal", head; Cath Wood "Royal", wife; George Wood "Royal", son; Ann Wood "Royal", daughter; Cath Wood "Royal", daughter.5

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.6
He was the informant for Catherine Anne Wood's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 November 1895.7 He was the informant for Anne Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 January 1896.8,3

Citations

  1. [S2919] George Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Wood, 1862, August Third 5h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: John Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Wood M. S. Mair, married 1851, Octr. in Portknockie. Informant: John Wood, Father, Present. Registered: 1862, August 18th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S2151] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Wood, male. Birth: 03 AUG 1862 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Catherine Mair."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S5494] 1871, Scottish Census, "George Wood, son, male, age 9, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 226 Portknockie."
  5. [S5493] 1881, Scottish Census, "George Wood "Royal", son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 268 Portknockie."
  6. [S1306] 1891, Scottish Census, "Geo Wood Royal, crew, married, male, age 29, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, working on own account, aboard 'King Fisher' at Westray Pier."
  7. [S5978] Catherine Anne Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catherine Anne Wood (Single), died 1895, November Twelfth 8h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 16 months, Father: William Wood Fisherman, Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Wood, Cause of death: Endocarditis, 1 year 6 months, Cardiac Dropsy and Congestion of Lungs, 8 Days, as cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M., Informant: George Wood, Uncle, Portknockie, Registered: 1895, November 13th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  8. [S3769] Anne Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Anne Mair (Single), died 1896, January Eleventh 3h 30m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 3 hours. Father: James Mair "Shanker" Fisherman, Mother: Anne Mair M.S. Wood. Cause of death: Inanition, 3 Hours, As Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: George Wood, Uncle, 268 Portknockie. Registered: 1896, January 11th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."