Alexander Mair

M, #3102, b. circa 1876, d. 12 September 1930
     Alexander Mair was born circa 1876. He was the son of David Mair and Ann Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin" or "Bobbin Dandy". Alexander Mair was a fisherman. He married Jessie Ann Findlay at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 November 1898.1,2 He married Mary Cordiner Buchan at The Waverley Hotel, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 17 August 1917.2
The Buckie and District Directory for 1925 shows that Alexander Mair lived at 30 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.3 Alexander died on 12 September 1930 at 30 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4,2

Children of Alexander Mair and Jessie Ann Findlay


  1. [S2487] Alexander Mair to Jessie Ann Findlay, Marriage entry, "1898 on the Eighteenth day of November at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents David Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman and Ann Mair M.S. Wood. Jessie Ann Findlay, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Seatown, Cullen, parents George Findlay Fisherman (Deceased) and Isabella Findlay M.S. Hay (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. William Wood Witness. William Findlay Witness. Registered 1898 November 19th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1925, page 76: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, Alex., 30 Seafield Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD STREET, "30, Alex. Mair, "Bobbin Dandy.""
  4. [S2526] Alexander Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Mair, Fisherman, married to 1st Jessie Findlay, 2nd Mary Buchan, died 1930, September Twelfth 2h 0m A.M. at 30 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Male, 55 years, Father: David Mair Fisherman, Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Wood, Cause of death: Carcinoma of Liver & Transverse Colon, as cert. by Alexr. T. Paterson M.B. Ch.B. Buckie, Informant: David Mair, Son (Present), Registered: 1930, September 12th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds Registrar."