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James Mail                                           1850-1918
James was born about 1849, the son of Magnus Mail and Eleanora Burnop, at Monkwearmouth, County Durham. He married Maria Parry.
Maria Parry                                         1852-1945
Maria was born about 1852, the daughter of James Parry and Martha Brown, at Farley, Staffordshire.
I have identified the following children.
  James Cameron Born 12 Jul 1881   Cambeltown, Argyll, Scotland  
Emily Parry Born 31 Aug 1882   Kilchoman, Argyll, Scotland  
Mary Monica Born 1 Sep 1885   Kilchoman, Argyll, Scotland  
Maria Eleanora Born 13 Jul 1887   Kilchoman, Argyll, Scotland  
Hector Burnop Born 3 Dec 1889   Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland  
Lionel Born 19 Apr 1891   Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland  
Magnus Born 30 Mar 1892   Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland  
Douglas Burnop Born 18 Apr 1893   Langholm, Dumphries, Scotland  
George Allen Born 28 Oct 1894   Langholm, Dumphries, Scotland  

Birth of Parents
James Mail b: abt 1850           St. George's Chapel, Sunderland     1850 1Q Sunderland 24 311
son of Magnus Mail and Eleanora Burnop

Maria Parry b: abt 1852         Farley, Staffordshire       1852 1Q Tamworth 6b 281
daughter of James Parry and Martha Brown

Marriage
10 Jul 1879
James Mail
Maria Parry
Whitley, Northumberland

1881 Census Vol 692-2 4 April 1881                   South Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
2 Vanburgh Place
George Allen
Mary D. (Wife)

Isabella Cameron (Sis-Law)(Widow)
James Mail (Neph)(M)
Maria Mail (Niece)(M)
Plus 1 Servant
Age 49
Age 51
Age 47
Age 31
Age 28
Minister of Indep. Chapel, Leith

Annuitant
Inland Revenue Officer
England
England
England
England
England
abt 1831
28 May 1829
25 Jun 1833
abt 1850
abt 1852

Children
James Cameron Mail b: 12 Jul 1881                   Cambeltown Parish, Argyll, Scotland
son of James Mail and Maria Parry
Emily Parry Mail b: 31 Aug 1882                   Kilchomann Parish, Argyll, Scotland
daughter of James Mail and Maria Parry
Mary Monica Mail b: 1 Sep 1885                   Kilchomann Parish, Argyll, Scotland
daughter of James Mail and Maria Parry
Maria Eleanora Mail b: 13 Jul 1887                   Kilchomann Parish, Argyll, Scotland
daughter of James Mail and Maria Parry
Hector Burnop Mail b: 3 Dec 1889                   Alloa Parish, Clackmannan, Scotland
son of James Mail and Maria Parry

1891 Census Roll-143 6 April 1891 Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Cambus
James Mail
Maria (Wife)
Emily P.
Mary M.
Eleanora B.
Hector B.
Plus 1 Servant
Age 41
Age 38
Age 8
Age 5
Age 3
Age 1
Inland Revenue

Scholar
Scholar


Kilchoman
Kilchoman
Kilchoman
Alloa
England
England
Argyllshire
Argyllshire
Argyllshire
Clackmannanshire
abt 1850
abt 1852
31 Aug 1882
1 Sep 1885
13 Jul 1887
3 Dec 1889

Lionel Mail b: 19 Apr 1891                   Alloa Parish, Clackmannan, Scotland
son of James Mail and Maria Parry
Magnus Mail b: 30 Mar 1892                   Alloa Parish, Clackmannan, Scotland
son of James Mail and Maria Parry
Douglas Burnop Mail b: 18 Apr 1893                   Langholm Parish, Dumphries, Scotland
son of James Mail and Maria Parry
George Allen Mail b: 28 Oct 1894                   Langholm Parish, Dumphries, Scotland
son of James Mail and Maria Parry


1901 Census Roll-433 1 April 1901 Langholm, Dumfriesshire
Cambus
James Mail
Maria (Wife)
Emily P.
Mary M.
Maria
Hector B.
Lionel
Magnus
Douglas
George A.
Plus 1 Servant
Age 51
Age 49
Age 18
Age 16
Age 13
Age 11
Age 9
Age 9
Age 7
Age 6
Inland Revenue

At Home
At Home
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Durham
Stafford
Kilchoman
Kilchoman
Kilchoman
Cambur
Cambur
Cambur
Langholm
Langholm
England
England
Argyllshire
Argyllshire
Argyllshire
Clackmannanshire
Clackmannanshire
Clackmannanshire
Dumfriesshire
Dumfriesshire
abt 1850
abt 1852
31 Aug 1882
1 Sep 1885
13 Jul 1887
3 Dec 1889
19 Apr 1891
30 Mar 1892
18 Apr 1893
28 Oct 1894

1911 Census RG14-179 3 April 1911 Carlisle, Cumberland
20 Warwick Square   (8 Rooms)
James Mail
Maria (Wife)
Emily (Dau)
Douglas (Son)
George A. (Son)
Age 61
Age 59
Age 27
Age 18
Age 16
Retired Excise Officer


Warehouse Clerk
School
Sunderland
Farley
Islay
Langholm
Langholm
Durham
Staffordshire
Argyllshire
Dumfriesshire
Dumfriesshire
abt 1850
abt 1852
31 Aug 1882
18 Apr 1893
28 Oct 1894
Maria had nine children, and seven are still living.

IN Memory of
Private L. Mail
432053, 49th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt.)
Who Died Age 25
ON 28 June 1916

Son of James and Maria Mail,
of 2475, 7th Avenue West,
Vancouver, British Columbia

REMEMBERED WITH HONOR
LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY,
Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION


Death
James Mail Died 3 Jun 1918, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Buried at Edmonton Cemetery

EDMONTON   23 Jan 1919                         Probate
MAIL, James - of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, died 3 June 1918, Probate Edmonton to Maria Mail, widow. Sealed London 23 January.   Effects £4,011 11s. 4d. in UK

Death
Maria (Parry) Mail Died 21 Dec 1945 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Buried at Edmonton Cemetery

SPECIAL THANKS  to Brian W. L. Tod, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the grandson of William Leslie Tod and Marion Adamson Mail, for many of the details provided above.