Ronald Thomson BEVIN1

(1904 - 1909)
Father*James BEVIN1 b. 1866, d. 1921
Mother*Margaret Kate STEWART1 b. 1874, d. 1934
Ronald Thomson BEVIN was born in 1904 in New Zealand.1

He died in 1909 in New Zealand.2

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1904/17507.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1909/6444, aged 5.

Richard Copplestone BEWSHER1,2,3

(1914 - 1942)
Richard C BEWSHER (1914-1947)
Richard Copplestone BEWSHER was born in Fulham, London, Middlesex, on 4 September 1914.4,5

He was educated at Merton College, Oxford, where he was a member of the Myrmidons dining club 1935.6
He served in the Buffs (The Royal East Kent Regiment) as 2nd Lieutenant from 12 July 1935 and was posted to the Suffolk Rifles (#65404) on 7 Dec 1939 before resigning his commission on 15 Oct 1941.7

Richard's marriage to Margaret Helen Frances WALTON was registered between July 1938 and September 1938 in Kensington, London, Middlesex.1,2

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 120 Kings Rd in Chelsea, London, Middlesex; he was living on private means.4

Richard died on 3 July 1942 at West London Hospital in Hammersmith, London, Middlesex, at age 27.8,9 His ashes were buried on 8 July 1942 at St Marys in Hendon.10

His will was probated in London on 8 May 1947 with Margaret Helen Frances WALTON and Alexander Gordon MACDONALD appointed executors of effects valued at £505/2/11.8

Family

Margaret Helen Frances WALTON (1911 - 2000)

Citations

  1. [S355] Email - Mary (Macdonald) Khanna, email to D Ferguson, 3 Feb 2004, Details taken from Ian Macdonald's mother's address book during interview with Ian by Mary Khanna (Macdonald), Jan 2004.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Kensington, Vol 1a, p489, 3Q1938.
  3. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0112B/003/39, Letter Code: AFCA, Schedule 75.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Fulham, Vol 1a, p371, 4Q1914, mother's maiden name EVANS.
  6. [S1105] Book - Brian Harrison (ed.), The History of the University of Oxford Vol VIII, illustration 4.4 Merton College Myrmidons, 1935, page xii, 95.
  7. [S943] Newspaper - London Gazette, issues of 12 Jul 1935, p 4527; 28 Aug 1936, p5596; Supplement of 9 Jan 1940, p149 and Supplement of 31 Oct 1941, p6305.
  8. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London to Margaret Helen Frances MACDONALD (wife of Ian Gordon MACDONALD) and Alexander Gordon MACDONALD, retired engineer.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Hammersmith, Vol 1a, p208.
  10. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint Mary, Hendon, Register of burials, DRO/029, Item 041.

Sarah Ann BIGGS1,2,3

(c 1833 - 1887)
Sarah Ann BIGGS was born circa 1833 in St Lukes, London, Middlesex.1

Sarah's marriage to Alfred Henry HAGGIS, son of George HAGGIS and Eliza McCALPEN, was registered between July 1855 and September 1855 in Shoreditch, Middlesex.1,3

She was listed in the 1861 census at 12 Cleveland Rd in Islington, London, Middlesex, with her husband Alfred; he was a saw-mill clerk and manager. Their children Alfred, Sarah and Charles were listed as living with them, and the household included a servant and a lodger with three daughters.2

She was listed in the 1871 census at 326 Essex Rd in Islington, London, Middlesex, with her husband Alfred; he was a sawmill proprietor, employing eighteen men and two boys. Their children Alfred, Sarah and Charles were listed as living with them, and the household included a servant and Sarah's sister.4

She was listed in the 1881 census at Selhurst Road, Claremont House in Croydon, Surrey, with her husband Alfred; he was still a sawmill proprietor, now employing 37 men and two boys. Their children Alfred, Sarah and Charles were listed as living with them.1

Sarah died on 9 April 1887 at 'Claremont', Selhurst Rd in Norwood, London, Middlesex.5

Her will was probated in London on 14 May 1887 with Alfred Henry HAGGIS appointed administrator of a personal estate of £307/19/-.5

Family

Alfred Henry HAGGIS (1834 - 1891)
Children

Citations

  1. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, RG11-0818 Folio 12 p18 FHL Film 1341193.
  2. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 12 RG9-140 Folio 113 p18 GSU roll 542580.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Shoreditch, Vol 1c, p501, 3Q1855.
  4. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED42 RG10-295 Folio 38 p3 GSU roll 824926.
  5. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration granted at the Principal Registry to Alfred Henry HAGGIS, saw mill proprietor.

Clifford BIRKS1

(1895 - 1972)
Clifford BIRKS was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, on 23 January 1895.2,3

Clifford's marriage to Sarah H SHEARSTONE was registered between October 1914 and December 1914 in Sheffield, Yorkshire.4

Clifford married Jeanette McKECHIE, daughter of Hugh Tanner McKECHIE and Rita FARQUHARSON, in 1952 in New Zealand.1

Clifford died on 10 August 1972 in Nelson, Nelson, at age 77.5,2 His ashes were buried at Marsden Valley Cemetery in Stoke.6

Family 2

Jeanette McKECHIE (c 1930 - 2018)

Citations

  1. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 11904.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1972/41867, birth date given as 23 Jan 1896 (incorrect).
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Sheffield, Vol 9c, p636, 1Q1895.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Sheffield, Vol 9c, p1168, 4Q1914.
  5. [S970] Nelson City Council cemetery database, at http://nelson.govt.nz/services/facilities/cemeteries/…, Record ID O3204 & MVRSE350, aged 76.
  6. [S970] Nelson City Council cemetery database, at http://nelson.govt.nz/services/facilities/cemeteries/…, Record ID O3204 & MVRSE350, aged 76, plot #350, Rose Bushes.

Careen Yvonne BLACK

(1922 - 2000)
Careen Yvonne BLACK was born on 20 December 1922 at Clifton Hill in Christchurch, Canterbury.1

She married John Martin HANSEN, son of David Ernest HANSEN CMG and Margaret Emma (Daisy) HAMPSON, at 'Birchanger', 544 Featherston St in Palmerston North in October 1942.2,3

She died on 12 December 2000 in Seattle, Washington, at age 77.4 Her ashes were buried in January 2001 at the village cemetery in Lutry.5

Family

John Martin HANSEN (1919 - 2001)

Citations

  1. [S1041] Book - Jo Ann Hansen Rasch, Blowing Feathers.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 11678.
  3. [S1041] Book - Jo Ann Hansen Rasch, Blowing Feathers, p38 & p241.
  4. [S1041] Book - Jo Ann Hansen Rasch, Blowing Feathers, p4 & p253.
  5. [S1041] Book - Jo Ann Hansen Rasch, Blowing Feathers, p253.

Janet Flora BLACK1

(c 1761 - )
Janet Flora BLACK was born in Scotland circa 1761.2

She married Martin McINNES in Scotland.1
She was listed as a member of John McINNES's household in the 1841 census at Kirk St in Tobermory, Argyllshire.2

Family

Martin McINNES
Child
ChartsFerguson pedigree
Martin McInnes descendancy

Citations

  1. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Tobermory, Statutory Deaths, GRO 549/00 0003, aged 64.
  2. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Parish No: 549, ED 4 (GROS 549/01 004 017).

John BLAIR

( - b 1828)
He married Jane HUNTER, daughter of Joseph HUNTER and Margaret McGOWAN, in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 12 February 1786.1

John died before November 1828.2

Family

Jane HUNTER (1759 - )

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Marriages, GRO 595/00 0030 0049 FR602.
  2. [S225] CD - Scottish Heirs to property not willed, Decennial Index to Scottish Heirs, Vol III, 1820-29, p42 inheritance of Jane HUNTER describes her as widow of J BLAIN (sic), shipmaster, Greenock, 11 Nov 1828, recorded Dec 1828.

Matilda Macdonald BLAIR1

(1900 - 1990)
Matilda Macdonald BLAIR was born on 20 June 1900 in New Zealand.2

She married James Lang McKECHIE, son of John McKECHIE and Annie LANG, in New Zealand in 1924.1

She was widowed at age 62 on the death of her husband James on 4 May 1963.3,4,5

She died on 17 June 1990 in Lower Hutt, Wellington, at age 89.6,7 She was buried on 20 June 1990 at the Taita Lawn Cemetery, Rimu St in Naenae.7

Family

James Lang McKECHIE (1892 - 1963)
Children

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1924/9188.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1900/3701, daughter of William BLAIR and Emmeline; Death Reg. No. 1990/32914 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1963/41275, aged 71.
  4. [S974] Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://cemeteries.huttcity.govt.nz/, Taita Lawn Cemetery, block 11, row H, plot 22.
  5. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6031, item code R23060201, box 346, record number 688/63, image 860-861, digital folder 102197302.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1990/32914.
  7. [S974] Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://cemeteries.huttcity.govt.nz/, Taita Lawn Cemetery, block 3, row H, plot 27, aged 89.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/1825.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2011/3438.

Ethel Margaret BLAKE1

(1889 - 1937)
Ethel Margaret BLAKE was born on 11 December 1889 in Rutherglen, Westland.1,2

She married Albert WILLIAMS, son of William (Bill, also Samuel) WILLIAMS and Sarah Ann SHIMPLETON, in Blaketown, Westland, in 1909.1,3

She was widowed at age 37 on the death of her husband Albert on 10 January 1927.4,1

Ethel died on 27 June 1937 in Christchurch, Canterbury, at age 47.1,5,6 She was buried on 29 June 1937 at the Bromley Cemetery in Christchurch.5

Family

Albert WILLIAMS (1881 - 1927)

Citations

  1. [S580] Book - Nola Towgood, Samuel Williams.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1889/1950, daughter of Richard and Beatrice Alice BLAKE.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1909/3739.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1927/1742, aged 45.
  5. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at http://librarydata.christchurch.org.nz/Cemeteries/, Bromley Cemetery, block 8, plot 345, aged 48, widow.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1937/23407, aged 48.

Mary Joyce BLAVER1

(1922 - 2004)
Mary Joyce BLAVER was born on 26 April 1922 in Epping, Essex.1,2,3,4

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 85 Derwent Rd in Southgate, London, Middlesex; she was a bank clerk, living with her parents, a sister and one other.3

She married John William FORSAITH, son of John Benjamin FORSAITH and Sarah Lilian HALL, in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 12 April 1941.1,5

She died on 10 February 2004 in Exeter, Devon, at age 81.6,7

Family

John William FORSAITH (1913 - 1992)
Child
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Exeter, Register B73F, District 408/1B, entry 155 gives this birth date.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0887B/009/3, Letter Code: BQBJ, Schedule 123.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Epping, Vol 4a, p871, 2Q1922.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p2563.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Exeter, Register B73F, District 408/1B, entry 155.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate record 1468487, Oxford registry.