Mortimer William SHROFF1

(1874 - 1965)
Mortimer's birth was registered between April 1874 and June 1874 in Brentford, Middlesex.2,3

He married Bessie Martha Rhoda CLARKE, daughter of Samuel Ludbrook CLARKE and Mary Lee (Hannah) CHRISTOPHER, in New Zealand in 1900.1,4,5

He became a well known hardware merchant in Auckland, establishing a family business which celebrated its centenary in the summer of 1986.1

He died in December 1965 in Auckland.2,1,6

Family

Bessie Martha Rhoda CLARKE (1866 - 1939)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S265] Book - Edgar T. Jones, George & Martha Clarke Family Tree, p14.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Brentford, Vol 3a, p45, 2Q1874, mother's maiden name CODD.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 115.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1900/219.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1965/33310, aged 91.

Clementina Paul SIM1

(1829 - 1885)
Father*Robert SIM2,1
Mother*Christina MILNE2,1
Clementina Paul SIM was born in Durris, Aberdeen, Kincardineshire, on 13 November 1829.3 and was baptised on 9 December 1829 in Durris.3,1

She married James FERGUSON in Banchory-Ternan, Kincardineshire, on 6 December 1866.4,5

Clementina's second marriage was to Alexander FERGUSSON, son of John FERGUSSON and Christy McGREGOR, on 19 April 1878 at 85 Bellgrove St in Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Clementina was a widow, and the marriage was at her house, his residence being given as 287 Duke St, Glasgow.2

She was listed in the 1881 census at 287 Duke St in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with her husband Alexander; he was a cattle dealer.6

Clementina died on 25 April 1885 at 67 Charlotte Lane in Blackfriars, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, at age 55 of pneumonia. The informant was her sister Christina.7

Family 1

James FERGUSON

Family 2

Alexander FERGUSSON (1822 - 1896)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Durris, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 256/00 0002.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/03 0173.
  3. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), IGI Batch No. C112566, Source Call Film 993312.
  4. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), IGI Batch No. M112521, Source call film 6035516.
  5. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Banchory Ternan, Statutory Marriages, GRO 252/00 0014.
  6. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 644/03 075/00 010 FHL film 203640.
  7. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Blackfriars, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/05 0292.

Robert SIM1

He married Christina MILNE in Scotland.1

Family

Christina MILNE
Child

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/03 0173.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Durris, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 256/00 0002.

Ellen Jemima Gray SIMON1

(1845 - 1921)
Ellen Jemima Gray SIMON was born on 2 September 1845 in St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands.1

She married Albert SPENCER, son of Thomas SPENCER and Catherine HARRISON, at St Lukes in Jersey, Channel Islands, on 16 October 1869.1

She died on 7 October 1921 in Bristol, Bristol, at age 76.1

Family

Albert SPENCER (1840 - 1913)

Citations

  1. [S500] Email - Lucy (Ardrey) Marshall, email - Lucy (Ardrey) Marshall to D Ferguson, 1992 onwards.

Elizabeth SIMPKIN

(1868 - 1949)
Elizabeth SIMPKIN was born in 1868 in New Zealand.1,2

She married John BUCHANAN in New Zealand in 1890.1,3,4

She died in 1949 in New Zealand.1,5

Family

John BUCHANAN (1867 - 1930)
Children

Citations

  1. [S354] Electronic Files - A Macdonald, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1868/7477.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1034.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1890/897.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1949/25119, aged 81.

Marguerite Elizabeth SIMPSON1,2

(1861 - 1945)
Marguerite Elizabeth SIMPSON was born on 1 February 1861.

She married Walter Forsaith LAWRY, son of Henry Hassall LAWRY and Hephzibah FORSAITH, at the residence of the bride's parents in Nth Shore, Sydney, New South Wales, on 24 February 1880.3,2,4,5

Marguerite died on 7 August 1945 in Sydney, New South Wales, at age 84.6

Family

Walter Forsaith LAWRY (1851 - 1929)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S220] Family Tree - provided by L Marshall, "Lawry Family tree" , This gives surname as Stephens-Scott.
  2. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Marriage Reg. No. 2301/1880 (his name mis-indexed as LAURY).
  3. [S220] Family Tree - provided by L Marshall, "Lawry Family tree."
  4. [S516] Hassall Family website, at http://www.hassall.org/index.html
  5. [S590] Newspaper - Sydney Morning Herald, issue of 13 Mar 1880, p1, Marriages. This gives her name as Marguerite Elizabeth SIMPSON, daughter of J S PERRY, from which we conclude she was a step-daughter - and Jonathon S Perry did marry Elizabeth SIMPSON (presumably her mother) in 1866 in Newcastle.
  6. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Death Reg. No. 13824/1945.
  7. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Birth Reg. No. 5070/1881.
  8. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Birth Reg. No. 17349/1884.
  9. [S500] Email - Lucy (Ardrey) Marshall, email - Lucy (Ardrey) Marshall to D Ferguson, 1992 onwards.

Alexander SINCLAIR1

( - b 1881)
Alexander married Jessie Morrey Coutts MUIRHEAD on 6 June 1854 at Church of South Leith in Leith, Midlothian.1

Alexander died before 1881 (as his wife declared herself a widow in the 1881 census).

Family

Jessie Morrey Coutts MUIRHEAD (c 1810 - )
Child

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Leith South, OPR Marriages, GRO 692/02 0260 0140 FR6770.
  2. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 051/00 011.

Cathrine SINCLAIR1

(1818 - 1862)
Father*Duncan SINCLAIR2,1 b. c 1787, d. 1865
Mother*Margaret (Peggy) McCOLL2,1 b. c 1794, d. 1874
Cathrine SINCLAIR was born in Barcaldine, Ardchattan, Argyllshire, on 25 January 1818.1 and was baptised on 27 January 1818 in Barcaldine.1

Marriage banns for Cathrine and Dugald McCOLL were published on 14 December 1845 in Inverkip, Renfrewshire. Banns were also published on the 21 Dec, but it is not clear that these are for this couple - the location seems totally out of place.3

She married Dugald McCOLL, son of Hugh McCOLL and Mary McCOLL, in Connel, Argyllshire, in 1846. This is based on their daughter Jean's birth record, which states the marriage was at Connel - this conflicts with the documented banns in Inverkip, Renfrew, but is more likely.4

She was listed in the 1851 census in Barvulin, Ardchattan, Argyllshire, with her husband Dugald; he was a crofter of 3 acres. Their children John, Duncan and Hugh were listed as living with them.5

She was listed in the 1861 census in Barvulin, Ardchattan, Argyllshire, with her husband Dugald; he was a farmer of 18 acres and their house had 3 rooms with windows. Their children John, Duncan, Hugh, Margaret, Jean and Dugald were listed as living with them.6

Cathrine died on 17 May 1862 in Barvulin, Ardchattan, Argyllshire, at age 44 of 'supposed inflammation'. The informant was her husband Dugald.7,2 She was buried at the Achnaba in Ardchattan Church.7

Family

Dugald McCOLL (1811 - 1879)
Children
ChartsFerguson pedigree
Hugh McColl descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Ardchattan, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 504/00 0010 0074 and 0075; these 2 records give baptism dates of 27 Jan and 27 Mar respectively - we conclude the minster was working from notes, and duplicated the records!
  2. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Ardchattan, Statutory Deaths, GRO 504/00 0014, aged 44.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Inverkip, OPR Marriages, GRO 567/00 0020 0311 FR758.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Ardchattan, Statutory Births, GRO 504/00 0008.
  5. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 504/00 003/00 002.
  6. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 504/00 003/00 002.
  7. [S128] Cemetery Marker - Dugald McColl / Catherine Sinclair/Dugald McColl (son)/Christina McInnes/ Marion McInnes, Achnaba Churchyard, Argyll, Scotland.
  8. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Ardchattan, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 504/00 20 108 (FR200).
  9. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Ardchattan, Statutory Births, GRO 504/00 0015.

Duncan SINCLAIR

(c 1787 - 1865)
Father*Peter SINCLAIR1
Mother*Mary McLEAN1
Duncan SINCLAIR was born in Scotland circa 1787.

He married Margaret (Peggy) McCOLL, daughter of John McCOLL and Margaret McCOLL, in Ardchattan, Argyllshire, on 9 May 1816.2

Duncan died on 20 January 1865 in Baravulin, Ardchattan, Argyllshire, of apoplexy.1

Family

Margaret (Peggy) McCOLL (c 1794 - 1874)
Child
ChartsFerguson pedigree

Citations

  1. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, Parish of Ardchattan, Statutory Deaths, GRO 504/00 005, aged 78, farmer.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Ardchattan, OPR Marriages, GRO 504/00 0010 118.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Ardchattan, Statutory Deaths, GRO 504/00 0014, aged 44.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Ardchattan, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 504/00 0010 0074 and 0075; these 2 records give baptism dates of 27 Jan and 27 Mar respectively - we conclude the minster was working from notes, and duplicated the records!

Francis E SINCLAIR1

(c 1857 - )
Father*Alexander SINCLAIR1 d. b 1881
Mother*Jessie Morrey Coutts MUIRHEAD1 b. c 1810
Francis E SINCLAIR was born circa 1857 in Edinburgh, Midlothian.1
The siblings Catherine and Francis were listed in the 1861 census at 10 Jamaica St in Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their mother Jessie Morrey Coutts MUIRHEAD.1

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 051/00 011.