James FERGUSSON1

(1795 - )
Father*Thomas FERGUSSON1 b. c 1758, d. 1844
Mother*Christian DOUGLASS1 b. c 1758, d. 1849
He was baptised in Lagrach, Moulin, Perthshire, on 22 April 1795.2,1
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/00 0010 96.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No: C113842 (1740-1797), Source Call No: 1040131.

James FERGUSSON1

(c 1752 - )
Father*Thomas FERGUSSON1
Mother*Janet CONACHER1 b. 1724
James FERGUSSON was born in Moulin, Perthshire, circa 1752.1 and was baptised on 14 January 1753 in Moulin.2

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/10 14.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/10 14 and District of Logierait, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 376/10 513 (both on same day).

James Arthur FERGUSSON

(1873 - 1889)
Father*John FERGUSSON b. 1830, d. 1902
Mother*Jessie Muirhead McFARLANE b. 1835, d. 1915
James Arthur FERGUSSON was born in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, on 15 August 1873.1
The siblings Alexander, Ernest, Norman, Anita, Mabel, James and Winifred were listed in the 1881 census at Cardiff St John in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, with their parents, John FERGUSSON and Jessie Muirhead McFARLANE.2

James died on 23 June 1889 in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, at age 15.1,3
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S468] Family Tree - Daniel A Cooper, "Family Trees - McGregors by Cooper."
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 4 RG11-5276 Folio 148 p66 FHL film 1342269.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Cardiff, Vol 11a, p208, 2Q1889, aged 15.

Jane (Jean) FERGUSSON

(c 1833 - 1913)
Father*John FERGUSSON b. c 1791, d. 1866
Mother*Christy McGREGOR b. c 1798, d. 1887
Jane (Jean) FERGUSSON was born in Logierait, Perthshire, circa 1833.1
The siblings Jane, Janet, Mary, Ann, Elizabeth and Catherine were listed in the 1851 census at Balmore in Logierait, Perthshire, with their parents, John FERGUSSON and Christy McGREGOR.1

She married James WILLIAMSON in Logierait, Perthshire, on 3 December 1854.2
The siblings Ann, Jane and Christian were listed in the 1861 census at Balmore in Rannoch, Perthshire, with their father John FERGUSSON.3

She was widowed on the death of her husband James between 1871 and 1881.
The siblings Jane and Ann were listed in the 1871 census in Blair Atholl, Perthshire, with their mother Christy McGREGOR. Jane was recorded as 'formerly a domestic servant' and Ann as a pauper, 'idiot from birth.4'

She had a brief liaison with John CUMMING in 1872 at Perthshire which resulted in the birth of their son Ewen.5
The siblings Jane and Ann were listed in the 1881 census at Struan cottage in Blair Atholl, Perthshire, with their mother Christy McGREGOR. Jane was a domestic servant and widowed.6

She was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at Struan cottage in Struan, Blair Atholl, Perthshire; she was the housekeeper for her sister Ann FERGUSSON and both were Gaelic and English speakers.7

She was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at Ballinluig Cottage in Blair Atholl, Perthshire; she was the housekeeper for her sister Ann FERGUSSON and both were Gaelic and English speakers.8

She was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at Struan cottage in Blair Atholl, Perthshire. Her son Donald was listed as living with her, as was her sister Ann and all were Gaelic and English speakers.9

Jane died in 1913 in Blair Atholl, Perthshire.10

Family 1

James WILLIAMSON ( - bt 1871 - 1881)
Children

Family 2

Child

Family 3

John CUMMING
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 376/00 012/00 010.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Logierait, OPR Marriage index, GRO 376/00 0004.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 001/00 006.
  4. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 334/00 005/00 008.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Blair Atholl, Statutory Births, GRO 334/00 0003, noted as illegitimate.
  6. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 334/00 005/00 003 FHL film 203502.
  7. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 334/00 005/00 001.
  8. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 334/00 005/00 003.
  9. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 334/00 005/00 002.
  10. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Blair Athol, Statutory Deaths, GRO 334/00 0008, aged 80.
  11. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kinloch Rannoch, Statutory Births, GRO 367/00 0004.
  12. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kinloch Rannoch, Statutory Births, GRO 367/00 0022.
  13. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kinloch Rannoch, Statutory Births, GRO 367/00 0015; "the son of the informant (Jane Williamson, maiden surname Fergusson), wife of James Williamson, who, informant declares, is not the father of the child."

Janet FERGUSSON

(c 1838 - )
Father*John FERGUSSON b. c 1791, d. 1866
Mother*Christy McGREGOR b. c 1798, d. 1887
Janet FERGUSSON was born in Logierait, Perthshire, circa 1838.1
The siblings Christian, Ewen, Janet and Mary were listed in the 1841 census at Balmore in Logierait, Perthshire, with their parents, John FERGUSSON and Christy McGREGOR.1
The siblings Jane, Janet, Mary, Ann, Elizabeth and Catherine were listed in the 1851 census at Balmore in Logierait, Perthshire, with their parents, John FERGUSSON and Christy McGREGOR.2
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 376/00 012/00 005.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 376/00 012/00 010.

Janet FERGUSSON1

(c 1909 - )
Father*Augustus James FERGUSSON1 b. 1867
Mother*Margaret Duncan MILLAR1 b. c 1873
Janet FERGUSSON was born circa 1909 in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.1
The siblings Ewen, Mary, David, Angus, Caroline, Margaret, Janet and Robert were listed in the 1911 census at 39 Lugar St in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, with their parents, Augustus James FERGUSSON and Margaret Duncan MILLAR.1
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 652/02 023/00 004.

Jean (Jane) FERGUSSON1

(1792 - 1863)
Father*Thomas FERGUSSON1 b. c 1758, d. 1844
Mother*Christian DOUGLASS1 b. c 1758, d. 1849
She was baptised in Lagrach, Moulin, Perthshire, on 16 September 1792.2,1

She married John KENNEDY in Scotland.3

Jean died on 10 May 1863 in Moulin, Perthshire, at age 70.3,4 She was buried at the Moulin churchyard in Moulin.3,4

Family

John KENNEDY (c 1801 - 1879)
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/00 0010 90.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No: C113842 (1740-1797), Source Call No: 1040131.
  3. [S452] Book - revised by Alison Mitchell John Fowler Mitchell & Sheila Macbeth (Mitchell), Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Perthshire, Moulin Churchyard, entry #147, p254 or p419 in 1st edition.
  4. [S564] Book - North Perthshire Family History Group, Moulin Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions, see entry F12, p12; visited and checked by D Ferguson Apr 2009.
  5. [S452] Book - revised by Alison Mitchell John Fowler Mitchell & Sheila Macbeth (Mitchell), Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Perthshire, Moulin Churchyard, entry #146, p254 or p419 in 1st edition.
  6. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Moulin, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 384/00 0020 046.

Jean Macgregor FERGUSSON1,2

(1904 - 1993)
Father*Alexander Macgregor FERGUSSON1,2 b. 1860, d. 1942
Mother*Elizabeth HULTON1,2 b. 1880, d. 1957
Jean Macgregor FERGUSSON was born in Barry, Glamorganshire, on 7 July 1904.1,2,3 and was baptised on 30 July 1904 in Barry.4
She was listed in the 1911 census at Wyndcliff, St Arvans in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, in the household of her father Alexander Macgregor FERGUSSON.1

Jean left London on 5 August 1926, on board the 'Barrabool', bound for Australia. She arrived in Sydney on the 22 Sep 1926, where she gave her occupation as 'Domestic help.5,6'

She married Stanley Richard Hailstone Gifford BURGESS at the Registrar's Office in Sydney, New South Wales, on 12 August 1929. Both of them were living in Pott's Point at the time, and he claimed to be a taxi driver - she gave no occupation. However, in the 1930 Electoral Rolls, he gives an occupation of 'planter'.7

Jean and her husband Stanley arrived in Auckland from Sydney on the Ulimaroa on 14 October 1930 but there is no mention of her children on the manifest. Both are classified under a heading of 'labourers and domestic.8'

Jean and her husband Stanley arrived in Southampton on 11 July 1931 on the Corinthic, having left Auckland on 2 Jun 1931 (under the name GIFFARD-BURGESS) accompanied by their children Richard and Peter.9,10

She was widowed on the death of her husband Stanley between October 1935 and December 1935.11

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 42 Oxford Rd in Reading, Berkshire; widowed, and Staff Supervisor in the filing department of National Accounting Machines.3

Jean's second marriage was to Raymond Norman BOURNON on 6 July 1945 in Reading, Berkshire.12

Jean left London on 14 July 1949 on board the Otranto, bound for Australia with her husband Raymond Norman BOURNON, accompanied by Elizabeth Catherine Gifford. The four children with them were listed under the name of BOURNON, although Brian and Elizabeth were born as BURGESS.5

She was widowed at age 71 on the death of her husband Raymond on 25 February 1976.13,14,15,16 She was awarded the British Empire Medal (Civil) for services to youth and community in the 1981 New Year Honours List.17

Jean died on 16 September 1993 in Victoria at age 89.14 She was buried at the Mornington Cemetery, 40 Craigie Rd, Mt Martha.
Jean Macgregor BOURNON (nee FERGUSSON)(1904-1993), Mornington, Vic

Family 1

Child

Family 3

Raymond Norman BOURNON (1913 - 1976)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN31695 RG78PN1822 RD582 SD1 ED17 SN57.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Cardiff, Vol 11a, p489, 3Q1904, mother's maiden name HULTON.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/2041C/016/10, Letter Code: DSSB, Schedule 172.
  4. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Parish Records Collection 1538-2005, Barry, Glamorganshire, Wales.
  5. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  6. [S1088] National Archives - National Archive of Australia, Series A907, barcode 9754209, control symbol 1926/9/34.
  7. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 10238/1929.
  8. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), NZ Passenger Lists 1839-1973, digital folder no. 4439884, image 42.
  9. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, BT26, piece 974, item 49.
  10. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), NZ Passenger Lists 1839-1973, digital folder no. 4448626, image 225.
  11. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Reading, Vol 2c, p464, 4Q1935, aged 47.
  12. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Reading, Vol 2c, p1366, 3Q1945; copy sighted, held by Anthony BOURNON.
  13. [S933] BDM VIC Registry, death record, Reg. No. 4771.
  14. [S1073] Cemetery Marker - , Mornington Cemetery.
  15. [S1076] Probate - Probate: R N Bournon unknown file number, VPRS 28/P8, unit 289 and VPRS 7591/P4, unit 706.
  16. [S1087] Newspaper - The Age, issue of 26 Feb 1976, p25, col 1, Deaths.
  17. [S1074] Government Publication - Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, No. S285, New Year Honours List.
  18. [S1088] National Archives - National Archive of Australia, NAA Series A6770, barcode 4422904 RAN service record for R40651.
  19. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Brighton, Vol 2b, p333, 2Q1932.

John FERGUSSON

(c 1791 - 1866)
Father*Thomas FERGUSSON1 b. c 1758, d. 1844
Mother*Christian DOUGLASS b. c 1758, d. 1849
John FERGUSSON was born in Lagrach, Pitlochry, Perthshire, circa 1791.2,3,4

As stated by his sons John and Alexander in their submission to the Records of the Clan Fergusson (1895), "He was taken from his parents (Thomas Fergusson and Christina Douglas) when a child by General Fergusson of Dunfallandy, and educated there at his expense, he being considered the nearest male heir to the head of the clan. Why he never became so we cannot say. He left Dunfallandy shortly after leaving school, and learned the building trade under his father."1

He married Christy McGREGOR, daughter of Alexander McGREGOR and Margaret McFARLANE, in Innerhadden, Rannoch, Perthshire, on 6 December 1820. His son John, in his submission to the Records of the Clan Fergusson (1895) stated that "In the year 1820, when he was building Muir Lodge (his first contract after his apprenticeship), he made the acquaintance of Christina, eldest daughter of Alexander Macgregor, Inverhadden, ruling elder of the Established Church, Kinloch, whom he subsequently married in the end of February or the beginning of March 1821" (although this date is clearly suspect).5,4,6

He was listed in the 1841 census at Balmore in Logierait, Perthshire, with his wife Christy; he was a mason. Their children Christian, Ewen, Janet and Mary were listed with them.7

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at Balmore in Logierait, Perthshire, with his wife Christy; he was a mason. Their children Jane, Janet, Mary, Ann, Elizabeth and Catherine were listed as living with them.8

John was present at the wedding of John FERGUSSON and Jessie Muirhead McFARLANE in Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire, on 27 June 1859. They were married by her uncle, the Rev Duncan Macfarlane.9,10

He was listed in the 1861 census as Head of Family at Balmore in Rannoch, Perthshire; he was a mason. His children Ann, Jane and Christian were listed as living with him, also his grand-sons James WILLIAMSON and Alexander STEWART and grand-daughters Jean WILLIAMSON and Christian WILLIAMSON.11

John died on 15 March 1866 at Balmore in Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire; the informant was his son Alexander.12,1,4 He was buried at the the Churchyard of the 'Established Church' in Kinloch Rannoch.1,4

Family

Christy McGREGOR (c 1798 - 1887)
Children
ChartsFerguson pedigree
Thomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S444] Book - James Fergusson and Robert Menzies Fergusson, Records of the Clan Fergus(s)on, page 208.
  2. [S444] Book - James Fergusson and Robert Menzies Fergusson, Records of the Clan Fergus(s)on, page 208, submission by his son Alexander.
  3. [S467] Family Tree - Dr John Ward, "Family Trees - McGregors by Ward."
  4. [S468] Family Tree - Daniel A Cooper, "Family Trees - McGregors by Cooper."
  5. [S444] Book - James Fergusson and Robert Menzies Fergusson, Records of the Clan Fergus(s)on, page 208, although date given is Feb/Mar 1821.
  6. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Marriages, GRO 355/0A 0030 0113; layout of this OPR entry can be interpreted in two ways, but a discussion with the Scottish GRO has indicated that a date of 6 Dec is the more likely.
  7. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 376/00 012/00 005.
  8. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 376/00 012/00 010.
  9. [S468] Family Tree - Daniel A Cooper, "Family Trees - McGregors by Cooper" , See Note 50.
  10. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kinloch Rannoch, Statutory Marriages, GRO 367/00 0003.
  11. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 001/00 006.
  12. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kinloch Rannoch, Statutory Deaths, GRO 367/00 0005, aged 75, as FERGUSON.
  13. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 355/A0 0003.

John FERGUSSON

(1830 - 1902)
Father*John FERGUSSON b. c 1791, d. 1866
Mother*Christy McGREGOR b. c 1798, d. 1887
John FERGUSSON was born in Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire, on 26 July 1830.1,2

At the time of his marriage he was already resident in Merthyr Tydvil, Wales and gave his occupation as 'Merchant.3'

He married Jessie Muirhead McFARLANE, daughter of Alexander McFARLANE and Jessie Morrey Coutts MUIRHEAD, in Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire, on 27 June 1859. They were married by her uncle, the Rev Duncan Macfarlane.4,3

He was listed in the 1861 census as Head of Family at 42 Thomas St in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, with his wife Jessie; he was a linen and woollen draper. Their child Alexander was listed as living with them, as were his brother and sister Ewen FERGUSSON and Mary FERGUSSON. There were also two Scottish 'servants' in the house who give their occupations as 'travelling draper.5'

He was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at 14 1/2 Newcastle St in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, with his wife Jessie; he was a traveller (presumably a travelling salesman). Their children Alexander, John, Ernest, Norman and Anita were listed as living with them, as was Jessie's mother Jessie Morrey Coutts MUIRHEAD.6

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at Cardiff St John in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, with his wife Jessie; he was an agent for a rope works. Their children Alexander, Ernest, Norman, Anita, Mabel, James and Winifred were listed as living with them, as was Jessie's mother Jessie Morrey Coutts MUIRHEAD and sister Catherine Muirhead McFARLANE.7

He was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at 30 Ruthen Gardens, St John in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, with his wife Jessie; he was a ship's stores wholesale merchant. Their children Mabel and Winifred were listed as living with them.8

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at 62 Richmond Rd in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, with his wife Jessie; he was a commission agent. Their child Winifred was listed as living with them.9

John died on 6 July 1902 in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, at age 71.10,11,2 He was buried at the Rannoch churchyard in Kinloch Rannoch.11,2
Grave - John FERGUSSON (1830-1902), Rannoch Churchyard, Perthshire

Family

Jessie Muirhead McFARLANE (1835 - 1915)
Children
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S468] Family Tree - Daniel A Cooper, "Family Trees - McGregors by Cooper" , Although claimed in this source as being born at Black Mount, Loch Tulla, no supporting evidence can be found in any formal source; thus it must be regarded as suspect information.
  2. [S565] Cemetery Marker - John Fergusson / Jessie Muirhead McFarlane, Kinloch Rannoch churchyard, Scotland.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kinloch Rannoch, Statutory Marriages, GRO 367/00 0003.
  4. [S468] Family Tree - Daniel A Cooper, "Family Trees - McGregors by Cooper" , See Note 50.
  5. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 19 RG9-4054 Folio 8 p10 GSU roll 543227.
  6. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 29 RG10-5396 Folio 25 p4 GSU roll 849483.
  7. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 4 RG11-5276 Folio 148 p66 FHL film 1342269.
  8. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 25 RG12-4392 Folio 109 p13.
  9. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 12 RG13-4973 Folio 178 p58.
  10. [S467] Family Tree - Dr John Ward, "Family Trees - McGregors by Ward."
  11. [S468] Family Tree - Daniel A Cooper, "Family Trees - McGregors by Cooper."