Sarah Milne1

(c 1863 - 1934)
Father*Francis Milne b. 1839, d. 1915
Mother*Jane Kay b. c 1840, d. 1925
Sarah Milne was born in Scotland circa 1863.

She married David Armstrong, son of John Armstrong and Mary Baird, in New Zealand in 1884.1,2,3

Sarah died on 19 February 1934 in Greymouth, Westland.4

Family

David Armstrong (c 1858 - 1942)
Children

Citations

  1. [S580] Book - Nola Towgood, Samuel Williams.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar's-General Folio 1474.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1884/2360.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1934/4061, aged 71.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1887/2097, son of David and Sarah ARMSTRONG.

Dorothy Frances Milner1

(1901 - 1977)
Dorothy Frances FORSAITH
(nee MILNER)
(1901-1977)
Dorothy Frances Milner was born in Perth, Western Australia, on 16 March 1901.1

She married Reginald Arthur Forsaith, son of Arthur Ebenezer Forsaith and Agnes Maud, in Perth, Western Australia, in 1927.2

She was widowed at age 67 on the death of her husband Reginald on 19 June 1968.3,4,5

Dorothy died on 17 January 1977 in Perth, Western Australia, at age 75.6,5 Her ashes were buried at Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium.7
Plaque - Dorothy Francis FORSAITH (nee MILNER)(1901-1977), Karrakatta Cemetery Rose Gardens, Perth

Family

Reginald Arthur Forsaith (1901 - 1968)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S484] Index - West Australian BDMs online, at https://bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/…, Birth Reg. No. 3874.
  2. [S484] Index - West Australian BDMs online, at https://bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1081.
  3. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, edition of 3 Aug 1968, p.14, col A.
  4. [S396] Ryerson Index to Australian Newspaper Death and Obituary Notices, at http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nswsdps/dpsindex.htm, Sydney Morning Herald of 26 Jun 1968.
  5. [S688] Metropolitan WA Cemetery database, at https://www.mcb.wa.gov.au
  6. [S484] Index - West Australian BDMs online, at https://bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/…, Death Reg. No. 272/1977, district 75 Perth.
  7. [S688] Metropolitan WA Cemetery database, at https://www.mcb.wa.gov.au, Memorialised at Karrakatta Crematorium Rose Gardens, site 6E, position 59.
  8. [S484] Index - West Australian BDMs online, at https://bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/…, Birth Reg. No. 2984.
  9. [S484] Index - West Australian BDMs online, at https://bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/…, Birth Reg. No. 273.

Robert John Minnitt CMG1,2

(1913 - 2000)
Robert John Minnitt CMG was born in St Marylebone, London, Middlesex, on 2 April 1913.3,2
He was listed in the 1921 census at Clairville Crofton in Orpington, Kent, with his parents Charles Frederick and Winifred May Minnitt (both of whom were born in Auckland, NZ). Charles was the Manager for Fire and Marine Insurance with the New Zealand Insurance Co Ltd.4

He arrived in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California, on 11 May 1941 on the President Coolidge having left Hong Kong on 2 Apr, occupation Civil Servant. He must have returned to Hong Kong shortly thereafter, as he was interned by the Japanese after their takeover of Hong Kong in Dec 1941.5,6

He married Peggy Christine Sharp, daughter of Eric William Sharp and Christine Martha Lenfestey, at Stanley Civilian Internment Camp in Hong Kong on 1 June 1943.7,6

He and his wife Peggy arrived in Southampton on 12 May 1947 on the Strathmore from Hong Kong, heading for Guernsey.8

He and his wife Peggy left Southampton on 16 January 1948 on the Canton for Hong Kong.9

He and his wife Peggy arrived back in London on 8 August 1950 on the Carthage from Hong Kong.10

He and his wife Peggy arrived in Wellington (in transit to Fiji) on 6 October 1952 on the Rangitoto having left London on 5 Sep.11,9 While Secretary in the Colonial Office, West Pacific High Commission, he was awarded the CMG in the New Year Honours list of 1 January 1955.1

He and his wife Peggy left London on 23 May 1956 on the Glenartney for the Solomon Islands via Hong Kong.9

He arrived back in England at Southampton on 20 June 1958 on the Dominion Monarch from the Solomon Islands via Wellington.12

He was widowed at age 60 on the death of his wife Peggy on 30 July 1973.13,14

Robert's second marriage was to Primrose Keighley Balfour in July 1975 in Sutton, Sussex.15,16

He was widowed at age 87 on the death of his wife Primrose on 15 June 2000.17,18,19

Robert died on 26 August 2000 at St Richards Hospital in Chichester, Sussex, at age 87.20,21,22

His will was probated in Winchester on 18 April 2001.22

Family 1

Peggy Christine Sharp (1917 - 1973)

Family 2

Primrose Keighley Balfour (1913 - 2000)
ChartsLenfestey descendant chart
Le Quesne descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Sat, 1 Jan 1955, issue 53128, p4, col6, New Years Honours, CMG.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of St Marylebone, Vol 1a, p857, 2Q1913, mother's maiden name BUDDLE.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Chicester, Reg. No. 1BD, District 7791B, entry 180 gives this birth date.
  4. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-3849, RD 42, SD 3, ED 16-17, Schedule 35.
  5. [S965] National Archives - National Archives, USA, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at San Francisco, California; NAI Number: 4498993; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Record Group Number: 85.
  6. [S1096] Book - Geoffrey Charles Emerson, Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945, Additional Appendix 1, p217.
  7. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Tues, 11 Jan 1944, issue 49750, p1, col1, Marriages.
  8. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at https://www.ancestry.com, Class BT26; Piece 1228; Item 37.
  9. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at https://www.findmypast.co.uk
  10. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at https://www.ancestry.com, Class BT26; Piece 1263; Item 77.
  11. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, folder 4466368, image no. 12.
  12. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at https://www.ancestry.com, Class BT26; Piece 1406; Item 115.
  13. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Midhurst, Vol 5h, p1820, 3Q1973, aged 55.
  14. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London #730139920C.
  15. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Wed, 25 Jun 1975, p16, col1, Forthcoming Marriages.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Chicester, Vol 18, p1214, 3Q1975.
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of West Surrey, Reg. No. C9B, District 7611C, entry 179, Jun 2000, aged 87.
  18. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Tue, 20 June 2000, p22, col6, Personal Column.
  19. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in Winchester, no. 523141.
  20. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Chicester, Reg. No. 1BD, District 7791B, entry 180.
  21. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Wed, 6 Sep 2000, p22, col6, Personal Column, Deaths.
  22. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in Winchester, no. 659125.

Olie W Minor1

(c 1846 - b 1893)
Olie W Minor was born in Ohio circa 1846.1

He married Mary L Royster.1

He was listed in the 1880 US census as head of the family in Washington, DC, with his wife Mary; he was working as a US Government clerk. The household included Mary's daughter Pearl A Minor and other family members that are not of interest to this history.1

Olie died before 1893 (as his wife had re-married in 1893).

Family

Mary L Royster (1854 - 1940)
Child

Citations

  1. [S250] Census - 1 Jun 1880, US Census, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, Roll T9-122, Page 95.4000, ED 27, image 0194.
  2. [S423] Census - 1 Jun 1900, US Census, Columbus Ward 7, Franklin, Ohio, Roll T623 1268, Page 4B, ED 69.

Pearl A Minor1

(1877 - )
Father*Olie W Minor1,2 b. c 1846, d. b 1893
Mother*Mary L Royster1 b. 1854, d. 1940
Pearl A Minor was born in DC in April 1877.1
She was listed as the step-daughter of Olie W Minor in the 1880 US Census in Washington, DC.2
She was listed as the step-daughter of William Gilbert Harrington in the 1900 US Census at 800 East Oak St in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, and the household included her mother and five step-siblings.3

Citations

  1. [S423] Census - 1 Jun 1900, US Census, Columbus Ward 7, Franklin, Ohio, Roll T623 1268, Page 4B, ED 69.
  2. [S250] Census - 1 Jun 1880, US Census, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, Roll T9-122, Page 95.4000, ED 27, image 0194.
  3. [S423] Census - 1 Jun 1900, US Census, Columbus Ward 7, Franklin, Ohio, Roll T623-1268, Page 4B, ED 69.

Edith Kathleen Minty1,2

(1895 - 1918)
Edith's birth was registered between January 1895 and March 1895 in Wandsworth, London, Middlesex.2

Edith's marriage to Thomas Forsaith, son of William Valentine Forsaith and Sarah Dobson, was registered between October 1916 and December 1916 in Kingston, Surrey.1,3

Edith died on 25 October 1918 at Tandridge House, Avenue Elmers in Kingston on Thames, Surrey.4,5 She was buried on 30 October 1918 at the Surbiton Cemetery in Kingston on Thames.5

Family

Thomas Forsaith (1878 - 1931)
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, Birth: District of Wandsworth, Vol 1d, p652, 1Q1895, mother's maiden name COX.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Kingston, Vol 2a, p928, 4Q1916.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Kingston, Vol 2a, p1070.
  5. [S1033] Surbiton Cemetery database, at https://www.kingston.gov.uk, Section IV, class B, grave 713.

Ann Mitchell1

(c 1815 - )
Father*Edward Mitchell1 b. c 1778, d. 1859
Mother*Rebecca Osment Smyth1 b. 1785, d. 1829
Ann Mitchell was born in Middlesex circa 1815.1
The siblings John and Ann were listed in the 1841 census in Ludgate, London, Middlesex, with their father Edward Mitchell.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 4 HO107-721-22 Folio 20 p34 GSU Roll 438827.

Cecilia Jessie Mitchell1

(1877 - 1878)
Father*William John Mitchell b. 1853, d. 1929
Mother*Jessie Dunstan b. 1852, d. 1918
Cecilia's birth was registered between April 1877 and June 1877 in Stoke Damerel, Devon.2

Cecilia's death was registered between January 1878 and March 1878 in Stoke Damerel, Devon.3
ChartsMitchell descendant chart
Dunstan descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Stoke Damerel, Vol 5b, p360, mother's maiden name DUNSTAN.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Stoke Damerel, Vol 5b, p360, 2Q1877, mother's maiden name DUNSTAN.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, BDeath: District of Stoke Damerel, Vol 5b, p297, 1Q1878, aged 0.

Clara Mary Anne Mitchell

(1854 - 1926)
Clara was born in Adelaide, South Australia, on 18 March 1854, daughter of Frederick William Mitchell and Jane East.1

She married Joseph Forsaith, son of Thomas Forsaith and Sarah Campin, at the residence of the bride's father (Frederick Wm Mitchell) in Point Sturt, near Milang, South Australia, on 14 March 1876.2

She was widowed at age 59 on the death of her husband Joseph on 2 June 1913.3,4

Clara died on 27 June 1926 in Port Pirie, South Australia, at age 72.5 She was buried on 28 June 1926 at the Port Pirie Cemetery in Port Pirie.6

Family

Joseph Forsaith (1848 - 1913)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  2. [S414] CD - Sth Australian Marriages, Sth Aust Index of Marriages 1842-1916, Book 106, p786.
  3. [S366] CD - Sth Australian Deaths, Sth Aust Index of Deaths 1842-1915, Book 375, p210.
  4. [S769] Newspaper - Adelaide Advertiser, issue of 3 June 1913, p14, Deaths.
  5. [S534] CD - Sth Australian Deaths, Sth Aust Index of Deaths 1916-1972, Book 488, p34.
  6. [S588] Port Pirie Regional Council cemetery database, at https://www.pirie.sa.gov.au, Section Protestant Reserve A, Plot 42, order no. 13289.
  7. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 177, p353.
  8. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 230, p480.
  9. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 288, p42.
  10. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 331, p202.
  11. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 395, p388.

Edward Mitchell1

(c 1778 - 1859)
Edward was born in Ware, Hertfordshire, circa 1778, and stated to be.1,2

He married Rebecca Osment Smyth, daughter of John Smyth and Sarah Osment, at St Mary's in Hornsey, Middlesex, on 27 March 1807.1,3,4

He was widowed on the death of his wife Rebecca in August 1829.5

He was listed in the 1841 census in Ludgate, London, Middlesex; he was of independent means. His children John and Ann were listed with him.6

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at 3 Lordship Terrace in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex; he was a retired currier (i.e, had been in the leather processing trade). His children Elizabeth, Mary and Martha were listed as living with him.2

Edward died on 14 November 1859 at 3 Lordship Terrace in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex.1,7

His will was probated in London on 3 January 1860 with John Smyth Mitchell, Ralph Needham and Robert Forsaith appointed executors of effects under £4000.7

Family

Rebecca Osment Smyth (1785 - 1829)
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 6 HO107-1503 Folio 141 p41 GSU roll 87837.
  3. [S353] Electronic Files - Pallot's Marriage Index, by Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.
  4. [S581] National Archives Film - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mary, Hornsey, Register of marriages, DRO/020/A/01, Item 007, #871.
  5. [S581] National Archives Film - London Metropolitan Archives, All Saints, Poplar, Register of burials, P88/ALL1, Item 227; Call Number: P88/ALL1/227, burial entry.
  6. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 4 HO107-721-22 Folio 20 p34 GSU Roll 438827.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry by oaths of Robert FORSAITH of 5 Albion Rd East, Stoke Newington, gentleman, Ralph NEEDHAM of 105 High St, Shoreditch in the said County, linen draper and John Smyth MITCHELL of 60 High St aforesaid Leather seller, the son, the Executors.
  8. [S667] Church Registers - (England/Wales Non-Conformist, Non-Parochial) RG4 Piece 4262: City Road, The Tabernacle (Independent), 1768-1840.