Elizabeth Penman Black1

(1912 - 1978)
Elizabeth Penman Black was born in Pollockshaw, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, in 1912.2

She married Robert Adam Ferguson, son of Robert Adam (Bertie) Ferguson and Margaret Cassidy, at Kinning Park West Church in Tradeston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 30 December 1942. He was a concrete worker and she was a bonded warehouse-woman.1

Elizabeth died in 1978 at Martha St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.3

Family

Robert Adam Ferguson (1914 - 1988)
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Tradeston, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/16 0028.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Pollokshields, Statutory Births, GRO 644/18 0353.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Glasgow, Statutory Deaths, GRO 615/00 0131, aged 65, mother's maiden name SMART.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Springburn, Statutory Births, GRO 644/05 0372.

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, Scottish GRO 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.

Mary Blair1

(1831 - 1907)
Mary Blair was born in Scotland on 5 August 1831. She may have been the daughter of John BLAIR and Sarah WHYTE, but this information is unsourced.1

She married William Adam, son of William Adam and Agnes Hood, in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, on 25 December 1855.1,2

Mary died on 8 April 1907 in Dunlap, Morris Co., Kansas, at age 75.1

Family

William Adam (1826 - 1895)

Citations

  1. [S1190] White City Cemetery, Kansas, at unknown url, Note - available on findagrave, but headstone unreadable and mis-transcribed.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kirkintilloch, Statutory Marriages, GRO 498/00 0046.

Matilda Macdonald Blair1

(1900 - 1990)
Matilda Macdonald Blair was born in New Zealand on 20 June 1900.2

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

Matilda 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 https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1924/9188.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://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 https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1963/41275, aged 71.
  4. [S974] Upper Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://eservices.uhcc.govt.nz/cemeteries/plot_records/…, 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 https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1990/32914.
  7. [S974] Upper Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://eservices.uhcc.govt.nz/cemeteries/plot_records/…, Taita Lawn Cemetery, block 3, row H, plot 27, aged 89.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/1825.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2011/3438.

Ethel Margaret Blake1

(1889 - 1937)
Ethel Margaret Blake was born in Rutherglen, Westland, on 11 December 1889.1,2

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.5
Grave - Ethel M WILLIAMS (nee BLAKE)(1889-1937), Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch, NZ

Family

Albert Williams (1881 - 1927)

Citations

  1. [S580] Book - Nola Towgood, Samuel Williams.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://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 https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1909/3739.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1927/1742, aged 45.
  5. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at https://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/, Bromley Cemetery, block 8, plot 345, aged 48, widow.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1937/23407, aged 48.

Mary Joyce Blaver1

(1922 - 2004)
Mary Joyce Blaver was born in Epping, Essex, on 26 April 1922.1,2,3,4

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 was widowed at age 70 on the death of her husband John on 8 June 1992.6,7

Mary died on 10 February 2004 in Exeter, Devon, at age 81.8,9

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, Vol 21, p924.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate record 928060510BU, Bristol registry.
  8. [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.
  9. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate record 1468487, Oxford registry.

Olive Marjorie Blewitt1

(1901 - 1966)
Olive Marjorie Blewitt was born in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, in 1901.2

She married Ernest William Duck, son of George Ernest Duck and Jessie Georgina Frances Amor, at St Saviour's Cathedral in Goulburn, New South Wales, on 17 January 1923.3,4

Olive, as Ernest William Duck's wife, lived with him at 10 Bradley St in Goulburn, New South Wales, in 1930.5

Olive, as Ernest William Duck's wife, lived with him at 98 Grafton St in Goulburn, New South Wales, in 1936.5

She was widowed on the death of her husband Ernest on 22 August 1951.6,7

Olive died on 5 February 1966 in Goulburn, New South Wales.8,9 She was buried in February 1966 at the Goulburn General Cemetery in Goulburn.10
Grave - Olive M DUCK (nee BLEWITT)(1901-1966), Goulburn. NSW

Family

Ernest William Duck (1898 - 1951)
ChartsDunstan descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S222] National Archives Film - NSW Between the Wars Index; microfiche.
  2. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at https://www.nsw.gov.au/births-deaths-marriages, Birth Reg. No. 6691/1901, daughter of Charles and Agnes.
  3. [S976] Newspaper - Goulburn Evening Post, issue of 20 Feb 1923, p2, col 1, Wedding; mis-quoted as 'Bluett.'
  4. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at https://www.nsw.gov.au/births-deaths-marriages, Reg. No. 3465/1923.
  5. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at https://www.ancestry.com
  6. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at https://www.nsw.gov.au/births-deaths-marriages, Death Reg. No. 22093/1951.
  7. [S396] Ryerson Index to Australian Newspaper Death and Obituary Notices, at http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nswsdps/dpsindex.htm, Goulburn Post of 22 & 28 Aug 1951.
  8. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at https://www.nsw.gov.au/births-deaths-marriages, Death Reg. No. 14026/1966.
  9. [S396] Ryerson Index to Australian Newspaper Death and Obituary Notices, at http://sites.rootsweb.com/~nswsdps/dpsindex.htm, Goulburn Post of 7 Feb & 9 Mar 1966.
  10. [S1148] Cemetery Marker - , Goulburn General Cemetery, NSW, Goulburn General, Church of England section, block 15, plot 3 & 4.

Charles Blitz1

(1905 - 1972)
Charles Blitz was born in London, Middlesex, on 20 November 1905.1,2
He was listed in the 1921 census at 315 Hoxton St in Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, with his father Gustav (a Czechoslovakian-born corset-maker), mother Rose (also a corset-maker) and siblings Elsie (23), Dorothy (19) Jacob (17), Cecelia (13), William (10). Charles was working as a cabinet-maker for Cender Bros.3

He married Olive Primrose Agass, daughter of William Joseph Agass and Eliza Jane Snow, at St Augustine in Hackney, London, Middlesex, on 26 August 1928.4,5

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 70 Powerscroft Road in Lower Clapton, Hackney, Middlesex; he was a wood-working machinist and also an ARP First Aid person.2

At some point (probably after the word 'blitz' became unacceptable), Charles and Olive changed their surname to Bliss.

Charles's death was registered between April 1972 and June 1972 in Colchester, Essex.6

Family

Olive Primrose Agass (1905 - 1986)
ChartsSnow descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of St George in the East, Vol 1c, p316, 1Q1906, mother's maiden name NEUER.
  2. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0201A/015/5, Letter Code: AIRN, Schedule 236.
  3. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-1390, RD 16, SD 2, ED 20, Schedule 300.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p968, 3Q1928.
  5. [S581] National Archives Film - London Metropolitan Archives, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Colchester, Vol 4a, p1462, 2Q1972, aged 66, birth date 20 Nov 1905.

Arthur Pettinger Blomfield1

(1854 - 1912)
Father*Stephen Edward Blomfield1 b. 1810, d. 1859
Mother*Elizabeth Waller1 b. c 1812, d. 1897
Arthur's birth was registered between April 1854 and June 1854 in Thorp Hesley, West Riding, Yorkshire.1,2

Arthur's marriage to Ann Butterill was registered between July 1876 and September 1876 in Bridlington, Yorkshire. There were 4 children of this marriage.1,3

Arthur's death was registered between July 1912 and September 1912 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.4

Family

Ann Butterill (1846 - )
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Wortley, Vol 9c, p174, 2Q1854, mother's maiden name WALLER.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Bridlington, Vol 9d, p452, 3Q1876.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Chesterfield, Vol 7b, p702, 3Q1912, aged 58.