Margaret STEVENSON

(c 1847 - 1876)
Margaret STEVENSON was born in Armagh, Co. Armagh, circa 1847.1

She married Henry James COLLINS, son of William COLLINS and Annie Louisa CHICK, in Tullylish, Co. Monaghan, on 17 August 1863.1

Margaret arrived at Brisbane, Queensland, on 20 September 1875, on board the 'Renfrewshire', from Glasgow, accompanied by her husband Henry James COLLINS and children Sarah Jane, Henry James, Samuel Albert, William and Lucy.2

Margaret died in 1876 in Queensland.3

Family

Henry James COLLINS (c 1833 - 1926)
Children
ChartsCollins descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S120] Family Group Sheet - I Kemp, "Family group: Robinson-Collins."
  2. [S794] Queensland State Archives, at http://www.ancestry.com.au, Queensland, Australia, Passenger Lists, 1848-1912, Series ID 13086, Registers of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals, Rolls M471, M473, M1075, M1696–1710.
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1876/B10601, parents William STEVENSON and Mary MCMULLIN.

Alexander STEWART

(1841 - 1878)
Father*John STEWART b. c 1793
Mother*Janet CAMERON b. c 1811, d. b 1851
Dr Alexander STEWART
(1841-1878)
Alexander STEWART was born in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 29 June 1841.1
The siblings Alexander were listed in the 1851 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their mother John STEWART.2

He graduated with an MD from the Glasgow, Lanarkshire, in 1862.3

Alexander left Glasgow on 11 October 1862, on board the 'Ben Lomond' for Port Chalmers, arriving 19 Jan 1863.4,5 He was described as "a fine good-looking clear-complexioned man, well-cut features, light brown hair with fair coloured beard and whiskers" on his arrival in New Zealand in 1863.6,7

He was employed in 1863 at Tuapeka, Otago.8,9

To carry his sixteen stone he bought a horse through the agency of James Robertson (his brother-in-law), who broke it in for him. This horse, whose name he changed from 'Dick the Devil' to 'Doctor' became well known as a trotter and once went the distance from Tokomairiro to Dunedin (38 1/2 miles) in under two and a half hours.10,11

He was registered from 1866 to 1871 on the electoral roll at Otago.12 He was registered in 1867 and 1874 on the electoral roll at Otago.12

He married Margaret ROBERTSON, daughter of Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE, at Imperial Hotel in Dunedin, Otago, on 30 April 1867.13,14,15

He was registered from 1868 to 1876 on the electoral roll at Otago.12

He signed a will dated 4 November 1869 in Lawrence, Otago, naming his wife as executrix and sole beneficiary.16

Alexander died on 16 April 1878 in Lawrence, Otago, at age 36 of pneumonia.17,18,19

His will was probated in Otago on 30 April 1878 with Margaret ROBERTSON appointed executrix.16 He was buried on 10 July 1878 at the Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence.20,17
Grave - Alexander STEWART (1841-1878), Margaret (nee ROBERTSON)(1845-1899) and daughter Jessie (1868-1884), Lawrence, NZ

Family

Margaret ROBERTSON (1845 - 1899)
Children

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry 7509319/49, Perth.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 003.
  3. [S328] Letter - A G Tough to D Ferguson, 2 May 1995, "The Roll of Graduates records that he graduated MD in 1862 and after service as a Staff-Assistant-Surgeon in the army emigrated to Tuapeka in New Zealand. He appears in the list of students enrolling in the anatomy class in session 1858-59. The matriculation register for session 1859-60 contains an entry in which he describes himself as being 18 years old, a second year student of medicine from Perthshire. His father is described as John Stewart, a farmer.
    He achieved some distinction in the class of forensic medicine, as the enclosed photocopy shows."
    Included is a copy of page 419 of the 'Prize and Degree List' showing Alexander Stewart achieving a Second Class certificate in Forensic Medicine.
  4. [S535] Immigrant Ships to New Zealand

    1835 to 1910
    Website - Immigrant Ships to NZ, 1835-1910, at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shipstonz/…, lists the 'Ben Lomond' as leaving the Clyde 11 Oct 1862 and arriving Dunedin 19 Jan 1863.
  5. [S536] Book - General Medical Council, UK Medical Registers, 1859 - 1959, the 1863 register lists Alexander Stewart, registered 9 Oct 1862, (M.D. University of Glasgow 1862) as being "on board 'Ben Lomond.'"'
  6. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People, p210.
  7. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, (p221) this book carries an identical description to that found in 'Tuapeka - the Land and its People.'
  8. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People, p210 "To replace Dr. Halley as superintendent of the hospital in 1863 came a twenty-two-year-old graduate of Glasgow University, Alexander Stewart."
  9. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, p221 "..the committee who looked after the hospital ... advertised for a medical superintendent, with right of private practice, and were fortunate in obtaining the services of a powerful, active and vigourous young Scottish graduate by name Alexander Stewart. He came from Rannoch, Perthshire, where he was born in 1841, and had entered the University of Glasgow at the early age of 17 and become M.D. in 1862."
  10. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People.
  11. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, (p221-3) carries a longer and more detailed version of the story of this horse.
  12. [S335] Otago Nominal Index of Hocken Library, at https://www.otago.ac.nz/library/hocken/oni/
  13. [S924] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, marriage record, Reg. No. 1867/2686, married by Donald M Stuart, and witnessed by A Ferguson, MD, of Tokomairiro and Catherine Robertson of Lawrence.
  14. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People, p210 "In 1867 Dr. Stewart married Margaret Robertson, eldest daughter of Peter Robertson, but must have found little time for home life."
  15. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1775.
  16. [S357] Will - Alexander Stewart, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9073 30 619.
  17. [S126] Cemetery Marker - Alexander Stewart / Margaret Robertson / Jessie Stewart, Lawrence cemetery, NZ.
  18. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, (p223).
  19. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1878/2159, aged 36.
  20. [S35] Cemetery Entry - unknown author, Lawrence Cemetery register, Block 1, Plot 52-53.

Alexander STEWART1

(c 1860 - )
Father*William STEWART1 b. c 1832
Mother*Christian FERGUSSON1 b. c 1826
Alexander STEWART was born in Blair Atholl, Perthshire, circa October 1860.1
He was listed as the grandson of John FERGUSSON in the 1861 Census at Balmore in Rannoch, Perthshire.1
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 001/00 006.

Alicia Leslie STEWART1

(1912 - 2000)
Father*Allan STEWART1 d. 1933
Mother*Jane BAIN1 b. 1874, d. 1944
Alicia Leslie STEWART was born on 9 January 1912 in Queensland.2

They lived at 47 Garrick Terrace in Herston, Queensland, in 1936, where Allan is listed as a labourer and their daughter Alicia as a typist.3

She married Harry GARDNER at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Creek St in Brisbane, Queensland, on 6 March 1943.4

She was widowed on the death of her husband Harry in 1948.5

Alicia died on 5 July 2000 in Queensland at age 88.6 Her ashes were buried on 15 December 2000 at Pinnaroo Cemetery, Bridgeman Downs.7

Family

Harry GARDNER (1912 - 1948)

Citations

  1. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reference 1912/005882.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Ref. No. 1912/C5882.
  3. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  4. [S537] Newspaper - Brisbane Courier / Courier Mail, 27 Mar 1943, page 6, marriages.
  5. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1948/B19325; son of William Gardner and Gertrude Esther Geddes.
  6. [S396] Ryerson Index to Australian Newspaper Death and Obituary Notices, at http://www.rootsweb.com/~nswsdps/dpsindex.htm, Funeral notice for 7 July, published 6 July in Brisbane Courier Mail for Alicia Leslie Gardner, late of Taigun, formerly of Wavell Heights.
  7. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Portion MPL, Section DOUB, grave 172.

Allan STEWART1

( - 1933)
He married Jane BAIN in Queensland on 5 October 1909.1,2

Allan died in 1933 in Queensland.3

Family

Jane BAIN (1874 - 1944)
Children

Citations

  1. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm.
  2. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1909/8151.
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1933/B20943; son of David STEWART and Alicia GRAYDON.
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1910/C6133.
  5. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reference 1912/005882.

Allan David Villiers STEWART

(1914 - 2009)
Father*Allan STEWART1 d. 1933
Mother*Jane BAIN1 b. 1874, d. 1944
Allan David Villers STEWART (1914-2009) in 1989
Allan David Villiers STEWART was born in Queensland on 28 January 1914.2

They lived at 47 Garrick Terrace in Herston, Queensland, in 1936, where Allan is listed as a labourer and their daughter Alicia as a typist.3

He married Maureen Dulcie CUMMING, daughter of George CUMMING and Ethel Maud ROBINSON, in Brisbane, Queensland, on 8 November 1941.4,5

He was widowed at age 84 on the death of his wife Maureen on 21 April 1998.

Allan died on 6 January 2009 at Hill Top Gardens Nursing Home in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 94.6 He was buried on 9 January 2009 at the Nudgee Cemetery.6

Family

Maureen Dulcie CUMMING (1915 - 1998)
ChartsCumming descendant chart
Flood descendant chart
Robinson descendant chart
Collins descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Ref. No. 1914/C6149.
  3. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1941/B45983.
  5. [S1115] Personal knowledge of D Ferguson, information gathered at family reunion 12 Mar 2017 - inscription in their wedding band.
  6. [S537] Newspaper - Brisbane Courier / Courier Mail, Funeral notice, 8 Jan 2009 edition.

Colin Trevor STEWART1

(1925 - 1965)
Colin Trevor STEWART was born in Auckland on 16 January 1925. He was the son of Trevor Roly and Dorothy Eliza STEWART.2

He married Bessie Rebie SHROFF, daughter of Frederick Clarke SHROFF and Gertrude Mary (Truda) MOLONY, in Tauranga on 28 August 1948.2,1,3

Colin died on 26 January 1965 in Tauranga at age 40.2,1

Family

Bessie Rebie SHROFF (1926 - 2017)
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, p15.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 11635.

Duncan STEWART

(1829 - )
Father*John STEWART b. c 1793
Mother*Janet CAMERON b. c 1811, d. b 1851
Duncan STEWART was born in Lassintullich, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 12 April 1829.1 and was baptised on 30 July 1829.1,2
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, John and Jean were listed in the 1841 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their parents, John STEWART and Janet CAMERON.3
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, Margaret and Jean were listed in the 1851 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their father John STEWART.4
The siblings Duncan and Jean were listed in the 1861 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their father John STEWART.5

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Film 1040116, 0102727, Batch C11355-1.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 355/0A 0030 0036.
  3. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 001.
  4. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 003.
  5. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 004/00 007 & 008.

Elizabeth STEWART

(1831 - 1875)
Father*John STEWART b. c 1793
Mother*Janet CAMERON b. c 1811, d. b 1851
Elizabeth FERGUSSON
(nee STEWART)
(1831-1875)
Elizabeth STEWART was born in Lassintullich, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 5 February 1831.1 and was baptised on 12 March 1831 in Fortingall.1,2
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, John and Jean were listed in the 1841 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their parents, John STEWART and Janet CAMERON.3
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, Margaret and Jean were listed in the 1851 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their father John STEWART.4

She married Alexander FERGUSSON, son of John FERGUSSON and Christy McGREGOR, in Rannoch, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 7 February 1854.

She was listed in the 1861 census at Middleton Farm in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, with her husband Alexander; he was a farmer of 167 acres, employing two men and a boy. Their house contained 6 rooms with windows and there were two dwellings on the property. Their children Janet, John and James were listed as living with them, as were Alexander's mother Christy McGREGOR and sister Elizabeth FERGUSSON.5

She was listed in the 1871 census at 131 Arnfield St in St John, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with her husband Alexander; he was a livestock agent, and their home had four rooms with windows. Their children Janet, John, James, Duncan, Ewen, Alexander and Angus were listed as living with them, as was Elizabeth's sister Margaret STEWART.6

Elizabeth died on 13 May 1875 at 25 Bellgrove St in Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, at age 44 of 'disease of the lungs'. The informant was her husband Alexander.7

Family

Alexander FERGUSSON (1822 - 1896)
Children
ChartsFerguson pedigree
Thomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Film 1040116, 0102727, Batch C11355-2.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 355/0A 0030 0041.
  3. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 001.
  4. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 003.
  5. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 501/00 001/00 008.
  6. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/02 093/00 019.
  7. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/03 0881, aged 44.
  8. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Barony, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 622/00 0027 FR4058.
  9. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Old or West Kilpatrick, Statutory Births, GRO 501/00 0181.
  10. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Old Kilpatrick, Statutory Births, GRO 501/00 0179.
  11. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Old or West Kilpatrick, Statutory Births, GRO 501/00 0168.
  12. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Old or West Kilpatrick, Statutory Births, GRO 501/00 0135.
  13. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Old or West Kilpatrick, Statutory Births, GRO 501/00 0152.
  14. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Old or West Kilpatrick, Statutory Births, GRO 501/00 0177.
  15. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of High Church, Statutory Births, GRO 644/02 0744.

Jean STEWART

(1837 - )
Father*John STEWART b. c 1793
Mother*Janet CAMERON b. c 1811, d. b 1851
Jean STEWART was born in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 6 July 1837.1,2
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, John and Jean were listed in the 1841 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their parents, John STEWART and Janet CAMERON.3
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, Margaret and Jean were listed in the 1851 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their father John STEWART.4
The siblings Duncan and Jean were listed in the 1861 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their father John STEWART. Both appeared to be working on the farm.5

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry 7509319/25, Perth.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 355/0A 0030 0049.
  3. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 001.
  4. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 003.
  5. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 004/00 007 & 008.