Olive Florence Ferguson1

(1924 - 2012)
Father*Angus Stewart Ferguson1 b. 1896, d. 1969
Mother*Adelaide May Boyle1 b. 1896, d. 1971
Olive Florence Ferguson was born in West Derby, Lancashire, on 24 March 1924.1,2,3,4

Olive Florence Ferguson and Adelaide Myrtle Maud Ferguson were listed in the 1939 Register at 261 Smithdown Rd in Liverpool, Lancashire, along with Angus Stewart Ferguson and Adelaide May Boyle; both girls were employed as shop assistants.3

She married Alan Humphry in Liverpool, Lancashire, on 24 August 1957.2,5,6

Olive left London on 26 May 1960, on board the Strathmore. She was bound for Melbourne and was accompanied by her son an unknown person , although she stated her future place of residence was the UK.7

Olive died on 5 September 2012 in Melbourne, Victoria, at age 88.4,8 She was cremated at the Springvale Crematorium in Springvale on 13 September 2012.4

Family

Alan Humphry (1927 - 2019)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of West Derby, Vol 8b, p424.
  2. [S719] Email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith, email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith to D Ferguson, 10 Feb 2011 onwards.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/4353H/012/5, Letter Code: NHNQ, Schedule 141.
  4. [S362] Springvale Botanical Cemetery database, at https://smct.org.au/
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Liverpool Sth, Vol 10d, p1015, 3Q1957.
  6. [S1266] Email - Linda Ferguson, email from Linda Ferguson to D Ferguson, from Feb 2022 onwards.
  7. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at https://www.findmypast.co.uk
  8. [S883] Newspaper - Herald Sun, Melbourne, issue of 6 Sep 2012, Obituary "HUMPHRY. - Olive Florence.24.3.1924 - 5.9.2012 Beloved wife of Alan. Dearly loved mother of Ian and Andrew. Mother-in-law of Leanne and Kaylene. Adored Nanna to Rachel, James and Laura."

Robert Adam Ferguson

(1914 - 1988)
Father*Robert Adam (Bertie) Ferguson1 b. 1886, d. 1964
Mother*Margaret Cassidy1 b. 1881, d. 1967
Robert Adam Ferguson was born at 14 Kennedy Drive in Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 19 July 1914.2

He married Elizabeth Penman Black 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.3

He was the informant of Robert Adam (Bertie) Ferguson's death at Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 29 September 1964.4

Robert died in 1988 in Chryston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.5

Family

Elizabeth Penman Black (1912 - 1978)
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S545] GRO Scotland, sighted record.
  2. [S545] GRO Scotland, sighted record, District 644-22, no. 1348. Possibly born blind in one eye, accorrding to Christina Ferguson in letter to Alexander Ferguson, Oct. 1989.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Tradeston, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/16 0028.
  4. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Glasgow Nth, Statutory Deaths, GRO 645/05 0847, aged 78; includes reference to a RCE (Register of Corrected Entries) entry #5/847 for 1964 at Vol 1, p48, which changes the cause of death.
  5. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Chryston, Statutory Deaths, GRO 561/00 0017, aged 73.
  6. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Springburn, Statutory Births, GRO 644/05 0372.

Robert Adam Ferguson1

(1943 - 2013)
Father*Robert Adam Ferguson1 b. 1914, d. 1988
Mother*Elizabeth Penman Black1 b. 1912, d. 1978
Robert Adam Ferguson was born in Springburn, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, in 1943.1

He married Margaret White Louden in Glasgow Sth, Lanarkshire, in 1964.2

Robert died in 2013 at Martha St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.3

Family

Margaret White Louden (1942 - 1999)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Springburn, Statutory Births, GRO 644/05 0372.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Glasgow Sth, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/03 0503.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Glasgow, Statutory Deaths, GRO 605/00 0242, aged 70.

Robert Adam (Bertie) Ferguson1

(1886 - 1964)
Father*James (Jimmie) Ferguson1 b. 1860, d. 1949
Mother*Mary Duncan Adam1 b. 1854, d. 1930
Robert Adam FERGUSON
(1886-1964)
Robert Adam (Bertie) Ferguson was born at 50 Finlay Drive in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 9 May 1886.2,1
The siblings Alexander, Jane, Robert and Mary were listed in the 1891 census at 37 Wesleyan St in Camlachie, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their parents, James (Jimmie) Ferguson and Mary Duncan Adam.3
The siblings Alexander, Jane, Robert and Mary were listed in the 1901 census at 85 Bellgrove St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their parents, James (Jimmie) Ferguson and Mary Duncan Adam. Bertie was an apprentice electrical engineer.2
The siblings Alexander, Mary and Robert were listed in the 1911 census at 1052 Dumbarton Rd in Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their parents, James (Jimmie) Ferguson and Mary Duncan Adam. Bertie was a cattle drover.4

He married Margaret Cassidy at St James manse in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, on 18 September 1912. Robert, an electrical engineer, increased his age by 2 years to 28 (possibly to be closer to his bride's claimed age of 30?).5

He enlisted in the 3rd Gordon Highlanders as a Private (Regimental number S/9605)) on 16 March 1915 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire.6
He served first with the 3rd, and later the 1st Gordon Highlanders (from 13 June 1915) where he suffered a gunshot wound to the right-thigh. He was then temporarily assigned as a munitions worker in Huddersfield from Dec 1915 until Apr 1916. On 1 Aug 1918 he was posted to the BEF and travelled via Folkestone to Boulogne where he joined the 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders before being posted to the 6/7 Gordon Highlanders on 6 Oct 1918. Sometime between the 12 and 15 Oct he suffered a gunshot wound to the right arm, requiring him to spend 3 mths in hospital.
He was subsequently transferred to the Reserves on 17 Feb 1919.6

Robert died on 29 September 1964 at Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, at age 78.7

Family

Margaret Cassidy (1881 - 1967)
Children
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Births, GRO 644/03 0985.
  2. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/03 005/03 041.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/02 035/02 024.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 646/03 077/00 001.
  5. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Old Kilpatrick, Statutory Marriages, GRO 501/00 0205.
  6. [S1268] Unknown record type of Robert A Ferguson "Robert Adam Ferguson."
  7. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Glasgow Nth, Statutory Deaths, GRO 645/05 0847, aged 78; includes reference to a RCE (Register of Corrected Entries) entry #5/847 for 1964 at Vol 1, p48, which changes the cause of death.
  8. [S545] GRO Scotland, sighted record.
  9. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Camlachie, Statutory Births, GRO 644/02 0250.

Robert Henry Ferguson1

(1824 - )
Father*James Ferguson1 b. 1801, d. b 1851
Mother*Janet (Jessie) Haggart1 b. c 1805, d. b 1869
He was baptised on 14 October 1824 at Auchtergaven, Perthshire.1

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Auchtergaven, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 330/00 0020 054.

Robina Ferguson1

(1840 - )
Father*James Ferguson2 b. 1801, d. b 1851
Mother*Janet (Jessie) Haggart2 b. c 1805, d. b 1869
Robina Ferguson was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, on 11 November 1840.1,3,2 and was baptised on 18 December 1840 in Greenock.2
The siblings William, Jessie and Robina were listed in the 1841 census in Greenock, Renfrewshire, with their parents, James Ferguson and Janet (Jessie) Haggart.1
The siblings Jessie, John, Robina and Mary were listed in the 1851 census in Gorbals, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their mother Janet (Jessie) Haggart.3
The siblings Robina and Mary were listed in the 1861 census at 171 Hospital St in Govan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their mother Janet (Jessie) Haggart.4

Citations

  1. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 564/00 094/00 001.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Greenock Old (or West), OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 564/03 0060 170.
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/02 006/02 018.
  4. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/10 0053/00 010.

Ronald Gillies Ferguson1,2

(1902 - 1945)
Father*Alexander McGregor Ferguson2 b. 1867, d. 1933
Mother*Helen Chalmers Rodger2 b. 1873, d. 1951
Ronald Gillies Ferguson was born at 89 Ash Grove in Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire, on 3 March 1902.1,3,2
The siblings Alexander, James, Angus, Ernest, Ronald, Winifred and Dorothy were listed in the 1911 census at 77 Willoughby St in Liverpool, Lancashire, with their parents, Alexander McGregor Ferguson and Helen Chalmers Rodger.4

He married Eva Lilian Alexandra Crowson at St Mary's Church in Nth Melbourne, Victoria, on 30 April 1927.3

It is believed that Ronald worked for the Blue Funnel Line on the Nestor, of which there were 2 such named vessels (1913-1950 and 1952-1971).5

Ronald died on 2 May 1945 at Austin Hospital in Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, at age 43 of carcinoma of the face.1 He was cremated at the Fawkner Crematorium & Memorial Park in Fawkner on 4 May 1945.1

Family

Eva Lilian Alexandra Crowson (1902 - 1974)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S933] Registry of BDM Victoria, death record, District of Melbourne, 1945, No. 3934.
  2. [S914] GRO England & Wales, birth record, District of West Derby, Vol 8b, p675, entry 496.
  3. [S934] Registry of BDM Victoria, marriage record, Parish of St Mary's, Nth Melbourne, 1927, No. 1345; it is apparent from this record that he was confused on his full name, age and birth place!
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN22594 RG78PN1326 RD455 SD9 ED42 SN240.
  5. [S719] Email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith, email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith to D Ferguson, 10 Feb 2011 onwards.

Sheila Margaret Elizabeth Ferguson1,2

(1918 - 1990)
Father*John (Jack) Ferguson b. 1878, d. 1924
Mother*Elizabeth Duncan b. 1881, d. 1963
Sheila Margaret Elizabeth Ferguson was born in Lancashire on 13 October 1918.1,3,4
The siblings John and Sheila were listed in the 1921 census at 'Glenrova', Warren Rd in Great Crosby, Liverpool, Lancashire, with their parents, John (Jack) Ferguson and Elizabeth Duncan.5

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 52 Collega Rd Nth in Crosby, Lancashire, along with Elizabeth Duncan.4

Sheila's marriage to George Ronald Mason was registered between April 1942 and June 1942 in Lancashire.6

She was a beneficiary on the probate of Elizabeth Duncan's will in Liverpool on 12 July 1963.7

She was widowed at age 59 on the death of her husband George on 17 May 1978.8,9

Sheila died on 28 January 1990 in Liverpool, Lancashire, at age 71.10,2

Her will was probated on 31 May 1990 with her estate valued at £253,984.2

Family

George Ronald Mason (1910 - 1978)
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of West Derby, Vol 8b, p346.
  2. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate record 9051705101N, Liverpool registry.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Liverpool, Vol 36, p1345, 1Q1990 gives this birth date.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/4728D/005/6, Letter Code NUBD, Schedule 63.
  5. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-17515, RD 455, SD 1, ED 22, Schedule 185.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Crosby, Vol 8b, p1338, 2Q1942.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, of 48 College Rd, Nth Blundellsands; probate granted to Kenneth Duncan, chartered accountants, Sheila Margaret Elizabeth Mason (wife of George Ronald Mason) and George Cecil Lees, solicitor.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Liverpool, Vol 36, p1197.
  9. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate recorded at Liverpool registry, no. 781606574A.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Liverpool, Vol 36, p1345, 1Q1990, aged 71.

William Ferguson1

(1830 - )
Father*James Ferguson2 b. 1801, d. b 1851
Mother*Janet (Jessie) Haggart2 b. c 1805, d. b 1869
William Ferguson was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, on 15 March 1830.2 and was baptised on 11 April 1830 in Paisley.1,2
The siblings William, Jessie and Robina were listed in the 1841 census in Greenock, Renfrewshire, with their parents, James Ferguson and Janet (Jessie) Haggart.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 564/00 094/00 001.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Paisley, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 573/03 0050 064.

William Rowland Ferguson1

(1925 - 2013)
William Rowland Ferguson was born in Auckland on 21 December 1925.2,3

He married Patricia Mary Fitzgerald, daughter of John Gerald Fitzgerald and Cynthia Amelia Clarke, in Matamata on 27 January 1962.2

He was widowed at age 82 on the death of his wife Patricia on 10 August 2008.4,5

William died on 6 April 2013 in Waihi at age 87.1,6

Family

Patricia Mary Fitzgerald (1932 - 2008)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2013/8532.
  2. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2013/8532 gives this birthdate.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2008/19434.
  5. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at https://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 75, Waihi Funeral Services.
  6. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at https://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 87, Waihi Funeral Services.