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FERGUSON family from Scotland

DaveHam9

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1841
Piece: SCT1841/432 Place: Inverkeithing -Fife Enumeration District: 2
Civil Parish: Inverkeithing Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 2 Page: 15
Address: West Port
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
FERGUSON Henry M 35 Linen Damask Hand Loom Weaver Fife
FERGUSON Helen F 30 England
FERGUSON John M 10 Fife
FERGUSON William M 8 Outside Census County (1841)
FERGUSON Henry M 6 Outside Census County (1841)
FERGUSON James M 4 Outside Census County (1841)
FERGUSON Marjory F 2 Fife

1851
Piece: SCT1851/622 Place: Barony -Lanarkshire Enumeration District: 03
Civil Parish: Camlachie Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 591 Page: 1 Schedule: 0
Address: House Of Refuge For Males
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
ROBERTSON James Supt U M 30 Perth - -
TORRENCE Janet Matron W F 41 Lanarkshire - East Kilbride
TORRENCE Agnes Matdau U F 12 Lanarkshire - Bothwell Matron's daughter
THOMSON Janet Servnt U F 19 Lanarkshire - East Klibride
servants
officers
Page: 2
FERGUSON Henry Officr- M 51 General House Officer Fife - Dunfermline
CHALMERS Helen Offwif M F 40 Essex - Battle
FERGUSON John Offson - M 20 Joiner Fife - Dunfermline
FERGUSON William Offson - M 18 Tailor Perth - -
FERGUSON Henry Offson - M 16 Shoemaker Perth - -
FERGUSON Margery Offdau - F 12 Fife - Inverkeithing
FERGUSON David Deas Offson - M 9 Fife - Inverkeithing
FERGUSON Thomas Offson - M 6 Fife - Inverkeithing
Page: 3
boarders
inmates

John & Mary in 1861 ??

John Ferguson & Mary Arnot
8 Feb 1865 Inverkeithing, Fife
Batch: M114321

John & Mary and family arrived in Victoria 1865 - 1873 ???

Birth
FERGUSON Jessie Henrietta
Father's Name: John Ferguson
Mother's Name: Mary Arnot
Birth Place: Brighton
Year: 1873
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg Number: 7698

Thanks,

Dave
 
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The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) - Monday 4 December 1893 p.1
Deaths.
FERGUSON.-On the 2nd inst., at Cluden, Brighton, John Ferguson (director City of Melbourne Bank), in his 63rd year.


Parents should be Henry Ferguson & Helen Chalmers - only two deaths in the index for 1893:

FERGUSON Jno EventDeath Father's name /Jno Mother's maiden name /Agnes (Smith) Reg. year1893 Reg. no13240

FERGUSON Jno Edwd EventDeath Father's name Douglas Wills Mother's maiden name /Elizth Ann (Wellington) Reg. year1893 Reg. no5791


Funeral Notices.
FERGUSON.-The Friends of the late Mr. JOHN FERGUSON are invited to follow his remains to the place of interment in the Brighton General Cemetery.
The funeral will move from his late residence, Cluden, Cluden-street, off Point Nepean road, North Brighton, THIS DAY (Monday), at 3 o'clock sharp.
McDOWALL BROS., Undertakers, Bay-street, North Brighton, close to station, and Caulfield.

PROV Wills & Probate
John Ferguson Merchant Brighton 2 Dec 1893
54/529 VPRS 28/P0, unit 692; VPRS 28/P2, unit 381; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 221

Death 1931 FERGUSON Mary ARNOT Alex MILLER Janet #810

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) - Saturday 24 January 1931 p.11
DEATHS
FERGUSON.-On the 16th January, at Waireki, 21 Melby avenue, East St Kilda, Mary, the dearly loved wife of the late John Ferguson, Cluden, Brighton and the loving mother of Minnie (deceased), John (deceased), Agnes (Mrs Joyce, WA), William (deceased), Jessie (Mrs Walker), Katie (Mrs Evans), Robert (Belgrave) and Mina. In her 90th year.
(Interred privately Brighton Cemetery on the 17th January.)
 
John Ferguson & Mary Arnot
8 Feb 1865 Inverkeithing, Fife
Batch: M114321

John & Mary and family arrived in Victoria 1865 - 1873 ???

Birth
FERGUSON Jessie Henrietta
Father's Name: John Ferguson
Mother's Name: Mary Arnot
Birth Place: Brighton
Year: 1873
Reg Place: Victoria
Reg Number: 7698

Thanks,

Dave


A possible? Feb marriage June arrival

Name: John Ferguson
Estimated birth year: abt 1838 [age out]
Age: 27
Arrival Date: Jun 1865
Arrival Port: Melbourne, Australia
Departure Port: Gravesend
Ship: Lincolnshire
Nationality: Scottish

Name: Mary Ferguson
Estimated birth year: abt 1840
Age: 25
Arrival Date: Jun 1865
Arrival Port: Melbourne, Australia
Departure Port: Gravesend
Ship: Lincolnshire
Nationality: Scottish


1st birth in 1865

registration number25054
Registration year 1865
Place of birthMELB
FERGUSON Mary Arnot
Father's nameJohn
Mother's nameMary (Arnot)

Rupert
 
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A possible for Mary in 1861

Name: Mary Arnot
Age: 20
Estimated birth year: abt 1841
Relationship: Daughter
Father's name: Alex Arnot
Mother's name: Janetik Arnot
Gender: Female
Where born: Inverkeithny Co, Fife
Registration Number: 432
Registration district: Inverkeithing
Civil Parish: Inverkeithing
County: Fife
Address: High Street
ED: 1
Household schedule number: 58
LINE: 23
Roll: CSSCT1861_57
Household Members:
Name Age
Alex Arnot 63
Janetik Arnot 60
Wilhelmina Arnot 22
Mary Arnot 20


DEATH
FERGUSON Mary
Father's name Arnot Alex
Mother's maiden name Janet (Miller)
Reg. year 1931 Reg. no810

Rupert
 
Dunfermline Saturday Press 11 February 1865
Fife Herald 16 February 1865

Dunolly is a town in Victoria, Australia
So John was already in Australia before returning in 1865 to marry Mary?
A reason why he can't be found in 1861?

Rupert
 
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Thanks Rupert.

Great work. :)

PROV Wills & Probate
John Ferguson Merchant Brighton 2 Dec 1893

Death reg is a puzzle.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) - Saturday 24 January 1931 p.11
DEATHS
FERGUSON.-On the 16th January, at Waireki, 21 Melby avenue, East St Kilda, Mary, the dearly loved wife of the late John Ferguson, Cluden, Brighton and the loving mother of Minnie (deceased), John (deceased), Agnes (Mrs Joyce, WA), William (deceased), Jessie (Mrs Walker), Katie (Mrs Evans), Robert (Belgrave) and Mina. In her 90th year.
(Interred privately Brighton Cemetery on the 17th January.)

Minnie must be Mary born 1865.

Dave
 
Lots of possibles depending how accurate the age is including:

FERGUSON JOHN 24 - AUG 1855 OLIVER LANG B 097 003 * not cabin plus 374

FERGUSON JOHN 25 - JUL 1854 MERMAID B 071 001 * not cabin plus 400 in Steerage

Did he make his fortune in the gold fields?
 
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Something is not right with this part of my tree. The census in post #1 are probably wrong.

Death 1893 FERGUSON Jno 62 Jno - SMITH Agnes Brtn #13240 * Brtn = Brighton

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) - Monday 4 December 1893 p.1
Deaths.
FERGUSON.-On the 2nd inst., at Cluden, Brighton, John Ferguson (director City of Melbourne Bank), in his 63rd year.

This is the right death for Mary.

Death 1931 FERGUSON Mary - ARNOT Alex MILLER Janet Vic. #810

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) - Saturday 24 January 1931 p.11
DEATHS
FERGUSON.-On the 16th January, at Waireki, 21 Melby avenue, East St Kilda, Mary, the dearly loved wife of the late John Ferguson, Cluden, Brighton and the loving mother of Minnie (deceased), John (deceased), Agnes (Mrs Joyce, WA), William (deceased), Jessie (Mrs Walker), Katie (Mrs Evans), Robert (Belgrave) and Mina. In her 90th year.
(Interred privately Brighton Cemetery on the 17th January.)
 
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??
John Ferguson & Agnes Smith
9 Nov 1828 St. Quivox and Newton, Ayr
Batch: M116126

John Ferguson
Christening Date 17 Apr 1831
Christening Place Sorn, Ayr
Birth Date 9 Apr 1831
John Ferguson & Agnes Smith
Batch: C116135
 
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1851
Piece: SCT1851/644 Place: Gorbals -Lanarkshire Enumeration District: 1
Civil Parish: Tradeston Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 619 Page: 19 Schedule: 69
Address: 50 Bridge Street
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
HENDRIE Helen Head W F 72 Retired Inn Keeper Ayrshire - Tarbolton
MUIR Isabella Niece U F 30 Ayrshire - Tarbolton
FERGUSON John Lodger U M 19 Grocers Shopman Ayrshire - Sorn
EDGAR James Lodger U M 27 Railway Guard Renfrewshire - Inchinnan


John in 1861 thanks. Possibly Fife. I have no access to census on FS.

Dave
 
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