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MENTIPLAY & CARSTAIRS families from Scotland


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Thomas Mentiplay was born on Sep 28 1834 in Pittenween, Fife, Scotland. He died on May 15 1926 in Tyabb, Victoria. He married Margaret Doris Carstairs on May 8, 1863 in Williamstown, Victoria.

Margaret Doris Carstairs was born on Sep 22 1846 in Cellardyke, Fife, Scotland. She died on Oct 8 1934 in Tyabb, Victoria.

That's all I have on them so far.

No confirmation of birth, no parents, no arrivals and no confirmation of deaths.
Frankston & Somerville Standard (Vic. : 1921 - 1939)
Friday 13 September 1935

MRS. M. MENTIPLAY. The death occurred at Somerville on Monday of Mrs. Margaret Menti play, aged 91 years. She was a pio neer of the Hastings and Somerville districts. Her husband, who prede ceased her, also lived to the age of 91 years. Mrs. Mentiplay leaves three sons and six daughters. Two sons predeceased her. A service was conducted at the home by the Rev. W. T. Johns who also read the burial service. The coffin was carried by Messrs. D., A. and C. Mentiplay (sons) and J. Shelton. The pall-bear- ers were Messrs. A. Woolley, A. Thor nell, H. Woolley, R. Mentiplay, G. Russ and C. Mentiplay. Mr. Hector Gamble had charge of the mortuary arrangements.

Thanks gibbo. :)

This is a totally new bit of my tree by extending one branch. So I have two new family names and not much so far to work with.