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FAIR, Elizabeth

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  • Name FAIR, Elizabeth 
    Born 17 May 1851  Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  4 Arthur Pl, Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Wife, 29 
    Immigration 14 Oct 1890  to Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Aboard the S.S. Orizaba 
    Shipping record of Peter, Elizabeth DUNCAN and kids.
    Shipping record of Peter, Elizabeth DUNCAN and kids.
    DUNCANs arriving at Sydney
    DUNCANs arriving at Sydney
    (Steerage)
    Census 5 Mar 1891  Cramsville, Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1891 census in Cramsville, Wollongong
    1891 census in Cramsville, Wollongong
    (DUNCAN)
    Died 25 Mar 1938  Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Newspaper article 27 Mar 1938  Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Obituary 
    Obituary for Elizabeth DUNCAN (nee FAIR)
    Obituary for Elizabeth DUNCAN (nee FAIR)
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954)
    27 May 1938
    Page 16
    Residence Abt 1903 until 1966  8 Ryan st., Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Buried Wesleyan Presbyterian, 19 S1 D; Wollongong Memorial Gardens, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I5105  We 4 Kings
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2015 

    Father FAIR, Alexander 
    Mother Elizabeth 
    Family ID F1802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 SYME, John 
    Married 1 Jan 1872  Perth, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. SYME, James Brand,   b. 12 Jun 1872, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. SYME, Alexander Fair,   b. 2 Oct 1874, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 DUNCAN, Peter McInch,   b. Abt 1857, Auchterderran, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1915, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1879  North Church, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. DUNCAN, Elizabeth Brown Fair,   b. 27 May 1880, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1883, Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. DUNCAN, William Reid,   b. 5 Jul 1885, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1956, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. DUNCAN, Alexander Fair,   b. 25 May 1887, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1953  (Age 65 years)
    +4. DUNCAN, Jemima Reid,   b. 23 Aug 1891, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1972, Bulli District Hospital, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 May 1851 - Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1872 - Perth, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jul 1879 - North Church, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wife, 29 - 3 Apr 1881 - 4 Arthur Pl, Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Aboard the S.S. Orizaba - 14 Oct 1890 - to Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Mar 1891 - Cramsville, Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Mar 1938 - Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper article - Obituary - 27 Mar 1938 - Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1903 until 1966 - 8 Ryan st., Balgownie, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wesleyan Presbyterian, 19 S1 D; Wollongong Memorial Gardens, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S290] Verbal history, Passed down through the family, (*** Verification needed ***).

    2. [S261] Census returns of Scotland, 1881, Life, as at 3/4 April 1881, (General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland), RG 11.
      Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
      Description: The 1881 Census for Scotland was taken on the night of 3/4 April 1881.
      **********************************
      Peter Duncan 25
      Elizabeth F Duncan 29
      James B S Duncan 8
      Elizabeth B F Duncan 10 Mo
      ======================================
      Name: Peter Duncan
      Age: 25
      Estimated birth year: abt 1856
      Relationship: Head
      Spouse's name : Elizabeth F Duncan
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Auchterderran, Fife
      Registration Number: 410
      Registration district: Beath
      Civil Parish: Beath
      County: Fife
      Address: 4 Arthur Pl.
      Occupation: Coal Miner
      ED: 4
      Household schedule number: 268
      LINE: 21
      ******************************
      Name: Elizabeth F Duncan
      Age: 29
      Estimated birth year: abt 1852
      Relationship: Wife
      Spouse's name : Peter Duncan
      Gender: Female
      Where born: Dunfermline, Fife
      Registration Number: 410
      Registration district: Beath
      Civil Parish: Beath
      County: Fife
      Address: 4 Arthur Pl.
      ED: 4
      Household schedule number: 268
      LINE: 22
      **********************************
      Name: James B S Duncan
      Age: 8
      Estimated birth year: abt 1873
      Relationship: Son (Child)
      Father's name: Peter Duncan
      Mother's name: Elizabeth F Duncan
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Perth, Perthshire
      Registration Number: 410
      Registration district: Beath
      Civil Parish: Beath
      County: Fife
      Address: 4 Arthur Pl.
      Occupation: Scholar
      ED: 4
      Household schedule number: 268
      LINE: 23
      *******************************
      Name: Elizabeth B F Duncan
      Age: 10 Mo
      Estimated birth year: abt 1880
      Relationship: Daughter (Child)
      Father's name: Peter Duncan
      Mother's name: Elizabeth F Duncan
      Gender: Female
      Where born: Dunfermline, Fife
      Registration Number: 410
      Registration district: Beath
      Civil Parish: Beath
      County: Fife
      Address: 4 Arthur Pl.
      ED: 4
      Household schedule number: 268
      LINE: 24

    3. [S133] Immigration to NSW.
      Page 67
      Month of May 1890

      Certificate No. 41611
      Deposit No.: 3373
      Name of Depositor: Duncan Peter, Balgownie, vara druadon, Wollongong
      Date of Deposit: May 1
      Description of Person for whose benifit the remittance is made.
      ---------------------------------------------------------------
      Christian Name and Surname: Elizabeth Duncan
      Age: 38
      Trade or Calling: Wife
      Address: 45 Baldridgeburn, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
      Amount Paid: 2
      From: Scotland
      Sailed per Ship: S.S. Orizaba
      Date: 14 Oct 1890
      Date of refund of Deposit on account of non-arrival of Nominee:
      ---------------------------------------------------------------
      Christian Name and Surname: Wm R Duncan
      Age: 4
      Trade or Calling: family
      Address: 45 Baldridgeburn, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
      Amount Paid: 1
      From: Scotland
      Sailed per Ship: S.S. Orizaba
      Date: 14 Oct 1890
      Date of refund of Deposit on account of non-arrival of Nominee:
      ---------------------------------------------------------------
      Christian Name and Surname: Alex Duncan
      Age: 2
      Trade or Calling: family
      Address: 45 Baldridgeburn, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
      Amount Paid: -
      From: Scotland
      Sailed per Ship: S.S. Orizaba
      Date: 14 Oct 1890
      Date of refund of Deposit on account of non-arrival of Nominee:
      ---------------------------------------------------------------
      Christian Name and Surname: James B Sim
      Age: 17
      Trade or Calling: stepson
      Address: 45 Baldridgeburn, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
      Amount Paid: 4
      From: Scotland
      Sailed per Ship: S.S. Orizaba
      Date: 14 Oct 1890
      Date of refund of Deposit on account of non-arrival of Nominee:

    4. [S303] Census of Australia, 1891, Life, (https://familysearch.org).
      Census District, No.: 33
      Name: Allawarra
      Sub-district: F
      County: Camden
      Borough or Municipal District: North illawarra
      Ward:
      Township or Village:
      Goldfield:
      --------------------
      LOCALITY
      Name of Street, Road, Gully, &c.: Cramsville
      In Towns state No. of House.:
      Name of Householder: Peter Duncan
      No. of Householder's Schedule.: 468
      Males: 4
      Females: 1
      Chinese Males:
      Chinese Females:
      Aborigines Males:
      Aborigines Females:
      Remarks:

    5. [S115] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au).
      Registration Number: 11164/1938
      Family Name: DUNCAN
      Given Name(s): ELIZABETH
      Father's Given Name(s): ALEXANDER
      Mother's Given Name(s): ELIZABETH
      District: WOLLONGONG

    6. [S288] South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954), Page 16.
      Late Mrs. Duncan
      The death occurred at her residence, Balgownie, of Mrs. Duncan, relict of the late Peter Duncan, who predeceased her by 22 years. The deceased was held in very high regard. She arrived at Balgownie from Scotland in 1890, during the Maritime strike. Her old-time reminiscences were good to listen to. She was a sister of Mrs. W. Hynd, of Balgownie, who was bridesmaid at her wedding, and she was looking forward to the celebration of the diamond jubilee of her wedding on the 3rd June next. Mrs. Duncan was a very active worker for the Presbyteriain Church, Rev. Waugh being the minister on her arrival here. Her family comprises William, Alexander James and Jemima (Mrs. Imrie). When deceased arrived in this district Balgownie was known as Cramsville. The remains will be interred to-day (Friday) at 4.15 p.m.

    7. [S287] Wollongong Memorial Gardens Database.
      Name: ELIZABETH DUNCAN
      Date of Death: 25/03/1938
      Allocation Details: WOLLONGONG CEMETERY WESLEYAN PRESBYTERIAN, 19 S1 D

    8. [S196] Family Search, Life..., (https://www.familysearch.org).
      Name: John Syme
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Fair
      Event Date: 01 Jan 1872
      Event Place: Perth,Perth,Scotland

    9. [S196] Family Search, Life..., (https://www.familysearch.org).
      Name: Peter Duncan
      Birth Date: 1857
      Age: 22
      Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Sim Or Fair
      Spouse's Birth Date: 1851
      Spouse's Age: 28
      Event Date: 17 Jul 1879
      Event Place: North Church, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
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      Name: Elizabeth Sim Or Fair
      Gender: Female
      Age: 28
      Birth Date: 1851
      Marriage Date: 17 Jul 1879
      Marriage Place: North Church, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
      Spouse: Peter Duncan


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