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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #54 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 22:12 GMT (UK) »
Quote "I am really going down this rabbit hole I know", but your trying to "ferret" out the truth.

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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #55 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 22:13 GMT (UK) »
ok, think there's another marriage for Norman as the Catherine he married in 1875 died in 1879

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPCN-FQ4T
Cornwall: Allen, Bevan, Bosisto, Carnpezzack, Donithorn, Huddy, James, Retallack, Russell, Vincent, Yeoman
Cards: Thomas (Llanbadarn Fawr)
Glam: Bowler, Cram, Galloway, James, Thomas, Watkins
Lincs: Coupland, Cram
Mon: Cram, Gwyn, John, Philpot, Smart, Watkins
Pembs: Edwards (St. Dogmael's)
Yorks: Airey, Bowler, Elliott, Hare, Hewitt, Kellett, Kemp, Stephenson, Tebb

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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #56 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 22:18 GMT (UK) »
Adding in case you don’t have the death and funeral notice for John William Fairlie

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=MDQ-9Oe3GGUC&dat=19561110&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
Page 21 (in small box page 11 of 32 )
FAIRLIE - On November 9, at his residence, 1105 White Horse Road, Box Hill, John William, beloved husband of Dorothy, loving father of H****, J*** and C****.
Funeral notice (same page) Spring Vale Crematorium

Springvale Botanical Cemetery - Cremated

John William Walter FAIRLIE
Date of service: 12 November 1956

Springvale Botanical Cemetery - Cremated Remains Collection

Dorothy Winifred FAIRLIE
Date of birth: 22 February 1915
Date of death: 24 December 2003
Date of service: 2 January 2004
Service provided: Cremated
Funeral director: Le Pine - Burwood
Religion: Presbyterian

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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #57 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 22:19 GMT (UK) »
ok, think there's another marriage for Norman as the Catherine he married in 1875 died in 1879

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPCN-FQ4T

actual notice says Calcutta and Australian Papers please copy
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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #59 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 22:56 GMT (UK) »
Norman's parents were John Thorburn & Catherine McLean and at least one of his brothers emigrated to Australia
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29R-ZTTB
Cornwall: Allen, Bevan, Bosisto, Carnpezzack, Donithorn, Huddy, James, Retallack, Russell, Vincent, Yeoman
Cards: Thomas (Llanbadarn Fawr)
Glam: Bowler, Cram, Galloway, James, Thomas, Watkins
Lincs: Coupland, Cram
Mon: Cram, Gwyn, John, Philpot, Smart, Watkins
Pembs: Edwards (St. Dogmael's)
Yorks: Airey, Bowler, Elliott, Hare, Hewitt, Kellett, Kemp, Stephenson, Tebb

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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #60 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 23:00 GMT (UK) »
https://www.genealogysa.org.au/resources/online-database-search
SA birth 1915 REID, Dorothy Winifred; Father-Sampson REID; Adelaide; #955/64

Adding her parents marriage SA: 1914 REID, Sampson and Dorothy Bannister; Adelaide; #259/264   
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/59640678 (page 4)
REID— FIELD.
A pretty wedding was celebrated at the Presbyterian Church, Flinders street Adelaide, on April 16, when Mr. Sampson Reid, youngest son of the late Mr. Charles Reid, of Anglo avenue, Parkside, was married to Miss Dorothy Bannister, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Field of McLaren street, city. The Rev. Dr. Davidson officiated,.....

Death notice for her grandmother https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/35762290
FIELD.—On October 18, at Adelaide, Miranda Lucilla, beloved widow of Henry Field, of 68 McLaren street, Adelaide, and loving mother of Eleanor (Mrs. Armstrong) and Dorothy (Mrs. Reid).

FIELD.—On October 18, at Adelaide, Miranda Lucilla Field, of 68 McLaren street, Adelaide, dearly beloved grandmother of Dorothy Winifred Fairlie.

SA marriage: 1889 FIELD, Henry and Miranda Lucilla; Adelaide; #159/862
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/208533453
FIELD — HORNE. —On the 26th June, at St. Andrew's Church, Wakefield-street, by the Rev. E. Rorke, M.A., Henry Field, of Adelaide, to Miranda Lucilla (Minnie), eldest daughter of J. Horne, of Goodwood, late at Bradford, Yorkshire. Melbourne papers please copy.

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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #61 on: Tuesday 24 November 20 23:44 GMT (UK) »
Her father is recorded as Edward, not Henry: 504/422 1892 FIELD Dorothy Bannister father Edward FIELD Adelaide

951/511 1963 REID Dorothy Bannister at Gawler

Surname: REID
Given names: DOROTHY BANNISTER
Cemetery name: Salisbury Memorial Park
Cemetery section: General B Section
Plot: 237
Date of burial: 22-1-1963
Age: 70
Funeral director: T Brady - Not in Business

Sampson’s father: 366/310 1912 REID Charles at Adelaide

Sampson’s mother: 595/4103 1937 REID Susannah at Adelaide

Sampson’s father’s death notice, 2nd column: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5354561
Funeral notice, 3rd column: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5354546

Sampson’s mother’s death notice, page 26, 2nd column: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article92491550
Funeral notice, 4th column: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article30780682

West Terrace Cemetery - Plan 3, Row 4, Site Number 9
REID Myrtle 14 29-11-1986
REID Marion 0 18-11-1888
REID Esther 0 17-7-1893
REID Charles 65 26-6-1912
REID Susannah 87 28-9-1937
MASSETT Ruby 68 22-2-1963 (daughter)

There is a death notice for Sampson, but I can’t see his burial at the same cemetery as his wife:

REID Sampson 1973

The son:

65A/300 1920 REID Sampson Henry father Sampson REID Norwood

Surname: REID
Given names: SAMPSON HENRY
Cemetery name: Salisbury Memorial Park
Cemetery section: Rose Garden - B
Date of burial: Friday, 5 June 2015
Age: 94
Funeral director: Mattiske Funerals - Salisbury Chapel
Comments: Ashes - 2nd Interment

Possible wife:

Surname: REID
Given names: EVA EDITH
Cemetery name: Salisbury Memorial Park
Cemetery section: Rose Garden - B
Plot: 44A
Date of burial: 16-12-2010
Age: 84
Funeral director: Mattiske Funerals - Salisbury Chapel
Comments: Ashes - 1st Interment

A photo of Sampson’s brother, Jasper: https://vwma.org.au/explore/people/69773
He and wife Ada are buried at West Terrace.

Sister of Sampson:
Centennial Park Cemetery - Acacia B, Path BI, Grave 191
EDEN, John Joseph 11 Jun 1956
EDEN, Lydia 3 Sep 1956

Brother of Sampson, and his wife, died WA:
2022 1937 REID Herbert S Perth
Death notice, page 26, 2nd column: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article92477735
2512   1943 REID Gertrude Perth
Death and funeral notices, 2nd and 5th columns: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article46774559
KARRAKATTA CEMETERY - ANGLICAN GA 0298
REID Herbert Samuel 61 19-11-1937
REID Gertrude 69 4-11-1943

Death of brother, SA: 916/7759 1960 REID Frank Henry Adelaide
REID   Frank Henry 80 1960

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Re: Children born in India but where did mum and dad come from?
« Reply #62 on: Wednesday 25 November 20 00:36 GMT (UK) »
Not sure why this marriage was so hard to find. Possibly because Registry Office.
 On FIBIS

Presidency of Marriage     Unspecified   
Location of Marriage     Lahore   
Marriage Year     1906 - 1911   
Husband First Names     John W.   
Husband Surname     Smith   
Wife First Names     Grace J.   
Wife Surname     Smith   
Prefix     N/11   
Volume Number     11   
Folio     1157   
LDS Film Reference     498604   
IOR Reference     Z/N/11/11

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added - found it on FindMyPast as Grace J SMITH marrying herself. Have reported the error.
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