24 May 1892 to June 1978
Born in the Foveran parish, north of Aberdeen. Later moved to Buckie with his parents. After marrying Jean they went to Canada.
Worked a large part of his life in the aircraft industry. Entered this initially as a carpenter in the days of wooden structures, including repairs to crashed aircraft in the wilds of Canada. Returned to the UK in the early thirties and soon migrated to the south coast of England, where he spent the rest of his life.
3 March 1895 to 29 Dec 1965.
Born at 00:45am - official! Registered March 16 by John Webster, Registrar - Rathven.
Born in the hamlet of Oran near Buckie (Then in the Rathven Parish). Worked when young in a bookshop in Buckie.
4 Dec 1918 to 20 Apr 1995
Married Joan Selina Clara Jenkins, but separated and divorced.
Born in Buckie, Scotland. Worked throughout his life as a fitter in the aircraft industry in the UK. Was once injured when the undercarriage doors of a Harrier jump jet closed on him.
13 Aug 1921 to 23 Aug 1979
Married Pearle Flora Voisey
Born in Buckie, Scotland. Started working life in the aircraft industry as a jig and tool maker. Continued in this line with Otis Elevators back in Canada again at about the beginning of the 1950's.
2 Sept 1923 to 17 March 1993
Married Edith Ethel Cook
Born in Canada. Worked as a draughtsman in the aircraft industry in the UK. Spent part of the War as a navigator in the RAF, mostly in India.
27 Dec 1925
Married Kenneth George Patten
Born in Winnipeg, Canada. Did secretarial work in the aircraft industry of UK until travelling to Canada to marry in 1947.
7 Dec 1937
Was married to Harriet Jill Halliday for one year only.
Married Joan Gibson
Born in Portsmouth, UK. Lecturer in Materials Engineering. Spent most of his working life lecturing at Loughborough University. Now retired.
A photo of four of the children. Ron, Gordon, Isobel and Les.
Christmas 1958 with son Gordon.
Alexander Murray and Ann Duff
William Burges and Georgina Gray
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