Thomas Laurie Adam

b. 1888, d. 21 Oct 1957
Father*John Andrew Adam b. 21 Aug 1856, d. 31 Oct 1933
Mother*Mary Ann Garred b. 1857, d. 15 Sep 1940
ChartsADAM: Andrew -Family and Descendants
BOWDEN: Job -Family and Descendants
      Thomas Laurie Adam was born in 1888 in Newcastle, New South Wales. Thomas Laurie Adam was also known as Laurie.
Thomas was a Draftsman on 15 Jan 1915.
Thomas lived at 11 Throsby Street in Wickham, New South Wales, on 15 Jan 1915. He was a Presbyterian at the time of his Enlistment for military service.

He began military service on 16 Jan 1915 in the 5th Infantry Brigade, 17th Infantry Battalion, "A" Company of the Australian Infantry Force, with Regimental No. 151. It was recorded that he was a Corporal, paid 9/- per day prior to Embarkation, then 8/6 per day after embarkation with 1/6 deferred pay to be received upon return to Australia. His mother, Mary Ann Adam, was recorded as his next of kin. By the end of the war he had reportedly risen to the rank of Lieutenant.

Thomas Laurie Adam married Doris Kathleen Masters on 12 Sep 1918 in Croydon, Surrey.
He and Doris Kathleen Adam were divorced on 6 May 1931 by Decree Absolute, as reported in the Sydney Morning Herald of 15 Oct. 1918 (Page 9):
ADAM v ADAM.
Doris Kathleen Adam petitioned for a divorce from her husband, Thomas Laurie Adam, on the ground of desertion. The marriage took place at Croydon, Surrey, England, on September 12, 1918, according to the rites of the Church of England. A decree nisi, returnable in six months, was granted. Mr. Norman Gregg appeared for the petitioner.

On 4 July 19030, the Sydney Morning Herald reported:
ADAM V ADAM
Doris Kathleen Adam (formerly Masters) petitioned for a decree for restitution of conjugal rights to be directed to Thomas Laurie Adam to whom she was married on September 12 1918, at Croydon England according to the rites of the Established Church. There was no appearance on behalf of respondent, and his Honor granted a decree ordering him to return to or take back petitioner within 21 days of the date of its service upon him. Mr Norman E Gregg ap-
peared for petitioner.

Then, as reported in the Sydney Morning Herald of 31 Oct. 1931 (page 8), the Decree was made Absolute by Mr Justice Owen.
Thomas Laurie Adam and Doris Kathleen Adam did not have any children, according to Thomas' Death Registration.


Thomas Laurie Adam died on 21 Oct 1957 at Narrabeen War Veterans' Home in Narrabeen, New South Wales, and the cause of his death was recorded as myocardial infarct, myocardial degeneration and congestive cardiac failure.
He was cremated on 22 Oct 1957 at Northern Suburbs Crematorium, 199 Delhi Road at North Ryde.

Mary Anne Elson

b. 1847, d. 15 Mar 1935
ChartsADAM: Andrew -Family and Descendants
BOWDEN: Job -Family and Descendants
      Mary Anne Elson was born in 1847 a daughter of Robert and Annie Elson.

Mary Anne Elson married Thomas Adam, son of Thomas Adam and Rebecca Bowden, in 1869 in Newcastle, New South Wales.
Mary and Thomas lived at cnr King and Bourke Streets in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, a 1886.
Mary Anne Elson and Thomas Adam were greatly affected by the Hunter River flood, and many possessions from their Raymond Terrace property were lost in 1893.

Mary Anne Adam and Thomas Adam were farewelled at a public meeting convened by the Mayor, Mr Hanlon, prior to their move to Mayfield on 23 Jun 1916.


Mary Anne Adam died on 15 Mar 1935 in Mayfield, New South Wales.
She was buried on 16 Mar 1935 at the Church of England (Anglican #2) Cemetery (Grave location recorded as: Section 28A, Lot 65) in Sandgate, New South Wales.

Family

Thomas Adam b. 29 Oct 1848, d. 2 May 1929
Children

Simon Selmes

b. 15 Jul 1781
     Simon Selmes was baptised on 15 Jul 1781 at the Parish Church of St James in Ewhurst, East Sussex.

Simon Selmes married Ann ?----------? about 1815 in Sussex.

Family

Ann ?----------? b. about 1795
Children

Ann ?----------?

b. about 1795
      Ann ?----------? was born about 1795.

Ann ?----------? married Simon Selmes about 1815 in Sussex.

Family

Simon Selmes b. 15 Jul 1781
Children

Prudence Selmes

b. 2 Apr 1817
Father*Simon Selmes b. 15 Jul 1781
Mother*Ann ?----------? b. about 1795
     Prudence Selmes was baptised on 2 Apr 1817 in Rye, East Sussex.

Eleanor Aylward Selmes

b. 19 Jul 1821
Father*Simon Selmes b. 15 Jul 1781
Mother*Ann ?----------? b. about 1795
     Eleanor Aylward Selmes was baptised on 19 Jul 1821 at the Parish Church of St Mary in Rye, East Sussex.

Marion Walsh Hamilton

b. 1856, d. 1911
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Marion Walsh Hamilton was born in 1856 in Wollombi, New South Wales, a daughter of James and Elizabeth Hamilton.

Marion Walsh Hamilton married Thomas McKnight, son of William McKnight and Mary Fairhall, in 1872 in Wollombi, New South Wales.

Marion Walsh McKnight died in 1911 in Singleton, New South Wales.

Family

Thomas McKnight b. 25 Jul 1843, d. 23 May 1912
Children

Laura Ellem

b. 26 Jan 1856, d. 4 Dec 1948
Father*George Ellem b. 4 Feb 1827, d. 2 Jun 1912
Mother*Sarah Dixon b. 13 May 1832, d. 22 Dec 1912
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Laura Ellem was born on 26 Jan 1856 in Mangrove Creek, New South Wales.

Laura Ellem married William McKnight, son of William McKnight and Mary Fairhall, on 29 Aug 1877 in Wollombi, New South Wales.

Laura McKnight died on 4 Dec 1948 in Grafton, New South Wales, at the age of 92.

Family

William McKnight b. 1847, d. 1921
Children

Robert Duff

b. 28 Dec 1845, d. 1879
Father*Robert Duff b. about 1815
Mother*Elizabeth Roberts b. about 1820
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
HUNTLEY: Thomas -Family and Descendants
      Robert Duff was born on 28 Dec 1845 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Robert Duff married Isabella McKnight, daughter of William McKnight and Mary Fairhall, in 1872 in Maitland, New South Wales.

Robert Duff died in 1879 in Maitland East, New South Wales.

Family

Isabella McKnight b. 5 Jan 1845, d. 13 Sep 1880
Children

Emily Duff

b. 1873, d. 1 Dec 1873
Father*Robert Duff b. 28 Dec 1845, d. 1879
Mother*Isabella McKnight b. 5 Jan 1845, d. 13 Sep 1880
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
      Emily Duff was born in 1873 in Morpeth, New South Wales.

Emily Duff died on 1 Dec 1873 in Morpeth, New South Wales.

Annie Elizabeth Duff

b. 1874, d. 1953
Father*Robert Duff b. 28 Dec 1845, d. 1879
Mother*Isabella McKnight b. 5 Jan 1845, d. 13 Sep 1880
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
MORROW: Samuel -Family and Descendants
      Annie Elizabeth Duff was born in 1874 in Morpeth, New South Wales.

Annie Elizabeth Duff married Samuel Morrow, son of William Morrow and Sidney Cochran, in 1896 in Maitland West, New South Wales.

Annie Elizabeth Morrow died in 1953 in Burwood, New South Wales.

Family

Samuel Morrow b. 1867, d. 1946
Children

Jessie Isobel Duff

b. 1877, d. 1 Dec 1949
Father*Robert Duff b. 28 Dec 1845, d. 1879
Mother*Isabella McKnight b. 5 Jan 1845, d. 13 Sep 1880
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
1. Mary Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
      Jessie Isobel Duff was born in 1877 in Bathurst, New South Wales.

Jessie Isobel Duff married James Thomas Sammons on 8 Jan 1903.

Jessie Isobel Duff died on 1 Dec 1949 in Cronulla, New South Wales.

Family

James Thomas Sammons b. 1869, d. 19 Oct 1923
Children

Edward Elhanan Garred

b. 1860, d. 26 Nov 1936
Father*Daniel Garred b. about 1810, d. 7 Sep 1881
Mother*Ann Puxty b. about 1831, d. 12 Dec 1922
      Edward Elhanan Garred was born in 1860 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales. Edward Elhanan Garred was known by his family and friends as Ned.

Edward Elhanan Garred married Alice Parsons in 1894 in Wickham, New South Wales.

Edward Elhanan Garred died on 26 Nov 1936 in Wickham, New South Wales.
He was buried on 27 Nov 1936 (Grave location recorded as: Portion: ANG2, Section:141; Plot:74) in Sandgate, New South Wales.

George Walter Valentine Garred

b. 14 Aug 1861, d. 29 Aug 1933
Father*Daniel Garred b. about 1810, d. 7 Sep 1881
Mother*Ann Puxty b. about 1831, d. 12 Dec 1922
      George Walter Valentine Garred was born on 14 Aug 1861 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

George Walter Valentine Garred married Fanny Margaret Campbell in 1885 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

George Walter Valentine Garred died on 29 Aug 1933 in Kensington, New South Wales, at the age of 72.

Family

Fanny Margaret Campbell b. 1864, d. 29 Jun 1940
Children

William Henry Garred

b. 1860, d. 13 Apr 1930
Father*Daniel Garred b. about 1810, d. 7 Sep 1881
Mother*Ann Puxty b. about 1831, d. 12 Dec 1922
      William Henry Garred was born in 1860 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

William Henry Garred married Jane McPherson in 1882 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

William Henry Garred died on 13 Apr 1930 at 'Fettercairn' Private Hospital in Hamilton, New South Wales.

John Fairall

b. 1722, d. May 1776
      John Fairall was born in 1722 in Sussex. John Fairall was also known as Fairhall.

John Fairhall married Ann Chapman on 1 Jan 1740/41 in Kingston by Sea, West Sussex.
John Fairall and Ann Fairall would have to have travelled 35-40 miles to move to Wartling from the place of their marriage.


John Fairall died in May 1776 in Wartling, East Sussex.
He was buried on 23 May 1776 at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Wartling, East Sussex.

Family

Ann Chapman b. about 1722
Child

Ann Chapman

b. about 1722
      Ann Chapman was born about 1722 in Sussex.

Ann Chapman married John Fairhall on 1 Jan 1740/41 in Kingston by Sea, West Sussex.
Ann Fairall and John Fairall would have to have travelled 35-40 miles to move to Wartling from the place of their marriage.

Family

John Fairall b. 1722, d. May 1776
Child