Betty Joan Fairhall

b. 15 Dec 1919, d. 6 Aug 2012
Father*William Joseph Claude Fairhall b. 13 Aug 1878, d. 26 Jun 1959
Mother*Eliza Alice Cole b. 6 May 1882, d. 21 Oct 1958
Charts2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
CANT: William -Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
Betty Dean (nee Fairhall)
      Betty Joan Fairhall was born on 15 Dec 1919 in Tamworth, New South Wales.
Betty was a primary teacher after 1942, serving at Nabiac and Abermain Public Schools.

Betty Joan Fairhall married Francis Joseph Dean, son of Joseph Dean and Katherine Randall, on 18 Dec 1945 at St John's Church in Vacy, New South Wales.
Betty lived at Unit 1 / 75 Ferguson Street in Macleod, Victoria, in 2007.

Betty Joan Dean died on 6 Aug 2012 at Newman's Manor, Templestowe in Melbourne, Victoria, at the age of 92 and the Notice read: "DEAN (nee Fairhall) Betty Joan.
15.12.1919 - 6.8.2012
Peacefully at Newmans Manor Templestowe. Loved wife of Frank (dec). Mother of Ken and Leane, mother-in-law of Jenny and Jeff. Grandmother of Elizabeth, Melinda, Stewart, Rebecca, Jonathan and Andrew. Great-grandmother of Matthew, Charlotte, Grace, Alyssa and Amelia and Annabelle. In Gods care.
"

Francis Joseph Dean

b. 25 Mar 1914, d. 11 Sep 1989
Father*Joseph Dean b. about 1885
Mother*Katherine Randall b. about 1890
Charts2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
CANT: William -Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
      Francis Joseph Dean was born on 25 Mar 1914 in Traralgon, Victoria. Francis Joseph Dean was also known as Frank.

He began military service about 1940 and served as a Trooper in the Australian Infantry Forces in New Guinea and Borneo.

Francis Joseph Dean married Betty Joan Fairhall, daughter of William Joseph Claude Fairhall and Eliza Alice Cole, on 18 Dec 1945 at St John's Church in Vacy, New South Wales.
Francis was reemployed in his pre-war job with the Victorian Railways, so the family moved house several times and eventually bought their home at Macleod VIC, which remained the family home until around 1990.
Francis was the Public Relations Manager (until ill-health forced his retirement in 1971) at Victorian Railways in Melbourne, Victoria.

Francis Joseph Dean died on 11 Sep 1989 in Macleod, Victoria, at the age of 75 and the cause of his death was recorded as a Heart Attack.

Rev. Reginald James Gorrie

b. 2 Apr 1923, d. 4 Feb 2017
Father*Cittadino Gori b. about 1890
Mother*Eva May Hignett b. 24 May 1896
Reg Gorrie 2007 (from Muriel Gorrie)
      Rev. Reginald James Gorrie was born on 2 Apr 1923 in Abercrombie, Lancashire.
Rev. Reginald James Gorrie lived with his parents, sister and brother at Cheshire.

He began military service in 1940 with the Royal Marines, spending over five years with the Royal Navy. He served in many fields of the war including convoy duty in the mediterranean to supply Malta where his ship, "HMS Hermione" was eventually sunk with the loss of 130 lives of his shipmates. He survived and continued convoy duty, first on the dreaded Murmansk run to take supplies to Russia, then around the coast of Africa and across the Atlantic, including taking his damaged ship to Norfolk VA, USA, for repairs. He came to Australia in 1944 with the Royal Navy to continue the war against Japan.
Rev. Reginald James Gorrie decided to stay in Australia once the war ended, and followed a range of pursuits, including studying the cello at Sydney Conservatorium, jackerooing on a property in western NSW, working with delinquent youths and finally being employed by Australian National Airways (ANA) as Paymaster and Personnel Officer.
Reg then decided to prepare for ministry in the Anglican Church, and commenced training at St John's Theological College at Morpeth NSW, following which he was ordained in 1952. He served in the parishes of Armidale, Tamworth and Delungra in NSW, and Flinders and Red Cliffs in Victoria.
For several years he worked in Melbourne as a Hospital and Gaol Chaplain in 1945.
Reginald was ordained as a Deacon in the Church of England at St Peter's Cathedral in Armidale, New South Wales, on 14 Dec 1952.
Rev. Reginald James Gorrie moved with his family to Adelaide in 1969, where he worked full time in social work, as well as doing weekend church duties. His final appointment was Senior Probation and Parole Officer with the SA Dept of Correctional Services, and during this time he completed a Diploma of Social Work at the University of South Australia.

Rev. Reginald James Gorrie died on 4 Feb 2017 at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia, at the age of 93.

Geoffrey Charles George Fairhall

b. 9 May 1881, d. 24 Jan 1956
Father*George Fairhall b. 11 Mar 1856, d. 8 Jun 1933
Mother*Rosanna Cant b. 8 Jun 1858, d. 8 Oct 1937
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
CANT: William -Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
Geoff Fairhall c.1949 (from Jill Ball)
      Geoffrey Charles George Fairhall was born on 9 May 1881 in Maitland, New South Wales. He was baptised in 1881 at the Church of England Church in Hunter District Parish, New South Wales.
Geoffrey and William were farmers at "Roseleigh", RMB 372, 384 Wallamore Road in Tamworth, New South Wales, in 1909.

Geoffrey Charles George Fairhall married Elizabeth Patience Morrison, daughter of Alexander William Morrison and Selina Brooks, in 1914 in West Tamworth, New South Wales.

Geoffrey Charles George Fairhall died on 24 Jan 1956 at Wallamore in via Tamworth, New South Wales, at the age of 74.
He was buried at the General and Lawn Cemetery (Grave location recorded as: ANG Section Q) in Tamworth, New South Wales.

Family

Elizabeth Patience Morrison b. 19 Jun 1891, d. 3 Dec 1958
Children

Elizabeth Patience Morrison

b. 19 Jun 1891, d. 3 Dec 1958
Father*Alexander William Morrison b. about 1865
Mother*Selina Brooks b. 1869
ChartsWilliam and Ann's Family
2. Thomas Fairhall's Family and Descendants
CANT: William -Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
Dolly Fairhall (nee Morrison) c.1949 (From Jill Ball)
      Elizabeth Patience Morrison was born on 19 Jun 1891 in Tamworth, New South Wales.

Elizabeth Patience Morrison married Geoffrey Charles George Fairhall, son of George Fairhall and Rosanna Cant, in 1914 in West Tamworth, New South Wales. Elizabeth Patience Morrison was also known as Dolly.

Elizabeth Patience Morrison died on 3 Dec 1958 in Tamworth, New South Wales, at the age of 67.
She was buried at the General and Lawn Cemetery (Grave location recorded as: ANG Section Q) in Tamworth, New South Wales.

Family

Geoffrey Charles George Fairhall b. 9 May 1881, d. 24 Jan 1956
Children