Andrew Robson ‎(Bob)‎ Ferguson Andrew Robson ‎(Bob)‎ Ferguson  ‎(I1)‎
Given Names: Andrew Robson ‎(Bob)‎
Surname: Ferguson

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 2 April 1906 26 30 Lucindale, S.A.
Death: 17 July 1987 ‎(Age 81)‎ Gunnedah, NSW
Personal Facts and Details
Birth Birth 2 April 1906 26 30 Lucindale, S.A.

Marriage Marriage Agnes Emily ‎(Diddy)‎ Robson - 6 July 1931 ‎(Age 25)‎ Presbyterian Manse, Naracoorte, S.A.

Marriage Certificate Agnes Emily ‎(Diddy)‎ Robson - 6 July 1931 ‎(Age 25)‎ Naracoorte, S.A.


Note: b328: p49,
Birth

Note: Robe,b762;p360
Death Death 17 July 1987 ‎(Age 81)‎ Gunnedah, NSW

Burial Burial 20 July 1987 ‎(3 days after death)‎ Gunnedah, NSW

Globally unique Identifier 2A8B35AA633A48F9A1A0CCCEC73F3E58E9E3
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Parents Family  (F7)
James Jeffery ‎(Jim)‎ Ferguson
1879 - 1952
Mary Jane Robson
1875 - 1963
Donald ‎(Greg)‎ Ferguson
1904 - 1966
Andrew Robson ‎(Bob)‎ Ferguson
1906 - 1987
James Jeffrey ‎(Jeff)‎ Ferguson
1907 - 1957
Elizabeth Euphemia Ferguson
1909 - 1910
Alice Marion Ferguson
1911 - 1989
William John Ferguson
1914 - 1989
Peter Mack ‎(Pete)‎ Ferguson
1915 - 1979
Elizabeth Mary‎(Bett)‎ Ferguson
1918 - 2009
Euphemia Annie ‎(Pheme)‎ Ferguson
1920 - 2008

Immediate Family  (F1)
Agnes Emily ‎(Diddy)‎ Robson
1902 - 1993
Patricia Margaret ‎(Peggie)‎ Ferguson
1931 - 2011
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Left school and worked for his uncle Andrew Robson at Robe and lived on one of his properties,Dismal Park. Went back to Lucindale and worked for T.J.Ferguson at Bakers Range. Married Agnes Emily Robson on the 6th of July 1931 at the Naracoorte Presbyterian Church and they lived at Bournsville a house in Lucindale owned by T.J.Ferguson. Returned to Robe and lived at Dismal Park.They had four children, Patricia Margaret, Donald Robson, Colin Mac and Malcolm John. Bob was in the Light Horse for several years before the war and then enlisted in the Army on 13 April 1942. Became a fitness & unarmed combat instructor with 3 Training Battalion. Discharged in Jan 1943 due to a knee injury.
When his father-in-law William Robson died Emily inherited Bakers Range North and they lived there with her mother. In 1942 they sold Bakers Range North and bought 'Fenton' a 640 acre property at Keppoch near Naracoorte from the Guster family. They later bought a house in Magary Crecent at Naracoorte and Diddy and Malcolm lived there to allow Malcolm to attend school. Was president of the Keppoch hall commitee durng construction and for the opening. Sold Fenton in 1957 and bought 'Alambie' a property on Springs road between Callington and Mount Barker. Sold Alambie and bought 'Sylvandale', a property at Gunnedah in New South Wales. Bob and Diddy were very family orientated and regularly returned to SA to visit the family and friends. Was Chief of the Lucindale Calledonian Society from 1939 - 1949 and was made a life member.‎( The Society went into recess during the war years 1940 - 1948)‎. Was Chief of the Naracoorte Calledonian Society for two years. Was Chief of the Mt Barker Calledonian Society for two years. Bob was the first Life Member of the Pipe Bands Association of South Australia for his services, which included Vice President 1962 - 64.
Won a trophy for running. Played football, and cricket until his late fifties, then played bowls for many years. Was president of the Naracoorte cricket association in the early '50s. Very keen fisherman and duck shooter. Died on the 17th of July 1987 at Gunnedah.
His son Colin Mac 'Sandy' still runs the Gunnedah property.

Marriage b328: p49,
Marriage b328: p49,
Birth Robe,b762;p360

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Family with Parents
Father
James Jeffery ‎(Jim)‎ Ferguson ‎(I21)‎
Birth 17 November 1879 31 28 Mt.Egerton Vic.
Death 30 August 1952 ‎(Age 72)‎ Conmurra S.A.
-4 years
Mother
 
Mary Jane Robson ‎(I22)‎
Birth 21 July 1875 46 45 Fenton S.A.
Death 8 November 1963 ‎(Age 88)‎ Conmurra S.A

Marriage: 27 June 1904 -- St. Andrew Manse, Naracoorte S.A.
5 months
#1
Brother
Donald ‎(Greg)‎ Ferguson ‎(I50)‎
Birth 30 November 1904 25 29 Lucindale, S.A.
Death 8 October 1966 ‎(Age 61)‎ Naracoorte, S.A.
16 months
#2
Andrew Robson ‎(Bob)‎ Ferguson ‎(I1)‎
Birth 2 April 1906 26 30 Lucindale, S.A.
Death 17 July 1987 ‎(Age 81)‎ Gunnedah, NSW
20 months
#3
Brother
James Jeffrey ‎(Jeff)‎ Ferguson ‎(I51)‎
Birth 17 November 1907 28 32 Lucindale, S.A.
Death 16 December 1957 ‎(Age 50)‎ Adelaide S.A.
2 years
#4
Sister
Elizabeth Euphemia Ferguson ‎(I46)‎
Birth 6 October 1909 29 34 Lucindale, S.A.
Death 11 March 1910 ‎(Age 5 months)‎ Naracoorte, S.A.
2 years
#5
Sister
Alice Marion Ferguson ‎(I75)‎
Birth 18 September 1911 31 36 Lucindale, S.A.
Death 11 February 1989 ‎(Age 77)‎ Naracoorte, S.A.
3 years
#6
Brother
William John Ferguson ‎(I49)‎
Birth 16 March 1914 34 38 Lucindale, S.A.
Death 17 June 1989 ‎(Age 75)‎ Robe, S.A
2 years
#7
Brother
Peter Mack ‎(Pete)‎ Ferguson ‎(I48)‎
Birth 12 December 1915 36 40 Beachport, S.A.
Death 11 June 1979 ‎(Age 63)‎ Lucindale, S.A.
3 years
#8
Sister
Elizabeth Mary‎(Bett)‎ Ferguson ‎(I52)‎
Birth 31 May 1918 38 42 Naracoorte, S.A.
Death 22 November 2009 ‎(Age 91)‎ Naracoorte, S.A.
2 years
#9
Sister
Euphemia Annie ‎(Pheme)‎ Ferguson ‎(I53)‎
Birth 18 October 1920 40 45 Naracoorte, S.A.
Death 28 March 2008 ‎(Age 87)‎
Family with Agnes Emily ‎(Diddy)‎ Robson
Andrew Robson ‎(Bob)‎ Ferguson ‎(I1)‎
Birth 2 April 1906 26 30 Lucindale, S.A.
Death 17 July 1987 ‎(Age 81)‎ Gunnedah, NSW
-4 years
Wife
 
Agnes Emily ‎(Diddy)‎ Robson ‎(I2)‎
Birth 23 March 1902 39 25 Naracoorte, S.A.
Death 24 October 1993 ‎(Age 91)‎ Port Lincoln, S.A.

Marriage: 6 July 1931 -- Presbyterian Manse, Naracoorte, S.A.
3 months
#1
Daughter
Patricia Margaret ‎(Peggie)‎ Ferguson ‎(I4)‎
Birth 5 October 1931 25 29 Naracoorte, S.A.
Death 20 January 2011 ‎(Age 79)‎ Port Lincoln, S.A.
#2
Son
#3
Son
#4
Son