Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Fraser of Gortfoyle

JOHN FRASER (1803-75), a crofter, of Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire, married Margaret Tulloch, and had a son,

JAMES FRASER (1831-1908), of Plevna, Bloomfield, County Mayo, who married, in 1853, Catherine Ann, daughter of Robert Moore, of Donegal, and had issue,
ROBERT MOORE, of whom presently;
John James, d 1880;
Jane, d 1933.
Mr Fraser resided in a succession of homes in the city of Belfast, including: 81 Springfield Terrace; 10 Cameron Street; Plevna Street; and, in 1902, 33 Cyprus Gardens, where he died in 1908.

The eldest son,

DR ROBERT MOORE FRASER (1865-1952), of Gortfoyle, Knock, Belfast, married firstly, in 1899, Margaret Boal, daughter of Adam Boal Ferguson, of Lark Hill, County Antrim; and secondly, in 1907, Alice Josephene, youngest daughter of Dr Alexander Cuthbert, of Londonderry.

Dr Fraser practiced in his surgery at 211, Albertbridge Road, Belfast.

His residence was Gortfoyle, 364 Upper Newtownards Road; and, after 1939, 10 Winston Gardens, Belfast.

Following his decease, in 1952, his widow Margaret moved to 20 Cloverhill Park, Belfast.

His son,

 


BRIGADIER SIR IAN FRASER DSO OBE DL MD etc, wedded, in 1931, Eleanor Margaret, daughter of Marcus Adolphus Mitchell, of Quarry House, Strandtown, Belfast, and had issue, 
IAN MARCUS, born 1939;
Mary Alice, born 1938.
Do any readers have photographs of Gortfoyle, Newtownards Road Upper, Belfast?

First published in April, 2014.

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