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John McFarlane
« on: November 07, 2019, 04:33:50 PM »
I am searching for John McFarlane Born about January 1901 in the city of Belfast. His parents are William McFarlane born 1863 (Belfast) and Sarah Bateson born 1862 (Belfast). Any assistance would be appreciated.



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Re: John McFarlane
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2019, 09:08:23 PM »
To help get you started:

U/1900/51/1007/49/148   John   McFarlane   5th December 1900   Male   Bateson   Belfast

U/1903/51/1007/51/214   Annie McFarlane   ,27th January 1903   Female   Bateson   Belfast  (John) (Annie)

Parents Grave ?

Occupants of grave J1 616, City Cemetery - Glenalina Extension
Forename   Surname   Age   Date of death   Date of burial   Cemetery    Details    Record image
William   Mcfarlane   79 Years   5 February 1943   8 February 1943   City Cemetery - Glenalina Extension   View details   
Sarah   Mcfarlane   84 Years   7 March 1947   10 March 1947   City Cemetery - Glenalina Extension   View details   
Margaret   Munn   76 Yrs   31 January 1972   3 February 1972   City Cemetery - Glenalina Extension   View details   
David   Munn   67 Yrs   25 February 1960   27 February 1960   City Cemetery - Glenalina Extension   View details   

1911 Census:

Residents of a house 24 in Fifth Street (Wood Vale Ward, Antrim)
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Surname   Forename   Age   Sex   Relation to head   Religion
McFarlane   William   48   Male   Head of Family   Church of Ireland
McFarlane   Sarah   49   Female   Wife   Presbyterian
McFarlane   David   18   Male   Son   Presbyterian
McFarlane   Margaret   16   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian
McFarlane   Henrietta   12   Female   daughter   Presbyterian
McFarlane   John   10   Male   Son   Presbyterian
McFarlane   Annie   8   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian
Morrow   Selina   25   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian
Morrow   Sarah   5   Female   granddaughter   Presbyterian
Morrow   Mary   3   Female   granddaughter   Presbyterian


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Re: John McFarlane
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2019, 10:57:49 PM »
Thank you for the information on John and Annie. Hopefully, now I will be able to pursue this further..



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Re: John McFarlane
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2019, 09:32:44 AM »

trying military records before 1914 did he get a pension via Chelsea pensioners probably not after quick search at Kew
I have a subscription to genes reunited where I find three entries for William examples under their military section when searching for that name with Belfast added. I have extracted most of the entries

1.1861 Worldwide Army Index 1861
First Name   William
Last Name   McFarlane
Collections from   Great Britain, UK None
Year   1861
Unit Or Regiment   26Th Foot (Cameronians) Depot   
National Archives Reference   WO12 / 4304
Regiment Stationed at   Belfast
my note Could this be his father

2.British Army Service Records 1760-1915
First Name   William
Last Name   McFarlane
Record set   British Army Service Records
Age At Attestation Months   6 [Address at attestion 7 baker street]
Age At Attestation Years   22
Birth Year   1881
Attestation Year   1903    [also states on original previous service in  RIR  at23/365 yrsch:good]
Birth Parish   Shankhill
Birth Town   Belfast
Attestation Corps   3rd Royal Irish Rifles
Attestation Soldier Number   4941   
Regiment   Royal Irish Rifles   
Box   1138
Box Record Number   172
Series   WO 96
my note not found at Baker St in 1880or 1890  belfast street directory I somehow donít think this
is your relative

3  WW1 Naval Casualties  could be his son
First Name   William
Last Name   McFarlane
Record set   Ww1 Naval Casualties
Year   1914
Cemetery   Body not recovered for burial
Death Date   15/10/1914
Birth Day   8
Birth Month   Apr
Birth Year   1890
Year Of Death   1914
Birth County   County Antrim
Birth Town   Belfast
Cause Of Death   Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action.
Rank   Sto. 1St.
Service   R.N.
Section scan   9/0245
Relatives notified   Mother. Sarah. 24, Fifth Street, Belfast.
Birth Date/Place   8.4.90. Belfast, Antrim.
Official Number   S.S.108637. (R.F.R. CH. B.10630) (CH)
Ship unit   Hms Hawke
Sdrfnbr   24597
Location Of Grave   Not recorded
See Naval and Military Press Ltd 2010 for further information and use
my notes
Fifth st 1918
24. McFarland, William  note spelling [but its back as McFarlane in 1939

connecting up to Sam Barry notes  the 1901 census shows Williams son b~1890 see
over to you.

lets hope some military expert joins in
good luck onwards


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Re: John McFarlane
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2019, 10:54:29 PM »
except please read all the posts the querist has written and already received replies that ovelap about this family