Charles Fergus was born 18 November 1835 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom to James Fergus (1804-1882) and Jane Stevenson (1809-1885) and died 12 April 1919 214 Piesse Street, Boulder, Western Australia, Australia of heart disease. He married Mary Brodie (1842-1872) 25 July 1861 in Wangarah, New South Wales, Australia.
The remains of the late Charles Fergus were removed from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. J. McCall, 214 Piesse-street, Boulder, to the place of interment, in the Boulder Cemetery, on April 14. Deceased had attained the age of 83 on the 13th inst. Born in Paisley, Scotland, in 1835, he arrived in Sydney with his parents in 1850.
The cortege was led by the members of the Boulder Scottish Pipers' Band. Piper McDonald played the "Flowers of the Forest," and "Flora McDonald's Lament," at the graveside. The Rev. A. R. Uren conducted a short service at the house, and also officiated at the graveside. The pall-bearers were Messrs. Birch, Sutherland, Rogers, McKenzie, McCulloch, and McIvor. Floral tributes, cards and telegrams were received from the following :—Mr. and Mrs. Binet, Mr. and Mrs. Simmens, Mrs. Treloar, and family, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Truscott, Mr. and Mrs. J. Turnbull, Mr. and Mrs. P. McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. D. Waldock, Mr. J. Fergus (brother, N.S.W.), Mr. J. Fergus (son, Newcastle), Mr. R. Bradley (Stanmore, N.S. W.), Mr. J. T. Fergus (son, Brisbane). The funeral arrangements were in the hands of J. P. Greenwood.
|Offspring of Charles Fergus and Mary Brodie (1842-1872)|
|James Fergus (1861-1934)|
|John Thomas Fergus (1863-1946)|
|Jean Stevenson Fergus (1870-1930)|
|Alexander Charles Fergus (1872-1946)|