Nellie Mair Gault

F, #6079, b. 15 September 1899, d. 1986
     Nellie Mair Gault was born on 15 September 1899 at James Street, Branderburgh, Elgin, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Galt and Jessie McBeath Gardiner. Nellie Mair Gault was found on a passenger list for 6 January 1914 of the passenger ship 'Ruahine'. Those recorded on the passenger list were: Mrs J Gault, 42 (Jessie); Miss J Gault, 11 (Jessie); Miss J Gault, 9 (Johanna); Master J Gault, 5 (John); Miss J Gault, 2 (Jane); also Miss Nell Gault, 16.4,3 She married John Herbert Latimer Piercy at New Zealand in 1919.5 As of 1919, her married name was Nellie McBeath Piercy. Nellie died in 1986 at Wellington, New Zealand.2


  1. [S4776] Nellie Mair Gault, Register of Births in the Parish of Drainie in the County of Elgin, "Nellie Mair Gault, 1899, September Fifteenth 0h 35m P.M. at James Street, Branderburgh, Female. Father: John Gault, Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Gault M.S. Gardiner, married 1898 Decemr 2d in Drainie. Informant: Jessie Gault, mother. Registered: 1899, October 17th at Lossiemouth, James Hay, Registrar."
  2. [S4702] Fiona Laws, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Fiona Laws of Auckland, New Zealand.
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S4786] Ship's passenger list,1914, Ruahine, "Name of Ship: "Ruahine". Date of Departure: 6th January 1914. Steamship Line: The New Zealand Shipping Company Limited. Where bound: New Zealand. Names and Descriptions of BRITISH Passengers Embarked at the Port of London.
    Contract Ticket Number: A713. Names of Passengers: Gault Miss Nell. Class: 3rd. Port at which Passengers have contracted to land: Wellington. Profession, Occupation or Calling of Passengers: Domestic. Ages of Passengers (Not accompanied by husband or wife): female, 16. Country of last Permanent Residence: Scotland. Country of Intended Future Permanent Residence: New Zealand."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England from the New Zealand Marriage Index.