Hi Darren Thanks for your posting and e-mail. Awaiting reply on my e-mail so posting information here. James Renwick McMechan born Magherscourse, County Down, Ireland c1864. Died 31st December 1932 Auburn NSW. Jane Arneil Faulds married James 25th April 1890 at Eaglesham, Renfew, Scotland. Born c1866 at Eaglesham. Died 8th February 1935 at Auburn NSW. Children Mary Wallace McMechan b 1890 in Scotland died 1890/91 Jane b 1893 Married Frederick Smith 12th June 1912 Died 19th February 1938 They had five children Ellen Jane, Hazel Muriel. Elsie May(my mum), Mary Wallace and Frederick Arthur James. James b 1895 Ellen b 1898 died 26th February 1899 aged 11months Elsie b 1901 Married Thomas A Jenkins 1925 Alexander (your grandfather) b 1907 married Daphne M Bateup 1933.