James Augustus Norrie was the son of Rev. Thomas Norrie, my geatgrandfather. Thomas was born 1825 in Montrose Scotland married Eliza Angus nee Stevens emigrated to NZ 1855 on the 'Joseph Fletcher' died 11/5/1905. He was a very active pioneer presbyterian minister. Thomas had 11 chidren. Thomas was the son of David Norrie b 12/6/1780 m Catherine Allan 16/12/1804 and grandson of David Norrie m Catherine Drummond 31/3/1776 Ruth Black used to corresponded with my aunty Jean but I have been unable to make contact with your branch of the family after she died.