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Mervin Fairfield Fasham

c.1906

 

 

Mervin c.1909

 

 

Mervin was born in 1902 while his

parents, Thomas Fasham &

Margaret McAlpine, were living in

Bendigo, Victoria.

At the time of Mervin's birth he had

three older sisters:

Frances, Hazel & Winnie

 

 

Bendigo c.1902

 

 

Bendigo c.1902

 



Mervin Fairfield Fasham with sisters,
Winifred and Millicent
c.1910

 



Mervin & Millicent

 

 

Mervin's father,Thomas was a keen photographer in the late 1890's. Because of Mervin's birth expences Thomas had to forgo a new camera he had been saving for. The name of the camera was a "Fairfield". Thomas didn't get his camera, so Mervin was given Fairfield as a middle name.

 



 

Mervin's Baptism certificate from
Armadale Baptist Church 1919

signed by Rev. F.W. Boreham

 

 

With my best
wishes

F.W. Boreham

 

 

Mervin with first wife, Patricia Charlton Baker
c.1926

 

 

Mervin and Patricia were married at

South Yarra Baptist Church

23rd July, 1926

This church in Chapel St. South Yarra is now a restaurant.

 

 



Mervin with second wife, Elise Eaton

 

 



Mervin with his dog,"Judy"

 

 



Elise Eaton

 

 

Mervin's Office Furniture business,
Fasham & Clack
427 Lt Collins St. Melbourne
c.1954

 

 

 



Dinner Dance

l to r:
Mervin, Pat Fasham, Graham Nisbet,
Thelma & Ron Scott, Elise

 

 



Mervin & Elise's property


Hilton Rd. Ferny Creek

c.1955

 

 



Mervin Fairfield Fasham 1902 ~ 1968

 


 

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