Sunday, October 5, 2008


Donald Playfair
George Macdonald Home Playfair (1850-1917) was born in India the son of George Ranken (or Rankin) Playfair and Frances (Fanny) Harriet Playfair nee Home. His parents had married in India in 1849. Fanny was the daughter of Major-General Richard Home of Berwickshire and her brother was Lieutenant Duncan Charles Home VC (1828-1857).
The 1881 census shows him as B A Assistant Interpretor H M Consular Service Chrmn (Colonel) at 26 Longridge Road, London.
refer Unversity of St. Andrews - Library Photographic Archive and Family Search IGI

1 comment:

  1. George married Winifred May Fraser (sister of charlton, the owner of the album) in 1884 in Hong Kong. They had a daughter, Marjorie.