About James Laurie?
Mrs Jane Stark Laurie, Mary Wortherspoon Laurie and her brother, ??? Laurie, arrived in Port Elizabeth, Cape,S. Africa on the Pembroke Castle, 2nd August 1889. He may have run a trading store as an adult in the Stanger, Natal, region, which apparently burned down, or Donnybrook or Ixopo, on a farm called Eastwolds. There is a record of a James Laurie marrying an Edith Violet Howes in 1924, in Pietermaritzburg. She was born in Umzimkulu. This James Laurie may or may not be Mary Wortherspoon Laurie's brother.