Herbert Alexander MACDONALD

(1868 - 1937)
Father*Thomas Morell MACDONALD b. 1840, d. 1909
Mother*Charlotte Clements FORSAITH b. 1843, d. 1894
Herbert Alexander MACDONALD (1868-1937)
Herbert Alexander MACDONALD was born in Invercargill, Southland, on 6 July 1868.

He was admitted to the Bar in Invercargill on 13 Aug 1889 and made a partner in his father's business on 14 Nov 1892.1

He married Mary Jessie Woodhouse GRIGOR in New Zealand in 1894.2,3

He was widowed on the death of his wife Mary in July 1902.4

Herbert's second marriage was to Beatrice Isabel AYTON, daughter of William Pooley AYTON and Susan Ann CONNOR, on 17 September 1906 at Trinity Church in Hobart, Tasmania.5,6

Family folklore claims he was blamed for embezzling money from the company, but really took the blame to protect someone else. What actually happened is unclear, but he did declare bankruptcy in 1916.7

Herbert died on 20 April 1937 in Te Aroha at age 68.8

Family 1

Mary Jessie Woodhouse GRIGOR (1865 - 1902)
Children

Family 2

Beatrice Isabel AYTON (1872 - )
Children
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S708] NZ Electronic Text Centre - Cyclopedia of New Zealand, at http://www.nzetc.org, Otago & Southland Provincial Districts - Legal Section.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3888.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1894/3618.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1902/5963.
  5. [S753] Australian BDM Indexes 1788-1950, at http://www.ancestry.com/, Tasmanian marriages, Reg. No. 337.
  6. [S760] Newspaper - The Mercury, Tasmania, issue of 6 Oct 1906.
  7. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Invercargill bankruptcy files, agency DAFG, series 9125, accession D341, box 87, record no. 239.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1937/22745, aged 68.

Herbert Morell MACDONALD

(1897 - 1961)
Father*Herbert Alexander MACDONALD b. 1868, d. 1937
Mother*Mary Jessie Woodhouse GRIGOR b. 1865, d. 1902
Herbert Morell MACDONALD was born in New Zealand on 24 October 1897.1

He enlisted in the NZ Army (Private, serial # 8/2978) and embarked for Egypt on the 9 Oct 1915 as part of the 7th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Battalion.2

He married Anne Gilroy McNAIR at 'The Mount' (bride's residence) in Derrinallum, Victoria, on 30 July 1930.3

Herbert died on 29 December 1961 in Pura Pura, Victoria, at age 64.4,5 He was buried at the Camperdown Cemetery in Camperdown.4

Family

Anne Gilroy McNAIR (1899 - 1992)
Child
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1897/7610.
  2. [S597] Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database, at http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/cenotaph/…
  3. [S934] BDM VIC Registry, marriage record, District of Darlington Derrinallum, 1930, no.11.
  4. [S758] Cemetery Entry - Carol Judkins, Camperdown, Australian Cemetery photos.
  5. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 8001/1962, aged 64, mis-indexed under MCDONALD.

Hilda Heath MACDONALD

(1909 - 1929)
Father*Percy Blomfield MACDONALD b. 1875, d. 1944
Mother*Henrietta Eliza (Etta) TRAILL b. 1879, d. 1963
Hilda Heath MACDONALD was born in Invercargill, Southland, on 6 January 1909.1

Hilda died on 28 July 1929 in Invercargill, Southland, at age 20.2 She was buried on 31 July 1929 at the Invercargill Eastern Cemetery in Invercargill.3
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1909/15966.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1929/4549, aged 20.
  3. [S586] Invercargill City Cemetery database, at http://www.icc.govt.nz/ServicesA-Z/Cemeteries/…, Block 9, plot 24.

Hugh Beverley MACDONALD

(1907 - 1967)
Father*Herbert Alexander MACDONALD b. 1868, d. 1937
Mother*Beatrice Isabel AYTON b. 1872
Hugh Beverley MACDONALD was born in Invercargill, Southland, on 13 October 1907.1

He married Marna Varcoe SERVICE in England on 15 May 1937.

Hugh died on 14 June 1967 in London, Middlesex, at age 59.

Family

Marna Varcoe SERVICE (1906 - 2006)
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1907/24540.

Hugh Roy MACDONALD

(1883 - 1947)
Father*Thomas Morell MACDONALD b. 1840, d. 1909
Mother*Charlotte Clements FORSAITH b. 1843, d. 1894
Hugh Roy MACDONALD was born in Invercargill, Southland, on 5 December 1883.1

He married Florence Mary FOOTE in Auckland, Auckland, on 22 November 1915.2,3

Hugh died on 20 June 1947 in Auckland, Auckland, at age 63.4

Family

Florence Mary FOOTE (1884 - 1965)
Child
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1884/10459.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 7780.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1915/5511.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1947/20097, aged 64.

Ian Gordon MACDONALD

(1915 - )
Father*Alexander Gordon MACDONALD b. 1885, d. 1959
Mother*Flora MACDONALD b. 1882, d. 1964
Ian Gordon MACDONALD was born in Kuala Lumpur on 13 May 1915.1

Ian married Margaret Helen Frances WALTON on 8 June 1944 in Brenchley, Kent.1,2

Ian's second marriage was to Eirene Alison Hepburn WHYTE on 2 October 1971 in Uckfield, Sussex.3,4

Family 1

Margaret Helen Frances WALTON (1911 - 2000)

Family 2

Eirene Alison Hepburn WHYTE (1911 - 2002)
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S355] Email - Mary (Macdonald) Khanna, email to D Ferguson, 3 Feb 2004, Details taken from Ian Macdonald's mother's address book during interview with Ian by Mary Khanna (Macdonald), Jan 2004.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Tonbridge, Vol 2a, p2245.
  3. [S355] Email - Mary (Macdonald) Khanna, email to D Ferguson, 3 Feb 2004, Details taken from Ian Macdonald's mother's address book during interview by M Khanna, Jan 2004.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Uckfield, Vol 5h, p899.

Isabel Maud Eliza (Isa) MACDONALD1

(1877 - 1921)
Father*Thomas Morell MACDONALD1 b. 1840, d. 1909
Mother*Charlotte Clements FORSAITH1 b. 1843, d. 1894
Isabel Maud Eliza (Isa) MACDONALD was born in Invercargill, Southland, on 8 July 1877.1,2

Isabel died on 28 April 1921 in Oamaru, Otago, at age 43. Family oral history records her death as suicide by drowning, reputedly as her older sister May had stolen her boy-friend Bill (William Quinn).3,4 She was buried on 30 April 1921 at the Invercargill Eastern Cemetery in Invercargill.5
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S922] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, birth record, Reg. No. 1877/14047.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1877/14047.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1921/2780, aged 44.
  4. [S1020] Newspaper - Ashburton Guardian, issue of 28 Apr 1921, Vol XLI, issue 9502, p5, Found in the Sea.
  5. [S586] Invercargill City Cemetery database, at http://www.icc.govt.nz/ServicesA-Z/Cemeteries/…, Block 9, plot 23.

Janice Nellie MACDONALD1

(1935 - 1937)
Father*Eric Freeman Blomfield MACDONALD1 b. 1897, d. 1978
Mother*Nellie Kathleen BUCHANAN1 b. 1898, d. 1981
Janice Nellie MACDONALD was born on 6 November 1935 in Paeroa.1

Janice died on 6 September 1937 in Auckland, Auckland, at age 1 of pneumonia during treatment of congenital hip displacement.1,2
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S354] Electronic Files - A Macdonald, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1937/18456, aged 1.

Kenneth Hugh MACDONALD

(1916 - 1998)
Father*Hugh Roy MACDONALD b. 1883, d. 1947
Mother*Florence Mary FOOTE b. 1884, d. 1965
Kenneth Hugh MACDONALD (1916-1998) Mar 1987
Kenneth Hugh MACDONALD was born in Auckland, Auckland, on 25 November 1916.1

During WW2 he rose to be Lt-Colonel (#60379) of the 24th Infantry Battalion NZEF, and was 2IC from 25 Feb to 12 May 1945, then Commanding Officer until 5 Jul 1945. He was wounded on the 26 Mar 1943, and was also awarded the Military Cross.2

He died on 2 March 1998 in Wellington at age 81.3,4 He was cremated on 6 March 1998 at the Karori Crematorium in Wellington.4
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1998/3971 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S597] Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database, at http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/cenotaph/…
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1998/3971.
  4. [S570] Wellington City Cemeteries database, at https://wellington.govt.nz/services/community-and-culture/…, Record no. 66540.

Madge Hazel MACDONALD1

(1898 - 1966)
Father*Alexander Blomfield MACDONALD1 b. 1869, d. 1934
Mother*Wilhelmina WALLIS1 b. 1871, d. 1921
Madge Hazel MACDONALD was born on 1 December 1898 at "Warwick", 28 Canonbury Grove, Dulwich Hill, Marrickville in Sydney, New South Wales.1

She married William BUCHANAN, son of John BUCHANAN and Elizabeth SIMPKIN, at "Enmore" in Kaihere on 18 December 1923.2,3,4

She died on 28 February 1966 in Mangatarata at age 67.2,5

Family

William BUCHANAN (1893 - 1966)
Child
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S926] BDM NSW Registry, birth record, Reg. No. 4613/1899.
  2. [S354] Electronic Files - A Macdonald, and subsequent correspondence.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 9059.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1923/6964.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1966/32404, aged 67.