Hugh McKECHIE1

(1916 - 1990)
Father*Samuel John McKECHIE1 b. 1878, d. 1928
Mother*Maggie MACPHERSON1 b. c 1884, d. 1956
Hugh McKECHIE was born in New Zealand on 23 March 1916.2

Hugh died in 1990 in New Zealand.3

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/12897.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/12897 and Death Reg. No. 1990/35021 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1990/35021.

Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE1

(1915 - 1982)
Father*Thomas McKECHIE1 b. 1886, d. 1945
Mother*Christina Penman HUNTER1 b. c 1883, d. 1933
Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE was born in New Zealand on 31 December 1915.2

James McKECHIE, Thomas McKECHIE, Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE and William Hunter McKECHIE were named beneficiaries of the will of Thomas McKECHIE, their father, dated 29 May 1937 in Dunedin; they, or their descendents, were to inherit equal shares of the estate.3

He died in 1982 in New Zealand.4

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/10156.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/10156 and Death Reg. No. 1982/26673 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6030, item code R23139204, record number 16088, image 1071-1082, digital folder 101442620.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1982/26673.

Hugh Tanner McKECHIE1

(1876 - 1888)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
Hugh Tanner McKECHIE was born at Townhead in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, on 12 July 1876.1,2
The siblings James, Hugh and Samuel were listed in the 1881 census at 'Irvine Vennel' in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER.1

He died in 1888 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.3

Citations

  1. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 031.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0080.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Deaths, GRO 598/00 0046, aged 12.

Hugh Tanner McKECHIE1

(1889 - 1948)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
Hugh Tanner McKECHIE was born in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, on 18 August 1889.1,2
The siblings Samuel, Mary, Helen, Thomas, Hugh and David were listed in the 1901 census at Woodend Place in Beath, Fife, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER.3

He signed the register at Thomas McKECHIE and Christina Penman HUNTER's wedding at The Masonic Hall, Kelty in Beath, Fife, on 17 July 1908.4,5
The siblings Samuel, Hugh and David were listed in the 1911 census at 1 Ashgrove Place in Beath, Fife, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER. All three of them were coal-miners (hewers).6

He married Rita FARQUHARSON in New Zealand in 1923.7

He signed a will dated 24 January 1935 in Seacliff, Dunedin, Otago, in which he named his wife as sole executrix.8

Hugh died on 13 March 1948 in Picton, Marlborough, at age 58.9,10,8 He was cremated on 16 March 1948 in Nelson.10

His will was probated in Nelson on 12 July 1948 with Rita FARQUHARSON appointed executrix of an estate of £1658/7/7.8 His ashes were buried on 29 March 1990 at Richmond Cemetery in Richmond.11

Family

Rita FARQUHARSON (1898 - 1990)
Children

Citations

  1. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0106.
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0454.
  5. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Marriages, GRO 410/00 0115.
  6. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 005/00 020.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1923/7508.
  8. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Nelson Court, record 4324, agency AAOO, series 17072, container C288887, box 128, image 341-352, digital folder 4735977.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1948/25413, aged 58.
  10. [S970] Nelson City Council cemetery database, at http://nelson.govt.nz/services/facilities/cemeteries/…, Rec. No O_0070, cremation, ashes returned to Funeral Director.
  11. [S971] Tasman Council cemetery database, at http://www.tasman.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Richmond Cemetery, Black Roses, plot 21.
  12. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at http://www.ancestry.com.au

James McKECHIE1

(c 1855 - 1912)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah ALLAN1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
James McKECHIE was born circa 1855 in Co. Antrim.1,2,3
The siblings James, Mary, John, Thomas and Sarah were listed in the 1861 census at Main St in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Sarah ALLAN.4
The siblings Mary, John, James, Sarah, Agnes and Margaret were listed in the 1871 census at Town End in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Sarah ALLAN. James was a bonnet-dresser.5

He married Margaret TANNER, daughter of Hugh TANNER and Ellen JOHNSTONE, at Townend in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, on 22 November 1872. He was a brick dresser, and she a farm servant.6

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at 'Irvine Vennel' in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with his wife Margaret; he was an unemployed labourer. Their children James, Hugh and Samuel were listed as living with them.2

He was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at Plan Cottages, Kilmaur Rd in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with his wife Margaret; he was a brickworker. Their children James and Samuel were listed as living with them.3

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at Woodend Place in Beath, Fife, with his wife Margaret; he was a brickworker. Their children Samuel, Mary, Helen, Thomas, Hugh and David were listed as living with them.7

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at 1 Ashgrove Place in Beath, Fife, with his wife Margaret; he was a pit labourer. Their children Samuel, Hugh and David were listed as living with them, as was James' nephew James Lang McKECHIE.8

James left London in 1911 on board the 'Arawa' (5984 tons) with his wife Margaret TANNER, accompanied by David Niven along with James Lang McKECHIE. They arrived in Wellington on the 28 Dec 1911.9

He died in June 1912 in Westland.10 He was buried on 1 July 1912 at the Orowaiti Middle Cemetery, Utopia Rd in Westport.11

Family

Margaret TANNER (c 1853 - 1933)
Children

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Kilmaurs, Statutory Marriages, GRO 598/00 0029.
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 031.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.
  4. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 013.
  5. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 007/00 019.
  6. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Kilmaurs, Statutory Marriages, GRO 598/00 0029 and on birth record for Hugh Tanner MCKECHIE (1876) GRO 598/00 0080.
  7. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  8. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 005/00 020.
  9. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Arawa, images page 41, 46, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/).
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1912/4881, aged 56.
  11. [S972] Buller District Council cemetery database, at http://bullerdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/, Orowaiti Middle cemetery, plot 328 block D, Presbyterian, aged 56.
  12. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, FHL film 6035516.

James McKECHIE1

(c 1829 - 1884)
James McKECHIE was born circa 1829 in Ireland.2

He married Sarah ALLAN, daughter of (--?--) ALLAN and Mary (---?---).1

He was listed in the 1861 census as Head of Family at Main St in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with his wife Sarah; he was a railway labourer. Their children James, Mary, John, Thomas and Sarah were listed as living with them, as was Sarah's mother Mary (---?---).2

He was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at Town End in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with his wife Sarah; he was a railway labourer. Their children Mary, John, James, Sarah, Agnes and Margaret were listed as living with them.3

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at Railway buildings, Tower Hill in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with his wife Sarah; he was a railway surfaceman. Their children Sarah, Agnes and Margaret were listed as living with them, as was Sarah's mother Mary (---?---).4

He died in 1884 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.5

Family

Sarah ALLAN (c 1832 - 1883)
Children

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Kilmaurs, Statutory Marriages, GRO 598/00 0029.
  2. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 013.
  3. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 007/00 019.
  4. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 001/00 028.
  5. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Deaths, GRO 598/00 0055, aged 55.

James McKECHIE1

(1873 - 1942)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
James McKECHIE was born in 1873 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1,2
The siblings James, Hugh and Samuel were listed in the 1881 census at 'Irvine Vennel' in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER.1
The siblings James and Samuel were listed in the 1891 census at Plan Cottages, Kilmaur Rd in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER. James was a brickworker's labourer.3

He married Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL at Hill of Beath Hall in Beath, Fife, on 1 January 1900.4

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at Woodend Place in Beath, Fife, with his wife Isabella; he was a brickmaker.5

James left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' with his wife Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL, accompanied by Janet Lockhart Williamson, Margaret Tanner and James. They arrived in Wellington before trans-shipping to Westport, travelling with the family of James' brother Thomas.6

James died on 5 June 1942 in Granity, Westland.7,8 He was buried on 7 June 1942 at the Orowaiti Cemetery, Utopia Rd in Westport.9

His estate was probated in Westport on 11 February 1943 with Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL appointed executrix (subject to a bond of £500) as he had died intestate.8

Family

Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL (1869 - 1957)
Children

Citations

  1. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 031.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0040.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.
  4. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Marriages, GRO 410/00 0021.
  5. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  6. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Tongariro, image page 1, 4, 5 and manifest, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/), FHL 4415931.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1942/24047, aged 70.
  8. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Westport Court, record WP1003/1943, agency CAIF, series 20704, container C767696, box 84, image 121-133, digital folder 7354136.
  9. [S972] Buller District Council cemetery database, at http://bullerdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/, Orowaiti cemetery, plot 365, block F, row 366, Presbyterian, aged 65.
  10. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kirkcaldy & Abbotshall, Statutory Births, GRO 442/00 0487.

James McKECHIE1

(1909 - 1987)
Father*Thomas McKECHIE1 b. 1886, d. 1945
Mother*Christina Penman HUNTER1 b. c 1883, d. 1933
James McKECHIE was born on 17 May 1909 at 58 Nasmyth Place in Kelty, Beath, Fife.1,2
He was listed in the 1911 census at Seafar House in Beath, Fife, in the household of his parents, Thomas McKECHIE and Christina Penman HUNTER.3

James McKECHIE and Thomas McKECHIE left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' in the company of their parents Thomas McKECHIE and Christina Penman HUNTER.4

He married Vida PAUL in New Zealand in 1934.5

James McKECHIE, Thomas McKECHIE, Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE and William Hunter McKECHIE were named beneficiaries of the will of Thomas McKECHIE, their father, dated 29 May 1937 in Dunedin; they, or their descendents, were to inherit equal shares of the estate.6

He died on 1 February 1987 at Dunedin Hospital in Dunedin, Otago, at age 77.7,8 He was cremated on 4 February 1987 at the Green Island Cemetery in Dunedin.9

Family

Vida PAUL (1908 - 2000)
Children

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0454.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1987/29865 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 003/00 006.
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Tongariro, image page 1, 4, 5 and manifest, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/), FHL 4415931.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1934/1678.
  6. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6030, item code R23139204, record number 16088, image 1071-1082, digital folder 101442620.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1987/29865.
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island Cemetery, ref C19870213.
  9. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island Cemetery, ref C19870213, ashes returned to Funeral Director.

James McKECHIE

(1904 - 1960)
Father*James McKECHIE b. 1873, d. 1942
Mother*Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL b. 1869, d. 1957
James McKECHIE was born in Kirkcaldy Abbotshall, Fife, on 6 July 1904.1,2

Janet, Margaret and James left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' with James McKECHIE.3

He married Frances Elizabeth Genevieve DIXON in New Zealand in 1941.4

James died on 12 December 1960 in Granity, Westland, at age 56.5,6 He was buried on 14 December 1960 at the Orowaiti Cemetery, Utopia Rd in Westport.7

His estate was probated in Westport on 2 February 1961 with Frances Elizabeth Genevieve DIXON appointed executrix.6

Family

Frances Elizabeth Genevieve DIXON (1911 - 1984)

Citations

  1. [S972] Buller District Council cemetery database, at http://bullerdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/, Orowaiti cemetery, plot 107, block F, Presbyterian, aged 56, headstone.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kirkcaldy and Abbothall, Statutory Births, GRO 442/00 0352.
  3. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Tongariro, image page 1, 4, 5 and manifest, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/), FHL 4415931.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 7217.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1960/36065, aged 56.
  6. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Westport Court, record WP1672/1961, agency CAIF, series 20704, container C767699, box 89, image 155-165, digital folder 7344386.
  7. [S972] Buller District Council cemetery database, at http://bullerdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/, Orowaiti cemetery, plot 107, block F, Presbyterian, aged 56.

James Lang McKECHIE1

(1892 - 1963)
Father*John McKECHIE1 b. c 1851
Mother*Annie LANG1
James Lang McKECHIE was born in 1892 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1
He was listed as the nephew of James McKECHIE in the 1911 Census at 1 Ashgrove Place in Beath, Fife, James was a coal-miner (hewer).2

James Lang McKECHIE left London in 1911 on board the 'Arawa' (5984 tons) in the company of his uncle James McKECHIE, Margaret TANNER and David Niven McKECHIE.3

He married Matilda Macdonald BLAIR in New Zealand in 1924.4

James died on 4 May 1963 in Lower Hutt, Wellington.5,6,7 He was buried on 6 May 1963 at the Taita Lawn Cemetery, Rimu St in Naenae.6

His estate was probated in Wellington on 4 June 1963 with his estate estimated to be less than £1000; having died intestate, administration was delegated to the Public Trustee.7

Family

Matilda Macdonald BLAIR (1900 - 1990)
Children

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0057.
  2. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 005/00 020.
  3. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Arawa, images page 41, 46, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/).
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1924/9188.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1963/41275, aged 71.
  6. [S974] Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://cemeteries.huttcity.govt.nz/, Taita Lawn Cemetery, block 11, row H, plot 22.
  7. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6031, item code R23060201, box 346, record number 688/63, image 860-861, digital folder 102197302.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/1825.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2011/3438.