Elizabeth Lang McKECHIE1

(1886 - )
Father*John McKECHIE1 b. c 1851
Mother*Annie LANG1
Elizabeth Lang McKECHIE was born in 1886 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1

She married William Marshall BELL in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, in 1907.2

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0095.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Marriages, GRO 598/00 0015.

Gwendoline Ruby McKECHIE1

(c 1923 - 1924)
Father*David Niven McKECHIE1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton TILY1 b. 1896, d. 1956
Gwendoline Ruby McKECHIE was born circa 1923 in Otago.1

Gwendoline died on 22 January 1924 in Otago.1 She was buried on 24 January 1924 at the Green Island Cemetery in Dunedin.1

Citations

  1. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 1, ref I192401003.

Helen McKECHIE1

(c 1883 - )
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
Helen McKECHIE was born circa 1883 in Ayrshire.1

Helen McKECHIE was also known as She appears to have been born Ellen Johnstone McKECHIE, but used Nellie at her marriage and Helen in New Zealand.
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. Helen was an assistant housekeeper.2

She married Thomas HUNTER at 4 Woodend Park, Kelty in Beath, Fife, on 2 January 1905. He was a coal-miner, his father William a colliery engine-keeper, while she gave her occupation as domestic housekeeper.3

She lodged a request for the administration of the will of Samuel John McKECHIE in favour of the Public Trustee, which was granted on 29 January 1929.4

Family

Thomas HUNTER (c 1883 - )

Citations

  1. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.
  2. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Marriages, GRO 410/00 0022.
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6029, item code R23099171, box 636, record number 43682, image 147-157, digital folder 100802133.

Hugh McKECHIE1

(1874 - 1875)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
Hugh McKECHIE was born on 5 November 1874 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.2

Hugh died in 1875 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.3

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, FHL film 6035516.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, batch C11598-1, FHL film 6035516.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Deaths, GRO 598/00 0072, aged 0.

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. 1882, 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

Hugh 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

Hugh 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 interred on 29 March 1990 at Richmond, Nelson.11
Plaque - Hugh McKECHIE & Rita (nee FARQUHARSON), Richmond Cemetery, Nelson, NZ

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

James 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

James 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.