Sarah McKECHIE1

(c 1860 - 1884)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah ALLAN1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
Sarah McKECHIE was born circa 1860 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1
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.1
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.2
The siblings Sarah, Agnes and Margaret were listed in the 1881 census at Railway buildings, Tower Hill in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Sarah ALLAN. Sarah was a sewing machinist.3

Sarah died in 1884 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.4

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 013.
  2. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 007/00 019.
  3. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 001/00 028.
  4. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Deaths, GRO 598/00 0058, aged 25.

Thomas McKECHIE1

(1911 - 1983)
Father*Thomas McKECHIE2 b. 1886, d. 1945
Mother*Christina Penman HUNTER2 b. 1882, d. 1933
Thomas McKECHIE was born on 17 April 1911 at Seafar House, Lower Oakfield in Kelty, Fife.3,2

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 Coral Frances WILLIAMS, daughter of Arthur Henry WILLIAMS and Mary Baird ARMSTRONG, at St Paul's Church in Christchurch, Canterbury, on 11 April 1936.5,6

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.7

Thomas died on 28 June 1983 in Christchurch, Canterbury, at age 72.1,8

Family

Coral Frances WILLIAMS (1913 - 2005)

Citations

  1. [S370] Interview - personal knowledge related to D Ferguson, information supplied by W McKechie.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kelty, Statutory Births, GRO 410/02 0094.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1983/34373 gives this birthdate.
  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. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Recorded as McKECHNIE in 1936, folio 4589.
  6. [S964] Newspaper - Akaroa Mail, issue of 15 Apr 1936, Vol LIX, issue 6197, p2.
  7. [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.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1983/34373.

Thomas McKECHIE1

(1886 - 1945)
Father*James McKECHIE b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER b. c 1853, d. 1933
Thomas McKECHIE was born in 1886 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.2,3
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. Thomas was a brickmaker.4

He married Christina Penman HUNTER at The Masonic Hall, Kelty in Beath, Fife, on 17 July 1908. He was a coal-miner, his father a pit fireman, while she gave her occupation as domestic servant.5,6

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at Seafar House in Beath, Fife, with his wife Christina; he was a coal-miner (hewer). Their child James was listed as living with them.7

Thomas left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' with his wife Christina Penman HUNTER, accompanied by James and Thomas. They arrived in Wellington before trans-shipping to Westport, travelling with the family of Thomas' brother James.8

He was widowed on the death of his wife Christina on 17 July 1933.9,10

He signed a will dated 29 May 1937 in Dunedin, in which he left £50 and his gold watch (inscribed "W.A.G") and chain to his grandson an unknown person . The remainder of his estate was to be administered by the Public Trustee and divided equally amongst his four sons James, Thomas, Hugh and William (or their children or grand-children in equal shares if they predeceased him).11

Thomas died on 14 March 1945 in Dunedin, Otago.12,13,11 He was buried on 17 March 1945 at the Green Island Cemetery in Dunedin.9
Grave - Thomas McKECHIE (1886-1945), Green Island, NZ


His will was probated in Wellington on 19 April 1945 with his estate of £585 to be administered by the Public Trustee.11

Family

Christina Penman HUNTER (1882 - 1933)
Children

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kelty, Statutory Births, GRO 410/02 0094.
  2. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0172.
  4. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0454.
  6. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Marriages, GRO 410/00 0115.
  7. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 003/00 006.
  8. [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.
  9. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island Cemetery, Block III, plot 63, ref I194503001.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1933/10980, aged 50.
  11. [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.
  12. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1945/30289, aged 59.
  13. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island Cemetery, Block III, plot 63.
  14. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0233.
  15. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/10156.

Thomas McKECHIE1

(c 1857 - 1879)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah ALLAN1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
Thomas McKECHIE was born circa 1857 in Ireland.1
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.1

Thomas died in 1879 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.2

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 013.
  2. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Deaths, GRO 598/00 0067, aged 23.

Trevor James McKECHIE

(c 1946 - 2016)
Father*James McKECHIE b. 1909, d. 1987
Mother*Vida PAUL b. 1908, d. 2000
Trevor James McKECHIE was born in New Zealand circa 1946.

Trevor died on 5 March 2016 in Otago.1

Citations

  1. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at http://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 70, Hall & Co funerals.

William Hunter McKECHIE1

(1919 - 1956)
Father*Thomas McKECHIE b. 1886, d. 1945
Mother*Christina Penman HUNTER b. 1882, d. 1933
William Hunter McKECHIE was born in 1919 in New Zealand.

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.2

William married Cecilia Eileen ENGLAND in 1942 in New Zealand.3

He and Cecilia were divorced in 1950 at Auckland.4

William died on 20 July 1956 in Nelson.5,6 His ashes were buried at Marsden Valley Cemetery in Stoke.7

Family

Cecilia Eileen ENGLAND (1911 - 2004)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1956/24659.
  2. [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.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 3609.
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), High Court Auckland, Dept of Justice, item ID R22644397, agency BBAE, series 4985, accession A173, box 1095, record D314/1950.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1956/24659, aged 37.
  6. [S970] Nelson City Council cemetery database, at http://nelson.govt.nz/services/facilities/cemeteries/…, Rec. No MVRSE048.
  7. [S970] Nelson City Council cemetery database, at http://nelson.govt.nz/services/facilities/cemeteries/…, Rec. No MVRSE048, Rose Bushes area, plot 48 (cremation O_0681).

Walter Henry McKENTY

Walter married Florence Victoria BARNDEN in 1923 in Marrickville, New South Wales.1

Family

Florence Victoria BARNDEN (1876 - 1943)

Citations

  1. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Marriage Reg. No. 1949/1923, although recorded under the name of 'MACKENTY.'

Edith Emily McKENZIE1

(1895 - 1991)
Edith Emily McKENZIE was born on 30 August 1895 in New Zealand1,2 and was baptised on 15 December 1895 at "Clifton."1

She married William Robert LANG, son of Charles John LANG and Willina Johanna McKAY, in New Zealand on 24 January 1924.1,3,4

Edith died on 27 October 1991 at Howick Baptist Hospital in Auckland, Auckland, at age 96.1,5 She was buried at the Waipu Cemetery in Waipu.1

Family

William Robert LANG (1890 - 1970)

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1895/9405, and Death Reg. No. 1991/46754 gives this birthdate; daughter of Hector William and Emily Marion.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1601.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1924/8902.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1991/46754.

Isabella McKENZIE1

She married James FOWLER.

Family

James FOWLER
Child

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Blythswood, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/10 0523.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of St George, Statutory Births, GRO 685/01 0208.

Ann Florence McKINNON1

(1896 - 1978)
Ann's birth was registered in 1896 in Melbourne West, Victoria.1

Ann's marriage to Albert Edwin JEFFREY was registered in 1929 in Victoria.2

She was widowed on the death of her husband Albert in May 1966.3

Ann died on 1 January 1978 in Rosebud, Victoria.4 She was cremated at the Springvale Crematorium in Springvale on 4 January 1978.5

Family

Albert Edwin JEFFREY (1883 - 1966)

Citations

  1. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 5370/1896, dau of Hugh MCKINNON and Florence Ann KEHLET.
  2. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage Reg. No. 2128/1929 (her name now given as Florence Anne).
  3. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 8540/1966, aged 82.
  4. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 370/1978, aged 81 as Florence Ann.
  5. [S362] Springvale Botanical Cemetery database, at https://smct.org.au/, ashes scattered.