David Niven McKECHIE1

(1892 - 1975)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
David Niven McKECHIE was born on 15 June 1892 in Beath, Fife.1,2,3
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.1
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).4

David Niven McKECHIE left London in 1911 on board the 'Arawa' (5984 tons) in the company of his parents James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER along with James Lang McKECHIE.5

He married Rubina Hinton TILY in New Zealand in 1919.6

He was widowed at age 63 on the death of his wife Rubina on 5 January 1956.7,8

David died on 6 July 1975 in Mosgiel, Otago, at age 83.9,10 He was cremated on 8 July 1975.11 His ashes were buried on 8 July 1975 at Green Island Cemetery.12

Family

Rubina Hinton TILY (1896 - 1956)
Children

Citations

  1. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1975/41114 gives this birthdate, but the year is incorrect, as it does not match Scottish GRO indexes (1892) or census records (1892-3).
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0181.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 005/00 020.
  5. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Arawa, images page 41, 46, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/).
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1919/2907.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1956/29581, aged 59.
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 60, ref I195601001.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1975/41114.
  10. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, aged 84, ref C19750732.
  11. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, ref C19750732.
  12. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 84, ref C19750732.
  13. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at https://www.ancestry.com
  14. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 1, ref I192401003.
  15. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Cremation, aged 46, ref C197812014, ashes returned to Funeral Director.

David Tily McKECHIE1

(1931 - 1978)
Father*David Niven McKECHIE1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton TILY1 b. 1896, d. 1956
David Tily McKECHIE was born on 10 December 1931 in Otago.2

David died on 4 December 1978 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 46.1,3 He was cremated on 7 December 1978.1

Citations

  1. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Cremation, aged 46, ref C197812014, ashes returned to Funeral Director.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/42409 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/42409.

Doreen McKECHIE1

(1921 - 2007)
Father*David Niven McKECHIE1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton TILY1 b. 1896, d. 1956
Doreen McKECHIE was born on 28 January 1921 in Dunedin, Otago.1,2,3

She married Cyril Raymond BEECROFT in New Zealand.1

She was widowed at age 80 on the death of her husband Cyril on 17 January 2002.3,4

Doreen died on 10 March 2007 at Ross Home, 360 Nth Road in Dunedin, Otago, at age 86.5,3 She was cremated on 14 March 2007 at the Dunedin Crematorium, Anderson's Bay.3 Her ashes were buried on 12 February 2014 at Green Park Cemetery.6

Family

Cyril Raymond BEECROFT (1920 - 2002)

Citations

  1. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at https://www.ancestry.com
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2007/6946 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2002/2260.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2007/6946.
  6. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Park Cemetery, Block 1A, plot 211.

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.1

Citations

  1. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/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://www.familysearch.org/en/, Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, FHL film 6035516.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, 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 https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/12897.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://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 https://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

He married Frances Sadie Sabina ROBERTSON in New Zealand in 1938.4

Hugh died in 1982 in New Zealand.5

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/10156.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://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. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 2024.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://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.