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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Stella Vinicombe MATTHEWS

Stella Vinicombe MATTHEWS

Female 1887 - 1951  (63 years)

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  • Name Stella Vinicombe MATTHEWS  [1, 2
    Born 28 Aug 1887  Apsley Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Or born 1892 at Bringalbert South - check this.
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes She gained top credit in state nursing exams.  [3
    Died 8 Aug 1951  [1, 2
    • Or did she die in 1951 - check this
    Person ID I-1512  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father George MATTHEWS,   b. Dec 1857, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1924, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship -499 
    Mother Ellen JEWELL,   b. 29 Oct 1860, Goolwa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1927, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship -499 
    Married 25 Jul 1882  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The wedding took place at the residence of Ellen's parents.
    Note George would have been 24 years old and Ellen was 21 years old.  
    Family ID F-499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sinclair James MCLEAN,   b. 25 Feb 1884, Bordertown SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1972  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1915  Apsley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Presbyterian Church
    Marriage/Wedding 18 Oct 1915  Apsley Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The wedding of Sinclair and Stella was held at St John's Church of England, Apsley on 18th Oct 1915. It was officiated by Rev JG Pollard. The bridesmaids were sisters Elizabeth and Ada with train bearer Viva Kealy and Audrey Stuntgell. Groomsmen were Alfred Bradley (cousin from Kybybolite) and McLeishmann (from Bordertown).  
    Children 
     1. Dora May MCLEAN,   b. 18 May 1917, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 2015, Forest Lake Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     2. Jean Mildred MCLEAN,   b. 22 Jan 1921, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933, Kew Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)  []
     3. Ronald Sinclair Allen MCLEAN,   b. 13 Oct 1922, Hindmarsh SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 2011, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  []
     4. Neil Graham MCLEAN,   b. 27 Feb 1925, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2004  (Age 79 years)  []
     5. Malcolm Gordon MCLEAN,   b. 20 Nov 1929, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 2014, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  []
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 12:08:42 
    Family ID F-498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0117 - Sinclair & Stella McLean.jpg
    0117 - Sinclair & Stella McLean.jpg
    0049 - Mathews, Poole, Haldane, Miller, Heath & Wells.jpg
    0049 - Mathews, Poole, Haldane, Miller, Heath & Wells.jpg
    Judith Gordon - Judy with 2 grandmas in Victor Harbour in 1942
    Judith Gordon - Judy with 2 grandmas in Victor Harbour in 1942
    Judith with Ruby Gordon, nee Finlayson and Stella McLean, nee Matthews (see www.alexanderandjessiegordon.net for details about Judith and Ruby)

    Documents
    Will of Stella Vinecombe McLEAN, nee Matthews
    Will of Stella Vinecombe McLEAN, nee Matthews

    NEWSPAPER 1915 Wedding of Sinclair McLean & Stella Matthews on 18th Oct 1915 in Apsley Narracoorte Herald, 26th Oct 1915, p4
    George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert
    George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-155] Reuben Matthews - ID 9059 - further evidence welcome, Reuben's notes are attached to this website.

    3. [S-156] Dora McLean - ID 1515 - further evidence welcome, Dora's notes are attached to this website.