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Ronald Sinclair Allen MCLEAN

Ronald Sinclair Allen MCLEAN

Male 1922 - 2011  (89 years)

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  • Name Ronald Sinclair Allen MCLEAN  [1
    • His sister, Dora, thought that Ron was born at home in Tarragon Street. Note by Don Gordon on 8th May 2018.
    Born 13 Oct 1922  Hindmarsh SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes * In the early 1940s Ron led the Junior Christian Endeavour ? the numbers were approximately 60, especially during the competitions.
    * Ron preached his first sermon at Torrensville Church because they were short of men and the Cowandilla church helped out.
    * Elder at Cowandilla CofC from 1961 and still serving in 1972. 
    Occupation Minister of religion in New Hebredies (Vanuatu)  [1
    Occupation Secretary of Churches of Christ Mission Board  [1
    Residence * Brought up at 53 Tarragon St.
    * Worked in the New Hebridies for many years.
    * Live in 53 Tarragon St after New Hebridies.
    * Later - 5 Whibley St, Henley Beach SA  [1
    Died 7 Nov 2011  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I-1539  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 

    Father Sinclair James MCLEAN,   b. 25 Feb 1884, Bordertown SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1972  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship -498 
    Mother Stella Vinicombe MATTHEWS,   b. 28 Aug 1887, Apsley Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1951  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship -498 
    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).  
    Family ID F-498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family PJ D 
    Children 
     1. IS M
     2. GD M
     3. VJ M
     4. GE M
     5. Dr AR M
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 14:22:00 
    Family ID F-507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0118 - Neil McLean, Dora Gordon, Malcolm McLean, Jean Green & Ron McLean.jpg
    0118 - Neil McLean, Dora Gordon, Malcolm McLean, Jean Green & Ron McLean.jpg
    0119 - McLean, Gordge & Ling.jpg
    0119 - McLean, Gordge & Ling.jpg
    MA G (I1550)
    DW G (I1551)
    PJ G (I1552)
    GE M (I1553)
    MJ R (I1554)
    AS M (I1543)
    IS M (I1541)
    SM K (I1542)
    PJ D (I1540)
    Dr AR M (I1556)
    BL T (I1557)
    TW G (I1547)
    VJ M (I1546)
    GD M (I1545) (Sort)

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS 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-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www..org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 16 Jan 2017.
      Researcher Lorna McLean at WAGS Bayswater: GenealogySA website had "only birth Hindmarsh SA 1922 and parents names matched our website (sourced BRB)" so further research required to find on Trove or elsewhere.

    3. [S-24] http//:findmypast.com.au, http://search.findmypast.com.au/record?id=anz%2fau%2fsa%2fbmd%2fb%2f0000487686, 9 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      First name(s) Ronald Sinclair Allen
      Last name McLean
      Gender Male
      Birth year 1922
      Birth date 13 Oct 1922
      Place Mile End
      District Hindmarsh
      State South Australia
      Country Australia
      Father's first name(s) Sinclair James
      Father's last name McLean
      Mother's first name(s) Stella Vinecombe
      Mother's last name Matthews
      Registration number 104A/149
      Record set South Australia Births 1842-1928
      Category Life Events (BDMs)
      Subcategory Births & baptisms
      Collections from Australia & New Zealand
      Genealogy SA, trading as the South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society Inc; www.genealogysa.org.au

    4. [S-109] Savill Index of Funeral Notices SA 1971 2017, Alpha search under M approx half way down, 13 May 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Savill Index of The Advertiser Funeral Notices:1971 ? 2016 entry reading McLean Ronald Sinclair Allen 7/11/2011
      In event of absence of BDM certificate Please ensure the public do further research to avoid repetitive compounding human error.