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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Thomas LAIDLAW

Thomas LAIDLAW

Male 1806 - 1875  (69 years)

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  • Name Thomas LAIDLAW  [1
    Born 1806  [1
    Gender Male 
    Cause of death The general belief in the families was that Thomas was drowned in Lake Alexandrina, however the newspaper notice in the Adelaide 'Observer' reports that he died of pneumonia at Sliding Rock on 23rd Nov 1875  [1
    • The general belief in the families was that Thomas was drowned in Lake Alexandrina, however, the newspaper notice in the Adelaide "Observer" reports that he died of pneumonia at Sliding Rock on 23/11/1875.
    Occupation Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Blacksmith 
    Residence Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 23 Nov 1875  Beltana SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-3963  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2018 

    Family Margaret GOLLAN,   b. 1813, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1891, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Janet LAIDLAW,   b. 1860, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1865, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     2. Margaret Ann Gollan LAIDLAW,   b. 30 Mar 1863, Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1941, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  []
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2017 16:06:37 
    Family ID F-1302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones

    HS STRATH LAIDLAW AND MCRAE families
    HS LAIDLAW AND MCRAE families Strathalbyn Cemetery SA
    HS LAIDLAW AND MCRAE families Strathalbyn Cemetery SA

  • 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. .