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Hugh Milne MCLEAN

Hugh Milne MCLEAN

Male 1893 - 1970  (76 years)

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  • Name Hugh Milne MCLEAN  [1, 2, 3
    • His name was written as 'Hugh M' on this birth record. Susan Nicholls looked through records of deaths and marriages of anyone called 'Hugh M McLean' but could not confirm whether it was the correct one. Fortunately on Hugh Milne's marriage details they included the father Robert Tannehill, hence Susan knew the 'M' stands for Milne. This of course meant it was more possible to trace his whereabouts and his children.
    Nickname Hughie 
    Born 2 Oct 1893  Broken Hill NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • The BRB has the birth as 1903 whereas Susan Nicholls has it as 2nd Oct 1893 in Broken Hill. Alan Wilson has the birth certificate number 802 which supports this date and specifies the birth being in Oxide St, Broken Hill.
    Gender Male 
    Education 27 Oct 1903  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Hugh Milne enrolled at Strathalbyn primary school on 27 Oct 1903, his last school being Broken Hill. From this, one assumes the family were in Strathalbyn in October 1903 and had come directly from Broken Hill but his guardian name was given as Hugh Mclean, who is Roberts brother, so it may be that Hugh Milne, the son, was in Strathalbyn before his family.
    He left school on 27 Nov 1909 because he was of the age limit.  
    Biography Notes Notes from page 546 of BRB:-
    Hughie Milne McLean born about 1903 [actually 2nd Sept 1893], registration not found [birth certificate number 802 found by Alan Wilson]. He became a metal presser [actually tailor/presser] at an Adelaide foundry and by 1934 was living at 174 Young Street, Parkside, SA. (near Adelaide). By 1952 when his niece Florence Potts boarded with him & his wife, so that she could attend high school at Adelaide to do her Leaving Honours year, the family was of 29 Dunks St Parkside. From Electoral Rolls Hughie's wife's Christian names were Jessie Pricilla surname not known [Jess Priscilla ROBERTS]. Both were still there in 1963. They had 2 children [Bob & Edith Mavis. Death dates not traced. [Hugh died 1st Jan 1970 and was buried at Centennial Park in Adelaide - cemetery plot certificate 18517]

    NOTE: These notes were in the BRB in 1995. The corrections, which are in square brackets, were contributed by Alan Wilson in 2017.   [1, 5
    Cause of death Heart attack/stroke  [5
    Occupation Alan Wilson advised that Hugh was a tailor/presser - as evidenced by the photo of Hugh as an apprentice with NC Williams, tailor about 1910 and also his marriage certificate specifies presser.
    However, about 20 years later, BRB has him as him as a metal presser based on the 1939, 1941 and 1943 electoral rolls.
    We would need to look at the actual electoral rolls to check what they record, and then determine if the rolls are correct in whatever they have recorded.   [1, 2
    Residence Parkside SA   [1, 5
    • 174 Young St Parkside in 1930s and later at 29 Dunks St, Parkside.
    Died 1 Jan 1970  Parkside SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    • He died at home at 29 Dunks St, Parkside.
    • He died at home at 29 Dunks St, Parkside.
    Buried Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • buried Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide SA Plot portion 380, Path 6, E general
    Person ID I-5563  Christina and Donald McLean | Ewen (Hugh the younger) McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2017 

    Father Robert Tannahill MCLEAN,   b. 29 Jan 1865, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1931, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship -1818 
    Mother Sophie Henrietta SOMMER,   b. 8 Jul 1869, Oakbank SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1956, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship -1818 
    Married 2 Sep 1890  Yatina SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Sophie might not have been living with her parents just prior to getting married but the wedding was in her parent's home in Yatina. It may be that they travelled up to Yatina only for their wedding or may have travelled with the family.
    It appears that Sophie and Robert travelled to Broken Hill shortly after, as they have two sons born in Broken Hill.
    Then they travelled to Adelaide or directly to Strathalbyn. Their next children were born in Adelaide but it is not clear whether the family was living in Adelaide or maybe they were living in Strathalbyn but Sophie might have gone to her mother's house in Adelaide for the children's births.
    Later the family moved to Langhorne Creek.
    Sophie and Robert were both buried in West Terrace Cemetery because they were in Adelaide Hospital.   [2
    Family ID F-1818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jessie Priscilla ROBERTS,   b. c1901, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1964, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1921  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Residence 29 Victoria St, Parkside Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    For the 1939, 1941 and 1943 electoral rolls Hughie Milne McLean and Jessie McLean were at 29 Victoria Street Parkside, he was a presser and she was listed as home duties 
    Children 
     1. Robert William Milne MCLEAN,   b. 28 Dec 1921, Unley SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1989, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  []
    +2. Edith Mavis MCLEAN,   b. 16 Apr 1925, Forestville NSW Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1997  (Age 71 years)  []
     3. Jean MCLEAN,   b. Yes, Date Unknown  []
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 10:21:18 
    Family ID F-1813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Hugh Milne MCLEAN - about 1895
    Hugh Milne MCLEAN - about 1895
    Wedding party of Hugh Milne McLEAN & Jessie Priscilla ROBERTS - on 21st March 1921 at 40 Hill St, Parkside, the residence of Jessie's parents, the Robert's family.
    Wedding party of Hugh Milne McLEAN & Jessie Priscilla ROBERTS - on 21st March 1921 at 40 Hill St, Parkside, the residence of Jessie's parents, the Robert's family.
    Wedding couple - Hugh Milne McLEAN & Jessie Priscilla ROBERTS - on 21st March 1921 - at 40 Hill St Parkside, the residence of Jessie's parents, the Robert's family
    Wedding couple - Hugh Milne McLEAN & Jessie Priscilla ROBERTS - on 21st March 1921 - at 40 Hill St Parkside, the residence of Jessie's parents, the Robert's family
    Hugh Milne McLEAN - about 1898
    Hugh Milne McLEAN - about 1898
    Hugh Milne McLEAN - apprentice tailor - about 1910 in Broken Hill
    Hugh Milne McLEAN - apprentice tailor - about 1910 in Broken Hill
    Hugh Milne McLEAN - about 1920
    Hugh Milne McLEAN - about 1920

    Documents
    BDM - Marriage Hugh McLEAN & Jessie ROBERTS part 1
    BDM - Marriage Hugh McLEAN & Jessie ROBERTS part 1
    BDM - Marriage Hugh McLEAN & Jessie ROBERTS part 2
    BDM - Marriage Hugh McLEAN & Jessie ROBERTS part 2
    Certificate-0005 - Burial plot of Hugh Milne McLEAN, Jessie Priscilla, nee ROBERTS & Robert 'Bob' McLEAN
    Certificate-0005 - Burial plot of Hugh Milne McLEAN, Jessie Priscilla, nee ROBERTS & Robert 'Bob' McLEAN
    Hugh Milne McLEAN & Jessica Priscilla ROBERTS - biographical notes by Susan Nicholls
    Hugh Milne McLEAN & Jessica Priscilla ROBERTS - biographical notes by Susan Nicholls

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995).

    2. [S-61] FM Susan Nicholls, nee Moore - ID 8186 -details required.

    3. [S-66] FM Alan Wilson - ID 8161, Birth certificate number 802 can be provided by Alan Wilson. .

    4. [S-66] FM Alan Wilson - ID 8161, Birth certificate number 802 can be provided by Alan Wilson. .
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    5. [S-66] FM Alan Wilson - ID 8161, Email on 17th Jan 2017.

    6. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 25 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DEATH: 1972 Reg No:151A/49 MCLEAN Hughie Milne, WIFE:Priscilla MCLEAN [DW] Adelaide SA

    7. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 25 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      1921 Reg No: 286/915 groom: MCLEAN,Hugh Milne bride: ROBERTS,Jessie Priscilla married at Adelaide SA