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Lorna Edith MCLEAN

Lorna Edith MCLEAN

Female 1905 - 1975  (69 years)

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  • Name Lorna Edith MCLEAN  [1
    Born 14 Jul 1905  Norwood SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes 14 Jul 1905  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    At a family gathering for Lornas 21 birthday she was gifted a gold wristlet watch from the neighbours on the east of Maplemore property; the Davidsons.  
    Biography Notes 20 Aug 1931  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    ANGAS PLAINS.
    On August 20th a social evening, in aid of the Tennis Clnb was held, the programme having been arranged by some of the young folk. The school
    master, Mr. Ware, and his wife, are live wires and ready to help in every way.Supper was provided, and games and a few dances followed, music being supplied by Misses Lynette Dodd, Lorna McLean (now 26yoa) and J. G. Matheson. 
    Biography Notes 31 Aug 1932  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    MILANG A sports picnic was organised by Miss Lorna McLean on the property of her father, Mr. E. J. McLean, "Maplemore," Angas Plains. The proceeds were in aid of Miss McLean's candidature in a queen competition. A large crowd was present, visitors coming from Milang, Strathalbyn, Langhorne's Creek. Finnis and Lake Plains. Horse events, handicap races and a mystery hunt were held. Mr. R. Wyman was in charge of the sports programme. Mrs. E. J. McLean (convener) and numerous assistants served afternoon tea, at which a collection was taken. The mystery hunt was won by Mr. R. Eichner,the high Jump Mr. "C. Moar and R.Wyman, men's handicap race, Mr. L. H.Eichner, ladies' handicap race. Miss E.Dodd. Races were also won by Miss J.Rose and Miss K. Moar. Horse events. Jumping. Mr. W. H.Moar: musical chairs.Mr.P.Fischer:potato race, Angas Davidson. Children's races were won by Jack Daniel, Lawrence Higgins. Jack Moar. Joyce Stevens, and Michael Graney. The afternoon was a financial success. The football club, combined with the girls'hockey club in a euchre tournament and dance in aid of their funds. Prizes for euchre were won by Miss Jean Ross and Mr. James Woodron. Mr. H. Ladner was M.C. Music was supplied by the Musicians. 
    Biography Notes 24 Aug 1935  Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    WEDDING AT MILANG "RANKIN-BOX" A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the Congregational Church, Milang, on Saturday evening, August 24th, when the Rev. J. R. Digance officiated at the marriage of Doris Maud Rankin, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Rankin, of Milang, and Richard Box, of Kalgoorlie, Westetrn Australia. The bride's girl friends had made a charming setting for the bridal party, with large bowls of lilies, prunus, japonica, daffodils and Iceland poppies. Miss Lorna Edith McLean was her only bridesmaid, and looked smart in a crepe de chene frock, with autumn shaded flowers on a cream ground. She wore a hat to match, and carried a posy to tone with her frock.
     
    Education 2 Dec 1942  Port Lincoln SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Final Exams of Nursing Training in Port Lincoln SA becoming a triple-certificated nursing sister, holding various appointments throughout South Australia before retiring as Matron at Port Lincoln Hospital. 
    Education 2 Dec 1942  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    NURSES' FINAL EXAM RESULTS; The registrar of the Nurses' Board of South Australia (Mr. C. E. Spiller, this afternoon released
    the results of the nurses' final examination for October 1942
    The candidate's hospital, unless otherwise stated, is the Royal Adelaide.......omitted long list....Sheila Margaret McInerney, (Calvary) Lorna Edith McLean, etc (a very long list) 
    Occupation 21 Jan 1947  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lorna Nursing Certificate indicated she had completed 2 years nursing training at Royal Adelaide Hospital, after 2 previous years at a place (yet to be described) as "Rose Park" SA-it was once known as a childrens hospital among other things since.  
    Biography Notes 22 May 1952  London UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Cousin Mona and Lorna both sailed on P&O ship named Strathaird on holiday together. Lorna only one of 3 nurse passengers and Mona an only teacher passengers on the trip. They travelled as tourist class passengers and were they only two disembarking at Adelaide as ships destination was Melbourne Vic.  
    Biography Notes 22 May 1952  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    The only two passengers to disembark at Adelaide SA on return from United Kingdom. borth their fathers were twins. Alfred John and Edwin James McLean. Records indicated both 45yoa and Lorna Edith a nurse and Mona Agricola a teacher.  
    Biography Notes 19 Mar 1953  Port Elliot SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    On way to Port Elliot Sunday School Community Annual picnic, Lorna left her date because he was so concerned about losing his threepence before they both took a train to the picnic. She advised him to go home and search for it. Never to see him again. It was said his wealth dominated his life.  
    Education 1954  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    A volunteer in Port Lincoln Heritage Office advised me of a 12 month overseas tour:Lorna Edith McLean and Mona McLean (teacher and sister in law) taking ship to Europe for 12 months tour.  
    Biography Notes 1954  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    A volunteer in Port Lincoln Heritage Office advised me of a 12 month overseas tour:Lorna Edith McLean and Mona McLean (teacher and sister in law) taking ship to Europe for 12 months tour.  
    Biography Notes Abt 1970  Heathpool SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Lorna was well known for the tricks her cat Smudge and later the dog Jock did under her training. Smudge was known to on command for an audience jump the full width of a double bed, leap through arm and hoops and as the story goes on one report leap through a lighted hoop.
    Outragously pampered puss would go walk about and Lorna would often be seen to be calling and coaxing the disinterested Smudge back home from a night of frolicking with others tabbies.  
    Address 17 Apr 1975  Heathpool SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Unknown:Newspaper clipping in dads diary: MCLEAN-The friends of the late Miss Lorna Edith McLean of 3/2 Northumberland St Heathpool SA are advised of her funeral leaving St Andrews Presbytarian Church Strathalbyn at 11am for the Strathalbyn Cemetery. 
    Died 17 Apr 1975  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 15, 16, 17
    • Royal Adelaide Hospital nursed until she passed over. Buried at Strathalbyn Cemetery.
    Buried Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-3834  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2020 

    Father Edwin James b1871 MCLEAN,   b. 16 Oct 1871, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1950, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship -1259 
    Mother Adelaide Rose (Addie) HULL,   b. 18 May 1870, Brighton SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1918, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship -1259 
    Married 13 Jul 1899  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Family ID F-1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0326 - Lorna Edith McLean .jpg
    0326 - Lorna Edith McLean .jpg
    Miss Lorna Edith McLean c.1950's

    6yoa Mona Mildred and 6yoa Lorna Edith McLean: cousins of twin brothers Alfred and Edwin McLean. Maplemore 1911

    Lorna Edith McLean (57yoa) saying goodbye after her regular visit to her nieces; Lorna and Natalie at MAPLEMORE SA. Photo 1962

    1910 Adelaide Rose Hull and Edwin James McLean-parents of Lorna Edith McLean-Triple Certificate Nursing Sister

    12yoa Lorna Edith Mclean c1917 at Maplemore dau of Adelaide Rose Hull
    NURSING Certificate 29 Jan 1943-Lorna Edith McLean
    NURSING Certificate 29 Jan 1943-Lorna Edith McLean
    Certificate of Nursing- of 2 years at Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2 Years at Rose x? for general nursing qualification. Passed by 3 examiners and signed by 4 different authorities in the system.
    1952 London to Adelaide MONA and LORNA MCLEAN tourists on Strathaird
    1952 London to Adelaide MONA and LORNA MCLEAN tourists on Strathaird
    1952 London to Adelaide MONA and LORNA MCLEAN tourists on Strathaird

    May 1952 on ship Strathaird, cousins to twin fathers. Lorna Edith and Mmona Agricola MCLEAN.

    Headstones

    HS MCLEAN Adelaide Rose-nee HULL, mother of Lorna Edith McLean

    HS STRATH MCLEAN,Edwin James, Olivia Mary (Queenie), Lorna Edith

    HS STRATH Adelaide Rose1st wife, Edwin James(twin), Olivia Mary 2nd wife, Lorna Edith 1st dau

  • 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 requires login, 28 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      BIRTH:1905,MCLEAN,Lorna Edith, father:Edwin James MCLEAN, mother: Adelaide Rose HULL at Norwood SA, BDM Cert No:751/325
      PUBLIC NOTICE:before using ANY details from this website ensure YOU further research accuracy of our information to limit the effect of misdirection by any compounded human error.

    3. [S-194] BIBLE McLean family bible inside cover, inside cover, 1 Jun 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Lorna Edith McLean born july 14 1905, Alfred Parker McLean born May 5th 1920, John Sherwood Mclean born Oct 21 1921, Benjamin Earnest Mclean born iNov 18th 1925, Darryl John Mclean born May 3rd 1948, son of JS McLean, Edwin James Mclean, born Dec 7th 1952 son o BE Mclean and Joan Natalie

    4. [S-219] PUBLICATION "Memoirs of Alf McLean"-Having fun without working too hard. Authors Alf and Lola McLean nee Blackman, 11, 9 Apr 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Some comments on our neighbours at Maplemore. I would also like to mention the affection and kindliness they (The Davidsons family) bestowed on my sister, Lorna; I remember they presented her with a very nice gold wristlet watch on the occasion of her 21st birthday.


    5. [S-93] NEWSPAPER TROVE Southern Argus (Port Elliot, SA : 1866 - 1954) , https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/97241208?searchTerm=%22lorna%20MCLEAN%22&searchLimits=l-state=South+Australia, 9 Jun 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      see above description...

    6. [S-113] NEWSPAPER TROVE Adelaide Advertiser SA, The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) , 9 Jun 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Wed 31 Aug 1932 Page 19 MILANG NEWS....FUND raiser.

    7. [S-63] NEWSPAPER TROVE Southern Argus SA, 3, 9 Apr 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      as per attached summarised bridesmaid participation by Lorna Edith Mclean at Milang with supposed school girlfriend. Assumption since bride born 1903 and Lorna born 1905.

    8. [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. , no provided, 9 Apr 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      this is absolutely incorrect see second entry of EDUCATION 2 Dec 1942 Adelaide Newspaper quoted and transcribed correctly

    9. [S-94] NEWSPAPER TROVE News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954), 5, 9 Apr 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      as attached....

    10. [S-52] http://ancestry.com.au, 27 Jul 2019 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Original source of data: Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists. BT27. Records of the Commercial, Companies, Labour, Railways and Statistics Departments. Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England.

    11. [S-52] http://ancestry.com.au, 9 Apr 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      see attached shipping list

    12. [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. , 9 Jun 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Lornas half brother, Benjamin recalled this tale of my namesake aunt often to me; Lorna Joan Mclean

    13. [S-16] FM Joan Natalie Smith and Flora May Whaley, Researcher Lorna McLean, 9 Jun 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Mum often took us to visit Aunty Lorna, or she visited us as she enjoyed returning to the home of her childhood. The cat and dog came too.

    14. [S-194] BIBLE McLean family bible inside cover, 9 Jun 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      see attached above

    15. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, 28 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DEATH:1975,MCLEAN,Lorna Edith, father:Edwin James MCLEAN, mother: Adelaide Rose HULL at Adelaide SA Source:The Advertiser
      PUBLIC NOTICE:before using ANY details from this website ensure YOU further research accuracy of our information to limit the effect of misdirection by any compounded human error.

    16. [S-16] FM Joan Natalie Smith and Flora May Whaley, Researcher Lorna McLean, McLeans of Maplemore Family Bible, 10 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DEATH: Lorna Edith, April 17th Loved cousin of Mona Mclean.
      Exact wording of newspaper cutting.

    17. [S-121] Family Search.org -------C & D McLean, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2BY-DQXM, 26 Oct 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Name:Lorna Edith Mclean at Strathalbyn, Alexandrina Council, SA, Photograph Included Y Affiliate Record Identifier 175987648


    18. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 10 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:13 Jul 1899 RegNo:200/164 groom:MCLEAN Edwin James and bride:HULL,Adelaide Rose at Norwood SA
      PUBLIC NOTICE: Before using, ANY details from this website ensure YOU further research the accuracy of our information to limit the effect of misdirection by any compounded human error.

    19. [S-16] FM Joan Natalie Smith and Flora May Whaley, Researcher Lorna McLean, McLeans of Maplemore Family Bible, 10 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE: MCLEAN-HULL On the 13 July at the residence of Mr Berndt, Hackney, Adelaide SA ;by the Rev.G.C.Love, BD, Edwin James, a son of Mr and Mrs John and Mary McLean, Angas Plains, Strathalbyn, to Adelaide Rose, second daughter of the late Mr Robert Hull, Adelaide SA
      Exact wording of newspaper cutting.