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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Mona Mildred Agricola MCLEAN

Mona Mildred Agricola MCLEAN

Female 1905 - 1995  (90 years)

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  • Name Mona Mildred Agricola MCLEAN  [1
    Born 23 May 1905  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes 22 May 1952  London UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mona and Lorna both sailed on P&O ship named "Strathaird" on holiday together. Lorna was 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  [3
    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 travelling category tourist and Lorna Edith a nurse and Mona Agricola a teacher.  
    Occupation SA Education Dept Teacher  [1
    • Various senior appointments. She was headmistress of Black Forest Infant School on her retirement in 1965.
    Residence 11 Oct 1995  Linden Park SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    6 Laurel Avenue Linden Park SA. no evidence supplied 
    Died 11 Oct 1995  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cremated 14 Oct 1995  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-3835  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2020 

    Father Alfred John MCLEAN,   b. 16 Oct 1871, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1907, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship -1260 
    Mother Marie Alwena Elizabeth (Elsie) BERNDT,   b. 1872,   d. 10 Mar 1943, Linden Park SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship -1260 
    Married 9 Aug 1904  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F-1260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0323 - Mona McLean in 1921.jpg
    0323 - Mona McLean in 1921.jpg
    0324 - McLean family - Lola, Alf, Mona, Jack & Jean - at Mona's 90th birthday in 1995.jpg
    0324 - McLean family - Lola, Alf, Mona, Jack & Jean - at Mona's 90th birthday in 1995.jpg
    LB 3848

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

    "Alfred John and Edwin James thats our two little babies names" [twins] this line was melodically sung to me many days of my life by my Father Benjamin Ernest McLean. Often 'everyone' joining in [Lorna Joan Mclean}

    Strathalbyn Tennis Ladies Club, circled:- Miss Elizabeth Lizzie Mclean, Mrs Mona Mclean, Mrs Adelaide Mclean

    Headstones

    HS-MCLEAN Alf d1907 accidental poisoning, wife Elsie

    HS Alfred John twin to Edwin James Mclean. Died accidently when working in a farmshed with poisonous gas. He had evacuated, but expired in minutes. His wife brought salt water but was too late. A sad loss for no gain.

    Documents
    BDM - Mona Mildred Agricola McLean on 23rd May 1905 at Angas Plains
    BDM - Mona Mildred Agricola McLean on 23rd May 1905 at Angas Plains
    Source: Strathalbyn 748-197
    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 Mona Agricola MCLEAN.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995 copies available, 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-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.

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

    4. [S-13] REGISTER Burials & Cremations - Alexandrina Council SA, Family History Group at Library, 54, 18 May 2016 source lorna mclean.
      last residence 6 Laurel Avenue Linden Park SA
      cremation niche 1 Strathalbyn Columbarium

    5. [S-11] BDM certificate - sighted and attached .

    6. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login (Reliability: 3), 15 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1904 RegNo:220/539 groom-MCLEAN,Alfred John bride-BERNDT,Marie Alwena Elizabeth at Adelaide SA
      MCLEAN Alfred John married BERNDT Marie Alwine Elizabeth
      on Marriage Date:09-Aug-1904 Marriage Place: St Stephen Luth Church Adelaide Groom Age: 32 Groom Marital Status: S Groom Father: John MCLEAN Bride Age:32 Bride Marital Status: S Bride Father: Theodor BERNDT District:Adelaide Book/Page: 220/539