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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Thomas HALDANE

Thomas HALDANE

Male 1829 - 1905  (76 years)

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  • Name Thomas HALDANE  [1
    Born 7 Nov 1829  Aryshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Baptised on 15th November 1829 in Colmonell, Ayrshire - as per OPR births.
    • Judi Mooney states on her 26pp hard copy Thomas 18 on arrival in SA on Bolton. His family settled on a farm at Union Grove: Gawler Plains
    Christened 15 Nov 1829  [5
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1848  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    In 1848, Thomas arrived on the 'Bolton'in South Australia. 
    Occupation c1854  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    A drapershop in North Terrace in 1854 and 1855 but was then a draper in King William Street, the main north-south thoroughfare of Adelaide. Later Thomas and Eliza ran a lodging house in Young Street.  
    Biography Notes 1880  [6
    Thomas and Eliza separated around 1880 - a judicial separation on 13th Sept 1880. 
    Biography Notes 1880 
    Threatening his wife:
    * Police Courts - 21st Aug 1880 - Thomas Haldane was charged with threatening to cut his wife's throat, and was ordered to find two sureties of 50 each, and to enter into his own recognizances in the sum of 100 to keep the peace for six months.
    (Evening Journal, 21st Aug 1880, p2)
    * Police Courts - 22nd Nov 1880 - Thomas Haldane was charged with assaulting Henry Charles Hamilton Ayliffe, on November 21, at Kent Town. He was sentenced to one month's imprisonment with hard labour. On a charge of threatening to cut his wife's throat, he was ordered to find two sureties in 50 each to keep the peace for three months.
    (SA Register, 23rd Nov 1880, p1)

     
    Divorced 13 Sep 1880  Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Surname:HALDANE Given Names:Thomas Spouse Name:
    Cross Ref. Surname:Cross Ref.Given Names:Divorce Date:13-Sep-1880 Notes:Item=429.Address=Kent Town.Judicial Separation=13 Sep 1880.Source:State Records Source 2:Divorce Petitions GRG 36/51 
    Biography Notes Two Eliza's and two brothers:- Thomas Haldane is the much older brother of Robert who married Eliza Ann McLean who is the niece of Eliza Willock McLean. Catherine, who married Allan McLean was the sister of one Eliza and the mother of the other Eliza.  
    Residence Thomas purchased two lots in Kent Town. One property had frontages onto Young Street and Grenfell Street, and the other property fronted Rundle Street. Thomas transferred these properties to James snr as dowry. But Thomas and Eliza continued to live there and ran a lodging house in Young Street.   [7
    Residence Thomas was in Kooringa (Burra) but he moved to Adelaide with Eliza. 
    Died 20 Dec 1905  [2, 6, 9
    Buried 21 Dec1905  Mitcham SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    • Judi Mooney states on her hardcopy printout that Thomas is not listed on the 1841 census with the rest of heis family at aged 11. His family living at High Street in Ayr-census dated 6 June 1841.
    Person ID I-777  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2020 

    Father John HALDANE,   b. 1805, Ayrshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1876, Willaston SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship -255 
    Mother Janet MCCREDIE,   b. 2 Feb 1804, Kirkholm Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1874, Gawler SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship -255 
    Married 17 Feb 1826  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F-255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Willock DAWSON,   b. 13 Feb 1830, Tehran Persia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1926, Marrickville NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1852  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 13, 14
    Children 
    +1. Jane Hamilton HALDANE,   b. 23 Mar 1853, Burra SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1917, Glenelg SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  []
     2. Janet McCredie HALDANE,   b. 21 Oct 1854, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 00 May 1948, Leichhardt NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  []
     3. Eliza Ann HALDANE,   b. 14 Oct 1856, Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1940, SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  []
     4. Ann Dawson HALDANE,   b. 23 Aug 1858, Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909  (Age 50 years)  []
     5. Unknown HALDANE,   b. 1860,   d. 1860  (Age 0 years)  []
     6. Emily Dawson HALDANE,   b. 3 Mar 1861, Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886  (Age 24 years)
     7. Ellen Edith HALDANE,   b. 1863, Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1900, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  []
     8. Harry L'Estrange HALDANE,   b. 13 Jul 1865, Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1951, Ararat Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  []
     9. Mary May HALDANE,   b. 17 Aug 1867, Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954  (Age 86 years)  []
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2017 04:57:02 
    Family ID F-256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Wedding of Thomas HALDANE & Mabel ROSHER.jpg
    Wedding of Thomas HALDANE & Mabel ROSHER.jpg

    Documents
    CERTIFICATE Death Thomas HALDANE on 20th Dec 1905 in Adelaide.jpg
    CERTIFICATE Death Thomas HALDANE on 20th Dec 1905 in Adelaide.jpg

  • 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-8] PUBLICATION Dawson book in Goolwa Library, Yvonne Heath of Morphettville, (Heath of Morphettville), C0461991941 - Goolwa.

    3. [S-67] Judi Mooney-Descendants of Thomas Haldane (1829-1906), Judi Mooney 2015, Judi Mooney refers to OPR but does not give the specific page reference.
      The hardcopy printout states "Born village Colmonell evidence to Judi Mooney by her OPR (but does not provide this OPR and states the content of the opr without providing it)

    4. [S-72] PUBLICATION "Register Personal Notices Vol-1 1836-1859", Compiled Reg Butler, Alan Phillips, 134, 10 Jun 1852.
      "By the very Rev. the Dean of Adelaide, at Trinity Church, on Tuesday, June 8th. 1852 Mr Thos Haldane of Kooringa, formerly of Ayr Scotland to Eliza, second daughter of James Dawson, Exq., Strathalbyn"
      Researcher Lorna Mclean 11 Jan 2017

    5. [S-67] Judi Mooney-Descendants of Thomas Haldane (1829-1906), Judi Mooney 2015, printout provided details entered, 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      several details omitted on first entry. I have completely reflected the entire printout in my custodianship on 12 Dec 2020 Lorna Mclean Reseacher.

    6. [S-67] Judi Mooney-Descendants of Thomas Haldane (1829-1906), Judi Mooney 2015.

    7. [S-33] PUBLICATION "Their Name Liveth" by John Mathews, p 63.

    8. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Surname:HALDANE Given Names:Thomas Spouse Name:
      Cross Ref. Surname:Cross Ref.Given Names:Divorce Date:13-Sep-1880 Notes:Item=429.Address=Kent Town.Judicial Separation=13 Sep 1880.Source:State Records Source 2:Divorce Petitions GRG 36/51

    9. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Surname:HALDANE First Names:Thomas Death Date:-Burial Date: 21-Dec-1905 Age: 77 Cemetery: Mitcham Anglican SA

    10. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Surname:HALDANE First Names:Thomas Death Date:-Burial Date: 21-Dec-1905 Age: 77 Cemetery: Mitcham Anglican SA :

    11. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Groom Surname:LAKE Groom Given Names:Charles Sydney Bride Surname: HALDANE Bride Given Names: Janet McCredie Marriage Date:16-Apr-1877 Marriage Place:Ailsa House Kent Town Groom Age:27 Groom Marital Status:S GroomsFather: James LAKE Bride Age:23 Bride Marital Status:S Bride Father:Thomas HALDANE District:Adelaide Book/Page:111/208

    12. [S-76] https://www.myheritage.com/, my heritage (with a log in), 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Name Janet Haldane (born McCredie) Birth:Feb 2 1804
      Kirkcolm, Wigtownshire, Scotland Marriage to: John Haldane Feb 17 1826 Scotland Death Dec 12 1874
      Gawler Plains, South Australia, Australia


    13. [S-67] Judi Mooney-Descendants of Thomas Haldane (1829-1906), Judi Mooney 2015, Judi Mooney refers to the Australian Marriage Index 1788-1950 but does not give the specific page referenc.

    14. [S-72] PUBLICATION "Register Personal Notices Vol-1 1836-1859", Compiled Reg Butler, Alan Phillips, 134, 10 Jun 1852.
      "By the very Rev. the Dean of Adelaide, at Trinity Church, on Tuesday, June 8th. Mr Thos Haldane of Kooringa, formerly of Ayr Scotland to Eliza, second daughter of James Dawson, Exq., Strathalbyn"
      Researcher Lorna Mclean 11 Jan 2017