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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Eliza Willock DAWSON

Eliza Willock DAWSON

Female 1830 - 1926  (96 years)

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  • Name Eliza Willock DAWSON  [1
    • "There is no record in Falkirk parish registers of the births of James' and Jane's next children, Archibald (born c1821), Catherine (born 1823 or 1824), and Eliza Willock (born February 1830), and it can only be presumed that they were born in Persia. Eliza Willock Dawson was named after Eliza, the wife of Henry Willock, the British Charge d'Affaires in Tehran from 17 September 1815 to 1826."
      (From John Mathews article in 'Calatria, The Journal of the Falkirk Local History Society' Spring, 2013, number 29, p87)
    Born 13 Feb 1830  [2
    • Another source (ref: Gemmell, p14) indicates that Eliza was born in 1832 in Glasgow - rather than in 1830 in Persia.
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes Thomas and Eliza separated around 1880. 
    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 1908  Corowa NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Thomas died in 1905 and Eliza had moved to Corowa NSW by 1908 
    Died 28 May 1926  Marrickville NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • * Gemmell (p14) has her death as in 1919 at Port Pirie
      * The Dawson book ("From Scotland to Strathalbyn) has her death on 28th May 1926 in Sydney.
      * Judi Mooney has her death on 28th May 1926 at Marrickville, NSW (Brighton-le-Sands?)
    Buried Sutherland NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Woronora Cemetery Sutherland NSW
    Person ID I-778  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 

    Father James (snr) DAWSON,   b. 1785, Falkirk Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1865, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship -257 
    Mother Jane (Jean) HAMILTON,   b. 24 Feb 1802, Hamilton Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1885, Springfield SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship -257 
    Married 3 Mar 1816  Falkirk Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F-257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas HALDANE,   b. 7 Nov 1829,   d. 20 Dec 1905  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1852  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9
    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. 1946  (Age 91 years)  []
     3. Eliza HALDANE,   b. 14 Oct 1856, Kent Town SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1940  (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,   d. 1863  (Age 0 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  (Age 86 years)
     9. Mary HALDANE,   b. 17 Aug 1867,   d. 1954  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2017 04:57:02 
    Family ID F-256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    3. [S-67] PUBLICATION "Descendants of Thomas Haldane" Judi Mooney, Judi Mooney 2015, Judi Mooney refers to the Australian Death Index 1787-1985 but does not give the specific page reference.

    4. [S-67] PUBLICATION "Descendants of Thomas Haldane" Judi Mooney, Judi Mooney 2015, Judi Mooney refers to the Australian Cemetery Index, 1808-2007 but does not give the specific page reference.

    5. [S-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 1.
      MCLEAN Allan, Catharine DAWSON, married 29 feb 1844 at Wheatsheaf Inn Mt Barker as this information does not match the uncited/sourced information. As it is so different I have left it for further researchers to confirm or delete. Sourced 5 Feb 2016 Researcher Lorna McLean



    6. [S-137] My Heritage Mark Brabant, my heritage (with a log in), 17 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Jane ( Jean ) Dawson nee Hamilton 1802 - 1885 Birth:Mar 8 1802 Hamilton,Lanarkshire,Scotland,UK Nationality:Australia Title:Mrs Religion:Protestant: Marriage to: James Dawson on Feb 16 1816 Falkirk Scotland Immigration:Apr 30 1839 Port Adelaide, South Australia Death: Aug 9 1885 Springfield, Strathalbyn, SA Burial:Strathalbyn General Cemetery SA
      Family members Parents:William Hamilton 1777 - 1850 Janet / Jannet Hamilton (born Pollock) 1777 - 1857 Husband: James Dawson 1781 - 1865

    7. [S-87] https//:www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ require own log in, https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/record-results?search_type=people&event=M&record_type%5B0%5D=opr_marriages&church_type=Old%20Parish%20Registers&dl_cat=church&dl_rec=church-banns-marriages&surname=dawson&surname_so=exact&forename=james&forename_so=starts&spouse_name=hamilton&spouse_name_so=exact&from_year=1800&to_year=1850&record=Church%20of%20Scotland%20%28old%20parish%20registers%29%20Roman%20Catholic%20Church%20Other%20churches, 21 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DAWSON JAMES m.JEAN HAMILTON FR2560 (FR2560) on 16/02/1816 479/ 90 195 at Falkirk Scotland. no credits for document of OPR MARRIAGE


    8. [S-67] PUBLICATION "Descendants of Thomas Haldane" Judi Mooney, Judi Mooney 2015, Judi Mooney refers to the Australian Marriage Index 1788-1950 but does not give the specific page referenc.

    9. [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