Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Pioneer

Donald MUNROAge: 98 years18331931

Name
Donald MUNRO
Given names
Donald
Surname
MUNRO
Birth about 1833 26 28
Birth of a sisterFlora MUNRO
calculated 1839 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: Part passenger list of the "Ontario"
Text:

MUNRO Charles 42 Bernisdale Skeabost 133 Marian 42 Janet 24 Effy 22 Donald 18 Flora 13 Hugh 11 Christy 11 Alexander 8 Marion 2 CAMPBELL Mary 26 (Adopted child) P/N £27-18-2 Eligible family

Birth of a brotherHugh MUNRO
calculated 1841 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: Part passenger list of the "Ontario"
Text:

MUNRO Charles 42 Bernisdale Skeabost 133 Marian 42 Janet 24 Effy 22 Donald 18 Flora 13 Hugh 11 Christy 11 Alexander 8 Marion 2 CAMPBELL Mary 26 (Adopted child) P/N £27-18-2 Eligible family

Birth of a sisterChristy MUNRO
calculated 1841 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: Part passenger list of the "Ontario"
Text:

MUNRO Charles 42 Bernisdale Skeabost 133 Marian 42 Janet 24 Effy 22 Donald 18 Flora 13 Hugh 11 Christy 11 Alexander 8 Marion 2 CAMPBELL Mary 26 (Adopted child) P/N £27-18-2 Eligible family

Birth of a brotherAlexander MUNRO
calculated 1844 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: Part passenger list of the "Ontario"
Text:

MUNRO Charles 42 Bernisdale Skeabost 133 Marian 42 Janet 24 Effy 22 Donald 18 Flora 13 Hugh 11 Christy 11 Alexander 8 Marion 2 CAMPBELL Mary 26 (Adopted child) P/N £27-18-2 Eligible family

Birth of a sisterMarion MUNRO
calculated 1850 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: Part passenger list of the "Ontario"
Text:

MUNRO Charles 42 Bernisdale Skeabost 133 Marian 42 Janet 24 Effy 22 Donald 18 Flora 13 Hugh 11 Christy 11 Alexander 8 Marion 2 CAMPBELL Mary 26 (Adopted child) P/N £27-18-2 Eligible family

Death of a paternal grandfatherAlexander MUNRO
before 1852 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn McLEOD
before 1852 (Age 19 years)

Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Emigration August 3, 1852 (Age 19 years)
Text:

Ontario 309 Passengers Departed Aug. 3, 1852 Arrived Dec. 15, 1852 Arrival Port Sydney

Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Note: Departed on the "Ontario" with 308 other passengers.
Immigration November 25, 1852 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 4 July 1931, page 14
Note: Charles and Marian and their eight children arrived on board the "Ontario" as assisted migrants. There were many deaths on this voyage and after it reached Sydney, with the ship held in quarantine until 15 December 1852, but some immigrants were not released until 5 January 1853.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMarion
after 1852 (Age 19 years)

Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Death of a fatherCharles MUNRO
January 18, 1878 (Age 45 years)
Address: At his residence "Bairnsdale".
Citation details: MUNRO CHARLES 6050/1878 ALEXANDER EUPHEMIA GRAFTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, NSW : 1859 - 1889), Tuesday 29 January 1878, page 2
MarriageSusan MacDONALDView this family
May 25, 1882 (Age 49 years)
Address: Palmer's Island
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 4024/1882 MUNRO DONALD MACDONALD SUSAN MACLEAN
Birth of a son
#1
Allan MUNRO
about 1883 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: MUNRO ALLAN 18145/1883 DONALD SUSAN GRAFTON
Birth of a son
#2
Charles MUNRO
about 1885 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: MUNRO CHARLES 20400/1885 DONALD SUSAN GRAFTON
Birth of a son
#3
Mor N L MUNRO
about 1887 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: MUNRO MOR N L 21748/1887 DONALD SUSAN GRAFTON
Birth of a son
#4
Donald Alexander MUNRO
about 1890 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: MUNRO DONALD A 14650/1890 DONALD SUSAN GRAFTON
Birth of a son
#5
Angus McLeod MUNRO
about 1898 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: MUNRO ANGUS M 12299/1898 DONALD SUSAN GRAFTON
Marriage of a childCharles MUNROAnnie MILLERView this family
about 1911 (Age 78 years)
Citation details: 9383/1911 MUNRO CHARLES MILLER ANNIE GRAFTON
Death of a brotherHugh MUNRO
about 1930 (Age 97 years)
Citation details: MUNRO HUGH 1428/1930 CHARLES MORACH MACLEAN
Death July 3, 1931 (Age 98 years)
Citation details: 11643/1931 MUNRO DONALD CHARLES MARION MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 4 July 1931, page 14
Burial
Cemetery: Maclean General
Religion: Presbyterian
Munro - Donald
Munro - Donald

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
7 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
PioneerHugh MUNRO
Birth: calculated 1841 34 36Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: about 1930Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
1 year
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
7 years
younger sister
Family with Susan MacDONALD - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 25, 1882Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
19 months
son
3 years
son
Charles MUNRO
Birth: about 1885 52 29Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 29, 1966Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
4 years
son
Donald Alexander MUNRO
Birth: about 1890 57 34Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1976New South Wales, Australia
9 years
son
Angus McLeod MUNRO
Birth: about 1898 65 42Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1982New South Wales, Australia

BirthWeb Site - Clan Cameron
BirthHeadstone - Munro - Donald
EmigrationWeb Site - Highland and Island Emigration Society
Text:

Ontario 309 Passengers Departed Aug. 3, 1852 Arrived Dec. 15, 1852 Arrival Port Sydney

EmigrationOntario - Records Researched by Stuart Gregory
Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
ImmigrationClarence River Pioneers - Newspaper 1943
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
ImmigrationDeath Notice - Munro - Donald
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 4 July 1931, page 14
MarriageWeb Site - Clan Cameron
MarriageDescendants of Alexander Cameron and Mary McKinnon
Citation details: Page 9.
MarriageM - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 4024/1882 MUNRO DONALD MACDONALD SUSAN MACLEAN
DeathWeb Site - Clan Cameron
DeathM - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 11643/1931 MUNRO DONALD CHARLES MARION MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathDeath Notice - Munro - Donald
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 4 July 1931, page 14
DeathHeadstone - Munro - Donald
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index