Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Alexander McGILVRAYAge: 6018251885

Name
Alexander McGILVRAY
Given names
Alexander
Surname
McGILVRAY
Birth about 1825 35 34
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Birth of a brotherDugald McGILVRAY
calculated 1827 (Age 2)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Note: The immigration record for Dugald includes the information that he was 12 years of age at the time of his embarkation on board the 'George Fife'.
Immigration January 23, 1840 (Age 15)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Note: Alexander and Sarah and their two sons Alexander and Dugald arrived on board the 'George Fife'.
Death of a brotherJohn McGILVRAY
about 1841 (Age 16)
Citation details: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Text:

Name: John Mc Gilvray Death Date: 1841 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1841 Registration Place: Black Creek, Bulwarra, Cloden, East Maitland, Hinton, Hunter District, Maitland, Morpeth, West Maitland, New South Wales Volume Number: V18411367 25B

Marriage of a siblingJames GRIFFITHSSarah “Sally” McGILVRAYView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 12, 1844 (Age 19)
Address: By William Ross - Minister Saint Ann's Presbyterian Church
Citation details: 19 January 2011.
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Birth Certificate - Griffiths - Margaret
Birth Certificate - Griffiths - Margaret

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Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James and McGilvray - Sarah
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James and McGilvray - Sarah

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Jobson.

Note: Michael Bruin advises that the year of their marriage was 1944. The birth certificate of their daughter, Margaret, includes the information, that James and Sarah were married on 12 December 1943.
Saint Ann's Prebyterian Church, Paterson
Saint Ann's Prebyterian Church, Paterson

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Religious marriageLouisa STACEView this family
November 11, 1851 (Age 26)
Address: "Dunmore" By Rev. William Purves
Citation details: V1851332 80/1851 MCGILVRAY ALEXANDER STACE LOUISA PC
Text:

The PC in the reference indicates a Presbyterian marriage in the Hunter Valley at places such as Derbie, Hunter District, Maitland, Morpeth, Paterson and Singleton.

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 577 and 581
Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: Saturday 15 November 1851, page 3
McGilvray - Alexander and Stace - Louisa
McGilvray - Alexander and Stace - Louisa

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Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Ann McGILVRAY
about 1852 (Age 27)
Address: Possibly Morpeth.
Citation details: V1852496 52/1852 MCGILVRAY MARY A ALEXANDER LOUISA
Birth of a son
#2
John McGILVRAY
August 4, 1854 (Age 29)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Birth of a son
#3
Alexander McGILVRAY
September 2, 1856 (Age 31)
Citation details: 7291/1856 MCGILVRAY ALEXANDER ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Citation details: Saturday 9 June 1928, page 4
Note: Alexander claims to have been the first white child born in Wingham. It is noted that Alexander's bi…
Birth of a son
#4
James McGILVRAY
about 1858 (Age 33)
Citation details: 9376/1858 MCGILVRAY JAMES ALEXANDER LOUISA MORPETH
Death of a sisterSarah “Sally” McGILVRAY
December 25, 1858 (Age 33)
Address: Paterson River
Cause: Drowned
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"25 Dec 1858. James, wife Sarah and Baby Margaret were drowned in the Paterson River. *Neil Gillies and Henry Tattersall made failed attempt to save them,these two men recovered the bodies. (Tattersall is writers direct x/s grandfather.) The coroner commended Tattersall for his bravery. Alex.McGilvray was witness to Sarah/s burial. Henry Tattersall was the informant on Sarah.s d/c."

Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: 1 January 1859, page 3.
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah

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Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret

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Burial of a sisterSarah “Sally” McGILVRAY
December 27, 1858 (Age 33)
Cemetery: Saint Paul's Church of England
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Jobson.

Citation details: 2 March 2013
Saint Paul's Church of England, Paterson.
Saint Paul's Church of England, Paterson.

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Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Jobson.

Death of a brotherDugald McGILVRAY
March 22, 1861 (Age 36)
Citation details: 3259/1861 MACGILVRAY DUGALD ALEXANDER SARAH WINGHAM
Publication: Sydney Newspaper
Citation details: Tuesday 2 April 1861, page 8
McGilvray - Dugald - Death notice
McGilvray - Dugald - Death notice

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Burial of a brotherDugald McGILVRAY
March 24, 1861 (Age 36)

Publication: Sydney Newspaper
Citation details: Tuesday 2 April 1861, page 8
McGilvray - Dugald - Death notice
McGilvray - Dugald - Death notice

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Birth of a son
#5
James Dugald McGILVRAY
August 16, 1861 (Age 36)
Citation details: 9011/1861 MCGILVRAY JAMES ALEXANDER LOUISA MAITLAND
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Death of a sonJames McGILVRAY
about 1861 (Age 36)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3367/1861 MCGILVRAY JAMES ALEXANDER LOUISA MAITLAND
Birth of a daughter
#6
Sarah Ann Harriet McGILVRAY
about 1864 (Age 39)
Citation details: 9594/1864 MCGILVRAY SARAH A H ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#7
Duncan McGILVRAY
about 1865 (Age 40)
Citation details: 10112/1865 MCGILVRAY DUNCAN ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#8
Joseph Dugald McGILVRAY
about 1867 (Age 42)
Citation details: 10895/1867 MCGILVRAY JOSEPH ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Death of a fatherAlexander “Sandy” McGILVRAY
April 15, 1867 (Age 42)
Address: Rose Field
Citation details: 5632/1867 MCGIBRAY ALEXANDER DONALD MARY MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#9
William McGILVRAY
about 1869 (Age 44)
Citation details: 12585/1869 MCGILVRAY WILLIAM ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Death of a motherSarah CAMERON
about 1870 (Age 45)
Citation details: 1870 C533 Sarah McGilvray Duncan Cameron Sarah McGregor
Birth of a daughter
#10
Louisa Mary Adelaide McGILVRAY
about 1872 (Age 47)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Citation details: 12657/1872 MCGILVRAY LOUISA M A ALEXANDER LOUISE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#11
Rachel Margaret Philadelphia McGILVRAY
about 1875 (Age 50)
Citation details: 14232/1875 MCGILVRAY RACHEL MARGARET P ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Death of a sonJoseph Dugald McGILVRAY
about 1875 (Age 50)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7532/1875 MCGILVRAY JOSEPH D ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#12
Ellen Martha C McGILVRAY
about 1877 (Age 52)
Citation details: 14933/1877 MCGILVRAY ELLEN MARTHA C ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a childJohn McGILVRAYCharlotte BISHOPView this family
September 18, 1878 (Age 53)
Citation details: 3725/1878 MCGILVRAY JOHN BISHOP CHARLOTTE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Birth of a son
#13
Joseph Donald Stace McGILVRAY
about 1879 (Age 54)
Citation details: 16924/1879 MCGILVRAY JOSEPH DONALD S ALEXANDER LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Caroline McGILVRAY
about 1879 (Age 54)
Citation details: Headstone - McGilvray - John and Charlotte
Death of a granddaughterCaroline McGILVRAY
about 1879 (Age 54)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 6725/1879 MCGILVRAY CAROLINE JOHN CHARLOTTE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Charlotte McGILVRAY
about 1880 (Age 55)
Citation details: 17881/1880 MCGILVRAY CHARLOTTE JOHN CHARLOTTE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Emma Louisa McGILVRAY
July 7, 1882 (Age 57)
Citation details: 18398/1882 MCGILVRAY EMMA L HENRY J CHARLOTTE WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1134
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Caroline Esther McGILVRAY
January 18, 1884 (Age 59)
Citation details: 21506/1884 MCGILVRAY CAROLINE E JOHN CHARLOTTE WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1134
Marriage of a childAlexander McGILVRAYEmily Mary Johnstone ROBINSONView this family
May 21, 1884 (Age 59)
Citation details: 5191/1884 MCGILVRAY ALEXANDER ROBINSON EMILY M J WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Birth of a grandson
#5
Leslie Merrideth M McGILVRAY
about 1885 (Age 60)
Citation details: 22148/1885 MCGILVRAY LESLIE M M ALEXANDER EMILY M I TAREE
Occupation
Storekeeper

Citation details: Saturday 9 June 1928, page 4
Note: His son, Alexander, states that Alexander was the first storekeeper in Wingham.
Property
MAY 1855

Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: Satuarday 5 May 1855, page 2
Note: Alexander was granted 46 acres at Gloucester, whilst his brother, Dugald was granted 45 acres.
Death September 10, 1885 (Age 60)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10652/1885 MACGILVREY ALEXANDER ALEXANDER SARAH TAREE
Burial
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
Mary McGILVRAY
Birth: calculated 1814 24 23Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: about 1898Queensland, Australia
1 year
elder brother
Lachlan McGILVRAY
Birth: calculated 1814 24 23Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
2 years
elder brother
John McGILVRAY
Birth: calculated 1815 25 24Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: about 1841New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
Donald McGILVRAY
Birth: calculated 1817 27 26Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
3 years
elder sister
Anne McGILVRAY
Birth: calculated 1819 29 28Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
4 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Dugald McGILVRAY
Birth: calculated 1827 37 36Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: March 22, 1861Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Louisa STACE - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 11, 1851Largs, , New South Wales, Australia
14 months
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
son
2 years
son
James McGILVRAY
Birth: about 1858 33 21Morpeth, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1861Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
3 years
daughter
2 years
son
Duncan McGILVRAY
Birth: about 1865 40 28Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death:
3 years
son
Joseph Dugald McGILVRAY
Birth: about 1867 42 30Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1875Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
William McGILVRAY
Birth: about 1869 44 32Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
Joseph Donald Stace McGILVRAY
Birth: about 1879 54 42Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1943Coffs Harbour, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
ImmigrationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
ImmigrationPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
MarriageM - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V1851332 80/1851 MCGILVRAY ALEXANDER STACE LOUISA PC
Text:

The PC in the reference indicates a Presbyterian marriage in the Hunter Valley at places such as Derbie, Hunter District, Maitland, Morpeth, Paterson and Singleton.

MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 577 and 581
MarriageNewspaper - The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser
Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: Saturday 15 November 1851, page 3
McGilvray - Alexander and Stace - Louisa
McGilvray - Alexander and Stace - Louisa

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OccupationNewspaper - The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate
Citation details: Saturday 9 June 1928, page 4
PropertyNewspaper - The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser
Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: Satuarday 5 May 1855, page 2
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10652/1885 MACGILVREY ALEXANDER ALEXANDER SARAH TAREE
BurialPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581