The McLean Family

Alexander Hay McLean

Birth: in Pietermaritzburg, Natal

Father: Alexander McLean

Mother: Jessie (Robertson) McLean

Married: Constance Mary Andrews on 4 June 1895, in St James church, Greytown, Natal
Alexander Hay McLean is recorded as a bachelor, of full age. He is a gentleman, resident in Greytown. Constance Mary Andrews is recorded as a spinster, of full age, resident in Greytown. The marriage was witnessed by G. Andrews and C. West Handley.

Children:
Occupation: Gentleman (1895); Farmer (1927); Brickmaker (1932)
In 1927, Alexander was farming at "Boythorpe" in Tweedie, Lion's River district, Natal
In 1898 Alexander was the victim of cattle theft:
Colony of Natal Departmental Reports 1898 page F40
CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF POLICE.
SIR,—I have the honour to report as follows for the year ending 31st December, 1898.
...
  There were two cases of cattle stealing, one at Boston when Mrs. Noble had six head stolen, five of which were recovered, one having been killed by the thief, who I hear from the C. I. Officer has been arrested in Johannesberg. In the other case Mr. McLean of Dargle Road had seven head stolen, six of which were recovered and the thief was arrested in the act of eating the other.


Death: 29 March 1955

Addresses:
1895: Greytown, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1895 #98)
1898: Dargle Road, Lions River district, Natal   (Colony of Natal Departmental Reports 1898 page F40)
1927: "Boythorpe", Tweedie, Lion's River, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #18839 DGS 007869063 image 1502)
1936: P. O. Box 71, Ladysmith, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #24498 007869102 image 1326)

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Alexander Andrews McLean

Father: Alexander Hay McLean

Mother: Constance Mary (Andrews) McLean

Occupation: Farmer (1934)

Addresses:
1934: Greytown, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #18839 DGS 007869063 image 1504)

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Dorothy Gertrude (McLean) Mulcahy

Birth: 1909/10 in Natal

Father: Alexander Hay McLean

Mother: Constance Mary (Andrews) McLean

Married: Hercules Francis Hickman Mulcahy on 5 October 1931, in St James church, Greytown, Natal, South Africa
Hercules Francis Hickman Mulcahy is recorded as a widower, aged 44, born in England. He is a depot overseer, roads depot, resident in Estcourt. Dorothy Gertrude McLean is recorded as a spinster, aged 21, born in Natal. She is resident in Greytown. The marriage was witnessed by A. H. McLean and A. A. McLean.

Hercules was born in 1887, in Headington district, Oxfordshire, England, the son of Henry Hickman Mulcahy and Anna Margaret Marais. He married, firstly, Florence Lily Hickinbotham on 8 February 1922 in Estcourt, Natal. Florence died on 27 November 1925, leaving a daughter Patricia Margaret Hickman Mulcahy. Hercules was a road overseer in 1922 and 1925, working for the Public Roads Department, and a depot overseer of a roads depot in 1931. In 1934, he is recorded as a civil servant. Hercules died in 1972.
Addresses:
1922: Estcourt, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Estcourt 1922 #276)
1925: Estcourt, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #17233 DGS 007867883 image 1114)
1931: Estcourt, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1931 #4)
1931: Ladysmith, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #18839 DGS 007869063 image 1505)

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1931: Greytown, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1931 #4)

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George Moore McLean

Birth: 1898/9, in Greytown , Natal

Father: Alexander Hay McLean

Mother: Constance Mary (Andrews) McLean

Married: Anna Francina van der Craght on 17 July 1928, in Paulpietersburg, Natal, South Africa
George Moore McLean is recorded as a jonkman (bachelor), aged 29, born in Natal. He is a motor-drywer (car driver), resident in Paulpietersburg. Anna Francina van der Craght is recorded as a jonge-dogter (spinster), aged 23, born in the Transvaal. She is resident in Paulpietersburg. The marriage was witnessed by A. C. T. vanderCraght and A. A. McLean.

Anna was born in 1904/5, in the Transvaal.
1928: Paulpietersburg, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Paulpietersburg 1928 #4)

Death: 1964

Addresses:
1928: Paulpietersburg, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Paulpietersburg 1928 #4)

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Gladys Muriel (McLean) Elliott

Birth: September/October 1897, in Tweedie, Natal

Father: Alexander Hay McLean

Mother: Constance Mary (Andrews) McLean

Married: Albert Elliott on 15 August 1931, in Greytown, Natal, South Africa
Albert Elliott is recorded as a widower, aged 50, born in England. He is a medical practitioner, resident in York Street, Greytown. Gladys Muriel McLean is recorded as a spinster, aged 33, born in South Africa. She is resident at Braeside, Greytown. The marriage was witnessed by N. C. McLean and A. H. McLean.

Albert was born on 17 September 1880, in Luton, Bedfordshire, England, the son of Joseph Elliott and Elizabeth. Albert married, firstly, Hester Maria Magdalene Havemann on 12 March 1912 in Greytown, Natal. At that time he is recorded as a chemist, resident in Johannesburg. Hester died on 25 July 1930, and Gladys McLean was Albert's second wife. After the death of Gladys, Albert married, thirdly, Dorothy Courtman on 5 July 1940 in St James church, Greytown. Dorothy died in 1964. Albert was a chemist in 1912, and a medical practitioner in records from 1930, 1931, 1936 and 1940. Albert died in 1964, after the death of his 3rd wife that same year.
Census & Addresses:
1881: Cobden St, Luton, Bedfordshire
1912: 1 Apellonia Street, Troyeville, Johannesburg. Transvaal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #15948 007864594 image 675)
1930: York Street, Greytown, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #15948 007864594 image 674)
1931: York Street, Greytown, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1931 #295)
1936: York Street, Greytown, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #24498 007869102 image 1328)
1940: York Street, Greytown, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1940 #4)

Death: 24 April 1936, at the Sanatorium, Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa, aged 38
The cause of death is listed as a coma and cerebral abscess, of duration 3 days.

Burial: Greytown, Natal, South Africa

Addresses:
1931: Braeside, Greytown, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1931 #295)
1936: York Street, Greytown, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Deaths Pietermaritzburg 1936 DGS 007751146 image 2227)

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Nora Constance McLean

Birth: 17 February 1901, at Boythorpe, Dargle Road, Tweedie, Natal
Natal Witness 22 February 1901
At Boythorpe, Dargle Road, the wife of A Hay McLean of a daughter

Father: Alexander Hay McLean

Mother: Constance Mary (Andrews) McLean

Notes: In her mother's will, Nora is specifically left her mother's piano, indicating Nora's interest in the instrument.

Addresses:
1934: Greytown, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #18839 DGS 007869063 image 1505)

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