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Robert McAliece, Walter McAlpine, Donald McAndrew, James McAvoy,


Robert McAliece

Book - Beyond the Crested Wave, Robert McAliece and Catherine Crawford, Pioneers of "Hurdle Creek" Oxley Victoria - The Family Chronicles 1855-1997. Compiled by Gloria Newton.
Memories of the Good Old Days of Hurdle Flat: Dedicated to the Pioneers of Hurdle Flat. by G.F. Craig.
Charles McAliece came c1854 and sent for his family, first the brothers Robert (now the father of Crawford & Jane) and David, sailed to Australia on board the Eagle in Oct 1856, listed as David Mcaleus aged 18 and Robert Mcaleus aged 23
The Ocean Chief came Nov 1859 with the rest of the McAliece family - Rob McAliece aged 48, Cath McAliece aged 47, Andrew McAliece aged 23, Rose Ann McAliece aged 21, Nancy McAliece aged 19, Margt McAliece aged 16, John McAliece aged 11, Crawford McAliece aged 9, Mary McAliece aged 7 and Willm McAliece aged 4
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Rob McAliece 1809 - 20 Oct 1884 #13575 aged 75 drowned in the Hurtle Creek, son of Nancy Maners and Robert McAliece came Nov 1859 on the Ocean Chief with 8 chn and Cath Crawford 1811 - 29 July 1892 aged 81, dau of Catherine and Charls Crawford of Ballymena, Ireland, and lived at Beechworth then Oxley
11 Children 1. Charles McAliece 1830 - 1886 #10397 aged 56
2. Robert McAliece c1832
3. Andrew McAliece aged 23, 1835
4. Rose Ann McAliece aged 21, 1836
5. Agnes Nancy McAliece aged 19, 1840
6. David McAliece 1842
7. Margaret McAliece aged 16, 1843
8. John McAliece aged 11, 1848 - 1870 #2252 aged 23 years of Pleuro-Pneumonia
9. Crawford McAliece aged 9, 1850
10. Mary Ann McAliece aged 7, 1852
11. William McAliece aged 4, 1854
1. Charles McAliece 1830 - 1886 #10397 aged 56 wed c1868 to Mary Shanks and lived at Oxley
3 Children 1. Elizabeth McAliece 1869 #24177
2. Charles Crawford McAliece 1872 #25321
3. Jane McAliece 1875 #11280 may be Jarre McAliece wed 1900 #5219 to Michael Ralf/Ralph Swinburne 1870 #18147 - 1936 #5972 aged 66
2. Robert McAliece c1832 wed at Lisburn Ireland, and came c1859 with Mary Ann McCombs and settled at Stanley, Victoria
8 Children 1. Crawford McAliece c1856 wed 1883 #391 to Mary Ellen Haworth
2. Jane McAliece c1858 wed 1887 #5719 to Thomas Henry McKean
3. Margaret Ann McAliece 1860 #16740
4. Henry McAliece 1863 #10970
5. Catherine McAliece 1865 #11785
6. David McAliece 1869 #5312
7. Robert McAliece 1875 #19597
8. John Mccoombs McAliece 1873 #12920
1. Crawford McAliece wed 1883 #391 to Mary Ellen/Helen Haworth 1860 #10611 born at Stanley, and lived at Waaia (near Numurkah)
2 Children 1. Crawford George Haworth McAliece 1886 #14509
2. Robert Edwin Vict McAliece 1888 #16321
2. Jane McAliece wed 1887 #5719 to Thomas Henry McKean born in Manchester
3. Andrew McAliece aged 23, 1835 wed 1873 #4616 to Rebecca Brolly 1853 - 1883 #6973 aged 30, and lived at Oxley
3 Children 1. John McAliece 1875 #4357
2. David McAliece 1876 #18078
3. Charles McAliece 1878 #24478
4. Rosanna McAliece 1836 - 1911 #14382 aged 74 wed 1866 #3404 to James Clark Shanks and lived at Oxley, 10 Children
5. Agnes Nancy McAliece aged 19, 1840 wed Robert Montgomery and lived at Oxley
3 Children 1. Mary Montgomery 1867 #23787
2. Robert Montgomery 1869 #10686
3. Jane Montgomery 1875 #18275
6. David McAliece 1842 wed 1865 #1877 to Margaret Gladstone 1846 - 1925 #13522 aged 79 dau of Phillis Richardson and John Gladstone, and lived at Stanley
5 Children 1. Robert McAliece 1873 #20313
2. Isabella McAliece 1875 #12580
3. David McAliece 1877 #25227
4. Catherine McAliece 1881 #26341
5. Thomas Crawford McAliece 1886 #13992
7. Margaret McAliece aged 16, 1843 wed 1863 #2774 to Henri Legoleker/Lydeker and lived at Oxley
9 Children 1. Henry Leideker 1866 #5362 - 1866 #6854 lived 7 months
2. Margaret Leideker 1867 #18858
3. Twin Clara Lydeker 1869 #10672 - 1869 #5100 lived 11 days
4. Twin Henery Lydeker 1869 #10673
5. Clara Lydeker 1872 #11059
6. Agnes Lydeker 1873 #18934
7. William Lydeker 1876 #18077 - 1876 #12834 lived 8 months
8. Rebecca Lydeker 1877 #17519
9. David Lydeker 1878 #24477 - 1952 #19707 aged 72 wed c1900 to Alison Taylor Gibson 1879 - 1954 #17542 aged 75, both died at Wangaratta
9. Crawford McAliece aged 9, 1850 wed 1877 #190 to Mary Ann Walton Swinburne 1853 - 1930 #7634 aged 77, and lived at Oxley
10 Children 1. William John McAliece 1877 #10612 - 1961 #18324 aged 83
2. Henrietta McAliece 1878 #24641
3. Walter McAliece 1880 #17743
4. Herbert Denton McAliece 1881 #25221 - 1929 #12483 aged 49
5. Eva Augusta May McAliece 1883 #18643
6. Winifred McAliece 1886 #20800
7. Ethel Margery McAliece 1888 #5460
8. Algernon Victor McAliece 1889 - 1955 #9229 aged 66
9. Selena McAliece 1893 - 1976 #17584 aged 83
10. Elsie McAliece 1898 - 1970 #1069 aged 72
10. Mary Ann McAliece aged 7, 1852 wed 1868 #3785 to George Oakman McDonald and lived at Oxley
9 Children 1. George Whitlam McDonald 1870 #4356
2. John Mcaliece McDonald 1872 #4547
3. William Thomas McDonald 1873 #18935 - 1878 #6328 lived 5 years
4. Charles Johnston McDonald 1875 #18274
5. James Oakman McDonald 1876 - 1878 #6330 lived 2 years
6. Jane McDonald 1881 #11312
7. William Robert McDonald 1882 #24835
8. Eva Letitia McDonald 1886 #28540
9. Catherine McDonald 1888 #32084
11. William McAliece aged 4, 1854 wed 1882 #4176 to Margaret Eleanor Swinburne and lived at Oxley
3 Children 1. Adelaide Margery McAliece 1884 #4583
2. Theodore Melton McAliece 1886 #5150
3. Ivan Granger McAliece 1888 #14248

Walter McAlpine

Walter Mcalpine 26 (born c1832) came Jan 1859 on the Florence Nightingale with Arabella Groton, called Isabella. came with infant William (William Frederick died 1877 aged 19), son Walter 1860 and dau Arabella Jane died aged 5 months 1863, Arabella died 1862
Walterr Mcalpine 23 (born c1829) came Nov 1852 on the Northumberland with Charles aged 21
Walterr Mcalpine 26 (born c1827) came Nov 1853 on the Australia
Walter Mcalpine 1832 - 1886 #2254 aged 53, son of Jane Lorry and Walter Mcalpine, died at E Melb Hos
Walter Mcalpine 1827 - 1888 #6486 aged 61, son of Elizabeth and Walter Mcalpine, died at E Melb

Walter Mcalphine from Edinburgh wed 1866 #3087 to Margaret Keir from Inverness Shire and lived at Taradale
7 Children 1. Mary Jane Mcalphine 1867 #14343
2. Robert Kier Mcalphine 1869 #19155
3. Thomas Jardine Mcalphine 1871 #20099
4. Margaret Ellen Mcalphine 1875 #5860 - 1878 #3645 lived 3 years
5. Ann Elizabeth Janet Mcalphine 1876 #26245
6. William Fredk Mcalphine 1879 #19752 - 1885 #7091 lived 5 years
7. Hellen Mcalphine 1881 #26583
1. Mary Jane Mcalpine 1867 - 1942 #27082 aged 75, wed c1901 to Abram Edward Gartside 1867 #12008 - 1924 #8982 aged 57, died at Castlemaine, 3 Children

Donald McAndrew

Donald McAndrew came c1884 with Christina Agnew and lived at Mitiamo
2 Children 1. Eliz (Bessie) Mcandrew 1880 - 1972 #10259 aged 92, 2. Lilian May Mcandrew 1885 #19843
1. Eliz (Bessie) Mcandrew 1880 - 1972 #10259 aged 92, wed c1913 to John Henry Friday 1863 #8900 - 1931 daughter of Christina Agnew and Donald McAndrew (born before family arrived at Mitiamo), and lived at Maindample

James McAvoy

James McAvoy 1830 - 1884 #7649, died at Anderson's Ck, son of Thomas McAvoy and Elizabeth Keough, wed c1863 to Mary Ann Goodwin
Mary McAvoy died
5 children   1. Sarah Ann McAvoy 1864 #1260 - 1865 #6208 lived 1 year at Casterton
2. John McAvoy born 1866 #7177 at Forty Foot wed Elizabeth Morton nee Pierce
3. Cath McAvoy 1869 #1284 at The Lodden
4. Thomas McAvoy 1872 #1211 at Casterton
5. Mary McAvoy 1874 - 1874 #1291 lived 10 days at Emerald Hill
2. John McAvoy wed 1887 #6754 to Elizabeth Morton nee Pierce and their first child was Rachel born 1888 #10819 at Dunolly
John McAvoy and Elizabeth Pierce registered their son John Henry 1892.
John Henry McAvoy 1892 born at Tarnagulla, wed Florence Ivy Hancock 11 Sep 1894 - 21 Nov 2000 aged 106 at Mildura, 3 daughters, Florence, Elsie and Maisie

Children of Mary JORDAN and James McAvoy
Thomas McAvoy 1855 - 1880 #29 died aged 24
Jas McAvoy 1859 - 1889 #14359 aged 30 years
Richard McAvoy 1864 #16162 at Hodd
Eliza Mary Ann McAvoy 1867 #2938 at Lilydale
Simon Mcavoy 1869 - 1947 #6953 aged 78

Another arrival
Mary Mcavoy aged 16 came as Assisted Immigrant in Mar 1850 on the Eliza Caroline

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