Magdalena Meikle

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Background

Magdelena MacPherson[1] was born in Paisley, Scotland on 12th August, 1819.[2]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Post 1854 Experiences

Obituary

Meikle – on the 30th September, at Meikleriggs, Pentland Hills, Magdeleine, relict of the late Hugh Meikle, aged 88 years. A resident of the district for 52 years.[3]
Mrs Hugh Meikle died at 1 p.m. pm Monday last, aged 88 years. Born in Paisley, Scotland, on 12th August, 1819. Came to Australia in 1852, and came to Bacchus Marsh shortly after the Eureka riots. Resided on the Pentland Hills since that time. Her husband, Cr Hugh Meikle died about ten years back, and was in his time President of the Shire. Their son is now President. The deceased kept her senses, and her hearing, and her habitual good temper, to the last. There are three sons and three daughters, one of them being Mrs Riddell, ex-mayoress of Hawthorn. Mrs Dryden, a next door neighbour of the deceased, is a sister. The Rev. E.J. Welch officiated at the funeral. [4]

See also

Hugh Meikle

Further Reading

Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.


References

  1. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  2. Bacchus Marsh Express 5 October 1907.
  3. Bacchus Marsh Express 5 October 1907.
  4. Bacchus Marsh Express 5 October 1907.

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