David McKinlay

Father James McKinlay & mother Mary McConnell.
David McKinlay was born 20 January 1861 Hamilton Lanark Scotland. He died age 63yrs at 33 Totara Road Wellington New Zealand in 1924. David was buried 3 August 1924 Karori Cemetery Wellington New Zealand. In the same plot are David, Agnes and her mother Agnes Fox.  Area 02 Block B Row 16 plot 016 Section PUBLIC 2 Plot 289L

Headstone inscription, 'In Loving Memory our dear mother Agnes Louisa McKinlay our dear father David McKinlay & Agnes Fox dearly loved mother of Agnes Louisa McKinlay 'For the mortal shall put on immortality'.

David lived Eastborne and was an Insurance Agent. He married Agnes Louisa Fox 19th April 1893 in the Congregational Church Linwood Christchurch, she was 26yrs old.

Agnes Louisa Fox was born 25 May 1867, in Everton near Liverpool England and died 4 August 1942 at her residence in Marama Terrace Eastbourne Wellington New Zealand. Her father Charles Fox, a Solicitor and her mother Agnes McGuire born 1839. The Fox family arrived Melbourne Australia per 'Star of India' in 1871.

David and Agnes'  children were - Agnes Mary McKinlay, Gertrude Florence known as Joan and Arthur David McKinlay.

Agnes Mary McKinlay born 2 February 1894, died 13 May 1972 aged 78 yrs. Her occupation was Teacher.  Agnes was cremated Karori Cemetery.   

Gertrude Florence McKinlay (Joan) born 6 September 1897 died in her 80's in Scotland. Joan married a Mr Bell, had a daughter and has descendants living in Scotland or England.

Arthur David McKinlay born 11 November 1899 died age 77 yrs on 15 August 1977. He is buried Paraparaumu Beach Cemetery Kapiti.  He left home at the age of 16. He was a teacher, obtained a MA from Victoria University in 1930, teaching with the NZ Correspondence School for many years. In 1939, 'Savage's account of New Zealand in 1805' was reprinted with 'notes by A.D. McKinlay'.
He married twice. First wife Bessie (Betty) Norris born 1904 Wellington New Zealand.  Her father was Thomas William Norris, born London and mother Lily Catherine Motley.  Arthur David married Bessie in 1925, divorced 1939. Their son David Norris born 4 July 1928 Masterton New Zealand.

Married second wife Nancy Ruth Wathen Hunt in 1941. She was a Teacher. Obtained a MA from Auckland University in 1938. Nancy died on her 82nd birthday on June 21 1996 at Takaka New Zealand. They had a family of 2 sons and a daughter.

David Norris McKinlay married in 1964 in Kamloops BC Canada, divorced in 1978 and have both remarried. Their only daughter born 15 February 1971. 
David Norris McKinlay, occupation English Lecturer, died age 82 yrs on 2 February 2011 and is buried Redcliffe Cemetery Qld Australia. Section 105 Row HH Plot 82.

There are living descendants of this McKinlay line in - Rockhampton Australia, NSW Australia, Wellington, Christchurch New Zealand & England.

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