Edward McKinlay

Father James McKinlay & mother Mary McConnell.

Edward was born 17th March 1857 Lanark Scotland, died age 67 yrs on the 30th June 1924 in Christchurch New Zealand. He is buried in the Sydenham Cemetery 
Block 2E Plot 5

Edward married Mary Jane Campbell in 1892 Dunedin New Zealand. Mary was born 4 october 1865 in Dunedin NZ and was 21 yrs of age at marriage.
Her father was John Campbell of Green Island Dunedin. He operated the Green Island Post Office. Mary attended the local Green Island School.

Mary died age 76 yrs on 5th May 1942 and is buried with Edward.

Also in same plot is their daughter Ailsa Irving W McKinlay who died age 10mths on 19th April 1904.
Edward was a Foreman and lived for many years at 11 Crohane Street Sydenham Christchurch. He and Mary had a family of 5 - Norman Campbell born 2 January 1894, Malcolm Runciman born 4th September 1895, Marjorie Mary Isabelle born 26 November 1897, Ivan Doig born 11 December 1898, Ailsa Irving Wood born 1904 died age 10 months 19 April 1904.

In 1904, Norman lived in Timaru and attended Timaru South School. He left school on 18 December 1907 for work age 13 yrs. He married Ada Beal Adamson born 26 December 1888. Father Peter Adamson of Dunedin NZ.  Ada died 30th August 1957 buried Waimari Cemetery Christchurch. Block AN40 Plot 48.
Norman died 1977 age 82 yrs, retired Electrical Engineer. Buried Makara Cemetery Wellington Section 01/3 Plot 18/10. 

Malcolm died 1949. In 1904, he lived Timaru and attended Timaru South School and previously Woolston Christchurch. He left school 13 December 1909 for work age 14 years.

Marjorie never married, died 1947. In 1904 lived Timaru and attended Timaru South School and previously Woolston Christchurch. She left school 2 March 1910 for Christchurch age 13 years.

In 1905 Ivan lived Turnbull St Timaru and attended Timaru South School. His last day 1 March 1910 left for Christchurch age 12 years.  Ivan was a Bank Manager, died age 62yrs on 8th April 1961 buried Block 55 Plot 340 Ruru Lawn Cemetery Christchurch. He married Mavis Christina Hopgood on the 25th September 1925. Mavis was born 30th August 1906 Colac Bay Southland NZ. She died 1991. Her parents were William Hopgood and Louisa Matilda Guise.
Ivan and Mavis had 3 sons. 
Keith Edward William born 11th October 1930 died 3 May 2004. He married 9th August 1958 in Christchurch. 

Morris Ivan McKinlay died 14 April 2012 age 85 yrs.  On 17th June 1961 in Christchurch, he married  Helen Rita Penticost born 6 Februay 1935 died October 2010 age 75 yrs. They are buried Ruru Ruru Lawn Cemetery Christchurch Block 46 Plot 286. 

Son living in NZ.

We have made contact with Ivan's descendants and have shared McKinlay Family History information.

There are living descendants of this McKinlay line in New Zealand and Australia.