Maconachie Clans - FAMILY TREES - DOWNLOADS AT THE BOTTOM

Gordon Maconachie

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Gordon was the son of Peter MACONACHIE & Ellen INNES from Forfar in North Dundee, Scotland and he settled on a property at Marnoo in the Mallee region of North West Victoria.  

He had an older brother, John, born in 1832, and he had previously emigrated to Australia 1853.  

He also had other brothers James, Alexander and William who we believe stayed in Scotland.
Gordon Maconachie was born in 1836 and he emigrated to Victoria, Australia in 1855. 

Gordon married Catherine McGregor, who was born in Stawell, Perthshire, Scotland, in about 1864. In 1868 Gordon and Catherine moved to a farm near Marnoo where they raised three sons and six daughters


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Alexander McKonachie

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Alexander's family name was originally spelt - McKONACHIE - but was changed in the first generation in Australia to McConachie and in the second generation Maconachie. 


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Alexander Maconochie

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Alexander Maconochie (1787-1860), naval officer, geographer, and penal reformer, was born on 11 February 1787 at Edinburgh, the son of Alexander M'Konochie (the son adopted the present spelling in 1832) who was a legal agent and in 1791 succeeded Adam Smith on the Board of Customs for Scotland.

Brought up by a kinsman, Allan Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank, he received some legal training, but in 1803 entered the navy as a first-class volunteer, becoming a midshipman in 1804.


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