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McNair Family in Australia
« on: Wednesday 04 August 21 02:55 BST (UK) »
Hi All, I am starting a search of my Ancestors who came from Scotland to Australia. If anyone is researching the same please advise me.

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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 04 August 21 11:02 BST (UK) »
Welcome to Rootschat

Have you checked the Surname Interests Board?  Scroll to bottom of this page & the link is under YOUR TOOLS. 
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Carlin (Ireland & Liverpool) Doughty & Wright (Liverpool) Dick & Park (Scotland & Liverpool)

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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 04 August 21 11:50 BST (UK) »
What info do you already have & maybe we can assist with your search.


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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 05 August 21 02:59 BST (UK) »
I have a Joseph Thomas McNair, that married a Evaline Lillian Beeson on 14 August 1900 i8n Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His father, who I have concern over is Robert McNair, that married a Alice Letitia Riley, no date of marriage. Is there any connection please, and if you have any further details about Robert McNair please?

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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 05 August 21 14:17 BST (UK) »
Hi Ken,

If you're looking for your family in Scotland try:
https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

https://my.rio.bdm.vic.gov.au/ shows both a number of children and also a marriage in 1865 in Victoria for Robert McNair and "Alice Laticia Reialy", as well as a death in 1888 for a Robert Edwin McNair whose spouse is listed as Letitia Reilley - he was 44 at the time.

Records like the 1865 marriage certificate and 1888 death certificate will hopefully give you the info you need to take the line back to Scottish records.
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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 05 August 21 14:29 BST (UK) »
Hi Ken and welcome to rootschat is this the birth for Joseph  Thomas McNair 1877
Ballart East Victoria
Father Robert McNair
Mother Leticia Riley

Marriage for a Robert McNair 1865 Victoria Australia
Spouse Alice Leticia Reilly

There is a death for a Robert Edwin McNair 18 September 1888 South Yarra Melbourne
Father Robert McNair
Mother Elizabeth Sneddon
Spouse Leticia Reilly

Find a grave has picture of the grave with parents
Robert McNair
Elizabeth Simson McNair

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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 05 August 21 14:35 BST (UK) »
Looks like the birth for Robert McNair
20 August 1844
Baptism 27 August 1844
Bothkennar Stirling
Father Robert McNair
Mother Elizabeth Snaddon

Marriage for a Robert McNair
Elizabeth Snaddon
11 November 1839
Alloa Clackmannan

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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 05 August 21 14:44 BST (UK) »
Family on the 1851 census
Address Grangemouth Colliery
Civil parish Bothkennar
Robert McNair 35 born Alloa Engine Keeper
Elizabeth McNair 35 born Alloa
William 10 born Alloa
Robert 6 born Bothkennar
Agnes 2 born Bothkennar
Walter S McNair born Bothkennar age 7 months
Walter McNair age 38 born Alloa Brother

Looks like the family immigration
Arrival Hobsons Bay Victoria
20 September 1852
Ship Marco Polo

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Re: McNair Family in Australia
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 05 August 21 16:20 BST (UK) »
Thank you Rosie, I have some of that information, do you have anything on Robert McNair, who married Elizabeth Snaddon or any other information that would help me. I have some information on my Fathers side from Cornwall, but I am looking to start a family tree, and any information would be helpful thank you. Kenneth Harry.