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Malcolm Macfarlane, of Coldstream[1]

Male 1849 - 1911  (61 years)


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  • Name Malcolm Macfarlane 
    Suffix of Coldstream 
    Born 27 Dec 1849  Kaiwarra-Warra, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Oct 1911 
    Person ID I142467  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 May 2016 

    Father John Macfarlane, of Coldstream, New Zealand,   b. 9 Feb 1817, Letter Farm, Port Of Menteith, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1884, Coldstream, Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Catherine Cameron,   b. 1825, Ockle, Ardnamurchan, Peninsular, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Coldstream, Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Dec 1848  Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F55713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Mary Chisnall,   b. 1853,   d. Jul 1919, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Mar 1883  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • #1883/682 Bride-Anna Mary Chesnall Groom-Malcolm Macfarlane [3]
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F55730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1 - Macfarlane, Malcolm , Sheep Farmer, "Coldstream," Rangiora. Mr Macfarlane, who was for five years chairman of the Mandeville and Rangiora Road Board, on which he had previously served as a member, was born in Wellington, in 1849. He is the eldest son of the late Mr. John Macfarlane, of "Coldstream," was educated at the old High School, Christchurch, and gained his experience of country life at "Coldstream," where he resides and farms about 2200 acres. He raises cattle and sheep, and also engages in agricultural pursuits. In public life Mr. Macfarlane is a Governor of the Rangiora High School, and was for two years president of the Northern Agricultural and Pastoral Association, with which he is still identified. He was married, in 1883, to a daughter of the late Mr. William Chisnall, Fendalton, and has four sons and one daughter.
      [ The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District] - Farmers pub. 1903 ]

      2 - Malcolm, of Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand, m. Hannah CHISNALL, and has issue, two children.
      [ Burkes Colonial Gentry ]

      3 - OLD SETTLER DEAD
      CHRISTCHURCH. Oct 9
      Mr MacFarlane, of the Coldstream estate, North Canterbury, died rather suddenly on Saturday night. He was bom in Wellington in 1849 and inherited Coldstream in 1884 on the death of his father. He was well known as a successful breeder of stock. He had long been prominent in local government matters in the district.
      [ Grey River Argus, 10 October 1911, Page 6 ]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2808] Macfarlanes of Letter, Katharine Agnes Macfarlane, (Made & printed at the Whitefiars Press, London & Tonbridge 1932), p11 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2812] Cameron Genealogies, Robert Cameron, (http://www.clan-cameron.org.au).

    3. [S2807] NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages Index, NZ Govt.-Internal Affairs Dept., (https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz).

    4. [S2808] Macfarlanes of Letter, Katharine Agnes Macfarlane, (Made & printed at the Whitefiars Press, London & Tonbridge 1932), p24 (Reliability: 3).