Person:John McMillan (4)

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John McMillan
m. ABT 1835
  1. John McMillan1836 - 1901
m. 05 Nov 1858
  1. Margaret McMillan1859 - ABT 1863
  2. Robert McMillan1861 - 1909
  3. Andrew George McMillan1862 - ABT 1863
  4. Jessica McMillan1867 -
  5. Eliza Hunter McMillan1869 -
  6. James Smith Hunter McMillan1871 - ABT 1872
  7. George Sandilands McMillanABT 1873 - 1926
  8. Lillias Ellen McMillan1878 -
m. 11 AUG 1903
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Name John McMillan
Gender Male
Birth? 1836 Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Marriage 05 Nov 1858 to Catherine Hunter
Immigration[5] 1863 Christchurch, New ZealandShip and Arrival
Immigration? 1863 From Scotland-National Archives NZ 1m-CH 4\54
Death[1][3] 01 JAN 1901 Hokitika, New Zealand
Burial? 03 JAN 1901 Hokitika Cemetery, New Zealand
Other[4] 5 Merry St, MotherwellBirth Address
Occupation? Engine Driver, Stoker
Religion? Presbyterian
Marriage 11 AUG 1903 to Jeannie Crawford

Lanarkshire,

also called LANARK, former county and historic region of south-central Scotland, roughly coinciding with the basin of the River Clyde. Bounded on the south by Dumfriesshire, on the east by Peeblesshire, Midlothian, and West Lothian, on the north by Stirlingshire and Dunbartonshire, and on the west by Renfrewshire and Ayrshire, it had an area of 837 square miles (2,168 square km). Since the reorganization of 1974, it is largely included in Clydesdale, Monklands, Motherwell, Hamilton, and East Kilbride districts, of Strathclyde region.

Lanarkshire probably became an administrative region during the reign of David I (1124-53). The county was the scene of several notable episodes

in Scottish history. The Scottish nationalist William Wallace attacked the

garrison at Lanark in 1297. In 1568 [Index] Mary, Queen of Scots, and her supporters were defeated in the battle of Langside (located in Lanarkshire); this defeat led to her flight to England and imprisonment.

The battles of Drumclog and Bothwell Bridge (both in 1679), between the Covenanters and government forces, also took place in the county. Rapid industrial development began in Lanarkshire in the middle of the 18th century; it was accelerated by the discovery of large iron deposits in the 19th century. The county was in the forefront of the struggle to improve the lot of the working classes. In the early 19th century Robert Owen conducted his influential social-welfare programs at his cotton mills in New Lanark.


THE BROTHER’S PRIDE I believe made several trips to New Zealand.


The Trip we are aware of is as follows. Departed from England on the 25th of July 1863 Arrived Lyttelton on the 10th of December 1863 When it arrived at Lyttelton it was flying the Yellow flag indicating Yellow Fever on board. 44 of the 371 immigrants on board died. The ship was placed in quarantine on arrival and was that way for quite some time. I believe it got mentions in parliament at that time.


BROTHERS PRIDE Rigging: Ship; sheathed in felt and yellow metal in 1860; fastened with iron bolts Master: Captain D. McIntyre Tonnage: 1,236 tons Dimensions: 179.8 feet long, 37.7 foot beam and holds 22.5 feet deep Construction: 1858 in Sacksville, NB, using Birch, Tamarack, Spruce & Pitch Pine Owners: W. & R. Wright Port of registry: Saint John, NB Port of survey: London

In the 1864 Register, two Masters are listed: Captain McIntyre and Captain Welch.

References
  1. Registrar General. NZ Births Deaths and Marriages, Undertaker-WJ Thompson, Hokitika; 6/1901.
  2.   Registrar General. NZ Births Deaths and Marriages, NZ\378\1901.
  3. Fibrio Arthritis
  4. Merry St, Motherwell, Scotland
  5. "Brothers Pride" Christchurch