This site is about the following families who migrated to the Australian colonies from Scotland, Ireland, Germany and England from about 1845 to 1870. Of particular interest are people associated with the following:
Grange & Gilgin
Richard Grange (1832-1907) from Bradwell-near-sea, Essex, and wife Ellen Gilgin (1837-1920) from Kingscourt, Cavan, Ireland.
Mary Jane Kilpatrick (1848-1924) from Teevicknoy/Tivockmoy, Donegal.
George McIver (ca.1829-1892) and wife Isabella McIver – nee McIver (ca.1827-1899), both from Bualnaluib/Aultbea, Loch Ewe, WesterRoss.
Colin McPherson (ca.1802-1866) from Killin Parish, Perthshire and wife Catherine Cameron (ca.1812-1887) from Auchtertyre, Strathfillan, Killin Parish.
Meier & Leschen
Heinrich Ludwig Meier (1814-1898) from Hanover and wife Helene Joanna Amalia Leschen (1830-1901) from Rensburg, Schleswig-Holstein.
Melville & Martin
Jessie Melville (ca.1849-1924) from Cargill, Ruthven, Perthshire and her mother Margaret Martin (ca.1829-1878) from Alyth, Perthshire.
Alexander Pollock (1841-1915) from Liskeran near Stranorlar, Donegal.
Peter Smeaton (1820-1889) from Crieff, Perthshire, his wife Helen Stalker (1825-1903) from Alloa, Clackmannanshire, and her parents James Stalker (1802-1881) from New Sauchie, Clackmannanshire and Margaret Hall (1803-1887) from nearby Tulliallan which was then located in an enclave of Perthshire.
I have transferred this site from pure HTML into WordPress. Many of the lists/tables as a result need reconstruction as the numbering has often been lost and indents increased. Remediation will be done on rainy, cold days.