The History of the Staley Family in Australia
Thomas Law MCMILLAN

Thomas Law MCMILLAN

Male 1825 - 1892  (67 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 21 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Thomas Law MCMILLAN 
    Relationshipwith Sidney Ernest MARTIN
    Born 9 Mar 1825  Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jul 1892  East Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 12 Jul 1892  Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I407  Staley
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2010 

    Father James MCMILLAN 
    Mother Mary LAW 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret STALEY
              b. 27 Oct 1834, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Jun 1881, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1854  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Mary MCMILLAN
              b. 16 Apr 1858, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Apr 1928, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Alice Maud MCMILLAN
              b. 6 Jul 1865, Kyneton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1866, Kyneton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Edith Agnes MCMILLAN
              b. 3 Nov 1868, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Jul 1941, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Frances Hope MCMILLAN
              b. 1870, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1944, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Feb 1854 - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 1892 - East Malvern, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jul 1892 - Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • In the 1841 census Thomas was listed as a Lead Miner at Wanlockhead, as was his father, in the 1851 census Thomas was a 26 years old medical student boarding with a family in Edinburgh, that year he headed to Pennsylvania to join his brothers, tried for gold in California, eventually leaving from San Francisco for Sydney as the Ship's Surgeon aboard the "Orient", he arrived in Melbourne, Victoria in early1853, where he once more went to the Goldfields before settling in Melbourne and marrying, he and Margaret had two trips back to Scotland where two of his daughters were born, he was still studying when Mary was born in 1858 and he was a Surgeon when Edith was born in 1868. Thomas was President of the Medical Society of Victoria in 1877, in 1883 he and his daughter Mary sailed on an extensive trip to America, the UK and Europe, he died in 1892 of Pneumonia which he'd had for 6 weeks.

  • Sources 
    1. [S174] Transcription of T. L. McMillan's Diaries.

    2. [S8] Melbourne General Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions on CD.

    3. [S8] Melbourne General Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions on CD, Presb. Sect. N Gr.128/9 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S185] Death Certificate, 10865 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S39] Victorian Pioneer Index BMD 1836-1888 on CD, 649 (Reliability: 3).