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William MacDonald Cameron, FGS, FRGS[1, 2]

Male 1834 - 1886  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name William MacDonald Cameron 
    Suffix FGS, FRGS 
    Born ca 1834  Glasgow, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 1886  Singapore Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Stationmaster in Castlemaine and Bendigo (Sandhurst) Victoria. A farewell dinner at Sandhurst is reported February 1865 before his return to UK.
      Later journalist and financial agent in London, then Civil Servant, India. "Honorary Explorer and Geologist to the Straits Settlements" in Singapore.
      Probate granted 28 Dec 1886, for 50 pounds.
      He is credited with discovering the Cameron Highlands in Malaya, posthumously known there as "Sir William Cameron".
    Person ID I115838  Cameron Genealogies
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2015 

    Father William Cameron,   b. ca 1806, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Watson,   b. ca 1811, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Jul 1830  Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage also recorded 21 Jul 1830, Killarrow, Argyll
    Family ID F37402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Helen Lindsay Taylor,   b. ca 1834, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903, Fulham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)  [1
    Married 16 Oct 1857  Collingwood, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Ref. Marriage Cert.
    Children 
     1. Mary Ida Cameron,   b. 13 Aug 1858, Castlemaine, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lucy Lindsay Cameron,   b. 16 Apr 1860, Castlemaine, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1863, Ballarat, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Juanita Emiline Cameron,   b. 6 Oct 1861, Castlemaine, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Donald Fletcher Cameron,   b. 20 Apr 1863, Bendigo, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lucy E. Cameron,   b. 19 Dec 1864, Bendigo, Vic Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Wilhelmina Cameron,   b. ca 1867, Ayrshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Violet Esther Clair Cameron,   b. 27 May 1868, Glasgow, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Alexandrina Scott McVeagh Cameron,   b. 1870, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, Braintree, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Ian Edward Norman McPherson Cameron,   b. 1872, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1872, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Ian Norman MacDonald Cameron,   b. 1873, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1939  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F35841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2362] Trove.

    2. [S2441] WILLIAM30, Dr Robert S Cameron.


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