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Thomas Maclear 1860

Thomas MACLEARAge: 85 years17941879

Name
Thomas MACLEAR
Surname
MACLEAR
Given names
Thomas
Name prefix
Sir
Birth March 17, 1794 24
Birth of a brotherGeorge MACLEAR
1797 (Age 2 years)

MarriageMary PEARSEView this family
March 8, 1825 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Susannah MACLEAR
October 30, 1826 (Age 32 years)
Christening of a daughterMary Susannah MACLEAR
November 2, 1826 (Age 32 years)
Christening of a daughterCaroline Ann MACLEAR
June 16, 1828 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Caroline Ann MACLEAR
July 28, 1828 (Age 34 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary ADAMS
December 1829 (Age 35 years)
Note: See general note re: Burial
Birth of a daughter
#3
Ellen MACLEAR
November 23, 1830 (Age 36 years)

Christening of a daughterEllen MACLEAR
December 27, 1830 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Clara Georgiana “Georgy” MACLEAR
February 11, 1832 (Age 37 years)

Christening of a daughterClara Georgiana “Georgy” MACLEAR
March 18, 1832 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Lucy Ann MACLEAR
July 1833 (Age 39 years)

Death of a daughterLucy Ann MACLEAR
January 1834 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Margaret Caroline “Meggie” MACLEAR
December 19, 1834 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a son
#7
George William Herschel MACLEAR
July 25, 1836 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
#8
John Fiot Lee Pearse “Jack” MACLEAR
June 27, 1838 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Augusta Emily MACLEAR
June 24, 1840 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a son
#10
Thomas Henderson MACLEAR
May 18, 1842 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a son
#11
Henry Wallich “Harry” MACLEAR
October 31, 1845 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam MANNCaroline Ann MACLEARView this family
1853 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge William Herschel MACLEARSophia Johanna Ansdell LAINGView this family
December 5, 1860 (Age 66 years)
Death of a wifeMary PEARSE
July 27, 1861 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam LADDS CaptainMargaret Caroline “Meggie” MACLEARView this family
September 1, 1862 (Age 68 years)
Death of a daughterEllen MACLEAR
December 12, 1866 (Age 72 years)

Marriage of a childThomas Henderson MACLEARFrances WILLIAMSView this family
1868 (Age 73 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Wallich “Harry” MACLEARMary CASEYView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 1870 (Age 76 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge MACLEAR
April 7, 1872 (Age 78 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Fiot Lee Pearse “Jack” MACLEARJulia Mary HERSCHELView this family
June 4, 1878 (Age 84 years)
Death July 14, 1879 (Age 85 years)
Burial July 1879 (Age 85 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
himself
4 years
younger brother
Family with Mary PEARSE - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 8, 1825Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England
20 months
daughter
Mary Susannah MaclearMary Susannah MACLEAR
Birth: October 30, 1826 32 24Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England.
Death: August 24, 1907Kenilworth, Cape Town, Cape Colony.
20 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
15 months
daughter
18 months
daughter
18 months
daughter
19 months
son
23 months
son
Jack MaclearJohn Fiot Lee Pearse “Jack” MACLEAR
Birth: June 27, 1838 44 36Royal Observatory, Cape Town, Cape Colony
Death: July 17, 1907Niagara Falls, New York, United States of America.
2 years
daughter
23 months
son
3 years
son

Note
GEN: see Dictionary of National Biography vol.12, pp648-649 GEN: for detailed description of life. GEN: Buried at Royal Observatory, Cape Town DEATH: at resience Grey Villa, Mowbray near Cape Town. BURIAL: Royal Observatory grounds
Note
GEN: HM Astronomer at Cape Province, 12 July 1833. GEN: Left UK 10 Oct 1833 with wife & 5 children, governess & servant Thomas Bowker. GEN: Arrived Cpae Town on "Tam O'Shanter" 5 Jan 1834. GEN: Knighted June 1860. Retired 1870. GEN: Details of life in "Dictionary of National Biography" Ed. Sidney Lee, Vol. 35, London 1893, pp204-205.
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