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Thomas Maclear 1860

Thomas MACLEARAge: 85 years17941879

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

MarriageMary PEARSEView this family
8 March 1825 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Susannah MACLEAR
30 October 1826 (Age 32 years)
Christening of a daughterMary Susannah MACLEAR
2 November 1826 (Age 32 years)
Christening of a daughterCaroline Ann MACLEAR
16 June 1828 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Caroline Ann MACLEAR
28 July 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
23 November 1830 (Age 36 years)

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

Christening of a daughterClara Georgiana ‘Georgy’ MACLEAR
18 March 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
19 December 1834 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a son
#7
George William Herschel MACLEAR
25 July 1836 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
#8
John Fiot Lee Pearse ‘Jack’ MACLEAR
27 June 1838 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Augusta Emily MACLEAR
24 June 1840 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a son
#10
Thomas Henderson MACLEAR
18 May 1842 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a son
#11
Henry Wallich ‘Harry’ MACLEAR
31 October 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
5 December 1860 (Age 66 years)
Death of a wifeMary PEARSE
27 July 1861 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam LADDS CaptainMargaret Caroline ‘Meggie’ MACLEARView this family
1 September 1862 (Age 68 years)
Death of a daughterEllen MACLEAR
12 December 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
7 April 1872 (Age 78 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Fiot Lee Pearse ‘Jack’ MACLEARJulia Mary HERSCHELView this family
4 June 1878 (Age 84 years)
Death 14 July 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: 8 March 1825Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England
20 months
daughter
Mary Susannah MaclearMary Susannah MACLEAR
Birth: 30 October 1826 32 24Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England.
Death: 24 August 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: 27 June 1838 44 36Royal Observatory, Cape Town, Cape Colony
Death: 17 July 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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