The Telegraph – Friday 16 Aug 1878
An enquiry was held yesterday afternoon for the purpose of ascertaining the facts in connection with the late suicide of Donald Macnicol.
and this in 1879 on Donald
Name: Donald Macnicol
Death Date: 13 Aug 1878
Death Place: Queensland
Father's name: Walter Macnicol
Mother's name: Margaret Macmilian
Registration Year: 1878
Registration Place: Queensland
Registration Number: B012421
Page Number: 9034
and for Elizabeth – The Queenslander Sat 19 April 1890
MACNICOL – on the 3rd April at Targo Street Bundaberg, Elizabeth, widow of the late Donald Macnicol of Brisbane and mother of Mrs John Davidson. The Argus has her age 57 years.
1890 C210 Elizabeth Macnicol Donald Campbell Elizabeth Whitehill
Found a Tree which has:
Donald b 1834 Dunoon Argyle Scotland to Walter McNicol & Margaret McMillan, married Elizabeth Campbell – private home Smythe St Geelong Vic 5 Feb 1855
Elizabeth Whitehill MacNicol 1855 Geelong – married 1878 Qld Edward Howard Oxenbould (he died 1880 Sydney) They had Margaret Elizabeth Oxenbould 1879 Qld – 1949.
It is believed that Elizabeth (daughter of Donald & Elizabeth) was employed by John Davidson to care for his children following the death of his first wife in August 1881 – they had 7 children. (John and Elizabeth married Qld 1882 C1467.)
1896 – 1911 - Living in Bingara St, Bundaberg. After John died, Elizabeth moved to Sydney with Grace Muriel and her sons to be close to her daughter, Maggie. It is also said that Elizabeth burnt John’s extensive library of books before leaving Bundaberg.
John Davidson died 6 March 1911 Bundaberg aged 70 - a Chemist.
1913 - Elizabeth signed the purchase of her block of land at 8 Sturt St, Longueville on 26 April 1913. The block was 29 1/2 perches in area. Elizabeth had her new home, Colinton, built on the block. The home is now classified by the National Trust.
Elizabeth died 19 June 1924 Longueville Lane Cove NSW - DAVIDSON ELIZABETH W 6054/1924 DONALD – ELIZABETH - CHATSWOOD
SMH Fri 20 June 1924
DAVIDSON.—June 19, 1924, at her residence, Colinton, Stuart-street, Longueville, Elizabeth Whitehill Davidson, widow of the late John Davidson, Bundaberg, Queensland, in her 69th year. Queensland papers please copy.
Walter Gibb MacNicol 1857 Geelong – died 3 Jan 1907 Kalgoorlie WA - Macnicol Walter Male E Coolgardie 4 1907 - Death Notices for him on Trove.
found the marriage of Donald & Elizabeth nee Campbell
Name: Daniel McNicol
Spouse Name: Elizabeth Campbell
Marriage Place: Victoria
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1855
Registration Number: 713