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William & Jane LEDLIE


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Ledlie William 1853 Parish: NEWRY & MOURNE (PR)
Action Source Surname First Name Year County
Church Marriage Ledlie William 1853 Co. Down

Graham Jane 1853 Parish: NEWRY & MOURNE (PR)
Action Source Surname First Name Year County
Church Marriage Graham Jane 1853 Co. Down

They had several children and the last (or last but one) was Robert Johnson Ledlie b. abt 1873 - birth not found.

Looking for deaths of William & Jane.


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SMH – Thu 4 Jan 1951
LEDLIE. -The Funeral of the late Mr ROBERT JOHNSON LEDLIE will leave Bruce Maurer’ s Chapel 281 Pacific Highway, near West Street North Sydney This Thursday at 12 noon for the Northern Suburbs Crematorium.

His parents
Name William Ledlie
Estimated Birth Year abt 1817
Date of Registration 1875
Death Age58
Registration districtNewryVolume16Page596
FHL Film Number101587

Name Jane Ledlie
Estimated Birth Year abt 1833
Date of Registration 1893 - Apr-May-Jun[1893]
Death Age 60 Registration district Newry Volume 1Page 571
FHL Film Number101597

Robert’s arrival
Name Robert Ledlie
Birth Year abt 1873
Place of Origin County Armanagh, Ireland
Ship Name Merkara
Port of Departure London, England
Port of Arrival Brisbane
Arrival Date24 Nov 1889

LEDLIE Robert Johnson : Service Number - 2939 : Place of Birth - Hewry Ireland : Place of Enlistment - At Sea : Next of Kin - (Brother) LEDLIE John – file open to view, brother’s address is Herberton N Qld.

Name John Ledlie – died 29 Jan 1942 Qld,
Gender Male
Birth Date17 May 1865
Birth Place Armagh, Ireland
Father William Ledlie
Mother Jane Graham
FHL Film Number101105
Church Marriage Record
Date of Marriage: 16-Aug-1853
Parish / District: NEWRY & MOURNE County: Co. Down
Husband Wife
Name: William Ledlie Jane Graham
Address: Derrywilligan Lett
Denomination: Presbyterian Presbyterian
Occupation: FARMER
Age: Full Age (Over 21) 21
Status: Widower (Male) Spinster (Previously unmarried)
Husband's Father Wife's Father
Name: John Ledlie Samuel Graham
Husband's Mother Wife's Mother
Witness 1 Witness 2
Name: Robert Anterson William Lockharte
Church: DRUMBANAGHER 1ST Presbyterian

William Ledlie
Spouse's Name Jane Graham
Spouse's Birth Date 1832
Spouse's Age 21
Event Date 17 Sep 1853
Event Place Killeavey, Arm, Ire
Father's Name John Ledlie
Spouse's Father's Name Samuel Graham
Batch: M702088
GS Film number: 101349
Marriage says William was over 21 but don't know how much and Jane was 21 in 1853.

Must be an error.

William Ledlie
Event Type Death
Event Date Apr - Jun 1878
Event Place Armagh, Ireland
Registration Quarter and Year Apr - Jun 1878
Registration District Armagh
Age 38
Birth Year (Estimated) 1840
Volume Number 1

Also if the marriage was by Licence then it's not banns so why two dates??

No sign of a birth reg for Robert. No parents on death reg but service record has a brother Jack in Herberton as NOK.
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Cairns Post – Mon 27 May 1929
McLUCKIE.-Robert McLuckic, in his 66th year, at his residence, Ardra, 25th instant, after one week's illness. Beloved husband of Sadie McLuckie. Brother of Mrs. Marname, Atherton, and the late Mrs. John Ledlie, of Herberton. (Inserted by Mrs. Marname, Atherton, and Mrs. John Ledlie, of Herberton).

Queenslander – Sat 1 June 1889
LEDLIE—BELL.—On the 27th March, by special license, at Killeavy Castle, County Armagh, the residence of the bride's brother, by the Rev. J. Hunter, M.A., Newry, assisted by the Rev. R. R. Lindsay, Greenfield, and the Rev. R. Porter, B.A., Keady, Samuel Graham Ledlie, Woodview, Normanton, North Queensland, to Kathrine Emily (Kitty), daughter of Joseph Bell, Esq., Springhill, Newry.

Had 12 children in Qld. From 1890 on

Samuel died Feb 1914 Qld – parents William & Jane Ledlie nee Graham
Catherine/Katherine died 1916 Qld – parents Bell
Tying in the McLuckie to Ledlie

The Brisbane Courier – Sat 22 Sept 1894
LEDLIE—McLUCKIE.—On the 12th September, at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, by the Rev. J. F. McSwaine, John Ledlie, of Herberton, to Annie, third daughter of the late Alexander McLuckie, Glasgow.

Annie Malcolm McLuckie b 1874 Ayrshire Scotland arrived Qld age 14 with family 13/10/1888 on “Jumma”

Cairns Post – Wed 5 Dec 1928
ANN MALCOLM LEDLIE, late of Herberton, Housewife. Died on the 19th March, 1928, at Sydney. Dated this fourth day of December, 1928.

Orbit - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/...Limits=l-decade=192|||l-year=1928|||l-month=3
Thanks Val.

A Rev. R Lindsay also on parents marriage in 1853.

A bit curious.

He passed away on 3 January 1951 when his last address was 33 Liverpool Street, Paddington, NSW.

1943 NSW Electoral Roll - East Sydney - Glenmore
LEDLIE Robert Johnson, 33 Liverpool street, ----

1949 NSW Electoral Roll - North Sydney - North Sydney
LEDLIE Robert Johnson, Graythwaite, Edward street, ----

Graythwaite was at that time a nursing home and rehabilitation place for war veterans.


Place of death Newcastle and registered in Burwood. All rather odd.