Christine's Parkhill and Cameron ancestors and relations - Donald Cameron

Donald Cameron1

#66, (7 January 1861 - 3 February 1950)

FatherHector Cameron1,2 b. 23 Mar 1828, d. 1872
MotherJanet McLean1 b. 25 Sep 1834, d. 17 May 1915
Donald Cameron|b. 1861\nd. 1950|p66.htm|Hector Cameron|b. 1828\nd. 1872|p68.htm|Janet McLean|b. 1834\nd. 1915|p69.htm|Donald Cameron|b. 1785\nd. 1868|p70.htm|Catherine McKinnon|b. bt 1786 - 1791\nd. bt 1841 - 1851|p71.htm|Donald McLean|b. c. 1802\nd. bt 1851 - 1861|p99.htm|Rachael McKinnon|b. c. 1814\nd. 1872|p100.htm|

Charts Chris' ancestors
Descendants of Archibald Cameron & Margaret McLean
Descendants of Donald McLean & Rachel McKinnon
Descendants of John McKinnon & Lucy McNeill
Descendants of John McKinnon & Christy/Catherine Campbell
Relationship Grandfather of Chris Parkhill.

Birth*7 Jan 1861 at 50 Commerce St, Tradeston, Glasgow, LKS, SCT, born 3am, s/o Hector, seaman, merhcant service and Janet m.s. McLean, who married 8th Mar 1858 in Glasgow. Inf. father Hector, reg. Jan 29th3,4 
Marriage*1896 reg. Glasgow, LKS, SCT, Bride=Marion McLean5,6 
Death*3 Feb 1950 in the Public Hosp., Hastings, HBY, NZ, cert. shows Donald as an 89 yr old joiner, ex-serviceman, s/o Hector Cameron, ship's officer, and Janet m.s. McLean. Normally resident 306 Sylvan Rd, Hastings, married at age 35 in Glasgow to Marion McLean, 4 children still living6,1 
(Son) Census7 Apr 1861 Tradeston, Glasgow, LKS, CAMERON: Hector 29, seaman (Mercht); wife Janet 24,both b Tyree, Argyl; Son Donald 6mths b ??, Glasgow; Servant Catherine Cameron unm, 26 b Tyree (poss. Hector's sister, although if so, she should be 30), Head=Hector Cameron, Wife=Janet Cameron7 
(Son) Census2 Apr 1871 at 83 Nelson St, Govan, Glasgow, LKS, SCT, CAMERON: Hector 38 seaman; wife Janet 34, both b Tyree, Argyllshire; Children: Donald 10 scholar b Glasgow, Lanarkshire; Mary 4 b Tyree, ARL; Alexander 2 b Glasgow; John 3mths b Glasgow; Lodgers: Archibald Gibson, unm, 35(?) accountant b Glasgow; William McKinnon 20 shoemaker b Argyleshire, Head=Hector Cameron, Wife=Janet Cameron8 
Note4Web*1902 Donald served in the Highland Royal Garrison Artillery, being discharged after 22 yrs service in 1902 "conduct Exemplary".9 
Milt-Misc*31 Aug 1902 at Inverness, SCT, #53557: ?? Sergt Mjr, Royal Garrison Artillery, of exemplary character, 5' 8 1/4" fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair and a joiner by trade(attested at Fort Leith) Family have a photograph of Donald in uniform inscribed "42nd Highlanders Black Watch"10,11 
Occupation*aft. 1902 a cabinetmaker12 
Emigration*17 Jul 1903 on the "Turakina", London, LND, ENG, the passenger list for the voyage showing Mr D Commissionaire, 42; Mrs M 30, Mastr H 5, Miss G 1 contracted to land at Wellington, Principal=Marion Cameron, Witness=Hector Cameron, Witness=Grace Cameron13 
(SurvivingSpouse) Death31 Jul 1948 in the Memorial Hosp., Hastings, HBY, NZ, cert shows Marion was from 310 Sylvan Rd, Hastings, aged 76, dtr of John McLean farmer and Grace m.s. McKinnon, and married to Donald Cameron, married in Glasgow at age 24, 4 children still living 1M:50 3F: 45;44;43;, Principal=Marion McLean14,1 


Marion McLean b. 8 May 1872, d. 31 Jul 1948
Marriage*1896 Glasgow, LKS, Bride=Marion McLean5,6 

Last Edited 5 Jan 2008


  1. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Pedigree Chart from Christine, dated 30 Apr 2000, rcvd Aug 2005.
  2. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Donald McLEAN and Rachael McKINNON descendant chart from Christine, rcvd 18 Mar 2006.
  3. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Birth 1861 Donald CAMERON, copy rcvd Aug 2005.
  4. Online search: assorted surnames (, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Birth 1861 Donald CAMERON, batch C119331, extracted 16 Mar 2006.
  5. Scotland's People: BDM/Census records, online, Marr. 1896 Donald CAMERON and Marion McLEAN, index searched 16 Dec 2005.
  6. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Dth 1950 Donald CAMERON, inspection p/copy of cert, reg. Hastings Folio 495/1950 dated Jun 2000, rcvd Aug 2005.
  7. Scotland's People: BDM/Census records, online, 1861 Census, Tradeston, Glasgow, Dist 644/09 pg 15 Sched 89, copy d/loaded 16 Dec 2005.
  8. Scotland's People: BDM/Census records, online, 1871 Census Par. of Govan, Parl. Burgh of Glasgow, LKS Dist 644/9 ED47 Folio 2 Pg 3 Sched 11, Hsehold of Hector & Janet CAMERON, copy d/loaded 18 Mar 2006.
  9. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Discharge papers 1902 Donald CAMERON, plus letter from a cousin of Chris' Dec 2005, rcvd 18 Mar 2006.
  10. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Discharge papers, Donald CAMERON, copy rcvd 22 Jan 2006.
  11. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Letter from a cousin of Chris' Dec 2005, copy rcvd 18 Mar 2006.
  12. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Rcvd 17 Mar 2006.
  13. Findmypast, online, 'Turakina", departed London 17 Jul 1903, for Wellington, NZ, Mr D, Mrs M, Mastr H, Miss G CAMERON, page 2 Ticket A83, extracted 5 Jan 2008.
  14. Chris PARKHILL, "PARKHILL, Chris," e-mail to L Henderson, Dth 1948 Marion CAMERON nee McLEAN, inspectoin p/copy of cert., reg. Hastings Folio 3191/1948, dated Jun 2000, rcvd Aug 2005.
Please forgive me if the place names haven't been correctly transcribed. Corrections welcome!