Neil Mackellar, 17691802 (aged 33 years)

Name
Neil Mackellar
Given names
Neil
Surname
Mackellar
Birth estimated 1769

Immigration February 1792 (aged 23 years)
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Neil MacKellar (d.1802), military officer, was possibly a nephew of Colonel Patrick MacKellar of the Royal Engineers. He was commissioned an ensign in the New South Wales Corps on 21 April 1791 and arrived in the colony with the main body of his regiment in February 1792.

Birth of a daughterElizabeth Mackellar
December 9, 1793 (aged 24 years)
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Report issue Name: Elizabeth Mackellar Gender: Female Baptism Age: 0 Birth Date: 9 Dec 1793 Baptism Date: 4 Mar 1794 Baptism Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date: 1793 Residence Place: New South Wales, Australia Father: Neil Mackellar Mother: Sarah Cooly FHL Film Number: 993949

MarriageSarah CooleyView this family
Type: Common
estimated 1795 (aged 26 years)
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A convict woman, Sarah Cooley, bore him three daughters and two sons in New South Wales, and his will in 1799 divided his property equally between Sarah and the four children who had then been born. His elder son was Lieutenant Duncan MacKellar, R.N. (b. 4 December 1796).

Birth of a sonDuncan Mackellar
December 4, 1795 (aged 26 years)
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Name: Duncan Mckellar Gender: Male Baptism Age: 0 Birth Date: 4 Dec 1795 Birth Place: Sydney Baptism Date: 7 Oct 1796 Baptism Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Father: Neil Mckellar Mother: Sarah Comley FHL Film Number: 388335

Birth of a daughterLilias Mackellar
estimated 1797 (aged 28 years)

Birth of a daughterIsabella Mackellar
about 1799 (aged 30 years)

Birth of a sonWilliam Neal Mackellar
1801 (aged 32 years)

Baptism of a sonWilliam Neal Mackellar
August 8, 1802 (aged 33 years)
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Name: William Neal Mckellar Gender: Male Baptism Date: 8 Aug 1802 Baptism Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Residence Place: New South Wales, Australia Father: Neal Mckellar Mother: Sarah Cooley FHL Film Number: 993949

Death 1802 (aged 33 years)
Citation details:

M. Austin, 'MacKellar, Neil (?–1802)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mackellar-neil-2405/text3181, published first in hardcopy 1967, accessed online 5 February 2019

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In March 1802 he prosecuted Nicholas Bayly on behalf of King for disobedience of orders relating to the trade in spirits. Soon afterwards he sailed for England in the Caroline with Macarthur's sword and King's dispatches concerning the duel, but the schooner was never sighted again.

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Caroline was a schooner constructed in New Bedford, United States. She disappeared without trace in 1802. Built and registered in New Bedford, she was owned by Swain and Co a New Bedford firm. She reached Sydney on 22 December 1801 under the command of St Tuckerman. She left Sydney on 29 March 1802 with Lieutenant Neil McKellar on board who carried the dispatches from Governor Phillip Gidley King to England. Caroline was to return to New Bedford. It was never heard of again and was lost with McKellar, Tuckerman and a crew of nine men

Citation details:

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 29 Jan 1804 Page 3

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It is with much concern we have to ex- press our apprehension for Capt. M'KELLAR who left this in March 1802, with HIS EX- CELLENCY'S Dispatches in the Caroline American Schooner, bound for New Bedford, from which place Captain M'Kellar was to proceed to England; But on the departure of the Rose from Nantucket, in August last, no accounts were received of that vessel, the owners of which had little hopes of her safety.

Citation details:

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 9 Sep 1804 Page 4

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NOTICE LETTERS of Administration having been granted to Mrs. Sarah Broad- hurst (late Cooley) of the Estat and Ef- fects of Neil M'Kellar, Esq. I do hereby re- quest that all Persons who hold claims against the said Estate, may present the same to me with- in the space of One Kalendar Month from the date hereof. And it is required also, that all such Persons as stand indebted to the said Estate, do discharge their Accounts within the space of the above named period ; or in default thereof, recourse will necessarily be had to legal measures for en- forcing Payment. Sarah Broadhurst. Hawkesbury, Sept. 6, 1804.

Family with Sarah Cooley
himself
17691802
Birth: estimated 1769
Death: 1802the high seas
wife
17701812
Birth: about 1770
Death: November 22, 1812Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: estimated 1795New South Wales, Australia
-13 months
daughter
17931861
Birth: December 9, 1793 24 23New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 1861Woolwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom
2 years
son
17951838
Birth: December 4, 1795 26 25New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 1838Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
17971896
Birth: estimated 1797 28 27
Death: December 26, 1896Hobart, South East, Tasmania, Australia
3 years
daughter
17991883
Birth: about 1799 30 29
Death: May 14, 1883Hobart, South East, Tasmania, Australia
3 years
son
1801
Birth: 1801 32 31
Death:
Thomas Broadhurst + Sarah Cooley
partner’s partner
wife
17701812
Birth: about 1770
Death: November 22, 1812Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: 1803Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
ImmigrationAustralian Dictionary of Biography. Online edition. [database - on-line]. Canberra: Australian National University, 2006
Text:

Neil MacKellar (d.1802), military officer, was possibly a nephew of Colonel Patrick MacKellar of the Royal Engineers. He was commissioned an ensign in the New South Wales Corps on 21 April 1791 and arrived in the colony with the main body of his regiment in February 1792.

MarriageAustralian Dictionary of Biography. Online edition. [database - on-line]. Canberra: Australian National University, 2006
Text:

A convict woman, Sarah Cooley, bore him three daughters and two sons in New South Wales, and his will in 1799 divided his property equally between Sarah and the four children who had then been born. His elder son was Lieutenant Duncan MacKellar, R.N. (b. 4 December 1796).

DeathAustralian Dictionary of Biography. Online edition. [database - on-line]. Canberra: Australian National University, 2006
Citation details:

M. Austin, 'MacKellar, Neil (?–1802)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mackellar-neil-2405/text3181, published first in hardcopy 1967, accessed online 5 February 2019

Text:

In March 1802 he prosecuted Nicholas Bayly on behalf of King for disobedience of orders relating to the trade in spirits. Soon afterwards he sailed for England in the Caroline with Macarthur's sword and King's dispatches concerning the duel, but the schooner was never sighted again.

DeathWebsite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Text:

Caroline was a schooner constructed in New Bedford, United States. She disappeared without trace in 1802. Built and registered in New Bedford, she was owned by Swain and Co a New Bedford firm. She reached Sydney on 22 December 1801 under the command of St Tuckerman. She left Sydney on 29 March 1802 with Lieutenant Neil McKellar on board who carried the dispatches from Governor Phillip Gidley King to England. Caroline was to return to New Bedford. It was never heard of again and was lost with McKellar, Tuckerman and a crew of nine men

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Citation details:

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 29 Jan 1804 Page 3

Text:

It is with much concern we have to ex- press our apprehension for Capt. M'KELLAR who left this in March 1802, with HIS EX- CELLENCY'S Dispatches in the Caroline American Schooner, bound for New Bedford, from which place Captain M'Kellar was to proceed to England; But on the departure of the Rose from Nantucket, in August last, no accounts were received of that vessel, the owners of which had little hopes of her safety.

DeathNational Library of Australia. Trove: one search...a wealth of information. [database on-line].
Citation details:

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 9 Sep 1804 Page 4

Text:

NOTICE LETTERS of Administration having been granted to Mrs. Sarah Broad- hurst (late Cooley) of the Estat and Ef- fects of Neil M'Kellar, Esq. I do hereby re- quest that all Persons who hold claims against the said Estate, may present the same to me with- in the space of One Kalendar Month from the date hereof. And it is required also, that all such Persons as stand indebted to the said Estate, do discharge their Accounts within the space of the above named period ; or in default thereof, recourse will necessarily be had to legal measures for en- forcing Payment. Sarah Broadhurst. Hawkesbury, Sept. 6, 1804.