Associated People: MacDonald, Mr Hugh, Balinoe (1850 - 1927)

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Black and white photograph of Hugh MacDonald (1850-1927) around 1888.

Hugh Macdonald, born in 1850, the son of John MacDonald, a blacksmith at Balinoe, and his second wife, Flora Campbell. In 1853 Hugh emigrated to Australia with his parents, brother Hector and stepsister Catherine on board the S.S. Utopia. He trained as a school teacher and in 1881 married a widow Mary Grace Hamilton. The couple had thirteen children. Hugh died in 1927 of heart failure. The photograph was taken around 1888.

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Black and white photograph of Mary Grace Hamilton, wife of Hugh MacDonald (1850-1927) from Balinoe.

Mary Grace Hamilton (née Cross) photographed around 1888. Mary Grace was the wife of Hugh MacDonald (1850-1927), the son of John MacDonald, a blacksmith at Balinoe, and his second wife, Flora Campbell, who emigrated to Australia on board the S.S. Utopia in 1853.

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