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2020.27.3

Birth and death certificates for Murdoch MacKinnon (1875-1906), Balinoe. Donald’s parents were Roderick MacKinnon (1833-1879) and Marion Brown (1840-1924). Murdoch became a policeman and moved to South Africa with his brother Donald MacKinnon, also a policeman, in around 1903-06. Murdoch died in Cape Town, aged 31.

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2020.27.2

Colour photograph of the gravestone of Murdoch MacKinnon (1875-1906), Balinoe, in a graveyard in South Africa. Donald’s parents were Roderick MacKinnon (1833-1879) and Marion Brown (1840-1924). Murdoch became a policeman and moved to South Africa with his brother Donald MacKinnon, also a policeman, in around 1903-06. Murdoch died in Cape Town, aged 31.

2020.27.1

Black & white photograph of Donald MacKinnon (1872-1945), Balinoe, with his wife Annie MacKinnon and son Donald Roderick MacKinnon in around 1912. Donald’s parents were Roderick MacKinnon (1833-1879) and Marion Brown (1840-1924). He left Tiree in around the late 1890s and worked as a police constable in Glasgow. He married Annie MacLeod in June 1902 and they had a daughter, Isabella MacKinnon, who was born in Glasgow on 30 March 1903. Sometime between 1903 and 1906 the family emigrated to South Africa where Donald and his brother, Murdoch MacKinnon, worked as policemen. There, Donald and Annie had another two children: Joan and Marion. Donald died in South Africa in 1945 (death certificate).

2020.1.25

Statement of the Estate of the late Donald Archibald McLean, Linlithgow, 1981, prepared for his daughter Euphemia Terris McLean, by solicitors Peterkin & Kidd. Includes covering letter and solicitor’s invoice. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.24

Handwritten letter to Euphemia Terris McLean, daughter of Donald Archie McLean of Kenovay and Linlithgow, from Rev. Samuel Harrub of St. Ninian’s Craigmailen Church, Linlithgow, enclosing a copy of the prayer of Thanksgiving recited at her father’s funeral in 1981. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.21

Invitation to the Queen’s Garden Party at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, in 1952, addressed to Mr and Mrs Donald McLean. Includes a photograph of them both dressed for the occasion. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.20

Typed letter, dated 1952, from Lord Linlithgow to Superintendent Donald McLean, Police HQ Linlithgow, thanking him for his help with traffic arrangements during his father’s funeral. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.19

Letter from John Glaister, Glasgow University, to Superintendent Donald Archibald MacLean, Linlithgow police office, 1951, thanking him for “photographs in connection with the identification of a body, following prolonged sea immersion”. Thought to be part of a murder case. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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