Edmund Lee McKEAND 1826-1861 & Hannah WHITWORTH 1819-1904

Manchester, England; Heywood & Hotspur S-W Victoria, Australia

Edmund Lee McKEAND b. 1826 Manchester, England, son of Edmund Lee McKEAND 1796-1858 and Charlotte POTTER 1800-1866, was married 19 Apr 1848 in Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire, England to Hannah WHITWORTH b. c1819, daughter of Nicholas WHITWORTH and Sarah BARRATT.

Edmund Lee McKEAND was a store-keeper and inn-keeper at Heywood, S-W Victoria in the 1850s.

Edmund Lee McKEAND 1796-1858, father of Edmund Lee McKEAND was a squatter on "Sinclair" Station, Drumborg, nearr Heywood, in 1849.

Edmund Lee McKEAND & Hannah WHITWORTH had the following children:

  1. Alfred Milner McKEAND b. 1850, Melbourne, Vic, d. 1915, m. Mary Theresa PARKER 1849-1935;
  2. Nicholas Whitworth McKEAND b. 1852, Portland, Vic;
  3. Benjamin Barrett McKEAND b. 1854, Vic, d. 1932, m. Laura Mary WARRIN;
  4. William Whitworth McKEAND b. 1857, Heywood, Vic, d. 1898, m. Hannah PORTER ~1856-1924;
  5. Robert Whitworth McKEAND b. 1857, Heywood, Vic, d. 1932, m. Gwenlliam Louisa EVANS 1869-1952;
  6. Sarah McKEAND b. 1861, Heywood, Vic, d. 1951, m. Archibald HARDIE 1857-1902

NOTE: Ben and William McKEAND were pupils at Hotspur School in 1863.

Edmund McKEAND died in 1861 and Hannah married again in 1864 to Charles BADNALL.

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