Malcolm McLucas1

M, #748, b. 29 April 1817, d. 31 July 1885
FatherJohn McLucas1 b. 23 Oct 1782, d. 7 Jul 1860
MotherFlora Kennedy1
Relationship3rd great-uncle of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited28 Sep 2014
Baptism*29 April 1817 Kilninian & Kilmore, Argyll, Scotland;
John McLucash & Flory Kennedy Cailloch had yr. lawl. Son Malcolm Baptised2 
Immigration*23 January 1840 "George Fyfe", Port Jackson, NSW;
Markham McLucas
Arrived by Ship: George Fyfe
Brought out by: Government
A Native of: Isle of Mull Son of John a Farmer & Flora Kennedy his Wife of Same Place
Calling: Ploughman
Age: 22 years
Persons certifying Registry of Baptism:
Character, and Person certifying the same:
State of bodily health, strength, and probable usefulness: Sick
Religion: Presbyterian
Remarks: Reads & Writes
No complaints1 
Death of Father7 July 1860 Glen Martin, near Clarence Town, NSW;
Name: John McLucus
Date of Death: 7th July, 1860
Place of Death: Glen Martin near Clarence Town
Occupation: Farmer
Sex: Male
Age: 78
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Scotland
Time in Aust Colonies: 20 years in NSW

Father: Archibald McLucus
Mother: Christian Kilpaterick

Place of Marriage: Kilmore, Scotland
Age at Marriage: 28
Name of Spouse: Flora Kennedy
Children of Marriage: Malcolm, Lachlan, Archibald
Informant: Lachlan McLucus, son, Glen Martin

Cause of Death: Enlargement of Prostate
Length of Illness: uncertain
Medical Attendant: Fredk. Acret
Date Last Seen: 4th July, 1860

Date of Burial: 9th July, 1860
Place of Burial: Clarence Town
Minister & Religion: None
Undertaker: Thomas Fraser
Witnesses: Charles Ikin, Andrew Scotland;Principal=John McLucas3 
Inquest*20 July 1885 Glen Martin, NSW;
No.: 779
Date when received: 5 August 1885
Coroner or Magistrate before whom held: James Lyall
Where held: Glen Martin
Date: 20 July 1885
Name of Deceased: Malcolm McLucas
Age: 66
Where Born: Scotland
Locality of Death: near Clarence
Verdict or Finding: Natural causes
Cash or Property possessed by Deceased: £800
Death*31 July 1885 NSW;
Aged 64 years5 
Headstone* Clarence Town General Cemetery, Clarence Town, NSW;
"The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away.
blessed be the name of the Lord."
Probate25 January 1886 NSW;
12673 McLucas Malcolm late of Glen Martin Farmer
February 25th 1886. By Act of Court. Administration with power to sell in the estate &c of Malcolm McLucas deceased intestate was granted to Lachlan McLucas of Bulladelah a brother
Surieties: - William Johnston of Clarence Town Gentleman and John Laurie of Glen Rose near Clarence Town Grazier Intestate died 30th July 1885 Goods &c sworn at £8477 
Article*26 June 1886 "The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser", NSW;
Clarence Town.
In the Estate of the Late Malcolm McLucas, Esq.
FOR PRIVATE SALE, AGRICULTURAL and GRAZING FARM, containing 58a. 3r. This property is situated on the banks of the Williams River, about 4 miles above Clarence Town which is the head of navigation, and within 2 ½ miles of the surveyed line of the North-Coast line of railway.
Must be sold to close accounts. Title perfect; Terms cash.
4177 Auctioneer.8 


  1. [S3] State Records of NSW Assisted (bounty) immigrants, 1839-1842, Markham McLucas.
  2. [S14], online, baptism Malcolm McLucash 1817.
  3. [S106] NSW Death Certificate, 3610/1860 John McLucus.
  4. [S373] NSW Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937,
  5. [S290] Website Family Lists - Clarence Town General Cemetery (
  6. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.
  7. [S377] NSW Will Books, 1800-1952, online, Malcolm McLucas 1885.
  8. [S354] The Maitland Mercury, Saturday, 26 June 1886.