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George McGhie ex SMH
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George McGhie ex SMH

George McGhie who immigrated to Victoria Austalia about 1850. He was born in 1829 at St.Margaret's Hope South Ronaldsay. He died in 1913 at Stawell Victoria Australia and most probably never returned to the Orkney's.

He is my great great grandfather.

Picture taken about 1900.
Picture added on 03 March 2013 at 23:52
Census details 1841 shows George McGea (35) Fisherman, Jane McBeath (40), George McGea (12), John A McGea (9), James G McGea (6), William (3) all living at the farm of Blanster, on the outskirts of St. Margaret's Hope. All were said to have been born in Orkney.
Added by Herbert Mackenzie on 04 March 2013
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St Margaret's Hope

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