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Alexander Greenless McKinlay ( - 1924)

 

Married to Eliza Catherine (nee. ?) McKinlay. Eliza died early Aug, 1918 at age 79. 194

 

Alexander McKinlay retired from the Lighthouse Service at Bean Rock Lighthouse in September, 1906. 196  69   He had completed 35 years in the service and had reached the retirement age limit and retired with a pension.  195

Alexander McKinlay died August 6, 1924. 193

 

Farewell Spit  80 2nd Assistant Keeper  80 December, 1871  80 October, 1872  80
Cape Campbell  80 1st Assistant Keeper  80 October, 1872  80 July, 1874  80
Manukau South Head  80  82  87 1st Assistant Keeper  80  82 87 July, 1874  82  87 April, 1878  82  87
Centre Island  80 13b    (1st lit September 16, 1878 1 )  Principal Keeper  80 April 29, 1878  80 13b June 28, 1882  80 13b
Taiaroa Head  80 Principal Keeper  80 June, 1882  80 October, 1885  80
Nugget Point  80 Principal Keeper  80 October, 1885  80 July, 1890  80
Cape Maria van Diemen  80 Principal Keeper  80 July, 1890  80 September, 1894  80
Godley Head  80 Principal Keeper  80 September, 1894  80 November, 1900  80
Bean Rock  80 Principal Keeper  80 November, 1900  80 September, 1906  80  (Retired) 69

 

 

Additional Sources:

13b. DOC, Lighthouse of Foveaux Strait - A History. Angela Bain May, 2010. http://www.doc.govt.nz/publications/conservation/historic/by-region/southland/lighthouses-of-foveaux-strait-a-history/

69. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 13294, 28 September 1906, Page 6

80http://www.angelfire.com/ga3/gretasplace/Resources/Lighthouse/Stopforth.html

82. http://www.angelfire.com/ga3/gretasplace/Resources/LighthouseKeepers.html

87. http://www.manukauheadslighthouse.co.nz/archive/assistants.html

193New Zealand Herald, Volume LXI, Issue 18879, 29 November 1924, Page 5

194New Zealand Herald, Volume LV, Issue 16920, 5 August 1918, Page 1

195Auckland Star, Volume XXXVII, Issue 264, 12 November 1906, Page 5

196New Zealand Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 13294, 28 September 1906, Page 6

 

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