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From: Jean <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Donald Mackay, Nightcaps.
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:39:06 +0000
Thanks for responding but no connection to one I am researching. I am
fairly confident mine was at Nightcaps.
On 20/12/2011 20:58, Alister Gould wrote:
> By gossip I take it you refer to the alleged Rape of Rachel Bryant in
> 1876 as reported on the Paperspast website?
> He was charged with committing Rape at Winton Bush on 15th March 1876,
> and was remanded to the 22nd of March 1876.
> The Donald McKay (not MacKay) is possibly not the same man you pursue.
> The case records state that after the evidence was heard in the Court,
> within half an hour the accused and the complainant had married in the
> Registrar's Office of the Invercargill Court on 23rd March 1876.
> In the Supreme Court at Invercargill on 12th June 1876, the case
> against McKay was dropped due to the complainant not willing to
> testify against her now husband.
> Southland District Council Cemetery records are also available online
> at http://www.southlanddc.govt.nz/cemetery-search/getperson/6606
> There is a Donald McKay who is interred at Riverton in 1919 aged 62
> another Donald McKay interred at Tuatapere in 1941 aged 72 years
> another Donald McKay interred at Eastern Bush date unknown
> a Donald McKay interred at Riversdale in 1924 aged 80 years, also a
> Donald Thompson McKay interred at Riversdale in 1953 aged 60 years
> a Donald McKay interred at the Tararua Acre in 1881 (shipwreck)
> a Donald Gordon MacKay interred at Dipton in 1910 aged 70 years
> Donald McKay Retired Farmer of Invercargill Probate in 1922
> agency series accession box / item sep record no. part
> alternative no.
> AAOM 6029 473 / 32512
> held by the Wellington High Court.
> Nothing under Donald MacKay for 1922.
> all I can find for now Jean,
> Alister Gould