HISTORY OF THE McLARNON NAME :
McLarnon was first used as a surname
among the ancient Boernician clans of
The earliest known origins of the McLarnon
family were found in Ayrshire, where they first appeared in the records in the
James Logan was one of the first
immigrants to the
The plant badge of the McLarnon Clan is furze, and the tartan sett incorporates the colours green, black, red and yellow.
Small numbers by a name refer to personal number in listing eg JAMES 4 McLARNON ~ see 4.
GENERATION ONE :
1.~ ~ ~ ROBERT McLARNON was born around 1800 possibly in County Antrim, Ireland Around 1820 he married MARGARET BROWN and they had three sons. Robert was a Sergeant in the 45th Regiment of the British Army.
Children of ROBERT McLARNON and MARGARET BROWN were:
THOMAS ROBERT 2 McLARNON, born 29 July 1829 in
WILLIAM GEORGE 3 McLARNON, born 9 November 1830 in
JAMES ALEXANDER 4 McLARNON, born around 1831.
Robert died around 1832 and Margaret later married (2)
ANDREW SCALLON. Andrew was born in
Margaret died on 21 September 1859 in Papatoetoe,
> Refer to the Royal New Zealand Fencibles for more information on families who came to
GENERATION TWO :
2.~ ~ ~ THOMAS
ROBERT McLARNON (ROBERT) was born on 29 July 1829 in
Thomas married LYDIA HAWKES on 14 February 1861
> Refer to the HAWKES family for
more information about
Children of THOMAS McLARNON and LYDIA HAWKES were:
MARGARET JANE 5 McLARNON, born 30 November 1861, Papatoetoe; died on 18 September 1935.
ELIZA McLARNON, born Abt. 1863,
Papatoetoe; died 9 January 1936 in
WILLIAM ROBERT McLARNON, born 30 October 1864, Auckland; died 16 December 1882 in Auckland aged 18 years and was buried at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Otahuhu.
THOMAS 6 McLARNON, born August 1865, Papatoetoe; died
3 December 1933, Monavale,
JAMES McLARNON, born 9
From Deaths Pertaining to Early
12/4049 Private JAMES ALEXANDER McLARNON,
Auckland Regiment, died 28th October 1950 aged 83 years. 1st NZEF. Buried
ROBERT 7 McLARNON,
born 8 May 1870, Papatoetoe; died 21 February 1935 in Pukekohe,
ANDREW 8 McLARNON, born 27 August 1871,
LYDIA 9 McLARNON,
born 1 April 1873, Papatoetoe; died 13 February 1949 in Mt Eden,
ELLEN 10 McLARNON,
born 28 May 1874, Papatoetoe,
McLARNON, born 05 June 1876, Woodside (Wiri); died 3 April 1894,
MARY JANE McLARNON,
born 01 March 1878, Papatoetoe. Mary married ERNEST HEARD in 1912. Ernest was
born in 1876 and died on 27 November 1958 in Otahuhu,
HENRY 11 McLARNON, born 16 January 1880,
RICHARD McLARNON, born
7 October 1882, Papatoetoe,
CATHERINE ANN 12 McLARNON,
born 3 May 1885, Papatoetoe; died 7 January 1937 in Avondale,
Thomas died on 19 October 1900 in Otahuhu and was
3. ~ ~ ~
WILLIAM GEORGE McLARNON (ROBERT) was born on 9 November 1830 in
Children of WILLIAM McLARNON and ELIZABETH CAMPBELL were:
MARGARET JANE 13 MCLARNON, born 1867 and died 1949.
William died on August 1914 and was buried at St Davids Anglican Cemetery in Wiri.
4. ~ ~ ~
JAMES ALEXANDER McLARNON (ROBERT) was born around 1831 and was the third son of ROBERT McLARNON and
MARGARET BROWN. He arrived in
Children of JAMES McLARNON and MARY HARDY were:
JAMES McLARNON, born 1852 and died as an infant.
MARGARET CATHERINE 14 McLARNON, born 1865; died 1911.
James died on 16 April 1899 in
~ ~ MARGARET
JANE McLARNON (ROBERT > THOMAS) was born on 30 November 1861, in
> Refer to the HASLIP family for more information about the family of William and children of Margaret and William.
William died on 16 June 1931 and was buried at
~ ~ THOMAS McLARNON (ROBERT
> THOMAS) was
born August 1865 in Papatoetoe,
Children of THOMAS McLARNON and CATHERINE BAINBRIDGE were:
McLARNON, born 1890; died 1970. Annie was buried at
McLARNON, born 1892.
MARGARET DOROTHY McLARNON, born 1895; died 1904.
GWENDOLINE MAY McLARNON, born 1903. Gwendoline marred GEORGE JAMES BAIN in 1927. George died in 1981.
Thomas died on 3 December 1933 in Monavale,
7. ~ ~ ~
ROBERT McLARNON (ROBERT > THOMAS) was born on 8 May 1870 in Papatoetoe,
Children of ROBERT McLARNON and ANNIE GILLARD were:
VERA GLADYS McLARNON,
born 16 September 1900 at Wiri,
DOROTHY ELLA LINDA
McLARNON, born 14 August 1902 at Papatoetoe,
GORDON ROBERT McLARNON,
born 10 September 1915 in
WRAY ETHEL McLARNON,
born 21 March 1920 in
Annie died on 19 November 1929 at Pukekura,
8. ~ ~ ~
ANDREW McLARNON (ROBERT > THOMAS) was born on 27 August 1871 in
Children of ANDREW McLARNON and EVELINE GILLARD were:
EVELYN VIRGINIA McLARNON, born 1900. Evelyn married ROLAND VICKERS in 1923. She died in 1976.
ELLA MARY McLARNON, born 1903. Ella married ROBERT FOSTER in 1927. She died in 1960.
McLARNON, born 1918. Walter married (1) MAVIS JUNE
Andrew died on 27 August 1871 at Papatoetoe, and
Eveline died on was buried at
9. ~ ~ ~
LYDIA McLARNON (ROBERT > THOMAS) was born on 1 April 1873 in Papatoetoe,
o ELIZA BELBA VICTORIA OLNEY, born 1903. Eliza married EDGAR WILLIAM LEGGOE. Edgar was born in 1900 and died in 1982.
o THELMA ALICE OLNEY, born 1904. Thelma married IAN WILLIAM HASTINGS. She died in 1982.
o ETHEL LYDIA OLNEY, born 1904. Ethel married TOMMY MILNER. She died in 1967.
10. ~ ~ ~
ELLEN McLARNON (ROBERT > THOMAS) was born on 28 May 1874 in Papatoetoe,
Children of ELLEN McLARNON and WILLIAM ST GEORGE were:
WILLIAM VIVIAN THOMAS ST GEORGE, born 15 December 1899 in Waiuku.
William married AGNES ELIZABETH VERA KING on 30 December 1939 in
NORMAN ROY ST GEORGE, born 20 May 1901 in Wiri,
o LIONEL ADARE ST GEORGE, born 3 December 1906 in Maungawhaee, Northland. Lionel married NOELINE RITA MUNDY on 8 December 1934 in Waitara, Taranaki. He died on 13 July 1973 in Waitara.
o ERIC STANLEY ST GEORGE, born 13 June 1908 in Maungawhaee, Northland; died 25 June 1908. Eric was buried at Mt Wesley Cemetery in Dargaville.
HARRY MONTGOMERY ST GEORGE, born 3 August 1910 in Dargarville. Harry
married THELMA LOFT GOORD. He died on 25 August 1970 in
STANLEY STUART ST GEORGE, born 1 January 1919 in New Plymouth, Taranaki.
Stanley married MELVA KATHLEEN MUNDY on 4 September 1940 in Wellington, NZ.
Melva was born in 1916 and died on 19 March 2010 in
William died 16 July 1949. Ellen died on 11 November 1957 in Waitara, Taranaki.
11. ~ ~ ~
HENRY McLARNON (ROBERT > THOMAS) was born on 16 January 1880 in Papatoetoe,
Daughter of HENRY McLARNON and EDITH FOSTER was:
McLARNON, born in 1915. Stancy married WALLACE CLIVE GURNEY. Wallace was born
around 1914 and died on 8 December 1992. Stancy died on 12 October 1964 aged 49
years. She and Wallace were both buried at
Henry died on 04 May 1952 in Onehunga,
12. ~ ~ ~
CATHERINE ANN McLARNON (ROBERT > THOMAS) was born on 3 May 1885 in Papatoetoe,
13. ~ ~ ~ MARGARET JANE McLARNON (ROBERT > WILLIAM) was born in 1867 and was the eldest daughter of WILLIAM McLARNON and ELIZABETH CAMPBELL. Margaret married JOSEPH WILLIAM SALMON in 1888. Joseph was born in 1860.
Children of MARGARET JANE McLARNON and JOSEPH SALMON were:
o WILLIAM JOSEPH MONTGOMERY SALMON, born 1888 and died 1902.
o ELSIE CAMPBELL SALMON, born 1890 and died 1969.
o OLIVE RITA SALMON, born 1896 and died 1988. Olive married AUDREY BASIL CROCKER in 1925. Audrey was born 1899; died 1943.
Joseph died in 1935. Margaret died in 1949.
14. ~ ~ ~ MARGARET CATHERINE McLARNON (ROBERT > JAMES) was born 1865. Margaret married WILLIAM CHARLES LAVERICK. William was born in 1862.
Children of MARGARET CATHERINE McLARNON and WILLIAM LAVERICK were:
o MAY LAVERICK, born 1880.
o RUBY LAVERICK, born 1884.
o WILLIAM G LAVERICK, born 1886.
Margaret died in 1911. William died in 1938.
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