Alexander Joseph McRae
| || Date: Circa 1842|
Place: Glenlivet, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
|To WA December 1864 on Stag to Camden Harbour|
|Son of Duncan and Margaret Kennedy |
Marriage and Family
|Married 13 May 1881, RGO Roebourne to Isabel McKay (MacKay?), daughter of Donald, grazier, and niece of Donald McDonald MacKay|
Children: two sons and two daughters
|Date: 24 February 1888|
Place: Roebourne, Western Australia
Cemetery: Roebourne Cemetery?, WA
Cause of Death:
|Farmer, businessperson and pearler|
|Lessee Maitland River|
Founded Millstream Station, Pilbara
By 1876 merchant, pearler, shipping agent Cossack
1880 partner with Charles Harper in an Ashburton station
Local Government Service
|23 May 1883|
|Search for speeches by Alexander McRae|
- MLC North district 23 May 1883 (entitlement to additional member)–24 February 1888
Private Member's Bills
|1865 explored Fitzroy Valley, then Ashburton River|
1866-1867 to Victoria
Living in Roebourne 1881
|D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2001, p.18.|
R Erickson, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume III.
J Hardie, Northwesters of the Pilbara Breed, Port Hedland, 1981.
Lorraine's Cemetery Records pages website. Accessed 4 December 2015. http://www.ozburials.com/CemsWA/Roebourne/roebourne.htm
WA Bulletin, 10 March 1888.
West Australian, 8 and 16 March 1888.