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Eleanor C McKane1,2

F, #15133, b. circa 1879
Last Edited: 21 Jul 2019
1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee


Father*: William McKane1
Mother*: Mary Ann Carmichael1 d. b 10 Jul 1915
  • (Child) Birth*: Eleanor C McKane was born circa 1879.2
  • She was the daughter of William McKane and Mary Ann Carmichael.1
  • Marriage*: Eleanor C McKane married James S Brown, son of Alexander McIntyre Brown and Margaret Sunney, on Friday, 8 March 1901 at Camperdown Halls, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1901 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 61; 1901 on the Eighth day of March at Camperdown Halls Dundee after banns according to the forms of the United Free Church of Scotland; signed James S Brown ship wright journeyman bachelor aged 25 residing at 38 Baldovan Terrace Dundee parents Alexander McIntyre Brown ship rigger and Margaret Brown ms Sunney and signed Eleanor C McKane jute weavers spinster aged 21 rwsiding 20 Dura Street Dundee parents William McKane powerloom tenter and Mary Ann McKane ms Carmichael; signed John Reid MA minister Tay Square Church Dundee, signed Tho McKane, Helen S Brown witnesses; registered 1901 March 11th at Dundee signed Thos Meek registrar.1,2
  • Married Name: As of 8 March 1901, her married name was Brown.1,2
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: Eleanor C McKane and Robert Davidson Nicolson mechanical engineer, jute mill manager, Martha Rattray McKane and James S Brown was mentioned in a newspaper article about Robert Carmichael Nicolson engineer, merchant navy on 26 April 1942. First name(s)     Robert C "bobbie"
    Last name     Nicolson
    Sex     Male
    Birth year     1917
    Age     24
    Death year     1942
    Death date     29 Apr 1941
    Publication title     Courier & Advertiser
    Publication year     1942
    Publication date     29 Apr 1942
    Page     4
    Place     Dundee
    County     Forfarshire (Angus)
    Country     Scotland
    Event type     Obituary
    Record set     Scotland, Newspaper Death Reports & Obituaries
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Parish Burials
    Collections from     Great Britain, Scotland.3
  • (Witness) Photograph: Eleanor C McKane is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with Robert Davidson Nicolson mechanical engineer, jute mill manager, Martha Rattray McKane.1
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    L-R: Martha McKane Nicolson, Robert Davidson Nicolson, Eleanor McKane Brown


  1. [S133] Interview with unknown informant (unknown informant address). Unknown repository (unknown repository address), CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1901 Dundee St Mary 282/2 61 image held [Mar 2018].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Robert C "bobbie" Nicolson in 1942
    Scotland, Newspaper Death Reports & Obituaries
    Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland[Jun 2022].