Mary (Lambie) Urquhart

Mary Cruickshanks (Lambie) Urquhart (1913 - 2009)

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Mary Cruickshanks Urquhart formerly Lambie
Born in Alyth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 11 Jan 1935 in Ayr, Queensland, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Mother of and [private daughter (1930s - unknown)]
Died in Home Hill, Queensland, Australiamap
Profile last modified 15 Oct 2019 | Created 13 Apr 2013 | Last significant change: 3 Oct 2019
23:32: David Urquhart edited the Biography for Mary Cruickshanks (Lambie) Urquhart (1913-2009). [Thank David for this]
This page has been accessed 433 times.

Genealogically Defined


This profile is part of the Urquhart Name Study.
Scottish flag
Mary (Lambie) Urquhart has Scottish Ancestors.
Scottish flag
Mary (Lambie) Urquhart was born in Scotland.
Flag of Scotland
Mary (Lambie) Urquhart migrated from Scotland to Australia.
Flag of Australia

Mary Cruickshanks Lambie was born at 8.30 am on the 20th of June 1913 and baptised in home on the 4th of August,[1] at Haughend Farm,[2] Alyth,[3] Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She was the second child and first daughter of David Lambie and Ann Ewing Cruickshanks Johnston.[1]

Mary was educated at schools in Auchrannie, Ruthven, Glen Isla, Cortachy, Lintrathen and Purvarvie. She first started work at Cortachy Castle, the home of Lord Ogilvy, as an upstairs maid.

Hobson's Bay.
Mary at the Beach.

Mary travelled to Australia on the 12th of June 1928 with her whole family on board the Hobson's Bay arriving on the 1st of August, and eventually arriving in Ayr, North Queensland.[4]

Mary first worked at the Delta Hotel as a maid.

Robert and Mary Urquhart 1935.

Mary Cruickshanks Lambie met and married Robert Urquhart in Ayr, Queensland, Australia on the 11th of January 1935,[5][6] with Ian David born the same year and Delma Anne two years later.

Mary Urquhart.

Mary Urquhartpassed away in the Home Hill Hospital in 2009 [7]and due to the North Queensland weather[8], Mary was finally laid to rest on the 13th of March when her ashes were placed with Robert.[9]

Robert and Mary Urquhart Headstone.
A Plaque has been placed on Robert's Headstone.
Mary Urquhart.


[1] [5] [6] [7] [9]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Scotlands People. (2019). National Records of Scotland. Statutory Births; Mary Cruickshanks Lambie ; Birth ; 20th Jun 1913 ; Haughend Farm ; Parish of Alyth ; Perthshire. [online] Available at: [Accessed 28 Sep. 2019]. B1913_328_A0_0007Z ; Scan of Original Document in the personal files of David UrquhartThis document is also able to be viewed under the Images Tab on this profile, Entry No #21
  2. "Haughend Farmhouse | Canmore". 2019. Canmore.Org.Uk. Accessed September 28 2019.
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Alyth," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed August 31, 2018).
  4. "The Hobsons Bay". 2019. Ivanlea.Net. Accessed September 28 2019. Hobson's Bay
  5. 5.0 5.1 Australia, Queensland - Marriage Certificate > 11 Jan 1935 >Robert Urquhart & Mary Cruickshanks Lambie > District: Townsville ; Place: St Andrews Presbyterian Church , Ayr ; C1126 ; General Registry Office, Brisbane. Scan of Original Document in the personal files of David Urquhart.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Australia, Queensland - Queensland Marriages Index > "Search Historical Records | Queensland Government". 2019. Bdm.Qld.Gov.Au. Accessed September 28 2019. Australia, Qld Marriage Index > Year: 1935; Ref: C1126; Mary Cruickshanks Lambie & Robert Urquhart.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Australia, Queensland - Death Certificate > 7 Feb 2009 > Mary Cruickshanks Urquhart > District: Townsville; Place: Home Hill District Hospital, Home Hill; General Registry Office, Brisbane. Personal Certified copy in the files of David Urquhart.
  8. "Weather And Seasons | Tropical North QLD". 2019. Tropical North QLD. Accessed September 28 2019.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Burdekin Shire Council - Burdekin Burial Register > "Urquhart, Mary Cruickshanks – Burdekin Shire Council". 2019. Burdekin Shire Council. Accessed September 28 2019. Urquhart , Mary Cruickshanks

See Also:


More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is Mary your relative? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mary:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Mary is 23 degrees from Thomas Edison, 30 degrees from Nikola Tesla and 28 degrees from George Westinghouse on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

L  >  Lambie  |  U  >  Urquhart  >  Mary Cruickshanks (Lambie) Urquhart

Categories: Emigrants from Perthshire to Australia | Immigrants to Queensland from Scotland | Ayr, Queensland | Urquhart Name Study