Margaret (Tindell) Menzies
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Margaret (Tindell) Menzies (1817 - 1861)

Margaret Menzies formerly Tindell
Born in Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 5 Jun 1838 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 44 in 'Minnamurra' House, Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Margaret (Tindell) Menzies is a member of Clan Menzies.
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Margaret (Tindell) Menzies was born in Scotland.


Margaret Tindell was born on 24 Jan 1817 in Kinnoull, Perthshire, Scotland.[1] She was the daughter of Henry Tindell and Elizabeth Stewart.


Margaret Tindell married Robert Menzies on 5 Jun 1838 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.[2][3] They had seven children during their marriage;

  • Child: Elizabeth Joanna Menzies
  • Child: Robert Archibald Menzies
  • Child: Mary Alexandrina Campbell Menzies
  • Child: Grace Maria Menzies
  • Child: Phyllis Menzies
  • Child: Archibald Menzies
  • Child: Un-named Menzies


Robert and Margaret left London in Oct 1838 on the s.s. 'Earl Durham', arriving in Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia on 2 Jan 1839.[4]

Death and Burial

Margaret Tindell Menzies died on 20 Mar 1861 at 'Minnamurra' House, Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia.[5] She is buried at the Menzies Family Cemetery, House, Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia.[6]


To P Gray Howard-18870 and R Hare Hare-1576 for research and contact with the Menzies family.



  1. Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, Author, FHL Film Number 1040329.
  2. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Robert Menzies and Margaret Tindell, 05 Jun 1838; citing Perth,Perth,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,040,164.
  3. Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910. FHL Film Number: 1040164.
  4. New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922. Vessel: s.s. 'Earl Durham'.
  5. Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985, Author, Registration Year 1861, Registration Place Kiama New South Wales, Registration Number 3104.
  6. Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current.

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