The table below shows the people that make up the group.
|No||Last Name||First Names||Maiden Name||Relationship||Occupation||Born||Died||School Year|
|1||McGregor||Archibald||Husband||Gold miner, water race proprietor||1833||20 Jul 1907|
|2||McGregor||Mary||Gillespie (Murray?)||Wife||1830||28 Oct 1903|
|3||McGregor||Jessie (Freda)||Child||17 Oct 1867||5 Apr 1875|
|4||McGregor||Sarah||Child||6 May 1870||16 Feb 1903||6 Mar 1876|
|5||McGregor||Duncan||Child||6 Mar 1873||13 Jan 1879|
The table below shows any historical notes about the party group.
|Note||Date||Short Description||Note Text|
|1301||1830||Mary Gillespie (Murray?) was born||
Mary Gillespie (Murray?) was born
|1302||1833||Archibald McGregor was born in Scotland.||
Archibald McGregor was born in Scotland.
|1303||Archibald and his brother were gold miners.||
Archibald and his brother David Ure had been travelling and gold mining together, following various gold rushes for a number of years. They had travelled and mined with their friends and partners Mr & Mrs Young.
|1304||c1866||The party had been gold mining on the lower flat or beach at the Kyeburn diggings.||
The party had been gold mining on the lower flat or beach at the Kyeburn diggings. The McGregors lived in their own tents close to the Young's house. Mrs Young would cook, clean and wash for the brothers.
|1305||c1867||Marriage of Archibald and Mary.||
It appears that about this time Archibald McGregor was married to Mary Gillespie (Murray?). The couple and Archibald's brother David moved from Kyeburn.
|1306||1875||First reference of the McGregors in Bannockburn.||
The first reference to the McGregors living in Bannockburn was their listing in the electoral roll. It is not known at this time where the McGregors lived between 1867-1875. In 1875, both brothers were listed as living in Pipeclay Gully where they were mining for gold. It is not known the exact location of their dwellings at this time.
|1307||It is not clear when Mr McGregor and family moved from Pipeclay Gully to Doctors Flat and to dwelling #88.||
It is not clear when Mr McGregor and family moved from Pipeclay Gully to Doctors Flat and to dwelling #88.
|1308||1883||Archibald and parties finished sluicing on Templars Hill.||
On May 8 1883, it was reported in the Cromwell Argus that the mining party of Archibald McGregor, James Hancock and Charles Ray have finished sluicing on Templars Hill.
|1309||1894||Archibald and David purchase Menzies Dam||
on the death of John D Menzies, Mr David Ure McGregor, and probably his brother Archibald McGregor, purchased dwelling #140 and location #136 (Menzies Dam) along with the water rights from the estate of Mr Menzies. They operated the Menzies Dam, selling water to the miners for sluicing.
|1310||Report from Cromwell Argus.||
'Miss S McGregor was found to be missing from her home (dwelling #88). She had previous mental problems and was in a depressed state" (Report from the Cromwell Argus)
|1311||1903||Sarah McGregor found drowned in the Kawarau River.||
on Feb 4 1903, Sarah Murray McGregor drowned in the Kawarau River at the age of 32 years. She was buried in the Cromwell cemetery.
|1312||1903||Death of Mary Gillespie McGregor||
On Oct 28, Mary Gillespie McGregor died at the age of 73 years. She was buried with her daughter in the Cromwell cemetery.
|1313||1904||Mr Archibald McGregor moved to Invercargill and sold dwelling #88 to Susannah Graham.||
Mr Archibald McGregor moved to Invercargill and sold dwelling #88 to Susannah Graham.
|1314||1907||Death of Archibald Graham||
On 20 Jul 1907 Mr Archibald McGregor died at the age of 74 years. He was buried in the McGregor family plot in the Cromwell cemetery.
The table below shows a list of images related to the party group. Click on 'View Image' to display more details about the image, and to view the image.
|Image Id||Source||Date||Short Description|
|898||Memories of the Golden Road - Rev. Alexander Don||unknown||Archibald McGregor||View Image|
|1372||Mrs D Norman - Roxburgh||c1885||Jessie McGregor & Sarah McGregor||View Image|
|1373||Mrs D Norman - Roxburgh||c1885||Duncan McGregor||View Image|