Thomas Warnick ( & Mary Jane McClelland

Thomas Warnock (Warnick on his tombstone) McClelland was son of Samuel McClelland and  Margaret nee Beattie. (b: 30 Nov 1864 Bangor, County Down, Ireland; d: 12 Feb 1922 Waitohi)

His brothers were;

i William bapt: 21/1/1834 Drumachose, Londonberry, Ireland

ii Robert  bapt 21/6/1826 Drumachose, Londonberry, Ireland -  mar: Jane Ferguson 24 Feb 1848

iii John     bapt 14/7/1831 Drumachose, Londonberry, Ireland

v Samuel   bapt 12/5/1836 Drumachose, Londonberry, Ireland

Their grandfather was Robert Mc Clelland (1792 - 1866) and his grand mother was Ann Pritchard b: 1772.

Thomas mar: Mary Jane Gordon Bell on 19 Jan 1894. She was b: 1872, and d: 18 Nov 1918.

Thomas McClelland (single) aged 20 yrs, laborer Nationality Down, Ireland, arrived 24 Dec 1884 in the ship Arawa at the port of Wellington then to Canterbury

7 Sep 1889 - Land Board: Section 7, Block x111 45 acres South Rangitata was let in perpetual lease to T W McClelland

17 Oct 1916 - Mr T McClelland of Winchester, received word that his son, Private W. T McClelland had been wounded. Private McClelland left with the Third Reinforcements, with his brother Samuel, who has been wounded twice. Both lads were well known competitors in cycling road races at Temuka.

Children of Thomas and Mary Bell were:

1. Margaret Sibella McClelland (b: 6 Aug 1894 -she d. 5 Oct 1944; bur: on 7 October 1944 at Sydenham ChCh) In 1920 she mar: John Robert Bradshaw (b: on 18 September 1888 at Dunrobin, Otago, son of John Robert Bradshaw and Annie Elizabeth Wells; d; 17 Sept 1955 at ChCh; bur: Sydenham Cem.) They lived at 127 Clarence Street, Christchurch

2. William Thomas McClelland (b: 19 Feb 1896; Occ: Farm Worker, Hilton; WW1 6/1651 - NZ Army; Click here for his Service record: d: 14 Aug 1918 Bapaume, France CWGC)


3. Samuel McClelland (b: 1 Oct 1897; Occ: Letter carrier GPO, Wellington; WW1 6/1650 - NZ Army; click here for his Service record; he d: 30 May 1918 Bapaume, France CWGC )

4. Christopher Gordon McClelland (b: 6 Aug 1899 Temuka; d: 9 Nov 1963 Rawhiti House, Geraldine)

5 Winifred Jane McClelland (b 19 Oct 1910, d: 1962) mar: Adam Douglas Wallace (b: 21 Nov 1904; d: 2001)

Daughter Doreen Winifred Wallace (b: 1930; d: 1999)

The servicemen's photos were sent by McClelland decendant Charlie Fulton
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