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Heidelberg’s Busy Bee Signature Quilt, 1895-96

Square A1

Quilt square A1


S. E. McLean.


The person represented on this square is probably Samuel Edgar Mclean (1878-1921), eldest son of Thomas Hicks McLean (c.1843-1918) who was Mayor of Northcote Borough Council from 1895 to 1897. His mother was Margaret Ross McLean, née Morrison (c.1847-1925).

Further information

Edgar, as he was known, was the eldest of six children of Thomas and Margaret. He took over the family property Woodside at Buangor, western Victoria after his father died. He did not marry and left the property to his brother Robert Alexander Caldwell McLean (1881-1954). For details of TH McLean and the McLean family see [B2]. His brother Percy is represented at [A3].


Samuel Edgar McLean: BDMV 23585/1878, 8751/1921.

Thomas Hicks McLean: BDMV 11312/1918.

Margaret Ross McLean: BDMV 4223/1925.

Robert Alexander Caldwell McLean, BDMV 21775/1881, 16936/1954.

‘Will of Samuel Edgar McLean 1921’, Public Records Office Victoria, viewed online 07.09.19.

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