Hugh Vernon MacLeod
b: 23 JAN 1882
d: 26 SEP 1955
!BIOGRAPHY: Rev. Dr. Donald MacKinnon and Alick Morrison, THE
MACLEODS--THE GENEALOGY OF A CLAN, Section II, Edinburgh, The Clan
MacLeod Society, 1968, pp. 19, 21-22.
Was born, on 23rd January 1882, at Vass, Western Australia, and was
educated at Brighton Grammar School, Brighton, Victoria. After leaving
school, he took up pastoral pursuits at Merino Downs. Later he managed
Noranside cattle station for his uncle, Alexander Magnus MacLeod. In
1907, he returned to Merino Downs. On the outbreak of the First World
War, he enlisted in the 13th Light Horse, and served in Gallipoli. For a
time after the War he resided on the family property at Minilya, but he
sold out his interest in it in 1920, and purchased his grandfather''s old
estate, Castlemaddie, Victoria, where he lived for the rest of his life.
There he engaged in rearing stud Jersey cattle, in grazing and dairying.
Elected a member of the Portland Legislative Council, he served on it for
thirteen years, and was president for three terms, including the
Centenary Year (1934), when the Duke of Gloucester visidted Portland.
The Hon. Hugh Vernon MacLeod was ''one of nature''s gentlemen, who
always spoke and acted in the high tradition of his illustrious family''.
He married on 3rd December 1919 Elsa, daughter of Adel Edward
Landquest, without issue. He died on the 26th September 1955, 9 days
after his brother, Donald Guy, had passed on. He was succeeded in the
Headship of the Family of Talisker by his nephew, Donald Ian Guy, the
only son of the fore-mentioned Donald Guy.
  • 23 JAN 1882 - Birth - ; Vass,,W. Australia,Australia
  • 26 SEP 1955 - Death -
  • Nobility Title - XI of Talisker
John Norman MacLeod
8 OCT 1816 - 18 APR 1886
Donald Norman MacLeod
10 JUN 1848 - 25 OCT 1914
Hugh Vernon MacLeod
23 JAN 1882 - 26 SEP 1955
Charlotte Bussell
- 11 AUG 1926
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Donald Norman MacLeod
Birth10 JUN 1848Borhoneyghurk,Moorabool,Victoria,Australia
Death25 OCT 1914 Perth,,W. Australia,Australia
Marriage1870to Charlotte Bussell
FatherJohn Norman MacLeod
MotherAgnes Paterson
PARENT (F) Charlotte Bussell
Death11 AUG 1926
Marriage1870to Donald Norman MacLeod
MNorman Alfred MacLeod
Birth1 MAR 1880Roebourne,,W. Australia,Australia
Death26 JUN 1896
MHugh Vernon MacLeod
Birth23 JAN 1882Vass,,W. Australia,Australia
Death26 SEP 1955
Marriage3 DEC 1919to Elsa Landquest
MDonald Guy MacLeod
Birth4 OCT 1885Yannarie,Portland,Victoria,Australia
Death17 SEP 1955
Marriageto Dorothy Farrar
MAlexander John MacLeod
Birth12 APR 1889
Death8 APR 1934
MJulius Farquhar Wallace MacLeod
Birth25 MAY 1893,Portland,Victoria,Australia
Marriageto Barbara Irwin
MAlastair Fergus MacLeod
Birth29 FEB 1896,Portland,Victoria,Australia
Death10 AUG 1964Perth,,W. Australia,Australia
Marriageto Maisie Urquhart
FEllen Agnes Norma MacLeod
Marriageto John Lyall
Marriageto Frederick Philip Strickland
FMinna Grace Breadalbane MacLeod
Marriageto Duncan McRae
Marriageto George Eastaugh
FCatherine Constance Jessica MacLeod
Death24 AUG 1919
Marriageto Hebden Farrar
FPhilomena Coriann Thelma MacLeod
Marriageto Gordon Douglas
Marriageto Dr. Arthur Parkinson
FSheila Bryan MacLeod
BirthMinilya Station,Carnarvon,W. Australia,Australia
Marriageto Roy Braham
FMinilya Mercia Grant MacLeod
BirthMinilya Station,Carnarvon,W. Australia,Australia
MarriageAFT 1919to Hebden Farrar
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Hugh Vernon MacLeod
Birth23 JAN 1882Vass,,W. Australia,Australia
Death26 SEP 1955
Marriage3 DEC 1919to Elsa Landquest
FatherDonald Norman MacLeod
MotherCharlotte Bussell
PARENT (F) Elsa Landquest
Marriage3 DEC 1919to Hugh Vernon MacLeod
FatherAdel Edward Landquest
Descendancy Chart
Hugh Vernon MacLeod b: 23 JAN 1882 d: 26 SEP 1955