Peter McLACHLAN c. 1828-1888, b. Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland to John McLACHLAN and Mary McPHERSON was married in 1852, Edinburgh, Scotland to Janet "Jessie" McKINNON c. 1825-1909, b. Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland to ...?....

Peter and Jessie McLACHLAN arrived at Portland, Victoria on the "John DAVIES" from England in November 1852, Peter aged 24y and Jessie aged 27y. Their first child was born at Digby in May 1853.

Peter McLACHLAN was a shoemaker at Digby who died (suicide) in 1888 and his wife Janet died in 1909.

A P. McLACHLAN was on the list of first buyers of Digby town allotments.

Peter McLACHLAN & Janet McKINNON had the following children:

  1. Mary Livingston McLACHLAN b. 1853, Digby, Vic, d. 1923, Lismore, Victoria, m. 1875, James BRUNTON 1839-1933;
  2. Catherine Jane McLACHLAN b. 1854, Digby, Vic, m. 1876, William AUSTIN;
  3. Christina Joanna McLACHLAN b. 1856, Digby, Vic, m. 1874, Edward FITZGIBBON;
  4. female McLACHLAN b. 1858, d. 1858 Digby, Vic;
  5. John McLACHLAN b. 1859 Digby, Vic, d. 1918, Portland, Vic;
  6. Angus McLACHLAN b. 1861 Digby, Vic, d. 1945, Mildura, Vic;
  7. Isabella McLACHLAN b. 1864 Digby, Vic, d. 1922, m. 1886 George Goodman Crouch WIGLEY;
  8. Donald Alexander McLACHLAN b. 1867 Digby, Vic, ........?;
  9. Janet 'Jessie' McLACHLAN b. 1869 Merino, Vic, d. 1945, Portland, Vic, m. Robert EDRICH 1860-1920.