MacQuarrie Places & People

Clan MacQuarrie People

Lachlan MacQuarrie (1715-1818)
The sixteenth chief of the clan, who entertained Johnson and Boswell. He was the last chief, and the longest-lived, dying when he was 103 years old!
Major General Lachlan Macquarie

Lachlan Macquarie (1762-1824)
Rose to the rank of Major-General in the army, he then became the fifth governor of New South Wales. He was known for his strong moral sense and was termed the “Father of Australia”.

Prof. John MacQuarrie (b.1919)
An eminent theologian, he published many papers of religious thought and theology.