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From Scotland to Australia

Journal by kit10ish

It begins with Captain Gilbert Harrison, master mariner. Soon to come, his tale, the shipwrecks he endured, leading to the captain going down with his ship off the Australian coastline.

Gilbert HARRISON Sex: M Immigration: BEF DEC 1874 UK to Sydney NSW Occupation: Mariner
Marriage: Margaret HUGHSON b.16 Aug 1835

Name: Arthur Sutherland HARRISON
Given Name: Arthur Sutherland
Sex: M
Birth: 12 Jun 1857 in Northmave, Shetland, SCOTLAND
Death: Bef 1903
Immigration: 16 Dec 1874 UK to Sydney on ship: "Samuel Plimsoll"
Occupation: Merchant
Religion: Presbyterian

Marriage 1 Clara Flora BATTY b: 12 Jun 1861 in Balmain NSW
Married: 28 Dec 1881 in Balmain NSW
Gilbert P. HARRISON b: 1882 in Balmain NSW
Arthur Sutherland HARRISON b: 1884 in Balmain NSW
Florence Batty HARRISON b: Abt 1891

Name: Amelia Rose Sullivan HARRISON
Given Name: Amelia Rose
Sex: F
Birth: Abt 1859
Death: 1882 in Balmain NSW from childbirth
Immigration: 16 Dec 1874 UK to Sydney on ship: "Samuel Plimsoll"
Religion: Presbyterian

Marriage 1 Arthur SMITH
Given Name: "Guggie"
Married: 1880 in Balmain NSW
Occupation: Master Builder
Religion: Presbyterian
William G. SMITH b: 1882 in Balmain NSW d. 1958 Sydney

Name: William Gilbert SMITH
Birth: Aug 1882
Death: 1958
Occupation: builder
Married: 1922

Marriage: Stella Florence MCCRISTAL
Born: 1887
Arthur Wallace Smith b: 9 Mar 1923 d. May 2001
Francis "Frank" William b: 7 Jan 1926

Name: Arthur Wallace SMITH
Birth: 9 Mar 1923
Death: May 2001
Occupation: David Jones delicatessen, Army artillery, PNG technician
Religion: Presbyterian
Married 9 Jan 1954

Marriage: Gweneth Dulcie COOKE
Given Name: Gwen
Born: 11 Mar 1923
Religion: Methodist
Murray Arthur Smith b. 14 Jun 1956
Bruce Wallace Smith b. 11 July 1957
Sue Ann Brock b. 28 April 1958 (adopted)
Rosemary Carolyn ? b. 12 Mar 1959 (adopted) d. 1 Sept 1999
of Huntington's disease


Due to Arthur Smith's job as a master builder, he was away from home too often and some times so far away, South Africa & New Zealand, therefore his son, William Gilbert Smith, was raised by Amelia's brother, Arthur Sutherland Harrison, and his wife, Clara Flora Batty. Arhur Smith was well known for his building mastery. I did find a page which gives him credit for building Moorsland in Brisbane, Qld.

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on 2006-02-01 00:26:36

kit10ish , from US/Philippines/Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2006. is researching the following names: OBLEA, APALA, HAWKINS and 30 other(s).

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