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A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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Elizabeth Clarkson

b. 1834, d. after 1883

Person Exhibits

Logo Elizabeth Clarkson 1834

Family surname

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Elizabeth Clarkson was born in 1834 in Lancashire.1,2,3,4,5


FatherRobert Clarkson (b. 28 December 1809, d. 9 October 1881)
MotherAlice Singleton (b. circa 1814, d. 9 July 1850)

Family life

John Poulton and Elizabeth Clarkson were married on 1 March 1854 in Lancashire.2,3

Children with John Poulton (b. 26 March 1830, d. 5 September 1887)

SonThomas Poulton (b. September 1856, d. December 1856)
SonJohn Poulton (b. 1858, d. 1860)
DaughterAlice Clarkson Poulton+ (b. 23 March 1860, d. 27 November 1927)

Residence information

Elizabeth Clarkson emigrated on 13 November 1859 from Liverpool, England. SS Fitzjames1 She immigrated on 2 February 1860 to Sydney, New South Wales.1,6


Elizabeth Clarkson died after 1883.7


  1. [S388] Poulton family entry, Fitzjames, Passenger List, 20 Feb 1860; in (Kingswood: Archives Office of NSW), 2480.
  2. [S341] Birth Certificate Vol 1860 No 3058, Alice Clarkson Poulton, (30 April 1860), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  3. [S1196] Poulton and Ashworth families, Immigration Deposit Journals, (Kingswood NSW: Archives Office of NSW), 11 Jun 1859, Series: 5264; Microfilm, 5264, 9 reels; Reel: 2669
  4. [S1207] Robert Clarkson, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, London, Fulwood, Public Record Office, p6.
  5. [S1208] Robert Clarkson, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, London, Fulwood, Public Record Office, p5.
  6. [S1108] Immigrants per Fitz-James, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 Feb 1860, p6.
  7. [S1433] "Story: Showdown at the Blue Bell Inn - by James Michael Fleming", 2020, James Michael Fleming (4 Currawang Street, Cammeray), to self; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
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Last Edited7 October 2020