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Frances ("Granny Elliott") Gibson

b. about 1806, d. 12 January 1870

Person Exhibits

Frances Elliott nee Gibson

Birth

Frances ("Granny Elliott") Gibson was born about 1806.1,2,3 She was born in 1808.1 She was born in 1809 in England.4 She witnessed the baptism of George Elliott on 5 April 1855 in London, England, United Kingdom.5 She witnessed the birth of Frances ("Granny Gardner") Kemp on 7 July 1859 in Rylstone, New South Wales, Australian Colonies. The child's grandmother, Frances Elliott (nee Gibson) was present at the birth (possibly acting as midwife). The birth certificate spells the birthplace as "Wrangear near Mudgee", but the only place like this is Warrangee station. The owner of that station bought Mungrabambone near Quambone around this time. Her daughter, Amy Laura Emily Gardner's Birth Certificate states that Frances Kemp was born at "Drill Station"6,7,8,9,10,11 At 's birth, on on 27 January 1867 in Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australian Colonies, assisted as a midwife. This station was owned by Edward Flood who leased 25 properties in the district12,10,13 At 's birth, on on 19 March 1868 in Quambone, NSW, Australia, assisted as a midwife. This station was owned by Edward Flood who leased 25 properties in the district12,10,14 At 's birth, on on 19 October 1869 in Merri Merri, New South Wales, Australian Colonies, assisted as a midwife. The BC records that Sydney Edward had 5 older brothers and 5 older sisters. Boagar could be Bokemah?15,12,10

Parents

FatherJames Gibson (b. about 1784)
MotherElizabeth Knapp, or Nepp (b. about 1784)

Family life

George Elliott and Frances ("Granny Elliott") Gibson were married about 1830.16,17 Alexander Pirie and she were married on 9 April 1862 at Budgeon in Gulargambone. Frances signed with her mark. Budgeon station was owned by John McMahon in 1865. His father owned Tooloon.2,18

Children with George Elliott (b. about 1802, d. 25 October 1838)

SonJames Elliott (b. about 1832)
SonGeorge Elliott (b. 18 October 1835)
DaughterEmma Mary ("Granny Kemp") Elliott+ (b. 17 October 1837, d. 12 December 1931)

Partner with Alexander Pirie (b. about 1817)

Residence information

Frances ("Granny Elliott") Gibson lived at St James Westminster in London, England, United Kingdom, on 30 March 1851, charwoman. She and her daughter Emma were living in the household of Sarah Jones, charwoman. Her son James (aged 19) was living nearby at either Battersea or at St Mary, Putney. Her other son George was probably the 16-year-old apprentice clock maker living with Thomas Chester at Bakers Row, Clerkenwell.4 She lived at 4 Crown Court in London, England, United Kingdom, on 5 April 1855.5 She immigrated on 2 October 1855 to Sydney, NSW, Australia. SS "Hilton"19,10,12,20,21

Working life

  • On 6 June 1841 Frances ("Granny Elliott") Gibson was a Matron at London Fever Hospital in St Pancras. Her children were not with her and were not living together. It is likely that James (aged 10) was a pupil in the household of Ruth Matthews (school maid) at St Marylebone, St Pancras. Similarly, it is likely that George (aged 7) was a pupil in the household of James Burrows (schoolmaster) in Wimbledon, Surrey. Emma (aged 3) was probably living with a foster family, either with John Menhenitt at Plymouth, Devon or with John French at Frome, Somerset.17,3

Death

Frances ("Granny Elliott") Gibson died on 12 January 1870 in Quambone. dropsy||She died at Bokemah, a property on Merri Merri Creek owned by Mary A Dingwell. Her daughter and son-in-law (Emma and William Kemp) were living and working there at the time.18 She was buried on 14 January 1870 at Bokemah station in Quambone. She was buried at Bokemah, a property on Merri Merri Creek.18

Citations

  1. [S478] Immigrant Deposit Journal: Frances Gibson and children, Immigrant Deposit Journal, Kingswood; Archives Office of NSW. Hereinafter cited as IDJ: Frances Gibson and children.
  2. [S685] Marriage Certificate, Alexander Pirie and Frances Gibson, 9 April 1862, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1862/1846 56.
  3. [S1454] Frances Elliott, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, London, Camden Town, St Pancras, Public Record Office, piece 681, book 8, folio 14, p 1.
  4. [S1455] Frances Elliott, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, London, St James Westminster, Public Record Office, p 323.
  5. [S1432] Baptismal Record: Elliott, George and Emma, Vol 1855, No STM/PR/6/30, (5 Apr 1855), two adult baptisms, City of Westminster Archives, London
  6. [S294] Death Certificate, Frances Gardner, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1943 No 496.
  7. [S340] Birth Certificate Vol 1859 No 9942, Frances Kemp, (15 August 1859), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  8. [S404] Birth Certificate Vol 1892 No 11323, Amy Laura Emily Gardner, (11 Apr 1892), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  9. [S406] Birth Certificate Vol 1897 No 55 in Coonamble, Georgina Jane Gardner, (6 May 1897), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  10. [S471] "RR: Kemp Family Group Sheets by Lorraine Voigt", 29 Jan 1991, Lorraine Voigt (5 Kenworth Street Brassall Qld 4305), to James Fleming (Sydney); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  11. [S1607] "Warrangee Station research", 2021, James Michael Fleming (Cammeray, NSW), Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  12. [S460] Death Certificate, Emma Kemp, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1931 No 19973.
  13. [S1458] Birth Certificate No 763, Henry Isaac Kemp, (1 May 1864), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  14. [S1459] Birth Certificate No 902 8651/1868, James Kemp, (1 May 1864), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  15. [S349] Birth Certificate Vol 1869 No 10207, Sydney Edward Kemp, (9 December 1869), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  16. [S479] Joan McKenzie, Gibson's Way, 24 Zoccoli Street Coonamble NSW 2829: Joan McKenzie, 1993, p 111.
  17. [S1453] "Elliott family origins", 2020, James Michael Fleming (Cammeray, NSW), Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  18. [S686] Death Certificate, Frances Pirie, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1870 No 3353.
  19. [S479] Joan McKenzie, Gibson's Way, 24 Zoccoli Street Coonamble NSW 2829: Joan McKenzie, 1993, 118.
  20. [S1468] A Grand Old Woman, Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, 31 Dec 1931, Obituary.
  21. [S1486] Elliott family entry, Hilton, Passenger List, 2 Oct 1855; in (Kingswood: NSW Government Archives.)
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Last Edited22 May 2021