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Thomas Robertson
Jane Lamont
John Given
Martha Ferguson
John Robertson
Martha Ferguson Given
(Abt 1820-1897)

George Robertson


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1. Agnes Gouldthorp

George Robertson

  • Born: 11 Mar 1843, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Marriage (1): Agnes Gouldthorp on 29 Sep 1863 in Scots Presbyterian Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Died: 26 Sep 1883, Moore Park, , Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia at age 40
  • Buried: 1883, Rookwood Anglican Cemetery, Lidcombe, , New South Wales, Australia

bullet   Cause of his death was Dropped dead in the street when running for a tram.


bullet  General Notes:

Despite George's marriage certificate showing him to be 'of Glasgow' Annie's birth certificate shows him to be born in Sydney. There is a Baptism registration for George Robertson born 11th March 1843 in Sydney showing father as John Robertson and mother, Martha Robertson.

George is buried in the Anglican Section of Rookwood Cemetery, Section BB Grave 634/635. His mother Martha Ferguson Robertson is buried with him, and his father John Robertson. The Memorial Inscription reads:

In / Loving Memory / of / George Robertson / Who died 26th Sept. 1883 / Aged 40 Years. / Also / Martha Ferguson / Robertson / Mother of the above / and beloved wife of / John Robertson. / Died July 11th 1897, / Aged 78 Years. / At Rest.

His wife Agnes is buried beside him.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He worked as a Coachbuilder.


George married Agnes Gouldthorp, daughter of Benjamin McKenzie Gouldthorp ** and Sarah Ann Fitch **, on 29 Sep 1863 in Scots Presbyterian Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. (Agnes Gouldthorp was born in 1845 in St Georges, Southwark, , Surrey, England, died on 30 Aug 1923 in Auburn, , New South Wales, Australia and was buried in 1923 in Rookwood Anglican Cemetery, Lidcombe, , New South Wales, Australia.)

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