|Re: [TSL] John Colin Watson|
|"MargM" <email@example.com> on 01/06/2013|
----- Original Message -----
From: "Janette Stewart" <JanetteStewart@optusnet.com.au>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2013 7:18 AM
Subject: [TSL] John Colin Watson
> I am trying to track a John Colin Watson , who was reportedly
> born in
> Gainsborough, England in 1818.
His headstone in Waverely Cemtery say he was from Lincolnshire
His wife is in same grave . Both have notices in the SMH
I have also tried finding just 'John Watson'. He
> married in Sydney in 1853.
To Honora NUGENT
I can't find him in any arrivals that I searched.
Neither can I .
> He lived in Balmain, Sydney, apparently having worked for a
> short time in
> Queensland after he arrived.
> He returned to England sometime around 1865 to collect an
> inheritance, but
> again I can't find him departing or returning (which he did). I
> believe he
> had links in Gainsborough and Grimsby as the houses he later
> built are so
> named (from his inheritance).He appears in Sydney census in
Was no census was done in that year . Was one done 7 Apr 1861
and the next one 2 Apr 1871
All docs were destroyed
His name comes up a few times in the Sands PO dirs . He left a
will See :
Type in John WATSON death........ Its mis indexed under John Cohn
Also someone has family info about him in Ancestrys private trees
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