Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
NameCHALMERS, Elizabeth (Betsy)
Birthca 1832, Stronsey, Orkney Is10827
Immigration1852, ‘Adelaide’88387 Age: 20
Death22 May 1929, Springton, SA10827,88387,88388,88389 Age: 97
BurialPresbyterian Cemetery, South Rhine, SA88389
The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Mon 27 May 192988387


Mrs. Lyddon. who died at her resi-
dence, Springton, on May 22, in her
98th year, was born at Stronsey, Ork-
ney Islands. She was married in
1851 to Mr. Peter Sinclair, of Stron-
sey. He and his wife and his father
sailed for South Australia in the ship
Adelaide and arrived at Port Adelaide
in January, 1852. Mr. Sinclair and
his father went to work for Mr. Alan
Bell, at Mount Barker. At the end of
six months they went to Mount Craw-
ford to work for Mr. David Randell.
After six months at Mount Crawford
Mr. Sinclair and his father went to
the Victorian diggings, but were not
among the successful ones, and Mr.
Sinclair, sen., died there. His son
returned to Mount Crawford, where
he afterwards lost his life as the re-
sult of a fall from a horse. After
having spent nine years at Mount
Crawford the widow settled in the
Springton district, and there married
Mr. William Lyddon, who died nearly
five years ago at the age of 85.
Mrs. Lyddon was highly respected and
her home was noted for its hospitality.
By the first marriage Mrs. Lyddon had
three children, one son and two
daughters. The son, Mr. James Sin-
clair, lost his life in a mine accident
at Broken Hill. The daughters are
Mrs. W. Watkins. of Sanderson, and
Mrs. T. Fuller, of Dawson. From
the second marriage she had three
sons and four daughters. The sur-
viving children are Messrs. William
Lyddon, of Cambrai, John and Peter
Lyddon, of Springton, and Mrs. John
Vigar, of Lameroo.
Immigration1852, ‘Adelaide’88387
Marriage1851, Orkney Is, Scotland88387
Birthca 1839, Somerset, England10827
MemoBarton Court
Christen8 Dec 1839, Brompton Ralph, Somerset75157 Age: <1
Immigration8 Apr 1855, ‘Lady McDonald’10827 Age: 16
Death24 Sep 192410827,88385 Age: 85
BurialPresbyterian Cemetery, South Rhine, SA10827,88385
FatherLYDDON, James (ca1815-1868)
MotherSMITH, Harriett (ca1815-1892)
Marriage27 Feb 1863, Residence Of Rev J Gardner, Adelaide, SA10827,88390
Marr MemoChambers
ChildrenIsabella (1863-1906)
 Betsey (1865-1897)
 William (1867-1943)
 John (1869-1958)
 Jeaannet (Janet) (1872-1936)
 Peter Reid (1874-1940)
 Harriet (1876-1878)
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