Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Robert WILLIAMSON + Ellen LINDSAY

7 children

Parents Grandparents

Family group information
Marriage January 18, 1830
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 79
Citation details: 26 DEC 2008
Text:

Hi Stuart,

Helen Lindsay's first husband was David Webster and had four children to him: John, James, Agnes, Ann.

John & James Webster were both contracted by the A.A.Co. and arrived on board the "Richard Webb" & "Aden" in 1840 & 1841 respectively.

When Robert Williamson and his brother-in-law James Lindsay were contracted by the Company they immigrated on the "Hero of Malown" in 1841. Agnes & Ann Webster are given as children on Robert which is why you have your number as five females.

The family had very close ties to the A.A.Co. Helen's nephew John Lindsay came out on the "Richard Webb" in 1840 and married his cousin Agnes Webster. Enoch Davies came on the "Artemesia" in 1849, while Thomas Tudor was on the "Vimeria" which arrived in 1852.

Robert Williamson was the Company's oldest employee and was tragically killed in the A.A.Co. Borehole aged about 77 years.

Best wishes, Ryan

Migration
Embarked for Port Jackson from
February 7, 1841
Immigration
Migrated from London on board the "Hero of Malown".
November 21, 1841
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 79
Note: The "Hero of Malown" sailed from London on 14 July 1841, under the command of Captain Christian Jack…
Note

In 2004 a house called the LINDSAY House at Hamilton was open for Heritage week. It has survived from the 1800�s and was a Mine Manager�s house for an A.A. Co. pit at Hamilton and the old maps have it labelled as the LINDSAY House. The City Council have purchased it and are gradually working on its' renovation.

In 1982 a descendant wrote, David WEBSTER, a lowlander was born in Dundee. He had a wife Helen TRISTAN and two brothers who were timber merchants in Alloway. David was killed in Dundee. His widow, Helen, afterwards moved to Fifeshire and married Robert Williamson. Ryan DUDLEY, another LINDSAY descendant has established Helen's surname was LINDSAY and not 'TRISTAN' and that Helen's first husband David WEBSTER was supposedly killed in a timber accident.