Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Clara Agnes BEST1837

Name
Clara Agnes BEST
Given names
Clara Agnes
Surname
BEST
Married name
Clara Agnes RUDD
Birth about 1837 24 15
Citation details: V1837683 21/1837 BEST CLARA ROBERT CLARA
Death of a maternal grandfatherDaniel BRIEN
August 22, 1837
Publication: Internet document
Note: W.J. Cuthill records:
Birth of a sisterMartha Susannah Constance Mary BEST
about 1839 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: V1839665 24A/1839 BEST MARTHA ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a brotherRobert H BEST
about 1841 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: V1841986 25A/1841 BEST ROBERT H ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a brotherMatthew W BEST
about 1843 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: V1843745 27A/1843 BEST MATTHEW W ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a sisterAdelaide BEST
about 1845 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: V18451031 31A/1845 BEST ADELAIDE ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a sisterDiana E BEST
about 1848 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: V18482217 34A/1848 BEST DIANA E ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a sisterSarah J BEST
about 1851 (Age 14 years)
Citation details: V18512433 39A/1851 BEST SARAH J ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a brotherBenjamin Paul BEST
about 1853 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: V18532434 39A/1853 BEST BENJAMIN P ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a brotherFrancis G BEST
about 1853 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: V18532436 39A/1853 BEST FRANCIS G ROBERT H CLARA
Death of a fatherRobert Holt BEST
April 3, 1853 (Age 16 years)
Address: "Flowerdale"
Cause: Whilst riding a horse he collided with a tree.
Citation details: V1853788 106/1853 BEST ROBERT H AGE 41
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Marriage of a siblingJames BOURKEMartha Susannah Constance Mary BESTView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1855 (Age 18 years)
Address: Roman Catholic
Citation details: V1855758 101/1855 BOURKE JAMES BEST MARTHA S VT
Marriage of a parentEdward Charles PEARSONClara BRIENView this family
November 4, 1856 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: 2051/1897 PEARSON EDWARD C BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
MarriageJames Joseph RUDDView this family
about 1858 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 2754/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Text:

There is also this reference:

2948/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA YASS

Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Birth of a half-brotherEdward J S PEARSON
about 1860 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: 12957/1860 PEARSON EDWARD J S EDWARD C CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Birth of a half-sisterIsabella A PEARSON
about 1861 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 13706/1861 PEARSON ISABELLA A EDWARD C CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn PARKER
July 14, 1865 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Burns by falling or being pushed into fire
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 38
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 17 July 1865, page 8
Smith - Mary Ann - Inquest
Smith - Mary Ann - Inquest

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5227/1865 SMITH MARY A AGE 72 YEARS DIED PARRAMATTA PARRAMATTA
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 24 November 1865, page 5.
Smith - W H - Allowed bail on murder charge
Smith - W H - Allowed bail on murder charge

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Note: Her husband was charged with her willful murder.
Birth of a sisterAmelia A BEST
about 1868 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: V18682432 39A/1868 BEST AMELIA A ROBERT H CLARA
Marriage of a siblingBenjamin Paul BESTClarissa Clementina NIXONView this family
about 1880 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 5129/1880 BEST BENJAMIN PAUL NIXON CLARISSA CLEMENTINA WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a motherClara BRIEN
September 6, 1899 (Age 62 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11114/1899 PEARSON CLARA DANIEL CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Publication: Internet document
Note: The book The Brien Family of Seven Hills has the year of her death as 1900.
Death of a brotherBenjamin Paul BEST
about 1901 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: BEST BENJAMIN P 15678/1901 ROBERT H CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Deathyes

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 24, 1836Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
1 year
herself
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
1 year
younger brother
16 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with Edward Charles PEARSON - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: November 4, 1856Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
Family with James Joseph RUDD - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1858Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: V1837683 21/1837 BEST CLARA ROBERT CLARA
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 2754/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Text:

There is also this reference:

2948/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA YASS

MarriageThe Briens of Seven Hills
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45