Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Elizabeth “Lizzie” CLARKAge: 26 years18721898

Name
Elizabeth “Lizzie” CLARK
Given names
Elizabeth
Nickname
Lizzie
Surname
CLARK
Birth about 1872 40 36
Address: Wallinghat River
Citation details: 16426/1872 CLARK ELIZABETH ROBERT SUSAN PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Word document
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Birth of a sisterMargaret “Maggie” CLARK
about 1873 (Age 12 months)
Citation details: 17446/1873 CLARK MARGARET ROBERT SUSAN PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a brotherThomas Joseph “Joe” CLARK
July 27, 1875 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 18390/1875 CLARK THOMAS JOSEPH ROBERT SUSAN PORT STEPHENS
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Word document
Birth of a brotherRobert CLARK
about 1877 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 19371/1877 CLARK ROBERT ROBERT SUSAN PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a sisterHannah “Annie” CLARK
October 6, 1879 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 21955/1879 CLARK HANNAH ROBERT SUSAN PORT STEPHENS
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Word document
Birth of a brotherAlbert CLARKE
about 1882 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: 18293/1882 CLARKE ALBERT ROBERT SUSAN H WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherFrederick CLARK
about 1884 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: 21571/1884 CLARK FREDERICK ROBERT SUSAN WINGHAM
Marriage of a siblingPhilip REYNOLDSMary Ann MAYERSView this family
about 1885 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: 6576/1885 REYNOLDS PHILIP CLARK MARY A NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a half-siblingPhilip REYNOLDSMary Ann MAYERSView this family
about 1885 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: 6576/1885 REYNOLDS PHILIP CLARK MARY A NEWCASTLE
Birth of a brotherRobert CLARKE
about 1886 (Age 14 years)
Citation details: 23206/1886 CLARKE ROBERT ROBERT SUSAN TAREE
Marriage of a siblingJoseph WILLIAMSMargaret “Maggie” CLARKView this family
June 30, 1890 (Age 18 years)
Address: Clarkson's Crossing
Citation details: 7043/1890 WILLIAMS JOSEPH CLARK MARGARET TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Word document
Death of a motherSusan MAYERS
March 19, 1891 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: 14332/1891 CLARKE SUSAN THOMAS MARY A TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Word document
Publication: Attached to email from Robert on 4 September 2015
Burial of a motherSusan MAYERS
March 21, 1891 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Word document
Publication: Attached to email from Robert on 4 September 2015
Marriage of a siblingWilliam James CUNNINGHAMJane CLARKView this family
about 1892 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 7163/1892 CUNNINGHAM WILLIAM CLARK JANE TAREE
MarriageJohn FIELDView this family
October 11, 1894 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 6075/1894  FIELDS JOHN CLARK ELIZABETH PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a daughter
#1
Maggie FIELD
about 1895 (Age 23 years)
Address: Hastings River
Citation details: FIELDS MAGGIE 25923/1895  JOHN ELIZABETH PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas MAYERS
July 2, 1896 (Age 24 years)
Address: Paddy's Creek
Citation details: 11686/1896 MAYERS THOMAS UNKNOWN UNKNOWN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Word document
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann PERRY
August 31, 1897 (Age 25 years)
Address: Paddy's Creek
Citation details: 9801/1897 MAYERS MARY A JOHN UNKNOWN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Attached to email from Robert on 4 September 2015
Burial of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann PERRY
September 1, 1897 (Age 25 years)
Address: Paddy's Creek
Publication: Attached to email from Robert on 4 September 2015
SeparatedJohn FIELDView this family
about April 1898 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary FIELD
April 7, 1898 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: FIELD MARY 16193/1898  JOHN ELIZABETH STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a siblingThomas Joseph “Joe” CLARKView this family
before May 1898 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Death of a husbandJohn FIELD
May 24, 1898 (on the date of death)
Address: Aboriginal Reserve
Cause: Suicide
Citation details: FIELD JOHN 7225/1898  UNKNOWN UNKNOWN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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Note: He killed is wife and daughter and then committed suicide.
Death of a daughterMaggie FIELD
May 24, 1898 (on the date of death)
Address: Aboriginal Reserve
Murderer: John FIELDfather
Cause: Murdered by her Father
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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Citation details: FIELD MAGGIE 7227/1898  JOHN ELIZABETH STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death May 24, 1898 (Age 26 years)
Address: Aboriginal Reserve
Murderer: John FIELDex-husband
Cause of death: Murdered by husband
Citation details: FIELD ELIZABETH 7226/1898  ROBERT SUSAN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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Inquest
Held by Mr. T.B. Boyce, J.P., Coroner
May 25, 1898 (1 day after death)
Address: Court House
Witness: Robert CLARKEfather
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Note: The jury consulted together for some little time, and then returned the following verdict:— "We unanimously agree and find that Elizabeth Field and Maggie Feld came to their deaths at Forster, on the 24th day of May, 1898, by the wilful act of John Field ; and that John Field came to his death by his own act on the same day at Forster aforesaid — at about noon, on the Aborigines' Reserve."
Burial May 26, 1898 (2 days after death)
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 29, 1864Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
-2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
John CLARK
Birth: about 1867 35 31Bungwahl, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 5, 1915Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
Catherine “Kitty” CLARK
Birth: about 1868 36 32Bungwahl, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1928Stockton, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with an unknown individual - View this family
mother
elder sister
Family with John FIELD - View this family
ex-husband
herself
Marriage: October 11, 1894Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Separated: about April 1898
15 months
daughter
Maggie FIELD
Birth: about 1895 23Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 24, 1898Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
John FIELD + - View this family
ex-husband
husband’s wife

BirthC - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 16426/1872 CLARK ELIZABETH ROBERT SUSAN PORT STEPHENS
BirthDocument - Mayers Clarke Syron
Publication: Word document
BirthInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
MarriageF - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 6075/1894  FIELDS JOHN CLARK ELIZABETH PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
SeparatedInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
DeathF - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: FIELD ELIZABETH 7226/1898  ROBERT SUSAN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathNewspaper - Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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InquestInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
BurialInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6