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Christina Robertson was born circa 1848 in "Markdale", Binda, New South Wales, Australia to Lachlan Robertson (1798-1883) and Christina McKinnon (c1809-1893) and died 7 August 1940 "Woolbrook", Bigga, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Edward Alexander Webster (1847-1903) 1874 in Carcoar, New South Wales, Australia.



Children


Offspring of Edward Alexander Webster and Christina Robertson (c1848-1940)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alfred Webster (1875-1932)
Horace Webster (1877-1965)
James Webster (1878-1927)
Cyril Webster (1880-1959) 31 August 1880 Yass, New South Wales, Australia 17 April 1959 Concord, New South Wales, Australia
Ivy M Webster (1882-1980)
Eva Webster (1884-1906)
Henry Webster (1887-1957)
Victor Webster (1889-1966)
Edward Alexander Webster (1892-1949)
Robert William Webster (1895-1981)

Obituary

Mrs. Christina Webster

A grand old district pioneer in the person of Mrs. Christina Webster (relict of the late Edward Alexander Webster), passed away on Wednesday last, 7th inst., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. G. Clements, "Woolbrook," Bigga. The deceased had reached the ripe old age of 90 years and eight months and had lived for the whole of that time in the Binda-Bigga district.

This fine old lady had seen unfold many pages of the history of the Crookwell district. Born Christina Robertson at "Markdale," Binda, in 1849 she spent her girlhood in that district, later to marry Edward Alexander Webster, of "Chatsworth," Binda. Her husband predeceased her in 1903, but Mrs. Webster lived on at "Chatsworth," until the property was sold about 1920, when she came to live with her daughter, Mrs. D. G. Clements, at "Woolbrook," Bigga.

Of a family of eight sons and two daughters, seven survive her. These are: Horace (Eastwood), Cyril (Concord). Harry (Bigga), Victor (Bathurst), Alex (Cowra), Robert (Macquarie Fields), and Ivy (Mrs, D. G. Clements, Bigga). The deceased members of the family are Alfred, James and Eva.

Crookwell Gazette, 14 August 1940, page 4








Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • locality from Obituary, which seems to say that she was born around the end of the year 1849
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 1990/1848 V18481990 55
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 2128/1874
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 20504/1940
  • WEBSTER.—August 7, 1940, at Woolbrook, Bigga, Christina Webster, aged 90 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 August 1940, page 12



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