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Elizabeth ROBSON

Female Abt 1854 - 1938  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth ROBSON 
    Born Abt 1854  Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census5 1881  Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Emigration 15 Nov 1887  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 04 Feb 1938  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I824  Mewburn
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2018 

    Family William Alderson MEWBURN,   b. Between Jul and Sep 1856, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1898, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 02 Aug 1874  Millfield, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Christina MEWBURN,   b. 1891, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1979, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     2. Robert Robson MEWBURN,   b. 06 Jul 1890, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 1916, Flers, Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
     3. Arthur MEWBURN,   b. 05 Sep 1893, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1893, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     4. Anthony John MEWBURN,   b. 02 Apr 1878, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1880, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     5. Florence MEWBURN,   b. 28 Mar 1896, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1919, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [natural]
     6. Mary Elizabeth MEWBURN,   b. Between Apr and Jun 1880, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1960, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. James William MEWBURN,   b. Between Apr and Jun 1876, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct and Dec 1880, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. George William MEWBURN,   b. 23 Dec 1881, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1954, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     9. Thomas Alderson MEWBURN,   b. Between Apr and Jun 1885, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1894, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Ada MEWBURN,   b. Between Oct and Dec 1883, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1963, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth emigrated to Queensland aboard the Merkara in 1887; travelling with Mary, George and Thomas (listed as Newburn) as 'remittance' - fare paying - passengers, though in steerage. They sailed from London 20 Sep 1887, under Captain Phillips, and arrived at Brisbane 15 Nov 1887.

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Census returns. 1881. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2004;), 03 Apr 1881, Bishopwearmouth, Durham. Ref: class: RG11; piece: 4988; folio: 91; page: 2; GSU roll: 1342200.

      "4 Deptford Road
      William A Mewburn, head, mar, 25, ship plater, born Durham, So Shields
      Elizabeth Mewburn, wife, mar, 27, born Durham, Sunderland
      Mary E Mewburn, dau, 1, born Durham, Sunderland"

    2. [S307] Travel records. Australia. Collection: Queensland, Australia, Passenger Lists, 1848-1912, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 15 Nov 1887. Brisbane, Queensland.

      "Merkara;
      Newburn[sic], Elizabeth; age 34; of Durham, England;
      Port of Departure: London, England"

    3. [S220] Deaths index (CR), Australia, Queensland, (Name: Queensland Government; Location: Brisbane, Australia;), 1938, Queensland. Reg No. B38510.

      "Elizabeth Mewburn
      father: -- Robson
      mother: --"

    4. [S143] Marriages index (PR) England. Collection: Northumberland and Durham Marriage Transcription, (Name: Findmypast; Location: London, England;), 02 Aug 1874, Millfield, Durham.

      "at St Mark
      William Mewburn
      bride: Elizabeth Robson"