William WILLIAMSON c.1820-1902
&
Alice Alicia SUTTON 1833-1901

Scotland; VDL (Tasmania); Portland, "Muntham" Station, Coleraine & Natimuk, S-W Victoria, Australia

William WILLIAMSON, b. ~1820, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, son of William WILLIAMSON and Isabelle LESLIE was married in 1852 to Alice Alicia SUTTON, b. 1833 Co Wicklow, Ireland, daughter of Henry SUTTON and Mary HARRIS.

William WILLIAMSON was a convict in Van Diemens Land from 1836 and travelled across to Portland Bay about 1843.

Alice SUTTON's sister, Ellen SUTTON (1840-1917) married William John SMITH and was also at "Muntham" Station in the 1860s.

Most of the children were born at "Muntham" Station or nearby Coleraine in south-west Victoria. The family later moved north to the Horsham & Natimuk area.

Alice WILLIAMSON died in the Horsham area in 1901 and her husband William died at Natimuk in 1902.

William WILLIAMSON and Alice Alicia SUTTON had the following family:

  1. Henry William WILLIAMSON b. 1854, Portland, Vic, d. 1921, Horsham, Vic.
  2. Isabella WILLIAMSON b. 1857, Portland, Vic, d. 1919, Hamilton, Vic, m. Malcolm McFARLANE (1851-1898)
  3. Mary Elizabeth WILLIAMSON b. 1858, Hamilton, Vic, m. .............?
  4. Ellen WILLIAMSON b. 1860, "Muntham" Station, Vic, d. 1933, Horsham, Vic. m. John GLOVER (~1854-1933)
  5. Emily Amelia WILLIAMSON b. 1861, "Muntham" Station, Vic, d. 1877
  6. Catherine WILLIAMSON b. 1865, "Muntham" Station, Vic, m. .............?
  7. Jessie Maria WILLIAMSON b. 1866, "Muntham" Station, Vic, d. 1927, Melbourne, Vic, m. George POCKNEE (~1862-1939)
  8. Robert Alexander Gillespie WILLIAMSON b. 1868, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1943, Melbourne, Vic, m. Lillian Rosina McPHEE (1880-1951).
  9. Francis Sutton WILLIAMSON b. 1871, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1896 Beulah, Vic, m. Rose Susan Ann SMITH (1872- ?)
  10. Isaac William Harris WILLIAMSON b. 1873, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1956, Melbourne, Vic, m. Matilda NEWELL (1870-~1912)
  11. Elizabeth Julia WILLIAMSON b. 1875, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1962, Horsham, Vic.
  12. May Leslie WILLIAMSON b. 1876, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1949, Horsham, Vic.

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Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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