Frank Sitwell CHRISP 1848-1920
Elizabeth DENHAM c.1849-1903

Digby & Ararat, Victoria, Australia

Frank Sitwell CHRISP b. 1848, at sea on the "Nelson" son of James CHRISP and Eleanor HENDERSON married in 1869 to Elizabeth DENHAM, b. c.1849, Melbourne, Victoria, daughter of David DENHAM and Margaret SIBBALD.

The family from Northumberland, England were emigrating from the UK to Australia on the "Nelson" in 1848.

Frank CHRISP was a member of the Digby Ancient Order of Foresters from 1872-1874 when he was recorded as a Gentleman and Sheep Overseer of Digby. A daughter Margaret was born at Digby in 1874. Frank's wife Elizabeth died in Melbourne in 1903 and Frank also died in Melbourne in 1920.

Thomas CHRISP c.1839-1922 (sp. Julia McDONALD c.1832-1922), brother of Frank CHRISP was the manager of "Rifle Downs" station near Digby in 1876.

Frank Sitwell CHRISP & Elizabeth DENHAM had the following known family...

  1. Eleanor Margaret CHRISP 1870-1955, b. Yackandandah, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. 1889 to Charles WATKINS 1862-1911;

  2. Beryl CHRISP 1871-..?.., b. Tint___, Victoria, d. ...?..., m. 1911 to Herbert Owen CHAPMAN;

  3. Margaret CHRISP 1873-1951, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria

  4. Frances Elizabeth CHRISP 1875-1968, b. Moyston, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. 1902 to George Claud Hamilton NIPPER 1880-...

  5. James Henderson "Jim" CHRISP 1878-1920, b. Ararat, Victoria, Station Manager, d. "Bullita" Station, North Terrirory (speared by aborigines)

  6. Frank CHRISP 1879-1966, b. Glen___, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victyoria, m. ...?...

  7. Ethel May CHRISP 1882-1882, b. and d. 1882, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria.

  8. Dora CHRISP c.1882-1972, b. ____, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria;

  9. Weimbeta CHRISP 1885-1964, b. Ballarat, Victoria, d. Frankston, Victoria, m. 1911 to Frank Cooper LITTLETON 1873-1967.

  10. George Horace CHRISP 1888-1890, b. ____, Victoria, d. Stawell, Victoria;

  11. Glynwylln "Glyn" CHRISP 1891-1916, b. "Glynwillan" Station (Navarre-Stawell), Victoria, d. Fromelles (Somme), France [Pte 500, 29th Battalion, AIF]

  12. Marjorie Elspeth Elsie CHRISP 1893-1933, b. Stawell, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. 1924 to Wilfred Henry ENGLAND 1876-1957

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