Angus BRUCE c.1809/18-1883
Christina MATHESON c.1821/27-1906

Isle of Skye, Scotland ; Digby & Branxholme, S-W Victoria ; Mount Gambier, South Australia

Angus BRUCE c.1809/19-1883, b. Snizort, Isle of Skye, Scotland, son of ...?...; was married in 1853 at Snizort, Isle of Skye to Christina MATHESON c.1821/27-1906, b. Snizort, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Angus BRUCE was shepherd at "Kangaroo" Station, Digby-Branxholme, S-W Victoria in 1859 and moved to Mount Gambier, South Australia by 1868 where he died in 1883. His widow Christina died at Mount Gambier in 1906.

When and where did the family group arrive in Australia?

When and where were the first 4 children born?

Angus BRUCE and Christna MATHESON had the following known family...

  1. ..?.. BRUCE b. aft 1853; ; d. bef. 1859 ...?...

  2. ..?.. BRUCE b. aft 1853; ; d. aft. 1859 ...?...

  3. Marion BRUCE c.1856-1915, b. ...?..., of "Kangaroo" station, near Digby, Vic., Branxholme, Vic., Mount Gambier, SA, Casterton, Vic. ; d. Casterton, Victoria ; m. 1885, Mount Gambier to John WEBLEY c.1854-1937. b. ...?... to William WEBLEY and Catherine McCALLUM; d. Adelaide, South, Australia. Hotel employee and licensee of Mount Gambier, SA., Casterton, Vic., Hamilton, Vic. and Adelaide, SA., 5 children.

  4. Isabella Ann BRUCE c. 1858-1892, b. ...?...; d. Swan Hill, Victoria; m. 1878, Mount Gambier, SA to Charles SHARAM 1853-1942, b. Penola, SA to Christopher SHARAM and Ellen PATCHING; d. Albury, NSW.

  5. Robert BRUCE 1859- aft. 1904, b. "Kangaroo" Station, Digby-Branxholme, S-W Victoria; resided Geelong, Victoria (bef 1899); Durban South Africa (1899); Boer War service with Durban Light Infantry (1999-1900); Geelong, Victoria (1904), then ...?...

  6. Murdoch BRUCE c. 1867-1929, b. Branxholme, S-W Victoria; resided Geelong, Victoria (1890s); Durban, South Africa (1899); Boer War service (wounded) with Durban Light Infantry (1999-1900); d. Geelong, Victoria; m. 1895 to Ellen Ethel MASKELL c.1874-1962, b. Yorkshire, England to Henry MASKELL and Jane Maria TARRANT; resided Geelong, Victoria and Durban South Africa; d. Geelong, Victoria.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

Branxholme, Condah & Myamyn : Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral :

Hotspur : Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

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