Edward Robertson

     Edward Robertson was the son of Henry Vincent Robertson and Rebecca Cecilia Handy.

Elisabeth Robertson

(11 July 1828 - 7 September 1874)
     Elisabeth Robertson was christened on 11 July 1828 or 1829 in Port of Menteith. The entry is inserted after 1829 baptisms but states July 1828. As she is listed under Macintosh in the 1851 census, it seems likely that her birth was pre-nuptial. She was born on 11 July 1828 in Cardross, Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Robertson and Elisabeth MacIntosh.
     Elisabeth Robertson appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Robertson and Elisabeth MacIntosh in Colleymun Moss settlers, Port of Menteith. Elisabeth, Peter and Duncan were listed as the children of John Robertson in the 1851 census in Culnamon of Cardross, Port of Menteith, Perthshire.
Elisabeth Robertson married Robert Allan on 1 December 1853 in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland. The original marriage entry states 1 Dec 1854 but 1853 is more likely as they arrived Pt Phillip 19 Oct 1854.
     Elisabeth Robertson and Robert Allan arrived per "Black Eagle" on 19 October 1854 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
     Elisabeth resided at Blackman's Lead, near Maryborough, Victoria, 1861.
     Elisabeth died on 7 September 1874 in Mariners Reef, near Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, aged 46. She was buried on 10 September 1874 in Maryborough.

Children of Elisabeth Robertson and Robert Allan

Elizabeth Robertson

(1876 - 1942)
     Elizabeth Robertson was commonly known as Bessie. She was born in 1876 in Talbot, Victoria. She was the daughter of James Robertson and Mary Ann MacPherson.
Elizabeth Robertson married Evan Lewis MacHutchison in 1898 in Victoria. They had no issue.
     Elizabeth died in 1942 in Creswick, Victoria. Elizabeth McHutchinson.

Elizabeth Robertson

(13 September 1863 - after 1912)
     Elizabeth Robertson was born on 13 September 1863 in Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Robertson and Helen MacGregor.
Elizabeth Robertson married Hector MacKay in 1884 in Port of Menteith, Perthshire.
     Elizabeth died after 1912 in Collymoon, Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland.

Children of Elizabeth Robertson and Hector MacKay

Elizabeth Robertson

     Elizabeth Robertson was born in Scotland.
Elizabeth Robertson married Henry Hooper, son of Henry or Harry Hooper and Elspeth Malcolm, on 27 May 1759 in Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Elizabeth Jane Robertson

(9 June 1893 - 12 February 1983)
     Elizabeth Jane Robertson was born on 9 June 1893.
Elizabeth Jane Robertson married Claud Albert Dobson, son of Claud Albert Dobson and Margaret Shovelton, in 1919 in Victoria, Australia.
     Elizabeth resided at Yea Rd, Whittlesea.
     Elizabeth died on 12 February 1983 in Preston, Victoria, aged 89. She was buried on the 14th..

Elizabeth May Robertson

(7 June 1880 - 11 June 1953)
     Elizabeth May Robertson was born on 7 June 1880 in Maryborough, Victoria. She was the daughter of Duncan Robertson and Isabella Sinclair.
     Elizabeth May Robertson and Duncan Robertson, Robert Robertson, Gilbert Robertson, David Alexander Armstrong Robertson, Jane or Jean Robertson and Isabella Robertson were beneficiaries in Duncan Robertson's will dated 5 March 1907 in Victoria.
Elizabeth May Robertson married Sydney Stanley in 1912 in Victoria.
     Elizabeth died on 11 June 1953 in Maryborough, Victoria, aged 73.

Child of Elizabeth May Robertson and Sydney Stanley

Ellen Robertson

(1921? - 1921)
     Ellen died in 1921 in Jeparit, Victoria. She was born in 1921?. She was the daughter of David Alexander Armstrong Robertson and Ivy Ellen Dean.

Emily Robertson

(1892 - )
     Emily Robertson was born in 1892 in Maryborough, Victoria. She was the daughter of John Robertson and Josephine Tuckett.

Emma Robertson

(1894 - 1894)
     Emma Robertson was buried in Maryborough.
     Emma died in 1894 in Maryborough, Victoria. She was born in 1894 in Maryborough, Victoria. She was the daughter of Robert Robertson and Emma Pyke.

Ethel May Robertson

(1890 - 1976)
     Ethel May Robertson was born in 1890 in Donald, Victoria. She was the daughter of John Robertson and Josephine Tuckett.
     Ethel died in 1976 in Donvale, Victoria.

Flora Isabella Robertson

(1902 - 2 December 1986)
     Flora Isabella Robertson was born in 1902 in Donald, Victoria. She was the daughter of Robert Robertson and Emma Pyke.
Flora Isabella Robertson married John Harris Alderson in 1923 in Maryborough, Victoria.
     Flora died on 2 December 1986 in Maryborough, Victoria.

Child of Flora Isabella Robertson and John Harris Alderson

Frank Robertson

(27 June 1908 - September 1987)
     Frank Robertson was also known as Francis in records. He was born on 27 June 1908 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was the son of Robert Robertson and Emma Pyke.
Frank Robertson married Agnes Victoria Anderson in 1931 in Victoria.
     Frank resided at 4/20 Mornane St, Preston, Victoria, 1982.
     Frank died in September 1987 in Maryborough, Victoria, aged 79. She was aged 80. He was buried in Maryborough.

Child of Frank Robertson and Agnes Victoria Anderson

George Robertson

(1875 - 1875)
     George died in 1875 in Maryborough, Victoria. Stillborn son of Duncan & Isabella but the BDM index gives his age as 8 months. He was buried in 1875 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was born in 1875 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was the son of Duncan Robertson and Isabella Sinclair.

George Robertson

(before 1797 - )
     George Robertson was born before 1797. He was the son of Capt George Robertson and Catherine Leith.
     George Robertson and Elizabeth Dempster and James Dempster Robertson were beneficiaries in Capt George Robertson's will dated 7 March 1799 in West Indies.
George Robertson married Elizabeth Dempster, daughter of John Sinclair Dempster and Elizabeth Stoakes, on 9 October 1817 in St John, Hackney, London. George Robertson of this parish, bachelor & Elizabeth Dempster, of this parish, spinster, were married by banns, 9 Oct 1817. THey signed in the presence of J Dempster & Mary Ann Dempster, John Smith Dempster & A ? Robertson.
He may be the George Robertson, late of Demerara, with 4 sons and 3 daughters mentioned in the will of James Dempster of Ryde; but it could be his father.
     George Robertson was mentioned in the will of James Dempster dated 18 August 1841.

Child of George Robertson and Elizabeth Dempster

Capt George Robertson

(16 February 1756? - between 7 March 1799 and 1800)
     Capt George Robertson was born on 16 February 1756?.
Capt George Robertson married Catherine Leith. They had three children: Margaret, George & Ann.
     He served as an officer in West Indies.
Capt George Robertson married Elizabeth Dempster, daughter of James Dempster and Elizabeth Etheredge, on 17 August 1797 in St Katherine Cree, London. George Robertson of this parish bachelor & Elizabeth Dempster of the parish of Mitcham in the county of Surrye, spinster were married in this church by licence 17 August 1797. He signed Geo Robertson and she signed Elizabeth Dempster in the presence of James Dempster & Elizabeth.
     Capt George Robertson made a will dated 7 March 1799 in West Indies. In the Name of God Our Lord, Amen. I, the underwritten, being inclined to dispose by Testament of all the goods which the almighty has granted to me, do revoke all other last wills, dispositions, which I might have executed before the date of these presents, either separately or jointly with any other person or persons. I nominate and institute for my universal heirs of all my Estate and Effects, my dear Wife Elizabeth Dempster dwelling at Mitcham, Surrey, in England, for the --- one half thereof. One fourth part to the child James begotten by her, and those which she may further beget by me, and one fourth and last part of my Estate to the children begotten by my former wife [Catreit?] Leith, deceased, named George, Margaritha, and Ann, each of them for an equal share thereof, and in case one or more of them three should happen to die, then their share shall devolve to the Survivor. I nominate and appoint for Executrix of my Estate and Guardian of my aforesaid children my said wife Elizabeth Dempster, granting to her such power and authority as to Executors and Guardians according to Law can or may be given, recommending her specially the good [sic] fare and education of the above named children, with further power of substitution, assumption, and surrogation. But in case my said wife should happen to die the whole proceeds of my Estate and Effects must devolve and be divided to my aforenamed four children already begotten, or those which hereafter may be begotten by my wife, which, in such case, I institute and appoint for my sole and universal heirs , each of [them for an equal share?]. In this unexpected case I [announce?] for Executor of my Estate and Guardian of the aforesaid children E I Mallough, Esqr., dwelling in London, also with such power and authority as is due to Executors and guardians according to Law, specially the power of substitution, assumption and Surrogation ---- ---- and thereof. I nominate and appoint for Executor of the Goods which at my decease I may leave behind in this Colony or in other places in the West Indies where I may happen to die, my Bookkeeper or Clerk on Board the ship the James W.[Hy?] Buckoll, and in case of his decease I, the Testator, request the Honorable A C Boode, Esqr., to nominate in that case such other person as he shall think proper according to the best of his knowledge. Therefore, I, the Testator, declaring to acknowledge and fully to approve such person as the said A C Boode, Esqr., shall nominate and appoint as if the same was nominated and appointed by me, with such power as is due to Executors according to Law, and also that of Substitution, assumption, and Surrogation, with special request that my Estate in this Colony or other places in the West India [sic] may directly be brought to liquidation and cause to effect the [necessary?] informations in Europe by the first opportunity, and further with seclusion of the Orphan Chambers where I might happen to die. I declare this to be my last Will and Testament which I desire that may be fulfilled and executed, [requesting?] the best benefits of the Law. Done at the plantation Sellitislugt the seventh March 1799. George Robertson. As Witness J. Bohm; L T Bourgeois; C Broekhuysen; S[Ph?] Muncker [or Muircker]; J L Bregmann; A F Burquebanc [or Burquebane]; T Verlag
Faithfully Translated from the original from the Dutch into English. London, the 21 March 1800. Quod Attestor. A G Guitard, Not. Publ.

     George died between 7 March 1799 and 1800.
     His will was proved on 26 March 1800. The will was proved at London the twenty-sixth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred, before the Worshipful ---- Sewell, Doctor of Laws and Surrogate of the Right Honorable Sir William [Wynne?] Knight, also Doctor of Laws, Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Elizabeth Robertson (formerly Dempster), widow, the Relict of the deceased and Executrix named in the said Will, to which Administration was granted of the Goods, Chattels, and [credits?] of the deceased (save and except so far as related to the [goods?] of the deceased which at the time of his death he might leave behind him in the Colony of [Demerara?], or in other places in the West Indies which the said deceased might happen to die, but no further or otherwise), she having been first sworn duly to administer.

Child of Capt George Robertson and Catherine Leith

Child of Capt George Robertson and Elizabeth Dempster

Gilbert Robertson

(1863 - 27 June 1924)
     Gilbert Robertson was born in 1863 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was the son of Duncan Robertson and Isabella Sinclair.
Gilbert Robertson married Mary Ann Goodlet in 1886 in Maryborough, Victoria. Gilbert was a miner, in Ballarat, Victoria.
     Gilbert Robertson and Duncan Robertson, Robert Robertson, David Alexander Armstrong Robertson, Jane or Jean Robertson, Isabella Robertson and Elizabeth May Robertson were beneficiaries in Duncan Robertson's will dated 5 March 1907 in Victoria.
     Gilbert died on 27 June 1924 in Ballarat East, Victoria. His last residence was Elsworth St, Ballarat.. He was buried in Maryborough. A Gilbert in 1966? was buried with Gilbert who died in 1978 aged 78 at Maryborough. Julie Meyers states buried at Ballarat new cemetery.

Children of Gilbert Robertson and Mary Ann Goodlet

Gilbert Gavan Robertson

(22 February 1897 - 12 August 1978)
     Gilbert Gavan Robertson was born on 22 February 1897 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was the son of Peter Robertson and Harriet Isabel Bursill.
Rowena Gough wrote: Gilbert was recommended for the Victoria Cross for bravery under fire in rescuing a wounded soldier and collecting much needed armaments under heavy fire. It was rejected and it was suggested he receive the Distinguished Service medal, the next level down, but just at that time they stopped giving them and he was awarded a new medal, the Military Medal.
Gilbert Gavan Robertson married Mafeking Pretoria Marshall in 1920 in Victoria.
     Gilbert and Mafeking were registered at Albert St, Maryborough, Surrey, on the 1922 electoral roll.
     Gilbert died on 12 August 1978 in Maryborough or Greensborough, Victoria, aged 81. He was buried in Maryborough, Victoria. 'Companion of Jean'.

Children of Gilbert Gavan Robertson and Mafeking Pretoria Marshall

Gordon Gilbert Robertson

(27 November 1920 - 5 August 1985)
     Gordon Gilbert Robertson was born on 27 November 1920 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was the son of Gilbert Gavan Robertson and Mafeking Pretoria Marshall.
     Gordon died on 5 August 1985 in Heidelberg West, Victoria, aged 64.

Graham John Robertson

(circa 1944 - 1965)
     Graham John Robertson was born circa 1944. He was the son of Ronald Robertson and Alice Mabel Fuzzard.
     Graham died in 1965 in Park..., Victoria. He was buried in Campbell's Creek, Victoria.

Harold Peter Robertson

(1917 - 1920)
     Harold Peter Robertson was born in 1917 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was the son of Peter McDonald Robertson and Annie Dean.
     Harold died in 1920 in Maryborough, Victoria.

Helen Robertson

(say 1860 - say 1865)
     Helen Robertson was born say 1860. She was the daughter of John Robertson and Helen MacGregor.
     Helen died say 1865 in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland. She was buried say 1865 in Port of Menteith.

Henry Vincent Robertson

(circa 1865 - 1919?)
     Henry Vincent Robertson was commonly known as Hank. He was born circa 1865 in Arkanas, USA.
Henry Vincent Robertson married Rebecca Cecilia Handy, daughter of Samuel Wesley Handy and Amelie Vautrin, in 1893.
     Henry and Rebecca resided at Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver Island, 1901.
     Henry died in 1919?.

Herbert Weston Robertson

(21 February 1881 - 1953)
     Herbert Weston Robertson was born on 21 February 1881 in Cooma, New South Wales. He was the son of William Robertson and Sarah Jane Weston.
Herbert Weston Robertson married Carita Hewitt in 1906 in Hurstville, New South Wales.
     Herbert resided at 7 Royalist Rd, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, 1949. He was described as a postal supervisor in the electoral roll.
     Herbert died in 1953 in Mosman, New South Wales.

Child of Herbert Weston Robertson and Carita Hewitt

Isabel Robertson

(circa 1858 - after 1912)
     Isabel Robertson married David Bowden. Isabel Robertson was born circa 1858 in Port of Monteith, Perthshire. She is proabably the Isabella Watson born 1858 at Port.. She was the daughter of John Robertson and Helen MacGregor. John, Charles and Isabel were listed as the children of John Robertson in the 1861 census in Kilmadock, Perthshire.
     Isabel died after 1912 in 12 Mill Street, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

Isabella Robertson

(1873 - 1925)
     Isabella Robertson was born in 1873 in Maryborough, Victoria. She was the daughter of Duncan Robertson and Isabella Sinclair.
Isabella Robertson married Robert Frederick Dean in 1901 in Maryborough, Victoria.
     Isabella Robertson and Duncan Robertson, Robert Robertson, Gilbert Robertson, David Alexander Armstrong Robertson, Jane or Jean Robertson and Elizabeth May Robertson were beneficiaries in Duncan Robertson's will dated 5 March 1907 in Victoria.
     Isabella died in 1925 in Geelong, Victoria.

Children of Isabella Robertson and Robert Frederick Dean

James Robertson

(9 August 1833 - 24 October 1917)
     James Robertson was born on 9 August 1833 in Culnamon of Cardross, Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland. He was christened on 9 August 1833 in Port of Menteith, Perthshire. He was the son of John Robertson and Elisabeth MacIntosh.
     James Robertson appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Robertson and Elisabeth MacIntosh in Colleymun Moss settlers, Port of Menteith.
     James Robertson was recorded on the 1851 census in Blarsassenach, Port of Menteith, Perthshire. He was not with his parents but at Blarsassenach nearby, aged 17, unmarried, born Pt of Menteith, as a farm servant in the household of Henry & Agnes Dougall, farmer of 270 acres.
     James Robertson arrived per "Meteor" in December 1858 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, from Liverpool, departing 17 September 1858. James was described as an English speaking, 24 year old farmer.
James Robertson married Mary Ann MacPherson, daughter of Paul MacPherson and Jane Emslie, on 7 April 1869 in Newmarket, near Avoca, Victoria, Australia. They were married as Presbyterians by licence with the consent of her father. Her sister Jessie was witness along with William Byers. James was a farmservant of Wareek at the time. James Robertson witnessed Robert Allan's burial on 22 September 1874 in Maryborough.
On 15 September 1875 James Robertson purchased property in Eddington, Victoria, on 15 September 1875. The l79 acres of land was transferred to David Dalgety Simson on 6 July 1877.
     James was a defendant in a court case on 19 December 1888 in Maryborough, Victoria. Maryborough Court of Petty Sessions: Robertson, James: neglect to send child to school, at Maryborough court, 19 Dec 1888.
At the Maryborough Court, a James Robinson, was fined for cutting timber under size, 27 Jul 1890, paid 58/90. A James Robertson/Robinson was fined for being drunk and disorderly on 10 July & 14 August 1893, 12 February and 23 April 1894. He was admitted to the hospital, Maryborough, between 1892 and 1904. He was admitted on 27 Feb 1892, aged 60, miner of Maryborough, port of embarkation Liverpool, ship - Meteor, 37 years in colony, married, Presbyterian, native of Perthshire. He was again admitted 8 May 1899, also 7 April 1902, aged 68, railway employee, port of embarkation Glasgow, ship Metox, 43 years in colony, and again admitted 30 Jan 1904, aged 70, miner, 45 years in the colony.
On October 22 1903 James Robertson was fined for a wandering cow. He is also possibly the James Robertson who was convicted of unlawful assault there on 14 Nov 1907, although he seems a little old.
     James was a defendant in a court case on 14 November 1907 in Maryborough, Victoria. He or his son was convicted of unlawful assault - more likely his son as he would have been 74.
     James was registered as James Robertson, pensioner at Tullaroop Rd, Maryborough, Victoria, on the 1908 electoral roll.
     James was registered as James Robertson at Tullaroop Rd, Maryborough, on the 1912 electoral roll. There were 2 James Robertsons at that address, one was a miner the other had no occupation, presumably father and son.
     James was a defendant in a court case in 1917 in Maryborough. On 27 Feb 1917, he was convicted for taking a seat in a railway carriage without a ticket. On Oct 15 1917 James Robertson was fined for being unlawfully on licenced premises. These events may refer to his son James.
     James died of old age & influenza on 24 October 1917 in Tullaroop Rd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, aged 84. Labourer, aged 84, born Scotland, 60 years in Victoria. Married at Newmarket at 34 to Mary Ann McPherson, issue: John (dec'd), Mary 42, Bessie 40, Maggie 38, Martha 36, James 32 & Paul 30. He was buried on 26 October 1917 in Maryborough.

Children of James Robertson and Mary Ann MacPherson

James Robertson

(1861 - 26 July 1902)
     James Robertson was born in 1861 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was the son of Duncan Robertson and Isabella Sinclair.
James Robertson married Margaret Ann Buchanan in 1889 in Victoria.
     James died on 26 July 1902 in Clunes, Victoria.

Children of James Robertson and Margaret Ann Buchanan

James Robertson

(15 April 1861 - circa 1862)
     James Robertson was born on 15 April 1861 in Kilmadock, Perthshire, Scotland. He was the son of John Robertson and Helen MacGregor.
     James died circa 1862 in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland. He was buried circa 1862 in Port of Menteith, Perthshire.

James Buchanan Robertson

(1895 - 1983)
     James Buchanan Robertson was born in 1895 in Barcoo, Victoria. He was the son of James Robertson and Margaret Ann Buchanan.
     James died in 1983 in Clunes, Victoria.