Sharon's Family History

The Genealogy of the Wilton, Brimson, Munro and Forward Families

Robert Tanner BRIMSON

Male 1828 - 1920  (91 years)


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  • Name Robert Tanner BRIMSON 
    Born 15 Aug 1828  Broad Clyst, , Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 17 Aug 1828  Broad Clyst, , Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Imprisonment 17 Mar 1851  Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Trial 1 Apr 1851  Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Imprisonment 7 Mar 1857  Taunton, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Trial 24 Mar 1857  Wells, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Transportation 19 Aug 1859  Fremantle, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Ticket of Leave 13 Apr 1861  Guildford, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Conditional Pardon 25 Dec 1863  Swan, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Certificate of Freedom 15 Apr 1865  Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 27 May 1920  Midland, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I178  Sharon's Family History
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2017 

    Mother Mary BRIMSON,   b. 19 Jun 1808, Poltimore, , Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah WALDOCK,   b. 31 Dec 1848, Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1936, Maylands, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1864  Middle Swan, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Julia Alice BRIMSON,   b. 17 Jul 1890, Toodyay Road, West Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1966  (Age 76 years)
     2. Robert William BRIMSON,   b. 21 Aug 1864, Oakham, Swan, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1886  (Age 22 years)
     3. Samuel Henry BRIMSON,   b. 16 Nov 1866, Middle Swan, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1935  (Age 69 years)
     4. George BRIMSON,   b. 12 Jun 1868, Northam, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1946, Bullsbrook, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Sarah Jane BRIMSON,   b. 14 Jan 1873,   d. 28 Sep 1951  (Age 78 years)
     6. Maud Maria BRIMSON,   b. 21 Jun 1874,   d. 3 Apr 1943  (Age 68 years)
     7. Ernest Edward BRIMSON,   b. 21 Aug 1877,   d. 10 Sep 1945  (Age 68 years)
     8. Susannah BRIMSON,   b. 5 Oct 1879,   d. 15 Aug 1901  (Age 21 years)
     9. Mary Edith BRIMSON,   b. 21 Oct 1881,   d. 22 Nov 1969  (Age 88 years)
     10. Minnie Eva BRIMSON,   b. 18 Sep 1884, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1970  (Age 86 years)
     11. William Robert Jesse BRIMSON,   b. 4 May 1887,   d. 25 Aug 1966  (Age 79 years)
     12. May Maline BRIMSON,   b. 2 Apr 1895, Chidlows Well, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1897  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2017 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1828 - Broad Clyst, , Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Aug 1828 - Broad Clyst, , Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImprisonment - Improsoned - 17 Mar 1851 - Taunton, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTrial - Trial - 1 Apr 1851 - Taunton, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImprisonment - Improsoned - 7 Mar 1857 - Taunton, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTrial - Trial - 24 Mar 1857 - Wells, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTransportation - Arrived in Western Australia per Sultana - 19 Aug 1859 - Fremantle, , Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate of Freedom - Granted certificate of Freedom - 15 Apr 1865 - Western Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
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    Brimson_24MAR1857.jpg
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    Brimson_27MAR1857.jpg
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  • Notes 
    • Convicted for stealing sheep,sentenced for eight years,arrived in Western Australia on the 18 Aug 1859 per the SULTANA .Convict Number 5449, age 34, 5 foot three and one half inches in height, hair light, eyes grey, face oval, complexion fair, no identifying marks, middling to stout. T/L 13 Apr 1861,Guildford,WA Conditional Pardon 25 Dec 1863,Swan,WA Certificate of Freedom 15 Apr 1865

      Robert's occupation was shown as a farmer, he was also - Guildford/Toodyay/Greenmount Rd, timber contractor (alm 1880). Employed 9 Ticket of Leave men ? 1861-1869, including a woodcutter. Tenant at Key Farm, Toodyay 1880's. Police Gazette No 34 Wednesday August 25th 1886 " Robert Brimson, exp., late 5449, and Samuel Brimson, charged at Guildford, on the 17th inst. by P.C. Savage, with being in unlawful occupation of Crown Lands. Fined respectively ten pounds and five pounds with costs." He is supposed to have leased the Lakes Police Station about 1894. Robert died at their home, The Avenue, Midland. Cause of death - senile decay, dropsy and cardiac failure. Susannah was shown as a domestic servant She lived with her daughter Julia Alice, son Ernest Edward and daughter-in-law Grace Sylvia, at 94 Caledonian Ave, Maylands until her death. They are buried in adjoining graves at Karrakatta Cemetary, No's NC21 & 22. Twin headstones read:

      Robert Beloved husband of Susan Brimson
      Died 27th May 1920. Aged 91 years. At Rest.
      also
      Our Beloved Mother Susan Brimson
      Died 8th July 1936. Aged 90 years.
      "Re-United"
    • Robert's middle name Tanner only appeared on his marriage certificate. Not on his baptism or death certificate.
      His alias was Robert Tucker, after his biological father.

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] International Genealogical Index(R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002), downloaded 14 March 2010 (Reliability: 3), 14 Mar 2010.

    2. [S111] Devon Baptisms, Findmypast.co.uk, (accessed 26 May 2017). (Reliability: 3), 26 May 2017.

    3. [S109] England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc) (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2017.

    4. [S109] England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: HO 27; Piece: 98; Page: 38 (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2017.

    5. [S109] England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Class: HO 27; Piece: 118; Page: 124 (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2017.

    6. [S108] Australian Convict Transportation Registers , Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers; (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO11); The National Archives of the UK (TNA), Kew, Surrey, England.Original d) (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2017.

    7. [S91] Fremantle Prison, ((http://www.fremantleprison.com.au/Pages/Convict.aspx)), accessed 21 May 2017), 5449. (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2017.

    8. [S91] Fremantle Prison, ((http://www.fremantleprison.com.au/Pages/Convict.aspx)), ). (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2017.

    9. [S79] International Genealogical Index(R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002), downloaded 13 March 2010 (Reliability: 3), 13 Mar 2010.


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