Sharon's Family History

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

Jane BRASH

Female 1855 - 1934  (79 years)


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  • Name Jane BRASH 
    Born 1855  Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 8 Apr 1861  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 15 Sep 1862  Hobsons Bay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrived in Australia 
    Died 2 Sep 1934  Boulder, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 3 Sep 1934  Boulder, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I493  Sharon's Family History
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2017 

    Father Robert BRASH,   b. 12 Mar 1834, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1914, Cheltenham, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary SCOTT,   b. 1825, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1872, Springdullah, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1857  Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George FORWARD,   b. 24 Jun 1842, Yass, , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1900, Tampa, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1871  Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Sarah Jeffrey FORWARD,   b. 5 May 1872, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1890, Ballarat, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     2. Edward James FORWARD,   b. 22 May 1874, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1921, Albany, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     3. George Walter FORWARD,   b. 21 Jul 1876, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1939, Claremont, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. William FORWARD,   b. 29 Dec 1877, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1938, Boulder, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Charles FORWARD,   b. 21 Aug 1879, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1879, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Harold Lewis Wilmott FORWARD,   b. 13 Aug 1887, Ballarat, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1890, Ballarat, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 Scotland - 8 Apr 1861 - Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Jane Forward and great grandchildren
    Jane Forward and great grandchildren
    Jane Brash
    Jane Brash
    Jane Brash
    Jane Brash
    JaneBrash.jpg
    JaneBrash.jpg

  • Notes 
    • According to family that knew her, Jane claimed she did not know her parents and the couple that bought her out here had a fight and burnt all of her/their papers. Later Mary Scott reverted to her maiden name and died in 1872, whilst Robert died in 1914 as a widower but issue unknown. Robert may have gained custody of young Jane when he married Mary Scott.

      She arrived with parents/gaurdians,Robert(34) & MrsBrash(36) in September 1862 per BRUCE.

      Jane was living in Great Boulder when her husband died in 1900.
      In 1916 post office records show she was living at 58A Moran st Boulder, she lived there until her death in 1934.

      Known to family as little grandma, she always wore long dresses and boots and liked to lie in bed reading her bible by candlelight. According to family sources she had done some beautiful paintings one of Christ carrying a lantern and another of a stag or deer.
    • (Medical):Duration 3 to 4 years

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Death Certificate WA, Western Australia Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, death certificate # 435 (1934), Jane Forward (Reliability: 4), 1 Jan 2010.

    2. [S46] Kalgoorlie - Boulder Cemetery Board, Boulder Cemetery.

    3. [S79] International Genealogical Index(R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002), citing microfilm 6035516 REGISTER (1855 - 1875) for batch M 119201, sheet 00, downloaded 19 Dec 2010 (Reliability: 3), 19 Dec 2010.

    4. [S62] Marriage Certificate VIC, Victoria. Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages., marriage certificate 4397 (1871), Forward-Brash (Reliability: 4), 1 Jan 2010.


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