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Jane Brash

Jane Brash

Female 1854 - 1934  (79 years)

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  • Name Jane Brash 
    Born 1 Oct 1854  Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    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, 3
    Person ID I493  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2020 

    Father Robert Brash,   b. 12 Mar 1834, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom 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, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom 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  [4
    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  Mount Prospect, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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 19 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Jane Forward (nee Brash)
    Jane Forward (nee Brash)
    Jane Forward
    Jane Forward

  • 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.

      Jane aged 7 years arrived in Victoria, Australia with parents/gaurdians,Robert(34) & MrsBrash(36) in September 1862 per BRUCE.

      Jane married William Forward in 1871 and cites fathers name Brash christian name unknown and mothers name unknown.

      Mary Scott reverted to her maiden name by the time she died in 1872, whilst Robert died in 1914 described as as a widower but issue unknown on his death certificate.

      Jane was living in Great Boulde, Western Australiar 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 aged 79 years.

      Jane's age on various documents suggest she may have been born in 1854, her birth place was always listed as Glasgow or Scotland.

      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. [S44] Death Certificate WA, Western Australia Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages.

    4. [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.

    5. [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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