Ann CREIGHTON

Female 1822 - 1870  (48 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Ann CREIGHTON 
    Born 1822  County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Oct 1870  Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13672  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2020 

    Family James MELVIN,   b. 1798, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1885, Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1844  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 9th June 1866 ,James was charged with the attempted murder of his wife,Ann , the crime taking place on the 3rd June.Apparently both were extremely intoxicated , and an argument ensued , resulting in James inflicting a grievious wound to Ann's neck.
      The jury eventually found James guilty of unlawful wounding , but not guilty of attempted murder.The jury requested mercy for the guilty man, referring to his previous good character.

      Ref:The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) Thursday 23 August 1866 p 5

      Ref: The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) Thursday 16 August 1866 p 8
    Children 
     1. Katherine Ross MELVIN,   b. 1854, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F5825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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