Christina BRUCE

Female 1830 - 1907  (77 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Christina BRUCE 
    Born 1830  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Feb 1907  Grafton, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:NSW BDM 1288/1907 ,Death Certificate
    Buried 21 Feb 1907  South Grafton General Cemetery, NSW, Australia.Catholic Section Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:NSW BDM 1288/1907 ,Death Certificate
    Notes 
    • In her marriage certificate to Thomas Allum , her second husband ,Christina(a widow) records her parents as "Father unknown" and Jane Dawson , but when she thirdly married William Harper in 1891(again a widow),Christina recorded her parents as Charles Bruce and Janet Harvey.Witnesses to this wedding were her son James "Williams" , and James wife Clara,nee Reilly.Her first marriage certificate has not been found to date.

      Her death certificate records her father as John Bruce ,mother unknown --this information was provided by her son "James Walker Williams". It is recorded she was firstly married to Joseph Walker Williams at 22 years , second husband ,Thomas Allum at age 45 years, and third husband William Harper at age 78 years.
      Her children born to Joseph ,her first husband , were all registered as Walkers.
    Person ID I19845  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 

    Family 1 Joseph WALKER, ,Butcher,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:NSW Death Certificate for Christina states she was married ,in London,England, at 22years of age , but husband Joseph was already in Turon River goldfields in 1851.
    Children 
     1. Celia WALKER,   b. 21 Feb 1852, Turon River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Charles WALKER,   b. 1854, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854  (Age 0 years)
     3. James WALKER, , alias Williams , Brickmaker,of South Grafton,NSW,   b. 11 Aug 1855, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1935, Rosalie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Christiana WALKER,   b. 13 May 1857, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F2950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomas ALLUM, ,Transported Convict,   b. 1816, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1880, the Osbourne Wallsend (Mount Keira) Colliery, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1875  Wollongong Wesleyan Parsonage, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2013 
    Family ID F8353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 William HARPER, ,son of William Harper , and Phoebe Hawker,   b. 1820, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1891  Grafton, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Saturday 12 April 1890 p 4 Family Notices

      DEATH. HARPER.-At Callan Park Asylum, Sydney, on April 6th, CH└RLOTTE, the beloved wife of William Harper of Hoof-street, Grafton, aged 67 years, after a long illness, leaving a son and daughter, and a large circle of friends to mourn their loss. A mother kind, a wife so dear. A faithful friend has gone from here; She lived in love, and died in peace ; We hope her joys will never cease. Inserted by her loving son - CHARLES HENRY HARPER, Grafton.
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 
    Family ID F8354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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