Margaret Jane Clayton

Margaret Jane Clayton


1851 - Margaret Jane CLAYTON, the eighth child of parents BENJAMIN & FRANCES M - (Ref NSW BDM V18512066 37A).

Newspaper - BIRTH. At her residence, Baltinglass, county of King, on the 18th instant, the wife of Benjamin Clayton, Esq., surgeon, of a daughter. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 12 February 1851)


DEATH - In 1932 MARGARET J in CAMPBELLTOWN. NSW - (Ref- 9380/1932).


MISS MARGARET CLAYTON The death occurred recently of Miss Margaret Jane Clayton, aged 83, of Campbelltown, and formerly of Gunning. Born at Gunning, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Clayton, and her mother was a daughter of the late Commissary General Broughton, one time Governor of Tasmania, and who came out to Australia with the first fleet, and who later, at the request of Governor Macquarie, took up land, at Appin under a grant, the land being the farms so well known of today, "Lachlan Vale," and "Macquarie Dale."

The late Miss Clayton's father, Dr. Benjamin Clayton, was educated at the Dublin University, and after leaving Gunning purchased a farm at Appin, in close vicinity to those of Commissary General Broughton's. The surviving members of the Clayton family are Mr. Kennedy Clayton, of Yass, who is now 86 years of age; Mr. Bland Clayton, of Minto, 84 years; and Miss Ultima Clayton, Campbelltown, who will be 80 years of age in August. - (Ref- Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940)(about) Previous issue Monday 16 May 1932 Page 2).

'Surry' or 'Surrey'



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