Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: NG2544
Title: JACOBINA BURN
Start Date: 01 Jan 1763
End Date: 10 Jan 1851
Description:

Jacobina Burn (1763-1851) nee Hunter was granted land in Van Diemen's Land, taking it near Hamilton and calling it Ellengowan (1821).

The widow of David Burn (1758-1798), a marble cutter of Edinburgh, Jacobina arrived in Van Demen's Land on the 'Westmoreland' on 5 May 1821. Her son David arrived in September 1824 with his small daughter Jemima Francis Burn (1822-1919) (later Irvine), leaving his wife behind in Scotland. In 1832 he married a second time to Catherine Fenton.

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34 FAMILY ARCHIVES
Related Agencies:
NG2606 IRVINE FAMILY 23 Oct 1865 12 Jan 1916
Series Created By Agency:
LMSS14  LETTERS WRITTEN BY MRS JACOBINA BURN, MAINLY TO HER GRAND-DAUGHTER, JEMIMA IRVINE. 01 Jan 1835 31 Dec 1847