INFORMATION SOUGHT ABOUT SAMUEL KISSOCK CROCKETT Born 03 April 1812
Father: Crockett, John
Mother: Simpson, Elizabeth
Birth Details: URR, a parish, in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, 3½ miles (E. N. E.) from Castle-Douglas containing the villages of Dalbeattie, Hardgate, Haugh, and Springholm, and part of the village of Crocketford., 1812-04-03 in Urr, Kircudbrightshire, Scotland.
Baptism 1812-04-03 in , Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland.
Death 5 August 1884 in Tighes Hill, New South Wales, Australia.
Occupation Plasterer – possibly jobs included at home of his sister in law Elizabeth Strahan's parents- father Robert mother Elizabeth , 1841 in Gelston lodge Kelton parish.
Departure 1854 in Liverpool.
Residence Stated on Ellen's immigration papers, 1855 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Married Ellen Herbert
Marriage 25 April 1847 in Wirral, Bebbington, Cheshire, England.
Samuel travelled to Australia without his family abt 1854 and arrived in Sydney on the ship Governor General from Melbourne 13/12/1854.
Ellen nee Herbert followed on the Ben Nevis with 4 children in 1856 including a one year
Children Ann Herbert, Thomas, James, Joseph Yeadon, Elizabeth, Isaac, William Samuel, Edward Herbert, Violette, Thomas Edward,Samuel Kissock, Richard Ernest.
Australian Raider Carmel Murphy is looking for any help in this search to find her 93 year old father's ancestors. So if you have any information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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This year will see a number of publications. We hope to bring out the following in the coming year:
By Crockett: The Azure Hand, The Adventurer in Spain and Little Esson.
About Crockett: Discovering Crockett's Edinburgh, Discovering Crockett's Castle Douglas and The Red Cart Trail.
We're also working on:
Treasures from the Archive
A Gazetteer of Crockett's 'fiction