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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Elizabeth LONG / BRAND

Born 1810 in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, England [462]
Daughter of John LONG and Elizabeth WALLIS [462]
She was one of at least five children with older siblings William, Edward, Charlotte and an older brother John [462]
In 1831 she gave birth to a son, William Day LONG, who was baptised in Waterbeach on 27 November 1831 [462]
Married agricultural labourer William BRAND in Waterbeach on 15 September 1835 [462]
In 1841 she was living with her husband and son on High Street in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, England [20]
The three of them departed from Plymouth, England on the ship Sophia bound for Western Australia [69]
They arrived on the sailing ship Sophia in Fremantle, Western Australia on 27 July 1850 [69]
Her son William established Coorow Station in the bush between settlement settlements at Victoria Plans and Irwin [P1]
Died 17 October 1883 in Coorow, Western Australia [225: 22-Oct-1883]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elizabeth Long / Brand' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 February 2024 from [reference list]

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