S. of Joseph Chalmers
& Agnes McDonald
Born 1.3.1823 at Alvah, Banff., Scotland
Bap. 6th March 1823 at Alvah, Banff.
Marr. Ann Shepherd 15.5.1847 at St George, Hanover Square, London
Died 26th May 1895 at Sunbury, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Chronic Disease of the Lungs)
Buried at Sunbury Cem., Sunbury, Melbourne, Victoria
Robert Alexander Shepherd
Ann was born c 1824 at Kinellar, Aberdeen & died in 1902. Her parents were Alexander Shepherd & Margaret Stephen. Joseph & Jane both died in infancy.
The family was living at 7 Blackfriars St., Aberdeen West in the 1851 census.
Joseph participated in the emigration event 5 November 1852 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. He resided in Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia about 1858.
Witnesses to baptism - William and John Hay, Stonyhill.
Marriage Cert. states - Joseph, bachelor, Ann , full age, Spinster.
Residence for both was North Ludley St. Parents - Joseph Chalmers,
Farmer and Alexander Shepherd, carpenter.
SHIPPING RECORDS: Joseph Chalmers left Aberdeen on 5 Nov., 1852 and
arrived at Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia on the ship "Lord Metcalfe" in
April, 1853. 83 adults on long voyage. Unassisted Passenger No. 25.
Tonnes per register 510. Barque. Master: Will Cargill.
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