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Biography

Jannet Shand was born 10 February 1810 in Rhynie and Essie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom to Robert Shand (1779-1842) and Margaret Crombie (c1784-1851) and died 12 October 1880 in "Dryburgh", Reids Flat, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married William Balgowan (c1808-1887) 28 January 1838 in Rhynie and Essie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.


Jannet was working as a dairy woman prior to her marriage.

SCO Rhynie

Rhynie

Jannet and William had a son William during 1838 in Clatt.

They left Scotland 1 July 1840. She immigrated as a free person on the Royal Consort arriving on 9 Nov 1840 to Botany Bay, New South Wales. This was a bounty ship. (State Record Reel 1317.) The ship arrived in Sydney on the 9th of November 1840. It was chartered by the Australian Agricultural Company. It departed on 13th July 1840 from Port Phillip bound for Sydney. Its weight: 529 tons and the ship's master was John Western.

Jannet and William had a daughter Janet during 1840 at sea between Port Phillip and Port Jackson.

Jannet and William had a daughter Elizabeth during 1843 in Camden, New South Wales.

Jannet and William had a son James during 1845 in Picton, New South Wales.

Jannet and William had a son John during 1850 in Camden, New South Wales.

Jannet and William had a son Thomas during 1852 in Picton, New South Wales.

Jannet and William had a son Robert during 1855 in Picton, New South Wales.

On 1 Jan 1859 they were living at or near Dryburgh. In 1865 they purchased the Dryburgh property from the Harper family. On April 26 1970, all the buildings were swept away in a great flood. A new house was built further from the river on a rise. This was the second time that such a flood had occured.

Jannet Shand (1810-1880) Tombstone

Tombstone

Jannet died on the 12th of October 1880 at Dryburgh at the age of 70. Buried at their private cemetery on their property at Dryburgh near Fish River, New South Wales nowadays called Reids Flat, New South Wales on 14 Oct 1880.

Obituaries

BALGOWAN, Mrs Jannet Goulburn Herald, Wed 20.10.1880
DIED Balgowan October 12th, at her residence, Dryburgh, after a long and painful illness, Jannet beloved wife of William Balgowan; aged 70 years
OBITUARY We regret to hear of the death, reported in another column, of Mrs Balgowan, wife of Mr William Balgowan, of Dryburgh, Fish River, which occurred on the 12th October, after a painful illness of eight weeks. The deceased was a very old resident in the neighbourhood where she and her husband had brought up a worthy and intelligent family, and her death is sure to be deeply regretted.




Children


Offspring of William Balgowan and Jannet Shand (1810-1880)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Balgowan (1838-1927)
Janet Balgowan (1840-1913)
Elizabeth Balgowan (1843-1922) 11 January 1843 Camden, New South Wales, Australia 10 August 1922 Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Robert Hudson (c1840-1911)

James Balgowan (1845-1902) 7 June 1845 Picton, New South Wales, Australia 5 August 1902 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia Louisa McGuiness (1849-1935)

John Balgowan (1850-1934) 22 March 1850 Camden, New South Wales, Australia 21 April 1934 Glendalough, Western Australia, Australia Charlotte Winifred Evans (1854-1892)

Thomas Balgowan (1852-1912) 28 May 1852 Picton, New South Wales, Australia 16 September 1912 Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Jemima Craig (1855-1931)

Robert Balgowan (1855-1935) 11 April 1855 Picton, New South Wales, Australia 11 August 1935 Cowra, New South Wales, Australia Jane Frost Hanrahan (1856-1940)




Sources and notes

‡ General
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family Search, M112375.

<new note>Goulburn Herald (Obituraies, Deaths Inquests Pre 1901 Crookwell District, Goulburn Printers, Goulburn,), Wed 20.10.1880. Crookwell & District Historic Society. Surety:2

  • jan balgowan, balgowan family file.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family Search, C112374.
  • Cowra Family History Group, Rugby Rye Park & Reids Flat Burials
    Published 2001 cowra Family History Group Inc.
    P.O. Box 495
    Cowra NSW 2794 Australia
    ISBN 0 958 660034, Dryborough Private Cemetery.
  • Helen V Lloyd, Reid's Flat, On the Banks of the Lachlan
    Published in 1999 Printed by Southwood Press Pty Ltd ISBN 0646279356), Page 127.
  • AWT: db: monaropioneers, id: I21151
  • AWT: db: yewenyi, id: I578
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 5894/1880



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