Robert Lean was born 1809 in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom to Richard Lean (1770-1839) and Catherine Wilce (1781-1841) and died 30 May 1889 in Hatfield Park, Horseshoe Farm, Dungog, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Lydia Bosanquo (c1815-1887) 1837 in St Endellion, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

He sailed with his wife on 31 August 1837 on the City of Edinburgh, arriving in Australia on 22 October 1841.


Offspring of Robert Lean and Lydia Bosanquo (c1815-1887)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Anne Lean (1839-1917) 27 April 1839 New South Wales, Australia 21 August 1917 Stroud, New South Wales, Australia Thomas Newell (1844-1917)

Christopher Lean (1841-1907) 17 June 1841 Hatfield Park, Dungog, New South Wales, Australia 20 December 1907 Martinsville, Gosford, New South Wales, Australia Ann Tickle (1847-1928)

Catherine Lean (1843-1843)
Susannah Lean (1844-1926)
Lydia Lean (1846-1921) 24 December 1846 Dungog, New South Wales, Australia 1921 Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia John Newell (1845-1928)

Mary Sariary Lean (1848-1922)
Sarah Lean (1851-?)
John Robert Lean (1852-1943)
Hannah Jane Lean (1853-?)
Robert Lean (1854-1855)
Frederick William Bosanquo Lean (1856-1920)
Richard Lean (1856-1856)

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