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Biography

Walter Lamb was born 8 January 1825 in London, England, United Kingdom to John Lamb (1790-1862) and Emma Trant Robinson (1803-1880) and died 13 November 1906 in Plumpton, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Jane Cox (1825-1855) 30 August 1847 in St Peters, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia. He married Margaret Elizabeth Dangar (c1835-1901) 11 February 1858 in St Michaels, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.




Children


Offspring of Walter Lamb and Jane Cox (1825-1855)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alice Elizabeth Lamb (1854-1944)

Offspring of Walter Lamb and Margaret Elizabeth Dangar (c1835-1901)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Walter Henry Lamb (1859-1927)
Herbert John Lamb (1860-1861)
(stillborn son) Lamb (1861-1861)
(son) Lamb (1863-?)
Florence Mary Lamb (1865-1930)
Ashley Frederick Lamb (1867-1869)
Ethel Grace Lamb (1868-1929)
Leslie Alfred Lamb (1871)
(stillborn daughter) Lamb (1872-1872)
Marcia Margaret Lamb (1874-c1942)
Mildred Evelyn Lamb (1875-c1952)

Obituary

OLD COLONIST DEAD.

A very old colonist, Mr. Walter Lamb died to-day at Rooty Hill, aged 82 years. He was a son of Captain John Lamb R.N. Coming when a young man to New South Wales, he engaged in pastoral pursuits. Mr. Lamb was at one time chairman of directors of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, president of the Union Club, and a member of the Upper House. As a sportsman he took particular interest in coursing.

The Brisbane Courier, 14 November 1906, page 4



Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • At St. Peter's Church, Richmond, on the 30th ultimo, by the Rev. John Elder, Walter Lamb, Esq., of Sydney, eldest son of Captain Lamb, R.N., M.C., to Jane, fourth daughter of William Cox, Esq., of Hobartville.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 September 1847, page 4
2 Wedding 2
  • On the 11th instant, at St. Michael's, Surry Hills, by the Rev. Thomas Hayden, M.A., Walter Lamb, Esq., eldest son of the Hon. Commander Lamb, R.N., M.L.C., Larbert Lodge, Darlinghurst, to Margaret Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Henry Dangar, Esq., Grantham, Woolloomooloo.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 February 1858, page 1