Southern Highlands Index

a Southern Highlands Index

A list of names from the early days of the Robertson/Burrawang/Kangaroo Valley areas of the Southern Highlands of New South Wales.



Burrawang General Store c1865

Index I to J

Surname

First name(s)

Place

Notes

Ref

Inmon

A. G.

Kangaroo Valley

Returned soldier from WWI and elected first secretary of Kangaroo Valley R S L sub-branch 1920

9

Irish

John Charles

Mount Murray/Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, school teacher.

12

Irvine

C.

Kangaroo Valley

Died in First World War 1914-1918

9

Irvine

Charles

Yarrawa/Burrawang

Freehold elector 1875. 115 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 26 cattle, 6 pigs.

10,11

Irvine

Edward

Yarrawa

Residential elector 1875.

11

Irvine

George Spencer

Wattamolla

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Irvine

Gerard/Gerrard

Burrawang, "Hillside" Wildes Meadow, "Mountain Top" Yarrawa

Freehold and residential elector 1875. Also owned land at "Manchester Square". 80 acres 1884 - 4 horses, 12 cattle, 2 pigs. 60 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 12 cattle, 3 pigs (Hillside)

10, 11

Irvine

Isabella



 

Married John Hanrahan 1/7/1842

2

Irvine

James (Jnr)

Burrawang

Residential elector 1875.

11

Irvine

James (Snr)

Yarrawa

Residential elector 1875.

11

Irvine

Jerrie

Yarrunga

Worked on Bill Mortimer's property early 1900s

2

Irvine

John

Wattamolla, Kangaroo Valley

Freehold elector at Burrawang 1875. Fined 100 in March 1903 for possessing a moonshine still of 35 gallons capacity .

3,11

Irvine

John (Jnr)

Burrawang

Residential elector 1875.

11

Irvine

Joseph Williamson

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Irvine

Margaret Jane

West Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Irvine

Mary Ellen

Gerringong Creek

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Irvine

Sarah Hannah

Wattamolla

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Irvine

W.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

Irvine

William

"Mountain Top" Yarrawa/Burrawang

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Irvine

William John

Gerringong Creek

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Irving

G.J.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

Irving

J.A.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P

Irving

W.C.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P 

Isaacs

John

Kangaroo Valley

Early settler On 18 February 1870 he was made a Trustee of the Jewish section of Kangaroo Valley cemetery

3

Ivison

C .



 

Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937 Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1940/41 Vice President 1944

2

Jackson

A.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P 

Jackson

Amelia Elizabeth

"Welford Farm", Avoca

Wife of William T Jackson

5

Jackson

Francis John (Frank)

"Welford Farm", Avoca

Born 1900 Son of William and Amelia Jackson

5

Jackson

J. R.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWI

5

Jackson

R. A .

Avoca

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

5,P

Jackson

Thomas Henry (Harry)

"Welford Farm" , Avoca

Born 1898 Son of William and Amelia Jackson Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Jackson

William Thomas

"Welford Farm" , Wildes Meadow Road, Avoca

Migrated from England to Sydney in November 1912 Bought the farm of 170 acres for 750 from John T Hayter Dairying and vegetable growing

5

James

George Christopher

Kangaloon

Household elector 1875.

11

James

William

Yurunga

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Jansen

Mary

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Jarrett

C.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Jarrett

Elizabeth

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Jarrett

Elizabeth Ann

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Jarrett

George H .

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in the Armed Forces WWII and was killed in action

3,9

Jarrett

John

Kangaroo Valley

Early selector c1865. Bought the conditional purchase selections of Huxley and Binns when they defaulted. Registered elector 1903, "independent means".

3,12

Jarrett

Thomas Edward

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Jarvie

John

Robertson

Second teacher at Fountaindale Public School 16 June 1883 to 24 February 1885

P

Jarvis

Mary

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Jeffries

Vere



 

Married Stella Ragg

5

Jenkins

W. G .

Robertson

Secretary of Robertson A & H Society 1931/43

2

Jervis

Daisy Alice

Kangaroo Valley

Born 1895. Married Hugh Carrick in 1926 at Brogher's Creek.

P

Jervis

E.

Kangaroo Valley

Died in First World War 1914-1918

9

Jervis

Ella Maria Isabel

Kangaroo Valley

Born 1900. Married James Carrick in 1925 at Brogher's Creek.

P

Jervis

James F R A H S

Mount Murray and Sydney

Born in 1884 in Co. Armagh, Ireland. Parents migrated to New Jersey U S A when he was a child. After his father's death the family migrated to Australia in the 1890s. Teacher at Mount Murray Public School in 1910/11. Author of many historical books including " A History of the Berrima District 1798-1973" Married Maud E. Keeble in 1912. Died 11 April 1963.

P

John Missingham & Sons



 

Robertson

Timber merchants since 1883 who operated the first licensed motor lorry in the Berrima District in 1913

2

Johns

C. E .

Upper Kangaroo River

Teacher in charge of Hillcrest Public School, Upper Kangaroo River, from 24 June 1915

4

Johnson

Charles John

Burrawang

Travelled to study at the Bible Training Institute at Auckland N Z in 1938

7

Johnson

Francis W.

"Long View" Wildes Meadow

Son of William Johnson. 100 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 30 cattle.Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1920's. Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937. On Wingecarribee Shire Council.

2,10

Johnson

James

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Johnson

James

"Long View" Wildes Meadow

Early settler at Yarrawa Brush 1862. Residential elector 1875 at Kangaloon. After some years clearing the land and farming, James moved to the coast. Originally his name was Johnston .

2,11

Johnson

John

Wildes Meadow

Son of William Johnson

2

Johnson

William

"Long View" Wildes Meadow

Early settler at Yarrawa Brush 1862. Took over the farm from his brother James and dropped the "t" from his name to avoid mail delivery confusion in the area. Freehold elector 1875.

2,11

Johnston

Andrew

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Johnston

Ann Matilda (Miss)

Robertson

Organist at St. John the Evangelist Church, Robertson in late 1870s. Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

7,12

Johnston

Edward

"Orchard Farm" Robertson

Leasehold elector "Robertson Village, Yarrawa" 1875. 100 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 24 cattle. Committee member Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society 1886. Prizewinner at Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society Show 1886. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1888. Died 4 July 1939.

2,7 10,11

Johnston

Edward (Snr)

Yarrawa

Residential elector 1875. Registered elector 1903, carrier.

11,12

Johnston

Emily Louise

West Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Johnston

Frances (Fanny)

Sydney, Kangaloon

Second wife of Robert Graham (b.1839). Married him in Sydney 1881.

P

Johnston

Frank/Francis

Kangaloon

Residential elector 1875.

11

Johnston

G. A.

Robertson

Killed in action WWI. The St Mark window in Robertson Anglican Church is dedicated to his memory

7

Johnston

Gerard

"New Park" Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

11,12

Johnston

Hebe Alice

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Johnston

Hugh

Robertson

175 acres 1884 - 20 horses, 54 cattle, 30 pigs. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1886.

2,10

Johnston

Isabella

Robertson

Married Gerard Alexander Graham in 1867.

P

Johnston

James

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Johnston

Jane

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Johnston

John

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, bricklayer.

12

Johnston

John

"Willow Creek" Yarrawa

Early settler. Brother in law of J.T. Nethery. Freehold elector 1875. Prizewinner at second Robertson Agricultural Show 1881. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1889-90 .

2,11

Johnston

Julianna

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Johnston

Margaret

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Johnston

Mary

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Johnston

Miss



 

Needlework prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896

2

Johnston

Robert

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Johnston

Robert

"Willow Creek" Yarrawa

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Johnston

Thomas

Robertson

Residential elector 1875 at "Wingecarribee, Yarrawa". 155 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 28 cattle, 10 pigs.

10,11

Johnston

Thomas (Jnr)

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Lachlan River.

11

Johnston

William J.

"Seaview" Robertson

Freehold elector 1875. 160 acres 1884 - 3 horses, 40 cattle, 6 pigs. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

2,10, 11,12

Johnston

William Alexander

"Thorn Hill" Burrawang

Freehold elector 1875. 150 acres 1884 - 8 horses, 50 cattle, 2 pigs.

10,11

Johnstone

Emma (Miss)



 

Best novice lady rider, Robertson Agricultural Show 1889

2

Johnstone

Thomas

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Johnstone

William

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, grazier.

12

Jones

David

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Jones

Elizabeth

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Jones

Ernest

Burrawang

Head Teacher, Burrawang Public School from August 1925

13

Jones

H.S.

North Yarrunga

Operated a small shop at "Hatch Farm" 1913

5

Jones

Henry

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Jones

J.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P

Jones

Jacob

Yurunga

Residential elector 1875

11

Jones

James (Jnr)

Yurunga

Residential elector 1875.

11

Jones

James (Snr)

Yurunga

Leasehold elector 1875.

11

Jones

John

Yurunga

Residential elector 1875

11

Jones

Mary Jane Sophia

Cambewarra

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Jones

Moses



 

Prizewinner at Robertson Agricultural Show 1899

2

Jones

Solomon

Cambewarra

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Jones

Thomas

Robertson

140 acres 1884 - 3 horses, 28 cattle, 4 pigs. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1892. Elected Vice President of Robertson School of Arts committee January 1898. Appointed to committee of Robertson Agricultural Society 1899

2,P 10

Jones

Thomas

Kangaroo Valley

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Jordan

Charles (Jnr)

Barrengarry, Kangaroo Valley

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Jordan

Charles (Snr)

Barrengarry, Kangaroo Valley

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Gerringong.

11

Jorgensen

Harriett

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Joyce

Henry

Kangaroo Valley

Residential elector 1875. Director of Barrengarry Butter Factory 1896. Secretary of Kangaroo Valley Agricultural & Horticultural Assoc. 1890-1897. Trustee and committee member of Kangaroo Valley School of Arts 1899.

3,9, 11

Juell

Arne

Avoca

Norwegian born - owned a farm at Avoca in 1930s A graduate of Oxford University

5

Junior Farmers Clubs



 

Robertson, Kangaloon, Burrawang/Avoca/Wildes Meadow, Exeter, Sutton Forest, Mittagong, Moss Vale

Mostly established in the early 1930's, these clubs were an excellent grounding for young men and women

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