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 Si to Sy

Surname

First name(s)

Place

Notes

Ref

Silvester

John

Yarrunga/Burrawang

Recorded as owning 4 horses in 1884 but no land on which to keep them. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

10,12

Simpson

Alice Mary

Mount Murray

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Simpson

Archie

East Kangaloon

Bullock Driver 1880's

2

Simpson

Elizabeth

Mount Murray

Wed at the first church-school in East Kangaloon c1868. Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

2,12

Simpson

Frances Emily

Mount Murray

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Simpson

Frederick

Kangaloon

80 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 20 cattle, 1 pig.

10

Simpson

Janet Mayfield

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Simpson

John

Mount Murray

Wed at the first church-school in East Kangaloon c1868. Residential elector 1875. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

2,11, 12

Simpson

Robert (Snr)

East Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875. 40 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 18 cattle.

10,11

Simpson

Robert Barker

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, carpenter.

12

Simpson

William

Mount Murray, Robertson

Freehold and residential elector 1875 (Kangaloon). 80 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 24 cattle.

10,11

Simpson

William John

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, factory manager.

12

Sinclair

C.

Kangaroo Valley

Builder of Kangaroo Valley School of Arts c1899 with Lumsden

9

Sinclair

James

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, bootmaker.

12

Sinclair

Jane

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Small

Martha

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Small

Richard Carr

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Smalley

Robert F.

"Rose Ville" Robertson

40 acres 1884 - 4 horses, 5 cattle.

10

Smart

H.

Kangaroo Valley

Trustee of Kangaroo Valley Methodist Church 1952

9

Smith

Charles

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Smith

David Turberville (Reverend)

Burrawang

Anglican Pastor for the Burrawang area, appointed 9 January 1879. Married to Bertha (nee Welby) with ten children, he was the son of the Manager of Fitzroy Iron Works in Mittagong. Served for 34 years until March 1913. Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

7,13

Smith

E.

Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1918

2

Smith

E.

Avoca

Secretary of Wildes Meadow & Yarrunga Dairy Co Ltd. 1889

5

Smith

Elizabeth

Avoca

Born 1819 England. Married Samuel Wright and migrated to Sydney 1842 per "Himalaya". Had 10 children, first named John Himalaya born at sea 1841. Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

P,12

Smith

Elsie Mary

Avoca

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Smith

George

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Smith

H.

Burrawang

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

13

Smith

Henry

"Cherry Tree Hill", West Kangaloon

Prizewinner at inaugural Burrawang & West Camden Agricultural Show 1880. 750 acres 1884 - 4 horses, 96 cattle, 5 pigs. Prizewinner at Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Show 1886.

2,10

Smith

Isabella

Mount Murray

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Smith

John

Yarrawa

Residential elector 1875.

11

Smith

John

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Smith

John

Broger's Creek, Kangaroo Valley

Early selector at Kangaroo Valley c1870

9

Smith

T.O.

Burrawang

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

13

Smith

Thomas Alfred

Avoca

Bought William Shipley's farm in 1914 . Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1918

2,5

Smith

W.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Smith

William Fleming

Mount Murray

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Smithers

George E.

Married Anstes Jane Kuhn in 1903.

P

Snowden

Miss

Needlework prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896

2

Somerville

John

Wildes Meadow

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Spain

Johanna

Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Spain

Margaret Mary

Cleremont , Avoca

Born 1889 Married Frank Bath c1921 After being widowed, she married Karl van Gelder 11 November 1939 Died 23 February 1980

5

Spain

Michael

Avoca

Donated land on which Avoca Hall was built

5

Spain

Roger

Wildes Meadow Road, Yarrunga

Early selector 1860s. Registered elector 1903, labourer.

6,12

Sparks

A. B.

Sydney and "Glen Moray" Kangaroo Valley

Managing Director of the Bank of Australasia and a significant businessman. Purchased 980 acres in 1837 on the Kangaroo River. Member of the Kiama Steam Packet Company.

3,9

Speechley

A .S.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWI

5

Spence

J.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Sperring

J.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Sperring

John

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Spiers

Thomas

Red Hills, Wildes Meadow

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Spinks

Edward

Kangaroo Ground

Residential elector 1875.

11

Spratt

Ada

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Spratt

Frederick

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, blacksmith.

12

Sproull

Samuel

Upper Kangaroo River

Teacher in charge of Hillcrest Public School, Upper Kangaroo River, from 4 February 1890

4

St David's Church, Burrawang

Church of England

Burrawang

Opened 22 October 1886 by Reverend J D Langley of St Phillips, Sydney

5,7

St John the Evangelist Church, Robertson

Church of England

Robertson

Opened 6 December 1876 on Crown Land Licensed by the Bishop of Sydney as St John the Evangelist on 22 January 1877

6,7

St Luke's Church, Glenquarry

Church of England

Glenquarry (earlier known as Upper Mittagong)

Opened on 6 February 1872 by the Bishop of Sydney, Frederic Barker Originally intended to be named St Matthias The second church building was erected on the present site in 1892 The present church (at 1976) was the third licensed church building of this name and it opened 6 February 1911

7

St Mark's Soldiers Memorial Church, Kangaloon

Church of England (The Soldiers Memorial was added after WWI)

Kangaloon

First church opened 5 October 1880 with construction by Harrigan Bros Present church building was dedicated on 25 March 1931

6,7

St Matthews Church, East Kangaloon

Church of England

East Kangaloon

Opened 14 November 1867 A replacement weatherboard church building was opened on 7 January 1902 Used on alternate Sundays by the Presbyterian congregation Closed 4 February 1969

7

St. Peters Church, Burrawang

Roman Catholic

Burrawang

Opened 1875 First burial in its graveyard was in 1872

6

Stacey

C.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Stagg

Edward (Jnr)

"Hambledon Hill" Yarrunga and "Binalong", Kangaroo Valley

386 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 20 cattle. Postmaster at Kangaroo Valley from 1 February 1909

9,10

Stagg

Edward (Snr)

"Hambledon Hill" Yarrunga

First grantee of Portions 55 and 56 Avoca in 1876 and 1867 resp. Owned 9 cattle 1884. Appointed Secretary of Wildes Meadow & Yarrunga Dairy Co Ltd. March 1892 on salary 20 p a

5,10

Stagg

John

Robertson

Granted 237 acres at Burrawang 1856. Owned probably the first bullock team in the area (1868). Tendered for and built first public school at Robertson 1872. Freehold elector 1875. Also built Burrawang Public School 1878 On committee of Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society 1879 Builder of the parsonage to St David's Anglican Church, Burrawang c1877

2,6, 7,11,

13

Star of Burrawang Lodge

A lodge of Manchester Unity Oddfellows Society

Hoddle Street, Burrawang

Formed 23 July 1881 with 25 members. Erected lodge building/hall in October 1883 and in 1890 presented hall and land to the township

6,8,13

Starkey

E. C .

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWI

5

Starkey

J. N .B.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Starkey

Marcia

Married Arthur Ragg

5

Steele

Charles

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, saddler.

12

Steen

James

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Stenner

Alfred

"Kirklands" Robertson

Recorded as owning 2 horses in 1884 but not the land on which to keep them!

10

Stephenson

James Read

Kangaroo Ground

Leasehold elector 1875.

11

Stewart

Henry

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Stewart

Isaac

Burrawang

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Stewart

John

Married Evelina A. Kuhn. Died 1919.

P

Stewart

John

Kangaroo Valley

Overseer in 1823 on cattle property of Cornelius O'Brien

3

Stone

George Ernest

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Stone

James Turner

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Stone

John T.

Kangaloon and corner Illawarra Highway and Jamberoo Road, Robertson

Early settler In 1875/6. Freehold elector 1875. Anglican church services were held in his home until St John's Church was completed in 1876. 140 acres 1884 - 4 horses, 40 cattle, 10 pigs. Appointed one of initial Trustees of Robertson Showground March 1888. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1889-90. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1889. Elected Vice President of Robertson School of Arts committee January 1898. Registered elector 1903, farmer. Committee member 1918.

2,7 P,10, 11,12

Stone

John William

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Stone

W.E.

Prizewinner Robertson A & H Show 1959

2

Strode

Alan Gordon

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Strode

G.T.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII Killed in action

5

Strode

J. E.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Suckow

N.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

9

Sullivan

John

Kangaroo Ground

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Summerfield

Charles

Robertson

Recorded as owning 1 horse and 3 cattle in 1884 but no land on which to keep them. Registered elector 1903, carpenter.

10,12

Summerfield

Clara

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Swan

Albert

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Swan

Charles

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Swan

Edward Albert

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, hotel keeper. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1917/1918

2,12

Swan

Edward John

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Swan

Ellen

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Swan

Emily

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Swan

Frederick

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Swan

Henrietta

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Swan

Herbert

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Swan

J. W .

Prizewinner Robertson A & H Show 1959

2

Swan

Mary Ann

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Swan

Ned (Mrs)

Robertson

Proprietress of Criterion Hotel in Robertson

2

Swan

Percy

Mount Murray

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Swan

Sydney James

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Swan

William

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Swan

William Henry

East Kangaloon/Burrawang

30 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 10 cattle. Registered elector 1903, farmer. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1904

2,10, 12

Swann

Margaret

Burrawang

Pupil-Teacher at Burrawang Public Schoool September 1886. (daughter of the Head Teacher, William Swann)

13

Swann

William

Burrawang

Head Teacher, Burrawang Public School from June 1886

13

Sweaney

Alick

Kangaroo Valley

Director of Barrengarry Butter Factory 1895

3

Sweaney

Frederick Charles

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Sweaney

J. (Mrs)

Robertson

100 acres 1884 - 5 horses, 35 cattle.

10

Sweeney

James

Yarrunga, Avoca

Petitioner for Provisional School at Yarrawah 1870. Appointed Manager of Wildes Meadow & Yarrunga Dairy Co. Ltd. (Emu) in August 1892 but was dismissed in May 1894

5

Sweeney

Mary Ann

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Sweeney

Michael

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, bootmaker.

12

Swinburn

Adam

Marshall Mount, Barrengarry

Overseer on Henry Osborne's property when counted in 1841 census

3

Symon

George

Grassy Mountain, Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, farm labourer.

12

Synott

Burrawang/McGraths Hill

Early settler

2

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