Tibbermore Church, Perthshire, Scotland

My gggrandparents, Alexander GIBBONS (1853-1910) and Margaret McGREGOR (1853-1896) were married in Tibbermore Church on 24th March 1876. Margaret’s family had lived and worked in the parish since the late 1860’s. In fact there is a large headstone in the old graveyard that was initially erected for Margaret’s father, Peter McGREGOR (1824-1891) who died in … Read more Tibbermore Church, Perthshire, Scotland

Alexander Gibbons – From Rags to Clothier

Alexander Gibbons was born in January 1853 in Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland to Margaret Sharp and an unknown father. When he died on 1st December, 1910 in Methven, Perthshire, Scotland he was a well-known business owner, respected member of the Methven community and the father of four. Family lore says that Alexander’s father was a wealthy … Read more Alexander Gibbons – From Rags to Clothier

S. S. Liguria

Edwin Williams and his family (wife Sarah and children Susanna, Fanny and John) sailed to Australia aboard the S.S. Liguria in 1882. Details of the voyage are as follows: SMH (Sydney Morning Herald), Monday August 28, 1882 – “LONDON August 26 – The Orient Steam Navigation Company’s s.s. Liguria sailed from Plymouth to-day at 3pm … Read more S. S. Liguria