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Reference to index of correspondence of Margaret (Gunn) Allison and son Frank


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Allison , Margaret Elizabeth (2010) Reference to index of correspondence of Margaret (Gunn) Allison and son Frank. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Margaret Elizabeth daughter ofWilliam Goon (1800-1868) and Frances Hannah (Amdell) of Sorell and Glen Dhu, Launceston) married in 1852 Henry Allison, auctioneer and alderman of Launceston and son of Capt. Francis Allison of Streanshalh. After Heny's death (£ 1862) Margaret took her four children (William Race (Willie) (1854-1931), Isabel (Issie), Frank (1858-1936) and Amy to live with her parents at Glen Dhu. The papers include correspondence of Margaret (Gunn) Allison, mainly with her Gunn relatives and also papers of son Frank and his family. Frank Allison (1858-1936) was the Second son of Henry Allison and Margaret (Gunn), born 29 June 1858. He was employed inthe Post Office as a supervising clerk but in 1911, owing to a bad leg, he moved to Evandale, where he had a small piece of property, and became local post master at a reduced salary. He married in 1882 Emma Hume, a fellow member of the church choir of St. Paul's Church, Launceston and they had several children including Jack (A.J.), George, Percival, Rachel, Leila, Maggie. - Private Deposit A.2

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, van diemens land, social history, history, colony, colonial, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, index,
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Other Special Collections
Additional Information: University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collection - Private Deposit A.2
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 03:42
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2013 04:27
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