Thomas Dickson

Born:Nov 2 1843 In:  Ballygowan, County Down, Ulster, Ireland
Died:Feb 22 1936 (at age 92)In:  Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Elizabeth Dickson (born Hiscock)
His wife
Charlotte Mc Donald (born Dickson)
His daughter
Eliza Jane McLean (born Dickson)
His daughter
Sarah Ellis (born Dickson)
His daughter
John Dickson
His son
Thomas Alexander Dickson
His son
Margaret Suffolk (born Dickson)
His daughter
Samuel Dickson
His son
Robert Dickson
His son
Stewart Dickson
His son
James A Dickson
His son
Mary Jane Nipperess (born Davis)
His wife
Samuel Dickson
His father
Elizabeth Dickson
His mother
Robert Dickson
His brother
William Hugh Dickson
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Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Citation text:
Thomas Dickson
Birth names: Thomas DickensThomas Dickson
Gender: Male
Birth: Circa 1840
Marriage: Spouse: Elizabeth Hiscock - Jan 10 1867 - Casino, Richmond Valley - Casino, New South Wales, Australia
Death: Feb 22 1936 - Casino, New South Wales, Australia
Parents: Samuel Dickson, Phoebe Elizabeth Dickson (born Poe)
Wife: Elizabeth Dickson (born Hiscock)
Children: Charlotte Mc Donald (born Dickson), Samuel Dickson, Margaret Suffolk (born Dickson), Eliza Jane Mclean (born Dickson), Thomas Alexander Dickson, John Dickson, Sarah Ellis (born Dickson), Robert Dickson, Stuart Dickson
Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 22 1937
Citation text:

Northern Star (Lismore, NSW)
Publication: Feb 22 1937 - Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...son-in law and grandchildren. DICKSON.—In loving memory of my dear father, <span style="background-color: yellow; font-weight: bold; padding: 2px;">Thomas</span> <span style="background-color: yellow; font-weight: bold; padding: 2px;">Dickson</span>, who passed away, February 22, 1936. Only a memory of bygone days, And a sigh for a face unseen, And a constant..."
About this sourcePublisher: Lismore, N.S.W. : Northern Star Ltd., 1876- Description: v. ; 57 cm. Notes: Description based on: Vol. 60 (May 20, 1936) Contains supplements with varying titles, including: Homefront, and TV & Entertainment. Saturday issue title varies slightly: Weekend star. Souvenir liftout (31 May 2006) to celebrate the Star's 130th birthday entitled: '130 years of news' Also available on microfilm. Balgowlah, NSW.: W. & F. Pascoe Pty. Ltd. Life Dates: Vol. 1, no. 1 (May 13, 1876)- Also Titled: Northern star and Richmond and Tweed advocate Weekend Northern star Weekend star Place: Australia New South Wales Lismore

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One of the district's oldest residents, Mr Thomas Dickson, died at his residence, Crown St, South Lismore, early on Saturday morning.  Born in County Down (Ulster, Ireland) 92 years ago, the late Mr Dickson at the age of 20 came to Australia and settled on the Clarence for a time, then in 1869 came to the Richmond and selected land at North Codrington and withe the exception of a few months in Western Australia in 1895, during the gold rush, he had since resided on the Richmond River.  During his earlier years he took an interest the local council and became an aldermand of the Lismore Municipal Council.  Thomas was one of the founders of the Coraki Butter Factory, and for 11 years occupied the position of director.  Thomas arrived in Australia on 8/10/1864, aboard the Sirocco, (2nd sailing), his brother, Robert, arrived with him.  Thomas's parent's Sam and Elizabeth Dickson and brother William arrived on the Sirocco (1st sailing) 28/1/1864
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