Sweet Family West of Scotland

Robert SWEET / Anne Lyon SWEET


Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
Robert SWEET Newcastle, Northumberland, England 4 SEP 1798 Woodchester, South Australia 9 JUL 1866


Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
Anne Lyon SWEET Glasgow, Lanark 27 JUN 1801 Newton, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 16 APR 1879


Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
Jean (Jane) Hogarth SWEET Yetholm, Roxburgh 22 MAY 1836 Preamimma, Monarto, Woodchester, Australia 17 Aug 1911
Catherine Robertson SWEET Yetholm 2 MAY 1838 Australia
Mary Shirra SWEET Yetholm, Roxburgh, Scotland 16 NOV 1840 Maylands, York, Western Australia, Australia 11 Dec 1921
John SWEET Yetholm, Roxburgh 14 Nov 1842 Dulwich, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 15 Mar 1919

Family Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Marriage 19 JUN 1835 Yetholm, Roxburgh, Scotland


1851 census
In the 1851 Census for Town Yetholm, Thomas is not listed. I have now placed his death at about 1848.

Robert Sweet Head Married age 50 Seedsman and gardener born Newcastle, Northumberland

Anne Sweet Wife Married age 49 Seedsman and gardener wife, born Lanark

Catherine Daughter age 13 Scholar born Yetholm
Mary Daughter age 10 Scholar born Yetholm
John Son age 8 Scholar born Yetholm
1841 census
1841 Census has Thomas aged 81 and Independent living with them in Kirk Yetholm

Robert is described as a gardener aged 39 born in England
Ann as age 32
Jane as 6
Catherine as 4
Mary as 6 months

and a servant Fanny McConnel aged 21 born within the county
Anne McLean
Ship that Sweet's travelled on to Australia 1854

Lloyds Register (Mitchell Library)
1852 Anne McLean Barque master J Laing
320 tones built at Ardrossan 1847
Owner Hamlin
Registered Greenock
Voyages Clyde to India
Classification A1

1853 Anne McLean Barque master McGan or McGaw?
Registered Greenock
Destination London SWN RIV

1854 as above
Northern Forester
Article in the publication "Northern Forester" written by Alexander Sweet refers to "Anne maried her full cousin"