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Anne Drysdale,daughter of William Drysdale of Pitteuchar

Anne Drysdale, born on 26 August 1792, was the daughter of William Drysdale of Pitteuchar, Fife, Scotland, town clerk of Kirkcaldy, and his wife Anne Currison, daughter of the town clerk of Hamilton. Her brother William was knighted while city treasurer of Edinburgh, 1841-43. Another brother, John, of Kilrie farm, married a first cousin and sister-in-law of George Russell of Golfhill. George Russell Drysdale, the artist (1912-1981), is John Drysdale's, and also George Russell's, great grandson.

  Excerpt from

 Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 1, (MUP), 1966


  for More in depth information visit the source or perhaps refer to a selection listed below 
J. D. Lang, Phillipsland (Lond, 1847)
R. V. Billis and A. S. Kenyon, Pastoral Pioneers of Port Phillip (Melb, 1932)
C. Irving Benson (ed), A Century of Victorian Methodism (Melb, 1935)
P. L. Brown (ed), Clyde Company Papers, vols 2-5 (Lond, 1952-63)
W. R. Brownhill, The History of Geelong and Corio Bay (Melb, 1955)
Australasian, 27 July 1935
A. Drysdale diaries (privately held).

  Citation details

P. L. Brown and Jean I. Martin, 'Drysdale, Anne (1792–1853)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, published first in hardcopy 1966, accessed online 27 July 2019.

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