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A Lynch connection ?

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Hi,
This trail starts in Sydney, and points to Scotland in the early 1800's.

Sydney, 1908:
Ida Maude Dixon, née Sands, buys into a new subdivision in Hunters Hill, with a mortgage from Elizabeth Ann Lynch, widow. (Ida's husband, Harry Vernon Dixon, buys the adjoining blocks the following year).

It's possible there's a connection between the two women.

On Ida's side:
birth NSW #11107/1874, Sands Ida Maude;
father's given names, William; mother's given names, Marcella Lynch.
This is where the question of a family connection comes up.

They marry in 1860: NSW 984/1860, William Sands, Marcella Lynch Anderson.

There are no births in NSW for any Marcella Anderson 1810-1850.
A quick in to $$Ancestry gives an arrival:
Name:Marcella Anderson
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1832, Age:22
Arrival Date:7 Jul 1854 Arrival Port:Melbourne, Australia
Departure Port:Liverpool
Ship:Hilton
Nationality:Scottish

PROV Index to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871
this Marcella Anderson arrives with her family: sister Caroline, and mother Mary and father Alexr (?Alexander) Anderson, who must have married around 1831, likely in Scotland.
No Lynch in these arrival names, but it's a middle name.


On the other side is Elizabeth Ann Lynch, the mortgagor: she is proprietor of the Ship Inn at Circular Quay, so she's not short of a quid.
Her late husband was David J Lynch; they married in 1874, NSW 948/1874.

If David J was born in NSW, he's probably this one:
V1846616 63/1846, Lynch, David; father's given names, William; mother's given names, Ellen.

There's no William Lynch born in NSW before 1838, and that one's too young to father David J.
There's no eligible match in Index to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871, and PROV has no other pre-1846 records.

My logic says look first for 'Lynch' in Mary and Alexr (?Alexander) Anderson—maybe marriage record, or birth records. Then see if there's a way to trace William Lynch back. Can anyone assist?

Meantime, will get Marcella's marriage certificate, which may corroborate arrival and give birth details.

Cheers

Bundy2.
 
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