David RAMSAY, ,of Tindarey Station,Cobar,NSW,Australia

Male 1832 - 1901  (69 years)


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  • Name David RAMSAY 
    Suffix ,of Tindarey Station,Cobar,NSW,Australia 
    Born 9 Mar 1832  Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Dec 1901  "Lyriclea", Five Dock, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 Dec 1901  St David's Church, Haberfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 12 December 1901 p 10 Family Notices"RAMSAY - The Funeral of the late DAVID RAMSAY will leave his residence Lyriclea, Five Dock, for Dobroyde, Ashfiled, THIS DAY at 3 o'clock. "
    Person ID I10784  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2021 

    Father Dr. David RAMSAY, ,of Dobroyde Estate, Haberfield,New South Wales,   b. 16 Mar 1794, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1860, Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann LORD,   b. 3 Mar 1806, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1889, Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1825  St Phillips Church of England, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The present day suburb of Haberfield occupies all the land north of Parramatta Road between Iron Cove and Long Cove Creeks granted to Nicholas Bayly in 1803. It was purchased in 1805 by emancipist and successful businessman and land owner, Simeon Lord, for 850 pounds.Lord named these 480 acres "Dobroyde" for his cousin's home in Lancastershire. When his eldest daughter, Sarah, married Mr David Ramsay in 1825, the Dobroyd Estate was part of her marriage settlement. Mr Ramsay died in 1860, leaving his widow to dedicate land for church, manse, school and cemetery (St David's, Dalhousie Street) and to divide the rest of the Dobroyd Estate amongst their ten children. Three of the Ramsay children put portion of their land up for sale in the 1880s. Louisa's land was subdivided into villa allotments in 1885. However, despite the extension of the tramway from Leichhardt along Ramsay Street to Five Dock, it would appear that very few villas were constructed, probably because of the restraints put on investment and development by the Depression of the 1890s. Dr Ramsay and his son Edward were keen gardeners, and belonged to the Linnean Society and Australian Museum. Haberfield street names, such as Percy, Lord, Dalhousie, commemorate the Ramsay era

      Oldest daughter, Mary Louisa married Alexander Learmouth in 1850. On the ridge to the west of the Ramsay's 'Dobroyde Homestead', they commissioned early colonial architect John Bibb to design 'Yasmar House', being Ramsay spelt backwards. 'Yasmar' was deliberately sited amongst its 'gardensque' designed gardens and arboretum, that continues to this day.

      Following her death, Sarah Ramsay's heirs began selling land to Richard Stanton, the first 50 acres being between Deakin and Waratah Streets. Stanton was inspired by early the early town planning movement which sought to regulated uses and building types, and example he had seen in England and the USA. Stanton was a co-founder of the Town Planning Institute with John Sulman ,and the Real Estate Institute..Ref:Records of the Ashfield Council
    Family ID F4482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine Dorothy DE MESTRE,   b. 2 Dec 1836, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1905, "Lyriclea", Five Dock, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1861  Fort St, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. David RAMSAY,   b. 1862, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908  (Age 46 years)
     2. James Edward RAMSAY,   b. 1864,   d. 1949  (Age 85 years)
     3. Charles de Mestre RAMSAY,   b. 1866,   d. 20 Feb 1884, Five Dock, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     4. Lord Livingstone RAMSAY,   b. 1867, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Carlingford, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. Archibald Ernest RAMSAY,   b. 1869, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     6. Roderick Rupert"Eric" RAMSAY,   b. 1872, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1960, Killara, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Kate Louisa RAMSAY,   b. 22 Jul 1873, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1968, Strathfield, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     8. Margaret Marceline RAMSAY,   b. 1875, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age 85 years)
     9. Kenelm Kierston RAMSAY,   b. 1877, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F4483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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