Rachel Elizabeth Cairncross

Female 1853 - 1931  (78 years)


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  • Name Rachel Elizabeth Cairncross 
    Born 1853  Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 May 1853  Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 05 Dec 1931  Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mrs. R. E. Dalby.
      There was laid to rest in the South Brisbane Cemetery, on December 5, Mrs. Rachel Elizabeth Dalby, widow of the late William Dalby, of Brisbane, Solicitor, who predeceased her in 1882. The late Mrs. Dalby was the 4th daughter of the late Mr. William Cairncross, of Colmslie, Bulimba, one of the pioneers of the State, and was a niece of the late Mr. George Edmonstone, a member of the first Parliament of the State. The late Mrs. Dalby was born in Brisbane in 1853, and was married to Mr. William Dalby, second son of Mr. William Dalby, of Bradmore, Notts, England, by the Rev. D. A. Court, of ChristChurch, Tingalpa, in 1871. She is survived by the six members of her family, Messrs. M. C. Dalby (solicitor). F. E. W. Dalby (Preston and Dalby), Mrs. E. E. Hancorne (wife of Mr. R. R. Hancorne), Mr. William Dalby (Dalgety and Co., Ltd.), and Misses E. J. and C. M. Dalby, also seven grandchildren, The deceased lady will be greatly missed by a large circle of relatives and friends, to whom she had endeared herself by her unselfish, cheerful nature, and many charitable deeds.

      Transcribed from 'The Brisbane Courier' Saturday, 12th December 1931
    Buried South Brisbane General Cemetery, Brisbane Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3079  Maleny Pioneers & Neighbouring Districts
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2010 

    Father William Cairncross,   b. 1815,   d. 22 Jun 1896, 'Colmslie', Lytton Rd, Bulimba, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mary Edmondstone,   b. 1817,   d. 30 May 1879, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet

    Family William Dalby,   b. circa 1849, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1882, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 02 Dec 1871  Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Montague Cairncross Dalby,   b. 07 Sep 1873, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Esther Elizabeth Dalby,   b. 18 Mar 1875, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ernest William Dalby,   b. 09 Dec 1876, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Edith Jane Dalby,   b. 04 Oct 1878, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Caroline Millicent Dalby,   b. 25 Oct 1880, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Dalby,   b. 26 Aug 1882, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2010 
    Family ID F939  Group Sheet


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