Sarah Newson 246
- Born: Nov 1825, Parish of St Clement Danes, Middlesex, England
- Christened: Nov 1825, Parish of St Clement Danes, Middlesex, England
- Marriage: William John Osborn on 22 Feb 1846 in Saint Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England
- Died: 8 Oct 1909, Perth, Western Australia at age 83 246
- Buried: 9 Oct 1909, St Mary's Anglican Parish, Middle Swan, Perth, Western Australia 246
The West Australian Saturday 9 October 1909 Page 1 of 16
OSBORN. The friends of ex Sub-Inspector of Police Osborn, of Perth; and Mr. H. Osborn, M.L.A. for Roebourne, are respectfully invited to follow the remains of their late beloved mother to the place of interment, the Middle Swan Cemetery. The Funeral is appointed to leave the residence of Mr H. Osborn, Newcastle-road, Midland Junction, THIS (Saturday) AFTERNOON, at 4.45 o'clock. FARRALL BROS., Undertakers. Midland Junction.
The West Australian Tuesday 12 October 1909 Page 1 of 8
OSBORN. On the 8th inst., at her son's residence, H. Osborn, M.L.A., Newcastle road, Midland Juntion. Sarah Osborn, relict of the late W. J. Osborn, farmer, of Dongarra, W.A., age 84. Deeply regretted.
The Western Australian Tuesday 12 October 1909 Page 4 of 8
NEWS AND NOTES.
Death of an Old Colonist.
Another of the early settlers of this State in the person of Mrs. Sarah Osborn, relict of the late Mr. W. J. Osborn, farmer, of Dongarra, died at the residence of her son, Mr. H. Osborn, M.L.A., New- castle-road, Midland Junction, last Friday. The deceased arrived in Western Australia in 1858 with her husband, who had accepted in England an appointment as a warder at the Fremantle prison. Mr. Osborn did not remain long in the Government service, and he turned his attention to farming, which calling he followed until the time of his death in 1894. The remains of the late Mrs. Osborn were buried on Saturday in the Middle Swan Cemetery. The chief mourners were Messrs. W. H. Osborn (ex-Sub-inspector of Police), H. Osborn, M.L.A., E. Osborn, C. Osborn, and S. Osborn, sons; Mrs. Cavanagh, Mrs. S. Hyde, and Mrs. A. Ferguson, daughters; and a large number of grandchildren.
The pall-bearers were the Mayor of Midland Junction (Mr. P. Robinson), Crs. Jamieson and Ross, and Messrs. .P. Sampson, M. A. Wishart, and J. B. Miller. Many wreaths and floral tributes were received. The Rev. F. J. Price officiated at the graveside. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Farrall Bros., of Midland Junction.
The Western Mail Saturday 16 October 1909 Page 31 of 52
OSBORN. On the 8th inst., at her son's residence. H. Osborn, M.L.A., Newcastle-road, Midland Junction. Sarah Osborn, relict of the late W. J. Osborn, farmer, of Dongarra, W A. age 84. Deeply regretted.
The Sunday Times Sunday 17 October 1909 Page 7 of 24
Mrs Sarah Osborn, a resident of over 50 years in Westralia, and mother of Mr. H. Osborn, M.L.A. died on Friday week, at the residence of her son, Midland Junction. The deceased lady was the widow of the late Mr W. J. Osborn, who was a warder in Fremantle prison, and subsequently a farmer at Dongarra. The funeral took place last Saturday. The chief mourners were Messrs. W. H. Osborn (ex Sub-inspector of Police), H. Osborn M.L.A., E. Osborn, C. Osborn, and S Osborn, sons; Mrs. Cavanagh; Mrs S Hyde, and Mrs. A. Ferguson, daughters and a large number of grand children.
Noted events in her life were:
• Immigration. 246 Arrived at Fremantle in the ship Emma Eugene on 1st June, 1958, accompanying her husband who was one of 3 warders in charge of female immigrants
Sarah married William John Osborn, son of William Osborn and Charlotte, on 22 Feb 1846 in Saint Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England. (William John Osborn was born on 13 Dec 1824 in Chelsea, London, England and died on 11 May 1894 in Dongara, West Australia.)