Location Born: Chatteris, Cambridgeshire in England.
Location Died: Warrnambool, Victoria in Australia.
Date Married: 23/11/1830
Age Died: 71
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Lydia Harper - (Née Negus)
Lydia Harper (Birth surname Negus) (b-1811)
Lydia is buried in the Warrnambool Cemetery.
Married: 23 Nov 1830, Melbourn Cambridge England to Benjamin Harper.
On the 27th October 1854 the sailing ship Shand left Plymouth, England and they immigrated
to Australia arriving on the 20th January 1855 at Portland, Victoria after 85 days at sea.
Most likely Lydia and her husband Benjamin, lived near Port Fairy before living
near the location of Warrnambool.
Benjamin, was listed as an agricultural labourer when they immigrated.
Ellis Negus-(1816) and Lydia Harper (née Negus) were on the same sailing ship when
they both immigrated to Australia.
Lydia Harper (née Negus) and Ellis Negus, Connection
The UK, 30th March 1851 Census, said there was a Jane Harper, 1 month old in the same folio group
in the Harper residence, but there in no evidence of Jane moving to Australia in 1855.