Robert Miller Linklater and Sarah Ann Taylor
Robert was born on the 10th July, 1872/1873 at Kapunda, South Australia. He was baptised in 1872 at the Unley Presbyterian Church, Unley, South Australia.
In 1910 he was noted as being a Boot Manufacturer and in 1919 a Bootmaker.
In 1900 in Broken Hill, New South Wales, he married Sarah Ann Taylor (born 1st April, 1873 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England) daughter of Benjamin Woodcock & Sarah (Williams) Taylor.
It has been commented that Robert was a very hard man and that Sarah and he had split up during their life.
Children born to Robert & Sarah were:
- Robert William Linklater (1928) married Constance Ellen Delahaye
- Harold Tom Linklater (1929) married Elizabeth Muir Stormonth
- Donald Charles Linklater, born on the 8th September, 1905 and died on the 21st October, 1967 at Concord Repatriation Hospital, Sydney. Don was a member of the Army 7th Division Signals.
Sydney Morning Herald, Monday, October 23, 1967
LINKLATER, Donald Charles - October 21, 1967 at Concord Repatriation Hospital, late 7th Div. Signals, brother of Tom, Eric, Alan (of Sydney), Bob, Zoe (of Adelaide). For funeral notice watch columns.
Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday, October 26, 1967
LINKLATER The relatives and friends of the late Donald Charles Linklater, are invited to attend his Funeral, Tomorrow, (Friday) to be held in the chapel of the Eastern Suburbs Crematorium. Relatives and friends please meet at the Crematorium Office at 11.50 a.m.
LINKLATER Members of the NSW Masonic Club are fraternally invited to attend the Funeral of their late Brother Donald Charles Linklater. For further particulars. J.H.Aldridge (President) C.R.Lennie (Sec.Manager)
- Zoe Dorothy Linklater (1934) married Algernon Norman
- Eric Douglas Linklater (1936)
- Alan Dugald (1942) married twice (1) 1940 Paddington, NSW to Lorna Ferrall and (2) Beryl Johnson.
In 1930 Robert was living at 1 Bakewell Road, Evandale, South Australia. He had lived at Birkenhead, Largs, Beverley, and Semaphore during his life. Sarah was known to have lived sometime at Semaphore.
Robert died on the 7th July, 1958. Sarah had died sometime before.
The Advertiser, Wednesday, July 9, 1958
LINKLATER On July 7th, at hospital, Robert Miller Linklater, late of 1 Bakewell Road, Evandale, loved of the late Sarah Ann and loving father of Bob, Tom, Don, Zoe, Eric and Alan. Aged 85 years.
LINKLATER THE FRIENDS of the late Mr. Robert Miller Linklater of 1 Bakewell road, Evandale, are respectfully informed that his Funeral will leave his son's residence, 2 Kent street, Woodville Gardens, WEDNESDAY at 3.30 p.m. for the West Terrace Cemetery.
F.W.Blackwell Ltd. Funeral Directors, A.F.D.A. 129 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville LU4811