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:

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.

Funeral Notices:
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