Sydney William Henry Dobson

11 February 1881–about 1964 (Age 82)
Westbury, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Sydney William Henry

When Sydney William Henry Dobson was born on 11 February 1881, in Westbury, Tasmania, Australia, his father, George Dobson, was 30 and his mother, Charlotte Elizabeth Hingston, was 25. He died about 1964, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

George Dobson
1850–1922
Charlotte Elizabeth Hingston
1855–1942
Edith Alice Dobson
1876–1957
Morton George Dobson
1878–1920
Sydney William Henry Dobson
1881–1964
Ernest Tasman Dobson
1883–1961
Alfred James Dobson
1885–1972
Ida Annie Dobson
1889–1944
Herbert Wilfred Dobson
1896–1917

Parents and Siblings

    George Dobson

    Male1850–1922Male

    Charlotte Elizabeth Hingston

    Female1855–1942Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1892

Age 11

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 20

First Federal election.
1911

Age 30

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Dobbe . This is also established in Ireland, notably County Leitrim.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Sydney William Henry Dobson - Government record: birth-name: Sydney William Henry Dobson

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