1825 – 7 August 1887
Origin England, UK
First settled in Albany, WA (1834-1840) then to Perth
Arrival Year 1834
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Ann Caroline Jackson arrived in Albany 19/06/1834 with her father Nathaniel (an Anglican Minister), mother Harriett, brother Michael (d. Perth 16/02/1846) on the ship JAMES PATTERSON. The Jackson family lived in Albany until 1840 when they went to Perth to live. In Perth, the Jacksons and Charles Tondut (who deserted the whaling ship HARMANG in Albany 1835 & was taken in by the Jackson family for 1 year) met up again & Caroline aged 16 fell in love with Charles. They were married on 30/11/1841 & had 13 children. They bought land in South Perth and became one of the first 4 families to settle there establishing 'Clydesdale Park'. Charles died 21/06/1898 & Caroline 07/08/1887. Both are buried in the East Perth Cemetery.