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Annette Lewis

died 1916

Annette Mathilda Wilhelmina Lewis travelled from Sydney to Newcastle on Tyne in the United Kingdom in 1907 via Canada. One the first leg of the journey, Sydney to Singapore on the GUTHRIE, she met her future husand Martin MacGilivray who was second engineer of that ship. She then travelled on the Canadian Pacific Railway Company ships the EMPRESS OF CHINA, to Vancouver, and the EMPRESS OF IRELAND to the United Kingdom.

She was back in Sydney in 1908. Married Martin MacGilivray in 1909 in Waterloo Sydney. They had a daughter Olivena [Olivene] in the same year. Annette MacGilivray died of breast cancer in 1916 and Olivene was raised by Annette's sisters. Olivene married Gordon J. McLean in 1934. The donor of the collection, Donald Mclean, is their son. Martin MacGilivray died in 1938.