Emma MacPherson

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Blake.
Dates: 
1833- 5 Nov 1915

Emma Blake married Allan MacPherson, 3rd of Blairgowrie, on 30 April 1853.

She travelled with him to Australia in 1856. She wrote an autobiography of her life in Australia "My Experiences in Australia, 1856 to 1857, by a Lady." She also painted watercolours of Australian scenes.

The family returned to Scotland. The couple had seven children, five sons and two daughters.

She was widowed in 1891. Emma MacPherson died in 1915, six weeks after the death of her son George in the Battle of Loos.

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