Emily Caroline Barnett
BARNETT, EMILY CAROLINE (1860-1944), explorer, was born on 1 November 1860 in a ship in the Bay of Bengal, India, daughter of Captain George Cayley Robinson, Royal Artillery officer, and his wife Mary Harriet, née Woodward. Following Caroline's birth, Robinson took his family to England. They lived at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, where Caroline was educated, and migrated to Australia in 1876. She gave her place of residence as her uncle's home at Goodna, Queensland, when she married Irish-born Harry Alington Creaghe, a station-manager, on 7 December 1881 in St Paul's Anglican Church, Ipswich; they were to have three sons, the first of whom died in infancy.
In December 1882 the Creaghes left Sydney by steamer to join Ernest Favenc and his wife on Thursday Island. Favenc planned to explore a region in the Northern Territory bounded by the Nicholson River, Powells Creek and the Macarthur (McArthur) River. The ...Read more at the source website