CORLYON, Thomasina Lissette


Thomasina Lissette CORLYON was born in 1874 at Crosshill in Refrewshire 1, although she was baptised in Everton, Lancashire2. The 1881 Census shows her living with her Mother (shown as a widow) in Everton1, but by 1891 she had returned to Scotland3

Nursing Service in the Boer War

Sister Thomasina Lissette CORLYON served with the South African Constabulary 4


  1. The National Archives: England Census 1881 RG11/3671/4;/1
  2. England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  3. The National Archives: Scotland Census 1891 Eastwood;/8/15
  4. The National Archives: War Office WO 100/271 QSA Medal Roll for the South African Constabulary dated 30 September, 1901, p.31