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