Elizabeth Medcalf (1851 - 1922)

Elizabeth was the fourth surviving child of George and Sarah Best. She was born at Ryde in 1851 and married Charles Cole Medcalf in 1876. The Medcalfs had a property next to one of the Best properties at Ryde. Elizabeth and Charles lived at Church-st Ashfield and Charles was listed as a hardware and commercial broker at 33 Pitt-st Sydney. They had four children, one of which died in infancy. Charles was accidentally killed in 1893 aged 46, and Elizabeth died in 1922.