Oswald Sabery Marrison was born in Middlesex, England, on 26 Oct 1856. His mother's maiden name was Sabery. He was an accountant with Douglas, Collins & Davis in Launceston. In 1879 Oswald was the secretary and treasurer of the newly-formed Garrick Amateur Dramatic Club. On 6 Oct 1883 Oswald married Sarah Reid. They had two children: Gertrude born on 11 Jul 1884 and Constance born on 29 May 1886. The family lived in St Georges Avenue, Invermay, until about 1904. Oswald sailed on the Sierra from Sydney to California, arriving on 19 Mar 1906. Sarah followed in 1908. Oswald worked as an accountant for an insurance company in San Francisco. He died there on 25 Apr 1940. His wife Sarah is also pictured in the Family Album.