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UREN Thomas and Grace GRENFELL

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Marriage details for Thomas and Grace.

Groom: Thomas Pascoe UREN.
Age: 21 years.
Status: Bachelor.
Occupation: Miner.
Father: Abednego UREN.

Bride: Grace GRENFELL.
Age: 18 years.
Status: Spinster.
Father: John GRENFELL.

Date married: 15 May 1847.
Place: St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England.

Witness 1: John UREN.
Witness 2: John TREGEAR.

It's not confirmed but I'm sure Thomas and Grace came out on the Glenelg and arrived in Adelaide, South Australia, on the 13 February 1849. They were recorded as Mr. and Mrs. UREN with two children. Thomas will be one of them, but I have not located the second one to date.

Death of Thomas not located.

Grace died 1902 in Bendigo, Victoria, aged 73 years. Parents recorded as John GRENFELL and Elizabeth WHITE.

Nine children located South Australian and Victorian records for Thomas and Grace. There is still one child missing.


Thomas Pascoe UREN.
Born: circa 1848. At sea. *
Died: 1885, Sandhurst, Victoria, aged 37 years.
Married: Bridget FLANNARY.
Year: 1868.
Place: Victoria.


John Grenfell UREN.
Born: 02 May 1851, Adelaide, South Australia. **
Died: -
Married: Elizabeth GUY.
Year: 1874.
Place: Victoria.
Elizabeth died 1905 Bendigo, Victoria, aged 54 years.


Grace Pascoe UREN.
Born: 08 June 1853, Burra, South Australia. **
Died: 1928 Bendigo, Victoria, aged 74 years.
Married: William Henry SLEEP.
Year: 1869.
Place: Victoria.
Married: Nicholas TAYLOR.
Year: 1891.
Place: Victoria.


Elizabeth Ann UREN.
Born: 1856 Creswick, Victoria.
Died: 1931 St Kilda, Victoria, aged 75 years.
Married: Richard WHITFORD.
Year: 1873.
Place: Victoria.


Amanda Alicia UREN.
Born: 1857 Creswick, Victoria.
Died: -


Jane UREN.
Born: 1861 Creswick, Victoria.
Died: 1942 Mentone, Victoria, aged 81 years.
Married: Richard Francis GRAY.
Year: 1885.
Place: Victoria.


Richard Grenfell UREN.
Born: 1863 Clunes, Victoria.
Died: 1928 Golden Square, Victoria, aged 65 years.
Married: Catherine PASCOE.
Year: 1894.
Place: Victoria.
Married: Elizabeth Jane COOPER.
Year: 1896.
Place: Victoria.


William Henry UREN.
Born: 1867 Clunes, Victoria.
Died: 1872 not recorded, Victoria, aged 5 years.


James UREN.
Born: 1871 Clunes, Victoria.
Died: 1871 Clunes, age not recorded.

*Birth place recorded on Victorian marriage record.

** John and Grace's birth places were not recorded in the South Australian records. Their birth places were recorded in the Victorian marriage records.


OPC Database.

Registry of Births, South Australia.

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria.

Bound for South Australia: Passenger Lists 1836-1851.

With thanks to familytreecircle members mmurshedi & asheppard for their assistance.

Corrections and further details to help complete this family record would be appreciated. Thank you.

Updated 01 December 2011.

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on 2010-10-05 05:46:52

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by mmurshedi on 2011-04-08 20:56:39

I show two more children Thomas Pascoe Uren 1848 - 1885 and Grace Pascoe Uren 1854 - 14 Jan 1928. I hope this helps.

by asheppard on 2011-04-08 21:25:32

Possible marriage from www.freebmd.org.uk

Marriages Jun 1847 (>99%)

GRENFELL Grace Penzance 9 251
UREN Thomas Pascoe Penzance 9 251

another great place is

There are heaps of UREN's in Cornwall

Thomas Pascoe UREN Baptism from above site
More information about record 1779396 in the Baptisms database
Day Month 31-Dec
Year 1825
Parish Or Reg District Sennen
Forename Thomas Pascoe
Surname UREN
Father Forename Abednego
Mother Forename Grace
Residence Sennen
Father Rank Profession Carpenter
Transcriber Notes
Transcriber George Pritchard

Grace Grenfell might be a little more difficult as there are quite a few.

by tonkin on 2011-05-08 20:24:11

Thank you mmurshedi.

This information is very helpful and gives us some time frames to work with.

And thank you asheppard.

More valuable information for sure. Looks like you have found the marriage and baptism for Thomas Pascoe UREN. Your site sources are both very reliable and I expect this information to be accurate and correct.

I will be doing follow up research for this journal and will update at a later date.

Thank you both for responding. If anyone can add further please feel free to do so.

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