Charles Tolliday and Alice Martha Penhalluriak
Charles Tolliday was born in 1862 at Italian Gully near Smythesdale to John Curtis and Sarah Elizabeth Tolliday (nee Miles).
Birth Registration Number 23652
He was the 6th child of eleven. And the 4th son of seven boys in the family.
The family consists of -
Fanny Sarah born 1852
Eva born 1854
John Robert born 1856
William Curtiss born 1858
Alfred John born 1860
Charles born 1862
Robert Porcher born 1865
Sarah Elizabeth born 1867
Ernest Montague born 1869
Jane Elizabeth born 1872
Albert born 1874
His parents came to Australia on the ship British Empire which left Southampton in October 1854 arriving at Port Henry in Victoria in January 1855.
The Tolliday family that immigrated to Australia were- Matriach Jane Curtis Tolliday, her son John Curtis and his wife Sarah Tolliday (nee Miles), son in law Charles Jonas Clark and Elizabeth Clark (Jane's daughter)(nee Tolliday), Christiana Tolliday and youngest son William Tolliday. Also three young children travelled with their parents. Fanny and Eva Tolliday and Jane Clark accompanied their parents on the long 3 month journey.
He married Alice Martha Penhalluriak in 1889.
Martha was born in 1862. Martha's parents were Pearce and Maria Penhalluriak (nee Bunney). Martha died in 1931 aged 69 at Balwyn a suburb of Melbourne, Victora. The Death Registration Number 3792.
Charles passed away in 1934 aged 71 in Camberwell. Death Registration Number 198.
I still have some data entry to do on this line of the family so I have not entered the children of this couple yet. Will update this journal at a later date.