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FERRIER marriages 1854-1886 Victoria Australia

Journal by tonkin

FERRIER marriages 1854-1886 Victoria Australia.

FERRIER (males)

married: 1855 Catherine Mary DOWLING.

married: 1858 Margaret CRAIG.

James Heathie
married: 1860 Elizabeth Heathie TENNANT.

John Roger
married: 1870 Annie URIE.

married: 1871 Christina SWAN.

married: 1871 Marion HODGKINSON.

married: 1872 Alicia Jane HANLON.

married: 1873 Susan TAYLOR.

Thomas William
married: 1876 Margaret NICHOLSON.

married: 1878 Jane SHEAN.

married: 1879 Elizabeth WILSON.

married: 1879 Margaret FERRIER.

John Robert
married: 1880 Elenor CONN.

married: 1882 Mary Rutherford DOUGLAS.

Thomas William
married: 1883 Elizabeth Rebecca PATTERSON.

married: 1886 Agnes REES.

FERRIER (females)

married: 1854 Henry HEWETT.

married: 1855 William REED.

married: 1861 thomas COCK.

married: 1864 John Owen TUCKER.

married: 1866 Daniel Patrick MALONEY.

married: 1871 Daniel MCCARTHY.

married: 1877 James WILLIAMS.

married: 1878 William Henry DOWELL.

married: 1879 Robert FERRIER.

married: 1881 Thomas Henry LANCASHIRE.

Margaret Matilda
married: 1881 James STEVENS.

married: 1883 Alfred HILLIER.

married: 1884 Robert Southerland DOUGLAS.

Clementinia Ann
married: 1885 Alexander MAIR.

Mary Oceania
married: 1885 John BROWN.

Compiled from the Victorian Marriage Indexes to assist others researching the FERRIER lines.

JN 38981

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on 2011-08-20 09:43:13

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by itellya on 2011-10-07 07:28:09

I don't know if the Ferriers mentioned here are related to William John Ferrier. This Warrnambool fisherman was acknowledged as a hero by the Australian Parliament, the Governor (and all prominent citizens and institutions) of Western Australia etc. for his rescue of two of the La Bella's crew of seven in 1905. The Victorian Government probably made him a lighthouse keeper as a reward and the ship paintings he did inside the Southern pile lighthouse are on the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum website. During the period 1905-1915, he owned 858 Pt Nepean Rd, Rosebud, near the Dromana (McCrae)lighthouse (where the hero was recorded in Trove as presently being on duty in 1907.) When he moved to Queenscliff to resume as a fisherman, he called his house in Beach St "Rosebud". His descendant Lewis Ferrier was regarded as Queenscliff's (unofficial) harbourmaster when its new harbour was opened in 2004.Lew had been a professional fisherman for over 60 years and his fishing boat "Rosebud" played a prominent part in the opening ceremony. Thus the name of Ferrier links the seaside towns of Warrnambool, Rosebud and Queenscliff.

by tonkin on 2011-10-08 04:29:16

Thank you itellya.

I'm sure this will spark someones interest.

by SuzanneFerrierPilgrim on 2011-11-16 00:59:55

William John Ferrier was my great grandfather. He sounds like quite a character. The Queenscliff Maritime Museum did a display of his pictures earlier this year. It was very interesting.

by tonkin on 2011-11-16 04:52:58

Thanks Sue.

Sounds like you had a great day looking at all your great grandfather's photos. You should put some details together and include them in a journal. Someone may be able to give you some more interesting information for your family history.

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