janilye - 7th generation, Convict stock. Born in New South Wales now living in Victoria, carrying, with pride 'The Birthstain'.
Thank you so much Jan. That has helped me work out who the Frederick I have is, He was Elijah's brother James's son Frederick b1869-died 1953. He was married to a Lizzie Jane Morris in 1891.
James b1838 married Elizabeth Vincent 1859 and died in 1923, and another of their sons James Vincent Plucknett came out to Australia and had a Coach building business in Chermside Brisbane.
Now that I know it was not Frederick's brother but his nephew it all falls into place.
I'm glad it helped you out. Here are some Queensland deaths from 1853 to 1963.
1961/B46449 Stanley Ewart Plucknett Grenville Alfred Violet Beatrice Pumas
1919/B30039 Bertha Susannah Plucknett Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Stabe Wilhelmine Ballin
1919/C116 Lucy May Plucknett Morris Edgar Plucknett Laura Ellen Thornton
1942/B58095 Noel Raymond Plucknett Vincent Henry Bertha Hester Lindsay
1938/B42188 William George Plucknett James Elizabeth Vincent
1947/B13301 Charlotte Ann Plucknett William Tovey Elizabeth -
1949/B22950 James Vincent Plucknett James Elizabeth Vincent
1937/B34914 William George Plucknett William George Florence Page
1903/B4197 Vincent James Plucknett James Vincent Plucknett Charlotte Tovey
1923/C2388 Morris Edgar Plucknett Mark Jabez Plucknett Mary Ann Morris
1913/B17894 Florence Plucknett James Page Sarah Frances Pope
Here's some marriages from Queensland
1907/B5739 Robinson Fred Plucknett Lottie Elizabeth
1914/B14708 Stabe Bertha Sussanna Plucknett Grenville Alfred
1919/C878 Hapgood David Ernest Plucknett Winifred Laura Constance
1920/B25681 Plucknett Frederick James Frame Elizabeth Nelson
1922/C2236 Plucknett Grenville Alfred Primus Violet Beatrice
1924/B35498 Mear Samuel Oscar Plucknett Laura Ellen
1928/B4296 Plucknett Mary Irene Groom Eric James
1930/B7744 Anderson John Sidney Plucknett Dorothy
1931/B11410 Plucknett Ivy Walden Reginald Hector
1931/B11857 Plucknett William George Hughes Jessie Gilchrist
Thank you Jan. With Plucknett such an unusual name, I guess they all
are connected with the same family.
I believe the name came from Brittany and is derived from a village north of Rennes, and still named Plugeneauc today. Plu or Plou stands for parish or village in the Breton language which is of course Celtic. The late Donald Plucknett from Annandale America did a lot of research on the family, he found the family came to England during or just after the Norman Conquest in 1066, and the first he could find was a Hugh de Plugenet who was given Headington Manor in Oxford in either 1141 or1142 for his lifetime by Empress Maud, who was contending for the crown with her cousin Stephen for the crown following the death of her father King Henry the first.
Hi Jan, I have now found that James and Ann Sheane Hobbs had at least seven children. I have Mary Ann, Eli, Isabella, Eli Israel,Elinor and now Clarissa. It is confusing as the same names keep being used each generation.
JAMES V PLUCKNETT had a coach building business in Wollongong (Illawarra Mercury (Wollongong)
Tue 17 Sep 1901
"THE COACHBUILDING BUSINESS
carried on for tho last 30 years in Wollongong by
G, W. Gommens,
and that of
J. V. Plucknett,
Having been AMALGAMATED, the Business will now be carried on in Mr. Hudson's
Premises in Keira-strcet, Wollongong, under the name and style of
The Illawarra Carriage Co.
All work connected with the business of
Coachbuilding will be done in a WORK
MANLIKE MANNER, only the Best of
Materials being used.
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