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by janilye on 2011-12-26 19:14:11

Is this the Benjamin who settled in Western Australia with his brother Edgar?

by janilye on 2011-12-26 20:33:27

Okay! I'm mucked up a bit here. You see I'm a bit confused with the Benjamin's. Father and son Benjamin. I'm thinking of the SLADEs' who lived in Toodyay, WA.

below is the obit for Walter Edward Slade who was born on the 8 Feb 1855 at "Thorpe Farm", Aston Upthorpe, Berkshire, England. He married Mary Elizabeth GRIERSON 1861-1944 at St Pauls Church, Port Adelaide. SA on the 4 May 1880 and he died in Fremantle on the 20 February 1906.
Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Saturday 24 February 1906
South Australian residents in this State will regret to learn of the death of Mr. William Edward Slade, Superintendent of the Ways and Works Department, Glanville, and Assistant Engineer for Harbours in South Australia. Six months ago Mr. Slade was sent to London to purchase a steam pipe-making plant for the South Australian Government, and during his absence he contracted the illness which
caused his death at Dr. Birmingham's private hospital (Fremantle) on Tuesday last. He returned from England in the R.M.S. Mongolia, and when that vessel reached Fremantle, two weeks ago, he was in such a critical condition that his recovery was despaired of, and a telegram was despatched to South Australia for his wife and daughter. The patient's condition rapidly became worse, but he survived long enough to enable his wife and daughter to see him before the end. The deceased, who was only 49 years of age, was a native of Wallingford (England), and had been 29 years in South Australia, where he was highly esteemed in the civil service. His remains will be interred in South Australia.

The reason I have showed you this is because, there is a Memorial to Walter Edward Slade, his parents Benjamin & Susannah and his brother Frederick in All Saints Church, Aston Upthorpe I'll post a photo of the memorial on another page.
Also right out front of the All Saints Church, Aston Upthorpe, Berkshire is the grave of Leonard Gillott SLADE and wife Maria ("Minnie) SLADE. He was a son of Benjamin Slade 1827-1905 and Susannah 1830-1906.

by janilye on 2012-01-09 05:58:05

Sorry Greg, I haven't found much Just the usual on census etc. I see him registered as a pupil at the Surrey County School in 1871 at 14.
He married Mary Elizabeth GRIERSON at St.Paul's Church Port Adelaide, South Australia on the 4 May 1880. Now she was the daughter of a very well known sea captain Thomas Grierson 1814-1883 he captained the 'Bengal' among others he and his wife and children spent most of their life abourd ship.
Capt. GRIERSON owned or part owned various sailing ships at various times

"Ranee" a 3 mast 190 ton barque, May 1853 with George ELDER the younger, and William MILNE, it went missing and was struck off the register Dec. 1858

"Gazelle" a 2 mast 178 ton brig, Feb 1857 with J.M.LINKLATER, sold July 1860

"Tomatin" a 3 mast 359 ton barque, Aug 1860 wrecked off Rabbit Island July 11, 1865

"Gaudalette" a 3 mast 277 ton barque, Aug 1864 with Capt. Henry SIMPSON and Emmanuel UNDERWOOD, wrecked on a reef Cape Barren July 4 1865

"Meander" a 3 mast 377 ton barque, Dec 1865 and from Feb 1866 with Capt. James Liddon SIMPSON (son of Capt. Henry SIMPSON), then from Jan 1868 it was owned by Capt. Henry SIMPSON and Elder & Smith

"Bengal" a 3 mast 306 ton barque, Jan 1868 with William TAYLOR and Robert WOOLNOUGH, till 1873.

"Otago" (info coming) - this is the same ship as commanded by the authur Joseph Conrad, though he only ever had one trip as master of any ship.

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
about Mary Elizabeth Grierson Name: Mary Elizabeth Grierson
Birth Date: 11 Jun 1861
Father's Name: Thomas Grierson
Mother's name: Ellen Susannah Weilbach
Birth Place: Tenterden
Registration Place: Adelaide, South Australia
Page Number: 130
Volume Number: 20

Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
about Mary Elizabeth Grierson Name: Mary Elizabeth Grierson
Father's Name: Thomas Grierson
Spouse Name: Walter Edward Slade
Spouse's Father's Name: Benjamin Slade
Marriage Date: 4 May 1880
Marriage Place: Port Adelaide
Registration Place: Port Adelaide, South Australia
Page Number: 1222
Volume Number: 123

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
about Mary Elizabeth Slade Name: Mary Elizabeth Slade
Death Date: 19 Jun 1944
Death Place: South Australia
Registration Year: 1941-1945
Registration Place: South Australia
Page Number: 2657
Volume Number: 677

Now they had a daughter they named Agnes Jessie born in Semaphore S.Australia on the 23 December 1881
Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
about Agnes Jessie Slade Name: Agnes Jessie Slade
Birth Date: 23 Dec 1881
Father's Name: Walter Edward Slade
Mother's name: Mary Elizabeth Grierson
Birth Place: Semaphore
Registration Place: Port Adelaide, South Australia
Page Number: 471
Volume Number: 274

Agnes Jessie an only child.
Mary Elizabeth had a sister also called Agnes married a man called Captain John James Simpson 1853-1911 When Agnes Simpson nee Grierson died in 1887 in Newcastle and was interred at Wodville Cemetary, her sister Mary Elizabeth Slade brought up her two children who were 6 and 14 years of age.

Agnes Jessie, known as Jessie, is said to have been a prolific letter writer. The farm in Williams Western Australia was called Kondenning, but when her mail was regularily delayed by going to Kondinin, in error, she insisted the name of the proprty be changed to "Thorpe Farm" after her father's family home, Thorpe Farm, Aston Upthorpe, Berkshire, England (that bit of Berkshire that got up and walked over the border into Oxfordshire). The property was known as "Thorpe Farm" till it was sold 1961. The old farm house was built as a rectory, the only building in a surveyed town that never eventuated due to flooding, it was later the home of the Brotherhood of St Bonyface (Bush Brotherhood), before becoming a farm home.
She married a man called Alleyne Charles Carter 1880-1944 at St Mary Magdalene Church, Adelaide.SA on 2 August 1911
Agnes and Alleyne moved to Williams, WA c.1920 and settled as farmers.
They had 2 children Peter Alleyne Carter 1912-1986 and Walter Alleyne Carter nicknamed'Tige'1915-1998.

Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
about Agnes Jessie Slade Name: Agnes Jessie Slade
Father's Name: Walter Edward Slade
Spouse Name: Alleyne Charles Carter
Spouse's Father's Name: William Bacon Carter
Marriage Date: 2 Aug 1911
Marriage Place: Adelaide
Registration Place: Adelaide, South Australia
Page Number: 268
Volume Number: 248

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
about Agnes J Carter Name: Agnes J Carter
Death Place: Western Australia
Registration Year: 16 October 1949
Registration Place: Williams, Western Australia
Registration Number: 55

Agnes was Cremated and interred at the Rose Memorial Gardens, Karrakatta Cemetery. WA Also there is her son Walter who died at St Georges, SA Cremated at Centennial Pk, SA and interred at Karrakatta Cemetery WA with his mother

by helenmc on 2012-09-30 10:11:26

Interesting notes
Benjamin Edgar SLADE (son of Benjamin & Susannah) never married, he farmed at Wongan Hills and was buried at wongan Hills Cemetery (site unknown, due to poor record keeping at the time)
Peter Alleyne CARTER was my father, he died 26.02.1986 and is buried in Williams Cemetery
If I can be of any help please ask

by helenmc on 2012-09-30 10:55:07

2 other brothers of Walter Edward also came to Australia
Alfred ? with Walter Edward he married Alice Marion SCRUTTON Sept 10, 1887 at her parent's home, Blakistan, South Australia, he died March 22, 1909 at Yorketown Hospital, Sth Australia
Evan Martin - never married died ? 1947 Cemetery, Yorketown, South Australia

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