Looking for information regarding Edward Sparks and Mary Knighton
I looking for information regard Edward Sparkes (or Sparkes) and Mary Knighton (nighton) who came to Australia sometime during the 1850s.
I have been told that there daughter Elizabeth Jane or Elizabeth Margaret was born on the ship and then christin on arrival in either Sydney or Melbourne.
The Family eventually seatled in Goolwa, South Australia. Where they had more children
Edward James Sparkes
Emily Jane Sparkes
Rossann Sparkes (aka Rosy Annie Sparkes)(married a Tonkin)
Edward Sparks was born around 1822, i have been told in Nottingham.
died in a Murry Boat accident in 1872
Marry Knighton was born around 1919, in Nottingham
Any information would be fanastic