MATTHEWS James married Ann PENTERCOST 1848
Groom: James MATTHEWS.
Age: Full age.
Father: William MATTHEWS.
Bride: Ann PENTERCOST.
Age: Full age.
Status: Not recorded.
Father: Samuel PENTERCOST.
Date married: 25 March 1848.
Place: St Keverne, Cornwall, England.
Witness 1: James MICHELL.
Witness 2: Samuel PENTERCOST.
I have not confirmed when James and his family arrived in Australia, but we can see from the births of their children it was between 1851 and 1854.
James died 1896 in Geelong, Victoria.
Age: 82 years.
Parents named as William MATTHEWS and Margaret FINLAY.
Ann died 1896 in Geelong, Victoria.
Age: 72 years.
Parents named as Samuel PENTERCOST and Arabella CROSS.
Six children located Cornwall and Victorian records for James and Ann.
Edward Tonkin MATTHEWS.
Baptised: 19 October 1848, St Keverne, Cornwall, England.
Died: 1922 Kew, Victoria, Australia.
Age: 75 years.
Married: Mary Ann SCRIVEN.
See Post: MATTHEWS Edward married Mary SCRIVEN 1869
Baptised: 18 November 1849, St Keverne, Cornwall, England.
John Tonkin MATTHEWS.
Baptised: 02 March 1851, St Keverne, Cornwall, England.
Married: Marianne Louisa BROADHURST.
See Post: MATTHEWS John married Marianne BROADHURST 1867
Elizabeth Ann MATTHEWS.
Born: 1854 Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Died: 1913 Richmond, Victoria.
Age: 58 years.
Married: James Bucher WILLS.
See Post: WILLS James married Elizabeth MATTHEWS 1871
Arabella Grace MATTHEWS.
Born: 1856 Geelong, Victoria.
Died: 1944 East Coburg, Victoria.
Age: 92 years.
Married: James McFarlan SUTHERLAND.
See Post: SUTHERLAND James married Arabella MATTHEWS 1877
James Tonkin MATTHEWS.
Born: 1862 Geelong, Victoria.
Died: 1931 in Sandringham, Victoria.
Age: 68 years.
Married 1: Rachel PHIPPS.
Married 2: Isabel PHILLIPS.
See Post: MATTHEWS James married Rachel PHIPPS 1886
Cornwall OPC Database.
Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria.
on 2010-12-29 05:56:07
TONKIN lives in Victoria, Australia.
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