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SAWTELL James married Florence HOOPER 1881

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Groom: Groom: Charles SAWTELL.
Age: 27 years.
Status: Single.
Father: Edwin SAWTELL.

Bride: Bride: Florence Arabella HOOPER.
Age: 25 years.
Status: Single.
Father: James HOOPER.

Date married: 12 April 1881.
Place: St Michaels Church, Mitcham, South Australia.

Charles was born 09 April 1854 in Adelaide, South Australia.
Parents named as Edwin SWATELL and Ann HEMMONS.

Charles died 03 April 1936 in Adelaide, South Australia.
Age: 82 years.
Status: Married.
Residence: Adelaide, South Australia.

Florence died 1942 in New Zealand.
Age: 89 years.

Four children located South Australian records for Charles and Florence.


Gysbert Stockenstrom SAWTELL.
Born: 02 April 1882, North Adelaide, South Australia.
Died: 1953 Queensland, Australia.


Olaf (aka Michael) SAWTELL.
Birth recorded as Olof SAWTELL.
Born: 20 August 1883, North Adelaide, South Australia.
Died: 1971 Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales.

Married 1: Elizabeth POLE.
Date: 02 September 1919.
Place: Registry Office, Adelaide, South Australia.

Elizabeth was born 29 January 1882 in Upper Sturt, South Australia.
Parents named as William POLE and Elizabeth COTTRELL.

Married 2: Elsie Vanda GRANT.
Year: 1964.
Place: Sydney, New South Wales.

Elsie died 1984 in Chatswood, New South Wales.


Dorothy Wynford SAWTELL.
Born: 05 September 1884, North Adelaide, South Australia.
Died: 1963 New Zealand.
Age: 78 years.

Married: Allan CRAIG.
Year: 1918.
Place: New Zealand.


Born: 01 March 1889, North Adelaide, South Australia.
Died: -

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, South Australia.
Registry of Deaths, Queensland.
Registry of Deaths and Marriages, New South Wales.
Registry of Deaths and Marriages, New Zealand

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by whiting on 2015-07-26 08:59:00

Arabella Whiting
b. 1809 16th December, Newry, Ireland, baptised jointly 26th March 1813 at Portsea.
d. 1893 30th November, London.
m. 1828 Olof Godfried Stockenstrom (b.1795) of the Cape, known as Geoffrey.
1831 birth of second daughter Arabella Stockenstrom in Cape Town, baptised 8th May at the English Church.
1849 Arabella married James Hooper. The Gentlemans Magazine carried the entry: At Christchurch, St. Marylebone, James Hooper, esq. Bengal Marine, to Arabella, second dau. of Major O.G. Stockenstrom, of the Cape of Good Hope, and niece of Sir Andries Stockenstrom, Bart. late Lieut.-Gov. at the Cape, 26th June.
The Honourable East India Company, Bengal Marine, was at that time was concerned only with transport, surveying and pilotage. That ceremony was also noticed in The Examiner. The couple sailed together for India aboard the SS Agincourt, arriving in Calcutta in December 1849. A child, Florence Arabella Hooper was born in Calcutta on 24th November 1852. Florence married in 1881 in South Australia, Charles Sawtell, an optician in Adelaide, and had two sons. One of whom, Olof Sawtell, 1883-1971, became a Socialist agitator and Emersonian whose biography is recorded in the Australian Dictionary of National Biography. Adela Joanna Hooper was born in Marylebone in 1854 and Grace Mary Hooper was born in Southampton in 1858. By 1861 James Hooper had retired and the family was living in Sidmouth with a housekeeper and a servant, later moving to Salcombe where James died on 31st March 1871. In the 1871Census Arabella [Hooper], now widowed, was staying with her parents-in-law in Penzance and in 1881 she was living at 151 Isledon Road, Finsbury, in receipt of an Indian government widow’s pension. In the 1891 Census she was described as a cripple. She died in Kensington on 31st May 1894 residing at 225 Cornwall Road, [now Westbourne Park Road], Notting Hill, leaving her estate to her unmarried sister Victoria Stockenstrom, and was buried in the family plot in Kensal Green Cemetery.

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