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TONKIN Henry married Rebecca MURRISH 1845

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Groom: Henry TONKIN.
Age: 24 years.
Status: Bachelor.
Occupation: Miner.
Father: Thomas TONKIN.

Bride: Rebecca MURRISH.
Age: 25 years.
Status: Spinster.
Father: Sampson MURRISH.

Date married: 05 April 1845.
Place: St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.

Witness 1: Sampson MURRISH.
Witness 2: Thomas TONKIN.

Rebecca arrived in Victoria, Australia on the Atalanta in June 1858 with her four children, Henry, Rebecca, Keziah and William. Her husband Henry TONKIN is not recorded and must have come out earlier to find living quarters, but I have not located his arrival.

Possible death for Henry is 1892 in Castlemaine, Victoria.
Age: 71 years.
Parents named as Thomas TONKIN and Margaret HATTAM.

Possible death for Rebecca is 1911 in Castlemaine, Victoria.
Age: 90 years.
Parents recorded as unknown.

Seven baptisms located in Cornwall and another three births located in the Victorian records for Henry and Rebecca.

[1]

Henry TONKIN.
Baptised: 24 August 1845, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Died: 1890 South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Age: 44 years.

[2]

Rebecca Thomas TONKIN.
Baptised: 14 November 1847, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Died: 1906 Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.
Age: 59 years.

Married: Thomas ARTHUR.
Year: 1874.
Place: Victoria, Australia.

See Post: ARTHUR Thomas married Rebecca TONKIN 1874

[3]

Kezia TONKIN.
Baptised: 11 November 1849, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Died: 1929 Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia.
Age: 76 years.

Married: William TONKIN.
Year: 1873.
Place: Victoria, Australia.

See Post: TONKIN William married Kezia TONKIN 1873

[4]

Margaret TONKIN.
Baptised: 03 November 1851, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Died: 1852 St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Age: 01 year.
Buried: 20 October 1852, St just in Penwith, Cornwall.

[5]

William TONKIN.
Baptised: 06 March 1853, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Died: 1935 Castlemaine, Victoria.
Age: 82 years.

[6]

Margaret TONKIN.
Baptised: 29 April 1855, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Died: 1856 St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Age: 01 year.
Buried: 26 February 1856, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.

[7]

Charlotte TONKIN.
Baptised: 21 September 1856, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Died: 1857 St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Buried: 30 May 1857, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.

[8]

Charlotte TONKIN.
Born: 1859 Fryers Creek, Victoria, Australia.
Died: 1923 Castlemaine, Victoria.
Age: 64 years.

[9]

Mary Ann TONKIN.
Born: 1861 Fryers Creek, Victoria.
Died: 1904 Maryborough, Victoria.
Age: 43 years.

Married: John BOOTHEY.
Year: 1889.
Place: Victoria.

See Post: BOOTHEY John married Mary TONKIN 1889

[10]

John Thomas Richard TONKIN.
Born: 1867 Fryers Creek, Victoria.
Died: 1943 Surrey Hills, Victoria.
Age: 76 years.

Married: Jane BARKER.
Year: 1890.
Place: Victoria.

See Post: TONKIN John married Jane BARKER 1890

Note.
It has been suggested to me by other researchers Rebecca came out to Australia with her four children after Henry died in Cornwall, but finding the births of three more children in Australia changes the story line.

Sources:
Cornwall OPC Database.
Immigration to Victoria 1852-1879.
Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria.


JN 22679

Surnames: 22679 ARTHUR BARKER BOOTHEY MURRISH TONKIN
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TONKIN lives in Victoria, Australia.
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