WarrenR on Family Tree Circles
I am a direct descendant of DAVID RODWELL (B:1819) son of THOMAS RODWELL (B:1778); a shoemaker; St Edmunds Parish,Salisbury Wiltshire England.THOMAS RODWELL's parents were SAMUEL RODWELL and MARY WARD. THOMAS RODWELL married MARTHA ELTON. Their son DAVID RODWELL (B:1819) was transported to Hobart Tasmania Australia VDL aboard the ship Lord William Bentinck (2) in 1838. He later married ROSINA HAMMOND (B:Chelmsford Essex England). She was transported VDL 1844. They seem to have followed the goldrush when they moved to Victoria on mainland Australia in 1851.