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Henry William Wilson of Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

Henry William Wilson was born about 1827 in Holbeach, Lincolnshire,Eng and died 17th November 1892 in Argyle Farm, Marong, Victoria. He married 1st to Elizabeth Hannett 15/5/1851 in Holbeach. Elizabeth was born 20/5/1830 in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, Eng and died 1867 in Bullock Creek, VIC. Henry (Harry) b. 1852 in Holbeach and came with his parents to South Australia. Other children born in Australia: John Thomas b. 1853, George James b. 1856, Elizabeth Ann b. 1859, Sarah Ann b. 1861, George Benjamin b. 1863, James Henry b. 1866 and stillborn child b. 1867. Elizabeth died in childbirth and the baby was stillborn. Henry then married again to Eliza Holdsworth/Delves. Most of Elizabeth Hannett/Wilson's family went to Western Australia and settled there. My great-grandparents were: Henry b. 1852 in Holbeach d. 1914 Corny Point, Yorketown, SA and Selina Matthews b. 1862 Crystal Brook, SA d. 1922 Port Pirie, SA. Family lived in Port Pirie, Laura, Gladstone, Jamstown area as well as Victoria and Western Australia.

John Hyde of County Cork and Catherine O'Callaghan/Hyde - Ireland and Australia

John Hyde died before 1863 in Ireland. He married Catherine O'Callaghan abt. 1828 in County Cork, Ireland. She wasborn about 1814 in Ireland and died 1880 in Mount Gambier, South Australia. Catherine buried in Lake Terrace Cemetery, Mt. Gambier. She arrived in 1864 on "Rockliffe" aged 50 years and is presumed a 'widow'. She came with her daughter, Elizabeth b. abt. 1839 and son John/James b. abt. 1840. Other children who came earlier were: William Hyde b. abt. 1828 and his wife Elizabeth Mangan. Mary Hyde came on the "Rodney" in 1855. married: Martin Dwyer of Allendale East, SA. Catherine b. c. 1835 d. 10/6/1922 Ardrossan,SA and Ellen b.c. 1838 d. 27/1/1916 Dimboola, VIC -both came in 1855 on the "South Seas". Catherine (my ancestor) married in 1858 Encounter Bay. SA to William Charles Whitbread b.c. 1836 Ham, Wiltshire, England d.12/6/1928 Ardrossan, SA. Ellen married 16/6/1857 Bald Hill, dist: EnB to Hezekiah Ceears b. 1822 Rotterdam, Holland and died 1906 in Dimboola, VIC. Margaret b.c. 1840 d. Horsesham, VIC m. 1862 to William Zippel. John James b. 1845 d. 1883 Allendale, SA m. 1872 to Ellen Dwyer b. 1855 d. 1877 Millicent, SA.

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Looking for Doyle of Kilkenny, Ire to South Australia

Patrick Joseph Doyle b.c.1850 in Kilkenny, Ireland. He served with the British Army in Ireland, England and India. Patrick m. in 1881 in Jubbelpore, India to Amelia Rebeira (of Portugese/Indian descent). Amelia b.c. 1862 daughter of Francis Rebeira, Labourer. Patrick and Amelia came via ship to South Australia, leaving India in March 1883 and arriving in April 1883. Amelia ended up in the Destitute Asylum in Adelaide whilst Patrick looked for work at Wirrabara. He secured work at Mr. Mahoods property, Wirrabara and then picked up Amelia and their first child (Patrick who was born in July, 1883 in the Asylum). Patrick and Amelia shifted around in the mid north of the state - Wirrabara, Gladstone, Laura, Beetaloo Valley and then came to Warnertown and Port Pirie. Amelia is buried in Port Pirie Cemetery but Patrick's burial place is unknown. Could be buried in Western Australia as it is said he went to live with his eldest son, Patrick Joseph (Joe) Doyle in WA. Patrick and Amelia had: Patrick (divorced with no issue), Margaret Amelia Teresa Ann (died at age 15 years at Laura), Agnes Mary Matilda (divorced but was married to George Benjamin Wilson and had several children), Thomas Jerome (m. to Esther Wilson and they had 10 children), James Bernard (m. to Violet White and they had two children). Thomas and Esther were my grandparents. Thomas and Agnes were brother and sister and George Benjamin Wilson and Esther Wilson were brother and sister.

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