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Eliza Jane Full's descendants


Eliza Jane Full was born 21/3/1839 to parents James Full and Mary Harris who married in Devon 4/11/1823
In 1855 aged 16 she married John Henry Leer (a private in the 22nd Regiment) at Plymouth on 2/10/1855. John Henry Leer was born c 1829 in Lambeth, Surrey. His parents were John Henry Leer and Mary Ann Box who married c 1826.

CHILDREN: From Ist marriage
1.John Henry Leer b 1858 Aldershot
2.Grace Sophia Leer chr 13/3/1859 St Bartholomew, Salford Lancashire. She married Edward Wall JunQ 1876 Plymouth
3.William James Leer ( my gt grandfather) was chr 27/11/1864 at Kingston, Upper Canada, Ontario. He married Annie Dooley 28/9/1892 St Patrick's Sydney, Australia

John Henry Leer died 1864-1867

Eliza Jane Leer?s second marriage was to Thomas Mullins Usher in JuneQ 1868 Plymouth. Thomas was born in Tralee Ireland abt 1829. His 1st wife was Margaret Maloney.

CHILDREN: From second marriage
Step daughter? Margaret Usher b 27/5/1862 in Hazaribagh, India. She married John Cotter SeptQ 1881 Plymouth
1. Mary Jane Usher was b abt DecQ 1868 Plymouth. She died MarQ 1877
2. Maria Ellen Usher was b abt SeptQ 1870 Stoke Damerel
She died SeptQ 1873
3. Jessie Maud Usher was b MarQ 1873 in Stoke Damerel
She married Frances Robert Hopper JunQ 1891 Plymouth
4. Francis Usher (son) was b DecQ 1878 in Plymouth

Thomas Mullins Usher died DecQ 1881 Plymouth aged 52

Eliza Jane Usher (Leer/Full) married a third time to Thomas Ivey in Plymouth MarQ 1882. He was born Gwinear, Cornwall abt 1833 and was a retired publican.
Eliza Jane Ivey (Usher/Leer/Full) died SeptQ 1895 aged 56

Would love to make contact with any of her descendants

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James Dooley (the convict) help!!

James Dooley (the younger) Information from his convict record.
Born abt 1821 Wells St-Oxford St Middlesex. Religion-Protestant. Occupation-Painter,guilder,glazier. Convicted on the 9/7/1845 at Maidstone Q S Kent.Sentence 15 yrs for theft. Transported on the "Joseph Somes" ship to Tasmania(Australia)Arrived 20/5/1846

James Dooley 1799 painter born Cork, Ireland
Ann Walker abt 1800 Lincoln's Inn, Bloomsbury, Middlesex
They may have married 1820 at St George in the Borough, Southwark, Surrey
James senior died 1865 Bromley
Ann died 1870 Bromley

On 21/3/1853 in Launceston,Tasmania James Dooley married Margaret Ryan (a convict from Ireland). She was born 1825 Knockeravella, Templebredon, Ireland, the daughter of William Ryan and Catherine Donohue. They had 7 children James 1855; Annie 1858 (Married William James Leer); Mary Theresa 1860 ( married William Kramer); John 1861 (married Ethel Emily McMullan); William 1863( died in South Africa); Clara 1865( married Tom Hall); and Joseph 1867(died 30/5/1886)in NSW.

Does anyone have any info on James Dooley's birth abt 1821 Middlesex or info on his parents James Dooley born in Ireland 1799 and his wife Ann Walker b abt 1800, Bloomsbury. or info on his descendants in Tasmania or even his death in Australia

3 comment(s), latest 10 years, 5 months ago

John Scaysbrook and Maria Ferris

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CAUTION: I have made an attempt to connect these Leers but I cannot guarantee I have done it correctly. I am hoping someone can help or correct me if I am wrong. I am a direct descendant from William Richard Leer and Charlotte Jane Sutton. In my research I have not found any of the Leers spelt LEAR


Christopher Jacob Leer (widow) married Mary Aikman nee Marshall (widow) 7/9/1760 Saint Olave Southwark. Mary's 1st marriage was to William Aikman who died 1760.Christopher's possible 1st marriage may have been to Elizabet Mulbern 12/10/1741 Holy Trinity Minories,London (NB: Leer was spelt Liher.) Christopher died 1786 Kent (Will). Mary died 1806 Fort Place, Bermondsey (Will).


1. Christopher Jacob Leer bapt 14/2/1762 Saint Olave Southwark, Surrey, Occ: Coachmaker. He married Hannah Viner 6th June 1784 St George the Martyr. He died c 1822,Surrey(Will). Hannah died 1833 12 Bridge Rd Lambeth (Will)
(i) Mary Leer bapt 9 Oct 1785 St Mary at Lambeth Died SeptQ 1854 Bromley, Kent (will)
(ii) J Christopher John Leer bapt 21 Jan 1787 St Mary at Lambeth (coachmaker) married Elizabeth Arnold 22nd Feb 1842 St John's Horsleydown and 2nd to Alice Rachel Selway 29th Aug 1859 Holy Trinity, Tulse Hill. He died JunQ1870 Croydon aged 83.Buried 16/4/1870 Norwood Cemetery, Lambeth.
(iii) Hannah Leer bapt 10 Jan 1790 St Mary's Lambeth Died JunQ 1847 Bromley, Kent (will)
(iv) Augusta Leer 28/8/1791 St Marys Lambeth. She married Andrew McLauchlan 18/8/1823. Andrew died JunQ 1859 Holborn. Augusta died MarQ 1862, Lambeth.
(v) William Charles Leer bapt 18/8/1793 St Mary's Lambeth.
(vi) ?Charles Fredeick Leer BURIAL 10 Dec 1794 Holy Trinity The Less, London-Infant-Churchyard
(vii) James Leer bapt 7 Feb 1796 St Mary's Lambeth (coachmaker) m Jane Emily Baskerville 25/8/1837. James died JunQ 1870 Croydon aged 73. Jane died JunQ 1871 Croydon aged 55.
(viii) Elizabeth Leer bapt 4 Nov 1797 St Mary Lambeth m John Adams 23/4/1827 Saint John the Evangelist, Lambeth.
(ix) Charles Leer bapt 30 Oct 1799 St Mary's Lambeth (coachmaker) m Catherine Brown 1825 St James,Clerkenwell. Catherine died DecQ 1870 Camberwell aged 75. Charles died DecQ 1884 Camberwell aged 85
(x) Ann Viner Leer 30/8/1801 St Marys Lambeth. She married George Adams 7/11/1833. She died JunQ1870 Gravesend, Kent aged 67

2. James Leer bapt 29/7/1764 Saint Olave, Southwark, Surrey

3.William Richard Leer bapt 19/3/1769 St Mary's Lewisham, Kent m Sarah Burton 29/4/1790 St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich. 2nd to Frances Berrington 22/11/1801 St Mary Magdalene Bermondsey (buried 7/5/1802 St Mary's Newington) and 3rd to Charlotte Jane Sutton 26/8/1804, Rotherhithe. He died 1806 Kings Row, Walworth, Surrey/London.Occ: Baker (Will) 450 pounds left to Charlotte.
(i) Sarah Leer bapt 13th Mar 1791 St Alfege, Greenwich, Kent.(Father's occ-Baker) May have died 1806 and buried 8th July 1806 St Olave, Bermondsey.
(ii) William (Richard) Leer born 6/11/1792, bapt 1/12/1792 St Mary's Newington married Mary Baynton 19/2/1815 St James Clerkenwell
(iii) Christopher John Leer Baptism 3 Sep 1794 St Mary, Newington. Must have died.
(iv) Mary Ann Matilda Leer 11/10/1795 St Mary's Newington, Surrey.
(v) Christopher Leer 21/1/1798 St Mary's Newington, Surrey.
(vi) John Henry Leer born 26/5/1804 St Marys Newington, Surrey. Occ-coal porter/ag labourer. Married Mary Ann Box 23/7/1826 St Mary' Lambeth. She died 10/8/1857 Christchurch, Surrey. John's 2nd marriage was to Louisa Rodley(Widow) 29 Mar 1858 St John the Evangelist, Lambeth.

NB: The majority of the 2008 Eng BMDs to 1900 belong to the above Leer Families

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Marianne Mann / John Hoar

I know nothing of the ancestry of Marianne Mann
Babt 15/4/1779 Godalming, Surrey, England. She married a John Hoar on 11/4/1818 at Godalming Parish of Surrey, England.
I am related to one of their children -Kezia Hoar Bapt. 30/6/1822 Godalming, Surrey, England
Kezia married a Henry Northeast on 31/3/1850
One of their children was Sarah Northeast Bapt 5/10/1864 at St John's Church Penge, England
Sarah married George Page on 1/11/1885. She died on 6/3/1920 and was buried at Long Ditton. George immigrated to Australia. He was my great grandfather.

My Church family from Burbage, Wiltshire

Below is a start of my research for the Church family so there are possibly mistakes. If anyone can make it more accurate I would love to hear from you.


1st GENERATION c 1675
John Church married Ann Blanchard 28/1/1702 Burbage
1. Thomas Church bapt Burbage 15/5/1707 (see below)

2nd GENERATION c 1702
Thomas Church (from above) married Elizabeth unknown. He was buried in Burbage 11/7/1772
1. Ann Church bapt Burbage 2/3/1730 buried 3/4/1731
2. Thomas Church bapt Burbage 30/5/1732
3. John Church bapt Burbage 30/5/1732 (see below)
4. Robert Church bapt Burbage 23/7/1734
5. William Church bapt Burbage 5/12/1735
6. Elizabeth Church bapt Burbage 27/4/1737

3rd GENERATION c 1730
John Church (from above) married Elizabeth unknown
1. Elizabeth Church bapt Burbage 4/4/1761. Buried Burbage 9/6/1761
2. Elizabeth Church bapt Burbage 23/4/1762 (see below)
3. Robert Church (yeoman) bapt Burbage 20/5/1764. Buried Burbage 19/6/1822. Will written
4. William Church Church bapt Burbage 13/10/1766 buried Burbage 26/10/1769
5. John Church born c 1768 married Betty Westbury 7/4/1793 Burbage
6. Lucy Church bapt Burbage 23/5/1769 buried 30/10/1769

4th GENERATION c 1761
Elizabeth Church (from above) married Anthony Westbury 26/11/1789 Burbage. He was bapt Burbage 4/2/1752 the son of William Westbury and Alice Barley.
1. Ann Church born Marlborough bapt Burbage 22/2/1788 basechild of Elizabeth. As Ann Westbury she may have married John Bloomfield 2/4/1820 St Marylebone, London.
2. Susannah Westbury bapt Burbage 11/4/1790
3. Sally Westbury bapt Burbage 27/1/1793
4. Millicent Westbury bapt Burbage 1/11/1795 William Cram 18/8/1828 Hungerford
5. Matilda Westbury bapt Burbage 17/10/1798 married Thomas Northeast (Gamekeeper) 24/8/1818 St Mary?s Amport. He was born c 1791 Whiteparish, Wiltshire the son of Thomas Northeast and Mary Russell. Matilda and Thomas were my gt x 3 grandparents.
6. Giles Westbury bapt Burbage 19/04/1802 Buried 9/7/1827 aged 25
7. Alice Westbury bapt Burbage 05/11/1804 died 9/12/1809 aged 4



My Gt x 5 Grandparents:

Johan Wilhelm Maurer born Emmerzhausen, Germany m Anna Catherina (surname unknown)

My Gt x 4 Grandparents:

Johan Georg Maurer (occupation shepherd) born Emmerzhausen, Germany m Maria Catherine Bender.

My Gt x 3 Grandparents:

Johan Phillip Maurer (known as Phillip) was a protestant, occupation shepherd. He married Susanna Maria Heiduk ( Heidnik, Heidnek)
Their children were:
1. Susanne Marie Heiduk (illegitimate)
2. Catherina Margaret Maurer 23/1/1826 Sulzbach Nassau, Germany
3. Johan (John) Maurer 1/9/1827 Sulzbach Nassau, Germany. See below
4. Johan Nikolaus Maurer 27/6/1832 Sulzbach Nassau, Germany m Katherina Bender.
5. Katherina Carolina 22/5/1834 Sulzbach Nassau, Germany. Ist marriage to Phillip Wode. 2nd marriage to Johan Michael Scheerer.
6. Johan Friedrich Maurer 27/9/1837 Sulzbach Nassau, Germany
7. Susanna Margaret Maurer 13/7/1843 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

My Gt x 2 Grandparents:

Johan (John) Maurer from above married (Magdalena) Helena Quetscher at Wellingrove, NSW on 20/7/1852 in a Catholic ceremony.
Their children were:
1. Joseph Maurer 2/2/1853 Dundee, NSW m Mary Hourigan
2. George Maurer 6/10/1855 Wellingrove NSW m Elizabeth Frances Haley(Halley)
3. Samuel Maurer 19/8/1857 Clarevaux NSW See below
4. John Thomas Augustus Maurer 1/9/1859 Clarevaux NSW m Olive Alice Newman
5. Phillip Maurer 3/6/1861 King?s Plains NSW m Margaret Elizabeth Cameron
6. Helen Maurer 18/4/1863 King?s Plains NSW died of diptheria 3/4/1864
7. Andrew Maurer 25/7/1865 King?s Plains NSW m Alice Elizabeth Graham
8. Cecilia Johanna Maurer 6/6/1868 King?s Plains NSW m Herman Henry Voss
9. Christina Susannah Maurer 2/3/1870 King?s Plains NSW m Thomas Ryan
10.Lydia Elizabeth Maurer 31/1/1877 King?s Plains NSW an invalid. Died 1944
11.Charles Theodore Maurer Maurer 28/6/1879 King?s Plains NSW m Cora May Guppy

My Gt x Grandparents were:

Samuel Maurer from above married Catherine Creer ( b 6/10/1859 Glen Innes) on 19/5/1880 at King?s Plains NSW.
Their children were:
1. Margaret Jane Maurer 19/54/1881 King?s Plains NSW
2. Catherine Helena Maurer 10/1/1883 Glen Innes NSW
3. George Robert Maurer 10/1/1885 Glendon, Glen Innes NSW
4. Chistina Susannah Maurer 17/4/1887 Glendon, Glen Innes NSW
5. Agnes May Maurer 20/5/1889 Glen Innes NSW
6. Christopher Charles Maurer 23/2/1893 Glen Innes NSW
7. Olive Wilhelmina Maurer 12/3/1895 Glen Innes NSW. See below
8. Oliver Samuel Maurer 30/11/1897 Glen Innes NSW
9. Pearl Ivy Maurer 22/3/1900 Glen Innes NSW.

My Grandparents were:

Olive Wilhelmina Maurer from above married Martin Christopher Quirk ( known as Joe b 25/10/1899 Narromine) on 15/3/1924 Dungog NSW
Their children were:
1. William Joseph Quirk
2. Norma Majorie Quirk
3. Allen Richard Quirk
4. Robert John Quirk died as a child
5. Peter Walter Quirk

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My Page family descendancy

MY PAGE FAMILY DESCENDANCY as best as I can work out

My Gt x 4 Grandparents:

Richard Page c1769 and Mary (unknown)I hope someone can help me
Their children that I know of were:
1. (Sarah) Louisa Page bapt 6/6/1790 Down Ampney. Died ? 12/11/1860 Ireland. Basechild: Thomas Thorn Page bapt 17/3/1822 Down Ampney m Ruth Hall DecQ1845 chipping Sodbury, Gloucester.
2. Thomas Page bapt 21/5/1795 Down Ampney . Died 4/3/1818 Earling Churchyard,
3. John Page bapt 20/11/1797 Down Ampney. See below
4. Frances Page bapt 29/9/1800 Down Ampney married George Dowden.

My Gt x 3 Grandparents:

John Page (from above) married Mary Ann Fisher 24/1/1828 at Quenington, Gloucestershire. Mary Ann was the daughter of Luke Fisher and Elizabeth Compton and was bapt 25/6/1809 at Hatherop near Quenington.
Their children were:
1.Mary Ann Page born 23/4/1829 New Brentford, Middlesex. She married William Harrison 15/11/1853 at Maisey Hampton, Gloucestershire. She died 20/9/1907 at Verona, Clay, Nebraska, USA
2. Maria Page born 19/10/1829 New Brentford, Middlesex. She married William Townsend June Q 1865 Cricklade, Wiltshire. She died 20/12/1907.
3. Elizabeth Page bapt 11/3/1831 Down Ampney. She married Richard Mace Marriner 22/8/1858 Lambeth, Surrey. She died 27/1/1905 Shickley, Nebraska,USA
4. Richard Page bapt 17/11/1833 Down Ampney. See below
5. Frances Page bapt 29/5/1836 Quenington. She died 4/7/1864 Devizes, Wiltshire
6. Mary Laura Page bapt 29/12/1839 Down Ampney married Mark Palmer June Q 1869 Cirencester Dist. She died 22/8/1921 Devizes, Wiltshire.
7. Eliza Beth Page bapt 2/10/1842 Quenington. She married George Warren JuneQ 1870, Kingston.
8. (Richard) Thomas Page bapt Down Ampney 22/9/1844 Down Ampney
9. Emma Page bapt 26/12/1846 Down Ampney. Had children to Richard Mace Marriner. She married Charles Joseph Chamberlain 8/11/1880 Wimbledon, Surrey. She may have died 1918 Kingston district aged 64.
10.William Page bapt 28/12/1851 Down Ampney. He married Sarah Wright Dec Q 1880 Hartismere district, Surrey.
11. (John) George Page bapt 17/9/1854 Down Ampney. He died 1858.

My Gt x 2 Grandparents:

Richard Page (from above) married Esther Brown 4/5/1858 at Cambrey Baptist Chapel in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Esther was the daughter of Peter Brown and Ann Wall who married 10/6/1819 at Horsley.
Their children were:
1. William Richard Page (Richard William) c Sept Q 1859 Fairford. He married Eliza Ann Whiley JuneQ 1881 Gloucester District. He died 23/1/1936 in Cheltenham aged 76
2. George Page 7/12/1860 Fairford. See below
3. Sarah Ann Page c MarQ 1863 Fairford.

My Gt Grandparents:

George Page (from above) married Sarah Northeast 1/11/1885 Long Ditton on Thames, Surrey. Sarah was the daughter of Henry Northeast and Kezia Hoare who married 31/3/1850 at Pentonville, England.
Their children were:
1. George Ernest Page c 1890. Died in China in the army
2. William Henry Page 3/12/1891 Long Ditton See below
3. Elsie Dorothy Page 15/1/1895 m Tasman Charles Handley
4. Stanley Ewart 24/4/1898. Died in France during the war.

My Grandparents:

William Henry Page (from above) married Edna Mary Bridget Leer 15/10/1914 St Patrick?s Church, Kogarah, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Edna was the daughter of William James Leer and Annie Dooley who married 28/9/1892 at St Patrick?s Church, Sydney, NSW.

My Swan Family descendancy

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