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APPLEYARD, Ordery / Awdry / Audrey born abt 1777

Ordery was born in Lincolnshire possibly Old Clee. She was tried in Broughton for theft as follows:

Audrey Appleyard, a spinster, was tried at the Lindsey Quarter Sessions court on 5 October 1798, aged 21. She was convicted of stealing a checked silk handkerchief, 2 cotton pocket handkerchiefs, a girl's neck handkerchief, a woollen petticoat and a pair of women's white [?], the property of Thomas Neal. She had been previously imprisoned at the Kirton House of Correction. She was sentenced to 7 years transportation, and was transported to New South Wales on the ship 'Earl Cornwallis' in 1800.
Source: Lincolnshire Archives.

She married John Gowen, a marine on the First Fleet in 1805.

Looking for any information prior to this period.

BEST Family , Beeding, Sussex, England, Launceston Tasmania ,Branxholme & Campbell's Creek Victoria , Australia

Charles Best of Beeding Sussex and Eliza, daughter of Thomas and Jane Lillywhite of Findon Sussex, came to Australia . Their children were Charles, Kitty, Martha, James, Charles, Charlotte and Phillip.

Bound For South Australia Passenger Lists

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BUCHANAN Family Bracadale, Isle of Skye, Inverness, Scotland & Victoria, Australia

John Buchanan was born abt 1808 to Donald Buchanan and Mary Campbell. He married Catherine McDonald abt 1825, she was the daughter of Patrick McDonald and Catherine McLean born abt 1807.
They emigrated to Australia on the Georgiana in 1852 with their James, John, John (yes, there was 2, and neither died young)Mary, Roderick (Rory), Catherine and Jessie Priscilla. Jessie was my ancestor, she married William Thomas Harvey Trice, who was born in Portsea, Hampshire abt 1832.

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DARCY D'ARCY Mary Anne born Conaught, Galway Ireland 1834

Not much is known of Mary Anne..havent found her for sure on any shipping records. She married John Hansen Howarth (see Howarth entry) in Melbourne 1853.
She died in 1920 in Victoria.

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Eliza Sweet born 1817 Dodbrooke Devon England

Eliza married 1/ William Guest and had 3 children Eliza, Elizabeth and Joseph.

She married 2/ John James Lake and travelled to Australia with her daughters and their 3 children, Joseph stayed behind in England.

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FINLAY from Fife, Scotland

Maurice FINLAY was born abt 1709 Luechars, Fife (father John,mother Unknown). Maurice married Elizabeth DUFF born 1707 Luechars (parents Alexander DUFF and Jean WALKER)

Maurice and Elizabeth had the following children:
Mary 1732, James 1734, Alexander 1736, Janet 1738, Thomas 1741, Elizabeth 1745, Helen 1748.

Janet, my ancestor, was married in 1763 to Andrew LEETCH born 1737,Kilconquhar, Fife.
Their children were:
Alexander 1763, Christian and Elizabeth 1764, Janet 1766, Euphame 1771, Andrew 1777, Agnes 1779 all born in Kilconquhar.

Christian LEETCH married Andrew EWEN (parents William McEWEN & Jean FAICHNEY)in 1785 Dunfermline, Fife.

Thier daughter Elizabeth married in 1805 Dunfermline to Andrew SMITH (son of John SMITH & Elizabeth FARMER)

They had a son Andrew born Halbeath, Fife who married Janet SMITH (daughter of James SMITH & Christian CAMPBELL)

He migrated to Australia in 1854 with his family on the John Bunyan.

Hanson HOWARTH born 1815 Manchester, Lancashire.

Hanson/Hansen also known as John was born 1815 in Manchester to John and Maria and was a convict transported to NSW on John IV in 1837. After he obtained his Ticket of Leave he went to Victoria where in 1853 he married Mary Ann D'arcy who was born in 1834 Galway, Ireland. John and Mary Anne had 7 children (registered under variants such as Howard, Howorth, Haworth, Howitt etc). Thier daughter Maria born 1855 married John George Ashcroft (aka Ashworth) in Inglewood, Vic in 1874. John was the son of John Ashcroft and Frances nee Taber of NSW.

John Ashcroft born Stretford? Lancashire c 1783.

John was transported to Australia for stealing cloth from the bleaching grounds in Horwich. Parents may have been Thomas and Elizabeth. In Australia he married Elizabeth Chapman nee Tebbutt, a widow.

John JONES born c1800 Llanrheadr, Denbigh, Wales

John married Elizabeth HOPKINS in Oswestry Shropshire, known children were Elizabeth born 1827 Duddlesbrooke and Margaret born 1832, Oswestry. Margaret appears to have been baptised in Wales,on census info her sister Elizabeth has an illegitimate daughter Elizabeth Ann who was born in Denbigh, Wales. On the 1851 census Margaret was living as housekeeper to her father, a widower.On subsequent censuses John has daughter Elizabeth and grand daughter Elizabeth Ann living with him.

Margaret married in Australia in 1853 to Samuel James of St Ewe Cornwall.