Edward Shelton Stamp
Edward Shelton Stamp was the son of Dr. John Sundius STAMP 1799-1849 and Ann HAYWOOD formerly Davis or Davies 1807-1834
Edward Shelton STAMP was born 18 September 1831 • Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
He arrived by the emigrant ship, TASMAN to Port Phillip, on the 28 October 1849 • Geelong, Victoria, Australia
He married Emma RIDDLE at Christ's Church, Geelong Victoria on 2 May 1854.
Stamp, living at Customs House Geelong,since 1856, was Warehouse keeper, Customs, Geelong.
He became insolvent 24 June 1861 Then in August 1861, he was transferred to position of landing waiter in the Customs department, Melbourne.
I need a DATE and PLACE of DEATH
some time between 1865 and January 1872.
and possibly SUSSEX
Family rumor says he left Melbourne in 1865 changed his name and was a banker in India (nothing in my family is too far fetched). HE OWED A LOT OF MONEY.
The Age (Melbourne, Vic) Tue 1 Dec 1863
PRAHRAN.— (Before Messrs. Templeton, Mason and Pilley.)
A woman named Emma Shelton Stamp applied for an order of the court,
under the New Matrimonial and Divorce Act, to protect her property
from being interfered with by her husband, whom she stated had left her six months ago.
She had been married for ten years, and it appeared that since her husband left,
she had acquired a small amount of property, which she did not wish him to have
any benefit from. The case was postponed until Thursday.
On the 8 May 1865 Edward Shelton Stamp (No.613) attended a special meeting at the Geelong Insolvent Court.
Then on 11 May 1865 in The Age
Edward Shelton Stamp, Geelong—A debt of £30 for a promissory note was proved by S. Leon.
[(Szymansky Leon 1810-1882 was a pawnbroker )]
In Sydney, in 1872, Emma married, Alfred Sanford Hutchison McKEE (1837–1883) So she was either a widow or divorced. The next I find is-
The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 8 March 1884
EVANS— STAMP.— January 29, 1884, by special license, at Noumea, New Caledonia, Mapson Thomas, second son of the late John Evans; of Wangarie, N.Z., to Edith Isabel, third daughter of the late Edward Shelton Stamp, of Sussex, England, and step daughter of the late A. S. H. M'Kie, manager of the Australian Joint Stock Bank, Burwood.
below is a photograph of his son (my great grandfather) whom, I was told, looked remarkably like his father