John Wardlaw from UK to Australia 1853
For those interested in learning about:
John WARDLAW, born 22 Jan 1835, Portobello, Scotland
2nd child of John Fleming WARDLAW and Ann McNab STEVENS
Arrived in Victoria in April 1853 on the ship "John Knox", with the purpose to find gold.
Settled in Avoca in the 1860s and married:
In 1863, Mary Ann TOOLEY (died 1 Oct 1876)
In 1878, Martha Spratt WISE (died 20 Jun 1913)
John died on 5 Sep 1917 and is buried with his 2nd wife in the Avoca cemetery.
Please contact me if you wish to find out more about this family line, both in Australia and Scotland/England.
I have a bit of information on Martha Spratt WISE's family (George James & Maria, from Ireland), plus photos of the graves of John & Martha WARDLAW and George James & Maria WISE.