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NANKERVIS Thomas married Elizabeth FRASER 1873

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Groom: Thomas NANKERVIS.
Birth place: Given as Cornwall.

Bride: Elizabeth Jane FRASER.
Birth place: Given as Cornwall.

Year married: 1873.
Place: Victoria, Australia.

Thomas was baptised 12 February 1835 in St Just in Penwith, Cornwall.
Parents named as John and Jane.
John NANKERVIS and Jane GRILLS were married in St Just in Penwith, Cornwall on the 25 April 1829. It was noted Jane signed her name as Jane GRYLLS.

Thomas died 1897 in Rochester, Victoria.
Age:63 years.
Parents named as John NANKERVIS and Jane GRYLLS.

Elizabeth died 1914 in Rochester, Victoria.
Age: 74 years.
Parents named as William FRASER and Frances COOMB.

Five children located Victoria for Thomas and Elizabeth.


William James NANKERVIS
Born: 1874 Tarnagulla, Victoria.
Died: 1943 Bendigo, Victoria.
Age: 68 years.


. *
Born: 1876 Tarnagulla, Victoria.
Died: 1876 not recorded, Victoria.
Age: 03 weeks.


. *
Born: 1878 Tarnagulla, Victoria.
Died: 1876 not recorded, Victoria.
Age: 11 weeks.


Thomas Fraser NANKERVIS
Born: 1878 Elmore, Victoria.
Died: 1945 Bendigo, Victoria.
Age: 66 years.

Married 1: Edith Violet COX.
Year: 1905.
Place: Victoria.

Edith was born 1878 in Elmore, Victoria.
Parents named as Francis Tom Swuires COX and Elizabeth BURGOINE.

Edith died 1908 in Rochester, Victoria.
Age: 29 years.
Parents named as Squires Francis Tom COX and Elizabeth BURGOINE.

Married 2: Bridget LITSTER.
Year: 1909.
Place: Victoria.
Bridget's birth place recorded as England.

Bridget died 1953 Elmore, Victoria.
Age: 76 years.
Parents named as Thomas LISTER and unknown.


Born: 1883 Elmore, Victoria.
Died: 1883 Elmore, Victoria.
Age: 26?
Age not stated if 26 days or 26 weeks.
Possibly informant or index error.

* Richard and Thomas were twins.

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria.
Cornwall OPC Database.

With my thanks to birdsville for taking the time to pass on the information appearing in the comments section below.

Also See:
NANKERVIS marriages (males) 1857-1884 Victoria Australia
NANKERVIS marriages (males) 1885-1897 Victoria Australia
NANKERVIS marriages (males) 1898-1914 Victoria Australia
NANKERVIS marriages (females) 1860-1889 Victoria Australia
NANKERVIS marriages (females) 1890-1910 Victoria Australia

NANKERVIS marriages 1851-1890 South Australia.

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by birdsville on 2013-10-01 07:43:38

Thomas Nekerwise/Nankervis - son of John Nekerwise/ Nankervis and Jane Grills/ Grylls
Born/baptised c12 Feb 1835 st just in penwith
married 31 Jul 1873 Amherst (Talbot), Victoria, Australia
Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888
Given Names: Thomas
Event: M
Spouse Surname/Father: FRASER
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Elizabeth Jane
Birth Place: CORNWALL
Year: 1873
Reg Number: 3458

5 children as noted
died 28 Dec 1897 Diggora, Victoria, Australia
Digger - Federation Index. Victoria 1889-1901
Given Names: Thos
Event: D
Spouse Surname/Father: Nankervis Jno
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Jane GRYLLS
Age: 63
Death Place: Rochester
Year: 1897
Reg. Number: 14527

Notes from "A Boy From Bendigo - The Life of Robert Keith Nankervis "

After his marriage to Elizabeth and with their two sons William and Thomas the couple lived on at the Diggora farm until December 1896, when Thomas senior was fatally injured in an accident with a team of horses in one of his own paddocks. Lingering through several days of century heat, he died on December 27th and was buried in Elmore cemetery in the same grave as his infant daughter. His mother, originally Jane Grylls, had died some years previously and was interred in the Rochester cemetery.

Elizabeth Jane Fraser - born cAbt. 1840 Camborne, Cornwall, England, daughter of parents as stated above. died 01 Dec 1914 Digorra, Victoria, Australia.
Digger - Great War Index. Victoria 1914-1920
Given Names: Elizth Jane
Event: D
Spouse Surname/Father: Fraser Wm
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Frances COOMB
Age: 74:
Death Place: Rochester
Year: 1914
Reg. Number: 15889

Deaths for the Twins noted above can be found - see following

Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888
Given Names: Richard
Event: D
Spouse Surname/Father: Thomas
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Elizth Jane FRASER
Age: 3W
Birth Place: LODD
Year: 1876
Reg Number: 3690

Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888
Given Names: Thomas
Event: D
Spouse Surname/Father: Thomas
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Elizth Jane FRASER
Age: 11W
Birth Place: LAAN
Year: 1876
Reg Number: 3692


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