gazangela has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2011. is researching the following names: SPIERS, HOUGHTON, STEWART and 3 other(s).
Kathleen Maud Spiers was the daughter of John Spiers and Mina Eagar. There is a story in lots of papers about a John Spiers who was murdered by natives in Fiji in 1871. The Scottish papers reported that he had a wife and 3 children. A Mrs Spiers and 3 children went from Fiji to Sydney aboard the 'Duke of Edinburgh' in 1873. Three Spiers children were at the Protestant Orphan School in Sydney in 1876. They were SPIERS Catherine Maud, 9 yrs, SPIERS Jessie, 5 yrs, and SPIERS Richard, 11 yrs.
Their mother married Robert Warfe Smart at Parramatta in 1897 and died in 1926.
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