07 July, 2006

The 2 Parents
Helen Margaret Anne CLARK (1924, Adelaide, South Australia - 2001, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia)
Terence Patrick KIRBY (1921, Nyah West, Victoria, Australia - 21 February 2010, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

The 4 Grandparents
Lucy Annie LANGTHORN (1890 Adelaide, South Australia - 1972, Adelaide) More...
Hugh Rodney CLARK (1897, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia - 1976, Adelaide) More... Priscilla Isabel WARDLE (1884, Ballarat, Victoria - 1967, Melbourne, Victoria) More...
Cyril Terence Charles KIRBY (born as Cyril Karl SCHULZ) (1892, Hornsey, London, England - 1968, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) More...

The 8 Great Grandparents
Thomas William LANGTHORN (1864, Pinner, Middlesex/London, England -1928 Mitcham, South Australia) More...
Annie THEEL (1864 Gumeracha, South Australia – 1899, Adelaide, South Australia) More...
William CLARK (1869 Haggerston, London, England – 1944 Adelaide, South Australia) More...
Anne KING (1865 Morphett Vale, South Australia – 1958 Adelaide, South Australia) More... Henry Thomas (Harry) WARDLE (1857, Ballarat, Victoria – 1927 Ballarat) More...
Isabella ALLAN (1859 Australia – 1916, Ballarat, Victoria) More...
Frederick William SCHULZ (unk. Prussia)
Emily Kirby NEWMAN (1861 at sea in Algoa Bay, South Africa – 1944 Melbourne, Victoria) More...

(Some of) The 16 Great Great Grandparents
James LANGTHORN (1836 Watford, Hertfordshire, England – 1894 Pinner, Middlesex/London, England) More...
Catherine HURST (1833 Southampton, Hampshire, England – 1891 Pinner, Middlesex/London, England) More...
Christian Frederick THEEL (1833 Swinemuende (?), Pomerania, Prussia – 1904 Gumeracha, South Australia) More...
Anne NESTER (1835 Kings/Co. Offaly Ireland – 1899 Gumeracha, South Australia) More...
John CLARK (1845 Portsmouth, Hampshire England – unk.) More...
Ellen READ (1844, Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia – unk, England) More...
Charles Edward KING (1829 Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, England – 1888 Georgetown, South Australia) More...
Maria HUNT (1826 Uffcott, Wiltshire, England – 1913 Adelaide, South Australia) More...
Henry William WARDLE (c1832 Bermondsey, Surrey, England – 1915 East Melbourne, Victoria) More...
Priscilla BRYAN (1837 Somers Town, London, England – 1926 Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) More...
Robert ALLAN (1818 East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland – 1897 Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) More...
Janet SIM (1818 Eaglesham, Renfrewshire, Scotland – 1903 Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) More...
Charles Phillips NEWMAN (c1832, Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, England – 1891, Hornsey, London, England) More...
Alicia KIRBY (c1836 Liverpool, Lancashire, England – unk.) More...

(Some of) The 32 Great Great Great Grandparents
Richard NEWMAN (1799 Isles Of Scilly, England - 1884 Isles Of Scilly, England)
Ann (Hannah) TREGARTHEN (1797 Isles Of Scilly, England -1879 Isles Of Scilly, England)
William KIRBY (1800 Ireland - after 1851 England)
Euphemia (Effie) TALBOT (1801 Ireland - 1867 Liverpool, England)
William Henry WARDLE (abt 1795  England - 1852 Bermondsey, Surrey, England)
Mary Ann READING (abt 1812 Bermondsey, Surrey, England - 1846 Surrey, England)
Thomas BRYAN (1796 Broughton, Northamptonshire - abt 1870 London, England)
Maria Esther LAVIS (1793 Middlesex, England - 1848 London, England)
James ALLAN (1778 East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland - before 1855, Glassford, Lanarkshire, Scotland)
Jean (Jane) McQUEEN (1782 New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland - 1865 Glassford, Lanarkshire, Scotland)
John SIM (abt 1771 Renfrewshire, Scotland - before 1841, Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland TBC)
Agnes ALLAN (abt 1777 East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland - 1856 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland  )
William CLARK (1799 Sherston, Wiltshire, England - abt Jun 1866, Soberton, Hampshire, England )
Elizabeth BULL (abt 1808 Waltham, Leicestershire - abt Mar 1867 Soberton, Hampshire, England)
George READ (abt 1813, Leeds, Yorkshire, England - Australia)
Harriet NYE (1812 Shermanbury England - 1882 Portsea, Hampshire, England)
Edward KING (c1792 Aylesbury England - 1881 Aylesbury Buckinghamshire, England)
Ann LAYTON (c1793 Aylesbury England -1867 Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire,  England)
William HUNT (c1789 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire England - 1841 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire England)
Mary SADLER (c 1787 Chisledon, Wiltshire, England - 1973  Chittoe, Wiltshire, England)
John LANGTHORN (c1795 West Drayton or Hayes, Middlesex, England -1877 Hendon, Middlesex, England)
Lucy WEEDON (c1797 Pinner, Middlesex, England - 1871 Marlebone, Middlesex, England)
Isaac HURST (c1794 Broughton, Hampshire England - 1875 Lymington, Hampshire, England)
Mary MEACHER (c1803, Eling, Hampshire, England - 1869 Lymington, Hampshire, England )
Johann Christian Peter THEEL, father of Christian Frederick Ernst (1801 Swinemuende, Pommern, Prussia)
Sophia Elisabeth MUENZLAFF, mother of Christian Frederick Ernst (1805, Swinemuende, Pommern, Prussia)
James Patrick NESTER father of Anne (Kings/Co. Offaly, Ireland, died after 1864)

See some of the 64 Great Great Great Great Grandparents further below

SURNAMES:
Allan, Bryan, Bull, Clark, Hunt, Hurst, King, Kirby, Langthorn, Lavis, Layton, McQueen, Meacher, Nester, Newman, Nye, Read, Reading, Sadler, Schulz, Sim/Sym, Talbot, Theel, Tregarthen, Wardle, Wardell, Weedon

20 April, 2006

Interesting people

Charles Phillips NEWMAN - master mariner, ship owner, marine surveyor for Lloyd's.
His father and grandfather, both named Richard NEWMAN - master mariners & ship owners. Richard NEWMAN I established a nautical school in Swansea, Wales. More...

Frank NEWMAN - son of Charles Phillips NEWMAN and Alicia KIRBY - was an electrical engineer, assistant to radio pioneer Guglielmo MARCONI during the early radio experiments on the Isle of Wight, Hampshire and Crookhaven, Co Cork, Ireland. More...

Alicia KIRBY - daughter of Irish immigrants to Liverpool, England, she travelled all over the world with her sea captain husband, giving birth to 7 children - three of them at sea! More...

Robert ALLAN - Scots immigrant to Australia, inventor of a brake for a safety cage used in the Ballarat goldmines. More...

Thomas F W S ALBAN - born in St Petersburg to English parents, was an artist  who designed an Australian stamp commemorating 150 years since the crossing of the Blue Mountains, NSW. More...

William Gore ALBAN - father of Thomas F W S ALBAN - was born in Ahmadabad, India, awarded the Khedive's Star in 1885 for serving in the Sudan, and attained the rank of a major in the British Indian Army, Bombay Staff Corps in various posts in India, Burma and Pakistan. His father was Deputy Judge Advocate General of the British Indian Army before dying at just 42.. More...

Kate NEWMAN - mother of Thomas F W S ALBAN - was born on board a ship in the Java Sea, lived in England, India, Russia, and Australia (New South Wales). More...

Kate's elder sister Emily Kirby NEWMAN - born at sea off South Africa, married a Prussian army officer, gave birth to a daughter in Prussia, and a son in England, bringing them both up as a single parent in England, and migrating to Australia with them after they had reached adulthood. More...

Christian Frederick Ernst THEEL - born in Prussia, came to Australia as a ship's carpenter where he jumped ship at Port Adelaide with his cousin and friend, Raynolt SCHEVINGER (later known as SWINCER). More on Swincer . Christian THEEL worked in Kenton Park and Gumeracha, South Australia for W B RANDALL, the father of W R RANDALL the Murray River pioneer. Christian THEEL told his family that he planted the Circle of Oaks on behalf of the Salem Baptist Church, Gumeracha. More...


Henry William WARDLE - went to sea as a young boy with his uncle Samuel Thomas LUGG, travelled the world and had many adventures, before he settled in Ballarat, Victoria and founded a timberyard. His grandfather and great grandfather were ship's chandlers at Shadwell Dock in the east of London. More...

Priscilla Isabel WARDLE - grand-daughter of Henry William Wardle, born in Ballarat, Victoria, joined the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service and served in France, after being trained as an anaesthetist in England during World War 1. More...

Terence Patrick KIRBY - Priscilla Wardle's son and Emily Newman's grandson, he was inspired by stories of the part played by his great uncle Frank NEWMAN in the early radio experiments of Guglielmo Marconi. Guided by electronics magazines, Terry KIRBY built a television in the garage of his home in Kilsyth, Victoria, completing it just in time to show his family the early black and white test patterns broadcast in the lead-up to the broadcast of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

02 May, 2005

Some of the 64 Great Great Great Great Grandparents

Richard NEWMAN (c 1777 - 1849, Swansea, Wales)
Phyllis (Phillis) PHILLIPS (c1775 Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, England - 1853 Stepney, Middlesex, England)
James TREGARTHEN (1771 Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, England - 1842 Penzance, Cornwall)
Thomasina GIBSON (1772 Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, England - 1861 Penzance, Cornwall)
Matthew ALLAN (1748 East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland - ? )
Margaret YOUNG (1746 East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland - ?)
James McQUEEN (c 1762 Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland - )
Jean ORR (c 1793 Colyton, Ayrshire, Scotland - ?)
Robert SIM (c 1744 Eaglesham, Renfrewshire, Scotland - ?)
Margaret HOWIE (c 1744 Eaglesham, Renfrewshire, Scotland - ?)
James CLARK (c 1775 Sherston Magna, Wiltshire, England - ?)
Betty EVANS (c 1775 Sherston Magna, Wiltshire, England - ?)
George READ (c 1792 Yorkshire TBC - ) and Mary his wife
Edward KING (1760 Quainton, Buckinghamshire England - 1815 Quainton, Buckinghamshire, England)
Susanna GRACE (1765 Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, England - 1840 Quainton, Buckinghamshire, England)
Thomas LAYTON (1753 Quainton, Buckinghamshire England -1837 Buckinghamshire England)
Ann WEBB (c1773 Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, England - c 1855 Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England)
William Hunt (1768 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England - 1845 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England)
Laeticia SPICER (1768  Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England - 1823 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire, England)
Richard SADLER and Ann his wife probably of Wiltshire, Engalnd
Abraham HURST (c1756 Broughton, Hampshire, England - ?)
Sarah BROWN (c1756 Broughton, Hampshire, England - ?)
William NYE (c 1786 Shermanbury, Sussex, England - betw 1855-60)
Elizabeth PARSONS (c 1779 Itchingfield, Sussex, England - betw 1852-58)
John LANGTHORN (c 1768 Hayes, Middlesex, England - ?)
Elizabeth DUSKIN (c 1768 Hayes, Middlesex, England - ?)
Abraham HURST (c 1756 Broughton, Hampshire, England - ? )
Sarah BROWN (c 1756 Broughton, Hampshire, England - ? )
Thomas WARDELL (1773 Shadwell, Middlesex, England - 1815 Shadwell Dock, Middlesex, England)
Elizabeth TAUSE  (1784 England -1811 Shadwell Dock, Middlesex, England)
Thomas BRYAN (c 1769 Northamptonshire, England - ?)
Mary ROBINSON ( c1770 Northamptonshire, England - ?)
John LAVIS (c1762 Devon, England - after 1821 England)
Sally (Sarah) HOLWAY (c1762 Honiton, Devon, England - ?)
Johann Christian Erdmann THEEL (? - 1827 Swinemuende, Pommern, Prussia)
Maria VOELTZ
Johann Jacob MUENZLAFF
Anna Regina HAAR