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Stephen Barraclough, Patrick Barrett, Thomas Barrett,
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Stephen Barraclough


Six Sisters Reunion

- tell in Geelong on Sun Jan 13 2023
Descendants of ship Zes Gezusters aka Six Sisters - arrived Geelong 15 Jan 1853 - are holding a reunion next Jan to celebrate the 160 th year of the ship's arrival at Point Henry.
We have about 50 attending so far, with lots of info and stories ready to tell.


William Barraclough wed 26 Mar 1812 to Susannah Taylor at Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Stephen Barraclough Christening: 08 Jun 1817 son of Susan and William Barraclough at Horton By Bradford, Yorkshire,
Thomas Norse wed 15 Jan 1818 to Jane Fawcett at Lancaster, Lancashire,
Mary Vorse Birth: 08 Jun 1818, Christening: 07 Jul 1818 dau of Jane and Thomas Vorse at High Street Formerly Mount Street-Independent Or Clancasteronal, Lancaster, Lancashire,
Stephen Barraclough wed July-Sep 1838 to Mary Vorse in Lancaster, UK.

Stephen Barraclough aged 35 came Jan 1853 as Assisted British Immigrants on the Six Sisters with Mary Barraclough aged 34, Hannah Barraclough aged 10, William Barraclough aged 4, Susan Barraclough aged 2 and Sarah Jane Barraclough born at Sea
Stephen Barraclough 1817 - 1867 #7786 aged 50, son of Susannah and William Barraclough
Mary Barraclough nee Vorse 1819 - 1864 #3606 aged 45, dau of Jasne Fawcett and Thomas Vorse.
7 children 1. Hannah Barraclough aged 10
2. William Barraclough aged 4, 1848 - 1881 #1492 aged 33
3. Susan Barraclough aged 2, 1850
4. Sarah Jane Barraclough 1852 - 1864 #5814 lived 11 years, born at Sea
5. John Henry Barraclough 1855 #11059 - 1857 #4848 lived 22 months
6. Alice Amy Barraclough 1859 #8241 - 1947 #22598 aged 88, wed Groves
7. Walter Barraclough 1861 #21098 - 1865 #1115 lived 3 years
1. Hannah Barraclough aged 10 wed 1859 #2454 to Joseph Heap and lived at Geelong, then Buninyong, 12 children
2. William Barraclough aged 4, 1848 - 1881 #1492 aged 33 wed c1868 to Rosa Wiltshire 1, 1847, 8 children
Rosa Ann Barraclough as widow, wed 1888 #1970 to Edwin Martin
8 children 1. William Thomas Barraclough 1869 #7494
2. Blanche Eleanor Barraclough 1871 #9209
3. Martha Jane Barraclough 1874 #2511
4. George Henry Barraclough 1876 #23377 - 1877 #11112 lived 1 year
5. Alice Amy Barraclough 1878 #2846
6. Charlotte Rosina Barraclough 1880 #22834 - 1881 #7556 lived 11 months, (died at Geelong in 3rd quarter of 1881, numbers 7497 to 7590)
7. George Thomas Barraclough (recorded as Browilow) 1883 #18901
8. Albert Ernest Barraclough 1886 #9470R son of Rosa Ann Wilsher, born at Collingwood
8 children 9. Elizth Rose Martin 1889 #12752 born in Geelong 10. Edwin Jos Wilsher Martin 1891 #33528 - 1892 #2107 lived 3 months
11. Harry Alfred Martin 1893 #4111 - 1893 #6042 lived 2 months
3. Susan Barraclough aged 2, 1850 wed c1872 to Frederick Montgomery and lived at Ballarat
3 children 1. William Montgomery 1873 #322
2. Frederick Montgomery 1876 #20774
3. Bertie Montgomery 1885 #7490
6. Alice Amy Barraclough 1859 #8241 - 1947 #22598 aged 88, wed 1879 #4468 to Henry Groves 1858 #12199 - 1931 #14212 aged 73, son of Mary Beattie and Joseph Groves, both died at Geelong
Joseph Groves wed 1841 to Mary Battey at the Presbyterian church, Melbourne - see Page g19 for more on Joseph Groves
4 children 1. Alice Amy Groves 1880 #9029 - 1972 #24710 aged 92, wed Chisholm
2. Rachel Groves 1882 #23412
3. Frederick William Groves 1888 #3280
4. Chas Barraclough Groves 1897 - 1952 #17966 aged 55

Patrick Barrett

Patrick Barrett wed 1857 #2792 to Rachel Watson nee McDonald and lived at Kyneton then Bungaree
3 Children 1. Mary Barrett 1864 #9357
2. Anne Barrett 1868 #1199
3. Catherine Barrett 1869 #7220
1. Mary Barrett 1864 #9357 wed 1885 #4177 to Edward Greenwood

Thomas Barrett

Thomas Barrett wed 1856 #2141 to Ann/Rosanna Mcghee and lived at Vaughan
6 children 1. Eliza Anna Barrett 1857 #12008
2. William James Barrett 1858 #19176
3. Ellen Barrett 1860 #16371
4. Sophia Barrett 1862 #5455 - 1863 #2987 lived 1 year
5. Charles Henry Barrett 1864 #18695 - 1865 #10293 lived 1 year
6. Isabella Barrett 1866 #18388 - 1870 #2949 lived 3 years
1. Eliza Anna Barrett 1857 #12008 wed 1876 #4430 to Samuel James Spencer from Freemantle and lived at Fryerstown
5 Children 1. Samuel John Spencer 1878 #9198
2. Frederick Charles Spencer 1880 #15916
3. Albert Spencer 1882 #23231
4. Rosanna Spencer 1885 #2802 - 1886 #9204 lived 1 year
5. William Spencer 1887 #3334
2. William James Barrett 1858 #19176 of Vaughan wed 1881 #4372 to Elizabeth Miller born and lived at Fryerstown
4 Children 1. William Walter Barrett 1882 #23233
2. Elizabeth Ann Barrett 1884 #16997 - 1884 #8878 lived 5 months
3. Henry Ernest Barrett 1886 #3073
4. Hetty Barrett 1887 #28542
1. William Walter Barrett 1882 #23233 wed 1908 #717 to Ellen Knowles 1884 #2639 and lived at Fryers Creek
3 children 1. Unnamed Male Barrett 1909 #10993 lived 1 day
2. Ruth Inez Barrett 1910 #11365
3. Muriel May Barrett 1913 #12758
4. Donald Barrett b: 29 Sep 1915
3. Ellen Barrett 1860 #16371 wed 1880 #3472 to Thomas Gwillim born in South Wales, and lived at Fryerstown
2 children 1. Thomas Morgan Gwillim 1881 #16682
2. Arthur Edward Gwillim 1884 #2638

Charles Barrow

Charles Barrow aged 28 came Jun 1854 on the Golden Era

Charles Barrow 1832 - 1890 #13679 aged 58, son of Mary Bose and Edward Barrow, wed c1860 to Mary Burder lived at Sandhurst

6 children 1. William Charles Barrow 1861 #16694
2. John Albert Edward Barrow died 1864 #4748 aged 10 months
3. James Herbert Barrow 1866 #4699
4. Mary Ellen Jane Barrow 1870 #19004
5. Amy Barrow 1874 #18767
6. Ada Emily Frances Barrow 1877 #11378
1. William Charles Barrow 1861 #16694 wed 1882 #5014 to Sarah Lavinia Goodman
3. James Herbert Barrow 1866 #4699 wed 1887 #2077 to Carol Ethel Jackson and lived at Walhalla
1 child 1. Ada Lillian Ethel Barrow 1888 #7349
4. Mary Ellen Jane Barrow 1870 #19004 wed 1892 #5975 to Joseph Ward
2 children 1. Wm Jos Ward 1894 #18770
2. Myrtle Letitia Ward 1896 #3415
5. Amy Barrow 1874 #18767 wed 1896 #3811 to Jno Adams Castree 1873 #17933 son of Ellen Castree (could be Ellen Chalk wife of Edwin Castree)
2 children 1. Evelyn Mary Castree 1897 #1054 lived 1 month
2. Elsie Irene Castree 1899 #8072 lived 6 years
6. Ada Emily Frances Barrow 1877 #11378 wed 1898 #5997 to Thos Kirkman 1872 #20242 born at Vaughan (family then moved to Fryers Creek)
4 children 1. Leslie Wm Kirkman 1903 #872
2. Myrtle Fran Kirkman 1907 #28228
3. Fredk Hy Kirkman 1910 #20834
4. Clyde Stanley Kirkman 1919 #11571

Michael Barry

Michael Barry 25 and Catherine Barry 19 came Jan 1854 on the Poictiers and changed their minds
Michael Barry 28 and Catherine Barry 22 came Sep 1855 on the Cairngorm

Michael Barry and Catherine Hare registered the first child 1862 in Australia

5 Children 1. Catherine Barry 1861 - 1923
2. Patrick Barry 1862 #6636 at Belfast
3. Michael Barry 1868 #27210 at Winslow
4. Bridget Barry 1873 #22076 at Belfast
5. Sylvester Barry 1876 #7041
1. Catherine Barry was born c1861, and died 1923 in Ballarat. She wed 1879 to Peter Lawrence Degraaff, 11 children

Richard Barry

Copy of marriage received with Isbister wedding, from on Friday, 17 September, 2010

Richard Barry, bachelor, mariner aged 21 able to sign his name, born in London son of Mary Ann Olson and Morgan Barry, wed 9 June 1854 at St James Church of England, Melbourne, to Jane Frances Seymour Spinster, Laundress aged 29 born in London daughter of Jane Frances Mitchell and George Seymour a Brass Moulder. Jane marked her name with a X
As Richard Joseph Barry and Jane Frances Seymour, they had one child registered, Richard Seymour Barry 1857 #777 born in Melbourne
Richard Seymour Barry wed 1882 #3304 to Amy Elizabeth Arnold 1861 #3938 daughter of Elizabeth Marshall and Arthur Wellesley Arnold at Lamplough, Vic - her parents wed 1856 #2060 and had 12 children, the last 7 born at Avoca


William Barry

William Barry wed 1864 #2918 to Isabella Johnson and lived at Pentridge later called Coburg
10 children 1. Isabella Hannora Barry 1866 #4121
2. Elizabeth Mary Ellen Barry 1867 #17246
3. William Henry George Barry 1869 #10711
4. John Johnson Barry 1870 #18204
5. David Oliver Barry 1872 #4577
6. Kate Eveleen Barry 1873 #18986
7. Sarah Jane Barry 1875 #1296
8. Olive Mary Barry 1877 #1572 lived 6 months
9. Nicholas Odonnel Barry 1879 #1562
10. Kate Eugene Barry 1885 #1639
4. John Johnson Barry 1870 #18204 wed 1898 #1977 to Emma Sophia Ramm
3 children 1. Jack Johnson Barry 1904 #24550
2. Kleen Barry 1908 #10084
3. Nell Barry 1912 #18912



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