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George Batchelor, Henery Bate, William G W Bateman, Henry Weeks Bates, James Bates,
James Watkins Bates, William Henry Bates, Charles Bath, Thomas Bath, William Henry Batten, John Batters,


George Batchelor

James Hovey wed 27 Mar 1842 to Sarah Barker at Old Church, Saint Pancras, London, England
Louisa Alice Hovey born 06 Jul 1849 Christening: 05 Aug 1849 dau of Sarah and James Hovey at Old Church, Saint Pancras, London, England Births Sep 1849

George Batchelor from Buckinghamshire wed 1873 #3214 to Louisa Alice Hovey born 06 Jul 1849

9 Children 1. Sarah Batchelor 1874 #9898 - 1882 #5966 lived 8 years
2. George Batchelor 1875 #23853
3. Louisa Batchelor 1877 #23435
4. Mary Batchelor 1879 #10362
5. Alice Batchelor 1880 #23654
6. James Batchelor 1882 #24233
7. William Batchelor 1884 #10656
8. Ada Batchelor 1885 #19109
9. Lucy Batchelor 1887 #21198
9. Lucy Batchelor 17 May 1887 - 2 Jun 1941 wed 1909 to William Joseph Broadstock 25 Jan 1897 - 9 Nov 1948
2 Children 1. Lilian Florence Broadstock 7 Nov 1909 wed Frank S O'Neal
2. William Norman Broadstock 27 Oct 1911 wed Oncia Kenyon

William G W Bateman

Charles Bateman came c1873 with Mary Ann Absolom and lived at Sandridge They only registered one child.
William George Welcome Bateman 1874 #19142 wed 1895 #5021 to Ellen (Helen) Louisa Holm 1873 #16583 - 1942 #200 aged 69, only known child of Matilda Campbell from Antrim, Ireland, and Louis Holm (from Denmark) born at Eurobin, lived in Kew
9 children 1. Matilda Bateman 1896 #6285 lived 1 day
2. Wm Bateman 1896 #30709 lived 1 day
3. Wallace Hy Bateman 1902 #19380
4. Matda Helen Jane Bateman 1905 #4102X1907
5. Vic Josine Alma Bateman 1907 #11158
6. Wm Geo Bateman 1909 #11401
7. Eileen Veronica Bateman 1910 #28432
8. Leonard Campbell Bateman 1912 #31345
9. Geo Melbourne Bateman 1916 #13136

Henry Weeks Bates

Henry Weeks Bates wed Mar 1851 to Maria Pickter in Poplar District Vol 2 page 307 (The district Poplar spans the boundaries of the counties of London and Middlesex

Henry Weeks Bates 1825 - 1877 #4274 aged 52 son of Alice Weeks and John Bates of Jersey, came c1862 with Maria Pickter 1835 - 1884 #5323 aged 49 dau of Jane and John Pitcher and lived at Williamstown

4 Children 1 - 6 possible children
7. Florence Matilda Bates 1863 #11413
8. Mary Ann Charlotte Bates 1864 #25638 - 1866 #3716 lived 1 year
9. Edith Grace Bates 1866 #18700 - 1868 #2464 lived 17 months
10. Charles Alfred Bates 1872 #11980
7. Florence Matilda Bates 1863 #11413 wed 1885 #5666 to Charles Stubbings 11941/1857 born at Windsor NSW

James Bates

James Bates wed 1864 #2638 to Sarah Austin Greene (used Green for children's registrations), settled at Pleasant Creek later called Stawell
11 Children 1. John James Bates 1865 #12596
2. Ellen Ann Bates 1867 #12984
3. Mabel Mary Bates 1869 #16785 - 1870 #7192 lived 1 year
4. William Edward Bates 1871 #17504
5. Annie Matilda Bates 1873 #4790
6. James Alfred Bates 1874 #18152
7. Beatrice Alice Bates 1876 #18184
8. Benjamin Henry Bates 1879 #11047
9. Edith May Bates 1880 #24282
10. Alfred Robert Bates 1883 #12745
11. Robert Dent Bates 1887 #7030
6. James Alfred Bates 1874 #18152 wed 1900 #3626 to Louisa Becker 1877 #17877 - 1951 #22778 aged 73 daughter of Margaret Thomson and Louis Becker died at Beaufort.
4 Children 1. Aubrey Thomson Bates 1904 #12893
2. Beris Athol Bates 1908 #29635
3. Claude Ireland Dent Bates 1911 #866
4. Margt Bates 1913 #9379

James Watkins Bates

Marriages Dec 1852 - James Watkins Bates and Mary Hopton Edwards at Presteigne Vol 11b page 341
The James L Bogert came Apr 1853 with two couples, William Bates 38 and Louisa Bates 33, and James Bates 22 and Mary Bates 23.

James Watkins Bates came Apr 1853 with Mary Hopton Edwards lived at Warrnambool and vanish after 1856

2 Children 1. Mariane Gertrude Bates 1854 #2679 - 1855 #1661 lived 10 months
2. Eva Jane Bates 1856 #2160

From on Wednesday, 4 December 2013
Bates family members found
Hi Elizabeth, l realise you may not be adding to your family tree but l found where some James Watkins Bates and wife Mary Hopton Bates are buried. Also a Thomas Bates is buried there in Currency Creek Cemetery South Australia. Hope this fills a gap for you, Regards, Beverly
I googled and found Currency Creek Cemetry has a web page and photos of headstones, including
James Watkins Bates Who departed this life 3rd Oct 1884, aged 52 years.
'Man proposes, but God disposes'.
also Mary Hopton, wife of above, died Feb 28, 1915 aged 83 years.


William Bates

Marriages Jun 1852 - William Bates and Louisa Stanley at Stepney Vol 1c page 955
William Bates came Apr 1853 with Louisa Stanley and lived at St Kilda, Vaughan then the Loddon
6 Children 1. Conrad Bates 1854 #437
2. Richard Bates 1856 #4278 - 1857 #1871 lived 1 year
3. Bertha Bates 1858 #3631 wed 1878 #50 to Thomas Balme
4. Louisa Bates 1859 #15940
5. Lydia Bates 1861 #22824
6. Stanley Bates 1864 #25343
4. Louisa Bates wed 1884 #1888 to John Thomas Cornell

Charles Bath

Convicts in Tasmania, Samuel Barby came on the Sir Godfrey Webster applied for permission to wed March 1830 to Maria Christian came on the Sir Charles Forbes

Charles Bath came 1855 with Maria Barber / Barby / Barbey 1835 - 1871 #1321 aged 36 dau of Maria Christian and Samuel Barbey from Tasmania, and lived at Inverleigh
Charles Bath wed 1872 #3521 to widowed Martha Roworth from Oxford, mother of Samuel and Alice

8 Children 1. Jane Bath 1856 #9137
2. Maria Bath 1857 #15624
3. John Bath 1860 #3418
4. Ann Bath 1862 #21284
5. Esther Bath 1863 #20953 wed 1885 #6036 to George Frederick Haylock
6. Mary Bath 1865 #15996
7. Sarah Bath 1868 #3159
8. Henry Bath 1870 #9301
2. Maria Bath 1857 #15624 wed 1875 #4969 to William Henry Roworth 1849 #22194 and lived at Grenville then at Inve?, 7 Children
3. John Bath 1860 #3418 wed 1886 #3082 to Alice Rowarth 1862 #22731 born at Murghebol, , lived at Inverlock
4 Children 1. Leslie Arthur Bath 1887 #4122
2. Daisy Martha Mary Bath 1893 #32612
3. Ray John Bath 1891 #34220
4. Ruby Vic Louisa Bath 1889 #13531
4. Ann Bath 1862 #21284 wed 1884 #3585 to Samuel Roworth (brother of Alice), 14 Children
7. Sarah Bath 1868 #3159 born at Inverleigh, wed 1888 #7854 to Charles Lewis and lived in Geelong

Thomas Bath

Thomas Bath came Dec 1852 on the Prince Alfred aged 24, 266 passengers does not include Mary Bath or Mary Hill

Thomas Bath and Mary Hill were at Ballarat 1855 when William Henry was born, moved to Buninyong and then to Cambrian Hills

8 Children 1. Wm Hy Bath 1855 #10673
2. Angeline Bath 1857 #10493
3. Mary Bath 1862 #6955
4. Thomas Bath 1864 #20324
5. George Bath 1867 #6886
6. Alfred Paul Bath 1869 #1125
7. Joseph Stephen Bath 1870 #19174
8. Edwin George Bath 1873 #22467
William Henry Bath born at Ballarat 1855 wed 1879 #1685 to Elizabeth Trollop 1854, lived at St Arnaud
4 Children 1. Wm Maximilian Bath 1880 #11953
2. Thomas Bath 1881 #20804 - 1936 died at Kaniva
3. Elizabeth Jane Bath 1883 #12885
4. Alfred George Bath 1884 #27943 - 1938 died at Kaniva


William Henry Batten

The Oithona came Jan 1855 with passengers William Batten aged 23, Christina Batten aged 24 and Christina Batten aged 1

William Batten Christening: 25 DEC 1830 son of Mary and James Batten at Paul, Cornwall, England

William Henry Batten 1830 wed 01 Nov 1852 at Saint Just In Penwith, Cornwall, England to Christiana Nankervis 1829 and came to Victoria Jan 1855 and lived at Castlemaine then Chewton

9 Children 1. Christina Batten 1853
2. Joanna Batten 1857 #11765
3. Ellen Batten 1859 #15684 - 1881 #6948 aged 22 years
4. Mary Ann Batten 1861 #16162
5. William Henry Batten 1863 #13270
6. Charles Batten 1865 #14193
7. John Batten 1867 #13730
8. James Batten 1869 #14398
9. Robert George Batten 1871 #22129
1. Christina Batten 1853 wed 1875 #4772 to Thomas Kemp both born in Cornwall, and lived at Chewton
4 children 1. Thomas Lory Kemp 1880 #7507 - 1882 #4809 lived 2 years
2. Edith Ellen Kemp 1882 #1492 - 1887 #13103 lived 5 years
3. Christiana Louise Kemp 1886 #9023
4. Thomas William Kemp 1888 #1718
2. Joanna Batten 1857 #11765 wed 1878 #3716 to William Raisbeck
5. William Henry Batten 1863 #13270 wed 1887 #5192 to Caroline Howard

John Batters

John Batters wed 02 Dec 1810 to Eleanor Peacock at Branxton, Northumberland, England and all the children were recorded as Christened in Parish Records And Dissenters, Ford, Northumberland, England

John Batters and Eleanor Peacock had 5 sons came to Victoria - Francis, Anthony, Mathew, William and Werge

10 Children 1. Ann Batters 31 Mar 1814
2. Francis Edwards Batters 24 Jul 1815 wed 1853 #23920 to Eliza Coates
3. Anthony Batters 24 May 1818 - 1877 #12549 aged 59 from Berwick on Tweed
4. Ann Batters 16 Apr 1820
5. Matthew Batters 08 Aug 1825 - 1867 #9740 aged 42
6. Augusta Mary Batters 06 Oct 1837
7. Eleanor Batters 24 Feb 1822
8. William Batters 30 May 1828 - 1869 #9363 aged 40 from Berwick
9. Werge Batters 03 Mar 1830 - 1864 #2301 aged 32
10. Margaret Batters 03 Feb 1834
3. Anthony Batters 1818 - 1877 #12549 aged 59, wed 1853 #23920 to Eliza Coates at Christ Church, Church of England, Geelong, and lived at Creswick and later at Mortlake
8 children 1. Eliza Batters 1857 #6202 lived 3 years
2. John Batters 1858 #12071
3. Elinor Batters 1860 #2799
4. Mary Batters 1862 #13922
5. Augusta Batters 1865 #9405
6. Ann Batters 1867 #17011
7. Matthew Batters 1869 #17528
8. William Batters 1872 #27300
2. John Batters 1858 #12071 wed 1884 #4183 to Hannah Elizth Appleby and lived at Slaty Creek
3 children 1. May Batters 1888 #33374
2. Anthony Batters 1890 #36515
3. Rosa Jane Batters 1903 #7348
3. Elinor Batters (Eleanor or Helena) 1860 #2799 wed 1879 #418 to Joseph Wright and lived at St Arnaud, 7 children
4. Mary Batters 1862 #13922 wed 1885 #503 to Charles Alex Rotherham of Inkerman, possibly son of Sarah Knowles and William Rotherham, and lived at Slaty Creek then St Arnaud
6 children 1. Mary Rotherham 1889 #7545
2. Wm Rotherham 1891
3. Frank Rotherham 1893 #26610 lived 15 days
4. Sarah Rotherham 1895 #7169
5. Amy Rotherham 1897 #22838
6. Edwd Rotherham 1900 #22315
5. Augusta Batters 1865 #9405 wed 1893 #4174 to Chas Jno Appleby and lived at Slaty Creek then St Arnaud, 6 children
6. Ann Batters 1867 #17011 wed 1890 #377 to George Cadzow 1863 #10996 born in St Arnaud, and lived at St Arnaud, 7 children
7. Matthew Batters 1869 #17528 - 1948 #23444 aged 79, wed 1897 #485 to Sarah Clark 1868 - 1930 #15572 aged 62,
8. William Batters 1872 #27300 - 1956 #24081 aged 84, wed c1910 to Alice Emma Freemantle 1878 #8506 - 1968 #5160 aged 90, and lived at St Arnaud
5 Children 1. Jean Eliza Batters 1911 #32194
2. Alice Mary Batters 1913 #16804
3. Norman Wm Battors 1915 #7562
4. Chas Anthony Battors 1917 #7440
5. Matthew Henry Battors 1918 #31067
5. Matthew Batters 1825 - 1867 #9740 aged 42, wed 1854 #3477 to Julia Moyle from Cornwall.
Julia Batters nee Moyle wed 1870 #2126 to Thomas Alexander Peterkin from London.
1 Child 1. Julia Maud Peterkin 1871 #19767
9. Werge Batters 1832 - 1864 #2301 aged 32, wed 1856 #2253 to Jane Bassett
4 Children 1. Oscar William Batters 1857 #13427
2. Mary Jane Batters 1859 #1642 - 1887 #15141 aged 28 years
3. Eleanor Augusta Batters 1860 #12977
4. Harriett Batters 1862 #5252
1. Oscar William Batters wed 1882 #4307 to Mary Jane Morrow 1885 #13423 aged 32 dau of Alicia Kelso and Thomas Morrow, no chn
3. Helena/Eleanor Batters wed 1879 #418 to Joseph Wright and lived at St Arnaud
7 Children 1. George Wright 1879 #26033
2. Joseph Thomas Wright 1881 #12631
3. Maud Eliza Wright 1882 #19307 - 1882 #10172 lived 1 month
4. William Albert Wright 1883 #26713
5. Elizabeth Ann Wright 1885 #21625
6. Alice Louisa Wright 1887 #15177
7. Augusta Wright 1888 #24707
2. Joseph Thos Wright 1881 #12631 - 1967 #18952 aged 86, wed 1913 #4751 to Maud Mary Freemantle 1890 #12220 - 1985 #11276 aged 95,
7. Augusta Wright 1888 #24707 - 1974 #18822 aged 85, wed 1912 #5119 to Joseph Freemantle 1886 #2397



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