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John Berryman, Joseph Berryman, William Berryman, Thomas Best,


John Berryman

Cornwall Census 1841 Civil Parish of Camborne, Book 1 Folio 39 Page 15, Victoria Street,1, all born in county
Henry Dunstan,55, William Dunstan,30,,Miner Copper, Henry Dunstan,25,,Miner Copper, John Dunstan,20,,Miner Copper, Ann Dunstan,,60, Ann Dunstan,,20,Mine Girl, Jenifer Dunstan,,15,Mine Girl,

John Berryman 1842 - 1914 #9381 aged 72, son of Jenifer Dunstan and Thomas Berryman from Cornwall, wed 1877 #2243 to Elizabeth Poseiner 1852 - 1920 #14172 aged 68, daughter of Margaretha Holman and Philipp Poseiner of Germany, and lived at Dunolly

5 Children 1. John Philip Berryman 1878 #2098 - 1929 #11481 aged 51
2. Lena Margaretha Berryman 1879 #15539
3. Ernest William Berryman 1882 #22451
4. Ivy Jennifer Berryman 1884 #24019
5. Myrtle Evelin Berryman 1887 #19058
1. John Philip Berryman 1878 #2098 - 1929 #11481 aged 51, wed 1909 #2528 to Clarice Mudge 1883 - 1958 #8361 aged 75, daughter of Maria Laurie Goss and William Mudge not born in Victoria
1 Child 1. Rowland Jno Berryman 1912 #21232 - 1920 #4810 aged 7
2. Lena Margaretha Berryman 1879 #15539 wed 1899 #3413 to John Sewell
4. Ivy Jennifer Berryman 1884 #24019 wed 1903 #3614 to William Alderson, 4 children

Joseph Berryman

Joseph Berryman came c1860 with Mary Ann Moon if baby Joseph was born in Victoria.
Joseph Berryman born in Cornwall, 1807 - 1870 #6432 aged 63 is a possible match.
The family lived at Castlemaine, The Loddon, Campbells Ck
6 children 1. Joseph Berryman died 1861 #2479 aged 14 months
2. Maria Berryman 1861 #16182 - 1934 #10066 aged 73
3. Mary Berryman 1863 #6859 - 1946 #16464 aged 82
4. Elizabeth Jane Berryman 1865 #7322
5. Selina Berryman 1867 #20712 - 1932 #930 aged 64
6. Joseph Berryman 1870 #14406 lived 2 years
2. Maria Berryman 1861 #16182 - 1934 #10066 aged 73, wed 1880 #4198 to John Henry Roberts of Truro
1 child 1. Amy Ethel Roberts 1889 #15768 lived 5 months
3. Mary Berryman 1863 #6859 - 1946 #16464 aged 82, wed 1897 #1405 to Henry Hocking born in Cornwall, lived in Chewton
1 child 1. Stanley Newlyn Hocking 1897 #27027
4. Elizabeth Jane Berryman 1865 #7322 wed 1887 #6137 to James McKerlie of Ballarat, lived at Eaglehawk, 7 Children
5. Selina Berryman 1867 #20712 - 1932 #930 aged 64, wed 1887 #4323 to Walter Weston Addison 1861 #10623 - 1940 #19073 aged 79, and lived at Fryerstown, 3 Children

William Berryman

Cornwall Census 1841 Civil Parish of Sithney, Book 2 Folio 11 Page 13-4, Trothanack,1, all born in county
Edward Toy,45, Tin Miner, Mary Toy, 40,Joseph Toy,15, Engineer, Margret Toy, 12, Peggy Toy, 10, Harriot Toy, 9, Jane Toy, 6, Elizabeth Toy, 1
From IGI Edward Toy Chr 25 Dec 1790 son of Mary and Joseph Toy ar Wendron; parents Mary and Edward Toy, at Wendron, Peggy Chr 25 Dec 1818, Joseph 12 SEP 1820, Joseph 03 FEB 1822, John 18 APR 1824, Peggy 20 JUL 1826, Mary 30 AUG 1829, Harriet 30 OCT 1831, Jane 22 DEC 1836

Also 1841 Silverwell,1, all born in county
James Berryman,40,,Miner Copper, Mary Berryman, 40, Hannibal Berryman,15, Miner Copper, James Berryman,14, Miner Copper, William Berryman,11, Miner Copper, Mary Berryman, 8, John Berryman,3m,

William Berryman 1831 - 1897 #2135 aged 66 son of Mary Bartel and James Berryman, wed 1855 #2729 to Jane Toy 1836 - 1878 #5824 aged 42 daughter of Mary Martin and Edward Toy from Cornwall, and lived at Ballarat, then Maldon.
Jane may be a sister of Edward Toy and Elizabeth Toy wed 1856 #903 to John Pearce

10 Children 1. Mary Annie Berryman 1856 #8379 - 1936 #1093 aged 79
2. Priscilla Berryman 1857 #14880 - 1932 #6235 aged 74
3. Elizabeth Jane Berryman 1857 #19766 baptised St James Church of England, Melbourne
4. William Berryman 1860 #9278
5. Matilda Jane Berryman 1862 #9227 - 1940 #12618 aged 78
7. Caroline Beatrice Berryman 1869 #3304 - 1937 #10171 aged 69
8. Evangeline Grace Berryman 1871 #24335 - 1948 #4191 aged 76
9. John Berryman 1874 #3393
10. Arthur Henry Berryman 1876 #3793
1. Mary Annie Berryman 1856 #8379 - 1936 #1093 aged 79, wed 1881 #416 to Henry Penrose born at St Just, and lived at Maldon
3 children 1. Albert William Penrose 1882 #3839
2. Jane Penrose 1885 #3947 lived 1 year
3. Cecil Bennetts Penrose 1887 #12592
4. Elsie Netta Penrose 1892 #15136
2. Priscilla Berryman 1857 #14880 - 1932 #6235 aged 74, wed 1882 #5169 to James South and lived at Maldon, 3 children
4. William Berryman 1860 #9278 wed 1886 #2473 to Alice Jane Chapple 1865 - 1938 #16601 aged 73, and lived at Maldon
6 children 1. Horace Wm Berryman 1897 #20777
2. Fred Geo Berryman 1901 #20562
5. Matilda Jane Berryman 1862 #9227 - 1940 #12618 aged 78, wed 1886 #2556 to William Penrose and lived at Maldon then Essendon
2 children 1. William Leslie Penrose 1887 #4569 lived 7 months
2. Janie Beatrice Penrose 1888 #20132
6. Frederick James Berryman 1864 #22955 wed 1889 #589 to Ellen Coram Vawdon 1863 #2354 - 1945 #3570 aged 82, born at Geelong, and lived at South Melbourne
3 children 1. Mabel Alice Berryman 1890 #5722
2. Dudley Stuart Berryman 1891 #25484 lived 1 month
3. Norman Ralph Berryman 1892 #34542
7. Caroline Beatrice Berryman 1869 #3304 - 1937 #10171 aged 69, wed 1891 #640 to Wm Edw Dower
8. Evangeline Grace Berryman 1871 #24335 - 1948 #4191 aged 76, wed 1897 #558 to John Tippett
9. John Berryman 1874 #3393 - 1966 #15075 aged 92, wed 1903 #6423 to May Thomas 1878 - 1968 #16740 aged 90, and lived at Maldon first
3 children 1. May Berryman 1904 #19505 lived 1 day
2. Ivor Wm Berryman 1906 #6055
3. Dory Ethel Berryman 1917 #17514
10. Arthur Henry Berryman 1876 #3793 - 1956 #9997 aged 80, wed 1901 #2719 to Annie Sims 1879 - 1972 #23327 aged 93,

Thomas Best

1841
Little Trerank,1,Henry Best,40,,Ag. Labourer,In county,
,,Mary Best,,18,,In county, ,,Elizabeth Best,,9,,In county, ,,Samuel Best,6,,,In county, ,,Jane Best,,4,,In county,
Tregonhay,1,James Hick,50,,Farmer,In county, Thomas Best,10,,Male Servant,In county,
1851
42,Gare Farm Ho.,James Stick,Head,M,61,,Farmer 290 Acres Employ 8 Lab.,Roche Cornwall,, ,,Thomas Best,Servnt,,22,,Farm Servant,Roche Cornwall,,

See the family Descent chart by Lorraine Best, for
Henry Best b. c.1800 England m. 13-Oct-1821 Roche, Cornwall, England wed Mary Julian d. pre 1841; m. 25-Dec-1848 Roche, Cornwall, England Jane Woon b. c.1805
IGI Record submitted after 1991, Sabina Birch Trethewey christened 1839 in Saint Stephen In Brannel, Cornwall, England Richard Trethewey , Martha Richards
1841 Census Book 12 Folio 52 Page 5
Moorsflat,1,Richard Trethewey,33,,Shoemaker,In county,
,,Martha Trethewey,,33,,In county, ,,Mary Trethewey,,12,,In county, ,,Wm. Trethewey,10,,,In county, ,,Salihia Trethewey,,2,,In county, ,,Jas. Trethewey,1,,,In county,

1841 Census Book 12 Folio 85 Page 6
Treviskey,1,William Richards,55,,Farmer,In county,
,,Elizabeth Richards,,50,,In county, ,,Joseph Richards,30,,,In county, ,,Samuel Richards,20,,,In county, ,,John Richards,19,,,In county, ,,James Richards,18,,,In county, ,,Eliza Richards,,20,,In county, ,,Caroline Richards,,12,,In county, ,,Mary Birch,,55,Widow (Crossed Out),In county,

1851 Census Folio 276 Page 6
24,Treviscoe,Jos. Richards,Head,M,36,,Farmer 300a Empl 8 Labs,St Stephens Cornwall,,
,,Jane Richards,Wife,M,,24,Farmers Wife,Truro Cornwall,, ,,Eliz. Richards,Mother,W,,65,Annuitant,St Austell Cornwall,, ,,Saml. Richards,Brothr,U,32,,Farmer,St Stephens Cornwall,, ,,Eliz. Richards,Sister,U,,34,,St Stephens Cornwall,, ,,Mary Birch,Aunt,W,,70,Annuitant,St Austell Cornwall,, ,,Sabina B. Trethewey,Niece,,,12,Scholar,St Stephens Cornwall,,

Marriages Dec 1856 - Thomas Best and Sabina Birch Trethewey in St Austell Vol 5c page 255. The district St Austell is in the county of Cornwall

Thomas Best 25 came Jan 1857 on the Appleton with Sabina Birch Trethewey 23 as Assisted British Immigrants and lived at Warrnambool

10 Children 1. Mary Jane Best 1858 #2965
2. Thomas Henry Best 1859 #14395
3. Clara Eliza Best 1861 #14823
4. Emily Martha Best 1864 #12187
5. Anne Elizabeth Best 1867 #11694 - 1868 #5350 lived 1 year 6. Annie Sabina Best 1869 #12348
7. Frederick John Best 1871 #20459
8. William Best 1874 #12884
9. Francis Richards Best 1876 #26558
10. Myrza Elizabeth Best 1881 #20305
1. Mary Jane 1858 #2965 wed 1880 #4146 to William Truscott from Cornwall
2. Thomas Henry Best 1859 #14395 wed 1884 #4714 to Mary Bell from West Belfast and lived at Brunswick
4 Children 1. Annie Sabina Best 1885 #8072
2. Thomas Henry Best 1886 #24161
3. Emily Best 1888 #18082
3. Emily Best 1889 - 1967 #14057 aged 78, wed 1912 #10434 to David John Pilmer 1887 #26340 - 1967 #14438 aged 79, and lived at Elsternwick
3. Clara Eliza Best 1861 #14823 - 1949 #21239 aged 88, dau of Unknown Trethewy and Thomas Birch, wed 1885 #3218 to William George Steere 1861 - 1944 #21074 aged 83, son of Ann Beare and George Steere, children born at Warrnambool and both died at Mildura
From Rootsweb page, William George Steere born 1861, Aveton Gifford, Devon, son of George Henry Steere born 1835 Aveton Gifford, Devon, England; Stonemason wed in 1855 in Tetcott or Tetgett, Devon to Ann Beare (parents John Stevenson Beare and Ann Hopper) born 1830, Tetcott, Devon, England. George died 24 February 1885 at Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. Ann died 24 April 1917 at St Arnaud. George and Ann arrived in South Australia 14 September 1866 on SS Ernestine. They lived in Gawler, South Australia for 5 years before moving to Warrnambool, Victoria.
William George Steere from England wed 1881 #3906 to Mary Blanchford Jones 1861 #21360 - 1883 #7004 aged 21 dau of Emily Brock and Hy Edward Jones, no chn
3 Children 1. Ethel Annie Steere 1886 #14655 - 1960 #33683 aged 74
2. William Steere 1887 #15760 - 1887 #8669 lived 1 day
3. Henry Steere 1888 #7447 - 1888 #4185 lived 10 days
1. Ethel Annie Steere 1886 #14655 - 1960 #33683 aged 74 wed James Hudson 1875 #9766 - 1934 #14816 aged 59, both died at Mildura
1 Child 1. George Steere Hudson 1913 - 1978 #3930 aged 64, died at Mildura

Best

Thomas Best 1825 (aged 27) came July 1852 on the Emma Eugenia with Sophia Trayherne 1826 (aged 26) and Frederick 2 and lived at Warrnambool
Thomas may be the son of Elizth Seed and Edward Best 1831 - 1892 #8644 aged 61 died at Williamstown
3 Children 1. Frederick Best 1850
2. Thomas Best 1854 #6989
3. Elizth Girm Best 1859 #14393 lived 1 year
1. Thomas Henry Best 1854 #6989 wed 1884 #4714 to Mary Bell and lived at Brunswick
7 Children 1. Annie Sabina Best 1885 #8072
2. Thomas Henry Best 1886 #24161
3. Emily Best 1888 #18082
4. Jno Leslie Best 1890 #20264
5. Wm Fredk Best 1894 #1306
6. Mary Agnes Best 1896 #9407
7. Frank Best 1899 #24720
3. Emily Best 1889 - 1967 #14057 aged 78, wed 1912 #10434 to David John Pilmer 1887 #26340 - 1967 #14438 aged 79, and lived at Elsternwick, 4 Children



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