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Christian Ipsen Bidstrup

Christian Ipsen Bidstrup wed 1857 #4255 to Grace Jane Hubber lived at Sandhurst Possible born 13 Nov 1833 at Ronne, Bornholm, Denmark son of Pauline Robertsen and Mogens Peder Bidstrup.
John Hubber aged 37 came Jan 1849 on the Lydander with Blanche 34, Elizabeth 12, Jane 10, Catherine 8, and John 6.
Blanche Hubber Christening: 26 Feb 1813 Redruth, Cornwall, England - 1871 #6498 aged 56, dau of Grace and John Angove of Cornwall, and John Hubber Christening: 07 Apr 1811 son of Sarah and Robert Hubber of Crediton, Devon, England, died 1877 aged 70, from Cornwall
3 Children 1. John Peter Bidstrup 1859 - 1860 #9122 lived 1 year
2. Robert Bidstrup 1860 #21795
3. Paulina Bidstrup 1862 #17225
2. Robert Ipsen Bidstrup 1860 #21795 - 1900 #5003 aged 40, born at Sandhurst wed 1881 #2675 to Minna Louise Schilling born in Bendigo
6 Children 1. Louis Chas Ern Robert Bidstrup 1882 #10172 - 1883 #11467 lived 1 year
2. Claud Fredk Ipsen Julius Bidstrup 1883 #20470
3. Lionel Len Taminick Bidstrup 1884 #24846
4. Roberta Itylene Charlotte Bidstrup 1887 #5211
5. Vivian Wilfred Huber Bidstrup 1889 #14695
6. Christian Bidstrup 1892 #15843 lived 1 day
3. Lionell Leonard Taminick Bidstrup 1884 #24846 born at Greta wed 1911 #3324 to Bertha Mary Irons 1886 #18157
3. Pauline Bidstrup 1862 #17225 - 1935 #14306 aged 74 wed 1882 #894 to John Henry Brookfield and lived at Kangaroo Flat John Henry Brookfield may be the person registered Dec quarter 1858 in Sheffield district, UK
3 Children 1. John Robert Thomas Brookfield 1882 #17094 - 1956 #13237 aged 74
2. Annie Louisa Ellen E Brookfield 1884 #17877 wed 1914 to George Teasdale
3. Jessie Paulina Minnie Evlyn Brookfield 1886 #27131 - 1970 #6435 aged 83, wed Albert Ernest Tredinnick 1883 #26182 - 1957 #23917 aged 74 son of Elizabeth Carlyon 1845 - 1921 #1842 aged 76, wed Jul-Sep 1866 in district Helston, in the county of Cornwall, to James Tredinnick

Niels Bidstrup

From on Friday, 30 January, 2009
Hi Elizabeth.
I live on a small island called Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.
In about 1839 a Niels Bidstrup left Bornholm for Australia. According to the information I have, he should have met a Ester Hounsom from England on that journey. They later married and founded the family name Bidstrup in Australia.
I have found the ship that brought Esther Hounsom and her family to Port Adelaide in South Australia. It was the Buckinghamshire which left from London 1838-12-11 via Plymouth and arrived at Port Adelaide 1839-03-21. I didn't find Niels Bidstrup on the passenger list nor on the crew list. He was a carpenter and therefore it is possible that he became a crew member on a ship bound for Australia.
Therefore I doubt that he did meet Esther on the ship, more likely he met her in Adelaide. I wonder if you know where I might be able to find confirmation on his immigration to Australia. If I can find that I will know the date of his arrival to Australia.
Regards, Jens Voigt
On 2 Feb 2009, Jens sent a link to National Archives because he found the Naturalisation Certificate of Niels Bidstrup, dated 8 Aug 1849, where he says he has been in South Australia 4 years, and is aged 39, from Bornholm, Denmark. It was signed by Governor of South Australia - Sir Henry Edward Fox Young on 1 Aug 1839. The name Bidstrup gives 63 records, ending with 'Photographs of Reserve Phosphate Stocks - West and South Australia - August 1939 - Wallaroo Mount Lyell Works, Wallaroo - Mr Steel and Mr Bidstrup in front of heap - 25 August'
The Buckinghamshire departed London 11 Dec 1838, with Captain William Moore. This was probably the largest sailing ship to enter Port Adelaide in the days of sailing ships. She arrived in Port Adelaide on March 22 1839 with 512 passengers on board. Of these, 443 were migrants being sent out by the Commissioners under the care of General Superintendent Nathanel Hailes for the colonisation of South Australia. There were around 42 cabin passengers, 15 in steerage and 443 bounty emigrants, including 180 children. The Crew List has 94 names. Di Cummins web page includes a image of a painting of the vessel, and notes from a Diary kept by John Channing, one of the Steerage passengers, who appears to have disapproved of the sailors giving the single women extra attention.
Passengers include HOUNSOM, George and wife and 6 children, HOUNSOM, Anne and HOUNSOM, Jesther
George Hownsom Christening: 12 Dec 1790 son of Elizabeth Neal wed 1 Dec 1788 to John Hownsom, at Hinton Ampner, Hampshire, England
OR
George Hounsom Christening: 15 May 1791 son of Sarah and John Hounsom at Funtington, Sussex, England
George Hounsom wed 31 May 1812 to Mary Ann Reeves at Saint Marys, Portsea, Hampshire, England
From a Rootsweb entry, email address bounced 14 Feb 2009, Mary Ann Reeves was the daughter of John Reeves and Ann (nee Tee). Mary Ann born Blendworth Hampshire 1796, wed 1812 to George Hounsom(e) at Portsea Hampshire. The couple migrated to Australia in 1838. Mary Ann died in South Australia 1872.
Children of Mary Ann Reeves and George Hounsom, have Christening at Rowlands Castle Providence Independent, Chalton, Hampshire, England
John Hounsom 1815, William Hounsom 1818, Samuel 1820,
4. Esther Hounsom Birth: 05 Aug 1822, Christening: 15 Sep 1822, 5. Ann Hounsom Birth: 12 May 1825, Sussex, England, died 06 Oct 1899, wed 1852-07-13 to William Ridley
6. Ruth Hounsom birth 31 May 1828 Christening: 12 Oct 1828, wed 1848-04-20 in SA to John Maley
7. Nacome Hounsom 1826,
8. George Hounsom Christening: 04 Sep 1831 died 1838
9. Mary Hounsom Birth: 20 Sep 1832 Christening: 17 Jan 1833 - wed 3 Nov 1864 in SA to John Woods at the Res of Mrs Hounsom Lower North Rd [Adelaide]
10. Deborah Hounsom Birth: 02 Nov 1834 Christening: 14 Jun 1835, wed 1853-11-16 to Edwin Lavis
11. Joseph Hounsom Birth: 22 Aug 1836 Christening: 13 Feb 1837
IGI Submitter Martin Jeffrey Nicholls, his Obituary died 7 Jul 2007
Niels Bidstrup c1810 - 1867 #9900 aged 57 born in Denmark, wed c1846 to Esther Hounson and moved from Adelaide to Collingwood, Victoria about 1853, then Kilmore c1857 Found Margrethe's family - Entry 5.263 identifies Niels and his brother Hans as sons of Hans Bistrup; født ca. 1781 i Bodilsker sogn, Sønder herred, Bornholms amt, Husmand, døde 20 aug 1859 i Østerlarsker sogn, Øster herred, Bornholms amt.
Giftede sig 16 dec 1809 i Aa kirke med Anna Cathrine Hansdatter, født ca. 1776 i Aakirkeby købstad, Sønder herred, Bornholms amt, døde 17 dec 1857 i Østerlarsker sogn, Øster herred, Bornholms amt, datter af Hans Mathiasen og Margrethe Monsdatter.
and Esther Hounsom c1822, at Sussex, UK died 28 Jan 1911 aged 88, at Kilmore/ Broadford, dau of Mary Ann Reeves and George Hownsome
9 children 1. John William Bidstrup c1845 wed 1870 to Nanny Aitken
2. Mene Meccle (Marcelle) Bidstrup 23 June 1847 in Adelaide, wed 1864 to Richard Ross
3. George Bidstrup 19 July 1849 in Adelaide, wed 1874 to Anna Zwar
4. Anne May Bidstrup 30 May 1851 at Tam OShanter Belt, South Aust, wed 1871 to John Baird
5. Esther Louisa Bidstrup 1854 #94 in Victoria, had Samuel 1871, wed 1881
6. Niels Bidstrup 1855 #9454 wed 1880 to Sarah Fitzjohn
7. Selina Bidstrup 1858 #3441 wed 1878 William Smith
8. Catherine Bidstrup 1860 #9405 wed 1886 to Thomas Trezise
9. Peter Bidstrup 1862 #15152

1. John William Bidstrup

1. John William Bidstrup c1846 - c1909 wed 1870 #377 to Nanny Ann Kitson Aitken født 8 okt 1840 i Clapham, Surrey, England, datter af John Milne Ketson Aitken og Sarah Gaubert
7 children 1. Ester Sarah Hounsom Bidstrup 1871 #21736 - døde 9 juni 1878 lived 6 years
2. George Aitken Bidstrup 1874 #882
3. Albert Bidstrup 1876 #815
4. Vincent Bidstrup 1878 #7077 - 29 juni 1880 lived 2 years
5. Florence Gertrude Bidstrup 1880 #6774
6. William Bidstrup 19 May 1882 #7291 - 29 maj 1882 lived 10 days
7. Leonard Alfred Bidstrup; født ca. 1884 i Victoria, Australia, døde ca. 1970 i Preston, Victoria, Australia.
Giftede sig med Jessie May Barker, døde 6 aug 1966 i Clay Rose Garden, Australia, datter af George Barker og Helen Prosser.

2. Mene Meccle Bidstrup

2. Mene Meccle Bidstrup 23 Jun 1847 - c1935 wed 1864 #1284 to Richard Ross født ca. 1837 i Fermanagh, Ireland, døde 15 jan 1926 i Broadford, Victoria, Australia. Lived at Broadford then after 1875 moved to Tallarook
14 children 1. William Richard Ross 1864 #15922 - 1871 #7887 lived 8 years
2. Mysella Ross 1866 #2845 wed George Robert Fatchen
3. Mary Anne Ross 1868 #7662 - 1941 #6279 aged 73,
4. Niels Bidstrup Ross 1871 #1033 - 1967 #2405 aged 97,
5. Alexander Ross 1873 #7746 - 1960 #4591 aged 88 wed
6. Richard Alfred Ross 1875 #21390 - 1962 #8309 aged 87,
7. William Ross 1878 #5606 wed Margaret Lade
8. Edgar Ross 1880 #25527 - 1967 #18214 aged 86
9. Peter John Ross 1883 #5788
10. Albert Herman Ross 1885 #14039 - 1974 #16935 aged 89
11. Thomas Henry Argyle Ross 1888 #7136 - 1965 #23400 aged 78
12. Victoria Taylor Ross 1889 1967 #9654 - 1967 #9654 aged 79, wed Burt
13. Esther Hounson Ross 1890 #17946 - 1985 #21606 aged 95 wed Fahey
14. Bertha Selina Ross 1894 #7364 - 1975 #26940 aged 81 wed James Bridge
2. Mysella Ross 1866 #2845 wed 1889 #2633 to George Robert Fatchen 1862 - 1939 #7442 aged 76, son of Mary Ann Laxton and George Robert Fatchen, born at Salisbury, South Australia, lived at Tallarook then Broadford in Vic
William Fatchens, wife Jane, Martha Jane, sons inc Wm, Michael (d aft arr) arrived 1839-03-21 on Buckinghamshire from London 1838-12-11 v Plymouth
Jane Fatchens died 1847-02-25 aged 40 at Hindmarsh
William Fatchen married Laxen / (Laxton?) Mary (w) on 1851-01-21
William Fatchens, 20, married DIET Eliza, 18, on 1853-03-15 at Trinity Church, Adelaide
Martha Fatchens wed on 1848-07-17 to Isaac Hall
James Laxton d aft arr, wife, Fanny, Wm d aft arr, My Ann, Priscilla, Louisa arrived 1849-05-18 on Susannah from London 01-20 v Plymouth 1849-02-07
James Laxton aged 48 and William Laxton aged 13 died 1849-06-02 aged 48 at Dry Creek
Fanny Laxton wed on 1849-09-12 to John Argent

Thankyou to who wrote on Wednesday, 5 June 2013, correcting the details for Sydney Carl Schack who wed Vida Esther Lyla Fatchen.
His parents were in Warracknabeal when they registered the birth of Agnes, 1888 #7503


6 children 1. Ivy May Irene Fatchen 1891 #17665 - 1941 #4971 aged 50, wed Dickson
2. Gwen Ethel Mene Fatchen 1894 #7362 - 1964 #16385 aged 70 wed Gymer
3. Raymond Wm Robt Fatchen 1896 #7232 - 1961 #23125 aged 66
4. Athol Richd Melville Fatchen 1900 #24544 - 1974 #812 aged 73, wed Edith Charl Hill 1897 - 1971 #6893 aged 74 dau of Mary Edith Peach and Walter James Hill
5. Vida Esther Lyla Fatchen 1902 - 1963 #1165 aged 60 wed Sydney Carl Schack 1895 #9661 - 1974 #17024 born at Beulah, Vic, son of Sophia Passow and Johann Nicholaus Wilhelm Schack 05 Jun 1860 - 19 Nov 1952 #23248 aged 92
6. Radwell Peter Hy Fatchen 1909 - 1980 #10364 aged 71 wed Evelyn Elizabeth Baxter 1910 - 1979 #21941 aged 69, dau of Alice Sophia HOLLAND and James Baxter, both died at Trafalga
3. Mary Anne Ross 1868 #7662 - 1941 #6279 aged 73, wed 1893 #2157 to Jacob Marks Neill 1867 #8836 - 1941 #21635 aged 74, son of Margaret Marks and Thomas Neill who came Sep 1852 on the Marco Polo as Thomas aged 30, Margaret aged 31 and Abraham Neill aged 9 (who may be a nephew, not in Vic records) and had 7 chn at Kilmore including Abraham born 1858.
Margaret Neill 1832 - 1879 #1891 aged 47, dau of Jane Sheppard and Thomas Marks of Co Derry
3 children 1. Evelyn Linda May Neill 1894 #9555 - 1984 #21393 aged 90, wed Nurse
2. Ruby Beryl Hounsom Neill 1896 #25879
3. Freda Zoe Neill 1900 #1203 - 1984 #00510 aged 83, did not wed
4. Niels Bidstrup Ross 1871 #1033 - 1967 #2405 aged 97, wed 1895 #3705 to Jessie Kennedy Anderson 1876 #1385 dau of Agnes Boyd McCallum wed 1872 #850 to Robert Anderson, and lived at Broadford
6 children 1. Doris May Ross 1895 #27141 - 1968 #7420 aged 72 wed Walsh
2. Myrtle Agnes Ross 1897 #26157
3. Ella Ross 900 #1193
4. Stanley William Ross 1902 - 1978 #10979 aged 76
5. Robert Ernt Neils Ross 1912 - 1921 #563 aged 9 years
6. Evelyn May Ross 1915 - 1937 #12393 aged 22
5. Alexander Ross 1873 #7746 - 1960 #4591 aged 88 wed 1898 #3608 to Elisabeth Sheldon 1878 #4116 - 1967 #4074 aged 88 dau of Catherine Mckenzie and James Sheldon
4 children 1. Richard Alex Ross 1898 #8837 - 1898 #6201 lived 1 month
2. Hilda May Ross 1900 #13199 - 1977 #28612 aged 77 wed Smith
3. Edward Ernest Ross 1903 - 1973 #1370 aged 70
6. Henrietta Ross 1894 - 1969 #24358 aged 75, wed Doddy
6. Richard Alfred Ross 1875 #21390 - 1962 #8309 aged 87, wed Adelaide Maria Smith 1883 #16981 - 1949 #1784 aged 65 dau of Maria Templar and James Smith
7. William Ross 1878 #5606 - 1963 #9081 aged 85, wed Margaret Lade 1880 - 1963 #6872 dau of Mary Neill and Henry Lade
1 known child 1. Elsie May Ross 1911 - 1964 #4903 aged 53, wed Heading
8. Edgar Ross 1880 #25527 - 1967 #18214 aged 86 wed Annie Chadwick 1880 - 1940 #10190 aged 61 dau of Mary Dawes and Thomas Chadwick

3. George Bidstrup

3. George Bidstrup født 19 juli 1849 i Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Farmer og slagter, døde 23 okt 1920 i Broadford county, Victoria, Australia.
Giftede sig 27 april 1874 #1270 i Broadford Church of England, Thomastown, Melbourne, Australia med Anna Maria Magdalena Zwar, født 6 april 1855 i Dry Creek, Thomastown, Melbourne, Australia, døde 17 sep 1942 i Broadford county, Victoria, Australia, datter af Michael Zwar og Agnes Zimmer.
7 children 1. Charles Neils Bidstrup 1875 #823
2. Frances Anna Bidstrup 1876 #21220
3. George Herbert Bidstrup 1878 #7080
4. Walter James Bidstrup 1880 #13717 wed 1914 #6896 to Elsie Emma Jeffrey
5. Alfred Cyril Bidstrup 1882 #4699
6. Helena Esther Bidstrup 1885 #20587
7. Ernest Oliver Bidstrup 1887 #14111
Name Bidstrup, Ernest Oliver Service Australian Army, Service Number V380362
Date of Birth 20 Dec 1886, Place of Birth and Place of Enlistment Broadford, Vic
Next of Kin Bidstrup, Lizzie
Date of Discharge 1 Oct 1945, Rank Private, Posting at Discharge 16 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display, Prisoner of War No
Bidstrup, George Ferguson - (Flying Officer);
Service Number - 430007; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Mosquito A52-70; Place - Barrington Tops, New South Wales; Date - 16 April 1945
Name Bidstrup, George Ferguson
Service Royal Australian Air Force, Service Number 430007
Date of Birth 14 Jul 1924, Place of Birth Melbourne, Vic
Date of Enlistment 23 Jul 1942, Locality on Enlistment Unknown, Place of Enlistment Sugar Loaf Creek, Vic
Next of Kin Bidstrup, Ernest
Date of Death 16 Apr 1945, Rank Flying Officer, Posting on Death 5 Operational Training Unit
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Prisoner of War No
Roll of Honour Broadford Vic
A52-70n/aFB.4014/03/45 2 AD. 04/04/45 5 OTU. 16/04/45 One of four Mosquitoes on a routine cross-country flight to Moree, A52-70 did not return to Williamtown NSW. Search aircraft failed to locate A52-70. In 01/46 wreckage was discovered in the Barrington Tops National Park and a coroner’s inquest decided A52-70 had flown into trees during fog or cloud. (Lever p.60). Crew: Pilot FLT A Warren and FOFF G Bidstrup were killed. FMI: http://www.adf-serials.com/2a52.shtml

4. Anne Mary Bidstrup

4. Anne Mary Bidstrup født 30 maj 1851 i Tam O´Shanter Belt, South Australia, Australia, wed 1871 #3238 to John Charles Baird
3 children 1. Anne Alason/Mason Beard 1872 #16906 - 1878 #4845 lived 6 years
2. William Neils Baird 1874 #7325
3. Herbert George Baird 1876 #22329

5. Esther Louise Bidstrup

5. Esther Louise Bidstrup født 10 nov 1853 i Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, døde 11 sep 1934 i Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Giftede 1881 #3102 i Victoria, Australia med John Edward Handbury, født ca. 1858 i Lancashire, England, døde 29 dec 1920 i Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, søn af George Handbury og Jane Kellet.
6 children 1. Samuel Joseph Bidstrup 1871 #21740 - 1872 #498 lived 6 weeks
2. Halsy/Hasley Edward Handbury 1882 #14076
3. Ethel Rose Handbury 1883 #21713
4. Alice Agnes Handbury 1885 #9702 born at Euroa
5. Albert Ernest Handbury 1887 #28100
6. Ormond George Handbury [7.694]

6. Niels Bidstrup

6. Niels Bidstrup født 12 dec 1855 i Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, døde ca. 1903 i East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Giftede sig (1) ca. 1880 #3290 i Victoria, Australia med Sarah Ann Fitzjohn, født ca. 1858, døde ca. 1897 #2950 aged 39, i Reedy Creek, Victoria, Australia, datter af James Fitzjohn wed 1856 #493 to Bridget ONiel.
Giftede sig (2) ca. 1902 i Victoria, Australia med Helen Fitzjohn.
5 children 1. Niels Percival Bidstrup 1881 #14388
2. James Clyde Bidstrup 1882 #20169 - 1882 #10483 lived 6 weeks
3. Clarence Leslie Bidstrup 1884 #757
4. Esther Ella Bidstrup 1885 #22522
5. Percy Cecil Bidstrup 1887 #16058 Broadford county

7. Selina Bidstrup

7. Selina Bidstrup født 1 jan 1858 i Kilmore, Victoria, Australia, døde ca. 1945 i Hawthorn East, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Giftede sig 1878 #136 i Victoria, Australia med William Smith, født i Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.
4 children 1. Evelyn Rose Hounsom Smith 1879 #859
2. Annie Selina Smith 1880 #12541
3. Lila Kate Smith 1882 #20103
4. Zoe Myrtle Smith 1885 #12409

8. Catherine Bidstrup

8. Catherine Bidstrup født ca. 1860 i Kilmore, Victoria, Australia, døde ca. 1919 i Fairfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Giftede sig 1886 #5576 i Victoria, Australia med Thomas Rowlan Trezise, født ca. 1860 i Reedy Creek, Victoria, Australia.
4 children 1. Daphne Ira Trezise 1887 #19358 - 1888 #1472 lived 7 months
2. Myrtle Muriel Trezise 1888 #27047
3. Cyril Rowlan Trezise [7.707]
4. Bert Trezise [7.708]

9. Peter Bidstrup

9. Peter Bidstrup født 13 marts 1862 i Kilmore, Victoria, Australia, døde ca. 1930 i Essendon, Victoria, Australia. Giftede sig 1893 #3976 at Broadford, Victoria, Australia to Sybellah Tresize, født ca. 1864 i Reedy Creek, Victoria, Australia, døde ca. 1930 i Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, datter af Thomas Rowlan Tresize og Annie Barry.



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