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Byars

I think that Jessie Byars is the sister of James Henry Bone, who went to Australia with his newly wed wife, 1854.

William Byars wrote on 6 April 1875 from 43 Pitt St, Glasgow.
Dear Uncle and Aunt. Mother died Sat 27 March 1875 and is buried in the Necropolis with Catherine, who died 12 Oct 1873 aged 26. Greetings from Grandma in Edinburgh, Ann and her husband, Uncle Jim at Berwick, James and Father.

The Scotland 1871 Census reveals the family was
James Byars 49, Head, Coach Smith, born at Mosewell? Dumfries
Jessie Byars 50, wife born at Leith,
Catherine Byars 23, daughter Bookfolder, born at Hamilton, Lanarks
William Byars 21, son Coach Painter, born at Hamilton, Lanarks
James Byars 14, son Message Boy, born in Glascow.
The Scotland 1881 Census for 43 Pitt St, Glascow shows
James Byars, 58, Coachsmith born at Mouswald? Dumf,
Mary, wife, 32
William unwed son, 30, Coachpainter, born at Hamilton, Lanarks

James Henry Bone

James Henry Bone 22 Aug 1823 - 29 Sept 1898, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, son of Matthew Bone, Printer, and died in Melbourne, Victoria, buried at Melb General Cemetery aged 75 years on 1 Oct 1898, Wesleyan Area K, Grave No 816.
James Henry Bone wed on 26 Nov 1854 to Lavinia Victoria Jones at St Martin in the Fields, by Licence, in London before migrating to Melbourne.
A mariner named James Henry Bone aged 32 came to Victoria in May 1855 on the Tasmania, and his wife is recorded as Louisa Bone aged 21. The vessel left London on 13 Feb 1855 with 72 men, 49 women, 11 boys and 11 girls. It was captained by Lewis Ernest Rudelph and had a gross of 1194 tons
Lavinia Victoria Jones 18 July 1833 - 28 Sept 1912 is a daughter of John Jones, Dairyman.
They had 10 children
1. John Matthew Bone 1856 - 19 Oct 1931 married, childless, buried 19 Oct 1931 with parents
2. Jessie Lavinia Bone 1858 - 1858
3. Lily Bone (Lillian) 1860 wed 1884 to Charles George Winter Evans, son of Winter Evans, Plymouth, UK. He is reported to be a Ship's Engineer, and was ship wrecked on 25 March 1900, dying aged 51.
5 Children 1. Winter Richard Henry Evans 1885
2. Lily Jane Victoria Evans 1887
3. Hilda May Queen Evans 1890 second wife of William Orr, Home Farm Merrigum - childless
4. Alfred Wesley Evans 1892 - 1973 died at Preston was a Bootmaker, and had a miniature train at the St Kilda Foreshore for many years.
5. Laura Constance Rose Evans 1897 married Gus Pereira, had
      1. daughter 1934

4. James Henry Bone 1862 - 1862
5. Arthur George Bone 1863 - 1863
6. Florence Grace Bone 1865 wed c1895 to Walter Boyle son of David Boyle and Isabella Wilson, 4 Children
7. Minnie Rose Bone 1866 - 1867
8. Percy Rose Bone 1868 wed 1897 to Isaac Charles Cartmel, born at Christchurch, New Zealand, served in WW1, worked on railways
3 Children 1. Alma Dorothy Victoria Cartmel 1898 married 1928 ref 9640, to Harold Leslie Allen childless
2. Violet Myrtle Cartmel 1900 married, 1 son
3. Reginald Charles Cartmel 1903 married, went to Qld
9. Edith Lavinia Bone 19 June 1870 - 21 Jan 1951, wed 1900 to Herbert Atkinson, 7 Children
10. Violet Hilda Bone 1877 wed c1901 to Ernest Edward James Cook, 4 Children

David Boyle

From a CuriousFox entry, Walter Wison and Agnes Unknown were the parents of Isabella Wilson, b;1823 M; David Boyle 1841, looking for other family members if any, and mothers maiden name
David Boyle 21, hus, and Isabella Boyle 19, wife of David, both Farm Servants from Dumfries, Protestants able to read and write, arrived 17 July 1841 on the England, from Liverpool on 4 Apr 1841
Ferdinand Von Mueller was appointed Government Botanist for Victoria by Governor Charles La Trobe in 1853. In a web page on tall trees, Von Mueller's early records also mention two trees on the nearby Black Spur Range, one alive and measuring 128 metres (420 ft) and another fallen tree said to measure 146 metres (479 ft), but these were either based on hearsay or uncertain reliability. David Boyle also reported that a tree at Cape Otway measured 160 metres (520 ft), but this too was based on hearsay.
Another fallen giant in the Dandenong Ranges measured by surveyor David Boyle as 119m (390 feet). This tree had a broken crown and Boyle estimated that the top would've added another 9m making the actual height 128m (420 feet).
From Collector of the lectotype of E. regnans F. Muell. (1888)
When J. H. Willis (1967) selected a lectotype for E. regnans F. Muell. he noted that ‘the collector’s name is not given, but was probably David Boyle of Nunawading’. Nunawading is now a suburb of Melbourne, Vic. It is not known when he migrated to Australia but he was a casual collector of botanical specimens for F. Mueller from the 1860s. He conducted an extensive nursery at Forest Hill, Nunawading, and was a competent and prolific sketcher of fruit, exotic flowers and did some very fine coloured illustrations of ferns of the Dandenongs. Most of the drawings were not published but many of the originals are now privately held in Victoria.
On the Vermont School page, the name “Vermont” is believed to be derived from the French word meaning “a green hill”. David Boyle, the school correspondent, was a nurseryman with great interest in the native plants. He often sought the advice of the Government Botanist, Sir Ferdinand von Mueller, who at this time was also director and planner of the Melbourne Botanic Gardens. There seems to be no doubt that Boyle accompanied von Mueller on excursions to the Dandenongs and it is believed that, riding along Delany’s Road, they came to the part from which the land seemed to fall away in all directions. When Boyle said that this part had no name, von Mueller decided to call it “Vermont” feeling that it was a fitting name for the green hill. The hill had become green meadows due to the fact that orchards had taken over the bushlands. The first time that the name was used in any official school correspondence was in a letter to the Board of Education on February 21st 1870, written by David Boyle.
David Boyle was born in Scotland on 4 March 1821 - 1900 #14165 aged 80 son of Robert Boyle, wed 1841 to Isabella Wilson 1823 - 1891 #17000 aged 68 parents not remembered. After 1853 David was a botanist assistant to Baron von Muller,
Both Isabella and David died at Mitcham
9 Children 1. Agnes Boyle 1843 baptised in the Presbyterian church of Melb and Geelong
2. John, son of David Boyle and Isabella Wilson, born 24 March 1845, baptised 12 May 1845 at the Presbyterian Church, Geelong - from a Rootsweb entry
3. Margaret Boyle 1847 baptised at Geelong
4. David Boyle 1853 - 1874 #6808 died aged 21
5. William James Boyle 1854 #3578 born at Boro
6. Walter Boyle 1857 #578
7. Robert Boyle 1858 #14877 born at Kew
8. Jessie Boyle 1861 #17835 born at Hawthorn
9. Isabella Boyle 1865 #20560 born at Nunawading
6. Walter Boyle 1857 born at B'Dara wed c1895 to Florence Grace Bone born 1865
From on Wed, 2 Aug 2006
Ruby (22/3/1895-4/2/1981) married 26/1/1919 to Hugh Mullens (3/10/1893-7/09/1969) son of Hugh Mullins. Hugh was the son of Hugh Mullens (same name 1861-1944) and Mary Elder Forbes (19/5/1863 - 10/09/1947).

4 Children 1. Ruby Lavinia Boyle 22 Mar 1895 - 4 Feb 1981 aged 85, wed 26 Jan 1919 #1657 to Hugh Mullens (3 Oct 1893 -7 Sep 1969)
2. Evelyn Boyle 4 Apr 1896 - 1 Oct 1993 aged 97, wed 1921 #14068 to Robert Ernest Cox 9 Mar 1893 - 24 Jul 1987 aged 94, son of Janet Ray Good and George Ernest Cox born at Burwood
3. Clyde Henry Boyle 13 Aug 1899 - wed 1920 to Maude Charlotte Cornish Shinner 1899 - 1957
      1. Mervyn Boyle deceased,
      2. Evelyn Boyle Mrs Hassel
      3. Noel Boyle
      4. Patricia Maude Boyle - Mrs Brian Pretlove
            1. Christopher
      5. Frank Martyn Boyle c30 wife Nellie Myrtle
            1. Rodney David Boyle
            2. Carol Boyle
            3. Timothy Stephen Boyle
4. Alan Matthew Boyle 1904 wed 1925 #3347 to Olive Rose May Cooper


From on Fri, 22 Aug 2003
I am happy for you to provide a link to my COX / GOOD data on your site where you list the marriage of Evelyn Boyle to Robert Ernest COX.
You may like to include the more general one at :
surnames as this is the least likely to change.
Or :
Robert Cox with ancestor chart.
I enlisted the help of a genie on a help list as she had some cemetery indexes listed, She went to some length to find the final resting places of both Evelyn and Robert and I now have the following details new since I last corresponded with you.
Evelyn born 4 April 1896 (#13615) in Mitchum, Vic. She died 1 October 1993 age 97 and her ashes were scattered at the Springvale Crematorium, Vic.
Robert 19 March 1893 (#10659) in Burwood, Vic. He died 24 July 1987 age 94 and his ashes scattered at Springvale.


Bones in Tasmania

The earlist record of Bones in Tasmania is the baptism of Edwardus Bones son of Mariae Ryan and Edwardi Bones at Hobart on 15-Aug 1832
Benjamin Bones aged 36 wed 28-Apr 1845 to Mary Hawthorn aged 29 at Hamilton 1. Mary Ann Bones 23-Jul 1845 at Hamilton
Francis Bones 1807 - 5-Dec 1865 aged 58, wed 22-Mar 1853 to Lucy Gibbons 1831 - 14-Sep 1854 aged 23, died with her daughter at Launceston Francis Bones aged 52 wed 9-Nov 1862 to Mary Ann Mickderny aged 30, at Oatlands
Stephen Bones aged 29 wed 14-Aug 1854 to Margaret Anderson aged 21 at Hobart
Mary Ann Cowan's parents
Thomas Cowen, free by servitude, wed c1834 to Mary Bleeze came free on America 18 Nov 1835
7 Children 1. Mary Anne Cowen 1834
2. Thomas George Cowen 1837
3. Joseph Cowen 1839
4. Richard Cowen 1842
5. Sarah Cowen 1844
6. Matilda Ann Cowen 1847
7. Henry Cowen 1849

James and Ann Bones

James Bones 1821 - 31-Jul 1899 aged 78 died at Gordon, came to Hobart c1852 with Ann Cohen then moved to Point Cygnet
12 Children 1. James Bones 1851
2. Male (William) Bones 29-Mar 1853
3. Thomas Bones 1856
4. Henry Bones 21-Nov 1857 died
5. Richard Bones 1859
6. Mary Ann Bones 24-Oct 1862 wed 23-Oct 1889 to Sarsfield Alexander Benbow 1870 at Hobart
7. Henry Bones 26-May 1865 wed 4-Jun 1888 to Elizabeth Ann Brittain 1868 at Pt Cygnet
8. Emey (Amy) Bones 13-Oct 1867 wed 16-Aug 1890 to Henry Smith 1862 at Hobart
9. Benjamin Bones 5-Apr 1870 wed 20-Jun 1894 to Rachel Pearsall 1868 at Pt Cygnet
10. Sarah Ann Bones 26-Aug 1872 wed 23-May 1899 to John Thomas Lovell 1877 at Hobart
11. Eliza Bones 9-Aug 1875 wed 23-Dec 1897 to Thomas William Turnbull 1877 at Gordon
12. Edward Robert Bones 27-Jun 1879
1. James Bones 1851 wed 24-Feb 1875 to Sarah Jane Lancaster 1853 at Hobart, and lived at Pt Cygnet
9 Children 1. James Bones 23-Dec 1878
2. Adaline (Adelaide) Bones 11-Mar 1877 wed 16-Dec 1896 to Richard Brittain 1874 at Pt Cygnet
3. Charles Bones 21-Nov 1880
4. William Bones 29-Aug 1881
5. Henry Bones 3-Jan 1886
6. Harriet Bones 23-Mar 1888
7. Eva May Bones 22-Nov 1890
8. Bertie Edwin Bones 29-Sep 1893
9. Walter Bones 14-Apr 1897
2. William Bones 1853 wed 20-Nov 1879 to Emily Mills 1859 - 21 Nov 1891 aged 30, at Pt Cygnet
William Bones 1854 wed 2-Nov 1898 to Elizabeth Dooling 1859 at Pt Cygnet, mother of 6 surviving children
Surnames are a feature for Elizabeth, born Backhouse. She took the surname Smith when her sister married, and after her husband Joseph Dooling died she became Elizabeth Bones by marrying William Bones on 2 Nov 1898 at Point Cygnet, Tasmania.
Elizabeth gave her age as 39, William said he was 44.
8 Children
of Emily
1. Emily Bones 3 Apr 1881 wed 5-Dec 1899 to Henry Cowen 1875 at Pt Cygnet
2. Edith Bones 21 Jan 1883
3. Caroline Bones 27 Dec 1884
4. Mary Ann Bones 15 Sep 1886 - 20 Feb 1887
5. Ada Bones 8 Jan 1888
6. Twin Ethel Bones 28 Apr 1890
7. Twin Florence Bones 28 Apr 1890
8. Amy Bones 17 Nov 1891 - 25 Nov 1891
3. Thomas Bones 1856 wed 28-Oct 1880 to Charlotte Elizth Sculthorp 1858 at Pt Cygnet
7 Children 1. Joseph Bones 22-Sep 1881
2. Osbourne Bones 26-Apr 1887
3. Maurice Benjn Chas Bones 18-Sep 1889
4. Twin Violet Gertrude Bones 28-Dec 1892
5. Twin Walter Bones 28-Dec 1892
6. Anthony Bones 30-Oct 1895
7. Harold Eric Bones 19-Mar 1898 - 26-Oct 1898 aged 6 months
5. Richard Bones 1859 wed 24-Dec 1881 to Elizabeth Mary Ann Lockley 1864 at Pt Cygnet
12 Children 1. Denis Henry Bones 9-May 1883
2. Virtue Bones 2-Aug 1884
3. Victor Bones 6-Dec 1885
4. Edgar Richard Bones 23-Feb 1887
5. Patience Victoria Bones 16-Apr 1888
6. Lucy Bones 11-Oct 1889
7. Lewis Bones 11-Dec 1890
8. Clement Oscar Bones 15-Dec 1892
9. Lance Douglas Percy Bones 23-Jul 1894
10. Olive Maude Bones 26-Aug 1896
11. Ruth May Bones 10-Jul 1898
12. Grace Angela Bones 1-Oct 1899

William and Eliza Bones

William Bones wed c1898 to Eliza Priest at Pt Cygnet
Dear Elizabeth, email address for Jenny Nancarrow now defunct 26 Nov 2004
I am searching for more information on William BONES and Eliza PRIEST, whose names appear on your website. Eliza's surname was registered at Priest, but her father's name was George PREECE. Eliza's siblings were registered as PREECE.
2 children 1. Twin Eva Maud Bones 15-Dec 1898
2. Twin William James Bones 15-Dec 1898 - 30-Jan 1899 lived 6 weeks

George Priest 1833 wed 1859 - LONGFORD, Tasmania, Australia to Elizabeth Wadley
8 Children 1. William Pries 1862
2. Sally Preece 1864
3. George Priest 1866 wed 1890 - Launceston, to Mary Jane Swain
4. Thomas Priest 1869
5. Percy James Ernest Priest 1871
6. Elizabeth M A Wadley Priest 1873
7. Ethel Louisa Preece
8. Frank Herbert Preece 1880

George Priest wed 1859 - LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, Australia to Mary Ann Woolley
3 Children 1. George Priest 1857
2. Elizabeth Priest 1854
3. Thomas Priest 1856

Robert Priest wed 1843 at Hobart to Mary Ann Wherrett 1825
12 Children 1. Jane Frances Chtte Priest 1844
2. Fanny Eleanor Priest 1846
3. Mary Agnes Priest 1848
4. Elizabeth Emily Priest 1850
5. John Thomas Edward Priest 1853
6. George Henry Priest 1855
7. Robert Walter Priest 1857
8. Frank James Priest 1859
9. Herbert Arthur Priest 1862
10. Ida Rachel Priest 1865
11. Milly Mabel Priest 1868
12. Kate Flora Priest 1870


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