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Families featured
John Crisp, Ebenezer Crocker, Alexander Crockett, William Cronk, John Crook,
Benjamin Cropley, John Cropley, Thomas Woley/Wesley Cross, Joseph Cross, William Cross,


John Crisp

Marriages Sep 1849 - John Crisp and Clarissa Armes at Newington Vol 4 page 405. The district Newington spans the boundaries of the counties of London and Surrey
John Crisp 30 came Oct 1853 on the Recruit with Clarissa/Clara Armes 29 and infant Harriet, and lived at Melbourne then Ballarat
5 Children 1. Harriet Crisp 1853
2. Rosa Elizabeth Crisp 1856 #826
3. John Robert Crisp 1858 #16893 - 1862 #3524 lived 3 years
4. John Crisp 1864 #19491
5. Joseph Crisp 1867 #6402
5. Joseph Crisp 1867 #6402 wed 1895 to Sophia Maria Fricke
2 Children 1. Joseph Robt Crisp 1896 #8681
2. Bernice Fricke Crisp 1900 #8382

Ebenezer Crocker

Ebenezer Crocker 25 came Jun 1849 on the Whitby with Jane Ann Sanders 22 and lived at Melbourne, Williamstown, Mt Korong, then Wedderburn
11 Children 1. Mary Ann Howes Crocker 1849 #10667
2. Edward John Crocker 1852 #27240
3. Emma Crocker 1853 #390 - 1854 #5654 lived 1 year
4. Harriet Crocker 1854 #6474 - 1860 #9082 lived 5 years
5. Emma Crocker 1857 #641
6. Alice Crocker 1858 #8538 - 1862 #7293 lived 4 years
7. Harry Crocker 1860 #10128 wed 1887 #1226 to Ann Marian Brown
8. Alfred Crocker 1861 #16516
9. George Crocker 1862 #16472
10. Catherine Crocker 1863 #22155 - 1863 #9004 lived 2 days
11. Charles Arthur Crocker 1866 #3925
1. Mary Ann Howse Crocker wed 1869 #3205 to Thomas Seabridge from Portsmouth, and lived at Williamstown
13 Children 1. Henry Thomas Seabridge 1870 #20258
2. Mary Frances Emma Seabridge 1872 #12975
3. Caroline Alice Seabridge 1873 #27947 - 1875 #5257 lived 1 year
4. Eva Margaret Seabridge 1874 #26695 - 1875 #5280 lived 4 weeks
5. William John Seabridge 1876 #13018
6. Albert Edward Seabridge 1878 #12593
7. Beatrice May Seabridge 1880 #19650
8. George Francis Charles Seabridge 1881 #20453
9. Grace Ethel Seabridge 1883 #6236 - 1884 #3252 lived 1 year
10. Amy Seabridge 1884 #28689 - 1884 #14495 lived 1 day
11. Alfred Ernest Seabridge 1886 #7216
12. Arthur Victor Seabridge 1887 #16038 - 1887 #12301 lived 6 weeks
13. Florence Gertrude Seabridge 1888 #16683
8. George Francis Charles Seabridge 1881 #20453 wed 1905 #8538 to Eleanor May Coldrey 1884 #12741
5. Emma Crocker 1857 #641 wed 1878 #963 to Henry Coster from Woolrich, UK, and lived at Williamstown
2 Children 1. Alice May Coster 1878 #6018
2. Arthur Edwin Coster 1887 #32992
8. Alfred Crocker 1861 #16516 wed 1884 #7170 to Margaret Ralph
1st Child 1. Margaret Emma Crocker 1888 #20536

Alexander Crockett

The Constance came Oct 1851 with Assisted Immigrants including Alexander 24, Ann Crockett 29, Ellen Crockett 4, Christina Crockett 2 and Isabella Crockett infant
Alexander Crockett came with children Oct 1851 and Anne Robb 1824 - 1870 #4455 aged 46 daughter of Isabella Walkinshaw and David Robb from Lanackshire,
Alexander Crockett senior wed 1884 #4545 to widow Mary Anne Bailey in Echuca. Both died in Jerilderie, he in 1893, she in 1905
7 Children 1. Ellen/Helen Crockett 1847
2. Christina Crockett 1849
1. Isabella Walkinshaw Smith Robb Crockett 1850 - 1885 #9772 aged 35
4. David Robb Crockett c1852 - 1921 #959394 aged 68
5. Alexander Crockett c1853 - 1937 #16611 aged 84
6. Mary Ann Crockett 1859 #5169 - 1860 #4198 lived 1 year
7. James Figgins Crockett 1864 #17480 - 1924 #8227 aged 60
1. Ellen/Helen Crockett wed 1865 #4169 to Charles Milne and lived at Yandoit, Clunes, Adelaide Reef
5 Children 1. Annie Alex Crockitt Milne 1868 #13245
2. David George Milne 1872 #19983
3. Edwin James Milne 1877 #21226
4. Walter Stewart Milne 1883 #13585
5. Helen Mabel Milne 1886 #15150
2. Christina Annie Telfer/Telford Crockett 1849 - 1891 #15690 aged 42, wed 1866 #2224 to William Tice 1845 - 1895 #9569 aged 50, from Surrey, and lived at Redc?, Heathcote, Costerfield
AW Tice aged 21 came May 1863 on th Redan
9 Children 1. Amy/Annie Robb Crockett Tice born c1869, registered 1871 #4796
2. Alexander Crocker Tice 1870 - 1871 #4902 lived 1 year
3. William Alex Tice 1876 - 1949 #19310 aged 73
4. Thomas Bradford Tice 1879 #9854 - 1931 #9554 aged 53
5. Walt Hy Tice 1880 #23170 - 1938 #17318 aged 57
6. Ellen Milne Tice 1883 #17175
7. Emily Louisa Elizth Maud Tice 1885 #26062
8. Isabella Robena May Tice 1888 #28545 - 1965 #17318 aged 77
9. Christina Elsie Clarabel Tice 1891 #33882 - 1892 #11824 lived 10 months
1. Amy/Annie Robb Crockett Tice born c1869, registered 1871 #4796 - 1913 aged 42, wed 1895 #2055 to Victor John Hird 1874 #18837 - 1946 #16929 aged 70, son of Mary Theresa Barters/Berters wed 1865 #1339 to Edward Hird
4 children 1. George Edward Wm Victor Hird 1895 #9614 - 1972 #23356 aged 77, wed Florence Oct McKenzie
2. Florence Muriel Hird 1897 #884 - 1979 #3308 aged 82 wed Bligh
3. Victor Thomas Henry Hird 1900 #1005 - 1971 #11730 aged 71
4. dau
3. Isabella Walkinshaw Smith Robb Crockett 1850 - 1885 #9772 aged 35, wed 1876 #4581 to William Phillips and lived at Murchison, 6 children
4. Alexander Crockett wed 1881 4438 to Janet Paton - 1946 #22878 aged 84 dau of Emily Rook and Peter Paton
3 children 1. Alexander Crockett 1885 #19085 - 1885 #9161 lived 7 days
2. Mary Ann Crockett 1886 #19683 - 1886 #9708 lived 2 days
3. David Crockett 1887 #21173
4. Peter Crockett 1889 #13915 - 1979 #6972 aged 89
5. Annie Mabel Crockett 1893 #5350
6. Emily Eva Crockett 1895 #4997 - 1899 #10165 lived 4 years
7. Ctina Crockett 1897 #20673
8. Alex Crockett 1899 #11846 - 1929 #10436 aged 30
5. David Robb Crockett c1852 - 1920 #9594 aged 68, wed 1881 #3772 to Ellen (Veronica) Dwyer 1852 - 1947 #19235 aged 85, dau of Margaret Phillips and Michael Dwyer, and lived at Creswick, Echuca
14 Children 1. Helen Crockett 1883 #15682
2. William James Crockett 1885 #9219
3. David Crockett 1887 #2715 - 1888 #5518 (died of Dentition at 15 months at Kanyapella (Echuca) and was buried at Echuca 16/05/1888
4. Charles (Henry) Crockett 1888 #10583 - 1966 #22580 aged 79
5. John Crockett 1889 #30708 - 1890 #1705 lived 4 months
6. Alexr Crockett 1891 #2783
7. David Robert Crockett 1892 #31752
8. Christina Crockett 1893 #31178 wed Ernest Bowker
9. Male Crockett stillborn and buried 20/11/1895.
10. Isabella Mary Crockett 1896 #27467
11. Anne Crockett 1899 #2697 - 1899 #1503 lived 1 day
12. John Pat Crockett 1901 #2876 wed Blanche Estella Waters
13. Margaret Anne Crockett 1903 - 1933 #15954 aged 30 wed Ousley
14. Cath Elizth Crockett 1906 - 1924 #1352 aged 18

From on Sunday, 20 February, 2011
Just for the record, for Ellen Dwyer, or Helen's second name was Veronica, as shown on her headstone in Leeton NSW Cemetery.
Child 13, Margaret Anne - b: 1903, d: 1933 is buried in Echuca - under her married name of - Margaret Anne Ousley - but in the group of 4 graves with most of the family.
The other people surnamed Ousley, buried at Echuca (as insdexed) are John Ousley and his parents -
John Ousley 1856 #13817 - 1937 #18069 aged 81, son on Thomesin Clemmens (Tamzin Clements) and Jacob Ousley, born in Bendigo,
wed 1893 #6557 to Jane Donaldson Clark 1865 #4257 - 1949 #20638 aged 84, dau of Janet Manclark and Henry Clark born at Tarnagulla, and lived at Tarnagulla


William Cronk

Marriage or Emma not in FreeBMD - the St Catherines' Indexes
William Cronk 38, 1814 - 1873 #254 aged 59 son of Ann and George Cronk of England, came Feb 1853 on the Hopewell with Margaret Woods 34, 1816 - 1876 #7889 aged 60 dau of Ann Mountjoy and James Woods and lived at Prahan, Ballarat
7 Children 1. Emma Cronk 12, c1841
2. Henry Cronk 9, c1844 born in Surrey
3. Margaret Cronk 7, c1846
4. George Cronk 4, c1849
5. Edwin Cronk 2, c1851 born at Southampton
6. Jesse Cronk 1853 #1325 lived 5 months
7. Frank Alexr Cronk 1859 #7510 born at Ballarat
1. Emma Johannah Cronk c1840 wed 1856 #4086 to Alexander Henry and lived at Ballarat, 8 Children
2. Henry Cronk c1844 wed 1873 #2109 to Sarah Mary Ann Blanchard from Berkshire, and lived at Ballarat
6 Children 1. Eleanor Cronk 1874 #6727 - 1878 #313 lived 3 years
2. Henry William Cronk 1875 #13809- 1876 #4198 lived 10 months
3. Henry Cronk 1876 #13638 - 1878 #330 lived 21 months
4. Unnamed Male Cronk 1878 #13383 - 1878 #7702 lived 1 day
5. Margaret Cronk 1879 #20788
6. Henry Cronk 1887 #8317
3. Margaret Cronk c1846 wed 1863 #2441 to Richard Ham and lived at Miners Rest, Rochester,
11 Children 1. Grace Margaret Ham 1864 #17046 - 1871 #9147 lived 7 years
2. William Richard Ham 1866 #23063 - 1871 #9146 lived 5 years
3. Alice Ham 1868 #18312
4. Edwin Henry Ham 1870 #17857
5. George William Ham 1872 #25101
6. Richard Pearcy Ham 1875 #4257
7. Margaret Emma Ham 1877 #4776
8. Maud Beatrice Ham 1879 #5016 - 1879 #8971 lived 5 months
9. Frank Alexander Ham 1882 #18568
10. Jessie Mabel Ham 1886 #29245
11. Norman Ham 1888 #32977
5. Edwin Cronk c1851 wed 1872 #3320 to Margaret Darling from Scotland, and lived at Ballarat
2 Children 1. Edith Annie Cronk 1873 #21612
2. William Robert Cronk 1876 #282
7. Frank Alexander Cronk 1859 #7510 wed 1881 #3768 to Margaret Wilkinson born at Kyneton and lived at Shepparton
5 children 1. Henry Cronk 1882 #19115
2. William Cronk 1883 #26480
3. George Cronk 1885 #21416
4. Sarah Cronk 1887 #6892
5. Margaret Cronk 1888 #33364

John Crook

John Crook c1830 wed 1853 #3799 to Sarah Maylor Dawber and lived at Barrabool, Ceres, Geelong
5 children 1. William Crook 1855 #1805 - 1855 #3490 lived 4 months
2. William Crook 1856 #2063 - 1856 #2676 lived 3 weeks
3. Sarah Crook 1857 #6289 - 1861 #7381 lived 4 years
4. Ellen Amelia Crook 1859 #19622 - 1861 #7366 lived 2 years
5. Mary Ann Crook 1861 #21133 - 1948 #359 aged 84
6. Sarah Crook 1864 #22004 - 1946 #20857 aged 82
7. John Thomas Feazey Crook 1867 #7153
8. Isabella Dawber Crook 1869 #7502 - 1869 #3662 lived 1 month
9. Henry Edward Francis Crook 1870 #14527
10. Emma Crook 1873 #1261
11. Albert William
Crook 1877 #21112
5. Mary Ann Crook 1861 #21133 - 1948 #359 aged 84 wed 1886 #2979 to John Henry Martin born in Talbot, and lived in Geelong
6 Children 1. John Henry Martin 1886 #28758
2. Carol Ann Gillroy Martin 1888 #11724
3. Maud Martin 1890 #5363 - 1890 #2956 lived 1 day
4. Hy Ernt Albt Martin 1891 #3640 - 1953 #6563 aged 62
5. Gertrude Martin 1893 #13109" 6. Robert John Martin 1893 #14699"
6. Sarah Dawber Crook 1864 #22004 - 1946 #20857 aged 82, wed 1882 #4723 to William Cartwright 1856 #1876 son of Eliza Brand and George Cartwright born in Barrabool, lived in Ceres
4 Children 1. George Cartwright 1883 #22371 - 1961 #1676 aged 77
2. William Cartwright 1885 #16359 - 1965 #28188 aged 80
3. Sarah Eliza Cartwright 1887 #18185
4. Ada Cartwright 1890 #21284 - 1965 #13968 aged 74, wed Ketchen
7. John Thomas Feazey Crook 1867 #7153 - 1954 #23091 aged 87, wed 1892 #6242 to Jane Reynolds, 1864 - 1934 #16281 aged 70, dau of Cath Snowden and Stephen Reynolds, and lived in Geelong
4 Children 1. Stephen John Crook 1893 #32005 - 1893 #14341 lived 1 day
2. Leslie Gordon Crook 1895 #21163
3. Edith Mary Crook 1896 #27979 - 1961 #21937 aged 65, wed Mccoll
4. Hy Herbt Crook 1900 #3460
9. Henry Edward Francis Crook 1870 #14527 wed 1900 #2133 to Florance Selina Hale 1880 - 1959 #20977 aged 79, and lived at Geelong
4 Children 1. Gordon Victor Crook 1901 #11388 - 1959 #20865 aged 57
2. Gladys Selina Crook 1904 - 1976 #2655 aged 72, wed Langshaw
3. Henry Stanley Roy Crook 1905 - 1928 #14877 aged 23
4. Harry Wm Chas Crook 1907 - 1930 #13782 aged 23
10. Emily Bertha Crook 1873 #1261 wed 1891 #8744 to Alb Jas Russell Neal and lived in Geelong
3 Children 1. Eliza Maud Neal 1891 #33478 - 1934 #18241 aged 42, wed Ketchen
2. Ethel May Neal 1893 #13211
3. Jno Thomas Neal 1895 #21184
11. Albert William Crook 1877 #21112 - 1962 #2367 aged 84, wed 1901 #2060 to Louisa Emily Wall 1876 - 1957 #19732 aged 79, dau of Mary Annie Wright and John Wall
2 Children 1. Harold Percival Crook 1904 - 1965 #16736 aged 61
2. Ralph Ernest Crook 1909 - 1960 #20843 aged 51

Benjamin Cropley

Benjamin Cropley wed 1861 #3234 to Elizabeth Jane Searle and lived first at Wyndham
11 children 1. Sarah Ann Cropley 1862 #8126
2. Fanny Crosby Cropley 1864 #12485
3. Herbert Cropley 1866 #18861 lived 13 years
4. Jessie Cropley 1868 #20612
5. Benjamin Cropley 1870 #20411 lived 14 days
6. Annie Cropley 1872 #16202
7. Richard Crosby Cropley 1875 #2493
8. Mary Rosetta Cropley 1877 #8979
9. James Benjamin Cropley 1879 #17512
10. Daisy Cropley 1881 #26809
11. Samuel Cuthbert Cropley 1885 #14309
1. Sarah Ann Cropley 1862 #8126 wed 1888 #630 to Robert Breen from Dunedin
Fanny Crosby Cropley 1864 - 1950 #10750 aged 86, daughter of Elizabeth Jane Searle and Benjamin Cropley wed 1891 #7371 to John Henry Topp, 5 Children

John Cropley

John Cropley aged 20 came Oct 1852 on the Cossipore
John Cropley wed 1855 #2701 to Mary Ann Searle and lived at Derrimut, Wyndham, Maidstone
10 Children 1. William Thomas Cropley 1856 #7516
2. John Searle Cropley 1858 #1223
3. Benjamin Crosby Cropley 1860 #1263 - 1861 #10313 lived 2 years
4. Benjamin Charles Cropley 1862 #3807
5. Melton Cropley 1864 #6030
6. Sydney Cropley 1866 #5752
7. Amelia Mary Cropley 1869 #5933 - 1878 #2298 lived 9 years
8. Emily Adelaide Cropley 1871 #6441 - 1887 #10773 lived 16 years
9. Henry James Cropley 1876 #24304
10. Percy Edmund Cropley 1879 #17513
1. William Thomas Cropley 1856 #7516 wed 1881 #4867 to Fanny Smith and lived at Warragul
4 Children 1. Arthur William Cropley 1882 #26432
2. Ethel May Cropley 1884 #21360
3. Beatrice Maud Cropley 1886 #22764
4. Emily Adelaide Cropley 1888 #25520
4. Charles Benjamin Cropley 1862 #3807 wed 1887 #5861 to Eliza Allen
1st Child 1. Emily Adelaide Cropley 1888 #20618
6. Sydney Cropley 1866 #5752 wed 1895 #4720 to Mary Punshon 1870 - 1935 #10073 aged 65 and lived at Footscray
Mary appears to have gone back to UK, as she appears aged 12 in 2 St Mary's place, Newcastle, St Andrew, at the school run by Susanna Reay head un 34 Teacher of English and Drawing, and her sister Isabella, as Mary Punshon boarder 13 Scholar b Gateshead, DUR, one of 12 students. She is then a passenger, Mary Punshon aged 14 Spinster came in Nov 1861 on the Elizabeth Ann Bright Capt John Starkey left Liverpool 10 Aug 1861 and took 140 days Arr Melb. Black Ball Line
6 Children 1. Mary Doris Meta Cropley 1897 #28157
2. Jessie Reid Cropley 1900 #11083
3. Thelma Evelyn Cropley 1902 #10497
4. Gilbert Hy Jno Cropley 1904 #18148 - 1905 #1633 lived 1 month
5. Geo Sydney Cropley 1906 #3265
6. Noel Keith Cropley 1911 #3527

Joseph Cross

Submitted IGI entry
Joseph Mercer CROSS Birth: 23 Feb 1830 - 20 May 1901 son of Margaret MERCER and William Cross born at Liverpool, Lancashire, England and died at Daylesford, Victoria, Australia. wed at Toxteth, England 16 May 1854 to Sarah Boardman 12 May 1827 - 07 Aug 1886 born at Latchford, Cheshire, England and died at Daylesford, Victoria, Australia, dau of Hannah Acton and John Boardman
Joseph Mercer Cross 1830 - 1878 #2453 aged 50 parents not known, came Dec 1854 on the Falcon with Sarah Boardman 1827 - 1886 #8885 aged 59, daughter of Hannah Acton and John Boardman, settled at Daylesford
5 Children 1. William Henry Cross 1855 #1106
2. Alfred Cross 1856 #13477
3. John Boardman Cross 1858 #7903
4. Peter Boardman Cross 1860 #9304 lived 9 months,
5. Joseph Mercer Cross 1862 #20334
Alfred Cross 1856 #13477 lived at Daylesford, wed 1880 to Hannah Maria Verey
4 Children 1. Vivian Cross 1883 #15391
2, Charles Cross 1885 #1850
3. Ethel Cross 1887 #18636
4. Harrie Cross 1893 #11677

Thomas Woley/Wesley Cross

Thomas Woley (Wesley) Cross wed 347/1861 to Eliza Haigh in Sydney and children registered in Maitland, NSW
8 Children 1. Samuel J Cross 1880 #1861 in Sydney
2. Lauretta Cross 1864 #190 in Sydney
3. William Cross 1867 #11192
4. John Cross in Maitland death 1870 #4398
5. Phoebe J Cross 1872 #12324 - 1872 #4868
6. Amy Maude Cross 1874 #13557
7. Mabel F Cross 1880
8. Blanche Cross 1881 #20054 in West Maitland
2. Lauretta Eveline Cross 190/1864 born in Sydney, wed 1886 #1791 to Arthur Trinnick 1864 #23431 - 1892 #10678
Lauretta Eveline Trinnick nee Cross second marriage 1896 #2137 to Thomas Farrell, widowed when his wife and Lauretta's sister-in-law, Maria Trinnick, died

William Cross

Robert Box 42 came Aug 1858 on the Africa with Matilda Box 15, Elisabeth Box 12, Samuel Box 9 and Emma Box 6
William Cross wed 1860 #3272 to Elizabeth Jane Box 1845 - 1886 #12234 aged 41, daughter of Robert Box, and lived at Clunes
8 children 1. Elizabeth Ann Cross 1861 #16334
2. Hannah Cross 1865 #1232 lived 3 months
3. William Henry Cross 1866 #23217 lived 2 months
4. Robert Cross 1868 #5451 - 1900 #3081 aged 31
5. Hannah Cross 1870 #14708
6. William Henry Cross 1872 #1376 lived 12 weeks
7. Frederick William Cross 1875 #7912 lived 3 years
8. John Cross 1879 #1507 lived 9 days
1. Elizabeth Ann Cross 1862, wed 1880 #2824 to William Henry Treganowan 1857, 4 Children
Is one of these Unassisted Immigrants our William Cross?
William Cross A came Dec 1852 on the Minnesota
William Cross 23 came Dec 1852 on the Tulloch Castle
William Cross 40 came Sep 1852 on the Frances Henty, William Cross died 1809 - 1882 #4174 aged 73 son of Elizabeth Maine and Joseph Cross
William Cross 20 came Sep 1852 on the Merlin
William Cross 20 came Jan 1853 on the Winchester
William Cross 25 came Apr 1853 on the Kent
William Cross 28 came Sep 1854 on the Queen Of The Seas
William Cross 28 came Dec 1854 on the Falcon

Only on the Falcon are there more than one member surnames Cross -
Joseph Cross 24 Dec 1854 Falcon and Sarah Boardman at Hepburn then at Daylesford
Margaret Cross 29 Dec 1854 Falcon
Sarah Cross 28 Dec 1854 Falcon
Couple is William Cross came Dec 1854 on the Falcon with Margaret Tafft at Daylesford, Margaret 1825 - 1886 #5136 aged 60, daughter of Elizabeth and Joseph Taff, her husband William Cross 1826 - 18976 #13127 aged 51 from Loncoln, parents not known.
Children
1. Joseph Cross 1858 #7904,
2. William Cross 1859 #14882 - 1888 #9162 aged 30,
3. Richard Cross 1863 #20084.
Joseph Cross 1830 - 1878 #2453 aged 50 parents not known, came Dec 1854 on the Falcon with Sarah Boardman 1827 - 1886 #8885 aged 59, daughter of Hannah Acton and John Boardman, 5 Children


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