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James Dannock, Edward Darling, Richard Darling, James Darlot, Alexander Darrock,
Thomas Dart, Samuel Date, James Davenport,

James Dannock

Maria Tricky aged 20 came Jan 1857 on the Lobelia and wed 1857 #363 to Matthew Towers 1831 - 1857 #4363 aged 26 from Berkshire, leaving no chn
James Dannock wed 1858 #171 to Maria Towers nee Tricky 1828 - 1874 #1762 aged 46 dau of Eliza Parkhurst and John Trickey and lived at Kew
James Dannock wed 1874 #4621 to Sarah Elizabeth Parkhouse/Parkhurst 1850 - 1932 #556 aged 82 (appears to be cousin of Eliza) who came Dec 1871 aged 31, on the Stonehouse and lived at Kew
5 Children
of Maria
1. James Olive Dannock 1859 #648
2. Robert Dannock 1861 #5893 - 1861 #3663 lived 6 days
3. Jesse Dannock 1863 #8485 - 1942 #11481 aged 79
4. Henry Dannock 1865 #9228 - 1963 #12212 aged 98
5. Maria Dannock 1868 #9883
6 Children
of Sarah
6. Eliza Annie Dannock 1875 #23618
7. Eva Jessie Dannock 1877 #23210
8. Frank Richard Dannock 1879 #17243 - 1951 #10353 aged 71
9. May Dannock 1881 #10451
10. Ernest Dannock 1883 #3533
11. Clara Dannock 1885 #3657 - 1950 #3372 aged 64
12. Norman Dannock 1887 #4241 - 1956 #13048 aged 69
1. James Oliver Dannock 1859 #648 wed 1884 #5882 to Mary Hargreaves 1861 #12948 - 1949 #13949 aged 88, lived at Kew
5 Children 1. James Oliver Dannock 1885 #18809 - 1972 #13503 aged 86
2. Maria Mary Dannock 1887 #25943
3. Chas Edwin Dannock 1889 #4775 - 1890 #2728 lived 13 months
4. Grace Dannock 1891 #24431
5. Urina Dannock 1891 #4434
3. Jesse Dannock 1863 #8485 wed 1885 #7055 to Ann Ainger
4 Children 1. Edgar Isaiah Dannock 1888 #4109 - 1974 #23552 aged 86
2. Clarence Claude Dannock 1892 - 1970 #18017 aged 78
3. Horace David Dannock 1899 - 1970 #10725 aged 71
4. Ronald Gordon Dannock 1904 - 1979 #18649 aged 75

Edward Darling

Edward Darling aged 43 came Nov 1854 on the Clara with Catherine Darling aged 38 and 7 daughters.
Edward Darling and Catherine Darlington registered 2 children in Victoria. When Ellen married John Wilson Menagh she was identified as Ellen, third daughter of Mr. Edward Darling, late of Athboy, county Meath, Ireland.
9 Children 1. Eliza Darling aged 19, c1834
2. Mary F Darling aged 15, c1838
3. Henrietta Darling aged 14, c1840
4. Ellen Darling aged 11, c1843
5. Elizabeth Darling aged 9, c1845
6. Kate Darling aged 7, c1847
7. Marcella Darling aged 3, c1851
8. Unknown Male Darling 1856 #382 - 1856 #196 lived 1 day at Flemington
9. Grace Darling 1856 #10514 - 1857 #2 lived 2 weeks, at Brighton
3. Henrietta Darling aged 14, c1840, wed first 1859 #3531 to George Mountford and then parted.
Henrietta Mountford nee Darling wed 1861 #3569 to Alexander Draper and lived at various places, then Ballarat
8 Children 1. Elizabeth Draper 1862 - 1866 #8764 lived 4 years
2. Kate Marcella Draper 1864 #833
3. Mary Ellen Draper 1866 #3876
4. Alexander Windsor Draper 1868 #19950
5. Bessie Isabella M Draper 1871 #13787 - 1872 #3498 lived 14 months
6. Edward John Draper 1873 #14087 - 1876 #4145 lived 3 years
7. Arthur Henry Draper 1876 #297
8. Albert Edward Draper 1879 #356 - 1896 #4765 aged 17 died at Barwon
2. Kate Marcella Draper 1864 #833 wed 1888 #6769 to Albert Henry Edwards 1857 #8425 first child of Margaret Meyne and George Edwards
Margaret's surname may be Guinane, Quanine, Meyne, Mayne and George may also be called George Mortimer Edwards
George Mortimer Edwards, Born 1828 in Laugharne, Wales, United Kingdom, Died Feb 01 1867 in Jamieson, Victoria, Australia
4 Children 1. Henrietta Margt Edwards 1890 #15865
2. Isabel Mary Edwards 1891 #26215 - 1892 #3446 lived 5 months
3. Lucy Millicent Edwards 1893 #6438
4. Lewis Draper Edwards 1894 #14526
3. Mary Ellen Draper 1866 #3876 wed 1887 #5936 to Augustus Robert Dyhal Marston 1863 #14699 son of Annie Eliz Howell and Frederick John Marston born at Heathcote, lived in Numurkah
2 Children 1. Henrietta Alexandra Marston 1888 #17663
2. Pollie Marston 1889 #28445 - 1890 #3849 lived 14 weeks
4. Alexander Windsor Draper 1868 #19950 wed 1898 #3992 to Ellen Darling Monckton 1872 - 1949 #8684 aged 77, dau of Mary Jane Darling wed 1865 #2381 to Thomas Monckton (birth not registered)
7. Arthur Henry Draper 1876 #297 wed 1898 #4953 to Alice Richardson
1 Child 1. Edw Alex Draper 1899 #6267
4. Ellen Darling aged 11, c1843, wed 1861 #81 to John Wilson Menagh 1834 - 1897 #2491 aged 63
John Wilson Menagh b 1834 Moy, Tyrone, Northern Ireland. His parents were John Menagh and Mary (Annie) Wilson. John Wilson Menagh was in the Royal Irish Constabulary and emigrated to Australia in 1858. 1861
Menagh-Darling. Married on the 1st inst., at Meredith, by the Rev. G. I. Russell, of Buninyong, Mr. John Wilson Menagh, late of Tyrone, Ireland, to Ellen, third daughter of Mr. Edward Darling, late of Athboy, county Meath, Ireland. Home papers please copy (Argus)
[John died 1897 aged 63 years. Parents: John Menagh & Annie Wilson (VRBMD)]
John Wilson Menagh born in Carngham, enlisted 21 Aug 1915 in Perth, WA, aged 42 years 8 months, wife Elizabeth Ann Menagh, RTA 11 May 1917 after removal of left eye.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 1 September 1919, has som Melbourne problems
Detectives were engaged on Friday night pursuing inquiries In connection with the robbery of £180 In notes from Edwin Knight, a labourer, who collapsed in the offices of the Commonwealth Bank, Collins-street, on Thursday morning, after he had drawn money from the bank. At an early hour on Saturday morning they entered a house In Kew, and took into custody John Wilson Menagh, 47 years of age, described as a labourer, and his son, John Wilson Menagh, junior, 20 years of age, described as a postal assistant, on a charge of having stolen from Edwin Knight the sum of £180 in notes.
11 Children 1. Kate Menagh 1862 #13086 - 1932 #902 aged 70, wed 1883 #5191 to Francis William Wills
2. George Windsor Menagh 1864 #19769
3. Harriet Ann Menagh 1866 #13499 - 1939 #7516 aged 72, wed Jennings
4. Grace Darling Menagh 1869 #1239
5. Thomas Edward Menagh 1870 #21837
6. John Wilson Menagh 1873 #1139 - 1944 #9175 aged 72
7. Gerald Arthur Menagh 1875 #7612
8. Edward Menagh 1878 #14332
9. Henrietta Menagh 1881 #1360
10. Ernest Lyndon Menagh 1889 #23844
5. Elizabeth Darling from Ireland, wed 1867 #2128 to John Mitchell from Scotland
6. Kate/Catherine Darling 1847 - 1923 #9146 aged 76, wed 1871 #2611 to Augustus Charles Theodore Ulrich 1932 #432 aged 88, son of Sophia and Friedrich Ulrich from Hanover, Germany, lived in Carngham, Bunguluke, Ararat
9 Children 1. Edward Darling Ulrich 1872 #14673 - 1953 #2593 aged 89
2. Adelhaid Marcell M Ulrich 1874 #14410 - 1966 #13391 aged 92
3. Robert Carson Ulrich 1877 #12508 - 1879 #6713 lived 2 years
4. August Ulrich 1879 #6352 - 1879 #3403 lived 5 weeks
5. Katherina Sophia Agusta Ulrich 1880 #13842
6. Ada Mary Eliza Ulrich 1883 #13672 - 1884 #7676 lived 1 year
7. Hermiene Friederica Ulrich 1885 #14812
8. George Charles Rudolph Ulrich 1887 #16312 - 1887 #8851 lived 3 months
9. Theodore Friederick Ulrich 1889 #88 - 1964 #9339 aged 75
7. Marcella Darling 1851 - 1940 #9838 aged 89, wed 1891 #7096 to Peter Dawson from Edinburgh, and lived at Malvern
1 Child 1. Keith Cyril Darling Dawson 1893 #5508 - 1977 #24656 aged 84

Richard Darling

Richard Stuart Darling from London wed 1874 #3653 to Sophia Cooke / Cook from Dublin, and lived in Melbourne
7 Children 1. Eleanor Annie Darling 1875 #10900 lived 9 years
2. Richard Darling 1877 #3933 lived 18 months
3. David Frederick Darling 1878 #24271
4. Reginald Richard Darling 1881 #3488
5. Ernest Edward Darling 1884 #3915
6. Cecil Spencer Darling 1885 #29725
7. Richard Stuart Darling 1887 #15984
7. Cecil Spencer Darling 1885 #29725 wed 1908 #8692 to Elsie May Dadswell 1887 #9554
1 child 1. Grace May Darling 1909 #7693

James Darlot

James Monckton Darlot 1812 - 1903 #3180 aged 91, son of Agnes Johanna Swape and Henry Darlot, wed 1853 #1467 to Christian Mehetabel Elizth Firebrace 1835 - 1912 #7282 aged 77, daughter of Mary Anna Wade and Samuel Firebrace, and lived at Smythes Ck and later at Gardiner
8 children 1. Agnes Mary Constance Darlot 1855 #1470
2. Henry Arthur Darlot 1856 #4791
3. Johnston George Darlot 1857 #17279 lived 8 months
4. Margt Ledwich Darlot 1859 #6488
5. Phillip Firebrace Darlot 1861 #5317
6. Unnamed Male (James Augustus Wade) Darlot 1863 #4019 lived 3 years
7. Madeline Grant Darlot 1866 #16903 lived 15 years
8. Gabrielle Elizabeth Darlot 1869 #10884
1. Agnes Mary Constance Darlot 1855 #1470 wed 1878 #4165 to James Dickson and lived at Prahan
7 Children 1. Alice Elizabeth Dickson 1879 #25044
2. Constance Mary Kathleen Dickson 1882 #24921
3. Alexr Monkton Dickson 1881 - 1882 #3017 lived 11 months
4. James Ronald Dickson 1883 #25612
5. Thomas Monckton Dickson 1885 #20468
6. John Harold Dickson 1888 #17100
7. Agnes Nora Dickson 1891 #35008
2. Henry Arthur Darlot 1856 #4791 - 1911 #2774 aged 54, wed 1896 #2066 to Emily Simpson
Emily Darlot wed 1911 #8366 to David Ferguson Isles
1 Child 1. Arth Jas Darlot 1898 #165
4. Margt Ledwich Darlot 1859 #6488 wed 1884 #2065 to Harry Parland Stephen 1859 #1558, no chn
5. Phillip Firebrace Darlot (Truebrace) 1861 #5317 wed 1901 #6393 to Cath Susanna Newton 1866 #23266 born at Caulfield
8. Gabrielle Elizabeth Darlot 1869 #10884 wed 1897 #5977 to Leith Hemphill and lived at Prahan, 3 children

Alexander Darrock

Alexander Darrock 26 Feb 1825 Christening: 13 Mar 1825 at Kilbirnie, Ayr, Scotland son of Ann Muir and Alexander Darrock, wed 12 Jun 1852 at Beith, Ayr, Scotland to Mary Law
Alexander Darrock aged 27, 1825 - 1877 #6827 aged 52, came from Ayeshire, Scotland in Mar 1853 on Typhoon with Mary Law 25 and children Alex 4, Janet 2.
6 children 1. Alexander Darroch 1849 wed 1871 #961 to Mary McLennon
2. Janet Darroch 1851 wed 1873 #3443 to Angus Cameron
3. James Darrock 1854 #1743 wed Kezia Olivia Deslanders
4. John Derroch 1859 #5937 born at Whroo wed 1882 #942 to Mary Ann Pettifer
5. Robert Darrock 1861 #15484 born at Rushworth
6. David Darroch 1866 #11979 - 1866 #12203 lived 9 months, born at Whroo
1. Alexander Darroch 1849 wed 1871 #961 to Mary McLennon and lived at Whroo then at Tatura
11 children 1. Alexander Donald Darroch 1872 #20505
2. William Ebenezer Darroch 1874 #12941
3. Christina Darroch 1875 #24800
4. James Law Darroch 1877 #19082
5. Mary Darroch 1879 #12493
6. Flora Darroch 1880 #25568
7. Twin John Darroch 1882 #5847 - 1882 #3724 lived 10 days
8. Twin Margaret Darroch 1882 #5848 - 1882 #7255 lived 10 weeks
9. Jeannette Darroch 1883 #5824
10. Charles Robert Darroch 1885 #14077
11. David Gordon Darroch 1888 #16133
2. Janet Darroch 1851 wed 1873 #3443 to Angus Cameron born at Perth, Scotland, and lived at Whroo
8 children 1. Mary Cameron 1875 #13142
2. Robert Alexander Cameron 1876 #26631
3. William Angus Cameron 1878 #19939
4. Jas Law Cameron 1879 - 1880 #8751
5. Janet Margaret Cameron 1881 #20405
6. Jane Christina Cameron 1884 #6373
7. Angus Cameron 1885 #22405
8. Hugh Gordon Cameron 1888 #25675
3. James Darrock 1854 #1743 wed 1877 #2242 to Kezia Olivia Deslanders and lived at Whroo
Olivia Keziah Darroch nee Deslandes 1857 #13244 - 1933 #6480 aged 76, wed 1896 #5359R to Nicholas Frank 1870 #20198 - 1953 #1071 aged 82, 2 more children
6 children 1. Alfred Darroch 1884 #21507
2. Alexander Charles Darroch 1878 #19938
3. Jas Law Darroch 1880 #19583
4. James Darroch 1882 #20077
5. Alfred Darroch 1884 #21507
6. Mary Olivia Darroch 1886 #30552
4. John Derroch 1859 #5937 born at Whroo wed 1882 #942 to Mary Ann Pettifer born at Whroo
1 child 1. John Derroch 1886 #14744

Thomas Dart

Thomas Dart 1830 - 1890 #7816 aged 59 son of Jonathan Dart, came c1858 with Ellen Margt Leary 1828 - 1890 #7820 aged 62 dau of Margaret Caine and Keady Leary, and lived at Kangaroo Flats
6 Children 1. Susan Dart 1858 - 1859 #9101 lived 40 weeks
2. Mary Dart 1863 - 1891 #10945 aged 28
3. John Dart 1864 #11537 - 1951 #9846 aged 87
4. Catharine Dart 1867 #8760 - 1891 #5477 aged 24
5. Twin Thomas Dart 1869 #16229 - 1869 #6921 lived 2 days
6. Twin Susan Dart 1869 #16230 - 1869 #6922 lived 2 days
2. Mary Dart 1863 - 1891 #10945 aged 28, wed 1880 to William George Crago

Samuel Date

Samuel Date came to Tasmania on the Shamrock, then on 3 Apr 1852 came from Launceston to Melbourne on the Sea Witch.
Maria Hicks came to Tasmania on the Calcutta, then on 16 Nov 1852 came from Launceston to Melbourne on the Clarence
Samuel Date wed in Tasmania 1852 at Longford to Maria Hicks 1828 - 1884 #6258 aged 56, daughter of Elizabeth Burley and James Hicks died at St Arnaud, before coming to Victoria c1858 then lived at Dunolly, Armhurst and Amphitheatre. Maria died 1884 #6258 aged 56, daughter of Elizabeth Burley and James Hicks
8 Children 1. Elizabeth Ann Jane Date born in Cornwall 1850 and died 1912 #7852 aged 62
2. James Hicks Date 20 Jul 1852 - 1920 #12307 aged 68, born in Launceston,
3. Wm Hy Date 1855 - 1926 #7601 aged 71
4. John Samuel Date 1857 #3457
5. Richard Date 1858 #18675 - 1928 #14600 aged 70,
6. Maria Date 1861 #15751
7. Joseph Date 1863 #18343
8. Matthew Date 1865 #19752
1. Elizabeth Ann Jane Date born in Cornwall 1850 and died 1912 #7852, aged 62, wed 9 May 1872 #2239, at Amphitheatre, Victoria to Richard Coad 1847 - 1917, born at Bridgewater, died at St Arnaud Victoria, 10 Children
2. James Hicks Date 20 Jul 1852 - 1920 #12307 aged 68, born in Launceston, wed 1877 #2161 to Emily Wise 1858 - 1907 #6308 aged 49, and lived at St Arnaud. He appears to be the eldest son of Samuel Date and Maria Hicks, however his death entry is 1852 - 1920 #12307 aged 68 son of Maria Williams and Samuel Date, died at St Arnaud.
4 Children 1. James Herbert (Henry) Date 1877 #25246 - 1938 #9700 aged 61
2. Edith Maude Date 1879 #19568
3. Margaret Minnie Date 1887 #22204 - 1905 #3470 aged 18
4. Geo Saml Date 1891 #27766 - 1945 #3223 aged 52
3. Wm Hy Date 1855 - 1926 #7601 aged 71, wed 1877 #1717 to Agnes Fitzgerald 1852 - 1945 #2619 aged 93, lived at St Arnaud, died at Flemington
7 Children 1. May Date 1878 - 1941 #15361 aged 62, wed Strahan 2. Rose Date 1880 #18959 - 1962 #16626 aged 82, wed Kelly
3. Henry William Date 1882 #19320 - 1957 #22908 aged 75
4. Emily Wise Date 1884 #27971
5. Percival Richd Date 1889 #26440 - 1921 #7617 aged 31
6. Agnes Enid Date 1892 #8112 - 1959 #3588 aged 67 wed Parker
7. Vera Alma Cath Date 1894 #33112 - 1973 #9533 aged 78, wed Higginbotham
4. John Samuel Date 1857 #3457 wed 1877 #4271 to Grace Martin and lived at St Arnaud, appear to then leave Victoria
14 Children 1. Elizabeth Grace Date 1878 #19297
2. Samuel Henry Date 1880 #18925
3. Maria Jane Date 1881 #26394
4. Susan Ann Date 1884 #5740
5. Rosy Bella Date 1886 #6435
6. Matthew John Date 1887 #15182 lived 28 days
7. Ethel Maud Date 1888 #24892
8. Margaret Jane Date 1891 #17322
9. Wm Thomas Date 1892 #17634R
10. Richard Date 1893 #35370
11. Eva May Date 1895 #32843
12. Gladys Edith Date 1897 #14606 - 1980 #2186 aged 83 wed Hicks
13. David Jno Date 1898 #22307 lived 1 month
14. Joseph Baden Date 1900 #22344
5. Richard Date 1858 #18675 - 1928 #14600 aged 70 died at Essendon, wed 1882 #2598 to Isabella More 1861 #15924 - 1941 #17251 aged 80, died at Frankston
8 Children 1. Margaret Maria Date 1884 #17509 - 1897 #5871 lived 12 years
2. Elsie (Elvie) Elizabeth Date 1886 #20476 - 1956 #4972, wed Wilton
3. James Samuel Date 1890 #5970
4. Twin Ena May Date 1892 #34947 - 1962 #638 aged 62
5. Twin Amy Isabella Date 1892 #34948
6. Myrtle Nellie Date 1895 #14530 - 1973 #27825 aged 78 wed Pyke
7. Ida Lilian Date 1898 #28032 - 1980 #22729 aged 82 wed Knight
8. Dulcie Irene Date 1904 #7862 - 1983 #26164 aged 79, wed Coppock
6. Maria Date 1861 #15751 wed 1885 #6258 to James Baxter of Victoria, no known children
8. Matthew Date 1865 #19752 wed 1890 #4863 to Lucy Maud Harrison born at Duneed near Geelong) and lived at Korumburra
3 Children 1. Matthew Herbert Date 1893 - 1975 #7318 aged 82
2. Leslie Date 1893 #23896 lived 3 months
3. Maria Date 1894 #22008

James Davenport

Possible connection - The Argo came Jan 1853 with Thomas Davenport 44, his wife Anne 44 , children Jane Davenport 18, Thomas Davenport 16, James Davenport 9, George Davenport 7, Charles Davenport 5 and Frank Davenport 2.
Jane Davenport 1832 - 1856 aged 24 wed 1853 #1278 to George Spray and died 1856 aged 24, both her daughters also died
Ann Mary Davenport nee Gibson died 1877 #10899 aged 69 from Lancashire
Frank Davenport from Manchester wed 1883 #213 to Alice Elizabeth Gregory
James Davenport Christening: 27 Aug 1843 Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England son of Ann and Thomas Davenport, wed 1869 #999 to Mary Jane Humphrey and lived at Dunolly
13 Children 1. Clara Eliza Davenport 1869 #18868 - 1935 #9124 aged 65
2. Ada Jane Davenport 1872 #3093
3. Alice Ellen Davenport 1874 #6098
4. William James Davenport 1876 #8780 lived 10 months
5. Arthur Fred Davenport 1878 #15292
6. Edward James Davenport 1880 #1921 - 1964 #16679 aged 84
7. Olive Ethel May Davenport 1882 #15521 wed in South Aust (see letter)
8. Mary Mabel Davenport 1884 #2093
9. George Eli Davenport 1886 #2388 - 1969 #19461 aged 83
10. Eva Muriel Davenport 1887 #10562
11. William Davenport 1890 #12213 - 1979 #25247 aged 89
12. Robt Roy Davenport 1892 #3372
13. James Allan Davenport 1893 #21826 - 1973 #29756 aged 80
2. Ada Jane Davenport 1872 #3093 wed 1894 #4036 to Wm Fred Kegele 1861 #10470 born at Sailors Gully, and lived at Richmond
1 Child 1. Stanley Davenport Kegele 1895 #32380
3. Alice Ellen Davenport 1874 #6098 wed 1899 #5375 to Alf Gathercole and lived at Dunolly, then moved to West Aust
1 Child 1. Alfd Jas Gathercole 1900 #26066
5. Arthur Fred Davenport 1878 #15292

From on Wednesday, 23 July, 2014
Dear Elizabeth, Thanks so much for your website.
  I found     
 5. Arthur Frederick Davenport  who moved from Dunolly Vic to West Australia and ended up with a bakery business in Geraldton where he lived for the rest of his life.
I note too that Alice Ellen Davenport (married name Gathercole) came to West Aust after marriage at Dunolly
as did Olive Ethel May Davenport (married name Taplin)  after marriage in Hindmarsh Sth Aust. 

6. Edward James Davenport 1880 #1921 - 1964 #16679 aged 84 wed Ellen Emma Simpson c1890 - 1980 #25130 dau of Elizabeth Ann and Charles Simpson died at Thornbury
Charles Simpson born at Sea, wed 1882 #3315 to Elizabeth Ann Beith and lived at Inglewood, first child Annie Elizabeth Simpson 1885 #3528
From on Thu, 15 Sep 2005
I married a son of Edward Herbert Davenport. Sisters Gladys Eva, Daphne May, and brother James Edward. Mother and father Edward James Davenport & Ellen Emma Simpson. Found your site, it is good.

2 Children 1. Edwin Herbert Davenport 1917 - 1970 #10726 aged 53
2. Daphne May Davenport 1922 - 1941 #11348 aged 19
11. William Davenport 22 Mar 1890 - 16 Oct 79, wed 24 Nov 1917 #8906 to Eliza Rosemary May Akers 29 Apr 1893,
2 children   1. Clifford William Davenport 1918
2. Clement Davenport 1920



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