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Richard Fairthorne

Richard West Fairthorne Birth: 9 Sep 1835 - 10 Apr 1893 aged 58 Christening: 22 Oct 1835 at Saint Peter, Saint Albans, Hertford, England son of Sarah White and Thomas Fairthorne, wed 8 Dec 1861 at Daylesford, Vic, Aus to Sarah Westwood 20 Sep 1839 - 1919 daughter of Mary Claydon and John Westwood born at Wethersfield, Ess, Eng and died at Echuca, Vic, Aus
The family came March 1873 on the Buckinghamshire as Mr RW aged 35, Mrs aged 31, Miss aged 8, 6, 3 and Master an infant
Richard West Fairthorne and family to USA about 1865 for 8 years
9 Children 1. Lyon Falkner Fairthorne 1863 #1908 - 1864 #3401 lived 1 year
2. Rose May Celest Fairthorne 27 Apr 1864 #14666 - 22 Aug 1962
3. Emma Rand Fairthorne 1867 born at Philadelphia, PA, USA
4. Lillie Sarah Fairthorne 1869 - 1873 #5866 lived 3 years, born at Philadelphia, PA, USA and died at Sea
5. Frederick Fairthorne 29 Oct 1870 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
6. Hannah Falkener Fairthorne 1874 #4557 - 1874 #11587 lived 9 months
7. Richard Sill Fairthorne 1874 - 1875 #8196 lived 4 months
8. Violet Dy Fairthorne 1877 #8559
9. May Blanch Fairthorne 25 May 1879 #15750 - 12 Aug 1976
2. Rose May Celest Fairthorne 27 Apr 1864 #14666 - 22 Aug 1962 1864 wed 29 Oct 1890 to Alfred Vaughan Lukey 1861 #11948 born at Richmond
3. Emma Rand Fairthorne 1867 born at Philadelphia, PA, USA wed 1894 to Clarence Edwin Lamb 1868 #8899 born at Durham Lead
8. Violet Dy Fairthorne 1877 #8559 wed 1895 to Alex Solomon Fox
May Blanch Fairthorne 25 May 1879 #15750 - 12 Aug 1976 wed 1906 #2599R to Percival James Bazeley

James Falcke

Birth Dec 1839 - Barnett Falcke at the district Whitechapel spans the boundaries of the counties of London and Middlesex;
Unassisted Immigration - James Falke aged 25 came Jul 1859 on the Orwell
James Barnet Falcke 1840 - 1887 #5885 aged 47, son of Isabella Woolfe and James Falcke from London, wed 1876 #2345 to Isabella Adelaide Knight 1855 #4582 born at Chilwell, and lived at Collingwood
Isabella Adelaide Falcke nee Knight wed 1888 #4030 to Patrick Parsons Percius Persse 1866 #497 born at Ballarat
5 Children 1. Frederick Alfred Falcke 1877 #18774
2. Gertrude May Falcke 1880 #7881
3. Albert Edw James Falcke 1883 #1675
4. Ernest James Falcke 1885 #8967
5. Louisa Emily Falcke 1887 #10113
1. Frederick Alfred Falcke 1877 #18774 born at South Yarra wed 1900 #2224 to Edith Mary Gooding 1877 #5031 at Sandhurst,
3 children 1. Chas Jas Fredk Falcke 1901 #8704 wed 1922 #771 to Agnes Eliz Hocking
2. Beatrice Harriet Falcke 1905 #10352 wed 1925 #11438 to Frederick James Ockleshaw
3. Norman Albt Falcke 1909 #18286 wed 1939 #11721 to Lilian Hilda Joyce Wearne
2. Gertrude May Falcke 1880 #7881 wed 1899 #7595 to Theodore Arth Hovles / Hooke
3. Albert Edw James Falcke 1883 #1675 wed 1903 #1687 to Jane Coleman 1884 - 1907 #5310 aged 23, daughter of Jane and Patrick Coleman not born in Victoria
Albert Edw James Falcke wed 1910 #1170 to Helen Veronica Kenny
2 children
of Jane
1. Doris Elizth Falcke 1903 #16960 wed 1930 #1241 to Wm Craig Patterson
2. Veronica Margt Falcke 1906 #9601 wed 1930 #9488 to Ivan Jno Reynolds
1st child
of Helen
3. Helen May Falcke 1911 #3224 wed 1929 #1303 to Harold Jos Mildren
4. Ernest James Falcke 1885 #8967 wed 1908 #1916 to Mabel May Lane
2 children 1. Leslie Jas Falcke 1908 #19282
2. Ernt Talbot Falcke 1911 #27507
5. Louisa Ellen Falcke 1887 #10113 wed 1910 #8809 to Stephen Jos Radovick 1883 #18094 born in Melbourne

James Falconer

James Falconer 22, came Jan 1855 as Assisted British Immigrants on the Oithona with Eliza Falconer 21, James Falconer aged 1 and an infant.

- Tim Hall has written on Monday, 5 May, 2014, sending a Marriage and Death record for James Falcolner -
Marriage on 21 Nov 1857 at Nairn, for James Falcolner aged 25, a Baker and son of Helen Macintosh and James Falcolner, schoolmaster,
to Isabella Allan aged 31, dau of Mary Campbell and John Allan, and registered on 23 Nov 1857
Death at Nairn, Scotland, on 28 Nov 1859, of Isabella Falcolner aged 34, wife of the baker, James Falcolner, and daughter of Mary and John Allan.
On ancestry.com I found the following: Melbourne Argus, 14 Sep 1904: ... By the death of Mr James Falconer, of "Homeleigh", Darnum, another of the early colonists has been removed. Mr Falconer arrived in Port Fairy in 1854, and subsequently established himself as a builder and contractor in Warrnambool and the surrounding district, where he built many of the banks and other public buildings. In 1876 he settled as one of the pioneers of West Gippsland, where he had since resided. He leaves a widow and family.
Other online trees indicate that this James is the one who married Eliza Mitchell, and had children including Eliza Jane and George (who apparently lived a full life), along with the others you mentioned. I also found transcriptions of the death record for "my" James Robert Falconer, who died in 1879 in Victoria, Australia
James Robert Falconer c1832 - 1879 #2054 aged 46, son of Helen Mcintosh and James Falconer

From on Tuesday, 11 March, 2014
Elizabeth was the sister of my GG grandfather, Charles Cuming Bruce Mitchell.
I spent time at the General Register of Scotland in Edinburgh during 2013 and found a lot of evidence and information about the Mitchell family.
Elizabeth MITCHELL (aka Eliza), daughter of James Mitchell and Margaret Gilzean (aka Gillon/Gillan) born 8 December 1827 at Pitgaveny, Moray, Scotland, baptised 22 December 1827 at St Andrews-Lhanbryd, Moray, Scotland (Witnesses: Eliza Russel, Eliza Mitchell, James Douglas) (OPR St Andrews-Lhanbryd); died 1916 at Yarragon, Victoria, Australia age 88. Eliza married 5 September 1853 at Nairn, Scotland (Banns 4 July 1853 at Edinkillie, GRO Ref 1340020) to James Falconer (Ref NM223726), son of David Falconer and Jane McPherson was born 27 March 1832 at Croy and Dalcross, Inverness, Scotland, baptised 2 April 1832 at Croy and Dalcross, Inverness, Scotland Scotland; died 1904 at Darnum, Victoria, Australia age 72.
Just as an aside, I believe Agnes Mitchell (Elizabeth's sister) married a Robert Falconer after she migrated to Victoria Australia (I presume Warnnambool area), however, I am stuggling to find any details of her marriage, death etc. Do you know of any related Falconer information relevant to Robert and Agnes???
Looking for arrival of Agnes,
Agnes Mitchell aged 28 came Sep 1852 on the Bourneup, Agnes Mitchell aged 35 came Sep 1853 on the Australia, and Agnes Mitchell aged 16 came Jun 1854 on the Lord Stanley
The Bourneup came Sep 1852 with Charles Mitchell aged 42 and Bessy Mitchell aged 40, Agnes Mitchell aged 28, James Mitchell aged 24, James Mitchell aged 23, Sarah Shaw Mitchell aged 22 and John Mitchell aged 4
Charles Mitchell birth registered 1856 #8410, son of Bessy Vallance and Charles Mitchell at Ballarat
The Australia came Sep 1853 with Agnes Mitchell aged 35, Georgiana Mitchell aged 22 and Jessie Mitchell aged 18
The Lord Stanley came Jun 1854 with John Mitchell aged 46 and Elizabeth Mitchell aged 45, Margaret Mitchell aged 19, Agnes Mitchell aged 16, and Sarah Mitchell aged 10
Robert Mitchell aged 25 came Jun 1854 on the Lord Stanley with Margaret Mitchell aged 26, Robert Mitchell aged 2 and Elizabeth Mitchell aged 0
Margaret Crothers Mitchell birth registered 1855 #2872 dau of Margaret Crothers and Robert Alexr Mitchell at Cwood
and sister Jane Eliza Mitchell birth registered 1855 #2873 dau of Margaret Crothers and Robert Alexr Mitchell at Cwood
John Mitchell aged 23 with Jane Mitchell aged 21 and infant John Mitchell aged 0
John Mitchell birth registered 1855 #4258, son of Jane Purves and John Mitchell at Ballarat

James Robert Falconer c1832 - 1904 #8404 aged 72 died at Darum, son of Jane McPherson and David Falcolner, see Kaye's letter) from Invernessh, wed 5 September 1853 at Nairn, Scotland to Eliza Mitchell 1829 - 1916 #16514 aged 87, daughter of Margaret Stephens and James Mitchell, came Jan 1855 and lived at Warrnambool, died at Yarragon
8 Children 1. James Falconer 1853 - 1886 #6839 aged 33, born in Ferris?
2. Unnamed Male Falconer 1855 #105M - John Falconer 1855 #172M
3. Alexander Falconer 1857 #11141 - 1942 #28701 aged 85
4. Charles Falconer 1860 - 1946 #2867 aged 86
5. Robert Falconer 1861 #14853 - 1913 #1338 aged 51
6. Eliza Jane Falconer 1865 #5670
7. George Falconer 1868 #26942 and possible death 1943 #5547 aged 82 son of unknown and James, died at Carlton (age 74?)
8. David Henry Falconer 1870 #20101 - 1955 #11684 aged 85
1. James Falconer 1853 - 1886 #6839 aged 33, wed 1876 #4740 to Agnes Anson
3 Children 1. Agnes Mary Mitchell Falconer 1880 #16234 - Child Falconer 1880 #10868 lived 12 weeks? days?
2. James Charles Leslie Falconer 1882 #18465 - 1885 #13591 lived 3 years
3. Annie May Falconer 1885 #13117 - 1885 #13597 lived 5 months
4. Alexander Mcintosh Falconer 1857 #11141 - 1942 #28701 aged 85, wed 1890 #8087 to Frances Jane Bell 1857 - 1922 #11310 aged 65, dau of Frances Sullivan and Alan Bell, and moved to Corryong
4 Children 1. Alex Archd Falconer 1892 #22199
2. Acland Hugh Falconer 1894 #8426 - 1964 #23535 aged 70
3. Mary Frances Fairlie Falconer 1896 #19098 - 1974 #1993 aged 78
4. Kathleen Hartland Falconer 1901 #2557 - 1977 #17053 aged 76
5. Charles Falconer 1860 - 1946 #2867 aged 86, wed 1885 #5065 to Lucy Johnson 1864 #23563 dau of Jane Pointer and Henry Johnson registered in Melbourne, with an elder sister Ida Elizth Johnson 1859 #3441 registered at Portland. Charles and Lucy lived at Hawthorn
3 Children 1. Chas Gilbert Falconer 1890 #13587
2. Leslie Jno Falconer 1892 #33342
3. Roy Jas Falconer 1897 #11609
7. Eliza Jane Falconer 1865 #5670 - 1888 #11639 aged 23, died at Trafalgar, wed 1884 #4589 to James Whitton born at Sea
2 Children 1. Annie Gertrude Whitton 1885 #29428 - 1975 #5860 aged 89,
2. James Hector Whitton 1887 #32107 - 1888 #14272 lived 1 year
1. Annie Gertrude Whitton 1885 #29428 - 1975 #5860 aged 89, wed Charles Price
2 Children 1. Isabelle Blanche Price 1906 - 1963 #15387 aged 57, wed Friend
2. Cyril James Price 1909 - 1975 #24501 aged 66
9. David Hy Falconer 1870 #20101 born at Warrnambool wed 1892 #6993 to Elizabeth Angus 1872 and lived at Malvern
9 Children 1. Elizth Irene Falconer 1894 - 1895 #2424, lived 1 year
2. Jas Alan Falconer 1895 #13961
3. David Hy Falconer 1898 #4681
4. Keith Angus Falconer 1900 #12565
5. Jean Mcpherson Falconer 1903 #19453
6. Marjorie Elizth Falconer 1907 #20294
7. Alex Hugh Falconer 1909 #4555
8. Roy Angus Falconer 1911 #4939 - 1911 #2072 lived 1 day
9. Mary Agnes Lorraine Falconer 1915 #23242

Jonathan Falder, Wesleyan Methodist preacher

Jonathan Falder and his eldest son, John, were in Tarnagulla 12 Sep 1858 when he, a preacher for the Wesleyan Methodist Church, conducted his first Sermon from a tree stump near the Poverty reef. He was responsible for having a new slab and calico Church opened on Sandy Creek on 13 Mar 1859
A Rootsweb page records the California Hill Methodist Church 1856-1985, where Jonathan Falder is the first listed, for 1856 (should read 1859)
The Tarnagulla Benevolent Society was formed in 1861, with Mr Falder the first President.
In 1865 the Land Act allowed selectors to take up land in the Murphys Creek area, Jonathan Falder was one, and he taughtat school Number 143 in 1869
The Total Abstinance Society at Laanecoorie and Tarnagulla was established July 1868, with Jonathan Falder, John Falder and Rev J Sayer of Dunolly as office bearers.
From the Tarnagulla history page - In 1870, a school was opened in a building designed for a church, near the sawmill. Here Mr Jonathan Falder taught for one year. He was succeeded by Mr Shaw and Mr J.Wallace.

From The Argus, Melbourne, Vic. Friday 28 April 1933, on Page 3,
TARNAGULLA - Standing on a stump 75 years ago, Mr Jonathan Falder preached the first Wesleyan Methodist service held in Tarnagulla. Mr. Falder was a local preacher for 45 vears It was not until 1859 that the wooden building now used as a Sunday school was erected, and it was en-larged in 1S60 The present substantial brick building, with its beautiful scroll on the cast wall, cost about 1700, and was opened on April 9 1S65 The anniversary services on Sunday were conducted by the Rev. I. J. Mann. Mr Charles Falder, a son of Mr. Jonathan Falder, will shortly complete 50 years' service as a local preacher.
The Argus, Melbourne, Vic. Tuesday 13 July 1937 on Page 1, Family Notices -
FALDER - On the 8th July at Dunolly Hospital, Joseph James, loved son of the late Jonathan and Sarah Falder of Tarnagulla and Murphy's Creek in his 83rd year
The Argus Melbourne, Vic. Tuesday 20 July 1937
NOTICE Is hereby given that after the expiration of fourteen days from publication hereof Application will be made to the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria in its Probate Jurisdiction that PROBATE of the WILL dated 1st Ju!y1929 at JOSEPH JAMES FALDER late of Murphy's Creek (via Tarnagulla) In the said State of Victoria may be granted to Charles Edward Falder of Gladstone street Tarnagulla and Joseph Conrad Falder of 22 Edsall street Malvern In the said state of Victoria the executors named In and appointed by the said will Dated this 10th day of July 1937 J C Falder

John Falder wed 13 Oct 1810 to Mary Akett at Greystoke, Cumberland, England
Jonathan Falder baptised 9 Jan 1816 son of Mary Ireland and John Falder at Great Salkeld, Cumberland, England, wed 29 Dec 1841 to Sarah Dalton in Penrith District, Cumberland
John Dalton wed 13 Feb 1819 to Jane Jackson at Croglin, Cumberland, England
Sarah Dalton born 14 Oct 1820 and Christened 12 Nov 1820 dau of Jane and John Dalton, at Sandgate Chapel Wesleyan, Penrith, Cumberland, England
Jonathan Falder and son John were joined in Jan 1862, by Sarah Falder aged 40, who came on the Hope with Mary J Falder 16, Agnes Falder 12, Sarah Falder 10 and Jos Jas Falder 7
Sarah Falder nee Dalton 1819 - 1865 #7326 aged 44 dau of Jane and John Dalton of Cumberland
Jonathan Falder 1816 - 1880 #8631 aged 64, son of John Falder of Cumberland
Dates from Edna Arnold's book 'Tarnagulla The Way it Was", pub 1992
7 Children 1. John Falder 24 Dec 1843 - 18 May 1896 #7911 aged 52,
2. Mary Jane Falder 16, 10 Feb 1845 - 1899 #13963 aged 54,
3. Agnes Falder 12, 30 Dec 1849
4. Sarah Falder 10, 3 Apr 1851
Jonathan Falder 29 Jul 1852 - 26 Mar 1853
5. Joseph James Falder 7, 16 Dec 1854 - 1937 #16144 aged 82, died at Dunolly
6. Charles Edward Falder 4 Feb 1863 #3955 - 1939 #18574 aged 76 born at Tarnagulla, died at Dunolly
7. Charlotte Ann Falder 1865 #17611 - 1865 #10094 lived 15 weeks
1. John Falder Oct-Dec 1843 - 1896 #7911 aged 52 wed 1886 #5869 to Jane Aplin nee Sheldrake, widow, wed 1868 #2097 to John Edward Aplin who died about 1880 in Melbourne. They moved to Tarnagulla where John died
Jeannie Falder nee Sheldrake 1848 - 1928 #5082 aged 80, dau of Mary Ann Busbridge and Jonathan Sheldrake, died at Caulfield
Sarah Ann Sheldrake died at Dunolly, 1885 #8369 dau of Sarah and John Busbridge
7 children 1. Ernest Edwd Aplin 1869 #3799 - 1870 #1695 lived 11 months, born at N Melb
2. Albert Edward Aplin 1870 #22430 - 1876 #701 lived 5 years
3. William Ernest Aplin 1873 #3717 - 1873 #4465 lived 4 months
4. Ethel Emma Aplin 1876 #7693 - 1877 #609 lived 9 months
5. Sarah Theresa Amelia Aplin 1878 #13985 born at Carlton
6. Elsie Agnes Falder 1888 #16113 - 1967 #23051 aged 79, wed Liney
7. Florence Marion Falder 1890 #8180 - 1954 #4674 aged 64, wed Laidlaw
2. Mary Jane Falder 16, Jan-Mar 1845 - 1899 #13963 aged 54, from Cumberland wed 1867 #3687 to Robert Sargeant Peters 1896 #6105 aged 55, son of Wliza Wilcox and Thomas William Peters from Monmouth, lived at Newbridge, Tarnagulla, later at Grantville where both died
13 children 1. Emily Sarah Peters 1868 #19447 - 1945 #17304 aged 77
2. Arthur Oswald Peters 1870 #11569 - 1954 #12149 aged 84
3. Robert Percy Peters 1872 #5448
4. Charlotte Louisa Nelson nee Peters 1874 #5814 - 1965 #20918 aged 91, wed Nelson
5. Olive May Peters 1875 #19829 - 1961 #16029 aged 86
6. Ella Winifred Peters 1877 #8343 - 1878 #10995 lived 1 year
7. Ada Marion Peters 1879 #8676 - 1930 #13400 aged 51
8. Helen Matilda Peters 1881 #508 - 1883 #8416 lived 2 years
9. Frank Horace Peters 1882 #13798 - 1960 #23052 aged 77
10. Amy Withers Peters 1884 #7177 - 1979 #17 aged 94
11. Edmund Wilcox Peters 1885 #23281 - 1954 #22224 aged 68
12. Harold Egbert Peters 1887 #25989
13. Ethelwynn Peters 1890 #9788
3. Agnes Falder 12, Jan-Mar 1850 from Cumberland wed 1868 #368 to William Lewis from Cheshire, lived at The Loddon,
7 children 1. Maud Agnes Lewis 1869 #1345 - 1965 #1463 aged 95,
2. William James Lewis 1871 #7819
3. Ada Elizabeth Lewis 1874 #5437 - 1947 #20590 aged 73
4. Herbert Lionel Lewis 1875 #12428 - 1932 #403 aged 57
5. Charles John Lewis 1878 #16399 - 1945 #12493 aged 67
6. Daisy Muriel Lewis 1883 #20938 - 1958 #27465 aged 75, wed Lewis
7. Lilian May Stevens nee Lewis 1886 #23296 - 1946 #2579 aged 59, wed Stevens
1. Maud Agnes Lewis 1869 #1345 - 1965 #1463 aged 95, wed Temple.
Temple Alsop Jennings Smith died at Ararat, 1864 - 1950 #19778 aged 86, born 1864 #2386 at Chiltern, son of Mary Alsop wed 1863 #239 to Arthur Jennings Smith who was widower, first wife Euphemia Arnott 1833 - 1861 #6847 aged 28, dau of Isabella Smith and David M Arnott from Glasgow had son Arthur Jennings Smith 1860
1 child 1. Winifred dau of Temple A Smith and Maud Lewis, died 1967 #2972 aged 61
4. Sarah Falder 10, Apr-Jun 1851 from Cumberland wed 1879 #1594 to James R Sinclair from Orkney Islands
6. Charles Edward Falder 1863 #3955 - 1939 #18574 aged 76 born at Tarnagulla, died at Dunolly, wed after 1901 to Emily Millington Willersdorf 1867 #4697 dau of Eliza Millington and Justus Conrad Willersdorf at Newbridge
1 child 1. Joseph Conrad Falder 1907 - 1979 #17434 aged 70

James Fallon

James Fallon wed 1874 #3820 to Elizabeth Ann Kilfoyle 1855 #14227 - 1893 #16232 aged 38, died at Talbot Hospital, and lived at Majorca
10 children 1. Martha Ann Fallon 1875 #23877
2. William Patrick Fallon 1878 #10161
3. Hanah Bridget Fallon 1879 #17524
4. Twin Emeline Fallon 1881 #24616
5. Twin Catherine Fallon 1881 #24617 - 1932 #6810 aged 50,
6. Margaret Ellen Fallon 1884 #3679
7. Amelia Mary Fallon 1885 #26765
8. Ethel Vict Fallon 1888 #4387 - 1931 #6872 aged 43
5. Catherine Fallon 1882 - 1932 #6810 aged 50, died at Mildura, wed 1902 #6605 to William Leonard Sharman 23 Jul 1879 #19768 - 1946 #17153 aged 66, lived at Tarnagulla, 6 children
8. Ethel Victoria Fallon 1888 - 1931 #6872 aged 43, died at Richmond, wed 1910 #2663 to Cecil Alf Stewart Sharman 1884 #6012 - 1978 #4689 aged 94, 1 Child



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