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The South Australian records to 1855 are online, and have two families
FLIGHT Enoch married MAGNESS Susan on 1849-02-26
FLIGHT Cecilia born 1850-03-16 at Fullarton, father FLIGHT Enoch, mother MAGNES Susan
FLIGHT, wife, ch arrived 1850-04-16 on Julindur from Gravesend 1849-12-27 v Plymouth 1850-01-06

William Flight

William Powell Flight 08 Nov 1823 - 1905 #2254 aged 81, son of Rachel White and unknown, and Ellen Mary Ann Robertson 1825 - 1909 #449 aged 86, daughter of Susan and John Robinson, came c1856 and lived at Adelaide, Ararat, Pleasant Creek (Stawell) then Inglewood
William Powell Flight birth: 08 Nov 1823, christening: 03 Dec 1826 at Spa Fields Lady Huntingdons, Clerkenwell, London, England, son of Rachel and William Flight, also born 08 Nov 1823, Christening: 16 Jul 1837 at Saint Martin In The Fields, Westminster, London, England son of Rachel and William Flight, also marriage to Ellen Mary Ann Robinson on 21 Nov 1842 at Saint Benet Pauls Wharf, London, London, England, both aged 20
William Powell Flight wed to Dec 1842, at London, Vol 2, Page 79, to Ellen Mary Ann Robinson
9 Children 1. Wm Jno Flight Jul-Sep 1844 - 1924 #666 aged 79 registered at Bloomsbury, London
2. Rachel Flight Jul-Sep 1846 - 1926 #5366 aged 79 registered at St Martin, London
3. Geo Robert Flight Jul-Sep 1848 - 1916 #1952 aged 66 registered at Clerkenwell
4. Emily Susan Flight 1852 - 1935 #1403 aged 83
5. Edward Flight 1854 - 1857 #1854 aged 3 years born in Adelaide
6. James Flight 1857 #11405 - 1928 #5268 aged 71
7. Chas Flight 1859 #15400 - 1936 #19536 aged 77
8. Thos Nicholls Flight 1861 - 1951 #13654 aged 90
9. Edwin Albert Flight 1864 #15761 - 1923 #3469 aged 58
1. Wm Jno Flight 1844 - 1924 #666 aged 79 wed 1865 #3600 to Jessie Ralton and lived at Inglewood
4 Children 1. Ellen Charlotte Flight 1867 #2627
2. William Henry Powell Flight 1869 #9201 - 1880 #7465 aged 11 years
3. Oscar George Charles Flight 1871 #23869
4. Lionel Cyril Athelie Flight 1882 #5179
1. Ellen Charlotte Flight 1867 #2627 wed 1889 #2629 to George Tait and lived at Smythesdale
3 children 1. Flor Blanche Genevie Tait 1890 #20455 - 1898 #13956 lived 8 years
2. Una Almira Palmn Tait 1896 #14955
3. Ivan Trevor Wallace Tait 1904 #20220 - 1904 13907 lived 1 month
3. Oscar George Charles Flight 1871 #23869 wed 1901 #3419 to Sara Jane Hebbard 1873 #19625 - 1941 #16888 aged 68,
3 children 1. Lola Flight 1904 #23408 wed 1930 #1302 to Geo Clarence Hallum
2. Elvira Flight 1908 #770 - 1908 #472 lived 1 day
3. Elva Flight 1911 #837 wed 1939 #6524 to Clarence Roy Wright
4. Lionel Cyril Athelie Flight 1882 #5179 wed 1905 #6815 to Ethel Haile 1877 - 1946 #9572 aged 63, daughter of Mary Ann Strichbery and William Haile
3 children 1. Lionel Flight 1907 #4666 wed 1938 #5068 to Nancy Valda Davies
2. Harmonie Flight 1908 #13166 wed 1934 #11063 to Rupert Somers Houch
3. Ralton Flight 1911 #4906 wed 1937 #7951 to Ethel Hardy Wheelwright
2. Rachel Flight 1848 - 1926 #5366 aged 79, wed 1873 #884 to Robert Moffat and lived at Sandhurst
6 Children 1. Helen Ann Moffat 1874 #5109
2. Alexander Moffat 1876 #12006
3. Robert William Moffat 1879 #3518
4. Emily Bertha Moffat 1881 #19185
5. Rachel Rose Moffat 1883 #26131
6. Christina Burnet Moffat 1887 #6641
3. Geo Robert Flight 1850 - 1916 #1952 aged 66 wed 1876 #3820 to Emma Watts 1858 - 14 Jan 1886 #1937 aged 28
Geo Robert Flight wed 1887 #5850 to Mary Jane James and lived at Kerang then Swan Hill
Charles James wed 1862 #1361 to Sarah McTavish and had 3 chn, Henry James 1863, Jane 1865 and Eliza Mary 1867
5 Children
of Emma
1. Ella Bertha Flight 1877 #23086
2. George William Flight 1879 #6357 - 1947 #21461 aged 68 wed Lucy Florence Huddlestone, dau Ella Beatrice 1913 - 1984 #02305 aged 71 wed Morgan
3. James Charles Flight 1880 #13607 - 1964 #5793 aged 83
4. Thomas Edwin Flight 1882 #17941 - 1921 #7736 aged 38
5. Ada Helena Flight 1885 #4779 - 1885 #13275 lived 11 months
7 Children
of Mary
6. Ferdinand Raymond Flight 1888 #30611 - 1930 #15716 aged 42 died at Swan Hill
7. Robt Powell Flight 1890 #4825 - 1972 #21373 aged 82
8. Claude Vivian Flight 1891 #24374 - 1961 #18157 aged 70
9. Cyril Geo Victor Flight 1892 #24504 - 1893 #10584 lived 13 months
10. Geo Victor Flight 1894 #4499 - 1894 #2325 lived 9 days
11. Lillian Emma Evelyn Flight 1895 #13380
12. Geo Robt Jos Flight 1897 #29077
2. George William Flight 1879 #6357 - 1947 #21461 aged 68 wed Lucy Florence Huddlestone,
2 children 1. Lucy Mary Flight 1907 - 1964 #8355 aged 57, wed Cobb
2. Ella Beatrice Flight 1913 - 1984 #02305 aged 71 wed Morgan
3. James Charles Flight 1880 #13607 - 1964 #5793 aged 83, wed 1906 #3759 to Annie Nicholson Eaglesim 1885 #25025 - 1950 #21742 aged 65 and lived at Swan Hill
4 children 1. Clarence Chas Flight 1907 #14495 - 1983 #15866 aged 76
2. William Robt Flight 1908 #15164 - 1977 #28750 aged 69
3. James Harold Flight 1913 #17104 wed 1937 #7116 to Flor May Jean Berry
4. Reginald Edward Flight 1919 31214 - 1983 #9710 aged 64
6. Ferdinand Raymond Flight 1888 #30611 - 1930 #15716 aged 42, wed 1913 #6181 to Mary Elizabeth Hollingshead 1890 - 1970 #24328 aged 78 dau of May Wade and R Hollingshead
Mary Mary Elizabeth Flight wed 1931 #10073 to Robert Samuel Lewin 1950 #2721 aged 62, son of Emma Lay and Wm Lewin
2 children 1. Raymond Flight 1917 #7687
2. Enid Irene Flight 1920 #13026
7. Robt Powell Flight 1890 #4825 - 1972 #21373 aged 82 wed 1913 #5800 to Francis Veronica Reilly 1887 #16485 - 1965 #14518 aged 78, daughter of Elfreda (Elfleda) Fisk and Michael Rilley
3 children 1. Frances Constance Thora Flight 1914 #31890
2. Valda Mary Elena Flight 1917 #4097
3. Mavis Madge Flight 1920 #4075
8. Claude Vivian Flight 1891 #24374 - 1961 #18157 aged 70, wed 1914 #3266 to Annie Maud Bennett 1893 #19545 dau of Mary Catherine Linz and Thomas Bennett from Sussex who wed 1890 #3417 (Philipp Linz from Germany wed 1869 #1852 to Anne Gardiner and Mary Cath Linz was registered 1873 #26701 at Sandhurst, with brothers Peter Henry 1873, Phillip Joseph 1876 (died) and John Phillip 1879 - Ann Gardiner born in Melbourne, Christened 1848 dau of Mary Kelly wed 1847 to Patrick Joseph Gardiner.
4 children 1. Daphne Mary Flight 1915 #4196 wed 1936 #12768 to Geo Darby
2. Claude Thos Flight 1916 #21320
3. Lily Vesper Flight 1918 #19978
4. Cyril Victor Flight 1920 #13038 wed 1938 #9691 to Alice Mary Turvey 1918 - 1951 #22084 aged 33 dau of Mary Agnes Clarke and Wm Geo Turvey died at Swan Hill
11. Lillian Emma Evelyn Flight 1895 #13380 - 1921 #9525 aged 25, wed 1915 #9222 to John Hanlon and lived at Golden Square
2 children 1. Jack Raymond Geo Hanlon 1916 #3988
2. Wm Geo Robt Hanlon 1918 #28073
4. Emily Susan Flight 1852 - 1935 #1403 aged 83, wed 1881 #212 to Moses Blackburn 1838 - 30 May 1925 #11361 aged 86, from Ireland, died at Pyramid Hill. Death notice in The Argus, Thur 4 June 1926, says he is father of J and MW Blackburn
Moses Blackburne wed 1870 #464 to Anne ORorke/ORourke 1846 - 1878 #2099 aged 32, died with her new-born son John, dau of Mary Dollan and Michael ORourke of Roscommon, Ireland
3 children
of Ann
1. Joseph Timothy Blackburne 1873 #14270 - 1874 #186 lived 6 months born at Ballarat
2. James Chambers/Charles Blackburne born at Ararat 1875 #6595 - 1943 #4973 son of Ann Rorke and Moses Blackburn wed Sarah Miles 1882 #1867 - 1972 #6825 aged 90, dau of Mary Lyons and James Miles, with dau Sheila Eugenie Blackburn 1920 - 1979 #21875 aged 59, wed Novak
3. John Blackburn 1878 #3414 - 1878 #2097 lived 1 day born at Inglewood
Child of Emily 4. Moses William Blackburn 1881 #25904 - 1957 #14387 aged 76
6. James Flight 1857 #11405 - 1928 #5268 aged 71 wed 1902 #2733 to Alma Anna Frantz
2 children 1. James Powell Flight 1903 #29061
2. Alma Emily Phyllis Flight 1905 #26921
7. Charles Flight 1859 #15400 - 1936 #19536 aged 77 born at Stawell, wed 1884 #516 to Anna Helena Knoblock c1856 - 1921 #6151 aged 65 born in Melbourne, and lived at Koroit
3 children 1. George Albert William Flight 1884 #25526 - 1943 #12255 aged 61
2. Oliver Chas Herman Flight 1890 #6010 - 1955 #17810 aged 65 wed 1938 #3593 to Gladys Keen
3. Percival Ernt Edgar Flight 1896 #22075
8. Thos Nicholls Flight 1861 - 1951 #13654 aged 90 wed 1896 #4030 to Emilie Amelia Thomas 1873 #22610 - 1944 #10057 aged 71,
2 Children 1. Emily Ivy Flight 1902 #19523 - 1977 #29228 aged 75, born at Kyneton, wed 1926 #420 to Edward Leslie Newbigin
2. Frank Colin Flight 1913 #18675 wed 1940 #2727 to Betty Murray Sheppard
9. Edwin Albert Flight 1864 #15761 - 1923 #3469 aged 58 wed 1890 #4001 to Rose Horsfall 1870 - 1937 #10917 aged 67, and lived at Swan Hill
4 Children 1. Olive Rose Flight 1891 #17617
2. Eulalie Flight 1894 #16030 - 1959 #10575 aged 65 wed Sampson
3. Fred Flight 1898 #6921 - 1945 #5039 aged 47
4. Rachel Flight 1900 #22574



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