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William Gilby, William Gilchrist, James Gilders,
Charles Giles, James Giles, Peter Giles,


William Gilby

William Gilby wed 1857 #4128 to Isabella Mowat nee Primrose and lived at Warrenheip. Isabella Primrose 1836 - 1879 #8456 aged 43, died as wife of (Frederick William) or William Gilbey. She wed 1852 #2747 to James Mowat.
5 children 1. James Robertson Gilby 1859 #19049 - 1875 #5879 aged 16
2. Emily Gilby 1861 #13358
3. Frances Ann Gilby 1863 #12425 - 1944 #7262 aged 81
4. William John Gilby 1866 #540 - 1930 #2467 aged 62
5. Margaret Jane Gilby 1870 #13328 - 1883 #9104 aged 11
3. Frances Ann Gilby 1863 #12425 - 1944 #7262 aged 81, wed 1879 #3568 to John Edward Ashley and later to Armstrong, 11 Children
4. William John Gilby 1866 #540 - 1930 #2467 aged 62, wed 1893 #3633 to Mary Enright
2 children 1. Cath Fran Gilby 1894 #5238
2. Mary Gilby 1899 #5375 lived 1 day

William Gilchrist

Marriages Mar 1847 - William Gilchriest wed Sarah Garner to March 1847, in Pontefract district, West Yorkshire Vol 22 page 299
William Gilchrist came c1855 with Sarah Garner
7 children 1. William Gilchrist 1850 - 1862 #1966 aged 12 years born at York
2. Maria Gilchrist 1858 #8814 - 1858 #7075 lived 11 weeks
3. John Thomas Gilchrist 1859 #16382
4. Edwin Gilchrist 1861 #23241
5. Francis William Gilchrist 1864 #16351
6. Elizabeth Ann Gilchrist 1866 #22448 - 1867 #5961 lived 8 months
7. Mary Anne Gilchrist 1868 #17631
8. James Gilchrist 1872 #17477
3. John Thomas Gilchrist 1859 #16382 wed 1881 #5203 to Ann (Phoebe Ann) Free 1862 #15358 - 1927 #12746 aged 65 and lived at Corack then at Watchem
See the Free Family web site, for this family
13 children 1. Etheal Edith Gilchrist 1881 #22625 - 1946 #2211 aged 64 wed 1908 #9521 to Walter Beseler
2. Alice Martha Gilchrist 1883 #15632 - 1947 #4549 aged 64 wed Berry
3. William John Gilchrist 1885 #1962 - 1948 #21784 aged 63
4. Francis James Gilchrist 1887 #18770
5. Walter Herbert Gilchrist 1888 #28533 - 1915 #10826 aged 26 years
6. Beatrice Eliza Gilchrist 1890 #21999 wed 1910 #6744 to Kenneth McQueen
7. Annie Victoria Gilchrist 1892 #12546 - 1966 #13848 aged 75 wed 1911 #8327 to Edward Patrick Finn
8. Charles Bertie Gilchrist 1893 #36125 - 1975 #9287 aged 81
9. Blanche Catrina Gilchrist 1896 #31808 - 1897 #3547 lived 1 month
10. Leslie Gordon Gilchrist 1899 #6747 - 1952 #24267 aged 53
11. Theresa Lillian Gilchrist c1901
12. Stanley Robt Gilchrist 1903 #22118
13. Donald Edwd Gilchrist 1906 #14830

James Gilders

Henry Gilders 1834 - 1860 #9034 aged 26, parents unknown
James Gilders came from Adelaide c1860 with Bridget Nugent 1835 - 1868 #8529 aged 33 dau of Ann Sheridan and Owen Nugent, lived at Dunolly then Fenton's Creek
James Gilders from Essex wed 1870 #3995 to Anne Mccourth from Tyrone
7 Children
of Bridget
1. Henry Gilders born in Adelaide
2. Mary Ann Gilders born in Adelaide
3. Catherine Gilders 1860 #21441
4. William Gilders 1862 #1975
5. Sarah Gilders 1863 #7636
6. Rose Gilders 1865 #2089 - 1876 #5170 lived 11 years
7. Maria Gilders 1867 #21479
3 Children
of Ann
8. James Gilders 1873 #8885
9. Cornelius John Gilders 1875 #8535
10. Joseph Gilders 1878 #22241 - 1878 #10978 lived 1 day
1. Henry Gilders born in Adelaide wed 1884 #1796 to Lucy Hitchcock 1862 #22822 born at Tarnagulla and lived at Collingwood
2 Children 1. Edith Gilders 1885 #2544
2. Isabell Gilders 1887 #2069
2. Mary Ann Gilders born in Adelaide wed 1880 #2024 to Alfred Taylor and lived at Dunolly
5 Children 1. Alice May Taylor 1880 #8160
2. Henry Taylor 1881 #8829
3. William James Taylor 1885 #17172
4. Alfred Taylor 1887 #27840
5. Mary Taylor 1888 #28831
3. Catherine Gilders 1860 #21441 wed 1881 #3491 to Robert Osullivan
4 Children 1. Eugene Humphrey OSullivan 1881 #15841
2. James Edward OSullivan 1883 #7131
3. Robert OSullivan 1886 #3740
4. Eileen Kate OSullivan 1887 #29330
4. William Gilders 1862 #1975 wed 1884 #1077 to Catherine Hayes 1866 #12900 and lived at Fenton's Creek
3 Children 1. Edith Maude Gilders 1884 #16613
2. Marianne Gilders 1886 #2655
3. William Gilders 1888 #2804
5. Sarah Gilders 1863 #7636 wed 1884 #4968 to Frederick Benjamin Groom from London
1 Child 1. Rosa Groom 1885 #4358

Charles Giles

Charles Giles 33, c1816 came Jul 1849 on the Elizabeth with Elizabeth Skinner 32, c1817
5 Children 1. Elizth Ann Giles 12, 26 Dec 1836 - 8 Feb 1875 #4885 aged 38
2. James Giles 10, c1839
3. Charles Giles 8, 1841 - 1875 #6971 aged 34
4. Ann Giles 4, c1845
5. John 1856 - 1860 son of C&E
James Giles 28, c1821 and Mary Giles 24 lived at Flemington,
3 Children 1. Ellen Giles 0, 1849 - 1850 #28140 dau of James lived 17 months
2. William Henry Giles 1850 #17000 - 1851 #21127 lived 11 months
3. William Padler Giles 1853 #17937 christened at Church of England, St James, Melbourne
Thomas Giles 23 and Lavinia Pedler 20 lived at Flemington, Brunswick
6 Children 1. Charles Giles 1850 #16948
2. Jemima Louisa Giles 1852 #17764
3. John Giles 1854 #18407 christened at Church of England, St James, Melbourne
4. William Giles 1861 #17865
5, Andrew Giles 1865 #973
6. Henry James Giles 1867 #979

James Giles


From on Monday, 18 March 2013
James Giles and Edith Ellen Todd married in Sydney in 1850 (#V1850367 36B NSW). James Giles came to Bendigo c1853 with his wife Edith Ellen Todd, toddler Mary Jane (born 1850 in Sydney) and baby Edith Ellen.
After baby Edith Ellen died they moved to Ballarat, and later settled at Sebastopol, where 3 daughters died just after being born
1. Mary Jane Giles 1850 #2005 35 (NSW)
2. Edith Ellen Giles c1853-1854 #6027 (this is the death index number)
and 7. Ellen Christina 1865#20821
1. Mary Jane Giles wed Niel Christian Sorenson in 1871 and had 6 chn. Lived at Sebastopol, Ballarat East, then Allandale
4. Sophia Dorothy Giles changed her name to Emma Dorothy. She wed Robert Bowman in 1875 at Bendigo. They had 12 chn. Lived at Port fairy, Ballarat East & Geelong)
The Birth of Leslie Roy Giles, son of Francis Henry Giles, was not registered

James Giles wed 1850 at Holy Trinity (Garrison Church) Church of England, Sydney, to Edith Ellen Todd - 1875 #5656 aged 42, dau of Ann and Frances Todd born in Sydney, They came to Bendigo about 1854, and after Edith Ellen died, moved to Ballarat, and later settled at Sebastopol, where 3 daus died soon after birth.
10 Children 1. Mary Jane Giles 1850 #2005
2. Edith Ellen Giles 1853 - 1854 #6027 aged 9 months
3. Elizabeth Ann Giles 1856 #4716
4. Sophia Dorothy Giles 1858 #6670
5. Francis Henry Giles 1860 #13517 born at Ballarat
6. Fred William Giles 1864 #1149 birth registered at Carngham
7. Ellen Christina Giles 1865 #20821 registered at Carn
8. Edith Giles 1867 #24668 lived 1 day
9. Edith Harriet Giles 1869 #11556 lived 7 days
10. Mary Ann Giles 1871 #12275 lived 4 days
1. Mary Jane Giles 1850 #2005, born in Sydney, wed 1867 and registered it 1871 #279 to Niel Christian Sorensen born in Denmark, and lived at Ballarat
SORENSON—GILES.— By the Rev. Mr. Williams, at the Barkly-street Wesleyan Church, Neil Christian Sorenson, to Mary Jane, eldest daughter of James Giles, of Queen-street, Cobblers. Source - Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers (Melbourne, Vic. : 1867 - 1875, Fri 27 Dec 1867,
6 Children 1. Amelia Ellen Dagmar Sorenson 1871 #26286
2. Anna Maud Sorensen 1873 #14385
3. Herbert William Christian Sorensen 1875 #21003 - 1883 #3884 lived 7 years
4. Norman Christian Sorensen 1880 #255 - 1891 #15541 lived 21 years, died in NSW
5. Leslie Stanhope Christian Sorenson 1882 #6449 6. Clara L M Sorenson 1885 #9645 (NSW)
3. Elizabeth Ann Giles 1856 #4716, born in Ballarat, wed 1874 #4333 to James Willmott born in London and leave Vic records
4. Sophia Dorothy Giles 1858 #6670 as Emma Sophia Giles, wed 1875 #1923 to Robert Bowman born in Cumberland, and lived in Ballarat
12 Children 1. Joseph Ernest Bowman 1878 #10921
2. Jane Bowman 1880 #6291 - 1880 #3308 lived 1 day
3. Robert Frederick Bowman 1881 #20905
4. Bertie Thomas Bowman 1883 #14018 - 1958 #25105 aged 77
5. Percy William Bowman 1884 #22250
6. Edith May Bowman 1886 #7852 - 1887 #381 lived 13 months
7. Ada Lillian Bowman 1890 #406
8. Harry Walton Bowman 1892 #16380 - 1956 #3477 aged 63, born in Port Fairy
9. Edith Sara Bowman 1894 #6072
10. Walter Clarence Bowman 1896 #3727R born in Geelong
11. Stanley Victor Bowman 1897 #28351 - 1899 #1873 lived 2 years
12. May Helena Bowman 1900 #26786
5. Francis Henry Giles 1860 #13517 wed c1892 to Ada Mary Ladner [1870-1934] and lived in Ballarat East.
7 Children 1. Eurcie Eunice Giles 1892 #29496 - 1977 #16454 aged 84, name became Ursula Eunice Giles
2. Leslie Roy Giles 1894 - 1964 #19911 aged 70
3. William Henry Clarence Giles 1896 - 1974 #23161 aged 78
4. Avice Verena Giles 1898 #15975
5. Eric Ernest Giles 1902 #15631 - 1962 #1338 aged 59
6. Reginald Cedric Giles 1904 - 1957 #12686 aged 53
7. Dorothy Roma Giles 1908 - 2002

Peter Giles

Thankyou to Stuart Giles who put a FirstFamilies entry for this couple.
Peter Samuel Giles 1828 - 1892, born in Bristol and died at Charlton, came 1855 as Ship's Captain on the Lightning.
Sarah Harvey 1827 - 1886 born at Fowey, Cornwall and died at Ballarat.
Stuart writes "Peter Samuel was decended from James Giles and Mary Thomas.
Peter arrived in Aust in 1855. He returned to England to marry Sarah Harvey, then both returned Sep 1857 on the Commodore Perry, They moved to Little Bendigo at the Ballarat goldfields where he worked as a miner. In 1874 the family moved up to West Charlton where Peter was granted a selection of land. "Nerrina".
6 children 1. Frederick Peter Giles 1858 #1936
2. Ernest Decourcy Giles 1859 #18799 lived 4 months
3. Fitz Archer Giles 1861 #7642
4. Albert Edward Giles 1863 #18830 died
5. Alfred Ernest Giles 1866 #19232
6. Sarah Leonora Fanny Giles 1868 #21400
1. Frederick Peter Giles 1858 #1936 wed 1885 #5594 to Eliza Scott
2 children 1. Sarah Francis Lena Giles 1886 #8992
2. Eliza Florence Giles 1889
2. Eliza Florence Giles 1889 - 1967 #2785 aged 78 wed Thomas Nicholas Judd


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