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Alexander Gillespie, John and Fanny Gillespie, John and Jane Gillespie,


Albert Gill

Albert Gill 31 came 1871 on the Star of India with Elizabeth Townsend 27, Marian 9 and Albert L 5 and lived in Melbourne. Windsor UK was mainly in Berkshire, but included parts of Surrey
4 Children 1. Marian Gill 9 = 1861 - 1879 #11859 aged 18 born in Bucks
2. Albert L Gill 5 = 1865 could be Albert Lewis Gill registered UK Dec 1865 at Windsor Vol 2c page 375
3. Alfred Naylor Gill 1872 #19795
4. Sarah Elizabeth Gill 1875 #11482
3. Alfred Naylor Gill 1872 #19795 wed 1919 #10828 to Anna Mary Kewley 1881 #18063

Nicholas Gill

Nicholas Gill aged 34 came May 1849 on the Sir George Seymour
Lucy Nottage aged 19 came May 1855 on the Sea King
Nicholas Gill 1820 - 1888 #12789 aged 68, wed 1856 #203 to Lucy Nottage and lived at Geelong, Barrabool, Ceres
10 children 1. Nicholas Gill 1857 #2584 - 1882 #4789 aged 25
2. Elizabeth Mary Gill 1858 #12393
3. Caroline Gill 1860 #14315
4. David Gill 1862 #20793 - 1895 #13486 aged 32
5. Rebecca Ann Gill 1865 #14148
6. Frederick James Gill 1867 #13700
7. Ellenor Gill 1869 #7504
8. Priscilla Sarah Gill 1872 #1314
9. Maria Gill 1874 #1203
10. William Henry Gill 1876 #21787
3. Carol Gill 1860 #14315 - 1933 #18375 aged 73 wed 1890 #2345 to Benjamin Windmill 1864 #15276 - 1947 #23101 aged 83, no chn found
5. Rebecca Ann Gill 19 Apr 1865 #14148 - 30 Apr 1934 aged 71, wed 1887 #3997 to William Neale 01 July 1867 - 21 May 1940 aged 72 and lived at Geelong, 3 children
6. Frederick James Gill 1867 #13700 wed 1893 #3334 to Mary Lucretia Walter 1872 - 1935 #16576 aged 63, dau of Jane Walter and Hugh Oxenham Walter from Devonshire, no chn found
8. Priscilla Sarah Gill 1872 #1314 wed 1895 $3797 to Frederick William Wolter 1875 #21309 - 1941 #1060 aged 65, son of Annabelle Wightman wed 1866 #2403 to Herman Fredk Wolter, no chn found
9. Maria Gill 1874 #1203 - 1929 #13887 aged 56 wed 1900 #149 to Samuel Windmill 1866 #21497 - 1925 #9043 aged 58, 1st child Samuel

William Rothwell Gill

William Rothwell Gill born 3 Mar and baptised 29 Mar 1833 at Holy Trinity and St Mary Magdalene, Liverpool, Lancs, son of James Gill, Gentleman & Ellen, Great Homer St. Everton, in the Parish of Liverpool
William Rothwell Gill 3 Mar 1833 - 12 May 1913 born in Lancashire, died in Long Gully, Vic, wed 1864 #1012 to Marie Ellen Woodward 1844 - 1925 #6663 aged 81, dau of Mary Oneill and John Woodward and lived at Sandhurst
8 Children 1. Florence Mary Gill 1865 #11314 - 1945 #1279 aged 79 wed Donald
2. George Canning Gill 1867 #17920
3. Edith Amy Gill 1870 - 1944 #4375 aged 74 wed 1901 #7343 to George Ramsay
4. Annabella Gill 1874 - 1969 #16253 aged 95 wed 1896 #2037 to Arthur Layton Howard
5. Evangeline Gill 1877 #5029
6. Emily Gill 1880 #11483
7. Mabel May Gill 1883 #12156 - 1969 #8959 aged 87 wed Nicholls
8. Ellen Vera Gill 8 Feb 1888 #6488 - 1979 #3407 aged 90
1. Flor Mary Gill 1866 - 1945 #1279 aged 79, wed 1892 #1654 to Charles Edward Donald, 1861 #12241
4. Annabella Gill 1874 - 1969 #16253 aged 95, wed 1896 #2037 to Arthur Layton Howard 1868 #23671 - 1943 #8660 aged 74, and lived at St Kilda
2 Children 1. Alan Howard 1898 #6746
2. Verna Howard 1900 #22468 - 1901 #12137 lived 1 year
8. Ellen Vera Gill 8 Feb 1888 #6488 - 1979 #3407 aged 90 wed William Henry Houston 1882 - 1942

Kenneth Gillanders

Kenneth Gillanders Chr 22 Feb 1833 at Contin, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland son of Janet Mc Lennan and Alexr. Gillanders
He may be a brother to Margery Gillanders of Badenoch wed 1868 #3235 to Donald Geddes
Kenneth Gillanders from Rosshire wed 1867 #3104 to Mary Mackenzie and lived at Meredith
5 children 1. Alexander John Gillanders 1870 #17881
2. Ann Mckenzie Gillanders 1871 #25066
3. Jessie Margaret Gillanders 1874 #24579
4. Peter Gillanders 1876 #17767
5. Alexandrina Mary Gillanders 1877 #17208

Another Susan Wirthy

A different Susan/Susannah Worthy / Muxworthy wed about 1892 to Henry Crawford and lived at Bacchus Marsh
3 children 1. Harriett Crawford 1893 #28303 - 1975 #21862 aged 81, dau Susan Worthy and Henry Crawford, wed Augustus Norman Robertson, their daughter Jean Crawford Robertson 1916 - 1934 #12044 aged 18 died at Bacchus Marsh
2. Hy Gordon Crawford 1895 #26195
3. Lillian May Crawford 1899 #7442

James Gillard and Susan Worthy

James Gillard came to Victoria before 1860, with Besty Ann Worthy 1840 - 1885 #10917 aged 45 died at Ballt Hosp, dau of Eliza Toms and Charles Worthy
Charles Worthy was born 25 May 1806 wed Eliza Toms in 1828, lived in Curry Rivel, Somerset Betsy's sister Susan Worthy born on May 5th, 1836 in Mulchelney Somerset, England,
Susan Worthey wed 1862 #47 to Robt Kettle 1835 - 1901 #9734 aged 66 died at Geelong, son of John Kettle
8 children 1. Charles Daniel Gillard 1860 #7575 - 1929 #7807 aged 69
2. Mary Eliza Susan Gillard 1862 #471 - 1933 #6954 aged 71
3. James Robert Gillard 1863 #18578 - 1944 #12723 aged 81
4. Thomas Joseph Gillard 1865 #439 - 1938 #4555 aged 73
5. Francis William Gillard 1867 #565
6. George Henry Gillard 1869 #20436
7. Henry John Gillard 1872 #6826
8. Walter Worthey Gillard 1874 #13693 - 1931 #13447 aged 57
1. Charles Daniel Gillard 1860 #7575 - 1929 #7807 aged 6 wed 1882 #2707 to Rebecka Barlow 1861 #7453 - 1930 #6653 aged 69, dau of Marion Walsh wed 1855 #9611 to John Barlow, and lived at Ballarat
8 Children 1. John David Gillard 1882 #13757 - 1964 #13171 aged 81
2. Charles Thomas Gillard 1885 #7590
3. George Wm Jas Gillard 1887 #25752 - 1970 #14113 aged 83
4. Lillie Elizth Gillard 1890 #29570 - 1923 #13384 aged 33, wed Bourchier
5. Leslie Gordon Gillard 1893 #18909 - 1978 #2102 aged 84
6. Eva Cordelia Madelin Gillard 1895 #8929 - 1976 #3444 aged 80. wed Glendinning
7. Herbt Victor Gillard 1897 #25515
8. Cecil Bramwell Gillard 1900 #685 - 1947 #6579 aged 47
2. Mary Eliza Susan Gillard 1862 #471 - 1933 #6854 aged 71 yrs, wed 20 Jan 1886 #1807 to George Haley 1858 #11964, son of Anne Nicholls and William Haleyand lived at Ballarat then at Carlton
See the web site by jburrell/gen/lewis/hal_gill.html for details of their 9 Children
8 Children 1. Albert William Haley 1887 #305 - 1958 #24807 aged 71
2. Elizth Maude Haley 1889 #382 - 1973 #24540 aged 84
3. Ethel Emma Haley 1891 #1670 - 1977 #995 aged 86
4. Henry George Haley 1893 #1893
5. Ada Mary Haley 1895 #27548 - 1896 #996 lived 1 month
6. Walt Ernt Haley 1897 #17364
7. Thomas Alfred Haley 1900 #17394 - 1978 #14780 aged 77
8. Frank Haley 1903 - 1905 #8241 lived 2 years
8. Robert Arthur Haley 1905 - 1970 #9571 aged 65
3. James Robert Gillard 1863 #18578 - 1944 #12723 aged 81, wed 1887 #3661 to Margaret Duffy 1864 #23531 - 1952 #8045 aged 83 dau of Johanna Leonard and Robert Duffy, and lived at Collingwood
5 Children 1. Gertrude Gillard 1888 #2140 - 1888 #1148 lived 1 day
2. Margaret Gillard 1888 #28449 - 1888 #13043 lived 1 day
3. Gertrude Grace Gillard 1890 #2405
4. Eva Ruth Gillard 1893 #21541 - 1897 #8480 lived 3 years
5. Gladys Elsie Gillard 1899 #9704
4. Thomas Joseph Gillard 1865 #439 - 1938 #4555 aged 73, wed 1888 #4332 to Mary Dunlop Miller 1867 #8166 - 1944 #7775 aged 77, dau of Helen Cawper abd John Miller, and lived at Ballarat, then Richmond
4 Children 1. Wm Dunlop Gillard 1889 #473
2. Elizth Nelly Gillard 1892 #7554 - 1968 #8389 aged 76, wed Hickson
3. Flor Ada Susan Gillard 1896 #14606 - 1898 #9465 lived 2 years
4. Fedora Violet Gillard 1899 #21744
5. Francis William Gillard 1867 #565 wed 1889 #6177 to Miriam Wynne 1871 #6768, daughter of Evan Wynne wed 1865 #4301 to Miriam Scannell, and lived at Ballarat
1 Child 1. Ruby Miriam Pearl Gillard 1894 #8733 - 1945 #8151 aged 51, wed Maywood
6. George Henry Gillard 1869 #20436 wed 1892 #7662 to Cath Ellen Williams, possibly Catherine Ellen Williams 1866 #7750 dau of Jane Williams and Thomas Williams
1 Child 1. Florence Elizabeth Gillard 1893 #5913 - 1893 #3614 lived 1 month
7. Henry John Gillard 1872 #6826 wed 1900 #417 to Emily Richards 1875 #15070 - 1935 #10023 aged 60, dau of Emily Bartlett and Alfred Richards, and lived at Ballarat
1 Child 1. Henry James Gillard 1900 - 1955 #13849 aged 55
8. Walter Worthey Gillard 1874 #13693 - 1931 #13447 aged 57, wed 1898 #6147 to Umia Eva Payne /Wilhelmina Eva Payne 1872 #22577 - 1946 #12977 aged 70, dau of Mary Ann Bartle and William Payne, and lived at Richmond
1 Child 1. Norman Worthy Gillard 1900 #13963

Alexander Gillespie

Alexander Gillespie 23 came Oct 1852 on the Flora with Grace McKaig 22 and lived at Ballarat West, Bungaree
6 Children John Gillespie c1851 died
1. John Robertson Gillespie 1857 #1837
2. Grace Brown Gillespie 1859 #12792
3. Margaret Gillespie 1862 #6320
4. Agnes Gillespie 1864 #19476 - 1866 #9639 lived 2 years
5. David Gillespie 1867 #571
6. William Gillespie 1873 #14881
2. Grace Brown Gillespie 1859 #12792 wed 1888 #2627 to George Fuller

John and Jane Gillespie

John Gillespie wed 1855 #612 to Jane Anderson 1823 - 1867 #3982 aged 44, daughter of Jane and Allan Anderson, and lived at Elphinston
2 Children 1. Peter Gillespie 1856 #5880
2. John Gillespie 1860 #4655 lived 26 days
William Hall wed Elizabeth Lambert, April to June 1839, vol 19, page 73, in the district Congleton which spans the boundaries of the counties of Cheshire and Staffordshire
1. Peter Gillespie 1856 #5880 wed 1880 #3986 to Arabella Hall 1856 #13889 only child registered in Victoria of Elizabeth Clare Lambert and William Hall, born at Dunolly, and lived at Inglewood then at King?
3 Children 1. John Lambert Gillespie 1881 #24271
2. William Gillespie 1884 #10437 also registered 1884 #25503
3. Allan Ellis Gillespie 1886 #27272
1. John Lambert Gillespie 1881 #24271 born at Inglewood, wed 1910 #6966 to Olive Bessie Salathiel 1888 #9779 - 1966 #11054 aged 77,
2 Children 1. Una Lambert Gillespie 1912 #848
2. John Salathiel Gillespie 1915 #31462

John and Fanny Gillespie

John Gillespie wed 1855 #3711 to Fanny Lawson and lived in Melbourne. Fanny died 1919 in Elsternwick, Victoria, aged 84 years. Parents recorded as John Lawson and Frances Reveina Douglas.
12 children 1. David Gillespie 1856 #11168 - 1893 aged 36
2. John Gillespie 1858 #802 - 1891 aged 35
3. Fanny Gillespie 1860 #12111 - 1940 aged 79
4. Marion Gillespie 1862 #9401
5. Margaret Gillespie 1865 #10084
6. William Gillespie 1867 #9615
7. James Gillespie 1869 #23672 - 1907 aged 37
8. Edward Gillespie 1872 #24501
9. Lawrence Gillespie 1874 #17719
10. Elizabeth Gillespie 1877 #10240
11. Charles Gillespie 1879 #4060 lived 4 months
12. Minnie Gillespie 1880 #1164
1. David Gillespie 1856 #11168 wed 1885 #867 to Anna Louisa Linnr Waldhuter born in South Aust, and lived in West Melbourne
3 children 1. Ada Luoisa Gillespie 1888 #3091
2. Fanny Lillian Gillespie 1889 #31215
3. David Jno Gillespie 1892 #15653
3. Fanny Gillespie 1860 #12111 wed 1885 #632 to Michael Horan from Dunmore
4. Marion Gillespie 1862 #9401 wed 1884 #4080 to John Rudolph Olson from Sweden
1 child 1. John Rondoff Olson 1885 #4500 born at Melbourne
5. Margaret Gillespie 1865 #10084 wed 1885 #3257 to John McPherson died 1888 aged 25
6. William Gillespie 1867 #9615 wed 1909 #3327 to Linda Agnes Coppel 1888 #15934 born in St Kilda
1 child 1. Constance Jessie Gillespie 1910 #9392
8. Edward Gillespie 1872 #24501 wed 1901 #955 to Lily May Angus
6 children 1. Vera Gillespie 1902 #11336
2. Edw Douglas Gillespie 1904 #11197
3. Albt Laurence Gillespie 1906 #11548 lived 1 year
4. Jas Allan Gillespie 1909 #2945 lived 1 year
5. Edna Louisa Gillespie 1912 #23428
6. Ivy May Gillespie 1913 #3302R
9. Lawrence Gillespie 1874 #17719 wed 1899 #995 to Ella Goddard 1875 #10629
2 children 1. Ella Victoria Gillespie 1901 #2988
2. Annie May Gillespie 1903 #17708
10. Elizabeth Gillespie 1877 #10240 wed 1898 #1648 to George Russell


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