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George Gillett

Received from on 6 April, 2014, on the same page as May Younger's birth,
Birth Certificate of Mary Gillett born 15 Sep 1860 at Shelford, dau of George Gillett, Labourer aged 35, born at Norfolk, England, wed at Tintinhall, England in 1849, Issue 6 children, wife Ann Rice aged 36, born at Norfolk, UK. George signed her registration certificate with X, on 28 Sep 1860 at The Leigh.
Marriages Dec 1849 - George Gillett wed Dec quarter, 1849 to Anne Rice Vol 10 page 905, in the district Yeovil, in the county of Somerset;
Gillett G F 25 and Gillett Mrs 27 came Jan 1854 on the Marco Polo, with Edward Gillett aged 20, but no children are listed.
The Argus Friday 27 January 1854, reported that Arrived at The Heads, January 24. - Marco Polo, 1626 tons, Charles McDonald, Master, from Liverpool 9th November. 623 passangers. Two deaths. John Hood, surgeon superintendant. The Argus, Saturday 28 January 1854, reported that
The Marco Polo still remains on the East Point. The strong S.E. wind that set in yesterday, is much against her getting off. Two steamers ran down and brought up a large number of her passengers yesterday, and it is thought that relieving her by discharging, will make it possible to get her off without much damage. At the same time, it is not impossible that she may not succeed in getting off at all.
The Marco Polo is ashore opposite the Port Master's residence, about a mile from the beach, near the spot where The Lady Bird got ashore last, year, but the weather being so very fine it is hoped she will escape dam- age. The master went up in The Queen steamer (just arrived from Glasgow) yesterday at 5 p m to get asistance from Melbourne. Four of the crew left last night with one of their boats Assitance was proffered by Captain Fewin, of the Water Witch, Melbourne, but declined -Geelong Advertiser.
The Argus, Wednesday 1 February 1854, reported the arrival in Melbourne
January 31. - Marco Polo, ship, 1635 tons, Charles McDonnell, from Liverpool 9th November.
The Marco Polo - It is gratifying to be enabled to announce that this celebrated vessel has been rescued from what appeared inevitable destruction. A dispatch was rereceived from her by Messrs J. W Were, Kent & Co., Lloyds Agents, on Monday, and Mr Were, immediately proceeded down with additional assistance, and under the able and judicious directions of Captain Fergusson, the Harbour Master, at 4 o'clock yesterday morning, the vessel was hove off and brought up into Hobson's Bay about mid-day. This circumstance will doubtless convince the Shipowners and Underwriters of England that we are not altogether in such a helpless position as might be inferred from the many doleful accounts that have been sent home
George Gillett came 1854 with Ann Rice appear to say the child registered 1857 was born at Sea. 'Charles Rice' born in Somerset and 'Mary Rice' appear to belong to this family
7 Children 1. Robert Gillett 1851 - 1941 #19387 aged 90, died at Geelong,
2. Hannah Rice Gillett 1854 - 1946 #16790 aged 92,
3. Charles Rice Gillett c1855
4. William Henry Gillett 1857 #12743
5. Albert Gillett 1858 #17840 - 1945 #20590, aged 87, died at Geelong wed Mary McColl
6. Mary Rice Gillet 1860 #14766 - 1936 #17850 aged 76
7. Samuel Gillet 1863 #15233 - 1945 #20601 aged 82, died at Geelong
1. Robert Gillett 1851 - 1941 #19387 aged 90, from Somersetshire, died at Geelong, t wed 1876 #4506 to Emma Ann Farrar 1854 #712 daughter of Matilda Robinson and Matthew Farrar born at The Leigh and lived at Mere
8 children 1. Maud Ann Gillett 1878 #17621
2. Hannah Ida Gillett 1882 #24507
3. Mary Matilda Gillett 1885 #19024
4. James Andrew Gillett 1887 #21086
5. Chas Alf Gillett 1890 #5065
6. Alice Bertha Gillett 1891 #34654
7. Selina Gillett 1894 #13343
8. Walt Robt Gillett 1897 #4534
2. Hannah Ada Gillett 1882 #24507 - 1952 #18859 aged 69, wed 1910 #3355 to Herbert George Peart 1883 #13612 - 1958 #20818 aged 74, 1 child Ruth Hart Peart 1911
2. Hannah Rice Gillett 1854 - 1946 #16790 aged 92, wed 1873 #302 to Henry Musgrove 1850 #16775 baptised at St James Church of England, Melbourne, both from Somersetshire and lived at Geelong, then settled at Meredith, 14 Children
3. Charles Rice Gillett c1855 wed 1881 #5284 to Elizabeth Gray and lived at Rokewood, then in 1892 at Break O Day, and 1894 onwards at Dereel
7 Children 1. Ann Elizabeth Gillett 1882 #25313
2. George Richard Gillett 1884 #5106
3. Hannah Ethel Gillett 1885 #28461
4. Beatrice Victoria Gillett 1887 #23343
5. Mary Rice Gillett 1892 #10758
6. Chas Hy Gillett 1894 #28573
7. Alfd Robt Gillett 1898 #18160
4. William Henry Gillett 1857 #12743 wed 1886 #6549 to Jessie Anderson Mckerrall appears to be daughter of Jessie Anderson and John Mckerrall who registered Euphemia in Geelong 1856, and lived at Rokewood, then in 1889 at Break O Day,
6 children 1. William John Gillett 1887 #31587
2. Albert Leigh Gillett 1889 #28695
3. Arthur Hy Gillett 1892 #1326
4. Robert Lewis Gillett 1895 #9743
5. Charles Victor Gillett 1896 #17572 - 1897 #10417 lived 1 month
6. Jessie Gladys Gillett 1900 #1115
5. Albert Gillett 1858 #17840 - 1945 #20590, aged 87, died at Geelong wed Mary McColl 1850 - 1925 #12363 aged 71, dau of Mary Kincaid and Hugh McColl, and lived at Lethbridge
2 Children 1. Robert Albert Gillett 1890 #24645
2. Marion Ann K Gillett 1894 #30719
6. Mary Rice Gillett 1860 #14766 wed 1881 #2334 to John McColl and lived at Meredith
4 Children 1. Clara Victoria McColl 1884 #4211 - 1886 #2738 lived 2 years
2. Mary Kincaid McColl 1885 #19807
3. Hannah Victoria McColl 1886 #28114
4. Margaret Grace McColl 1888 #22758 registered twice 1888 #31602
5. George Duncan McColl 1890 #5858
6. Hugh Robert McColl 1891 #25650
7. William Albert McColl 1895 #22971
7. Samuel Gillett 1863 #15233 wed 1896 #102 to Eliza Challis and lived at The Leigh then Rokewood. Died as Mrs French
8 Children 1. Ann Eliza Gillett 1897 #4535 - 1952 #23207 aged 56 wed Evans
2. Mary Louisa Gillett 1898 #14012 - 1951 #18781 aged 53
3. Joseph Samuel Gillett 1900 #14135 - 1969 #11755 aged 69
4. Geo Albt Gillett 1901 #22189
5. Robert Rice Gillett 1903 #5965 - 1974 #12534 aged 71
6. Thos Challis Gillett 1905 #13381 - 1976 #23476 aged 71
7. Percy Vincent Gillett 1907 #21890 - 1974 #23470 aged 67
8. Vera Irene Gillett 1908 #29951

Hugh Gillfeather

Hugh Gillfeather c1825 - 1872 #1502 died at Bendigo, wed 29 Dec 1851 #508 in Tasmania to Ann Robinson and came c1854 from Sydney to Fryers Creek
Hugh Gillfeather Passenger on the Rebecca came 2 January 1852 from Hobart Town to Melbourne, he is an Irish stonemason age 28
5 children 1. Francis Gillfeather 1850 - 1874 #3014 aged 24,
2. Mary Ann Gillfeather 1855 #5394
3. Robert Gillfeather 1858 #3901 - 1881 #11142 aged 23 died in NSW
4. Jane Gillfeather 1860 #16341
5. James Gillfeather 1864 #21809
Francis Gillfeather 1850 - 1874 #3014 aged 24 from Sydney, wed 1872 #358 to Emma Ann Hall
Emma Ann Gillfeather wed 1876 #1606 to George Madgwick from Sussex and had 4 children
2 children 1. Hugh Gillfeather 1872 #1502 lived 1 day
2. Francis Gillfeather 1873 #16654
4. Jane Gillfeather 1860 #16341 wed c1887 to John Norberg and lived at Armadale
2 children 1. James Gillfeather 1881 #2930 lived 5 years, died at Malvern
2. Albert Emanuel Norberg 1888 #8133
5. James Frances Gillfeather 1864 #21809 wed 1893 #1242 to Jessie Elizth Pryce 1863 #4919 born at Sandhurst, and lived at Long Gully
5 children 1. Percival James Alex Gillfeather 1894 #1018
2. Elsie Myrtle Gillfeather 1895 #30736
3. Lillian Jessie Gillfeather 1897 #20629 lived 1 month
4. Irene Ellen Gillfeather 1901 #12486
5. Alma Jessie Gillfeather 1904 #11537

Peter Gillies

Peter Gillies from Aberdeen wed 1869 #3052 to Mary Ann Marsh and went to New South Wales till c1879 then lived at Scarsdale in Victoria
5 Children 1. Mary A Gillies 1871 in NSW
2. Christine Rosemond Gillies 1880 #5005
3. John Haddel Gillies 1883 #5402
4. William Edmund Gillies 1885 #21358
5. Rona May Isabel Gillies 1888 #24597
1. Mary Ann Gillies 1871 - 1934 #15521 aged 63, wed 1888 #980 to William Currie 1866 #7038 and lived at Carngham, then Smythesdale, 10 children.
4. William Edmund Gillies 1885 #21358 wed 1911 #2825 to Emily Alice Warne 1885 #24674

James Gillingham

James Gillingham born 1822 at East Coker, Somerset, England, wed Sept quarter 1846 to Susan Stuckey Templeman born 1827 at Thorncombe, Dorset, England, in the district Chard which spans the boundaries of the counties of Devon, Dorset and Somerset.
They came to Port Phillip, Victoria on the William Stewart during 1848
James died 1892 aged 69, parents unknown, and Susan died 1909 #6513E aged 88, dau of Unknown Stuckey and Henry Templeman, both died at Raglan, Victoria. IGI submitted entry lists James as son of Elizabeth Hutching and George Gillingham, and Susan born 1827 at Thorncombe, Dorset border, dau of Susan Stuckey and Henry Templeton
8 children 1. Susan Gillingham c1847
2. Lavinia Gillingham 1849 #22205 at Wawin Pond, died 1933 #15231 aged 87,
3. Charles Henry Gillingham 1852 #22810 at Geelong
4. George William Gillingham 1855 #4905 at Modewarre died 1879 #6814 aged 22
5. Charles Edward Gillingham 1859 - 1938 #15532
6. Henry Thomas Templeman Gillingham 1862 - 1922 #7732 aged 60,
7. Isaac John Gillingham 1867 #10437 - 1940 #15247 aged 73, wed 1899 #5669 to Maria Tiley
8. Charlotte Marcelia Gillingham 1871 #4768 wed 1896 #4844 to Andrew Sanderson
1. Susan Gillingham c1847 wed 1868 #4415 to Charles Arthur Cecil Baker 1924 #12952 aged 82, son of Matilda Jones and John Baker died at Beaufort, and lived at Beaufort, 12 children
2. Lavinia Gillingham 1849 #22205 at Wawin Pond, died 1933 #15231 aged 87, wed 1866 #932 to William Panther from Northamptonshire, and lived at Raglan
William Smith Panther wed 03 Jun 1806 to Rebeccah Morris at Pytchley, Northampton, England, son James Panther c1817 - 1878 wed c1838 to Mary Ann Taylor and came to Raglan, Victoria with William, Emma, Benjamin, Edward, Mathilda, Louisa 1848, Selina 1852, Priscilla 1855, and They came out to Australia with six children on the Posthumous in September 1850 and Settled in Adelaide, they had 3 more children. That last child, a son of which there is an unmarked child's grave at Raglan (Victoria) though it is not proven, it is expected to be of the James Charles 1861-??. See the Panther family web site
7 children 1. Charles Edward Panther 1867 #4162
2. Ann Maria Panther 1869 #4503
3. William Henry Panther 1870 #11008
4. Francis Thomas Panther 1876 #18384
5. Rosanna Panther 1878 #11062
6. Henrietta Panther 1881 #4899
7. Lavinia Panther 1884 #12097
5. Charles Edward Gillingham 1859 - 1938 #15532, aged 79, born in Victoria but not listed, died at Beaufort, wed 1889 #7161 to Mary (Maggie) Jarvis
7 children 1. Charlotte May Gillingham 1890 - 1961 #9291 aged 70, wed Hamblin
2. Susan Margaret Gillingham 1892
3. Twin Florence Emma Gillingham 1894 #32272 wed 1914 to Wm James Irvine
4. Twin Charles Edward Gillingham 1894 #32273 - 1985 #13260 aged 91
5. George Gillingham 1896 - 1973 #11497 aged 77
6. John Henry Gillingham 1897 lived 1 year
7. Henry Norman Gillingham 1900 - 1974 #7057 aged 73, wed 1925 to Leila Mary Stewart
5.4. Twin Charles Edward Gillingham 6 Sep 1894 #32273 - 31 May 1985 born at Raglan, died at Bendigo and buried at Kerang Cemetery, wed 1921 #4480 to Myrtle Abrey, 9 children
5.7. Henry Norman Gillingham 1900 wed 1925 #11338 as Henry Norris Gillingham, to Mary Ann Abrey, 1 child, and wed (2) 1932 at Bendigo to Leila Mary Stewart, born 1908 at Lake Charm to Thanetta Martin and Alfred Milne Stewart, died 1990 and buried at Kerang, 6 children.
6. Henry Thomas Templeman Gillingham 1862 - 1922 #7732 aged 60, wed 1884 #6714 at Raglan to Sophia Hannah Stevens 1862 - 1944 #16095 aged 82,
2 children 1. Elizth Susan Gillingham 1886 #7022
2. Charles John Gillingham 1888 #23725 - 1971 #630 aged 82
7. Isaac John Gillingham 1867 #10437 - 1940 #15247 aged 73, wed 1899 #5669 to Maria Tiley 1879 - 1959 #22312 aged 80,
5 children 1. Frank Albt Gillingham 1899 #21511 - 1979 #18241 aged 79
2. Elsie Marion Gillingham 1904 #12890
3. John Andw Gillingham 1907 #29712 - 1983 #26471 aged 76
4. Hy Percival Thos Gillingham 1912 #23640 - 1960 #34741 aged 47
5. Wm Geo Gillingham 1920 #28016 - 1963 #25813 aged 45


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