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Marguarite Collins, William Rutherford Lyon, Mary Ann Munro,
William James Nicholls, Andrew Aeneas Ross,
Mary Ann Taylor Taylor, James Mundell Wilson,

The Immigration to Victoria 1852-1879, Index to Inward Passenger Lists contains the following data. On 10 Sept 1856 the family boarded the Medway at Plymouth and arrived in Melbourne on 13 Dec 1856.
SurnameGiven namesAgeMonthYearShipCodeFichePage
GRISOLDELIZTH5DEC1856MEDWAYB117001
GRISOLDMARY26DEC1856MEDWAYB117001
GRISOLDTHOS30DEC1856MEDWAYB117001

Thomas Grisold 1825 - 7 July 1895 aged 70, a son of William Grisold and Martha Isabel Atkins of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, married 11 Mar 1850 to Mary Ann Taylor 1830 - 12 Feb 1904 aged 74, daughter of Elizabeth Pageter (Pargetor) and Joseph Taylor. The children Elizabeth and Eli were born in UK, and Eli died. On 10 Sept 1856 the family boarded the "Medway" at Plymouth and arrived in Melbourne on 13 Dec 1856.
Thomas Grisold and Llewellyn Williams established a partnership to operate as Blacksmiths and Wheelwrights, Commercial Road, Tarnagulla as early as 1859. Trading as Llewellyn Williams & Grisold the Blacksmith Shop was opposite the Victoria Hotel. A new Blacksmith Shop was built adjacent to be opened in July 1865 however they dissolved the partnership on 11 March 1868. Thomas Grisold continued the business and developed a new harrow in April 1870 however he was made insolvent in December of that year.
William Grisold was a skilled wheelwright, and ran a puddling machine at Llanelly, then tried various enterprises, selling his Laenecoorie Iron Works to retire on 20 Sept 1886.
Thomas Grisold, owner of the Wheelwright and Blacksmith business, was killed by a kick from a horse 7 July 1895, when he entered his stables at Tarnagulla, Vic. His brother William, born 1835 was a soldier at the Crimean war before he arrived in Tarnagulla 1859.
10 children 1. Elizabeth Ann Grisold 1850 wed 1872 #3194 to William Rutherford Lyon
2. Eli Grisold 1854 - 56 born and died in UK
3. Emma Grisold 1857 #339 born Vic, lived 13 days
4. Lucy Grisold 1858 #15172 lived 8 weeks
5. Thomas Grisold 1860 #16257 lived 10 months
6. David Grisold 1861 #9974 - 30 Oct 1943 wed 1891 to Margarite Collins
7. Fanny Grisold 1862 22779 - 2 May 1950 did not marry
8. Joseph Grisold 1865 #4261 lived 26 days
9. Aletha Grisold 1866 #23218 lived 3 months
10. Emily Grisold 1871 #5328 married Andrew Aeneas Ross

1. Elizabeth Ann Grisold 1850 wed 1872 #3194 to William Rutherford Lyon Children Thomas and Bridget were buried the same day at Eddington, 9 children
6. David Grisold 1861 - 30 Oct 1943, wed 1891 to Marguarite Collins 1861 - 18 Sept 1934
4 children 1. Percival Thomas Raymond Grisold 1892 #12957 - 1977 #16659 aged 85
2. Cecil David Gilmore Grisold 11 Aug 1894 #20262 - 1974 #11326 aged 79
3. Hazel Mathilda Grisold 27 Aug 1897 #18837 - 1969 #14316 aged 71
4. Roy Leonard Grisold 1901 #22957 - 1974 #13007 aged 72

10. Emily Grisold 1871, wed 1898 #7064 to Andrew Aeneas Ross 6 children
A second Emily Grisold wed 1901 #7061 to George Thomas Ross,

1. Florence Mary Irene Ross 24 Aug 1899, married 10 Mar 1922 to Arthur Richard Graham 29 Dec 1897 - 17 Nov 1966, 3rd child of Richard Graham and Mary Ann Arnold.

William Grisold 1835 - 19 Oct 1915 aged 80, (brother of Thomas) wed c1860 in Victoria to Mary Ann Munro 1828 - 4 Oct 1908 aged 80, born in Alness, Rosshire, Scotland to Janet and William Munro. William worked as a Blacksmith and later as a Carpenter/Builder in the district, in partnership with James Mundell Wilson.
3 children 1. Female died 1861
2. Martha Isabella Grisold 1862 #16571 - 1945 married 1900 #6440 to David Owen
3. Mary Munro Grisold 1865 wed 1894 to William James Nicholls, 4 children

William Grisold not identified, wed c1876 Elizabeth Sheppard 1859 - 1939 aged 80, daughter of Elizabeth Piping and Samuel Shepherd, and lived at Tarnagulla, and later at Castlemaine.
5 children 1. Susannah Grisold 1877 - 1945 #16476 aged 68
2. Harry Grisold 1885 #21933 lived 1 year
3. George Grisold 1887 - 1946 #22599 aged 59
4. Alice May Grisold 1891 #17709 - 1911 #11548 aged 20
5. Arthur Grisold 1893 #35682 - 1969 #2382 aged 75 wed1918 #4719 to Ivy Dickenson


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