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Francis Baker Irons, John Irons, John Gordon Irons,
John William Irvine, Jonathan Mitchell Irvine,


Francis Baker Irons

Elizabeth Elvey is the sister of Sir George Job ELVEY, Organist at St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle in Queen Victoria's time. He was organist for 49 years and knighted for his services by Queen Victoria.
Elizabeth Elvey's other brother Dr Stephen Elvey was organist of New College, St Mary's and St John's, Oxford during the 1800s and her sister, Ann married John Irons and their children were also involved in church music.
Francis Irons 35 came April 1853 on the Arrogant with Elizabeth Irons 38, Ann 10, Sarah 8, Cecilia 3 and John infant.
Francis Irons wed to Mar 1839 to Elisabeth Elvey in Canterbury. The births of the 3 oldest girls was registered in St. Cosmus & St. Damian in the Blean district, Kent
Francis Baker Irons 1817 - 1888 #10088 aged 71 son of Benningham and Irons, died at Maryborough
Elizabeth Elvey 1813 - 1873 #8758 aged 60 daughter of Abigail Hardyman and John Elvey
6 Children 1. Ann Abigail Irons to Sept 1842
2. Sarah Elizabeth Irons to June 1844
3. Cecilia Elvery Irons to Sep 1849
4. John Irons 1853
5. Harriet Elvey Irons 1855 #3536 - 1856 #2164 lived 1 year
6. Francis Baker Irons 1858 #6427
1. Ann Abigail Irons 1842 wed 1859 #10 to Francisco Bothelo De Araugo and lived at Ballarat, White Hills then at Maryborough. From Ann & Francisco's wedding certificate - Francisco was born in Portugal, his parents were Antonia and Antonio Butellio (Butelho) De Araugo.
12 Children 1. William Marlow Irons and De Arango 1857 #10389 - 1857 #6486 lived 7 weeks
2. Julia Dearuago 1860 #2097 wed 1882 #4894 to Edward Guest
3. Antonio De Arango 1861 #20105 - 1863 #43 (surname B De Arongo, mother Ann Harines), lived 15 months
4. Manuel Arreous 1864 #3467 as Manuel De Arango wed 1886 #2687 to Cath Jones
5. Maria Elizabeth De Arango 1866 #15817 (as Meria) wed 1888 #2282 to George Guest
6. Antonia Arango 1868 #17603
7. Cecilia De Arango 1871
8. Francisco De Arango 1873 #10573
9. Felicio (called Nick) Arango 1876 #3869R (mother Ann Jons)
10. George De Arango 1878 #17346
11. Ann Bothelo De Arango 1880 #23752 - 1881 #11056 lived 14 months
12. Antonio De Arango 13 Nov 1883 #24743, father listed as Francisco Batalia (not Bothelo) De Araugo
2. Sarah Elizabeth Irons 1844 wed 1862 #1076 to John Warren and lived at Ballarat, Maryborough then Creswick
11 Children 1. Christina Elizabeth Warren 1862 #18670
2. John Elvey Warren 1864 #16383
3. Louisa Warren 1866 #9370
4. Francis Thomas Warren 1868 #13650
5. Elizabeth Jane Warren 1870 #13297
6. William Henry Warren 1872 #6935 - 1874 #4495 lived 2 years
7. Steven Warren 1874 #8296
8. Willie Charles Warren 1880 #1735
9. George Imore Warren 1882 #1891
10. Henry Herbert Warren 1884 #8709
11. Annie Maud Warren 1888 #28599
4. John Elvey Irons 1853 - 1928 #5645 aged 76 wed 1875 #2483 to Elizabeth Clark
10 Children 1. Elizabeth Irons 1875 #26487 - 1875 #15398 lived 3 weeks
2. Sarah Elizabeth Irons 1876 #20746
3. George Elvey Irons 1879 #230
4. Frank Henry Irons 1880 #6161
5. John Elvey Irons 1881 #21007
6. Steve Elvey Irons 1884 #7040 - 1885 #319 lived 1 year
7. William Irons 1886 #3705
8. Stephen Irons 1890 #12807
9. Herbert William Irons 1893 #32739
10. Percy Sturman Irons 1896 #20933
2. Sarah Elizabeth Irons 1876 #20746 wed 1898 #1842 to Wm Hy Shorten 1878 #16011 born and lived at Flemington
4 Children 1. Ruby Verne Elizth Shorten 1900 #4142 - 1902 #10117 lived 2 years
2. Wm Jas Shorten 1901 #20101 - 1902 #10133 lived 1 year
3. Vera Irene Shorten 1903 #3163 - 1905 #1610 lived 2 years
4. Flor Lilian Shorten 1905 #18177
3. George Elvey Irons 1879 #230 wed 1902 #2043 to Elizth Maria Roberts 1880 #16822 - 1957 #251 aged 76 born at Kingston
3 Children 1. Muriel May Irons 1902 #21693
2. Percival Geo Irons 903 #26538
3. Doris Irons 1905 #26876 - 1906 #2099 lived 1 month
6. Francis Baker Irons 1858 #6427 - 1943 #8943 aged 85, wed 1885 #4670 to Annie Officer Piper 1863 #5694 - 1908 #9577 aged 45 born at Avoca
Francis Irons wed 1912 #4333 to Ellen Piper, whose death may be Ellen Irons 1862 - 1943 #23041 aged 81 daughter of Mary Walsh and William (Irons?)
2 Children 1. Bertha Mary Irons 1886 #18157
2. Stanley Irons 1899 #10352
1. Bertha Mary Irons 1886 #18157 wed 1911 #3324 to Lionell Leonard Taminick Bidstrup 1884 #24846 born at Greta
3 Children 1. Minna Bidstrup 1912 #12761
2. Leonard Ipsen Bidstrup 1913 #13591
3. Vivian Luther Stanley Bidstrup 1918 #12076

John Irons

John Irons 23 came Aug 1853 on the Marchness Of Londonderry with Ann Irons 20
John Irons wed 1856 #3392 to Ann Williamson and lived in Melbourne
John Irons 1826 - 1895 #14707 aged 69 died at Pitfield son of John and Mary Onley
Ann Irons 1829 - 1906 #7210 aged 77 died at St K, daughter of John Williamson and Eliza Johnson
9 Children 1. Frederick Thomas Irons 1855 #758
2. Mary Jane Irons 1856 #7774 - 1857 #117 lived 6 months
3. Eliza Amy Irons 1857 #13778
4. Alfd Wm Irons 1859 #11762
5. Clara Emma Irons 1861 #18145 - 1863 #4215 lived 1 year
6. Arthur John Irons 1863 #13453
7. Ernest James Irons 1865 #17319 - 1866 #2498 lived 6 months
8. Rose Laura Irons 1867 #16817 - 1867 #10948 lived 10 weeks
9. Ada Mabel Irons 1869 #5807
1. Frederick Thomas Irons 1855 #758 - 1919 #6843 aged 64, wed 1884 #62 to Celia Trevethan 1860 #10240 born at Derwent Gully
1 Child 1. Frederick Wedon Irons 1885 #3430
3. Eliza Amy Irons 1857 #13778 wed 1878 #4104 to Charles Thomas Archer born in Hobart
1 Child 1. Charles Albert Irons 1881 #25446
4. Alfred Wm Irons 1859 #11762 wed 1906 #7907 to Anna Maria Gale 1859 #2378 born at Ballarat
6. Arthur John Irons 1863 #13453 wed 1907 #1434 to Mary Ann Simmie 1864 #25545 from Perthshire
9. Ada Mabel Irons 1869 #5807 wed 1889 #6094 to Wm Easton Weaver
Ada Mabel Irons wed 1916 #6024R to Alfred Ernest Trevethan 1878 #11475 son of Augusta Eliza Briggs and Richard Trevethan born at Sandhurst
1 Child 1. Adeline Hilda Mabel Irons 1911 - 1919 #6833 lived 8 years

John Gordon Irons

John Gordon Irons 1834 - 1907 #7018 aged 73, son of Ann Gordon and David Irons died at Bealiba, came c1861 with Elizabeth Duffy 1843 - 1897 #4023 aged 53, dau of Ann Taff and Thomas Duffy.
7 Children 1. Ann Vernon Irons 1862 #21848 - 1916 #16283 born at Havelock, died aged 53
2. Thomas David Irons 1865 - 1941 #15913 aged 76
3. Margaret Irons 1867 #21498 - 1947 #20381 aged 80
4. Mary Irons 1870 - 1935 #13737 aged 65
5. Frances Irons 1873 - 1958 #25565 aged 85
6. Isabel Irons 1879 lived 2 years
7. John Charles Irons 1886 at Bealiba
1. Ann Vernon Irons 1862 #21848 - 1916 #16283 born at Havelock, died aged 53, wed 1885 #2153 to William Henry Ladd, 6 children
2. Thomas David Irons 1865 - 1941 #15913 aged 76, wed 1891 #2298 to Emeler Bayles 1873 - 1946 #17430 aged 73, died at Stawell
7 Children 1. Margaret May Irons 1892 #10220 - 1975 #3297 aged 82, wed 1916 #6607 to Thomas Nathaniel Cole
2. Minnie Elizabeth Irons 1894 #17746 - 1973 #23400 aged 79, wed 1917 #7128 to Bert Aston
3. George Irons 1897 #16478 - 1979 #19249 aged 82
4. Thomas David Irons 1900 #732
5. Emeler Irons 1902 #15720 - 1973 #29985 aged 71, wed 1920 #696 to Arthur Anderson
6. Violet Irons 1905 #15451
7. Sylvia Irons 1911 #8648
3. Margaret Irons 1867 - 1947 #20381 aged 80, wed 1896 #1729 to John Cameron Graco
1 Child 1. Francis Eric Graco 1899 #7853
5. Frances Irons 1873 - 1958 #25565 aged 85, wed 1897 #226 to Charles Sutton 1874 #7081 of Bealiba, 4 Children
7. John Charles Irons 1886 at Bealiba wed c1911 to Ethel Maud McLean
2 Children 1. Mary Jean Irons 1912 #13448
2. Arthur Charles Irons 1914 #5519

John William Irvine

John William Henry Irvine wed 1863 #2187 to Mary Field Gray and lived at Collingwood, Ballarat
7 Children 1. Evelyn Edith Irvine 1854 - 1926 #8204 aged 72,
2. Hans William Henry Irvine 1856 #6882
3. Ida Constance Irvine 1859 #18189 - 1861 #4087 lived 26 months
4. Donald John Irvine 1861 #6637
5. Elizabeth Emily Irvine 1863 #1020
6. Arthur Hamilton Irvine 1867 #467
7. Charlotte Jane Irvine 1869 #20384
1. Evelyn Edith Irvine 1854 - 1926 #8204 aged 72, wed 1904 #2006 to Tristam Opie
2. Hans William Henry Irvine 1856 #6882 wed 1885 #5591 to Mary Jane Robinson born in England, no chn listed

Jonathan Mitchell Irvine

Jonathan Mitchell Irvine c1820 - 18 Dec 1883, born in Scotland to Janet Mitchell and Jonathan Irvine, wed on 25 Oct 1852 to Elizabeth Pithie c1825 - 15 Jan 1917, daughter of David Pithie of Arbroath, Scotland, came to Melbourne on the General List, arrived 19 March 1853.
14 Children 1. Elizabeth Jane Irvine 21 Jan 1854
2. James John Irvine 23 May 1856
3. David Pithie Irvine 17 Sep 1858
4. Mary Jane Irvine 20 Aug 1860
5. Catherine Irvine 28 Dec 1862 lived 11 days
6. William Irvine 13 Jun 1864
7. Robert Irvine 29 Jul 1866
8. Catherine Scott Irvine 25 Sep 1868 - 10 Dec 1941
9. Annie Maud Irvine 30 Aug 1871 wed John Arthur Martin
10 and 11 - unnamed twins 25 Feb 1874
12. Archie Edward Irvine 2 Jan 1876 wed c1905 to Edna Stone
13. Mabel Irvine 23 Feb 1879 wed 1897 #184 to Henry Lane Ralph
14. John Mitchell Irvine 14 Jun 1883 wed 21 Apr 1910 to Eva Dennis
1. Elizabeth Jane Irvine 21 Jan 1854 wed 1873 #3944 to Archibald Benny Simpson from Aberdeenshire, no known children
3. David Pithie Irvine 17 Sep 1858 wed 1888 #4827 to Emily Treganowan 1862 - 1931 #5763 aged 69, born in England
8 children 1. David Albt Irvine 1891 #17701
2. Florence Emily Irvine 1893 #19639
3. Fredk Wm Irvine 1896 #8981
4. Hazel Maud Irvine 1897 #16605
5. Unnamed Male Irvine 1899 #24441 lived 1 day
6. Ethel May Irvine 1902 #821 lived 1 month
7. Norman Wm Irvine 1904 #763 lived 1 month
8. Lila May Irvine 1905 #23556 lived 1 month
4. Mary Jane Irvine 20 Aug 1860 wed 7 Oct 1879 to William Alexander Robertson
1 child David Irvine Robertson 1896 #908 lived 1 month
6. William Irvine 13 Jun 1864 wed 8 Sep 1890 to Florence Ryland Stone 1870 - 1905 #6723 aged 34, daughter of Christina Foster and Edward Stone
4 children 1. Constance Irvine 1891 #32018
2. Jno Mitchell Irvine 1894 #10924
3. Wm Hubert Irvine 1896 #10528
4. Florence Foster Irvine 1898 #10221
7. Robert Irvine 29 Jul 1866 wed 17 Feb 1892 to Emily Nicholls
6 children 1. Hilda May Irvine 1893 #7979 wed 1913 #8815 to Albert Geo Cooper
2. Robert Harold Irvine 1895 #11672
3. Elizth Whitburn Irvine 1899 #4150
4. Fred Wm Irvine 1900 #27728
5. Emily Irene Irvine 1902 #27433
6. Gerte Annie Irvine 1905 #3403
8. Catherine Scott Irvine 25 Sep 1868 - 10 Dec 1941 wed on 30 Oct 1890 to James Henry Grylls, 8 children
9. Annie Maud Irvine 30 Aug 1871 wed c1893 to John Arthur Martin 1868 #19469, 4 children
12. Archie Edward Irvine 2 Jan 1876 wed c1910 to Edna Stone (Frances Edna Stone 1879 #19771 daughter of Christiana Foster and Edward Stone, born at Tarnagulla, sister of Florence)
13. Mabel Irvine 23 Feb 1879 wed 1897 #184 to Henry Lane Ralph, lived at Bendigo, 2 children
14. John Mitchell Irvine 14 Jun 1883 wed 21 Apr 1910 #4822 to Eva Dennis 1885 #20716
2 children 1. Donald Mitchell Irvine 1911 #17192
2. Archie Edwd Irvine 1913 #9616 lived 1 day


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