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Marriages by 1888 featured on this page
Ann Kewley wed 1849 #3567 to William Birdsey
Elizabeth Kewley widow of Liverpool wed 1867 #2365 to Magnus Kirkness of Orkney Islands
Eva Kewley of Kewley wed 1887 #7734 to Michael Martin of Hobart
Ida Louisa Kewley of Taradale wed 1888 #4697 to Thomas Henry Emerson of Sandhurst
Jane Kewley of Richmond wed 1875 #3396 to William Frederick Thurman of Manchester
Jessie Kewley widow of John, wed 1860 #1729 to James Ashburner
Edward Thomas Kewley of Isle Of Man wed 1877 #2518 to Margaret Graham of Scotland
George Kewley of Geelong wed 1887 #2480 to Elizabeth Oneill of Ballarat
John Kewley and Jessie Beattie wed c1858
Peter Avoca Kewley of Avoca wed 1880 #3431 to Alice Glenister of Kent
Thomas Kewley wed 1858 #3749 to Rebecca Brough
Thomas Kewley wed 1859 #3556 to Maria Noble
Thomas Kewley of Isle Of Man wed 1868 #3254 to Alice McRickard of Southampton
Thomas James Kewley of Birkenhead wed 1882 #5435 to Bridget Gleeson of Limerick
William Henry Kewley 1828 - 1864 #5854 aged 36 from 'Isle', wed 1862 #2413 to Elizabeth Lindan,
William Henry Kewley and Jane Agnes Joughin

There are 81 entries for Kewley to 1888, and now we have the letter from Barbara, I will add the others after Edward's family, and maybe someone else will also find a long lost connection.
John may be the lost William John Kewley.


From

William Kewley was the father-in-law of my GG-GrandAunt, Margaret Lewin from the Isle of Man. I had been looking all over for her brothers-in-law without any result until I typed "Edward Thomas Kewley" into my browser and found myself at your site!
I have Edward Thomas b. 1837 and his brother William John b. 1832.

Also this morning I found an ancient post from Family History Society Journal Volume ix no 2 April 1987:

[Kewley Line] - http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/famhist/v09n2.htm#49-50

"Ian Kewley, 23 Herbert Street, Parkdale, Victoria, Australia 3195 writes: I would like to request whether my family tree could be published in the next issue for the 'Isle of Man Family History Society' Journal.
The tree is of one of the 'KEWLEY' lines that stems from the Isle of Man. I would appreciate it very much if the tree could be published as it would then circulate throughout the many society members and hopefully someone would identify themselves as a descendant of John Kewley of Ballaugh.
By making contact with other descendants then I could extend the family tree further and be fortunate enough to make communication with an overseas 'distant relative'. To get this far, I have to thank Ralph Kewley of Cooil View, Braddan. Since our first correspondence in October 1985, Ralph has supplied a lot of the information on my family tree. Unfortunately between us we find no common relative, 'as yet'.
It was William John bapt. 1832 and his brother Edward Thomas bapt. 1837 who both came out to Australia in 1852 aboard the 'Emigrant'.
The records showed that: William Kewley age 20 Adult Profession - Seaman
Edward Kewley age 15 Adult Profession - Druggist
Edward Thomas Kewley is my great grandfather, and I am still finding out details and family members of the Australian line that will take me quite a while to collate.

I am equally anxious to find any details of the Isle of Man 'KEWLEY'S' who believe they too are descendants of the Kewley's of Ballaugh."

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So glad to discover where they'd gone! I'll try to hunt up the Journal where the genealogy (hopefully) was published.
I'm in Alameda, California and am working on the Kewley line with a distant cousin of mine on the Isle of Man. Here's what we have so far:

Descendants of William Kewley

Generation No. 1

1. William Kewley was born ABT 1805. He married ANNE Bet. 1825 - 1832.

More About ANNE: Residence: 1861, Derbyhaven Road, Castletown

Children of William Kewley and Anne are:
2. i. John Joseph Kewley, b. December 18, 1833, St Mary's Castletown, IOM; d. 8 Nov 1864, Liverpool, England.
ii. Edward Thomas Kewley (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C038191.), b. 8 Jan 1837, St Mary's Castletown, Isle of Man (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C038191.).
iii. Elizabeth Catherine Kewley, b. 7 June 1830 (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C038191.).
iv. William John Kewley, b. 17 March 1832 (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C038191.).

Generation No. 2

2. John Joseph Kewley (William1) was born 18 Dec 1833 in St Mary's Castletown, IOM (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C038191.), and died 8 Nov 1864 in Liverpool, England. He married Margaret Lewin (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, 7218212.) 25 Feb 1858 in St Mary's Castletown, IOM (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, M038191.), daughter of John Lewin and Elinor Corlett.

Children of John Kewley and Margaret Lewin are:
3. i. Willie Lewin Kewley, b. June 29, 1859, Seelby, Ramsey, IOM.
ii. Elinor Ann Kewley (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C038191.), b. 21 April 1861.
iii. Elizabeth Janet Kewley, b. February 22, 1862, Lezayre (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C036481.).
iv. Jessie Josephine Kewley, b. February 19, 1865, Lezayre, IOM (Source: IGI - LDS Webpage, C036481.); d. February 25, 1865.

Generation No. 3

3. Willie Lewin Kewley (John Joseph, William) was born 29 June 1859 in Seelby, Ramsey, IOM. He wed Jul-Sep 1888 to Hannah Bella Huddleston (Source: Index St Catherine's UK, Chorlton, Vol 8c, page 1149) in Moss Side, recorded as in the district Chorlton is in the county of Lancashire.

Residence: 1901, 37 Hulton Street, Moss Side

Children of Willie Kewley and Hannah B are:
i. Gertrude Kewley (Source: Census 1901.), B. Abt 1890.
Ii. Robert W Kewley (Source: Census 1901.), B. Abt 1897.

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Edward Thomas Kewley

Edward Thomas Kewley Christening at Saint Marys, Castletown, Isle Of Man, England son of Anne and William Kewley: 08 Jan 1837

Edwd Kewley aged 15 born c1837, came Aug 1852 on the Emigrant with William aged 29

Edward Kewley aged 19 ( born c1834) came May 1853 on the Marco Polo with Evan Kewley aged 25 and Job Kewley aged 21
Evan Moore Kewley died 1875 #9917 aged 45, son of Mary Ann Moore and Thomas Kewley of Isle

Edwd Kewley 19 born c1834, came Aug 1853 on the Asia with Evans Kewley aged 25

Edward Thomas Kewley 1837 - 1916 #3423 aged 79, from Isle of Man wed 1877 #2518 to Margaret Graham 1851 - 1930 #5401 aged 79, daughter of Mary Little and David Graham of Scotland, and lived at Hotham, later Ascot Vale, then Geelong

7 Children 1. John George Kewley 1877 #16437 - 1947 #16010 aged 69
2. William David Kewley 1879 #15943 - 1955 #2075 aged 75
3. Anna Mary Kewley 1881 #18063
4. David Thomas Kewley 1884 - 1955 #1760 aged 71
5. Edward James Kewley 1886 #15288 - 1953 #773 aged 66
6. Bertha Margaret Kewley 1888 #17161
7. Geo Alex Kewley 1894 #21858
1. John George Kewley 1877 #16437 - 1947 #16010 aged 69, wed 1903 #7175 to Katherine Kirkwood 1883 - 1936 #5892 aged 53, and lived at St Kilda, who appears to be Christina Catherine Sutherland Kirkwood 1885 #12596 only known child of Ellen McKenzie and James Kirkwood born at Portland.
5 Children 1. Margt Helen Kewley 1904 #21572 lived 1 month
2. Helen Mackenzie Kewley 1906 #22407
3. Dorothy Marjorie Kewley 1909 #6569 - 1924 #6416 aged 15
4. Jno Edwin Kewley 1911 #7197 - 1973 #6944 aged 62
5. Edna Lillian Graham Kewley 1916 #33733
2. William David Kewley 1879 #15943 - 1955 #2075 aged 75, wed 1919 #5493 to Mabel Prebble 1880 - 1971 #4732 aged 91, daughter of Harriet Stillibourne and Frederick Prebble, not born in Victoria
3. Anna Mary Kewley 1881 #18063 wed 1919 #10828 to Alfd Naylor Gill 1872 #19795 born in Melbourne
5. Edward James Kewley 1887 - 1953 #773 aged 66, wed 1913 #9585 to Elsie Isabella Bradford 1885 #1707 - 1972 #20757 aged 87, and lived at Kensington
3 Children 1. Doreen Elsie Kewley 1914 #32477
2. Twin Edward Graham Kewley 1918 #4330 - 1965 #16123 aged 47
3. Twin Norman James Kewley 1918 #4331 lived 1 year
6. Bertha Margaret Kewley 1888 #17161 wed 1916 #2247 to Fredk Vincent Roberts



First Kewley wed in Victoria

Ann Kewley wed 1849 #3567 to Willaim Birdsey at the Methodist / Wesleyan Church Melbourne and lived at Steiglitz near Geelong
10 Children 1. William Bevan Birdsey c1850 wed 1874 #693 to Elizabeth Melrose Storrer 1850 - 1878 #8571 aged 28, daughter of Jessie Pringle and Henry Storer born in Glasgow
and William Bevan Birdsey wed 1879 #3270A to Margaret Jane Beattie
2. Thos Moore Birdsey 1851 - 1880 #10136 aged 29
3. John James Birdsey c1852 wed 1886 #150 to Louisa Humphrey
4. Alice Maud Birdsey c1854 wed 1880 #2838 to Robert William Fairbridge
5. Emma Louise Birdsey c1856 wed 1879 #429 to Edwin Bache
6. Walt Henry Birdsey 1857 #2631 lived 11 months
7. Ann Alberta Birdsey 1858 #2620
8. Elizth Mary Birdsey 1859 #2789 lived 13 days
9. Ada Birdsey 1861 - 1862 #4297 lived 13 months
10. Albert Henry Birdsey 1865 #2431 lived 6 weeks

George Kewley

George William Kewley and Annie Greenbank came c1862 and lived at Hotham
5 Children 1. Ernest William Kewley 1863 #9031 lived 14 years
2. Eva Annie Kewley 1866 #16343
3. Emily Caroline Esther Kewley 1868 #24582
4. George Edward Kewley 1870 #10156 lived 2 years
5. Charles William Kewley 1872 #24447
Eva Kewley of Hotham wed 1887 #7734 to Michael Martin of Hobart
5. Charles William Kewley 1872 #24447 wed 1900 #7766 to May Minnie Matilda Grosse
1 Child 1. Hilda Rose Kewley 1903 #20914

John Kewley

John Kewley 1824 - 1859 #7085 aged 35 son of Jane Curphey and William Kewley from 'Isl'
FirstFamily2001 details - John Kewley born 14/Feb/1824 - 9/Nov/1859 born at Douglas, Isle of Man, and died at Richmond, Victoria, Australia, wed Jessie Beattie 1830 - 1874
Jessie Kewley 1830 - 1874 #9186 aged 44, widowed daughter of Mary Wannon and Peter Beattie from Scotland, wed 1860 #1729 to James Ashburner from Liverpool whose first wife was Annie Alice Fulton 1821 - 1857 #4728 aged 36 daughter of Anne Tomilson and Edward Fulton. James wed a third time 1877 #932 to Emily Eleanor Davies and had another girl who died, and 2 boys.
7 Children 1. John James Kewley 1852 - 1861 #3436 aged 9 years
2. Jane Kewley 1854 #303
3. Peter Avoca Kewley 1856 - 1900 #14418 aged 44
4. William Kewley 1859 #317 lived 17 months
5. Jessie Ashburner 1861 #5465 lived 15 years
6. Elizabeth Ashburner 1863 #19817
7. Mary Helen Ashburner 1870 #1580
Jane Kewley 1854 #303 born at Richmond, wed 1875 #3396 to William Frederick Thurman of Manchester, and registered no children to 1888
Peter Avoca Kewley 1856 - 1900 #14418 aged 44 of Avoca wed 1880 #3431 to Alice Glenister 1938 #3331 aged 81, dau of Maria Blackall and Alfred Glennister of Kent, and lived at Hawthorn
7 Children 1. Jessie May Kewley 1881 #19684
2. Alfred John Kewley 1884 #27060
3. Peter Albert Kewley 1887 #3718
4. Alice Myrtle Kewley 1891 #36268
5. Emily Marjorie Kewley 1893 #35251
6. Ethel Victoria Kewley 1889 #13120
7. Frank Norman Kewley 1898 #28556
1. Jessie May Kewley 1881 #19684 wed 1906 #7764 to Alfred Thomas Day 1879 #18171 son of Mary Dwyer and Alfred William Day
From on Thu, 11 Jan 2007

Hi Elizabeth,
I also stumbled across this site, I have been looking for any trace of John Kewley who wed Jessie Beattie and this site has the first info re his parents. John is my GGGrandfather on my father's side.
John and Jessie came to Australia on the Royal George in 1949 (Port Phillip).
Peter Avoca had another 4 children but they were after 1888. Thanks for your time.
Helen Crowe (nee Kewley)

Marriages Sep 1849 - John Kewley to Jessie Beattie at Lambeth Vol 4 page 273. The district Lambeth spans the boundaries of the counties of Greater London, London and Surrey
From on Tuesday, 14 June, 2011

John Kewley who married Jessie Beattie was the cousin of James Ashburner who married Jessie Beattie after John died. Their mothers were sisters, Jane & Elizabeth Curphey, from the Isle of Man.
Thomas Ashburner 1817 - 1895 #11918 aged 78, died at Ballarat Hospital, son of Elizabeth Carphey and Joseph Ashburner Jessie Kewley was James Ashburners first wife.
Anne Alice Ashburner was the wife of his eldest brother Thomas. She died 1857 #4728 aged 36, dau of Ann Tomlinson and Edward Fulton. Thomas Ashburner 1807 - 1895,"11918 aged 78, son of Elizabeth Carphey and Joseph Ashburner, at Ballarat Hospital
A different Thomas Ashburner wed 1874 #3178 to Harriett Alder, and then he died 1876 #5497 aged 65. Harriett Ashburner died 1882 #13363 aged 48, dau of Sarah Waters and William Turner and appears to have been born in Tasmania - her brother William Turner died 1879 #7919 aged 38 born in Hobart. Harriett first wed 1850 #2433 to James Alder and had 8 chn, Laurence died 1854 in infancy, and James Alder died 1868 #6002 aged 65, son of Ann Gay and Laurence Alder from Surrey UK
John KEWLEYs father appears to be William b abt 1775
I have very little more information on the KEWLEY family pre 1888; but have a little more about the post 1888 families Len ASHBURNER


Thomas Kewley

Thomas Kewley 1828 - 1891 #18229 aged 63 son of Judith Farriker and James Kewley wed 1859 #3556 to Maria Noble 1841 - 1902 #3639 aged 61, daughter of Louisa Crellin and John Noble, both died at Taradale.
Thomas Kewley Christening: 11 Aug 1829 son of Judy Fargher and James Kewley at Lonan, Isle Of Man, England
Louisa Noble 1815 - 1865 #7762 aged 50, parents not known. John Noble 1813 - 1862 #624 aged 48 son of Mary Perry and David Noble of Scotland
John Noble aged 42 arrived 8 Jan 1858 as a Steerage passenger on the Merlin with Louisa 35, Maria 15, William 11, Francis 10, John 6 and Louisa 4
Possible entries - William Henry Noble wed Jane Rogers, Francis Noble born in Liverpool wed 1870 #1227 to Isabella Fothergill of Taradale who named their first child Laura Emily, she lived 8 months, John Crellin Noble born in Manchester wed 1881 #4480 to Mary Jane Curry born in C'maine
8 Children 1. Louisa Maria Kewley 1860 #10020
2. John James Noble Kewley 1862 #17883 - 1930 #13004 aged 68
3. Annie Kewley 1865 #19036 lived 5 years
4. Ida Louisa Kewley c1866
5. Margaret Kewley 1868 - 1880 #3718 aged 12
6. Thomas Kewley 1870 #26689
7. Edward Kewley 1874 #5807
8. Annie Kewley 1877 #25429
4. Ida Louisa Kewley daughter of Maria Noble and Thomas Kewley of Taradale wed 1888 #4697 to Thomas Henry Emerson of Sandhurst

Thomas Kewley 1835 - 1913 #11732 aged 78 son of Eleanor Corris and Thomas Kewley died at Waterloo, wed 1858 #3749 to Rebecca Brough nee Kaye 1830 - 1902 #5702 aged 72, parents unknown died at Geelong Hospital. She appears to have been the widow of William Brough 1830 - 1856 #4847 aged 26, who died with parents unknown, soon after reaching Victoria.
5 Children 1. Thomas Henry Kewley 1860 #19481 - 1888 #12425 aged 28
2. George Kaye Kewley 1862 #6914 - 1887 #5400 aged 25
3. James Kewley 1866 #6059 lived 1 day
4. Emily Louisa Kewley 1868 #21888 lived 7 years
5. Arthur Slater Kewley 1872 #12093 no further mention

From on Wed, 24 Nov 2004

Hi Elizabeth,
Iíve just stumbled onto your wonderful Kewley site and am very glad I have. My query isnít directly Kewley related but involves people you list on your site.
Rollin McRickard and Elizabeth Tracey were my GGG Grandparents. Their daughter Elizabeth was my GG Grandmother. Is all the information above from the BDM indexes and if not where? One reason I ask is because there is a listing for Elizabeth Traceyís birth on the IGI showing her father as Richard and her mother as Sarah rather than Mary.


Answer - most from Victoria's Indexes to 1888
IGI for Elizabeth Tracey, submitted records that she was christened 22 Feb 1829 at St Mary'S, Southampton, Hampshire, England daughter of Sarah and Richard Tracey, and Richard Tracey wed 04 Jun 1816 at Lymington, Hampshire, England to Sarah Lane
Elizabeth McRickard 1829 - 1865 #7468 aged 36 daughter of Mary and Richard Tracey, and Rollin McRickard 1824 - 1870 #7779 aged 46, son of Ann Cunningham and Rollin McRickard. Second daughter Elizabeth McRickard wed 1879 #2001 to William Peter Schlicht, 3 daughters to 1888, and the son registered as Schlight.

Thomas (Henry) Kewley 1852 - 1924 #13182 aged 72 wed 1868 #3254 to Alice McRickard 1851 - 1922 #7374 aged 71, daughter of Elizabeth Tracey and Rollin McRickard of Southampton, and lived at Raglan and then at Waterloo

9 Children 1. Alice Eleanor Kewley 1869 #10936 - 1931 #16885 aged 62
2. Edith Maud Kewley 1871 #18834 - 1946 #18006 aged 74
3. Louisa Florance Kewley 1873 #20957 - 1949 #16238 aged 74
4. Thomas Arthur Kewley 1875 #26553 - 1957 #21208 aged 81
5. Henry Roland Kewley 1878 #12520
6. Edwin Corris Kewley 1880 #25903 - 1964 #26320 aged 84
7. Annie Elizabeth Kewley 1882 #26413 - 1947 #22053 aged 65 wed 1920 #7653 to Alexander Grant
8. William Albert Kewley 1884 #28583 - 1960 #20185 aged 75
9. Alexander George Tracey Kewley 1888 #34238 - 1940 #10083 aged 52
4. Thomas Arthur Kewley 1875 #26553 - 1957 #21208 aged 81, wed 1896 #3533 to Helen Eugenie Ansaldi 1877 #23399 born at Linton, lived at Waterloo
5 Children 1. Thos Hy Kewley 1896 #31821 lived 1 month
2. Edith Maud Kewley 1898 #15068
3. Helen Kate Kewley 1901 #30788
4. Flor Ina Kewley 1908 #7709
5. Thomas Henry Kewley 1911 #16026
6. Edwin Corris Kewley 1880 #25903 - 1964 #26320 aged 84, wed 1906 #7934 to Alice Edward 1883 #6980 - 1960 #30345 aged 77, daughter of Mary Ann Catsby (Gadsby) and William Edward born at Beaufort
4 Children 1. Alice Kewley 1907 #7919
2. Mary Jean Kewley 1909 #24703
3. Euphemia Edith Kewley 1912 #26358
4. Marj Gwen Kewley 1915 #18533
Thomas James Kewley of Birkenhead wed 1882 #5435 to Bridget Gleeson of Limerick, no children registered

Two called William Kewley

William Henry Kewley 1828 - 1864 #5854 aged 36 from 'Isle', wed 1862 #2413 to Elizabeth Lindan, no children
Elizabeth Kewley of Liverpool wed 1867 #2365 to Magnus Kirkness of Orkney Islands and registered no children. She appears to be the widow of William Henry Kewley

William Henry Kewley 1832 - 1900 #7160 aged 68 died at St Arnaud, and Jane Agnes Joughin 1834 - 1871 #202 aged 37, daughter of Catherine and John Joughin, came c1858 and lived at Ballarat, then a number of places
6 Children 1. Emily Edith Kewley 1859 #12935 lived 1 year
2. Jane Agnes Kewley 1861 #21717 wed 1897 #1476 to Andrew Ireland
3. William Henry Albt Edwd Kewley 1863 #14518 called himself Albt Edwd Kewley 1863 - 1917 #3641 aged 53
4. Edwin Joughin Kewley 1865 #17954
5. Arthur Nicholas Kewley 1867 #12981
6. Emmeline Eunice Maud Kewley 1869 #20286 wed 1896 #7104 to James Gordon
3. Albt Edwd Kewley 1863 - 1917 #3641 aged 53 wed 1891 #6083 to Emily Cunningham 1870 #21047 - 1952 #22414 aged 82, born at Ballarat
7 Children 1. Wm Hy Kewley 1892 #19648
2. Flor Ada Kewley 1894 #641
3. Hugh Fredk Kewley 1895 #9108
4. Edwin Bennett Kewley 1897 #25581
5. Albert Arth Kewley 1900 #551 - 1948 #12725 aged 48
6. Jas Edwd Kewley 1901 #8381
7. Ada Agnes Kewley 1903 #22961

from on Saturday, 20 October 2012
Hello Elizabeth, The photograph of the grave of Arthur Nicholas Kewley at Wiluna is I believe of your Arthur Nich Kewley 1867 #12981 from webpage
I am not sure why we chose to photograph that particular grave back in 2003 but the picture may be of interest to you.
I happy to alter the text under the photograph if you have any suggestions for improvement. Cheers. John

5. Arthur Nicholas Kewley 1867 #12981 - 30 Oct 1899 aged 32 years - tombstone This photo was taken on November 23, 2003 at Wiluna Pioneer Cemetery, WA.
George Kewley (appears to ba a son of William Henry) of Geelong wed 1887 #2480 to Elizabeth Oneill of Ballarat, no chn

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