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Richard Laney

Richard Laney 1822 - 1878 #382 aged 56, son of Mary and Richard Laney of Somerset, and Janet Polson came c1867 to Victoria and lived at Beaufort Janet Laney from Sutherlandshire wed 1880 #4526 to Rudolph Wangler from Germany and lived at Beaufort then at Wate (possibly Waterloo).
Ludwig Wangler from Baden wed 1872 #405 to Rosa Maguire 1842 - 1879 #9191 aged 37 daughter of Mary Mckerrin and John Mcguire of Enniskille, daughters Mary Jane Wangler 1873 and Jessie Wangler 1877.
5 children
of Richard
1. Richard Laney 1868 #21552
2. Donald Polson Laney 1871 #7248
3. John Polson Laney 1873 #7503
4. Angus Laney 1875 #21159
5. Jane Laney 1878 #13468
3 children
of Rudolph
6. Agnes Wangler 1881 #529
7. Jessie Wangler 1883 #20578
8. Rudolph Wangler 1885 #22317
4. Angus Laney 1875 #21159 wed 1898 #4708 to Laura Alberta Hinchcliffe 1879 #20110, and lived at Waterloo
3 children 1. Gladys Laura Laney 1898 #29953
2. Trixie Doreen Laney 1902 #22656
3. Queenie Kathleen Laney 1912 #35686

Bernard Lanfranchi

Bernard Lanfranchi 1841 - 1896 #1522 aged 55, son of Margaret and Victor Lanfranchi, born in Switzerland and died at Dunolly, wed 1870 #2815 to Winefred Duggan 1851 - 1933 #15166 aged 82, died at Avoca, Victoria
14 children 1. Victor Bernard Lanfranchi 1872 #6575 - 1970 #2317 aged 90
2. Margaret Ellen Lanfranchi 1874 #6484
3. Annie Lanfranchi 1875 - 1966 #26229 aged 91
4. Mary Lanfranchi 1876 #5824
5. Ellen Teresa Lanfranchi 1876 - 1901 #3873 aged 25
6. Maud Mary Lanfranchi 1880 #25597
7. Winifred Augusta Lanfranchi 1882 #26229 - 1969 #2122 aged 85
8. May Lanfranchi 1884 #18399
9. Mary Lanfranchi 1886 #14369 lived 8 days
10. Bernard Peter Lanfranchi 1887 #29882 - 1962 #7335 aged 73
11. Mich Joseph Lanfranchi 1890 #8238
12. Joseph Francis Lanfranchi 1891 #32448 - 1970 #28389 aged 78
13. Irene Ada M Lanfranchi 1894 #16172
14. Agnes Ursula Lanfranchi 1896 #15502

Giachimo Lanfranchi died parents unknown, wed 1861 #174 to Anna Maria Zala
1. Antonio Lanfranchi 1865 #21592

Antonio Lanfranchi wed c1875 to Catherine Godenzi
4 children 1. Erensta Lanfranchi 1876 #19749
2. Erminio Antonio Lanfranchi 1878 #19751
3. Guliemo Pietro Lanfranchi 1880 #12304
4. Violet Adelina Lanfranchi 1882 #6017

Frank Lanfranchi 1817 - 1911 #1116 aged 94 son of Orsola Godenzi and Antonio Lanfranchi, wed c1864 to Rosena Tametti (Zanetti)
2 children 1. Rosa Mary Lanfranchi 1865 #15670
2. Mary Rosena Lanfranchi 1866 #21677

Joseph Victor Lanfranchi 1838 - 1922 #6257 aged 84 son of unknown born in Switzerland, wed 1875 #4946 to Mary Ann Power
7 children 1. Thomas Charles Lanfranchi 1874 - 1878 #3686 aged 4
2. Ernest Percy Lanfranchi 1876 #24423
3. Edward Norman Lanfranchi 1879 #24421
4. William Lanfranchi 1882 #14577
5. Nina Eugenie Lanfranchi 1885 #1134
6. Victor James Lanfranchi 1888 #9487 - 1976 #17856 aged 88, wed 1919 #11785 to Myrtle Lydia Jobson 1900 - 1972 #20322 aged 72, daughter of Lydia Morrison and George Jobson
7. Mary Ida Lanfranchi 1892 #11528 - 1983 #21068 aged 91

Bernard Francis Lanfranchi wed c1869 to Mary Ann Casey 1851 - 1887 #8440 aged 36, lived at St Arnaud (STAR)
8 children 1. Jane Lanfranchi 1870 #14335
2. Thomas Francis Lanfranchi 1872 #14657
3. Rosie (Rosanna) Lanfranchi 1875 #5691 wed 1897 #6410 to William Moncrieff
4. Mary Dasilina Lanfranchi 1877 #5466 wed 1895 #2817X1901 to Robert Alexander Hooks
5. Angelina Lanfranchi 1879 #12268 wed 1898 #4102 to Alfred John Wellard
6. Francis Lanfranchi 1881 #19735
7. Diamantina Lanfranchi 1884 #12975
8. Unnamed Male Lanfranchi 1887 #6395 - 1887 #4368 lived 1 day
2. Thomas Francis Lanfranchi 1872 #14657 - 17 Apr 1935 aged 63, wed Ellen Warnes 1873 - 9 Mar 1941 aged 88 as La Franchi, dau of Ellen Levy/Levey wed 1865 #1405 to Thomas Warnes

David Lang

David Lang came c1854 with Agnes Ingleton and lived at Ballarat, Carngham
5 Children 1. Gilbert Stirling Lang 1853 - 1855 #127 lived 22 months
2. Robert Ingleton Lang 1857 #13523 - 1936 #16998 aged 76
3. Gilbert Stirling Lang 1860 #6301 - 1935 #10391 aged 76
4. Jean Lang 1862 #6076 - 1863 #3281 lived 1 year
5. David Lang 1869 #14196
2. Robert Ingleton Lang 1857 #13523 wed 1882 #841 to Janet Cowan and lived at Kororoit, Mt Korong
3 children 1. David Lang 1883 #4268
2. Walter Lang 1886 #4914
3. Robert Ingleton Lang 1888 #13910
2. Walter Lang 1886 - 1965 wed 1910 #1495 to Florence Elsie Keefe 1885 - 1967
3. Gilbert Stirling Lang 1860 #6301 wed 1885 #4884 to Eliza Jane Stuart and lived at Mt Korong
6 Children 1. Agnes Ingleton Lang 1886 #20515 - 1969 #1357 aged 82
2. Gilbert Stuart Lang 1888 #5155
3. Isabella Stirling Lang 1889 #33579
4. Lizzie Lang 1892 #15934
5. Jno Stuart Lang 1896 #22081
6. Katie Lang 1900 #13118

George Lang

George Lang wed 1861 #1930 to Jane Fraser and lived at Balmoral, Apsley, Majorca, St Arnaud, Avon Plain
9 children 1. George Archibald Lang 1862 #12655
2. Ellen Lang 1864 #691
3. Unnamed Female Lang 1866 #651
4. William Lang 1868 #866
5. Agnes Jane Lang 1870 #3332 - 1939 #10817 aged 69, wed Neville
6. Martha Lang 1872 #3463
7. Robert Oliver Lang 1875 #12609 - 1949 #23231 aged 74
8. Simeon Lang 1876 #26116 - 1956 #21731 aged 82
9. John Thomas Lang 1880 #6082
5. Agnes Jane Lang 1870 #3332 wed 1890 #6314 to John Robert (Elderbrand/Hilderbrand) Neville 1864 #9467 and settled at Banyena, 7 children

Joseph Lang

FamilyHistory has a submitted entry -
Lot Lang son of Mary Davis and William Lang, wed 10 Aug 1822 to Ann Pook at All Saints, Lopen, Somerset, England
FamilySearch has an extracted entry -
Joseph Lang born 31 May 1825 to Ann and Lot Lang, was Christened 28 Jun 1825 at Mr Hardmans Chapel Or Round Well Street Independens, South Petherton, Somerset,
James Thatcher wed 28 Apr 1822 to Ann Lanscown at Ston Easton, Somerset,
Sarah Ann Thatcher Christening: 15 Jul 1829 dau of Anne and James Thatcher at St Cuthbert, Wells, Somerset,
Joseph Lang wed Jan-Mar 1852 to Sarah Thatcher at Axbridge Vol 5c page 918, in the county of Somerset
Sarah Lang nee Thatcher 1830 - 1921 #1812 aged 91 died at Geelong From Rootsweb - quote from "The Somerset Years" is a book written by Florence Chuk who lived in Ballarat Victoria Australia and it is about Government Assisted Emigrants who arrived from Somerset and Bristol to Port Phillip Victoria between 1839 and 1854. -

Joseph Lang 21 ag lab Cof E literate, sailed from Plymouth Jul 7 arrived Geelong Oct 23 1853 on the Sir Edward Parry with Sarah Lang 22 reads and William Lang infant on board. Joseph and Sarah (Thatcher) remained in Geelong where their children were born.
13 children 1. William Lang Jan-Mar 1852 in Axbridge district
2. Mary Lang 1855 #1613
3. William Lang 1856 #5024 - 1857 #1526 lived 1 year
4. Charles Lang 1857 #6294
5. Elizabeth Lang 1858 #12157
6. Tom Lang 1860 #19996 - 1860 #11253 lived 8 months
7. Sarah Lang 1861 #14532 - 1833 #13071 aged 68, wed Mitchell
8. Jessie Lang 1864 #22075 - 1959 #25477 aged 94, wed Marshall
9. Anne Lang 1865 #22297 - 1941 #2028 aged 76, wed Brewer
10. Frederick William Lang 1866 #21566 - 1935 #18172 aged 69
11. Thomas Lang 1868 #9507
12. Eliza Lang 1870 #2669
13. Jane Lang 1870 #23279 - 1871 #1116 lived 3 months
1. William Poole Lang born in Somersetshire, wed 1880 #1413 to Jemima Louttit born Orkney Island, vanishes from Vic records.
2. Mary Lang 1855 #1613 - 1913 #13520 aged 58, born in Geelong wed 1879 #3420 to John Tutton born in Somersetshire Mary's death recorded as Sutton. Possible death is John Tutton 1840 - 1916 #7276 aged 76, son of Mary Hawkins and Jeremiah Tutton
5 children 1. Wm Jno Tutton 1880 #13211 - 1961 #8948 aged 80
2. Twin Clara Maude Tutton 1882 #384 - 1958 #13115 aged 76, wed Shipton
3. Twin Ethel May Tutton 1882 #385 - 1970 #12062 aged 88, wed Porter
4. Jessie Victoria Tutton 1888 - 1981 #02051 aged 93, wed Wilson
5. Leonard Charles Tutton 1891 - 1975 #7403 aged 84
4. Charles Lang 1857 #6294 born in Geelong wed 1883 #2387 to Mary Maher born in Geelong
9 children 1. Ellen Frances Lang 1883 #23652 - 1883 #11127 lived 2 days
2. Jessie Lang 1885 - 1961 #4862 aged 76
3. Bertie Lang 1887 #2019 lived 5 months
4. Albert John Lang 1888 #3251
5. Chas Wm Lang 1890 #4676 - 1950 #3772 aged 60
6. Leslie Edward Lang 1892 #5247 - 1976 #25029 aged 84
7. Norman Thos Lang 1894 #30187
8. Mary Veronica Lang 1896 #19867 - 1953 #5040 aged 56
9. Ellen Lang 1899 #3014 - 1899 #5713 lived 1 month
2. Jessie Lang 1885 - 1961 #4862 aged 76 wed Henry Debney
1 child 1. Veronica Debney 1910 - 1977 #13802 aged 67, wed Biggs
5. Elizabeth Lang 1858 #12157 born in Geelong, recorded as Laing, wed 1869 #3293 to Frederick Lambert born in Colchester, 8 children
8. Clara Gertrude Lambert 1888 #20991 - 1955 #21231 aged 67 wed Albert Trevena
1 child 1. John Eddy Raymond Trevena 1910 - 1978 #17780 aged 68
8. Jessie Lang 1864 #22075 born in Geelong wed 1888 #3640 to William Thomas Marshall 1865 #19963 born in Ballarat, lived in Geelong 3 chn
9. Annie Grace Lang 11 Mar 1865 - 10 Mar 1941 #2028 aged 76, was married 23 May 1885 in Swan Hill, VIC to Edwin John Brewer b 1858 UK d 4 Feb 1927 VIC aged 66, son of Mary Ann Morgan and Edward Brewer. 6 children

Thomas Lang

Thomas Lang 23 came Feb 1855 on the James Baines, and Ann Lang 27 and Thos Lang aged 4 came May 1857 on the Grand Trianon

Thomas Lang was joined in 1857 with Anne Quick
11 Children 1. Thomas Lang c1853
2. Anne Lang 1858 #2423
3. Wm Jno Lang 1859 #13481
4. William John Lang 1861 #8016
5. Elizabeth Jane Lang 1863 #7415
6. James Quick Lang 1865 #8004
7. Margaretta Lang 1867 #21278
8. Walter Lang 1869 #14991 - 1873 #6667 lived 4 years
9. Frederick Lang 1871 #15496 - 1873 #9419 lived 2 years
10. Herbert Ethelbert Wilhelm Lang 1874 #8269
11. Arthur Edward Lang 1876 #15424
7. Margaretta Lang 1867 #21278 wed 1885 #2081 to Richard Williams and lived at Heathcote
3 Children 1. Percy Luke Williams 1886 #10908
2. Fanny Constance Williams 1887 #20386
3. Richard Stewart Williams 1888 #30174
2. Fanny Constance Williams 1887 #20386 wed 1911 to Harry Smith Barr 1870 #13928

Charles Langridge

Richard Langridge aged 37 came Nov 1855 on the Royal George with Charles Langridge aged 26
Charles Langridge 1863 #2948 aged 55, from Hampshire, UK, wed 1859 #1438 to Ann Witcomb and lived in Hawthorn, Brunswick
Ann Langridge from Somersetshire, wed 1878 #4581 to John Coffey from London
4 Children 1. Jane Susannah Louisa Langridge 1860 #6504
2. George Witcomb Langridge 1868 #10821
3. John Francis Langridge 1872 #16683
4. Lily Jessica Langridge 1878 #808R - 1878 #10587R lived 11 months
1. Jane Susannah Louisa Langridge 1860 #6504 wed 1884 #3676 to William Cadman 1854 #396, lived in Brunswick, Dandenong, 6 children
2. George Witcomb Langridge 1868 #10821 wed 1892 #6307 to Alice Mackwell 1864 #13599 dau of Hannah Cherry and James Mackwell (who came to Victoria about 1858)
2 Children 1. Geo Witcomb Langridge 1892 #6307
2. Stella Witcombe Langridge 1895 #27284

Richard Langridge

Richard Langridge wed 1859 #2502 to Elizabeth Marlow 1839 - 1924 #4942 aged 85, dau Mary Sullivan and Saml Marlow, and lived in Prahran
3 Children 1. Charles Samuel R Langridge 1860 #12255
2. Emma Louisa Langridge 1862 #22021
3. Alfred George Henry Langridge 1864 #17473
4. Jose Emily Langridge 1872 - 1937 #11351 aged 65
2. Emma Louise Langridge 1862 #22021 wed 1882 #2370 to George Golding Wood 1861 #1919 son of Mary Golding and Edward Wood and lived in Fitzroy
8 Children 1. Amy Marian Wood 1883 #1057 - 1951 #6031 aged 67, wed Godwin
2. Blanch Josephine Wood 1885 #9897 - 1955 #4719 aged 70, wed Carter
3. Alfred Golding Wood 1887 #2999 - 1890 #1886 lived 3 years
4. Mary Elizth Wood 1889 #3372 - 1889 #11900 lived 6 months
5. Ctina Golding Wood 1890 #32357
6. Daphne Wood 1892 #23039 - 1969 #629 aged 76, wed Henderson
7. Percy Geo Saml Wood 1894 #29193
8. Regd Wood 1897 #28033
3. Alfred George Henry Langridge 1864 #17473 wed 1891 #6539 to Mary Ann Alder 1868 #15091 - 1959 #983 aged 89, dau of Harriet Turner wed 1850 #2433 to James Alder at Geelong Presbyterian
1 Child 1. Ivy Llewellyn Langridge 1896 - 1965 #21197 aged 69, wed Grayson


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