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Families featured
Alfred LeRoy, George Leslie, William Lester, George Letts, Francis Henry Lewin,
Caleb Lewis, Charles Lewis, William and Martha Lewis, William and Matilda Lewis, James Lewtas,


Alfred LeRoy

Alfred Frederick Le Roy 1823 - 1880 #5813 aged 57, wed 1858 #4442 to Mary Ann Hamon and lived at Beechworth, Rushworth, Whroo
11 Children 1. Frederick Leroy 1858 - 1876 #2771 lived 17 years
2. Alfred Joseph Le Roy 1859 #21823
3. John William Leroy 1861 #3738 - 1862 #2784 lived 1 year
4. Thomas Leroy 1862 #4741
5. Lydia Leroy 1863 #22633 - 1864 #8875 lived 1 year
6. Maria Ann Leroy 1865 #12275
7. William John Leroy 1867 #25358
8. John Leroy 1869 #19585
9. Christina Leroy 1871 #20549 - 1872 #10796 lived 16 months
10. Lydia Leroy 1872 #27154 - 1875 #9287 lived 2 years
11. Caroline Le Roy 1874 #12942
4. Thomas Le Roy 1862 #4741 wed 1885 #7068 to Jane Pope
2 Children 1. Maria Pearse Leroy 1886 #22926
2. Thomas Le Roy 1888 #7567
6. Maria Ann Le Roy c1863 wed 1884 #4906 to James Pettifer

George Leslie

George Leslie came c1870 with Caroline Elizabeth Jackson and lived in Melbourne then about 1880 moved to Ararat
7 Children 1. Robert Archibald Leslie 1871 #3875
2. Fanny Louisa Leslie 1872 #17534
3. Unnamed Male Leslie 1876 #4077 - 1876 #2674 lived 3 days
4. Unnamed Male Leslie 1876 #10764
5. George Arthur Leslie 1877 #17115 - 1878 #8687 lived 1 year
6. Algar Eric Leslie 1879 #14588X1900
7. Caroline Win Violet Leslie 1882 #13329
7. Carol Wfred Violet Leslie 1882 #13329 - 1946 #9492 aged 64, wed 1908 #3852 to George Jeffrey Coad 1883 #4297 - 1945 #3274 aged 62 died at Painsville, 2 Children

William George Leslie

William George Leslie wed 1874 #2664 to Sarah Armstrong, both from Ireland, and lived in Melbourne then about 1880 moved to Ararat
6 Children 1. James Andrew Leslie 1876 - 1954 #17765 aged 78 2. William John Leslie 1878 #18598 - 1946 #022 aged 67 3. Lucinda Leslie 10 Mar 1880 - 21 Jan 1944 #16613 aged 63, wed Basset 4. Thomas Cromie Leslie 1887 - 1956 #1168 aged 69 5. Joseph Marcus Leslie 1889 #13804 - 1958 #24972 aged 69 6. Sarah Matilda Leslie 1893 #23981 - 1921 #11568 aged 28, wed Tonkin
2. William John Leslie 1878 #18598 - 1946 #022 aged 67, wed Mary Ethel Richards 1883 - 1952 #19465 aged 69, dau of Sophia Martha Botten and Mark Richards (with brother Sidney Herbert Richards 1874 - 1954 #7314 aged 75 wed Myrtle Isabel Sparrow, died at Preston) and lived at Robinvale
2 Children 1. Wm Mare Leslie 1917 - 1940 #16254 aged 23 2. Sophie Elizth Leslie 1925 - 1940 #16255 aged 15
3. Lucinda Leslie 10 Mar 1880 - 21 Jan 1944 #16613 aged 63, wed 9 Nov 1904 to Charles William Bassett 6 Aug 1881 #22811
6 Children

William Lester

William Anthony Lester wed 1854 #973 to Ann Caroline Brown and lived at Geelong then Emerald
12 Children 1. Thomas William Lester 1855 #1904 - 1880 #2383 aged 25
2. Henry Brown Lester 1857 #2553
3. Walter Jas Lester 1859 #2976 - 1888 #2631 aged 29
4. Alfred Samuel Lester 1861 #2798
5. Frederick George Lester 1863 #8168
6. William Edwin Lester 1865 #8781
7. Ada Annie Eliza Lester 1866 - 1882 #11126 aged 16
8. Emma Sarah Lester 1869 #6698
9. Arth Lester 1873 #9219 lived 1 year
10. Bewin George Lester 1875 #8847
11. Bertha Harriett Lester 1876 #22924
12. Albert Ernest Lester 1880 #22424 lived 8 months
Henry Brown Lester 1857 #2553 wed 1885 to Priscilla Sloper 1864 and lived at Port Melbourne
8 Children 1. Henry Thomas Lester 1886 #12819
2. William Walter Lester 1888 #14499 lived 2 months
3. Elsie May Lester 1889 #23893
4. Frederick George Lester 1891 #26560
5. Lilian Lester 1893 #25550 lived 2 years
6. Wm Walt Lester 1895 #31918
7. Gladys Pearl Lester 1899 #5358
8. George Lester 1901 #5812

George Letts

George Letts and Hannah Eliza Frost 1807 - 1881 #11840 aged 74 died at Sandhurst Hospital, were in North Adelaide 1845 when Ann was registered
3 Children 1. Eliza Letts 1831 - 1919 #7798 aged 88
2. Ann Letts 1845-02-25 born at North Adelaide
3. George James Letts 1850 - 1914 #6326 aged 64
1. Eliza Letts 1831 - 1919 #7798 aged 88 wed c1862 to James Harvey and lived at Dunolly
2 Children 1. Ellen Rhoda Harvey 1863 #7629
2. Mabel Adelaide Harvey 1868 #2240
Ann Letts 1845-02-25 born at North Adelaide wed 1870 #4452 to Henry White from Buckinghamshire, and lived at Dunolly
10 Children 1. Thomas Henry White 1871 #8643
2. Annie Eliza Edith White 1873 #16108
3. Emily Jenet White 1875 #8539
4. George James White 1879 #2109
5. Nellie White 1880 #1934 lived 1 day
6. Twin Mary White 1880 #22066 lived 1 day
7. Twin Jno White 1880 #22067 lived 1 day
8. Ernest Amos White 1882 #2051
9. William Alfred White 1884 #14126 - 1902 #12265 aged 18 died at Bairnsdale
10. Charles Albert White 1887 #257
George James Letts 1850 - 1914 #6326 aged 64 from Adelaide wed 1875 #984 to Emily Greaves 1856 #8691 - 1944 #20150 aged 88 born at Creswick, and lived at Dunolly
9 Children 1. Emily Louisa Letts 1876 #2097 - 1951 #20612 aged 75
2. George Richard Letts 1877 #15000
3. Lillian Helen Letts 1879 #22557 - 1968 #18984 aged 88
4. Eliza May Letts 1882 #8701 - 1974 #589 aged 91
5. Alice Edith Letts 1884 #16345 - 1971 #21285 aged 87
6. Mabel Marion Letts 1886 #25651 - 1967 #10072 aged 80
7. Eveline Ada Letts 1889 #2817 - 1962 #20839 aged 73 died Newson
8. Ethel Frances Letts 1891 #22233
9. Ruby Mildred Letts 1894 #2827 - 1978 #1583 aged 84 wed Mclay
1. Emily Louisa Letts 1876 #2097 wed 1896 #532 to Jno Thos Wilson and lived at Tarnagulla
2 Children 1. Emily May Wilson 1897 #6944 lived 1 day
2. Maude Wilson 1900 #6948
2. George Richard Letts 1877 #15000 wed 1909 #2578 to Lottie Louisa Brereton 1889 - 1972 #14260 aged 84, and lived at Bridgewater and then at Echuca
5 Children 1. George William Letts 1910 #8806
2. Vera May Letts 1912 #26785
3. Lottie Letts 1913 #28505 lived 1 day
4. James Henry Letts 1917 #28379
5. John Thomas Letts 1919 #26784
3. Lillian Helen Letts 1879 #22557 wed 1900 #3871 to Jno Freemantle
4. Eliza May (Mary Eliza) Letts 1882 #8701 - 1974 #589 aged 91 wed 1904 #3907 to Jno Francis Gardiner and lived first at Castlemaine
2 children 1. John Thomas Gardiner 1905 #9322
2. Gwendolyn May Gardiner 1907 #12273
5. Mabel Marion Letts 1886 #25651 wed 1911 #2343 to Wm Avery and lived at Elstenwick
1 Child 1. Wm Geo Avery 1914 #12287
6. Alice Edith Letts 1884 #16345 wed 1906 #4446 to Jno Wm Colman 1880 #3649 son of Emily Harriet Hubble and Samuel Colman born at Maryborough, and lived at Maryborough, 6 Children
7. Eveline Ada Letts 1889 #2817 wed 1911 #5441 to William Berry and lived at Meeniyan and later at Yarram
5 Children 1. Walt Geo Gordon Berry 1911 #30138
2. Roy Gordon Berry 1914 #14535
3. Jack Edw Berry 1916 #9966
4. Ruby Joyce Berry 1917 #33275
5. Jean Eveline Berry 1919 #15845
8. Ethel Frances Letts 1891 #22233 wed 1913 #5577 to Jno Geo Budgman, no known children

Francis Henry Lewin

See the family web site at Family page in a very large and interesting site.
Francis Henry Lewin from Surrey wed 1878 #2066 to Margaret Johnstone from Stirlingshire, and lived at Ararat
5 Children 1. Frederick Mcalpine Lewin 1860 #9123
2. Emma Lewin 1862 #5957
3. Francis Henry Lewin 1866 #19055 lived 2 months
4. Francis Forbes Lewin 1868 #13455
5. Robert Spencer Lewin 1875 #20135R
Emma Lewin 1862 #5957 - 1918 #3569 aged 56, wed 1894 #1908 to Alfred Otto Dadswell 1860, 3 children

Caleb Lewis

Caleb Lewis wed 1853 #905 to Mary McLennan and they lived at Sandhurst, Nerring and finally at Eaglehawk
11 children 1. David John Lewis 1854 #7378 called John?
2. Caleb Nicholas Lewis 1856 #9519
3. Joshua Lewis 1859 #3622
4. Barbara Lewis 1861 #16964
5. Margaret Lewis 1863 #22688
6. William Lewis 1865 #21853
7. David Lewis 1868 #15878
8. Sarah Ann Lewis 1870 #22799
9. Mary Lewis 1873 #2112
10. Emma Lewis 1875 #22440
11. George Lewis 1878 #8643
2. Caleb Nicholas Lewis 1856 #9519 wed 1885 #4749 to Agnes Dart 1863 - 1897 #4942 aged 34, who reported she was born in Adelaide, but I could not find the records. She died as daughter of Barbara Hay Taylor and Angus Dart, lived in Eaglehawk
7 children 1. David Nicholas Lewis 1886 #2427
2. Mary Barbara Lewis 1887 #11780
3. Lily Lewis 1889 #19315
4. Archibald Lewis 1891 #32494 lived 2 months
5. Frederick Archibald Lewis 1892 #32040
6. William Isaac Lewis 1894 #11362
7. Jessie Lewis 1896 27394 died 2 months after her mother
1. David Nicholas Lewis born 1886 in Eaglehawk, Victoria wed 1910 #4852 to Priscilla Coad 1889 #9060 - 1961 in Fitzroy, Victoria
4 Children 1. Eileen Irene Lewis 1911 #2863
2. Jean Dardanelle Lewis 1915 #11881 wed Cecil Waterman
3. Dorothy Lewis 1918 #26913
4. Isabel Lewis 1922 lived 2 years
4. Barbara Lewis 1861 #16964 wed 1885 #5896 to Frederick William Graham 1859 #21663 son of Elizabeth Gower and William Walter Graham born in Epsom, 2 children to 1888

Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis and Ellen Dunn came c1860, and lived at Tarnagulla, then at Newbridge
4 children 1. Mary Jane Lewis 1856
2. Ann Lewis 1862 #4302
3. Sophia Lewis 1864 #10699
4. Elizabeth Lewis 1867 #10125
1. Mary Jane Lewis 1856 - 18 March 1937 #13324 aged 81 years, daughter of Ellen Dunn and Charles Lewis died at Tarnagulla, wed c1876 to Robert Allen 18 Feb 1846 - 16 Feb 1909, 11 Children
A possible connection
Ann Lewis held the licence from July 1884 to 29 Dec 1887, for the Tarnagulla hotel called 'The Golden Age', after Edward Lewis granted 11 March 1874 and he died 18 Jan 1884 leaving a wife and 3 children. Annie Lewis died 16 Dec 1891 of heart disease.

Edward Lewis signed on 30 Dec 1869 an application aid for the Llanelly State School, he was also a part owner of Claim No 7 for the Cambrian gold mine at Llanelly
Edward 1884 #3111 aged 53, son of Ellen and Hohn Lewis, died at Tarnagulla.
From Notes, Edward Lewis was born Coychurch, Glamorgan, Wales, migrated to Australia, married Letitia Beynon 4-9-1868 #2481
After Letitia died in 1881, Edward married Annie Maria Krause on 11-1-1882 #258, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria.

William Lewis

William Lewis came c1854 with Martha Moore and lived at Melbourne
8 children 1. Charles Melbourne Lewis 1855 #5937
2. Clara Lewis 1857 #5009 - 1857 #2794 lived 12 days
3. William Lewis 1858 #5645
4. Ellen Lewis 1859 #11797
5. William Henry Lewis 1861 #18930
6. George William Lewis 1863 #3480 - 1863 #6797 lived 5 months
7. Martha Lewis 1867 #2068 - 1867 #1715 lived 2 weeks
8. Frederick Alfred Lewis 1869 #8520 - 1870 #1118 lived 9 months
1. Charles Melbourne Lewis 1855 #5937 wed 1882 #3097 to Hannah Elizabeth Goad 1856 #9079 and lived at Williamstown
2 children 1. Ethel Victoria Lewis 1885 #4350
2. William Charles Lewis 1888 #25791 - 1888 #11792 lived 8 days
3. Ada Isabel Elizth Mo Lewis 1890 #18550

William Lewis

William Lewis wed 1860 #1933 to Matilda Charlotte Collee/Collie/Collins and lived at White Hills
11 Children 1. Cyril Cecil Lewis 1860 #22228 - 1924 #5381 aged 63
2. Samuel Paley Lewis 1862 #11580 - 1862 #5732 lived 13 weeks
3. William Washington Wilberforce Lewis 1863 #5238 - 1886 #9028 lived 23 years
4. Louis Vivian Lewis 1865 #5754
5. Archibald Bowden Lewis 1866 #18607
6. Miles Coverdale Lewis 1868 #6228
7. Edith Olive Lewis 1869 #19556 - 1926 #1236 aged 56
8. Emmeline Colee Lewis 1871 #13090 - 1947 #13630 aged 76 wed Gregory
9. Percival Tyndal Lewis 1872 #27119 - 1958 #21498 aged 85
10. Ernest Baxter Lewis 1874 #12933 - 1877 #4668 lived 3 years
11. Urbane Apelles Lewis 1876 #22762 - 1886 #12536 lived 10 years
4. Louis Vivian Lewis 1865 #5754, as Lewis Vivian Lewis wed 1893 #2948 to Margt Sangster 1866 #21772 dau of Jessie McDonald and William Sangster of Heathcote
7. Edith Olive Lewis 1869 #19556 - 1926 #1236 aged 56, wed 1893 #5835 to Thomas Parsons
9. Percival Tyndal Lewis 1872 #27119 - 1958 #21498 aged 85, wed 1901 #485 to Jane Ann Park 1874 #11031 - 1941 #2686 aged 65, dau of Ann Coulston and John Park at Osbornes Flat


James Lewtas

James Lewtas 1834 - 1876 #12427 aged 43, son of Ellen Clarkson and Richard Lewtas of Lancashire, and Mary Ann Calvert came 1857 and their daughter Ann was born at Sea.
9 children 1. Anne Gillies Lewtas 1857 #13301
2. Silas Lewtas 1859 #21104
3. Caleb Lewtas 1861 #23214
4. James Jesse Lewtas 1863 #15472
5. John Calvert Lewtas 1865 #3401
6. Naomi Lewtas 1867 #9308
7. Ebenezer Lewtas 1871 #3615
8. Evangeline Lewtas 1873 #10548
9. Mary Ellen Lewtas 1874 #23920
2. Silas Lewtas 1859 #21104 wed 1880 #4871 to Elizabeth Ann Tout and lived at Maryborough
3 Children 1. Mary Ann Calvert Lewtas 1881 #24709 - 1882 #2362 lived 5 months
2. Sarah Eveline Ma Lewtas 1883 #10784
3. Thomas Harcourt Lewtas 1888 #4526 - 1888 #6445 lived 3 months
3. Caleb Lewtas 1861 #23214 wed 1886 #4803 to Julia Peacock 1866 #665 born at Bealiba, and lived at Maryborough
1st Child 1. Florence May Lewtas 1888 #13200


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