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George Oldfield, John Henry Oldfield, John Wm Oldfield, Richard Hatton Oldfield, Thomas Oldfield,


George Oldfield

George Oldfield wed 1854 #363 to Annie Wilson and lived at Sandhurst, Ann Lavinia Wilson (born 1835)
13 Children 1. Jennette Oldfield 1854 #7394 - 1873 #4272 lived 18 years
2. Fanny Oldfield 1856 #14132
3. Emma Oldfield 1857 - 1932 #8299 aged 76, wed Peacock
4. Twin William Oldfield 1859 #4499
5. Twin George Oldfield 1859 #4500
6. Frederick Oldfield 1861 #16858
7. Ellen Oldfield 1863 #22859
8. Ernest Albert Oldfield 1865 #24798
9. Alfred Oldfield 1868 #3200 - 1871 #8594 lived 4 years
10. John Oldfield 1870 #16536
11. Herbert Oldfield 1872 #16940 - 1876 #7134 lived 4 years
12. Anne Maud Oldfield 1876 #10210
13. Jessie Oldfield 1879 #10081
2. Fanny Oldfield 1856 #14132 wed 1879 #1059 to Morgan Jenkins from Glamorgan, lived at Sebastopol, Kangaroo Flat
8 Children 1. Ann Jenkins 1879 - 1957 #20144 aged 79
2. George Jenkins 1881 - 1938 #17893 aged 57
3. Griffith Jenkins 1883 - 1948 #18127 aged 65
4. William Llewelly Jenkins 1885 - 1963 #4528 aged 78
5. Robt Wilson Jenkins 1889 #7461 - 1967 #21690 aged 78
6. Fanny Jane Jenkins 1895 #4462 - 1974 #25278 aged 79, wed Hagan
7. Jenkin Edw Jenkins 1896 #28733 - 1971 #22730 aged 76
8. Alfd Morgan Jenkins 1898 #27064 - 1941 #21823 aged 43
3. Emma Oldfield 1857 - 1932 #8299 aged 76, wed William Peacock
1 Child 1. Robert Walter Peacock 1890 - 1956 #17897 aged 68

John Henry Oldfield

John H Oldfield wed Oct-Dec 1866 to Fanny E Radcliffe in UK district of Huddersfield which spans the boundaries of the counties of West Riding of Yorkshire and West Yorkshire
Jno Hy Oldfield aged 32 came Dec 1866 on the Great Britain with Fanny Oldfield aged 23.
John Henry Oldfield and Fanny Elizabeth Radcliffe lived in Collingwood then Costerfield till 1883 then Flemington,
9 Children 1. Henry Oldfield 1867 #20975 - 1867 #10050 lived 2 weeks
2. Emily Oldfield 1872 #1566
3. Eveline Oldfield 1873 #23253
4. Florence Oldfield 1876 #1885
5. Herbert Radcliffe Oldfield 1877 #21574
6. Ernest Hy Oldfield 1880 #1696
7. Thomas Oldfield 1882 #1855
8. Ellen Gray Oldfield 1884 #9467 - 1960
9. Ethel May Oldfield 1886 #2911 - 1972 #1061 aged 85,
5. Herbert Radcliffe Oldfield 1877 #21574 - 23 July 1952 aged 85, wed and died in Perth, WA, to Marian Glendenning Neilson 1879 #22914 - 1928 born in Vic dau of Elizabeth Tweedie came c1857 with Robert Neilson
1 Child 1. Elsie Marion Oldfield 1905 - 1986 aged 81
9. Ethel May Oldfield 1886 #2911 - 1972 #1061 aged 85, wed Ernest Edward Webster 1877 - 1969 died in Coburg, Victoria Marriage: On 7 December 1910, At The Congregational Church, Subiaco, by The Rev. Ernest Knight, Ernest Edward, Third Son Of William Webster, Of South Melbourne, To Ethel May, Youngest Daughter Of The Late John Henry Oldfield, Of Warley, Stockland House, Halifax Yorkshire

John William Oldfield

Thomas Oldfield wed 06 Jan 1822 to Harriet Lindley at Almondbury, Yorkshire, England
John Wm Oldfield Christening: 02 Jun 1833 son of Harriett and Thomas Oldfield, at Almondbury, Yorkshire, England, died 1893 #5893 aged 61 at Fitzroy, Vic.
John Wm Oldfield aged 37 came May 1870 on the Crusader with Hannah Oldfield aged 27 and Harrt Oldfield aged 11, Law Oldfield aged 10, Helena Oldfield aged 5 and Edith Oldfield aged 2
John Wm Oldfield and Hannah Linley lived in Melbourne, Fitzroy
12 children 1. Harrt Oldfield aged 11, registered Apr-June 1858
2. Law Oldfield aged 10, registered Apr-June 1860 in Huddersfield
3. Helena Oldfield aged 5, Oct-Dec 1864
4. Edith Oldfield aged 2, July-Sep 1867
5. Ellen Oldfield 1870 #24668 - 1945 $2987 aged 74, born in Melbourne, wed Pinsent
6. Harry Oldfield 1872 #10612
7. Clara Oldfield 1874 #10383
8. Rosa Jane Oldfield 1876 #16163 - 1923 #2702 aged 46, born at Fitzroy
9. Mary Ann Oldfield 1878 #15928 1956 #10707 aged 78
10. Jessie Oldfield 1880 #22597 - 1930 #12436 aged 50, wed Thomas
11. Amy Alice Oldfield 1883 #9221 - 1957 #8771 aged 74, wed Stone
12. Elsie May Oldfield 1886 #10179
1. Harriet Ellen Oldfield registered Apr-June 1858 - 1931 #9606 aged 73, wed 1881 #4445 to William John Gilbert Absalom 1857 #9057 - 1935 #4238 aged 77, son of Ann Preston and George Absalom, born in Nth Melb, 3 children
2. Law Oldfield aged 10, registered Apr-June 1860 - 1946 #8178 aged 86, wed 1881 #4390 to Alice Felicia Buzaglo 1848 - 1936 #10533 aged 88, dau of Mary Felicia Osborne and Fredk Wm Buzaglo
Law Oldfield wed 1884 #1805 to Helena Irish 1862 #22586 - 1896 #12769 aged 34, dau of Sarah Cherry and Richd Abbott Irish
Law Oldfield wed 1898 #7008 to Davidtina Emily Laurana Harris 1874 #14973 - 1953 #10907 aged 78, 8th child born in Vic, of Margaret Thomson and George Harris of Collingwood
3 children 1. Harry Gordon Oldfield 1885 #8387 - 1886 #9097 lived 17 months
2. John Richard Law Oldfield 1886 #18053 - 1886 #12595 lived 4 months
3. Leslie Oldfield 1888 #2870 - 1955 #23401 aged 67
3. Helena Oldfield aged 5, Oct-Dec 1864 - 1922 #13526 aged 56, wed 1890 #3721 to Wm Alexander Mackay born in Ballarat, may be 1864 - 1950 #22421 aged 86, son of Eliz MCKENZIE and James McKay
3 children 1. Frederick McKay 1894 #3089
2. Donald Oldfield Mckay 1898 #18492 - 1969 #20430 aged 71
3. Mabel Helena Mckay 1908 - 1935 #976 aged 27
4. Edith Oldfield aged 2, July-Sep 1867 wed 1892 #5073 to Herbert Read born in England, lived at Colac, Rochester
3 children 1. Clarice Cathie Read 1893 #21272
2. Doris Edith Atha Read 1898 #13984
3. Alvie Oldfield Read 1899 #21802
5. Ellen Oldfield 1870 #24668 - 1945 $2987 aged 74, born in Melbourne, wed Thomas Pinsent after his wife Clara Jessie Candy died 1899 #1588 aged 39, dau in death listed Ellen as her mother
1 child 1. Elsie Beatrice Pinsent 1896 - 1968 #26020 aged 72, wed Moritz
7. Clara Oldfield 1874 #10383 wed 1899 #7465 to Archibald Park Allan
11. Amy Alice Oldfield 1883 #9221 - 1957 #8771 aged 74, wed Edwin Thomas Stone 1874 #22761 son of Caroline Charlotte Clapham wed 1870 #2693 to George Stone from London Caroline Charlotte Clapham christened with brother and sister 1851 #26879 dau of Elizabeth Dewdney and Thomas James Clapham
1 child 1. Lindsay Howard Stone 1912 - 1959 #9276 aged 47

Richard Hatton Oldfield

John Oldfield wed 19 Jan 1817 to Jane Natton at Saint Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Richard Walton Oldfield Christened 30 May 1824 son of Jane and John Oldfield at Honley, Yorkshire, England

Richard Hatton Oldfield 1823 - 1863 #7180 aged 39, son of Jane Hatton and John Oldfield of York, wed Oct-Dec 1847 to Mary Ann Bush in Liverpool, Lancashire, and came to Port Phillip about 1851, and lived at Coburg. Maybe his father John from York, died 1867 #11213 aged 77 in Victoria.
In the Argus, Tue 1 June 1858, Page 3, Notice - The Partnership between William Bird and Richard Hatton Oldfield in the quarrying business carried on at Pentridge, has this 13 day of May 1858 been dissolved by mutual consent. Witness TB Cope.
Mary Ann Oldfield wed 1864 #1365 to Dennis ONeill and continued to live at Pentridge, Mary Ann used surname Oldfield for children's registrations. As Mary Ann Hat, she was admitted to Ararat Lunatic Assylum 25 June 1889 and died 3 July 1893
5 children 1. Richard Oldfield 1850 - 1872 #4918 aged 18
2. William John Oldfield 1851 #10903 lived 1 year
3. Charles Henry Oldfield 1852 #20595 lived 1 year
4. Sarah Oldfield 1859 #6438
5. Edward Oldfield 1861 #19134 - 1892 #5863 aged 31
2 children 6. William John ONeill 1865 #10734
7. James ONeill 1867 #23841 - 1868 #4813 lived 5 months
4. Sarah Oldfield 1859 #6438 wed 1878 #5032 to John Tanner Gillman 1860 #6209 - 1879 #2201 aged 29, son of Catherine and John Gillman born at Hotham, no chn
Sarah Oldfield lived with Thomas Davis and lived at Clifton Hill
3 children 1. Thomas Philip Davis 1893 #24423 - 1893 #9535 lived 2 months
2. Albert Edward Davis 1895 #19556
3. Gerte Davis 1899 #9369

Thomas Oldfield

Thomas Oldfield born 1854-06-03 at Brighton, South Australia, father Henry Oldfield, mother Elizabeth Biroft/Broffit died 1924 #8704 aged 71
Alice Eliza Locke christened 25 Aug 1867 dau of Mary and Thomas Locke, at Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, England
Thomas Oldfield came c1885 from South Australia, with Alice Locke 1867 - 1947 #10341 aged 81 dau of Mary and unknown Locke, and lived at Nhill then St Arnaud.
11 children 1. James Samuel Henry Oldfield 1884 - 1949 #1149 aged 65
2. Norah Gertrude Charl Oldfield 1886 #12539 lived 3 months
3. Edith Maud Alice Oldfield 1887 #13582 - 1968 #3922 aged 80,
4. Louisa Selinda Lenore Oldfield 1889 #20891 - 1942 #7969 aged 53
5. Edwin Fredk Chas Oldfield 1891 #29474 lived 6 years
6. Grace Eliz Mary Oldfield 1894 #15747 lived 1 year
7. Oliver Wm Geo Oldfield 1896 #6923 - 1964 #14405 aged 69
8. Alma Lilian Beatrice Oldfield 1898 #14413
9. Eric Clifford Thomas Oldfield 1900 #22321 - 1928 #11369 aged 28
10. Hurtle Harold Ho Oldfield 1905 - 1974 #22509 aged 69
11. Lily May Ida Oldfield 1909 - 1953 #5784 aged 44, wed Russell
1. James Samuel Henry Oldfield 4 Oct 1883 - 24 Jan 1949 #1149 aged 65, born in Telowie, South Australia, wed c1907 to Margaret Torney 11 Aug 1887 - 23 July 1972 aged 85
1st Child 1. Roy James Oldfield 1908 #21067
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3. Edith Maud Alice Oldfield 1887 #13582 - 1968 #3922 aged 80, wed Percy Wm Lapthorne 1886 #4643 son of Annie Cuthbert wed 1882 #2950 to George Cottle Lapthorne 1859 #18528 son of Eliza Jane Thompson and Stephen Lapthorne 1822 - 1888 #14750 aged 65 son of Jane Cottle and Stephen Lapthorne Annie Cuthbert 1861 #5779 dau of Margaret Nicolson wed 1856 #1025 to James Cuthbert
1st Child 1. Kenneth Lapthorne 1922 - 1922 #2948 aged infant
4. Louisa Selinda Lena Oldfield 1889 - 1942 #7969 aged 53, wed c1910 to James Torney 1885 #29066 - 1963 #26483 aged 77, lived at St Arnaud, 3 Children



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