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Robert Pitcher, Jonathan Pittock,
William Pitts, John Plain, Philip Charles Plaisted, Joseph Pleming,


Robert Pitcher

Robert Pitcher from Dorsetshire came c1856 with Ann Ragin/Regan 1833 - 1872 #2467 aged 39 from Bant, and lived at Amherst
Robert Pitcher wed 1881 #1467 to Elizabeth Connor
6 Children 1. Ann Pitcher 1857 #7122
2. Robert Pitcher 1859 #15364
3. Mary Louisa Pitcher 1862 #89
4. Mary Ann Pitcher 1865 #4551
5. Esther Pitcher 1867 #10439
6. George Pitcher 1872 #4804 - 1872 #2468 lived 7 weeks
4. Mary Ann Pitcher 1865 #4551 wed 1883 #5081 to William George Hellyer

Jonathan Pittock

The Confiance came Apr 1853 with Assisted British Immigrants including Jonathan Pittock 27, Anne 25, Jonathan 4, Benjamin 2, Elizabeth 1 and infant
Jonathan Pittock 27 came from Suffolk Apr 1853 on the Confidiance with Ann Finch 25, and lived at Geelong then at Chilwell
12 children 1. Jonathan Pittock 4
2. Benjamin Pittock 2
3. Elizabeth Pittock 1
4. Sarah Oceania Pittock 1853 born at Sea
5. Mary Jane Pittock 1855 #4749
6. Anna Helena Pittock 1857 #6559 lived 2 years
7. Alexander John Pittock 1859 #7820
8. David Ebenezer Pittock 1861 #20974
9. Jabez Josiah Pittock 1863 #14532
10. Caleb Andrew Pittock 1866 #21489
11. Anna Helena Rose Pittock 1869 #8785
12. Ruth Esther Pittock 1871 #23550 lived 5 years
1. Jonathan Edward Pittock c1848 wed 1870 #1054 to Emma Margarett Dickens from London, and lived at Geelong
12 children 1. Edward Johathan Pittock 1884 #17160
2. Frank Herbert Pittock 1886 #18490
3. Mabel Grace Pittock 1888 #29682
2. Benjamin Walter Pittock c1850 wed 1872 #3885 to Eliza Ewin from Suffolk and lived at Geelong
3 children 1. Rosa Mercy Pittock 1876 #16420
2. Arth Harold Pittock 1882 - 1883 #11205
3. Arthur Sidney Pittock 1885 #17937
Elizabeth Ann Pittock c1851 wed 1872 #2249 to Samuel Stone and lived at Prahan
3 children 1. Louisa Annie Stone 1873 #19156 - 1875 #3963 lived 17 months
2. William Edward Stone 1875 #19507
3. Mary Elizabeth Stone 1877 #24239
4. Sarah Oceania Pittock 1853 wed 1873 #830 to Albert Scholes from Yorkshire, and lived at Barnawatha then Natimuk
8 children 1. Albert Scholes 1875 #2585
2. Annie Mary Scholes 1876 #13810
3. Ruth Emily Scholes 1879 #6975
4. Nellie Rose Scholes 1881 #492
5. Martha Sarah Alice Scholes 1883 #14112
6. Frank Victor Gordon Scholes 1885 #15267
7. Rachael Lilian Scholes 1887 #8509 - 1887 #9097 lived 5 months
8. Jonathan Ernest Scholes 1888 #31856
7. Alexander John Pittock 1859 #7820 wed 1884 #5981 to Fanny Young Blacklock 1860 #22401 born at Chiltern
2 children 1. Fanny Anne Pittock 1885 #23271
2. Eva May Pittock 1888 #8654
8. David Ebenezer Pittock 1861 #20974 wed 1883 #2866 to Susannah Saunders 1859 #8015 born at Ashby, and lived in Collingwood
2 children 1. Amy Susannah Pittock 1884 #2416
2. Ernest Frederick David Pittock 1886 #9279
2. Ernest Frederick Pittock 1886 #9279 wed 1916 #11032 to Emma Eva Worthy 1880 #25835

William Pitts

William Pitts wed 1865 #2206 to Mary Ann Boardman and lived at Portland
12 Children 1. Eliza Pitts 1866 #17049
2. Anne Maria Pitts 1868 #4758
3. Louisa Pitts 1869 #24340
4. William Pitts 1872 #4691
5. Frederick Richard Pitts 1873 #26157
6. Walter Pitts 1876 #11322
7. Arthur James Pitts 1878 #18134
8. Mary Ann Pitts 1880 #17941
9. Charles Alfred John Pitts 1882 #11232
10. Albert Ernest Pitts 1884 #19429
11. George Henry Pitts 1886 #20890
12. Edith Priscilla Pitts 1888 #32163
1. Eliza Pitts (born 12/4/1866, Portland wed 1886 #642 to Isaac Jennings (born c1861, Portland, Victoria, Australia, baptised 1/9/1861 as an Anglican). They had one child, Annie Louisa (born 2/1/1887, Portland, died 12/11/1897 aged 10 years. Isaac died 14/10/1887 at Port MacDonnell aged 26 years. Both Isaac & Annie Louisa are buried at South Portland.
Eliza Jennings nee Pitts wed in August 1893 to James Joseph Mallett. Eliza died 7/5/1907 aged 41 years & is buried at South Portland.
2. Annie Maria Pitts (born 26/1/1868, Portland) wed c1890 to Thomas Jennings (born 24/12/1864) Thomas & Annie had 3 children.

John Plain

John Plain came c1855 with Elizabeth Aitken and lived at Collingwood
5 Children 1. John Plain 1856 #6765
2. Anne Roger Plain 1860 #11385
3. Archibald Henry Plain 1863 #7129
4. William Plain 1866 #1562
5. Henrietta Elizabeth Plain 1869 #1655
1. John Plain 1856 #6765 wed 1877 #3629 to Mary Jane Bell Stevenson 1858 #10315 dau of Mary Bell and Samuel Stevenson
2 Children 1. John Plain 1878 #13898 - 1878 #7850 lived 5 weeks 2. Henrietta Mary Plain 1888 #3289
2. Annie Roger Plain 1860 #11385 wed 1880 #3422 to Alexander Southar/Sutt Young and lived at Collingwood
3 Children 1. Alexander Aitken Young 1882 #8278
2. Jamie Bell Hand Young 1886 #1894
3. Annie Young 1887 #27455
3. Archibald Henry Plain 1863 #7129 wed 1887 #6258 to Lydia Greenslade 1867 #9802 dau of Elizabeth Mason and Joseph Greenslade
5. Henrietta Elizabeth Plain 1869 #1655 wed 1887 #6257 to John Durran and lived at Collingwood

Philip Charles Plaisted

Philip Charles Plaisted from UK wed 1867 #881 to Alice Catherine Waller from Ipswich, and lived at Emerald Hill, Richmond then Heidelberg
5 children 1. Alice Ann Plaisted 1867 #21691 - 1869 #1211 lived 14 months
2. Gertrude Amelia Plaisted 1869 #2326
3. Evelyn Annie Plaisted 1870 #25599
4. Philip Waller Plaisted 1873 #9259
5. Kate Constance Plaisted 1877 #4714
6. Blanche Adelaide Plaisted 1878 #25028
7. Norman Jno Westrop Plaisted 1881 #10113
8. Hilton Clyde Plaisted 1883 #17202
4. Philip Walter Plaisted 1873 #9259 wed 1902 #134 to Minnie Theresa Britnell 1874 #21182
5 children 1. Alice Cath Plaisted 1903 #1007
2. Philip Jas Plaisted 1904 #23537 - 1906 #4476 lived 1 year
3. Jack Britnell Plaisted 1906 #24485 - 1912 #4553 lived 5 years
4. Frank Plaisted 1908 #17026
5. Mary Plaisted 1912 #26757

Joseph Pleming

Difficuties as surname was confused with Fleming in Aust records

Extracted entry - Joseph Pleming Christening: 26 Sep 1819 son of Mary and John Pleming at Probus, Cornwall, England
Cornwall 1851 Census, Civil Parish of St. Austell, Eccl. District of Charlestown, Folio 125 Page 28
101,Holmbush,Joseph Pleming,Head,M,31, Cordwainer Empl 2 Men,Probus Cornwall, Julia Hannah Pleming, Wife,M, 34, Kenwyn Cornwall,
Thomas H. C. Pleming, Son 5, Eliza Jane Pleming, Dau 4, Mary Robin Pleming, Dau 1, St. Austell Cornwall,
Joseph Pleming wed Jul-Sep 1844 to Juliana Robins in St Austell, Cornwall

Cornwall 1841 Census, Civil Parish of St. Austell, Book 4 Folio 42 Page 3
Holmbush,1, Simon Robins,55, Smith, with Elizabeth Robins, 55, and Juliana Robins, 20, In county,

Joseph Pleming aged 38 came Dec 1857 on the Messenger with Juliana Pleming aged 41, Thos H C Pleming aged 11, Eliza J Pleming aged 9, Mary R Pleming aged 7, John A Pleming aged 5, Simon R Pleming aged 2 and Jos R Pleming aged Infant
Joseph Pleming 1817 - 1877 #12809 aged 59, son of Mary and John Pleming
Julia Hannah Pleming nee Robins Christening: 08 Oct 1815 dau of Elizth Stephens and Simon Robins, at Kenwyn, Cornwall, England, died 25 Nov 1890 #14421 at Allans Flat
6 Children 1. Thos H C Pleming came 1857 aged 11
2. Eliza J Pleming came 1857 aged 9
3. Mary R Pleming came 1857 aged 7
4. John A Pleming came 1857 aged 5
5. Simon R Pleming came 1857 aged 2
6. Jos R Pleming came 1857 aged Infant
1. Thomas Henry Christopher Pleming came 1857 aged 11, wed 1876 #2210 to Florence Edith Mary Withers 1859 #21947 dau of Anne Chandler and Jason Withers, born at Wahyah, and lived at Wangaratta, Chiltern, Springhurst
6 Children 1. Mabel Florence Pleming 1877 #1487 - 1889 #5518 lived 12 years
2. Julia Hannah Pleming 1878 #14572
3. Thos Hy Chas Pleming 1880 #21372
4. Mary Jane Pleming 1882 #21828
5. John Alfred Pleming 1885 #16436
6. Margaret Elizth Pleming 1887 #27127
7. William Arthur Pleming 1889 #29789
8. Florence Ruby Pleming 1893 #30297
9. Jason Leslie Pleming 1900 #22294
2. Eliza J Pleming came 1857 aged 9, Eliza Jane Mueller 1846 - 1889 #5729 aged 42, dau of Julia Ann Robins and Jos Pleming, died at Yackandandah
John Mueller 1838 - 1884 #14548 aged 45, son of Anna Maria Fischer Jhn Geo Mueller, and died at Yackandandah
6 Children 1. John George Muller 1867 #19359 registered at Osbornes Flat
2. Francis Joseph Muller 1869 #12791 - 1870 #3152 lived 9 months
3. Frederick William Muller 1872 #22 - 1873 #5851 lived 17 months
4. Arthur Ernest August Mueller 1877 #17829 registered at Prahan
5. Julia Ethol Bertha Mueller 1882 #20256 registered at Yack
3. Mary Robins Pleming came 1857 aged 7 and James McDougall lived at Kiewa
6 Children 1. Arthur Jno Geo McDougall 1880 #9759 - 1958 #624 aged 77, birth registered at Kiewa
2. Florence Ada Emily McDougall 1882 #10276
3. Edith Julia McDougall 1885 #3676 - 1975 #7164 aged 91, wed OKeeffe
4. Wm Chas Johnson McDougall 1887 #4262
5. Evelyn Myrtle McDougall 1892 #28864, registered at Allans Flat
6. Leslie Jas McDougall 1889 #27484 - 1889 #19384 lived 7 months, registered at Wodonga
5. Simon Robins Fleming/Pleming came 1857 aged 2, from Falmouth, wed 1880 #2947 to Sarah Rapsey 1861 #17159 born in Victoria, and lived at Chiltern, Tallangatta. He appears to be Simon Robins Pleming 1858 - 1940 #18222 died at T'atta
10 Children 1. Lilly Louisa Pleming 1881 #20611 - 1881 #9221 lived 7 days
2. Mabel Florence Pleming 1882 #14825R - 1965 #22759 aged 83 wed Fraser
3. John Joseph Pleming 1884 #13254 - 1962 #23385 aged 78
4. Martha May Pleming 1886 - 1891 #18223 lived 5 years
5. William Henry Pleming 1888 #33828 - 1968 #13540 aged 79
6. Mary Jane Fleming 1890 #36987 - 1965 #7731 aged 74 wed Campbell
7. Albert Simon Fleming/Pleming 1893 #17368 - 1971 #19666 aged 78
8. Martha Mary Fleming/Pleming 1895 #16347 - 1980 #5094 aged 84, wed Campbell
9. Thos Jas Fleming 1898 #6956
10. Alice Anna Fleming/Pleming 1901 #30390 - 1981 #8387 aged 79, wed Richards
6. Jos R Pleming came 1857 aged Infant, as Joseph Augustus Pleming wed 1882 #417 to Emily Kate Rowe 1864 #13314 - 1899 #14386 aged 35, born at Beechworth and died at Kiewa
7 Children 1. Emily Frances Pleming 1883 #3586
2. Ethel Josephine Pleming 1885 #26510
3. Violet Endora Pleming 1887 #29474 - 1888 #2196 lived 5 months at Kiewa (death also recorded 1888 #9933 at Yackandandah)
4. Simon Robins Pleming 1889 #4786
5. Jos Aug Pleming 1891 #14098
6. Albert Pierce Rowe Pleming 1893 #18475
7. Jno Jas Pleming 1896 #21019


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