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Giles Powell, John Powell, John Blythe Powell, William Powell, Thomas Power,
William Power, George Powles, John Powles, Thomas Powles, John Moyle Powning,


Giles Powell

Giles Powell came c1862 with Eliza Mccarthy and lived at Carlton then Healsville
9 children 1. Elizabeth Grace Powell 1863 #21685
2. Jane Powell 1865 #3769 lived 1 day
3. Louisa Mary Powell 1866 #9782
4. Kate Isabella Powell 1868 #10616
5. Giles Powell 1869 #23703
6. William Powell 1871 #17722
7. Oliver Alfred Powell 1872 #23749
8. Hector Powell 1875 #2956 lived 2 months
9. Edith Evelyn May Powell 1877 #9443
1. Elizabeth Grace Powell 1863 #21685 wed 1888 #6501 to Albert James Hince 1868 #3722 born at Melbourne
3. Louisa Mary Powell born at Carlton, wed 1888 #124 to Wilhelm Ramm, 3 Children

John Powell

John Powell came c1857 with Mary Anne Hadley and lived at Hardies Hill, Smythesdale and then at Buninyong
5 children 1. Thomas Hadley Powell 1858 #17196 - 1881 #11526 aged 23 died at Pleasant Creek or Stawell
2. Henry Hadley Powell 1862 #11087
3. Arthur Hadley Powell 1864 #18269
4. Edgar Powell 1866 #19951
5. Clara Hadley Powell 1869 #7242
7. Arthur Hadley Powell 1864 #18269 wed 1888 #3686 to Martha Conduit 1868 #18422
3 Children 1. Arthur Hadley Powell 1890 #69
2. Raymond Hadley Powell 1891 #19895
3. Irene Annie Powell 1893 #19735

John Blythe Powell

IGI Extracted Entry - Samuel Powell wed 04 Jun 1816 to Emma Shaw at St Annes, Liverpool, Lancashire,
- John Blythe Powell Christening: 28 Nov 1819 son of Emma and Samuel Powell at Saint Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
From newspaper, The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864-1933) Saturday 7 October 1882, page 1, BLUE - POWELL. - On the 21st September, at Bethel House, by the Rev. T. Gainford, George Ernest, youngest son of John Blue, Esq.,of North Shore, Sydney, to Elevenia Agnes, youngest daughter of John Blythe Powell, of Liverpool, England.
John Blythe Powell came c1843 with Catherine Duggan to Melbourne to baptise Benjamin 1843, Emma 1845 and for Richard 1848 at the Church of England, St James, Melbourne.
From a pdf file on the Ward of Cook from the Council of the City of Sydney 2008, In 1867, John Blythe Powell was living at 47 Little Riley Street, a brick house with slate roof, owned by John Walder, and rated at 20 per annum
7 children 1. Benjamin Powell 1843 #13556
2. Samuel Powell 1845 - 1872 #5546 aged 27
3. Francis Richard Powell 1848 #15727
4. John Powell 1854 #5982
5. Alfred Henry Powell 1856 #4073 lived 18 months
6. Charles William Powell 1859 #10889 lived 2 years
7. Lavinia Agnes Powell 1861 #482 wed 1882 to George Ernest Blue in Brisbane
3. Richard Powell born in Melbourne, wed 1880 #2352 to Cath Waller. When Florence was registered her father was called Francis Richard, a clue that led to identifying his parents. Confusion was also caused by her mother being called Ann Catherine when he was baptised. Her father was called John Blythe for each child's registration.
4 children 1. Louisa Powell 1881 #26864
2. Levina Agnes Powell 1883 #13295
3. Albert Francis Powell 1884 #28611
4. Florence Emily Powell 1887 #13529
4. Flor Emily Powell 1887 #13529 wed 1911 #9986 to Albert Edward Thouliss 1883 #13472, 1 child

William Powell

William Powell from Gloucester wed 1870 #3881 to Eliza Sobrina Spurway and lived at Hotham
7 Children 1. Clara Louisa Powell 1871 #22408
2. Florence Helen Eliza Powell 1874 #4084
3. William Edward Powell 1876 #23754
4. Herbert Richard Powell 1882 #15784
5. Albert James Powell 1884 #26142
6. Percy Clement Powell 1887 #21756
7. Ada Emma Powell 1890 #25440
2. Florence Helen Eliza Powell 1874 #4084 wed 1904 #3663 to Thomas Clough 1866 #21068 and lived at Kerang, 4 children

Thomas Power

Thomas Power wed 1857 #1448 to Elizabeth Sophia Davis and lived at Camberwell, Hawthorn
4 children 1. Harriet Elizabeth Power 1858 #105
2. Sophia Ellen Power 1860 #5585
3. Frances Mary Power 1862 #6751
4. Sarah Jane Power 1864 #8950
5. Henry John Power 1866 #15093
6. Thomas Edward Power 1868 #23769
7. Ada May Power 1871 #16726
8. Frederick George Power 1874 #23270
9. Arthur Davies Power 1878 #3154
10. Lancelot Power 1879 #16810
2. Sophia Ellen Power 1860 #5585 wed 1883 #1815 to Henry Currer c1855 and lived at Carlton then at Camberwell, 3 children

William Power

William Power aged 62, 1793 - 1875 #11584 aged 82 son of Thomas Power of Gloucester, came Jan 1855 on the Epaminondas with Jane Arnold 65, 1797 - 1880 #4664 aged 83 dau of William Arnold, Hannah 22, William 21, Jemima 20 and Charles 12
4 Children 1. Hannah Power 22,
2. William Power 21, 1834 - 1883 #6317 aged 49 came with Jemima Power 20,
3. Charles Power 12, c1843
1. Hannah Power wed 1858 #2446 to William Hopwood Toole and lived at Kangaroo Flat, Amherst, 11 Children
2. William Power 21, 1834 - 1883 #6317 aged 49, of Gloucester, came Jan 1855 on the Epaminondas with Jemima Russ and lived at Castlemaine, Kangaroo Flat
3 Children 1. Sarah Power 1855 #5840
2. James Power 1857 #7314
3. Fanny Power 1859 #9385 - 1861 #2432 lived 21 months
3. Charles Power 12, c1843 of Gloucester wed 1884 #3984 to Agnes Peacock born in Adelaide, lived at Redbank
2 Children 1. Margaret Jane Power 1885 #20629
2. Mary Power 1887 #14155 - 1887 #7956 lived 5 weeks

George Powles

George Powles 1834, brother of John and Thomas, wed 1860 #4098 to Jessie /Janet Kidd, and lived at Kyneton
8 Children 1. Janet Ann Powles 1862 #3032
2. Thomas William Powles 1864 #3129
3. Christina Powles 1866 #22091
4. Eliza Powles 1869 #3108
5. Robert Kidd Powles 1871 #9865
6. George Henry Thompson Powles 1873 #24827
7. Helen Emma Powles 1877 #3481
8. Olive Rachel Powles 1886 #9539
1. Janet Ann Powles 1862 #3032 wed 1887 #7260 to George Donald Grant 1859 #14955 born at Northcote. Mother's surname became Powels, lived at Violet Town, 7 Children

John Powles

The Argo came Jan 1853 with 346 Unassisted British pasengers including John Powles 27 and his wife Elizabeth 26, Thomas Powles aged 25 and his wife Emma aged 19, and George Powles aged 19 from Gloucestershire
John Powles 1826 wed at Chepstow March 1852 Vol 11a Page 16, to Elizabeth Fletcher 1827 - 1854 #1165 aged 28, daughter of Charlotte and George Fletcher of Gloucestershire,
John Powles wed 1855 #3127 to Mary Cardell 1834 - 1877 #11441 aged 43 born in Ireland, and lived at Kyneton
5 Children 1. Elizabeth Ann Powles 1853
2. Mary Anne Powles 1856 #13553
3. John William Powles 1861 #9367 lived 2 days
4. Sophia Powles 1863 #15049
5. Evelina Keightley Powles 1865 #22891
1. Elizabeth Ann Powles 1853 wed 1885 #1890 to Thomas Henry Dutton, widower with one daughter, Sarah Mary Frances Dutton 1878 #15831, they had 6 children
2. Mary Anne Powles 1856 #13553 wed 1877 #875 to Edward Septimus Green born in Adelaide, and lived at Shepparton
5 Children 1. Annie Lydia Green 1878 #11829
2. Edwd Albert Green 1880 #11791
3. Edith Mary Green 1882 #12189
4. Eva May Green 1885 #21432
5. Sophia Letitia Green 1888 #6694
4. Sophia Powles 1863 #15049 wed 1888 #2374 to Henry Jouxson Pound born in England

Thomas Powles

Thomas Powles 1828, brother of John and George, came Jan 1853 on the Argo with Emma Mailes 1832 lived at Kyneton
7 Children 1. Tracey Peter Powles 1855 #8477
2. Thos Richard Wm Powles 1858 #8049
3. Louisa Harriet Powles 1862 #15229
4. John George Powles 1864 #16045
5. Emma Mailes Powles 1867 #8961
6. Harriett Maud Powles 1870 #4810
7. Lilly Cath Powles 1873 #1802
2. Thos Richard Wm Powles 1858 #8049 wed 1883 #6395 to Jemima Jenkin from Wales, lived at 'Corop'
3 Children 1. Tracy Jenkin Powles 1884 #16086
2. Albert George Powles 1887 #2335
3. William Stanley Powles 1888 #19553
3. Louisa Harriet Powles 1862 #15229 - 1932 #5397 aged 69, wed 1888 #6155X1892 to, Frank Howe 1858 #19338 - 1931 #9142 aged 73, and lived at Corop and then at Essendon, 7 Children

John Moyle Powning

John Powning wed 12 May 1820 to Elizabeth Brown at Saint Agnes Near Truro, Cornwall, England
Cornwall Census 1841 Civil Parish of St. Agnes - Book 4 Folio 20 Page 2 - Blackwater,1, all born in county, - John's parents, can not find John aged 20
John Powning,45, Grocer, Elizabeth Powning, 46, Emma Powning, 19, Richard Powning,18, Field Labourer, James Powning,15, Smith B, Edwin Powning,12, Elizabeth Powning, 9, Samuel Powning,11, Gundry Powning,7
Cornwall Census 1841 for Extra Parochial District of Tregavethan Manor - Book 13 Folio 4 Page 2, all born in county,
Thomas Clark 55 Farmer, Catherine Clark 45, Phillippa Clark 20, Thomas Clark 19, Catherine Clark 17, Elizabeth Clark 15, William Clark 14, Mary Clark 12, Lousia Clark 10, George Clark 8, John Clark 6, Joseph Clark 5 and Maria Clark 3
John Moyle Powning Christening: 12 Aug 1821 at Saint Agnes Near Truro, Cornwall, England
John Moyle Powning wed at Truro District Cornwall to 1849 to Elizabeth Clark
John Moyle Powning 1820 - 1887 #13049 aged 67 son of Elizabeth and John Powning, came c1857 with Elizabeth Clark 1826 - 1884 #11721 aged 58 dau of Catherine Whitford and Thomas Clark, and lived at Balarat then Castlemain
4 Children 1. Elizabeth Emma Powning 24 Mar 1850 at Kenwyn, Cornwall, England
2. Philippa Mary Powning Christening: 02 Oct 1853 at Kenwyn, Cornwall, England
3. Louisa Maria Clark Pouning/Powning 1858 #2171
4. Catherine Eliza Powning 1861 #13224
1. Elizabeth Emma Powning 24 Mar 1850 wed 1875 #2296 to Henry Grose
4 Children 1. Henrietta Emiline Grose 1876 #8347
2. Henry Montague Grose 1881 #2745
3. Herbert/Robert Powning Grose 1882 #21711 - 1882 #11180 lived 2 months
4. Ruby Eliz Grose 1888 #34456
2. Philippa Mary Powning Christening: 02 Oct 1853 wed 1878 #3720 to William Baker Metherall 1855 #4852, 3 Children
3. Louisa Maria Clark Pouning/Powning 1858 #2171 - 1898 #15612 aged 40 wed 1880 #4988 to John Edward Symmons Metherall
4. Catherine Eliza Powning 1861 #13224 wed 1879 #2360 to Richard Henry Dove 1896 #1056 aged 43, son of Annie Tucker and Andrew Dove from Devon, died at Carlton North.
Catherine Eliza Dove nee Powning wed 1900 #1555 to John Edward Symons Metherall after the death of her sister, and lived at Castlemaine
5 Children 1. Laura Annie Dove 1880 #15801
2. Florence Emma Dove 1882 #7843
3. Lillian May Dove 1883 #21931
4. Albert Henry Dove 1886 #18132
5. Nellie Louisa Dove 1889 #20134 - 1890 #1234 lived 34 weeks
2 Children
of John
6. Charles Dove Metherall 1902 #9199
7. Ivy Irene Metherall 1903 #16763


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