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Julius Rosenthal

Julius Maximilius Rosenthal came c1853 with Janetta Marks
7 Children 1. Mina Anne Rosenthal 1854 #6047
2. Montague Rosenthal 1856 #3969
3. Constantine Adelaide Rosenthal 1858 #5673
4. Blanche Julia Rosenthal 1860 #12285
5. Alexandra Isabel Rosenthal 1864 #16611
6. Casperina Maria - Christina Mary Rosenthal 21 Dec 1867 #13998
7. Rachel Marks Rosenthal 1870 #25488
1. Mina Anne (Nancy) Rosenthal 1854 #6047 wed 1875 #1179 to William Henry Spier who came to Victoria c1855 born in Manchester
1 Child 1. Basil Ansel Spier 1876 #7457
3. Constantine/Constance Adelaide Rosenthal 1858 #5673 wed 1886 #1911 to Joseph Garner Blain, widower.
Joseph Garner Blain from Liverpool wed 1877 #112 to Hester Blanche Downward 1853 - 1881 #6034 aged 27 born in Birkenhead
3 Children 1. Emily Fiddes Blain 1877 #22797
2. Ethel Muriel Blain 1879 #16828 - 1880 #1522 lived 7 months
Child of Constance 3. Vera Blain 1887 #5783
6. Christina Mary Rosenthal 21 Dec 1867 wed 13 Apr 1892 to Henry Thomas Nichols

Henry Rosewall


Thanks to whose letters on and after 30 Aug 2011 have provided so many details for the first generation of this family in Victoria.


Henry Rosewall wed 25 Nov 1815 to Sidwell Jiffery at Saint Agnes Near Truro, Cornwall, England
Henry Rosewall christened 15 Jun 1819 son of Sidwell and Henry Rosewall, at Saint Agnes Near Truro, Cornwall, England
Hy Rosewall 1819 - 1895 #9972 aged 76, died at Long Gully, son of Mary Sedwell Brown and Henry Rosewall Thomas Rosewall 1825 - 1867 #6897 aged 41, son of Sedwell Jeffrey and Henry Rosewall of Cornwall, died in Victoria, Aust
James Rosewall 1833 - 1900 #9668 aged 66, son of Sidwell Jeffrey and Hy Rosewall died at Long Gully, wed Harriet Horner, son James died 1861 - 1898 #3195 aged 36
Henry Rosewall wed Apr-Jun 1840 to Jane Yourne in district of Truro, Cornwall, Vol 9, page 313

Jane Rosewall died at Sandhurst, 1888 #15822 aged 71, dau of Robert Uren.
There is a matching 'extracted' birth in IGI for Jane Uren 07 Jul 1816 dau of Florence and Robert Uren at Gwinear, Cornwall, England - who had 5 other chn christened 15 Feb 1807 to 28 May 1820

1851 Census,Folio 103 Page 12 - 33 Treskerby, Henry Rosewall, Head,M, 32, Copper Miner, St Agnes Cornwall,
Jane Rosewall, Wife,M, 34, born at Kenwyn Cornwall,
Henry Rosewall, Son, 10, Robert Rosewall, Son, 8, John J. Rosewall, Son, 5, all Scholars
Lydia Rosewall, Dau, 4, Mary J. Rosewall, Dau, 3, and Eliza J. Rosewall, Dau, 10m, all children born at St Agnes Cornwall,

Henry Rosewall aged 36 came Dec 1856 on the Medway with Jane Rosewall aged 38, John Jas Rosewall aged 10, Lydia Rosewall aged 8, Mary Jane Rosewall aged 7, Elizbth Jane Rosewall aged 5, Mary A Rosewall aged 4 and Thomas H Rosewall aged 2, also Elizabeth Rosewall aged 27, Eliza Rosewall aged 6 and Thomas Henry Rosewall aged 2 in 1856, registered Jan-Mar 1854 in UK
9 children 1. Henry Rosewall, Son, aged 10 in 1851, registered Jul-Sep 1841 at Truro, either died or stayed in UK
2. Robert Wren Rosewall registered Jul-Sep 1843, as Robert Uren died 1893 #583 aged 49 at Bendigo, mother Jane Uren
3. John James Rosewall registered Jul-Sep 1842 at Truro, died 1893 #13084 aged 48 at Bendigo, mother Jane Urin
4. Lydia Rosewall aged 8 in 1856, registered Jan-Mar 1847 died 1922 #11933 aged 75 mother Jane Wren
5. Mary Jane Rosewall aged 7 in 1856, registered Jan-Mar 1849
6. Elizabeth Jane Rosewall aged 5 in 1856, registered Oct-Dec 1850, as Eliza Jane died 1865 #7831 aged 15
7. Mary A Rosewall aged 4 in 1856, registered Jan-Mar 1852
8. Henry Rosewall 1857 #12327 born at White Hills, Vic, mother Jane Yourn
9. Francis Rosewall 1860 #5054 born at White Hills, Vic, mother Jane Yowen died 1921 #9568 aged 61, mother Jane Wearn
3. John James Rosewall registered Jul-Sep 1842 at Truro, died 1893 #13084 aged 48 at Bendigo, wed 1877 #1695 to Elizabeth Jenkin 1850 - 1895 #8264 aged 44, dau of Susan and Wm Jenkin - find Elizabeth aged 1 month in Cornwall 1851 Census Folio 593 Page 10, with big brother Francis. Lived at Sandhurst
6 children 1. Maud Ethel Rosewall 1877 #18334
2. Admella Alberta Rosewell 1879 #5352 wed 1900 #2458 to George Cook
3. Hamlet Russell Washington Rosewall 1881 #5395
4. Archibald Earl Victor King Rosewall 1883 #19529
5. Hilda Winifred N Rosewall 1885 #13514
6. Horace Lupton Stanley Bertram Rosewall 1887 #14742 - 1889 #4307 lived 1 year
4. Lydia Rosewall aged 8 in 1856, registered Jan-Mar 1847 died 1922 #11933 aged 75 wed 1867 #3741 to James Rosewall 1840 - 1888 #10761 aged 48, son of Mary Harris and James Rosewall of Cornwall, no chn recorded
5. Mary Jane Rosewall aged 7 in 1856, registered Jan-Mar 1849, died 1869 #5762 aged 20, wed 1865 #2210 to John Glassen died as John Glasson 1837 - 1880 #8364 aged 43 son of Elizabeth Richards and Robert Glasson of Cornwall, both buried White Hills Cemetery
2 children 1. Robert John Glasson 1865 #19288 - 1879 #2891 lived 13 years, died at Sandhurst
2. William Henry Glasson 1868 #6195 born at White hills
7. Mary Ann Rosewall 1852 - 1929 #6719 aged 77, wed 1872 #378 to Francis Jenkin 1845 - 1874 #3089 aged 29 son of Susan and William Jenkins of Cornwall, (see note for Elizabeth Jenkin, above) came Dec 1868 on the Gothenburg from New Zealand and had 2 children
Mary Ann Jenkins nee Rosewall wed 2nd 1876 #1598 to Philip Hosking and lived at Sandhurst, 4 more chn
8. Henry Rosewall 1857 #12327 born at White Hills, Vic, mother Jane Yourn, wed 1882 #5230 to Elizabeth Lavinia Boyland born Jan 18 1859, died Jan 3 1916 - a FirstFamilies2001 page by Sue Boyland, has her as daughter of Margaret Louisa Gardiner 1834 - 1899 came 1849 on the Pemberton (dau of Cath Kent and John Gardiner), and wed 1850 #29143 to John Frederick Boyland 1823 - 1895 born in Chelsea, UK and died at Richmond. There is a John Frederick Boyland born 06 Dec 1823 with Christening: 31 Dec 1826 son of Eleanor and John Boyland, at Saint Luke, Chelsea, London, England
4 children 1. Elizabeth Lavinie Rosewall 1883 #19564
2. Marian Rosewall 1885 #13401 - 1900 #2375 lived 14 years
3. Henry Herbert Rosewall 1886 #29379
4. Arthur Stanley Rosewall 1889 #21471 - 1937 #15757 aged 47
9. Francis Rosewall - born 1860 in White Hills, died 1921 in Eaglehawk, wed 1882 #3638 to Mary Ellen Daykin born Sep 1859 in Honeysuckle St, Sandhurst, registered 1860 #4882 dau of Hannah Asquith wed Jul-Sep 1850 to John Dakin/Daykin in district Skipton, in the county of West Riding of Yorkshire, died 1929 in Footscray, they had 6 children. See the Daykin family web page
6 children 1. Hannah Jane Rosewall 1883 #5115
2. John Henry Rosewall 1885 #28719
3. Francis Rosewall 1888 #6478
4. Lillian May Rosewall 1890 #36248 - 1893 #8760 lived 2 years
5. Irene Rosewall 1894 #9187
6. Rosina Rosewall 1899 #24302 - 1900 #674 lived 1 month
Hester Rosewall 1869 #5769 dau of Elizabeth Jane Rosewall born at White Hls
Elizabeth Jane Rosewall born in Cornwall, wed 1871 #3457 to Richard Trezize
1. Richard Tresize born to 1871 #27122 to Elizabeth Jane Rosewall and Richard Tresiize at Whi?

Elizabeth Rosewall born in Cornwall, wed 1871 #727 to Francis Treweek
Elizth Treweek nee Rosewall 1840 - 1936 #17776 aged 96, dau of Elizabeth Nicholas and Thomas Rosewall of Cornwall, died at Long Gully, Vic

Ruffhead

UK marriages, Thomas Ruffhead wed Apr-Jun 1842 to Elizabeth Glidewell in Bedford district
John Ruffhead wed 01 Jan 1823 to Catherine Randall at Lidlington, Bedford, England and there are 13 Christenings up to Elisabeth Catharine Ruffhead on 23 Jul 1843 Lidlington, Bedford, England with 2 called Caroline and 2 called Jane.
Mary Ann Ruffhead Christening: 04 Feb 1827 dau of Catherine and John Ruffhead at Lidlington, Bedford, England, wed Jul-Sep 1852 to George Taylor Henman
George T Henman aged 25 came Dec 1852 on the Orestes with Mary Ann Henman aged 24, as Unassisted Inward Passengers
Would like to identify Elizabeth Ruffhead wed 1860 #3111 to George Adam Broadbent
William Ruffhead aged 21 came Jan 1855 on the Asia with George Ruffhead aged 18 and Edwin Ruffhead aged 13
Joseph Ruffhead aged 45 came Nov 1855 on the Queen Of The Seas with Isabella Ruffhead aged 43, Charles F Ruffhead aged 13, Richard Ruffhead aged 11 and Edward Ruffhead aged 7, as Unassisted Inward Passengers

Alexander Roughead

writes -
There is mention of an Alexander Roughead and a Margaret Roughead on the unassisted shipping lists for the Ayreshire in 1852.
I have also seen a James Roughead in the cemetary lists for the Midlothian district of Scotland, who was buried c1851
My grandfather was William Ernest Roughead (buried as Rohead), your ref Roughead 5.4 1899 #19972.

James Roughead wed 29 Sep 1819 at Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland to Margaret Stevenson
Alexander Roughead born 19 Dec 1825 at Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland son of Margaret Stevenson and James Roughead
Margaret Rachel Johnston Birth: 10 May 1828 at Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland daughter of Margaret Monro wed 02 Jun 1822 to Robert Johnston
Alexander Roughead wed 16 Jun 1848 at Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland to Margaret Rachel Johnston daughter of Robert Johnston
Julia Roughead Christening: 17 Mar 1852 at Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland daughter of Margaret Rachel Johnston and Alexander Roughead
Alexander Roughead aged 26, c1826 came to Victoria in August 1852 on the Ayrshire with Margaret Johnston aged 23, c1829 and a small daughter, Jane aged infant. They settled in the Chiltern area of Victoria. Alexander Roughead died at Korumburra, Victoria 1898, son of Mary Alexander and James Roughead
9 children 1. Julia Roughead before 17 Mar 1852
2. James Alexander Roughead 1854 #3793 - 1883 #332 died aged 28
3. Mary Roughead 1856 #7561
4. Isabella Roughead 1858 #4379
5. George Francis Roughead 1860 #22599
6. William Charles Roughead 1862 #8764 - 1863 #1477 lived 7 months
7. Emma Roughead 1864 #2867
8. Alice Roughead 1866 #2685
9. Louis Roughead 1871 #16821 - 1871 #6349 lived 3 days
1. Julia Roughead c1852 wed 1882 #6729 to William Barnett born in Ireland
1 Child 1. Margaret Barnett 1886 #5060
3. Mary Roughead 1856 wed 1874 #2176 to James Francis Edwards born in England, and moved to Prahan
6 Children 1. Rose Careen Edwards 1874 #21688
2. James Frederick Edwards 1876 #25435 lived 1 year
3. James Francis Edwards 1878 #8209
4. Geo Alexr Edwards 1880 #15760
5. Arthur William Edwards 1882 #18183
6. Emily Alice Maud Edwards 1884 #19632
4. Isabella Roughead 1858 - 30 Mar 1898 in Vic, wed 6 Apr 1885 to John Edward Austin 28 Nov 1857 - 16 May 1949 born in Tasmania, 6 Children
5. George Francis Roughead 1860 - 1930 #10246 aged 69, wed 1889 to Annie Eliza Johnson 1865 - 1934 #16624 aged 69, died at Leongatha
4 Children 1. Grace Lilian Roughead 1890 #5902
2. George Charles Roughead 1891 #34509 wed 1915 #6935 to Lizzie Josephine OReilly
3. Alice Isabelle Roughead 1896 #12860
4. William Ernest Roughead 1899 #19972
7. Emma Roughead 1864 wed 1883 #6304 to Henry James Wilkinson and lived at Korumburra
6 Children 1. Alexander Henry Wilkinson 1884 #21841
2. Henry James Wilkinson 1886 #20408
1. Leonard Fitzroy Wilkinson 1895 #30535
2. Reginald Wilkinson 1899 #27694
3. Robert Wilkinson 1903 #4206
4. Leslie Raymond Wilkinson 1906 #11707
8. Alice Roughead 1866 wed 1886 #6729 to Henry Stubbs from Tasmania, and lived at Warburton.
5 Children 1. Henry Arthur Stubbs 1887 #30407
2. Bertie Clyde Stubbs 1889
3. Ethel May Stubbs 1891
4. George Alexander Stubbs 1893
5. Harold Vivian Stubbs 1899 lived 3 years


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