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William Saville, Samuel Savin, Daniel Sayer, Edward Sayers, James Sayer,


William Saville

William Saville aged 35 came Oct 1864 on the Scottish Chief with Charlotte Saville aged 35, Edwd S Saville aged 7, Wm Saville aged 5 and Mary Ann Saville aged 3.
William Saville 1827 - 1889 #18498 aged 62, son of Wm Saville, and Charlotte Boyce 1830 - 1867 #3362 aged 37, dau of Mary Ann Clarkson and Stephen Boyce, from Wexf, UK, lived at Richmond
4 children 1. Edward S Saville aged 7, c1857
2. Wm Hy Saville aged 5, c1859 - 1928 #3475 aged 69, died at Richmond
3. Mary Ann Saville aged 3, c1861 - 1942 #11586 aged 81, died at Richmond
4. Charlotte Florence Saville 1866 #17298 - 1867 #3318 lived 7 months
3. Mary Anne Emily Saville aged 3, c1861 born in Dublin, wed 1892,"5075 to Henry Dunlop Donald

Samuel Savin

For the first generation in Australia, see Daryl Povey's page Samuel Savin wed 1832 at Launton, Oxford, England to Hannah Wiase
Anne Savin 27, came with her brother Samuel and his family, and wed John Freeman.

Samuel Savin 1805 - 1867 #5743 aged 62 son of Ann and John Savin of Oxford, came April 1853 on the Eliza with Hannah Wiase/Wise 1810 - 1889 #16841 aged 79, daughter of Esther Narraway and William Wise died at Hamilton, They came as Assisted British Immigrants with Emma Savin 17, John Savin 14, Mary Savin 12, William Savin 9, Samuel Savin 8 and Jane Savin 1
9 Children 1. Emma Savin christening 12 Jun 1831 Preston-By-Wingham, Kent
2. Ann Savin 19 Nov 1834 - 30 Oct 1900,
3. John Savin Christening: 21 Sep 1834 Birchington, Kent
4. Mary Savin c1840
5. William Savin c1843
6. Samuel Savin c1845
7. Jane Savin c1852
1. Emma Savin christening 12 Jun 1831 Preston-By-Wingham, Kent, wed 1854 #604 to Thomas Godfrey
1 Child 1. Leonard Edgar Godfrey 1856 #2214
The family then moved to South Australia.

From on Tuesday, 8 February, 2011

Over night I have received the following information.
Hope this is useful. Kind regards, Christine

Descendants of Francis Thomas Godfrey

1-Francis Thomas Godfrey born, New York (NY), United States of America (USA), Abt 1823 and died 10 Jan 1893, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia (S.A.), Australia, wed in Portland, S-W Victoria (Vic), Australia, on 20 Sep 1853 to Emma Savin b. Abt 1835, Oxfordshire (Oxf), England, dau of Samuel Savin and Hannah Wise,
Children
1.1-Leonard Edgar Godfrey b. 1856, Drumborg (Nr Heywood), S-W Victoria, Australia, d. 5 Nov 1911, Balaklava, South Australia (S.A.),
1.2-Francis Thomas Godfrey b. 8 Oct 1858, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia (S.A.), Australia, d. 13 Dec 1931, Davenport, South Australia (S.A.),
1.3-Louis Godfrey b. 25 Sep 1860, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia (S.A.), d. 7 Nov 1938, Adelaide, South Australia (S.A.),
1.4-Emma Jane Godfrey b. 25 Nov 1861, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia
1.5-Eliza Godfrey b. 23 Jul 1863, Allendale (nr Port MacDonnell), South Australia
1.6-Mary Godfrey b. 3 May 1865, Allendale (nr Port MacDonnell), South Australia
1.7-George Godfrey b. 17 Apr 1867, Queenstown (Port Adelaide), South Australia (S.A.), Australia, d. 24 May 1868, Port Adelaide (Adelaide), South Australia
1.8-Sydney Staunton (Stanford) Godfrey b. 8 Aug 1868, Port Adelaide (Adelaide), South Australia (S.A.), Australia, d. 23 Jan 1933, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia
1.9-Ellen Adelaide Godfrey b. 3 Jul 1871, Port Adelaide (Adelaide), South Australia



2. Ann Savin 19 Nov 1834 - 30 Oct 1900 #13065 aged 65, wed 16 Nov 1854 #3361 to John Freeman and lived at Belfast then at Hamilton
9 Children 1. William Freeman 1855 #11259
2. Elizabeth Freeman 1857 #15879
3. Richard Freeman 1861 #8828
4. Samuel Freeman 1864 #2693
5. Thomas Freeman 1865 #15738
6. Joseph Freeman 1867 #22140
7. Ann Freeman 1869 #15968
8. Henry Freeman 1872 #16647
9. Catherine Freeman 1876 #9839
5. Thomas Freeman 1865 #15738, born at Hamilton, wed 1894 #565 to Marion Jane Burgess and lived at Warracknabeal
5 Children 1. Annie Amelia Downs Freeman 1895 #7803
2. Claude Butler Freeman 1896 #7497 - 1971 #26481 aged 75
3. Horace Mckinley Freeman 1899 #14428 - 1976 #5844 aged 75
4. Adele May Freeman 1903 - 1971 #17335 aged 68, wed Edward Gilbert Fidge
5. Thomas Allan Freeman 1908 - 1961 #3495 aged 53
4. Adele May Freeman 1903 - 1971 #17335 aged 68, wed Edward Gilbert Fidge 1899 #30597 born at Warracknabeal,
3. John Savin Christening: 21 Sep 1834 Birchington, Kent, wed c1860 to Mary Walters
3 Children 1. Henry Savin 1861 #15087
2. John Savin 1863 #4036
3. Mary Savin 1865 #16454
2. John Savin1863 #4036 wed 1898 #5757 to Anna Maria Dowey 1874 #25319 born at Romsey
3. Mary Savin 1865 #16454 wed 1887 #6354 to George Henry Alford, 5 Children
4. Mary Savin c1840 wed 1857 #1403 as second wife to John Addinsall and lived at Hamilton, 11 Children
5. William Savin c1843 wed 1865 #3780 to Elizabeth Addinsall c1842 and lived at McArthur
3 Children 1. Mary Savin 1866 #22263
2. Annie Savin 1869 #16570
3. Eliza Savin 1871 #10025 wed as second wife to her cousin's widower - George Henry Alford,
1. Mary Savin 1866 #22263 wed 1895 #2771 to Jno Mcintyre and lived at Warracknabeal then Jeparit
5 Children 1. Beatrice Mary Mcintyre 1895 #33414
2. John Robt Mcintyre 1897 #7203
3. William Murray Mcintyre 1898 #22860
4. Stanley Peter Mcintyre 1899 #30581
5. James Stewart Mcintyre 1901 #4132

From on Saturday, 3 August 2013
Mary Savin 1865 #16454 death 7312 is the daughter of John Savin and Mary Walters wed George Henry Alford
Mary Savin 1866 #22263 daughter of Elizabeth Addinsill and William Savin, wed Jno Mcintyre - see above.
Thankyou for the Savin Family chart, very helpful, and reassuring too, as it shows corrections, as research continues.


2. Annie Savin 1869 #16570 wed 1891 #5727 to Chas Mcintyre and lived at Warracknabeal
1st Child 1. Janet Marion Mcintyre 1900 #22886
6. Samuel Savin c1845 - 29 Apr 1893 #6611 aged 48, wed as Saven 5 Dec 1872 #4601 to Julia Maria Payne born at Penshurst
9 Children 1. Emma Savin 1873 #24951
2. Mary Saven 1875 #16564
3. William Savin 1878 #12392
4. Samuel Savin 1880 #25753
5. John Savin 1882 #19882
6. Jane Savin 1884 #13489 - 1959 #21032 aged 74, wed John Murphy
7. Annie Savin 1886 #19703
8. Walter Savin 1889 #13943 at Macarthur
9. Ellen Savin 1891 #14382
1. Emma Savin 1873 #24951 wed 1899 #2495R to Wm Hy Poynton 1869 #3249 born and lived at McArthur
2. Mary Savin 1875 #16564 wed 1897 #2153 to Alf Jas Hodges 1873 #17655 born and lived at Macarthur,
3 Children 1. Cecil Austin Hodges 1898 #12391
2. Theresa Eveline/Eva Teresa Hodges 1899 #11853 - 1969 #14515 aged 71, wed Pope
3. James Alfred Hodges 1901 - 1968 #15316 aged 67
5. John Savin 1882 #19882 wed Elizabeth Janet Pitman 1883 - 1964 #4249 aged 81, dau of Elizabeth Gallacher and Richard Pitman
1 Child 1. Richard Samuel Savin 1975 #25092 aged 67
7. Annie Savin 1886 #19703 - 1959 aged 72, wed Gilbert William Hardy 1884 #3641 - 1971 #10839 aged 88 and had 2 children, Arthur Hardy 1909 - 1967 #195 aged 58, and Ronald
7. Jane Savin c1852 wed 1871 #3416 to William Burgin from Lincolnshire, 7 Children

Daniel Sayer

Daniel Sayer 1833 - 1899 #11192 aged 67, son of Mary and John Sayer born in UK, wed 1859 #1521 to Mary Greening Willwent 1829 - 1899 #15928 aged 72, daughter of Mary Greening and William Willment, and lived at Sale
6 Children 1. Zillah Mary Sayer 1861 #17501
2. Frances Sayer 1863 #16916 - 1892 #11846 aged 29
3. Daniel Sayer 1865 #4797 - 1953 #21548 aged 88
4. Elizabeth Sayer 1866 #10799 - 1884 #2688 aged 17
5. Loelia Mary Sayer 1868 #5099
6. Mary Hamilton Sayer 1870 #25824 - 1961 #21202 aged 91
1. Zillah Mary Sayer wed 1885 #5885 to Arthur Belgrave Braine from England,
2 Children 1. Arth Carrington Braine 1886 #30378 2. Dorothy Mary Braine 1888 #4437
1. Arth Carrington Braine 1886 #30378 wed 1920 #12871 to Mary Baxter Baines 1893 #15394
3. Daniel Sayer 1865 #4797 - 1953 #21548 aged 88 wed Jane Clarke 1889 - 1972 #1414 aged 83, daughter of Rebecca Rust and James Clark

Edward Sayers

Edward Sayers died in UK
Julia Sayers aged 40 came Jan 1863 on the Essex with Antge Sayers aged 20
Julia Sayers nee Senior 1804 - 1873 #8877 aged 68, dau of Richard Senior of Kent, had 3 sons in Victoria.
3 Children 1. Augustas Henry Edward Maxwell Sayers Christening: 05 Aug 1827 Minster In Sheppey, Kent, England
2. James Senior Sayers Christening: 11 Jan 1829 Minster In Sheppey, Kent, England
3. Alfred Richard Fox Sayers Christening: 07 Aug 1831 son of Julia and Edward Sayers at Minster In Sheppey, Kent, England
Augustus Hy Edw Maxwell Sayers christened 05 AUG 1827 son of Julia and Edward Sayers, at Minster In Sheppey, Kent, England Augustas Henry Edward Maxwell Sayers aged 30 came Sep 1856 on the Morning Light with Ellen Forbes Sutherland aged 23, Alfred Sayers aged 2 and Infant Sayers
Edward Sayers 1824 - 1882 #5523 aged 56, son of Julia Senior and Edward Sayers, died at Geelong
Ellen Forbes Sayers 1832 - 1901 #9708 aged 68, dau of Eleanor Maria St Hill and Duncan Forbes Sutherland, died at Geelong
7 Children 1. Alfred Fox Kay Sayers aged 2, c1854
2. Infant Sayers - Edward James Forbes Sayers 21 Dec 1855 at Limehouse, London,
3. Julia Eleanor Sayers 1858 #11469 born at Ballarat
4. Ellen Esther Sayers 1860 #18930 born at Williamstown, wed Hobbs
5. Alice Catherine Sayers 1868 #16325 born at Geelong, wed Bryer
6. Edith Pitefar Sayers 1873 #9427 wed Mckean
7. Rose Caroline Sayers 1874 #23064
1. Alfred Fox Kay Sayers born c1854 in West Indies, wed 1875 #3797 to Emma Josephine Dunt 31 Dec 1850 - 25 Jul 1927
7 Children 1. Augustus Robert Sayers 1877 #22553
2. Claude Alfred Sayers 1879 #9599
3. Victor Herbert Sayers 1881 #3062
4. Roy Edward Sayers 1883 #2981
5. Oswald Ernest Sayers 1885 #17995
6. Twin Gilbert Norman Sayers 1887 #28596
7. Twin Gladys Josephine Sayers 1887 #28597
2. Edward James Forbes Sayers 21 Dec 1855 at Limehouse, London, England, wed 1882 #1609 to Grace Victoria Dunt 1857 #2477 - 12 Oct 1869, and lived at Geelong.
7 Children 1. Amy Grace Sayers 1883 #2895
2. Maxwell Robert Sayers 1884 #2802 - 1885 #1561 lived 11 months
3. Harold Forbes Sayers 1885 #10209
4. Myrtle Emma Sayers 1887 #3404
5. Doug Alfred Sayers 1888 #29677d
6. Una Flor Sayers 1890 #32813
7. Clarence Jas Forbes Sayers 1892 #13786 - 1892 #6429 lived 7 days
2. James Senior Sayers born 1828, wed 1865 #1475 to Antje Johanna Louiesa Kishman 1838 - 1892 #8855 aged 53, died at Bairnsdale, and lived at Geelong, Ballarat, Sandhurst
6 Children 1. Antje May Sayers 1866 #21415 wed Sparrow
2. Eliza Gertrude Sayers 1868 #14150 - 1869 #188 lived 6 months
3. James Edward Richard Sayers 1870 #21157
4. Twin Julia Alice Sayers 1872 #26120 - 1872 #10479 lived 2 months
5. Twin Florence Catherine Sayers 1872 #26121 - 1872 #10468 lived 2 months
6. Florence Ellen Sayers 1875 #18966 - 1922 #12054 wed c1903 to Ernest Wm George Hunter 1934 #189 aged 62, son of Marian Harley and Wm Hunter
3. Alfred Richard Fox Sayers Christening: 07 AUG 1831 - 1901 #13916 aged 70, son of Julia and Edward Sayers at Minster In Sheppey, Kent, England, wed 1859 #3529 to Esther Ann Pascoe and lived at Williamstown then Ballarat
8 Children 1. Alfred Henry Augustus Sayers 1861 #1666
2. Edward Sayers 1863 #12201
3. Esther Sayers 1864 #19502
4. George Sayers 1866 #437
5. Herbert Denton Sayers 1868 #9318 - 1937 #12669 aged 68
6. Frederick Incledon Sayers 1870 #20940
7. Sydney Claud Sayers 1873 #5287 - 1874 #3066 lived 1 year
8. Elsie Augusta Sayers 1876 #14484 - 1898 #12252 aged 22 years

James Sayers

FirstFamilies2001 page by Shirley Muir, lists arrival 1844 in Hobart on the Barossa
The Courier, Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859 Saturday 7 September 1844, Barossa, ship 729 tons, 4 guns, Captain Austin, arrived Thur 5 Sep at Hobart from Downs 17 May, with govt stores, -passengers, T Gannon, Esq, R.N., Surgeon Superintendent, Lieutenunt Birch, commanding guard, Mrs Birch and two children, Mr Gurney, WO St John, Ensign 80th regiment, 50 rank and file of the 80th regiment, 3 women, 1 child, and 319 male prisoners. James Sayer sentenced at York City Quarter Sessions, gived 7 years. Description number 14072, aged 22, 5'7" tall, blie eyes, brown hair, from Yorkshire, Ship Wright by trade, tatoos on both arms, Tried on 8 Apr 1844, native place Broughbridge, Protestant, can read and write. Spent 12 months in Browns River work gang,
Ticket of Leave 14 March 1848. Advertised Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Wednesday 22 March 1848
Conditional Pardons Granted Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Saturday 3 May 1851
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Saturday 2 April 1859 Gazette. Appointments. James Henderson, James Sayer, and John Ganley, vice D. J. Tierney, Robert Bell, and F. C. Ladbury, resigned, to be trustees of the Sandhurst Racecourse;
James Sayers 1822 - 1875 aged 53, at Port Cygnet, Hobart, Tasmania wed 1847 to Elizabeth Robley 1829 - 1900 aged 71,
5 Children 1. George Henry Sayers 1847
2. Sarah Sayers 1850 (registered as Seers)
3. Elisa/Elizabeth Sayers 02 Apr 1853 - 28 Jan 1918,
4. James Sayers 1857
5. Harriet Sayers 1867 #1272 their dau was born in Vic at Elphinstone, Victoria, Australia.
3. Elisa/Elizabeth Sayers 02 Apr 1853 - 28 Jan 1918, wed 1869 #2319 to Michael LeGuier 1843 and lived at Taradale


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