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William Sharam, Charles Thomas Sharman, Henry Sharp, Henry Sharp, Jonathan Sharp, Thomas Sharpe, John Shaw,
Robert Shaw, Thomas Shearman, John Sheehan,


William Sharam

William Sharam came c1885 with Annie Laura Holmes and children, lived at Dergholm (near Casterton?)
4 Children 1. Matilda Helen Sharam 1875 - 1895 #5207 aged 20
2. Louara Alice Sharam 1887 #27743
3. Fred James Sharam 1893 #11224
4. Christr Noble Sharam 1891 #2578
Laura Alice Sharam wed 1910 #6534 to Alfred Ernest Howlett 1889. She was born 1887 #27743 in Dergholm and died 1963 #5230 in Ballarat. Son Alfred Jex Howlett, b. 1913 #10807, Casterton.

Charles Thomas Sharman

Go to this WOW page about Charles Thomas Sharman, link received on 30 Aug 2004.

Charles Sharman arrived in Australia on the 24 August 1852 on board the Ship Australia which had sailed from Liverpool, UK.

Sarah Ann Clark 1832 - 7 Sep 1895, wife of John Prosser, separated and lived with Charles Sharman at Maryborough or Chinaman's Flat gold field and had 2 children who later used surname Prosser

Charles Thomas Sharman 1828 - 10 Aug 1902 son of Elizabeth Smith and George Thomas Sharman from Lincolnshire, wed 14 April 1869 #1972 to Mary Jane Clough Walker 21 Jan 1849 - 1922 #4531 aged 73, daughter of Margaret Stewart and Joseph Mattley Walker and lived at Tarnagulla

2 Children
of Sarah
1. Isabella Louisa Sharman 20 Oct 1857 #17271 - 1943 wed Edward Charles Thornton
2. Charles Henry Sharman 27 May 1860 #20929 - 1930
10 Children
of Mary
1. Laura Elizabeth Sharman 13 Apr 1870 #16447
2. Francis Charles Sharman 4 Jul 1872 #5456 - 20 Sep 1902
3. Florence Margaret Sharman 10 Jul 1873
4. Ethel Eva Liberty Sharman 5 Apr 1875 #12801
5. Angela Mary Sharman 28 Oct 1876 - 1956 #15324 aged 80
6. Bertram Jos Matley Sharman 1878 #19510 infant death
7. William Leonard Sharman 23 Jul 1879 #19768 - 1946 #17153 aged 66
8. Rosetta Charlotte Sharman 1882 #5823
9. Cecil Alf Stewart Sharman 1884 #6012 - 1978 #4689 aged 94
10. Herbert Sharman 1886 #14300 - 1942 #25555 aged 56

2. Francis Chas Thos Sharman 4 Jul 1872 #5456 - 20 Sep 1902 aged 30, wed 1898 #183 to Mary Wicker 1876 lived at Tarnagulla
Mary Sharman wed 1904 #1085 to John Huddart Scott
2 Children 1. Ella Mary Sharman 31 Jan 1899 #6407 - 17 Aug 1946 wed Herbert Pook, 2 sons
2. Edith Blanche Sharman 3 Oct 1900 #30147 - 29 Aug 1988 aged 87

3. Florence Margaret Sharman 10 Jul 1873 wed 1903 #4194 to Wm Hy Clark and lived at Kew
1 Child 1. Vernon Armour Clark 1906 #27716

7. William Leonard Sharman 23 Jul 1879 #19768 - 1946 #17153 aged 66, wed 1902 #6605 to Catherine Fallon 1882 - 1932 #6810 aged 50, died at Mildura, lived at Tarnagulla
6 children 1. Emmaline Flor Sharman 1903 #11838
2. Cath Elizth Joy Sharman 1904 #29170
3. Doris Edna May Sharman 1906 #14410
4. Chas Wm Godfrey Roy Sharman 1907 #22600
5. Leonard Vincent Sharman 1909 #6758
6. Claude Percival Sharman 1912 #24789

9. Cecil Alf Stewart Sharman 1884 #6012 - 1978 #4689 aged 94, wed 1910 #2663 to Ethel Victoria Fallon 1888 - 1931 #6872 aged 43, died at Richmond,
1 Child 1. Ethel May Sharman 1910 #29263

10. Herbert Sharman 1886 #14300 - 1942 #25555 aged 56, wed 1915 #7103 to Florence Mabel Hood 1896 - 1970 #3615 aged 74, daughter of Margaret Murphy and Robert Hood, and lived at Mildura
3 children 1. Valda Jean Sharman 1915 #32627
2. Kleen Margt Sharman 1918 #21556
3. Betty Sharman 1920 #33583

Henry Sharp

Henry Sharp came c1867 with Jane Oldroyd and lived at Newbridge then at Tarnagulla
6 Children 1. Sarah Jane Sharp 1851 - 28 Jun 1906
2. ... several children
5. Anna Maria Sharp 1868 #19442
6. Mark Henry Sharp 1870 #19108
1. Sarah Jane Sharp 1851 - 28 Jun 1906, born at Wakefield, wed 1872 #1052 to Joseph Whimpey 1848 - 13 Jul 1919, 12 children

Henry Sharp

Henry Sharp from England wed 1873 #1338 to Caroline Palmer and lived at Foster
3 Children 1. Henry Palmer Sharp 1874 #8951
2. Ellen Mary Sharp 1876 #2735
3. William James Sharp 1878 #5090
2. Ellenmary Sharp 1876 #2735 - 1962 #6436 aged 86, wed 1901 #6533 to Samuel Bawden 1870 #8534, 4 children

Jonathan Sharp

Marriages Dec 1849 - Jonathan Sharp and Bridget Brenning at Melton Mowby. Vol 15 page 399. The district Melton Mowbray spans the boundaries of the counties of Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire

Jonathan Sharp came c1855 with Bridget Brenan

5 Children 1. Mary Eliza Sharp 1856 #5022 - 1875 #8016 aged 19
2. Maria Agnes Sharp 1857 #15363
3. John Henry Sharp 1859 #19639
4. Thomas William Sharp 1862 #2392
5. Ada Sharp 1864 #15236
2. Maria Agnes Sharp 1857 #15363 wed 1880 to John Thomas Akers 1854 - 1888 #4428, died at Locksley aged 34
Maria Agnes Akers born at Connewarre, wed 1890 #2755 to John Richard Bowles. Her sons died at Avenel. 3 children of John Akers, and 7 children of Richard Bowles

Thomas Sharpe

Thomas Sharpe wed 1864 #2608 to Jeanie Thomson Lambie (called Jane when each child was registered) and lived at St Arnaud
6 Children 1. William Sharpe 1865 #5373
2. Annie Martha Sharpe 1868 #5763
3. Thomas Sharpe 1871 #5694
4. Robert Sharpe 1874 #26066
5. Arthur Cowen Sharpe 1877 #18836
6. Mary Edith Sharpe 1883 #26710
2. Annie Martha Sharpe 1868 #5763 wed 1889 to Richard Harvey Wellard 1865, 5 Children

From on Monday, 23 February, 2009,

Thomas Sharpe #1 (age 24) married Jean Thomson Lambie (age 16) on 1 July 1864. Thomas worked as a farm labourer and a quartz crusher.
Jean was born abt 1846 in Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland and arrived in Victoria on 20 September 1852 aboard the “Marco Polo”. She came with her father Alexander 28, mother Martha 30, and sisters Martha 10 and Mary infant. Her father died 1871 #5455 aged 50, and her mother died 1872 #10617, aged 53, dau of Mary Carr and John Cochrane of Beit?
1. William Sharpe born 30 January 1865
2. Annie Martha Sharpe born 1868
3. Thomas Sharpe #2 born 14 November 1870
4. Arthur Cowan Sharpe born 1877
5. Mary Edith Sharpe born 1883

Thomas Sharpe #2 (age 27) married Catherine Gertrude Shearer (age 19) on 18 September 1897. At this time Thomas #2 was working as a cordial manufacturer.
1. William Sharpe birthdate not known
2. Jean G Sharpe birthdate not known
3. Catherine Sharpe birthdate not known
4. Thomas Sharpe #3 was born 1902 at Donald, Victoria.


John Shaw

John Shaw wed 1856 #3436 to Jane McCleland and lived at Mordialloc then Malvern
10 Children 1. Matilda Shaw 1857 #14005
2. Margaret Shaw 1860 #18471
3. Rhoda Shaw 1862 #21790
4. Eliza Shaw 1864 #23036
5. Jane Shaw 1866 #22380
6. Jessie Shaw 1868 #17569
7. James Shaw 1870 #17037
8. William Shaw 1872 #10060 - 1872 #4664 lived 3 weeks
9. Charles Shaw 1873 #10496
10. John Shaw 1875 #10212 - 1875 #7422 lived 6 weeks
1. Matilda Shaw 1857 #14005 wed 1884 #5145 to David Charles Stevenson

Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw came c1855 with Ann Hewitt and lived at Amherst
8 Children 1. Daisy Ann Adelaide Shaw 1855 #11369
2. Charles Robert Shaw 1857 #11636
3. Arthur Hewitt Shaw 1859 #3930
4. Alice Ada Shaw 1860 #15766
5. Clara Hannah Shaw 1862 #11938
6. Georgina Arryet Shaw 1864 #12634
7. Fanny Shaw 1866 #18970
8. Walter Henry Shaw 1871 #6546 - 1872 #3350 lived 14 months
2. Charles Robert Shaw 1857 #11636 wed 1881 #3120 to Mary Ellen Chapman 1861 #3945 and lived at Talbot, Maryborough
5 children 1. Amherst Walter Shaw 1882 #19613
2. Iren May Shaw 1885 #26868
3. Harold Henry Shaw 1888 #4511 - 1888 #10089 lived 7 months
4. Ina Laura Shaw 1889 #14138
5. Robt Hy Shaw 1891 #4854

Thomas Shearman

Thomas Shearman came c1861 with Bridget Morgan and lived at Ballarat
3 Children 1. Mary Ann Shearman 1862 #236
2. John Shearman 1864 #443
3. Margaret Shearman 1866 #6160
3. Margaret Shearman wed 1884 #412 to Thomas Burnet Hennessy 1863 #13906 - 1940 #6644 aged 77,

John Sheehan

John Shehon 1826 wed 1852 to Mary Ann Hughes 1832 at Hobart, Tasmania

John Sheehan (Shean, Shehan, Shehon) came c1854 with Mary Ann Hughes to Castlemain, then Campbells Creek
The family was found by searching for 'Mary Ann Hughes'

10 children Margaret
William
1. John Shehon 1855 #2301
2. Catherine Shehon 1856 #9864 wed John Mcnamara
3. Dennis Michael Sheehan 1858 #13914
4. Mary Shehon 1860 #16164
5. Michael Shean 1863 #6878
6. William Patrick Shean 1865 #14116
7. Bridget Shehan 1870 #1301
8. Sarah Ann Shehan 1872 #14788
1. John Shehon 1855 #2301 born at Castlemaine, as John Sheen wed 1883 #1375 to Mary Jane Marley born at Castlemaine, lived at Hotham West then after 1891 at Campbells Creek, when spelling of surname changed
6 Children 1. Eva Sheen 1883 #24249
2. John Cornelius Sheen 1886 #19197 - 1889 #12490 lived 3 years
3. Ada Sheen 1891 #13733
4. Herbert Sheehan 1894 #27336
5. Mary Jane Sheehan 1898 #16912
6. Arthur Sheehan 1901 #9336
3. Dennis Michael Sheehan 1858 #13914 born at Campbells Creek, wed 1886 #7016 to Jane Matthews born at Fyans Creek - this does not match a birth record. Family moved from Fitzroy to Campbells Creek, and Jane's surname became Mathews
5 Children 1. Mary Ann Sheehan 1887 #10909 born at Fitzroy
2. Ernest James Sheehan 1894 #18628
3. Dennis John Sheehan 1897 #9234
4. Wm Leslie Sheehan 1898 #16916
5. Alfred George Shehan 1900 #17135R
5. Michael Shean 1863 #6878 wed 1891 #2145 to Elizabeth McPhie 1870
5 Children 1. Norman Albert Sheehan 1893 #14390
2. Michael John Sheehan 1894 #18626
3. Donald Sheehan 1897 #9238
4. Eileen Sheehan 1899 #16646
5. Francis Sheehan 1902 #1340
6. William Patrick Shean 1865 #14116 as William Sheehan born at Capmbells Ck, wed 1888 #4261 to Mary Byrne 1865 #1249 dau of Mary Monks wed 1864 #515 to John Byrne, born at Muckleford, and lived at Castlemaine
7 Children 1. Mary Sheehan 1888 #18830
2. William John Sheehan 1890 #1882
3. Gerald Sheehan 1891 #31471
4. Sidney James Sheehan 1894 #2021
5. George Sheehan 1895 #19400
6. Laura Isabel Sheehan 1899 #25406
7. James Sheehan 1901 #17831
7. Bridget Sheehan 1869 - 1957 #23992 aged 88, daughter of Mary Ann Hughes and John Sheehan wed 1905 to Duncan McPhie, 4 Children


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