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Walter Stuart, William Stubbings, Charles Stubbs, Thomas Stuckey, Tom Stuckey,
Somerville Studman, Bartholomew Sturni,


Walter Stuart

Walter Stuart wed 1855 #1554 to Catherine Milne and lived at Berwick
9 Children 1. William Stuart 1856 #8049 - 1856 #5016 lived 6 months
2. James Stuart 1860 #1901 - 1862 #612 lived 2 years
3. Wilhelmina Stuart 1861 #17723
4. Walter George Stuart 1863 #12652
5. John Milne Stuart 1865 #13583
6. Charles Robert Stuart 1867 #20265
7. Mary Ann Stuart 1871 #924
8. Alexander Gordon Stuart 1874 #771
9. Edward Stuart 1876 #711
3. Wilhelmina Stuart 1861 #17723 wed 1883 #5933 to Eli John Ellis 1859 #19054 born at Ballarat, and lived at Cheltenham, 3 children
4. George Walter Stuart wed 1888 #5500 to Margaret Crellin 1866 #9382
3 Children 1. Walt Vincent Stuart 1890,"5809
2. Unnamed Male Stuart 1891,"28788
3. George Northam Stuart 1893,"29495

William Stubbings

William Stubbings came c1856 to NSW first, at Windsor, with Martha Neale /Neate then moved to Victoria and lived at Pentridge (now called Coburg)
11 Children 1. Charles Stubbings 1857 #11941 born at Windsor NSW
2. Mary Matilda Stubbings c1859
3. Clara Jane Stubbings 1861 #12409
4. Louisa Ellen Stubbings 1863 #16475
5. William Stubbings 1865 #10736
6. Amelia Stubbings 1868 #11333
7. Victoria Stubbings 19545/1869 born at Windsor NSW
8. Arthur George Stubbings 1871 #11249
9. Elsie Rhoda Stubbings 1875 #1292
10. Herbert Leslie Stubbings 1876 #8248
11. Awbrey Stubbings 1877 #21281
1. Charles Stubbings 11941/1857 born at Windsor NSW wed 1885 #5666 to Florence Matilda Bates 1863 #11413 born at Williamstown
2. Mary Matilda Stubbings wed 1882 #4775 to Horace Jones possibly Horace Jones 1861 #23020 son of Sarah Lightfoot and John Jones, born at Bendigo, and lived at Carlton, 3 Children
3. Clara Jane Stubbings 1861 #12409 wed 1887 #5766 to Frederick George Jury and lived at Coburg
1st Child 1. Horace Frederick Jury 1888 #28180 lived 5 days
4. Ellen Louisa Stubbings 1863 #16475 wed 1888 #4442 to Henry Barclay 1863 #21053, 2 children

Charles Stubbs

Charles Stubbs wed 1850 #5644 to Eliza Twigley (later Quigley) at Church of England, St James, Melbourne and lived at BetBet and later Ararat
8 Children 1. Esther Stubbs born 1854 at Sandhurst
2. Robert Stubbs 1855 - 1875 #13011 aged 20
3. Elizabeth Stubbs 1859 #3590
4. Jane Stubbs 1860 #21214
5. Charles Stubbs 1863 #15445
6. Margaret Ann Stubbs 1865 #23185
7. William Stubbs 1868 #26776
8. John Stubbs 1871 #5920
1. Esther Stubbs born 1854 at Sandhurst, Victoria and died at Carisbrook, 1906 #795 aged 52, wed 1872 #2689 to David Mayman

Thomas Stuckey

Thomas Stuckey 1845 - 1899 #16341 aged 54, son of Margaret and Wm Stuckey, wed 1869 #1203 to Sarah Wright 1851 - 1936 #20138 aged 85 dau of Mary Thomas and Thomas Wright, and lived at Rosedale, both died at Tralagon
9 Children 1. Florence Lilly Stuckey 1870 #11198 - 1963 #13300 aged 93
2. Thomas Stuckey 1872 #25817 - 1951 #17531 aged 78 may have wed Olive Josephine Wright
3. Clara Eureka Stuckey 1875 #4986 - 1973 #13996 aged 98 wed 1901 #7544 to Thos Young Anderson
4. Ada Mary Stuckey 1877 #18132 - 1961 #3001 aged 84
5. Arthur William Stuckey 1879 #26348 - 1962 #950 aged 82 may bave wed Margt Stewart
6. Walter John Stuckey 1882 #4212 - 1956 #24173 aged 74
7. Joseph Henry Stuckey 1884 #19016 - 1966 #16004 aged 82
8. Ernest Stuckey 1887 #6330
9. Alfred Stuckey 1889 - 1962 #16745 aged 73
1. Florence Lilly Stuckey 1870 #11198 wed 1897 #4152 to Ernt Jos Dowey
4. Ada Mary Stuckey 1877 #18132 wed after 1901 to Wm Lobban Beatty 1874 #20282 born at Yackandanda and lived at Dandenong, 1 Child

Tom Stuckey

Tom Stuckey 1891 - 1966 #13225 aged 75 died at Essendon, son of Susan Ann Davies and Tom Stuckey not in Victoria, wed 1913 #1136 to Flossie Gertrude (Flossie Gerte) Bradford 1891 - 1976 #20606 aged 85 and lived at Essendon, died at Parkdale
3 Children 1. Norman Bradford Stuckey 1914 #21636 - 1970 #16599 aged 56
2. Lorna Emma Stuckey 1917 #20238
3. Thos Colin Stuckey 1919 #18957

Somerville Studman

Somerville (Samuel) Studman aged 46, 1797 - 1879 #4633 aged 76 of Bedfordshire, came Oct 1848 on the Tasman with Sarah Carter aged 45, 1803 - 1867 #8174 aged 64 dau of Thomas Carter of Herefordshire
5 Children 1. Emma Studman aged 23
2. Crescet Studman aged 19, c1829
3. Esther Studman aged 13
4. Thomas Studman aged 10
5. Carter Studman aged 5, c1843

From on Monday 3 May 2010, Hi,
My husband is descended from Emma Peers Studman's first marriage 1849 #29031 to William Underwood at Church of England, St Peters, Melbourne ... they had one child Creseat Carter Underwood who was Christened Creseat Carter Underwood 1850 #10732 at the Melb Methodist / Wesleyan

1. Emma Peers Studman wed 2nd in 1855 #1148 to David Gray and lived at Kew
4 Children 1. Creseat Carter Underwood 1850
2. Clara Medlock Gray 1856 #3538
3. Emmeline Gray 1858 #9166
4. Athur/Arthur David Gray 1860 #6178 - 1860 #9984
1. Cresart Carter Underwood 9 Sep 1849 - 2 Jun 1923 aged 72, wed 29 Mar 1869 #947 to James Peverell 1838 - 1915 aged 77 son of Martha Baker and James Peverell from Nottingham, came 1854 on the Portland (I can not find source of this detail) and lived at Clunes, St Arnaud, Charlton, then Brunswick.
See the web site for James Peverill born 30 Nov 1805, lacemaker and confectioner in Notrtingham, and Martha, parents of 3 sons who went to Australia.
1. Joseph Peverill, b. 16 October 1827, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; d. 9 November 1898, Jeffcott, Vic. Aust. who was sent as an 'exile' to Australia on the Maitland which sailed from England on the 16 June 1846, and arrived in Port Philip, via Hobart Town, on 9 November 1846, then on 12 March 1850 he wed Charlotte Elizabeth Foreman in Port Fairy, Vic. Aust., daughter of William Foreman and Elizabeth Fox. She was born 1832 in Hythe, Kent, England, and died 28 October 1918 in The residence of Mr G. Parish, Dooboobetic, Vic.
1. Henry Peverill, b. 30 October 1831, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; d. 1897; m. Catherine Callanan, 1872, St Patricks Cathedral, Melbourne; b. Abt. 1830, County Clare, Ireland; d. 1898, both died at The Convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Northcote
2. James Peverell 17 July 1838, Parish of Saint Nicholas, Sub-district of Park, Town of Nottingham, England, who came to Australia in 1853 with Henry
8 Children 1. Carter James Peverell 1870 #7603 wed 1901 #1195 to Amy Ball
2. Emma Elizabeth Peverell 1872 #1430
3. George William Peverell 1873 #27299
4. Joseph Baker Peverell 1875 #26057
5. Martha Ann Peverell 1878 #105
6. Harrie Underwood Peverell 1882 #14767
7. Francis Russell Peverell 1884 #15560
8. Charles Alexander Peverell 1886 #24151
9. Jessie Davis Peverell 1889 #9971 - 1889 #6345 lived 1 month
10. Percy Peverell 1890 #20205
11. Jessie Peverell 30 Jan 1893 wed 1915 to Theo Milner 1890
2. Clara Medlock Gray 1856 #3538 - 1936 #4903 aged 80, wed 1876 #2136 to Peter Pitches 1852 - 1927 #13497 aged 75, son of Rebecca BROOKS and George Pitches from Essex
10 Children 1. Emma Medlock Pitches 1877 #22928 born in Hotham wed James Chambers
2. Peter George Howard Pitches 1878 #25956 wed Louisa Arabelle Penington 1872 - 1948 #1904 dau of Margt Smmith and Wm Lenington
3. Alice Clara Pitches 1880 #19657
4. Albert Ernest Pitches 1882 #18009 - 1882 #12794 lived 3 months, died at 9 Mile Creek
5. Florence Maud Pitches 1884 #14746 born in Blue Mountain
6. Ernest Edgar Pitches 1886 #24001
7. Ethel Adele Pitches 1889 #9725 - 1889 #15236 lived 7 months
8. Rupert Leslie Pitches 1893 #826 wed Mary Margaret McMillan
9. Mabel Adele Pitches 895 #13945
10. Winefred Linda Pitches 1899 #11961
3. Emmeline Gray 1858 #9166 wed 1879 #929 to Abel Cranwell Apr-Jun 1852 They moved to Taralgon after 1883, 5 chn
4. Athur David Gray 1860 #6178
2. Creseat Studman c1828 wed 1850 #5614 to Charles Clark and lived at Collingwood, later Coghill Ck
5 Children 1. Caroline Clark 1853 #992 - 1853 #1597 lived 7 weeks
2. Ernt Henry Clark 1857 #12841
3. Mary Ann Clark 1862 #1441
4. William Charles Clark 1864 #14076
5. Samuel Carter Clark 1866 #20372
3. Esther Carter Studman wed 1854 #1116 to James Russell and lived at Collingwood, Emerald Hill
11 Children 1. James Thomas Russell 1855 #2810
2. Christian Lyle Russell 1857 #4248
3. Esther Bell Russell 1859 #1048
4. Jessie Peears Russell 1860 #6101
5. Alice Carter Russell 1862 #14364
6. Emma Russell 1864 #15044
7. William Hall Russell 1866 #14614
8. FredK John Gordon Russell 1868 #16099
9. Mary Eliza Russell 1871 #2512
10. Margt Eva Russell 1873 #9258
11. George Albert Russell 1875 #22701
4. Thomas Carter Studman wed 1861 #4371 to (Ann Brookes) Annie Brooks 1848 - 1870 #22 lived 23 years dua of Elizabeth More and John Brooks of Leicestershire
Thomas Carter Studman wed 1874 #4110 to Mary Wilson and lived at St Arnaud
3 Children
of Annie
1. Sarah Carter Studman 1862 #2091
2. Emma Moore Studman 1866 #20371
3. Ann Studman 1870 #78
7 Children
of Mary
4. William Studman 1875 #19637
5. Esther Studman 1877 #11838
6. Jessie Studman 1879 #5654
7. Margaret Studman 1881 #5772
8. Thomas Studman 1882 #25949
9. Arthur George Studman 1884 #6801
10. Ernest Studman 1886 #891
5. Carter Studman c1843, from Hertfordshire wed 1870 #4408 to Tabitha Harris from London see Harris list
3 Children 1. Emily Studman 1872 #10781
2. John Samuel Studman 1875 #3699
3. Ruth Elizabeth Studman 1879 #3430
Ruth Elizabeth Studman 1879 #3430 - 1948 #4123 aged 69, wed 1905 #6078R to William Martin Bews

Bartholomew Sturni

See Sturni story

Bartholomew Sturni 1840 - 5 Nov 1904 aged 64, son of Mary Gallicotti and John Sturni, born at Contri, Switzerland, came to Australia on the Winefred, left Liverpool 19 Feb 1858 and landed at West Australia, then came to Victoria, arrived 2 June 1858. He wed 18 June 1875 at Maryborough, Victoria, to Amelia Thorp July 1854 - 6 Jul 1930 aged 86, both her parents came to Australia as convicts, and settled at Fryerstown when Amelia was born.
Amelia Sturni nee Thorp wed 1908 #6277 to widower Frederick De Heid and 1913 #11227 to Wilham Biggans who died 8 Aug 1931. (She used the surname Sturni for both marriages, and is buried at Tarnagulla with Bartholomew Sturni.)

9 Children 1. Mary Elizabeth Sturni 16 Apr 1876 - 3 Jul 1958 #7879 aged 82
2. Isabella Sturni 19 Jul 1877 - 9 Nov 1956 #23128 aged 79, wed 1894 #4412 to John Alfred McKie
3. John Anthony Sturni 25 Jul 1879 - 22 May 1883 lived 4 years
4. Angelina Sturni 1881 - 31 Dec 1934 aged 53, wed Mark Richardson in Sydney
5. Peter Bartholomew Sturni 16 Aug 1883 - 26 Jan 1976 #2297 aged 92, wed 1911 to Mary Orht
6. Christina Sturni 31 Aug 1884 - 26 Sep 1956 aged 72, wed 31 Aug 1908 to James J Gregson
7. Andrew Sturni 15 Nov 1886 #23250 - 26 Nov 1967 #27387 aged 81, wed Veronica Orht
8. Elizabeth Sturni 1888 - 1964 aged 76, wed Sam Fisher in WA
9. Alice Amelia Sturni 1890 #29006 - 1956 aged 66, wed William Wallace in Sydney
10. Sarah Sturni born Christmas Day 1891 wed in May 1916 to Hugh Fitzpatrick, the second youngest of thirteen children born to prominent Bradford/Maldon citizen Henry Fitzpatrick and his wife Mary (nee Clancy).
1. Mary Elizabeth Sturni 16 Apr 1876 - 3 Jul 1958 #7879 aged 82, wed 1894 #4413 to Edward Morton, 8 Children, 4 known
2. Isabella Sturni 19 Jul 1877 - 9 Nov 1956 #23128 aged 79, wed 1894 #4412 to John Alfred McKie
5 Children1 known
John Alfred McKie 1902 - 1964 #10536 aged 62
5. Peter Bartholomew Sturni 16 Aug 1883 - 26 Jan 1976 #2297 aged 92, wed c1911 to Mary Orht
4 Children 1. Doris Mary Sturni 1912 #7604
2. Vic Raymond Sturni 1913 #26655
3. Iris Amelia Sturni 1915 #25983
4. William John Sturni 1917 #24903
7. Andrew Sturni 15 Nov 1886 #23250 - 26 Nov 1967 #27387 aged 81, wed c1914 to Veronica Orht
7 Children4 known
1. Violet Rose Sturni 1915 #34589 - 1975 #13329 aged 59, wed Watts
2. Allan Sturni 1915 #7878R
3. Annie Sturni 1919 #31270 infant death
4. Doreen Elizth Sturni 1920 #30537 wed Robert John Melton



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