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James Wilson 18 Nov 1826 - 6 Jul 1893, son of Susan Stafford and William Wilson labourer, wed at Swaffham on 24 Dec 1850 to Ellen Eagle 14 Apr 1833 - 1 May 1907, dau Mary Ollett and Towler Eagle labourer, and sister of Sarah.
James and Ellen wed in the presence of Frederic Smith X his mark, Ann Wilson X her mark, between us James Wilson X his mark and Ellen Eagle X her mark.

The Caucasian
was called a 'barque',
smaller than a 'ship'
built 1851 in Sunderland,
weighed in at 490 old tons,
Her last mention in Lloyds
Shipping Register is 1860.
The Caucasian took her final departure from the port of Southampton at 4 oclock on the 22nd day of January 1853.
Included in her list of passengers are
James Wilson 25, Ellen 19 and Mary Ann 1, Ag lab of Norfolk.
James and Ellen's first child, Mary Anne was born in UK, then they arrived at Adelaide South Australia on the Caucasian, 25 April, 1853.
Their second child, Rosanna, was born in Adelaide 13 Aug 1853.
The family travelled overland to the gold fields of Tarnagulla, Victoria and ten more children were born. They spent several years in the same tent city as Sarah and George, so were able to help Sarah when George died.
13 children 1. Mary Ann Wilson 27 May 1851 wed 1880 to James Jackson
2. Rosanna Wilson 13 Aug 1853 wed 1871 to David Russell Arnold
3. Sarah Wilson 21 Oct 1856 wed 1881 to Arthur Gibson
4. William Wilson 5 July 1859 wed 1881 to Lydia Sarah Eynon
5. Elizabeth Susan Wilson 16 June 1860 - 18 Dec 1881, died aged 21
6. Twin James Towler Wilson 25 June 1862 wed 1889 to Mary Jane Clark
7. Twin John Henry Wilson 25 June 1862 (reg no 16567), no death recorded
8. Henry Wilson 3 June 1864 - 18 Sept 1951
9. Ellen Wilson 13 June 1866 wed 1887 to William Bramley
10. Martha Jane Wilson 18 May 1868 wed 1889 to George Hardie Clark
11. David Wilson 13 Sept 1871 wed 1894 to Hannah Arnold
12. Emma Wilson 10 Apr 1873 wed 1902 to Thomas Henry Chamberlain
13. Albert George Wilson 24 October 1877 - 16 March 1878 infant death
1. Mary Ann Wilson 27 May 1851 - 22 Oct 1912, wed 2 June 1880 to James Jackson, 22 Oct 1848 - 1 Feb 1912, son of Mary Ann Murphy and James Jackson, 4 children
2. Rosanna Wilson 13 Aug 1853 - 7 Jan 1893, mar 25 Jan 1871 to David Russell Arnold 21 May 1845 - 25 Nov 1917, son of Sarah Russell and David Arnold
9 children Have their own family page
1. Mary Ann Arnold 13 Aug 1872 - 4 July 1948, wed 1890 to Richard Graham
2. David John Arnold 4 Jan 1875 - 16 May 43, wed 1896 to Frances Mary Rosetta Guscetti
3. Ellen Louise Arnold 8 May 1877 - 29 Sept 1923, wed 1896 to George Hancock
4. Frank Arnold 2 Dec 1879 - 17 Sept 1951 wed 1912 to Alice Hargreaves
5. James Arnold 11 June 1882 - 11 Sept 1959 wed 1914 to Hope Mitchell
6. Sarah Russell Arnold 13 Jan 1885 - 29 Oct 1916, wed 1910 to Henry Gulley
7. Elizabeth May Arnold 18 May 1887 - 26 July 1962, wed 1908 to Frederick George Silke
8. William Henry Arnold 14 Jan 1890 - 30 July 1976 wed 1923 to Maud Elizabeth Jackson
9. Rosanna Myrtle Arnold 28 Dec 1892 - 21 Feb 1893 lived 6 weeks
3. Sarah Wilson 21 Oct 1856 - 26 Jul 1937, wed on 18 Apr 1881 at James Wilson's house, Arnold's Bridge, to Arthur Gibson, 18 Apr 1853 - 23 Jul 1912, born in Norfolk England, the son of Hort Gibson and Lawes Porrans, Their witnesses, William Wilson and Sarah Eynon, were wed six weeks later, on 29 May 1881.
3 children 1. George Gibson 1 Dec 1883 - 23 Jul 1857, wed 1908 to Mary Ahearn 24 May 1887 - 29 Nov 1970, daughter of Mary Brouggy and Robert Ahearn, not registered in Victoria. Their children are Arthur 1909, Vera 1911, Albert 1913
2. Annie Lewis Gibson 1886 - 10 Jan 1912, wed 1908 to Robert Thomson Michael 5 Mar 1879 - Apr 1949, daughter Lily Maree born 7 Jun 1910,
3. Emma Lavinia Gibson 1890, wed 1910 to Harvey Cocks 1887, children known are Daisy Winifred 1911, John Clive 1913, Edith Annie 1915, Mabel Frances 1917, Graeme, Rodney, Lois and Emma.
4. William Wilson 5 July 1859 - 26 Feb 1931, mar 1881 to Lydia Sarah Eynon, 8 May 1863 - 13 June 1930,
4 children 1. William Thomas Wilson 21 Apr 1882 - Sep 1954 aged 72
2. Elizabeth Ann Wilson 1884 - 6 Jul 1959 aged 75
3. Lydia Sarah (Nellie) Wilson 8 Sep 1885 - 6 Feb 1964 aged 78
4. James Ernest Wilson 1888 - 26 Sep 1958 aged 70,
1. William Thomas Wilson 21 Apr 1882 - Sep 1954, born at Tarnagulla, died at West Moreland, wed 1912 to Agnes Deering born at Scottsburn 1883 - 25 Oct 1915
William wed (2) in 1920 to Emily Elizabeth Brown 1881 - 1969 #26858 aged 88, daughter of Mary Jane Jones and James Shearer Brown
2 children 1. William Robert Wilson 26 Dec 1913 at Inglewood, Victoria, wed 14 May 1938 to Mary Ellen Molly Howell (Millie Orchard) 17 Sep 1916 at Prahran.
2. Gwendoline Mary Summers Wilson 1921 wed ? Dingfelder
2. Elizabeth Ann Wilson 1884 - 6 Jul 1959, wed c1906 to Luke William Harrison 1881 - 6 Oct 1959, daughters are Ruby, Doris and Lois.
3. Lydia Sarah (Nellie) Wilson 8 Sep 1885 - 6 Feb 1964 wed c1908 to James Harrison 8 Oct 1884 - 21 May 1960 (brother of Luke), children are Lydia, Nellie, James, John, Sarah and Leslie
4. James Ernest Wilson 1888 - 26 Sep 1958, died as the result of car accident, wed c1920 to Elsie Myrtle Lyon 1900 - 27 Sep 1958, result of same car accident.
3 children 1. Margaret Lydia Wilson wed Graham Long
2. Dorothy Wilson wed Collins
3. William (Bill) Wilson wed Dianne Mitchell
5. Elizabeth Susan Wilson 16 June 1860 - 18 Dec 1881, died of Phthisis aged 21
6. Twin James Towler Wilson 25 June 1862 (reg no 16566) - 2 June 1935 mar 27 Mar 1889 to Mary Jane Clark, 7 Jul 1865 - 24 Dec 1929, dau Isabella Bell and Andrew Clark
6 children  1. Robert Leslie Wilson 4 Jan 1890 - Nov 1968, wed (1) Bessie Beatrice Treeby 1891 - 5 Aug 1924, children are Mary, Vivian and Valma, wed (2) Lena May Bassett, sons are Eric and Maurice
2. George Hardy Wilson 6 Jan 1892 - Apr 1892 lived 3 months
3. Frederick Lancelot Wilson 1894 - 1974 #10543 aged 79, wed Annie Collins, sons are Kenneth, Ian and Alfred
4. Dulcie Bell Wilson 21 Jul 1897 - 28 Nov 1943, wed 1919 to David Pollock 3 Mar 1896 - 26 May 1962, children are David, Stanley, Nancy, Christina and Alexander
5. James Wilson 27 Jan 1899 no further details known
6. Alma Ellen Eagle Wilson 13 Jul 1900 - Dec 1971, wed 5 Jul 1922 to Sydney Robert Young died 1970, son of Betsy Ann North and Michael Young (not registered in Victoria), children are Shirley, Ross and Keith

My image of Mary Jane Clark and James Towler Wilson was received from Christine, one of their grand-daughters, on 3 Jan 2011
7. Twin John Henry Wilson 25 June 1862 (reg no 16567), no death recorded
8. Henry Wilson 3 June 1864 - 18 Sept 1951 wed 4 Aug 1908 to Emma Ashworth 1884 - 25 May 1909. Emma is believed to have died when she was in childbirth, with the child stillborn, and hence the death is not registered.
9. Ellen Wilson 13 June 1866 - 19 Nov 1950, mar 24 Aug 1887 to William Bramley 15 Dec 1860 - 23 Jan 1941, son of Dorothy Harrison and Richard Bramley
5 children 1. Charles Victor William Bramley 4 Feb 1889 - 17 Mar 1967, wed 1911 to Alice Elsie May Lindsay 9 Sep 1892 - 31 Jul 1980, children are Lindsay, Mavis, Irene and Alan
2. Mabel Maud Bramley 27 Dec 1890 - 11 Jun 1915, wed 1914 to Archer Allen Hancock 27 Jul 1884 - 23 Aug 1960. Mabel died 3 days after their son Allen was born and he died 11 days later.
3. Kelsal James Bramley 31 Oct 1892 - 21 May 1967, wed 1920 to Rachel Clark 12 Nov 1896 - 11 Mar 1955, dau of Elizabeth Milligan and William Clark, children are William, Mabel, Ruby, Doris, Ellen, Jean Kenneth and Arthur
4. Albert Henry Bramley 12 Nov 1894 - 13 Jul 1965, wed (1) 30 Jan 1924 to Ethel Mary Alexander 9 Sep 1900 - 30 Mar 1931, died in childbirth, children are Hazel, Edna, John and Alexander (died with his mother). Albert wed (2) 19 Feb 1935 to Edith Louisa Scholes 3 Feb 1909 - 19 Dec 1983, her sons are Neil and George
5. Edwin Arthur Bramley 22 Dec 1896 - 10 Jun 1964, wed 22 Mar 1925 to Irene Elizabeth Kirkham 30 Apr 1894 - 25 Dec 1986, children are Trevor, Kelsal, Leslie and Elvena.
10. Martha Jane Wilson 18 May 1868 - 20 Feb 1940, wed 16 Jan 1889 to George Hardie Clark, 1861 - 12 Sept 1936, son of Isabella Bell and Andrew Clark.
7 children 1. Andrew Clark 6 Feb 1891 - 7 Mar 1970, wed 25 Oct 1918 to Violet Radnell, children are Donald, Kenneth, Roy and Mary
2. Ellen Isabella Clark 28 Oct 1892 - 22 Dec 1964, wed Edgar James Oxley 1885, son of Ellen Ridgeway and James Oxley, son Allan
3. George Henry Clark 18 Jun 1894 - 18 May 1918 at 23 years of age. Killed in Action in France. Memorial plaque at Tarnagulla cemetery.
4. Margaret Elizabeth Clark 13 Aug 1897 - 23 Aug 1897 lived 10 days
5. Margaret Jean Clark 15 Jun 1900 - 10 Nov 1977 at 77 years of age. She wed Albert John Alexander 21 Jan 1894 - 13 Sep 1971, son of Elizabeth Jane Chamberlain and William Henry Alexander, children are Melva, George, Roy, Noel and James
6. James Roy Clark 9 Feb 1903 - 25 May 1923 lived 20 years.
7. Mary Bell Clark 18 Jan 1910 - Aug 1999, wed first 30 Dec 1934 to John Allan 4 Apr 1903 - 16 Jan 1967, and then wed Les Caldwell, who died 10 Mar 1984, daughters are Jean, Heather and Anne.
11. David Wilson 13 Sept 1871 - 12 Mar 1929, wed 28 Feb 1894 to Hannah Arnold 1 Nov 1873 - 3 Apr 1945
10 children 1. Raymond Roberts Wilson 9 Dec 1894 wed Lilian Amy Long, children are Clarence, Douglas, Walter, William, Betty and Neil
2. Stella Myrtle Wilson 29 Feb 1896 wed Francis Green, children are Loma, Donald and Edith
3. Leonard Claude Cundall Wilson 1897, wed 2 Jul 1928 to Eileen Fox, daughter Kathleen.
4. Pearlie Vera Wilson 1899 wed Jack Wallace, sons Arnold and Bevan
5. Roysten Leopold Wilson 1901 wife's name unknown, children are Beverley, Pamela and Barry
6. William Henry Wilson 1903, wed 1930 to Jessie Dorrie Foster, sons are Laurence and Alan
7. Albert George Wilson 1905 wed May Sullivan, children are Arnold and Gloria
8. Hannah Doreen Wilson 8 Jun 1907 wed Phillip Alexander Denning, children are Patricia and Basil
9. Annis Emmaline Wilson 26 Aug 1910 wed Roy Lawson, children are Wallace and Norma
10. David Charles Wilson 1911 lived 21 days
David then had a second family with Anna Elizabeth Hillard Nov 1891 - 30 Aug 1974.
7 children 11. David Wilson 22 Sep 1919 wed with 3 daughters
12. Arthur Wilson 7 Apr 1921 wed with 2 sons
13. James Wilson 22 May 1922 wed with 4 children
14. Elizabeth Wilson 10 May 1923 wed with 3 children
15. Clarence Wilson 16 May 1925 wed with a daughter
16. Alexander Wilson 15 Sep 1927 wed with 4 sons
17. George Watson 10 Sep 1929 wed with 2 daughters
12 Emma Wilson 10 Apr 1873 - 7 Jan 1906, died of heart and kidney disease, wed 1902 to Thomas Henry Chamberlain 11 Nov 1872 - 16 Apr 1942,
2 children 1. Maud Irene Chamberlain 1903, no other details known
2. Kenneth Gordon Chamberlain 1905 lived 9 months
13. Albert George Wilson 24 October 1877 - 16 March 1878 died of 'Diarrhoea suffered 7 days'.

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