NEW from OCTOBER 2007

My Family Tree



BINSTEAD of Sussex, England who came to Australia as convicts in 1832 and settled in Coomera in Queensland, Sydney in New South Wales and Melbourne in Victoria.

BONSER of Kinoulton and Colston Basset, Nottinghamshire and Wyfordby in Leicestershire. Richard Bonser came to Sydney in 1841 as a farm servant in the Bounty Immigrants program. He and his family returned to England and came back to Sydney in the 1860's. He was a Baker.

BRIDESON of Isle of Wight. John Brideson and Eunice Faragher came to Victoria in 1863.

BUTLER of Waltham St Lawrence and Aldermaston, Berkshire. Mary Jane Butler came to Queensland in 1883 and married William Fogarty. She settled in Camooweal, and had several children with William Brideson.

DAWTRYor DEALTRY of Pontefract, Yorkshire. Micas Dawtry married Joseph Kitchen and moved to East Retford in Nottinghamshire.

FRANCIS of Chester, Cheshire. Charles Francis came to Sydney in 1878 with wife Emily to take up work as Foreman on the construction of the Callan Park Asylum in Rozelle/Balmain.

FOGARTY of County Kilkenny, Ireland. Michael Fogarty came to Australia as a convict in 1822 and settled in Maitland in New South Wales, Australia. Many of the family later settled in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

FRODSHAM of Kingsley near Frodsham, Cheshire. Margaret Frodsham came to Sydney, the widow Jones, as a companion to her daughter and son-in-law Charles Francis in 1878.

GENTZ of Pommerania, Prussia and Hamburg. Johann (John) and Caroline came to Sydney in 1846 and settled in Inverell, New South Wales.

GLISSAN of Nenagh, Tipperary in Ireland. Dr. Patrick Glissan came to Australia in 1842 and settled in Toowoomba, Queensland..

GOING of Nenagh, Tipperary in Ireland. Dorothea Going came to Australia with her husband Dr. Patrick Glissan in 1842 and settled in Toowoomba, Queensland.

GREEN of Devon, England. William Green came to Australia as a convict in 1798.

GUNTER of Aldermaston, Berkshire. Eliza Gunter married William Henry Butler and moved to Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire.

HELLYER of Hampshire, England who came to Tasmania in 1826 as settlers and surveyors and settled in New South Wales, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand.

KELLY of Dublin, Ireland. James Kelly came to Australia in 1792 as a convict.

KITCHEN or KITCHING of Pontefract, Yorkshire. Elizabeth Kitchen, widow of Robert Slack came to Boorowa near Young in 1885 with her daughter Emma, the wife of John Wright.

PARFITT of Wilton by Salisbury, Wiltshire. John Aaron Parfitt was a coach-builder who came to Sydney in 1856 with his family.

ROSE of Blandford, Sturminster, Newton in Dorset. Thomas Rose and his wife Jane Topp came to Sydney in 1792 as free settlers. They settled in the Hawkesbury River region.

SLACK of East Retford in Nottinhhamshire. Emma Slack, the daughter of Robert Slack came to Australia to join her husband and children at Boorowa near Young.

WALSH of Ireland. Patrick Walsh a squatter of Kikamah near Grenfell is the earliest that I have found so far. He was married to Margaret Curry in 1846 in Sydney.

WHITE of Padworth, Berkshire. Jane White married John Gunter and moved to Aldermaston.

WRIGHT of East Retford in Nottinghamshire. Born in Normanton on Trent in 1835 John Wright was the first to come to New South Wales in 1880. He was a master Butcher and settled in Boorowa near Young. His father John was a farm labourer born in Mansfield, Notts in 1788.