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Balenzuella Pedro Australia

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goldielocks

goldielocks Report 10 Nov 2012 06:39

Searching for any members who may have Pedro known also as Peter Balenzuella,occ hotel keeper in Sydney Australia,birth Madrid or Cadiz in Spain. Married 1864? in Sydney.wife name Maria Catherine St George, born poss Wales. Pedro father was named Johan Balenzuela and Josefa Barville. Would like to find more information,however it seems spelling of the name is causing me a problem.
Many thanks Debbie

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 10 Nov 2012 07:01

you can find out if he is in other trees on this site by clicking on "Search" top right hand corner - if you find he is in any othr trees on this site you can then contact the tree owner

Ann

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 10 Nov 2012 07:40

Balenzuela?...(google search brings below)

http://www.mundia.com/au/Search/Results?surname=BALENZUELA&birthPlace=Australia



http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/search?adv=y

(Newspapers)

Chris :)

Gins

Gins Report 10 Nov 2012 10:10

Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
about Peter Balenzuela
Name: Peter Balenzuela
Spouse Name: Maria C A George
Marriage Date: 1864
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1864
Registration number: 771

Gins

Gins Report 10 Nov 2012 10:13

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922

Name: Maria C St George
Birth Date: 1844
Father's Name: John St George
Mother's name: Anne
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1844
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18441245 134

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985

Name: Maria C Balenzula
Death Date: 1869
Death Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: John S
Mother's name: Ann
Registration Year: 1869
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration number: 1425

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2012 10:17

Perhaps a grandchild?

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
Name: Arthur P Balenzuela
Birth Date: 1903
Father's Name: Peter Balenzuela
Mother's name: Jane
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1903
Registration Place: Waterloo, New South Wales
Registration number: 17138

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2012 10:17

Sands Directories: Sydney and New South Wales, Australia, 1858-1933

Name/Business Name: Peter Balenzuela
Year: 1867
Page No: 226

at the Five Roads Hotel, 228 William Street

(Same entry also for 1868)

Gins

Gins Report 10 Nov 2012 10:19

Sons

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
about Peter St G Balenzula
Name: Peter St G Balenzula
Birth Date: 1868
Father's Name: Peter Balenzula
Mother's name: Mary C
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1868
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration number: 1495

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
about Peter St G Balenzuela
Name: Peter St G Balenzuela
Death Date: 1932
Death Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: Pedro
Mother's name: Maria
Registration Year: 1932
Registration Place: Leeton, New South Wales
Registration number: 17560

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
about John P Balenzula
Name: John P Balenzula
Birth Date: 1865
Father's Name: Peter Balenzula
Mother's name: Maria C
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1865
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration number: 1280

Gins

Gins Report 10 Nov 2012 10:30

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
about Ellora A J Balenzula
Name: Ellora A J Balenzula
Birth Date: 1867
Father's Name: Peter Balenzula
Mother's name: Mary C
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1867
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration number: 387

Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
about Laura A J Ballazrula
Name: Laura A J Ballazrula
Spouse Name: William A L Chark
Marriage Date: 1883
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1883
Registration number: 1745

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2012 10:30

The tree on the Mundia link above has Peter's death as 1914 but I think that's wrong - that was the child of Alfred and Maria.

This may be the correct death:

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: Peter Ballanzuela
Death Date: 1885
Death Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1885
Registration Place: Forbes, New South Wales
Registration number: 9662

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2012 10:34

Looks like he went bust:

INSOLVENCIES TOR THE MONTH

Peter Balenzuela, Sydney, restaurant keeper

Estimated Liabilities = £334 2 11
Estimated Assets = £122 0 0

from Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 28 January 1870

(via Trove - link above)


ADDED:

In the Insolvent Estate of Peter Balenzuela. WEDNESDAY, 6th January, at 11 o'clock.

MR. H. D. COCKBURN has been instructed by the official assignee to sell by auction, on the Premises, Campbell-street, opposite the Belmore Markets, the furniture of a restaurant, comprising settles, tables, chairs, book-cases, chests of drawers, sideboard with plate glass back, pictures, pier glasses, ornaments, clock, loo table, counter, cooking stove, &c, crockery, kitchen utensils, &c.
Terms, cash.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2012 10:37

Debbie - go to your first post at the top and click "edit" - you can then amend your heading to include Australia. That way our Australian researchers are more likely to spot it. Some of them have access to records that we don't.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2012 10:46

In this he was the victim, not the perpetrator:

New South Wales, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1854-1930
Name: Peter Belanzuela
Event Place: New South Wales, Australia
Event Type: Theft
Publication Date: 31 Jan 1866
Page #: 37

Stolen 25th inst., from a clothes-line in a paddock near Upper William Street, the property of Peter Balenzuela, inn-keeper of William Street, a white petticoat, deeply embroidered, bound with white braid and 8 tucks at the bottom. Value 12s. Identifiable.

(Why he was the owner of a white petticoat is something I don't care to investigate!)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Nov 2012 11:03

Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 23 June 1865

BIRTHS.
On the 16th instant, at her residence, Five Roads Hotel, Woolloomooloo, Mrs. Peter Balenzuela, of a son.

Same newspaper Tuesday 1 October 1867:

WATER POLICE COURT. MONDAY.

BEFORE the Water Police Magistrate, with Mr. R. A. Hunt,and Mr. J. B. Smithers.

Samuel McCaughey, cab-driver, for a violent assault on Mary McNeill, at her husband's residence, in William Street, on Saturday afternoon, was fined £3, or two months' imprisonment; and the same prisoner was further fined £2, or an additional two months in gaol, for another assault committed upon Peter Balenzuela, the landlord of the Five Roads Hotel, corner of William-street and the Darlinghurst Road, the same day.

(Peter Balenzuela is mentioned in another couple of court articles - seems he acted as a Spanish interpreter)

Gins

Gins Report 10 Nov 2012 12:14

Looks like his arrival

New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922
Name: Peter Balewzirela
Port of Departure: Melbourne
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 26 Aug 1864
Vessel Name: City Of Adelaide

......and he married shortly after


Family Notices The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 21 September 1864 p 1 Family Notices ... St. Mary's Cathedral, by the Rev. Father Curley, Peter Balenzula, Esq., eldest son of Joheane ... 359 words


MARRIAGE.
On Monday, the 12th instant, by special license, at St. Mary's Cathedral,
by the Rev. Father Curley, Peter Balenzula, Esq., eldest son of Joheane Balenlula, Esq., of Cadiz, to Maria Catherine St. George, only daughter of John St. George, Esq., of the Golden Fleece Hotel, Castlereagh-street, Sydney.

Gins

Gins Report 10 Nov 2012 12:33

His sons death

MAN FATALLY INJURED. LEETON, Monday. The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 4 October 1932 p 10 Article


LEETON, Monday, I
Peter Balenzuela, who was employed by th. New South Wales Water Coniervalion and Irrigation Commission for l8 years before Hie Inception of the Yanco Irrigation area, »as fatally Injured this afternoon.

He was attach.Fix this text ing a cable to a pipe that passed beneath the irrigation canal on Btobenah-road, near Leeton, when the earth embankment collfip, throwing him heavily on to a piece of timber In the excavation, breaking an arm and sevcirir Injuring his head. Although quickly extri- cated, he was found to be dead.

goldielocks

goldielocks Report 30 Nov 2012 07:40

Thankyou to all the helpers,I did know some of the history,but stuck on Pedro's father and mother.I dont know how he came to Australia or where he departed from.Or year he arrived in Australia.Did however find a member who had the same name,but says his lived in the Phillipines before living and marrying in Melbourne Australia..Interesting though same name.