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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 17 Jan 2013 09:18

Hi Robyn

Might be worth contacting the person who posted, it was only July last year.


Robyn Report 17 Jan 2013 05:07

Hi Cherilyn thank you for your research it has been great to get so much information,more than I had hoped.Is there anyway of finding out the names of Edward's other siblings you mentioned there was 10 of them.It is interesting to note that my grandfather was named after his uncle as his nephew was named after him also.
Thanks again
Robyn :-)

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 19 Dec 2012 04:01

According to a poster on that thread: Edward had 10 siblings. Two of his sisters, Mary Ann and Ellen, also came to Melbourne . . . Mary Ann married John Basford WOOSTER in Victoria in 1862.

They returned to the UK in April 1867 but came back to Victoria in Aug 1868 (aboard Macduff). It seems they had no children together.

She died in South Yarra on Nov 14, 1894, about the same time Edward left England for Victoria. Her husband's death notice:
The Argus, Monday 10 February 1890
WOOSTER.—On the 8th inst., at his late residence 29 Donald-street, College-lawn, Prahran, John Basford Wooster, late of St. Arnaud, aged 62 years. Home papers please copy.

So it seems that your grandfather was named after his uncle, not long after his death.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 19 Dec 2012 03:59

From a post on Anc found by googling Elizabeth's parents names:

Elizabeth Maria Shaw (year of birth: 1856 Place: Whitstable, Kent )
Parents names John Parker and Elizabeth Colley (Birthplace Rollendeen, Sussex).
Siblings: Joseph T.(Birthplace Whitstable) , Alexander C.(Birthplace Dover) , George R.(Birthplace Dover) , Lousia R.(Birthplace Dover) .


Edward was born July 13, 1856 at Archbishop's Palace, Canterbury, Kent, England, the son of George Taylor and Sarah Botten. He married Elizabeth Maria Shaw Parker on Jan 3, 1876 at Holy Trinity Church, Dover, Kent, England.

Edward's father, George Taylor, was born Aug 11, 1808 in Canterbury, the son of George Taylor and Mary Ann Green. Sarah Botten was born Oct 6, 1813 in Paddington, the daughter of John Botten and Mary Ann Walker. George and Sarah were married Dec 23, 1833 at Christ Church Greyfriars, Newgate Street, London.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 19 Dec 2012 03:54

Edward was still alive when son Albert enlisted in 1918:
TAYLOR ALBERT VICTOR : Service Number - 6725 : Date of birth - 09 Aug 1900 : Place of birth - ST KILDA VIC : Place of enlistment - Unknown : Next of Kin - EDWARD

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 19 Dec 2012 03:33

Elizabeth Maria Shaw TAYLOR died in St Kilda, Victoria in 1937, aged 81, daughter of Jno PARKER & Elizabeth COLLEY (reg 4094).

No death for Edward TAYLOR with father George in similar period.

Some chn's births/deaths:
Louisa Daisy Bella d. 1895 Prahran aged 1
Harold b. 1898 Melb S, d. 1898 Melb S months old
Leslie Paul b. Prahran 1899, d. 1899 Prahran aged 6m
Albert Victor b. 1900 St Kilda, d. 1934 Mildura aged 40 [?]
Geo Hy Jas d. 1919 Essendon aged 30
Fredk Wm d. 1929 Melb East aged 51
Edw Jno Geo d. 1955 Murr aged 78
Elizabeth Maria d. 1966 Kew aged 76 [as TAYLOR]
Chas Sydney d. 1963 Chelt aged 84
Florence Lilian d. 1971 Wind aged 87 [as HUBBARD]


Reggie Report 17 Dec 2012 11:47


AnnCardiff Report 17 Dec 2012 11:43

why do you have two postings on the same thing? best delete the other one before things start getting repeated and confused :-)


Jane Report 17 Dec 2012 05:08

Try the Latter Day Saints site it has lots of parish records and its free


Lynski Report 17 Dec 2012 03:14

For reference -

groom's name: Edward Taylor
groom's birth date: 1854
groom's age: 22
bride's name: Elizabeth Maria Shaw Parker
bride's birth date: 1856
bride's age: 20
marriage date: 03 Jan 1876
marriage place: Holy Trinity, Dover, Kent, England
groom's father's name: George Taylor
bride's father's name: John Shaw Parker
indexing project (batch) number: I00355-0
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1836139


Lynski Report 17 Dec 2012 03:08

Hi, Robyn

Welcome to the boards.

Have you tried Search All Trees under the Search button above?

You can put the names of the family in and see if anyone else has them.

If you find a possible match you can contact the tree owner to see if you have a connection.

I would suggest that you delete the automatic message about looking at their tree. Most members will not open their trees to you until a connection has been established so just type your own message about who you think you may have in common.


Robyn Report 17 Dec 2012 02:59

Hi I am trying to find relatives of Edward Taylor & Elizabeth Maria Shaw Parker my grandfather John Basford Wooster was one of their 21 children they migrate to Victoria Australia in 1895.Please can you help me?