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Jane Parker - England to Australia 1859

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Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Dec 2013 22:29

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1335387

Jan

Jan Report 5 Apr 2013 22:00

Hi everyone. Thankyou all SO much for your replies and help in this...it's early morning here and just turned my computer on to find all this information! Can't thank you enough and will go through it as soon as I can as have to go out. Thanks again! Jan

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 5 Apr 2013 10:40

It appears this Jane died as ANDERSON in 1924, aged 83, daughter of Wm (NSW reg 5497). Looks as though Jan has the certificate.

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 5 Apr 2013 10:15

Trying to determine if the same Jane Parker married all 3 men.

This shows name of bride as Jane Anderson.

Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 about Louis Abel
Name: Louis Abel
Spouse Name: Jane Anderson
Marriage Date: 1874
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1874
Registration number: 725

Then there is this:
1882.
Louis Abel is charged with GBH on his wife but she is not named in the article

.http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/13504374?searchTerm=%22louis%20abel%22&searchLimits=

They married in 1874 and were still married at 1882.
Therefore all 3 children of Louis Abel should stem from this marriage

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 5 Apr 2013 08:45

Baptism
County Cambridgeshire
Place Wisbech
Church St Peter
RegisterNumber
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 23 Nov 1848
Forename Jane
Sex F
FatherForename William
MotherForename Jane
FatherSurname PARKER
MotherSurname
Abode North Brink
FatherOccupation Porter

Baptism
County Cambridgeshire
Place Wisbech
Church St Peter
RegisterNumber
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 23 Nov 1848
Forename Eliza
Sex F
FatherForename William
MotherForename Jane
FatherSurname PARKER
MotherSurname
Abode North Brink
FatherOccupation Porter

County Cambridgeshire
Place Wisbech
Church St Peter
RegisterNumber
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 23 Nov 1848
Forename Elizabeth
Sex F
FatherForename William
MotherForename Jane
FatherSurname PARKER
MotherSurname
Abode North Brink
FatherOccupation Porter

(not sure if fitting anywhere, from below link, sometimes useful, Wisbech)

http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl

Chris :)

County Cambridgeshire
Place Wisbech
Church St Peter
RegisterNumber 622
MarriageDate 22 Oct 1835
GroomForename William
GroomSurname PARKER
GroomAge
GroomParish
GroomCondition Bachelor
GroomOccupation
GroomAbode
BrideForename Jane
BrideSurname MOORE
BrideAge
BrideParish
BrideCondition Spinster
BrideOccupation
BrideAbode
GroomFatherForename
GroomFatherSurname
GroomFatherOccupation
BrideFatherForename
BrideFatherSurname
BrideFatherOccupation
WitnessOneForename Henery
WitnessOneSurname DARKER
WitnessTwoForename Mary
WitnessTwoSurname REDHEAD
Notes He signs X.

County Cambridgeshire
Place Wisbech
Church St Peter
RegisterNumber 425
MarriageDate 26 Jan 1851
GroomForename William
GroomSurname PARKER
GroomAge 40
GroomParish
GroomCondition Widower
GroomOccupation Porter
GroomAbode Sandy Lane
BrideForename Sarah
BrideSurname BARNES
BrideAge 31
BrideParish
BrideCondition Widow
BrideOccupation Charwoman
BrideAbode Horse fair
GroomFatherForename George
GroomFatherSurname PARKER
GroomFatherOccupation Porter
BrideFatherForename John
BrideFatherSurname NAYLOR
BrideFatherOccupation Porter
WitnessOneForename M. B.
WitnessOneSurname CHIYMITH?
WitnessTwoForename Mary
WitnessTwoSurname BYCROFT
Notes Banns. George Baker and John Naylor both of Wisbech.

(saw below, adding in case of anything!)

Baptism
County Cambridgeshire
Place Wisbech
Church St Peter
RegisterNumber
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 23 Mar 1832
Forename Sarah Jane
Sex F
FatherForename William
MotherForename Jane
FatherSurname THORP
MotherSurname MOORE
Abode South brink
FatherOccupation Servant
Notes Jane a single woman from Union Row.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 5 Apr 2013 02:14

It seems most likely Jane arrived as a servant of the Hon Capt Wm Langdon & his wife, who arrived on Percy in 1859 with 4 children and 4 servants! No other passengers appear listed with servants.

The Hobart Town Daily Mercury, Monday 5 December 1859
The clipper ship Percy, commanded by Capt. Wrankmore,arrived from London,via Plymouth, about 12 o'clock last evening having accomplished a splendid run out of 87 days. Light weather was experienced throughout the passage. As usual Capt. Wrankmore brings a full cabin of passengers, amongst whom are the Hon. Capt. Langdon, the lately re-elected member for the Derwent, lady and family...

It appears he died in 1879 at Sandy Bay, aged 89. He was born in Somserset in 1790. There is a very extensive obituary of him published in The Mercury on 26 May 1879 if it holds any interest (NLA Trove).

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 5 Apr 2013 01:44

Not unusual yo exaggerate father bring a farmer, when he really was a labourer!

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 5 Apr 2013 01:41

I wonder if this could be that Jane's birth registration??

Births Dec 1837 (>99%)
PARKER Jane Parker Wisbeach 14 131

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 5 Apr 2013 01:39

that certainly fits with the information on a tree on ancestry ........ even thought the tree has little documentation to prove the facts



Jane Parker
Birth 1837 in Wisbeach, Cambridgeshire, England
Death 27 APR 1924 in Lidcome Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales


Parents

William Parker
Jane Sharp

Siblings

Sarah Parker 1833 –
Mary Parker 1835 –
Eliza Parker 1840 –


Tree owner ................

Barnett August 2012
Owner: ambarnett2234

Vicci

Vicci Report 5 Apr 2013 01:34

father's occupation in 1841 labourer
1851 porter

Vicci

Vicci Report 5 Apr 2013 01:32

1851
PARKER, William Head Married M 40 1811 Porter
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Sarah Wife Married F 32 1819
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Jane Daughter F 13 1838 Scholar
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Eliza Daughter F 10 1841 Scholar
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Elizabeth Daughter F 9 1842 Scholar
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire VIEW
BARNES, William Son-In-Law M 9 1842 Scholar
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire VIEW

Piece: 1766

Folio: 244

Page: 10

Registration District: Wisbech

Civil Parish: Wisbech St Peters

Municipal Borough: Wisbech

Address: Sandy Land, Wisbech St Peters, Wisbech

County: Cambridgeshire

Vicci

Vicci Report 5 Apr 2013 01:30

1841

this seems to be her

PARKER, Willm M 30 1811 Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Jane F 30 1811 VIEW
PARKER, Sarah F 8 1833 Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Mary F 6 1835 Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Jane F 4 1837 Cambridgeshire VIEW
PARKER, Eliza F 0 (11 months) 1841 Cambridgeshire VIEW

Piece: 79

Book/Folio: 6

Page: 7

Registration District: Wisbech

Civil Parish: Wisbech St Peter

Municipal Borough:

Address: Sandy Land Field, Wisbech St Peter

County: Cambridgeshire

Jan

Jan Report 4 Apr 2013 21:10

Hi! Not sure how accurate our death certs are - as you say,English and Welsh ones are only as accurate as what the informant knew! The details seem pretty accurate on Jane's cert. It's only her age that seems to have changed from time to time. She was married x 3 - maiden name Parker, then Anderson, Abel and finally Thompson. She has been a very elusive ancestor but am pretty sure the info I have now is pretty accurate as I have certificates confirming different pieces of information such as marriages, deaths, children, etc. Jan.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 4 Apr 2013 21:05

Jan


how accurate are Australian death certificates??

I know that English and Welsh ones are only as accurate as the informant knew ....... which means, as accurate as the deceased let them know!

That means that information such as birth dates, marital status, even the person's name may not be accurate!




sylvia

Jan

Jan Report 4 Apr 2013 20:46

Hi...sorry for delay in replying but was away from a computer. Thankyou for your replies. I found information on the Benevolent Asylum Sydney's website that Jane Anderson (nee Parker) arrived in Australia in 1859 on the "Percy". Jane "married" Charles Anderson in Tasmania in 1860 and I followed a trail which led me to the shipping information for the "Percy" which arrived in Hobart 4-12-1859. She seems to have left there in 1863 to go to New South Wales, Australia. Her birth details change often on certificates but on her death certificate it says she was 83 when she died in 1924 so would seem to have been born in 1841. Her birthplace was Cambridge, England and her parents were William Parker and Jane Sharp. William's occupation is noted on the d.cert as "farmer". Thankyou for any help anyone can give me! Jan

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 4 Apr 2013 05:37

More information, such as birth date and place, would help to find her on records

Lynski

Lynski Report 3 Apr 2013 22:17

Where did you find the departure information you already have?

Jan

Jan Report 3 Apr 2013 10:13

Could anyone please help with the following? Have been able to trace my g-g-grandmother, Jane Parker's, departure from Plymouth, England on the 8th September, 1859 on board the ship "Percy". The ship arrived in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia on the 4th December, 1859. Jane was a domestic servant and unfortunately the domestic servants who were on the Percy aren't named on the shipping document in Hobart, although other passengers were named. Is there any way I can find her name on shipping documents out of England or are there other resources I should be checking? Have looked everywhere for ages but can't find anything. Can anybody help please? I'd be very grateful. Thankyou, Jan.