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Descendants of

Edward Westlake

and Elizabeth Mortimer Elizabeth Wood nee Adams  


1. Edward1 Westlake, born 1752 in  Sampford Courtenay Devon England; died 1828 in New Norfolk, Tas Australia, son of Edward Westlake and Mary Reddaway.  He married (1)  Elizabeth Mortimer in 1779 in Chagford Devon England  (2) in 1791 in Norfolk Island Elizabeth Wood nee Adams, born 1763 in Kent England;

 Notes for Edward Westlake
Convicted along with John and Noah Mortimer of stealing forty pound of mutton. Tried at Exeter in 1786.     Arrived on Charlotte.

Edward married Elizabeth Mortimer in Chagford, Devon. He successfully petitioned for his wife and family to join him but they never came.     

Edward and Elizabeth Wood settled on 105 acres at Clarence Plains Tasmania. 

Notes for Elizabeth Wood nee Adams

Convicted at the Old Bailey in 1789 for theft. Arrived on Neptune. Elizabeth's child stayed with her mother for the four months, awaiting transportation to Australia. Arrived on Neptune.

      Children of Edward Westlake and Elizabeth Mortimer were as follows:

      2          i           John2 Westlake, born 1780 in Chagford 

      3          ii           Edward2 Westlake, born 1784 in Chagford 

      4          iii          Thomas2 Westlake, born 1785 in Chagford  


      Children of Edward Westlake and Elizabeth Wood were as follows:

      5          i           Samuel2 Westlake, born 1791 in Norfolk Island.

      6          ii           Mary2 Westlake, born 1794 in Norfolk Island; died 1879 in Spring Bay Tas Australia.  She married (1) in 1810 in Hobart Tas John Broadhurst Boothman (Convict - Calcutta), born 1780 in Lancs England; died 1829 in Hobart ; (2) Samuel Cash.

      7          iii          Ann2 Westlake, born 1796 in Norfolk Island.

      8          iv         Charles2 Westlake, born 1797 in Norfolk Island; died 1877 in Hobart.

      9          v          Richard2 Westlake, born 1798c in Norfolk Island.

  +10          vi         Susannah2 Westlake, born 1799 in Norfolk Island; died 1882 in New Norfolk Tas Australia.  She married Thomas Shone (Convict - Guildford).

    11          vii         George2 Westlake, born 1802 in Norfolk Island; died 1814 in Hobart Tas Australia.      


Generation 2 

10. Susannah2 Westlake (Edward1), born 1799 in Norfolk Island; died 1882 in New Norfolk Tas Australia.  She married (1) in 1820 Thomas Shone, born 1791.

      Children of Susannah Westlake and Thomas Shone were as follows:

+    12        i           Mary Ann3 Shone, born 1821 in Australia Tas New Norfolk; died 1915 in Australia Tas New Town.  She married Thomas Jillett.

+    13        ii           Thomas Allen3 Shone.  He married Eliza Cockerill.


Generation 3


12. Mary Ann3 Shone (Susannah2 Westlake, Edward1), born 1821 in Australia Tas New Norfolk; died 1915 in Australia Tas New Town.  She married in 1844 Thomas Jillett, born 1817 in Hobart Tas; died 1891 in  Hobart 74 Kensington House, Davey St, son of Robert Jillett (Convict - Hillsborough) and Elizabeth Bradshaw.


      Children of Mary Ann Shone and Thomas Jillett were as follows:

+    14        i           Alfred Charles4 Jillett, born 1845 in Australia Tas Oatlands.  He married (1) Catherine Isabella Phillips; (2) M Selina.

      15        ii           Amelia Mary4 Jillett, born 1854; died 1859.

      16        iii          Amy4 Jillett, born 1864 in Australia Tas Oatlands; died 1954 in Australia Vic.  She married in 1889 in Victoria, Australia; Henry Wilson Williams.

      17        iv         Arthur James4 Jillett, born 1858; died 1929.  He married in 1892 in  Hobart Phoebe Emily Mary Broadribb, born 1871 in  Richmond, Tas.

      18        v          Edward Frank4 Jillett, born 1862 in Oatlands. Tas; died 1947 in  Brisbane.  He married in 1905 in  Hughendon Qld Australia; Flora Kathleen Cameron Christison, born 1885; died 1971 in Brisbane.

      19        vi         Fanny Ellen4 Jillett, born 1860 in  Oatlands; died 1948 in  Melbourne.  She married in 1887 Richard Osborne Roberts, born 1862 in England Dorchester; died 1902 in  Melbourne; buried in  Boroondara, Kew, Vic. ;son of Richard Roberts and 'Matilda Cela Evans.

      20        vii         Francis Powell4 Jillett, born 1852 in Hamilton, Tas; died 1859 in  Oatlands.

      21        viii        George4 Jillett, born 1847 in Oatlands; died 1935 in Sydney.  He married (1) in 1881 in Australia Tas New Norfolk Laura Lavinia Shone, born 1860; died 1902 in  Launceston, daughter of Thomas Allen Shone and Eliza Cockerill.  (2) in 1909 in  Melbourne Ruby Millar.

      22        ix         Henric Thomas4 Jillett, born 1848 in Oatlands.

      23        x          Louisa Susannah4 Jillett, born 1856; died 1859.

      24        xi         Tasman4 Jillett, born 1867 in  Collingwood., Vic.

      25        xii         Thomas Shone4 Jillett, born 1850 in  Oatlands; died 1897 in Charters Towers, Qld.


13. Thomas Allen3 Shone (Susannah2 Westlake, Edward1).  He married Eliza Cockerill.  

      Children of Thomas Allen Shone and Eliza Cockerill were as follows:

      26        i           Laura Lavinia4 Shone, born 1860; died 1902 in Launceston, Tas.  She married in 1881 in  New Norfolk, Tas; George Jillett, born 1847 in Oatlands; died 1935 in Sydney, son of Thomas Jillett and Mary Ann Shone.


Generation 4


14. Alfred Charles4 Jillett (Mary Ann3 Shone, Susannah2 Westlake, Edward1), born 1845 in A Oatlands.  He married (1) in 1878 in  Hobart Catherine Isabella Phillips, died 1919 in  Qld; (2) M Selina.


      Children of Alfred Charles Jillett and Catherine Isabella Phillips were as follows:

      27        i           Katie Isabella5 Jillett, born 1888 in Qld.  She married C Bowen.

      28        ii           Eileen Mary5 Jillett, born 1885 in Qld.

      29        iii          Frank Alfred5 Jillett, born 1879 in Battery Point, Hobart; died 1946.

      30        iv         Reginald George5 Jillett, born 1890 in Qld; died 1982 in Victoria.

  1. Elizabeth Ann1 Wood, born 1787 in London, daughter of John Wood and Elizabeth Wood nee Adams.  She married in 1806 in Norfolk Island;  James Pillinger, (Convict - Pitt) born 1770 in Bristol Glouc England; died 1845 in Oatlands Tas.