Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of Elizabeth Mitchell

Notes - Page 3

Charles Augustus Purcell

Arrived on Anne II in 1810

George Treggus Peacock

Immigrated on the Cumberland in 1827

Sophia Collits

1838 Licensee of The Kings Arms inn (built by her father - originally named The Bridge.  Sophia died in 1868 at Billabong, Forbes, of relapsing typhoid fever, and is buried in the C of E Forbes

William Henry Peacock

Arrived free on Cumberland

James Rawsthorne

On Monday night, Mr. James Rawstliorne, a very old resident in the Forbes district, ex pired at his residence. Only last year the deceased disposed of the well-known, Carrawobitty estate to Dr. Coward and Sons. For many years past Mr. Rawstliorne bad been blind, and for some time had been breaking up, but his end was not thought to lie so near, lie died very suddenly 'and quietly, and was conscious up to the time of his death. Deceased leaves a very large family, all of whom are married, besides numbers of connections and friends, by whom he was held in high esteem.
Source: National Advocate 12 Jun 1890

James Watkins

FATAL ACCIDENT.- Mr. James Watkins, a small settler in the Hartley district, met with his death on the 5th instant under the following circumstance. He was at a station called Kari warbutty in the Lachlan district collecting fat cattle, and while attempting to fix a rail in the stockyard to keep the cattle safe, a vicious bullock rushed at him and struck one of the rails with such violence that it burst from the mortice and hit him on the face which was literally smashed to pieces. The deceased leaves a wife and eight children to deplore their loss, and the widow is again near her confinement.
Source: The SMH 2nd Nov 1853

Joseph Stanton

Arrived free on Caroline in 1830

John Jones

Arrived as a convict on the John in 1827

James Brown

At age 19 joined a whaling expedition to Greenland. After obtaining his Master's Certificate in 1847 he captained two ships - the Cecilia and the Oceana. He arrived in Sydney as second mate, on an immigrant ship.

John Poat Stanton

Arrived free