Alex Garry, Jakob Geisler, Alfred Grimwood, Edwin Grimwood
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Garry

Alex Garry 1862 - 1930 #8487 aged 68, son of Flora Nichol and William Garry, wed 1893 #3604 to Isabella Youren nee Morrison 1869 - 1952 #3356 aged 83, daughter of John Morrison born in England, and lived at Ascot Vale
She was the widow of William Francis Youren with one child
Wm's Child 1. Francis James Youren 1890 #22990
5 Children
of Alex
2. Mary Flora Garry 1894 #8416 wed 1918 #5794 to John Braund
3. Wm Hy Garry 1895 #26152 - 1960 #2108 aged 64
4. Alex Walt Garry 1897 #7933
5. Edith Garry 1902 #203
6. Edna Jean Garry 1911 #25265

Geisler

Frederick Geisler came c1858 from Switzerland with Juliana Hope and lived at Avoca then at Rushford (7 years after typing Switzerland, I can not find my source, 25 Jan 2009.)
Fred Geisler death notice - 1826 - 1903 #3411 aged 77, son of Margaret and John Peter Geisler, died at Rushworth
Julia Ann Geisler death notice - 1833 - 1909 #3068E aged 76, dau of Cath Ardarnnie and Jacob Haub, died at Rushworth
7 Children 1. Jacob Geisler 1859 #3764
2. Conrad Geisler 1860 #4041
3. Twin Mary Geisler 1862 #23268
4. Twin Henry Geisler 1862 #23269 lived 1 day
5. Catherine Geisler born at Young, NSW and registered as Katharina Geisle 1865 #6355
6. Margaret Geisler 1871 #11693

1. Jakob Giessler (or John Jakob Geiszler) wed 1882 #2426 to Margaret Tainsh 1864 - 1937 #3742 aged 73 died at Richmond
7 Children 1. John William Giessler 1883 #13479 - lived 1 year
2. Helen Amelia Giessler 1884 #16497 wed 1907 #7884 to Fredk Jno Arthur
3. Barbara Giessler 1886 #4811 wed 1907 #6449 to James Quirk
4. Frederick Jacob Giessler 1886 #4811
5. Rudolph Giessler 1890 #25653 - 1965 #18588 aged 75
6. Margaret Jane Giessler 1893 #24873R
7. Sarah Eliza Giessler 1896 #13652

2. Conrad Geisler 1860 #4041 wed 1884 #261 to Mary Ann Popple 1866 #14438 born at Dunolly, and lived at Rushworth
11 Children 1. Margaret Geisler 1885 #13220
2. Conrad Geisler 1886 #21635
3. Thomas Geisler 1888 #24252
4. Flor Ethel Geisler 1900 #21938
5. Fredk Geisler 1891 #16897
6. James Geisler 1893 #7352
7. Louis Geisler 1896 #6562
8. Harold Geisler 1898 #6281
9. Julia Ann Geisler 1902 #13515
10. Francis George Geisler 1904 #21099
11. Ernest Alfred Geisler 1907 #21940

4. Mary Geisler 1862 #23268 wed c1879 to George Haub and lived at Beechworth
3 children 1. Frederick George Haub 1880 #18384
2. Mary Jane Haub 1883 #13013
3. Margaret Haub 1888 #6318

5. Catherine Geisler born at Young, NSW wed 1884 #262 to Thomas Popple 1864 #3335, son of Mary Ann Rowse and James Popple, 9 children

6. Margaret Geisler 1871 #11693 wed 1895 #2000 to Robert Henry Brideson 1868 #5071 born at Rushworth, and lived at Rushworth, 4 children

Godber

The Godber entry is now a page for George Godber wed 1866 to Sophia Milthorpe. Go here

Grimwood

IGI submitter - edward robert MCDONALD 52 sunbury road victoria park perth

Lockyer Joseph Grimwood and Susannah Swanston Goff had 4 children christened at 3 different churches in London, England
1. Amelia Grimwood Christening: 21 Jun 1835 Saint Andrew, Holborn
2. Edwin Lockyer Grimwood christened 28 Jun 1837 at Saint George In The East, Stepney
3. Alfred Grimwood Christening: 14 Jul 1839 Saint George In The East, Stepney
4. Susannah Grimwood Christening: 18 Sep 1842 St Mary Whitechapel, Stepney

From on Sat, 15 Jan 2005

Subject: Grimwood Family
Dear Elizabeth
I would be grateful if you could let me have any information you have on the Grimwood family in Australia. I believe I am a relative of Edwin Locker & Alfred. There is also a Daniel William Grimwood who is a cousin of Edwin & Alfred around the same time.


Is this your Daniel?
Daniel William Grimwood 1830 - 1883 at Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, Father: William Grimwood Mother: Elizabeth Attwood
Sun, 16 Jan 2005

Yes Daniel William was married to Augusta Ham my GGMother in England yet when he married in Australia aged 34 he say's he was single, and had no Children. He had at least 2 maybe 3 In England. All my information on this fellow is at work, Either him or his brother John Richard is my GGFather I could forward you the information I have on this Family in England if it is of any use.
Thank You for your assistance.
Your's
Chris Grimwood..... ( Lanc's England)


Two brothers, Edwin Grimwood and Alfred Grimwood, sons of Susannah Swanston Goff and Lockyer Joseph Grimwood, and their two cousins Richard Atwood Grimwood and Daniel William Grimwood came to Victoria c1855 before they wed.

Edwin Lockyer Grimwood 13 May 1837 - 1932 #5349 aged 95, christened 28 Jun 1837 at Saint George In The East, Stepney, London, England son of Susannah Swanston Goff and Lockyer Joseph Grimwood, wed 1858 #4401 to Jennatte Yates (Janet Yates) 1843 - 1923 #5442 aged 80, daughter of Catherine and Robert Yates, and lived at Clunes then Echuca

12 children 1. Edwin Lockyer Grimwood 1860 #19894 - 1930 #1172 aged 70
2. Alfred James Grimwood 1862 #19788
3. Robert Joseph Grimwood 1864 #14122
4. William Henry Grimwood 1866 #13752 - 1943 #17559 aged 76
5. Arthur Thomas Grimwood 1868 #8180 lived 10 weeks
6. Walter Charles Grimwood 1870 #1502- 1938 #14189 aged 68
7. Janet Amelia Grimwood 1872 #19532 - 1956 #18421 aged 83
8. George Arthur Grimwood 1874 #8535 lived 1 year
9. Samuel Grimwood 1876 #8978 - 1940 #15430 aged 64
10. Frank Ernest Grimwood 1878 #8708 - 1959 #20725 aged 80
11. John Stanley Grimwood 1882 #2192 - 1968 #9636 aged 86
12. Albert Edward Grimwood 1886 #2497 - 1944 #3866 aged 56

4. William Henry Grimwood 1866 #13752 - 1943 #17559 aged 76, wed 1892 #4095 to Alice Victoria Louisa Murphy 1869 #163
1 child 1. Albert Harbour Grimwood 1893 #21963 wed 1919 #5379 to Ada Olive Mayes

9. Samuel (Edwd Byrne) Grimwood 1876 #8978 - 1940 #15430 aged 64, wed 1907 #3824 to Mabel Somerset Pilley

10. Frank Ernest Grimwood 1878 #8708 - 1959 #20725 aged 80, wed 1911 #4842 to Martha May Horne 1885 #28602 - 1969 #28855 aged 84, only child of Annie Yeaman and Robert Horne born at Sand?
2 children 1. Robt Stanley Grimwood 1913 #30568
2. Frank Lockyer Grimwood 1918 #26955 - 04/04/1944 KIA 419308 Rank: Flying Officer [FO] Unit: 10 Advanced Flying 51 Base RAF


Alfred Grimwood 02 Jun 1839 - 1932 #1265 aged 93, Christening: 14 Jul 1839 at Saint George In The East, Stepney, London, England son of Susannah Goff and Lockyer Grimwood, died at Richmond, wed 1861 #4232 to Harriet Fell 1841 - 1936 #9572 aged 95, daughter of Hannah and Thomas Fell, and lived at Clunes then Brunswick
8 children 1. Elizabeth Ann Grimwood 1862 #13542 lived 1 year
2. Alfred Thomas Grimwood 1863 #19536 lived 6 months
3. Edwin Joseph Grimwood 1868 #21849
4. Alfred Thomas Grimwood 1865 #9966
5. William James Grimwood 1872 #14445 WWI AIF 26/8/15 - 29/4/19
6. Annie Grimwood 1874 #14193 lived 5 months
7. Louisa Ann Grimwood 1876 #14210
8. George Albert Grimwood 1879 #14145

3. Edwin Joseph Grimwood 1868 #21849 - 1924 #1916 aged 55, wed 1888 #5670 to Lena Alicia Hannigan (Eleanor) 1872 - 1902 #2465 aged 30, daughter of Brodget McDermott and Thomas Hannigan
4 children 1. Elizth Lena Grimwood 1889 #24663
2. Alice Ruby Grimwood 1891 #22691 lived 5 months
3. Threesa (Teresa Agnes or Alice) Grimwood 1892 #21177 - 1910 #5645 aged 17
4. Greta Daisy Grimwood 1895 #19005

4. Alfred Thomas Grimwood 1865 #9966 wed 1888 #8121 to Frances Rose Hanigan 1870 - 1965 #3740 aged 95, daughter of Bridget and Thomas
7 children 1. Geo Albt Grimwood 1889 #24706 lived 9 months
2. Nellie May Grimwood 1891 #12271 lived 13 years
3. Leslie Norman Grimwood 1894 #20532 WWI 11th DU Sup 3/4/16 - 10/4/19
4. Alf Thos Grimwood 1898 #5504 lived 15 years
5. Doris Vera Grimwood 1901 #26758
6. Jessie Isabell Grimwood 1908 #29185
7. Nellie Mildred Grimwood 1913 #15348

5. William James Grimwood 1872 #14445 - 1959 #4954 aged 86, wed 1903 #3549 to Ann Cole 1880 #454 - 1954 #13937 aged 75, Served in WWI AIF 26/8/15 - 29/4/19
1 child 1. Wm Tomison Edwd Grimwood 1904 #20362

8. George Albert Grimwood 1879 #14145 - 1948 #20454 aged 69 wed 1903 #3539 to Alice Maud Purvis 1872 - 1912 #13484 aged 40,
George Albert Grimwood wed 1913 #7777 to Alice Maud Corrie 1879 - 1967 #2551 aged 88, daughter of Harriett Wilkinson and John Corrie, no chn
6 children 1. Twin Ethel Lilly Grimwood 1903 #16532 lived 1 day
2. Twin Alice May Grimwood 1903 #16571
3. Ethel Lily Grimwood 1905 #3086
4. Albt Edwd Grimwood 1906 #10640
5. Walt Jas Grimwood 1907 #10696 lived 1 month
6. Fredk Ernt Grimwood 1910 #17981 lived 1 year

sons of William Grimwood

Richard Atwood Grimwood was born on 8 Jan 1838 - 1921 #9877 aged 83 son of Elizabeth Atwood and William Grimwood born in Porhawn, Rame, Cornwall and died in Footscray, Victoria, Australia

Daniel William Grimwood 1830 - 1883 #7059 aged 53 at Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, son of Elizabeth Attwood and William Grimwood wed 15 June 1863 #1964 to Mary Ann Bash/kerville and lived at Williamstown
Mary Ann Grimwood nee Baskerville wed 1884 #1336 to John Erridge (possibly John Erridge Christening: 03 Nov 1850 at Saint Mary, Littlehampton, Sussex, England, son of Susan Winter and William Erridge of Sussex), a widower who first wed 1877 #5118 to Elizabeth Sidney Morton 1849 - 1881 #8212 aged 32 daughter of Susan and George Morton, 2 chn William 1878 and Susan 1880 died aged 10 months, and lived at Williamstown
Is there a connection? Margaret McMurray and Thomas Baskerville lived in Williamstown from c1850, son William Edward Baskerville died 1880 aged 29, Sarah Baskerville 1870 and George Baskerville 1877 gave Williamstown as birthplaces when they wed

10 children 1. Sarah Caroline Grimwood born 2 Dec 1864, registered 7 Jan 1865 #5791 - 1866 #3694 lived 1 year
2. George Grimwood Born 1867 in Hokitika, NZ
3. Florence Alice Margaret Grimwood 1868 born New Zealand
4. Richard Grimwood Born 1869 in Hokitika NZ Died 1869.
5. Edith Elizabeth Grimwood 1871 born Hokitika NZ wed 1891 #6914 to James Jno Dawes
6. Emily Rhoda Grimwood 1874 born NZ wed 1896 #4224 to Richd Dawes
7. Sidney Herbert Attwood Grimwood 1875 #20297 - 1920 #8264 aged 45
8. Daniel William Grimwood 1877 #5983 - 1924 #14155 aged 48
9. Ethel Fanny Grimwood 1879 #20232 wed 1897 #3643 to Albt Thos Prentice Holland
10. Henry Ernest Grimwood 1881 #20470
2 children
of John
11. Annie Claudine Elizabeth Erridge 1885 #22409
12. Alfred James Alexander Erridge 1887 #24955


3. Florence Alice Margaret Grimwood 1868 born New Zealand wed 1892 #3309 to Arth Wm Atkinson born at Ballarat 1870 #20941 son of Martha Vivian Peake from St Ives wed 1870 #1510 to Arthur Atkinson from 'Keury'


12. Alfred James Alexander Erridge 1887 #24955 - 1926 #2803 aged 39 wed Claudina Elizth May Meyers 1888 - 1936 #13421 aged 47, daughter of Mary Slater and Timothy Meyers (she appears to be Mary Elizabeth Claudio 1886 #21219 daughter of Mary Teresa Slater wed 1884 #4818 to Timothy Mirs/Miers - Timothy Miers 1859 #20794 son of Maria Shipton and William Miers born at Avoca)
Son John Raymond Vic Erridge died 1980 #25872


The IGI has a submitter who says Sarah Ann Rendall Birth: Abt 1839, and Christened 12 Jan 1840 Chew Magna, Somersetshire, England
From on Sat, 19 Apr 2008

Hi there - I think I emailed you before - Just to add a correction on your site - Sarah Ann Rendall was born in Chew Magna Somerset in 1840 and Christened 12 Jan 1840 Chew Magna, Somerset, England - I have parish records - her father John Rendall died 1866 (he didn't live in Australia as mentioned and died in Chew Magna Somerset and his wife Elizabeth aged 50 came over on a boat called the Corona in Feb 1869 with John 22, Francis 20, Richard 17, Emily 16 and Charles 13 - The three eldest children travelled before this - Your Sarah Ann Rendall aged 18 travelled on a boat called Herald of the Morning arrived Mar 1857 - I am in touch with her grt grt grandson Dennis Tinkler.
Best wishes Mark Randell England

The other 2 children appear to be
Elizabeth Rendall Christening: 30 Jan 1842, and Rebecca King Rendall Christening: 27 Aug 1843
Elizabeth Rendall born 1842 Chew Magna came to Australia on the Commodore Perry in 1859 as an assisted Immigrant
Rebecca King Rendall born 1843 Chew Magna came on the Shackamaxon on January 1861 as an assisted immigrant


Richard Atwood Grimwood was born on 8 Jan 1838 - 1921 #9877 aged 83 son of Elizabeth Atwood and William Grimwood born in Porhawn, Rame, Cornwall and died in Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Richard Atwood Grimwood wed 6 Apr 1860 to Sarah Ann Rendall in Presbyterian, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. Sarah was born about 1839 in Chew Magna?, Somerset, England, lived in Williamstown, and died in 1930 #12793 aged 90 when her parents were recalled as Elizabeth King and John Rendall,
4 children 1. Sarah Ann Grimwood was born in 1860.
2. Emily Carol Elizabeth Grimwood 1861 #1649
3. Fanny Eliza King Grimwood 22 Jul 1862 - 12 Aug 1948 aged 86
4. Alice Ann Grimwood 1864 #11569 - 1867 #11681 lived 3 years


2. Emily Carol Elizabeth Grimwood 1861 #1649 wed 1877 #3210 to John Dennis Gleeson 1854 #4885 only known child of Catherine Reardon and Dennis Gleeson born at Tower Hill, lived in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia and in 1888 at Euroa
6 children 1. Horace Atwood Gleeson 1878 #19994 - 1959 #2530 aged 80
2. Rose Emily Gleeson 1880 #12508 - 1884 #3220 lived 3 years
3. Olive Gleeson 1882 #26482 - 1957 #21082 aged 75 wed Hunt
4. Linda Gleeson 1884 #6435 - 1949 #10053 aged 65, wed Ginn
5. Ida May Gleeson 1885 #29729 - 1874 #19550 aged 88 wed Geary
6. Vita Gleeson 1888 #20177


3. Fanny Eliza King Grimwood was born on 22 Jul 1862 - 12 Aug 1948 aged 86, wed 1883 #1300 to Frederick Glenister 1859 #19755 son of Martha Amelia Catterson wed 1858 #4506 to Frederick Glenister, and lived in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 3 children

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