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Ladd, McAvoy, OKeefe, Pickard, Rayson, Scholefield,

James Suddy Taylor aged 27, Free - Bricklayer, wed at St John's Launceston on 7 Sep 1824 to Eliza Kerrison aged 15, Free, daughter of Stephen Kerrison and Mary Long.
Family historians have not identified James's life before the date of his marriage.
The Marriage Certificate makes it obvious that James was not known to be a Convict - in a society that was very particular about such details. The Taylor family were living at Balfour St, Launceston, Tasmania when their first child, Eliza, was born.
Eliza Taylor 28 Dec 1842 - 18 Oct 1917, wed on 18 Oct 1862 at Maryborough, Vic, to George Hancock, 9 Mar 1841 - 15 Sep 1926, son of John Stevens Hancock and Caroline Kerrison, and so was a first cousin of Eliza. Both are buried in the Dunolly Cemetery
1. Georgina Eliza Hancock 5 Dec 1864 wed 25 Dec 1888 to Solomon Kerrison
2. Stephen John Hancock 22 Nov 1866 wed 1889 to Mary Jane Pickard
3. Rachel Caroline Hancock 8 July 1868 wed 8 Jul 1890 to William Akers
4. Herbert Archer Hancock 8 Sep 1870 wed 1893 to Margaret OKeefe
5. George Hancock 4 Jan 1874 wed 1893 to Clara Ann Scholefield
6. Rose May Hancock 21 Mar 1876 wed 8 Jan 1902 to Thomas Goddard
7. Thomas Hancock 2 April 1879 wed 1901 to Emily Elliott
8. Albert Edward Hancock 22 Oct 1881 wed 4 Feb 1901 to Emily Louisa Andriske
9. Ernest James Hancock 3 Dec 1883 wed 21 Nov 1904 to Adelaide Annie Treble

1. Georgina Eliza Hancock 5 Dec 1864 - 11 Apr 1921, born Tarnagulla, died Karrakatta WA, wed 25 Dec 1888 at Dunolly to Solomon Kerrison 5 Sep 1866 - 19 Nov 1951, born Tasmania, died WA, son of Cornelius Kerrison and Catherine Hart
6 children   1. George Solomon Kerrison 8 Oct - 8 Dec 1890 in Tasmania
2. Eliza Kerrison 23 - 30 Nov 1891 in Tasmania
3. Leah Kerrison 24 Apr 1896 - 30 Aug 1959 born at Smith's Hill, West Australia, wed 28 Jul 1920 to Arthur Candish - 4 chn
4. Georgina Catherine Kerrison 30 May 1898 - 1980, wed (1) 1924 to Leonard Tennison Bell 30 Oct 1899 - 25 Dec 1943 (KIA, Burma Railway) - 2 sons, wed (2) Jock Beattie 20 Apr 1898 - 1985
5. Bertie Kerrison 1901-2 in Perth West Australia
6. Cornelius Harold Kerrison 17 Feb 1906 - 29 Aug 1979 wed (1) 6 May 1934 to Mavis Irene Fyfield 1914 - ? - 1 dau, wed (2) 1949 to Elizabeth Rose Dunstan

2. Stephen John Hancock 22 Nov 1866 - 17 Nov 1943, wed 1889 to Mary Jane Pickard 22 Mar 1868 - 14 Oct 1947, daughter of Edward William Pickard and Mary Jane Palmer
8 children   1. Georgina Rebecca Hancock 28 Mar 1890 - 11 Jul 1965, wed 1911 to Frederick George Rayson 25 Apr 1888, children are Elizabeth and Frederick
2. Amber Stevena Hancock 11 Jul 1892 - 18 Jul 1968, wed 1911 to James Edward Cracknell 19 Jan 1891 - 22 Mar 1945, 14 children
3. Florence Ivy Hancock 11 Sep 1894 - 21 Nov 2000 aged 106, wed 1914 to John Henry McAvoy 1892, 3 daughters, Florence, Elsie and Maisie
4. Elsie May Hancock 19 Jun 1897 - 7 Apr 1979, wed 1918 to Francis Christopher Norton 1894 - 1955, son of Chris Norton and Ellen Eliza Shearing not registered in Victoria, 2 children, May and Frank
5. Linda Victoria Hancock 24 Mar 1901 - 18 Aug 1995, wed 2 Jan 1924 to Douglas Edwin Ladd 5 Jul 1896 - 19 Feb 1951, 1862, 5 children, Florence, John, Max, Margaret and Mary
6. Stephen Reginald Albert Hancock 13 Dec 1903 - 25 May 1975, wed 29 Jul 1925 to Myrtle Alice Allen 8 Oct 1904 - 2 May 1978, 7 children, Myrtle, Ronald, Junette, Maxwell, Geoffrey, Colin and Harold
7. Gladys Hazel Hancock 6 Aug 1908, wed 30 Oct 1925 to William Victor Wells 2 Jan 1906 - 27 Sep 1978, son of William Charles Wells and Eleanor Frances Hamilton not in Victorian records, 5 children William, Audrey, Joan, Patricia and Bertram
8. William Lawrence Hancock 20 Nov 1911, wed 23 Sep 1932 to Annie Irene Francis 7 Apr 1915, born at Gol Gol, NSW, daughter is Dalice

3. Rachel Caroline Hancock 8 July 1868 - 7 Aug 1947 wed 8 Jul 1890 to William Akers 1861 - 13 Oct 1930, 5 children


4. Herbert Archer Hancock 8 Sep 1870 - 31 Jul 1941 wed 1893 to Margaret OKeefe 1867 - 17 Jul 1938,
3 children   1. Roy Cecil Hancock 1894 - 1968, wed (1) Cath Bravo 1889 - 4 Jul 1919 died of Spanish Flu epidemic, wed (2) Mary Ellen Orpwood 1895 - 1937, daughter Mavis
2. Hilda Fanny May Hancock 14 Apr 1895 - 28 Sep 1966, wed 1919 to Harold Arnaud Sloane 16 Aug 1895 - 11 Jun 1968, son of Elizabeth Stone and Robert Sloan
3. Eliza Pearl Hancock 1901, wed Joshua James Wales 1899, son of Annie Jewell and John Rankin Wales, daughters Jocelyn and Elaine

5. George Hancock 4 Jan 1874 - 30 Sep 1966 wed 1893 to Clara Ann Scholefield, 25 Jul 1871 - 28 Jun 1955. This family moved to West Australia
8 children   1. Alfred Hancock 29 - 31 Mar 1894 lived 2 days
2. Maurice George Hancock 10 May 1895 - 4 Oct 1916, KIA France aged 21
3. Myrtle May Hancock 1896 - 10 Dec 1897 infant death
4. Thomas Norman Hancock 22 Apr 1899 - 1 May 1986 wed (1) 26 Jan 1921 to Gladys Mary Bluett 26 Aug 1900 - 19 Sep 1928, daughter of Laura Morgan and Philip Bluett, children Jean, Maurice and Norman
Married (2) 28 Oct 1933 to Eileen Maude Oliver 10 dec 1896 - 22 Sep 1977, children Keith and Rae
5. Vera Gladys Hancock 18 Apr 1903 wed 31 Dec 1923 to William John Stacey 7 Oct 1898 - 20 Jan 1985, children Vera and William
6. Rachel Thelma Daphne Hancock 17 Jul 1910 - 5 Mar 1985 wed 11 Mar 1933 to Henry Arthur Sims 4 Dec 1906 - 4 Feb 1970, son Ronald
7. Ivy Leah Hancock 13 Oct 1912 - 6 Feb 1913, lived 15 weeks
8. Ernest Keith Hancock 31 Mar 1917 - 28 May 1928 lived 11 years

6. Rose May Hancock 21 Mar 1876 - 17 Jan 1923 wed 8 Jan 1902 to Thomas Goddard
3 children   1. Maurice Goddard
2. Alice Rose Goddard 1908 - 1978, wed (1) Joseph Hamilton, children are Lindsay and Elwyn, and wed (2) Leslie Maurice Hancock
3. Lorna Goddard wed Rupert Lambert, children are Valda and Geoffrey

7. Thomas Hancock 2 April 1879 - 18 Oct 1955 wed 1901 to Emily Elliott
7 children   1. Jessie Pretoria Hancock 11 Apr 1902 - 2 Jul 1987, wed 1924 to Henry Davis
2. Leslie Maurice Hancock 1904 - 28 Aug 1979, wed (1) Lillian May Nicholls 1905 - 9 Mar 1970, daughter of Annie Elizabeth Waters and Charles Nicholls, son Maxwell, wed (2) Alice Rose Goddard 1908 - 78
3. Violet Emily Hancock 1906 wed 1927 to Frank Alexander Alderson 1907, son of Mary Jane Patterson and Thomas Alderson.
4. Rachel Caroline Hancock 20 Jun 1908, wed 12 Mar 1932 to Colin Francis Willats 17 Jun 1906 - 18 May 1979, son of Rebecca Ann McKenzie and George John Willats, daughters Marjorie and Norma
5. Hazel Clare Hancock 3 Oct 1909, wed 1928 to Samuel Raymond Whitmore 1908, son of Catherine Byrns and William Whitmore, sons Donald and Peter
6. Isabel Mary Hancock 31 Aug 1911 - 1979, wed Henry Howard, children Kenneth, Ronald and Shirley
7. Keith Thomas Hancock 27 Oct 1912 wed 20 Mar 1936 to Mary Elizabeth? born 22 Jun 1915, daughter Sheryl

8. Albert Edward Hancock 22 Oct 1881 - 28 Jan 1926 wed (1) on 4 Feb 1901 to Emily Louisa Andriske 1882 - 20 Jul 1919, daughter of Emily Mason and John Gotlib Andriske, 11 children, and wed (2) Elizabeth Rees, daughter Nancye
12 children   1. Doris Ivy May Hancock 20 Jun 1901 - 10 Jul 1992, wed 4 May 1932 to Raymond Albert Downie 12 Jun 1900 - 19 Mar 1985, son of Kath and Albert John Downie, sons Albert and Leslie
2. Lottie Catherine Hancock 6 Jul 1902 - 8 Jul 1978, wed 1925 to John Harold Stent 1899 - 7 Jan 1987, son of Joan Curtis Winterbotham and Harry Stent, sons Richard, Harold and John
3. Thomas Henry Hancock 6 Aug 1904 - 19 Mar 1967, wed 1 Jul 1926 to Vera Florence Brown 1 Nov 1907, daughter of Annie Adelaide Seward and William Albert Brown, children Kevin, Wilma and Aileen
4. Ruth Hancock 25 Sep 1906 - 9 Aug 1982, wed Percival 'Mick' Bray, daughter Margaret
5. Albert Edward Hancock 1908 - 6 Mar 1951, wed 1931 to Margaret Ann Sheriff Walpole, daughter of Mary Lalor and Angus Walpole, children Kelvin, Noel, Beverley, Albert, Katherine and Ian
6. John Edward Hancock 18 Aug 1909 wed 1930 to Annie Louisa Equid 17 Apr 1911, daughter of Catherine Elsie May McElhinney and Edward Equid, children are Reg, Lola, Desmond, Lorraine and Barry
7. Louisa Madge Hancock 21 Jun 1911, wed Herbert Hector Wells 18 Apr 1910, son of Eleanor Fanny Hamilton and William Charles Wells (3.2.7 Gladys Hazel Hancock wed his brother William Victor Wells), daughter Valda
8. Daisy Alma Hancock 19 Aug 1912 - 27 Apr 1996 wed 19 Dec 1936 to Hector Clarence Hudswell 19 Oct 1912, son of Margaret Alice Ingram and Frank Hudswell, children are Leslie, Patricia, George and Rex
9. Ellen Hancock 1915 - 30 Oct 1986, wed 1936 to Leslie William Stent 1913 - 7 Dec 1986, younger son of Joan Curtis Winterbotham and Harry Stent, sons are Norman and Ian
10. George William Hancock 1917 - 30 Aug 1942, KIA
11. Raymond Eric Hancock 1-23 Oct 1918, lived 17 days
12. Nancye Joyce Hancock 2 Mar 1922, wed 4 Oct 1941 to Arthur George Esmore 10 Sep 1918, son of Ivy Elizabeth Ling and Percy Esmore, children are Daryl and Susan

9. Ernest James Hancock 3 Dec 1883 - 3 Jun 1968 wed 21 Nov 1904 to Adelaide Annie Treble 1886 - 2 Aug 1963, daughter of Ellen Currie and Arthur Richard Treble
4 children   1. Arthur George Hancock 15 Feb 1906 - 26 Oct 1980, wed 26 Oct 1930 to Charlotte Merle Bradley 1907 - 1959, daughter of Lily Helena Smith and Edward Bradley, sons Geoffrey, Lance and Hayden
2. Leah Adelaide Hancock 13 Jul 1907 - 19 Sep 1991, wed 15 Sep 1931 to Ormond Davies Renshaw 5 Aug 1907 - 23 Nov 1983, son of Jane Gwendolian Davies and James Alfred Renshaw, children are Peggy, Colin and Neville
3. Norman John Hancock 4 Apr 1910, wed 3 Jun 1933 to Marjorie Elizabeth Mason 1 Jun 1907 - 29 Jun 1990, daughter of Annie McWalter and Frederick James Mason, children are Jean and John
4. Ellen Doreen Hancock 24 Dec 1911 - 16 Aug 1991, wed 1926 to Colin Greaves, children are Betty and Colin

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