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Keith Nye

M, #801, b. about 1926, d. 1977

Family: Florence Elberta Bray (b. 19 December 1926, d. 7 June 2002)

Biography

  • Birth: About 1926; (Australia)G
  • Marriage: About 1946; Florence Elberta Bray; (Australia)G
  • Occupation: Before 1977; wheel alignnment technician
  • Death: 1977; Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG

Richard Henry Kessell

KESSELL_Richard_Henry_Mary_Ann
M, #802, b. before 13 March 1836, d. 15 April 1912

Parents

Family: Mary Ann Harris (b. 1836, d. 18 September 1921)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S145] IGI, P002771 1290
  2. [S1458] FindMyPast, http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS/B/950216177/1&hintId=42143601-8956-453b-a0a4-1b9a9c6f6c4e&hintsRequestId=c3993abb-ce72-47e5-9468-5c6c9cf7dee4
  3. [S335] UK Census 1841, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, Archive reference HO107 ~ Piece number 142 ~ Book number 1 ~ Folio number 42 ~ Page number 13 ~ Record set 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census ~ FindmyPast 21 May 2016
  4. [S124] UK Census 1851, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK

Mary Ann Harris

KESSELL_Richard_Henry_Mary_Ann
F, #803, b. 1836, d. 18 September 1921

Parents

Family: Richard Henry Kessell (b. before 13 March 1836, d. 15 April 1912)

Biography

  • Name:
  • Birth: 1836; Cornwall, EnglandG; Possibly: First name(s) MARY ANN
    Last name HARRIS
    Birth year 1837
    Birth quarter 4
    Registration month -
    Mother's last name -
    District Redruth
    County Cornwall
    Country England
    Volume 9
    Page 210
    Record set England & Wales Births 1837-2006
    Category Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
    OR
    First name(s) MARY ANN
    Last name HARRIS
    Birth year 1838
    Birth quarter 2
    Registration month -
    Mother's last name -
    District St. Austell
    County Cornwall
    Country England
    Volume 9
    Page 16
    Record set England & Wales Births 1837-2006
    Category Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
    OR
    First name(s) MARY ANN
    Last name HARRIS
    Birth year 1838
    Birth quarter 1
    Registration month -
    Mother's last name -
    District Truro
    County Cornwall
    Country England
    Volume 10
    Page 332
    Record set England & Wales Births 1837-2006
    Category Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)1
  • Member Of Household: 6 June 1841; William Harris and Ann Curnow; Amalveor, Towednack, Penzance, Cornwall, EnglandG; a tin miner; W:William Harris, John Harris, and Alice Curnow2
  • Marriage: 31 January 1857; Richard Henry Kessell; Wesley Rock Chapel, Heamoor, Penzance, Cornwall, EnglandG; W:Priscilla Kessell
  • Immigratn: 5 June 1865; Richard Henry Kessell; Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaG; 'Coldstream' from London.; W:Richard Kessell, Rebecca Kessell, John Kessell, and William Henry Harris Kessell
  • Death: 18 September 1921; Wallaroo Mines, South Australia, AustraliaG
  • Burial: 20 September 1921; Kadina Cemetery, Kadina, South Australia, AustraliaG; Path 43, Block 59 (other Kessell in Block 32 which is opposite).

Citations

  1. [S1458] FindMyPast, http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS/B/951013202/1&hintId=834b5ad4-f36b-4416-90ef-9bf313cc2f84&hintsRequestId=047a7664-b4fd-436e-bb4d-fe6d9f95a45b
  2. [S1458] FindMyPast, Registration district Penzance ~ Archive reference HO107 ~ Piece number 144 ~ Book number 16 ~ Folio number 17 ~ Page number 2 ~ Record set 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census ~ Category Census, Land & Surveys

Edward Vivian

M, #804, b. 1834, d. 13 October 1883

Parents

Family: Elizabeth Lawn (b. 1834, d. 5 January 1921)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S1458] FindMyPast, http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBC/1841/0004263421&hintId=d089dc2f-b28d-42d5-ab86-50ddac774a97&hintsRequestId=b9cab36c-2e39-4eaa-bf1b-ef4815b35a1a
  2. [S1458] FindMyPast, http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBC/1851/0009611623&hintId=cea3ec29-2ab2-4620-afdb-0a8b34b963af&hintsRequestId=b9cab36c-2e39-4eaa-bf1b-ef4815b35a1a
  3. [S1458] FindMyPast, http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=BMD/M/1854/3/MZ/000715/023&hintId=953e13da-a2ae-460d-8738-9a5930a1f06e&hintsRequestId=a0007d5f-8f85-4a7f-9bc0-90c07c080414
  4. [S144] South Australian Registrar General

Elizabeth Lawn

F, #805, b. 1834, d. 5 January 1921

Parents

Family: Edward Vivian (b. 1834, d. 13 October 1883)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S335] UK Census 1841, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, Archive reference HO107 ~ Piece number 137 ~ Book number 10 ~ Folio number 14 ~ Page number 20 ~ Record set 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census ~ FindMyPast 22 May 2016
  2. [S1458] FindMyPast, Archive reference HO107 ~ Piece number 1914 ~ Folio 456 ~ Page 8 ~ Record set 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census ~ Category Census, Land & Surveys ~ Subcategory Census ~ Collections from United Kingdom
  3. [S1458] FindMyPast, http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=BMD/M/1854/3/MZ/000715/023&hintId=953e13da-a2ae-460d-8738-9a5930a1f06e&hintsRequestId=a0007d5f-8f85-4a7f-9bc0-90c07c080414
  4. [S158] SA Marriage Index

Eva Florence Kessell

F, #806, b. 12 September 1884, d. 14 August 1969

Parents

Biography

  • Name:
  • Birth: 12 September 1884; Wallaroo, Kadina, South Australia, AustraliaG
  • Occupation: January 1909; Croydon, Queensland, AustraliaG; teacher1
  • Electoral Roll: 1913; Samwell Street, Croydon, Queensland, AustraliaG; a teacher
  • Electoral Roll: 1919; Samwell Street, Croydon, Queensland, AustraliaG; a teacher
  • Occupation: 20 August 1924; Croydon, Queensland, AustraliaG; teacher
  • Electoral Roll: 1925; C- Mrs GM Greig's, Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland, AustraliaG; a school teacher
  • Electoral Roll: 1925; Chillagoe, Queensland, AustraliaG; a teacher
  • Occupation: 26 August 1946; Proserpine, Queensland, AustraliaG; teacher
  • Occupation: Before 14 August 1969; teacher
  • Death: 14 August 1969; Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
  • Never Married: Before 14 August 1969; Private
  • Cremation: After 14 August 1969; Woongarra Crematorium, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG; Wall D, Row B No.1

Citations

  1. [S342] The Education Gazette, Vol XI, No 1, Jan 1909: Official Notices, Admissions, State Schools, Page 1

Joseph Harold Kessell

M, #807, b. 25 May 1887, d. 14 May 1969

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: 25 May 1887; Queensland, AustraliaG
  • Occupation: After 13 November 1907; postman1
  • Electoral Roll: 1913; Royal Hotel, Longreach, Queensland, AustraliaG; an assistant
  • Death: 14 May 1969; Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
  • Cremation: After 14 May 1969; Woongarra, Crematorium, Wall D, Row B No.1

Citations

  1. [S786] The Brisbane Courier, FEDERAL NOTIFICATIONS. (1907, November 13). The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), p. 7. Retrieved June 28, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19384951

Elsie Kessell

F, #808, b. 9 April 1895, d. 27 August 1973

Parents

Family 1:

Family 2:

  • Enid Kessell (b. before 15 October 1930, d. 15 October 1930)

Biography

  • Name:
  • Birth: 9 April 1895; Queensland, AustraliaG
  • Death: 27 August 1973; Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
  • Cremation: After 27 August 1973; Woongarra Crematorium, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG; Wall D, Row 2 No.1
  • Marriage: WEDDINGS.

    WEST— KESSELL: Saturday, 18th. De- cember, at 7 p.m. the marriage was sole- mnised at the Hyde Park Presbyterian Church, by Rev. McKay, of two well known Townsvilleites, in Miss Win Kessell and Mr. Edward West. The bride entered the church on the arm of Mr. Dan McNelll (senior) and looked charming in her bridal gown of white silk breton net over taffeta, made in Victorian style. The bouffant skirt being made with rows of lace in a scalloped design. The bodice had a heart shaped neckline finished with kilt- ed net, with short pug sleeves of shirred net. Her veil of tulle, hand embroidered, kindly lent by Mrs. A. Dugard had been worn by nearly 100 brides and was worn off the face and held in position with orange blossom. Her bouquet of roses and lillies were the gift of an old friend. Mrs. Rasmussen. The something old was a cameo pendant, lent by Mrs. McNeill

    (senior). Her attendant, Miss Pat Mc- Kenzie, niece of the groom, wore pink breton net over taffeta in Victorian style, the full skirt being trimmed with tiny true lovers' knots, the bodice having a heart shaped neckline, with short puff sleeves of shirred net. She wore a finger length veil and mittens to match. Her bouquet of pink roses, the gift of Mrs. Rasmussen completed her toilette. Mr. Robert Till supported the groom. Miss Fraser presided at the organ and during the signing of the register Mrs. Dan Mc- Neill (Jun.) rendered the solo 'Because.' At the reception held at the residence of Mr. R. Collin, Philip Street, over 60 relatives and intimate friends were received by tbe bride's mother, assisted by the groom's mother. Mr. Dan McNeill acted as chairman. The three-tiered square cake, presented by the bride's aunt, Miss Kes- sel), Proserpine, held pride of place. Music was supplied by Miss Madge Collin (piano) and Mr. Bob Collin (jnr.) drums, while Mrs. McNeill rendered a solo. Tde bride travelled in grey crepe de chine, trimmed with white, white hat and acces- sories. They left for Ayr and Giru, to spend their honeymoon. They have now taken up residence in Hermit Park.

Thomas Richardson

M, #809, b. 1837, d. 10 March 1908

Family: Susan Drover (b. 1839, d. 8 August 1909)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S123] UK Census 1881, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, FHL Film 0223993 GRO Ref Volume 685-1 EnumDist 112 Page 5

John Robert Hardie Drover

M, #810, b. 24 October 1855, d. 1935

Parents

Family: Jessie McWhinnie (b. about 1856, d. 1934)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S160] UK Census 1861, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, RG 09 Enum district 7
  2. [S246] UK Census 1871, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBC/1871/0025233035&hintId=4b73d50b-fb92-4c3b-8807-992a4f4c82e8&hintsRequestId=dd90c05d-b3ed-41cc-bbcd-b5168ff38b3d
  3. [S123] UK Census 1881, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, FHL Film 0224001 GRO Ref Volume 685-3 EnumDist 36 Page 15

John Drover

M, #811, b. 7 January 1741/42, d. 19 October 1819

Parents

Family 1: Alison Dickson (b. about 1740/41, d. before 1841)

Family 2: Christian Fairgrieve (b. 1766, d. 1 October 1839)

Biography

  • Birth: 7 January 1741/42; Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG
  • Baptism: 15 January 1742; Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG1
  • Marriage: About 1761; Alison Dickson; (Scotland)G
  • Marriage: 26 June 1792; Christian Fairgrieve; Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG
  • Occupation: Before 1819; Wadingburn, Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG; blacksmith
  • Death: 19 October 1819; Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG2
  • Burial: 19 October 1819; Church Yard, Lasswade, ScotlandG

Citations

  1. [S1458] FindMyPast, http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=R_694304369&hintId=50683dfe-620e-4e2a-a125-9d59ed26242c&hintsRequestId=15eb081b-144d-4b79-821d-5e5a0eeb1b80
  2. [S135] Parish Register, Scotland

Christian Fairgrieve

F, #812, b. 1766, d. 1 October 1839

Family: John Drover (b. 7 January 1741/42, d. 19 October 1819)

Biography

  • Name:
  • Birth: 1766; Cockpen, Midlothian, ScotlandG
  • Marriage: 26 June 1792; John Drover; Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG
  • Death: 1 October 1839; Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG; not found in 1841 census - searched FindMyPast 15 May 20161
  • Burial: After 1 October 1839; Lasswade Churchyard, Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG1

Citations

  1. [S2511] Parish Register, Scotland Lasswade

James Drover

M, #813, b. 11 March 1794, d. 27 April 1875

Parents

Family: Phillis Mein (b. about 1794, d. about 1879)

Biography

  • Birth: 11 March 1794; Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG
  • Marriage: 24 April 1839; Phillis Mein; Cockpen, Midlothian, ScotlandG1
  • Census (F): 7 April 1861; Phillis Mein; Edinburgh Road, Lasswade, Wadingburn, Midlothian, ScotlandG; a master blacksmith, with Jacobina Clark a boarder, unmarried, 22, carpet Setter born Midlothian2
  • Occupation: Before 1875; blacksmith
  • Death: 27 April 1875; Wadingburn, Lasswade, Midlothian, ScotlandG; at 5am, from Old Age, Paralysis, rib fracture3

Citations

  1. [S135] Parish Register, Scotland
  2. [S160] UK Census 1861, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, RG 09
  3. [S176] The Dalkeith Advertiser

John Drover

M, #814, b. 9 June 1798, d. 11 February 1874

Parents

Family: Margaret Wilson (b. about 1798, d. before 1861)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S2511] Parish Register, Scotland Lasswade, 30/246

Phillis Mein

F, #815, b. about 1794, d. about 1879

Family: James Drover (b. 11 March 1794, d. 27 April 1875)

Biography

  • Name:
  • Birth: About 1794; (Scotland)G
  • Marriage: 24 April 1839; James Drover; Cockpen, Midlothian, ScotlandG1
  • Census (F): 7 April 1861; James Drover; Edinburgh Road, Lasswade, Wadingburn, Midlothian, ScotlandG; a master blacksmith, with Jacobina Clark a boarder, unmarried, 22, carpet Setter born Midlothian2
  • Death: About 1879; (Scotland)G

Citations

  1. [S135] Parish Register, Scotland
  2. [S160] UK Census 1861, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, RG 09

Charlotte Johnston Drover

F, #816, b. 1834, d. 1887

Parents

Family: James Hughes (b. 1837, d. before 1937)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S123] UK Census 1881, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, FHL Film 0223987 GRO Ref Volume 683 EnumDist 11 Page 4

James Hughes

M, #817, b. 1837, d. before 1937

Family: Charlotte Johnston Drover (b. 1834, d. 1887)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S123] UK Census 1881, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, FHL Film 0223987 GRO Ref Volume 683 EnumDist 11 Page 4

Margaret Wilson

F, #818, b. about 1798, d. before 1861

Family: John Drover (b. 9 June 1798, d. 11 February 1874)

Biography

James Monteith

M, #819, b. about 1828, d. 1883

Family: Christina Drover (b. 1828, d. 1858)

Biography

  • Birth: About 1828; (Scotland)G; to James Monteith and Agnes Laidlaw
  • Marriage: 14 December 1851; Christina Drover; Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG
  • Census: 3 April 1881; Agnes Laidlaw Monteith; 5 Pilrig Cottages, St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG; a commercial traveller1
  • Death: 1883; (Scotland)G

Citations

  1. [S123] UK Census 1881, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, FHL Film 0224019 GRO Ref Volume 692-2 EnumDist 15 Page 23

Agnes Laidlaw Monteith

F, #820, b. 1858, d. 1924

Parents

Family: Robert Bonnar Grier (b. 1853, d. 1904)

Biography

Citations

  1. [S123] UK Census 1881, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, FHL Film 0224019 GRO Ref Volume 692-2 EnumDist 15 Page 23

William Andrew Dryden1

M, #821, b. 1895, d. 1979

Family: Janet Katherine Drover (b. 12 October 1892, d. 1984)

Biography

  • Name:
  • Birth: 1895; Queensland, AustraliaG; to Andrew Dryden and Helena Schneidewind
  • Marriage: 14 June 1919; Janet Katherine Drover; St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG1
  • Electoral Roll: 1919; Janet Katherine Drover; Eton Street, Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG; a mechanic
  • Occupation: About 1920; Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG; draper
  • Electoral Roll: 1925; Janet Katherine Drover; Lasswade, Day's Road, Wilston, Queensland, AustraliaG; a salesman
  • Electoral Roll: 1928; Janet Katherine Drover; Lasswade, Crowther Street, Windsor, Queensland, AustraliaG; a salesman
  • Occupation: June 1933; The Singer Shop, Maryborough, Queensland, AustraliaG; manager
  • Electoral Roll: 1949; Janet Katherine Drover; 'Lasswade', Hall Street, Alderley, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG; a salesman
  • Death: 1979; Redcliffe, Queensland, AustraliaG

Citations

  1. [S257] Qld Presbyterian Marriages Index

Private

F, #822, b. 1944

Parents

Family: Private (b. 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: 1944
  • Marriage: 1970; Private

Private

F, #823, b. 1947

Parents

Family: Private (b. 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: 1947
  • Marriage: 1974; Private

Gilbert William Dryden

M, #824, b. 16 May 1920, d. 21 March 1999

Parents

Family: Private (b. 1919)

Biography

  • Birth: 16 May 1920; (Australia)G
  • Marriage: 1942; Private
  • Occupation: About 1950; manager
  • Death: 21 March 1999; Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
  • Burial: 24 March 1999; Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
  • Burial: 20 April 1999; Pinnaroo Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG; MEM SCATT 23

Private

F, #825, b. 1919

Family: Gilbert William Dryden (b. 16 May 1920, d. 21 March 1999)

Biography