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Sophia Williams BURLEY (1835-1919)

Sophia Williams BURLEY1 (known as 'Maria'), daughter of Charles BURLEY (1806-1875) and Harriett WILLIAMS (1809-1859), was born on 8 November 1835 in Cuby with Tregony, Cornwall.2,3

she migrated from Plymouth, Devonshire to Sydney, NSW arriving on 16 January 1839. Sophia travelled to Australia on the barque "Alfred" with her parents and brother Frederick. The ship departed from Plymouth, England on 17 September 1838. The Master was Captain Flind.4,5 She married Thomas William SAXBY on 17 October 1854 in Dungog, NSW.6

It's believed that they lived in Kundibakh, NSW.7

Thomas and Sophia had 12 children :

- Sophia Alice SAXBY (b. 5 Nov 1855; d. 1 Feb 1943 Stanthorpe NSW)

- Mary A SAXBY

- Rebecca Williams SAXBY

- Robert Charles SAXBY (b. 29 May 1860 Dungog NSW; d. 10 Dec 1935 Benolba NSW)

- Harriett Elizabeth SAXBY

- William Fred Henry SAXBY

- Susanna Martha SAXBY (b. 21 Feb 1867 Dungog NSW; 13 oct 1938 Taree NSW)

- William Thomas SAXBY

- Thomas Henry SAXBY

- John Alfred SAXBY (b. 23 Oct 1870 Dungog NSW; d. 19 Sep 1948 Wingham NSW)

- Hannah Louise SAXBY (b. 4 Aug 1872 Dungog NSW; d. 30 Jul 1950 Dungog NSW)

- Albert Edwin SAXBY (b. 24 Dec 1876 Stroud NSW; d. 22 Jan 1877 Stroud NSW).8,9

Maria died (aged 83) on 25 July 1919 in Kundibakh.10

 

Thomas William SAXBY11 was the son of Robert SAXBY (bef1807-1886) and Mary Ann REEVES (1807?-1886).

Citations

1{S0155}, Researcher : JONES, Sue re BURLEY, PARTRIDGE. Custom Id: SUB006. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0195}, Internet (WCP) Keyser Family Tree : re BURLEY (Rootsweb World Connect Project : http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=keyserl). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0155}, Researcher : JONES, Sue re BURLEY, PARTRIDGE. Custom Id: SUB006. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Birthdate shown as 8 Jan 1835
4{S0199}, Internet : General. http://www.nla.gov.au/raam/smplrecs.html (National Library of Australia). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5{S0189}, Mailing List (RootsWeb) : CORNWALL-AUSTRALIA-L Archives re : BURLEY (Rootsweb :). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6{S0187}, Internet (Cawthorn) re SAXBY (R Cawthorn : Site : http: //www.roncawthorn.com/8031(no longer valid).htm). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : V1854 1144 41B / 1854. Registered under the Australian Agriculture Company for the towns of Dungog, Eldon, Stroud and Uffington in NSW. Shows marriage date as 10 Oct 1854
7{S0166}, Letter : from DONALDSON, Marie E to Manning-Wallambah Family History Society. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0187}, Internet (Cawthorn) re SAXBY (R Cawthorn : Site : http: //www.roncawthorn.com/8031(no longer valid).htm). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
9{S0595}, Internet (C A Michael) : re BURLEY, OWEN and MICHAEL (http://www.camichaelfh.ukfamilies.com/mvow/fam/fam13800.html). Cit. Date: 27 June 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
10{S0066}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Deaths (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Deaths Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Questionable.
Registration no : 21073 / 1919. Her father is listed as Robert when it should be Charles. More research needed.
11{S0353}, Internet (MyHeritage) : General. Jones Web Site \ 7386710-1. Cit. Date: 17 August 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Thomas William SAXBY"

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Updated : 23 August 2014