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Rebecca BURLEY (1843-1918)

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Rebecca Burley

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Edward Saxby

Rebecca BURLEY,1,2,3 daughter of Charles BURLEY (1806-1875) and Harriett WILLIAMS (1809-1859), was born on 22 April 1843 at the BDM District in Newcastle, NSW.2,3,4,5 She married Edward SAXBY on 18 June 1863 in Underbank (Dungog district).3,6,7

Edward and Rebecca had 13 children :

- Robert SAXBY (b.1864 Dungog NSW; d.1941 Gloucester NSW))

- Amanda Mulvinia SAXBY. (b.1865 Dungog NSW; d. 21 Dec 1945 Wingham NSW). She married William BOORER and later on Tom SHELTON. One of William and Amanda's children was Edith who maried a man named WILSON

- Charles SAXBY (b.1867 Dungog NSW; d. 12 Sep 1905 Dungog NSW)

- Mulvinia Adelia SAXBY (b.1869)

- Bertha J SAXBY (b. 19 Nov 1870 NSW; d, 8 Jan 1939 Wondai Qld). She married Samuel Alfred FARLEY 1896 in Stroud NSW

- Adela Edith SAXBY (b.1872)

- Ada Adeline SAXBY (b 1874 Dungog NSW; d.1930 Wollongong NSW). She married Matthew PETTIGREW 1899 Wallsend NSW.

- Rose Lavinia SAXBY (b.1876 Port Stephens NSW District). She married James HALL Hamilton NSW 1901

- Rebecca Harriet SAXBY (b.1876; d.1903 Copeland NSW). She married Alfred SHELTON Copeland NSW 1901

- John SAXBY (b. 31 July 1880 Barrington NSW; d. 26 July 1942). He married Eliza May NEWTON (b. 21 May 1888; d. 15 October 1947) 18 April 1906.

- Beatrice Ann SAXBY (b.1882 Copeland NSW; d. 23 Dec 1897 Dungog NSW;

- Naomi Ruth SAXBY (b.1884 Copeland NSW; d. 18 Feb 1965 Belmont NSW; bur. Feb 1965 Belmont general cemetery). She married George HAM (d. 9 Oct 1959 Belmont NSW) Stroud NSW 1910

- Matilda Elizabeth SAXBY (b.1886 Dungog NSW; d.1978 Newcastle NSW). She married Edward MOORE Stroud NSW 1910.3,8,9,10,11

Rebecca died (aged 75) on 18 October 1918 at the BDM District in Stroud, NSW.3,12 She was buried in October 1918 in the pioneer cemetery in Barrington, NSW.3,13

 

Edward SAXBY3,14 was the son of Robert SAXBY (bef1807-1886) and Mary Ann REEVES (1807?-1886).

 

Edward and Rebecca are reported to have gone from Underbank, where they were married, to the Bowman River area in about 1880. Edward's brother John, with his wife Sarah, went with them. They earned their living as cedar cutters. Edward, accompanied by Ted Bartlett, is credited with discovering gold at Copeland.14

Citations

1{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : V18441120 54 / 1844
2{S0155}, Researcher : JONES, Sue re BURLEY, PARTRIDGE. Custom Id: SUB006. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0186}, Researcher : NEWTON, Sue re BURLEY, MOYLAN. Custom Id: SUB008. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : V1844 1120 54 / 1844
5{S0522}, Internet (grassociates) : re BURLEY, James (0781) and ROWLANDS, Eliza Ann (0937) (Site no longer available). Cit. Date: 22 March 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Birth of a sibling : 22 April 1843 (Age 18 months) Rebecca Burley (I5822)"
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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 : 1819 / 1863
7{S0749}, Internet (Mid North Coast Pioneers) : SAXBY, Edward (0783) and BURLEY, Rebecca (0782) (http://stuart.scss.dyndns.info/FamilyTree/individual.php?pid=I23281&ged=Gregory-Hudson... (6 Dec 2013)). Cit. Date: 6 December 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Marriage 18 June 1863"
8{S0238}, Researcher : General. Custom Id: SUB027. Text From Source:
9{S0199}, Internet : General. http://www.fairhall.id.au/families/myline/p974.htm. Cit. Date: 16 August 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
10{S0353}, Internet (MyHeritage) : General. http://www.myheritage.com/person-1007242_139544952_139544952/rebecca-saxby-born-burley?sho.... Cit. Date: 28 June 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
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11{S0270}, Mailing List (Rootsweb) : General (Rootsweb : http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/). AUS-NSW-HILLS-HAWKESBURY-HUNTER-VALLEY-L Archives. Cit. Date: 16 August 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Ada Aline Saxby (7th child of Edward Saxby & Rebecca Burley) b 1874 (Dungog) d
1930 (Wollongong) m 1899 (Wallsend) to Matthew Pettigrew"
Site : http://listsearches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/AUS-NSW-HILLS-HAWKESBURY-HUNTER-VALLEY/2...
12{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: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 15432 / 1918
13{S0783}, Headstone : SAXBY, Edward (0873) and SAXBY (nee BURLEY), Rebecca (0782). Cit. Date: 14 December 2013. Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Edward and Rebecca's headstone in Barrington Pioneer cemetery

14{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.

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014