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Family and Descendants
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Catherine DOUGLAS and Robert BURGESS and William Napier BISHOP


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Second Generation

Robert BURGESS

William Napier BISHOP

Catherine DOUGLAS  ( Robert )
Catherine was born on Saturday, 7th September 1844 in Adelaide, South Australia.
Catherine was the 3rd of  10 children , 6 boys and 4 girls for  Elizabeth ROBERTSON and Robert DOUGLAS.

Elizabeth was aged about 24 years, Robert was a sailmaker aged about 40 years and the family was living in Pirie Street.
Catherine's birth was registered on Thursday 17th October 1844 by her mother.
Catherine was baptised on Sunday 24th May 1846 in Adelaide, South Australia. ~s01, s02, s04

Catherine's siblings were  Robert George (b1840),  Isabella Jane (b1842),  William Alexander (b1847),
 Hugh (b1849),  Colin (b1851),  Elizabeth (b1854),  Jane Chalmes (b1856),  John Ingram (b1859) and  Shelto (b1863).

 

Robert BURGESS
Robert was born about 1841 in England.
Robert was the 3rd of 8 children, 5 boys and 3 girls for  Ellen BOSTOCK and Thomas BURGESS.

Robert's siblings were  Martin (1837-1900),  Henry Thomas (1839-1923),  Agnes,
 Alice ODGERS (1846-1919),  Ellen BAKER (1850-1937),  Walter (1854-1881) and  Arthur Cox (1855-1857). ~s71

Robert was aged about 8 years, when he emigrated with his parents and 4 other siblings ,
from London, England on Thursday, 25th May 1848 on board the sailing ship Royal George.
They immigrated on Friday, 15th September 1848 into Port Adelaide, South Australia.

 

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Catherine DOUGLAS married Robert BURGESS
on Friday 4th November 1864
in North Adelaide, South Australia.

Catherine and Robert were married in the residence of Rev J Jefferis, North Adelaide.
Catherine was aged 20 years and Robert was aqed 24 years.
Note - there are 2 index records for their marriage, identical except the date is 1 month later, on 4th December. ~s02

Catherine and Robert had the following children :

1 M Thomas Robert BURGESS  was born on 2nd July 1865 in North Adelaide, South Australia.
Thomas died on 23rd March 1866 in North Adelaide.  Thomas was aged 8 months, 21 days. ~s02
2 F Lilian Maud BURGESS  was born on 7th October 1866 in North Adelaide, South Australia.
Lillian died on 3rd October 1868 in North Adelaide.  Lillian was aged 2 years. ~s02
3 M Robert BURGESS  was born on 3rd June 1868 in North Adelaide, South Australia.
Robert died on 2nd September 1889 in Unley, South Australia.  Robert was aged 21 years and 3 months. ~s02

Robert BURGESS was a Draper. ~s71 v1 p205

Robert Burgess  died on Tuesday, 4th February 1868 in North Adelaide, South Australia.
Robert was aged 27 years and his last residence was in North Adelaide. ~s02

Catherine Burgess  became a widow, aged 23 years, 5 months pregnant and with a 15 month old infant child.

 

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William Napier BISHOP
William was born on 4th May 1845 in Chediston, Suffolk, England.
William was the 3rd of 11 children, 5 boys and 6 girls for  Frances LINCOLNE and Jonathon Corbyn BISHOP. ~s71

William's siblings were  Jonathan Lincolne (1841-1923),  Joseph (1843-1916),  Abraham Walter (1847-1925),
 Frances Harriet HACK (1849-1898),  Herbert Venning (1851-1931),  Lucilla Elizabeth (1853-1854),
 Clara (1854-1855),  Jessie (1856-1858),  Florence (1858-1945) and  Helen Elizabeth FYFFE (1861-1929). ~s71

William Napier was aged about 4 years, when he immigrated with his parents and 4 other siblings ,
on Wednesday, 12th September 1849 into Port Adelaide aboard the sailing ship Duke of Bronte.

 

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Catherine BURGESS married William Napier BISHOP
on Wednesday, 25th November 1874
in North Adelaide, South Australia.

Catherine and William were married in the residence of H Tite, North Adelaide.
Catherine was aged 30 years and a widow with a 6 year old son.  William was aged 29 years and single. ~s02

Catherine and William had the following children :

1 M Herbert Napier BISHOP  was born on 20th September 1875 in Adelaide, South Australia.
Herbert died on 25th August 1894 in Unley, South Australia.  Herbert was aged 18 years. ~s02
2 M William Douglas BISHOP  was born on 14th January 1877 in Port Adelaide, South Australia.
William died on 17th January 1877 in Port Adelaide, South Australia.  William was aged 3 days. ~s02
3 F Elsie Blanch BISHOP  was born on 27th February 1878 in Erith, South Australia.
Elsie died on 18th August 1908 in hospital in Adelaide, South Australia.  Elsie was aged 30 years.
Elsie's last residence was Kalgoolie, Western Australia. ~s02
4 M Theodore Lincolne BISHOP  was born on 7th October 1879 in South Balaklava, South Australia.
5 M Jonathan Ashwin Douglas BISHOP  was born on 23rd May 1881 in Balaklava, South Australia.
6 F Daisy Catherine BISHOP  was born on 1st September 1883 in Parkside, South Australia. ~s02
Daisy died on 19th May 1895 in Unley, South Australia.  Daisy was aged 11 years. ~s02
7 F Muriel BISHOP  was born on 30th September 1885 in Unley, South Australia. ~s02
8 M Clarence Roy BISHOP  was born on 1st April 1888 in Teetulpa, South Austalia. ~s02

Catherine BISHOP formerly BURGESS nee DOUGLAS  died on Saturday 26th September 1914 in West Perth, Western Australia.
Catherine was buried on Tuesday 29th September 1914 in Karrakatta Cemetery.  Catherine was aged 70 years.

William Napier BISHOP  died on Thursday 15th August 1918 in North Perth, Western Australia.
William was buried Sunday 18th August 1918 in Karrakatta Cemetery.  William was aged 73 years.

 

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Third Generation

Theodore Lincolne BISHOP  ( Catherine BISHOP , Robert )
Theodore was born on 7th October 1879 in South Balaklava, South Australia. ~s02
Theodore married  Lillian Beatrice COTTRELL on 4th February 1903 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Lillian was born on 2nd July 1878 in Marton, Wanganui, New Zealand.
Lillian's parents were  Catherine KELSO and Edwin John COTTRELL.
Theodore and Lillian had the following children :

1 M Douglas Lincolne BISHOP  was born about 3rd February 1904 in Perth, Western Australia.
Douglas died 24th February 1904 in Perth, Western Australia.
Douglas was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery.  Douglas was aged 3 weeks.
2 M Clarence Keith BISHOP  was born on 20th June 1905 in Perth, Western Australia.
3 M John BISHOP  was born in 1906 in Perth, Western Australia.
John died in 1907 in Perth, Western Australia.  John was aged about 1 year.
4 M Neil Kelso BISHOP  was born on 3rd July 1914 in Port Hedland, Western Australia.
5 F Eunice Marion BISHOP  was born on 11th November 1916 in Port Hedland, Western Australia.
6 M Lorne Gordory BISHOP  was born on 30th March 1918 in Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Lorne died on 28th April 1920 in Port Hedland, Western Australia.  Lorne was 2 aged years.
7 M Carl BISHOP  was born in Western Australia.
Carl died in Western Australia.

Lillian Beatrice BISHOP nee COTTRELL  died on 20th April 1956 in Kalgoolie, Western Australia.
Lillian was buried on 21st April 1956 in Kalgoorlie Cemetery.  Lillian was aged 77 years.
Theodore Lincolne BISHOP  died on 23rd April 1958 in Perth, Western Australia.
Theodore was buried on 25th April 1958 in Karrakatta Cemetery.  Theodore was aged 78 years.

 

Jonathan Ashwin Douglas BISHOP  ( Catherine BISHOP , Robert )
Jonathan was born on 23rd May 1881 in Balaklava, South Australia. ~s02
Jonathan married  Ruth Emily FORD in 1926 in Perth, Western Australia.
Ruth was born about 1872.

Ruth Emily BISHOP nee FORD  died in 1954 in Perth.
Ruth was aged 82 years.
Jonathan Ashwin Douglas BISHOP  died on 4th May 1957 in Mount Lawley, Perth, Western Australia.
Jonathon was aged 75 years.

 

Muriel BISHOP  ( Catherine BISHOP , Robert )
Muriel was born on 30th September 1885 in Unley, South Australia. ~s02
Muriel married  Astley Charles COOPER in 1913 in Blackwood Dist, Western Australia.
Astley was born in 1882 in Geraldton, Western Australia.
Astley's parents were  Eliot Priscilla RICHENDA and John Henry COOPER.

 

Clarence Roy BISHOP  ( Catherine BISHOP , Robert )
Clarence was born on 1st April 1888 in Teetulpa, South Austalia. ~s02
Clarence married  Isabella STEELE in 1916 in Perth, Western Australia.

Isabella BISHOP nee STEELE  died in 1927 in Perth.

Clarence married  Verena Viola Z HERRMANN in 1928 in Perth, Western Australia.

 

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Fourth Generation

Clarence Keith BISHOP  ( Theodore Lincolne BISHOP , Catherine BISHOP , Robert )
Clarence was born on 20th June 1905 in Perth, Western Australia.
Clarence married  Nancy Crawford MORTIMER on 26th June 1937 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Nancy was the daughter of  Harriet DIAPER and Alfred G MORTIMER.
Clarence and Nancy had the following children :

1 F Margaret Ann BISHOP
Margaret married  Carlo Giamaira GARZONI.
2 M Dennis Lincoln BISHOP
Dennis married  Dawn Ann HOUSTON.
3 F Judith Faye BISHOP
Judith married  John James Llyfnwy THOMAS.
4 M Peter John BISHOP
Peter married  Teresa DZIEGIELEWSKI.
5 F Carol Gay BISHOP
Carol married  THOMAS.

Clarence Keith BISHOP  died on 4th August 1993 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Clarence was aged 88 years.
Nancy Crawford BISHOP nee MORTIMER  died on 14th November 2004 in Esperance, Western Australia.
Nancy was aged 86 years.

 

Neil Kelso BISHOP  ( Theodore Lincolne BISHOP , Catherine BISHOP , Robert )
Neil was born in 3rd July 1914 in Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Neil married  Gladwys Mary HUGHES about 1935 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Gladwys was born on 13th June 1916 in Brownhill, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Gladwys parents were  Selma ANDERSON and Joseph HUGHES.
Neil and Gladwys had the following children :

1 F Barbara June BISHOP
Barbara married  Alan Roy McKENZIE.
2 M Francis Brian BISHOP
Francis married  Elizabeth Ann SINCLAIR.
3 F Valerie Joy BISHOP
Valerie married  Barrie John DAWSON.
4 F Marilyn Joan BISHOP
Marilyn married  Brian William DeVANEY.
5 M Colin Neil BISHOP
Colin married  Sharon HULLETT.

Neil Kelso BISHOP  died on 29th November 1992 in Freemantle, Western Australia.
Neil was aged 78 years.

 

Eunice Marion BISHOP  ( Theodore Lincolne BISHOP , Catherine BISHOP , Robert )
Eunice was born on 11th November 1916 in Port Hedland, Western Australia.
Eunice married  Alexander George HEBERLE.

Alexander George HEBERLE  died on 25th December 1968 in Medina, Western Australia.

Eunice Marion HEBERLE nee BISHOP  died on 6th November 1985 in Medina, Western Australia.
Alexander and Eunice were cremated and their remains are in Karrakatta Cemetery.

 

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