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Marriages Jun Qtr 1847 Bridport 8 81
GENGE Benjamin & MILLER Caroline

Looking for them in 1851 and 1861 thanks.

Marriages Mar Qtr 1887 Bridport 5a 601
GENGE George & STOODLEY Anna Jane

Looking for them in 1891 and 1901 thanks.

I've not had any luck with George and Anna Jane but this looks like Benjamin and family.

1851 HO107/1853/F73/p27
Old Dairy House, Milton Abbas, Blandford, Dorset
Benjamin Genge 35 Dairyman Biddlescombe, Dorset
Charlotte Genge 25 Dairywoman Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset
John Genge son 2 Wooton Fitzpaine

John's mmn is Miller.

1861 RG09/1369/F118/p10
Guppy, Woolton Street, Wootton Fitzpaine, Bridport
Benjamin George 47 Farmer Billacombe, Dorset
Caroline George wife34 Wooton
John George son 12 Wootton
Mary M George dau 9 Wootton
Elizabeth George dau 6 Wootton
Caroline George dau 3 Wootton
Samuel C George son 0 Wootton

One of these days they will get all the names right. All the children have mmn Miller

Thanks Emeltee.

Mr G Genge
Port of Departure: London
Port of Arrival: Sydney, NSW
Voyage Arrival Date: 5 Nov 1914
Vessel Name: Orsova
[With Mrs A Genge]

This is curious.

In 1887 he married Annie Stoodley, of Hawkchurch, Devon, and came to Australia in the sailing ship 'Granville' ... * what year ??

They must have returned to England and then returned to Australia a 2nd time in 1914.

No George Genge in Assisted to NSW list. Ditto on Assisted to Qld.

So far can't find mention of ship 'Granville' in Trove.
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Also came across this
Baptism Wootton Fitzpaine 11 July 1847 George Miller Genge parents Benjamin and Caroline.

There is a death for a George Miller Genge aged 0 March quarter 1848

Thanks Emeltee.


The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser - Mon 21 May 1934 p.4
Late Mr. George Genge.
The late Mr. George Genge, of "Easton" Armidale whose death occurred at his daughter's residence, Mossman-street, on Thursday evening last, after an illness extending over three months, was born at Wotten-Fitzpaine, Dorset, England, in 1863, and it was but natural that he should gravitate to farming pursuits, as his forebears had been English farmers for many generations. In 1887 he married Annie Stoodley, of Hawkchurch, Devon, and came to Australia in the sailing ship 'Granville' the journey occupying 16 weeks and three days. He landed at Bundaberg (Q.), but did not take to farming in the tropics, and after a few years came to Armidale, where he secured road contracts.

Well. First born in Qld.

July 1888/C623 Caroline Louisa Genge - George - Annie Stoodley

That narrows down the arrival.

No sign of a ship with that name.
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Well that explains why I can't find them in the Censuses.

What I have found is the pair of them leaving London for Sydney in September 1926 on board the Otranto
Thanks Emeltee.

That means two return trips. They both died in NSW.

Possibly an error with the name of the vessel as Granville.


Lord and Lady Granville are growing
anxious about their son, Lord Leveson,
aged 19, who swallowed half-a-crown
while conjuring at Christmas.

I can't find a ship by that name arriving N Qld in first half of 1888.

There is a locality in Qld. named Granville with a cricket club.

Glanworth is a small coastal vessel.
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Still looking for the arrival Geoff.

... came to Australia in the sailing ship 'Granville' the journey occupying 16 weeks and three days. He landed at Bundaberg (Q.),

Arrived 1887 and before July 1888 and I can't find the right vessel.

Thanks Geoff.

The Glanworth sailed between Victoria and north Qld. ports only.

One of many listed in Trove as 'Coaster' in a list separate from the other vessels.

Ok, found it.

EARL GRANVILLE 13 07 1887 Bundaberg Glasgow 16 03 1887 PL M1705 (imm/125)

Is that 16 weeks and three days ? :LOL: