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BARNES & STOKES

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William BARNES & Mary DODD
m. 26 Feb 1805 Highworth, Wiltshire, England

One tree has a death for Mary in 1824 and no remarriage, yet when William arrived in NSW he did so with wife ? and children.

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW) - Mon 14 Nov 1825 p.2
IMPORTANT NEWS
Yesterday arrived from England, having sailed from Cowes on the 18th of June, and called at Rio de Janeiro, the ship York, Captain John Moncrief.
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Wm. Barnes, shepherd, with his wife, and 4 sons ...
 
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William STOKES & Mary Ann KILMINSTER
married ?

arrival: barque Frederick
401 tons
Master: William Legge
Origin: Rotterdam 1827 Jul 5
Destination: Sydney 1827 Nov 23
primary source ANU 78/9/1
use Australian Agricultural Company
1827 Jul 11 via Portsmouth
1827 Sep 13 via Rio de Janeiro
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Stokes William and wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters

A tree has no marriage and no deaths and no names of the 5 children [one was Jemima born abt 1819].
 
NSW Marriage V18382056 22/1838 BARNES JAMES - STOKES JEMIMA - CT= CofE Black Creek; Bulwarra; Cloden; East Maitland; Hinton; Hunter District; Maitland; Morpeth; West Maitland

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Marriages solemnized in the Parish of Maitland in the County of Northumberland in the Year 1838
No. 5
James Barnes /22/ Came free B.. ? of the Parish of Upper Patterson
Jemima Stokes /20/ Came free ... ? of the Parish of Upper Patterson
married in this Chapel by Banns with consent of Friends
this Twenty Eighth day of June 1838 By me C Pleydell N Wilton MA Chaplain of Newcastle
Parties signed: James Barnes, Jemima Stokes
Witnesses: Wm. Barnes of Upper Patterson, the mark x of Lydia Barnes of Upper Patterson
 
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William Barnes and Mary Dodd appear to have had the following children baptised at Highworth, abode given as Eastrop
Elizabeth 1805 (possibly married 1824 in Cricklade to Joseph Cullerne)
Richard 1807
William 1811-1811
William 1812
James 1815
John 1817

William Stokes married Mary Kilminster 20 February 1815 in Cricklade, by Licence.

They had the following children baptised in Highworth
Charles 1815
Sarah Ann 1817
Jemima 1819
Thomas 1821
Francis 1823
John 1825

If one of the sons died I cannot find the burial.
 
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Looking for deaths of William and Mary Stokes.

Also, deaths of William and Mary Barnes, thanks.
 
Barnes...
William Barnes b 24 Feb 1782 Kempsford Gloucester died 19 Dec 1848? Dungog NSW – parents William Barnes & Sarah Hewer – spouse Mary Dodd
Children:
Richard, Elizabeth Hannah (Betsy), Henry, James (1), James (2), John, Mary, William

Mary Dodd b 20 Oct 1776 Eastrop Highworth Wilts died 25 July 1824 Eastrop Wilts – parents William Thomas Dodd & Ann Mills – buried Highworth Wilts age 47

William Barnes 43 ship “York” CF – 1825 with daughter Elizabeth 20, sons Richard 18, William 14, James 10, John 7. recruited by Co Australian Agricultural Co.
He & son Richard accompanied the Company’s original stock of sheep, cattle & horses overland journey from Bringelly to the Co’s newly established hq at Port Stephens
in 1826 William was established “Barnes Station” Tellegherry in charge of pure bred sheep flock & stayed there for the remain of his lufe. Dying on his son’s property age 64 – favorably referred to on several occasions in Commissioner Sir Edward Parry’s journals.

His children stayed on with Co. and established themselves in various locations in dungog, Paterson, New England, Beechworth & Tamworth – from Gloucester Book of Memories – The Barnes Family History.

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Barnes-1666
 
Thanks Val.

The notice in the paper says wife and 4 sons. So the 'wife' is daughter Elizabeth ?

NSW Burial BARNES WILLIAM 1131/1848 V18481131 33B AGE 64 - MA= CofE Australian Agricultural Company; Dungog; Eldon; Stroud; Uffington
 
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Stokes..
William Stokes b 9 Dec 1790 Highworth Wilts to Henry Stokes & Elizabeth Drewitt – died 27 Aug 1875 Stroud NSW – spouse Mary Ann Kilminster – death cert has in Colony 48 years &married 27 yrs.
children
Ann, Charles Edward, Edwin, Ellen, Francis Smith Stokes, Jamima, John, Joseph, Louisa, Matilda, Thomas.

Mary Ann Kilminster b 11 March 1795 Cricklade Highworth Wilts – Henry Kilminster & Mary Ricabee – died 11 Feb 1842

William also employed by Australian Agricultural Co in 1828 census – CF on the “Frederick” 1827

1828 census - William 37, Mary 35, Charles 13?, Jamima 9, Thomas 7, Francis 5

Jemima Stokes baptised 10 Oct 1819 Highworth Wilts – William & Mary Stokes – FHL 1279306
 
yep,
William's 20 year old only daughter Elizabeth, his eldest child was confused as his wife by one newspaper account as she mothered her four (4) younger brothers.[5]
 
Thanks Val.

NSW Burial STOKES MARY A 1174/1842 V18421174 26B AGE 47 - MA

NSW Death STOKES WILLIAM 9343/1875 HENRY DIED STROUD - PORT STEPHENS * 25 Aug
 
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Number INX-68-10982
Index Name Convicts Applications to Marry 1825-1851
APPLICANT (MALE) DRUIT, Daniel
SHIP (MALE) Prince Regent
REMARKS (MALE) Age: 30; Sentence: Life; Condition: T of L; married; disallowed
APPLICANT (FEMALE) STOKES, Jemima
SHIP (FEMALE)-
REMARKS (FEMALE)Age: 19; Came free; Condition: Free; disallowed
Place Port Stephens
Date of Permission 26 Aug 1837
Clergyman COWPER, Revd William
Citation NRS 12212 [4/4513 p.003]; Reel 715; Fiche 795-799
 
Given the shipping record and the 1828 NSW census it would seem son John was the one who died.
 
John Stokes baptised 4 Dec 1825 Highworth Wilts – William & Mary Stokes – FHL 1279306 ref -2;1Z81L54 – died age 7/12 buried 17 May 1826 Highworth Wilts.
 
NSW Burial V18421174 26B/1842 STOKES MARY A AGE 47 - MA= CofE Australian Agricultural Company; Dungog; Eldon; Stroud; Uffington

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Burials upon the Estate of the A. A. Company in the County of Gloucester in the Year 1842
No. 16 Mary Ann Stokes Abode: Stroud When Died: February 11th When Buried: February 12th Age: 47 yrs Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: Labourer By whom the Ceremony was performed: William M Cowper Chaplain


NSW Burial V18481131 33B/1848 BARNES WILLIAM AGE 64 - MA= CofE Australian Agricultural Company; Dungog; Eldon; Stroud; Uffington

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Burials in the Estate of the A. A. Company in the County of Gloucester in the Year 1848
No. 63 William Barnes Abode: Telligherry When Died: Decr. 29th When Buried: Decr. 30th Age: 64 yrs Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: Laborer By whom the Ceremony was performed: William M Cowper
 
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