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BROWN & WHITE

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Anthony b. 7 Jun 1840 Batcombe, Somerset died Jan 1924 age 83.
Son of John White and Jane Hill, he emigrated to Australia at the age of 16. Anthony arrived in Port Jackson, Sydney on 4 Sep 1856 on the ship 'Lloyds'. He settled with his sister and brother-in-law, Sarah Jane and Elijah Brown in the Bodalla area. He married Jane nee Perry on 26 Jun 1862 in Kiora, NSW. Anthony and Jane had a hotel on Turlinjah Lake and later a store in the late 1880s. They had 11 (eleven), children.

The above has errors.

County Somerset
Place Batcombe
Church St Mary The Virgin
Parish Register
Register entry number 752
Birth date 17 Jul *
Baptism 20 Jul 1840
Person forename Anthony
Father John WHITE
Father occupation Horse Breaker
Mother Jane
Abode Batcombe

Assisted 'Lloyds' 1856 Sydney and/or Newcastle Reels 2138, 2474
BROWN Elijah 21
BROWN Sophia ? 20
BROWN Elijah 1
WHITE Antony 16

1851
HO107 Piece 1933 Folio 174 Page 13
Civil Parish: Batcombe
County: Somerset
Registration District: Shepton Mallet
Sub-RD: Stoke Lane
ED: 2b
No of Schedule: 57
Address: Kale St
John White Head Mar 47 Shoe Maker (Master) Colt Breaker Batcombe Somerset
Jane White Wife Mar 49 Char Woman Wanstrow Somerset
Mary White Dau 14 [Servant crossed out] Batcombe Somerset
Anthony White Son 11 Farmers Boy Batcombe Somerset
Sarah White Dau 7 Scholar Batcombe Somerset

Anthony's sister Sarah would have been 12 in 1856.

Marriage of Elijah Brown to Sophia ? White ??
 
OK, it didn't say the Brown family were on the same vessel as Anthony. So coincidence there is an Elijah Brown? Did Sarah marry Elijah after 1856 and arrived after Anthony?

Or it is the correct Brown family on that vessel but it can't be sister Sarah. A sister Sophia ? Not with family in 1841 or 1851.

No baptism found for a Sophia White in Batcombe.

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NSW Death BROWN ELIJAH 12106/1891 ELIJAH - MARY - PARRAMATTA
 
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The passenger list for the ship Lloyds in 1856 has Elijah, Sophia and Elijah down as having been born in Cambridgeshire. I can find a marriage for an Elijah Brown to a Sophia Brown in Jun 1856 Newmarket 3b 851.

I think Anthony White just happened to be on the same ship.
 
Thanks emeltee.

Born before the marriage.

BROWN, ELIJAH -
GRO Reference: 1855 S Quarter in THE NEWMARKET UNION Volume 03B Page 500

Not sure what bits are true. The following deaths, given the details in the newspapers, fit the Brown family on the "Lloyds' but Parramatta is not near Bodalla.

NSW Death 3862/1857 BROWN ELIJAH - ELIJAH - SOPHIA - PARRAMATTA


NSW Death BROWN ELIJAH 12106/1891 ELIJAH - MARY - PARRAMATTA

NSW Death BROWN SOPHIA 12148/1912 JAMES - - PARRAMATTA
 
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Arrived 4 Sep 1856 - Reel 2474
WHITE Antony 16 Ag Laborer Batcombe Somersetshire John & Jane living at Batcombe Somersetshire C.E. Both None Good None £1

BROWN Elijah 21 Blacksmith Fordham Cambridgeshire Thomas & Mary living at Port Macquarie N.S.W. CofE Both Father Thomas Brown Gardener Port Macquarie Good None £1
Sophia 20 House Servant Fordham Cambridgeshire James & Mary living at Fordham CofE Read None Good None
Elijah 1

There is nothing there that would confirm Sophia as a sister of Anthony - different parents and different pob.
 
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