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BUCHAN family

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William Buchan 33
Occupation: stonemason
Year: 1838
Ship: 'Duncan'
Native Place: Edinburgh
Relatives: and Family
Father: Buchan, Alexander

Margaret Buchan 30
Native Place: Edinburgh
Relatives: and Family
Father: Walch, Andrew

Alexander 10
Janet 7
Margaret 5

Death 8774/1902 SIMPSON JANET - WILLIAM - MARGARET - BURWOOD * 29 Sep 1902


The Sydney Morning Herald - Thu 2 Oct 1902 p.5
THE LATE MRS. JANET SIMPSON.
The death of Mrs. Janet Simpson, relict of the late Ebenezer Simpson, occurred at Ashford Cottage, Park-road, Burwood, on Monday. The deceased was aged 73 years, and lived for a considerable time at Ross-trevor, Narellan, where she was held in high esteem. The deceased's mother died at the age of 92, ...

Death 11299/1897 BUCHAN MARGARET - UNKNOWN UNKNOWN - CAMDEN * 4 Oct 1897

So Margaret WALCH and William BUCHAN both born abt 1805.

I can't see a death for William.

Janet born abt 1831 - can't find a birth/bap or a marriage for her parents.

So far I can only see this possible - there are three with father Alexander

BUCHAN
WILLIAM
ALEXANDER BUCHAN/JANET BROUN FR3244 (FR3244)
0
07/02/1804
685/3
110 178
Canongate


Don't have enough children to get possible mother's names for William and Margaret.

No marriage for an Andrew WALCH 1780 - 1807.

Thanks,

Dave
 
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I think the Birth of William to Alexander Buchan and Janet Brown is correct as first child named after paternal Grandfather. Any issue in Australia with a middle name ?


Ellie
 
Sometimes these DO come in handy
1841

Alexander Buchan
Age:60
Estimated birth year:abt 1781
Gender:Male
Where born:Scotland
Civil Parish:Edinburgh St Cuthberts
County:
Midlothian Address:Old Broughton
Occupation:Mason Parish Number:685/2
Household Members:
Name
Age
Alexander Buchan 60
Janet Buchan 60
Ann Buchan 20
James Buchan 20
Hugh Buchan 15
Ann Brown 77


James Buchan
Gender
Male
Christening Date
08 Aug 1819
Christening Place
CANONGATE, EDINBURGH, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND
Birth Date
27 Jul 1819
Father's Name
Alexander Buchan
Mother's Name
Janet Brown



Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTR8-JBL : 2 January 2015), James Buchan, 27 Jul 1819; citing , reference 2:17SVM63; FHL microfilm 1,067,742.

Ellie
 
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Same Census

1841
Name:---Ann Brown
Age:--77
Estimated birth year:abt 1764
Gender:Female
Where born:---Scotland
Civil Parish:Edinburgh St Cuthberts
County:---Midlothian
Address:---Old Broughton
Parish Number:685/2

Ellie
 
Alexander Buchan
GenderMale
Christening Place
CANONGATE, EDINBURGH, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND
Birth Date05 Jan 1806
BirthplaceCanongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Father's NameAlexander Buchan
Mother's NameJanet Broun

Alexander Buchan
Spouse's Name
Agnes Stenhouse
Event Date
10 Jul 1826
Event Place
Saint Cuthberts,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland
Spouse's Father's Name
James Stenhouse

Ellie
 
ScotlandsPeople_OPR685_010_0630_0263Z.jpgWilliam Buchan Margaret Henderson marr.jpg

It's a long time ago since I stopped believing in coincidences in this hobby.Although a first marr. has not been found, i can say the same for my GGG Grandmother c1794 who had been married and widowed ,with no issue before my GG Grandmother was born 1818. It was she who reg. her mothers death, and no name for 1st.husband was given.

You will note William is a Mason ,just like Alexander c1781 in the Census.

Ellie
 
Thanks Ellie.

10 children born in Australia. I had 8 in my tree. Only 3 with middle initial on birth reg but don't know what the names are yet. I'll try now to trace some of the children.

Henry B

SIMPSON Henry Buchan Death notice 27JUN1919 Death 62 late of Northwood Sydney Morning Herald 28JUN1919

Death FELL MARGARET CLARK 23838/1945 EBENEZER JANET - CHATSWOOD

CLARKE on Simpson side.

One died young:

SIMPSON JANET G 3137/1870 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN

Dave
 
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NSW Gov Gazette Tue 9 Aug 1859 - ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION.
In the Goods of Alexander Buchan, late of Balmain, near Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, steam-boat proprietor, deceased. NOTICE is hereby given, that at the expiration of fourteen days from the publication of this notice, Janet Simpson, wife of Ebenezer Simpson, of Camden, in the Colony of New South Wales, tanner, intends to apply to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, in its Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, that Letters of Administration of the goods, chattels, credits, and effects of the said Alexander Buchan, may be granted to her as one of the next of kin to the said deceased.— Dated this ninth day of August, a d., 1859.
ROBERT BANBURY, Proctor- for the said Janet Simpson, 68, Pitt-street, Sydney. 5000 4s. 6d.

SMH Sat 13 July 1859
BUCHAN—July 30th, at his residence, Balmain, Mr. Alexander Buchan, aged 31.

BUCHAN ALEXANDER 1435/1859 WILLIAM - MARGARET - BALMAIN

Janet Simpson was Alexander's sister - her death 1902
SIMPSON JANET 8774/1902 WILLIAM - MARGARET - BURWOOD

Janet's Marriage - Empire Fri 14 Jan 1853
MARRIED.
On the 12th instant, by special license, at St. Mary's Church, Balmain, by the Rev. Francis Cameron, M.A., Mr. E. Simpson, Jun., to Miss Janet Buchan, both of Camden.

49/1853 V185349 39C SIMPSON EBENEZER - BUCHAN JANET - NF
 
Thanks Val.

Interesting, because I have Buchan, Hunt and Perdriau connections in my tree.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/133281875
Camden News (NSW) - Thu 7 Oct 1897 p.4
Obituary.
MRS. MARGARET BUCHAN.
-Aetat 92.
On the 4th inst. passed away from our midst an old and esteemed resident and one of the oldest of our old pioneers. The late Mrs. Buchan died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Ferguson, of the Australian Nursery, Camden. ... In 1840 the family came to Camden and the stone carving in St. John Church still testify as to Mr. Buchan skill as a sculptor and Stone-mason. He also made and presented to the church the font at present in use. Mrs. Buchan 's only son in conjunction with Messrs. Perdriau and Hunt were the originators of the Balmain ferry, - started with two boats Gipsy Queen and Waterman, fare then 6d. ... The deceased was buried at St John's Church Cemetery. Mr. J. D. Rankin conducted the funeral arrangements.

A rival company started up several years later and charged only 3d.

Dave
 
I have an image of the 1853 marriage.

Witness is the 'Hunt' involved with the Balmain Steam Ferry Company.

Page 8
Marriages solemnized in the Parish of Balmain in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1853
No. 26
Ebenezer Simpson of this Parish Bachelor
Janet Buchan of this Parish Spinster
Married in this Church by License
Twelfth day of January 1853 By me Francis Cameron M.A.
Both signed
Witnesses: Josiah Hunt of Balmain, Margaret Buchan of Sydney
 
Don't know if any other Simpson children born in NSW had middle names not showing as an initial in birth reg. Would be handy if one was Brown/Broun.

SIMPSON GEORGE 1133/1853 V18531133 39A EBENEZER JANET
SIMPSON EMILY 1513/1855 V18551513 42A EBENEZER JANNET
SIMPSON HENRY B 5870/1858 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
SIMPSON ANNIE 6346/1859 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
SIMPSON ELLEN 6467/1862 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
SIMPSON MARIAN 7291/1864 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
SIMPSON MARGARET C 7274/1866 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
SIMPSON JANET G 7873/1868 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
SIMPSON EBENEZER 8222/1872 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
SIMPSON GRACE 9016/1874 EBENEZER JANET CAMDEN
 
NSW Bounty Immigrants -
Name: Alexander Buchan
Age: 10
Year: 1838
Ship: DUNCAN
Relatives: and Family
Father: BUCHAN, Wm
Mother: WALCH, Margaret

Name William Buchan
Age 33
Occupation stonemason
Year 1838
Ship DUNCAN
Native Place Edinburgh
Relatives and Family
Father BUCHAN, Alexander

SMH Mon 4 Sept 1854 - MARRIAGES.
August 31st, at St. John's Church, Camden, by the Rev. Edward Rogers, Henry Hanson, eldest son of Mr. Henry Paul, of Topsham, Devonshire, to Margaret, second daughter of Mr. William Buchan, of Camden.

Henry Hanson Paul died NZ 1918 age 89 years - Papers past has PAUL - On 20th May 1918 at Wellington, Henry Hanson Paul aged 89 years, Private internment No Flowers .

Margaret's death in NZ - 1884/5586 Paul Margaret 48Y - Paperspast 13 Oct 1884 has PAUL - On the 11th October 1884 at Madras Street Christchurch, Margaret the beloved wife of Henry Hanson Paul aged 48 years.

The Empire - Wed 13 June 1860 - Marriage
DAVIS-BUCHAN.-On the 8th May, by special license, at Tyrone Villa, near Grafton, by the Rev. J. Collins, Mr. Alfred Davis, of Grafton, Clarence River, to Jane, fourth daughter of the late Mr. William Buchan, of Camden. - (by sounds of it between Margaret's and Jane's marriage - father died between 1854 and 1860)

Northern Star - Lismore - Mon 19 Oct 1925 - OBITUARY MR ALFRED DAVIS
Mr. Alfred Davis, who died at Ulmarra, on Saturday, October 10, 1925, was one of the oldest and most respected residents of the Clarence River. Deceased was born in London in the year 1838, and arrived in Australia in 1840, making the voyage with his parents in a sailing vessel, the journey taking 10 months. His father, Thomas Davis, conducted a saddlery business in Pitt-street, Sydney, for a considerable period. At the age of twenty years the late Alfred Davis went to the Clarence and opened a saddlery business in South Grafton, where he also had charge of the first post office in that town. At the age of 21 years he married Miss Jane Buchan, of Camden, and about twelve years later they made their abode in Ulmarra, where they remained until death.

another one with family mentioned - http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/a... ulmarra&searchLimits=l-state=New+South+Wales

Funeral notice for wife of Alfred Davis Ulmarra Thu 30 March 1922 for Ulmarra Cemetery - no Jane on NSW BMD for 1922 only a Mary....

An.. has - Name: Jane Davis
Death Date: 1922
Death Place: New South Wales
Mother's name: Ulmarra
Registration Year: 1922
Registration Place: Ulmarra, New South Wales
Registration Number: 4318
 
Thanks Val.

Arrived with 3 children, Alexander, Janet and Margaret so others born in NSW.

Don't have a death for William.

Dave
 
Looking at NSW Immigrant Passenger List has for Married Female Immigrant -
Margaret Buchan on ship "Duncan", native of Edinburgh Scotland, daughter of Andrew Walsh of Dundee ? - a ? and Carpenter, her calling dress maker age 30 years last Dec on Embarking -
children Alexander 10 years, Janet 7 years and Margaret 5 years.
Hubby William was brought out by Gov b Edinburgh Scotland son of Alexander Buchan of the same place, a Mason, William = stonemason age 33 on 7th Feb last. Arrived 30 June 1838
 
BUCHAN HELEN 683/1839 V1839683 47 WILLIAM - MARGARET - married Joseph Clegg 1860 SMH Tue 10 July 1860 - On Saturday, the 7th instant, at St. Mary's, Balmain, by the Rev. William Stack, Joseph, youngest son of Mr. James Clegg, to Ellen, third daughter of Mr. William Buchan, late of Camden. Joseph died 13 Oct 1860 (she had a daughter in 1861)

BUCHAN JANE 5011/1844 V18445011 47WILLIAM - MARGARET - married Alfred Davis 1860 and died 1922

BUCHAN WILLIAM 1396/1846 V18461396 48 WILLIAM - MARGARET

BUCHAN CATHERINE 825/1850 V1850825 50 WILLIAM - MARGARET - married David Warden 3 June 1861 - Empire Sat 8 June 1861
WARDEN—BUCHAN—On the 3rd June, 1861, at the residence of David Warden, Esq., J.P., Ulladulla, by the Rev. James A. Nalon, Mr. David Warden, junior, to Catherine, eldest daughter of the late Mr. W. Buchan.

Death for a Catherine Warden late of Ulladullah age 75 yrs 2 Dec 1916 on trove

Alexander b Scotland 1828 - died 1859 Balmain NSW

Margaret b Scotland 1833 married 1854 Henry Hanson Paul - died NZ 1884

Janet b Scotland 1831 married Ebenezer Simpson - died 1902 NSW

notice for father William Buchan - missing - 1854 http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/a...les|||l-decade=185|||l-year=1854|||l-month=11
 
Thanks Val.

2nd notice re William 1859.

Must be presumed dead. ?? Can't see a death in Vic. BDM.

Several William Buchans in Victoria. One is a soda water manufacturer.

Dave
 
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http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/12909470
The Sydney Morning Herald - Wed 9 May 1849 p.2
Camden.- The Justices assembled at a Court
of Petty Sessions for the police district of
Camden and Narellan have appointed Mr.
William Buchan, of Camden, to be keeper of
the public pound in the village of Camden,
from 1st May, 1849, in the room of Mr.
Edward Cahill, who has left the district.
 
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/12905068
The Sydney Morning Herald - Mon 11 Jun 1849 p.3
NEWS FROM THE INTERIOR.
(From our Correspondents.)
CAMDEN.
June 7.-As faithful chroniclers of passing events, it is now our pleasing duty to announce that the long-desired consecration of St John's Church, in this village, took place to-day. ...
But the Font is a permanent work, very artistically executed, and presented to the church by Mr. William Buchan, a talented mason and sculptor from Scotland, residing in this village. It is a handsome present for a poor man, and does his zeal for the cause great credit. The stone was obtained from a quarry at Danbigh, the estate of the Rev. J. Hassall, and the design was furnished by Mr. Lewis, the Colonial Architect.
 
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/12930969
The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 4 Oct 1851 p.3
SMALL DEBTS COURT, CAMDEN. - The Court
of Petty Sessions at Camden has appointed Mr.
William Buchan to be Bailiff of that Court.


http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/101732381
The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser (NSW) - Sat 8 May 1852 p.3
CAMDEN.-Mr. Joseph Jarman has been appointed
bailiff of the Small Debts' Court, (Court of Petty
Sessions, Camden) and keeper of the public pound
in the village of Camden, in the room of Mr. William Buchan.

So he went searching for his fortune in gold in Victoria - no death found.
 
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