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DIXON & MENZIES families

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Hello,

NSW marriage 554/1865 MENZIES JOHN - DIXON SARAH A - SYDNEY

The Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 21 July 1865 p.9
MARRIAGES
MENZIES - DIXON.-June 27th, at St. James' Church, by the Rev. Richard Leigh, of Goulburn, Mr. John Menzies, of Bungendore, to Sara Anne, youngest daughter of the late William Dixon, Esq., of Keswick, Cumberland.

St James No 215
John Menzies Bachelor England Storekeeper 33 Bungendore James & Euphemia Vernon - Menzies -
Sarah Ann Dixon Spinster England - 28 Balmain William & Mary Thwaites - Dixon -
married in Church of St James June 27th 1865 By me Richard Leigh
Both signed
Witnesses: Margaret .? Dixon, James McCabe


Edward is Sarah's older brother but mother's maiden name is not the same. ???

Edward DIXON c. 3 Oct 1830 Crosthwaite, Cumberland
- parents William DIXON & Mary

A tree has this as the marriage but I can't find it:

William DIXON & Mary BANKS ??
Marriage: 13 Jun 1824 Crosthwaite, Cumberland

NSW marriage 2679/1859 DIXON EDWARD - MENZIES MARGARET - PATERSON

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 4 April 1859 p.1
MARRIAGES
On the 24th March, at Paterson, by the Rev. Thomas Stirton, Mr. Edward Dixon, of Goulburn, New South Wales, to Margaret, second daughter of the late James Menzies, Esq., of Paterson, formerly of Bristol, England.

Don't have either Edward or Sarah Ann in shipping records.

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Dave
 
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A tree has no maiden name for Mary and no death for William or Mary.

Only children shown are Edward b. 1831 and Sarah Ann b. 1846 but can't find that one. I wonder if the gap means William married a 2nd Mary. ??? That's one way to explain the gap and the BANKS/THWAITES issue.

There must be children missing from the tree because Sarah is listed as the youngest daughter.

Possible being the closest to THWAITES but it's not RD Cockermouth.

William Dixon
England, Marriages, 1538–1973
marriage: 29 May 1830 Bootle, ​Cumberland
spouse: Mary Braithwaite
 
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Not this one based on place of origin:
DIXON Sarah Ann 25 'Admiral Lyons' 1858 Sydney and/or Newcastle Reel 2138, [4/4795]

Admiral Lyons - Arrived 30 Dec 1858
Sarah Ann 25 Housemaid Cheshire CE Both

However is 1846 correct for Sarah. I can't find a birth reg 1846 +/- 3 years to fit.

1851
Civil Parish: Crosthwaite and Borrowdale
Ecclesiastical parish: Crosthwaite
County: Cumberland
Registration District: Cockermouth
Sub-RD: Keswick
Address: Village Seathwaite, Crosthwaite
DIXON, John Head Married M 62 1789 Steward of Black Lead Mines Crosthwaite Cumberland
DIXON, Sarah Wife Married F 63 1788 Stewards Wife Crosthwaite Cumberland
DIXON, Jane Daughter Unmarried F 23 1828 Stewards Daughter Crosthwaite Cumberland
DIXON, Sarah Grand Daughter Unmarried F 17 1834 Steward G Daur Crosthwaite Cumberland


Death 9039/1909 MENZIES SARAH A - WILLIAM - - DRUMMOYNE

No age at death:

MENZIES Sarah Anne Death notice 21JUL1909 Death late of Drummoyne Sydney Morning Herald 22JUL1909
 
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A Sarah who fits or Sarah DIXON is too common a name:

1841
HO107/0161/f14
Hare Hounds Inn Crosthwaite
William Dixon 55 Inn Keeper Yes
Mary 45 Yes
Mary 20 Yes
Sarah 6 Yes

Did William & Mary both die 1841-1851?

If the tree is correct William was born abt 1786 and Mary abt 1796. That would make William & John the same generation. ???


Sarah Ann Dixon
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 24 May 1835 Crosthwaite,​ Cumberland,​ England
residence: Crosthwaite,​ Cumberland,​ England
parents: William Dixon,​ Mary


The tree has born Swinside for Sarah so this one then and 1846 must be based on age in census. But, is it the right Sarah who ended up in NSW?

1851
name: Sarah Dixon
age: 5
gender: Female
birthplace: Swinside, Cumberland
relationship to head of household: Daughter
record type: Household
 
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This looks like another one but again no maiden name for Mary.

William Dixon
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 23 Jan 1848 Crosthwaite,​ Cumberland,​ England
residence: Crosthwaite,​ Cumberland,​ England
parents: William Dixon,​ Mary

I can't find a birth reg that fits for that one either.

William junior possibly died before 1851.
 
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At least there is one who could fit but I can't find a William DIXON & Mary THWAITES marriage.

Mary Thwaites
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 17 Nov 1791 CROSTHWAITE,​CUMBERLAND,​ENGLAND
parents: Robert Thwaites,​ Eleanor Skillbeck


From the marriage father = William of Keswick and had died by 1865.

Deaths 16x William DIXON 1838-1865 in RD Cockermouth.

Sarah Ann is listed as being 28 in 1865 - mother = Mary THWAITES.

No age at death for Sarah Ann and nothing to prove the tree is correct in saying William was an Innkeeper.
 
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