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George CLEWETT/CLEWITT b. 1796 Wincanton, Somerset ?

- parents Charles CLEWETT & Ann DEANE ??

Ann CURTIS b. 1807 ?

Married 1822-1832 ??

1832 'Sovereign' Mr & Mrs CLEWETT - Left London 2 April 1832

NSW Baptism V1832475 23A/1832 CLEWITT GEORGE - GEORGE - ANN

Lousy on the info on the passenger list werent they :rolleyes:

I cant find a marriage Dave.
Tho found the marriage for Charles CLEWETT & Ann DEANE

Where married: St Peter & St Paul, Wincanton

Date: 08 Jun 1783

Husband: CLEWETT, Charles
Husband's Abode: of this parish

Wife: Name: DEANE, Ann
Wife's Abode: of this parish

Witnesses: Geo: DEANE, Wm MITCHELL

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Thanks gibbo.

Yes. Not even initial G. :rolleyes: But it must be them.

Three children baptised at the same time.

V1832 475 23A/1832 CLEWITT GEORGE - GEORGE - ANN
V1834 476 23A/1834 CLEWITT EMMA - GEORGE - ANN
V1836 477 23A/1836 CLEWITT FELIX E - GEORGE - ANN

The year is the year of birth but all baptised 1839.

Volume 23 Reel 5005 #1-end (1635) Bap 1839 Church of England

Also don't know where the tree gets 1752-1811 for Charles.
There is a Rockhampton connection with this family.

Marriage 1869/C0486 Clewett Felix - Peters Isabella Jane

Death 1893/C3958 Clewett Isabella Jane - Cox -

Felix is probably in Brisbane.

Toowong Cemetery
Portion 12 Section 35 Grave 13
Clewett Felix 14 / 02 / 1913 Unknown
Clewett Margaret Kate 16 / 08 / 1955 83 years
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One is right and one is wrong:

V1851 1225 37B/1851 PEARSON ANNE AGE 45
V1851 1226 37B/1851 PEARSON ANNE

V1837 2188 21/1837 CLEWETT GEORGE AGE 41

I was at the library yesterday. Oh well, next week then.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)
Monday 27 October 1851

At West Maitland, New South Wales, on the 13th August, after several years' illness, which she bore with Christian patience and fortitude Anne Pearson, relict of the late Mr. John Adam Pearson, of Hull, in Yorkshire, and eldest daughter of the late Mr. Edward Curtis, of Wincanton, Somersetshire.
Thanks gibbo. That helps. We now have her father.

Tree has b. 1807 but does not list pob.

Not on the Somerset OPC site.
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A possible:

Where married: St Peter & St Paul, Wincanton
Register: Not available
Page: Not available
Entry: Not available
Date: 06 Jun 1773
Husband: Name: CURTIS, Edward
Husband's age: Not available
Husband's Occupation: Not available
Husband Signed?:
Husband's Abode: of this parish
Husband's Condition: Batchelor
Husband's Father:
Groom's Father Occ.: Not available
Wife: Name: GAWLER, Mary
Wife's age: Not available
Wife's Occupation: Not available
Wife's Abode: of this parish
Wife Signed?:
Wife's Condition: Widow
Wife's Father:
Wife's Father Occ.: Not available
Conducted by: Not available
Type: Banns
Witnesses: Silas STEPHENS, Mary ANDREWS
Notes: Banns
Source: Parish Registers
Transcribed by: Duncan, Caroline

Or too early.
Birth and marriage in Victoria:

Birth 1842 ? Vic. COX Isabella

Marriage 1865 Vic. PETER(S) ...? & Isabella COX
South Rockhampton Cemetery

CLEWETT Isabel Jane F 48 Burial date Friday 17 November 1893 Sarcoma of frontal line CE Section 36 Grave 2629 Housewife
Also don't know where the tree gets 1752-1811 for Charles.

This looks like Charles' bap.

County Somerset
Place Wincanton
Church St Peter and Paul
BaptismDate 16 Aug 1751
Forename Charles
*** M
FatherForename Joseph
MotherForename Elizabeth
FatherSurname CLEWETT
FileNumber 5762

So his birth is a bit before 1752..


One of the trees suggests he did some work (carving) on 'Marble Arch' abt. 1828, if this is the case he may have married in London..

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
Name: George Clewett
Spouse Name: Ann Curtis
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 3 Oct 1831
Parish: St Marylebone
Borough: Westminster
Register Type: Parish Register
[Witnesses: John Parker & Emma Clewett]

Thanks Geoff.

It would appear that only George and Ann arrived in 1832. They baptised three children in 1839 with the first born 1832. The records should be on film so next week I'll try to find them. Birth date should be listed so it will be interesting to see if it's before 2 April, the date they left London, or say December 1832. No place of birth on those baptism records.

There's also this..

New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Name: Clewett
Arrival Date: 25 Feb 1832
Vessel Name: Mary

New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Name: Mrs Clewett
Arrival Date: 25 Feb 1832
Vessel Name: Mary

Oh. 2x Mr & Mrs Clewett now. :rolleyes:

Can only see children for George & Ann - births and deaths in NSW.

Perhaps the others are James & Martha - deaths in NSW.
I hope the newspapers have something that helps.

I'll also chase Emma. She is not in the trees I've found.

I'd say that's the right marriage then Geoff. Sister as a witness.

County Somerset
Place Wincanton
Church St Peter and Paul
BaptismDate 05 Mar 1790
Forename Emma
*** F
FatherForename Charles
MotherForename Ann
FatherSurname CLEWETT
FileNumber 5762

I can't see George around 1796.
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Looks like it. Typical. Baptism for sister but not for the one in my tree.

The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848 ) - Friday 6 April 1832 p.3
[April]2 — From London, the ship Sovereign, (300, tons)
McKellar master; cargo, merchandise, passengers
Messrs. Jacobs, Wrightman, Hereday, Clewett,
Curtis, and Hayward; Mrs Clewett, Hayward and
4 children ; Misses Jacobs (2), and Curtis; 45
Chelsea pensioners, 10 women, and 8 children.