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George Edward ELLIS


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WA Death 229/1917 ELLIS George E Male CLAREMONT * age 76 born Bristol ?

SA Marriage
ELLIS George Edward 21y N (f John) - SAUNDERS Mary 20y S (f Thomas)
m. 25 Dec 1862 at res of Luke Cox Islington dist Ade Book 52 p.119

Births Dec Qtr 1841
ELLIS George - Cheltenham 11 220 mmn HUMPHRESS
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... was born at Bristol, England. Leaving England in 1849 with his family, Mr. Ellis arrived in Adelaide, South Australia. ...

I can't find them arriving in 1849. Ok they left in 1849.

passengers from London and Plymouth 11/1/1850
DOUGLAS, Captain SL - The captain of the Douglas is a maudlin drunkard. The ship arrived with passengers suffering from cholera and typhus. 20 deaths during the voyage. ‘The death ship’ Observer 29/1/1850. The officers selected ‘fancy girls’ from the fair passengers. 40 original passengers continued to Melbourne 14/2/1850.

ELLIS, John (31/8/1811-20/6/1882) Born Portsmouth, Hants, England. Died Bowden SA. m 16/5/1839 Portsea, Hants.

ELLIS, Mrs John nee Anne TILLY (26/10/1816-19/11/1882) Perhaps a sister to fellow passenger George Tilly.

ELLIS, Henry Albert (19/3/1840-2/4/1904) Born Portsea, Hants, England. Died Bowden SA. m 12/7/1861 Bride’s father Charles Hooper residence Adelaide, Martha nee Hooper.

ELLIS, George Edward (//c1841-//)

ELLIS, Emily (//c1842-//) m ? GIBSON.

ELLIS, John (//c1844-//)

ELLIS, William Howard (//c1846-14/12/1849) Born Portsea, Hants, England. Died at sea, of dysentery, aged 3.

ELLIS, Frederick (26/2/1848-16/11/1910) Born Portsea, Hants, England. Died Brighton SA. Carpenter; Adelaide. Anglican. m 4/6/1875 North Adelaide, Elizabeth Rachel nee JONES (24/3/1846-4/7/1921) Born Trelleck, Co Monmouth, England. Father: Charles Frederick..
Obituary not quite correct.

GRO Reference: 1841 S Quarter in PORTSEA ISLAND UNION Volume 07 Page 134

Marriages Jun 1839
ELLIS John - Portsea I. 7 202
TILLY Anne - Portsea I. 7 202
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SA Deaths
1882 ELLIS John M Adelaide Book 120 p.298

Evening Journal (Adelaide, SA) - Wed 21 Jun 1882 p.2
ELLIS.—On the 20th June, at his residence, Park-
street, Bowden-on-the-Hill, after a long illness, John
Ellis, late Stationmaster, Fords, in his 71st year.

1882 ELLIS Ann F Adelaide Book 123 p.275
1882 ELLIS Ann F Hindmarsh Book 121 p.286

South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA) - Mon 20 Nov 1882 p.4
ELLIS.— On the 19th November, at her residence,
Park-street, Bowden-on-the-Hill, Anne, relict of the
late John Ellis, in her 67th year.
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107x births in England for a Mary Saunders 1842 +/- 1.


The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (NSW) - Sat 26 Nov 1898 p.4
ELLIS.-On the 24th, at her late residence, Cowper-street, Parramatta, Mary, the beloved wife of G. E. Ellis, aged 56 years.
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Marriages Dec Qtr 1842
SAUNDERS Thomas - Birmingham 16 459
CAMWELL Phebe - Birmingham 16 459
CAMWELL Phoebe - Birmingham 16 459

Marriages Jun Qtr 1842
SAUNDERS Thomas - Stourbridge 18 561
STAMPS Phoebe - Stourbridge 18 561

No birth reg for Mary 1842 +/- 2 with mmn Camwell or Stamps. No birth reg as Camwell or Stamps with mmn -.
Marriages Dec Qtr 1839
SANDERS Thomas - Derby 19 492
BULL Phebe - Derby 19 492

No birth reg as Sanders or Saunders for Mary 1842 +/- 2 with mmn Bull.
20x deaths for a Thomas Saunders in South Aust. And 8x Thomas Sanders.

No death for a Phoebe or Phebe Saunders.

SA Death 1919 SANDERS Phoebe F Adelaide Book 427 p.482

That one may be married to a Charles Robert Sanders.

Did Thomas and Phoebe arrive in Australia ?

Was Mary born in England?
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