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The Sydney Morning Herald - Fri 12 Apr 1935 p.10
STARKEY.-April 10, 1935, at his residence, Homebush-road, South Strathfield, John Starkey. Aged 81 years.

Looking for John's birth, thanks.

NSW Bap V18522422 38A/1852 BIDDLE SARAH A - JOHN - MARY

Looking for the marriage of John Biddle to Mary.
Ah. Thanks gibbo.

I plan to visit the local library tomorrow so will try to look that up.
A problem with this as no year is included in birth column. So is it born 1852 and baptised 1853 ?

Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Ashfield in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1853
No. - When Baptised: Oct. 11th ? When Born: Novr. 16th ? John - James & Margaret Starkie Abode: 5 Dock Quality or Profession: Labourer By whom the Ceremony was performed: F. Wilkinson
From FS.

Name John Starkie
Christening Date 11 Dec 1853
Christening Place Ashfield, New South Wales
Birth Date 16 Nov 1853
Father's Name James Starkie
Mother's Name Margaret
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Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Ashfield in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1852
No. - When Baptised: Septr. 26th When Born: July 20th Sarah Ann - John & Mary Biddle Abode: Parramatta Road Quality or Profession: Servant By whom the Ceremony was performed: F. Wilkinson

Curious. That one is not on FS.
NSW Death 2032/1865 BIDDLE JOHN - JOSEPH - CHARLOTTE - CONCORD * 31 Dec 1864

The Sydney Morning Herald - Thu 5 Jan 1865 p.1
On the 31st December, 1864, at Ashfield, near Sydney, of consumption, Mr. John Biddle, aged 27 years, a native of Henley in Arden, Warwickshire, England, leaving a wife and five young children to mourn their loss.


The Sydney Morning Herald - Mon 9 Sep 1918 p.6
BIDDLE.-September 8, 1918 at her residence, Arden, Liverpool road, Enfield, Mary Jane Biddle, aged 86 years. At rest.

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Arrival for Biddle family?

No John or Mary Biddle on Assisted to NSW.

Deaths for James and Margaret Starkie/Starkey ??
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NSW Death 5600/1891 STARKEY JAMES - JAMES - UNKNOWN - DRUMMOYNE * 10 Nov 1891

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wed 11 Nov 1891 p.1
STARKEY.—November 10, 1891, James Starkey, the oldest resident of Five Dock, aged 78 years.

NSW Death 8625/1905 STARKEY MARGARET - JAMES - - DRUMMOYNE * 1 Sep 1905

The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 9 Sep 1905 p.12
STARKEY.—September 1, at her residence, Gipps-street, Drummoyne, Margaret Starkey, aged 83 years.
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Something odd about the marriage of James to Margaret.

A total of 8 children born and registered before that marriage ??


James born abt 1814 in NSW ??
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John Ewart
Spouse's Name Elizabeth Mc Kee
Marriage Date 5 Nov 1822
Marriage Place Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England
Microfilm Number 438192
Batch M005466

Not Lancs OPC.

Daughter Margaret born abt 1823 England.

I can't find a baptism for Margaret.

Margaret's arrival in NSW by 1848 ? Not on Assisted to NSW as Ewart or Ewait.
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Starkey James 10 Nov 1891 78 son/James Thomas & Mary (Manning); b. Camden NSW; h/Margaret (Ewart) Ashfield Anglican Church NSW G, 93

No baptism in NSW index 1810 - 1815 for a James Star* with parents Thomas & Mary.

No marriage in NSW index 1800 - 1815 for Thomas Star* to Mary.
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James & Margaret Starkey – findagrave

Mary Manning married James Starkey 1810 – CC – 1140/1810 V18101140 3A
5 Dec 1810 St Matthew’s Church of England Windsor
Mary Manning convicted 7 yrs - 6 March 1809 arrived March 1810 from Northampton on “Canada”
1825 Convict muster – Mary Manning – Canada – wife of James Starkey

James Starkie convicted 10 July 1804 voyage Jan 1807 from Northampton - “Duke of Portland”
Wyong Headstones – Wyong History Group Inc.

James Thomas Starkey b 1770 Gloucester son of Thomas Starkie/Starkey, Date ship and place of arrival Duke of Portland 27 July 1807 Sydney Cove NSW, status convict, Religion C of E – occupation
carpenter, died 15 Nov 1830, buried Parramatta, age 60
married 5 Dec 1810 Windsor to Mary Manning b 4 April 1779 Kisling Bay Northampton UK daughter of William Manning and Elizabeth nee Leds. Date ship and place of arrival The Canada - 8 Sept 1810 Sydney Cove NSW, status convict, buried Parish of St James Sydney
Esther b 15 Nov 1811 Windsor died 9 Nov 1864, married 31 July 1839 to Joseph Hibbs

Mary b 25 Oct 1812 Windsor died 17 June 1864 Surry Hills, married 11 Jue 1832 to John Woodham

James b 1814 Camden died 10 Nov 1891 Drummoyne, married 3 May 1878 Margaret Ewart

Thomas b 1818 Cowpastures died 1 Nov 1901 Gunderman Gully, 1st marriage 27 July 1840 Jane
Elizabeth Ewart – she died 11 March 1864 – reg 3299 – John & Elizabeth
his 2nd marriage 7 Dec 1865 to Catherine Eliza Christmas

Elizabeth McKee b 13 April 1793 baptised 21 April 1793 Clifton Gloucester – Francisci McKee & Mariae McKee – married 5 Nov 1822 Manchester Lancs to John Ewart (1790-1865) archive roll 695
Margaret 1823 Manchester
Jane Elizabeth 5 March 1824 Manchester
Montgomery 1830 Manchester
arrival 7 Sept 1832 from Liverpool on “Wellington”
she died 7 June 1855 Lower Hawksbury NSW age 62
No death in NSW index in 1865 for John.

No baptism for James in 1814 or 1815 in the index.

No burial in 1830 for James in the index.

NSW Burial STARKEY JAMES 9693/1831 V18319693 2C AGE 19 CA
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NSW Burial V18551605 43A/1855 EWART ELIZABETH AGE 62 CY= CofE Lower Hawkesbury

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Burials in the Parish of Lower Hawkesbury in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1855
No. 119 Elizabeth Ewart Abode: Lower Hawkesbury When Died: 9th June 1855 When Buried: 10th June 1855 Age: 62 years Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: - By whom the Ceremony was performed: Thomas Horton

No death found for Thomas in 1865.