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Lucy Ann CROSS

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Marriage 193/1861 CLIFTON JOHN - CYRFO LUCY ANN - SYDNEY

Empire (Sydney, NSW) - Mon 1 Apr 1861 p.1
MARRIAGES
CLIFTON - CROSS.-On the 27th March, by the Rev. J. Oram, the Rev. John Clifton, Wesleyan Missionary, to Lucy Annie, youngest daughter of the late Rev. William Cross, Missionary to the Fiji Islands.

Extract from Church Heritage Vol. 10 No. 1. March 1997
CLIFTON, John
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M. (1) Lucy Annie (d Rev. Walter & Mrs. Cross, b. Viwa, Fiji, 31.7.1841) in April 1861 (d. Orange, November 1876) ...
 

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Looks like Walter is an error.

Cross, William, -- 1797-1842.

A Brief History of the Methodist Church in Fiji
Established in 1835 through the Wesleyan Missionary Society (WMS) via Tonga in the persons of David Cargill and William Cross (London, England). ...

These missionaries died in their field stations:
William Cross 1842 at Somosomo;
John Hunt 1848 at Viwa
David Cargill 1843 in Tonga.
 
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William Cross
Gender Male
Christening Date 27 Aug 1797
Christening Place CIRENCESTER,GLOUCESTER
Father's Name Thomas Cross
Batch: C027471
 

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The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842)
Sat 3 Aug 1833
MARRIED
By special, licence, at St John's Church, Parramatta, by the Rev. SAMUEL MARSDEN, the Rev. WILLIAM CROSS, Wesleyan Missionary, to AUGUSTA MARGARET, eldest daughter of Mr. JAMES SMITH, Architect, of the same place.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2213260

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)
Wed 17 Nov 1847
DIED.
At the residence of her father, Mr. James Smith, Fitz Roy Cottage, Parramatta, Mrs. Cross, widow of the late Rev. William Cross, Wesleyan Missionary to Tonga and the Feejee Islands. [Fiji ] Mrs. C. died on the 14th instant, in the thirty-ninth year of her age, leaving five children (three sons and two daughters), to deeply deplore the loss of an excellent and affectionate mother. Mrs. Cross took her departure in great composure and Christian tranquillity, leaving a testimony how much she had been devoted to the cause of her Redeemer, amongst the Heathen in the South Sea Islands for upwards of ten years.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/12891448
 

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That's strange, the marriage that Gibbo found in post #4 William says he is a bachelor, his possible first wife d. 1832 in Tonga [Public tree]

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William was in Tonga in 1827. So returned to Sydney and married, probably 2nd time. Went to Fiji in 1835 with his wife.

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Yes, send the images thanks Geoff.

The copy of the image from Vol 17 sent to the Registrar General I can get from the local library tomorrow. One of the two images you have found is probably an image of the register.

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Wesleyan Burials in the Parish of St. John in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1847
No. - Augusta Margaret Cross Age: Thirty-nine years Abode: Parramatta When Died: - When Buried: November 16th 1847 Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: Widow By whom the Ceremony was performed: Nathaniel Turner

Page 104 & 105
Marriages solemnized in the Parish of St. John in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1833
No. 417
William Cross Wesleyan Missionary of the Parish of Parramatta
Augusta Margaret Smith A 25 of the Parish of Parramatta
married in this Church by Licence with consent of Friends
Thirtieth day of July 1933 By me Samuel Marsden Chaplain
Parties signed: William Cross, Augusta Margaret Smith
Witnesses: William Schofield of Parramatta, Elizabeth Shelly of Parramatta, James Smith

Rev William Schofield is also a Wesleyan Missionary.

Not sure what the A 25 is. Some early marriages have F = Free meaning arrived in colony free, ie. not a convict. 25 must be the age. No status for either. Also, it says Parish of Parramatta and not Parish of St John.
 
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One in post #19 is the image of the form the church sent to the Registrar General.

This is an image from the Parish Register. There are a few differences.

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Marriages solemnized in the Parish of Saint John Parramatta in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1833
No. 417
William Cross Wesleyan Missionary 32 years of the Parish of Parramatta
Augusta Margaret Smith Spinster 25 years of the Parish of Parramatta
married in this Church by Licence with consent of Friends
Thirtieth day of July 1933 By me Samuel Marsden Senior Chaplain
Parties signed: William Cross, Augusta Margaret Smith
Witnesses: William Schofield, Elizabeth Shelly, James Smith
 

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