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Marriage in 1842 in Adelaide South Australia

DaveHam9

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Hello crankypants,

I hope you can help me with this marriage on 4 Jan 1842 in Adelaide ? South Australia between Matthew MOORHOUSE and Mary Ruth (or just Ruth) KILNER.

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Hi Dave

S.A pre-civil registration marriages

4th January 1842 Holy Trinity Adelaide

Groom/Bride Residence Fathers Status
MOOREHOUSE Thomas Native Location Adelaide B
KILNER Mary Ruth Adelaide: late Carr (Thomas KILNER) S

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much for that. But I'm surprised by several things. I won't argue re the 'e' in MOORHOUSE but his name and his place of birth are a bit out.

Moorhouse, Matthew, baptised 24 March 1813. His parents were James and Elizabeth Moorhouse. He was born at Huddlesfield, Yorkshire, England. His occupations were pastrolist, medical practitioner, civil servant and Member of Parliament. As Protector of Aborigines, he was paid an annual salary of £300. He came to South Australia from England on the ship SIR CHARLES FORBES. On 4 January 1842, he married Mary Ruth Kilner (born 29 August 1808, at Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England; died 30 April 1877, Melrose, South Australia) in Adelaide. They had three children, James (1844 - 1930); Washington (1847 - 1901); and, Emma Jane (1850 - 1895). Moorhouse died on 20 March 1876 at Melrose, South Australia. Information extracted from Stratton, J., (ed.), (1986), Biographical Index of South Australians 1836 - 1885, SA Genealogy and Heraldry Society, Adelaide, Volume III, p. 1131.

There is one error there. He died on 29 Mar not 20. I have his death reg.

Surname: MOORHOUSE
Given Names: Matthew
Date: 1876-03-29
***: M
Age: 63y
Status: N
Relative: (not recorded)
Relative 2:
Residence: Bartagunya
Death Place: Bartagunya
District Code: Fro
Symbol:
Book: 72
Page: 376
Cross Reference:

Bartagunya - About 1870 Dr Matthew Moorhouse took up a property of this name which lies about 5km south-west of Melrose from H. L. L'Estrange. The name arose because there were numerous wattle trees in the vicinity from which Aborigines extracted grubs called "Barties", "gunya" means camp. ...Moorhouse, who was Protector of Aborigines from 20 June 1839 was said to have been a man of kind disposition; his headstone in Melrose reads:

He hated falsehood's mean disguise
And loved the things that's just
His honour in his action lies,
and here remains his dust.

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Hi dave

http://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home
This link has lots of articles relating to Matthew MOORHOUSE

B.I.S.A
These are all the MOORHOUSE's that came out to South Australia, not sure if all connect to your lot.

MOORHOUSE Ebenezer par: Jas and Eliz
b: 23.2.1801 Huddersfield YKS ENc d: 29.6.1848
arr: 1840 CALEBA NGA 0Scc: Merchant, Pastoralist
res: Encounter Bay, Nth Adelaide
m: 6.6.1845 Adelaide SA Isabella nee KEELING
par: Jas and Sarah nee DIMMOCK b: c1814 d: Rem G
ROLFE arr: 1839 SIR CHARLES FORGES ch: Ed (1846-)
MOORHOUSE Edward b: c1825 MON WLS
arr: 1856 AUSTRALIA 0cc: Labourer res: Yatala
Cheltenham rel: C/E
m: by 1855 Mgt b: c1824 ch: John (1855-), Miles
(1860-), Martin Lyon (1862-), Mgt Mabel (1864-),
Wm Jas (186:cool:
MOORHOUSE Edwin b: c1804 YKS ENG
d: 29.10.1852 Adelaide SA bd: WTc arr: 1849 MARION
0cc: Carpenter
m: ENG Sarah b: c1811 d: Rem J HARDING ch: Sarah
A. ATTRILL(c 1835-), Thos A. (c1837-), Ed (c1842-),
Wm (c1845-1923), Eliz SULLIVA(Nc1 848-1935)
MOORHOUSE James (unm) par : Matthew and
Mary Ruth nee KILNER b: 1844 SA d: 13.11.1930
Norfolk Island bd: Melrose? SA 0cc: Pastoralist,
Secretary res: Bartagunya Station, Riverton rel: C/E
MOORHOUSE Matthew par: Jas and Eliz
b: bapt.24.3.1813 Huddlesfield YES ENG d: 20.3.1876
Melrose SA arr: 1839 SIR CHARLES FORBES
0cc: Pastoralist, Doctor, Civil Servant, MP
res: Bartagunya Station, Melrose, Encounter Bay and
others rel: C/E
m: 4.1.1842 Adelaide SA Mary Ruth nee KILNER
b: 29.8.1808 Huddersfield YES ENG d: 30.4.1877
Melrose SA ch: Jas (1844-1930), Washington
(1847-1901), Emma Jane WILLIAMS (1850-1895)
MOORHOUSE Washington par: Matthew and
Mary Ruth nee KILNER b: 17.12.1847 SA d: 27.4.1901
bd: Glen Osmond SA 0cc: Miller res: Riverton,
Adelaide rel: C/E
m: Frances Eliz nee SWINDEN par: Chas Masters
b: 28.11.1852 d: 28.7.1916 ch: Chas Lo ft us
(1872-1963), Mary Gertrude (1875-1943), Blanche
Lucy Nellie VAN ASCH (1881-1966)

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Hello crankypants,

Thanks for that. It has some more details about their children.
It's getting a bit far out on a limb on my tree to go much further with them.

I will check again and see if I have any other early South Australian events for you to look up.

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Hello crankypants,

I have another marriage in South Australia I'd like you to try and find please:

Frederick William NEWBERY (variations) and Mary Anne FURNER (sometime appears as TURNER) probably Adelaide around 1849.

A believe a son, William Owen was born there in 1850. By 1855 they were back in NSW. I'ts curious why they were in Adelaide because the FURNER family settled in Goulburn in about 1846.

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Hi Dave

I double checked South Australia BDM and no marriage registered for NEWBERY/FURNER. No birth registered for William Owen.
However there is a birth in 1851 for Jane NEWBERY.

Surname: NEWBERY
Given Names: Jane
Date: 1851-11-19
***: F
Father: Frederick William NEWBERY
Mother: Mary Ann FERNER
Birth Place/Residence: Adelaide
District Code: Ade
Symbol:
Book: 3
Page: 297
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N.S.W BDM INDEX has 8 NEWBERY births between 1856-1865 Goulburn.

Is it possible when they made there way down to S.A from N.S.W they stopped in Victoria, perhaps they married in this state.

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. I knew nothing about Jane and none of the other researchers that I've come across knew of her either. About 80% of researchers of the FURNER family say they married in Goulburn and never left the district. Others say the marriage was in Adelaide and that one son was born there. As I said, I don't understand why they would have travelled there for such a short time.

I'll ask one of my contacts to do another look up in Victoria.

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Hello crankypants,

Thanks for that. It has some more details about their children.
It's getting a bit far out on a limb on my tree to go much further with them.

I will check again and see if I have any other early South Australian events for you to look up.

Regards,

Dave
Hi Dave
I looked up my name on Google search engine and I came across the information from your self. My name is Matthew Moorhouse, I live in Leeds Yorkshire but my distant family do come from Huddersfield in Yorkshire and I wondered if I could be related to Matthew Moorhouse who you are researching. I hope you find this of interest and look forward to hearing from you.
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Matthew :eek:
 

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