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SPEERS & TAYLOR

DaveHam9

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NSW Marriage V18294604 3B/1829 SPEERS JAMES - TAYLOR MARGARET K

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No. 173
James Speers Aged 25 yrs Born in the Colony, a Sawyer otp of Sydney, a Bachelor
Margaret Kennedy Taylor Aged 20 yrs Born in the Colony otp of Sydney, a Spinster
Married in this Church by Banns with the consent of the Mother
Twenty First July 1829 By me Richard Hill Chapman
Parties: James Spears signed and Margaret (her x mark)
Witnesses: William Spears of Clarence street, Mary (her x mark) Spears of Clarence street


No baptism found for James or Margaret.

NSW Burial V1848393 33B/1848 SPEARS JAMES AGE 43

Looking for Margaret's death/burial, thanks.
 
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From a tree on fmp

James Spear born 11 March 1804 Norfolk Island NSW. No parents given and no source for the date and place

Margaret Kennedy Taylor
born 1809 Sydney
died 19 August 1851 Sydney. Again no parents or source given.

Another tree gives his parents as William Spears 1772 Somerset - 1833 Sydney and Mary Howe 1780 Ireland - 1829 Sydney.
 
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Thanks emeltee.

I'll check the NSW index.

No baptism found for James or Margaret.

I now have her burial which I can look up at the library one day. It might give the ship she arrived on. It will confirm 19 Aug as date of death or burial. Most of the church 'V' burial records only provide the date of burial.

NSW Burial V18516 37B/1851 SPEARS MARGARET AGE 41 - MF= CofE Sydney, St Lawrence's

There are four CofE parishes in the centre of Sydney and Christ Church St Laurence in the Parish of St Lawrence was the only 'High Church' one.
 
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This one is a little bit odd in that Rev W. H. Walsh was the head of Christ Church St Laurence.

NSW Burial V1848393 33B/1848 SPEARS JAMES AGE 43 NL= CofE Sydney, St Andrew's

Burials in the Parish of Saint Andrew in the County of Cumberland in the year 1848
No. 36 James Spears Abode: Market St. When Died: 27 Septr. 1847 When Buried: 28th Septr. Age: 43 yrs Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: Grazier By whom the Ceremony was performed: W.H. Walsh
 

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NSW Marriage V1806342 4/1806 SPEAR WILLIAM - HOW MARY - CA= CofE Sydney, St Philip's

No. 342 The Solemnization of matrimony between William Spear and Mary How both of Sydney by licence of his Excellency Govnr. Phillip Gidley King & married this 29th July 1806 by me Henry Fulton
Wm Spear signed & Mary (her x mark) How
Witnesses: William Garton ? & Margaret (her x mark) Joiner

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This one is normal in that St. Philip's was the first Parish in Sydney. William Cowper was not the first Chaplain but was rector of St. Philip's for 49 years.

http://www.cowper200.com.au/william_cowper.html

NSW Burial V1833222 17/1833 SPEARS WILLIAM AGE 62 - CA= CofE Sydney, St Philip's

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Burials in the Parish of St. Philip's Sydney in the County of Cumberland in the year 1833
No. 876 William Spears Abode: Sydney When Buried: 29 June 1833 Age: 62 yrs Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: Labourer By whom the Ceremony was performed: William Cowper


NSW Burial V18291129 13/1829 SPEAR MARY AGE 47 - CA= CofE Sydney, St Philip's

I don't have a copy of that one yet so I'll look it up next time at the library.

Were William and Mary both convicts ??
 

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Thanks emeltee.

I'll look for a death. Not as Galton or Gatton in NSW index. And this would seem to be too late.

GALLON WILLIAM 5643/1894 UNKNOWN UNKNOWN - GOULBURN
 

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Pos.. Feb 1815 – William Spears
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/629059?searchTerm=william spears


William Spears baptised 3 May 1774 Winscombe Somerset – William & Ann Spears
Jan 1800 joined NSW Corps – depart 18 Nov 1800 “Earl Cornwallis” arrived 12 June 1801 Sydney

Common law marriage 1801 – William a Private in NSW Corp to Sarah Robinson(1783-1872) a convict on same ship – had illegitimate child Mary Ann Spears (Jan 1802 NSW-1848) – Mary baptised 3 July 1803 St John’s Anglican Parramatta - & married convict Pryce/Price Morris (1775-1865)

William did married 29 July 1806 St Phillip’s C of E Sydney to Mary Howe (1782-1829) who was possibly previously married to William Coleman.. or travelled under his protection.. - notes:

Mary had come to the Colony via the “Minerva” as a soldier’s wife – Mary would have been 19 years around the time “Minerva” arrived. According to the ship Journal, Mary Spears had come on the ship as wife of Private soldier William Coleman, also on passenger list is daughter Anne Coleman. In Aug 1806 Mary is listed in the Muster that year as “UX” living with William Spears & later that year she married under license to him as Mary How.

James How Spears b 11 March 1804 Norfolk Island NSW – baptised 29 April 1804 – William Spears & Mary How – FHL 993949
died Sept 1848
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/253058087?searchTerm=james spears
buried Old C of E Rookwood – Section 1 Row 11 – leaving a wife and 5 children
 

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KENNEDY MARGARET 3040/1809 V18093040 1A CHRISTOPHER - ANN - CA
KENNEDY MARGARET 186/1809 V1809186 7 CHRISTOPHER - ANN - CA
 

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Christopher Kennedy convicted Louth arrived 11 Feb 1796 on “Marquis Cornwallis” - age 23 – pardon date 31 March 1810

findagrave has him b 1769 – died 18 June 1838 – Glebe Cemetery
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/86580641/christopher-kennedy

Ann Wilson convicted Lancashire 19 March 1806 – 7 yrs arrived 26 Oct 1807 on “Sydney Cove” with her 2 sons (James was b onboard)

Margaret Kennedy b 2 Jan 1809 baptised 6 June 1813 St Philip Sydney Christopher Kennedy & Ann – FHL 993949 & V18093040 1A
she died Aug 1851
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/12929605?searchTerm=margaret spears

found this...
https://australianroyalty.net.au/tree/purnellmccord.ged/individual/I36024/Margaret-Kennedy-Taylor
 
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NSW Bap KENNEDY MARGARET V1809186 7/1809 CHRISTOPHER - ANN - CA

1813 Christenings
186 Margaret, Daughter of Christopher & Ann Kennedy born 2nd Jany. 1809 & Christened 6 June 1813
 

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