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Thomas & Alice ROSTRON

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Thomas Rostron, his wife Alice and their daughter Mary had sailed from Liverpool on 14 September 1840, aboard the ship Brothers. They arrived at Port Jackson on 11 March 1841. Thomas was a bricklayer and publican but for a year “was employed by Mr. A. B. Smith of Smith’s Rivulet, Gammon Plains near Merriwa, NSW.

Looking for their deaths, thanks.
 
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Presbyterian Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of St. Andrews Sydney in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1842
No. 1879 When Baptised: [margin] March 1842 When Born: 23rd February 1842 Margaret Isabella - William Lindsay & Catherine Wilson Abode: Sydney Quality or Profession: Baker By whom the Ceremony was performed: Revd. J. McGarvie

NSW Burial V1852319 106/1852 LINDSAY CATHERINE AGE 35

Burials in the Parish of St. Andrew's Scots Sydney in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1852
No. - Catherine Lindsay, born Wilson Age: 35 years Abode: Sydney When Died: - When Buried: 3 May 1852 Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: - By whom the Ceremony was performed: Revd. John McGarvie


Looking for the marriage of William to Catherine.
 
Hi, this is what I have found so far.
Alice Booth Rostron: Born 17 Dec 1822, Lancashire, England. Daughter of George Booth and Mary.
Death: 14 May 1914 (aged 91)
Marrickville, Inner West Council, New South Wales, Australia
Burial: Rookwood General Cemetery
Rookwood, Cumberland Council, New South Wales, Australia PLOT Zone F; Methodist New 03B; Grave 1022MEMORIAL ID160205631 · View Source.
MARRIED
16 September 1839
St Peter, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire ENG
Spouse: Thomas ROSTRON

IMMIGRATION
11 March 1841 per bounty ship- BROTHERS
Departed Liverpool ENG 14 September 1840

RESIDENCE
1849-1853 Shipwrights Arms Hotel, Darling Street, Balmain
1853-1854 Crooked Billet Hotel, George St, Sydney
1859-1864 Waterloo Retreat Hotel, Botany Rd, Waterloo

Children of Thomas ROSTRON
and ALICE BOOTH-

1. Mary ARMSTRONG (nee ROSTRON)
b 17 Nov 1839 ENG d 2 March 1911 Waterloo NSW
2. Ann HAIN (nee ROSTRON)
b 28 March 1842 d 20 July 1927 Cooma NSW
3. Eliza HAIN/MARGOSCHIS (nee ROSTRON)
b 21 Jan 1844 d 7 Aug 1880 Orange NSW
4. Alice BURNS (nee ROSTRON)
b 6 Jul 1849 d 21 Sep 1939 Ashfield NSW
5. Sarah Amelia ROBERTS/CUNNINGHAN (nee ROSTRON)
b 30 Mar 1850 Balmain d 16 Jul 1930 Nth Sydney
6. George William ROSTRON
b 16 Oct 1856 Chippendale d 10 Sep 1940 Five Dock
7. Ellen BAILEY (nee ROSTRON)
b 12 Nov 1858 Waterloo d 9 Jan 1932 Brisbane QLD
8. Emma HAMILTON (nee ROSTRON) 1862-

Alice R (2).jpeg Alice Booth Rostron
 
ROSTRON. —May 4, at Glencoe, Harrington-street, Marrickville, Alice, widow of the late Thomas Rostron, late of Orange, aged 95 years.
ROSTRON. —May 4, 1914, at Glencoe, Harrington-street, Marrickville, Alice, beloved mother of Mr. G. Rostron,
Condobolin; Mrs. J. Hain, Cooma; Mr. W. Burnes, Redfern; Mrs. G. Bailey, Darlington; Mrs. T. Cunningham, 30 Lawson-street, Paddington; grandmother of Mrs. A. Cook, Warwick, Mary-street, Auburn; first cousin late General Booth, aged 65 years. Absent in the body and present with the Lord.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wed 6 May 1914 Page 18 Family Notices. Unable to find Thomas Roston death.
 
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Baptism not on Lancs OPC.

Marriage: 16 Sep 1839 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire, England
Thomas Rostron - (X), Full, Weaver, Bachelor, Shaw Street
Alice Booth - (X), Minor, Spinster, Lever Street
Groom's Father: William Rostron, Weaver
Bride's Father: George Booth, Weaver
Witness: Robert Colderly; James Liptrot
Married by Banns by: P. R. Robin, Curate
Register: Marriages 1838-1839, Page 217, Entry 433
Source: Film of the register at Manchester Library
 
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/15506046/1279695

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wed 6 May 1914 p.17
FUNERALS
ROSTRON.-The Friends of the late Mrs. ALICE ROSTRON are kindly invited to attend her Funeral; to leave Glencoe, Harrington-street, Marrickville, THIS MORNING, at 8.15, for Stanmore Station, thence to Methodist Cemetery, Rookwood.
T. J. ANDREWS, Undertaker, 25 Enmore-road, Newtown.

Alice Rostron Date of Death: N/A Date of Burial: 6 May 1914 Age: 95 Plot: Methodist New 3B_Zone F/#/1022
 
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Baptism: 14 Sep 1817 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire, England
Thomas Rostron - Son of William Rostron & Mary
Abode: Great Bolton
Occupation: Weaver
Baptised by: Thos Brocklebank Curate
Register: Baptisms 1815 - 1817, Page 279, Entry 2227
Source: LDS Family Search
 
Alice Booth b. 17 Dec 1822 Lancashire, England. Daughter of George Booth and Mary.
*Not Lancs OPC*

The Rostron family arrived in NSW in March 1841.

NSW Death 9341/1914 ROSTRON ALICE - BOOTH 94 YRS MARRICKVILLE MARRICKVILLE

ROSTRON.-May 4, 1914, at Glencoe, Harrington-street, Marrickville, Alice, beloved mother of ...
first cousin late General Booth, ...
 
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Marriage: 24 Aug 1812 St Peter, Bolton, Lancashire
Willm. Rostern - (X), Weaver, This Parish [Bolton]
Mary Hough - (X), Spinster, This Parish [Bolton]
Witnesses: Willm. Orrell; James Orrell
Married by Banns by Thos. Brocklebank Curate
Register: Marriages 1809 - 1812, Page 234, Entry 190
Source: LDS Family Search
 
Searching for General Booth I get results in 1600s.

Army General or even William Booth, General of Salvation Army ??


1839
Groom's Father: William Rostron, Weaver * another tree has Mary Comptire ?
Bride's Father: George Booth, Weaver

I've found a tree that has no marriage for William to Mary or George to Mary.
 
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George Booth b 7 July 1798 baptised 19 Aug 1798 St Mary Bury, Lancs – George Booth – ref L215/1/2/1 archive roll 670
married 10 Sept 1821 St Peter Bolton-le-Moors, Lancs to Mary Chardwick – ref GB127.L243/1/4/16
he was buried 22 Dec 1841 Walton-le-Dale Lancs – FHL 1656766 ref 54

Alice on Immigrant Passenger list as Atilia Rostorne age 19 arrived 11 March 1841

has - native same place as husband, father dec , daughter of Mary Booth with daughter Mary age 1

Mum - Mary Hannah Chadwick baptised 18 Oct 1807 Wesleyan, Ridgeway Gates Bolton Lancs to James & Elizabeth Chadwick – FHL 0560877 (RG4 1202)
and she died Sept 1853 Lancs vol 8c page 127
 
Thanks Val.

Bounty Passengers
Departed Liverpool, England 14 Sep 1840
NRS5316/4_4787/Brothers_11 Mar 1841/
Rostron Thomas 22 Brickmaker Methodist Both Lancashire
Alicia 19 Farm Servant Methodist Both Lancashire
Mary 15mo Daughter
 
Thanks Val.

Walton-le-Dale is in Preston RD.

BOOTH, GEORGE age 1
GRO Reference: 1841 D Quarter in THE PRESTON UNION Volume 21 Page 407

There is no death in Lancs in 1841 for a George Booth aged abt 43.

BOOTH, MARY age 0
GRO Reference: 1853 S Quarter in BOLTON UNION Volume 08C Page 127

If father is deceased as of 11 Mar 1841 then he was not buried Dec 1841.
 
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Thanks Val.

I don't know because I can't find that one on GRO or Lancs OPC to check age.
 
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