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William Hunter/Ann Burns m Wooloomooloo

barbarajoh

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Looking for anything at all on this couple. They married 20 May 1863. His parents John Hunter and Sarah McKie. Born 1833 Co Cavan, Ireland.

Her parents Huston Burns and Eliza Liscoal(?) Born 1840 Co Cavan.

William supposed to have come over on "Fortune" in 1855. If so A has him having a brother already there.

They are not Catholic, married in Presbyterian Church. Hard to find anything on them in Ireland.

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See if this helps any Barbara

Arrived on GLORIANA 1855 NSW
BURNS Ann 16
BURNS Eliza 43
BURNS Eliza 18
BURNS Esse 14
BURNS Houston 45
BURNS Huston 19
BURNS James 17
BURNS Jane 20
BURNS Joseph 25
BURNS Mary 23


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)
Thu 21 May 1863

On Wednesday, the 20th instant, by special license, at the residence of the bride's family, Crown-street, Woolloomooloo, by the Rev. Dr. Lang, M.P., Mr. William Hunter, farmer, late of Victoria, to Anne, fourth daughter of the late Mr. Huston Burns, of Camden, both natives of the County of Cavan, Ireland.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/28621075

The Protestant Standard (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1895)
Sat 5 Sep 1874

MARRIAGE.
.At Palmer-street Manse, on the 28th August, by the Rev. Dr. M 'Gibbon, Henry Liscoe, of Molong, New South Wales, fifth son of Mr. Huston Burns, County Cavan, Ireland, to Janet, second daughter of Mr. John Taylor, Lanark, Scotland.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/211614869
 

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Daughters 1863 marriage announcement states the LATE Huston Burns. Found this appears to be a spelling error with his name. Cant find any death or funeral notices for him.

NSW death index .. Huston Burns snr.

BURNS HUSTOW 1249/1862 WILLIAM DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY
 
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NSW death index ... Ann Hunter nee Burns and possible death for William Hunter

HUNTER ANN 8764/1917 (BURNS) 75 YRS LISMORE LISMORE

HUNTER WILLIAM 1966/1911 - SARAH - LISMORE


Again cant find a death or funeral notice.
 
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Great so her parents were in NSW too. No sign of his though? He seemed to be alone on the ship but had a brother already there.

Thanks Gibbo.

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HUNTER William 21 Fortune 1855 Moreton Bay Reels 2137, 2469

I'll be in the State Library on Wednesday so can look up reel 2469. It should list a few things not on reel 2137.

Native place looks like Carlow. ? No other Hunter on board.


No death for a Sarah Hunter in Lismore area.

No other death for a male Hunter in Lismore area with mother = Sarah but several with just age and no parents on death reg. There is this one with father = John.

HUNTER JOHN 13241/1884 JOHN DIED BROADWATER LISMORE

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Is William's brother John?

William's family when they moved north was into dairy farming.

??
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/121394767
The Clarence River Advocate (NSW : 1898 - 1949) Tue 8 Oct 1907 Page 2
Mr. John Hunter, 71, a dairy farmer resid-
ing at Alstonville, died suddenly on board
the steamer Brundah on Thursday night as
the vessel was clearing Sydney Heads.

Parents don't fit.

HUNTER JOHN 12151/1907 ADAM JANET - SYDNEY * 3 Oct
 

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Thanks both, don't know anything further about John Hunter and Sarah Mckie apart from he was a farmer. But he may well have stayed in Ireland. And Irish records are difficult especially if not Catholic. Will see if I can find any siblings for William in any records or the name still in Co Cavan. I agree it looks like Carlow.

I can't read the bit where it is ditto to the one above - brother in ?

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The 'brother in ... ' bit is on the second reel Barbara.

Don't know if the image you've seen is an exact copy of the image on the second reel or not.

Post that bit and we may not have to wait until Wednesday.

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Found a Huston Burns in Bailieborough, Cavan born 1890 on Roots ireland to John and Margaret (Madden) but seems to be an unusual name so maybe where the Burns came from. Also known as Corglass
 

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"Am searching for the parents of my ancestor Huston Burns.

I believe he was born in the Castletown area abt 1800, and married Elizabeth Liscoe abt 1825 in the Diocese of Meath.

Some of their children's names were James, Huston (b1825), William, John and Jane (b1829). On Jane's marriage cert 1853, we have Rev William Burns of Wexford, who I believe was her brother."

Found on another forum. 10 years ago.

Same names but dates don't work.
 

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I now have an image of the shipping record and I can't work out the name of the place where William's brother was living.

Do we even know what state he was in?

Sabri?a
 
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Most of the image with right cut off. It's not much better but with it on my computer I can zoom in.
 
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