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NamePhillis P W HalloranMarriage DateyearMarriage PlacelocationRegistration DateyearRegistration Placecity, New South Wales, AustraliaSpouseWilliam E LesterVolume NumberVolume NumberHousehold members
 

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Thanks Ellie.

NSW Marriage 54/1828 V182854 73A HALLORAN LAURENCE H - SOMERVILLE PHILLIS - JA

I will try to look that up tomorrow.

Something is odd. Phillis marries as Halloran but baptism has her as Ward, daughter of James & Elizabeth.
 
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NSW Burial HALLORAN LAURENCE H 2358/1854 V18542358 41A AGE 47

NSW Death HALLORAN PHILLIS P 886/1866 AGE 70 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY * 11 Jul
 
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William Richards Lester
1817–1887
BIRTH 29 JUNE 1817 • Portsea, Hampshire, England
DEATH 11 AUGUST 1887 • Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia
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William Lester ( Commander RN ) Rn
1787–1867
BIRTH BEF. 01 JUL 1787 • Portsea, Hampshire, England
DEATH 25 DECEMBER 1867 • Portsea, Hampshire, England
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Mary Elizabeth Lester (Richards)
1795–1869
BIRTH BEF. 23 SEP 1795 • Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
DEATH 15 FEBRUARY 1869 • Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
 

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Thanks Ellie.

This is rather confusing. Witness to the marriage was an Annie Halloran.

NSW Marriage V18501922 73C/1850 HALLORAN ROBERT J - HILL ANNIE M - JB
NSW Marriage V1850129 79/1850 HALLORAN ROBERT J - HALL ANNIE M - JB

This clearly has Elizabeth as the mother of the Phillis who married William.

NSW Death 6343/1868 WARD ELIZABETH - WILLIAM S - DIED RICHMOND - RICHMOND * 8 Feb 1868

The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 15 Feb 1868 p.1
DEATHS
On the 8th instant, at her residence, Richmond, Mrs. E. WARD, aged 70 years, the well-beloved mother of Mr. W. R. Lester, Mudgee.
 

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Thanks Ellie.

Seems some records don't agree.

Baptism 26 Jun 1817
Baptism place Portsea, St John
Denomination Anglican
Residence Southsea Castle Road
Father William
Mother Mary Elizabeth
County Hampshire
Archive reference CHU 5/A/1/3Page 258
Archive Portsmouth History Centre
 

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I can't connect James and Elizabeth WARD to Laurence and Phillis HALLORAN

Thee is no baptism for a Phillis Prescilla HALLORAN with parents Laurence & Phillis.

Mother is Elizabeth.
 

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Deaths Dec Qtr 1867
LESTER William 81 Portsea 2b 298

Deaths Mar Qtr 1869
LESTER Mary Elizabeth 73 Portsea 2b 304
 

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NSW Marriage V182854 73A/1828 HALLORAN LAURENCE H - SOMERVILLE PHILLIS - JA= Presbyterian
Sydney, Scots Church

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Marriages solemnized in the Parish of - in the County of - in the Year 18
No. 54
I certify that Laurence Halloran, of Sydney, bachelor, aged 22 and
Phillis Somerville, also of Sydney, widow, aged 32 were
married in this town of Sydney by banns with consent of those concerned
this third day of March in the year 1828 By me John Dunmore Lang Presbyterian Chaplain
Parties signed: L H Halloran, Phillis Somerville
Witnesses: And Lang of Hunter River, H Wilson of Sydney
 

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NSW Burial V18542358 41A/1854 HALLORAN LAURENCE H AGE 47

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Burials in the Parish of Balmain in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1854
No. 20 Laurence Henry Halloran Abode: Balmain When Died: June 7th When Buried: Jun 9th Age: 47 Ship's Name: - Quality or Profession: Schoolmaster By whom the Ceremony was performed: Th. D. Wintle

NSW Burial V18371493 44B/1837 WARD JAMES

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Burials in the Parish of Norfolk Island in the County of - in the Year 18
No. 56 James Ward Abode: Norfolk Island When Died: - When Buried: 1837 December 7 Age: - Ship's Name: Hurley ???? Quality or Profession: Labourer and Groom By whom the Ceremony was performed: Thomas Sharpe

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James WARD - 'Shipley' 1818 Certificate of Freedom 10 May 1825 [4/4423; Reel 601] Details

James WARD - 'Shipley' Convict Death Register 06/12/1837 Age: 47; District/Parish: Norfolk Island [4/4549; Reel 690 Page 227]
 

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James Ward married Elizabeth Somerville. It's not in NSW index.

I still can't see how daughter Phillis marries as Halloran - the married name of her mother's sister.
 

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Phillis married as Halloran, but why? James Ward did not actually marry Elizabeth Somerville - sister of Phillis Somerville who did marry Laurence Halloran.

NSW Bap V1831831 15/1831 WARD PHILLIS P - JAMES - ELIZABETH - CE= CofE Richmond

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Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Richmond in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1831
No. 364 When Baptised: April 3rd When Born: Oct 18th 1828 Eliza - James & Elizabeth Ward Abode: Richmond Quality or Profession: Dealer By whom the Ceremony was performed: Joseph Docker
No. 365 When Baptised: April 3rd When Born: Feb 29th 1831 Phillis Priscilla - James & Elizabeth Ward Abode: Richmond Quality or Profession: Dealer By whom the Ceremony was performed: Joseph Docker

Yes it does say Feb 29 1831.

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