Silas GILL & Mercy CATT married 1826, Beckley, Sussex
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Silas GILL & Mercy CATT
married 1826, Beckley, Sussex

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    Silas Gill
    baptised 10 Dec 1806
    Beckley, Sussex

    parents: John Gill & Sarah Fielder
    Mercy Catt
    baptised 8 Oct 1808
    Beckley, Sussex

    parents: Thomas Catt & Eleanor Brown
    Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    married 20 Jun 1826
    Beckley, Sussex
    Silas Gill
    died 10 Sep 1875
    Kempsey, NSW
    age 68
    Mercy Gill
    died 6 Nov 1885
    Kempsey, NSW
    age 77
    Emigration to NSW

    Ship: Augusta Jesse
    Left: UK Portsmouth 13 Jun 1837
    Arrived: NSW Sydney 11 Oct 1837
    Status: Assisted immigrants brought by Lieut..Alex.Martin

    Family
    GILL Silas 31
    GILL Mercy 29
    GILL George 8
    GILL Mary Ann 5
    GILL James 3
    GILL Dinah 2
    Mercy Catt (1808-1885)



    from Eric Clancy also centenary leaflet 1975
    Silas Gill (1806-1875)



    from centenary leaflet 1975
    Silas Gill - Centenary leaflet 1975



    from ?Eric Clancy
    Silas Gill's grave - Centenary leaflet, inscription illegible



    from ?Eric Clancy




    The children of Silas Gill & Mercy Catt


    George Gill
    (1829 Beckley - 1904 Mt Vincent)

    George Gill
    baptised 1829
    Beckley, Sussex
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Mary Jane Foster
    born 28 Apr 1833
    Icklesham, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Jane Fuller
    George Gill & Mary Jane Foster
    married 3 Sep 1850
    Huthfield, Maitland, NSW
    witnesses: Stephen & Mary Wellard
    George Gill
    died 9 Aug 1904
    buried Mt Vincent Wesleyan, NSW
    Mary Jane Gill
    died 2 Jan 1934
    buried Mt Vincent Wesleyan, NSW


    Mulbring Methodist cemetery, 2008

    courtesy of Kim
    Mary Jane Foster (1833-1934)
    with husband George Gill



    Falk
    496 George St, Sydney
    studio photo
    c1880
    courtesy of Debby & David
    George Gill (1829-1904)

    Mary Jane Foster (1833-1934)






    Mary Ann Gill
    (1832 Beckley - 1920 Mulbring)

    Mary Ann Gill
    born 1832
    Beckley, Sussex
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt


    Emigration:

    Ship: "Augusta Jesse"
    Left: UK Portsmouth 13 Jun 1837
    Arrived: NSW Sydney 11 Oct 1837
    Status: Assisted immigrants brought by Lieut..Alex.Martin
    Family:
    GILL Silas 31
    GILL Mercy 29
    GILL George 8
    GILL Mary Ann 5
    GILL James 3
    GILL Dinah 2
    William Wellard
    baptised 7 Jan 1818
    Folkestone, Kent
    parents: William Wellard & Elizabeth Peters

    Emigration:

    Ship: “Burrell”
    Arrived: NSW Sydney 20 May 1832
    Status: Free
    Brought to NSW under a convict family reunification scheme
    Family:
    WELLARD Elizabeth 46
    WELLARD Sarah 16
    WELLARD William 14
    Mary Ann Gill & William Wellard
    married 12 November 1849
    Sydney, NSW, Presbyterian Church.
    William Wellard
    died 2 Dec 1896
    buried Mt Vincent CofE
    age 78



  • Australian Cemeteries Index
  • Mary Ann Wellard
    died 12 Jun 1920
    Mulbring, NSW
    age 88
    Children of William Wellard & Mary Ann Gill
    William Wellard 1851 Mangrove Creek - 1908 Mt Vincentm 1876 Maitland to Lucy Hitchcock children: William, Alfred
    Sarah Jane Wellard 1852 E Maitland – 1929 Kurri Kurrim 1874 Maitland to William Avery children: Reuben, Stephen, John, Mary A, Helen, Arthur, Sarah, Jane, Lizzie, Lottie, Tom, Ernest
    Francis John Wellard 1854 E Maitland – 1923 Kempseym 1882 West Maitland to Sarah Avery
    Lewis Wellard 1856 Sugarloaf – 1917 Gloucesterm 1880 Mulbring to Catherine Monnox children: Thomas, Henry, Charles, Bertha, James, Mary, Clarence, Elsie, Herbert, Arthur, Kenneth
    Thomas Silas Wellard 1858 E Maitland – 1930 Mt Vincentm 1882 Mt Vincent to Emily Osland children: Ernest
    m 1887 Mt Vincent to Florence Emily Rayfield children: Gertrude, Elsie, Arthur, Clarence, Amy
    Alfred Wellard 1860 Sugarloaf – 1939 Bellingenm 1887 Kempsey to Rosanna Thompson children: Thomas, Lucy, Mary A, Ruth, Stephen
    Henry James Wellard 1863 Maitland – 1948 Mulbringm 1887 East Maitland to Ellen Andrews children: Mary A, Ethel, Archie, Beatrice, Minnie
    David Wellard 1865 Sugarloaf – 1944 Newcastlem 1892 Mt Vincent to Sarah Ann Capper children: Annie, Bertha, Mary A, Lucy, Doris, Cecil, Amy
    Edward Wellard 1868 ?NSW/Qld– 1893 Mulbring
    Stephen Charles Wellard 1869 ?NSW/Qld– 1893 E Maitland
    Arthur Jesse Wellard 1871 Tenterfield – 1955 Awabam 1896 Mt Vincent to Caroline Field children: Arthur, Rolley, Cecil, Herbert
    Thomas Wellard (1858-1930)& Emily Osland
    marriage 1882



  • The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser





  • James Gill
    (1834 Beckley - 1920 Corrimal)

    James Gill
    baptised 1834
    Beckley, Sussex
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Charlotte Louisa Underwood
    born 1836
    Morpeth, NSW
    parents: Thomas Clifton & Mary Ann Tryphena Morgan
    James Gill & Charlotte Underwood
    married 25 Jun 1854
    Maitland, NSW
    Charlotte Gill
    died 1905
    West Maitland, NSW
    James Gill
    died 1920
    Corrimal, NSW





    Sarah Gill
    (1838 Camperdown – 1889 Sugarloaf)

    Sarah Gill
    born 30 Dec 1838
    Camperdown, NSW
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Charles Thomas Clifton
    born 21 Feb 1839
    West Maitland, NSW
    parents: Thomas Clifton & Mary Ann Tryphena Morgan
    Sarah Gill & Charles Thomas Clifton
    married 25 Dec 1856
    Maitland, NSW
    Sarah Clifton
    died 16 Aug 1889
    Sugarloaf, NSW
    Charles Thomas Clifton
    died 12 Oct 1889
    Mulbring, NSW





    Naomi Gill
    (1841 Camperdown – 1926 Burwood)

    Naomi Gill
    born 13 Apr 1841
    Camperdown, NSW
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    William Clouten
    born 1839
    Folkestone, Kent
    parents: George Clouten & Elizabeth Marsh
    Naomi Gill & William Clouten
    married 16 Mar 1858
    West Maitland Mission House, NSW

    "By special license, on the 16th March, 1858, by the Rev.B. Chapman, at the Mission House, West Maitland, William, only son of George Clouten, of Mount Pleasant, Sugarloaf, to Naomy, third daughter of Silas Gill, Wesleyan Preacher, late of Sugarloaf."

  • The Maitland Mercury, Sat 27 Mar 1858
  • William Clouten
    died 1919
    NSW
    Naomi Clouten
    died 1926
    Burwood, NSW
    Children of Naomi Gill & William Clouten
    William John Clouten 1859 Maitland - 1934 Torontom 1883 Newcastle to Jane Cowell children: George, Margaret, Alfred, Edith, Abraham, Leslie, Nathaniel, Mabel, Ethel, Frances, Herbert
    Miriam Elizabeth Clouten 1861 Maitland -m 1879 Newcastle to Charles Escott children: Amos, William, Mary J, John, Samuel
    Mercy Ann Clouten 1863 Maitland – 1954 Islingtonm 1887 Minmi to Albert James Trubody children: William, George, Gladys
    Naomi Clouten 1864 Maitland – 1911 Newcastlem 1886 Newcastleto James Goodsir children: William, Albert, Robert, Marjorie
    George Clouten 1866 Maitland - 1953 Raymond Terrace
    Sarah F Clouten 1868 Newcastle -1883 West Maitland
    Henry Silas Clouten 1869 Newcastle – 1952 Katoombam 1901 Sydney to Mary Dempsey
    Dinah Jane Clouten 1871 Newcastle – 1951 Parramattam 1891 Waterloo to Charles Smith children: Ivy, Olive, Charles, Cecil, Hilda, Donald, Thelma, female
    Ellen Clouten 1873 Newcastle -m 1896 Waterloo to Ernest Lyle Patison children: Eric, Edna, Vera
    David Clouten 1874 Newcastle -m 1900 Hamilton to Emily J M Harragan children: John, Cyril, Violet, Ethel, Murial, Alfred, Emily, Lucy, Campbell
    Edward Clouten 1877 Newcastle – 1944 Orange
    Alexander Clouten d.1877 Newcastle
    Ernest Clouten 1879 Newcastle – 1964 Coffs Harbourm 1902 Wickham to Eva A Trubody children: Albert, Herbert, Iris, Sydney, Thomas, Alwin
    Grace Clouten 1881 Wallsend - ?d.USAm 1904 Sydney Frank R Tollis





    David Gill
    (1842 Camperdown – 1920 Wondai)

    David Gill
    born 25 Jul 1842
    Camperdown, NSW
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Alice Wright
    born 1845
    NSW
    parents: William Wright & Elizabeth Graham

  • will of Elizabeth Wright
  • David Gill & Alice Wright
    married 22 Feb 1864
    Kempsey, NSW
    David Gill
    died 15 Oct 1920
    Wondai, Qld
    Alice Gill
    died 1926
    Children of John Gill & Caroline Wright
    Louisa Mercy Gill 1865 Macleay River - 1938 Queensland m 1886 Nambuccato Donald McKay children: Olive, Ernest, Eveline, Amy, William, Edith, Louisa, Lavinia, Donald
    Elizabeth Loucilla Gill 1867 Macleay River - 1905 Bowravillem 1885 Nambuccato Alexander McKay children: Alice, Eva, Ethel, Lottie, Archie, Elizabeth
    Harriet Eleanore Gill 1869 Macleay River - m 1885 Moreeto Alfred Francis children: Bertha, Waslter, Elsie, Gladys, Agnes, Alfred, Elizabeth
    Matilda C Gill 1870 Macleay River -
    Caroline Matilda Gill 1871 Macleay River - m 1891 Macksvilleto Walter David Bale children: Ernest, Frederick, Horace, Alice, David, Harriet
    William Wright Gill 1873 Macleay River -1896 Macksville
    Silas Arthur Herbert Gill 1875 Macleay River – 1951 Coffs Harbour m 1899 Bellingento Avis Jeanette Ide children: Alice, Annie, Victor, Myrtle, William, Herbert, Avis, Anne
    Edith Amy Gill 1877 Macleay River - ?1954 Box Hill, Vic
    Charlotte Florence Gill 1879 Macleay River – m 1899 Macksvilleto Charles W Crispin children: Sylvia, Glen
    Alice Marion Gill 1881 Macleay River – 1950 Macksville m 1900 Glebeto Leslie Edward Crispin children: Edward, Effie, Eileen, Ester, Eric, Leslie
    Ernest Victor Gill 1883 Nambucca River - 1889 Nambucca
    Edwin James Gill 1888 Bowraville -





    John Gill
    (1845 Matavai – 1917 East Kempsey

    John Gill
    born 25 Jan 1845
    Matavai, NSW
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Caroline Wright
    born 1847
    NSW
    parents: William Wright & Elizabeth Graham

  • will of Elizabeth Wright
  • John Gill & Caroline Wright
    married 30 Jan 1870
    Kempsey, NSW
    John Gill
    died 25 Feb 1917
    East Kempsey, NSW

  • Grave of John Gill
  • Caroline Wright
    died 14 Feb 1926
    Kempsey, NSW

  • Grave ofCaroline Gill
  • Children of John Gill & Caroline Wright
    Caroline Elizabeth Gill 1870 Macleay River - 1945 Lismorem 1900 Orange to Richard H D Kelly children: Lizzie, Nora
    Frederick William Gill 1874 Macleay River - 1946 Gloucesterm 1905 Kempsey to Maude Elizabeth Secomb children: Roy, Gordon, Reginald
    John Douglas Gill 1877 Macleay River – 1966 Kermpseym 1904 Kempsey to Islet May Needs
    Arthur Gill 1882 West Kempsey – 1882 Kempsey
    Amy Ethelind Gill 1887 Macleay River - 1971 Wagga Waggam 1914 Kempsey to George Albert Witherschildren: Francis





    Miriam Gill
    (1847 Sugarloaf – 1921 East Kempsey)

    Miriam Gill
    born 20 Jan 1847
    Sugarloaf, NSW
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Edwin James Wright
    born 1843
    NSW
    parents: William Wright & Elizabeth Graham

  • will of Elizabeth Wright
  • Miriam Gill & Edwin James Wright
    married 16 Apr 1869
    Euroka Primitive Methodist, NSW
    Edwin James Wright
    died 1922
    NSW
    Miriam Wright
    died 7 Jan 1921
    East Kempsey, NSW
    Children of Miriam Gill & Edwin James Wright
    Mercia C Wright 1870 Macleay River - m 1885 Kempsey to Hugh A McKay children: Alexander, Ivor, Edwin, Olive, Irwin, Garnett
    William Frederick Barker Wright 1875 Macleay River - 1937 Kempsey
    Edwin Wright 1883 West Kempsey – 1883 West Kempsey
    Hastings Macquarie Wright 1889 West Kempsey – 1947 Kempsey





    Silas Gill
    (1849 Sugarloaf – 1903 Kempsey)

    Silas Gill
    born 5 Mar 1849
    Sugarloaf, NSW
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Martha Durrington
    born 29 Apr 1849
    Colo River, NSW
    parents: William Durrington & Mary Ann Davis
    Silas Gill & Martha Durrington
    married 3 Aug 1876
    Kempsey Methodist, NSW
    Silas Gill
    died 19 Feb 1903
    Kempsey, NSW
    Martha Gill
    died 21 Oct 1921
    Kempsey, NSW
    Children of Silas Gill & Martha Durrington
    Silas Earl Gill 1877 Macleay River – 1961 Kempseym 1907 Kempsey to Mary Jane Adelaide Allen children: Silas
    Helena Mercy Gill 1878 Kempsey – 1966 Tareem 1909 Kempsey to William Edward Leechildren: Keith, Jean
    Reuben William Gill 1880 Macleay River – 1956 Casinom 1905 Kempsey to Selena E Herrmann
    Martha Gill 1882 Macleay River – 1957 Kempseym 1902 Kempsey to Edwin James Brenton children: Edwin, Eric
    Harriet Alice Gill 1884 Macleay River – m 1914 Kempsey to Hercules R Honnery
    Dinah Jane Gill 1886 Kempsey - 1915 Kempseym 1912 Kempsey to Arthur Brown
    Gideon James Gill 1887 Kempsey – 1954 Kempsey m 1915 Kempsey to Margaret Hutchinson
    Agnes Beatrice Selena Gill 1890 Kempsey – 1957 Sutherlandm1 1914 Kempsey to Herbert George Rickerby
    m2 1922 Sydney to George Daniel Brenton





    Thomas Gill
    (1852 Sugarloaf – 1935 Coffs Harbour)

    Thomas Gill
    born 26 Nov 1852
    Sugarloaf, NSW
    parents: Silas Gill & Mercy Catt
    Alice McGee
    born 1853
    New Zealand
    parents: Henry McGee & Eliza
    Thomas Gill & Alice McGee
    married 18 Nov 1875
    Macleay River, NSW
    Alice Gill
    died 1884
    Bellingen River, NSW
    Thomas Gill
    died 21 Jul 1935
    Boambi, Coffs Harbour, NSW
    Children of Thomas Gill & Alice McGee
    Adin Macleay Gill 1876 Macleay River - 1939 Coffs Harbourm 1903 Bowraville to Emily Ann Ballard children: Roy, Alice
    Henrietta Gill 1877 Macleay River - 1899 Bowravillem 1898 Bowraville to William Scrivener
    Esther May Gill 1879 Bellinger River – 1931 Macksvillem 1900 Bellingen to Jacob Scrivener children: Reuben, Elvina, Frederick
    Eva Gill 1880 Bellinger River –1904 Bowravillem 1901 Bellingen to Amos Wiseman Ballard children: Doris, Leonard
    May Gill 1882 Bellinger River - 1882 Bellinger River
    Minnie Gill 1883 Bellinger River – 1956 Taree m 1899 Macksville to James Channells children: Adin, Arthur





    The children of Silas Gill & Mercy Catt who died very young


    Harriet Gill
    baptised 1826
    Beckley, Sussex

    buried 1826
    Beckley, Sussex
    Dinah Gill
    baptised 1835
    Beckley, Sussex

    died 1837
    NSW
    Harriet Gill
    baptised 1835
    Beckley, Sussex

    died 1835
    Beckley, Sussex