Maddison & Gibson

 

 

THOMAS MADDISON

MARY GIBSON

9 Sept 1850 All Souls, St Marylebone, Middlesex, England

Bapt: 26 May, 1822, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, Engl.

Born: abt 1825, Horsham, Sussex, England

Died: 22 July, 1896, Corryong, Victoria, Australia

Died: 7 Dec 1908, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Father: ROBERT MADDISON

Father: JAMES GIBSON

Mother: SARAH PEPPER

Mother: ELIZABETH SMART

Thomas & Sarah worked in Westminster, London in the household of William Ellice (merchant). Neither mentioned they were married on the 1851 census presumably so they could keep their positions. Thomas was a footman and Mary a kitchen maid. They migrated to Australia around 1851 and their first child in Australia was born in Beechworth 1855. Thomas’ occupation in 1855 was Confectioner. When their 2nd son was born, Thomas was now a miner at Ovens River. They then followed the gold to Morses Creek (Bright) in 1861. Their last child, Edward was born in Harrietville. They finally settled in Corryong were Thomas was a farmer.

Children

Mary, bapt. 15/9/1850 St.Marylebone, London

Died: prior to April, 1855

Alfred

Died: prior to April, 1855

Clara

Died: prior to April, 1855

Henry Thomas, b.20/4/1855, Beechworth, Victoria

Died: 1904, Collingwood, Victoria (miner’s disease)

James Alfred, b.12.7.1857, Ovens River (Buckland)

Married: Annie Dobinson 9/5/1881 Cudgewa, Victoria

Georgina, b. 1860, Ovens, Victoria

Married: James Hayes, 6/1875, Ovens, Victoria

Clara, b. 17/8/1861, Morses Creek (Bright)

Married: John Bowden Carkeek, Harrietville, Victoria

Robert, b. 1863 Ovens, Victoria

Died: 1866, Corryong, Victoria

Sarah Ann b. 1865, Ovens, Victoria

Married: Francis Dobinson, 1895, Harrietville, Victoria

Albert Ernest, b.29/9/1867, Morses Creek (Bright)

Married: Teresa Nickol & Mary O’Brien in Western Aust

Edward, b.1869, Harrietville, Victoria

Married: Mary Jane Stanford, New South Wales