John Rex Felici

(1927 - 1978)

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Life Events

     John Rex Felici was born on 27 May 1927 in Port Pirie West, South Australia.1

He died on Monday, 29 May 1978, aged 51 years and 2 days, in Elizabeth West, South Australia,2 and he was cremated at Enfield Memorial Park, Clearview, South Australia.2

Citations

  1. [S2] Birth Registrations, S.A. Births 1907-1928.
  2. [S44] Adelaide Cemeteries Authority, online http://www.aca.sa.gov.au/RecordsSearch.aspx

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Amelia Vosper

(1822 - 1916)
FatherWilliam Vosper b. 24 Mar 1793, d. 13 Nov 1845
MotherElizabeth Gowman b. 5 May 1799, d. 27 Oct 1861; Exeter St Matthew Newtown St Matthew Exeter created from Exeter St Sidwell, and Exeter St James 1883
RelationshipGreat-aunt of George Henry Burnard North

Spouse:Thomas Brandon (3 March 1816 - 19 September 1901)
     Children:

Amelia Vosper

Life Events

     She was christened on 6 September 1822 in St Sidwell's Church, Exeter, Devon, England.

Amelia Vosper appeared on the census on 6 June 1841, in the household of William Vosper in 6 St Sidwell's Terrace, Exeter, Devon, England, age 18.1

Amelia emigrated on 21 April 1843 from England to South Australia on the "Madras" from Plymouth via Swan River, WA, arriving in Port Adelaide on 12 Sep 1843.

Amelia came to South Australia on the ship "Madras", arriving in Sep. 1843. She came in with Mr. Henry and Mrs. Sarah Evans (Mrs. Evans was the daughter of Mr George Fife Angas of Angaston) - Amelia was the nursemaid to their baby. Sarah Evans was a member of the Angas family who had a lot of influence in the formation of South Australia. Amelia married a shepherd, Thomas Brandon, and started her family in the area of Angaston, South Australia. She was a founding member of the Congregational church and her photo is on display there. Amelia and Thomas eventually moved to the Wilmington area of South Australia's mid-North area and this is where they are both buried along with many members of their family
Thanks to Hearne family for that information.2,3


On 15 December 1846, Amelia, aged 24, married Thomas Brandon, aged 30, son of Thomas Brandon and Mary (?), in Adelaide, South Australia. He was a butcher by trade and she was a Domestic Servant. The witnesses were Mary Bates and Sarah Lindsay Evans.4 On Monday, 13 September 1915
from "The Register 13 September 1915
     The oldest resident of Wilmington (Mrs. Thomas Brandon, sen.) attained the ninety-third anniversary of her birth on Monday last.
     She was born at Exeter, Devonshire, England. Mrs. Brandon (nee Miss Ameiia Vosper) comes from an old family, which claims to be able to trace its ancestry back to the time of William the Conqueror. She came to South Australia in 1843, with a brother, Mr. John Angas, in the ship Madras. She was married to Mr. Thomas Brandon in 1846. Mr. Brandon, who was highly esteemed, passed away in September, 1901, five years after the celebration of his golden wedding. Mt. and Mrs. Brandon had a family of eoght children— four sons and four daughters, of whom Messrs, Samuel and Thomas Brandon, and Mesdames Hearn (Evandale), Thomas Slee (Wilmington), and C. Kroemer, survive. There are also 35 grand children and 44 great-grandchildren. A sister of Mrs. Brandon is Mrs. A. M. Mit chell, of Torrens road, Ovingham.
     Considering her advantaced age, the old lady enjoys fair health. She is well known and loved among her large circle of friends.3
She died on Wednesday, 20 December 1916, aged 94 years, 3 months and 14 days, in Wilmington, South Australia, of old age.5

Amelia was buried in the Wilmington Cemetery, Wilmington, South Australia.6

Amelia had an obituary in "The Advertiser" on Tuesday 23rd January 1917
Mrs. Amelia Brandon, one of the oldest residents of Wilmington, died recently, at the age of 94. She came to South Australia from Exeter, Devonshire, in 1843, with Mrs. Henry Evans, daughter of the late Mr. George Fife Angas, of Angaston. She was the wife of Mr. William Brandon, of Wilmington, who died 25 years ago. There were four sons, of whom two are living - Messrs. S. Brandon, of Spring Creek, and Thomas C. Brandon, of Pinda. There are three daughters - Mrs. T Slee, of Pinda; Mrs. A Hearne, of Angaston; and Mrs H. Kroemer, of Wilmington. There are 24 grandchildren and 61 great-grandchildren.3

Citations

  1. [S92] 1841 UK Census.
  2. [S35] Family History South Australia, online http://www.familyhistorysa.info/shipping/…
  3. [S195] "Trove" Digititised Newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/
  4. [S49] Marriage Certificate sighted and verified, spouses as recorded above, marriage date verified as recorded.
  5. [S71] Death Certificate Sighted and verified by Daryl Edmonds.
  6. [S15] Person named on headstone in headstone photograph.
  7. [S1] Birth Registrations, SA Births 1842-1906.
  8. [S3] Marriage Registrations, South Australian Marriages 1842-1916.

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Samuel Vosper

(1825 - 1853)
FatherWilliam Vosper b. 24 Mar 1793, d. 13 Nov 1845
MotherElizabeth Gowman b. 5 May 1799, d. 27 Oct 1861
RelationshipGreat-uncle of George Henry Burnard North

Life Events

      He was christened on 12 May 1825 in St Sidwell's Church, Exeter, Devon, England.

Samuel Vosper appeared on the census on 6 June 1841, in the household of William Vosper in 6 St Sidwell's Terrace, Exeter, Devon, England, age 16.1

About 1845 Samuel was a solicitor's clerk, working for Mr. H. W. Hooper.2

He appeared on the census on 30 March 1851, in the household of Elizabeth Gowman in 60 Poltimore Square, Exeter, Devon, England, as her son, age 25; Occupation, Solicitor's Clerk.2

On 1 May 1852, Samuel, aged 26, married Emma Sarah Ginham, aged 22, daughter of John Ginham and Charlotte Burrow, in Exeter, Devon, England. Her father was "a Sergeant at Mace", a policeman who patrolled the streets at night.3

He died on Wednesday, 31 August 1853, aged 28 years, 3 months and 19 days, in 5 Buller Place, Exeter, Devon, England.3,4

Citations

  1. [S92] 1841 UK Census.
  2. [S100] 1851 UK Census.
  3. [S18] Free BMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/
  4. [S248] The British Newspaper Archive, online http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/search

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Cecilia Vosper

(1828 - a 1893)
FatherWilliam Vosper b. 24 Mar 1793, d. 13 Nov 1845
MotherElizabeth Gowman b. 5 May 1799, d. 27 Oct 1861
RelationshipGreat-aunt of George Henry Burnard North

Spouse:Herbert Edwards (about 1824 - 6 December 1896)
     Children:

Life Events

     She was christened on 12 March 1828 in St Sidwell's Church, Exeter, Devon, England.1

Cecilia Vosper appeared on the census on 6 June 1841, in the household of William Vosper in 6 St Sidwell's Terrace, Exeter, Devon, England, age 13.2

In December 1849, Cecilia, aged 21, married Herbert Edwards, in Exeter, Devon, England. Following the Banns published on the Three Sundays of 14, 21 & 28 October 1849. The strange thing is that the Banns were read at St. Mary's in Paddington Green, Middlesex but they married in Exeter, Devon (according to FreeBMD), probably St. Sidwell's, as that had been the family Church for years.3,4

In the census taken on 7 April 1861, she was in the household of Herbert Edwards, coachman, in Hurlingham Lane, Fulham, Middlesex, England, as wife, aged 29.5

The family had moved by the time of the census on 2 April 1871, to Broomhouse Lane, Fulham, Middlesex, England, and she was enumerated with Herbert Edwards as wife, age 40.6

For the census of on 3 April 1881, she was still in the household of Herbert Edwards in Broomhouse Lane, Fulham, Middlesex, England, as Wife, aged 50.7

She died about February 1893, in Fulham, Middlesex, England.4

Citations

  1. [S9] IGI, online http://www.familysearch.org
  2. [S92] 1841 UK Census.
  3. [S100] 1851 UK Census.
  4. [S18] Free BMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/
  5. [S89] 1861 UK Census.
  6. [S108] 1871 UK Census.
  7. [S12] 1881 UK Census.

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Emma Martha Vosper

(1830 - 1895)
FatherWilliam Vosper b. 24 Mar 1793, d. 13 Nov 1845
MotherElizabeth Gowman b. 5 May 1799, d. 27 Oct 1861
RelationshipGreat-aunt of George Henry Burnard North

Spouse:James Parish Sparkes (1835 - about September 1917)
     Children:

Life Events

     She was christened on 25 July 1830 in St Sidwell's Church, Exeter, Devon, England.1

Emma Martha Vosper appeared on the census on 6 June 1841, in the household of William Vosper in 6 St Sidwell's Terrace, Exeter, Devon, England, age 10.2

She appeared on the census on 30 March 1851, in the household of Elizabeth Gowman in 60 Poltimore Square, Exeter, Devon, England, relation, daughter, age 20; occupation, Domestic Servant.3

In December 1857, Emma, aged 27, married James Parish Sparkes, son of Elizabeth Sparkes, in Exeter, Devon, England.1,4

She appeared on the census on 7 April 1861, in the household of James Parish Sparkes in 50 William Street, St Pancras, Middlesex, England, as wife age 31.5

She appeared on the census on 2 April 1871, in the household of James Parish Sparkes in St Pancras, Middlesex, England, as wife, age 38, a Dressmaker.6

She appeared on the census on 3 April 1881, in the household of James Parish Sparkes in 89 5th. Avenue, Chelsea, Greater London, England, age 47.7

She appeared on the census on 5 April 1891, in the household of James Parish Sparkes in 3 Victoria Street, Mitcham, Surrey, England, as wife, age 58.8

She died in March 1895, aged 64 years and 7 months, in Wandsworth Dist, Greater London, England.4

Citations

  1. [S9] IGI, online http://www.familysearch.org
  2. [S92] 1841 UK Census.
  3. [S100] 1851 UK Census.
  4. [S18] Free BMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/
  5. [S89] 1861 UK Census.
  6. [S108] 1871 UK Census.
  7. [S12] 1881 UK Census.
  8. [S19] 1891 UK Census.

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William Charles Vosper

(1832 - )
FatherWilliam Vosper b. 24 Mar 1793, d. 13 Nov 1845
MotherElizabeth Gowman b. 5 May 1799, d. 27 Oct 1861
RelationshipGreat-uncle of George Henry Burnard North

Life Events

      He was christened on 16 September 1832 in St Sidwell's Church, Exeter, Devon, England.1

William Charles Vosper appeared on the census on 6 June 1841, in the household of William Vosper in 6 St Sidwell's Terrace, Exeter, Devon, England, age 8.2

Citations

  1. [S9] IGI, online http://www.familysearch.org
  2. [S92] 1841 UK Census.

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Annie Marion Vosper

(1840 - 1917)
FatherWilliam Vosper b. 24 Mar 1793, d. 13 Nov 1845
MotherElizabeth Gowman b. 5 May 1799, d. 27 Oct 1861
RelationshipGreat-aunt of George Henry Burnard North

Spouse:Henry Mitchell (about 1843 - )
     Children:

Life Events

     Annie Marion Vosper was born in 1840 in St Sidwell's Church, Exeter, Devon, England, daughter of William Vosper and Elizabeth Gowman.

Annie Marion Vosper appeared on the census on 6 June 1841, in the household of William Vosper in 6 St Sidwell's Terrace, Exeter, Devon, England, age 1.1 Annie Marion Vosper was christened in 1842 in St Sidwell's Church, Exeter, Devon, England.

She appeared on the census on 30 March 1851, in the household of Elizabeth Gowman in 60 Poltimore Square, Exeter, Devon, England, as her daughter aged 11, at home.2

Annie Marion Vosper appeared on the census on 7 April 1861 in 4 Poltimore Square, Exeter, Devon, England, in the household of Elizabeth Gowman.3

Following her mother's death in the second half of 1861, Annie decided to join her sisters and she emigrated to South Australia in 1865.

On 24 October 1865, she arrived in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, after sailng from Liverpool on 11th July aboard the "Duke of Newcastle."4

On 1 December 1866, Annie, married Henry Mitchell, son of George Mitchell, in Wesleyan Jubilee Church in Kent Town, South Australia. The witnesses were Thomas W. Patterson, Shoe Maker, Kent Ter., Norwood and E. A. Patterson, Norwood.

From the "Register", 5 Dec. 1866
"Mitchell-Vosper
On 1 Dec, at the Wesleyan Church, Kent Town, by licence, by the Rev Samuel Ironside, Henry Mitchell, eldest son of Mr George Mitchell, to Annie M. Vosper, youngest daughter of the late William Vosper, Esq., Devonshire, England."5,6

She died at home, of senile decay, in Torrens Road, Ovingham, South Australia, on 26 January 1917, aged 77 years.7

Citations

  1. [S92] 1841 UK Census.
  2. [S100] 1851 UK Census.
  3. [S43] Free CEN, online http://www.freecen.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
  4. [S208] Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923, online ancestry.com.au.
  5. [S3] Marriage Registrations, South Australian Marriages 1842-1916.
  6. [S49] Marriage Certificate sighted and verified, spouses as recorded above, marriage date verified as recorded.
  7. [S71] Death Certificate Sighted and verified by Daryl Edmonds.
  8. [S1] Birth Registrations, SA Births 1842-1906.

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Thomas Brandon

(1816 - 1901)
FatherThomas Brandon1 b. a 1795, d. 29 Mar 1877
MotherMary (?)

Spouse:Amelia Vosper (6 September 1822 - 20 December 1916)
     Children:

Thomas Brandon

Life Events

     Thomas Brandon was born about 1816, son of Thomas Brandon and Mary (?).

He was christened on 3 March 1816 in Kingsley, Staffordshire, England.1

On 18 June 1839 Thomas emigrated to South Australia from Liverpool, Lancashire, England, on board the "Lady Lilford", under Captain James Kermath. He arrived in Holdfast Bay, South Australia, on 27 Sep 1839. His application number for emigration was 5107, his embarkation number was 2841.2

On 15 December 1846, Thomas, aged 30, married Amelia Vosper, aged 24, daughter of William Vosper and Elizabeth Gowman, in Adelaide, South Australia. He was a butcher by trade and she was a Domestic Servant. The witnesses were Mary Bates and Sarah Lindsay Evans.3

On 5 May 1852 he "consigned 11 oz 15 dwt of gold to BRANDON Amelia which arrived by escort 2 on 5 May 1852."4

On 6 July 1852 he "consigned 21 oz 5 dwt of gold to BRANDON Mrs which arrived by escort 3 on 6 July 1852."4

According to Amelia's Death Certificate Thomas was a grazier.5

He died on Thursday, 19 September 1901, aged 85 years, 6 months and 16 days in Wilmington, South Australia, of senile decay.5

Thomas was buried in the Wilmington Cemetery, Wilmington, South Australia.6

Citations

  1. [S9] IGI, online http://www.familysearch.org
  2. [S35] Family History South Australia, online http://www.familyhistorysa.info/shipping/…
  3. [S49] Marriage Certificate sighted and verified, spouses as recorded above, marriage date verified as recorded.
  4. [S77] S.A. Govt. Gazette.
  5. [S71] Death Certificate Sighted and verified by Daryl Edmonds.
  6. [S15] Person named on headstone in headstone photograph.
  7. [S1] Birth Registrations, SA Births 1842-1906.

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Cecilia Vosper Brandon

(1847 - 1917)
FatherThomas Brandon b. 3 Mar 1816, d. 19 Sep 1901
MotherAmelia Vosper1 b. 6 Sep 1822, d. 20 Dec 1916
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of George Henry Burnard North

Spouse:Andrew Richard Hearn (24 December 1837 - 12 November 1920)
     Children:

Hearne, Cecelia Vosper (nee Brandon)

Life Events

     Cecilia Vosper Brandon was born on 17 September 1847 in Adelaide, South Australia, daughter of Thomas Brandon and Amelia Vosper.

Cecilia was also known as Cecilia Vosper Hearne.2

On 29 November 1868, Cecilia, aged 21, married Andrew Richard Hearn, aged 30, son of Uriah Richard Hearn and Sarah Ellis, in the residence of Thomas Brandon in Violet Vale, District of Angaston, South Australia.3

She died on 25 June 1917, at home, Glyde Street, North Kensington, South Australia, aged 69 years, 9 months and 8 days, of phthisis pulmonalis4 and was buried in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, in Road 5 section, Path 8, E, Site 26.5

Citations

  1. [S1] Birth Registrations, SA Births 1842-1906.
  2. [S6] Death records, SAGHS CD Deaths 1916-1972.
  3. [S3] Marriage Registrations, South Australian Marriages 1842-1916.
  4. [S71] Death Certificate Sighted and verified by Daryl Edmonds.
  5. [S136] Ancestry.com.au, online http://search.ancestry.com.au

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Henry Brandon

(1851 - 1912)
FatherThomas Brandon b. 3 Mar 1816, d. 19 Sep 1901
MotherAmelia Vosper1 b. 6 Sep 1822, d. 20 Dec 1916
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of George Henry Burnard North

Spouse:Elizabeth Jane McKenzie (9 June 1862 - 15 January 1928)
     Child:

Henry Brandon

Life Events

     Henry Brandon was born on 17 September 1851 in South Australia, son of Thomas Brandon and Amelia Vosper.

On 19 June 1879, Henry, aged 27, married Elizabeth Jane McKenzie, aged 17, daughter of Hugh McKenzie and Jane Farmer, in residence of Jane Mckenzie in Melrose, South Australia. The officiating minister was Reverend F. Watts.2

He died on Monday, 20 May 1912, aged 60 years, 8 months and 3 days, in Wilmington, South Australia, from cancer of the stomach.3,4

Henry was buried in the Wilmington Cemetery, Wilmington, South Australia, by Lewis George.5

Citations

  1. [S1] Birth Registrations, SA Births 1842-1906.
  2. [S195] "Trove" Digititised Newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/
  3. [S5] SA Death Registrations, SAGHS CD Deaths 1842-1915.
  4. [S71] Death Certificate Sighted and verified by Daryl Edmonds.
  5. [S54] South Australian Councils Cemeteries Search, online http://www.pirie.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=130
  6. [S6] Death records, SAGHS CD Deaths 1916-1972.

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