Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

John BELFORDAge: 93 years18401933

Name
John BELFORD
Given names
John
Surname
BELFORD
Birth March 15, 1840 35 29
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703
Birth of a brotherRobert BELFORD
March 15, 1842 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
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Birth of a brotherAlexander BELFORD
August 31, 1843 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
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Citation details: 700
Death of a motherEliza CLINTON
September 20, 1844 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Death of a sisterRebecca BELFORD
January 23, 1846 (Age 5 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: V1846937 31B/1846 BELFORD REBECCA J AGE 13
Birth of a half-sisterSarah Jane BELFORD
May 3, 1847 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: V1847231 49/1847 BELFORD SARAH A ROBERT SARAH
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
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Citation details: 1263
Marriage of a parentRobert “Bishop” BELFORDSarah RUTHERFORDView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 23, 1848 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: V1848316 77/1848 BELFORD ROBERT RUTHERFORD SARAH JK
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register also notes that they were married in Sydney in 1846.
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam James BELFORD
January 20, 1849 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: V18421601 55/1842 BELFORD WILLIAM J ROBERT SARAH
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1164
Trotter - William James and Catherine
Trotter - William James and Catherine

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Note: The NSW Births Index has only an entry for a William Belford being born in 1842. Is the date in the index wrong? The 1849 year seems to be correct as his headstone is inscribed that he was 59 years old at the time of his death in 1908.
Marriage of a siblingSamuel PLUMMERMary BELFORDView this family
December 7, 1855 (Age 15 years)
Address: "Rosebank" or "Rose Bank"
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 483 and 515
Publication: Sydney Newspaper
Citation details: Monday 17 December 1855, page 4
Plummer - Belford - Samuel and Mary
Plummer - Belford - Samuel and Mary

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Marriage of a siblingEdwin TROTTERMargaret BELFORDView this family
October 27, 1863 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: 2099/1863 TROTTER EDWIN BELFORD MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 910
MarriageRebecca ROBINSONView this family
December 20, 1865 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: 2364/1865 BELFORD JOHN ROBINSON REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703 and 1040
Publication: The Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales; Saturday 31 March 1945, page 5
Marriage of a half-siblingJames TROTTERSarah Jane BELFORDView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 22, 1866 (Age 25 years)
Address: Glenthorne Chapel
Citation details: 2227/1866 TROTLER JAMES BELFORD SARAH J MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 343
Text:

Feb. 22. - James Trotter and Sarah Jane Belford were married by the Rev. W. E. Bourne at Glenthorne chapel. There was a large party at Mr., Belford’s.

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1263
Publication: The Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales; Saturday 31 March 1945, page 5
Birth of a daughter
#1
Eliza Clinton BELFORD
October 3, 1866 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 9880/1866 BELFORD ELIZA C JOHN REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703
Birth of a daughter
#2
Gertrude May BELFORD
March 23, 1868 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 10915/1868 BELFORD GERTRUDE M JOHN REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a siblingAlexander BELFORDElizabeth ROBINSONView this family
December 15, 1869 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 2502/1870 BELFORD ALEXANDER ROBINSON ELIZABETH MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 700 and 1040
Marriage of a siblingRobert BELFORDJane ROBINSONView this family
August 18, 1870 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 2519/1870 BELFORD ROBERT ROBINSON JANE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1040 and 1163
Marriage of a half-siblingWilliam James BELFORDCatharine “Kate” TROTTERView this family
April 17, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 147 and 515
Citation details: 2601/1872 BELFORD WILLIAM JAMES TROTTER CATHARINE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1164
Birth of a daughter
#3
Maude Hastings BELFORD
July 16, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: 12685/1872 BELFORD MAUDE H JOHN REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Death of a brotherAlexander BELFORD
September 18, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 700
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 1261/1872 BELFORD ALEXANDER AGE 25 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY
Birth of a daughter
#4
Leonie Mary BELFORD
February 9, 1880 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 17845/1880 BELFORD LEONIE MARY JOHN REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#5
Vera Murial M BELFORD
August 8, 1885 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 22341/1885 BELFORD VERA M M JOHN REBECCA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 903
Death of a fatherRobert “Bishop” BELFORD
December 3, 1889 (Age 49 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Citation details: 12447/1890 BELFORD ROBERT JAMES MARY TAREE
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: Thursday 5 December 1889, page 8
Belford - Robert - Death Notice
Belford - Robert - Death Notice

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Marriage of a childWilliam J B JENKINSGertrude May BELFORDView this family
about 1891 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 302/1891 JENKINS WILLIAM J B BELFORD GERTRUDE M SYDNEY
Marriage of a childJohn MacGREGORMaude Hastings BELFORDView this family
February 25, 1893 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: 6885/1893 MACGREGOR JOHN BELFORD MAUDE H TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 903
Death of a sisterMary BELFORD
October 29, 1898 (Age 58 years)
Address: "Bellevue"
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Citation details: 16116/1898 PLUMMER MARY ROBERT ELIZA TAREE
Publication: The Wingham Chronicle, previously published as The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer, is a daily newspaper originally published in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia, now in Pyrmont, New South Wales by Fairfax Media.[1]
Citation details: Wednesday 2 November 1898, page 2
Plummer - Mary - Obituary
Plummer - Mary - Obituary

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Burial of a sisterMary BELFORD
October 30, 1898 (Age 58 years)
Address: Row 131
Cemetery: Taree Estate Private
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Publication: The Wingham Chronicle, previously published as The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer, is a daily newspaper originally published in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia, now in Pyrmont, New South Wales by Fairfax Media.[1]
Citation details: Wednesday 2 November 1898, page 2
Plummer - Mary - Obituary
Plummer - Mary - Obituary

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Plummer - Samuel and Mary
Plummer - Samuel and Mary

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Marriage of a childWilliam LAUDERLeonie Mary BELFORDView this family
about 1908 (Age 67 years)
Citation details: 8919/1908 LAUDER WILLIAM BELFORD LEONIE M ST LEONARDS
Text:

There is also this reference:

3297/1908 LAUDER WILLIAM BELFORD LEONIE M SYDNEY

Death of a half-brotherWilliam James BELFORD
April 6, 1908 (Age 68 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7429/1908 BELFORD WILLIAM J ROBERT SARAH TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1164
Death of a half-sisterSarah Jane BELFORD
November 17, 1913 (Age 73 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 18569/1913 TROTTER SARAH J ROBERT SARAH J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1263
Marriage of a childHerbert L SHARPEVera Murial M BELFORDView this family
about 1915 (Age 74 years)
Citation details: 2258/1915 SHARPE HERBERT L BELFORD VERA M M CHATSWOOD
Death of a brotherRobert BELFORD
June 15, 1919 (Age 79 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11701/1919 BELFORD ROBERT ROBERT ELIZA TAREE
Death of a daughterVera Murial M BELFORD
about 1925 (Age 84 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret BELFORD
January 28, 1925 (Age 84 years)
Citation details: 3492/1925 TROTTER MARGARET ROBERT ELIZA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 910
Publication: The Northern Champion (Taree, NSW : 1913 - 1954), Saturday 31 January 1925, page 4
Death of a wifeRebecca ROBINSON
January 1932 (Age 91 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 632/1932 BELFORD REBECCA JAMES JANE CHATSWOOD
Death March 16, 1933 (Age 93 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 688/1933 BELFORD JOHN ROBERT ELIZA CHATSWOOD
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703
Cremation
Address: Methodist portion.
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1829Ireland
5 years
elder sister
Rebecca BELFORD
Birth: before January 13, 1834 29 23Muckross, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: January 23, 1846Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
1 year
elder sister
2 years
himself
2 years
younger brother
18 months
younger brother
Alexander BELFORD
Birth: August 31, 1843 39 32Seaham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 18, 1872Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Father’s family with Sarah RUTHERFORD - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 23, 1848Nelsons Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
-10 months
half-sister
21 months
half-brother
Family with Rebecca ROBINSON - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 20, 1865Glenthorne, , New South Wales, Australia
9 months
daughter
Eliza Clinton BELFORD
Birth: October 3, 1866 26 24Glenthorne, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 19, 1952Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
daughter
4 years
daughter
Maude Hastings BELFORD
Birth: July 16, 1872 32 29Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1958Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
8 years
daughter
Leonie Mary BELFORD
Birth: February 9, 1880 39 37Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1946North Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
6 years
daughter
Vera Murial M BELFORD
Birth: August 8, 1885 45 43Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1925North Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 2364/1865 BELFORD JOHN ROBINSON REBECCA MANNING RIVER
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703 and 1040
MarriageTrotter Family Story
Publication: The Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales; Saturday 31 March 1945, page 5
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 688/1933 BELFORD JOHN ROBERT ELIZA CHATSWOOD
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703
CremationPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 703
CremationPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 515