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Margaret NOCTONAge: 8018341914

Name
Margaret NOCTON
Given names
Margaret
Surname
NOCTON
Married name
Margaret SMITH
Married name
Margaret SWIFT
Also known as
Margaret NORTON
Birth between 1834 and 1835
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Margaret Nocton Birth Year: abt 1834 Age: 16 Gender: Female Arrival Date: 1 Aug 1850 Vessel Name: Tippoo Saib Origin Location: Durrow, County Offaly a.k.a. Kings, Ireland

Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib
Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib

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Note: The headstone for Margaret is inscribed that she was 79 years of age at the time of her death in 1914. It was noted that she was 16 years of age at the time of her arrival in Australia in 1850.
Immigration August 1, 1850 (Age 16)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Margaret Nocton Birth Year: abt 1834 Age: 16 Gender: Female Arrival Date: 1 Aug 1850 Vessel Name: Tippoo Saib Origin Location: Durrow, County Offaly a.k.a. Kings, Ireland

Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib
Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

Note: Arrived on board the "Tippoo Saib".
Religious marriagePatrick SMITHView this family
April 16, 1854 (Age 20)
Address: Roman Catholic
Citation details: V185469 100/1854 SMITH PATRICK NORTON MARGARET LK
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 815
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Jane SMITH
about 1855 (Age 21)
Citation details: SMITH MARY 259/1855 V1855259 142A PATRICK MARGARET
Death of a husbandPatrick SMITH
about 1859 (Age 25)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 815
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5542/1859 SMITH PATRICK PATRICK ANN WINGHAM
Smith - Ann and Patrick
Smith - Ann and Patrick

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Note: The headstone for Patrick has his DOD as 11 November 1860.
MarriageThomas SWIFTView this family
about 1861 (Age 27)
Citation details: 1998/1861 SWIFT THOMAS SMITH MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#2
James SWIFT
about 1862 (Age 28)
Citation details: SWIFT JAMES 8753/1862 THOMAS MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#3
Thomas SWIFT
about 1864 (Age 30)
Citation details: SWIFT THOMAS 9634/1864 THOMAS MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#4
John SWIFT
about 1866 (Age 32)
Citation details: SWIFT JOHN 9814/1866 THOMAS MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#5
Ellen SWIFT
about 1868 (Age 34)
Citation details: SWIFT ELLEN 11014/1868 THOMAS MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Birth of a daughter
#6
Loretto M “Laura” SWIFT
about 1871 (Age 37)
Citation details: SWIFT LORETTO 12069/1871 THOMAS MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a childMathew CASEYEllen SWIFTView this family
about 1891 (Age 57)
Citation details: 4985/1891 CASEY MATHEW SWIFT ELLEN NAMBUCCA
Marriage of a childJames Frederick H HILLIARLoretto M “Laura” SWIFTView this family
about 1891 (Age 57)
Citation details: 4980/1891 HILLIAR JAMES F H SWIFT LORETTO M NAMBUCCA
Birth of a grandson
#1
Ambrose B CASEY
about 1892 (Age 58)
Citation details: CASEY AMBROSE B 20588/1892 MATHEW ELLEN MACKSVILLE
Birth of a grandson
#2
Frederick HILLIAR
about 1897 (Age 63)
Citation details: HILLIAR FREDERICK 4038/1897 JAMES W LAURETTA KEMPSEY
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Loretto HILLIAR
about 1900 (Age 66)
Citation details: HILLIAR LORETTO 32321/1900 JAMES F H LORETTO KEMPSEY
Death of a grandsonLeo HILLIAR
about 1905 (Age 71)
Citation details: HILLIAR LEO 9189/1905 JAMES F H LAURA KEMPSEY
Death of a sonThomas SWIFT
August 25, 1906 (Age 72)
Citation details: SWIFT THOMAS 8001/1906 THOMAS MARGARET BELLINGEN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The headstone for Thomas is inscribed with the month of his death being September, Yet his death was registered in August.
Research Notes

Citation details: 2 October 2016
Text:

I have been doing a little research on a fellow member's family on a genealogical FB site. It may be that this Margaret Norton was one and the same as a Margaret NOCTON arriving 1850 as part of the Earl Grey Scheme (Irish Orphan Girls). There may have been a couple of children born to this marriage. After Patricks death, Margaret (Smith) remarried to a Thomas Swift. Margaret died at Macksville 1914. Not sure if this information is accurate, but there are similarities (the FB member says her ancestor arrived at the age of 16, first husband died and then she remarried.) Just thought I'd mention it, rather than ignore the similarities. Regards, Lyn Cross

Death December 1, 1914 (Age 80)
Citation details: SWIFT MARGARET 18601/1914 PATRICK MACKSVILLE
Burial
Cemetery: Macksville General
Religion: Roman Catholic
Swift - Margaret
Swift - Margaret

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with Patrick SMITH - View this family
husband
PioneerPatrick SMITH
Birth: about 1832 32 34Newry, Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Death: about 1859Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
herself
Marriage: April 16, 1854West Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
daughter
Family with Thomas SWIFT - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1861Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
James SWIFT
Birth: about 1862 28Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1929Macksville, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
Thomas SWIFT
Birth: about 1864 30Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 25, 1906Bellingen, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
John SWIFT
Birth: about 1866 32Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death:
3 years
daughter
Ellen SWIFT
Birth: about 1868 34Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1937Lismore, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter

BirthHeadstone - Swift - Margaret
BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Margaret Nocton Birth Year: abt 1834 Age: 16 Gender: Female Arrival Date: 1 Aug 1850 Vessel Name: Tippoo Saib Origin Location: Durrow, County Offaly a.k.a. Kings, Ireland

Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib
Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

ImmigrationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Margaret Nocton Birth Year: abt 1834 Age: 16 Gender: Female Arrival Date: 1 Aug 1850 Vessel Name: Tippoo Saib Origin Location: Durrow, County Offaly a.k.a. Kings, Ireland

Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib
Nocton - Margaret - Arrived on board the Tippoo Saib

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V185469 100/1854 SMITH PATRICK NORTON MARGARET LK
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 815
MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 1998/1861 SWIFT THOMAS SMITH MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Research NotesEmails - Lyn Cross
Citation details: 2 October 2016
Text:

I have been doing a little research on a fellow member's family on a genealogical FB site. It may be that this Margaret Norton was one and the same as a Margaret NOCTON arriving 1850 as part of the Earl Grey Scheme (Irish Orphan Girls). There may have been a couple of children born to this marriage. After Patricks death, Margaret (Smith) remarried to a Thomas Swift. Margaret died at Macksville 1914. Not sure if this information is accurate, but there are similarities (the FB member says her ancestor arrived at the age of 16, first husband died and then she remarried.) Just thought I'd mention it, rather than ignore the similarities. Regards, Lyn Cross

DeathS - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: SWIFT MARGARET 18601/1914 PATRICK MACKSVILLE
DeathHeadstone - Swift - Margaret
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index