Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Harriet VIDLERAge: 70 years18211891

Name
Harriet VIDLER
Given names
Harriet
Surname
VIDLER
Married name
Harriet WELLS
Married name
Harriet LEATHES
Married name
Harriet SOWTER
Birth about 1821 21 23
Text:
  1. Harriet VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Jul 1891 in Albion Park, NSW at age 72, and was buried on 10 Jul 1891 in Gerringong Cemetery, NSW.
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Harriet Wells (Vidler) was born 18th April 1819 died 8th July 1891"

Note: The Web Site - Descendants of William Vidler and Pam Hewitt has Harriet's DOB as 18 Apr 1819. This is before the date given for the marriage of her parents. Also Harriet was listed as being 17 years of age at the time of her arrival in Australia. This would calculate as she being born about 1821.
Birth of a sisterSarah VIDLER
June 29, 1824 (Age 3 years)
Text:

Sarah VIDLER was born on 29 Jun 1824 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, was christened on 8 Aug 1824 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, and died on 12 Sep 1838 at Sea at age 14.

Birth of a brotherSamuel VIDLER
January 26, 1826 (Age 5 years)
Text:

Samuel VIDLER was born on 26 Jan 1826 in Maidstone, Kent, ENG, died on 15 Jun 1910 in Woy Woy, NSW at age 84, and was buried on 17 Jun 1910 in Rookwood Old Wesleyan Cemetery, NSW.

Birth of a sisterMary Anne VIDLER
March 25, 1828 (Age 7 years)
Text:

Mary Anne VIDLER was born on 25 Mar 1828 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, was christened on 4 May 1828 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, died on 19 Dec 1918 in Jamberoo, NSW at age 90, and was buried on 20 Dec 1918 in Jamberoo Methodist Cemetery, NSW.

Birth of a brotherWilliam VIDLER
October 16, 1830 (Age 9 years)
Text:

William VIDLER was born on 16 Oct 1830 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, was christened on 1 Apr 1832 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, died on 10 Jul 1919 in Terara, NSW at age 88, and was buried on 12 Jul 1919 in Nowra Methodist Cemetery, NSW.

Death of a paternal grandmotherMary COPPER
before 1832 (Age 11 years)

Birth of a sisterEmily VIDLER
March 8, 1832 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterEllen VIDLER
May 25, 1835 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterJane VIDLER
June 19, 1837 (Age 16 years)
Publication: The Methodist; Saturday 25 October 1930, page 17
Death of a sisterSarah VIDLER
September 12, 1838 (Age 17 years)
Text:

Sarah VIDLER was born on 29 Jun 1824 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, was christened on 8 Aug 1824 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, and died on 12 Sep 1838 at Sea at age 14.

Note: During the voyage of the "Maitland" as her parents and siblings were migrating to Australia.
Immigration November 6, 1838 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Note: William, Harriet and their seven children arrived on board the "Maitland" as government assisted migrants.
Religious marriageGeorge WELLSView this family
September 23, 1839 (Age 18 years)
Religion: Church of England
Text:

Harriet married George WELLS on 23 Sep 1839 in Wollongong, NSW. George was born in 1804 in Yorkshire, ENG, died on 27 Aug 1849 in Sydney Benevolent Asylum, NSW at age 45, and was buried on 29 Aug 1849 in Camperdown, NSW.

Citation details: 362/1839 V1839362 23B WELLS GEORGE VITLIERS HARRIET MD
Birth of a brotherJohn VIDLER
April 12, 1840 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: 523/1840 V1840523 54 VIDLER JOHN WILLIAM HARRIET
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a daughter
#1
Rebecca WELLS
November 14, 1841 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 1361/1841 V18411361 26A WELLS REBECCA GEORGE HARRIET
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Rebecca Smith(Wells)14th November 1841 in Dapto died 27th September 1905 Bangalow."

Text:

Cemetery: Bangalow NSW Inscription Id: 7866851 Surname: Smith Given Names: Rebecca Birth Surname: Wells Birth Date: 14 Nov 1841 Death Date: 27 Sep 1905 Age: 64 Gender: F Birth Town: Dapto, NSW Spouse Name: James Father's Name: George Mother's Name: Harriet Mother's Maiden: Vidler

Note: The NSW Birth registration records show that Rebecca was born sometime in 1841.
Birth of a son
#2
Phoenix WELLS
October 1, 1843 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Phoenix Wells born 1st October 1843,Dapto NSW, died 22nd July 1923, Rydalmere NSW"

Note: Birth registration record could not be located.
Birth of a son
#3
Edward WELLS
February 2, 1847 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 683/1847 V1847683 34A WELLS EDWARD GEORGE HARRIET
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Edward Wells born 2nd February 1847 Liverpool NSW, died 8th August 1926, Lismore NSW."

Marriage of a siblingRobert James WILDMANMary Anne VIDLERView this family
July 15, 1847 (Age 26 years)
Text:

Mary married Robert James WILDMAN on 15 Jul 1847 in Sydney, NSW. Robert was born in 1823 in London, ENG, died on 14 Dec 1890 in Parramatta Asylum, NSW at age 67, and was buried on 16 Dec 1890 in Rookwood CofE Cemetery, NSW

Death of a sisterEllen VIDLER
February 10, 1849 (Age 28 years)
Death of a husbandGeorge WELLS
August 27, 1849 (Age 28 years)
Address: Sydney Benevolent Asylum
Text:

Harriet married George WELLS on 23 Sep 1839 in Wollongong, NSW. George was born in 1804 in Yorkshire, ENG, died on 27 Aug 1849 in Sydney Benevolent Asylum, NSW at age 45, and was buried on 29 Aug 1849 in Camperdown, NSW.

Citation details: 440/1849 V1849440 34B WELLS GEORGE AGE 45
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"George Wells born 5th December1804 and died 27th August 1849."

Note: The NSW Death registration records simply show that George's death was registered as occurring sometime in the year 1849.
Religious marriageNathaniel LEATHESView this family
February 6, 1850 (Age 29 years)
Address: St. Laurence
Religion: Church of England
Text:

Harriet next married Nathanial Laight STANGER LEATHES, son of Thomas STANGER and Charlotte JOANES, on 6 Feb 1850 in Sydney, NSW. Nathanial was born circa 1796 in Stockwell, Surrey, ENG and died on 18 Sep 1874 in Toolijooa, NSW at age 78.

Citation details: 297/1850 V1850297 36B LEATHES NATHANIEL WELLS HARRIETT MF
Marriage of a siblingWilliam BURLESSEmily VIDLERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 28, 1852 (Age 31 years)
Religion: Wesleyan
Citation details: 690/1852 V1852690 123 BURLASS WILLIAM VIDLER EMMELINE IJ
Marriage of a siblingSamuel VIDLERElizabeth “Eliza” NETHERYView this family
February 20, 1855 (Age 34 years)
Text:

Samuel married Elizabeth NETHERY, daughter of John NETHERY and Elizabeth SPROULL, on 20 Feb 1855 in Jamberoo, NSW. Elizabeth was christened on 4 Aug 1834 in Edenclaw, Co. Fermanagh, NIR, died on 3 Feb 1896 in Bulli, NSW at age 61, and was buried on 4 Feb 1896 in Rookwood Old Wesleyan Cemetery, NSW.

Note: I cannot find any registration details of this marriage.
Marriage of a siblingWilliam VIDLERJane JARRETTView this family
Type: Religious marriage
April 14, 1855 (Age 34 years)
Religion: Wesleyan Methodist
Text:

The marriage date given below is incorrect.

"William married Jane JARRETT, daughter of Henry JARRETT and Jane BARNES, on 15 Apr 1855 in Jamberoo, NSW. Jane was born on 14 Dec 1834 in Brede, Sussex, ENG, was christened on 2 Apr 1835 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Aug 1930 in Barrengarry, NSW at age 95, and was buried on 10 Aug 1930 in Nowra Methodist Cemetery, NSW."

Citation details: 66/1855 V185566 86 VIDLER WILLIAM JARRETT JANE IJ
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: The Methodist, Saturday 29 November 1930, page 13
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam VIDLER
May 22, 1856 (Age 35 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 2249/1856 VIDLER WILLIAM UNKNOWN UNKNOWN KIAMA
Publication: Sydney: W. Wood, 1988, viii, 524 p., [56] p. of plates : ill., ports.; 31 cm. ISBN 0731636058. Limited Edition - 100 copies.Produced to commemorate the Blanch Family Reunion held at Raymond Terrace, NSW, in October 1988 and the sesquicentenary of the arrival in Australia of Edward Blanch, November 1838.
Citation details: Page 4
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Cemetery: Jamberoo NSW Inscription Id: 10472125 Surname: Vidler Given Names: William Birth Date: 1775 Death Date: 22 May 1856 Age: 81? Gender: M Portion: Utg Birth Town: Battle, Sussex Birth Country: England Spouse Name: Mary (Smith) Previous Spouse: Mary (Copper) Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Mary

Marriage of a childJames SMITHRebecca WELLSView this family
about 1859 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 2131/1859 SMITH JAMES WELLS REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Sarah J SMITH
about 1860 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 7962/1860 SMITH SARAH J JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Marriage of a siblingJohn VIDLERJane RUMBLEView this family
July 5, 1861 (Age 40 years)
Citation details: 1958/1861 VIDLER JOHN RUMBLE JANE KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Rebecca SMITH
about 1862 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 8575/1862 SMITH REBECCA JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#3
James SMITH
about 1864 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 9440/1864 SMITH JAMES JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Amelia SMITH
about 1866 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 9467/1866 SMITH AMELIA JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#5
Richard N SMITH
about 1868 (Age 47 years)
Citation details: 10516/1868 SMITH RICHARD N JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Anne WELLS
about 1868 (Age 47 years)
Citation details: 10737/1868 WELLS ANNE PHOENIX HANNAH KIAMA
Marriage of a childPhoenix WELLSHannah WILLMOTTView this family
about 1868 (Age 47 years)
Citation details: 2418/1868 WELLS PHOENIX WILLMOTT HANNAH KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#7
Robert SMITH
about 1869 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: 12330/1869 SMITH ROBERT JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Emmeline WELLS
about 1870 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: 11356/1870 WELLS EMMELINE PHOENIX HANNAH KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Elizabeth SMITH
about 1871 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 11700/1871 SMITH ELIZABETH JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Marriage of a siblingThomas JARRETTJane VIDLERView this family
November 8, 1871 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 3880/1871 JARRETT THOMAS VIDLER JANE WOLLONGONG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: The Methodist; Saturday 25 October 1930, page 17
Death of a granddaughterAnne WELLS
about 1871 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 3975/1871 WELLS ANNIE PHOENIX HANNAH KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Fanny WELLS
about 1872 (Age 51 years)
Citation details: 11547/1872 WELLS FANNY PHOENIX HANNAH KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#11
Edward SMITH
about 1873 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: 12360/1873 SMITH EDWARD JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Death of a husbandNathaniel LEATHES
September 18, 1874 (Age 53 years)
Text:

Harriet next married Nathanial Laight STANGER LEATHES, son of Thomas STANGER and Charlotte JOANES, on 6 Feb 1850 in Sydney, NSW. Nathanial was born circa 1796 in Stockwell, Surrey, ENG and died on 18 Sep 1874 in Toolijooa, NSW at age 78.

Note: No NSW death registration can be found.
MarriageGeorge SOWTERView this family
January 7, 1875 (Age 54 years)
Text:

Harriet next married George SOUTER, son of William SOWTER and Mary Anne COX, on 7 Jan 1875 in Dapto, NSW. George was born in 1809 in England, died on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park, NSW at age 76, and was buried on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park Cemetery, NSW

Citation details: 4457/1875 SOWTER GEORGE LEATHES HARRIET WOLLONGONG
Birth of a grandson
#12
Thomas SMITH
about 1875 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: 13252/1875 SMITH THOMAS JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#13
George WELLS
about 1875 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: 13103/1875 WELLS GEORGE PHOENIX HANNAH KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#14
William WELLS
about 1876 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: 13541/1876 WELLS WILLIAM PHOENIX HANNAH KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#15
Harriett SMITH
about 1877 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: 13916/1877 SMITH HARRIETT JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a granddaughter
#16
Ellen SMITH
about 1879 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 15787/1879 SMITH ELLEN JAMES REBECCA WELLS KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#17
George SMITH
about 1881 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: 19331/1881 SMITH GEORGE JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#18
Nathaniel WELLS
about 1881 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: 26433/1881 WELLS NATHANIEL PHOENIX HANNAH SHOALHAVEN
Death of a fatherWilliam VIDLER
December 25, 1881 (Age 60 years)
Text:
  1. William VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1799 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, was christened on 20 Apr 1799 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, and died on 25 Dec 1881 in Jamberoo, NSW at age 82.
Citation details: 9351/1882 VIDLER WILLIAM WILLIAM DIED KIAMA KIAMA
Death of a motherHarriet WATERS
December 26, 1881 (Age 60 years)
Text:

William married Harriet WATERS, daughter of William WATERS and Sarah MILLER, on 10 Sep 1820 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG. Harriet was born on 21 Aug 1797 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, was christened on 6 May 1818 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, and died on 26 Dec 1881 in Jamberoo, NSW at age 84.

Burial of a fatherWilliam VIDLER
December 27, 1881 (Age 60 years)
Text:

"bur : December 27th, 1881 at Jamberoo, NSW"

Birth of a granddaughter
#19
Rosa SMITH
about 1882 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: 20176/1882 SMITH ROSA JAMES REBECCA WILLS KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#20
Edward WELLS
about 1883 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: 30019/1883 WELLS EDWARD PHOENIX HANNAH SHOALHAVEN
Birth of a granddaughter
#21
Amelia WELLS
about 1885 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: 32610/1885 WELLS AMELIA PHOENIX HANNAH SHOALHAVEN
Death of a husbandGeorge SOWTER
May 31, 1885 (Age 64 years)
Text:

Harriet next married George SOUTER, son of William SOWTER and Mary Anne COX, on 7 Jan 1875 in Dapto, NSW. George was born in 1809 in England, died on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park, NSW at age 76, and was buried on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park Cemetery, NSW

Citation details: 11287/1885 SOWTER GEORGE AGE 75 YEARS DIED KIAMA KIAMA
Birth of a grandson
#22
John WELLS
about 1887 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: 34606/1887 WELLS JOHN PHOENIX HANNAH BROUGHTON CREEK
Birth of a granddaughter
#23
Hannah WELLS
about 1889 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: 34233/1889 WELLS HANNAH PHOENIX HANNAH BROUGHTON CREEK
Birth of a granddaughter
#24
Mary WELLS
about 1891 (Age 70 years)
Citation details: 6946/1891 WELLS MARY PHOENIX HANNAH BERRY
Death July 8, 1891 (Age 70 years)
Text:
  1. Harriet VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Jul 1891 in Albion Park, NSW at age 72, and was buried on 10 Jul 1891 in Gerringong Cemetery, NSW.
Citation details: 7781/1891 SOWTER HARRIETT WILLIAM HARRIETT KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Harriet Wells (Vidler) was born 18th April 1819 died 8th July 1891"

Burial
Text:
  1. Harriet VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Jul 1891 in Albion Park, NSW at age 72, and was buried on 10 Jul 1891 in Gerringong Cemetery, NSW.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 10, 1820Sandhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom
16 months
herself
4 years
younger sister
Sarah VIDLER
Birth: June 29, 1824 25 26Sandhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: September 12, 1838At sea
19 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Mary Anne VIDLER
Birth: March 25, 1828 28 30Sandhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: December 19, 1918Jamberoo, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
17 months
younger sister
Emily VIDLER
Birth: March 8, 1832 32 34England, United Kingdom
Death: June 2, 1912Mascot, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Ellen VIDLER
Birth: May 25, 1835 36 37England, United Kingdom
Death: February 10, 1849Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with George WELLS - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 23, 1839Wollongong, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
23 months
son
3 years
son
Edward WELLS
Birth: February 2, 1847 43 26Liverpool, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 8, 1928Lismore, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Nathaniel LEATHES - View this family
husband
Nathaniel LEATHES
Birth: about 1796Stockwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Death: September 18, 1874Toolijooa, , New South Wales, Australia
herself
Marriage: February 6, 1850Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with George SOWTER - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: January 7, 1875Dapto, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWeb Site - Descendants of William Vidler
Text:
  1. Harriet VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Jul 1891 in Albion Park, NSW at age 72, and was buried on 10 Jul 1891 in Gerringong Cemetery, NSW.
BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
BirthEmails - Pam Hewitt
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Harriet Wells (Vidler) was born 18th April 1819 died 8th July 1891"

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

Harriet married George WELLS on 23 Sep 1839 in Wollongong, NSW. George was born in 1804 in Yorkshire, ENG, died on 27 Aug 1849 in Sydney Benevolent Asylum, NSW at age 45, and was buried on 29 Aug 1849 in Camperdown, NSW.

MarriageW - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 362/1839 V1839362 23B WELLS GEORGE VITLIERS HARRIET MD
MarriageWeb Site - Descendants of William Vidler
Text:

Harriet next married Nathanial Laight STANGER LEATHES, son of Thomas STANGER and Charlotte JOANES, on 6 Feb 1850 in Sydney, NSW. Nathanial was born circa 1796 in Stockwell, Surrey, ENG and died on 18 Sep 1874 in Toolijooa, NSW at age 78.

MarriageL - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 297/1850 V1850297 36B LEATHES NATHANIEL WELLS HARRIETT MF
MarriageWeb Site - Descendants of William Vidler
Text:

Harriet next married George SOUTER, son of William SOWTER and Mary Anne COX, on 7 Jan 1875 in Dapto, NSW. George was born in 1809 in England, died on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park, NSW at age 76, and was buried on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park Cemetery, NSW

MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 4457/1875 SOWTER GEORGE LEATHES HARRIET WOLLONGONG
DeathWeb Site - Descendants of William Vidler
Text:
  1. Harriet VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Jul 1891 in Albion Park, NSW at age 72, and was buried on 10 Jul 1891 in Gerringong Cemetery, NSW.
DeathS - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 7781/1891 SOWTER HARRIETT WILLIAM HARRIETT KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathEmails - Pam Hewitt
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Harriet Wells (Vidler) was born 18th April 1819 died 8th July 1891"

BurialWeb Site - Descendants of William Vidler
Text:
  1. Harriet VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Jul 1891 in Albion Park, NSW at age 72, and was buried on 10 Jul 1891 in Gerringong Cemetery, NSW.