Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Jane SPROULE

Name
Jane SPROULE
Given names
Jane
Surname
SPROULE
Married name
Jane VANCE
Birthyes

MarriageWilliam VANCEView this family
yes

Birth of a daughter
#1
Isabella VANCE
June 9, 1805
Text:

Cemetery: Kiama NSW Inscription Id: 7817699 Surname: Grey Given Names: Isabella Birth Surname: Vance Birth Date: 9 Jun 1805 Death Date: 4 Oct 1889 Age: 84 Gender: F Portion: Ang Birth Town: Oghill, Drumkeerin, Fermanagh Birth Country: Ireland Spouse Name: George Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Jane Mother's Maiden: Sproule Remarks: dau/William & Jane (Sproule); b. Oghill, Drumkeerin, Fermanagh, Ireland; grandmother

Publication: http://www.illawarrawomen.com/index.html
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Illawarra Women From settlement to suffrage

Grey Isabella (Vance)

B.: 9/6/1805 Og Hill, Drumkeeran, Fermanagh Died: 4/10/1889 Buried: Kiama General Married: George Grey (26.05.1802 Shanmullagh Fermanagh -13/5/1887 Kiama Son of John Grey /Gray & Man* Hetherington) Circa 1832 Fermanagh Ship: Brothers 11/03/1841 Free. Rel: C/E. Occ: Farmer - Wollongong -1842; "Riversdale" and "Mount Salem", Kiama. ♦ William Grey b 23.11.1832 Brecklin FER d 01.11.1914 "Mt Salem" m [1] Man* Jane Walmsley [2] Margaret Ritchie [3] Emily Baxter ♦ Man* Jane Grey b 08.02.1835 Brecklin FER d 1914 Lismore m 1855 William Walmsley ♦ John Grey b 13.08.1837 Brecklin FER m 1867 Isabella Moffitt ♦ Isabella Grey b 23.02.1841 at sea d 03.12.1913 Kiama m John James Grey [cousin] ♦ James Grey Born: 1843 b Wollongong or Kiama ♦ Ann Grey b 1846 Kiama d Kiama ♦ Rachel Grey b 02.06.1850 Kiama d 1941 Kiama m William Grey [cousin] After working in Wollongong for a time George took up a clearing lease of 12,800 acres on James Robb's "Riversdale" at Kiama in 1843. To help him he brought together a group of immigrants from Co. Fermanagh including his brothers, William & Henry, brothers-in-law, Thomas Wilson and John Hetherington, as well as James Hetherington, Christy Hetherington, James and Gerard Inine, James Ining, William & Joseph Vance, Donald & Alexander Robinson, Lanty Nethery, John Noble, D. Lindsay, Edward Bryant, John Francis, John & Robert McClelland, William Burless, Thomas Kent and Mrs Martin. In 1854 George purchased "Mt Salem" at Kiama. He was on the first committee of the Kiama Agricultural Society in 1856. Her son William advocated the formation of the South Coast & West Camden Farmer's Co-operative in 1881 and was Chairman of the Pioneer Butter Factor}* which opened in 1883. His grandson, George Grey, O.B.E. was first National President of the Australian Illawarra Shorthorn Society while a great- grandson Keith Grey, O.B.E. was Mayor of Shellharbour for many years. The family has been prominent in all community aspects for six generations.

Birth of a grandson
#1
William GREY
October 23, 1832
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Birth Date 23 Oct 1832 Gender M Birth Town and State Brecklin Drumkeerin, Fermanagh Birth Country Ireland

Note: The shipping record for William includes the information that he was 8 years of age at the time he arrived in Australia in 1841.
Marriage of a childGeorge GREYIsabella VANCEView this family
1832
Publication: http://www.illawarrawomen.com/index.html
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Mary Jane “Millie” GREY
February 18, 1834
Publication: Walmsley.GED
Publication: Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954), Monday 12 January 1914, page 4
Publication: http://www.illawarrawomen.com/index.html
Baptism of a granddaughterMary Jane “Millie” GREY
February 8, 1835
Religion: Church of Ireland
Publication: Walmsley.GED
Note: The Walmsley Family Gedcom has the year of birth as 1834.
Birth of a grandson
#3
John GREY
August 13, 1837
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Publication: http://www.illawarrawomen.com/index.html
Note: The shipping record for John includes the information that he was four years of age at the time of his arrival in Australia in 1841.
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Isabella GREY
February 23, 1841
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Cemetery: Kiama NSW Inscription Id: 7817696 Surname: Grey Given Names: Isabella Birth Surname: Grey Birth Date: 23 Feb 1841 Death Date: 3 Dec 1913 Age: 72 Gender: F Portion: Ang Birth Town: at sea Spouse Name: John James Father's Name: George Mother's Name: Isabella Mother's Maiden: Vance Other People: Celena Isabel Grey Remarks: dau/George & Isabella (Vance); b. at sea; w/John J; mother

Publication: http://www.illawarrawomen.com/index.html
Birth of a grandson
#5
James GREY
about 1843
Citation details: 1272/1843 V18431272 27A GREY JAMES GEORGE ISABELLA
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Anne GREY
1846
Text:

Cemetery: Kiama NSW Inscription Id: 7817690 Surname: Grey Given Names: Anne Birth Date: 1846 Death Date: 16 Dec 1945 Age: 99 Gender: F Portion: Ang Birth Town: Kiama, NSW Father's Name: George Mother's Name: Isabella Mother's Maiden: Vance Remarks: dau/George & Isabella (Vance); b. Kiama, NSW; aunt

Death of a grandsonJames GREY
about 1848
Citation details: GRAY JAMES 689/1848 V1848689 33B INFANT
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Rachel GREY
June 2, 1850
Citation details: 454/1850 V1850454 35 GREY RACHEL GEORGE ISABELLA
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Text:

Grey Rachel 2 Jun 1850 1942 91 dau/George & Isabella (Vance); b. Gerringong, NSW; w/William Kiama NSW Ang

Marriage of a grandchildWilliam WALMSLEY JPMary Jane “Millie” GREYView this family
Type: Religious marriage
August 16, 1855
Address: Church of England
Publication: Walmsley.GED
Citation details: V18551207 43B/1855 WAMSLEY WILLIAM GREY MARY J NW
Publication: Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954), Monday 12 January 1914, page 4
Publication: Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954), Monday 12 April 1920, page
Note: Stephen Painter, as does the Whaite Family web site, notes that they may have been married at Wisemans Ferry. This does not tie in with the marriage registration entry.
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam GREYMary Jane WALMSLEYView this family
about 1860
Citation details: 1613/1860  GREY WILLIAM WAMSLEY MARY JANE GOSFORD
Marriage of a grandchildJohn GREYIsabella Jane MOFFITTView this family
about 1867
Citation details: 2237/1867  GRAY JOHN MOFFITT ISABELLA JANE KIAMA
Marriage of a grandchildJohn James GRAYIsabella GREYView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 10, 1868
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 2435/1868  GRAY JOHN GRAY ISABELLA KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam GREYMargaret Ann RITCHIEView this family
about 1871
Citation details: 1350/1871  GRAY WILLIAM RITCHIE MARGARET A PADDINGTON
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam GREYEmily Agnes E BAXTERView this family
about 1876
Citation details: 3073/1876 GREY WILLIAM BAXTER EMILY AGNES E KIAMA
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam GREYRachel GREYView this family
about 1880
Citation details: 289/1880 GREY WILLIAM GREY RACHEL SYDNEY
Death of a daughterIsabella VANCE
October 4, 1889
Text:

Cemetery: Kiama NSW Inscription Id: 7817699 Surname: Grey Given Names: Isabella Birth Surname: Vance Birth Date: 9 Jun 1805 Death Date: 4 Oct 1889 Age: 84 Gender: F Portion: Ang Birth Town: Oghill, Drumkeerin, Fermanagh Birth Country: Ireland Spouse Name: George Father's Name: William Mother's Name: Jane Mother's Maiden: Sproule Remarks: dau/William & Jane (Sproule); b. Oghill, Drumkeerin, Fermanagh, Ireland; grandmother

Citation details: 10872/1889 GREY ISABELLA WILLIAM DIED KIAMA KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Grey - Isabella
Grey - Isabella

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

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