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Charlotte POWDRELLAge: 58 years17991857

Name
Charlotte POWDRELL
Given names
Charlotte
Surname
POWDRELL
Married name
Charlotte SMITH
Also known as
Charlotte BEE
Also known as
Charlotte POUDRILL
Note: Her family name is my interpretation of the name written on her shipping documents. Her name is shown as Charlotte BEE in the death certificate of her daughter, Jane.
Birth about 1799
Note: Boston is my interpretation of the writing on her shipping documents.
Baptism April 1, 1799
Religion: Church of England
Publication: https://familysearch.org
Citation details: England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990
Text:

Name:Charlotte Powdrell Event Type:Baptism Event Date:01 Apr 1799 Event Place:Benington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom Gender:Female Mother's Name:Hannah Powdrell

Birth of a son
#1
William SMITH
calculated 1822 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Ancestory.com
Note: The census information includes the information that William was 19 years of age at the time of the census in 1841.
MarriageRichard SMITHView this family
May 19, 1823 (Age 24 years)
Publication: https://familysearch.org
Citation details: England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990
Text:

Charlotte Poudrill England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990 Name:Richard Smith Event Type:Marriage Event Date:19 May 1823 Event Place:Croft, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom Gender:Male Spouse's Name:Charlotte Poudrill Spouse's Gender:Female Spouse's Marital Status:Single

Birth of a son
#2
George SMITH
calculated 1825 (Age 26 years)
Christening of a sonGeorge SMITH
December 14, 1825 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Text:

Name George Smith Gender Male Baptism Date 14/12/1825 Baptism Place Wainfleet All Saints,Lincoln,England Father Richard Smith Mother Charlotte FHL Film Number 508067

Birth of a son
#3
Stephen SMITH
calculated 1828 (Age 29 years)
Smith - Stephen
Smith - Stephen

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

Citation details: 7666/1916 SMITH STEPHEN 88 YRS NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE
Citation details: 11 December 2014
Text:

In part:

"Stephen Smith was born Lincolnshire, 1828. This info is recorded on his children's BC's."

Note: Both the headstone for Stephen and his death reference state that he was 88 years old at the time of his death in 1916.
Baptism of a sonStephen SMITH
April 3, 1828 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary Anne “Granny” SMITH
calculated 1831 (Age 32 years)
Note: The death certificate for Mary includes the information that she was 99 years of age at the time of her death in 1925. This would have her born about 1826.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Elizabeth SMITH
between 1832 and 1833 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Sydney; 1871 - 1912
Citation details: Saturday 5 May 1888, page 976
De Meur - Theodore Arthur - Bigamy
De Meur - Theodore Arthur - Bigamy

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Publication: Sydney Newspaper
Citation details: Saturday 26 November 1859, page 4
Christening of a daughterElizabeth SMITH
October 21, 1833 (Age 34 years)
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: England, Births and Christenings, 1858-1975
Smith - Elizabeth - Christening
Smith - Elizabeth - Christening

Note: ramplife originally shared this on Ancestry on 15 Jan 2013.

Birth of a daughter
#6
Jane SMITH
calculated 1838 (Age 39 years)
Note: Her son, William, states as informant in her death certificate, that she was born in Whitechapel, London.
Residence 1841 (Age 42 years)
Publication: Ancestory.com
Death of a fatherGeorge POWDRELL
before 1844 (Age 45 years)

Death of a motherHannah
before 1844 (Age 45 years)

Immigration June 28, 1844 (Age 45 years)
Note: Richard, Charlotte and their children George, Stephen, Mary Anne, Elizabeth and Jane arrived on board the "Briton" as government assisted migrants.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Christiana WILKINSON
about 1846 (Age 47 years)
Citation details: WILKINSON CHRISTIANA 2595/1846 V18462595 35 JAMES MARY A
Marriage of a childJohn DARKElizabeth SMITHView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 21, 1847 (Age 48 years)
Religion: Presbyterian
Citation details: 153/1847 V1847153 78 DARK JOHN SMITH ELIZABETH PC
Publication: Sydney; 1871 - 1912
Citation details: Saturday 5 May 1888, page 976
De Meur - Theodore Arthur - Bigamy
De Meur - Theodore Arthur - Bigamy

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Note: In the bigamy trial of Theodore Arthur De Meur, Elizabeth stated that she was about 15 years of age at the time of this marriage. Parents names are not cited in the marriage record cited, but it states that she was a native of Lincolnshire. However, the records cited for her next marriage and her death adds support to the view that this is the right Elizabeth Smith.
Marriage of a childJames WILKINSONMary Anne “Granny” SMITHView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 22, 1848 (Age 49 years)
Address: The Bush Inn
Religion: Presbyterian
Citation details: 588/1848 V1848588 78 WILKINSON JAMES SMITH MARY A JR
Note: It would seem that James and Mary had arranged to be married by the Church of England minister and just before the marriage ceremony was to proceed, the minister found out that James was not a free person and refused to carry out the ceremony.
The Bush Inn - Paterson - In the early 1960's
The Bush Inn - Paterson - In the early 1960's

Note: From "The Settlement of the Paterson District" by A.C. Archer, Paterson Historical Society (1986) P…

Marriage of a childGeorge SMITHHannah JOHNSTONEView this family
Type: Religious marriage
March 27, 1849 (Age 50 years)
Religion: Presbyterian
Citation details: 540/1849 V1849540 79 SMITH GEORGE JOHNSON HANNAH PC
Note: The precise date of marriage is unsupported.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Samuel SMITH
about 1850 (Age 51 years)
Address: Butterwick, Hinton, Middlehope, Seaham
Citation details: SMITH SAMUEL 1404/1850 V18501404 50 GEORGE ANN
Baptism of a grandsonSamuel SMITH
May 5, 1850 (Age 51 years)
Address: Butterwick, Hinton, Middlehope, Seaham
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981
Text:

Name Samuel Smith Gender Male Baptism Date 05/05/1850 Baptism Place Butterwick and Elsewhere, Durham, New South Wales, Australia Residence Place New South Wales, Australia Father George Smith Mother Anne Johnston FHL Film Number 993972

Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Charlotte SMITH
about 1852 (Age 53 years)
Citation details: SMITH CHARLOTTE S 1209/1852 V18521209 51 GEORGE HANNAH
Birth of a grandson
#4
Richard SMITH
about 1854 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937
Smith - Richard - Inquest
Smith - Richard - Inquest

Note: Downloaded from the web site ancestry.com.au.

Citation details: SMITH RICHARD 750/1854 V1854750 53 GEORGE ANNA
Birth of a grandson
#5
Samuel WILKINSON
about 1855 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: WILKINSON SAMUEL 4364/1855 V18554364 42B JAMES MARY A
Marriage of a childStephen SMITHElizabeth MAYBURYView this family
September 24, 1855 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: V18551110 43B/1855 SMITH STEPHEN MOWBRAY ELIZABETH MA
Text:

There is also this reference:

V18551781 159/1855 SMITH STEPHEN MOULBERY ELIZABETH MA

Citation details: 15 November 2010
Text:

In part:

"The next child was Elizabeth she was born on Saturday the 25th of May 1839 she likewise was to be baptised by reverend Wilton, Elizabeth of the parish of Clarence Town was to marry Stephen Smith of the parish of Dungog on 24th September 1855 in the parish of Dungog, NSW."

Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Margaret SMITH
calculated 1856 (Age 57 years)
Note: I am unable to locate a relevant birth registration in Qld. Port Stephens, Queensland, is her birthplace included in her death certificate. I am unsure about this as I am unable to locate such a place in Queensland. There is some unsupported information that it may be associated with Cairns. Of there is a possibility that it is Port Stephens near Newcastle in NSW. However, I am unable to find a relevant birth registration in NSW.
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Charlotte P SMITH
about 1856 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: SMITH CHARLOTTE 8271/1856 ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Charlotte P SMITH
about 1856 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: SMITH CHARLOTTE 8271/1856 ELIZABETH WOLLOMBI
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Mary Jane STALKER
calculated March 1856 (Age 57 years)
Note: I am unable to find a relevant birth registration in NSW. I have found this registration which may b…
Birth of a grandson
#10
James SMITH
about 1857 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 10517/1857 SMITH JAMES STEPHEN ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Sarah WILKINSON
about 1857 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: WILKINSON SARAH 10506/1857 JAMES MARY A PORT STEPHENS
Marriage of a childJohn STALKERJane SMITHView this family
between 1854 and January 1, 1859 (Age 55 years)
Note: The death certificate for Jane shows them marrying in Maitland, whilst the death certificate for John shows them marrying in Sydney. The birth certificate of son James Richard clearly shows a marriage date of 1 January 1859 in Maitland. I am unable to find a relevant marriage registration in NSW.
Death of a granddaughterMary Jane STALKER
December 4, 1857 (Age 58 years) Age: 1 year 9 months
Cause: Teething
DeathMary Jane STALKER
December 4, 1857 (Age 58 years)
Burial of a granddaughterMary Jane STALKER
December 7, 1857 (Age 58 years)
Religion: Church of England
Birth of a grandson
#12
John R STALKER
calculated 1858 (Age 59 years)

Note: I am unable to find a relevant birth registration in NSW.
Death after 1857 (Age 58 years)

Note: Charlotte was the informant when her grand-daughter's death was registered in 1857.
Note: This death registration is definitely not relevant:
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Marriage: May 19, 1823Croft, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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BirthImmigration - "Briton" - Smith - Richard, Charlotte and Family
BaptismWeb Site - Family Search
Publication: https://familysearch.org
Citation details: England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990
Text:

Name:Charlotte Powdrell Event Type:Baptism Event Date:01 Apr 1799 Event Place:Benington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom Gender:Female Mother's Name:Hannah Powdrell

MarriageWeb Site - Family Search
Publication: https://familysearch.org
Citation details: England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990
Text:

Charlotte Poudrill England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990 Name:Richard Smith Event Type:Marriage Event Date:19 May 1823 Event Place:Croft, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom Gender:Male Spouse's Name:Charlotte Poudrill Spouse's Gender:Female Spouse's Marital Status:Single

ResidenceEngland Census - 1841
Publication: Ancestory.com
ImmigrationImmigration - "Briton" - Smith - Richard, Charlotte and Family
DeathDeath Certificate - Stalker - Mary Jane