Anne Birchall

F, b. 17 August 1832, d. 14 August 1886
FatherConvict John Birchall b. 6 May 1779, d. 1860
MotherSusannah Harper Bellett b. 1 Feb 1794, d. 10 Jan 1871
Last Edited13 Sep 2011
     Her married name was Moore. Anne Birchall was born on 17 August 1832 at Sorell, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. She was christened on 17 August 1832 at Sorell, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. She married Edward Moore on 4 February 1857 at Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Anne Birchall died on 14 August 1886 at age 53.

Family

Edward Moore b. 1821
Children

Catherine Birchall

F, b. 1877
FatherEdward Birchall b. 1834
MotherMargaret Jane Iles b. 1839
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Catherine Birchall was born in 1877 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Edward Birchall

M, b. 1834
FatherConvict John Birchall b. 6 May 1779, d. 1860
MotherSusannah Harper Bellett b. 1 Feb 1794, d. 10 Jan 1871
ReferenceMFN-3394
Last Edited21 Oct 2010
     Edward Birchall was born in 1834 at Sorell, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. He married Margaret Jane Iles in 1857 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Edward William Birchall

M, b. 1874
FatherEdward Birchall b. 1834
MotherMargaret Jane Iles b. 1839
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Edward William Birchall was born in 1874 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

George Birchall

M, b. 4 April 1820, d. 16 July 1896
FatherConvict John Birchall b. 6 May 1779, d. 1860
MotherSusannah Harper Bellett b. 1 Feb 1794, d. 10 Jan 1871
Last Edited15 May 2009
     George Birchall was born on 4 April 1820. He died on 16 July 1896 at age 76.

John Birchall

M, b. 1812
FatherConvict John Birchall b. 6 May 1779, d. 1860
MotherSusannah Harper Bellett b. 1 Feb 1794, d. 10 Jan 1871
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     John Birchall was born in 1812.

Convict John Birchall

M, b. 6 May 1779, d. 1860
ConvictY
ReferenceB-3398-Jc
Last Edited16 Feb 2019
     Convict John Birchall was born in 1768 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He was baptized on 6 May 1779 at Woore Hollows, Shropshire, England. He was convict on 23 October 1802 at Chester, Cheshire, England,A native of Woore, married with four children. He was the son of James and Elizabeth Birchall, tenant farmers of Woore Hollows. One of five children, he was baptised at Woore on May 6th 1779.

Birchall was tried at the City of Chester Pleas of Sessions on October 23rd, 1802, for the theft of five pounds' worth of goods, the property of Thomas Benbow and for breaking gaol on October 31st 1802. He was retaken in London on April 24th 1803.

At his trial he was acquitted of theft but sentenced to death for breaking gaol. He was reprieved and sentenced to transportation for life. Gaoled in Chester Castle, he was transported to the Captivity, a hulk moored at Portsmouth. He is mentioned in the Hobart musters of 1810, 1818, 1819 and 1823. He was granted a conditional pardon in June of 1810 and freed in 1818. Granted 55 acres of land at Pitt Waters, he purchased 400 acres in 1819 and employed seven servants. A further 433 acres were added to his property in 1831. He contracted to supply the commissariat and the military with large quantities of grain and meat.

He married Sussanah Bellett on October 24th,1809. She was the daughter of a Jacob Bellett, a First Fleeter from Norfolk Island. They had nine children between 1812 and 1819. Their eldest son, James, the first native-born white child, married Sarah Reardon the daughter of a neighbour, Bartholomew Reardon who was also a First Fleeter.

Birchall acted as a district constable for the Pitt Water district until 1819. He built a schooner which he used to carry passengers and goods across the lagoon between Pitt Water and the opposite bank.

He was absent from work for five months in 1806 and stole a dog. For these misdemeanours he received 500 lashes. In 1818 he was tried for beating a prisoner but there was insufficient evidence to convict him. Later in 1818 he was removed from his duties as a constable.


Listed as Burchall (Fiche 3262; 4/438 pp.6, 11) in the index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land; 1819-22; 1823

From Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825:- BIRCHALL, John. Per "Calcutta", 1803. He arrived 1803 in Hobart, Van Diemen's Land, Australia
from England on the convict transport ship 'H.M.S. Calcutta'. He married Susannah Harper Bellett, daughter of Convict Jacob Bellette and Convict Ann Harper, on 24 October 1809 at Hobart, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. Convict John Birchall died in 1860 at Pittwater, Tasmania, Australia. He was buried on 9 May 1860.

Family

Susannah Harper Bellett b. 1 Feb 1794, d. 10 Jan 1871
Children

John Birchall

M, b. 1817, d. 18 December 1870
FatherConvict John Birchall b. 6 May 1779, d. 1860
MotherSusannah Harper Bellett b. 1 Feb 1794, d. 10 Jan 1871
Last Edited15 May 2009
     John Birchall was born in 1817. He died on 18 December 1870.

Samuel Christopher Birchall

M, b. 1860
FatherEdward Birchall b. 1834
MotherMargaret Jane Iles b. 1839
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Samuel Christopher Birchall was born in 1860 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Sarah Jane Birchall

F, b. 1864
FatherEdward Birchall b. 1834
MotherMargaret Jane Iles b. 1839
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Sarah Jane Birchall was born in 1864 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

Susan Birchall

F, b. 1867
FatherEdward Birchall b. 1834
MotherMargaret Jane Iles b. 1839
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Susan Birchall was born in 1867 at Sorell, Tasmania, Australia.

John Birchill

M, b. 1818, d. 1870
Last Edited26 Nov 2011
     John Birchill was born in 1818. He married Ann Garth, daughter of James Garth and Mary Harper Bellette, in 1840 at Hobart, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. John Birchill died in 1870 at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Family

Ann Garth b. 1816, d. 1898

Alan Charles Bird1

M, b. 28 September 1905, d. 26 July 1962
FatherWilliam Joseph Bird b. 14 Oct 1876, d. 9 Apr 1951
MotherElsie Mary Craw b. 1 Oct 1879, d. 21 Sep 1967
ReferenceU-3407-8-10
Last Edited16 Aug 2010
     Alan Charles Bird was also known as Federal MP. He was born on 28 September 1905 at Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. He married Phyllis Gardiner, daughter of Edith Trounce, on 1 November 1936 at Northcote, Victoria, Australia. Alan Charles Bird died on 26 July 1962 at Northcote, Victoria, Australia, at age 56.

Family

Phyllis Gardiner b. 9 Jul 1910, d. 27 May 1986

Citations

  1. [S3] Website: The Examiner Newspaper.

Albert Edward Bird1

M, b. 15 August 1846, d. 14 February 1916
FatherWilliam Bird b. 5 Jan 1808
ReferenceU-3409-8-10
Last Edited9 Sep 2014
     Albert Edward Bird was an Engraver and Etcher. He married Alice Walmsley at Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Albert Edward Bird was born on 15 August 1846 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.1 He immigrated in December 1869 on the ship 'Lincolnshire'from to Australia from England.

Brought to Australia to run professionally as "Champion Long Distance Runner of England."1 He died on 14 February 1916 at age 69.

Family

Alice Walmsley b. 7 Jan 1855, d. 10 Sep 1883
Children

Citations

  1. [S3] Website: The Examiner Newspaper.

Alexander Bird1

M, b. 16 April 1883, d. 4 December 1883
FatherAlbert Edward Bird b. 15 Aug 1846, d. 14 Feb 1916
MotherAlice Walmsley b. 7 Jan 1855, d. 10 Sep 1883
ReferenceU-3410-9-10
Last Edited16 Aug 2010
     Alexander Bird was born on 16 April 1883.1 He died on 4 December 1883.

Citations

  1. [S3] Website: The Examiner Newspaper.

Alexander Bird

M, b. 14 October 1985, d. 14 October 1985
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Alexander Bird died on 14 October 1985. He was born on 14 October 1985 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Alice Dobede Bird

F, b. 1866
Last Edited6 Apr 2009
     Her married name was Fox. Alice Dobede Bird married William Dudley Fox, son of William John Fox and Mary Ellen Elizabeth Bladon. Alice Dobede Bird was born in 1866 at Newton Solney, Derbyshire, England. She married William Dudley Fox, son of William John Fox and Mary Ellen Elizabeth Bladon, in 1889 at St George, Hanover Square, London, England.

Family

William Dudley Fox b. 1859

Private Arthur William Bird

M, b. 12 September 1912, d. 31 July 1983
FatherJames Thomas Bird b. 23 Apr 1863
MotherMaria Louise Meredith b. 26 May 1870, d. 25 Dec 1929
ReferenceB-3417-AW
Last Edited9 Sep 2014
     Private Arthur William Bird was a Master Mariner. He married Elsie Laura Price, daughter of George James (Tom) Price and Ida Elizabeth Davies. Private Arthur William Bird married Rose Marley. Private Arthur William Bird was born on 12 September 1912 at Kyabram, Victoria, Australia. He served in an unknown place between 28 January 1942 and 1 October 1945. He died on 31 July 1983 at Dunally, Tasmania, Australia, at age 70.

Family 1

Elsie Laura Price b. 11 Mar 1901, d. 30 Jun 1979

Family 2

Rose Marley
Child