Journal Report

Descendants of Sir William Howard (Viscount)



Generation One



1. Sir William1 HOWARD (Viscount)1,2 was born on 30 Nov 1612 at Whitehall, Westminster, England.3 He married Mary Stafford, daughter of Edward Stafford and Anne Wilford, on 12 Oct 1637 at London, England. Also shown as c1647.4 He died on 29 Dec 1680 at Tower Hill, Stepney, Middlesex, England, at age 68. He was beheaded due to his being convicted, possibly erroneously, in the Titus Oats Popish plot. An extract from a book on his execution is: That he must go to the place from whence he came, and from thence be drawn upon a Hurdle to the appointed place of Execution, there to be hang'd up by the Neck not till he was dead, but to be cut down alive, his privy Members to be cut off, and his Bowels to be ripped out and burnt before his face, and his Head to be severed from his body, and his Four Quarters to be divided and disposed of according to his Majesty's pleasure..5,6,7

Mary STAFFORD8 was born in 1619 at England. She died on 13 Jan 1693/94 at England.9 Mary Stafford, sister and sole heiress to Henry 5th Baron Stafford. Mary Stafford, Baroness, so created with her husband, 12 Sep 1640. Married Sir William Howard KB, 1st Baron Stafford, so created jointly with his wife, and 1st and last Viscount Stafford (beheaded 29 Dec 1680 at Tower Hill), 3rd son of 21st/14th Earl of Arundel, (3rd Earl of) Surrey and (1st Earl of) Norfolk.10 After husband's death created Countess for life.11
The nine known children of Sir William1 Howard (Viscount) and Mary Stafford were as follows:

Generation Two



2. Henry2 HOWARD Earl of Stafford (William1)19 was born circa 1647 at Westminster, London, England.20 He married Anne Gilbert (Of Gloucester I), daughter of Thomas Gilbert, on 3 Feb 1669 at St Margaret's, Westminster, Middlesex, England. There is quite a lot of confusion about this marriage. The certificate of marriage was supposedly lost and a reward of £2000 was offered for its recovery. However, regardless of the lost certificate (if it ever did exist), there may be no record of the marriage. (The marriage shown here is the only one found that appears to match. As to why Henry was called Stafford could be because his parents, in 1669 were the Viscount and Countess Stafford. However, at this stage, the marriage and Ann's maiden name should be treated with some skepticism.)

In 1825 an enquiry was held by the House of Lords, London, England, into a claim made by one of Ann's descendants to the Stafford title (Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy). The claim was dismissed, not because it was incorrect, but because there was insufficient evidence. Ann "of Gloucester" was a Protestant , while the Howards were a Catholic family of longstanding . It could therefore have been an illegitimate union that resulted in the daughter, Ann, or very possibly a clandestine marriage, to protect property. Ann (the daughter) could have been a "foundling", or orphan if her mother had died in childbirth and her father had seen fit to ignore his daughter.
21,22 He married Claude Charlotte Gramont, daughter of Count Philibert de Gramont and Elizabeth Hamilton, on 3 Apr 1694.23,24 He died on 27 Apr 1719 at France. According to Burkes Peerage he died without issue, but that reference only quotes his second marriage. His supposed first marriage may not have occurred.25 He was buried at Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England. Even though Henry was a staunch Roman catholic he is buried in a Church of England abbey (this was a time when all churches by definition were C of E).26

On 1688 his name was legally changed to Henry Stafford-Howard. Henry Howard, later Stafford-Howard (1688), 1st Earl of Stafford, so created 5 Oct 1688, with remainder, in default of heirs male to his body; to his brothers and their male issue. Colonel of Foot 1688, Jacobite following Glorious Revolution. Married 3 or 6 April 1694 Claude-Charlotte Gramont and, according to Burkes Peerage he died without issue.27

Anne GILBERT (Of Gloucester I) was born on 28 Aug 1654 at Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, England. Ann, who was supposed to have wed Henry Howard, was named Ann of Gloucester. The assumtion that this is the correct Ann is based on a marriage found of an Ann Gilbert to a Henry Stafford around the correct dates. This Ann Gilbert in the only one listed on the IGI that came from Gloucestershire.28,29 She died circa 1670 at England. This is a rather tenuous date as no records have been found and it is a pure assumption.30
The only known child of Henry2 Howard Earl of Stafford and Anne Gilbert (Of Gloucester I) was:

Claude Charlotte GRAMONT31 was born circa 1665 at Gramont, France. She died in 1739 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England.32 She was buried at St Margaret's Church, London, Middlesex, England.33
There were no known children of Henry2 Howard Earl of Stafford and Claude Charlotte Gramont.

10. John2 HOWARD (Esq) (William1)34 was born circa 1660 at Westminster, London, Middlesex, England. He married Mary Southcote in Dec 1682. He married Teresa Strickland on 15 Feb 1707. He died in Nov 1714 at Paris, France.
John Howard, later Stafford-Howard, of Stafford Castle; James II's ambassador to Louis XIV when former exiled at St Germain, March 1695/6. Controller and Commander to James II's Household in exile 1696; Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Mary of Modena (James II's widow) 1701.35 His name was legally changed to John Stafford-Howard.

Mary SOUTHCOTE was born before 1662 at Meeftham, Surrey, England.
The six known children of John2 Howard (Esq) and Mary Southcote were as follows:

Teresa STRICKLAND died after 1762.
The two known children of John2 Howard (Esq) and Teresa Strickland were as follows:

Generation Three



11. Ann3 HOWARD (II) (Henry2, William1)37 was born in 1670 at England. No record of this birth has been found. The date shown is from the pedigree chart.38,39 She may have been christened on 12 Feb 1698 at Eign Brook-Independent, Hereford, Hereford, England.40 She married Edward Rawlins, son of Edward Rawlins and Ursula (--?--), on 2 Apr 1687 at St Andrew's, Worcester, Worcestershire, England.41 She married Thomas Gorden (I) on 12 Dec 1691 at St Lawrence's, Evesham, England.42,43 She died circa 27 Jul 1745 at England. She was buried on 28 Jul 1745 at St John The Baptist Church, Hereford, England. The date shown matches that on the pedigree chart and that from the Hereford Parish records. The finding of her burial record seems to indicate that the records found of her supposed parents in other Hereford records may be correct.44,45

Known children of Ann3 Howard (II) include:

Edward RAWLINS47 was baptized on 7 Apr 1653 at Church of All Saints, Evesham, Worcester, England.48 He died on 3 Mar 1688 at St Lawrences Church, Evesham, Worcester, England, at age 34.49
There were no known children of Ann3 Howard (II) and Edward Rawlins.

Thomas GORDEN (I)50 was born circa 1670. He died before 1712 at England.51 He was a Brewer circa 1700 at Gloucester, England.52
The only known child of Ann3 Howard (II) and Thomas Gorden (I) was:

12. Mary3 STAFFORD-HOWARD (John2 Howard, William1) was born circa 1683 at Stafford Castle, Staffordshire, England. She married Francis Plowden on 1 Oct 1699. She died on 26 Apr 1765.

Francis PLOWDEN is still living.
The three known children of Mary3 Stafford-Howard and Francis Plowden were as follows:

13. William3 STAFFORD-HOWARD (2nd Earl of Stafford) (John2 Howard, William1)54 was born circa 1684 at Stafford Castle, Staffordshire, England. He married Anne Holman in 1718. He died in Jan 1733 at France.

Anne HOLMAN55 was born on 21 Oct 1695 at Warkworth, Derbyshire, England. She died on 21 May 1725 at age 29. She was buried on 26 May 1725 at Marston, St Lawrence.
The four known children of William3 Stafford-Howard (2nd Earl of Stafford) and Anne Holman were as follows:

Generation Four



21. Thomas4 GORDEN (II) (Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)59,60 was born in 1697/98 at Dormington, Hereford, England.61,62 He was christened on 26 Mar 1699 at Eign Brook-Independent, Dormington, Hereford, England.63,64 He married Mary Fisher on 23 Feb 1719 at Saint Giles without Cripplegate, London, Middlesex, England, they were married by banns.65,66 He died between 23 Dec 1738 and 3 Jan 1739 at London, England,. His will was apparently written on 23 Dec 1738 and was proven on 3 Jan 1738 (old calendar and so 1739). His age was shown as 41 so he must have been born in 1697/8 and not 1694 as pedigree chart shows.67,68 He was buried in 1738 at Bunhill Fields, London, England.69
He was an Apprentice Carpenter on 2 Feb 1712 at London, England.70 He was a Freeman of the Carpenters Company of the City of London in 1733 at London, England.71 He was Liveryman in 1734 at London, England.72 All the children of Thomas Gorden are mentioned in his will. The family pedigree chart says that Thomas was "an Architect of Great Renown" and was involved in the building of the Foundling Hospital. However, it was not this Thomas Gorden but his son, also Thomas Gorden, who was a brother of Ann Gorden, the husband of Dennis MacCarthy.73

Mary FISHER was born circa 1700. She died on 29 Jan 1779 at London, England.74 She was buried at St Pancras Old Church, London, England.75
The four known children of Thomas4 Gorden (II) and Mary Fisher were as follows:

22. Marie Francoise4 PLOWDEN (Mary3 Stafford-Howard, John2 Howard, William1)84,85,86 was born in 1703 at Plowden, Worcester, England.87 She was baptized on 17 May 1704.88 She married George Jerningham (Sir Barone), son of Francis Jerningham and Anne Blount, in 1733 at England.89 She died in 1785 at London, Middlesex, England.90 She was buried on 30 Sep 1785.91

George JERNINGHAM (Sir Barone)92 was born circa 1680 at of Costessey, Norfolk, England. He died on 21 Jan 1774 at Cossey, Norfolk, England.
The only known child of Marie Francoise4 Plowden and George Jerningham (Sir Barone) was:

Generation Five



32. Ann5 GORDEN (Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)93,94 was born on 21 Sep 1733 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.95 She was baptized on 24 Nov 1733 at St Andrews, Worcester, Worcestershire, England. Only the steeple of St Andrew's Church now remains; it was known as "the Glover's Needle."96 She married Dennis MacCarthy on 28 Jan 1752 at Saint Antholin Budge Row, London, England. The marriage record shows that Dennis lived in Chelsae (sic) in the County of Middlesex Bark, and Ann was of St. Andrew, Holborn, London, a Spinster. They were married by licence by Mr. Pollin.97,98,99 She died before 9 Nov 1823 at St Martin's Parish, London, Middlesex, England,. Her place and date of death was taken from the peerage claim, but it did not say where St Martin's Parish was. Searches have tried to find the burial in the records of St Martin's in the Fields but without luck. St Martin's in the Fields is near Trafalgar Square and that is where Anne MacCarthy, her eldest daughter was buried.100 She was buried on 9 Nov 1823 at St Ann's, Soho, Middlesex, England. The burial records shows that Ann's last address was Litchfield St., which is a small street in the vicinity of Oxford Circus. St Ann's is the church in which John Edward Conner MacCarthy, Ann's son, and Sarah Ball were married. The church was substantially destroyed during the Second World War but its tower survived and has become part of a modern church. During the restoration thousands of bodies, in coffins, or as remains, were removed and reinterred in St Martin's in the Fields churchyard. So perhaps Ann was finally laid to rest there. Ann's eldest daughter, also, Ann, is also buried in St Martin's in the Field.101
She was also known as Ann Gordon.

Dennis MACCARTHY102 was born circa 1719 at Holland or Norway.103,104 He was baptized on 2 Nov 1719 at St Botolph without Aldgate, London, Middlesex, England; this entry if for a Dennis Carthy. It is unclear if this person is correct. His parents were given as Den. and Mary Carthy.105,106 He died before 1823 at England.107

From Derrick Phillips: "Records say Dennis MacCarthy was born in Holland (our pedigree tree says Norway but yours is more plausible). Some time ago I found a Will of an Ann (Macarty, Macartey, Macarthy - all 3 names in one document). She died in 1771 and was from Leyden in Holland and left property in Holland, Germany, England and Ireland to another Dutch person. I wondered if she was the mother or even grandmother of Dennis MacCarthy (the husband of Ann). Previously I had also wondered if Dennis was the 'minor' whose guardian was trying to get him a piece of the estates of the Countess of Clancarty - a minor then was anyone under 21 and I had found a Dennis christened in London in 1719. (This is all part of the detective work I've been doing trying to find Dennis' parents.). "108

The 14 known children of Ann5 Gorden and Dennis MacCarthy were as follows:

33. William5 JERNINGHAM (Sir Barone) (Marie4 Plowden, Mary3 Stafford-Howard, John2 Howard, William1)142,143 was born on 7 Mar 1736 at Gostessey, Norfolk, England. He married Frances Dillon, daughter of Henry Dillon and Charlotte Lee, on 16 Jun 1767 at England. He died on 14 Aug 1809 at England at age 73.

Frances DILLON144 was born on 6 Oct 1747 at of, Costello Gallen. She died on 2 Mar 1825 at age 77.
The only known child of William5 Jerningham (Sir Barone) and Frances Dillon was:

Generation Six



36. Thomas6 MACCARTHY (Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 29 Aug 1757 at Amsterdam, Holland.150 He married Sarah Boland on 5 Oct 1776 at St John's, Wapping, Middlesex, England, Sarah was a widow when she married Thomas. They were married by banns by the W. Prior, Minister.151 He died in Jul 1781 at Lewisham, England, at age 23.152

Sarah BOLAND died in 1803.153
The only known child of Thomas6 MacCarthy and Sarah Boland was:

40. George6 MACCARTHY (Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)154 was born on 11 Dec 1763 at Fetter Lane, London, England.155 He was christened on 20 Jan 1764 at St Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England.156 He married Charlotte Jones on 14 Jul 1794 at Old Church, Saint Pancras, London, England.157 He died in 1838 at Wellington, Salop, Shropshire, England.158 He was buried at Halstead, Essex, London.
He was a Surgeon.159

Charlotte JONES160 died circa Aug 1837 at Wellington, Shropshire, England.161 She was buried circa Aug 1837 at Halstead, Essex, England.162 Of Merchant Tailors Co., London.
The only known child of George6 MacCarthy and Charlotte Jones was:

42. Dennis6 MACCARTHY (Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)163 was born on 29 Jun 1766 at Clerkenwell, England.164 He was baptized on 4 Jul 1766 at St James Church, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.165 He married (--?--) Unknown circa 1790 at England. He died after 1857 at England.166
Married and family papers say that Dennis had several sons and daughters, and that two sons worked for the Brighton Railway, Walworth (near Waterloo). Also, a letter from Sophie (van Duyn, the wife of William Justin MacCarthy) wrote Mr DG MacCarthy gave us the address of Transfer Office, Brighton Railways, 5 Manor Terrace, Walworth, London Bridge.". Also When James (James Edward Sewell MacCarthy, brother of Justin Edward Daniel) went to India his luggage was in the care of Mr MacCarthy, Superintendent, Cartage Dept., at Nine Elms Station, South Western Railway (now Vauxhall). His private address was Lansdowne Road, Clapham Rd - 7 Jul 1862..167

(--?--) UNKNOWN is still living.
The only known child of Dennis6 MacCarthy and (--?--) Unknown was:

43. John Edward Connor6 MACCARTHY (Captain) (Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)168 was born on 29 Jan 1768 at Coppice Row, Clerkenwell, England.169 He married Sarah Ball on 28 Nov 1789 at Saint Anne Soho, Westminster, London, England. They were married by banns by John Jefferson, Curate.170,171,172 He died on 4 Jan 1851 at Iver, Buckinghamshire, England, at age 82. He died from organic disease of the bladder and obstructed bowels.173,174 Although records state that they were buried at Iver, none of the graves of JEC and Sarah, his wife, or Sarah, their daughter, have been found.175
He was always known as Edward by the family and in all parish records, but his full name was shown on army records. He used to sign his name J.E.C. MacCarthy until 1828.176 He began military service on 9 Jul 1803 at England as an Army Ensign without purchase in the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot, in return for an old debt. On 2 Apr 1805 he was promoted to a Lieutenant in the 30th Regiment. He transferred to the 50th (West Kent) Regiment of Foot on 19 Mar 1807 "by exchange without difference." Around he was involved in "Moore's Retreat" from Corunna, Spain.177 On 6 Apr 1812 John Edward Connor lead an escalade on the walls of the castle at Badajoz, Spain, where he was severely wounded.178,179 He was promoted to a Captain on 4 Feb 1813 on 4 Feb 1813 "without purchase" while he was convalescing. He ended military service on 4 Feb 1813 at England. He retired on full pay from the 50th Regiment.180 He was a retired Captain of the 50th Infantry between 4 Feb 1813 and 1851.181 He was awarded the General Peninsular War Medal on 13 February 1849 with clasps for Corunna, Fuentes d'Oñoro and Badajoz (spelt Badajos by JEC and Army). He also received two awards of £70 and £100 as grants for his war wounds. He and Sarah Ball lived in 1843 at Cedar Cottage, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, they were given notice to quit this residence.182 He and Sarah Ball lived between 1845 and 1850 at Swiss Cottage, Uxbridge Rd, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England. John Edward Conner lived in Bruges, Belgium 1823-1828, and there is evidence in letters that he was in Lewes, Sussex in 1815, Dover, Kent in 1831, Hayes (Middlesex) in 1843 and Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire in 1849 and 1850.183

Army regiments and campaigns in which he served were:
30th Regiment to Lieutenant
50th Regiment (West Kents) to Captain
He fought in Spanish Peninsular Wars and was awarded clasps for his part in the battles at Corunna, Fuentes d'Onoro and Badajoz (all in Spain). He was considered a hero, being wounded at Corunna and again at Badajoz, where he led the escalade to the wall before the castle was taken by the British. He was also awarded the General Service Medal.
He wrote his memoirs, a copy of which is in the rare books section of the British Library, but the book is apparently in a bad state (see below).

Books in which J.E.C. MacCarthy are mentioned are:
MacCarthy, Captain, Recollections of the Storming of the Castle of Badajoz and a Note on Corunna, etc
Patterson, Captain John, The Adventures of Captain John Patterson with Notices of the Officers of the 50th or Queen's Own Regiment from 1807 to 1821 - a number of anecdotes about JEC
Fyler, Colonel Arthur, History of the 50th or (The Queen's Own) Regiment - a number of references to JEC
Fletcher, Ian, "In Hell Before Daylight: The Siege and Storming of the Fortress of Badajoz, 1812", pps:28,33,36,53,67-68,72-73 (Calls JEC "James")
Harvard, Robert, "Wellington's Welsh General - A Life of Sir Thomas Picton" pp:182-184,186-187
United Services Journal (14 Jun 1833) and United Services Gazette (Sep 1837) - Letters by J.E.C. MacCarthy about Thomas Picton.
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Summary of the army career of John Edward Connor MacCarthy:

He joined the army as an Ensign without purchase on 9 July 1803 in the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot, in return for an old debt.

In 1803 he served in Ireland during the latter part of the abortive Irish Rebellion, which was led by Robert Emmet. He was promoted to Lieutenant while in the 30th Regiment - the Army Lists says on 14 March 1805 but JEC says on 2 April 1805. The latter date is quoted in his own papers, which is the date also quoted by Biographical Dictionary of Officers wounded in the Peninsular Wars, allegedly quoting JEC's Record of Services, which, as yet, no copy has been found in the Public Records Office (PRO), though a copy of his service in his own hand writing exists among family papers.

On 19 March 1807 he transferred "by exchange without difference" to the 50th (West Kent) Regiment of Foot .

Although there is no first hand evidence, but, from where the regiment was, he might have seen service in Denmark. The 1st Battalion embarked at the Cove of Cork for Ramsgate on 5 June 1807, and went onto Deal where the 2nd Battalion joined it. It re-embarked on 25 July 1807, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Walker, and sailed with the expedition for Copenhagen. (The Danish Expedition was ordered under the assumption that Napoleon, who had by then become master of Europe, would mount a campaign to subjugate England. The British Government decided to secure possession of the Danish Fleet until the conclusion of the war.)

According to the History of the 50th Regiment by Fyler (1910) , the 1st Battalion of the 50th Regiment, of approximately 1000 men, embarked under sealed orders at Portsmouth on 17 Dec 1807. After encountering a severe storm in the Bay of Biscay they eventually arrived at Gibraltar. The 50th embarked and sailed for Cadiz on 13 May 1808. They were present with the blockading fleet outside the harbour when the Spaniards opened fire on the French Fleet within, compelling the French to surrender. The battalion returned to Port St Mary (Isle of Man?) and, after a week, re-embarked on 22 July and sailed for Portugal, landing at Figueras, at the mouth of the Modego River. The regiment advanced to Vimiero (there is no evidence that JEC fought in that battle, although the 50th did).

After the negotiations of the convention of Cintra the 50th Regiment proceeded to Monte Santo, about four miles from Lisbon, arriving on 28th September. The regiment joined up with other regiments who had left with General Moore. The combined forces advanced, or, more correctly, retreated, towards Corunna. JEC says in his papers that he marched in "Moore's Retreat". The march was over the mountains in snow and harsh weather all the way from Lisbon. Accounts relate the terrible hardships endured and Captain Patterson in his book relates how Lieutenant MacCarthy, a worthy old (at 41) officer, known as "Old Mac", collapsed in the snow and, when his colleagues realized he was no longer with them, went back, found and revived him with rum. The discipline of the army suffered during the retreat, soldiers, barefooted and harassed, were dropping to the rear in their hundreds. The 50th formed part of the army that offered battle to the enemy for two days at Lugo. On the night of the 8th, the retreat was continued amid a terrible storm of wind and rain mixed with sleet during which all the columns lost their way. On that night, the 50th Regiment under Lieutenant McCarthy furnished one of the outlying piquets posted to cover the retreat of the army. When the retreating army had marched some distance, the straw huts caught fire; and Lieutenant McCarthy so regulated the fire as to give the appearance of camp fires, and thus to prevent the enemy suspecting the retreat (Fyler 1895). In his own book , JEC relates his own exploits in the Battle of Corunna (La Coruña in Spanish). He was severely wounded in the thigh and one of the clasps to his General War Medal he was eventually awarded was in respect of Corunna. In his book JEC vigorously defended the name and actions of General Moore, who died at Corunna but was severely criticised by many for his "Retreat".

JEC and the Regiment returned to England after Corunna with the retreating, but victorious, British troops, arriving in England on 23 January 1809.

Five and a half months later, July 1809, he left with the Regiment on the disastrous expedition to Walcheren, where most of the British troops became ill from malaria, dysentery and typhoid. Eventually the 50th, being the last Regiment to leave, handed over control of Walcheren to the Dutch in December 1809.

The First Battalion of the 50th Regiment embarked for Portugal in September 1810. JEC's paper's show that he was in the operations at Alementejo; was present at Torres Vedras, took part in the skirmishes at Campo Mayor and the Battle of Fuentes d'Oñoro (where he obtained his second "clasp") and at the skirmish at the Arrojo dos Molinos. (There is a mention in Fyler 1895, that there is a paper by Lieutenant McCarthy, 50th Regiment, in the War Office Records. However, that paper has not been found .)

On his own request JEC left his regiment at Merida, on secondment to the 3rd Division under General Picton, to be a leading engineer at the siege of Badajoz. JEC's exploits are recounted in his own book and are repeated in several books about the battle. JEC volunteered to lead a "forlorn hope" (a group selected for an exercise of uncommon danger). On 6 April 1812 JEC conducted the party of General Picton chosen for the escalade of the castle walls. He led them through the darkness of the night, through various paths, which he himself first reconnoitered, over dead bodies. Picton thought he had lost his way and threatened to execute him, but JEC persisted that he had not misguided them by taking them to the walls. At the wall JEC directed the erection of ladders, urging on the troops who had followed from the 3rd Division, replacing broken ladders amid gun fire and was himself very badly wounded in the thigh while ascending the wall. JEC claims that the 3rd Division was the first to breach the walls. Eventually - JEC describes the action and his wounding in detail - he reached hospital after Badojoz was captured and was praised by various senior officers later for his exemplary conduct and bravery. In his work JEC describes the sufferings not so much by himself but of his colleagues and the callous indifference of several senior officers and surgeons.

Picton recommended JEC for promotion immediately after the battle, but the recommendation was lost among the hundreds of others. Later, Picton, and others, pursued his promotion - vigorously supported by JEC - who was promoted to Captain on 4 February 1813 "without purchase" while he was convalescing . JEC wrote two letters to military journals defending his hero, Picton. He was awarded a 3rd Clasp for his exploits at Badajoz.

JEC remained in hospital for 130 days and spent 18 months on crutches, during that time he wrote a commentary on the capture of Fort Napoleon at Almarez from his sick bed, put together from reports from his colleagues.

He returned to England in August 1812 and received his promotion on 4 February 1813. He was awarded the General Peninsular War Medal on 13 February 1849 with clasps for Corunna, Fuentes d'Oñoro and Badajoz (spelt Badajos by JEC and Army). He also received two awards of £70 and £100 as grants for his war wounds.

He was in the 2nd Battalion, 50th Regiment at Chatham in October 1814, in charge of several sick men (he was retained on full pay until May 1813). He was then appointed "without application" to a Garrison Battalion in Plymouth, which became part of the Third Garrison Battalion (11 May 1815). The Garrison was disbanded at Harwich and he joined on 18 November 1819 part of the 2nd Veteran Battalion where he remained until November 1819. He was then placed on the Retired List, retaining the rank of Captain and getting a full pension because of his wounds and gallantry.

In 1828 he requested the Army to call him Edward, rather than John Edward Connor, but to no avail. He appealed to the Patriotic Fund for an increase in pension but there is no evidence of any success, although PRO pension records have not been searched on this point.
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A note from Derrick Phillips regarding a subscriber to JEC's book by the name of J. MacCarthy Esq., late of 1st (Royal) Regiment : I came across him in the Army Lists some years back when I first embarked on tracing JEC's career. At first I was bamboozled into wondering if he was indeed JEC, but it became clear he was not. He was in the Ist (Royal) Regiment from 1795 in 'Part of an Irish Brigade', but very soon went on Half Pay, when the brigade was disbanded in 1796 and he seems to have remained on Half Pay for the rest of his life, although he does seem to have served again for a short time during the ill fated Walcheren expedition, in which JEC also served. Eventually his name disappears from the Lists, so I presume he died. He never progressed beyond the rank of Ensign. I did then wonder if he was maybe an uncle or more likely a cousin of JEC - and this possibly could be the reason JEC named three of his sons John? Anyway, he has remained a mystery, although when I spotted his name among the subscribers when I first read the book, I again decided he must have been some relation. You have rekindled my interest in him, as if I can trace his parents (perhaps in the Records of Service) it could lead us to the parents of JEC's father Dennis MacCarthy..189,190


Sarah BALL was born in 1766.191 She died on 19 Apr 1853 at Iver, Buckinghamshire, England,. She died of Natural Causes, aged 86, the informant being Sarah MacCarthy, her daughter.192 She lived in 1844 at Wood End Green, Hayes, Buckinghamshire, England.193 Sarah Ball was head of household on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at Swiss Cottage, Uxbridge Rd, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England, as Sarah MacCarthy. She was shown as being a widow aged 84, an Annuitant, and as having been born in Leek, Staffordshire. Also living with her was her daughter, Sarah MacCarthy, and two servants, Jane Lovegrove, a 52 year old widow, who had been born in Middlesex, and Matilda Brook, 23 years old and unmarried, born in Battsford, Suffolk.
The four known children of John Edward Connor6 MacCarthy (Captain) and Sarah Ball were as follows:

47. John James Alexander6 MACCARTHY (Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)211,212 was born on 19 May 1777 at Westminster, Middlesex, London.213 He married Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy, daughter of Thomas MacCarthy and Sarah Boland, on 7 Feb 1803 at St Lukes Old Street, Finsbury, Middlesex, England. Marriage unlawful as his wife was his niece.214,215

John James Alexander MacCarthy died on 20 May 1857 at 13 Golden Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England, at age 80. He died of Senectus (old age) at age 80. His occupation was given as Gentleman. The informant was Gertrude MacCarthy, who was present at his death and also living at 13 Golden Square.216

He was also known as Alexander MacCarthy in most family records. The many children were considered illegitimate due to the close relationship of John James and Charlotte Gertrude. It is interesting that John James Alexander MacCarthy and Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy went to Claines, Worcester, England, in about 1809 as it could point to their checking on their ancestry; this was some 16 years prior to their Stafford peerage claim. He was on half-pay in the Army since about 1811. After 1811 he dabbled in trying to patent inventions.217

On 27 and 28 Jun 1825, and, after an adjournment, 4 Jul 1825 until the end of the hearing, John James Alexander MacCarthy and Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy began a claim to a Committee of the House of Lords, London, England, for the Stafford Peerage. Another Stafford descendent and Sir George William Jerningham submitted counter claims. The latter employed the future Attorney-General (Gratton), who was a known bully, to destroy the MacCarthy case. Charlotte could only afford an "Agent" and some family witnesses, such as her uncle George and a friend, Charlotte Blanchard (who seems to have been a servant of the Ann who married Dennis MacCarthy). Both testified that Ann was descended from the Earl of Stafford and Charlotte Blanchard said that her father knew Ann's father Thomas Gorden well. The Lords would not accept their testimony because they were not of the Stafford family and because the word of friends of the MacCarthy family was not acceptable.

The MacCarthy side alleged there were parish records at Worcester and Evesham of Ann's marriages to Edward Rawlins and Thomas Gorden and those entries pointed to Ann being the daughter of the Hon. Henry Howard (the future earl) and grand-daughter of Viscount Howard. (This is the Ann who was the grandmother of the Ann Gorden who married Dennis MacCarthy.) The Jerningham counsel tried throughout the hearing to rubbish Charlotte's case by trying to prove that the parish registers had been forged by a MacCarthy, targeting Charlotte's husband, John James Alexander. (Apparently they were not aware that he was also her uncle, a fact that would have given them more ammunition.) The priest who was in charge of one of the parish registers was interrogated for ages in an attempt to get him to say that he had not found an entry, but had left Alexander alone with the book, giving him the opportunity to erase a previous entry and insert a false one. However, the priest was adamant that he, and not Alexander, first found the entry. George MacCarthy also won a verbal battle with the opposition who wanted him to say the writing looked like his brother's (John's). They then employed "handwriting" experts (paid for by the Jerninghams) to testify that the writing in both entries differed from other entries. Eventually the MacCarthy case was dismissed for one reason; they could not produce a parish record of the birth of Anne of Gloucester or her marriage to Henry Howard.

In the 1990's the BBC did a documentary on genealogy and invited Derrick Phillips (currently living near London) and his sister to participate. They told the story of Charlotte and the BBC employed an independent palaeographer (who was not allowed to talk to Derrick or his sister). She examined the entries and pronounced them genuine and in no way 19th century forgeries. However, all that proved was that Ann said she was Henry's daughter and the Viscount's granddaughter, and that the priests of the day entered what she said into the registers. She could have been lying, but, as the palaeographer pointed out, she was probably just making an understandable "statement".

Family papers in the possession of Derrick Phillips point out that Ann "of Gloucester" was a Protestant , while the Howards were a Catholic family of longstanding . It could therefore have been an illegitimate union that resulted in the daughter, Ann, or very possibly a clandestine marriage, to protect property. Ann (the daughter) could have been a "foundling", or orphan if her mother had died in childbirth and her father had seen fit to ignore his daughter. Interestingly, the great great grandson of Anne "of Gloucester", Thomas Gorden, was involved in the building of the Foundling Hospital at Holborn, London.

George William Jerningham eventually became the 2nd Baron Stafford.
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Summary of the army life of John James Alexander MacCarthy:
Son of Dennis MacCarthy and Ann Gorden. (Husband and uncle of Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy, and known in the family as Alexander.)
Joined the Army on 30 July 1807 as an Ensign in the 1st (Royal) Regiment of Foot. He transferred to the 68th Regiment of Foot as a Lieutenant, probably in 1810.
He went on half-pay in 1811 and remained so for the rest of his career and life. He disappeared from the Army Lists after 1832 and it is thought that he may have sold his commission. His name appears on the marriage certificate of his son in 1847 and he died in 1857.
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Charlotte Gertrude MACCARTHY was born in 1779. She died on 9 Jun 1850 at Marylebone (Possibly), Middlesex, England,. Charlotte's death certificate says that she died of paralysis (stroke?) in the workhouse and that her occupation was that of a Charwoman (i.e.. Cleaner)! It is not clear that this is correct as her husband was still alive when she died. It is possible that he sold his commission and they frittered away all their money. He had been on half-pay since 1811 so they would not have been very wealthy. So, for 21 years he did not have much money and his wife would not have received a widow's pension for th rest of her life.220,221
The eight known children of John James Alexander6 MacCarthy and Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy were as follows:

Generation Seven



49. Charlotte Gertrude7 MACCARTHY (Thomas6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born in 1779. She married John James Alexander MacCarthy, son of Dennis MacCarthy and Ann Gorden, on 7 Feb 1803 at St Lukes Old Street, Finsbury, Middlesex, England. Marriage unlawful as his wife was his niece.243,244 She died on 9 Jun 1850 at Marylebone (Possibly), Middlesex, England,. Charlotte's death certificate says that she died of paralysis (stroke?) in the workhouse and that her occupation was that of a Charwoman (i.e.. Cleaner)! It is not clear that this is correct as her husband was still alive when she died. It is possible that he sold his commission and they frittered away all their money. He had been on half-pay since 1811 so they would not have been very wealthy. So, for 21 years he did not have much money and his wife would not have received a widow's pension for th rest of her life.245,246
The many children were considered illegitimate due to the close relationship of John James and Charlotte Gertrude. It is interesting that Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy and John James Alexander MacCarthy went to Claines, Worcester, England, in about 1809 as it could point to their checking on their ancestry; this was some 16 years prior to their Stafford peerage claim.

On 27 and 28 Jun 1825, and, after an adjournment, 4 Jul 1825 until the end of the hearing, Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy and John James Alexander MacCarthy began a claim to a Committee of the House of Lords, London, England, for the Stafford Peerage. Another Stafford descendent and Sir George William Jerningham submitted counter claims. The latter employed the future Attorney-General (Gratton), who was a known bully, to destroy the MacCarthy case. Charlotte could only afford an "Agent" and some family witnesses, such as her uncle George and a friend, Charlotte Blanchard (who seems to have been a servant of the Ann who married Dennis MacCarthy). Both testified that Ann was descended from the Earl of Stafford and Charlotte Blanchard said that her father knew Ann's father Thomas Gorden well. The Lords would not accept their testimony because they were not of the Stafford family and because the word of friends of the MacCarthy family was not acceptable.

The MacCarthy side alleged there were parish records at Worcester and Evesham of Ann's marriages to Edward Rawlins and Thomas Gorden and those entries pointed to Ann being the daughter of the Hon. Henry Howard (the future earl) and grand-daughter of Viscount Howard. (This is the Ann who was the grandmother of the Ann Gorden who married Dennis MacCarthy.) The Jerningham counsel tried throughout the hearing to rubbish Charlotte's case by trying to prove that the parish registers had been forged by a MacCarthy, targeting Charlotte's husband, John James Alexander. (Apparently they were not aware that he was also her uncle, a fact that would have given them more ammunition.) The priest who was in charge of one of the parish registers was interrogated for ages in an attempt to get him to say that he had not found an entry, but had left Alexander alone with the book, giving him the opportunity to erase a previous entry and insert a false one. However, the priest was adamant that he, and not Alexander, first found the entry. George MacCarthy also won a verbal battle with the opposition who wanted him to say the writing looked like his brother's (John's). They then employed "handwriting" experts (paid for by the Jerninghams) to testify that the writing in both entries differed from other entries. Eventually the MacCarthy case was dismissed for one reason; they could not produce a parish record of the birth of Anne of Gloucester or her marriage to Henry Howard.

In the 1990's the BBC did a documentary on genealogy and invited Derrick Phillips (currently living near London) and his sister to participate. They told the story of Charlotte and the BBC employed an independent palaeographer (who was not allowed to talk to Derrick or his sister). She examined the entries and pronounced them genuine and in no way 19th century forgeries. However, all that proved was that Ann said she was Henry's daughter and the Viscount's granddaughter, and that the priests of the day entered what she said into the registers. She could have been lying, but, as the palaeographer pointed out, she was probably just making an understandable "statement".

Family papers in the possession of Derrick Phillips point out that Ann "of Gloucester" was a Protestant , while the Howards were a Catholic family of longstanding . It could therefore have been an illegitimate union that resulted in the daughter, Ann, or very possibly a clandestine marriage, to protect property. Ann (the daughter) could have been a "foundling", or orphan if her mother had died in childbirth and her father had seen fit to ignore his daughter. Interestingly, the great great grandson of Anne "of Gloucester", Thomas Gorden, was involved in the building of the Foundling Hospital at Holborn, London.

George William Jerningham eventually became the 2nd Baron Stafford.
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John James Alexander MACCARTHY248,249 was born on 19 May 1777 at Westminster, Middlesex, London.250

John James Alexander MacCarthy died on 20 May 1857 at 13 Golden Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England, at age 80. He died of Senectus (old age) at age 80. His occupation was given as Gentleman. The informant was Gertrude MacCarthy, who was present at his death and also living at 13 Golden Square.251 He was also known as Alexander MacCarthy in most family records. He was on half-pay in the Army since about 1811. After 1811 he dabbled in trying to patent inventions.252

Summary of the army life of John James Alexander MacCarthy:
Son of Dennis MacCarthy and Ann Gorden. (Husband and uncle of Charlotte Gertrude MacCarthy, and known in the family as Alexander.)
Joined the Army on 30 July 1807 as an Ensign in the 1st (Royal) Regiment of Foot. He transferred to the 68th Regiment of Foot as a Lieutenant, probably in 1810.
He went on half-pay in 1811 and remained so for the rest of his career and life. He disappeared from the Army Lists after 1832 and it is thought that he may have sold his commission. His name appears on the marriage certificate of his son in 1847 and he died in 1857.
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The eight known children of Charlotte Gertrude7 MacCarthy and John James Alexander MacCarthy were as follows:

50. George David Richard7 MACCARTHY (George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)254 was born in 1795 at Halstead, Essex, England.255 He married Elizabeth Shuffrey, daughter of Shayler Shuffrey and Elizabeth (--?--), on 23 Jun 1826 at Chipping Campden, Gloucester, England.256 He married Elizabeth Moore circa Mar 1862 at Wellington, Shropshire, England.257 He died circa Dec 1882 at West Bromwich, England.258
There is a note in Derrick Phillip's papers stating that GDR married twice. Possibly the marriage to Elizabeth Shuffrey was his second marriage. Both he, and his father, George, were surgeons, and there was another well known surgeon, name of Justin McCallum MacCarthy, who lived at The Grove, St George's, Wellington, Shropshire. There is a possibility that he may be GDR's son by the other marriage. It wa subsequently shown that GDR did marry twice, he married an Annie Mansell at Wellington, Shropshire, in 1862, at which time he would have been 67 years of age. It has not yet been determined what age Annie Mansell was. He was a Surgeon in 1841.259 Some time around 1860 GDR went to live near his married daughter, Elizabeth Hyde, who was living at 19 Regents St., Gateshead, Co Durham. This could have been after his wife (Elizabeth Shuffrey) died in 1861.260 He was enumerated with Elizabeth MacCarthy on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 1 A Villa Grove, Handsworth, Stafford, England, as George D.R. McCarthy. He was shown as a Retired Surgeon, aged 85, born in Essex.261

Elizabeth SHUFFREY was christened on 29 Mar 1796 at Saint Luke, Chelsea, London, England.262 She died circa Jun 1861 at Wellington, Shropshire, England.263
The six known children of George David Richard7 MacCarthy and Elizabeth Shuffrey were as follows:

Elizabeth MOORE died circa Mar 1880 at Wellington, Shropshire, England.283
There were no known children of George David Richard7 MacCarthy and Elizabeth Moore.

51. Dennis7 MACCARTHY (Dennis6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born circa 1792 at England. He married Elizabeth Thompson on 25 Jul 1814 at St Mary's, Newington, Surrey, England.284
He was also known as McCarthy which was the name in the IGI marriage index. He was a Mechanic in 1822 at London, Middlesex, England.

Elizabeth THOMPSON is still living.
The three known children of Dennis7 MacCarthy and Elizabeth Thompson were as follows:

54. William Justin7 MACCARTHY (Colonel) (John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 24 Jul 1797 at Parish St Mary, Whitechapel, London, England.294 He was christened on 28 Aug 1797 at Sion Chapel-Union St. (Lady Huntingtons)-NC, Mile End Old Town, London, England, he was christened by Thomas Bennet, Minister.295

William Justin MacCarthy (Colonel) married Sophie Van Duyn, daughter of Daniel Joannes Van Duyn and Marie Francoise Van Acker, on 10 Jun 1822 at Parish of All Hallows, Barking, London, England, they were married by banns by Henry White, Curate.296,297

He died on 24 Jun 1874 at Coohoor, India, at age 76, he died of Debility.298,299 He was buried at All Saints Church, Coohoor, India.300



He began military service on 15 Jun 1815 joining the 40th Regiment of Foot as an Ensign with purchase. On 24 March 1816 he was placed on half-pay due to a reduction in the size of the 2nd Battalion of the 40th Regiment.301,302

He was promoted on 29 Mar 1827 to a 2nd Lieutenant with purchase in the Ceylon Cape Rifles Regiment.303 He was transferred to Ceylon on 13 Aug 1828 for overseas duty. The cited army record only gives his service until 31 Dec 1829. However, he transferred to the 57th Regiment of Foot on 26 July 1831, moving from Ceylon to Madras, and was stationed at Fort St George (Madras). (He is listed in the records for the British Army in Australia, but this is only because the 57th was transferred from NSW, and Van Diemen's Land, to Madras in 1832, and he appears on the relevant pay-slips.).304,305

In 1845 William was a Captain in the 57th Regiment of Foot, having been promoted to Captain on 29 Mar 1844, and he exchanged his commission on 13 Aug 1845 with Captain William Frederick Harvey and joined the 84th Regiment of Foot (York and Lancaster) . On 27 Nov 1857 he was promoted to a Major in the 84th without purchase on the retirement of Major James Alexander West. (West retired on 11 Dec 1857 and William's promotion was antedated.) William's sold his Captain's commission to William McGeachy Keats.306,307 He was awarded the India Mutiny Medal between 1857 and 1858 at India while in the 84th Regiment. He commanded Havelock's Column in the approach to Lucknow.308

His full army career is given in Raikes' Roll as: Ensign 40th Foot 15 Jun 1815; To half pay 25 Feb 1816; 2nd Lieutenant Ceylon Rifle Regiment 29 Mar 1827; Lieutenant 57th Foot 30 Sep 1830; Captain 20 Mar 1844; Captain 84th Foot 13 Aug 1845; Brevet Major 23 Mar 1855; Major 84th Foot without purchase 11 Dec 1857 (Commission antedated to 27 Nov 1857); Retired on full pay with Brevet Rank of Lieutenant-Colonel 2 Jul 1858. (The term Brevet refers to a commission nominally promoting an officer to a higher honorary rank without higher pay but, sometimes, with greater authority).309 He lived in 1870 at Bedford, England.310


Sophie VAN DUYN was born on 31 Dec 1799 at Ghent, Belgium. She was born at half past one at the private house of her parents.311 She died on 7 Jul 1879 at Bangalore, India, at age 79.312 She was buried at All Saints Church, Coohoor, India.313
The 11 known children of William Justin7 MacCarthy (Colonel) and Sophie Van Duyn were as follows:

55. James7 MACCARTHY (John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)334 was born on 24 Aug 1800 at Parish of Maidstone, Kent, England.335 He was baptized on 3 Aug 1801 at Parish of Maidstone, Kent, England, he was baptized by Wm Macdonall, Minister.336,337 He married Isabella Gowland on 24 Feb 1835 at Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England.338 He died on 23 Jan 1842 at Barbados, West Indies, at age 41, he died of Yellow Fever while serving as a Lieutenant in the 3rd West India Regiment.339 He was buried at St Rupert's Bay, Dominica, West Indies.340
He began military service on 7 Jan 1815 as an Ensign.341 He joined the 35th Regiment of Foot (Sussex), "MAIDA" as an Ensign on 8 Apr 1825. He transferred in 1835 to the 60th Regiment (King's Royal Rifle Corps) and was placed on half-pay in 1836.342,343 After the death of both parents the surviving children were brought up by Isabella's mother.344 He served in the 35th, 60th, 61st and 1st West India Regiments.345

Summary of the army career of James MacCarthy:
Son of Justin Edward Conner MacCarthy and Sara Ball.
James joined the Army as an Ensign on 8 April 1825 in the 35th (or Sussex) Regiment of Foot but was granted leave of absence from April to June, which he spent in Paris, France . He was promoted to Lieutenant in 35th Regiment on 8 October 1827 and was posted to Dominica .
He must have returned to England and Ireland as his eldest child, Henrietta Louisa died in Clonmel, Ireland in 1838, and Edward Frederick was born in 1837 at Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, and their third child, Elizabeth Sarah Ann, was born in Tipperary in 1838 and christened by the Military Chaplain in Clonmel.
Until 1838 the Army Lists spelt his name M'Carthy, and thereafter MacCarthy (his father, JEC, was always M'Carthy in Army Lists, as was his uncle JJA. All others were MacCarthy). In 1835 the 35th Regiment's name was changed to the 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot.
On 31 October 1834 he transferred to the 60th (King's Royal Rifle Corps) Regiment as a 1st Lieutenant. He again transferred on 20 January 1837 as a Lieutenant to the 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot. Yet again, still as a Lieutenant, he transferred on 20 December 1839 to the 1st West India Regiment.
His second son, Thomas Justin was christened in Dominica by a Military Chaplain on 2 August 1840, but had been born in Barbados on 16 June 1840.
James died of yellow fever at St Rupert's Bay, Dominica in November or December 1841. He was buried in Barbados on 23 January 1842.
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Isabella GOWLAND died in 1845 at Glendale, England,. (an unknown value).347
The five known children of James7 MacCarthy and Isabella Gowland were as follows:

56. Saxon John James7 MACCARTHY (John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 13 Apr 1805 at Dover, Kent, England.365,366,367 He was christened on 3 Dec 1809 at Claines, Worcestershire, England.368,369 He married Mary Ann Levey, daughter of Poliac Levey, on 3 Apr 1846 at St Mary's Church, Marylebone, Middlesex, England.370,371 He died circa Jun 1872 at Kensington, Middlesex, England.372
Saxon John James MacCarthy was head of household on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 2 Tottenham Court Rd, London, England, as Saxon MacCarthy. His occupation was shown as Artist and Gun Carver. Also living with him was his wife, Mary Ann, sons Saxon (), Edwin () and Adrian (). Also enumerated were Mary Ann Levey, Saxon John James MacCarthy, Edwin MacCarthy, and Adrian MacCarthy.373 It is thought that Mary Ann may have emigrated to Australia in 1864. Apparently both Mary Ann and Saxon were supposed to emigrate but Saxon jumped ship at the last minute. Mary Ann supposedly had a brother in Australia.374

Mary Ann LEVEY375 was born in 1822 at Chelsea, Middlesex, England.376 She was enumerated with Saxon John James MacCarthy on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 2 Tottenham Court Rd, London, Middlesex, England.377 She lived in May 1853 at 15 Southampton Street, Euston Square, Middlesex, England.378
The four known children of Saxon John James7 MacCarthy and Mary Ann Levey were as follows:

58. Hamilton Wright7 MACCARTHY (John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born in 1810 at Halstead, Essex, England.389 He married Sarah Harriet Taylor, daughter of Thomas Taylor, on 16 Mar 1843 at Chapel of St John, Parish of Hampton Wick, Middlesex, England. They were married by license. The witnesses were Mary Taylor and Maria MacCarthy (who is she?). His father was shown as John James Alexander, a Poet, and her father as Thomas Taylor, a Colonial Judge.390 He died circa Mar 1882 at Hampstead, Middlesex, England, at age 72.391
He was a Poet in 1843.392 Hamilton Wright MacCarthy was head of household on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 17 Albert Terrace, Westminster, Middlesex, England. He was shown as a Sculptor aged 40 years and living with his wife, Harriet and children, Charlotte (6), Plantagenet (4) and Edwin (30 months).393 He was on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 17 Springfield Villas, Hampstead, London, Middlesex, England, as Hamilton Wright. He was shown as the father of the head of the household, aged 71 and a Retired Sculptor, born at Hanstead, Essex.

Sarah Harriet TAYLOR was born in 1813 at England.394 She died before 1881 at England.
The four known children of Hamilton Wright7 MacCarthy and Sarah Harriet Taylor were as follows:

61. Amelia Georgiana7 MACCARTHY (John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)403 was born in 1821 at Oxford, England.404 She married John George Barrable, son of Nicholas Barrable, on 10 Aug 1844 at All Hallows London Wall, London, Middlesex, England. He was shown as a Carver living at 73 London Wall. His father was shown as Nicholas Barrable, a Boot Maker. She was living at Knightsbridge with father John MacCarthy, as Artist. They were married by license in the Established Church. After having a few children they apparently split up, the children going with their father.405,406 She died on 26 Oct 1896 at 22 Caversham Rd, Kentish Town, Middlesex, England,, she was shown as having been 80 years old.407,408 Her estate was probated on 23 Nov 1896 at London, Middlesex, England. Barrable, Amelia Georgiana of 22 Caversham Rd Kentish Town, Middlesex widow died 26 October 1896. Probate London 23 November 1896 to Florence Emilie Downing widow and Tyrell Lewis solicitor. Effects £4085 2s. 1d..409
She and John George Barrable In family papers Amelia was called Emilia. She was a painter, who married a Mr. Barrable. Also, according to family papers, Amelia "went wrong" and her husband took the children away. Clearly they came back to reside with their mother.410 She was enumerated with John George Barrable on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 40 Berners St, Marylebone, Middlesex, England, as Amelia Geo Barrable. She was shown as Artist, Painting and Modelling, and was aged 33. Living with her and her husband were two sons, George (5) and Claude (1), a daughter, Amelia (2) and a House Servant, Mary O'Rooche (23) born Limerick, Ireland. Berners St. still exists (2002), it runs off the north side of Oxford St. about mid-way between Regent St. and Tottenham Court Rd., and goes from Oxford St. to Mortimer St. In 1851 it was in the St Andrews District in the Parish of St Marylebone.411 Amelia Georgiana MacCarthy was head of household on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 2 Hanover St, St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, England, as Amelia Barrable. she was shown as the head of the household and an Artist Painter. According to family papers, Amelia "went wrong" and her husband took the children away. Clearly they came back to reside with their mother - perhaps painting was what bound mother and daughters, although their father was also an Artist and Painter. Also enumerated were Amelia Gertrude Mary Barrable and Florence Emily Barrable.412

John George BARRABLE was born between 1818 and 1821 at Devonport, Devon, England, his birth date was taken from the 1851 census, which has his age as 33, and from his death details which have his age as 70 in 1888.413,414 He died on 18 Sep 1888 at 7 Albany Courtyard, Piccadilly, Middlesex, England,, his age was shown as 70.415,416 His estate was probated on 28 Feb 1889 at London, Middlesex, England. He was named as a Gentleman and his estate was administerd to his wife Amelia Georgina Barrable of 6 Stratford Studios, Kensington. His estate was valued at £15,955 0s 3d.417 John George Barrable was head of household on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 40 Berners St, Marylebone, Middlesex, England, as John George Barrable. He was shown as Artist, Painting and Modelling, and was aged 33. Living with him and his wife were two sons, George (5) and Claude (1), a daughter, Amelia (2) and a House Servant, Mary O'Rooche (23) born Limerick, Ireland. Berners St. still exists (2002), it runs off the north side of Oxford St. about mid-way between Regent St. and Tottenham Court Rd., and goes from Oxford St. to Mortimer St. In 1851 it was in the St Andrews District in the Parish of St Marylebone. Also enumerated were Amelia Georgiana MacCarthy, George Augustus Hamilton Barrable, Amelia Gertrude Mary Barrable, and Claude Barrable.418
The four known children of Amelia Georgiana7 MacCarthy and John George Barrable were as follows:

Generation Eight



76. Samuel8 MACCARTHY (George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)435,436 was born circa Feb 1838 at Wellington, Shropshire, England.437 He married Sarah Pugh Moore circa Mar 1865 at Newport, Shropshire, England.438 He died on 18 Feb 1913 at 8 Woodfield Ave, Ealing, Middlesex, England.439,440 His estate was probated on 20 Apr 1913 at London, Middlesex, England. The index record read: Samuel MacCarthy of 8 Woodfield Ave Ealing Middlesex, died 18 Feb 1913. London 14 March 1913 to Constance Mary MacCarthy and Gertrude Sarah MacCarthy spinsters. Effects £3177/18/3..441
According to the MacCarthy family tree, he is heir to the Stafford title. However, according to Burkes Peerage, this is probably incorrect. Also, there was a claim made to the title by Charlotte MacCarthy, that claim was also disallowed.442,443 He was an Accountant in 1865. He was a Mechanical Engineer (E & M) in 1881.444 Samuel MacCarthy was head of household on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at Private House, Wrockwardine, Shropshire, England, as Samuel MacCarthy. He was shown as aged 43, married, and a Mechanical Engineer (E & M). Living with him and his wife were their children: Edith L (15), George R (14), Florence E (12), Constance M (10), Gertrude P (9), Charles L (5), Charlotte H (3) and John F (5 months). Also at the same residence were Emily CLAY, unmarried, a Domestic Servant, age 22, born at Woodheys, Stafford, and Ann PACE, aged 15, a Nurse Maid, also born at Woodheys, Stafford.445 He appeared on the census of 31 Mar 1901 at Lewisham, London, England.446

Sarah Pugh MOORE447 was born circa Jun 1847 at Wrockwardine, Shropshire, England.448 She died in Mar 1907 at Lewisham, Middlesex, England.449 She was enumerated with Samuel MacCarthy on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at Private House, Wrockwardine, Shropshire, England, as Sarah MacCarthy. She was 33 years old, born Wrockwardine, Shropshire.450 She appeared on the census of 31 Mar 1901 at Lewisham, London, England.451
The nine known children of Samuel8 MacCarthy and Sarah Pugh Moore were as follows:

78. Edward Dennis James8 MCCARTHY (Dennis7 MacCarthy, Dennis6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born circa 1819 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England.489 He married Emily Smith in Sep 1844 at Lambeth, Surrey, England.490 He died in Mar 1876 at Camberwell, Surrey, England.491
Edward Dennis James McCarthy was head of household on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 16 Brunswick Terrace, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England,. Also enumerated were Emily Smith, Emily Frances Ann McCarthy, Ellen McCarthy, Edward George McCarthy, and Nancy E McCarthy.492 Edward Dennis James McCarthy was head of household on the census of 7 Apr 1861 at 13 Lansdowne Place, Lambeth, Surrey, England, as Edward J.D. McCarthy. He was shown as a Railway Superintendent. Living with him and his wife, Emily, were Ellen E> (13), Edward G. (12), Nancy E. (10), Emma (6), Alice Louisa (4), Rosa (3) and Ada M. (4 months).493

Emily SMITH was born in 1824 at England.494,495 She was enumerated with Edward Dennis James McCarthy on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 16 Brunswick Terrace, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England.496 She was enumerated with Edward Dennis James McCarthy on the census of 7 Apr 1861 at 13 Lansdowne Place, Lambeth, Surrey, England.497
The eight known children of Edward Dennis James8 McCarthy and Emily Smith were as follows:

81. Justin Edward Daniel8 MACCARTHY (Captain) (William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 21 Jun 1823 at Ghent, Belgium. Witnesses to the birth registration were Daniel van Duyn age 50 (his father-in-law) and Henry Huddlestone age 50.526,527

Justin Edward Daniel MacCarthy (Captain) married Anne Davies Norfor, daughter of Robert William Wright Norfor and Mary Hose, on 20 Jan 1848 at Vepery St Matthia's Church, Madras, India. Justin was a lieutenant in the 94th Regiment, residing at Fort St. George, Madras. They were married by licence with the witnesses being T.E.J. Boilean, Elizabeth Boilean, E.D.J. MacCarthy (probably his brother), R.W. Norfor, and Mary Boilean. The chaplain was F.G. Lugard. Justin's age was 22½ and Anne's 22. He was a bachelor and she a spinster.528

Justin Edward Daniel MacCarthy (Captain) died on 10 May 1897 at "Karoona", O'Connell St., Kangaroo Pt., Brisbane, Qld, Australia, at age 73. He died with Diabetes Mellitus and Angina Pectoris, his medical attendant being Dr. W.S. Byrne, who last saw him on 10 May 1897. The informant was his son-in-law C.W. Watts of Brighton Road, South Brisbane. His father was shown as MacCarthy, Colonel. He had been born in Ghent, Holland, and had been in Australia for 42 years. He had married Anne Davies Norfor, in Madras, India, at the age of 25. He was survived by Justin Edward Thomas (48), Edward Robert Norfor (46), Alice Gertrude (44), Mary Elizabeth Ann (42), Georgina Sophia (40), John Charles Buckner (38 Emily Ada (37, Edith Bliss (30) and William Henry (25). There were deceased males.529 He was buried on 13 May 1897 at Bulimba Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld. The burial service was conducted by Chas. Codling, Church of England and certified by Alfred Cannon. E.J. Eaborn and W. Cannon witnessed the burial. He was buried with his wife (Ann Davies Norfor), in Section 1, Ref 28. The headstone inscription reads: Our parents Ann Davis MacCarthy d.5 May 1892; also Capt. Justin E.R. MacCarthy d.10 May 1897; also Catherine Stuart MacCarthy d.7 Feb 1938; (Catherine Stuart MacCarthy was the wife of Justin's youngest son, William Henry). He is buried in Section:1.530 His estate was probated on 30 Oct 1897 at Brisbane; his land being transferred to his daughter Alice Gertrude MacCarthy of Brisbane (spinster), his son Edward Robert Norfor MacCarthy (gentleman) of Mackay, and his son-in-law Charles Warwick Watts of Brisbane (civil servant).531



Justin started his military career as an Ensign in the 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot on 16 Dec 1840, at which time his father, William Justin, was a lieutenant in the same regiment. Justin became a lieutenant, and his father a captain, on 29 March 1844. In March 1845, Justin transferred to the 94th, and became a captain on 29 December 1854. On one of Justin's son's death certificate it says that his son was born in Calicut, India, so it would appear that he was serving there in 1850. In 1845-1849 the 94th Regiment was in Cannanore, Kerala, India. As Calicut is also in Kerala it would appear that that is where he was while in India. This is reinforced by the address of Cannanore on the report to the War Office of his marriage to Anne Davies Norfor. On a 40th Regiment pay-slip, 1 Apr 1855 to 30 Jun 1855, in Galway, Ireland, it said that Justin transferred from the 94th Regiment to the 40th Regiment. He joined the 40th on 1 May 1855 but was on leave until 7 June 1855. He moved to the Service Company on 8 Jun 1855, and the pay slip says he was at sea from 8 Jun to 25 Oct. As the ship in which the regiment traveled to Australia departed from Kingstown, Ireland, and, as Justin's fourth child, Mary Elizabeth Ann's death certificate states that she was born in London, England, the family must have travelled from India to Ireland sometime prior to mid 1855, before setting out for Australia.532,533,534,535,536

Justin and his wife and four children travelled from Kingstown (Dublin), Ireland, to Melbourne on the ship Windsor which was under the command of Captain W. Lilley. The ship carried troops destined to join the 2nd/40th Somersetshire Regiment of Foot. The vessel departed Kingstown on 10 Jun 1855 and arrived at Port Phillip Heads on 24 Oct and in Melbourne on 27 Oct 1855. The vessel company was in command of Major J.M.B. Neile and consisted of 9 Officers, 11 Sergeants, 8 Corporals and 356 Privates. The soldiers suffered a pay stoppage for rations supplied on board the vessel for a total of 9267 days at 6 pence per day totalling £231/13/6. The command money to Major Neile amounted to 3 shillings per day for a total amount of £21/9/-. It is unclear if the vessel travelled directly from Ireland to Melbourne or if it went via India. Justin and his family were in Madras, India, in 1850 and, if the Windsor did not go to India it means that the family must have travelled back to Ireland prior to joining the 40th Regiment.537,538

Justin's army record in Australia can be followed via the relevant army pay-slips. He first appears on a 40th Regiment pay-slip in Galway, Ireland, which states that he had been in the 94th Regiment and was being assigned to the 2/40th Somersetshire (2nd Tour) Regiment of Foot as a Captain on 1 May 1855. He traveled to Australia with his family from Kingston (Dublin), Ireland, leaving on 8 June 1855 and arriving in Melbourne on 27 Oct 1855. He took up his duties with his regiment in Melbourne on 29 Oct 1855. While in the army in Australia he served on assignments in Melbourne, Hobart and New Zealand. During his time in Hobart and New Zealand he served as the detachment paymaster. He served in Melbourne until 29 Dec 1858, after which he travelled to Hobart on the Salem, a ship of 906 tons, arriving 6 Jan 1859, with his wife and 6 children. He served there until April 1860 when he was assigned to Taranaki, New Plymouth, New Zealand where he remained until 11 Oct 1860. It is noted on one of the last pay-slips he appears on that he travelled from 23 Apr to 29 Apr 1860 on Her Majesty's Colonial Steam Sloop Victoria, which was a vessel of the Victorian Navy. He was assigned to New Zealand with a contingent of about 130 army personnel who were to be involved in the war against the Maoris after the Taranaki Rebellion. He returned to Hobart via Sydney and Melbourne; travelling from Nelson to Sydney from 11-18 Oct 1860 on the SS Lord Worsley (296 ton), Sydney to Melbourne from 20-22 Oct on the SS Wonga Wonga, and to Hobart from 24-26 Oct on the SS City of Hobart. The family did not accompany him to New Zealand. There was a note on the pay-slip for the period 1 Jan 1861 to 31 Mar 1861 that he had retired on 15 Feb 1861, however he is still listed on subsequent pay-slips (he was the pay-master for that period). (There is an interesting article in the "Hobart Mercury" on the troops departure from Hobart to Taranaki.) The last entry he appears on is that for 1 Apr 1861 to 30 June 1861, which was a New Zealand pay-slip that mentioned he had returned to Hobart.539,540,541,542,543,544,545

During their stay in Melbourne two children, Georgiana Sophia, and Bladen Neil, were born, although there is no birth record for Bladen, who died in Hobart on 27 Oct 1859 at the age of 16 months ("Hobart Mercury" 28 Oct 1859). (The fact that Bladen was born in Melbourne is indicated by the family arriving in Melbourne with four children and in Hobart with six.) Another child, John Charles Buckner, was born in Hobart ( "Hobart Mercury" 11 Nov 1959).546,547,548,549,550 In 1867 Justin was appointed as a Probationary Clerk of the Fifth Class in the Qld General Post Office. He was also appointed an Officer of the Fourth Class in the Qld Government State Bank.551 He lived in 1868 at Gregory Terrace, Brisbane.552

Justin was employed in 1874 at Wharf St., Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Qld, as a clerk.553 He lived between 1878 and 1884 at "Karoona", O'Connel St, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Qld, he was shown as a Clerk with the Government Savings Bank.554 According to the Qld Post Office directory for the period between 1894 and 1896, Justin Edward Daniel MacCarthy (Captain) lived at O'Connel St, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Qld.555


Anne Davies NORFOR was born circa 14 Feb 1826 at Calais, France, calculated from her death certificate that said she lived for 66 years, 2 months and 19 days. She died on 5 May 1892 at Karoona, O'Connell St, Kangaroo Pt., Brisbane, Qld,. She died from Hepatitis, which she had had for 7 years, Chronic Enteritis and Atrophia. Her medical attendant was Dr. H. Dixon, who last saw her on 5 May 1892. Her husband was the informant. Her age was given as 66 years, 2 months and 19 days. Her occupation was shown as "Housewife". The death certificate showed her father as Robert Wright Norfor, whose occupation was shown as E.I. Comp. and Navy. Her mother was shown as Mary Hose. She had been born in Calais, France, and had been in Australia for about 36 years, in various colonies. She had been married at Madras, India, at the age of 22. She was survived by Justin Edward Thomas (43), Edward Robert Norfor (42), Alice Gertrude (39), Mary Elizabeth Ann (37), Georgina Sophia (35), John Charles Buckner (33), Emily Ada (30), Edith Bliss (23) and William Henry (21). There were deceased males.556 She was buried on 6 May 1892 at Bulimba Cemetry, Bulimba, Qld. The burial service was conducted by Hugh Simmons, Church of England, and was certified by Alfred Cannon. The witnesses were John Croft and G. Swindelle. (See burial of her husband Justin E.D. MacCarthy for more details.) She is buried in Section:1.557
The 11 known children of Justin Edward Daniel8 MacCarthy (Captain) and Anne Davies Norfor were as follows:

82. Sophia8 MACCARTHY (William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 25 Sep 1824 at Ghent, Belgium.590 She married Charles William Taylor (Colonel) at Madras, India.591 She died after 1875.

Charles William TAYLOR (Colonel)592 is still living.
The only known child of Sophia8 MacCarthy and Charles William Taylor (Colonel) is:

83. Edward Dennis Justin8 MACCARTHY (William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 14 Sep 1825 at Ghent, Belgium.593

Edward Dennis Justin MacCarthy married Eleanor Agnes Hanley on 29 Jul 1860 at Registry Office, Barton-in-Irwell, Lancashire, England. At the time of the marriage he was serving in the army at Clonmel, Ireland, but went to England for the marriage. Her parents lived in Old Trafford, Manchester.594,595

Edward Dennis Justin MacCarthy died on 12 Apr 1894 at Secunderabad, India, at age 68 of Old Age.596,597 He was buried on 12 Apr 1894 at Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.598,599



He served as an Ensign in the 94th Regiment up to Lieutenant, and transferred to the 96th Regiment in 1848.600 He was promoted to Captain in the 96th Regiment. The records read: E.D.J. MacCarthy d. 6 July 1856.601

He sold his commission in 1862, and, in 1869, joined the forces of the Nizam of Hyderabad as a Captain, and later as a Major. He held several posts. He visited Australia in 1882.602 He and Eleanor Agnes Hanley emigrated in 1868 with all the family to India.603


Eleanor Agnes HANLEY was christened on 9 Aug 1836 at Saint Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England.604 She died on 1 Jan 1874 at India at age 37.605 She was buried after 1 Jan 1874 at Secunderabad, Andha Pradesh, India.606
The eight known children of Edward Dennis Justin8 MacCarthy and Eleanor Agnes Hanley were as follows:

91. James Edward Sewell8 MACCARTHY (William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)634 was born in 1842 at India.635 He married Agnes Cheyne circa Oct 1869 at Epsom, England.636 He died on 24 Jul 1906 at Hyderabad, India,, from Cholera.637,638 He was buried on 25 Jul 1906 at Secunderabad, Andrah Pradesh, India, he was buried by Arthur A. Sharp, Bishop's Chaplain.639 His estate was probated on 30 Jan 1909 at London, England. The probate index record reads James Edward Sewel MacCarthy of Hyderabad Deccan India died 24 July 1906 Administration (with will) London 26 Jan 1909 to Frank Oswald MacCarthy police inspector. Effects £279/4/7..640
He served in the 54th Regiment as an Ensign and, in 1862, transferred to the 1st (Royal) Regiment. He sold his commission and joined the army of the Nizam of Hyderabad where he was Chief of Staff to regular troops.641

Agnes CHEYNE642 was born in Mar 1852. She died on 12 Jan 1895 at Secunderabad, India, at age 42 of Carcinoma (Renalis).643 She was buried at Secunderabad, Andrah Pradesh, India.644
The nine known children of James Edward Sewell8 MacCarthy and Agnes Cheyne were as follows:

93. Edward Frederick Augustus8 MACCARTHY (James7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)673,674,675 was born on 12 Mar 1837 at Bolton-le-Moors (now Bolton), Lancashire, England.676 He married Margaret (--?--) circa Dec 1875 at Chorlton, Lancashire, England.677 He died in Dec 1901 at Chorlton, England, at age 64.678
He was also known as McCarthy which was shown on the 1881 census. He an Ensign in the 24th (2nd Warwickshire) and 35th (Sussex) Regiments circa 1860. Edward Frederick Augustus MacCarthy was head of household on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 71 Russell St, Hulme, Lancashire, England, as Edward McCarthy. He was a Billiard Maker. Residing him and his wife Margaret were their two children: Dennis (5) and Isabella (1). Also residing with them were Eleanor Milnes (30), a Boarder and Kitchen Maid, born Manchester, and John W. Brougham (15), a Boarder, and Railway Messenger, born Manchester.679 He appeared on the census of 31 Mar 1901 at South Manchester, Lancashire, England.680

Summary of the army career of Edward Frederick Augustus MacCarthy

Son of James MacCarthy and Isabella Gowland

He joined the army as an Ensign on 21 May 1858 in the 24th (The 2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot and transferred in 1862 to the 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot, still as an Ensign. There is no further mention of him in Army Lists after 1862 - it is presumed that he sold his commission. In a note by Justin Simpson (1874) Edward is mentioned as still being alive in 1870.
681,682


Margaret (--?--) was born in 1842 at Salford, Lancashire, England.683 She was enumerated with Edward Frederick Augustus MacCarthy on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 71 Russell St, Hulme, Lancashire, England, as Margaret McCarthy. She was 39 years old, born at Salford, Lancashire.684 She appeared on the census of 31 Mar 1901 at South Manchester, Lancashire, England.685
The two known children of Edward Frederick Augustus8 MacCarthy and Margaret (--?--) were as follows:

96. James Justin8 MACCARTHY (James7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)693,694,695 was born on 26 Jan 1842 at Dominica, West Indies, he was born 3 days after his father's death.696 He married Hannah (--?--) circa Sep 1869 at Salford, Lancashire, England.697 He died in Jun 1917 at Salford, England, at age 75.698
James Justin MacCarthy was head of household on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 7 Hazel St, Salford, Lancashire, England,. He was shown as a Warehouseman Handkerchief Printer (Cotton Printer). Also enumerated were Hannah (--?--), Thomas MacCarthy, Emily MacCarthy, George MacCarthy, and Edward MacCarthy.699

Hannah (--?--) was born in 1841 at Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.700
The four known children of James Justin8 MacCarthy and Hannah (--?--) were as follows:

102. Hamilton Carleton Thomas Plantagenet8 MACCARTHY (Hamilton7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born in 1846 at Hyde Park Corner, London, Middlesex, England.716,717 He married Frances Rebecca Dewhurst on 12 Dec 1877 at All Saints Church, Paddington, Middlesex, England. He was shown as a Sculptor, the son of Hamilton Wright MacCarthy, also a Sculptor and she as the daughter of Enoch Dewhurst, a Farmer.718
Hamilton Carleton Thomas Plantagenet MacCarthy was head of household on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 17 Springfield Villas, Hampstead, London, Middlesex, England, as Hamilton McCarthy. He was shown as a Sculptor aged 35 born at Hyde Park Corner, Middlesex. Also living at the same address was his wife Francis R. McCarthy (nee Dewhurst), his daughter Harriet F. (3), sons Plantagenet (17 months) and Hamilton F. (3 months), father Hamilton Wright (71), a retired Sculptor, and a visitor Amelia Hamilton (14), unmarried, born Bristol and with no occupation.719

Frances Rebecca DEWHURST was born in 1851 at Watley, Lancashire, England.720 She was on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 17 Springfield Villas, Hampstead, London, Middlesex, England, as Francis R. McCarthy. She was shown as aged 30, born at Watley, Lancashire.721
The three known children of Hamilton Carleton Thomas Plantagenet8 MacCarthy and Frances Rebecca Dewhurst were as follows:

Generation Nine



110. George Desmond Richard9 MACCARTHY (Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)732 was born on 12 Feb 1867 at Wrockwardine Wood, Wellington, Shropshire, England. His birth was registered by his mother on 9 Mar 1867.733,734 He married Elizabeth Ann Wilson, daughter of Charles H Wilson, on 27 Mar 1899 at Krugersdorp, Transvaal, South Africa. He was 32 and she was 19. Elizabeth's father was present at the wedding.735 He died on 25 Sep 1950 at South Africa at age 83.736
He was enumerated with Samuel MacCarthy on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at Private House, Wrockwardine, Shropshire, England, as George R. MacCarthy. He was a Scholar aged 14.737 He George served in the medical corp during the Anglo-Boer War. George's wife, Elizabeth, was said to have escaped from Kimbeley with her young daughter, Kathleen. George was a Mechanical Engineer at the New Kleinfontein Gold Mine at Benoni, Transvaal, at the time the birth of their son, Terrence. At some stage the family moved to Northern Rodesia, which was where Terence met his wife.738

Elizabeth Ann WILSON739 was born on 16 Aug 1879 at Kimberley, South Africa.740 She died on 4 Sep 1963 at South Africa at age 84.741
The five known children of George Desmond Richard9 MacCarthy and Elizabeth Ann Wilson were as follows:

123. Alice Louisa9 MCCARTHY (Edward8, Dennis7 MacCarthy, Dennis6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born circa Dec 1856 at Godalming, Surrey, England.742,743 She married Edwin William Green circa Sep 1880 at Camberwell, Surrey, England.744
She was enumerated with Edward Dennis James McCarthy and Emily Smith and her siblings on the census of 7 Apr 1861 at 13 Lansdowne Place, Lambeth, Surrey, England, as Alice Louisa McCarthy. She was 4 years old.745 She was enumerated with Edwin William Green on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at Lorne House, Bellendon Rd, Camberwell, Surrey, England, as Alice L Green. She was 22 years of age.746 Alice Louisa McCarthy was head of household on the census of 31 Mar 1901 at Beckenham, Kent, England, as Alice Green. She was aged 42 and shown as born in Goldaming, Surrey. Also enumerated were Edwin Green, Henry Green, and Alice Green.747

Edwin William GREEN was born in 1860 at Mar, Westminster, Middlesex, England.748 He died circa Jun 1900 at Bramley, England.749 Edwin William Green was head of household on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at Lorne House, Bellendon Rd, Camberwell, Surrey, England, as Edwin W. Green. He was 21 years of age and a Barristers Clerk. Also enumerated was Alice Louisa McCarthy.750
The three known children of Alice Louisa9 McCarthy and Edwin William Green were as follows:

126. Justin Edward Thomas9 MACCARTHY (Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 13 Oct 1849 at Cannanore, India. His birth was certified by J.W. MacCarthy.760 He was baptized on 30 Nov 1849 at Chaplains Station, Madras, Kerala, India. He was baptised by the chaplain Alfred Kinloch, in the presence of A.K.Stoddard signing for W.J. MacCarthy and C.L. Stoddard for Amelia Norfor.761 He married Mary Scott Elliott on 3 Apr 1873 at Brisbane, Qld.762 He married Louise Maud Power, daughter of William Scott Power and Ellen Scott, on 4 Oct 1878 at Qld.763 He died on 13 Jan 1915 at Qld at age 65.764
He lived between 1905 and 1911 at McAllister St, Mackay, Qld. He was listed as an auctioneer. He was also a JP.765 He lived in 1913 at Finch Hatton, Qld. He was enrolled on the electoral roll between 1913 and 1914 at Finch Hatton, Mackay, Electorate of Herbert.

Mary Scott ELLIOTT died on 8 Jan 1875 at Brisbane, Qld.766
The only known child of Justin Edward Thomas9 MacCarthy and Mary Scott Elliott was:

Louise Maud POWER was born circa 1855. She died on 3 Aug 1911 at Qld.769
The four known children of Justin Edward Thomas9 MacCarthy and Louise Maud Power were as follows:

127. Edward Robert Norfor9 MACCARTHY (Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 30 May 1851 at Calicut, Kerala, India.777 He was baptized on 14 Sep 1851 at Chaplains Station, Madras, Kerala, India. He was baptised by the chaplain, Henry Deanes in the presence of A. and H. Conolly.778

Edward Robert Norfor MacCarthy married Edith Bushnell, daughter of Richard Bushnell and Jane Clarke, on 12 Jun 1880 at Seaview Cottage, Port Douglas, Qld, Australia. They were married at the residence of T. Powers Esq., Port Douglas (Edith's brother-in-law) . Edward's occupation was shown as Snr Collector of Customs and Police Magistrate, he was 29 years old and a bachelor. His birth place was shown as Calicut, East India. Edith was a spinster aged 30 years; her birth place was shown as Wetheron Station, Burnett Station, Qld. Edward's father was shown as Justin Edward Daniel MacCarthy, late of the 40th regiment, his mother as Anne Davies Norfor. Edith's father was shown as Richard Bushnell, Gentleman, and her mother as Jane Clarke. The witnesses were John Gaul and Jessie Struthers and the officiating minister as Albert Cornelius Mosley.779

He married Edith Mary Allen, daughter of Joseph Paine Allen and Hannah Canning, on 28 Jun 1899 at Fernvale, Mackay, Qld, Australia. They were married in the residence of the bride-groom at Mackay according to the rites of the Church of England. J.C.B. MacCarthy and Alice G. MacCarthy (probably his brother, John Charles, and sister Alice Gertrude) were the witnesses. W. Abal Turner was the officiating minister. Edward was 48 years old and a widower and Edith was 19 and a spinster. Edith had been the family housekeeper. A.B. Gibson registered the marriage at Mackay on 30 Jun 1899. She was shown as being 19 years of age, having been born at Stoney Creek, NSW, with father Joseph Paine Allen, a mining engineer, and mother Hannah Canning.780

Edward Robert Norfor MacCarthy died on 15 Dec 1924 at Parramatta Road, Leichhardt, NSW, Australia, at age 73. When Edward died he was an old age pensioner, having been an Auctioneer, and died of myocarditis at age 74. His medical attendant was John Jamieson, who last saw him on 16 Dec. The informant was shown as M.A. MacCarthy, his son by his second marriage, whose address was D.Mecs, Flinders Naval Base, Western Port, Vic. His death certificate shows his place of birth as Calicut, India. The children's names were shown as: Happy, Roy, Eric, Norrie, Bernard, Mina, Alice, all shown as living, and, by his second marriage, Dorothy J.A., age 22, and Maurice A.A., age 21, both living, with none shown as deceased. That is incorrect as at least one child by his second marriage was killed by a horse at the age of two. Edward was shown as having been about 66 years in Qld and NSW. He was shown as having been married twice, with spouses shown as Edith -, and Alice Edith Allan. His father was Justin MacCarthy, a Military Officer, and his mother as "not known."781 He was buried on 18 Dec 1924 at Church of England Section, Rookwood Cemetery, NSW, Australia. R.O. Todd of Motor Funerals Ltd, buried Edward and the officiating minister was R.O. Todd. Arthur R. Thomas and Thomas E. Hart witnessed the burial. For some reason there is no record of his grave site in the Rookwood Cemetery records.782



Edward was educated for the army, but, on completion of his studies in 1867, he worked for the Government Shipping Office in Brisbane, where, on 17 May 1872, he was transferred to the Customs section. From the position of tide-waiter he worked himself up to the office of Sub-collector of Customs in Mackay where he was stationed in 1872.

With the exception of occasional visits to ports further north, between 1872 and 1894 he remained a continuous resident of Mackay. In addition to discharging the duties pertaining to his office of collector, he also filled the position of Water Police Magistrate, Harbourmaster, Shipping Inspector, Inspector of Distilleries and Breweries, and Inspector of Oyster Fisheries. He was a member of the Licensing and Fire Brigade Boards, a share-holder and representative of the Government in the Eton Central and Racecourse Central Sugar Mills. Some of the government positions were:

Date. Position. Place. Salary, Pounds pa.
17th May 1872, Locker and Clerk, (Mackay,) Pioneer River, 150-0-0.
17th May1872, Boatman and Collector, Pioneer River, 96-0-0.
8th May 1874, Second Officer, Pioneer River, 180-0-0.
1st December 1877, Acting Sub-Collector of Customs, Port Douglas, 250-0-0.
1st January1879, Sub-Collector of Customs, Port Douglas, 300-0-0.
1st January1879, Shipping Master, Port Douglas
1st January1879, Harbour Master, Port Douglas
1st January1879, Shipping Inspector, Port Douglas
1st January1879, Police Magistrate, Port Douglas
5th June 1881, Sub-Collector of Customs, Pioneer River 350-0-0.
5th June 1881, Shipping Master, Pioneer River
5th June 1881, Harbour Master, Pioneer River
5th June 1881, Inspector of Distilleries, Pioneer River
5th June 1881, Water Police Magistrate, Pioneer River
5th June 1881, Inspector of Fisheries, Pioneer River
5th June 1881, Registrar of B.D.M. Mackay,
1st July 1884, Sub-Collector of Customs, Pioneer River, 400-0-0.
1st October 1885, Inspector of Breweries, Pioneer River
1886, Shipping Inspector, Pioneer River, 25-0-0.
5th December 1894, Sub-Collector of Customs, Cooktown, 400-0-0.
5th December 1894, Harbour Master, Cooktown
5th December 1894, Shipping Inspector, Cooktown
5th December 1894, Inspector of Distilleries & Excise, Cooktown.
783

Edward was retired on 30 Jun 1895 at Cooktown, Qld, Australia.784

Edward and Edith lived in 1897 at Fernleigh, Mackay, Qld, Australia, as Farmers and he also held an Auctioneer's Licence and premises in Mackay.785 He and Edith Mary Allen lived between 1905 and 1906 at "Fernleigh", Mackay, Qld, Australia; he was shown as a Commission Agent. Both Edwars and Edith Mary were shown at this address.786 He lived in 1909 at Plane Creek, Qld, Australia. He was shown as an Agent. Edward's wife Edith Mary was shown as living in MacKay but not at Plane Creek. This raises the question of were they still living together?787 He lived between 1912 and 1913 at Mackay, Qld, Australia.788 He lived in 1914 at Fernleigh, Mackay, Qld, Australia; but his wife was not enrolled at the same address at that time. This is the last Qld entry for him, from 1919 he was in Sydney.789 He lived in 1919 at 78 Rosser St, Rozelle, NSW, Australia.790 He lived in 1921 at 22 Moodie St, Cammaray, NSW, Australia.791 He lived in 1922 at 180 Ernest St, Cammaray, NSW, Australia.792


Edith BUSHNELL was born on 1 Dec 1849 at Wetheron, Gayndah, Qld, Australia. There is some confusion as to where Edith and her two siblings, Elizabeth and Richard, were born. According to Allan Bushnell's records they were born at Wetheron Cattle Station, near Gayndah, Qld. Also, Edith's marriage and death certificate says she was born at Wetheron Station, Burnett. However, their baptism records have them as living at Glebe, Sydney, in 1852, and they were baptised in the Parish of St. Lawrence, which is the parish for the city of Sydney. To further complicate it, their parents appear to have been married in Brisbane in 1849, and the three children were all baptised together some three and a half years after Edith was born, and five months after Richard, the youngest of the three was born. There does not seem to be any record of how they travel to Sydney from Qld. Possibly their parents travelled to Sydney after their marriage and the three children were born in Sydney. That would mean they travelled back to Qld after Richard was born as the next child, was born in Qld about two years after the first three were baptised. If Edith was born at "Wetheron" then she is said to have been the first white child born in the Burnett area.793 She was baptized on 22 Aug 1852 at Presbyterian Church, Parish of St Lawrence, Sydney, Cumberland, NSW, Australia.794

Edith Bushnell died on 11 Aug 1898 at Fernleigh, near Mackay, Qld, Australia, at age 48. She died from hyperpyrexia (malignant hyperthermia) which she had had for 11 days prior to death. She was attended by Dr. A.T. Dulie who last saw her on 8 Aug 1898. Her father's name was shown as Richard Bushnell but no mother's name was shown. Her husband was the informant. Her place of birth was shown as Witheron Station, Burnett, Qld. She had been married at the age of 30 at Port Douglas, Qld. She was succeeded by 7 living children (Eward Richard 17, Justin Eric 15, Norton Norman 13, Edith Alice 12, Aubrey Roy 11, Mina Evelyn 9 and Bernett Hofford 8; spelling as per death certiciate).795 She was buried on 12 Aug 1898 at Mackay Cemetery, Cemetery Rd, Mackay, Qld, Australia. The Reverend. W.A. Turner, Church of England, conducted the burial service. The witnesses to the burial were I.C. Binney and William Matthews. Alexander Grant certified the burial, which was registered at Mackay on 4 Sep 1898, by the registrar A. Hanbury. She is in the Church of England (Anglican) Section; Block 2; Line# 2; Plot#:38. Burial #: 2164-1. She is buried with many other family members, but Edith was probably the first person to interred in this grave. The burial fee was $5.796

According to one of Edith's grand-daughters, Edith had black hair, but, on seeing a bolting horse, and thinking it was dragging one of her sons, her hair went white overnight.797

The seven known children of Edward Robert Norfor9 MacCarthy and Edith Bushnell were as follows:

Edith Mary ALLEN was born in 1880 at Stoney Creek, NSW, Australia.802 She died before 1920.803 She lived between 1909 and 1913 at Mackay, Qld, Australia. She was shown as living in Mackay but not necessarily with her husband.804

Edith Mary Allen It is unclear what happened to Edith after about 1913. She disappeared from the electoral roll in Mackay after 1913. There is no record of her death in the Qld death indexes, and she does not appear to have accompanied her husband to Sydney as she was not living with him in 1919. According to family oral history she left her husband in about 1913 and attempted to take the children with her. It appears that there was a tug-of-war between her and her husband both tugging on an arm of their daughter Dorothy.

The Qld birth index has two children listed with no father, that could be children of Edith Mary. One born 11 Jul 1909, Arthur James Allan MacCarthy, with mother Edith Mary Allan (index:1909/004723), and the other born 20 Jul 1907, Olive Grace Allen MacCarthy, with mother Edith Mary MacCarthy (index:????)
after 1913.805

The three known children of Edward Robert Norfor9 MacCarthy and Edith Mary Allen were as follows:

129. Mary Elizabeth Ann9 MACCARTHY (Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born in 1855 at London, Middlesex, England. The place and year of birth was taken from her death certificate. Her birth does not appear in the UK records.809 She died on 5 May 1937 at St Martins Hospital, Ann St, Brisbane, Qld, Australia,. Her death certificate says that she was also known as Mary Ann Jeffries, occupation Domestic Duties. She died from Acute Cholecystitis and Cholagitis; Gall Stones; Toxic Myocarditis and Post Operative shock and Heart Failure. Her medical attendant was G.P. Dixon who last saw her on 5 May 1937. The informant was her brother William Henry MacCarthy of Gympie Rd, Northgate. Her death was registered on 8 May 1937. Her death certificate said that she had been born in London, Middlesex, England and had been in Qld for about 70 years. The certificate also said that she had never been married but had a living daughter, Freda Georgie, aged 30, and possibly another deceased child.810 She was buried on 7 May 1937 at Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld. Her burial was performed by F.B.C.Birch of the Church of England and it was witnessed by W. Meier and A. Clarkson. The burial was certified by John W. Hislop. She is listed in the Lutwyche Cemetery records as Mary Jefferies and is buried in the Church of England section, Portion 3, G.906. No headstone inscription was shown.
She was also known as Mary Elizabeth Ann Jefferies.811 She lived between 1903 and 1905 at Allen St, Hamilton, Qld. She was possibly living with her two sisters, Edith Bliss and Alice Gertrude.812 She lived in 1914 at Racecourse Rd, Hamilton, Qld, Australia.813 She lived in 1917 at "Hedgeley", Racecourse Rd, Hamilton, Qld, Australia.814 She and Freda Georgie Jefferies lived between 1919 and 1921 at "Hedgeley", Racecourse Rd, Hamilton, Qld. Also at the same address was Mary's sister, Alice Gertrude MacCarthy. This is the first electoral roll entry for Freda Georgie, who was shown as a Postmistress.815 She and Freda Georgie Jefferies lived between 1934 and 1937 at 64 Charlton St, Ascot, Qld. Both were listed at that address under the name of Jefferies, Freda as a Postmistress and Mary as doing Home Duties. Also at the same address was Mary's sister Alice Gertrude MacCarthy.816 It is unclear why Mary was known as Jefferies. No marriage has been found for her in Qld, nor a birth of her daughter Freda. It is possible she lived with a man called Jefferies but never married him. A search has been made of most Australian records plus the UK records. Mary was known as Mrs Mary Jefferies in the Qld post office directory in the 1930's.

Known children of Mary Elizabeth Ann9 MacCarthy include:

132. John Charles Buckner9 MACCARTHY (Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 8 Nov 1859 at Hobart, Tas, Australia. On his birth record his father is shown as a Captain in the 40th Regiment. The informant was shown as Joseph Hamer, friend, of Collins Street.817 He married Alice Elizabeth Harvey, daughter of Samuel Harvey and Eliza Ann White, in 1891 at Mackay, Qld.818 He married Rose Lander, daughter of Henry James Lander and Jane Wigmore, on 2 May 1904 at Mt Morgan, Qld, Australia.819 He died on 23 Sep 1907 at Qld, Australia, at age 47.820
He and Alice Elizabeth Harvey lived in 1903 at Dee St, Mt Morgan, Qld.821

John Charles Buckner first worked in the NQ Bank in Cooktown, Qld. Not fancying indoor work he went prospecting in Northern Qld, on the Palmer River. However, he never struck it rich, not even in the Dee Rush, which was his final mining venture. He moved to Mt Morgan and joined the company Mt Morgan Mines.

Jack, as he was known, married Rose Lander in Mt Morgan. He was then a widower, and had previously been married at Mackay, Qld, but there were no children from that marriage.

Mt Morgan Mines sent John to work at Marmour where he was an Engine Driver at the crushing plant at the lime quarry. (Limestone was being used as a flux at the Mt Morgan mine). It was at Marmour that he had an accident; falling from a hopper platform onto a ladder way and finally onto the train lines. After two days he died of his injuries. His sister, Mrs. Easterwood (Emily Ada MacCarthy), who lived in Mt Morgan was with him when he died.
822


Alice Elizabeth HARVEY was born on 5 Jun 1866 at Canterbury, Kent, England.823 She died on 8 Sep 1903 at Dee St, Mt Morgan, Qld, at age 37. She died from Stricture of Rectum, Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Exhaustion, the medical attendant being G.L. Murray. The informant was her husband J.C.B. MacCarthy and the registrar was Oscar E. Power.824 She was buried on 9 Sep 1903 at Mount Morgan Cemetery, Mount Morgan, Qld. The service was conducted by Alfred E>Hockey, Church of England, and the two witnesses were both named as J. Reid.825 She immigrated in 1885 to Qld.
There were no known children of John Charles Buckner9 MacCarthy and Alice Elizabeth Harvey.

Rose LANDER was born between Apr 1882 and Jun 1882 at Backington ??, Wiltshire, England.826,827 She married James Lennox on 28 Jan 1914 at Mt Morgan, Qld.828 She died on 16 Jun 1919 at Mt Morgan, Qld,; her parents were listed as Henry James Lander and Jane Wigmore.829 She immigrated on 30 Dec 1886 to Brisbane, Qld. On that date she arrived in Brisbane on the 2500 ton vessel Duke of Sutherland", which had departed London on 1 Nov 1886. The vessel's master was Captain Cox, the Surgeon Superintendent was Dr Poland and the Matron was Mrs Turnbull. Rose was shown as being 4 years old. With her was Henry James Lander (41) and Jane Lander (44). She was also accompanied by Annie (6), Herbert (1) and Bessie (13). All were shown as coming from Wiltshire and were Protestants. Henry, Jane and Bessie could read and write. They were all shown as destined for Rockhampton.830 After the death of her husband John Charles Buckner MacCarthy in 1908, Rose moved back to Mt Morgan and lived with her father Henry James Lander in a rented house in Dee Street Mt Morgan. She later moved to a cottage in Morgan St Extended, one of the two cottages built with her late husband's insurance money from his accident.831 She lived between 1908 and 1914 at Morgan St extended, Mt Morgan, Qld, She was shown as living in the same street as Norfor Norman and Bessie MacCarthy (nee Lander). She was shown as doing Home Duties.832 She and James Lennox lived between 1916 and 1919 at Mt Morgan, Qld.833
The two known children of John Charles Buckner9 MacCarthy and Rose Lander were as follows:

133. Emily Ada9 MACCARTHY (Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 11 Feb 1862 at Qld, Australia.837 She married Ernest Henry Lisle Eastwood, son of Henry Eastwood and Jane James, on 25 Nov 1892 at Brisbane, Qld.838 She died on 22 Jul 1946 at Chatswood, NSW, at age 84. Her death notice read: beloved wife of the late Henry Ernest Lisle Eastwood and mother of Trilby (Mrs C. Berry) and Larty (Privately cremated).839 She was privately cremated at Sydney, NSW.840
She and Ernest Henry Lisle Eastwood lived between 1903 and 1911 at Morgan St, Mt Morgan, Qld. He was shown as a Journalist and she as doing Domestic Duties.841 She lived between 1912 and 1913 at Morgan St, Mt Morgan, Qld.842 She and Trilby Norfor Eastwood lived in 1922 at "Chelmer", Blakesley St, Chatswood, NSW. Trilby was shown as a Stenographer and Emily as doing Home Duties.843 She lived in 1925 at "Etta", De Villiers Ave, Chatswood, NSW.844 She lived between 1928 and 1946 at "Etta", Whitton Rd, Chatswood, NSW.845

Ernest Henry Lisle EASTWOOD died on 1 Jun 1911 at Mount Morgan, Qld.846
The four known children of Emily Ada9 MacCarthy and Ernest Henry Lisle Eastwood were as follows:

136. William Henry9 MACCARTHY (Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 22 Aug 1871 at Brisbane, Qld, Australia. The nurse of his birth was Mrs Nichols.869 He married Catherine Stuart Thomson, daughter of John Thomson and Catharine Brown, circa 1890 at Qld, Australia. He married Dr Kathleen Heyes on 23 Feb 1939 at Brisbane, Qld, Australia.870 He died on 27 May 1953 at Brisbane, Qld, Australia, at age 81.871,872 He was cremated on 5 Sep 1953 at Mt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.873
He lived between 1896 and 1902 at O'Connel St, Kangaroos Pt, Qld.874 He and Catherine Stuart Thomson lived between 1931 and 1934 at "Kawilla", Gympie St, Northgate, Qld, Australia.875

Catherine Stuart THOMSON died on 7 Feb 1938 at Brisbane, Qld, Australia.876,877 She was buried on 9 Feb 1938 at Bulimba Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, she is buried with her father-in-law and mother-in-law in Section:1.878
The only known child of William Henry9 MacCarthy and Catherine Stuart Thomson was:

Dr Kathleen HEYES is still living.
There were no known children of William Henry9 MacCarthy and Dr Kathleen Heyes.

138. Georgina Agnes9 MACCARTHY (Edward8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)879 was born on 5 Jan 1861 at Chichester or Colchester, Essex.880 She was baptised on 31 Mar 1868 at All Saints, Poplar, England. The reason she was baptised so many years after her birth is that she, and her mother, Eleanor, both nearly died at birth and Georgina was baptised privately at the time. She was later going to be baptised officially with her sister Sophie, but was taken ill. The baptism was later postponed due to her father losing all his money. She was finally baptised at Poplar just prior to the family's emigration to India in 1868.881 She married Cecil Hobart Watts, son of William Newcomen Watts and Emma Christina Espeut, on 30 Aug 1892. She died in 1925 at India.882

Cecil Hobart WATTS883 was born in 1857.884 He died in 1902.885 He was enumerated with William Newcomen Watts on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 14 St Johns Rd, Hastings St Mary Magdalen, Sussex, England.886
The three known children of Georgina Agnes9 MacCarthy and Cecil Hobart Watts were as follows:

152. Aby May9 MACCARTHY (James8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)888 was born on 27 Oct 1881 at Chudderghaut, India.889 She was baptized on 16 Dec 1881 at Chudderghaut, India.890 She married Henry Hudson Gordon. She died on 6 May 1954 at Christchurch, England, at age 72.891
She witnessed the probate of the estate of Daisy Cheyne MacCarthy on 6 Jan 1923 at London, Middlesex, England.892

Henry Hudson GORDON was born in 1883.893 He died on 24 Mar 1954 at Christchurch, England.894
The two known children of Aby May9 MacCarthy and Henry Hudson Gordon are as follows:

Generation Ten



164. Kathleen10 MACCARTHY (George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 5 Oct 1899 at South Africa.895 She married Bill Ryan. She married (--?--) Dreyer.896 She died on 29 Jul 1978 at Durban, Natal, South Africa, at age 78.897

Bill RYAN898 is still living.
The only known child of Kathleen10 MacCarthy and Bill Ryan was:

(--?--) DREYER is still living.
The only known child of Kathleen10 MacCarthy and (--?--) Dreyer was:

165. Terrence ("Mac") George German10 MACCARTHY (George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)900,901,902 was born on 26 Jul 1903 at Braamfontien, Transvaal, South Africa.903 He was baptized on 30 Jan 1905 at Braamfontien, Transvaal, South Africa. He was confirmed on 27 Sep 1922 at the CHurch of St. Boniface, Germiston. He married Marjorie Louise Noble on 11 Dec 1930 at Luanshya, North Rhodesia.904 He died on 13 Feb 1991 at Durban, Natal, South Africa, at age 87.905

Marjorie Louise NOBLE was born on 29 May 1906 at Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.906 She died on 28 Aug 1991 at Cape Town, Natal, South Africa, at age 85.907
The four known children of Terrence ("Mac") George German10 MacCarthy and Marjorie Louise Noble were as follows:

166. Norah Florence Pugh10 MACCARTHY (George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)908 was born on 18 Jun 1906 at Springs, Transvaal, South Africa.909 She married Cornelius Petrus Andries Louwrens.910 She died on 25 Mar 1965 at age 58.

Cornelius Petrus Andries LOUWRENS died in 1960.911
The only known child of Norah Florence Pugh10 MacCarthy and Cornelius Petrus Andries Louwrens is:

167. Lully10 MACCARTHY (George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)912 was born on 16 Jan 1911. She married Patrick Caine.913

Patrick CAINE914 is still living.
The two known children of Lully10 MacCarthy and Patrick Caine are as follows:

168. Elizabeth10 MACCARTHY (George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)918 was born circa 1913. She married Ivan Jack.919 She died on 21 Jun 1988.

Ivan JACK920 is still living.
The six known children of Elizabeth10 MacCarthy and Ivan Jack are as follows:

173. Louise Mary Edith Scott May10 MACCARTHY (Justin9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 8 May 1880 at Qld.936 She married Peter Hughes on 1 Jan 1901 at Qld.937

Known children of Louise Mary Edith Scott May10 MacCarthy include:

Peter HUGHES is still living.
The two known children of Louise Mary Edith Scott May10 MacCarthy and Peter Hughes are as follows:

177. Edward Richard Thornton10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 31 May 1881 at Port Douglas, Qld, Australia. The nurse was Mary Graham and the medical attendant A.H. Barrow. The birth was registered at Cook Town on 28 June 1881 by the Registrar Howard St. George.940 He married Fanny Clara Morgan, daughter of Charles Talgai Morgan and Eliza Jane Holmes, on 12 Nov 1902 at Qld, Australia.941 He died on 23 Jul 1938 at Qld, Australia, at age 57.942 He was buried at Mackay Cemetery, Cemetery Rd, Mackay, Qld, Australia.943
He lived in 1905 at Thomas Rd, Mackay, Qld.944 He and Fanny Clara Morgan were enrolled on the electoral roll between 1909 and 1914 living at Othello St, Mackay, Electorate of Herbert, Qld. In 1909 he was shown as a farmer but in 1913 he was a clerk. She was shown as performing "home duties." They were both enrolled on the electoral roll, him as a farmer, living between 1915 and 1917 at Dalrymple Creek, Mackay. He lived in 1931 at Mackay, Qld, he was shown as a Labourer.945

Fanny Clara MORGAN was born on 3 Oct 1876 at Qld.946 She died on 20 Aug 1972 at age 95.
The five known children of Edward Richard Thornton10 MacCarthy and Fanny Clara Morgan were as follows:

178. Justin Eric10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 2 Mar 1883 at Qld.947 He married Margaret Jane McMillen, daughter of William McMillen and Margaret Kell, in 1909 at Dunedin, New Zealand.948

Margaret Jane MCMILLEN was born on 30 Jun 1878.
The four known children of Justin Eric10 MacCarthy and Margaret Jane McMillen were as follows:

179. Norfor Norman10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 21 Sep 1884 at Qld.951 He married Bessie Lander, daughter of Henry James Lander and Jane Wigmore, on 6 Nov 1905 at Qld.952 He married Mary Fitzsimons after 1935. He died on 23 Nov 1967 at Mackay, Qld, at age 83. He was buried on 24 Nov 1967 at Mackay Cemetery, Cemetery Rd, Mackay, Qld, he is in the Church of England (Anglican) Section; Block 2; Line# 2; Plot#:38. Burial #: B3402. He is buried with many other family members. Burial fee was $36.0.953
He lived between 1903 and 1906 at Morgan St, Mt Morgan, Qld, as a Labourer.954 He and Bessie Lander lived between 1908 and 1917 at Morgan St, Mt Morgan, Qld. He was shown as a Labourer and she as a Housewife. Also living in the same street was Rose MacCarthy (possibly Rose Lander) doing Home Duties.955 He was enrolled on the electoral roll as a miner living in 1922 at Othello St, Mackay, Electorate of Mackay, Qld. He lived in 1931 at Mackay, Qld, as a Miner.956

Norfor Norman was educated at Mackay Boys School while living at "Fernvale". As a child he also worked in a local dairy. He eventually ran away from home and moved to Mt Morgan. (it is said that his father, Edward Robert Norfor, was a very cruel man and used to whip his children.) At Mt Morgan Norfor worked with his brother Roy in the Mt Morgan mines. He lived with Bessie Bishop (nee Lander) and her five children, helping to raise them (this was after the death of Bessie's first husband). He eventually married Bessie in 1905. (Bessie's sister, Rose, was married to Norfor's uncle, John Charles Buckner MacCarthy.) During their life together in Mt Morgan five children were born, three dying in infancy, all buried at Mt Morgan. With the closure of the Mt Morgan mine Norfor, Bessie and the two surviving children, Edith Bushnell and Eric Alexander, moved to Mackay, living in a tent at McEwans Beach, and he helped his brother, Edward, operate a fish trap. After two years there they moved to Nebo Road, Mackay, and lived with Edward and his family. They next moved into several rental properties. He worked as a Builders Labourer helping to build the grandstand at the local showground.

He eventually bought a property in Carlysle St., Mackay, near the Mackay railway goods yard where he was employed as a labourer. The house was later converted to a boarding house, which he supplied with kerosene and vegetables via a railway goods shed. During those years he build a weekender at Half Tide Island, a beach resort south of Mackay (now part of the largest coal loading terminal in the world). The beach hut was known as the Black Hut and the land it stood on is still vacant. A street and a creek in that area was named after Norfor; MacCarthy St., and Norrie Creek. After Bessie died in 19?? the boarding house was run by two housekeepers, Mrs. Challis and Mrs. Falkner. He later sold the boarding house, married Mary Fitzsimmons, and bought a house in Gregory St., Mackay, (he apparently kept finches in large aviaries). During that period he had a beach hut at Slade Point and a 14 ft launch. His marriage to Mary Fitzsimmons only lasted for about two years.

He sold the house in Gregory St. and moved in with his son Eric and his wife, Marion, in Coles Road, for about two years. (He used to store dynamite in the outside toilet and at one time Marion almost discharged a rifle into it to kill a snake.) He and his son Eric acquired a railway gate for the property and took it home on a Chevrolet (Chev) utility. (This apparently almost ended the marriage of Eric and Marion.) He later lived with a Mrs. Fitzsimmons in Milton St for about five years. They sold that property and moved into a house at Half Tide Island, renovating the house. He became a beach and bush comber and a general handyman. In later years development in the area started and they built two more houses. They next sold all the houses and moved closer to Munburra Rd., halfway between half Tine Island and Mackay. After about three years he sold that house and moved to Graffunder St., Mackay, near to Eric and Marion and their son, Warren; that was in about 1962.
957


Bessie LANDER was born between Jan 1873 and Mar 1873 at Stourton, Wiltshire, Elngland.958,959 She married Alfred James Bishop, son of George Bishop and Eliza Packer, on 28 Dec 1889 at Qld.960 She died on 7 Mar 1931 at Mackay, Qld.961 She was buried on 8 Mar 1931 at Mackay Cemetery, Cemetery Rd, Mackay, Qld. She was enumerated with Henry James Lander on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at Fairwood, Westbury, Wiltshire, England.962 She immigrated on 30 Dec 1886 to Brisbane, Qld.963
The five known children of Norfor Norman10 MacCarthy and Bessie Lander were as follows:

Mary FITZSIMONS is still living.
There were no known children of Norfor Norman10 MacCarthy and Mary Fitzsimons.

180. Edith Alice10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 15 Feb 1886 at Mackay, Qld, Australia. Her father was shown as Edward Robert Norfor MacCarthy, a Sub-collector of Customs; he was 35 years of age, having been born at Calicut, East India. Her mother was Edith Bushnell, 36 years of age, born at Wetheron Station, Burnett, Qld. The informant was her father, the midwife was Dr. A. Caulfield and the nurse Mrs Angus. Her siblings Edward R.T. (4), Eric Justin (3) and Norfor Norman (1 1/2) preceded Edith.973

Edith Alice MacCarthy married John Charles Johnston, son of William Johnston and Amelia Rebecca Ward, on 4 Feb 1910 at Mission House, Leichhardt St, Brisbane, Qld, Australia. Jarvis B. Johnson married them according to the rites of the "Joyful News Mission". The witnesses were R.B. Crawford and Lena G. Johnson. The marriage was registered on 7 Feb 1910 by Hartley Lancaster Dixon, Deputy Registrar-General.974

Edith Alice MacCarthy died on 4 Jul 1933 at Acacia Road, Sutherland, NSW, Australia, at age 47. She died of carcinoma of the uterus and secondary deposits in the lungs, which she had had for 16 and 3 months respectively. Her medical attendant had been Dr. E.H. Miles who last saw Edith on 4 July. The informant was her husband, John Charles. She left 5 living children.975 She was buried on 8 Jul 1933 at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW, Australia. The officiating Congregational minister was Percy R. Riley and she was buried by Montague Enos Sellin of Charles Kinsela Undertakers. She was buried in Rose Garden 4, pos 0206 (Congregational Section S:, Pos:4/5) with her son Ronald Charles; her husband was also buried in the same grave in 1952. The witnesses to the burial were her son, Lawrence and her husband.976,977,978

She was a Domestic in 1910. She and John Charles Johnston lived between 1915 and 1917 at Town Beach, Wharf St, Mackay, Qld, Australia.979 Edith Alice was a very pretty girl with long reddish coloured hair. For some reason not many of her grandchildren had hair of the same colour. One that did was Charles Benjamin Johnston, the youngest son of Alan Johnston, Edith's son. She led a very hard life as the family, as were many in those 1920 depression days, were very poor monetarily. However, All the children ended up with good jobs and were all well off, if not overly rich.

She lived in 1921 at North Side, Mackay, Qld, Australia.980 She and John Charles Johnston lived between 1922 and 1933 at Forest Road/Acacia St, Sutherland, NSW, Australia.981

There is in existence a MacCarthy family tree that traces their line back to the English King Edward III. Apparently when Edith would mention it, John Charles would comment that "that was nothing as he was related to the martyr Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, who was burned at the stake by Bloody Mary (Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon) on 16 Oct 1555. Ridley was burned at the stake with Hugh Latimer for opposing the attempt by Bloody Mary to take England back to the Church of Rome". It is unclear if Nicholas Ridley was related to Harriet Ridley, the grandmother of John Charles Johnston.


John Charles JOHNSTON was born on 30 Jul 1888 at Nowa Nowa, Tambo, Vic, Australia. John's birth certificate was signed by his father William, a labourer living at Orbost. He had two siblings, William Edward, aged 4 and Ethel Rose aged 3. The witnesses to his registration were Mrs H.S.Charmann, the registered nurse, Mr A. W. Ward, the occupier of the residence, probably Amelia's brother, and Mrs Ward (senior), possibly Amelia's brother's wife, who acted as midwife. John Charles was registered on 6 Sep 1888 at Orbost by Jas Jno Thompson, the Deputy Registrar.982

John Charles Johnston died on 1 Jul 1952 at 133 Oak Road, Kirrawee, NSW, Australia, at age 63. He was buried on 4 Jul 1952 at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW, Australia. Buried in Rose garden 4, pos 0206 (Congregational Section:S, Pos:4/5), with his wife Edith Alice and son Ronald Charles.983,984 His estate was probated in 1953 at NSW, Australia.985

Little is known of the early life of Charlie, as he was normally known. One item of interest was how he lost his finger(s). Apparently his elder sister was chopping wood and Charlie dared her to chop off his fingers if he put them on the block. Well, it appears that he did and she did, chopping off two fingers, one of which was sewn back on.

His mother died when John was about 11 years old and his eldest sister Ethel Rose (Aunty Sis), who at that time was only 12 years old, took the family role of mother. When Ethel Rose was just 16 years old she married Jack Lay and they, and the two younger siblings, Doris and Christina, moved to live on Raymond Island in the Gippsland Lakes. John Charles did say at one time that his father had kicked him out of the house and he referred to his father as a "sanctimonious old bastard". (Rather interestingly, John's sister, Christina referred to her father as a wonderful old Scottish gentleman.)

John Charles moved to Queensland probably in the early 1900's. That was after his mother died and the family came under the wing of his eldest sister, Ethel Rose, who was married to Jack Lay. Ethel took all the children, except for Mary and William Edward to Qld. John Charles first appears on the Commonwealth electoral roll in 1915 and 1916, living in the Division of Herbert, subdivision of Mackay. He is shown as a labourer living at Town Beach , Wharf St., Mackay. His wife Edith Alice is also shown at the same address. Interestingly, only his wife, Edith Alice, is shown as living at North Side, Mackay on the 1921 electoral roll.

John's son Alan, always said that his father was a very "hard" man physically. He was apparently very strong, and Alan used to tell the story of him carrying 56lb weights home from work just for something to carry. He was a very good axeman, and many of his tree felling tools were left in Alan's house at Kirrawee. One item of special interest was a thin cylinder that was rammed into the centre of a tree, wedges were driven into the outside of the tree trunk and the cylinder filled with gun-powder. When the explosion occurred the log would be split into many pieces, which only needed ot be trimmed to turn them into railway sleepers.

The family moved several time between Sydney and Mackay in the late 1910's and 1920's. When in Sydney John Charles worked on the railways as a fettler, and when in Mackay on the wharves as a labourer.

In the early 1920's the family lived at Lillyvale, near Helensburgh, NSW, but, after the death of one of John's daughters of typhoid fever, they all moved to Sutherland.
He was an Axeman (from his marriage certificate) in 1910.986 He lived between 1921 and 1922 at Lilyvale, NSW, Australia.987 He was enrolled on the electoral roll as a labourer in 1934 at Forest Road, Sutherland, Division of Werriwa, NSW, Australia. Also at that address was Henry Eric and Maud Isabella Johnston, although they were shown as living at Acacia St., the house was on the corner.

The nine known children of Edith Alice10 MacCarthy and John Charles Johnston were as follows:

181. Aubrey Roy10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 23 Apr 1887 at Mackay, Qld.995 He married Frances Margaret Sargent, daughter of Thomas Sargent and Annette Nolan, on 1 Jul 1910 at Mt Morgan, Qld, Australia.996 He died on 26 Nov 1979 at Rockhampton, Qld, at age 92.997 He was cremated on 29 Nov 1979 at Rockhampton Crematorium, Rockhampton, Qld.998
He was enrolled on the electoral roll as a labourer living in 1909 at Mackay, Electorate of Herbert, Qld. He travelled to Rockhampton by boat sometime prior to 1910 and moved to Mt Morgam where he became an engine driver in the gold mine. He departed Mt Morgan in 1931. He purchased cows and went share farming at Bajool then onto Ambrose. He next bought property at Narrows Road, Mt Larcombe, named "Waltanna" and the property included half the mountain (Mt Larcombe). After about 1950 he sold the property to people called Cullens and moved to Rockhampton; 144 Farm Street, Kawana.999

Frances Margaret SARGENT was born on 27 Apr 1890 at Qld, Australia.1000 She died on 17 May 1956 at Rockhampton, Qld, Australia, at age 66.1001 She was buried on 23 May 1956 at North Rockhampton Cemetery, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia.1002
The four known children of Aubrey Roy10 MacCarthy and Frances Margaret Sargent were as follows:

182. Mina Evelyn10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 31 Oct 1888 at Qld.1003 She married Daniel Crank on 19 Aug 1915 at Qld.1004 She married Norman "Bob" T. Gray in 1929 at Sydney, NSW.1005 She died on 4 Oct 1976 at Sutherland, NSW, at age 87.1006 She was cremated at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW. Her ashes are in the Crematorium Section FF; Garden:10; Pos:181.1007


It was rumoured that Mina may have been the mother of Lawrence MacCarthy (Johnston) but, as she had a child, Ronald, registered to her at about the same time, it does not seem likely. She rejected her son, Ronald, during her lifetime, wanting nothing to do with him. However, she left £500 to him in her will but by that time he had died. The money was directed to be paid to Ronald's two sons if they could be found; it was thought that they were living somewhere in Northern NSW.1008


Known children of Mina Evelyn10 MacCarthy include:

Daniel CRANK is still living.
There were no known children of Mina Evelyn10 MacCarthy and Daniel Crank.

Norman "Bob" T. GRAY was born in 1891, calculated from his age at death (81). He died on 19 May 1972 at Sutherland, NSW.1009 He was cremated at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW. His ashes are in the Crematorium Section:FF; Garden:10; Pos:179. His name is noted as Robert T. Gray.1010
There were no known children of Mina Evelyn10 MacCarthy and Norman "Bob" T. Gray.

185. Dorothy Joy Allen (Joyce)10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 30 Dec 1901 at Mackay, Qld, Australia.1011 She married Edward Butler, son of John Butler and Margaret Smith, on 11 Mar 1920 at St Clements Church, Mosman, NSW, Australia. The marriage certificate gave the following details: Edward was a bachelor, aged 21, born in Manchester, England, and a Bucher living at Neutral Bay, NSW. His father was John Butler and mother Margaret Smith (Deceased). Dorothy's name was shown as Joyce MacCarthy, a spinster, aged 21, and born at Mackay, Qld. She was living at Cremorne, Sydney, NSW, doing home duties. Her father was shown as Edward Robert MacCarthy and her mother as Allan (no first name), deceased. They were married under the rites of the Church of England by C.T.L. Yarrington. The witnesses were H.H. Edwards and Margaret Kennedy. The marriage was registered by A. Evennett, District Registrar, on 15 March 1920.1012 She married Leslie Edgar Allsop between 1959 and 1961 at NSW, Australia.1013 She died on 6 Oct 1973 at Riverwood, NSW, Australia, at age 71.1014 She was cremated at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW, Australia. Her ashes are in the Crematorium Section FF; Garden:23; Pos:220.1015
She and Edward Butler lived in 1925 at 1 Percival St, Leichhardt, NSW.1016 She and Edward Butler lived in 1930 at 67 Hill St, Leichhardt, NSW, Australia, he was shown as a Line Ganger and she as doing Home Duties.1017 She and Edward Butler were said to have had five male children.1018 She and Edward Butler lived in 1941 at 718 Punchbowl Rd, Punchbowl, NSW, Australia, he was an Electrician.1019 She and Edward Butler lived in 1944 at "Hythe", Graham Rd, Beverly Hills, NSW, Australia, he was a Linesman.1020 She lived between 1950 and 1951 at 23 Graham Rd, Beverly Hills, NSW, Australia.1021 She lived between 1955 and 1959 at 80 Hannans Rd, Herne Bay, NSW, Australia.1022 She and Leslie Edgar Allsop lived between 1961 and 1972 at 80 Hannans Rd, Riverwood, NSW, Australia.1023

Edward BUTLER was born on 1 Mar 1900 at Manchester, England, details from his marriage certificate.1024 He lived between 1950 and 1951 at Lot 53, Hannans Rd, Narwee, NSW.1025
The six known children of Dorothy Joy Allen (Joyce)10 MacCarthy and Edward Butler were as follows:

Leslie Edgar ALLSOP died on 25 Jun 1977 at Riverwood, NSW.1026 He was cremated at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW. His ashes are in the Crematorium Section FF; Garden:23; Pos:221.1027
There were no known children of Dorothy Joy Allen (Joyce)10 MacCarthy and Leslie Edgar Allsop.

186. Maurice Allen10 MACCARTHY (Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 21 Aug 1903 at Mackay, Qld, Australia.1028 He married Thelma Morris in 1932 at Abbotsford, NSW, Australia.1029 He died on 7 May 1938 at Strathmore Private Hospital, Cambridge St, Stanmore, NSW, Australia, at age 34. He died at the age of 34 of Duodenal Ileus Post Operative Shock after an operation for Cholecystectomy and Appendicectomy which he had had for 4 days. The medical attendant was W.R. Muston who last saw him on 4 May. His father was listed as Edward Robert Norfor MacCarthy, Customs Agent, and his mother as Alice Allan. He had been married to Thelma Morris at the age of 28, at Abbotsford, Sydney. The informant was M. Morris, brother-in-law, of 28 Albert Pde, Ashfield. He left no surviving children, but one male child had pre-deceased him. His address was shown on the certificate as 41 Abbotsford Ave., Abbotsford.1030 He was cremated on 9 May 1938 at Crematorium Rookwood, Sydney, NSW, Australia. H.S. Cocks, Church of England, conducted the service, and Leslie Andrews was Undertaker. Witnesses were Stan Spies and T.W. Perry.1031
He also went by the name of Audrey. He lived in 1924 at D. Mecs, Flinders Naval Base, Western Port, Vic, Australia. This residence is shown on his father's death certificate. He and Thelma Morris lived in 1932 at 24 Glen Ormond Ave, Abbotsford, NSW, Australia. He was shown as an Electrician and she as a Teacher.1032 He and Thelma Morris lived in 1934 at 92 Edenholme Rd, Abbotsford, NSW, Australia, she was shown as doing Home Duties.1033 He and Thelma Morris lived in 1936 at 41 Abbotsford Parade, Abbotsford, NSW, Australia.1034

Thelma MORRIS is still living.
The only known child of Maurice Allen10 MacCarthy and Thelma Morris was:

189. Percy Lesley10 MACCARTHY (John9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 13 Dec 1906 at Rockhampton, Qld, Australia.1036 He was baptized on 22 Aug 1907 at All Saints, Brisbane, Qld, he was baptised as Leslie Percy MacCarthy.1037 He married Edna Valentine Wood on 14 Sep 1939 at Brisbane, Qld, Australia.1038 He died on 8 Apr 1995 at Rockhampton, Qld, Australia, at age 88, he died from pneumonia, colon cancer and heart disease. He was buried on 11 Apr 1995 at Biloela, Qld, Australia.
He was also known as Leslie Percy MacCarthy. Apparently being registered with one name and baptised by another caused Leslie Percy quite a few problems during his lifetime. He always referred to his name as Leslie Percy.1039

Leslie spent most of his school days at Mt Morgan, and, for a short while, at Coowoonga State School. At times he went out to work instead of attending school. In 1915 James Lennox, his stepfather, enlisted in the army but, after breaking his wrist, was discharged. His stepfather obtained land at Ridgelands under the Soldiers' Settlement Scheme in 1918, and Les helped him cut cordwood (bakers' wood) for awhile. He returned to Mt Morgan when his mother died, he was 12 years old at that time, (his mother died of Bubonic Plague in 1918). After the death of his mother Les had an unhappy time, living between Grandmother Lennox and his Stepfather after he re-married.

Les left school at 1920, at the age of 14, and went working on farms at Ridgelands. Daylight to dark milking cows and chipping cotton, etc. Next, with his Stepfather (Jim Lennox), he cleared land at Ridgelands and grew cotton for a few months. In 1922, Lex and Jim travelled to Goovigen, then a railway siding. Les cut railway sleepers and bridge timber for the Railways. He also worked for various settlers, ploughing, felling scrub, sinking wells, etc.

In 1924 he set off for Mackay and took a job with Vacuum Oil and later with Aerated Water Works. He also spent time around Proserpine and Ayr cutting cane. Early in 1928 he returned to Goovigen, in the year of the big flood. Once again he went into cotton growing and other crops. Then dairying and farm work in the Thangool area, also scrub clearing. In 1929 he selected a block of land at Earlsfield / Jambin; 338 acres for pound 10. Later the Lands Department offered further land at no cost. That gave him 1 square mile of land, mostly scrub. Les told of his tough times of clearing scrub, carting water, growing cotton, with help from Albanians, Italians, and whom ever was looking for hard work. He took time off to play cricket, football and to go to local dances. In 1937 he started dairying, and purchased his first tractor in 1939. He also kept pigs.

Les met his future wife at a dance at Jambin. She had arrived from Sydney in August 1938, she lived with her brother at Bell Creek - Jambin, where he owned property. Courtship began and they married in September 1939. While visiting his Aunt Ada (MacCarthy) Eastwood prior to their marriage, war was declared with Germany on 1 Sep 1939. Les was called up for service but, being a farmer, was exempted. Les and Edna lived for a short time in a tin shed until a new house was ready. High-set weatherboard, iron roof, tongue and groove ceiling and walls. That was the family house until Les sold the farm in 1964 and moved to Biloela where he built a corner store and butcher's shop in Rainbow Street. While on the farm after their marriage Les continued dairying, cotton growing and had a piggery. He turned to grain cropping for a time and then back to dairying. In the late 1940's and early 1950's he had a registered dairy herd. Les and Edna worked in their new venture in Biloela; store / butcher's shop until 1973 when they retired to Dawson Highway, Biloela. Edna still lives there (2001).
1040


Edna Valentine WOOD is still living.
The two known children of Percy Lesley10 MacCarthy and Edna Valentine Wood are as follows:

194. William Alexander10 MACCARTHY (William9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 15 Nov 1898 at Brisbane, Qld, Australia.1041 He married Rachel Evelyn Grenfell Joyce on 6 Apr 1931 at Brisbane, Qld.1042
He lived in 1929 at "Kawilla", Gympie St, Northgate, Qld.1043 He and Rachel Evelyn Grenfell Joyce lived in 1934 at Quinn St, Toowong, Qld, he was a Signwriter.1044 He and Rachel Evelyn Grenfell Joyce lived in 1943 at Harwood St, Rainworth, Qld.1045

Rachel Evelyn Grenfell JOYCE is still living.
The only known child of William Alexander10 MacCarthy and Rachel Evelyn Grenfell Joyce is:

195. Christina Gina Cecil Espuet10 WATTS (Georgina9 MacCarthy, Edward8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1046 was born in 1893. She married Ralph Walke. She married Charles James. She died in 1940.

Ralph WALKE is still living.
The only known child of Christina Gina Cecil Espuet10 Watts and Ralph Walke is:

Charles JAMES is still living.
There were no known children of Christina Gina Cecil Espuet10 Watts and Charles James.

197. Merle Ida Mimmie10 WATTS (Georgina9 MacCarthy, Edward8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1047 was born in 1899. She married Emile Peter Marie Phillips. She died in 1966.

Emile Peter Marie PHILLIPS1048 is still living.
The six known children of Merle Ida Mimmie10 Watts and Emile Peter Marie Phillips were as follows:

198. Phyllis10 GORDON (Aby9 MacCarthy, James8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

(--?--) WITHEY is still living.
The two known children of Phyllis10 Gordon and (--?--) Withey are as follows:

199. Patricia10 GORDON (Aby9 MacCarthy, James8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

(--?--) TOAR (Squadron Leader) is still living.
The two known children of Patricia10 Gordon and (--?--) Toar (Squadron Leader) are as follows:

Generation Eleven



201. Patrick11 DREYER (Kathleen10 MacCarthy, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) married ? ? He died in 1975.1051

? ? is still living.
The three known children of Patrick11 Dreyer and ? ? are as follows:

202. Sheila Louise11 MACCARTHY (Terrence10, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1052 is still living.

Leonard Burton SHERBROOKE is still living.
The five known children of Sheila Louise11 MacCarthy and Leonard Burton Sherbrooke are as follows:

203. Colleen11 MACCARTHY (Terrence10, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1053 was born on 23 Aug 1936 at South Africa.1054 She married G.W. (Andy) Weerts at South Africa.1055 She died on 18 Jul 2002 at Anerley, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa, at age 65.1056

G.W. (Andy) WEERTS is still living.
The four known children of Colleen11 MacCarthy and G.W. (Andy) Weerts are as follows:

204. Terence George Richard11 MACCARTHY (Terrence10, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1057 is still living.

May Johanna AUSTIN is still living.
The three known children of Terence George Richard11 MacCarthy and May Johanna Austin are as follows:

205. Patricia Mallion11 MACCARTHY (Terrence10, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1058 is still living.

Hamish FIFE is still living.
The four known children of Patricia Mallion11 MacCarthy and Hamish Fife are as follows:

Reijer VAN DER VLUGT is still living.
There were no known children of Patricia Mallion11 MacCarthy and Reijer van der Vlugt.

206. Lorraine (Paddy)11 LOUWRENS (Norah10 MacCarthy, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1059 is still living.

Sandro SIGNORINI is still living.
The two known children of Lorraine (Paddy)11 Louwrens and Sandro Signorini are as follows:

208. Barbara11 CAINE (Lully10 MacCarthy, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1064 is still living.

(--?--) KIRBY1065 is still living.
The three known children of Barbara11 Caine and (--?--) Kirby are as follows:

211. ELizabeth11 JACK (Elizabeth10 MacCarthy, George9, Samuel8, George7, George6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1066,1067,1068 is still living.

Peter REYNOLDS1069 is still living.
The two known children of ELizabeth11 Jack and Peter Reynolds are as follows:

217. Ivy Constance Emily May11 HUGHES (Louise10 MacCarthy, Justin9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Nelson Charles John SPOULES was born on 31 Jul 1879 at Samsonvale, Qld, Australia.1070 He died in 1941 at Gordonvale, Qld, Australia.1071 He was also known as Nelson Charles John Sproels.
The nine known children of Ivy Constance Emily May11 Hughes and Nelson Charles John Spoules were as follows:

218. Thornton Edward11 MACCARTHY (Edward10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 21 Jun 1903 at Qld.1081 He married Constance Hancock, daughter of Percival Hancock and Lily Harrison, on 17 Jun 1944 at Sydney, NSW. He died on 20 Jul 1974 at NSW at age 71.

Constance HANCOCK is still living.
The two known children of Thornton Edward11 MacCarthy and Constance Hancock are as follows:

219. Hirrel Eliza Morgan11 MACCARTHY (Edward10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 6 Apr 1907 at Qld.1082 She married Frederick Morgan Routh, son of George William Seaman Routh and Mabel Gertrude Morgan, on 7 Dec 1929.1083 She died before 1999.

Frederick Morgan ROUTH was born on 1 Sep 1898. He died before 1999 at Mackay, Qld.
The three known children of Hirrel Eliza Morgan11 MacCarthy and Frederick Morgan Routh were as follows:

220. Eric Charles11 MACCARTHY (Edward10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Iris Aitken TOLCHER is still living.
The two known children of Eric Charles11 MacCarthy and Iris Aitken Tolcher are as follows:

221. Verleigh Joan11 MACCARTHY (Edward10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 28 Sep 1918. She married Leslie Cooper Lewis, son of Thomas Lewis and Amy Mary Cooper, on 2 Sep 1939 at Qld, Australia.1085 She and Leslie Cooper Lewis were divorced circa 1964 at Qld, Australia.1086 She married John Stanley Haly after 1964 at Australia.1087 She died on 16 Dec 1997 at Qld, Australia, at age 79.1088
She and John Stanley Haly lived in 1990 at 10 Legal St, Sunnybank, Qld.1089

Leslie Cooper LEWIS was born on 2 Aug 1918. He died before 1950 at Qld.
The four known children of Verleigh Joan11 MacCarthy and Leslie Cooper Lewis were as follows:

John Stanley HALY is still living.
There were no known children of Verleigh Joan11 MacCarthy and John Stanley Haly.

222. Stafford Ulrich (Barney)11 MACCARTHY (Edward10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 6 Jul 1925. He married Ida Rutherford, daughter of Thomas Andrew Rutherford and Janet Bruce Hamilton, on 12 Jun 1948. He died on 24 Jul 1984 at Qld at age 59.

Ida RUTHERFORD is still living.
The three known children of Stafford Ulrich (Barney)11 MacCarthy and Ida Rutherford are as follows:

224. Roy Clifford Adrian11 MACCARTHY (Justin10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Ethel PALMER is still living.
The only known child of Roy Clifford Adrian11 MacCarthy and Ethel Palmer is:

225. Gladys Beryl Daphne11 MACCARTHY (Justin10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Lloyd Cecil SIBUN is still living.
The two known children of Gladys Beryl Daphne11 MacCarthy and Lloyd Cecil Sibun are as follows:

226. Gordon Leslie Eric11 MACCARTHY (Justin10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Eva WILSON is still living.
The five known children of Gordon Leslie Eric11 MacCarthy and Eva Wilson are as follows:

231. Eric Alexander Stafford11 MACCARTHY (Norfor10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Marion Frances PHILLIPS1090 was born on 14 Jul 1916. She died on 12 Jul 2003 at Mackay, Qld, Australia, at age 86.1091 She was buried at Cemetery, Mackay, Qld, Australia. She is buried in the MacCarthy family plot.1092
The three known children of Eric Alexander Stafford11 MacCarthy and Marion Frances Phillips are as follows:

232. Lawrence11 MACCARTHY (Edith10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 12 Sep 1904 at Qld, Australia; no father's name was shown in the birth index.1093 He married Marjorie Mary Brophy in 1928 at Hurstville, NSW, Australia.1094 He died on 3 Sep 1969 at Sutherland, NSW, Australia, at age 64. He was buried at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW, Australia, he is buried with his wife in Rose garden 4, pos 0207 (Congregational Section:S, Pos:6/7).1095,1096
.

Marjorie Mary BROPHY died on 13 Jan 1930. She was buried circa 15 Jan 1930 at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW, she is buried in Rose garden 4, pos 0207 (Congregational Section:S, Pos:6/7).1097,1098 As of circa 1928, her married name was Johnston.
The only known child of Lawrence11 MacCarthy and Marjorie Mary Brophy is:

233. Henry Eric11 MACCARTHY (Flight Lieutenant) (Edith10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 4 Apr 1909 at Brisbane, Qld, Australia; no father's name was shown in the birth index.1099 He married Maud Isabella Rogers, daughter of James T Rogers and Jessie W Ryan, on 25 Oct 1930 at Sutherland, NSW, Australia.1100

Henry Eric MacCarthy (Flight Lieutenant) died on 1 Sep 1952 at Aomi-Shima Island, Senzaki, Japan, at age 43. He was killed in a fatal aircraft accident. At the time Eric was serving in Korea as part of the 77th Squadron based in Korea. Eric had been on leave in Iwakuni, Japan, and decided to return to Korea in a two-seater Meteor Mk 7 (A77-704). He and the pilot, Pilot Officer Avery (022141) left Iwakuni at 1445 and set course for Kimpo, Korea. As they crossed the northwest Japanese coast, near Hagi, at about 1515, they flew into some ordinary cloud which, unfortunately, concealed a thunderstorm. The aircraft became uncontrollable and eventually crashed. Another aircraft flying with them in close formation was uplifted by about 1500ft, the pilot having to spin out of the cloud to regain control. That aircraft was severely damaged by the storm and returned to Iwakuni.

Eric's body was recovered by American Search and Rescue at about 0200 on 2 Sep 1952. Both of the occupants had left the aircraft and it is assumed that both had baled out. It is unclear from the report if they died due to not opening their parachutes, possibly by being injured during the exit from the aircraft, or their parachutes being destroyed by the storm, or to some other cause. The pilot was found several days later in a spot very near to where Eric had been found.
1101,1102 He was buried at 11 AM on 4 Sep 1952 at Australian Section, British War Cemetery, Yokohama, Japan. Due to the earthquake nature of Japan it was recommended by the authorities that his grave be marked by a simple cross rather than a headstone. For some years after his death his wife, Maude, sent one pound to the airforce for the purchase of a wreath to be placed on his grave on 1 Sep each year, his birthday. This practice was discontinued in 1956 after the departure of the RAAF from Japan.1103

. As of 1910, he was also known as Eric Johnston which was the name he was always known as within the family.

Henry Eric MacCarthy (Flight Lieutenant) began military service on 30 Aug 1937 at RAAF Station, Laverton, Vic. He applied for entrance to the air force on 1 Dec 1936 as an Electrical Fitter when he was 27 years of age. He had completed an apprenticeship at Electrical Control and Engineering, Chester St., Camperdown, NSW. At the time his address was Clements Pde., Sutherland, and he was working for himself as a Carrier, with his own truck. On 9 Jul 1937 he informed the air force that he had had his tonsils and teeth removed and was fit for service. On 14 Jul 1937 he was placed on a waiting list, and on 4 Aug 1937 he advised the selection board that he had disposed of his business and was ready to enter the service. On the 30 Aug 1937 he was asked to proceed to Laverton, Vic, for enlistment as a Flight Fitter in Group 1, with the pay of an Aircraftman 1st Class; on a wage of 5 pounds 14 shillings and 11 pence per week.

There was some problem with Eric's birth certificate as a letter on 21 Aug 1940 was sent by him to the air force stating that a letter from his step-father, and a copy of his sister's birth certificate, had been presented at the recruiting depot. His service record was:

30 Aug 1937 - Aircraftman, Recruitment Depot and 1 Aircraft Depot, Laverton, Flight Fitter
6 Jun 1938 - Aircraftman, 2 Aircraft Depot, Richmond, Fitter Aero
1 Oct 1939 - Lance Corporal, 2 Aircraft Depot, Richmond, Fitter IIE
1 Jun 1940 - Corporal, 2 Aircraft Depot, Richmond, Fitter IIE
1 Jul 1940 - Sergeant, 2 Aircraft Depot, Richmond, Fitter IIE
1 Dec 1941 - Flight Sergeant, 2 Aircraft Depot and 5 Aircraft Depot, Richmond and Wagga, Fitter IIE
14 Oct 1942 - Warrant Officer, 1 E S, Ascot Vale, W.O.E. (Warrant Officer Engineer)
15 Dec 1942 - Warrant Officer, 7 Aircraft Depot, Tocumwal, W.O.E.
28 Feb 1944 - Warrant Officer, School of Admin, Melbourne
24 Apr 1944 - Warrant Officer, General Recon School, Bairnsdale
29 Nov 1944 - Flying Officer, 5 Communication Unit, Garbutt
3 Aug 1945 - Duty in New Guinea
11 Mar 1946 - 6 Stores Depot, Dubbo
9 Dec 1946 - 481 Squadron, Borneo and Japan
6 Oct 1948 - 381 Squadron, Japan
1 Jul 1949 - 77 Squadron, Japan
12 Dec 1949 - RAAF Station, Richmond, NSW
28 Apr 1950 - 77 Squadron, Japan

On 27 Sep 1942 he re-engaged in the RAAF for a further 6 years service.

He was promoted to Flight Officer on 22 Oct 1944 and to Flight Lieutenant on 23 Sep 1948. Various attachments during his service were 25 Feb 1946 to 24 Mar 1947 at Head Quarters, North Eastern Area, Townsville; 3 Sep 1948 to 5 Oct 1948 at 81 Wing, Head Quarters, Japan; 28 Apr 1952 to 20 May 1952 at Base Squadron, Richmond.

In 1945 his service number was changed from 2986 to 1597.

On 14 Apr 1948 a letter was received by the air force from his sister, Kathleen Hagner, requesting his address in Japan. This request was refused due to privacy reasons, and a suggestion was made that she send a letter to the RAAF and they would forward it to Eric.

He received the Australian Service Medal and the British Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal.
1104


Maud Isabella ROGERS was born in 1912 at Chatswood, NSW.1105 She died circa 1995. Her married name was Johnston.
The four known children of Henry Eric11 MacCarthy (Flight Lieutenant) and Maud Isabella Rogers are as follows:

236. Alan11 JOHNSTON (Edith10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 17 Nov 1913 at 17 Kenilworth St, Mackay, Qld, Australia. He was delivered by a nurse, Mrs Aitken and the birth was registered by the District Registrar Henry Edward Cooney at Mackay on 8 Dec 1913. He was preceded by Henry Eric (4), Charles Ronald (3), and Dorothy Irene (1).1106 He was christened in 1931 at Acacia Rd, Sutherland, NSW, Australia; Alan was christened along with his brothers and sisters (Kathleen, Winifred, Kenneth and Collin Ralph) by Revd. Riley of the Congregational Church, Sutherland. His mother was ill and she did not want to die without knowing that her children had been christened. They were christened at the home.1107

Alan Johnston married Norma Parnell, daughter of Benjamin Parnell and Annie Logan, on 8 Apr 1939 at Congregational Church, Sutherland, NSW, Australia.1108

Alan Johnston died from ventricular fibrillation minutes on 8 Mar 1987 at 16 Sturt St, Killarney Vale, NSW, Australia, at age 73.1109 He was cremated on 11 Mar 1987 at Palmdale Crematorium, Ourimbah, NSW, Australia. He was cremated in a civil ceremony at 11 AM. The oration was given by some of his old friends and was very well attended by his family and by many of his acquaintances.1110 His ashes are at Palmdale, Ourimbah, NSW, Australia. Initially his ashes were buried at the home of his wife, at 16 Sturt St., Killarney Vale, NSW, but were moved to Palmdale some time later.1111

He also went by the name of Sook.

Alan Johnston moved from Mackay, Qld, to Sydney, NSW, in about 1920. Apparently his family moved between Sydney and Mackay several times to fit in with the working habits of his father. They were living at Lillyvale, NSW (near Helensburgh) in about 1921, but, after the death of the eldest girl child, Doris, later moved to Acacia Rd., Sutherland, NSW. Alan went to school at Sutherland and was apparently quite bright, but, as the family was very poor, he had to leave school at an early age. He lived through the depression and went looking for work by travelling around on his bicycle. He eventually took an apprenticeship as a shoe repairer with a Mr Miller, who lived nearby. Alan was so short he had to stand on a box in order to reach the workbench. When Mr Miller retired Alan took over the business. The house in acacia Rd. was at the southern end, very close to a large amount of natural bush. In the 1920's there was a slaughter yard nearby where mainly sheep were slaughtered. There was a dairy about 200m away from which they obtained milk, etc. Behind the house was a tennis court and Alan was quite a good player winning trophies, and in 1932 was the Sutherland Shire C-grade champion. The family built their own full size tennis court on a block of land behind their home (the land was eventually given to Kenneth Roy where he built his first house). As the family was very poor they could not afford tennis rackets so their father made them out of timber. Alan eventually saved up 5/- and went to Newtown to buy himself a proper racquet. He eventually bought another one for 10/- and gave his "cheap" one to his sister, Kathleen. He recalled that he used to play barefooted as the family did not have enough money to afford to buy him tennis shoes. An opponent in one competition attempted to have him disqualified for playing without shoes so he found an old worn out pair and cut the soles out.

After marriage to Norma Parnell in 1939, Alan lived at Kirrawee, NSW. The shoe repair business was in a small shop in Flora St., Sutherland, next to the bus stop. The shop was a local centre for all his friends who were mainly connected with the local rugby league football club. At one time his brother, Ralph worked for him, and later, Stanley Woods, who worked with him for many years. Rugby league was his passion outside of work, and he eventually became president of the local club. He used to work very long hours, leaving home before day-break, and returning after the pubs shut at 6 pm. In about 1950 he sold the business at Sutherland and went on a working trip with his father, John Charles. They worked at Bendemeer in Northern NSW for a short period cutting railway sleepers and later on the Brown Mountain hydro electric scheme near Bemboka in Southern NSW. His wife, Norma, was left at home to rear the three children.

After being away for about 18 months, Alan moved the shoe repair business to the backyard of the house at Kirrawee. When the Aussie penchant for plastic thongs and non-wearout soles finally put him out of business he took a job on the Sutherland Council as a labourer and, in order to supplement his wages, he did shoe repairs in his spare time at home. He worked at that job for about 10 years, doing gardening work and later as a general hand at the local beaches at Cronulla. After he retired Alan and Norma moved to Killarney Vale, NSW. He was an active lawn bowler after he retired, belonging to the "Mingara Sports Club" near Berkeley Vale, NSW, on the Central Coast.
He and Norma Parnell lived between May 1939 and Feb 1980 at 133 Oak Road, Kirrawee, NSW, Australia. The block of land at Kirrawee was very close to the railway station and cost them £90, and the house cost £500. The house and furnishings were paid off at the rate of 12/6 per week. He and Norma Parnell lived between Feb 1980 and 1987 at 16 Sturt St, Killarney Vale, NSW, Australia. As of 1987, Alan Johnston and Norma Parnell lived at 16 Sturt St, Killarney Vale, NSW, Australia, 2261, (02) 43328229.


Norma PARNELL is still living.
The four known children of Alan11 Johnston and Norma Parnell are as follows:

237. Kathleen Ethel11 JOHNSTON (Edith10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Ronald George HAGNER was born in 1915 at Kogarah, NSW.1112 He died on 10 Oct 1982 at Como, NSW.1113 He was cremated at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW. His ashes are in the Crematorium Floral Court Garden 1, Pos:41.1114
The four known children of Kathleen Ethel11 Johnston and Ronald George Hagner were as follows:

238. Winifred Joyce11 JOHNSTON (Edith10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Percy Charles WINZER was born on 27 Sep 1914 at Albury, NSW.1117 He died on 6 Jun 1945 at Sutherland, NSW, at age 30.1118,1119 He was cremated at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW. His ashes are in the Crematorium Rose Garden 58; Pos:11R.1120
The five known children of Winifred Joyce11 Johnston and Percy Charles Winzer are as follows:

Blencoe GREEN was born on 30 Jul 1918. He died on 17 May 1989 at Janalli, NSW, at age 70.1121 He was cremated at Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW.1122
There were no known children of Winifred Joyce11 Johnston and Blencoe Green.

239. Kenneth Roy11 JOHNSTON (Edith10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Lorna JOWETT is still living.
The four known children of Kenneth Roy11 Johnston and Lorna Jowett are as follows:

240. Colin Ralph11 JOHNSTON (Edith10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Dorethea TURNER is still living.
The two known children of Colin Ralph11 Johnston and Dorethea Turner are as follows:

241. Frances Bushnell11 MACCARTHY (Aubrey10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 4 Mar 1911 at Mt Morgan, Qld.1123 She married Albert William Frederick Butter, son of Albert Milward Jervis Butter and Hetty Elizabeth Theresa Schneider, on 17 Dec 1934 at Rockhampton, Qld.1124 She died on 27 Jul 1982 at Brisbane, Qld, at age 71.
She and Albert William Frederick Butter lived in 1979 at 647 Rode Rd, Chermside West, Qld.1125

Albert William Frederick BUTTER was born on 13 Nov 1909 at Rockhampton, Qld.1126 He died between 1990 and 2000 at Qld.1127 He lived in 1990 at 647 Rode Rd, Chermside, Qld.1128
The two known children of Frances Bushnell11 MacCarthy and Albert William Frederick Butter are as follows:

242. Phyllis Mavis 'Toot'11 MACCARTHY (Aubrey10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 24 Mar 1912 at Mt Morgan, Qld, Australia.1129 She married Percy Harold Stoddart, son of John Stoddart and Maria Deem, on 17 Feb 1938 at Qld, Australia.1130 She died between 1990 and 2000 at Gladstone, Qld, Australia.1131
She lived in 1990 at Hibiscus Gardens, Unit 33, Sigg St, Gladstone, Qld.1132

Percy Harold STODDART was born on 1 Nov 1908 at Qld, Australia.1133 He died on 7 Feb 1977 at age 68. As of 1 Nov 1908, he was also known as Percy Harold Stoddard which was shown on the birth indexes.
The two known children of Phyllis Mavis 'Toot'11 MacCarthy and Percy Harold Stoddart are as follows:

243. Aubrey Roy11 MACCARTHY (Aubrey10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 14 Jan 1915 at Mt Morgan, Qld, Australia.1134 He married Edna Joyce Perrier, daughter of George Casimer Perrier and Margaret Therese Staines, on 5 Sep 1939 at Rockhampton, Qld, Australia.1135 He died on 12 Nov 1986 at Kildonan St, Aspley, Qld, Australia, at age 71. He died of: 1 (a) Myocardial infarction (b) Coronary ischaemia (c) Atherosclerosis and 2 (a) Pernicious anaemia (b) Hypothyroidism. 1 (a) was immediate and (b) he had for 2 years. The medical attendant was B. Watson-Brown, who last saw Aubrey on 4 Nov 1986. He had been a farmer. The informant was K.R. MacCarthy , Son, of 21 Derby St., Pimlico. His wife was shown as Edna Joyce Perrier, to whom he had been married for 24 years. He was born at Mt Morgan, Qld.1136 He was cremated on 14 Nov 1986 at Albany Creek Crematorium, Qld, Australia. The service ministers were Dan R. Lewis, Anglican, and the witnesses were P.D. Cairns and D. Clarke. The cremation was certified by N.P. Chandler.1137


Roy, as he was usually known as, was educated in Mount Morgan. He completed his matriculation (now year 12) at the Mount Morgan high School at the age of fifteen years. Soon after he had completed schooling, the family left Mount Morgan as a result of the closure of the Mount Morgan gold mine. His father sold up and purchased a herd of milking cows and the family moved to a share farm at Bajool. After some time there the family acquired a property at Mount Larcom. 'Wallaville' was located on the Narrows Road east of Mount Larcom. It was named, supposedly, for the number of Wallaroos on the mountain that formed a large part of the property. The eastern boundary of the property was at the crest of Mount Larcom. Life on the farm would not have been an easy existence. Up before 4 am to bring in the milkers and then the family milked the cows by hand. After the milk was separated it would be taken by spring cart (at first) the 7 or 8 kilometres to meet the train at Mount Larcom. After milking Roy and his father went clearing lantana scrub to grow cash crops. Cutting and burning the lantana made available the rich lantana soil in the gullies along the foot of the mountain. Tomatoes and Papaws were grown.They grew vegetables for home use but mainly other crops for cash. In 1939 Roy against family opposition, married Joyce Perrier. Joyce was the daughter of Margaret and George (decd) Perrier of 'Buttlerville', a property further along the Narrows Road. The courtship involved many horse and bicycle rides at night and getting home in time for the milking. The newly weds lived at 'Buttlerville' where Roy took to small crop farming and helped with the dairying. But things were tough and the farming venture was wiped out by a winter of heavy frosts, which destroyed everything. The time was the start of the Second World War and work was not easy so the couple found them selves living in a tent at Theodore. Roy found work as a timekeeper for a Main Roads work camp. They were building roads in the Dawson Valley and made many new and long lasting friends. The War progressed and Roy was rejected for enlistment on medical grounds. He had a blood deficiency, pernicious anaemia that required treatment all his life. Roy found himself working in the CCC on the Rockhampton Air Strip. Again clerical work with the same road making tasks. This work in town saw Joyce and Roy move to a rented home in Tung Yeen Street, Park Avenue. Was here they bought the first addition to their family. In the following years Roy found clerical work with Thozet's Engineering Works, the Rockhampton City Council and eventually back with the Main Roads Department. He was to work for many years at the Regional Office in Stapelton Park North Rockhampton. He progressed from the 'outside staff' doing the pays etc for the many road camps around Rockhampton to a classified position on the permanent staff. He had been a regular on the 'Pay Car' taking the cash to the bush camps. It was a good day out with a Policeman for company and escort, a drive of two of three hours each way. Roy was attracted to the racecourse; he was taken in by the ability to make money from The Races. Never a great punter, but he always had a flutter now and then. He worked for many Bookies, 'pencilling'. He had excellent mathematical and book keeping skills and he could easily keep the book on three races, one in each of the eastern states at the same time. He never made any fortune at Callagan Park Race Course but the regular Saturday afternoon cash went a long way to paying the bills. Twice He 'stood up' in his own name as a bookie on the local races. It was probably breaking even and getting out rather than making money. It was easier to work for someone else. Things prospered and by 1945 they had bought a parcel of land in Renshaw Street and had a one bedroom new home built. This land of about 14 acres became the farm and soon had the brigalow cut and had orchard, vegie garden and chook run producing. 1949 brought a Cyclone that did much damage to the area from Rockhampton to Gladstone. The home in Renshaw Street was safe but Buttlerville was not. Joyce's Mother, Margaret Perrier, had continued to dairy at Buttlerville with the help of Orphan Boys recruited from Necol Orphanage. The dairy and sheds were flattened and the farmhouse was badly damaged. It was not possible for Margaret to continue at the farm. So she sold up and moved to live at Renhaw Street with Joyce and Roy. The home at Renshaw Street was extended by three bedrooms, making space for Grandma and the now two children. Roy and Joyce were always looking to better themselves and in about 1955 bought the School Shop from the Sedgeman Family and became storekeepers. It was a busy life for Roy, the Main Roads Job then home to work in the store and off on Saturdays to pencil at Callagan Park. Still everybody did their bit. The shop catered largely for the school lunch trade. It was a good business until the need for funds saw School Parents and Citizens Associations starting their own Tuck Shops. Life was always busy but Roy still found time for the School Parents and Citizens Association and the Anglican Church. This connection with the Church saw Roy involved in the planning and construction of pensioner cottages at St Matthews in Park Avenue. In about 1960 they leased out the shop. This was not a real success as the changing shopping trends and the demise of the school lunch trade took away the profitability of the business. In 1962 the shop was closed, relocated on the block and converted to a home. Four flats were built on the site of the shop with Roy and Keith doing much of the finishing work to the building. The flats were a good investment. By the end of the 1960 Joyce and Roy had an urge to move to Brisbane. Both children married and moved away from Rockhampton. The attraction of Brisbane won so the sold up in Rocky and purchased a block of flats in Whish Street Lutwyche. Roy gained a transfer in the Main Roads Department to the Head Office in Spring Hill. He worked there until ill health brought an early retirement in 1974. For many years he was the Officer in Charge of the Office Supplies Section for the building Interests Indoor Bowls, etc Travel Masons School P&C.
1138


Edna Joyce PERRIER was born on 27 Mar 1919 at Longreach, Qld.1139 She died on 21 Feb 2000 at Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital, Coopers Plains, Qld, at age 80. She died from a Coronary artery occlusion, wfater 40 minutes, and Coronary arteriosclerosis, which she had had for many years, A. Sullivan was the medical attendant, who last saw her on 8 Dec 1999. She was survived by two children.1140 She was cremated on 24 Feb 2000 at Great Souhern Garden of Remembrance Crematorium, Carbrook, Qld. The cremation was certified by Graeme Dere. The minister was David W. O'Keefe, Christian Church. The witnesses were M.J. Sbresini and Graham Crawley. The informant was C.M. Chapman, daughter, of 63 Nemisis Rd., Runcorn.1141 She lived in 1990 at 23 Kildonan St, Aspley, Qld.1142
The two known children of Aubrey Roy11 MacCarthy and Edna Joyce Perrier are as follows:

244. Margaret Roma11 MACCARTHY (Aubrey10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 13 Aug 1920 at Qld. She married Frederick Edwin 'Fred' Pershouse, son of Edwin Ashworth Pershouse and Anne Marie Gunston, on 29 Mar 1940. She died on 12 Nov 2002 at Rockhampton, Qld, Australia, at age 82.1144
As of 2001, Margaret Roma MacCarthy lived at Morrison Park Retirement Village, North Rockhampton, Qld.

Frederick Edwin 'Fred' PERSHOUSE was born on 15 Feb 1906 at Brisbane, Qld. He died on 13 Aug 1975 at Rockhampton, Qld, at age 69.1145 He was buried on 18 Aug 1975 at North Rockhampton Cemetery, Rockhampton, Qld.1146
The 10 known children of Margaret Roma11 MacCarthy and Frederick Edwin 'Fred' Pershouse were as follows:

245. Ronald11 MACCARTHY (Mina10, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 22 Dec 1904 at Qld. No father is shown on the birth registration.1149 He married unknown unknown. He died before 1976 at NSW.1150

unknown UNKNOWN is still living.
The two known children of Ronald11 MacCarthy and unknown unknown are as follows:

246. Edward Robert (Ted)11 BUTLER (Dorothy10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1151 was born on 9 Dec 1920 at Sydney, NSW, Australia.1152 He married Rhoda (--?--) in 1941 at Bankstown, NSW, Australia.1153,1154 He died on 28 Jan 1997 at age 76.1155

Rhoda (--?--) was born on 27 Nov 1919.1156 She died on 5 Jun 1997 at age 77.1157
The three known children of Edward Robert (Ted)11 Butler and Rhoda (--?--) are as follows:

247. John Charles11 BUTLER (Dorothy10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) was born on 16 Apr 1923 at Sydney, NSW, Australia.1158 He married Daphne (--?--). He married Gwendoline Mary Bower in 1943 at Kogarah, NSW, Australia.1159 He died on 29 Dec 2003 at age 80.1160
He lived before 2000 at New Zealand.1161

Daphne (--?--) is still living.
The two known children of John Charles11 Butler and Daphne (--?--) are as follows:

Gwendoline Mary BOWER is still living.
There were no known children of John Charles11 Butler and Gwendoline Mary Bower.

248. Raymond11 BUTLER (Dorothy10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1162 is still living.

Shirley DUNDON is still living.
The two known children of Raymond11 Butler and Shirley Dundon are as follows:

249. Ronald William11 BUTLER (Dorothy10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Betty HARVEY is still living.
The four known children of Ronald William11 Butler and Betty Harvey are as follows:

250. Donald Henry11 BUTLER (Dorothy10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Nelly (--?--) is still living.
The two known children of Donald Henry11 Butler and Nelly (--?--) are as follows:

251. Leslie David Maurice11 BUTLER (Dorothy10 MacCarthy, Edward9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Mavis TIMPSON was born on 21 Sep 1940.1163 She died on 27 Oct 2001 at age 61.1164
The only known child of Leslie David Maurice11 Butler and Mavis Timpson is:

253. Margaret Rose11 MACCARTHY (Percy10, John9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Colin William MUIR is still living.
The four known children of Margaret Rose11 MacCarthy and Colin William Muir are as follows:

254. Kenneth James11 MACCARTHY (Percy10, John9, Justin8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Elaine May BROOKS1177 is still living.
The only known child of Kenneth James11 MacCarthy and Elaine May Brooks is:

256. Frances11 WALKE (Christina10 Watts, Georgina9 MacCarthy, Edward8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1) is still living.

Francis BARRETT is still living.
The only known child of Frances11 Walke and Francis Barrett is:

257. Georgina Emily Henriette11 PHILLIPS (Merle10 Watts, Georgina9 MacCarthy, Edward8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1178 was born in 1920. She married Warwick Arthur George Andree. She died on 27 Aug 2001 at Mt Waverley, Vic.1179 She was buried on 3 Sep 2001 at Springvale Cemetery, Melbourne, Vic.1180
As of 2000, Georgina Emily Henriette Phillips and Warwick Arthur George Andree lived at 44 Charlton St, Mt Waverley, Vic, 3149, (03) 9807 2757.1181

Warwick Arthur George ANDREE is still living.
The two known children of Georgina Emily Henriette11 Phillips and Warwick Arthur George Andree are as follows:

262. Derrick Peter John11 PHILLIPS (Merle10 Watts, Georgina9 MacCarthy, Edward8, William7, John6, Ann5 Gorden, Thomas4, Ann3 Howard, Henry2, William1)1183 is still living.

Sheila Mary BETTS1184 is still living.
The three known children of Derrick Peter John11 Phillips and Sheila Mary Betts are as follows:



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