Joseph Nisbet STEVENS

(c 1848 - 1923)
Father*Charles Green STEVENS b. 1810
Mother*Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD b. 1817, d. 1908
Joseph Nisbet STEVENS was born circa 1848 in Hobart, Tasmania.1

Fanny, Hannah, Charles, John and Joseph arrived in Liverpool on 2 April 1853 on the Great Britain, the ship having left Sydney on the 20 Dec 1852 with their parents Charles and Deborah.2

He married Emily Louisa TINDAL at Christ Church in Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, on 7 January 1871.3

He was widowed on the death of his wife Emily in August 1882.4

Joseph's marriage to Christina WILSON was registered in 1894 in Melbourne, Victoria.5

They lived at 'Honiton', 84 Mathoura Rd in Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1909, with his occupation listed as 'secretary.6'

They lived at 'Honiton', 84 Mathoura Rd in Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1914, with his occupation listed as 'secretary.6'

They lived at 41 Mathoura Rd in Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1919, with his occupation listed as 'secretary.6'

He signed a will dated 2 September 1920 at 11 Erica Ave in East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, leaving his estate to his wife and children.7

He died on 21 January 1923 in Malvern East, Melbourne, Victoria.8,9 He was buried on 23 January 1923 at the Boroondara General Cemetery, High St in Kew.10

His will was probated in Melbourne, Victoria, on 10 March 1923 with Christina WILSON and Joseph Algernon STEVENS appointed executors.9

Family 1

Emily Louisa TINDAL (1848 - 1882)
Children

Family 2

Christina WILSON (1856 - 1942)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage Reg. No. 119/1871 (STEVENS-TINDAL).
  2. [S515] Newspaper - Liverpool Mercury, issue of 5 Apr 1853, no.2490, 'Arrival of the Gt Britain.'
  3. [S934] BDM VIC Registry, marriage record, Marriage Reg. No. 119/1871.
  4. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 10199/1882, aged 34, dau of Robert TINDAL and Louisa LEWIS.
  5. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage Reg. No. 6219/1894.
  6. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  7. [S1007] Will - Joseph Nisbet Stevens.
  8. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 2248/1923, aged 75.
  9. [S371] Public Record Office, Victoria, at http://www.prov.vic.gov.au, Wills and probate records, ref no 187/401.
  10. [S755] Boroondara General Cemetery database, at http://www.kewcemetery.com.au, Church of England section, grave 1367.
  11. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 12252/1872.
  12. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 25328/1877.
  13. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 19634/1879.
  14. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 19776/1881.

Mignonette Kathleen Jean Duff STEVENS1,2

(1906 - 1997)
Father*Cecil Robert STEVENS MD, FRCS1,2 b. 1867, d. 1919
Mother*Katherine DUFF1,2 b. 1866, d. 1927
Mignonette Kathleen Jean Duff STEVENS was born in Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, on 2 February 1906.1,2,3,4
She was listed in the 1911 census at 32 Emperor's Gate in Kensington, London, Middlesex, in the household of her mother Katherine DUFF.5

Mignonette left London on 12 December 1914 aboard the Moldavia, bound for Bombay with her mother Katherine.6

Mignonette's marriage to Stanley Ernest ROWE was registered between January 1923 and March 1923 in St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex.1,7

She left London on 1 April 1923 aboard the Caledonia, which was bound for Bombay, but she was only intending to travel as far as Marseilles. She gave her address as 34 Cheyne Row, Chelsea.6

Stanley and his wife Mignonette returned to England on the Majola (arrived London 23 April 1925) which had taken them from Gibraltar to Plymouth (although they gave their UK address as 34 Cheyne Ct, Chelsea) accompanied by their son Stanley.8

Mignonette and her husband Stanley left London on 17 July 1925 aboard the Narkunda for Gibraltar.6

Mignonette and her husband Stanley returned to London on the Hakozaki Maru from Gibraltar, arriving on the 23 January 1928 accompanied by their children Stanley and Robin.8

Mignonette and her husband Stanley left London for Bombay on the 9 May 1930 on board the Cormorin accompanied by their children Stanley and Robin.6

Mignonette returned to London on the Cormorin from Bombay, arriving on the 22 September 1932 accompanied by her children Stanley and Robin.8

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 16 Park Place Villas in Paddington, London, Middlesex, with Stanley Ernest ROWE; he was a retired gunnery officer and they were both ARP wardens.4

Mignonette's death was registered in August 1997 in Falmouth, Cornwall, at age 91.9

Family

Stanley Ernest ROWE (1899 - )
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S487] English and European Peerages, at http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Isle of Wight, Vol 2b, p622 copy A, 2Q1906, mother's maiden name DUFF. This registration does not include the name 'Mignonette.'
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Falmouth, Reg. no. 10D, district 3591, entry 219, aged 91, Aug 1997, gives this birth date.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0416H/006/7, Letter Code: APCA, Schedule 1.
  5. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN103 RG78PN4 RD2 SD1 ED16 SN247.
  6. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of St George Hanover Sq, Vol 1a, p832, 1Q1923.
  8. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Falmouth, Reg. no. 10D, district 3591, entry 219, Aug 1997, aged 91.

Nina STEVENS1

(1872 - 1908)
Father*Charles Cecil STEVENS KCSI1 b. 1840, d. 1909
Mother*Mary Anne Caroline TURNER1 b. 1841, d. 1933
Nina's birth was registered between October 1872 and December 1872 in Clifton, Gloucestershire.2,1
The siblings Algernon, Nina, Arthur and Henry were listed in the 1881 census at Broomhills in Honiton, Devon, with their mother Mary Anne Caroline TURNER.2
She was listed in the 1901 census at 32 Harcourt Tce in Kensington, London, Middlesex, in the household of her father Charles Cecil STEVENS KCSI.3

She wrote and published the novel 'The Perils of Sympathy' on life in India.4

Nina's marriage to Frederick GRIFFITHS was registered in June 1907 in Kensington, London, Middlesex.5,6

She died on 16 January 1908 at Edstone in Stratford, Warwickshire.5,7
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Clifton, Vol 6a, p55, 4Q1872, , mother's maiden name TURNER.
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 19 RG11-2132 Folio 107 p9 GSU roll 1341514.
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 17 RG13-36 Folio 127, p9.
  4. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Wednesday, Jan 22, 1908; pg. 14; Issue 38549; col E (obituary).
  5. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Wednesday, Jan 22, 1908; pg. 14; Issue 38549; col E.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Kensington, Vol 1a, p236.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Stratford, Vol 6d, p477.

Patience V D STEVENS1

(1912 - )
Father*Arthur Cornish Jeremie STEVENS CBE, DSO1 b. 1875, d. 1962
Mother*Annie Elizabeth MORISON1 b. 1880, d. 1962
Patience V D STEVENS was born in Mauritius on 29 December 1912.1,2

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 'Glen Y Mor', Marine Parade in Gosport, Hampshire, along with Arthur Cornish Jeremie STEVENS CBE, DSO and Annie Elizabeth MORISON; she had been posted to the WRNS.2
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: GRO Army Birth Indices (1881 to 1965), p714.
  2. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/2341D/012/23, Letter Code EDNA, Schedule 182.

Phyllis STEVENS1

(1886 - 1926)
Father*John Foster STEVENS KCSI1 b. 1845, d. 1925
Mother*Frances Louisa JEREMIE1 b. 1848, d. 1904
Phyllis STEVENS was born on 24 September 1886 in Gya, Bengal,1 and was baptised on 28 November 1886 in Gya and Patna.1

She married George Cyril BAILEY at St Gabriel's, Warwick Sq in London, Middlesex, on 15 July 1918.2,3

Phyllis died on 15 December 1926 at St Catherine's Nursing Home in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, at age 40.4,5

Her will was probated in Bristol, Bristol, on 23 February 1927 with James Algernon STEVENS appointed administrator with her estate valued at £3144/6/5d.5

Family

George Cyril BAILEY (1890 - 1972)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/198, folio 27 & 142, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal.
  2. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Thursday, Jul 18, 1918; pg. 1; Issue 41845; col A.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of St George Hanover Sq, Vol 1a, p1083.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Hitchin, Vol 3a, p788, 4Q1926, aged 39.
  5. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration (with will) registered Bristol to James Algernon Stevens C.I.E O.B.E Imperial Customs Service India (retired).

Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS1

(1871 - 1922)
Father*John Foster STEVENS KCSI b. 1845, d. 1925
Mother*Frances Louisa JEREMIE b. 1848, d. 1904
Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS was born at 2 New St in Warwick, Warwickshire, on 8 May 1871.1,2
He was listed as the grandson of Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD in the 1881 Census at Marwood House in Honiton, Devon.3

He passed his second exam for Bachelor of Medicine, University of Durham at England in April 1892.4

He married Kathleen Edith CAMERON in Edmonton, Alberta, on 8 May 1909.5

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at 3rd St West in Red Deer, Alberta, with his wife Kathleen; he was a doctor, and the household included Kathleen's sister Mary and a servant. Their child John was listed as living with them.6

He was listed in the 1916 Canadian census as Head of Household at 32-1-5 Olds in Red Deer, Alberta, with his wife Kathleen; he was working as a doctor. Their children John, James and Jeremie were listed as living with them.7

Reginald died on 6 March 1922 at Plumstead Infirmary in Woolwich, Kent, at age 50.8,9

His will was probated in London, Middlesex, on 27 April 1922 with his estate valued at £1118/2/7.9

Family

Kathleen Edith CAMERON (1883 - 1943)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Warwick, Vol 6d, p531, 2Q1871, mother's maiden name JEREMIE.
  3. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 14 RG11-2132 Folio 32 p30 GSU roll 1341514.
  4. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Monday, Apr 25, 1892; pg. 12; Issue 33621; col D.
  5. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Monday, May 31, 1909; pg. 1; Issue 38973; col A.
  6. [S873] Census - 1 Jun 1911, Canada census, Red Deer, Dist. No. 5, Sub-district 105, Family 20, p7.
  7. [S874] Census - 1 Jun 1916, Canada census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Red Deer, Roll T-21954, Family 157, p15.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Woolwich, Vol 1d, p1851, 1Q1922, aged 50.
  9. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate registered in London to Kathleen Edith Stevens, widow.

Robert Charles STEVENS1

(1879 - 1940)
Father*Joseph Nisbet STEVENS1 b. c 1848, d. 1923
Mother*Emily Louisa TINDAL1 b. 1848, d. 1882
Robert's birth was registered in 1879 in St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria.1

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Joseph Nisbet STEVENS, his father, dated 2 September 1920 at 11 Erica Ave in East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria; he was to inherit an illuminated testimonial, a silver watch and gold chain, cameo tie ring and any other jewellery his father possessed, £250 from his life insurance and the residue of the estate shared equally with his mother and siblings. However, in a codicil dated 14 Aug 1922, the estate residue was directed solely in favour of his mother.2

Robert's death was registered in 1940 in Middle Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria.3
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 19634/1879.
  2. [S1007] Will - Joseph Nisbet Stevens.
  3. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 5403/1940, aged 60, as Charles Robert.

Margaret STEVENSON

(c 1847 - 1876)
Margaret STEVENSON was born in Armagh, Co. Armagh, circa 1847.1

She married Henry James COLLINS, son of William COLLINS and Annie Louisa CHICK, in Tullylish, Co. Monaghan, on 17 August 1863.1

Margaret arrived at Brisbane, Queensland, on 20 September 1875, on board the 'Renfrewshire', from Glasgow, accompanied by her husband Henry James COLLINS and children Sarah Jane, Henry James, Samuel Albert, William and Lucy.2

Margaret died in 1876 in Queensland.3

Family

Henry James COLLINS (c 1833 - 1926)
Children
ChartsCollins descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S120] Family Group Sheet - I Kemp, "Family group: Robinson-Collins."
  2. [S794] Queensland State Archives, at http://www.ancestry.com.au, Queensland, Australia, Passenger Lists, 1848-1912, Series ID 13086, Registers of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals, Rolls M471, M473, M1075, M1696–1710.
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1876/B10601, parents William STEVENSON and Mary MCMULLIN.

Alexander STEWART

(1841 - 1878)
Father*John STEWART b. c 1793
Mother*Janet CAMERON b. c 1811, d. b 1851
Dr Alexander STEWART
(1841-1878)
Alexander STEWART was born in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 29 June 1841.1
The siblings Alexander were listed in the 1851 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their mother John STEWART.2

He graduated with an MD from the Glasgow, Lanarkshire, in 1862.3

Alexander left Glasgow on 11 October 1862, on board the 'Ben Lomond' for Port Chalmers, arriving 19 Jan 1863.4,5 He was described as "a fine good-looking clear-complexioned man, well-cut features, light brown hair with fair coloured beard and whiskers" on his arrival in New Zealand in 1863.6,7

He was employed in 1863 at Tuapeka, Otago.8,9

To carry his sixteen stone he bought a horse through the agency of James Robertson (his brother-in-law), who broke it in for him. This horse, whose name he changed from 'Dick the Devil' to 'Doctor' became well known as a trotter and once went the distance from Tokomairiro to Dunedin (38 1/2 miles) in under two and a half hours.10,11

He was registered from 1866 to 1871 on the electoral roll at Otago.12 He was registered in 1867 and 1874 on the electoral roll at Otago.12

He married Margaret ROBERTSON, daughter of Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE, at Imperial Hotel in Dunedin, Otago, on 30 April 1867.13,14,15

He was registered from 1868 to 1876 on the electoral roll at Otago.12

He signed a will dated 4 November 1869 in Lawrence, Otago, naming his wife as executrix and sole beneficiary.16

Alexander died on 16 April 1878 in Lawrence, Otago, at age 36 of pneumonia.17,18,19

His will was probated in Otago on 30 April 1878 with Margaret ROBERTSON appointed executrix.16 He was buried on 10 July 1878 at the Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence.20,17

Family

Margaret ROBERTSON (1845 - 1899)
Children

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry 7509319/49, Perth.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 003.
  3. [S328] Letter - A G Tough to D Ferguson, 2 May 1995, "The Roll of Graduates records that he graduated MD in 1862 and after service as a Staff-Assistant-Surgeon in the army emigrated to Tuapeka in New Zealand. He appears in the list of students enrolling in the anatomy class in session 1858-59. The matriculation register for session 1859-60 contains an entry in which he describes himself as being 18 years old, a second year student of medicine from Perthshire. His father is described as John Stewart, a farmer.
    He achieved some distinction in the class of forensic medicine, as the enclosed photocopy shows."
    Included is a copy of page 419 of the 'Prize and Degree List' showing Alexander Stewart achieving a Second Class certificate in Forensic Medicine.
  4. [S535] Immigrant Ships to New Zealand

    1835 to 1910
    Website - Immigrant Ships to NZ, 1835-1910, at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shipstonz/…, lists the 'Ben Lomond' as leaving the Clyde 11 Oct 1862 and arriving Dunedin 19 Jan 1863.
  5. [S536] Book - General Medical Council, UK Medical Registers, 1859 - 1959, the 1863 register lists Alexander Stewart, registered 9 Oct 1862, (M.D. University of Glasgow 1862) as being "on board 'Ben Lomond.'"'
  6. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People, p210.
  7. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, (p221) this book carries an identical description to that found in 'Tuapeka - the Land and its People.'
  8. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People, p210 "To replace Dr. Halley as superintendent of the hospital in 1863 came a twenty-two-year-old graduate of Glasgow University, Alexander Stewart."
  9. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, p221 "..the committee who looked after the hospital ... advertised for a medical superintendent, with right of private practice, and were fortunate in obtaining the services of a powerful, active and vigourous young Scottish graduate by name Alexander Stewart. He came from Rannoch, Perthshire, where he was born in 1841, and had entered the University of Glasgow at the early age of 17 and become M.D. in 1862."
  10. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People.
  11. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, (p221-3) carries a longer and more detailed version of the story of this horse.
  12. [S335] Otago Nominal Index of Hocken Library, at http://www.otago-nominal-index.otago.ac.nz
  13. [S924] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, marriage record, Reg. No. 1867/2686, married by Donald M Stuart, and witnessed by A Ferguson, MD, of Tokomairiro and Catherine Robertson of Lawrence.
  14. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People, p210 "In 1867 Dr. Stewart married Margaret Robertson, eldest daughter of Peter Robertson, but must have found little time for home life."
  15. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1775.
  16. [S357] Will - Alexander Stewart, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9073 30 619.
  17. [S126] Cemetery Marker - Alexander Stewart / Margaret Robertson / Jessie Stewart, Lawrence cemetery, NZ.
  18. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, (p223).
  19. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1878/2159, aged 36.
  20. [S35] Cemetery Entry - unknown author, Lawrence Cemetery register, Block 1, Plot 52-53.

Alexander STEWART1

(c 1860 - )
Father*William STEWART1 b. c 1832
Mother*Christian FERGUSSON1 b. c 1826
Alexander STEWART was born in Blair Atholl, Perthshire, circa October 1860.1
He was listed as the grandson of John FERGUSSON in the 1861 Census at Balmore in Rannoch, Perthshire.1
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 001/00 006.