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Matthews, William
B: 22 May 1815, Sennen, Cornwall, England
D: 11 May 1891, Moyston, Victoria
I: Immigrated 08 Aug 1849 with wife, Jane Ellis and family aboard the "Nelson" bound for Melbourne, Australia.
M: 17 Sep 1836, Jane Ellis, in St. Just In Penwith, Cornwall, England, dau of Alexander Ellis and Ann Merrifield.
William built many buildings in the Moyston area, including the Church of England which stands today.

FN: James Matthew
MN: Barbara Harvey

Children of William Matthews and Jane Ellis:

1. Barbara Jane Matthews
B: 02 Apr 1837, St. Just In Penwith, Cornwall, England
M: 1855, Courtenay H.F. Sprye

2. James Matthews
B: 07 Aug 1838, St. Just In Penwith, Cornwall, England
D: 10 Mar 1896, Londonderry Jallukar
M: 05 Oct 1878, Elizabeth James Russel, Stawall

3. Mary Harvey Matthews
B: 07 Mar 1841, St. Just In Penwith, Cornwall, England
D: 1922, East Hotham, Victoria
M: 1862, Frederick Rich

4. Amelia Matthews
B: 05 June 1843, Sancreed, Cornwall, England
D: 29 Oct 1929, Moyston, Victoria, Australia
M: 18 Feb 1865, Robert Romney Crawford, The Manse, Ararat, (Witness Fred Rich and Mary Harvey Rich)

5. William Henry Matthews
B: 21 Jun 1845, Grumbler Sancreed, Cornwall, England
D: 27 Aug 1903, Londonderry via Moyston
M: 21 Jul 1873, Sarah Warren, Moyston

6. Elizabeth Ann Matthews
B: 1849, On board ship "Nelson"
D: 19 Aug 1902, Gatehouse, St. Parkville Melbourne

7. Eliza Matthews
B: 1850
D: 1923, Parahan

8. Julia Matthews
B: 30 May 1853, Collingwood
D: 27 Dec 1853, Oxford St. Collingwood