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CHILCOTT

Thomas Chilcott was commonly referred to as Tommy. He was born in England & arrived in the Ballina area in about 1842. It has been mentioned that Tommy may have once been a Sailor in the Royal Navy. He was amongst the second group of cedar getters to arrive at Ballina via the "Sally". At one stage he lived at Chilcott's Grass, near Gundurimba, & the area is still known as such.Tommy married Janetta Holt in 1854. They had at least 10 children:
1. Jennet (1847 --- m. George Topfer )
2. Elizabeth E. (1849 - 1892 Paddington --- m. Bernard Gray 1867 Richmond River)
3. Hannah Amelia (1851 - 1912 Ballina ---m Peter Gray 1867 Richmond River)
4. Robert (1853 - 1907 Murwillumbah ---m. Elizabeth Henry 1876 Richmond River)
5. Mary Ann (m. James Mills 1876 Richmond River)
6. Thomas C. (1858 Tabulum - 1894 Ballina --- m. Theresa Bonnell 1884 Lismore)
7. William Henry (1860 Tabulum - 9/7/1936 Lismore ---m. Eliza Ann Hooper 1884 Lismore)
8. Fanny (m. Frederick Mills 1884 Lismore)
9. George J. (m. Theresa Chilcott 1897 Lismore)
10. Francis B. (1867 Richmond River - 1899 Ballina ---m. Violet F. Jarrett 1891 Ballina).


Headstone of William Henry
(1860 Tabulum - 9/7/1936 Lismore and Eliza Ann Hooper 1884 Lismore)
William was the child of Thomas and Janetta

Jennet & George had about 10 children too: Anna F. (1866), Sessa (1867), Herbert Eaton (1872), Walter (1874), Mary Ann T. M. (1876), Olive M. (1882), William Henry (1883), Edward T. (1885), Cecil J. (1888) & Janet B. (1891).
Elizabeth & Bernard Gray kept with the magic number of 10 children too: Agnes (1868), Frances (1871), Jessie Olive (1875), Clara Elizabeth (1877), Mary Ann (1879), Louise Jenett (1881), Patrick T. (1883), Eileen T. (1886), Almo A. J. (1888) & Charles (1891).
Hannah & Peter gave birth to at least 8 children: Robert (1869), Margaret Florence (1874), Walter (1875), Walter Joseph (1879), Amelia (1883), George P. (1886), William B. (1890) & Michael H. (1895).
Robert & Eliza had a family of around 13: Thomas James (1878), William George H. (1880), Janet (1882), Maud E. (1883), Fanny (1885), Robert (1886), Bertha (1888), Arthur S. (1890), Clarence (1892), Edward R. (1895), Roy H. (1897), Edna L. (1899) & Frank A. (1900).
Mary Ann & James had at least 9 children: May (1880), Minnie (1882), Jessie O. M. (1884), Amy W. (1887), Ruby B. (1890), Charles J. H. (1892), Lilith E. E. H. (1895), Phillis V. (1899) & Neta M. (1903).
Thomas & Theresa had 4 children: Arthur (1886), Ayala (1888), George T. (1891) & Edgar C (1894).
William Henry & Eliza Ann had at lest 3 children: Emlyn Z. (1885), William S (1889) &Edward H. (1891).
Fanny & Frederick had quite a large family: William H. (1886), Archibald (1888), Claus D (1890), George A. (1893), Ethel (1895), Elsie P. (1898), Warwick R. (1900), Alma G. (1903) & Maisie G. (1905).
George & Theresa had at least 3 children: George T, (1891), Bertha T. J. V. (1898) & James B. (1903).
Francis & Violet had at least 4 children: George T. H. (1892), Elsie M. (1895), Cecil B. (1897) & Francis W. R. (1903).



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