Ancestors of James Moad and Annie Ursula Oates

These pages detail the ancestors of my paternal grandparents James Moad (JM) and Annie Ursula Oates (AUO) .  It also summarizes the descendants of various families related to JM and AUO who emigrated from various parts of the UK to New South Wales in the period 1826-1865 to settle in the vicinity of Millthorpe, NSW.

William Ward and his parents, John Ward and Sarah (nee Locke), and family from Hythe, Kent arrived on the Chapman in 1826.

Sarah Robards and her parents, James Robards and Sarah (nee Chandler), and family from Sandhurst, Kent arrived on the Cornwall in 1839.

Elizabeth Thomas and her parents, William Thomas and Mary (nee Coplin), and family from St Keverne, Cornwall arrived on the Blundell in 1853.

Arthur Moad and his son Arthur  from Northmavine, Shetland Is arrived on the South Carolina in 1857.  Arthur (senior) returned to the Shetland Is.  Arthur, his wife, Martha (nee Smith) and remaining family then arrived on the Commodore Perry in 1861.

Thomas Oates from St Keverne, Cornwall arrived on Fitzjames in 1858.  His mother Elizabeth Oates (nee Williams) arrived on the Hornet in 1865.

The listing of descendants has generally been truncated at my grandfather's generation to place a finite limit on the document and avoid some of the concerns of those now living.




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