Devon England to Australia


1st Generation

Edward Maker c.1775

& Elizabeth Pomeroy


EDWARD MAKER was probably born about 1775 his wife was ELIZABETH POMEROY and they were the parents of at least one child Henry Maker born c.1795.



2nd Generation

Henry Maker c.1795

& Charlotte Tilley



Born: HENRY MAKER was born in about 1795 Tavistock Devon  England the son of EDWARD MAKER and ELIZABETH POMEROY.

Wife Born: CHARLOTTE AMELIA TILLEY, was born about 1821, Lordsworth Sussex England,the daughter of EDWARD JAMES TILLEY and ELIZABETH NORMAN.


Marriage: Henry married Charlotte Tilley formally Spencer on 6th March 1849 St Johns Newtown Hobart, Tasmania. Charlotte was first married at the very young age of 14years to HERBERT SPENCER, on 3rd Aug 1845, Tasmania. After the death on Henry she married again to WILLIAM WINTLE on 21st September 1857 at Castlemaine Victoria.


Shipping Arrival "Mary Ann": Henry arrived in Tasmania as a free single man on 15th August 1833 aboard the ship "Mary Ann".


Shipping Arrival "Borneo" Charlotte's father  Edward was a convict, he was charged with stealing and sentenced to 7years transportation to Tasmania. Charlotte, her mother and siblings came to Tasmania aboard the ship "Borneo".


Deaths: Henry died 23 Jan 1856 aged 61years at Hobart, Tasmania.  Charlotte died at  Baldwyn Victoria Australia in 1911, aged 88years and is buried at Kew cemetery.



Henry & Charlotte Maker Family

1. HENRY EDWARD MAKER, b. 06 Apr 1838, Hobart Tasmania; d. 22 Apr 1914. m. Rachel Black.(See more detailed information below)

2. MARTHA MAKER, b. 16 Mar 1840, Hobart Tasmania.

3. ELIZABETH HARRIET MAKER, b. 20 Mar 1842, Hobart Tasmania; d. 1959, 16yrs.

4. PATRICIA/PATIENCE ELLEN MAKER, b. 19 Mar 1845, Hobart Tasmania; m. THOMAS YOURN, 1860, Victoria.

5. CHARLOTTE MARY MAKER, b. 26 Aug 1845, Hobart Tasmania; d. 1932, 86yrs Camberwell; m. JOHN LORIMER, 1872, Victoria.

6. ANN THERESA MAKER, b. 09 Jan 1850, Hobart Tasmania.

7. ROSANNA MALVINA MAKER, b. 09 Jan 1850, Hobart Tasmania; d. 09 Feb 1850, Hobart Tasmania.

8. ELIZA MARY MAKER, b. 08 Feb 1853, Hobart Tasmania; d. 22 Feb 1854.

9. ANNIE ELIZA MAKER, b. 1857, Castlemaine Victoria; d. 1857.


3rd Generation

Henry Edward Maker 1838

& Rachel Black


Born: HENRY EDWARD3 MAKER (HENRY2, EDWARD1) was born 06 Apr 1838 in Hobart Tasmania, 

Wife Born: RACHEL BLACK was born 1842 in Ireland, the daughter of JAMES BLACK and LETITIA MORROW.

Shipping Arrival "James Baines" Rachel came to Tasmania when she was 14years old with her parents James and Letitia Black and her siblings aboard the ship "James Baines" on 2nd November 1855

Marriages: Henry married (1) RACHEAL BLACK 30 Oct 1858 at the Residence of

her father James Black, Hobart. Tasmania, He married (2) MARY ROCKET, born Waterford England


Deaths: Henry Edward died 22 Apr 1914.




Henry & Rachel Maker Family

1. EMMA LETITIA MAKER, born 30 Nov 1860, Hobart, Tasmania; baptised St Davids Cathedral Hobart 4th June 1861. She died. 1933, 19 Newman Street West Brunswick Victoria aged 74years; m. (1) THOMAS COSHAM, 18 Apr 1876, Registry Office - Gore St. Fitzroy; b. 10 Jun 1852, Lambeth, Surrey, England; d. 1893, Age 41years South Melbourne; m. (2) JOHN GRIEVE, 1903, No.1066R; b. Edinburgh Scotland.



St Davids Cathedral Hobart




4th Generation

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