Ancestors of Thomas MELLOR
Joseph? MELLOR
(-)
Thomas MELLOR
(Abt 1783-1855)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Margaret "Peggy" THORNTON

Thomas MELLOR

  • Born: Abt 1783, Ellars, England 3
  • Marriage: Margaret "Peggy" THORNTON on Aug 19, 1805 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England 1 2
  • Died: Mar 15, 1855, SA aged about 72 2 4
  • Buried: West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, SA
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bullet  General Notes:

Mellor
English: habitational name from places in Lancashire, West Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, earlier recorded as Melver, and named from ancient British words that are ancestors of Welsh moel 'bare' + bre 'hill'.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Possible birth:
Thomas MELLOR
Sex: M
Event(s): Christening: 13 Feb 1785 Crosland, Honley, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Father: Thomas MELLOR Mother: Nancy NEWTON
Source Information: Film Number: 457832

REGISTER OF MIGRANTS-1836/41 dated 14/2/1840 (Adelaide Library)
no 7052 Emb no 4462 TURNER Joshua, of Sowerby Bridge aged 28
wife aged 26, 2 daus aged 4 & 2
no 7053 Emb no 4469 WALKER Richard aged 28 Carpenter of Salter Hibble, Halifax and wife aged 28, 2yr old son & 6 mnth old dau
no 7054 Emb no 4425 MELLOR Joseph aged 30 - address Brighouse, wife aged 30 and son aged 3. Occupation joiner
no 7055 Emb no 4426 MELLOR Delia aged 20, occupation milliner
no 7056 Emb no 4427 MELLOR Mary aged 22, occupation straw platter
no 7057 Emb no 4424 MELLOR Thomas aged 49, wife aged 48. Occupation farm labourer.
Shipping index 40/39A "FAIRLEE" arrived 7/7/1840

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Immigration, Jul 7, 1840, Port Adelaide, SA. Ship "Fairlie", Date of arrival: 7 Jul 1840, Departure Port: London, Arrival Port: Pt Adelaide, Passengers 266

Occupation, 1840, Adelaide, SA. Farm Labourer on passenger list.

Land: Glen Osmond Road to Sturt River, 1843. 5 South Australia Land Returns for 1843 by Andrew and Sandra Twining
Glen Osmond Road to Sturt River
Mellor Thomas & Hobson Benjamin, Fixby 52 acres wheat, 31 1/2 acres barley, 9 cattle, 1 horse, 1 pony, 38 pigs.


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Thomas married Margaret "Peggy" THORNTON, daughter of Joseph THORNTON and Abby HURST/HIRST, on Aug 19, 1805 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.1 2 (Margaret "Peggy" THORNTON was born about 1786, christened on Apr 17, 1786 in Elland, Yorkshire, England,2 6 died on Apr 4, 1853 in Adelaide, SA 2 7 and was buried in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, SA.)


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Sources


1 IGI Online, M007494. Thomas MELLOR
Sex M
Marriage(s):
Spouse: Peggy THORNTON
Marriage: 19 Aug 1805 Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Source Information:
Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type
M007494 1800-1812 0990598 Film 6909609.

2 Jenny Turner, email 23 May.

3 Violet E. Turner, Our Family (March 1967), p. 1.

4 South Australian Deaths Registrations 1842 to 1915, Book: 3 Page: 122. Surname: MELLOR
Given Names: Thomas
Date: 1855-03-15
Sex: M
Age: 73y
Status: N
Relative: Joseph MELLOR (PR)
Relative 2:
Residence: Adelaide
Death Place: (not recorded)
District Code: Ade
Symbol: F
Book: 3 Page: 122
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5 Jenny Turner, email 31 Dec 2006.

6 IGI Online, C009305. Peggy THORNTON
Sex: F
Event(s): Christening: 17 Apr 1786 Elland, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Father: Joseph THORNTON Mother:
Source Information:
Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
C009305 1713-1773 0990607 Film 6909725 Film.

7 South Australian Deaths Registrations 1842 to 1915, Book: 2 Page: 200. Surname: MELLOR
Given Names: Margaret
Date: 1853-04-04
Sex: F Age: 68y Status: M
Relative: Thomas MELLOR (H)
Relative 2:
Residence: Adelaide
Death Place: (not recorded)
District Code: Ade
Book: 2 Page: 200.


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