Oxlade family via Victoria
Benjamin Oxlade b 1827 inner London and Elizabeth Shelley b 1822 Brighton Sussex, both by 1848 resided Newington, inner London south, marrying there that year. Soon they lived Blackfriars; 1851 there in Ireland yard. Ben was apprentice waterman and lighterman, bound Jan 1845, master John Hasler, Pauls Wharf. In March 1852, Ben gained freedom of The Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames. Lightermen, as Ben worked in England, operated oar-steered tidal barges for goods; watermen carried passengers. By 1861, the family resided Old Fish st.
|Elizabeth Oxlade nee Shelley 1892|
pic from Roslyn & Ian Brown click to enlarge
Ben often appeared in Annual Regattas at London between Blackfriars and Southwark bridges. He was second for coat and badge at 1850 Grand Thames Regatta. Also 1850, he won scullers' match race on the Thames, said The Times a most determined and gallant contest which augured well for future advancement in the path of celebrity: full report. In 1856 he was third paired oars Thames Regatta, 1858 winner two match races, subsequently loser two others. The management of the Pauls Wharf Regatta was often entrusted to him.
Ben's father, Robert Oxlade 1805-68. [Oxlade research of Susan M. Rogers, see below, and at points Sandy Brodine much assists for the remainder of paragraph.] Robert 1841 was labourer, residing Printer st, Blackfriars; 1848 carman; 1851 labourer, Holiday yard at Ludgate; 1856 common porter; 1861 labourer, inmate City of London Union Workhouse. He was born 9 Nov 1805 ch Robert Oxlat at Croydon, Surrey; d 2 Dec 1868, City of London Union Workhouse Bromley, age 64, porter. The traditional spelling "Oxlade" was known in the part of London where Robert worked and lived. A distantly related family there, long in the printing industry, included John Oxlade gaoled 1798 three years without trial for democratic beliefs and past membership of London Corresponding Society [acknowledgment Susan M. Rogers and Peter Oxlade]. Robert's parents were Joseph Oxlade (or Oxley) b c1781 Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire m 1805 Cookham, Berkshire Martha Ludlow 1781-1859 (b Hampstead Norrey's, Berkshire, parents Benjamin Ludlow b c1754 m 1776 Rebecca Hopgood, gparents Joseph Ludlow and Martha; sister Charlotte Ludlow 1788-1850 m London 1811 Robert Oxlade 1782-1851 brother of Joseph). Joseph and Martha came to inner London early 1800's where Joseph lime porter, carman; 1841 res Printer st with son Robert and family, 1851 Glasshouse yard. Martha d 6 July 1859 City of London Union Workhouse Bromley, 78 years. Susan M. Rogers within remarkable detail at rootsweb Oxlade I0323 has believed ancestry of Joseph as son of Robert Oxlade c1750-c1830 Great Marlow Bucks m Mary Rose c1755-c1832; Robert son of Richard Oxlade c1693-c1759 Great Marlow husbandman (small farmer) m3 Mary Gibbons; Richard son of George Oxlade c1643-1711 Great Marlow m Parthenia Childe c1647-1698; George son of John Oxlade c1606-61 Fingest Bucks husbandman m Fraunces Munday; John son of John Oxlade c1583-c1661 Fingest labourer.
Ancestry and family of Elizabeth Oxlade nee Shelley 1822-95
Elizabeth Shelley was b 15 Sept 1822 Brighton, Sussex, ch there, St Nicholas 22 Jan 1823, of William Shelley c1797-1876 b Brighton, Sussex, shoemaker m Brighton 1817 Catherine Nye 1798-1829. It is likely that William was of the large old Shelley family of Sussex which had some major landowners and the poet. He possibly was the William Shelly b 1797 ch Brighton, child of John Shelly m Brighton 1796 Ann Weller. It is likely Catherine was the Kitty Nye ch 1798 Cuckfield, Sussex, child of John Nye m 1797 Catherine Roebuck. Other children of William and Catherine: Mary Ann Shelley 1818-93, William Shelley 1820, John Shelley 1824, Ann Shelley 1826.
Children & some further descendants of Ben Oxlade and Elizabeth nee Shelley
Rose Herman 1831-1906, sister of Solomon., m 1854 Birmingham England. Joseph Levy and they soon came to Victoria with infant son; by 1857 at Ballarat > Naomi Levy 1857.-1946 m 1882 Abraham Solomon, Louis Levy 1858, Rebecca Fanny Levy 1860, Isidore Levy 1864, Abraham Levy 1866-1929, Fanny Rebecca Levy 1868-1953. Joseph Levy d Sydney 1915.
children & some further descendants of Elizabeth nee Oxlade & Solomon Herman (Isidore Hamburdger)
children born Ballarat
.Herman family groups pics
Elizabeth, Solomon, young family
Elizabeth, daughters as adults
Solomon, four of sons as adults
Elizabeth, Solomon, children with spouses, grandchildren
Roslyn & Ian Brown have provided above four. family group pics and the two of Elizabeth, also much assistance with Herman family details.
Ian is son of Benjamin Herman's daughter, Elizbett Ruth. Assistance also from Geoffrey Oxlade.
Thomas Gill (Gell), whom Emma Oxlade married 1869, was born 1838 at Douglas, Isle of Man, child of Mathias Gell and Catherine nee Davis, see at isle-of-man.com.
children of Emma nee Oxlade & Thomas Gill (Gell)
all children born Ballarat, most births reg as Gell, all deaths as Gill
Benjamin Oxlade b 1852 London
Elizabeth Jane Boonstra (Salomo) was born 1854 at Maldon in central Victoria goldfields. By 1868, her mother and stepfather were living at Pleasant st, Ballarat where it is likely she also lived. It was the neighbourhood where Harry Oxlade lived. Elizabeth Jane and Harry m Ballarat 6 Feb 1879, she a tailoress. Elizabeth Jane d Melb 1924.
Elizabeth Jane's parents were Jacques Salomo c1821-65 and Jane Lockyer 1834-1925. According to birth records for their children, they married at Melbourne 1853. Their child Emma was born 1856 in region of Maryborough of central Victoria goldfields, and John was born there 1857 at Alma diggings, d 1860 at nearby Cockatoo Gully, Amherst. By 1861 Jacques and Jane had parted.
children & some further descendants of Harry Oxlade & Elizabeth Jane nee Boonstra (Salomo)
children born Ballarat
biographical notes compiled from recollections of Gordon Just, site author and others; directories, rolls etc, Parade article from Sandy Brodine
Elizabeth Jane Oxlade (Boonstra Salomo) holds Olive, other children, home 1897
Elizabeth Jane Oxlade (Boonstra Salomo) with adult daughters
Harry Oxlade, Elizabeth Jane, 3 daughters, others, Carrum Beach near Melb 1924, grandma's 70th
and courtesy Fay Morison, Warwick Dartnell
Harry Oxlade, June Morison, George Morison, Berl Morison (Armfield) 1927
Mary Nunn, whom Alfred Oxlade married 1887, was born 31 Dec 1863, Fyan st, Chilwell, Geelong, child of William Nunn and Rebecca Whybrow.
children & some further descendants of Alfred Oxlade & Mary nee Nunn
all children born Ballarat
biographical notes compiled mainly from directories, rolls, The Argus and The Herald 20-23 April 1908, Ballarat Courier 20 Oct 1910 and 20 Dec 1943, hospital record 1910, also at points assistance from Geoffrey Oxlade and through him, Ray Oxlade. Pictures in this section from Geoffrey Oxlade.
Robert Oxlade, Ida Perkins nee Oxlade, Elsie Luplau nee Oxlade, Albert Oxlade, 1961
Susan, of the George Oxlade family of Queensland (see below), is the leading expert on all of the Oxlade name. Susan has rootsweb Oxlade Family History and db Oxlade, also moderates yahoo Oxlade group.
OTHER MUCH VALUED ASSISTANCE
Geoffrey Oxlade of Queensland, descendant of Ben Oxlade's son Alfred Oxlade b 1863 Victoria, assists in many ways; Debbie also, especially on Shelley family questions. Geoffrey has provided his own research, also copies of typed family information by the late Dorothy Baster daughter of Arthur Harold Oxlade, sourced in part from a family bible; research by Katrina Mathers (descendant of Emma Oxlade via dau Ida); information from Robyn Forrester (descendant of Harry Oxlade via dau Amy) and from Ray Oxlade. Geoffrey and Debbie Oxlade have e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Rogers writes:
George Oxlade family Queensland
George Oxlade 1848-1910, arrived Queensland 1863, m Toowoomba Qld 1877 Louisa Byers 1858-1935. George, born county Durham, was son of William Oxlade, coal merchant of York, Yorkshire, whose family had left Buckinghamshire around 1811.
Susan Rogers rootsweb Oxlade I0001
George Oxlade was a signwriter, his Brisbane business later carried on and expanded by four sons, William Chester Oxlade 1877-1948, George Colling Oxlade 1880-1939, Allen Martindale Oxlade 1882-1932 and Mathias Byers Oxlade 1891-1935, and by descendants to this day. Allen was a Brisbane alderman 1916-31 and rugby union star, see Allen Martindale Oxlade. Other children included Rosa Alice May Oxlade 1884-1974 m William George Stanley, Ellen Warrington Oxlade 1888-1976 m John Gray Gawthrop, Stephan Edwin Oxlade 1893-1961, Alpha Oxlade 1898-1938, Beta Frances Oxlade 1898-1972 m John William Trewin, Louisa Mona Oxlade 1900-79.
Oxlade family Sydney NSW
Robert Oxlade 1855-1920 (S. Rogers rootsweb Oxlade I0007) from Yorkshire was by 1878 in New Zealand. He was brother of George Oxlade 1848-1910 who settled Queensland. Robert m New Zealand 1878 Sara Stanton d 1926. Robert, an electrician, and family lived Hong Kong 1880's. Sara and children arrived Victoria 1888 ship Airlie. Soon settled at Sydney >
Oxlade family Broken Hill NSW
Charles James Oxlade 1879-1942 (S. Rogers rootsweb Oxlade I0229) b Heath End Bucks m 1908 Rachel Susan Redhead 1884-1960, to Aust with family 1913, iron miner Broken Hill > Ephraim Charles William Oxlade 1909 m Broken Hill 1931 Eileen Hanley >
Clement Oxlade family Victoria
Clement William Oxlade 1881 Denham, Bucks - 1961 Melbourne, child of Edwin Oxlade b 1850 Chinnor Oxford, labourer, and Sarah Fleet b c1859 Kingston, m 1880. Clement m 1902 Florence Annie Bradshaw* > Doris Oxlade [b c1907 Sheffield*] m Vic 1926 Ernest Dudley Evans, Louis or Lewis Oxlade 1909 [Sheffield*] - 1973 Mornington Vic, m 1934 Lilian Ruth Franklin. Clement m2 Ella Maria Mulford 1884-1978.
Other Oxlade in Victoria
James William Oxlade 1906 Sunderland England - 1969 Melbourne, m Vic 1929 Sylvia Mickner d 1987. [James emigrated 1921, son of James Oxlade 1880-1924 b Wycombe, Bucks and Margaret Potts, m Sunderland 1902*].
|Oxlade in Western Australia|
Leslie Vaughan Oxlade 1890-1972, arrived WA c1911, brother of Gerald Victor Oxlade, above.
More post 1945 migration to Australia
Edward William Oxlade and Hannah nee Curtis from UK c1958; George Robert Oxlade from UK 1959 settled Qld; Anthony Donald Oxlade 1940-94 and Dorothy nee Fullam from UK 1964 settled Sydney NSW; Chrystal Jane nee Oxlade [descended from George Oxlade 1844-1912 of London, brother of Ben Oxlade 1827-88 who came to Victoria*] with spouse Geoffrey Lloyd and child from UK 1969.
|[*] indicates reliance at least in part on Susan Rogers to site author|
Personal particulars on this site mainly have been collected by the author from public indices and records. Many certificates are also held. For privacy, details of current generations mostly have been left scant. Corrections, comments, additional information or images invited.
this is www.justd.com/oxlade
commenced February 2002 latest 18 January 2018
site author Don Just at Melbourne Australia