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A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

Person Page 3,095

William Flowerdew

b. 3 October 1812, d. 1892

Family surname

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William Flowerdew was born on 3 October 1812 in Ormesby St Margaret. parish register1 He was baptized on 4 October 1812 in Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk, England. parish register1


FatherWilliam Flowerday (b. say 1786)
MotherElizabeth Woolston (b. between 1780 and 1790, d. 1822)

Family life

William Flowerdew and Martha Branton were married on 14 September 1835 at Saint Giles in Norwich.2,3,1

Children with Martha Branton (b. between 1815 and 1816)

DaughterElizabeth Flowerdew (b. 10 October 1836)
SonWilliam John Flowerdew (b. 1837, d. 11 September 1861)
SonBenjamin Branton Flowerdew (b. 1840)
DaughterSusanna Flowerdew+ (b. 7 December 1841)
DaughterElizabeth Flowerdew (b. 1843)
SonJohn Randall Flowerdew (b. 1844, d. 6 June 1867)
SonJesse Flowerdew+ (b. 22 June 1846)
SonJoseph Flowerdew (b. 30 October 1848)
SonCharles Flowerdew (b. 23 February 1851)
DaughterElizabeth Flowerdew (b. 23 May 1853)
DaughterSarah Martha Flowerdew (b. 29 April 1855)
DaughterEmma Flowerdew (b. September 1857)
SonFrederick William Flowerdew (b. 1859)

Working life

  • In 1865 William Flowerdew was a timber merchant.4,5,1


William Flowerdew died in 1892 at age ~80.4,1


  1. [S282] "Research Report: Norfolk Pedigrees Part Four", 4 April 2004, Peter Flowerday; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  2. [S277] Norfolk Family History Society, Book: Norwich Marriages 1813-1837, (Norfolk Family History Society), page 83.
  3. [S260] , Family Search, familysearch.org.
  4. [S263] P.T.R. Palgrave-Moore, editor, Norfolk Pedigrees (70 St Giles Street Norwich: Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, 1985), page 71
  5. [S264] "Descendants of John Flowerday of Beeston St Lawrence, Norfolk", Ruth Flowerdew; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
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