Edward LANDER 1811-1895 & Mary Ann SIMPSON 1809-1898

Nottingham, England; Calais, France; South Australia;

Carapook, Bruk Bruk, Beerik (Muntham), Victoria; Darlington Point, NSW, Australia

Edward LANDER 1811-1895, b. Nottinghamshire, England son of John Hudden LANDER and Mary Ann LITTLE; d. Port Adelaide, South Australia; married in 1830 in Nottinghamshire to Mary Ann SIMPSON 1809-1898, b. Nottinghamshire, England, daughter of ____ and ____; d. Port Adelaide, South Australia.

Edward LANDER and family arrived in South Australia on the "Harpley" in 1848, settled for a number of years in South Australia. Most of the family settled in the early 1860s at Carapook, Bruk Bruk and Berrik (Muntham) between Casterton and Coleraine, S-W Victoria. Some family events that occured in this Glenelg Shire area were...

  • 1863 : Edward LANDER selected land in the parish of Beerik (Muntham)
  • 1863 : Edward LANDER appointed valuer (fee 50) by the Glenelg District Road Board, 19 Dec 1863
  • 1864-76 : Edward LANDER employed by the Glenelg Shire Council as a valuer
  • 1864 : Clara LANDER married Robert CHAPMAN and settled in the Muntham-Coleraine, S-W Victoria and later moved north to the Riverina area north of Swan Hill.
  • 1865 : Edward LANDER residing in the parish of Beerik (Muntham)
  • 1865 : Rosina LANDER married Thomas TEMPLETON and settled at "Muntham Maines" near Coleraine, S-W Victoria
  • 1867 : John Hudder LANDER, farmer in the parish of Bruk Bruk (Muntham)
  • 1871-72 : John Hudder LANDER, landholder in the parish of Bruk Bruk (Muntham)
  • 1873 : Edward LANDER selected 8 acres of land at Bahgallah (near Casterton)
  • 1875 : John Hudder LANDER and new family moved to the Riverina district of NSW
  • 1876 : Edward LANDER sold his Bahgallah land and moved to the Riverina district of NSW
  • 1876 : Edward and John LANDER and families selected land at Darlington Point on the Murrumbidgee river
This LANDER family is linked to the Lacemakers of Calais for which there is an external web site to the Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais. The Honorary Secretary being Richard LANDER, a descendant from this family group.

Edward LANDER and his wife Mary Ann resided near Darlington Point, NSW until the 1890s when they returned to Adelaide, South Australia as an elderly couple and lived with their daughter Mary Ann OTTAWAY, wife of John OTTAWAY, at Port Adelaide. Edward died there in 1895 and Mary Ann died there in 1898.

Edward LANDER & Mary Ann SIMPSON had the following known family...

  1. Mary Ann LANDER 1830- .?., b. Nottinghamshire, England; d. ...

  2. Harriet Little LANDER 1833-.?., b. Nottinghamshire, England; d. .?.

  3. Mary Ann LANDER 1833-1912; b. Nottinghamshire, England; d. Port Adelaide, South Australia; m. 1850, Adelaide, South Australia to John OTTAWAY 1830-1918, b. London, England; d. 1918, Port Adelaide, South Australia. 13 children born in South Australia.

  4. Edward LANDER 1834-1843, b. Nottinghamshire, England; d. ..?..;

  5. John Hudden LANDER 1837-1927, b. Nottinghamshire, England; South Australia; farmer of Bruk Bruk parish, Carapook (Muntham), Victoria; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1867 Carapook (Muntham), Victoria to Eliza Matilda KOOK 1851-1929, b. Tanunda, South Australia to Hermann Friedrich KOOK and Matilda Enilie August MAERZ; d. Sydney, NSW. 4 children born at or near Bruk Bruk, Carapook (Muntham), Victoria, another 10 born in Riverina, New South Wales. John LANDER and Eliza KOOK had the following family...
    1. Clara LANDER 1868-1941, b. Bruk Bruk, Carapook (Muntham), Victoria; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1895 Darlington Point, NSW to Duncan FRASER c.1853-1927, b. Scotland to Robert and Barbara FRASER; d. Sydney, NSW. 5 children.
    2. Matilda LANDER 1869-1935, b. Bruk Bruk, Carapook (Muntham), Victoria; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1905 Darlington Point, NSW to George LEIGHTON c.1856-1939, b. Aberdeenshire, Scotland to Alexander and Margaret LEIGHTON; d. Sydney, NSW. 1 child.
    3. Albert Edward LANDER 1871-1941, b. Bruk Bruk, Carapook (Muntham), Victoria; d. Inverell, NSW; m. 1907, Methul, NSW to Charlotte Kate DOUBLEDAY 1877-1956, b. Norfolk, England to Henry DOUBLEDAY and Mary Elizabeth WHYBRO; d. Sydney, NSW.
    4. Emma LANDER 1873-1931, b. Bruk Bruk, Carapook (Muntham), Victoria; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1904 Darlington Point, NSW to Arthur Albert KOOK 1872-1966, b. Chetwynd, Victoria to John Augustus KOOK and Catherine Frances HOWLETT; d. Grong Grong (near Narrandera), NSW. 4 children.
    5. Eliza LANDER 1875-1939, b. "Puckawidgee" Station, NSW; d. New Zealand; m. 1902 Darlington Point, NSW to Samuel Arthur PETHYBRIDGE 1876-1958, b. Rochester, Victoria to William PETHYBRIDGE and Ellen SAUNDERS; d. New Zealand. 6 children.
    6. Herman LANDER 1877-1927, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1910 Darlington Point, NSW to Ella "Ellie" FINDLAY 1874-1944, b. Chiltern, Victoria to William Lee FINDLAY and Margaret Patterson MOORE; d. Narrandera, NSW. 2/3 children.
    7. Alice LANDER 1880-1966, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Sydney, NSW.
    8. Walter LANDER 1882-1962, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Grenfell, NSW; m. 1912, Methul, NSW to Sarah Hannah DOUBLEDAY 1885-1969, b. Albury, NSW to Henry DOUBLEDAY and Mary Elizabeth WHYBRO; d. Grenfell, NSW.
    9. Agnes Augusta LANDER 1884-1967, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Griffith, NSW; m. 1913, NSW to Andrew FINDLAY 1871-1942, b. Chiltern, Victoria to William Lee FINDLAY and Margaret Patterson MOORE; d. Darlington Point, NSW. 2? children.
    10. John August "Jack" LANDER 1887-1953, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Griffith, NSW; m.1 1915 The Rock, Lockhart, NSW to Beatrice May PEECK 1889-1924, b. Urana, NSW to Carl Fritz August PEECK and Catherine "Kate" STEER; d. Sydney, NSW. 2? children; m.2 1927 Sydney, NSW to Enid Joan MORTIMER 1904-1992, b. ..?.. to Walter and Lylyas MORTIMER; d. Darlington Point, NSW.
    11. Laurence LANDER 1889-1946, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1920 Darlington Point, NSW to Myrtle Annie WILSON 1891-1951, b. Wimmera, Victoria to Thomas Miller WILSON and Janet DISHER; d. Narrandera, NSW. 1 child.
    12. Amelia Ruby LANDER 1892-1968, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1930, Sydney, NSW to John "Jack" FINDLAY 1879-1954, b. Narrandera, NSW to William Lee FINDLAY and Margaret Patterson MOORE; d. Sydney, NSW.
    13. Herbert Leslie LANDER 1894-1916, b. Darlington Point, NSW; Farmer of Darlington Point, NSW; Pte 1686, 56th Battalion, AIF; d. Somme, France.
    14. Ethel Mabel LANDER 1897-1985, b. Darlington Point, NSW; d. Sydney, NSW; m. 1949, Sydney, NSW to Edward James DAVIS ..?..-1976, b. ..?..; d. Sydney, NSW.

  6. Emma LANDER 1840-1922, b. Nottinghamshire, England; d. Wallaroo (Yorke Peninsular), South Australia; m. 1861 Auburn, South Australia to Benjamin BOOTHEY 1842-1926, b. Northamptonshire, England to William BOOTHEY and Caroline CHAPMAN; d. Port Adelaide, South Australia. 13 children born in South Australia.

  7. Rosina LANDER 1843-1933, b. Pas-de-Calais, France; d. Coleraine, Victoria; m. 1865 at Coleraine, Victoria to Thomas TEMPLETON 1834-1909, b. Ayrshire, Scotland; d. Coleraine, Victoria. 12 children born at or near Coleraine, Victoria.

  8. Clara LANDER 1845-1936, b. Pas-de-Calais, France, m. 1864 "Muntham" Station, S-W Victoria to Robert CHAPMAN 1838-1907, b. Norfolk, England to James CHAPMAN and Phoebe CARTER; d. Poon Poon (Stony Crossing), S of Kyalite, New South Wales, Australia. 6 children born in the Carapook (Muntham) area of S-W Victoria.

  9. Adelaide LANDER 1848-1949, b. at sea aboard "Harpley"; d. Adelaide, South Australia.

  10. Herbert LANDER 1851-1933, b. Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1876 Victoria to Christina McINTYRE 1856-1979, b. Portland, Victoria to John McINTYRE and Mary McKAY; d. Narrandera, NSW.

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