James TEMPLETON 1827-1904
& Janet Muir KENNEDY 1835-1922

Ayrshire, Scotland; Melbourne, Carapook, Chetwynd & Sale, Victoria, Australia

James TEMPLETON 1827-1904, b. Ayrshire, Scotland son of Thomas TEMPLETON and Lillias KERR, d, Sale, Victoria, married Janet Muir KENNEDY 1835-1922, b. Ayrshire, Scotland, daughter of Robert KENNEDY and Martha ___, d. Sale, Victoria.

James TEMPLETON, Farmer of Carapook, 7 school-aged children, living 1 mile SW of Carapook was one of the signatures to the 1875 petition aimed at establishing a new school at Carapook.

James TEMPLETON and Janet KENNEDY had the following known family:

  1. Martha Janet TEMPLETON b. 1855, Sct. d. 1934, Coleraine, m. Neil McINNES ~1845-1885.
  2. Lillias TEMPLETON b. 1857, Sct. d. 1936 Casterton, m. Alexander MURRAY 1845-1941.
  3. James TEMPLETON b. 1858, d. 1858, Moonee Ponds, Vic.
  4. Thomas TEMPLETON b. 1858, d. 1858, Moonee Ponds, Vic.
  5. Janet TEMPLETON b. 1859, Moonee Ponds, d. 1945, Sale, Vic, m. David Hutcheson Francis MURRAY 1849-1919.
  6. James TEMPLETON b. 1861, Coleraine, d. 1935 Sale, Vic., m. Mary CAMPBELL 1862-1919.
  7. Mary TEMPLETON b. 1864, "Muntham" station, S-W Vic., d. 1866.
  8. Margaret TEMPLETON 1865-1950, b. Bruk Bruk parish, Carapook, S-W Victoria d. 1950 Warragul, Victoria, m. 1898 to Stephen McElroy SHADWICK 1871-1944, b. Penola, South Australia, to Alexander Thompson SHADWICK and Margaret McELROY, he was blacksmith of Dergholm, Victoria (1896), d. Drouin, Victoria.
  9. Mary Ann TEMPLETON b. 1867, Casterton district , d. 1951, m. Walter Olevell BARNES.
  10. Thomas TEMPLETON b. 1869, Carapook, S-W Vic., d. 1938, Casterton, S-W Vic., m. Jessie Sutherland ROSS 1868-1948.
  11. Jane TEMPLETON b. 1869, Coleraine district, d. 1953, Melbourne, Vic.
  12. Robert TEMPLETON b. 1871, Coleraine, d. 1957, Melbourne, Vic., m. Margaret HOLDEN ~1865-1952.
  13. John TEMPLETON b. 1872, Casterton, d. 1930 Drouin, Vic.
  14. Matthew TEMPLETON b. 1874, Carapook, S-W Vic, d. 1962 Warragul, Vic., m. Kathleen Amy ANSON 1888-1943.
  15. Ann Houston TEMPLETON b. 1876, Casterton, d. 1906, Maffra, Vic. m. Arthur Randle Hulse BROWN 1868- ?
  16. Elizabeth TEMPLETON b. 1879, Casteton, d. 1940, Warragul, Vic., m. Henry James MORTON
  17. Agnes TEMPLETON b. 1880, Chetwynd, S-W Vic., d. 1965, Sale, m. Michael John PREECE 1872-1954.


Thomas TEMPLETON 1834-1909
& Rosina LANDER 1843-1933

Ayrshire, Scotland; "Muntham Maines", Coleraine, S-W Victoria, Australia

Thomas TEMPLETON 1834-1909, b. Ayrshire, Scotland son of Thomas TEMPLETON and Lillias KERR, d. "Muntham Maines", Coleraine, S-W Victoria, married 1865 to Rosina LANDER 1843-1933, b. Pas de Calais, France, daughter of Edward LANDER and Mary Ann SIMPSON, d. Coleraine, S-W Victoria.

Thomas TEMPLETON was a Farmer of "Muntham Maines" near Coleraine, S-W Victoria and also served as a Wannon Shire Councillor and Shire President.

Thomas TEMPLETON and Rosina LANDER had the following children:

  1. Lillias TEMPLETON b. 1866, Coleraine, S-W Vic. d. 1945, Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. James Wilson TAYLOR 1866 - ?
  2. Rosina TEMPLETON b. 1868, "Muntham Maines", S-W Vic., d. 1943, Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. John Wilson TAYLOR 1857-1943.
  3. John TEMPLETON b. 1869, "Muntham Maines", S-W Vic., ..............?
  4. Thomas Herbert TEMPLETON b. 1870, Coleraine, d. ......... m. Lucy TOMKINS 1875- ..........?
  5. Edward TEMPLETON b. 1873, Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1953, Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. Ethel Jane ANDERSON 1882-1976.
  6. Arthur Robert TEMPLETON b. 1875, "Muntham Maines", S-W Vic., d. 1940, Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. Elizabeth Ellen WIDDICOMBE 1888-1971.
  7. William TEMPLETON b. 1877, Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1946, Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. Martha McINNES 1882-1937.
  8. Francis John TEMPLETON b. 1879, Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1956, Warr___, m. Violet Brough RIGBY 1888- ?
  9. Walter Lander TEMPLETON b. 1882, Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1931, Coleraine, S-W Vic., m. Clarice Elizabeth DAVENPORT 1891-1981.
  10. Florence Janet TEMPLETON b. 1884, Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1959 Coleraine, S-W Vic.
  11. James TEMPLETON b. 1885, d. 1885 Coleraine, S-W Vic.
  12. Jane "Jean" TEMPLETON b. 1889, Coleraine, S-W Vic., d. 1964, Warrnambool, Vic., m. James Miller ANDERSON 1887-1943.

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