Thomas BRINDLEY 1799-1878
Elizabeth WHITE 1802-1846

Derbyshire, England ; Hotspur & Digby, S-W Victoria ; NSW & QLD, Australia

Thomas BRINDLEY, b. 1799, Heanor, Derbyshire, Engalnd, son of William BRINDLEY and Ann TRIMMER was a widower, aged 53, (1st wife Elizabeth WHITE d. 1846) sailed on the "Emma Eugenia" from Plymouth 23 Mar 1852, arrived in Portland, Victoria 8 July 1852. Also on board were - Fanny Brindley (daughter, 25); William Brindley (son, 22); Thomas Brindley (son 15); John Brindley (son 11). All from Derbyshire, England; religion C of E; all could read and write. Upon arrival at Portland Bay, all were employed by Henry MONRO at "Crawford" station near Merino at 110 pounds per annum for 12 months with rations.

Old Thomas BRINDLEY (1799-1878), widower, along with his son John BRINDLEY 1839-1907 moved by bullock dray to Queensland where he died in 1878. His son John BRINDLEY married and raised a familyin Queensland (see below).

Young Thomas BRINDLEY (1837-1893) and his sister Frances who married John SWIFT remained in the Hotspur area of south-west Victoria.

Thomas BRINDLEY & Elizabeth WHITE had the following known family...

  1. William BRINDLEY b. 1822 d. 1822 Derbyshire, England.

  2. Ann BRINDLEY b. 1824, Derbyshire, England, d. 1858, m. Samuel BEECROFT

  3. Frances BRINDLEY b. 1826 Derbyshire, England, d. 1897, Coleraine, Vic, m. John SWIFT 1826-1894.

  4. William BRINDLEY b. 1829 Derbyshire, England, d. 1903, Maranoa, QLD, Aus (went to Qld)

  5. Elizabeth BRINDLEY b. 1834 Derbyshire, England, d. 1859 Portland, Vic;

  6. Thomas BRINDLEY b. 1837 Derbyshire, England, d. 1893, Hotspur, S-W Vic., m. 1859 Portland, Vic to Emma KEY b. 1842 Lincolnshire, England, d. 1912, Digby, S-W Vic., daughter of William KEY 1809-1897 and Emma HAITH 1816-1892 and they had the following children...

    1. John Herbert BRINDLEY b. 1860 Hotspur, S-W Vic., d. 1946, Campbelltown (Clunes-Newstead), Victoria, m. Sarah Catherine McDERMOTT 1860-1920 and had the following family...
      1. Catherine BRINDLEY b. 1885, Hotspur, S-W Vic., m. Alexander FISHER (NSW)
      2. Emma BRINDLEY b. 1886, Hotspur, S-W Vic., m. Astley Robert WEBSTER (NSW)
      3. Ethel Maude BRINDLEY b. 1887, S-W Hotspur, Vic., m. John Thomas WILSON (NSW)
      4. John Herbert 'Jack' BRINDLEY b. 1889, S-W Hotspur, Vic., d. 1918, France
      5. Hugh McDermott 'Mac' BRINDLEY b. 1891 Hotspur, Vic., d. 1917, Belgium
      6. Thomas BRINDLEY b. 1892, Hotspur, Vic.,
      7. William Key 'Bill' BRINDLEY b. 1894, Hotspur, Vic.

    2. Emma BRINDLEY b. 1863 Hotspur; m. Con ANNELL (went to WA)

    3. William White BRINDLEY b. 1865 Hotspur; m. Sarah RYAN

    4. Thomas Edward BRINDLEY b. 1867 Digby; m. Isabel FLETCHER

    5. Elizabeth Parkinson BRINDLEY b. 1869 Heywood; d. 1889

    6. Francis BRINDLEY b. 1871; m. Caroline WAGLAND

    7. Henry Hiscock m 1894 Martha Brindley Martha Ann BRINDLEY b. 1873 Digby; m. Henry HISCOCK

    8. Albertina Kate BRINDLEY b. 1876 Hotspur, d. 1959;

    9. Frances Jane BRINDLEY b. 1879 Digby, S-W Vic., d. 1919, Perth, WA, m. Ernest A MOONEY 1875-1945 (WA)

    10. Florence Margaret BRINDLEY b. 1881 Digby; m. Frank FIDLER

    11. James Gordon BRINDLEY b. 1885 Hotspur, Vic, d. 1963.

    J. H. BRINDLEY was listed as an early landowner on the Hotspur Parish map.

  7. John BRINDLEY b. 1839 Derbyshire, England, d. 1907, Roma, Qld m. 1865 in Maranoa, Qld to Margaret McCABE c. 1845-1882, daughter of Francis McCABE and Mary McDONALD and they had the following known children...
    1. John Henry BRINDLEY, b. 1866, QLD, Aus, d. 1946, QLD, Aus., m1. Susannah RYAN 1871-1904, m2. Martha Louisa PIOCH ~1881-1944.
    2. Jane BRINDLEY, b. 1868, d. 1868, QLD, Aus
    3. Fanny BRINDLEY, b. 1868, d. 1868, QLD, Aus
    4. Francis BRINDLEY, b. 1869, Surat, QLD, Aus, d. 1956, QLD, Aus, m. Emily BECKETT 1877-1919
    5. Thomas Henry BRINDLEY, b. 1871, QLD, Aus, d. 1953, QLD, Aus, m. Catherine Isabel CANNON 1870-1954
    6. Anne BRINDLEY, b. 1873, QLD, Aus, d. 1942, QLD, Aus, m. Timothy Henry RYAN 1868-1920
    7. Emma BRINDLEY, b. 1874, QLD, Aus, d. 1953, Dalby, QLD, Aus, m. Robert William BURTON 1870-1939
    8. Elizabeth BRINDLEY, b. 1877, QLD, Aus, d. 1956, QLD, Aus, m. George Thomas LEWIS 1875- ?
    9. James BRINDLEY, b. 1879, QLD, Aus, d. 1960, QLD, Aus., m. Adelaide Myrtle YOUNG 1896-.?.

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