James BRUNTON 1808-1898
& Lucinda "Lucy" McINNES 1807-1862
& Sarah YOUNG c.1837-1910

Inverness & Edinburgh, Scotland ; Digby & Branxholme, S-W Victoria, Australia

James BRUNTON 1808-1898, was born at Colinton, Edinburgh, Scotland, son of Janes BRUNTON and Susan ELDER and died 15 Jun 1898 in Stawell, Victoria, Australia.

Lucinda "Lucy" McINNES c.1807-1862, was born at Kilmorack (near Inverness), Inverness-Shire (Inv), Scotland daughter of ...?... (her birth record has not been located)

James BRUNTON was a shepherd and farmer who emigrated from Liverpool, England to Portland, Victoria on the "UTOPIA" 1853/4 along with his wife, Lucy McINNES whom he married on the 5 Jun 1838 at Kintail, Ross and Cromarty (ROC), Scotland and their children, who were all born in Inverness-shire; James BRUNTON b. 1839 (m. Mary Livingstone McLACHLAN); Richard BRUNTON b. 1841 (m.1 Susannah KING, m. Sarah Ann mcCALLUM); Jessie BRUNTON b. 1846 (m. Thomas BURGESS) and Anne BRUNTON b. 1843/1844 (m. George Charles Cheape ALLARDICE at "Ardgarton" Station (near Digby) in 1865).

James BRUNTON's first wife Lucy died at Branxholme, Victoria in 1852 and he married a second time to Sarah Ann YOUNG c.1837-1910, at Stawell, Victoria in 1878 and she died at Ararat in 1910..

James BRUNTON & Lucinda "Lucy" McINNES had the following children...

  1. James BRUNTON 1839-1933, b. Inverness-shire, Scotland; d. Ballarat, Victoria; m. 1875 to Mary Livingstone McLACHLAN 1853-1923, b. Digby, Victoria to Peter McLACHLAN and Janet "Jessie" McKINNON; d, Lismore, Victoria. They had the following family...
    1. John James BRUNTON 1876-1940, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Stawell, Victoria; m. Catherine McDONALD c.1871-1962, b. Ararat district to Norman McDONALD and Margaret McPHERSON; d. Ballarat, Victoria.
    2. Lucy Ann BRUNTON 1878-1968, b. Glenorchy, Victoria; d. Bendigo, Victoria; m. Robert HAMPTON 1876-1921, b. Bendigo, Victoria to Robert HAMPTON and Elizabeth Ann TYACK; d. Kerang, Victoria.
    3. Jessie Isabella BRUNTON 1880-1958, b. Glenorchy, Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria.
    4. Christina Jean BRUNTON 1882-1968, b. Glenorchy, Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria; m. Robert Duncan "Bob" EDWARDS 1880-1967, b. Mocamboro (Merino), Victoria to Charles William Vickery EDWARDS and Flora McPHEE; d. Geelong, Victoria.
    5. Alexander Richard BRUNTON 1884-1928, b. Glenorchy, Victoria; d. Otago, New Zealand, m. 1910, NZ to Isabella "Belle" FRIDD 1879-1956, b. Otago, New Zealand; d. Otago, New Zealand.
    6. Louisa Mary BRUNTON 1886-1969, b. Glenorchy, Victoria; d. Ararat, Victoria; m. Joshua Andrew BARR 1884-1974, b. South Australia to Thomas BARR and Miriam MARSHMAN; d. Ararat, Victoria.
    7. Albert William BRUNTON 1888-1980, b. Glenorchy, Victoria; d. Warrnambool, Victoria; m. Florence Jessie BLACK 1905-1997, b. Casterton, Victoria to Johm William BLACK and Louisa SEALEY; b. Warrnambool, Victoria.
    8. George Peter BRUNTON 1892-1950, b. Glenorchy, Victoria; d, Geelong, Victoria.
    9. Elizabeth Rachel "Daisy" BRUNTON 1895-1989, b. 1895, Glenorchy, Victoria; d. Geelong, Victoria.

  2. Richard BRUNTON 1841-1887, b., Invenress-shire, Scotland; d. Digby, Victoria; m.1 1864 to Susanna KING 1846-1901; m.2 in 1874 to Sarah Ann McCALLUM 1852-1933, b. Digby, Victoria to Donald McCALLUM and Caroline BEST; d. Melbourne, Victoria. Richard BRUNTON had the following family...
    1. Elizabeth Ann BRUNTON 1864-1931, b. Branxholme, Victoria; d. Digby, Victoria; m. 1892 to Duncan CAMERON 1857-1938, b. Linlithgow (Dukeld-Penshurst), Victoria to Hugh CAMERON and Janet McFARLANE; d. Digby, Victoria and had the following family...
      1. Hugh Richard CAMERON 1895-1917, b. "Retreat" Casterton, Victoria; of Digby, Victoria; d. Messines Ridge, Belgium.
        • WW1, 39th Battalion, 1st AIF
        • Died Messines Ridge, Belgium in 1917
        • Tree No 11, Digby Avenue of Honour planted by Mrs D CAMERON
      2. Ida Victoria CAMERON 1897-1897, b. and d. "Retreat" Casterton, Victoria.
      3. Thomas Allardice CAMERON 1899-1965, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Hamilton, Victoria; m. Lily Christian TAYLOR 1894-1957, b. Digby, Victoria to William TAYLOR and Matilda FINNEY FINLAY; d. Ballarat, Victoria.
      4. Doris Elizabeth CAMERON 1905-1996, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Heywood, Victoria; m. William Charles PEVITT 1885-1960; b. Merino, Victoria to William Charles PEVITT and Alice Hannah Ada SCANTLEBURY; d. Heywood, Victoria.
    2. Lucy McInnes BRUNTON 1876-1961, b. Digby, Vitoria; d. Ararat, Victoria.
    3. Caroline BRUNTON 1878-1964, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Mortlake, Victoria; m. Frederick ELSTON 1891-1972, b. Merino, Victoria to James Edward ELSTON and Harriet BISHOP; d. Mortlake, Victoria.
    4. Dorothy Jeanette "Dot" BRUNTON 1880-1965, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Seymour, Victoria; m. William Henry "Bill" HANCOCK 1878-1958, b. Victoria to Thomas HANCOCK and Emma CLARKE; d. Ringwood, Victoria.
    5. Catherine BRUNTON 1883-1977, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Ballarat, Victoria.
    6. William James Richard BRUNTON 1886-1958, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Ararat, Victroia; m. 1920 to Caroline McCALLUM 1891-1947, b. Digby, Victoria to William Alexander McCALLUM and Flora McLEAN; d. Merino, Victoria.

  3. Annie BRUNTON 1843-1920, b.1843, Inverness-shire, Scotland; d. "Bloomsbury" Digby, Victoria; m. 1865 at "Ardgarton" Station to George Charles Cheape ALLARDICE 1815-1903, b. Fifeshire, Scotland; d. Digby, Victoria.

  4. Jessie BRUNTON 1846-1922, b., Inverness-shire, Scotland; d. Digby, Victoria; m. 1867 Parsonage on the Wannon to Thomas BURGESS 1839-1906, b. London, England to Thomas BURGESS and Rachel EVANS; Sawmill proprietor of Digby, Victoria; d. Digby, Victoria. 8 children.

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