Stephen James CUTTING 1851-1890, b. Gumeracha, South Australia
Frances "Fanny" PULFORD c.1853-1954. b. England

of Lower Crawford, near Hotspur, S-W Victoria, & South Australia

Stephen James CUTTING was b. 1851, Gumeracha, South Australia, son of Stephen CUTTING and Jane HOLWELL who had married in England about 1846 and arrived at Port Adelaide, Colony of South Australia in 1847.

Frances "Fanny" PULFORD b. c.1853, England, daughter of John PULFORD and Sarah WEBSTER. She arrived, aged 2y, with her parents from Norfolkshire, England on the "Duchess of Northumberland" at Port Adelaide in Feb. 1856. By 1864 the family had moved to the South-East of South Australia, around Allendale, Mount Schanck and Port MacDonnell, south of Mount Gambier.

Stephen James CUTTING and Frances "Fanny" PULFORD were married in 1875 in Mount Gambier, SA and had a family of 8 at Mount Gambier, S-E SA and the Hotspur region of S-W Victoria, where they lived from about 1878 to 1891 before returning to the Mount Gambier district.

In January 1879 Stephen CUTTING had a rates valuation of 20 on 200 acres of land he farmed in the Glenaulin Parish (Hotspur-Winnap), S-W Victoria, Australia.

In 1890 Stephen CUTTING died of Bright's diseas in the Mount Gambier hospital, and his widow Frances died in Mount Gambier, SA in 1954, both are buried in the Lake Terrace Cemetery at Mount Gambier.

Stephen CUTTING and Frances PULFORD had the following family:

  1. William Stephen John Thomas CUTTING b. 1876, Mount Gambier, SA, d. 1940, Adealide, SA, m. Edith Elizabeth Jenkins SHANKS 1885-1944;

  2. James George Arthur CUTTING b. 1878, Heywood, Vic, d. 1963, Mt Gambier, m. Jane Helena Eckert 1885-1955;

  3. Rosina Ethel CUTTING b. 1881, Heywood, Vic, d. 1964 Mt Gambier, SA;

  4. Henry Webster CUTTING b. 1884, Hotspur, S-W Vic, d. 1961, Melbourne, Vic., m.1 in 1909 at Fremantle, WA to Hensie May BUSH 1889-1961 (they had children & divorced in 1928). Henry Webster CUTTING died at Glenhuntly, Melbourne, Victoria in 1961.

  5. Allan Charles CUTTING b. 1885 Hotspur, S-W Vic., d. 1955, Port MacDonnell, SA, m. Margaret DOMAN 1895-1983;

  6. Eva Sarah Frances CUTTING b. 1887, Hotspur, S-W Vic., d. 1888, Lower Crawford, Vic. (interred Mt Gambier, SA);

  7. Rupert Victor CUTTING b. 1889 Hotspur, S-W Vic., d. 1958, Murray Bridge, SA, m. Ida Emmaline WILLIAMS 1888-1959;

  8. Ruby Jane Victoria CUTTING b. 1891 Hotspur, S-W Vic., d. 1977, Mount Gambier, SA, m. Norman Alexander JANEWAY 1896-1980.

Daryl Povey

Links to..

Digby Pioneer Names

Hotspur Pioneer Names

Merino Pioneer Names

Digby Main Page