Matthew Richard MABBITT 1830-1910 & Mary Ann "Polly" BURGESS 1848-1915

London, England & Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

Matthew Richard MABBITT, b. 1830 London, England, son of Matthew MABBITT and Sarah BUTCHER, emigrated to Victoria and lived in Digby as a labourer, splitter and sawyer where he married Mary Anne "Polly" BURGESS, dau of Nathaniel BURGESS and Mary BARRATT at Digby, Vic. on 23 Sep 1867.

Matthew MABBITT & Mary Ann BURGESS had the following children:

  1. Matthew Richard MABBIT b. 1868, Digby, Vic, m. Sarah Ann BARKER;

  2. Thomas Nathaniel Francis MABBITT, b. 1869, Digby, Vic, m. Ellen Emma Elizabeth SIMKIN;

  3. Elizabeth Mary MABBITT, b. 1872, Digby, Vic, m. George BARKER;

  4. George Edward MABBITT, b. 1873, Digby, Vic, m. Eva KING;

  5. Nathaniel Burgess MABBITT b. 1875, Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia, d. 1917, France:
    • WW1 1st AIF, 39th Battalion
    • enlisted 27-03-16
    • DOW, 10-01-17, Sternwerk, France
    • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 50

  6. Emma Kate MABBITT, b.1878, Digby, Vic d. 1881;

  7. Annie Louisa MABBIT b. 1880, Digby, Vic, d. 1947;

  8. William Percy MABBITT b. 1882, Digby, Vic, m. Rose Ellen JOYCE;

  9. James Butcher MABBITT b. 1884, Digby, Vic, m. Minnie Emily HIDE;

  10. Wilfred John MABBITT b. 1887, Digby, Vic, m. Ann McINTOSH;

  11. Bertram John MABBITT b. 1893, Digby, Vic d. 1917, France:
    • WW1 1st AIF 22nd Battalion
    • enlisted 28-12-15
    • KIA, 3-05-17, France
    • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 39


G. E. MABBITT was listed as one of the buyers on the list of first Digby town allotments.


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