John TESTROW c.1822-1907
Mary BOYLE c.1830-1891
Portland & Digby, S-W Victoria & South Australia
John TESTROWc.1822-1907, b. Liverpool, Lancashire, England, son of John TESTROW and Sarah DUFF.
Mary BOYLE c.1830-1891, b. Kilrush, Co Clare, Ireland, daughter of .....?..... had arrived Melbourne, Port Phillip as an Irish Famine Orphan, aboard "Pemberton" which left the UK in January 1849, arrived Melbourne, Port Phillip in May 1849, then moved to Portland, S-W Victoria. External link to Famine Orphan Girls to Victoria.
John TESTROW and Mary BOYLE were married in 1851 at Portland, S-W Victoria.
An unnamed girl was born and died aged 1 day at "Ardgarton Station" near Digby in 1859 and was buried in the Digby Cemetery. Her father, John TESTROW's occupation was recorded as being a Butcher.
Other children have not had births located in the indexes at this time, perhaps they were not registered. Information from marriages and deaths indicates there were four other children born between 1851 and 1859. The family appears to have moved over the border to Mount Gambier, South Australia after 1859 where additional children were born.
Mary TESTROW (nee BOYLE) died in 1891 at Glenburnie, near Mount Gambier, South Australia, and was buried in the Mount Gambier cemetery.
John TESTROW died in 1907 at Adelaide, South Australia and was buried in the West Terrace cemetery.
John TESTROW & Mary BOYLE appear to have had the following family in S-W Vic or S-E South Australia: