Thomas SOMERVILLE c.1820-1864 b. Scotland
&
Elizabeth THOMPSON 1824-1894 b. Preston Pans, Scotland

of Scotland ; Portland & Sandford, S-W Victoria, Australia

Thomas SOMERVILLE b. c.1820, ___, Scotland son of ___ and ___ was married in 1846, Edinburgh, Scotland to Elizabeth THOMPSON, b. 1824, Preston Pans, Scotland, daughter of ___ and ___.

Thomas SOMERVILLE (age 37y), a mason, Elizabeth SOMERVILLE (age 32y), his wife, and two children Thomas John SOMERVILLE (age 6y) and Elizabeth SOMERVILLE (age 5y) appear to have arrived in on the ship "Bloomer" in November 1854 at Portland, S-W Victoria.

Thomas & Elizabeth SOMERVILLE moved to Sandford in 1857 where they had two more children in 1858 & 1861.

Thomas SOMERVILLE appears to have died at Portland in 1864 from Typhoid Fever and was buried in the Portland Cemetery.

Elizabeth SOMERVILLE died at Sandford and was buried in the Sandford Cemetery in 1894.

Thomas & Elizabeth SOMERVILLE had the following known family:

  1. Thomas John SOMERVILLE b. 1847, Scotland., d. 1921, Sandford, Vic, m. Alice LISTER 1866-1939 and they had the following known children...
    1. Gracie Annie SOMERVILLE, b. 1894, Hamilton, Vic, d. 1895, Sandford, Vic.
    2. Elizabeth SOMERVILLE, b. 1895, Sandford, Vic, d. ___, m. ___ ......................?
    3. Thomas SOMERVILLE, b. 1897, Sandford, Vic, d. 1955, Apsley, Vic.
    4. Gordon SOMERVILLE, b. 1899, Sandford, Vic, d. ___, m. ___, ....................?
    5. Alice SOMERVILLE, b. 1901, Sandford, Vic, d. 1981, Casterton, Vic.
    6. Edgar SOMERVILLE, b. 1904, Sandford, Vic, d. 1974, Casterton, Vic.
    7. Glen SOMERVILLE, b. 1905, Sandford, Vic, d. 1967, Casterton, Vic.
    8. Harold SOMERVILLE, b. 1908, Sandford, Vic, d. 1980, Casterton, Vic.
    9. SOMERVILLE, b. 11912, Sandford, Vic, d. 1962, Victoria.

  2. Elizabeth SOMERVILLE b. 1849, Scotland., d. after 1902 ......, NSW ?, m. John McLELLAN ~1845-1886, and they had the following known children at Sandford, then moved north to NSW 1875. John died at Jerilderie, NSW in 1886 and Elizabeth was living at "Oaklands" Berrigan (Riverina), NSW when he daughter Jane died there in 1902. Elizabeth died........?
    1. Jane McLELLAN, b. 1870, d. 1873, Sandford, S-W Vic.
    2. Elizabeth McLELLAN, b. 1873, Sandford, S-W Vic, ___, m. ____, .................?
    3. John McLELLAN, b. 1873, Sandford, Vic, d. d. 1955, Mooroopna, Vic., m. in 1898, Jerilderie, NSW to Damaris Thomas TREVASKIS 1873-1948, b. Heathcote, Vic.
    4. Thomas McLELLAN, b. 1874, d. 1875, Sandford, S-W Vic.
    5. William McLELLAN, b. 1876, Deniliquin, NSW, ___, m. ____, .................?
    6. James McLELLAN, b. 1878, Deniliquin, NSW, ___, m. ____, .................?
    7. Thomas McLELLAN, b. 1882, Jerilderie, NSW, ___, m. ____, .................?
    8. Jane McLELLAN, b. 1883, Jerilderie, NSW, d. 1902 at "Oaklands" Berrigan (Riverina), NSW.

  3. John McLELLAN SOMERVILLE b. 1858, Sandford, Vic., d. 1912, Casterton, m. Harriet Hannah NICHOLLS 1862-1942 and they had the following known children...
    1. John Thomas SOMERVILLE, b. 1882, Sandford, Vic, d. 1957, Casterton, Vic, m. Clara Ann WARNER 1884-1971
    2. Emmiline Frances SOMERVILLE, b. 1884, Sandford, Vic, d. 1915, m. Charles MILBURN 1875-1964.
    3. Ada Florence SOMERVILLE, b. 1886, Sandford, Vic, d. 1973, Casterton, Vic, m. James COXON 1888-1970.
    4. Charlotte Elizabeth SOMERVILLE, b. 1888, Sandford, Vic, d. 1891, Sandford, Vic.
    5. Cora Edna SOMERVILLE, b. 1894, Sandford, Vic, d. 1949, Edenhope, Vic, m. William Oliver WARNER 1892-1965.
    6. Rita Tallack SOMERVILLE, b. 1897, Sandford, Vic, d. 1952, m. ___ BARTHOLOMEW.

  4. James SOMERVILLE b. 1861, Sandford, Vic., d. 1947, Casterton, Vic, m. Catherine COTTER 1862-1945 and they had the following known children...
    1. Sheila SOMERVILLE, b. 1893, Casterton, Vic, d. 1966, m. Ormond George HANDBURY 1889-1932.
    2. Norman SOMERVILLE, b. 1895, Casterton, Vic, d. 1970, Hamilton, Vic, m. Florence Dorothy ____ abt.1910-1988, Grazier of "Verdant Hills" Carapook, no chn.
      • WW1 Service, enlisted 10 Aug 1915
      • WW1 Service, Sgt 11907, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, AIF
      • WW1 Service, RTA 29 May 1919
      • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
      • Sandford War Memorial
      • WW2 Service, 1942-1945, 9th Battalion, VDC
    3. Lorna SOMERVILLE, b. 1902, Casterton, Vic, d. ___, m. Thomas Richmond Pennie HUNTER, 1907-___.


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