Charles BURNIP 1838-1887
Julia Sophia TYERS 1853-1886

Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) ; Gippsland and Cobden, Victoria ; Hay, NSW, and Queensland, Australia

Charles BURNIP b. 1838, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), Australia son of James BURNIP and Margaret DALTON was married in 1874 at Colac, Victoria to Julia Sophia TYERS, b. 1853, Port Albert, Gippsland, Victoria, daughter of Captain Charles James TYERS [R.N.] and Georgina Caroline SCOTT.

Captain Charles James TYERS [R.N.] was a surveyor who, in 1839 marked the border separating South Australia and Port Phillip (Victoria) border at the mouth of the Glenelg River near the later township of The Punt or Nelson. He was recorded as a 33 year old Londoner when he fixed this mark in 1839.

Charles and Julia BURNIP died in Queensland in 1887 and 1886 respectively.

Charles BURNIP and Julia Sophia TYERS had the following known family:

  1. Charles James Tyers BURNIP 1875-1935, b. Cobden, Victoria, d. Lake Mundi, west of Casterton, S-W Victoria.
  2. Francis Edward BURNIP 1877-1962, b. Hay, NSW, d. Loch, Victoria, m. Jessie AIKMAN 1870-1953, b. Clunes, Victoria, d. Warragul, Victoria
  3. Alfred BURNIP 1880-1917, b. Hay, NSW, d. 1917, Somme, France
  4. Lily Veronica BURNIP 1882-1938, b. Dubbo, NSW, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. David McAdam McCALMAN 1884-1976, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria, d, Portland, S-W Victoria. David and Lily McCALMAN lived and raised a large family at Sandford, S-W Victoria.

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Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

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