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John Burgis
Martha Hebgin
John Hargrave
Sewell Burgis
Charlotte Mahala Hargrave
Ellen Burgis


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1. John Nelson Lavender Ansted
2. William Turner Ansted

Ellen Burgis

  • Born: 10 Aug 1853, 11 Kennington Place, Surry, Eng
  • Marriage (1): John Nelson Lavender Ansted on 28 Mar 1878 in St Marys, Hotham, Vic
  • Marriage (2): William Turner Ansted
  • Died: 12 Oct 1925, 16 Crotonhurst Ave, Caufield, Vic at age 72
  • Buried: 13 Oct 1925, Melbourne Cemetry Comp. N Grave No 278, CofE

bullet  General Notes:

B/C No. 227416 Detail: Registration District - Lambeth Birth - in the Sub-District of Kennington lst Part, in the County of Surrey. Registration No. - 169
When and where Born - 10 Aug 1853, 11 Kennington Place
Parents Names - Sewell Burgis, butcher, and Charlotte Mahla (sic) Burgess (sic), formerly Hargrave Informant - Charlotte Mahla (sic) Burgess (sic), 11 Kennington Place
When Registered - 14 Sep 1853

M.C. No. 133 Detail:
Marriage - solemnized in the District of Bourke, in the Colony of Victoria. No. in Register - 41
When and where Married - "St. Marys", Hotham, 28 Mar 1878 Parties:
Groom - John Nelson Lavender Ansted - gentleman, aged 54 years, resident of South Yarra. Birthplace - London, England.
A widower since 1877, with 4 children by former marriage - all dead.
Parents Names - Jeremiah Smith Ansted, late(?) brewer, and Mary Anne Lavender. Bride - Ellen Burgis - spinster, aged 24 years, resident of Hotham.
Birthplace - London, England.
Parents Names - Sewell Burgis, meat salesman, and Charlotte Hargrave. Witnesses - Sewell Burgis, and Alexander Tim(?).
Minister - Robert Potter, Church of England.

D/C No. 12947 Detail: Registration No. 1656 Ellen Ansted, 72 years age. Died - 12 Oct 1925, at 16 Crotonhurst Avenue, City of Caulfleld, County of Bourke. Cause - Chronic Nephritis, Chronic Myocarditis, Heart Failure.
Parents Names - Sewell Burgis, butcher, and Charlotte Burgis, formerly Hargrave. Informant - F. Sullivan, Authorized Agent, 6 Cecil Street, Prahran.
Buried - 13 Oct 1925, Melbourne Cemetery. Born - London, England; 70 years in Victoria. Married - in Hotham, age 24 years, to John Ansted. Issue - none (?? refer Dorothy Thorn notes).

* N.B. Ellen was buried in the Ansted Family plot in Melbourne General Cemetery - i.e. Comp. N, Grave No. 278, Church of England.
Headstone Detail:
Also Ellen Ansted, who died 12 Oct 1925, aged 72 years.
*N.N.B. Ellen did have two children (Dorothy and Harold Turner Ansted), but they were to William Turner Ansted (relationship unknown). Dorothy's (later Thorn) B/C did not include her father's name, but both her M/C and D/C recorded the said William Turner Ansted and that is what I have included here. I realise that it is probably not correct.

My Mother, Mavis Burgis, wrote " To my knowledge the boys (Sewell Nelson Burgis and Horatio Arthur Burgis) never heard from or saw the older step sisters." I know that my cousins and I never met this side of the family as children despite being in contact with most of the Jones and Wood descendents.


Ellen married John Nelson Lavender Ansted, son of Jeremiah Smith Ansted and Mary Anne Lavender, on 28 Mar 1878 in St Marys, Hotham, Vic. (John Nelson Lavender Ansted was born in 1823 in London, Middlesex, England, died in 1886 in Flemington, Vic and was buried on 23 Sep 1886 in Melbourne Cemetery, Vic.)


Ellen next married William Turner Ansted.

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