John Nelson Lavender Ansted
- Born: 1823, London, Middlesex, England
- Marriage (1): Ellen Burgis on 28 Mar 1878 in St Marys, Hotham, Vic
- Marriage (2): Maria Attenborough Clarke in 1852 in New York, USA
- Died: 1886, Flemington, Vic at age 63
- Buried: 23 Sep 1886, Melbourne Cemetery, Vic
JOHN NELSON LAVENDER ANSTED
John's first marriage appears to be to Maria Clarke in 1852 in New York. There is also a possibility they re-married in Victoria in 1866.
In J.N.L. Ansted's marriage to Ellen Burgis - M/C No. 133 - it mentions he had been a widower since 1877, and had 4 children by former marriage (all dead).
His 1 st wife, Maria, died 14 Jul 1877 age 52 years - according to her Death Certif. N0. 9574 - however, only one son, John Charles, was listed (dead).
Detail of search at Melbourne General Cemetery, 17 Jul 1992, by Mrs. K. Schoppe:
Reg. No. Surname Given Names Date of Interment Age
73607 Anstead John C. 27/07/1870 15
73608 Anstead Louisa 21/1211881 61
73609 Anstead John L.N.(sic) 23/09/1886 64
73610 Anstead Ellen 13/10/1925 72
Comp. N, Grave No. 277, C. of E. (per K Schoppe) Anstead Maria17/0811877(?)
Detail from the Ansted Family grave headstone: Sacred to the Memory of John Charles
only son of John N.L. & Maria Ansted died 25th July 1870 aged 15 years
also Maria Clarke the wife of John N. L. Ansted
who died 14th July 1877 aged 52 years also
Louisa Ansted died 21 st December 1881 aged 61 years also
Ellen Ansted who died 12th Oct. 1925 aged 72 years
* N.B. John Nelson Lavender Ansted was interred in the family plot also, on 23rd September 1886, age 64 years.
DIC No. 9161
John married Ellen Burgis, daughter of Sewell Burgis and Charlotte Mahala Hargrave, on 28 Mar 1878 in St Marys, Hotham, Vic. (Ellen Burgis was born on 10 Aug 1853 in 11 Kennington Place, Surry, Eng, died on 12 Oct 1925 in 16 Crotonhurst Ave, Caufield, Vic and was buried on 13 Oct 1925 in Melbourne Cemetry Comp. N Grave No 278, CofE.)
John next married Maria Attenborough Clarke in 1852 in New York, USA. (Maria Attenborough Clarke was born in 1825 in Eng, died on 14 Jul 1877 in South Yarra, Vic and was buried on 17 Jul 1877 in Melbourne Cemetery, Vic.)