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James Winnett

1799 ~ 1879

 

 

 

Hester Rogers Chambers

1798 ~ 1874

wife of James Winnett

 

James Winnett and Hester Rogers Chambers were married in London
of August 1821.

James and Hester had 10 children
James, William, Henry, Thomas, George, Margaret(died 2yrs), Hester,
Margaret, Isabella and Amelia

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In 1852, three of James & Hester's sons, William Winnett 29, with his wife, Mary 23, and two young children,
Henry William 2 years, and Catherine 8 months, sailed from London on the "Nepaul" bound for Melbourne, Australia.

With them were William's older brother, James aged 30,
and his wife, Jane 25.

and William's younger brother, Thomas Winnett 25

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Read an account of the journey by another passanger:
The Voyage of Thomas Lyle Aboard the ship Nepaul


William & Mary Winnett were to settle in Buninyong, Victoria after their arrival in Australia and went on to have 10 children in all:

Henry William, Catherine Hester, John, James, George Chambers, Thomas, Mary Eliza, Henry Elisha, Amelia Jane, Elizabeth Ann

 

George Chambers Winnett and family

Elizabeth Sarah, Walter Lambert, George Chambers, George Byron Phillips, Sarah Jane, Sydney Eudey, Henry Stanley

 

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Catherine Hester Winnett, who was 8 month's of age when
sailing for Australia with her parents, grew up in Buninyong where
she met and married Thomas William Fasham on the 9th January 1871

Thomas William Fasham & Catherine Hester Winnett

 

 

Thomas William Fasham

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Tom & Catherine were to have 9 children:

Thomas, Eliza, Elizabeth, Anna, Edward, William, George, Florence & Ivy

 

 

Tom & Catherine's first son,

Thomas William Fasham marries Margaret Routledge McAlpine

in Buninyong 1895

 

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Another of Tom & Catherine's 9 children, Florence Lydia Catherine Fasham

on her wedding day to Lloyd Woff

Cheltenham Methodist Church

4th April 1917

back l to r: Harry King, Lloyd Woff, Florence Fasham, Will Coombes

front l to r: Bertha Woff, page boy Norman Fasham, flower girl Marj Woff, Ivy Fasham

 

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