(?) Crimmin

M, b. 1910

Parents:

Father*: Col. John Crimmin VC, CB, CIE, VD b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 20 Feb 1945
Mother*: Julia Mary Josephine Lennan b. 26 Sep 1876, d. 21 Jan 1952
Last Edited: 25 Oct 2013
  • Birth*: (?) Crimmin was born in 1910.

George William Crimmin1,2

M, b. 8 February 1908, d. January 1990

Parents:

Father*: Col. John Crimmin VC, CB, CIE, VD b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 20 Feb 1945
Mother*: Julia Mary Josephine Lennan b. 26 Sep 1876, d. 21 Jan 1952
Last Edited: 25 Sep 2014
  • Birth*: George William Crimmin was born on 2 February 1908 at Dublin, Ireland.1
  • Baptism*: He was baptized on 8 February 1908 at Dublin, Ireland.
  • Marriage*: He married Megan Hope Pook in 1939 at Westminster, Middlesex.2
  • Death*: George William Crimmin died in January 1990 at Hastings and Rother, East Sussex, England, at age 81.1
  • Occupation*: He was Medical Practitioner: MRCS, LRCP, MBBChir on 29 April 1932 at London, England.

Family:

Megan Hope Pook b. 19 May 1913, d. 1970

Citations

  1. [S51] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  2. [S168] Ancestry.com England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005.

John Francis Crimmin

M, b. 1907, d. 1964

Parents:

Father*: Col. John Crimmin VC, CB, CIE, VD b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 20 Feb 1945
Mother*: Julia Mary Josephine Lennan b. 26 Sep 1876, d. 21 Jan 1952
Last Edited: 25 Oct 2013
  • Birth*: John Francis Crimmin was born in 1907.
  • Marriage*: He married Nancy Brice Archer in June 1934 at Exeter, Devon, England.1
  • Cremation*: His body was cremated in 1964 at Deben, Suffolk, England.
  • Death*: John Francis Crimmin died in 1964.

Family:

Nancy Brice Archer b. 28 Jun 1909, d. Jun 1994

Citations

  1. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au).

Col. John Crimmin VC, CB, CIE, VD1,2

M, b. 19 March 1859, d. 20 February 1945
Col. John Crimmin
Last Edited: 12 Mar 2015
  • Milit-record*: He on 1 January 1889 at Burma was in the action near Lwekaw, Eastern Karenni, Burma (now Myanmar). "A lieutenant and four men charged into a large body of the enemy and two men were wounded. Surgeon John Crimmin attended one of them under enemy fire and he then joined the firing line and helped in driving the enemy from small clumps of trees where they had taken shelter. Later while Surgeon Crimmin was attending a wounded man several of the enemy rushed out at him. He thrust his sword through one of them, attacked a second and a third dropped from the fire of a sepoy. The remainder fled". Surgeon Crimmin was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) for this deed.4
  • Residence*: He lived in 1912 at Calcutta, India.
  • Retirement*: He retired in 1916.
  • Residence*: He lived in 1936 at London, England.

Family:

Julia Mary Josephine Lennan b. 26 Sep 1876, d. 21 Jan 1952

Children:

Mary Josephine Crimmin+ b. 19 Aug 1901, d. Apr 1996
Norah Frances Crimmin b. 1903, d. 12 Sep 1964
Winifred Julia Crimmin b. 14 Aug 1904, d. Mar 1976
John Francis Crimmin+ b. 1907, d. 1964
George William Crimmin b. 8 Feb 1908, d. Jan 1990
(?) Crimmin b. 1910

Citations

  1. [S51] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  2. [S182] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  3. [S514] Webpage Victoria Cross Medals, 1857-2007 (Ancestry.com).
  4. [S115] Website Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/) "en wikipedia org/wiki/John_Crimmin."

Mary Josephine Crimmin

F, b. 19 August 1901, d. April 1996

Parents:

Father*: Col. John Crimmin VC, CB, CIE, VD b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 20 Feb 1945
Mother*: Julia Mary Josephine Lennan b. 26 Sep 1876, d. 21 Jan 1952
Last Edited: 22 Feb 2013
  • Birth*: Mary Josephine Crimmin was born on 19 August 1901.
  • Marriage*: She married Harold Francis Gaynor on 22 February 1929 at Calcutta, India.
  • Death*: Mary Josephine Crimmin died in April 1996 at Surrey South-eastern, Surrey, England, at age 94.
  • Married Name: Her married name was Gaynor.
  • Residence*: She lived in 1932 at 1 Cheppstone Rd, Croydon; ditto sister Norah.

Family:

Harold Francis Gaynor b. c 1899, d. Mar 1968

Norah Frances Crimmin1

F, b. 1903, d. 12 September 1964

Parents:

Father*: Col. John Crimmin VC, CB, CIE, VD b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 20 Feb 1945
Mother*: Julia Mary Josephine Lennan b. 26 Sep 1876, d. 21 Jan 1952
Last Edited: 16 Aug 2014
  • Birth*: Norah Frances Crimmin was born in 1903 at Dublin, Ireland.
  • Death*: She died on 12 September 1964 at Worthing, Sussex, England; is this her?
  • Residence*: She lived on 2 April 1911 at Great Crosby, Lancashire, England.1
  • Residence*: She lived in 1932 at 1 Cheppstone Rd, Croydon; ditto sister Mary Josephine.
  • Event-Misc*: She was (an unknown value) on 22 April 1932 at London, England.

Citations

  1. [S505] Webpage 1911 England Census (Ancestry.com).

Winifred Julia Crimmin

F, b. 14 August 1904, d. March 1976

Parents:

Father*: Col. John Crimmin VC, CB, CIE, VD b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 20 Feb 1945
Mother*: Julia Mary Josephine Lennan b. 26 Sep 1876, d. 21 Jan 1952
Last Edited: 6 Jan 2013
  • Birth*: Winifred Julia Crimmin was born on 14 August 1904 at Dublin, Ireland.1
  • Marriage*: She married Stanley Warrington Lowten in 1939 at Croydon, Surrey, England.1
  • Death*: Winifred Julia Crimmin died in March 1976 at Worthing, West Sussex, England, at age 71.1
  • Married Name: Her married name was Lowten.
  • Residence*: She lived on 2 April 1911 at Great Crosby, Lancashire, England.2

Family:

Stanley Warrington Lowten b. 6 Jun 1907, d. Dec 1993

Citations

  1. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au).
  2. [S505] Webpage 1911 England Census (Ancestry.com).

Edith Mary Lucy Cross1,2

F, b. 1864, d. 19 September 1931
Last Edited: 22 Feb 2013
  • Married Name: Her married name was Eddy.
  • Residence: She lived in 1914 at Toorak, Balaclava, Victoria, Australia.2
  • Residence*: She lived in 1924 at Melbourne East, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.2

Family:

Henry Charles Eddy b. 1 May 1843, d. 15 Dec 1908

Children:

Evelyn Mary Eddy+ b. 29 Feb 1896, d. 13 Nov 1936
Violet Gertrude Eddy+ b. 1 Oct 1897, d. 9 Dec 1989

Citations

  1. [S158] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  2. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  3. [S132] Unknown author, 'The Argus, Melbourne',.

Francis Alexander Cudmore1,2,3

M, b. 1892, d. 1956
Last Edited: 16 Aug 2014
  • Birth*: Francis Alexander Cudmore was born in 1892 at South Australia, Australia.2,3
  • Marriage*: He married Evelyn Mary Eddy, daughter of Henry Charles Eddy and Edith Mary Lucy Cross, in 1926 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Death*: Francis Alexander Cudmore died in 1956 at Brig, Victoria, Australia.2
  • Residence: He lived in 1914 at South Yarra, Fawkner, Victoria, Australia.1
  • Residence: He lived in 1943 at Gardiner, Fawkner, Victoria, Australia.1

Family:

Evelyn Mary Eddy b. 29 Feb 1896, d. 13 Nov 1936

Citations

  1. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  2. [S158] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  3. [S84] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).

Dora Marie Rose Cunningham1

F, b. 1863
Last Edited: 29 Mar 2014
  • Birth*: Dora Marie Rose Cunningham was born in 1863.1
  • Marriage*: She married Richard Webb Halket in 1882 at Queensland, Australia.1
  • Married Name: As of 1882,her married name was Halket.1

Family:

Richard Webb Halket b. c 1834, d. 1903

Citations

  1. [S161] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).

James Curr1,2

M, b. circa 1830, d. 11 November 1861
Last Edited: 7 Sep 2014
  • Residence*: He lived in 1861 at Calcutta, India; see probate doc.

Family:

Emma Mary Cary b. 8 Jun 1841, d. 27 Oct 1912

Child:

Henry James Cary-Curr b. 18 Apr 1860

Citations

  1. [S58] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  2. [S165] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).

Catriona de Castilla1

F, b. 26 April 1911, d. 14 March 1986
Catriona Letch

Parents:

Father*: Henry Couper de Castilla1 b. 19 Jul 1863, d. 26 May 1938
Mother*: Violet May Bussell1 b. 1 Sep 1869, d. 27 Mar 1961
Last Edited: 11 Jan 2018
  • Birth*: Catriona de Castilla was born on 26 April 1911 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1
  • Engagement: She and Thomas Alfred Edward Letch were engaged on 27 January 1929 at Baker's Hill, Western Australia, Australia.2
  • Marriage*: Catriona de Castilla married Thomas Alfred Edward Letch on 4 August 1934 at Claremont, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1,3
  • Death*: Catriona de Castilla died on 14 March 1986 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia, at age 74.1
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: She was a witness when Leo Frederick "King" Atkins and Williamina Ellen de Castilla were purchased the farm, Colgonine with his wife and brother in law Bawn de Castilla as tenants in Common. Bawn ran the farm and his parents and minor siblings moved to the farm from Claremont to live, on 20 June 1925 at Baker's Hill, Western Australia, Australia.4
  • Married Name: As of 4 August 1934,her married name was Letch.1,3
  • Residence: Catriona de Castilla lived in 1936 at Northam, Western Australia, Australia.5

Family:

Thomas Alfred Edward Letch b. 26 Jun 1893, d. 21 Sep 1962

Citations

  1. [S3] Private papers of P.W. Atkins.
  2. [S1034] Truth (Perth WA), 'Truth (Perth WA)', "27 January 1929 page 10."
  3. [S24] Unknown author Family Bible.
  4. [S1039] Registrar of Titles, unknown record type, 29/11/1923.
  5. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).

Charles de Castilla

M, b. 1808, d. 23 May 1832

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 11 Jan 2020
  • Birth*: Charles de Castilla was born in 1808.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on 27 May 1826 at St John Catholic Church Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, England.1
  • Death*: He died on 23 May 1832 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada; listed as having died in F de Castilla bible early 1850's

    Norfolk Chronicle reported "Lately, at Montreal, N. America, Mr Charles Castilla."2,3
  • Burial*: He was buried on 26 May 1832 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Name Variation: Charles de Castilla was also known as Charles de Castilla.
  • Note*: He noted on back parent portrait "Charles went from Norwich " on 24 March 1832 at Norfolk, England.

Citations

  1. [S258] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Janet Atkins, 22 August 2011.
  2. [S414] British Newspaper Archives, 'Norfolk Chronicle', "14 July 1832."
  3. [S894] Death record, Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection 1621 - 1967).

Constantia Antonina Theresa Marie de Castilla1

F, b. 4 November 1808, d. 16 May 1887
Constantia (de Castilla) Matthews

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla1 b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke1 b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 25 Dec 2021
  • Birth*: Constantia Antonina Theresa Marie de Castilla was born on 4 November 1808 at Holborn, England.1
  • Marriage*: She married Rev. William Matthews on 2 January 1829 at St Annes, Westminster, London, England.2,3
  • Death*: Constantia Antonina Theresa Marie de Castilla died on 16 May 1887 at Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire - West Riding, England, at age 78.4
  • Burial*: She was buried on 17 May 1887 at St Mary, Ashbury, Yorkshire, England.
  • Residence*: She lived at Norwich, Norfolk, England.3
  • Married Name: As of 3 January 1829,her married name was Matthews.2
  • Anecdote*: An advertisement appeared in the Liverpool Mail on 3 August 1844 seeking "The Lady of a Clergyman, a Graduate of Cambridge....to take charge of Four Young Ladies, to be treated in all respects as Members of the Family....to educate with her own Daughters..."5
  • Residence: She lived in 1851 at Kirthwaite, Dent, Yorkshire, England.6
  • Residence: She lived in 1861 at Dent, Yorkshire, England.7
  • Residence: She lived in 1871 at Bainbridge, Yorkshire, England.8
  • Residence: She lived in 1881 at Tickhill, Yorkshire, England.

Family:

Rev. William Matthews b. 4 Apr 1807, d. 9 Jan 1870

Children:

William Bredel Matthews+ b. 25 Dec 1829, d. 12 Jul 1879
Nina Castilla Wandley Sarratea Matthews b. 15 Mar 1833, d. 7 May 1877
Simpson John Richard Matthews+ b. 10 Jul 1835, d. 23 Oct 1875
Sophia Ellen Matthews b. 5 Jan 1838, d. 14 Jun 1862
Emma Sedgwick Matthews+ b. 18 Apr 1841, d. 11 Feb 1896
Mary Constantia Georgiana Matthews+ b. 5 Aug 1843, d. 17 Apr 1870
Alfred Edward Matthews b. 11 Feb 1845, d. 30 May 1879
Frederic William White Matthews+ b. 5 Feb 1847, d. 21 Jul 1917
Norman Henry Matthews+ b. 8 Apr 1852, d. 9 Mar 1935

Citations

  1. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "England BDM 1937 - 1915."
  2. [S15] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org/eng/search).
  3. [S260] Issue 18220, 'Marriage Antonina Castilla',.
  4. [S53] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  5. [S1006] Website The British Newspaper Archive (http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/) "Liverpool Mail 3/8/1844."
  6. [S80] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  7. [S170] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "Class: RG9; Piece: 3176; Folio: 51; Page: 8; GSU roll: 543091."
  8. [S52] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "Class: RG10; Piece: 4870; Folio: 27; Page: 7; GSU roll: 849470."

Eleanor Jane de Castilla

F, b. 16 January 1857, d. 4 October 1861

Parents:

Father*: Frederic Mariano de Castilla b. 1819, d. 23 Jan 1869
Mother*: May Robertson b. 1 Aug 1830, d. 4 Oct 1910
Last Edited: 9 Sep 2014
  • Birth*: Eleanor Jane de Castilla was born on 16 January 1857 at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
  • Death*: She died on 4 October 1861 at Victoria, Australia, at age 4 of exhaustion after diphtheria, Eleanor Jane, second daughter of Frederic and May Castilla, aged four years.1

Citations

  1. [S132] Unknown author, 'The Argus, Melbourne', "15 October 1861."

Eliza de Castilla1

F, b. 1814, d. 21 January 1892

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla2 b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 12 Nov 2021
  • Birth*: Eliza de Castilla was born in 1814.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on 9 June 1826 at St John Catholic Church Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, England.3
  • Marriage*: She married Lt. Col. Bernard Cary on 28 December 1837 at Calcutta, India; a newspaper quote "Eliza, third daughter of Mariano Castilla esq., of Lima".1
  • Death*: Eliza de Castilla died on 21 January 1892 at Quesnoy-sur-Deule, France.4
  • Name Variation: Eliza de Castilla was also known as Eliza Castrillo daughter of Don M.R. Castillo of Lima.5
  • (Witness) Anecdote: She was a witness The Norfolk Chronicle on 5 July 1834 the reopening of the Misses Castillas' School after being removed from Catton to Magdalen Street.6
  • Married Name: As of 28 December 1837,her married name was Cary.1
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of Henry Charles Eddy and Rebecca Helena de Castilla on 6 December 1841 at Christ Church, Cawnpore, India; Rebecca daughter of the late Don Mariano Castilla of Lima.7,8,9
  • Anecdote*: Major Barnard (sic) Cary had in the fort with him.... his wife and two daughters: one of them had married Lieutenant Hawes..... only three weeks before, he being a member of the same regiment......Hawes was one of the party of officers murdered on the 6th of June....Though Major Cary and family have escaped with their lives, they have lost every atom of property in this terrible mutiny.-Western Times.
  • Correspondence*: Eliza de Castilla wrote at Mill Bank House, Wellington - Salop, Shropshire, England, on 1 April 1872.10
  • Correspondence*: She wrote at Millbank House, Wellington Salop, Shropshire, England, on 1 April 1872 to Williamina de Castilla, about Sulyarde (Cary, Eliza Castilla and Bernard Cary's son) visiting Harry's (Henry's) grave at Galle.10

Family:

Lt. Col. Bernard Cary b. 8 Mar 1807, d. 14 Sep 1870

Children:

Eliza Aurelia Cary+ b. 29 Sep 1838, d. 3 May 1908
(?) Cary1 b. 23 Jul 1839
Emma Mary Cary+ b. 8 Jun 1841, d. 27 Oct 1912
(?) Cary1 b. 13 Sep 1843, d. 13 Sep 1843
Sulyarde Bernard Cary+11 b. 1847, d. 27 Feb 1916

Citations

  1. [S36] Webpage India Office Family History Search (http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx).
  2. [S36] Webpage India Office Family History Search (http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx) "refers to Don Marianno Castillo or Castilla."
  3. [S258] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Janet Atkins, 22 August 2011.
  4. [S121] Website online archives (http://archive.timesonline.co.uk) "5 Februray 1892."
  5. [S15] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org/eng/search).
  6. [S414] British Newspaper Archives, 'Norfolk Chronicle', "5 July 1834."
  7. [S57] Website FIBIS (http://www.new.fibis.org/).
  8. [S348] British Newspapers, 'The Morning Post',.
  9. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "Marriage Register Cawnpore."
  10. [S90] Letter from Eliza Cary to Williamina de Castilla, 1 April 1872.
  11. [S42] Webpage The Cary Family in England (http://www.caryfamily.co.uk/main.html#SulyardeCaryborn1847).

Emilia de Castilla1

F, b. 17 August 1810, d. September 1810

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla1 b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke1 b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 11 Jan 2020
  • Birth*: Emilia de Castilla was born on 17 August 1810 at London, England; Parents listed as Mariano Castilla and Rebecca.1
  • Christening: She was christened on 29 August 1810 at St Mary-St Marylebone Road, St Marylebone, London, England.1
  • Death*: She died in September 1810.
  • Burial*: She was buried on 5 September 1810 at London, England.2

Citations

  1. [S15] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org/eng/search).
  2. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au).

Emma Josephine de Castilla1,2

F, b. 1826

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla1 b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 16 Jan 2022
  • Birth*: Emma Josephine de Castilla was born in 1826.3
  • Baptism: She was baptized on 3 February 1827 at St John Catholic Church Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, England.2
  • Religion: She was Madame Marie-Mechtilde Order of St Benedictine (O.S.B.)1
  • Correspondence*: She wrote at Ypres, Belgium, in 1861 appears to have written this letter just after her mother's (Rebecca) funeral.4
  • (Godmother) Baptism: She became the godmother at Julia Mary Josephine Lennan's christening on 29 September 1876 at 6 Victoria Terrace, Terenure Road, Dublin, Ireland.5

Citations

  1. [S102] Unknown author Funeral Invitation for Madame La Douairiere Ramos Di Castilla, Record Type: paper, Location: Ypres.
  2. [S258] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Janet Atkins, 22 August 2011.
  3. [S466] Microfilm OPR, St. Augustine, 1790 - 1850 "unknown cd."
  4. [S44] Letter from Emma Castilla to HR de Castilla, 1861.
  5. [S444] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie/) "birth record, copy in folder."

Etheldritha (Ethel) de Castilla1

F, b. 19 June 1861, d. 27 March 1937

Parents:

Father*: Frederic Mariano de Castilla b. 1819, d. 23 Jan 1869
Mother*: May Robertson b. 1 Aug 1830, d. 4 Oct 1910
Last Edited: 10 Mar 2015
  • Birth*: Etheldritha (Ethel) de Castilla was born on 19 June 1861 at Kyneton, Victoria, Australia.2,3
  • Death*: She died on 27 March 1937 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at age 75.1
  • Residence: She lived in 1914 at Toorak, Balaclava, Victoria, Australia.
  • Residence: She lived in 1919 at Glenferrie, Kooyong, Victoria, Australia.4
  • Residence: She lived in 1931 at Camberwell, Kooyong, Victoria, Australia.4
  • Residence: She lived in 1936 at Camberwell, Kooyong, Victoria, Australia.4

Citations

  1. [S25] Unknown author Castilla Family Bible "written on page facing page 152."
  2. [S164] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  3. [S158] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  4. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).

Francis Henry de Castilla

M, b. 28 August 1863, d. 26 October 1943

Parents:

Father*: Frederic Mariano de Castilla b. 1819, d. 23 Jan 1869
Mother*: May Robertson b. 1 Aug 1830, d. 4 Oct 1910
Last Edited: 3 May 2013
  • Birth*: Francis Henry de Castilla was born on 28 August 1863 at Kyneton, Victoria, Australia.
  • Death*: He died on 26 October 1943 at Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, at age 80.1
  • Residence: He lived in 1903 at Glenferrie Ward, Kooyong, Victoria, Australia.2
  • Residence: He lived in 1924 at Camberwell, Kooyong, Victoria, Australia.2
  • Residence: He lived in 1931 at Camberwell, Kooyong, Victoria, Australia.2
  • Residence: He lived in 1937 at Camberwell, Kooyong, Victoria, Australia.2
  • Residence*: He lived in 1940 at 46 Langham Street, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.3
  • Residence: He lived in 1943 at 46 Langham Street, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.2,4

Citations

  1. [S13] Website WA Cemeteries Board (www.mcb.wa.gov.au) "Application number: KC00001544."
  2. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  3. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1940 page 198 listed as "Castello F H.""
  4. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1942-1943, page 200 listed as "Castello F H.""

Frederic Mariano de Castilla1

M, b. 1819, d. 23 January 1869

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla1 b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2022
  • Birth*: Frederic Mariano de Castilla was born in 1819 at Harrow, Middlesex, England; date approx.2
  • Baptism: He was baptized on 3 February 1827 at St John Catholic Church Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, England.3
  • Marriage*: He married May Robertson on 2 February 1854 at St. Mary's, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.4
  • Death*: Frederic Mariano de Castilla died on 23 January 1869 at Kew, Victoria, Australia; Merchant.5
  • Burial*: He was buried on 25 January 1869 at Boroondara General Cemetery, commonly known as the Kew Cemetery., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.6
  • Psgr List*: He was found on a passenger list on 13 April 1841 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on the barque Sir John Falstaff from London.7
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list on 18 May 1841 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, from Launceston on the brig Willow.8
  • Residence*: He lived in 1841 at New South Wales, Australia.9
  • Residence*: He lived in 1842 at New South Wales, Australia.9
  • Anecdote*: F. Castilla and Co dealt in washed and unwashed wools and sheepskins. in 1847 at Commercial Wharf, King Street.10
  • Residence: He lived between 1849 and 1850 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.11
  • Residence: He lived between 1851 and 1852 at Cumberland, New South Wales, Australia.12
  • Immigration*: He and May Robertson immigrated in 1856 to Victoria, Australia.13
  • Event-Misc: Frederic Mariano de Castilla was auctioning a property he recently occupied as what appeared to be a fellmongering business. on 15 May 1858 at Brown Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.14
  • Occupation*: He was operating a tannery as evidenced from a newspaper story concerning theft of leather from his premises on 15 November 1859 at Botany, New South Wales, Australia.15
  • Event-Misc*: He was owner and builder of the former Wills Flour Mill in 1862 at Kyneton, Victoria, Australia.16
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list on 5 September 1866 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.17

Family:

May Robertson b. 1 Aug 1830, d. 4 Oct 1910

Children:

May de Castilla b. 20 Dec 1854, d. 5 Sep 1861
Eleanor Jane de Castilla b. 16 Jan 1857, d. 4 Oct 1861
Isabella Iona Ramos de Castilla+ b. 27 Feb 1861, d. 19 Mar 1923
Etheldritha (Ethel) de Castilla b. 19 Jun 1861, d. 27 Mar 1937
Francis Henry de Castilla b. 28 Aug 1863, d. 26 Oct 1943
Paul Edward de Castilla+ b. 7 Jan 1866, d. 2 Nov 1930
Mary Elizabeth Amy de Castilla b. 28 Sep 1868, d. 9 Nov 1898

Citations

  1. [S192] Private papers of Philip William Atkins.
  2. [S14] Website Victorian BDM (https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm) "death cert."
  3. [S275] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Robert Atkins, 17 September 2011.
  4. [S137] Unknown author, 'The Sydney Morning Herald', "3 February 1854."
  5. [S14] Website Victorian BDM (https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm).
  6. [S928] Private papers of Robert Philip Atkins "Boroondara General Cemetery web page record."
  7. [S932] Webpage Australian Shipping 1788 - 1968 (unknown url) "1840."
  8. [S932] Webpage Australian Shipping 1788 - 1968 (unknown url) "1841."
  9. [S521] Webpage New South Wales, Australia, Returns of the Colony, 1822-1857 (Ancestry.com).
  10. [S928] Private papers of Robert Philip Atkins "newspaper clip."
  11. [S207] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com or http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/…).
  12. [S37] Webpage unknown short webpage name (www.ancestry.com).
  13. [S14] Website Victorian BDM (https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm) "Frederick Castilla death register citing time in NSW & Vic priorto time of death."
  14. [S931] Various authors, 'The Ballarat Star', "13 May 1858."
  15. [S137] Unknown author, 'The Sydney Morning Herald', "15 November 1859."
  16. [S251] Webpage Former Wills Flour Mill (http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/places/result_detail/2821).
  17. [S177] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).

Frederick Slade "Bawn" de Castilla1

M, b. 29 December 1896, d. 1 August 1975
Frederick Slade "Bawn" de Castilla

Parents:

Father*: Henry Couper de Castilla1 b. 19 Jul 1863, d. 26 May 1938
Mother*: Violet May Bussell1 b. 1 Sep 1869, d. 27 Mar 1961
Last Edited: 4 Jan 2018
  • Birth*: Frederick Slade "Bawn" de Castilla was born on 29 December 1896 at 178 Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1
  • Marriage*: He married Marjorie Evelyn Burnett on 17 November 1936 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia; d.s.p.1,2
  • Death*: Frederick Slade "Bawn" de Castilla died on 1 August 1975 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia, at age 78; d.s.p.1
  • Burial*: He was buried on 3 August 1975 at Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; Anglican, ZB, 0088.3
  • Milit-Beg*: He began military service on 21 September 1914 while a student, Registration number 3057, Driver, Divisional Ammunition Column No 4 Section, 37th Battery A.F.A. Embarked from Fremantle on HMAT Medic A7 on 2 November 1914.4
  • Milit-End*: He ended military service on 9 March 1919 at 5 Military District, Western Command, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Special 1914 leave. Returned to Australia 23 October 1918.4
  • Residence: He lived in 1922 at Balmoral Station, Fortescue, Western Australia, Australia; Station Hand.5
  • Psgr List*: He was found on a passenger list on 8 July 1922 at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, on the SS Charon for the north.6
  • Residence*: He lived in 1924 at Station, Fortescue, Western Australia, Australia, as an Overseer.7
  • Occupation*: He was Farmer at Bakers Hill, Western Australia, Australia.8
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: He was a witness when Leo Frederick "King" Atkins and Williamina Ellen de Castilla were purchased the farm, Colgonine with his wife and brother in law Bawn de Castilla as tenants in Common. Bawn ran the farm and his parents and minor siblings moved to the farm from Claremont to live, on 20 June 1925 at Baker's Hill, Western Australia, Australia.9
  • (Witness) Marriage: Frederick Slade "Bawn" de Castilla witnessed the marriage of Henry Doyle Moseley and Margaret de Castilla on 24 January 1929 at St Mary's Church, West Perth, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1,2,10
  • Residence: Frederick Slade "Bawn" de Castilla lived in 1931 at "Colgonine", Baker's Hill, Western Australia, Australia; Farmer.11
  • Residence: He lived in 1937 at Bakers Hill, Western Australia, Australia; Farmer & Grazier.12
  • Residence: He lived in 1938 at Bakers Hill, Western Australia, Australia; Faqrmer & Grazier.13

Family:

Marjorie Evelyn Burnett b. 1902, d. 2 Jun 1972

Child:

Unnamed de Castilla14 b. 7 Aug 1938, d. 7 Aug 1938

Citations

  1. [S3] Private papers of P.W. Atkins.
  2. [S24] Unknown author Family Bible.
  3. [S13] Website WA Cemeteries Board (www.mcb.wa.gov.au).
  4. [S9] Australian War Memorial web site.
  5. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "1922."
  6. [S461] Various authors, 'The Daily News, Perth', "7 July 1922, page 2."
  7. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1924 Castilla."
  8. [S157] Robert Philip Atkins.
  9. [S1039] Registrar of Titles, unknown record type, 29/11/1923.
  10. [S46] Original marriage certificate of Margaret de Castilla and Henry Doyle Moseley, 24 Jan 1929.
  11. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "1931."
  12. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1937 de Castilla, FS."
  13. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1938 de Castilla, FS."
  14. [S248] Copy death certificate of unnamed de Castilla, 7 August 1938.

Georgina M C de Castilla

F, b. 17 April 1827, d. 25 November 1906

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 3 Mar 2020
  • Birth*: Georgina M C de Castilla was born on 17 April 1827 at Norwich, Norfolk, England.1,2,3
  • Baptism: She was baptized on 22 April 1827 at St John Catholic Church Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, England.2
  • Marriage*: She married Major Wilmer Owen Harris on 21 October 1850 at Calcutta, India.4,5
  • Death*: Georgina M C de Castilla died on 25 November 1906 at Oak-Lodge, Kingston Road, Hampton Wick, Middlesex, England, at age 79.6,7
  • Burial*: She was buried on 29 November 1906 at Teddington Cemetery, Teddington, Greater London, England, Inscription:
    Georgina Harris
    widow of the late Major Harris, M.E.I.C.S.
    died 25th Nov 1906, age 79.8
  • Married Name: Her married name was Harris.
  • Married Name: Her married name was Harris.
  • Psgr List*: She was found on a passenger list in October 1850 at Calcutta, India, on the Camperdown from London.9
  • Residence: She lived in 1871 at Hackney St John, London, England.10
  • Census 1871*: She and Major Wilmer Owen Harris appeared in the 1871 census at Hackney, London, England. Retired Army Major.11
  • Residence: Georgina M C de Castilla lived in 1881 at St John Hackney, London, England.12
  • Census 1881: She and Major Wilmer Owen Harris appeared in the 1881 census at 3 Urswick Road, London, England. Army Officer Major Retired List.13
  • Residence: Georgina M C de Castilla lived in 1891 at Teddington, Middlesex, England.14
  • Residence: She lived in 1891 at Teddington, Middlesex, England.14
  • Residence: She lived in 1901 at Teddington, Middlesex, England.15
  • Residence: She lived in 1901 at Teddington, Middlesex, England.15

Family:

Major Wilmer Owen Harris b. 17 Apr 1818, d. 20 Nov 1889

Child:

Wilmer Robert John Harris+ b. 1849, d. 19 Jan 1900

Citations

  1. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "Crame family tree."
  2. [S258] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Janet Atkins, 22 August 2011.
  3. [S275] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Robert Atkins, 17 September 2011.
  4. [S15] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org/eng/search).
  5. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "Marriage Register Bengal 1850."
  6. [S53] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  7. [S165] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  8. [S255] Website Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com).
  9. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au).
  10. [S52] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "Class: RG10; Piece: 324; Folio: 156; Page: 40; GSU roll: 818898."
  11. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "1871 English Census."
  12. [S79] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "Class: RG11; Piece: 302; Folio: 98; Page: 24; GSU roll: 1341065."
  13. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "1881 English Census."
  14. [S55] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "Class: RG12; Piece: 617; Folio 99; Page 46; GSU roll: 6095727."
  15. [S54] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "Class: RG13; Piece: 672; Folio: 26; Page: 44."

Henry Mariano Ramos de Castilla1

M, b. 20 December 1821, d. 3 January 1868
Captain Henry Castilla

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla1 b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 2 May 2020
  • Birth*: Henry Mariano Ramos de Castilla was born on 20 December 1821 at St Stephens, Norwich, Norfolk, England.1
  • Baptism: He was baptized on 27 January 1822 at St John Anglican Church, Lakenham, Norfolk, England.2
  • Rebaptism: He was rebaptized on 3 February 1827 at St John Catholic Church Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, England.3
  • Marriage*: He married Williamina Couper on 23 November 1857 at Government Offices, Victoria, Hong Kong Colony.4
  • Death*: Henry Mariano Ramos de Castilla died on 3 January 1868 at Point de Galle, Ceylon, at age 46 while returning from Hong Kong.5,6,7
  • Burial*: He was buried in January 1868 at All Saints Graveyard, Galle, Ceylon, the inscription on his grave reads "Capt. Henry Castilla, aged 45, who died at Point de Galle, Ceylon, on his way home from China." Sulyard Cary visited the grave on or about 3 March 1872 and wrote to his mother Eliza Cary; visited Henry Castilla's grave and wrote to his mother"I visited uncle Henry's grave, and I think it is very nice - The chunam work is broken in one place and weeds growing in this crack - I send a sprig of the plant which is growing in this. The grey granite is now put up & the inscription gilt."1,8,9
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 24 April 1868 at Commissary Court, Aberdeen, Scotland.The total estate in Scotland including: his house No 6 Albert Terrace Aberdeen at 110 pounds 1 shilling & sixpence, life insurance at one thousand & ninetysix pounds & five shillings; combined with estate in England & China for a total estate of one thousand six hundred and seventeen pounds five shillings and 3 pence (seventy four thousand pounds today).10
  • Note: He indentured as an apprentice seaman to Thomas Ward for 5 years (to July 1843) owner of the sailing ship Susan, 572 tons bound for the Mediteranian on 14 July 1838 at London, England.11
  • Note: He Completed his apprenticeship in July 1843.
  • Anecdote: Master ss Aurora, 3 years 1846 - 1849 (launched Belfast 1839).12
  • Anecdote: Master ss Lyra, 1 year; 1849 - 1850 (launched Glasgow 1848.)
  • Anecdote: Master ss Spark, 3 years; 1851 - 1854 (launched Whampoa 1850). Employed by Captain James Endicott operating between Macao, Canton, Hong Kong.12,13
  • Event-Misc*: He was initiated into the Zetland (Masonic) Lodge in 1853 at Hong Kong, Hong Kong Colony.13
  • Note*: He was Captain of the steamers Lamont, River Bird (cited in Jardine Matheson archives, University of Cambridge) and Fei-ma (refer to letters written by HC). The river steamer River Bird was brought out to China from America in 1854 for the Hong Kong and Canton Steam Packet Company established by Jardine Matheson and Co. The steamer Lamont was built by Messrs Robert Napier and Sons of Glasgow for Jardine Matheson and Co for the China and Japan trade. The Lamont was 1390 tons with 200 horse power and a speed of twelve knots an hour. She was later sold by Jardine Matheson and renamed Chihli.14
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Canton, China, on 18 May 1854 sailing to Hong Kong tomorrow (vessel unknown.)15
  • Anecdote: Master ss River Bird, 1 year; 1855 - 1856 (launched 1854 left NY for China January 1855.)12
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Canton, China, on 31 May 1855 "Dear Cook We are hard up for men here.....order up seven or eight riggers. Also two kegs of green paint...." (vessel unnamed, probably River Bird.16)
  • Correspondence: He wrote from at Canton, China, on 2 June 1855 requesting a painter " to do such painting as the River Bird requires."17
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Canton, China, on 20 August 1855 "Dear Cook, Will you kindly let me have the River Bird's accounts up to the end of July as I wish to have all accounts settled."18
  • Anecdote: Fei Ma had been built for Lyall, Still & Company and was registered at Hong Kong as 10/1856 in the names of George Lyall and Charles Frederick Still (joins owners of forty-eight shares) and Henry Castilla (her master with sixteen shares). No further owners are shown in her document.

    Another product of J. C. Cowper’s yard in 1856 was Fei Ma (Flying horse). 193 tons gross, launched 28 June 1856 for Lyall, Still and Co. as a running mate for Hong Kong, formally of the Hong Kong and Canton S. P. Co., on the Hong Kong-Canton route. Lyall, Still and Co. owned 48 of her 64 shares, the remaining 16 being held by Henry Castilla, her master (for 4 years; 1856 - 1859).19
  • Anecdote: The following extract in the Hong Kong Register "An exodus is now going on from Hong Kong. The Fei-ma left this for Macao and Canton yesterday with some three hundred of our most respectable citizens, and as many more were refused conveyance." (Master not named, likely to have been Castilla.)20
  • Anecdote: The news just over a week old (~24 February 1857); "The Fei-ma (Capt. Castilla), just arrived, tried to get up the Junk Passage to Canton, but finding 200 junks there, came back to Whampoa, and went up the Macao Passage, through which she had difficulty passed the half-a-dozen junks found sunk at the barrier. Nothing has been heard of Mr Cowper, sen."21
  • Anecdote: The Morning Chronicle, Thursday 5 March 1857, reports "On the evening before the faubourgs of Canton were set fire to (an operation which cost the English three killed and several wounded), a numerous squadron of war junks attacked the merchant steamer Fei-ma (Capt. Castilla), which was going down the river, but she escaped. The Chinese succeeded in lodging more than twenty heavy shots in her hull."22
  • Anecdote: The London Standard reported on 2 March 1857 "...mentioned the intention of Captain Castilla to continue running the Fei-ma on the river, betwixt this and Canton; but on his last trip up he was so near taken by the Chinese, that he is not likely to run such a risk again."23
  • Anecdote: The Singapore Morning Post, Tuesday 1 June 1858, reported "American clipper Courser....was wrecked on Prata Shoals April 4. Captain and crew took to their boats, hoping to reach Hong Kong, but fell in with pirates, who attacked them. One of the boats capsized and two men drowned. However she was righted and reached Hong Kong. The other two boats were picked up by the Fei-ma steamer on her way to Macao." (Master not named, likely to have been Castilla.)24
  • Anecdote: Master ss Fu Sun, 1 year; 1859 - 1860.25
  • Correspondence*: He was written to on 23 September 1859 as Captain of the ss Feima, about preparing his wife for the trip home to England from Hong Kong Colony.26
  • Census 1861*: He appeared in the 1861 census at 36 Kelvingrove Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.27
  • Misc*: He was given his Certificate of Competency as a Master in the Merchant Service by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council of Trade on 17 June 1861 at Port of Greenock, Glasgow, Scotland.28,25
  • Anecdote: The paddle steamer Express was launch from J&G Thomson ship yard at Govan, Glasgow Scotland on 21st September 1861, built for the coast and river trade in China. The Express was owned by Lyall, Still & Co., of Hong Kong, and was commanded by Captain Castilla, well known on that station. Arriving in China May 18, 1862.29
  • Anecdote: Lyall. Still & Company advertised the Fei Ma for sale at auction on 10 April 1862.19
  • Anecdote: The steamer Express commanded by [Henry] Castilla arrived at Hong Kong from the Clyde (Scotland) on 18th May 1862. As their son Henry Couper Castilla was born in Shanghai two months later and daughter Williamina Mary was buried in the Hong Kong Cemetery in October 1862, it is likely that Williamina and family accompanied Henry on this journey.30
  • Anecdote*: A series of shipping movements reported in newspapers the steamer Express commanded by Captain Castilla from Hong Kong to Woosung, the port at Shanghai on 1 July 1862; then regular trips between Woosung and Hankow (now Wuhan) and other ports up the Yangtze River until February 1865, suggests that the family lived in Woosung/Shanghai during this period.31
  • (Witness) Burial: He witnessed the burial of Williamina Mary de Castilla in October 1862 at Hong Kong Cemetery, Hong Kong, China.32,13
  • Note: Henry Mariano Ramos de Castilla Captain of the steamer Express arrived from Hankow on 20 February 1865 at Woosung Port, Shanghai, China.31
  • Note: He was engaged by Jardine Matheson and Co, a company trading in opium, tea and cotton based in Hong Kong, to captain the ss Lamont from Scotland to China. in April 1867.33,34
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Glasgow, Scotland, on 17 April 1867 describing trial cruises of the new SS Lamont on 13 and 16 April, before leaving for China. He describes the trial "was upon the whole very satisfactory". The letter includes detail of coal consumption per hour and a time trial over sixteen statute miles in seventy one minutes.35
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Clyde, Glasgow, Scotland, on 26 April 1867 left for China on the Lamont.36
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Lisbon on 4 May 1867 encountered a hard gale and lost the main gaff and the boilers were so badly placed they worked in their cradles not less than from three to four inches breaking most of the pipes and has stopped in port for repairs.37
  • Note: He left for Shanghai on the ss Lamont on 21 May 1867 at Cape St Vincent, Portugal.38
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Aberdeen Docks, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Colony, on 8 August 1867 The Lamont will be out of dry dock tomorrow and will come around in the course of the day.39
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Hong Kong, Hong Kong Colony, on 11 August 1867 advising that he has reached Hong Kong with the 'ship in excellent condition' and trusts he will deliver her in Shanghai in the same state. 'If you should be able to give me further employment I need hardly say how (rest of letter missing).40'
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Hong Kong, Hong Kong Colony, on 14 August 1867 provides a summary of the Lamont's passage leaving the Clyde on the 26th, stopping in Lisbon for repairs as the boiler had broken loose and pipework damaged. Continues encountering heavy weather for a few hours was in considerable danger off the Cape. A ship of this class was not built for seagoing and Henry comments that they left England two months too late for a ship of the Lamonts class. Had fair weather for the rest of the trip to China. Cape to Singapore 27 days never stopping the engine. A good stout craft suited for the China coastal and river trade.36
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Hong Kong Colony on 17 August 1867 to Henry Couper & Margaret Rebecca.41
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Shanghai, China, on 20 August 1867 concerning the discharge of Mr Douglas a crew member.42
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Shanghai, China, on 2 September 1867 advising that the crew had been discharged and paid off.43
  • Correspondence: He wrote at Shanghai, China, on 4 September 1867 formally handing over all documents for the ship Lamont thereby concluding the contract.44
  • Residence*: He and Williamina Couper lived at 6 Albert Terrace, Aberdeen, Scotland,This house was owned by Henry as it was listed as an asset in his probate, valued with contents as 110 pounds one shilling and six pence.10

Family:

Williamina Couper b. 15 Feb 1838, d. 15 Mar 1893

Children:

Margaret Rebecca de Castilla1 b. 9 Apr 1860, d. 21 Jul 1934
Williamina Mary de Castilla1 b. 21 Sep 1861, d. 1 Oct 1862
Henry Couper de Castilla+1 b. 19 Jul 1863, d. 26 May 1938
John Stephen Ramos de Castilla1 b. 21 Dec 1866, d. 2 Aug 1938

Citations

  1. [S192] Private papers of Philip William Atkins.
  2. [S285] Website Norfolk Family History Society (norfolkfhs.org.uk).
  3. [S275] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Robert Atkins, 17 September 2011.
  4. [S22] Original marriage certificate of Henry Ramos de Castilla and Williamina Couper, 23 November 1857.
  5. [S3] Private papers of P.W. Atkins.
  6. [S132] Unknown author, 'The Argus, Melbourne', "23 May 1868."
  7. [S1085] Unknown author, 'unknown short article title',.
  8. [S879] J. Penry Lewis Tombstones in Ceylon 1913.
  9. [S90] Letter from Eliza Cary to Williamina de Castilla, 1 April 1872.
  10. [S230] Probate of Henry M Castilla.
  11. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "UK, Apprentices Indentured in Merchant Navy, 1824-1910."
  12. [S896] Privy Council for Trade, e-copy, 18 June 1861 "testimonial attached to application."
  13. [S453] Patricia Lim Forgotten Souls.
  14. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "reference to business letters."
  15. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1854_5_18_HC_Canton."
  16. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1855_5_31_HC_Canton."
  17. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1855_6_2_HC_Canton."
  18. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1855_8_20_HC_Canton."
  19. [S457] E. K. Haviland The American Neptune "vol 43, 1962."
  20. [S345] British, 'The Morning Chronicle', "10 March 1857."
  21. [S345] British, 'The Morning Chronicle', "3 March 1857."
  22. [S345] British, 'The Morning Chronicle', "5 March 1857."
  23. [S347] British Newspapers, 'London Standard', "2 March 1857."
  24. [S346] Unknown author, 'Singapore Morning Post', "1 June 1858."
  25. [S896] Privy Council for Trade, e-copy, 18 June 1861.
  26. [S34] Letter from Compradore A. Pyne to The Captain of Feima Steamer, 23 September 1859.
  27. [S68] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  28. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "copy on file."
  29. [S289] Unknown author, 'Glasgow Herald', "23 September 1861."
  30. [S289] Unknown author, 'Glasgow Herald', "May 1862."
  31. [S1086] North China Herald, 'Shipping Intelligence',.
  32. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "E.C.Greenfield family tree."
  33. [S293] Website Jardine Matheson Holdings (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jardine_Matheson_Holdings).
  34. [S294] Website Index of letters to Jardine Matheson and Co (http://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/db/node.xsp).
  35. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_4_17_HC_Glassgow."
  36. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_8_14_HC_HK."
  37. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_5_4_HC_Lisbon."
  38. [S289] Unknown author, 'Glasgow Herald', "5 June 1867."
  39. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_8_8_HC_HK."
  40. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_8_11_HC_HK."
  41. [S43] Letter from HR Castilla to HC Castilla, 17 aug 1867.
  42. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_8_30_HC_Shanghai."
  43. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_9_2_HC_Shanghai_1."
  44. [S120] Janus - Jardine Matheson, 1854 - 1867 "1867_9_4_HC_Shanghai."

Henry (Harry) Bussell de Castilla1,2

M, b. 25 October 1908, d. 28 November 1973
Harry and Mavis de Castilla

Parents:

Father*: Henry Couper de Castilla1 b. 19 Jul 1863, d. 26 May 1938
Mother*: Violet May Bussell1 b. 1 Sep 1869, d. 27 Mar 1961
Last Edited: 19 Apr 2020
  • Birth*: Henry (Harry) Bussell de Castilla was born on 25 October 1908 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1
  • Marriage*: He married Mavis Love Skipsey on 21 November 1952 at Christ Church, Claremont, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1,3
  • Death*: Henry (Harry) Bussell de Castilla died on 28 November 1973 at Swanbourne, Western Australia, Australia, at age 65.
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: He was a witness when Leo Frederick "King" Atkins and Williamina Ellen de Castilla were purchased the farm, Colgonine with his wife and brother in law Bawn de Castilla as tenants in Common. Bawn ran the farm and his parents and minor siblings moved to the farm from Claremont to live, on 20 June 1925 at Baker's Hill, Western Australia, Australia.4
  • Psgr List*: Henry (Harry) Bussell de Castilla was found on a passenger list on 22 June 1934 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia, steamer Minderoo for Singapore.5
  • Occupation*: He was a Driller in 1936 at Mt. Palmer, Yilgarn, Western Australia, Australia.6
  • Milit-record*: He Serial Number 3874; Army Number WX10721; Private, 2/4 MG Bn, C Company; prisoner of war #1506; Malaya Theatre of War. Camps in Thailand: Tamarkan, Konkoita, Chungkai, Petchaburi, Kachu Mountain Camp. Burma; evacuated to Khonkan 55km Camp from Aungganaung 105km Camp on 1 July 1943 and discharged on 17 October 1943.

    In 1945 moved from Singapore to Sydney Australia by aircraft; Sydney to Fremantle Western Australia per HMT Otranto on 11 October 1945. in 1940.7,8
  • Residence*: He lived in 1949 at 46 Langham Street, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.9
  • Residence: He and Mavis Love Skipsey lived in 1954 at 68 Wood Street, Swanbourne, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.10

Family:

Mavis Love Skipsey b. c 1913, d. 1 Jun 1971

Citations

  1. [S3] Private papers of P.W. Atkins.
  2. [S19] Website poineerindex (www.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/poineerindex).
  3. [S24] Unknown author Family Bible.
  4. [S1039] Registrar of Titles, unknown record type, 29/11/1923.
  5. [S127] Unknown author, 'West Australian Newspaper', "22 June 1934."
  6. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "1936."
  7. [S1018] Website 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion (http://www.2nd4thmgb.com.au/).
  8. [S8] Website Aust War Memorial - Prisoner of War records (http://www.awm.gov.au/people/roll-search/prisoners_of_war/).
  9. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "1949."
  10. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "1954."

Henry Couper de Castilla1

M, b. 19 July 1863, d. 26 May 1938
Henry Couper de Castilla

Parents:

Father*: Henry Mariano Ramos de Castilla1 b. 20 Dec 1821, d. 3 Jan 1868
Mother*: Williamina Couper1 b. 15 Feb 1838, d. 15 Mar 1893
Last Edited: 3 Oct 2020
  • Birth*: Henry Couper de Castilla was born on 19 July 1863 at Shanghai, China.2
  • Marriage*: He married Violet May Bussell on 13 June 1894 at St Mathews, Guildford, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1,3
  • Death*: Henry Couper de Castilla died on 26 May 1938 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia, at age 74.2
  • Burial*: He was buried on 28 May 1938 at Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; Anglican, ZB, 0089.4,5
  • Religion: He was thought to have been baptised Roman Catholic, brought up Presbyterian and was married in the Anglican Church.2
  • Occupation: He was City Surveyor (engineer) Perth City Council. Engineer in WA Government, first project was Toodyay railway. He was responsible for the bores supplying the trans-Australian railway across the desert. Discovered the Madura Pass while on this project.2
  • (Witness) Census 1871: He appeared in the household of Williamina Couper in the 1871 census at 6 Albert Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Margaret Couper and Johanna Stutley were visiting at the time.6
  • Occupation: Henry Couper de Castilla was articled to Mr John Willett, a civil engineer who had the largest private practice in the North of 'Scotland. He served four years as an articled pupil to that gentleman, and was his assistant for two years after wards. His experience in Mr. Willett's office included a great deal of sanitary
    engineering work. in 1878 at Aberdeen, Scotland.7
  • Occupation*: He was apprenticed to Mr John Willet M. Inst. C.E. for four years and subsequently acted as his assistant for two years during which time he was engaged on bridge, harbour, sewage and general engineering work in August 1878 at Scotland.8
  • Occupation: He was Assistant Engineer to Mr. Wm. Boulton, M. Inst. C.E., on the Aberdeen City Improvements circa 1885 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.8
  • Psgr List*: He and John Stephen Ramos de Castilla were found on a passenger list on 5 June 1886 at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, arrived ss Elderslie from London, "Miller, master; Messrs de Castilla (2)".9,10,2,11
  • Occupation: Henry Couper de Castilla was an assistant engineer with the Public Works Department and completed surveys of the Clackline Railway Station Yard cross sections on 13 July 1886 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.12
  • Occupation: He was as assistant engineer with the Public Works Department. He states in a letter written in 1936 that, "he was involved with a survey of the Swan River at Fremantle for Sir John Goode. Sir John reported in March 1887. That survey was used by CY O'Connor in his harbour scheme." in March 1887 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.13
  • Anecdote: Henry C (Castella) Castilla, Civil Engineer, was initiated into the Wellington Lodge on 23 January 1888.14
  • Occupation: He was Bunbury Tin Mining Company was floated on 12 April 1889 and Mr H.C. Castilla was appointed secretary. The company had a claim at the Greenbushes tin mining area. Henry C Castilla held the positions of secretary, legal manager and was a director from the establishment of the company until it was voluntarily wound up on 12 January 1891. on 12 April 1889.15,16
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list on 16 September 1890 at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, arrived on ss Rob Roy from Bunbury.17
  • Occupation: He was at a meeting to voluntarliy wind up wht Bunbury Tin Mining Company and resigned as a director on 12 January 1891 at Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia.18
  • Psgr List*: He was found on a passenger list on 28 March 1891 at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, departed ss Flinders for Bunbury.19
  • Occupation: He was Assistant Engineer on the staff of the Public Works of Western Australia under the acting Engineer-in-Chief, Mr Clayton T. Mason, M. Inst. C.E. on 22 May 1891 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.8
  • Anecdote*: Western Mail reported him and HC attending a levee at Government House.
  • Attributes*: He was granted Associate Member The Institution of Civil Engineers AMICE. on 1 December 1891 at Westminster, England.2,20,8
  • Occupation: He was appointed on 29th August to commenced duties as the City Surveyor with the Perth City Council at 200 pounds per annum on 1 September 1892 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.21,12
  • (Executor) Probate: He was the executor of Williamina Couper's estate on 29 March 1893 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.22
  • Attributes: Henry Couper de Castilla was awarded a Certificate of Qualification under the Victorian Local Government Act 1891 to recognise his competency to perform the duties required of a Municipal Surveyor. on 1 May 1894 at Victoria, Australia.20
  • Occupation: He was City Surveyor, Perth City Council on 12 June 1894 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.23
  • Event-Misc*: He was presented with a certificate of appreciation of the merit and ability you have displayed in the discharge of your duties as City Engineer and Surveyor and congratulations on forthcoming marriage. on 12 June 1894 at Perth City Council, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Event-Misc*: He and John Stephen Ramos de Castilla were made officers of the Lodge of Unity on 1 October 1894 at Freemason's Hall, Howick Street, Lathlain, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.24
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1895 at Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.25
  • Occupation: Henry Couper de Castilla was tendered his resignation to the Council. on 4 June 1896 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.26
  • Occupation: He was appointed assistant engineer in the Public Works Department in September 1896 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.27,28
  • Occupation: He was announced that he had withdrawn his candidature for the post of City Surveyor and rejoined the Civil Service. on 13 October 1896 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.29
  • Occupation: He was acknowledged by the Town Clerk for his years of service to the City on 16 November 1896 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.30
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1897 at Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.31
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1898 at 178 Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.32
  • Residence*: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1899 at 178 Aberdeen Street, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; 1899 post office directory.33
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1900 at 178 Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.34
  • Occupation: Henry Couper de Castilla was Roads and Bridges and Harbours and Rivers Branch, Public Works Department, also general water supply on 27 October 1900 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.35,36
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1901 at 178 Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.37
  • Occupation: Henry Couper de Castilla was Resident Engineer, Roads & Bridges Branch, Public Works Department in July 1901 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.38
  • Occupation: He was The Daily News paper reported "an expedition will leave Fremantle probably this week....for the purpose of boring for water on the proposed route of the transcontinental railway line. Mr Castilla, a Government surveyor, will be in charge," on 16 July 1902 at Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia.39
  • Occupation: He was Resident Engineer (post office directory 1904 - 05) in 1904 at Mildura Pass, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1904 at 178 Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.40
  • Anecdote*: A paper "Transcontinental Railway - Report by Mr H. C. Castilla on Boring Operations for Water along the Route" was included in a report to the House of Representatives Australian Commonwealth Parliament.41
  • Residence*: Henry Couper de Castilla lived in 1905 at Madura, Eyre, Western Australia, Australia, Resident Engineer.42
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1905 at Victoria Ave, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.43
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla lived in 1906 at Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.44
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1906 at "Devanha" Victoria Ave, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.45
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1910 at "Devanha" Victoria Ave, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.46
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1912 at Victoria Ave, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.47
  • Occupation: Henry Couper de Castilla was inspector for dams, Public Works Department (Sunday Times) on 25 February 1912.48
  • Residence: He lived in 1916 at Claremont, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.44
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1916 at Victoria ave, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.49
  • Occupation: Henry Couper de Castilla was appointed Assistant Engineer 1st Class, Soldier Settlement Branch, Lands & Surveys Department on 28 July 1919 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.50
  • Anecdote: The Daily News paper reported on 15 September 1919 "The engineer for soldier settlement scheme (Mr Castilla).....visited Albany yesterday in connection with the soldier settlement scheme...."51
  • Retirement*: He was retired as First Class Assistant Engineer, Soldier Settlement Branch, Lands Department on 15 September 1922 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.52
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1924 at Bay View Terrace, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.53
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1925 at "Devanha" Victoria Avenue, Claremont, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.44
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1925 at Bay View Tce, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.54
  • Anecdote: "Mr and Mrs HC Castilla of Claremont charmingly entertained a large party of their daughter Margot's young friends last Wednesday evening."55
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: Henry Couper de Castilla was a witness when Leo Frederick "King" Atkins and Williamina Ellen de Castilla were purchased the farm, Colgonine with his wife and brother in law Bawn de Castilla as tenants in Common. Bawn ran the farm and his parents and minor siblings moved to the farm from Claremont to live, on 20 June 1925 at Baker's Hill, Western Australia, Australia.56
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1926 at Bay View Tce, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.57
  • Anecdote*: "The date of Mr and Mrs de Castilla's farewell (to go and live at Baker's Hill) has been altered... to Tuseday evening March 2"..."Miss Margot de Castilla who left on Wednesday morning with Mr and Mrs (George) Moseley by motor car for Onslow.....will live with Mr and Mrs Moseley at Onslow for the next twelve months."58
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1928 at Bakers Hill, Western Australia, Australia.59
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived on 25 January 1929 at Bakers Hill, Western Australia, Australia.60
  • Will*: Henry Couper de Castilla left a will on 16 September 1932 at "Colgonine", Baker's Hill, Western Australia, Australia.61
  • Residence: He and Violet May Bussell lived in 1936 at Bakers Hill, Western Australia, Australia.44
  • Residence: Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell lived in 1937 at 68 The Avenue, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.44
  • Probate*: His estate was probated on 6 August 1938 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia; a notice was published in the Daily News paper advising that his estate was valued at 3,700 pounds.62

Family:

Violet May Bussell b. 1 Sep 1869, d. 27 Mar 1961

Children:

Williamina Ellen de Castilla+1 b. 7 Apr 1895, d. 20 Oct 1978
Frederick Slade "Bawn" de Castilla+2 b. 29 Dec 1896, d. 1 Aug 1975
Rona de Castilla+2 b. 2 Feb 1899, d. 12 Dec 1992
Jack Castilla+2 b. 22 May 1901, d. 7 Apr 1967
Margaret de Castilla+ b. 7 Jan 1906, d. 21 Mar 1986
Henry (Harry) Bussell de Castilla+2 b. 25 Oct 1908, d. 28 Nov 1973
Catriona de Castilla+2 b. 26 Apr 1911, d. 14 Mar 1986

Citations

  1. [S192] Private papers of Philip William Atkins.
  2. [S3] Private papers of P.W. Atkins.
  3. [S253] Copy marriage certificate of HC Castilla and VM Bussell, 13 June 1894.
  4. [S13] Website WA Cemeteries Board (www.mcb.wa.gov.au) "applic No KB00059387."
  5. [S127] Unknown author, 'West Australian Newspaper', "30 May 1938."
  6. [S71] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  7. [S976] Unknown author, 'Inquirer (Perth)', "15 February 1895 page 8."
  8. [S213] Circular, Institute of Civil Engineers, 1 December 1891 "unknown cd."
  9. [S125] Unknown author, 'Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954), Thursday 20 November 1924, page 35', "3 July 1886."
  10. [S344] P.H. Atkins No Sequel.
  11. [S878] Website WAGS (http://wags.org.au) "WA Passenger Arrivals Index 1839-1890

    lists Henry and John Castilla."
  12. [S1082] Australian War Memorial web site.
  13. [S1083] Letter from Henry C Castilla to Henry Moseley, 1 January 1936.
  14. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921."
  15. [S462] Various authors, 'Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954)', "various editions between 20 April 1889 to 24 May 1890."
  16. [S970] 'Southern Times (Bunbury)', "various editions between 25 June 1889 and 19 January 1891."
  17. [S462] Various authors, 'Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954)', "20 September 1890."
  18. [S970] 'Southern Times (Bunbury)', "19 January 1891."
  19. [S462] Various authors, 'Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954)', "28 March 1891."
  20. [S192] Private papers of Philip William Atkins "original certificate."
  21. [S463] Various authors, 'The Inquirer & Commercial News, Perth', "31 August 1892."
  22. [S1080] Unknown will type of Williamina de Castilla.
  23. [S127] Unknown author, 'West Australian Newspaper', "15jun1894."
  24. [S462] Various authors, 'Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954)', "6 October 1894."
  25. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1895, page 136."
  26. [S118] Unknown author, 'Kalgoorlie Western Argus', "9 July 1896."
  27. [S970] 'Southern Times (Bunbury)', "17 October 1896."
  28. [S972] State Law Publisher, Government Gazette, 11 August 1922 "Public Service List 1898."
  29. [S127] Unknown author, 'West Australian Newspaper', "13 Oct 1896."
  30. [S127] Unknown author, 'West Australian Newspaper', "16 Nov 1896."
  31. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1897, page 298."
  32. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1898, page 318."
  33. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1899, page 340."
  34. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1900, page 316."
  35. [S125] Unknown author, 'Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954), Thursday 20 November 1924, page 35', "27 Oc t1900."
  36. [S972] State Law Publisher, Government Gazette, 11 August 1922 "Public Service List 1900."
  37. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1901 Castilla."
  38. [S972] State Law Publisher, Government Gazette, 11 August 1922 "Public Service List 1901."
  39. [S461] Various authors, 'The Daily News, Perth', "16 July 1902."
  40. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1904 Castilla."
  41. [S978] The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, digital, 17 November 1904.
  42. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1905 Castilla."
  43. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1905 de Castilla."
  44. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  45. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1906."
  46. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1910."
  47. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1912."
  48. [S902] Various authors, 'Sunday Times, Western Australia', "25 February 1912."
  49. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1916, de Castilla."
  50. [S973] State Law Publisher, Government Gazette, 13 September 1921.
  51. [S461] Various authors, 'The Daily News, Perth', "15 September 1919."
  52. [S972] State Law Publisher, Government Gazette, 11 August 1922.
  53. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1924 Castilla."
  54. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1925."
  55. [S426] Unknown author, '(Perth) Sunday Times', "24 May 1925 page 35."
  56. [S1039] Registrar of Titles, unknown record type, 29/11/1923.
  57. [S149] Website Post Office Directories (http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/guides/wa_history/…) "1926 Castilla."
  58. [S127] Unknown author, 'West Australian Newspaper', "2 March 1926 page 8."
  59. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "1928."
  60. [S126] Unknown author, 'Moseley - De Castilla Wedding', "page 7."
  61. [S1025] Unknown will type of Henry C de Castilla.
  62. [S461] Various authors, 'The Daily News, Perth', "Satuarday 6 August 1938 (Trove digitised newspapers)."

Isabella Iona Ramos de Castilla

F, b. 27 February 1861, d. 19 March 1923

Parents:

Father*: Frederic Mariano de Castilla b. 1819, d. 23 Jan 1869
Mother*: May Robertson b. 1 Aug 1830, d. 4 Oct 1910
Last Edited: 4 Sep 2022
  • Birth*: Isabella Iona Ramos de Castilla was born on 27 February 1861 at Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.1
  • Marriage*: She married Percival De Jersey Grut on 5 September 1891 at Trinity Church, Kew, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.2,3
  • Death*: Isabella Iona Ramos de Castilla died on 19 March 1923 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at age 62.4,5,1
  • Burial*: She was buried on 20 March 1923 at St Kilda Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1
  • Married Name: As of 1891,her married name was De Jersey Grut.2
  • Residence: She lived in 1903 at South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.6
  • Residence: She lived in 1914 at Toorak, Balaclava, Victoria, Australia.6

Family:

Percival De Jersey Grut b. Jun 1845, d. 13 Apr 1926

Children:

Citations

  1. [S1124] Website BillionGraves (https://billiongraves.com/).
  2. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au).
  3. [S132] Unknown author, 'The Argus, Melbourne', "19 September 1891."
  4. [S158] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  5. [S25] Unknown author Castilla Family Bible "written on page facing page 152."
  6. [S62] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).

John de Castilla1

M, b. 21 June 1824, d. 22 February 1846

Parents:

Father*: Mariano Jose Ramos de Castilla b. 8 Dec 1781, d. 11 Sep 1837
Mother*: Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke b. 21 May 1790, d. 12 Jan 1861
Last Edited: 11 Jan 2020
  • Birth*: John de Castilla was born on 21 June 1824 at England.2
  • Baptism: He was baptized on 16 July 1824 at St John Catholic Church Maddermarket, Norwich, Norfolk, England; Catholic Chapel.2,3
  • Death*: He died on 22 February 1846 at 2 Ford Street, Bow, London, England, at age 21; Unknown GEDCOM info: Possible, listed as having died in F. de Castilla bible in early 1850's Ties with death notice in SMH.4,5
  • Residence*: He lived in 1841 at Lambeth, Surrey, England.1
  • Census 1841*: He and Rebecca Maria Josephine Cooke appeared in the 1841 census at Lambeth, Surrey, England.6

Citations

  1. [S87] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com) "Class: HO107; Piece 1057; Book: 9; Civil Parish: Lambeth; County: Surrey; Enumeration District: 12; Folio: 36; Page: 9; Line: 18; GSU roll: 474653."
  2. [S258] E-mail from Kristel De Wulf to Janet Atkins, 22 August 2011.
  3. [S259] Certificate of baptism of John de Casilla, 16 July 1824.
  4. [S53] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  5. [S429] Copy death certificate of John Castilla, 22 february 1846.
  6. [S175] Website ancestry.com.au (www.ancestry.com.au) "1841 English Census."

John Stephen Ramos de Castilla1,2

M, b. 21 December 1866, d. 2 August 1938
De Castilla, Lieutenant Colonel John S. Ramos

( courtesy of Cambridge University Library)

Parents:

Father*: Henry Mariano Ramos de Castilla1 b. 20 Dec 1821, d. 3 Jan 1868
Mother*: Williamina Couper1 b. 15 Feb 1838, d. 15 Mar 1893
Last Edited: 3 Oct 2020
  • Birth*: John Stephen Ramos de Castilla was born on 21 December 1866 at Meadowvale Cottage, Patrick, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.3,4,5,6,7,8
  • Birth Reg: His birth was registered in the Patrick registration district.
  • Marriage*: He married Maude Lilian Bremner on 10 March 1904 at All Saints' Church, Winburg, Free State, South Africa.2,9
  • Death*: John Stephen Ramos de Castilla died on 2 August 1938 at Alameda, Talana Road, Claremont, Cape Town, Cape District, South Africa, at age 71.10,11
  • (Witness) Census 1871: He appeared in the household of Williamina Couper in the 1871 census at 6 Albert Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Margaret Couper and Johanna Stutley were visiting at the time.5
  • Milit-record: John Stephen Ramos de Castilla Non-commissioned officer in 1884 at 1st Aberdeen Engineer Volunteers, Aberdeen, Scotland.12
  • Psgr List: He and Henry Couper de Castilla were found on a passenger list on 5 June 1886 at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, arrived ss Elderslie from London, "Miller, master; Messrs de Castilla (2)".13,14,15,16
  • Anecdote: Name appears in the Western Mail in a list of unclaimed mail held at the General Post Office.
  • Anecdote: Southern Advertiser reports Mr J Castilla is to take part in the farce "At Cross Purposes" to be given at the Mechanics' Institute on Friday 15 June 1888.17
  • Psgr List: John Stephen Ramos de Castilla was found on a passenger list on 2 October 1888 at Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia, departing on the Albany steamer for the colonies.18
  • Psgr List*: He was found on a passenger list on 2 October 1888 at Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia, arriving from Fremantle on the Flinders steamer.18
  • Occupation: He was recorded in the Blue Book as employed by the Government in August 1889 at Western Australia, Australia.19
  • Occupation: He was a clerk, Lands Department in 1890 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.20
  • (present) Anecdote: He was a witness An ajourned meeting of the Committee was held in the Mechanics' Hall in Bunbury on Friday last (10 October 1890); concerning the Proclamation celebrations. It was attended by: Castilla, Mrs., Castilla, J.S., Castilla, Miss.21
  • Anecdote*: Western Mail reported him and HC attending a levee at Government House.
  • Anecdote: Participated in West Australian Rowing Club races in maiden fours and maiden double sculls on 2 September 1891.22
  • Occupation: He was a Draftsman, Lands and Survey Department in January 1892 at Western Australia, Australia.19
  • Anecdote: Mr J Castilla will one of the principal part in the production of the "Gondoliers" at ST George's Hall (The West AUstralian 6 December 1892.)23
  • (Executor) Probate: He was the executor of Williamina Couper's estate on 29 March 1893 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.24
  • (Witness) Marriage: John Stephen Ramos de Castilla witnessed the marriage of Henry Couper de Castilla and Violet May Bussell on 13 June 1894 at St Mathews, Guildford, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1,25
  • Event-Misc*: John Stephen Ramos de Castilla and Henry Couper de Castilla were made officers of the Lodge of Unity on 1 October 1894 at Freemason's Hall, Howick Street, Lathlain, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.26
  • Anecdote: The West Australian reported him attending a levee at Government House.
  • Occupation: John Stephen Ramos de Castilla was appointed inspector of conditional purchases and homesteads lands on 17 September 1896 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.27,28
  • Residence: He lived in 1898 at Bay View Tce., Claremont, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.29
  • Anecdote*: John Stephen de Castilla was among the first Councillors elected to the new municipality, the Town of Claremont.30
  • Residence*: He lived in 1899 at Pensioner Tce., Claremont, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.31
  • Milit-Beg*: He began military service on 17 March 1899 joined the Western Australian Field Force Artillery in 17 March, 1899 as 2nd Lt.2,32
  • Anecdote: J. de Castilla reported in the Southern Times newspaper (10 August 1899) as a clerk in the Lands Department.33
  • Milit-record: He was included in the General Order Western Australian Mounted Infantry 2nd Lt. J de Castilla to be Lieutenant. on 8 January 1900 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.34
  • Milit-record: He left for South Africa 3 February 1900 on Surrey. He took part in the operations in the Orange Free State, including actions at Vet River and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill; operations in Cape Colony.

    He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 16 April, 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with five clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "John Stephen Ramos de Castilla, Lieutenant, West Australian Mounted Infantry. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were sent to Western Australia and presented there. on 3 February 1900 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.2
  • Milit-record: He was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.), dated on 29 November 1900.35
  • Milit-record: He was on board the Salamis when it arrived from South Africa on 12 May 1901 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.36
  • Milit-record: He returned to Perth from South Africa per RMS Himalaya from Melbourne. While in South Africa he accepted a post in General Baden-Powell's police. on 27 May 1901 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.37,38
  • Milit-record*: He was promoted to Captain effective from on 1 July 1901.39
  • Occupation: He was made an offer of appointment to the position of a major in the Transvaal Constabulary from Lord Milner, the High Commissioner of British South Africa in November 1901.20
  • Anecdote: The West Australian Newspaper reported on 28 November 1901 "Mr. Castilla, the assistant chief clerk in the Lands Department, who recently accepted the position of inspecting major in the Transvaal Constabulary...will leave for Albany, en route to South Africa on December 6.40
  • Occupation: He was a Major, South African Constabulary, in December 1901. Major de Castilla was placed on the Reserve of Officers, Union Defence Force, from October 1904.2
  • Event-Misc*: He was reported in The Western Mail: "A very interesting ceremony, and the first of its kind in this State, took place at Government House on December 6, when Captain J. C. Castilla, who served in South Africa with the Second West Australian Contingent, was decorated by His Excellency thc Governor with tue Distinguished Service Order" on 6 December 1901 at Government House, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.41
  • Milit-record: He (Captain) was placed on the Un-attached List (Field Artillery, No1 Battery) on 1 February 1902.42
  • Occupation: He was Justice of the Peace in 1907 at Orange River Colony, South Africa.
  • Milit-End*: He ended military service in 1918 at South Africa. When the European War broke out he helped to suppress the rebellion in South Africa, 1914-15. He afterwards served in the German East African Campaign, 1916-17, as Major, Imperial Service Contingent, and was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in September 1918; he was Commandant, British Troops, Beira, Portuguese East Africa.2
  • Occupation*: He was appointed Resident Magistrate, Wolmaransstad, Transvaal. in 1919 at South Africa.2
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list on 3 May 1927 at Plymouth, England.7
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list on 8 June 1928 at Quebec, Canada.6
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list on 26 March 1929 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.6
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list on 15 May 1929 at London, England.7
  • Psgr List*: He and Maude Lilian Bremner were found on a passenger list on 6 August 1932 at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, from Capetown on the Themistocles.43

Family:

Maude Lilian Bremner b. 5 Aug 1880, d. 31 Mar 1953

Citations

  1. [S192] Private papers of Philip William Atkins.
  2. [S49] Website Anglo Boer War (www.angloboerwar.com).
  3. [S25] Unknown author Castilla Family Bible.
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  5. [S71] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  6. [S38] Webpage Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  7. [S76] Webpage Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com).
  8. [S261] Unknown author, 'birth Son of H Castilla',.
  9. [S1009] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  10. [S50] Website Ancestor.co.za (www.ancestor.co.za).
  11. [S106] Copy death certificate of John Stephen Ramos de Castilla, 2 August 1938.
  12. [S463] Various authors, 'The Inquirer & Commercial News, Perth',.
  13. [S125] Unknown author, 'Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885-1954), Thursday 20 November 1924, page 35', "3 July 1886."
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    lists Henry and John Castilla."
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Margaret de Castilla

F, b. 7 January 1906, d. 21 March 1986
Margaret "Margot" (de Castilla) Moseley

Parents:

Father*: Henry Couper de Castilla b. 19 Jul 1863, d. 26 May 1938
Mother*: Violet May Bussell b. 1 Sep 1869, d. 27 Mar 1961
Last Edited: 1 Sep 2019
  • Birth*: Margaret de Castilla was born on 7 January 1906 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Engagement: She and Henry Doyle Moseley were engaged on 6 April 1928 at Northam, Western Australia, Australia; The Goomalling Weekly Gazette reported "The engagement has been announced of Mr. H. D. Moseley, Resident Magistrate of Northam, to Miss Margot de Castilla, of Claremont...."1
  • Marriage*: Margaret de Castilla married Henry Doyle Moseley on 24 January 1929 at St Mary's Church, West Perth, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.2,3,4
  • Death*: Margaret de Castilla died on 21 March 1986 at Perth, Western Australia, Australia, at age 80.
  • (present) Anecdote: She was a witness "Mr and Mrs HC Castilla of Claremont charmingly entertained a large party of their daughter Margot's young friends last Wednesday evening."5
  • (present) Anecdote: She was a witness "The date of Mr and Mrs de Castilla's farewell (to go and live at Baker's Hill) has been altered... to Tuseday evening March 2"..."Miss Margot de Castilla who left on Wednesday morning with Mr and Mrs (George) Moseley by motor car for Onslow.....will live with Mr and Mrs Moseley at Onslow for the next twelve months."6
  • Psgr List*: She was found on a passenger list on 8 December 1928 at Onslow, Western Australia, Australia, departed for Fremantle per the Centaur.7
  • Married Name: Her married name was Moseley.2,3

Family:

Henry Doyle Moseley b. 7 Sep 1884, d. 6 Oct 1956

Child:

Francis Arnold Ramos Moseley b. 19 Dec 1929, d. 8 May 1954

Citations

  1. [S1035] Weekly Gazette Goomalling, 'Weekly Gazette Goomalling',.
  2. [S3] Private papers of P.W. Atkins.
  3. [S24] Unknown author Family Bible.
  4. [S46] Original marriage certificate of Margaret de Castilla and Henry Doyle Moseley, 24 Jan 1929.
  5. [S426] Unknown author, '(Perth) Sunday Times', "24 May 1925 page 35."
  6. [S127] Unknown author, 'West Australian Newspaper', "2 March 1926 page 8."
  7. [S1033] Unknown author, 'Onslow News', "8 December 1928 page 4."