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Richard William* & Rebecca Barnard

RICHARD WILLIAM* BARNARD was born Abt. 1811 in Farney, London, the son of Richard Barnard and Susan Boucher. He died 1887 in Fitzroy, Victoria. He married abt March 1852  in Lambeth, Surrey to REBECCA FULLER (b: 1831 St Albans, Hertfordshire, England to parents JAMES FULLER and JANE WOOD and was baptised on 28 Jul 1833 at St. Albans,Hertfordshire, England; d: 1912 in Fitzroy, Victoria)

The couple decided to immigrate to New Zealand and with their 4 young children, boarded the "Cameo" which sailed 1st March 1859 from London and arrived after a voyage of 112 days at Lyttlelton, Canterbury and disembarked on 13 June 1859 On board were 285  'Provincial Government Immigrants'  along with other passengers - On Ships list; Barnard Richard William 45 Surrey, occupation Gardener; Rebecca 28 ; Henrietta Jane 6; Hester Eliza 4 ; Richard 2  and William 8 mths

The militia was a compulsory 'home guard' of European settlers, which could be called out in emergency for local defence. It was authorised under the provisions of the Militia Ordinance as a response to the outbreak of hostilities in the north and embodied all able-bodied European men between the ages of eighteen and sixty, liable to be called out by the Governor for training or actual service within forty kilometres of their town and listed on the 1860 Christchurch Militia List : Barnard Richard William, Kilmore Street, Christchurch; Paperhanger.

Their children:

i Henrietta Jane Barnard b: Jun 1853 in Wandsworth d: 1927 in Malvern East, Victoria, Australia Mar: 1872 in Bourke Melbourne, Victoria to Stephen Gray b: in Essex, England 

Their children: Stephen Frederick Gray (1873-1935) Ada Henrietta Gray (1875-1879) Olive Maud Gray (1877-1969) Ida Evelyn Gray (1880-1958)  Edwin Henry Gray (1887-1970) and Clarence Roy Gray (1892-1981)

ii Hester Eliza (Helen) Barnard b: 1855 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire; d: 1931Mar: 1882 in Fitzroy, Melbourne to David Canobbie

Their Children: Ada Florence Canobbio (1884-1979) David Canobbio (1886-1974) Mabel Laura Canobbio (b: 1889)

iii Richard Barnard b: 1857 in Kent, Wandsworth, London d: 1887 in 38 St David St, Fitzroy, Australia

iv William Barnard b: 1858 in Brentwood, Essex, England d: 1934 in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia mar: 1912 in Victoria, Australia to Elizabeth Mary Wilson b: 1860 in St Luke, London, England, d: 1948

Their Children: William Daniel Barnard (1880-1905) Ernest Norman Barnard (1881-1950) Ethel Maud Barnard (1882-1951) Elizabeth Barnard (b: 1883) Florence Lilian Barnard (1884-1941)  George Barnard (b: 1886) Albert Edward Barnard (1895-1947) Peter Barnard (b: 1895)

v Harriet Ann (Annie) Barnard b: 22 Jun 1860 in Christchurch bd: 1946 in Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia; Mar: 13 Jan 1881 in Emerald Hill, Victoria, Australia to James John Wilson b: 1853 in Woolwich, London, England Father: John Wilson Mother: Martha Cranfield; d: 1937 in Emerald Hill, Victoria 

Their Children: Arthur James Cranfield Wilson (1881-1953) Maude Evelyne Wilson (1883-1953)  Herbert John Wilson (1885-1965) Ethel May Wilson (1887-1867) Norman Wilson (1890-1969)  Elsie Victoria Wilson (1893-1928) Allan George Wilson (b: 1895) Leslie Frederick Wilson (1898- 1967) Doris Myrtle Wilson (1902-1939)

vi Mary Emily Barnard b: 10 Jul 1862 in Christchurch, Richard's occupation given as paper maker; she d: 1921 in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

The Barnard family left for Australia. Advertisement: Melbourne paper, the "Argus", Victoria;  Thursday 22 December 1864:  "Richard William Barnard who with his wife and family sailed from England in March 1859 in the ship Cameo for Canterbury, is requested to communicate with R Towns and Co, 26 William Street, Melbourne."

vii James Barnard b: 1864 in Keilor, Victoria, Australia d: 1934 in Somerville, Victoria, Australia mar: Emily Barrett b: 1874 in Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia d: 1925 in Ascot Vale, Victoria, Aus

Their Children: James Thomas Barnard (1893-1974) Percy Barnard (1894-1978)

viii Rebecca Alice Barnard b: 1867 in Footscray, Australia d: 1966 in Swan, Western Australia Mar: 1887 in Fitzroy, Melbourne to Robert John Edmund Hadlow b: 1867 in Dunolly, Victoria 

Their children: Hilda Alice Hadlow (b: 1888) Myrtle Olive Hadlow (b: 1890) Violet May Hadlow (b: 1893)

ix Frederick Barnard b: 1870 in Collingwood, Victoria, Australia d: 1943 in 50 Willsmere Rd Kew, Victoria Mar: 1902 in Carlton Victoria to Elsie May b: 1880 in Port Melbourne d: 1943 in Kew Victoria

Their children: Elsie May Barnard (1903-1991) Frederick William Barnard (1905-1911) Ettie Flora Barnard (b: 1906) Albert Edward Barnard (b: 1907)

x Laura Susan Barnard b: 1873 in Collingwood, Victoria, Australia d: 1963 in Alameda, California, U. S. A Mar: 1891 in Fitzroy, Melbourne to John Alfred Orford b: 1869 in Collingwood d: 1956 in 1818 Union St.Alameda, Calif. U.S.A.

Their children: Leslie Alfred Orford (b: 1892) Edgar Barnard Orford (b: 1895) May Laura Orford (d: 1984) Thelma Orford and Norman F Orford

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