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251 He inherited property for his life from Thomas Hughes, a material uncle, who died in 1807. Davies, Thomas (The Second) (I0553)
252 He is buried in area2 north of the roadway. Matthews, Richard (I1574)
253 He is buried in block 8, plot 60. Lange, Alfred Charles (Carl Charles) (I1595)
254 He is buried next to the grave of Robert Darvell Barton. Barton, Henry Francis (I0145)
255 He joined the AIF 13th Battalion.

France 1918, North West of Pozieres

On August 8th the 15th Battalion had gallantly captured Fifteenth and Barton Trenches from Point 85 on the Left to 95 on the Right. They had intended to capture from 77 on the Left, but the Suffolks on that flank were held up and German machine-gunners at 77 were strong. Then our guns shelled the new position so severely that the 15th had to retire to their original line, part of which I have called Henley Trench.

At 1a.m. on the 10th, the 16th Battalion, (our "A" Coy. supporting, and its bombers advancing with the 16th) under a tremendous barrage, advanced from Henley Trench between 85 and 69, recaptured what the 15th had captured and advanced still farther to Sixteenth and Barton Trenches between 77 and 95, the 14th Battalion also advancing their left from 12 in O.G. 2 to 24 in Fourteenth Trench.

During the advance of the 16th our "A" Coy., under heavy shelling, dug a deep C.T. -THIRTEENTH TRENCH-from Henley to Sixteenth Trench, Capt. Barton and Lt. Wells (Toby and Bomb) aligning, digging and moving about among the men in a cool and inspiring manner.

The 4th Brigade line therefore, at daybreak on August 10th ran along Sixteenth and Barton Trenches from 77 through 43, 53 and 95 to 24. The 16th also took over Ration Trench that morning, and that evening the 13th relieved the 15th in Barton Trench-43, 53, 95, 24 -with Battalion Headquarters near 91 in Henley Trench, and we immediately prepared for our first "hop-over" in France, and our first attack under a creeping barrage. This barrage, so the gunners told us, had to be uncertain, for, on account of the extinction of roads and landmarks, no one could say exactly where our H.O.T. was, or our objective. A sunken road nearby could not be found, the earth having been torn to pieces.

The night of the 10th was quiet for the Front Line, but cruel for supports, "B" suffering all night and next day, losing among so many their C.S.M. Nicholson.

At 1 a.m. on the 11th the barrage came down extremely heavily and closer to us than we had expected. For a while it remained stationary, "A" on the Right, and "D" on the Left, advancing almost up to it, many in their eagerness having to be held back. The night was not only very dark, but a heavy fog had descended, rendering observation even a yard in front a matter of difficulty. There was nothing to do but stumble forward behind the bursting shells amid the tornado of bullets from front and flanks, and even from the right rear.

Our objective was believed to be a trench 100; yards out, but we advanced 200 yards without meeting it or any enemy. When our barrage became stationary, all dug in. Barton moved about among his platoons supervising and inspiring. Leaving Wells to go farther left to see McGown, he disappeared, no one knowing just how, when or where but from that moment no trace of him has been found. As he was not captured he is placed K.I.A. Had he met the enemy, "Toby" would certainly have sold his life dearly. 
Barton, Francis Maxwell (Tobi) (I0158)
256 He purchased a house "Glen Ryde" at the rear of the St Charles' Church. He was to later purchase further land and create "Ryedale". Family F0084
257 He served with the 41st Regiment of Foot. However Frederick at age 23 returned to London to travel with the family to NSW. He brought with him the proceeds of the sale of his commission as lieutenant. Darvall, Frederick Orme (I1397)
258 He trained as a solicitor (a type of lawyer) but also contributed some verse to the Sydney Bulletin under the pseudonym of The Banjo, taken from the name of a horse. He later gave up law to become a journalist, and went to South Africa to report on the Boer War. When World War I broke out he sought work as a war correspondent, but failed to get it. He then went to work driving an ambulance in France, and later became a Remount Officer with the Australian forces then in Egypt. After returning to Australia in 1919 he continued as a writer.

The works for which Paterson is famous were mostly written before the First World War, and are collected in three books of poems, The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses (1895), Rio Grandes Last Race and Other Verses (1902), and Saltbush Bill, J.P. and Other Verses (1917). His prose works include An Outback Marriage (1906), and Three Elephant Power and Other Stories (1917), the latter of which is a collection of tall tales and serious (but often humourous) reporting. In fact, above all else it is perhaps Patersons sense of humour that sets him apart from such balladists as Rudyard Kipling and Robert Service. It should also be noted that Paterson was writing his ballads before either of these became well-known, and there was little, if any, influence from either side. More likely, Paterson was influenced by the Scottish tradition of poetry (Paterson was of Scottish descent) which had been popularized in Australia by Adam Lindsay Gordon and others.

Patersons most famous work is Waltzing Matilda, written in 1895, and now an unofficial anthem of Australia. The Man from Snowy River has since become the inspiration for a well-known movie of the same name. Clancy of the Overflow is similarly well known. 
Paterson, Andrew Barton (I0147)
259 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1408)
260 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1404)
261 He was a grocer in Trowbridge. He was paying Poor Taxes from 1756 and Land Tax in Trowbridge from 1733 to 1782. Martin, George (I0769)
262 He was a Lieutenant in HM Regiment of Infantry.
He was very attracted to "Nant Gwylan" as he most likely visited there with his father who owned the property which he leased in Wales, and when on holidays whilst doing his military training. Of interest, he sold his commission on coming to Australia and was appointed Police Magistrate. He also managed "Cunningham Plains" and later bought an adjoining station and named it "Nant Gwylan".

Thomas was the son of a British naval surgeon, who had settled at St. Heliere, on the island of Jersey some time before he was born. Thomas became a military officer and served with H.M. 20th Foot, East Devonshire Regiment before selling his commission and migrating with his family to New South Wales. His intention on arriving in N.S.W. was to become a Grazier and he settled on a property at Murrumburrah. Thomas became a Police Magistrate in New South Wales, possibly because farming was not proving as profitable as he would have liked. 
Davies, Thomas Alfred (I0566)
263 He was attended by Dr John Bain.
BDM ref: 54593/1972 
Hibble, Winston Harry (I0009)
264 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I0027)
265 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1521)
266 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1407)
267 He was buried near his brothers Edward Hugh and Henry Francis Barton.
His gravestone reads:
"In loving memory of
Robert Darvell Barton
of Nelgowrie & Burren Stations
Born 16th April 1843
Died 16th Augsut 1924
Eldest son of
Captain Robert Johnstone Barton
of Boree Nyrang
Orange Distract NSW" 
Barton, Robert Darvall (I0138)
268 He was buried near the grave of Robert Darvel Barton. Barton, Lawrence Hugh (I0161)
269 He was Constable of Lancaster Castle Barton, Christopher (I1049)
270 He was drowned near his home whilst trying to cross the flooded creek.

Robert Hall noted the following in his diary:
"SAT. 29 MAY. Mr Blair Snr found drowned today by his son James near the bridge leading to his home. He was drunk last evening at Killion’s and borrowed 2/0 from Mrs Killion to pay Doyle’s Man for a Stock Whip, and remained drinking at Doyles. It is supposed he fell into the creek at 9 or 10 o’clock last night going home." 
Blair, James Snr (I0211)
271 He was in a home prior to his death. Lake, Kevin Allen (I0067)
272 He was living at New Lambton, NSW. Lake, Joseph (I0042)
273 He was only ten years old when his father died and fifteen when he went to sea as a midshipman with the merchant fleet of the East India Company. He sailed in February, 1825 on the "Kellie Castle" to Bombay and China, returning in March 1826. In January, 1827 he sailed as 6th Officer on the "Bridgewater" reaching Bombay in May and China in August, and returning to England in March, 1828. His third and final voyage was as fourth Officer aboard the "Lowther Castle", which sailed in April, 1829 and reached China in September after weathering fierce storms. The ship started for England in March, 1830 and did not reach the Thames until September. Robert left the service on 2nd October, 1830 having served for just five years 8 months and 25 days. He was 21 and eligible to receive the £2,500 his father had left him in his will.

His sister, Susanna, married in November that year and his two oldest brothers, who had inherited their father's two properties in Ireland, were married by February, 1832. The rest of the family seems to have moved about this time to Bonn, Germany, where the sons may have attended the University. Robert is said to have used his closed coach to help some German friends there spirit away one of their number who was in danger because of some political crisis - or at least this was the story that explained the teacups and saucers, painted with the coats of arms of noble families which passed down to Robert's eldest son.

In September, 1839, his own capital apparently boosted with a parting gift of about £3,000 from his mother, Robert sailed for Sydney hoping to make his fortune as a woolgrower. Within a fortnight of landing in January, 1840 he had bought, with two partners, fellow passengers on the "Alfred", Joseph Docker and Frederick Darvall, the stock and licence area (some 66,000 acres) of "Boree Nyrang", near Molong. After a few months up there Robert came to Sydney and, while Frederick Darvall managed the stations, wooed and wed Emily Mary Darvall, eldest and probably the most accomplished of the three Darvall sisters. Before the wedding Robert and Major Darvall bought out Docker's third interest in Boree (and later Emily's inheritance was used to buy up her father's share: how long it was before Fred sold out remains unclear). Mr. and Mrs. Barton spent the spring and summer settling into their bark hut at "Boree" before Emily went to Sydney to attend her dying mother and have her first child, Emily Susanna.

Emily's sister, Eliza and her husband, Henry Herman Kater, came to live nearby at Caleula after Kater was ruined by the depression (1842). Later their younger sister Rose and her husband, John Arthur Templer moved from "Nanima", Wellington to "Narambla", near Orange (1847). A further addition to the family colony came after Charlotte Shapland - whose sister was the wife of John Bayley Darvall, Emily's barrister brother - married Thomas Hood and lived for a time as a neighbour on their property at "Boree Cabonne".

The collapse of the wool market and the generally depressed economy in the 1840s meant that the stock was worth in 1842 about 1 /10th of what the Boree partners had paid in 1840 and hopes of returning to England with a handsome fortune vanished. Robert had firm expectations of a bequest of £10,000 from has maternal uncle, Robert Nathaniel Johnston, a Bordeaux wine merchant, who was probably his godfather, but these hopes were dashed when he learnt (1842) that his uncle had left his vast fortune to the church for a Bordeaux hospital. Susanna Barton and her sister contested the will, appealing to King Louis Philippe to intervene; Susanna received some £8,000 and at once sent £2,000 to Robert (1844). A few years later further financial disaster loomed when his neighbour, John Smith, brought a civil action for wrongful arrest in the famous "iron pot case" but the threat of heavy damages fortunately faded (1847-48).

After Fred Darvall's marriage (1841), Emily's younger brother Horace came to Boree for a time and looked after it when Robert was in Sydney. Later (1848) Edwin Naylor, the son of the Anglican clergyman at Carcoar, joined the staff when his father fell ill and returned to England where he died. Before this Robert had been crippled for life when he broke his leg in a fall from a gig (1846) - one of several dangerous accidents of this kind that the family suffered on rough bush tracks and the mountain road. He was lame and apparently increasingly irritable thereafter.

But economic conditions improved markedly after the discovery nearby of gold in 1851 and in the late 1850s Robert began to consolidate his holding by taking up the freehold to four relatively small areas near the homestead between 1854 and 1859 - a total of 713 acres. The broad acres of licence area were evidently disposed of about this time and when the eldest son, Robert, left school in 1858 he took over the management and disposal of the remaining stock.

Emily had been kept busy with a growing family: ten children in 15 years, of whom just one died (1845, at 10 months), the delicate twin sister to Rose Isabella. The youngest child, Arthur Sterling, was seven years old when the eldest daughter was married at Boree in December, 1860 to John Paterson. She had her first child there in October, 1862 and six months later Rose was also married at Boree to Andrew Paterson.

Early in October, 1863 on a visit to Sydney where he stayed at the Australian Club, Robert caught pneumonia and died, aged only 54. He was buried at St. Anne's, Ryde. His estate, left to his widow, was valued at £16,000.

Robert Johnston Barton, a retired East India Company captain, came to Australia in 1839. He met on the ship, and subsequently married, Emily Mary Darvall. Robert Barton brought funds with him and with the Darvall family as partners occupied "Boree Nyrang" near Molong. Mrs Barton was a well educated young woman fluent in several languages and in the isolated circumstances of their property virtually educated her own eight children. She wrote much of her early experiences in the pioneering bush. 
Barton, Captain Robert Johnston (I0135)
274 He was part of the crew of the HMS Sirius (under Captain Hunter) when it was wrecked on Norfolk Island on 14th April 1790. Frederick and some others of the crew later returned to Port Jackson on HMS Supply. Merideth, Frederick (I0195)
275 He was shelled, had a broken arm on 3 October 1917 and was gassed at Villers Bretonneaux on 2 May 1918 and 2 June 1918 and blown up with complete deafness on 26/27th June, 1918. Gowing, Roy Lanchester (I0028)
276 Heather (or Rose) came from "Rosebank" station near Longreach. McKenzie, Heather Mary (Rose) (I0083)
277 Heather died of liver failure. McKenzie, Heather Mary (Rose) (I0083)
278 Heather is buried with her husband and father-in-law. McKenzie, Heather Mary (Rose) (I0083)
279 Held land near Enniskillen and later at Bowe (or Boa) Island, Lough Erne.
Reputed to have gone to Ireland with the Earl of Essex in 1599. 
Barton, Thomas (I0252)
280 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I0002)
281 Henry was an Army Officer, theatrical producer, theatrical writer and journalist.
Grace was his second marriage. 
Addison, Henry Robert (I1424)
282 Her ashes are in a wall at the Crematorioum. Perrington, Dulcie Irene (I0671)
283 Her ashes are in location DX13 Martin, Myee Australie (I0008)
284 Her ashes were taken by Margaret and placed in her husband, Harry's grave in the Windsor Municipal Council Lawn Cemetery. The wake was held at Margarets place in Winston Hills.
Refer to Harry's notes as to the location of the grave. The plague on Harry's grave reads;

DIED 18TH MAY 1972
Davies, Severin Margaret Hope (I0010)
285 Her grave is next to that of Emily Mary Barton, which is to the north of the church.

Her headstone reads: "Sarah Kate, wife of Henry Fancis Barton, who died 5th July 1885, aged 28 years". 
Macansh, Sarah Kate (I0154)
286 Her sponsors are her aunts Emily Barton and Charlotte Shapland and her uncle Captain Edward Darvall. Darvall, Emily Flora (I1403)
287 Hi Andrew and Helen,

Gam's sister did research into the family history and discovered that, (now you've always probably suspected this...!) we are blonde for a guut reazon. You know ve are Danish? Ja, and the Campbell in Gam's name come's from Lord Colin Campbell?

Howso e're in Denmark, the heir to the throne, fell in love with a beautiful German countess (where we come in, wouldn't you know ...). I think she was a lady in waiting to the Queen (not sure). They married secretly. A legitimate son was born to them (our ancestor). The couple were then found out.

The baby was, I assume, forcibly taken from them and given to a Scottish nobleman to adopt. Found out, since I was told, that the Danish court was choca with Scots as well as German nobility. The nobleman brought him up as his own and the child did well, militarily himself...

The castles of Denmark are beyond fairytale. Breathtakingly romantic buildings. Our ancient Danish ancestors were known as Christian the 'morbid'. Christian the 'depraved and morbid', Christian the 'depraved and morbid and odd' and Christian the 'you really don't want to know'..

This also means that by the Danish royal family we are related to all the royal families of Europe. I think ours would've been the royal house of Saxe-Coberg-Gotha. Lets just hope we haven't got porphyria in the blood.

Love from us both to you both,
and the babies.
Fiona Caterina 
Davies, Severin Margaret Hope (I0010)
288 Hilda & Edith were twins. Barton, Hilda May (I0077)
289 Hilda & Edith were twins. Barton, Edith Cecila (I0078)
290 Hilda and Edith were baptised by Archdeacon Wilson. Barton, Hilda May (I0077)
291 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Private (I0030)
292 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Private (I0030)
293 His ashes are located at the Crematorium. Marlan, John Norley (I0046)
294 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I0124)
295 His grave has a metal fence is on the "north side" of the church. (GPS coordinates: S33'48.938" E151' 06.273")

His tomb has the following inscription: "Sacred to the memory of Edward Darvall formally of the 19th Dragoons and the 9th Light Dragoons and during the last thirty years of his life a useful and honoured citizen of New South Wales. He died on the 16th May AD1869 aged 93 years. Also to the memory of Emily his beloved wife whose remains repose in the adjacent tomb. And of Jane second wife of the above died Ryedale April 1899 aged 73 years."

The eastern Good Shepherd window with St Annes Church is in memory of Major Edward Darvall and also of his daughter, Mrs Annie Tully. He built "Ryedale" which became St Columb's Rectory at West Ryde (Graves on north side). 
Darvall, Major Edward (I0237)
296 His grave is to the north of the church. Darvall, Anthony William (I1420)
297 His headstone is marked as follows;

To the memory of James Blair who departed this life 28th May 1852
? ? of Mary Young
Wife of the above who departed this life 22nd June 1869 aged 74 years.
Let me die the death of the r? and let ?? 
Blair, James Snr (I0211)
298 His unit embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A74 Marathon. Lake, Herbert (I1670)
299 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I1293)
300 Hugh Massey was 3rd Baron Massey Massey, Hugh (I0262)

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