John BATH m. Elizabeth RUSSELL at Witchford, Cambridgeshire 3 Mar 1840. They had 4 children, Joseph (1840-1910), William (c.1842-?), Sarah Ann (c.1845-c.1924), Mary (c.1848-1930) before emigrating to Adelaide Sth Aust in 1852/3. They had another son, Russell, in Australia in 1853. Russell m. Mary Ann HOWLETT (nee CAVENDER) They had 10 children; William (1877-?), John (1879-c.1917), Russell (1882-c.1948), Frederick (1886-1963), Mary Ann (1887-?), Clara (1889-c.1983), Edward Christopher (1892-c.1972), Thomas Alfred (1894-?), Elizabeth Mary (1896-c.1949) and Joseph Murray (1900-c.1982). The 4th, Frederick,(and 2 brothers?) emigrated to NZ prior to 1914 where he m. Maude Mary Elizabeth BOVETT. Fred & Maude lived in Te Aroha, Waikato, NZ. Fred/Maude were my grandparents.
While I have traced the family to Cambridgeshire I understand that they may have originated from Stithians, Cornwall. I have a line that takes me there but I am unsure as to its accuracy.
While I have traced the family to Cambridgeshire I understand that they may have originated from Stithians, Cornwall. I have a line that takes me there but I am unsure as to its accuracy.I have a lot of info on this Bath family in Aust/NZ which I am willing to share. Would be very interested in learning more about the Cambridgeshire/Cornwall connection. comments powered by Disqus