The Austrailian connection I have is William Frederick Pearse.b.April/30/1829. Eldest son of the Rev.William Pearse and Martha Raikes Kinleside.William Frederick Pearse married Ellen Augusta Handley.b.Oct/22/1836 of the Bahamas in Dover Kent on Oct/9/1856.They had eight children the eldest Martha Rosalie Pearse.b.Sept/24/1857 in Launceston Tasmainia Austrailia.m. Frederick William Smith. It would be interesting to see if there is a possible link with Michelle as well as yourself. so please reply or e.mail.