My Kear line is William Kear & Jane nee Lewis who married at Parkend Forest of Dean Gloucestershire in 1859. They had 5 children, and they all left England in 1876 arriving in New Zealand Jan 1877. They stayed there for some years, and left for Australia, except MARY KEAR 3rd child, she married a John HILL had 4 children and stayed in N.Z.
William & Jane and their 4 children came to Sydney.
1. Oliver KEAR b.1859 married Ester McVeigh.
2. Fanny Sarah KEAR married William SMITH.
3. Mary KEAR N.Z. married 1. John HILL 2nd. Ambrose DAVEY.
4. SARAH MAY/ANN KEAR (MY LINE) MARRIED ALFRED SMALL24/7/1889 AT Surry Hills, Sydney. N.S.W.
I have information of the lines of KEYRLUN and shortened too KYRE / KERE / KEERE and KEAR.1200's to 1800's.
Perth. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.