TOMKINS Family - Herts, England & Tas/NSW/Victoria, Australia
Looking for descendants and researchers of the TOMKINS family:
John TOMKINS b.c1794, possibly in Herts, England, m Janet Jessie RUSSELL in Tasmania 1837.
John was sent to Tasmania as a convict aboard 'Roslyn Castle' in 1828.
Their children, born in Hamilton TAS or Inverleigh, Victoria:
Jessie 1835 (married McANLY)
Elizabeth Agnes 1838 (married JEWELL)
William (married CLARKE)
John (married BLACKBURN)
James (married PILBEAM)
Henry (married PATTERSON)
In around 1873, John & Jessie, along with several of their children and their families, travelled from the Geelong district in Victoria to the Deniliquin area of New South Wales. They both died in Conargo, NSW.