Tarrant ~ Second Generation

    Issue of Michael Tarrant (Terry) and Mary  
1.   Hester TARRANT
Bap Feb 1805 at St-Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford (ref OFHS, awaiting confirmation).
 
2.   Michael TARRANT (1)
Bap Feb 1807 at St-Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford (ref OFHS, awaiting confirmation).
Burial of Michael TERRY/TARRANT 1816 at St-Peter-le-Bailey aged 9 yrs 4 mths (ref OFHS).
 
3.   Sarah TERRY (TARRANT)
Bap Oct 1808 at St-Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford (ref OFHS, awaiting confirmation).
 
4.   Mary Ann TERRY (TARRANT)
Bap Aug 1810 at St-Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford (ref OFHS, awaiting confirmation).
 
5.   William TERRY (TARRANT)
Bap Nov 1811 at St-Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford (ref OFHS, awaiting confirmation).

In 1825 William Tarrant was apprenticed to William Randle to St Ebbe, city of Oxford, tailor. Apprenticeship indenture, 5th Sep 1825; St Peter le Bailey, city of Oxford; Parish St Peter le Bailey, Oxford, Reference PAR214/5/A1/2/29 (Oxfordshire County Council website).

Marriage 12 May 1833 at Oxford St Thomas of William Tarrant to Ann MERRICK (ref OFHS). Also spelt MEYRICK in the Andrews Index Card for daughter Eliza. She was born c1813 in Oxford (ref census).

Ref 1841 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of St Ebbe. Registration district of Oxford. Address: Abby Place.
Together with children William (7), Edward (5), Ann (3), Michael (1), Fredrick (6 mths):
William Tarrant. Age 25. Tailor. Born in Oxfordshire.
Ann Tarrant. Age 25. Born in Oxfordshire.

Ref 1851 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Oxford St Ebbe. Registration dist of Oxford. Address: Friars Street.
Together with children William (17), Edward (15), Ann (13), Michael (11), Eliza (9), Esther (7), Christopher (5), George (3), Sarah (1):
William Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 38. Journeyman Tailor. Born Oxon Oxford.
Ann Tarrant. Wife. Mar. Age 38. Born Oxon Oxford.

Ref 1861 census. Oxfordshire, England. Parish of Oxford St Ebbe. Registration dist of Oxford. Address: 34 Friars St.
Together with children Christopher (15), George (12), Amelia (10), Alfred (4):
William Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 48. Tailor. Born Oxford.
Ann Tarrant. Wife. Mar. Age 48. Born Oxford.

William died 9 Jun 1867. Death reg of William Tarrant Jun qtr 1863 at Oxford dist, Oxford (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.
"An inquest was held on Wednesday last in St. Ebbe's parish on the body of William Tarrant, aged fifty-five, tailor, who died from an accident he had received very early the previous Sunday morning. It appeared from the evidence of the daughter of the deceased that she heard him come up to her bedroom about eleven o'clock on Saturday night. He said he wanted a light. Her rushlight was gone out. Afterwards she heard her father fall down stairs, where he was found lying. She then sent for Mr. Thompson, surgeon, whose assistant deposed that death was caused by fracture of the base of the skull from a fall. The jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical testimony." (ref British Newspapers, Oxford Times, Sat 15 Jun 1867)

Ann's death not found.









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    Children:  
  1. William Richard TARRANT bap 1833 at Oxford St Thomas, Oxford  
  2. Edward TARRANT bap 1835 at Oxford St Thomas, Oxford  
  3. Michael TARRANT (1) bap 1836 at Oxford St Thomas, Oxford  
  4. Ann TARRANT born 1838 at Oxford, Oxford  
  5. Michael TARRANT bap 1839 at Oxford St Ebbe, Oxford  
  6. Frederick TARRANT born 1841 at Oxford, Oxford  
  7. Eliza TARRANT born 1843 at Oxford, Oxford  
  8. Emily TARRANT bap 1844 at Oxford St Ebbe, Oxford  
  9. Esther TARRANT born 1845 at Oxford, Oxford  
  10. Bailey TARRANT bap 1847 at Oxford St Ebbe, Oxford  
  11. Christopher TARRANT bap 1847 at Oxford St Ebbe, Oxford  
  12. George TARRANT born 1849 at Oxford, Oxford  
  13. Sarah TARRANT bap 1850 at Oxford Holy Trinity, Oxford  
  14. Amelia TARRANT born c1851 at Oxford, Oxford  
  15. Alfred TARRANT born 1856 at Oxford, Oxford
 
6.   James TERRY
Bap Jun 1813 at Oxford St Ebbe, Oxford (ref OFHS).
 
7.   Michael TERRY/TARRANT (2)
Bap Jan 1817 at Oxford St Ebbe, Oxford (ref OFHS).

Marr reg Mar qtr 1839 at Headington dist, Oxfordshire of Michael Tarrant to Mary Ann WOOD (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1841 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of St Ebbe. Registration district of Oxford. Address: Abby Place.
Michael Tarrant. Age 20. M.S. Born in Oxfordshire.
Mary Tarrant. Age 20. Born in Oxfordshire.

Ref 1851 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Oxford St Ebbe. Registration dist of Oxford. Address: Abbey Place.
Michael Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 34. College Servant. Born Oxford Oxon.
Mary Ann Tarrant. Wife. Mar. Age 32. Born Oxford Oxon.

Ref 1861 census. Oxfordshire, England. Parish of Oxford St Ebbe. Registration dist of Oxford. Address: 13 Abbey Pl.
Michael Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 44. College Serv. Born Oxford.

Ref 1881 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Oxford St Ebbe. Registration District of Oxford. Address: 16 Abbey Pl.
Michael Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 64. Formerly College Servant (Shoe-black). Born Oxon Oxford.
Mary Ann Tarrant. Wife. Mar. Age 62. College Servant (Hall-woman). Born Oxon Oxford.

"May 25, at 16, Abbey-place, St. Ebbe's, Oxford, Mr. Michael Tarrant, aged 68." (ref British Newspaper Archive, Oxford Journal, Sat 30 May 1885)





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8.   Ann TERRY alias TARRANT
Bap of Ann TERRY alias TARRANT on 23 Mar 1819 at St Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford; the record transcriptions states "Mar 23 TERRY alias TARRANT, Ann, d Michael & Mary, carrier" (record obtained from Oxford source).
 
    Issue of William Tarrant and Ann Evans  
1.   William TARRANT

"William, the son of William and Ann Tarrant of the Parish of St. Peter Le Bailey in the City of Oxford was born on the 26 of July 1812 and publicly baptized on the 11th of October in the same year by me Thomas Ashton Min." (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford, Wesleyan)

Occupation Cordwainer (Shoemaker) (census), Merchant (DC).

He married Mary Ann MOBLEY.
Mary Ann Mobley married William TARRANT on 10 Apr 1833 at Oxford St Aldate (ref OFHS index of records). The service on the 10 Apr 1833 was reported as follows:
"On Wednesday was married, at St. Aldate's Church, Mr. William Tarrant, boot maker, of St. Giles's, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. John Mobley, butcher, of this city." (ref British Newspaper Archive, Oxford Journal, 13 Apr 1833).

A second reference, of a marriage in the name of Ann Mobley at Methodist Chapel, St Michael's Wesleyan, 13 Dec 1835 (ref English researcher Eileen Fitchen in 1985) has not been confirmed.

Mary Ann was dau of "John Moberley and Ann Barratt" and was born c1809 (ref her Death Cert). She was born c1810 at Oxford according to 1851 census.
Bap 1809 at Oxford St Martin of Mary Ann, dau of John & Ann MOBLY (ref OFHS index of records).

Ref 1841 census at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, civil parish of St Mary Magdalen.
Together with children Mary Ann (5), Ann (4), Elizabeth (2), William (4 mths):
William Tarrant. Age 28. Cordwainer. Born in Oxfordshire.
Mary Ann Tarrant. Age 30. Born in Oxfordshire.

Ref 1851 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Oxford St Giles. Address: 26 St Giles Street, Oxford St Giles.
Together with children Esther Ann (14), Elizabeth (12), William (10), Joseph (11 mo):
William Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 38. Master Cordwainer employing 2 men. Born Oxon, Oxford.
Mary Ann Tarrant. Wife. Mar. Age 41. [incorrectly indexed as 61] Born Oxon, Oxford.
[All incorrectly indexed as Torrans]

According to shipping records, William and Mary Ann and their children William, Joseph and Thirza arrived in Victoria, Australia on 2 September 1857 by assisted passage on the "Hornet". "Own a/c (no employer). Address Ballarat. Date of agreement 5 September. Annual amount 55 pounds, terms 3 months with rations." William's age 44 and Mary's age 46 agrees with census.

William was alive in 1863, living at Drummond St, Ballarat (marriage of his daughter Mary Ann in Ballarat).

William moved to NSW in 1884, 6 months before his death, and died 28 Oct 1884 at 475 Crown St, Sydney. The informant was his son Joseph. He was buried at the Necropolis. (Ref his Death Cert held by LS for all details.) This certificate lists 5 living children and 4 dead being 2 male, 2 female.

Mary Ann died on 18 Oct 1893 at Kensington Road, Summerhill, New South Wales. Her death certificate has the following details: age 84 years, cause of death Dyspepsia, Pneumonia; name of father, John MOBERLEY, name of mother Ann BARRATT; informant Edwin Chapple, Grandson, Canterbury Rd Petersham; buried 20 Oct 1893 at Rookwood; Congregational; witnesses William Tarrant, Arthur William Chapple; born Oxford, England; 26 years in Victoria, 9 years in New South Wales; married at Oxford, England at the age of 23 years to William Tarrant; Children of marriage Mary A, 57 years; William, 52 years; Joseph, 44 years; Esther A, 56 years; Thurza, 41 years, and 3 Males and 2 Females deceased [one more than listed at William's death]. (Ref her Death Cert held by LS for all details.)

"TARRANT.- October 18, 1893, at her late residence Newnam Cottage, Kensington-road, Summer Hill, Mary Ann, the beloved wife of the late William Tarrant, of Oxford, England, aged 84 years." (ref Trove, Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 21 October 1893)

FROM WHOM FREDERICK SHADE IS DESCENDED.


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    Children:  
  1. Mary Ann TARRANT born 1835 at Oxford  
  2. Esther Ann TARRANT born c1837 at Marylebone  
  3. Elizabeth TARRANT born c1839 at Paddington  
  4. William TARRANT born 1841 at Oxford  
  5. John TARRANT born 1843 at Headington, Oxfordshire  
  6. Margaret TARRANT born 1846 at Headington, Oxfordshire  
  7. Alfred George TARRANT born 1848 at Headington, Oxfordshire  
  8. Joseph TARRANT born 1850 at Headington, Oxfordshire  
  9. Thirza TARRANT born 1852 at Headington, Oxfordshire
 
2.   Joseph TARRANT
"Joseph, son of William and Ann Tarrant, of the Parish of St Aldates in the City of Oxford, was born November the 19th baptized December 18th 1814 by Henry Anderson Minister" (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford, Wesleyan)

Bap 18 Dec 1814 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford (ref IGI).

Joseph died in 1828.
"Joseph son of William and Ann Tarrant. Abode St Aldates. Bur July 18th 1828 age 13 years." (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford).
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3.   Ann TARRANT
"Ann, the daughter of William & Ann Tarrant of the Parish of St Aldate's in the City of Oxford was publickly baptized, December the 8th 1816 by Danl. Walton Minister" (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford)

Bap 8 Dec 1816 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI).

Ref 1841 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with her parents and siblings:
Ann Tarrant. Age 20. Dress Maker. Born in Oxfordshire.

Marr reg Dec qtr 1845 at Oxford dist to Charles Henry ROOKE (ref FreeBMD). The marriage was 25 Dec 1845 at the Wesleyan Chapel in the district of Oxford; Charles was of full age, Bachelor, a Joiner, of St Aldate Street, son of William Rooke, Builder; Ann was of full age, Spinster, of Speedwell St St Ebbes, daughter of William Tarrant, Cord Wainer. Witnesses were Josiah Tarrant and Esther Tarrant (ref Marriage Cert held by LS). Charles was bap about 2 Oct 1825 at Saint Giles, Oxford, son of William & Martha Rooke (ref IGI).

Not found in 1851 census so they may have left for Australia by that time, or they may had died. No further information found in England or Australia. There are no census records in England for John Roberts Rooke and he was certainly in Australia some time later.
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  1. John Roberts ROOKE born 1851 at Bath dist, Somerset
 
4.   Josiah TARRANT
"Josiah the Son of William Tarrant of Oxford in the Parish of Saint Aldate in the City of Oxford and of Ann his wife, who was the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Evans was born at Oxford on the twenty ninth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, at whose birth were present Elizabeth Crapper and Miriam Crapper both of Oxford and was also solemly baptized with water, in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, on the sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen at The Wesleyan Chapel Oxford by Edward B Lloyd. Registered this ninth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen by me Thomas Blanshard Registrar." (ref Ancestry, England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, Wesleyan Metropolitan Registry, Paternoster Row)

"Josiah son of William & Ann Tarrant. Abode: St Aldate Oxford. Shoemaker. 6 Dec 1818. By whom ceremony was performed. E. B. Lloyd." (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford, Wesleyan)

Bap 6 Dec 1818 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI which mistranscribes the name as Turrant).

Marr reg Sep qtr 1838 at Oxford dist of Josiah Tarrant to Emma GREEN (ref FreeBMD). She was born c1821 at Oxford, Oxfordshire (ref census).

Ref 1841 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of St Giles. Registration district of Headington. Address: Observatory St.
Joseah Tarrant. Age 20. Shoe M. Born in Oxfordshire.
Emma Tarrant. Age 20. Born in Oxfordshire.

Witness in 1845 to marriage of sister Ann.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Holy Trinity. Registration district of Coventry. Address: Far Gosford Street, Holy Trinity, Coventry.
Together with dau Emma (9):
Josiah Tarantt. Head. Mar. Age 32. Cordwainer. Born Oxford, Oxfordshire.
Emma Tarantt. Wife. Mar. Age 30. Dress Maker. Born Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of St Johns. Registration district of Coventry. Address: Spon Street, St Johns, Coventry.
Together with children Emma (20), Martha Jane (9), Julia (7):
Joseph Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 42. Shoe Maker, Public House. Born Oxfordshire.
Emma Tarrant. Wife. Mar. Age 40. Dressmaker. Born Oxfordshire.

Emma's death was reg Jun qtr 1864 at Coventry dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1871 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Holy Trinity. Address: East Street, Holy Trinity, Coventry.
Together with children Emma (27), Julia (16), Amy (2):
Josiah Tarrant. Head. Wid. Age 52. Cordwainer. Born Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Ref 1881 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Coventry Holy Trinity. Registration district of Coventry. Address: South St Top of West St, Coventry.
Together with dau Ann (19):
Josiah Tarrant. Head. Mar. Age 63. Boot & Shoe Maker. Born Oxfordshire.

Ref 1891 census. Yorkshire (West Riding), England. Civil Parish of Manningham. Registration district of Bradford. Address: 168 Ingleby Street, Manningham, Bradford.
Together with dau Julia Storey (33) and her family:
Josiah Tarrant. Father in Law. Widower. Age 75. Living on his own means. Born Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Ref 1901 census. Yorkshire (West Riding), England. Civil Parish of Bradford. Registration district of Bradford. Address: 223 Kensington Street, Bradford.
Together with dau Julia Storey (41) and her family, and dau Amy Forest (36):
Josiah Farrant (sic). Father In Law. Widower. Age 85. Born Oxford.

Josiah's death reg Dec qtr 1905 at Bradford dist, Yorkshire aged 85 (obscure) (ref FreeBMD).








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    Children:  
  1. Emma Ann TARRANT born 1841 at Oxford, Oxfordshire  
  2. Martha Jane TARRANT born 1851 at Coventry, Warwickshire  
  3. Julia Fairlie TARRANT born 1853 at Coventry, Warwickshire  
  4. Agnes TARRANT born 1856 at Coventry, Warwickshire  
  5. Amy TARRANT born 1861 at Coventry, Warwickshire
 
5.   John TARRANT
Born 5 Sep 1821 at Oxford (ref P.O'Connor, no official record found).

"John Tarrant son of Wm and Ann Tarrant. Abode St Aldates Oxford. Bur March 18 1830 age 9 years." (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford).
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6.   Margaret TARRANT
"Margaret Daughter of William and Anne Tarrant. Abode St Aldates Oxford. Cordwainer. Born 1823. Bapt. 1823." (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford, Wesleyan).
Born 1823, bap 1823 at St Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI).

Not found in 1841 census.
Marr reg Dec qtr 1842 at Oxford District to Henry WETHERED (ref FreeBMD), usually spelt Henry WEATHERHEAD. He was born c1820 in Middlesex. The marriage was 18 Dec 1842 at St Ebbe Oxford (ref Ancestry Public Tree).

Ref 1851 census. Berkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sunningwell. Registration District of Abingdon.
Together with children Ann Elizabeth (7), Margaret Esther (6), Henry Alfred (4), Alfred (2), Joseph Evans (7 mo):
Henry Wetherhead. Head. Mar. Age 31. Paper Maker. Born Middlesex, Pile.
Margaret Wetherhead. Wife. Age 27. Born Oxon, Oxford.

Ref 1861 census. Berkshire, England. Parish of South Hinksey. Registration District of Abingdon. Address: New Hinksey.
Together with children Henry A (14), Alfred (12), Joseph (10), Edmond (9), Benjamin (7), William J (3):
Henry Wetherhead. Head. Age 42. Paper Maker. Born Middlesex, Pier.
Margaret Wetherhead. Wife. Age 38. Paper Maker. Born Oxford.

Ref 1871 census. Berkshire, England. Civil Parish of South Hinksey. Town of New Hinksey. Registration District of Abingdon. Address: 9 Abingdon Rd, New Hinksey.
Together with children Margaret (26), Henry (24), Joseph (20), Edward (19), William J (13):
Henry Weatherhead. Head. Mar. Age 52. Paper Maker. Born Middlesex, Pool.
Margaret Weatherhead. Wife. Mar. Age 48. Born Oxon, Oxford.
[all incorrectly indexed as Weatherford]

Ref 1881 census. Berkshire, England. Civil Parish of South Hinksey. Registration District of Abingdon. Address: Abingdon Rd (Tenby Cottage).
Henry Weatherhead. Head. Age 61. Paper Maker. Born Middx, Porl.
Margaret Weatherhead. Mar. Age 57. Born Oxford, St Aldates.

Ref 1891 census. Berkshire, England. Civil Parish of South Hinksey. Town of New Hinksey. Address obscure.
Together with son Edmund (39):
Henry Weatherhead. Head. M. Age 71. Paper Maker. Born Pool, Middlesex.
Margaret Weatherhead. Wife. M. Age 67. Born Oxford, Oxon.

Henry's death reg Mar qtr 1897 at Abingdon Dist age 78 (ref FreeBMD).
Margaret's death probably the one reg Jun qtr 1899 at Headington dist, Oxfordshire aged 76 (ref FreeBMD). Margaret died 3 Jun 1899 at Oxford Workhouse, Cowley Road, Oxford, from paralysis (ref Ancestry Public Tree).

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    Children:  
  1. Ann Elizabeth WEATHERHEAD born 1843 at Kennington, Berks  
  2. Margaret Esther WEATHERHEAD born 1845 at Kennington, Berks  
  3. Henry Alfred WEATHERHEAD born 1846 at Kennington, Berks  
  4. Alfred WEATHERHEAD born 1848 at Kennington, Berks  
  5. Joseph Evans WEATHERHEAD born 1850 at Kennington, Berks  
  6. Edmund WEATHERHEAD born 1852 at Kennington, Berks  
  7. Benjamin Tarrant WEATHERHEAD born 1853 at Kennington, Berks  
  8. William John WEATHERHEAD born 1858 at Hinksey, Berks
 
7.   Alfred TARRANT
"Alfred son of William and Anne Tarrant. Abode St Aldate's Oxford. Cordwainer. Born March 4 1825. Bapt Apr 24 1825." (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford).
Born 4 Mar 1825, bap 24 Apr 1825 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI).

Ref 1841 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his parents and siblings:
Alfred Tarrant. Age 15. Born in Oxfordshire.

Ref 1851 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his father and siblings:
Alfred Tarrant. Son. Unm. Age 26. College Serv. Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Ref 1861 census. Oxfordshire, England. Parish of Oxford St Ebbe. Address: 6 Cambridge St, Oxford.
Together with his parents:
Alfred Tarrant. Son. Un. Age 35. Born Oxford.
[All incorrectly indexed as Farrant]

Marr Jun qtr 1866 at Abingdon District to Mary ALLAM. (Assumed that this is the one for reasons of geography.) Abingdon district spans the boundaries of Berkshire and Oxfordshire and was in Berkshire at that time, near Culham which was shared between Berks and Oxon (Ref FreeBMD).

Alfred's death was registered Sep qtr 1869 at Oxford, age given 45 (ref FreeBMD).

Reference English Wills (at Somerset House).
"1869 Letters of Admin (will attached).
Tarrant - Alfred. Under 200 pounds. St Ebbe.
Alfred Tarrant. St Ebbe, late of Cambridge Street in the parish of St Aldate. Bedmaker at Christ Church University Oxford, died 15 Aug 1869. Administration and effects to Mary Tarrant Widow of Cambridge St. Proved 11 Dec 1869."

Ref 1871 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of St Ebbe. Address: 26 Cambridge St, St Ebbe, Oxford.
Together with her mother in law Ann, and 3 boarders:
Mary Tarrant. Head. Wid. Age 40. No occupation, home duties. Born Berks, Culham.

Ref 1881 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Oxford St Ebbe. Address: 5 Paradise Sq, Oxford.
Mary Tarrant. Head. W. Age 50. Laundress. Born Oxon, Culham.
William Woodward. Cousin. Unm. Age 27. Waiter. Born Oxon, Oxford.

Ref 1891 census. Oxfordshire, England. Civil Parish of St Ebbe. Address: 18 Paradise Sq, Oxford.
Mary Tarrant. Head. Widow. Age 60. Laundress. Born Oxon, Culham.
Wm Woodward. Cousin. M. Age 38. Hotel Waiter. Born Oxon, Oxford.
Louisa Woodward. Cousin. M. Age 28. Born Oxon, Bicester.

Louisa appears to be the daughter of William Woodward (bc1834, Bladon) and Harriet Taunt nee Smith (bc1830, Ridlington). This William appears to be the son of John & Mary Ann Woodward. No connection to Mary Tarrant has been shown.

Mary's death reg Mar qtr 1900 at Oxford dist aged 69 (ref FreeBMD).

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8.   Esther Hannah TARRANT
Born 26 Mar 1827 at Oxford (ref many Ancestry Public Trees).

Not found in 1841 census.
Witness in 1845 to marriage of her sister Ann.

Ref 1851 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, civl parish of St Ebbe.
Together with her father and siblings:
Esther Tarrant. Daur. Unm. Age 24. Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Marr reg Dec qtr 1851 at Oxford as Esther Hannah to Josiah James WATSON (ref FreeBMD).
"Marriages. Dec. 22, at the Holy Trinity Church, Oxford, Mr. Josiah Watson, farmer, of Garsington, Oxon, to Miss Esther Tarrant, of St. Ebbe's, Oxford." (ref British Newspapers, Banbury Guardian, Thurs 1 Jan 1852).
Josiah was born c1826 in Chilwell, Notts (ref 1861 census).

Ref 1861 census. Oxfordshire, England. Parish of Garsington. Registration District of Headington.
Together with children Josiah James (8), Esther Alice (6), Thirza Ann Evangline (5), Alice Elizabeth (3), John Joseph (2), Laura Lucy (4mo) and a servant:
Josiah James Watson. Head. Mar. Age 35. Coml. Corn & Flour Merchant. Born Chilwell, Nottinghamshire.
Esther Hannah. Wife. Mar. Age 33. Born Oxford.

The family migrated to the USA in 1868.

Ref 1870 United States Federal Census. Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois.
Together with children Jonah J (17), Esther A (15), Theza A (14), Alice E (12), John J (11), Lora R (9), Alfred S (8), Lilly F (6), Isaac (1):
Jonah J Watson. Age 44. Grocer. Born in England.
Esther Watson. Age 42. Keeping House. Born in England.

Ref 1880 United States Federal Census. Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
Together with children Josiah J (27), Alice E (22), John J (21), Alfred S (18), Florence L (16), Isaac T T (11):
Josiah J Watson. Age 54. Born in England. Parents born in England. Dairyman. Married. White.
Esther H Watson. Age 53. Born in England. Wife. Parents born in England. Keeps House. Married. White.

Ref 1900 United States Federal Census. Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois.
Together with children Josiah J (49), Lilian F (35):
Esther A Watson. Age 73. Born Mar 1827 in England. White. Immigration Year 1868. Head. Parents born in England. Widowed.

Ref 1910 United States Federal Census. Chicago Ward 13, Cook, Illinois.
Together with children Josiah J (55), Lillian F (40):
Ester H Watson. Age 84.

Esther died 23 Jul 1912 in Chicago USA (ref many Ancestry Public Trees).






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    Children:  
  1. Josiah James WATSON born 1852 at at Garsington, Oxfordshire  
  2. Esther Alice WATSON born 1854 at Garsington, Oxfordshire  
  3. Thirza Ann Evangline WATSON born 1856 at Garsington, Oxfordshire  
  4. Alice Elizabeth WATSON born 1857 at Garsington, Oxfordshire  
  5. John Joseph WATSON born 1859 at Garsington, Oxfordshire  
  6. Laura Lucy WATSON born 1861 at Garsington, Oxfordshire  
  7. Alfred Samuel WATSON born 1862 at Headington dist, Oxfordshire  
  8. Florence Lillian WATSON born 1864 at Headington dist, Oxfordshire  
  9. Isaac T. T. WATSON born 1868 in Illinois, USA
 
9.   Joseph Evans TARRANT
"Joseph Evans son of William & Ann Tarrant. Abode St Aldate's Oxford. Cordwainer. 1829 Born Aug 29. Baptism Oct 4th 1829. IN THE MARGIN: Joseph & Hannah Evans" (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford)

Born 29 Aug 1829, bap 4 Oct 1829 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI).
Occ Journalist (ref DC).

Ref 1841 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his parents and siblings:
Joseph Tarrant. Age 12. Born in Oxfordshire.
Not found in 1851 census.

Marr June qtr 1855 at Oxford, Oxfordshire to Caroline BROWNLOW (ref FreeBMD). According to her death reg, she was dau of Charles Brownlow and Margaret Cadell, and born c1829. Married 14 May 1855 (ref Ancestry Public Trees).
They came to Victoria c1855 (ref DC). Not found in Victorian shipping records. It is possible that he was the "Josiah Tarrant" who was a witness to the marriage of his brother Benjamin in 1855 in Buninyong.

Joseph died 27th June 1889 at Surrey Hills, Victoria (Vic reg 6225) (ref his Death Certificate).
Bur Boroondara Cem, Kew.

"We regret to report that Mr J.E. Tarrant formerly of this Journal, whose serious illness we noted in a recent issue, died yesterday morning. The cause of death was cancer." (Ref Clunes Guardian And Gazette Jun 28 1889). Joseph and Caroline had lived at Clunes for many years before moving to Melbourne, his work being journalism.

Caroline died 1915 at Camberwell, Victoria (Vic reg 8132).

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    Children:  
  1. Caroline TARRANT born 1856 at Ballarat  
  2. Joseph TARRANT born 1858 at Ballarat  
  3. Harley TARRANT born 1860 at Clunes  
  4. Elizabeth TARRANT born 1862 at Ballarat  
  5. Ernest TARRANT born 1864 at Clunes
 
10.   John TARRANT
"John the son of William Tarrant in the Parish of St Aldates in the City of Oxford Cordwainer and of Ann his wife, who was the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Evans was born on the ninth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. And was solemnly baptized with water, in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, on the twenty ninth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two by me. Jno. S. Stamp" (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford)

Born 9th Nov 1831, bap 29 Jan 1832 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI).

"John son of William and Ann Tarrant. Abode St Aldates Parish. Bur Nov 6th 1832 age 10 months." (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford)

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11.   Benjamin TARRANT
"Benjamin the son of William Tarrant in the Parish of St Aldates in the City of Oxford Cordwainer and of Ann his wife, who was the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Evans was born on the eighth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four. And was solemnly baptized with water, in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, on the twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty four by me. John H. Adams" (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford)

Born 8 Mar 1834, bap 20 Apr 1834 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI).

Ref 1841 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his parents and siblings:
Benjamin Tarrant. Age 5. Born in Oxfordshire.
Not found in 1851 census.

Benjamin arrived in Victoria, Australia on 30 Dec 1853 aged 19 by unassisted passage on the "Fairlie" with his brothers Samuel and Isaac from Port of London.

Benjamin's wife was Mary Ann EASTON. She was born at Wandsworth, London, dau of James Easton, bricklayer, and Catherine Divine (probably the Dec qtr 1839 ref in FreeBMD in Wandsworth Dist.).
Ref 1851 census. Surrey, England. Parish of All Saints. Town of Wandsworth. Address: Armoury (?) Lane, Wandsworth.
James Easton. Head. Mar. Age 35. Bricklayer. Born Surrey, Wandsworth.
Catharine Easton. Wife. Mar. Age 31. Born Surrey, Wandsworth.
Mary A Easton. Daur. Age 11. Scholar. Born Surrey, Wandsworth.
Jane Easton. Daur. Age 6. Scholar. Born Surrey, Wandsworth.

James Easton (age given 37), Catherine (35), Mary Ann (14) and Jane (10) arrived in Victoria in Oct 1854 by assisted passage on the vessel "Neleus" from England (ref online shipping records).

Benjamin and Mary Ann married on 14 Nov 1855 at Buninyong, Victoria (Vic reg 3608 & ref Pam O'Connor).

"Clunes Harmonica Society Oct. 13 1869 shows Benjamin amongst its members. Benjamin Tarrant was the owner publican of the Fire Brigade Hotel and the change in the rate book coincided with his change from Fruiterer to Publican. Fire Brigade Hotel 43 Fraser St Clunes Section 14, allotment 11, Township of Clunes." {Ref Pam O'Connor.)

Some members of the Tarrant family travelled to New Zealand in 1875 on the 'Alhambra'. Those listed are Mrs Tarrant (47) [perhaps Mary Ann but the age is wrong], Eliza (17) [perhaps Esther], James (16), Kate (13) [perhaps Clara Kate], Jane (10), Ben (8), Charles (3).

Benjamin died 28 Jul 1882 at Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealand. The death is registered in 1882 of Benjamin aged 42 years [does not match] (NZ reg 3561).

Mary Ann returned to Australia and died 15 Jan 1924 at Woollahra NSW.

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    Children:  
  1. Esther Jane TARRANT born 1856 at Ballarat  
  2. James Benjamin TARRANT born 1857 at Ballarat  
  3. James TARRANT born 1859 at Clunes  
  4. Clara Kate TARRANT born 1861 at Ballarat  
  5. Jane TARRANT born 1863 at Clunes  
  6. Benjamin TARRANT born 1865 at Clunes  
  7. Benjamin TARRANT born 1867 at Clunes  
  8. Henry TARRANT born 1869 at Clunes  
  9. Charles Henry TARRANT born 1871 at Clunes  
  10. Albert TARRANT born 1874 at Clunes  
  11. Ernest TARRANT born 1874 at Clunes  
  12. Florence Evelyn TARRANT born 1876 at Kamara, New Zealand  
  13. Harry Campbell TARRANT born 1877 at Kamara, New Zealand
 
12.   Isaac TARRANT
"Isaac the son of William Tarrant of St Aldates St in the Parish of St Aldates in the City of Oxford Shoemaker and of Ann his wife, who was the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Evans was born on the fifteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven. And was solemnly baptized with water, in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, on the twenty eighth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven by me. Saml Hope" (ref parish record of St Michael's Oxford)

Born 15 Apr 1837, bap 28 May 1837 at Saint Michaels-Wesleyan, Oxford, Oxford (ref IGI).

Ref 1841 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his parents and siblings:
Isaac Tarrant. Age 3. Born in Oxfordshire.

Ref 1851 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his father and siblings:
Isaac Tarrant. Son. Age 13. Scholar. Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Isaac arrived in Victoria, Australia on 30 Dec 1853 aged 15 by unassisted passage on the "Fairlie" with his brothers Benjamin and Samuel from Port of London.

Isaac married Caroline WALKER, possible date 11 Dec 1855 at St Johns Cof E, Lydiard St, Ballarat (some web trees have 12 Nov). Caroline's background:
Caroline was bap 11 Sep 1831 at Saint George, Bristol, Gloucester, dau of John Walker and Mary (ref IGI).
In 1841 census, the family of John Walker (50), Coal Haulier, Mary Walker (40), Town Hawker, John Walker (15), Cotton Factory, Ann Walker (12), Cotton Factory, Caroline Walker (10), & Thomas Walker (7) lived at St George, Bristol.
In 1851 census, Sarah Walker (26), Ann Walker (23) and Caroline Walker (17), all servants from St George Gloucestershire were working in a school.
Caroline's marriage was reg Sep qtr 1852 at Clerkenwell Dist to Thomas Pearson (ref FreeBMD).
Caroline Pearson age 21 and Thomas Pearson age 35 emigrated on the 'Mooltan' in Aug 1853 to Victoria (ref Index to Assisted British Immigration). Presumably Thomas died shortly after.

Isaac's marriage certificate has the following information (but the date was not shown on a partial copy).
Groom: Gold Digger. Age 19. Present & Usual residence Ballarat. Parents William Tarrant, Cordwainer, and Ann Evans.
Bride. Age 24. Present & Usual residence Ballarat. Parents John Walker, Drayman, and Mary Walter [the writing is obscure and it may be Walker].
This marriage was solemnized between us Isaac Tarant and Caroline Pearson (her mark) according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Free Church in the presents of us Josiah Tarrant and Wm B. Tarrant, by (or before) me James Bauch (?), Officiating Minister.

Caroline died 11 Dec 1901 (Vic reg 15441 and 'Shirley' at Ancestry web site).

Isaac died 1907 at Ballarat, age given 70 (Vic reg 3444), his mother named as Hannah Evans, possible date of death 23 May 1907 (from Ancestry Public Trees).
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    Children:  
  1. Alfred TARRANT born 1856 at Ballarat  
  2. Isaac TARRANT born 1859 at Clunes  
  3. Samuel John TARRANT born 1861 at Ballarat  
  4. Carol TARRANT born 1862 at Sandhurst  
  5. Alice Mary TARRANT born 1865 at Ballarat  
  6. Josiah TARRANT born 1868 at Ballarat  
  7. Henry TARRANT born 1871 at Ballarat  
  8. Albert Evans TARRANT born 1874 at Ballarat  
  9. Ernest Evans TARRANT born 1880 at Ballarat
 
13.   Samuel John TARRANT
Samuel's birth was registered Jun qtr 1840, Oxford (ref FreeBMD).
Birth date 16 Apr 1840 at Oxford (to be confirmed; given on Ancestry Public Trees).
His middle name is given in birth of son Frederick.

Ref 1841 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, civil parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his parents and siblings:
Samuel Tarrant. Age 1. Born in Oxfordshire.

Ref 1851 census at Speedwell St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, civl parish of St Ebbe.
Together with his father and siblings:
Samuel Tarrant. Son. Age 11. Scholar. Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Samuel arrived in Victoria, Australia on 30 Dec 1853 aged 12 by unassisted passage on the "Fairlie" with his brothers Benjamin and Isaac from Port of London.

Samuel married 7 Jul 1861 at Clunes, Victoria to Amelia Ann POOK (Vic reg 3281). His occupation at the time of marriage was Miner. His parents are William Tarrant and Ann Evans, and his father's profession Cordwainer (ref their Marriage Cert).

Amelia was the daughter of "Saml Poole and Eliza Costin Charl H" and was born c1843 according to her death record. The IGI has a record of the marriage of Samuel POOK to Eliza Couston HEATH on 18 Dec 1836 at Saint Giles, Camberwell, Surrey, England. Amelia's birth was registered Jun qtr 1843 at Greenwich. Samuel Pook (age 42), Eliza (age 39), a child Eliza (age 14) and Amelia (age 9) arrived in Victoria, Australia in July 1853 by assisted passage on the "Elizabeth".

Amelia died 1912 at Kew, Victoria aged 69 (Vic reg 2139).
Samuel died 1917 at Kew aged 76 (Vic reg 1853) age 76.



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    Children:  
  1. Samuel Schmeding TARRANT born 1862 at Clunes  
  2. Amelia Louisa TARRANT born 1864 at Clunes  
  3. Florence Eveline TARRANT born 1866 at Clunes  
  4. Ada TARRANT born 1868 at Clunes  
  5. Eliza Emeline (Elizabeth) TARRANT born 1870 at Clunes  
  6. Ernest Constantine TARRANT born 1871 at Clunes  
  7. Albert TARRANT born 1873 at Clunes  
  8. Grace Eva TARRANT born 1874 at Clunes  
  9. Albert Edwin TARRANT born 1874 at Clunes  
  10. Frederick William TARRANT born 1876 at Clunes  
  11. Alice Maud TARRANT born 1877 at Clunes  
  12. May Lilliance TARRANT born 1879 at Clunes  
  13. Leslie Charles TARRANT born 1881 at Clunes  
  14. Gertrude Miriam TARRANT born 1883 at Clunes  
  15. Arthur Clarence TARRANT born 1886 at Clunes  

Updated 7 Sep 2016