Chamberlain Family

Jesse CHAMBERLAIN born 1819 MDX ENG, died date unknown TAS AUS married:
Mary BURNSIDE born c1800 FER IRL, died 1884 TAS AUS.

Jess Chamberlain was a waterman and then a soldier in the 56th Regiment of Foot. He was stationed in Jamaica where he was charged with desertion. He was then sent back to London for trial, convicted for desertion and arrived in Tasmania in 1841. He married Mary in 1849. Mary Burnside (widow, maiden name unknown) arrived in Tasmania 1848 convicted for stealing cloth. Mary left children behind in Ireland. Jesse and Mary had one child after their marriage, Mary being aged around 51 at the time. Jesse and Mary settled at Evandale.


Son of Jesse CHAMBERLAIN and Mary BURNSIDE

  1. George William CHAMBERLAIN born 1851 TAS AUS, died 1922 TAS AUS. George married Anna Maria EDWARDS.


Tasmanian names associated with this family

BARKER, BUTTON, CHALLIS, CHAMBERLAIN, KAY, SHAW, SMITH, WALKER, WILSON, WRIGHT.


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