Charles HUMPHRIES 1815-1898
&
Caroline SAMPSON 1828-1912

Gloucestershire, England & Gum Creek, Henty (nr Sandford), S-W Victoria, Australia

Charles HUMPHRIES was born in 1815, Gloucestershire, England, son of Charles HUMPHRIES and Ann DITCOAT. In 1845 at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire he married Caroline SAMPSON, born 1828 Gloucestershire, daughter of Francis SAMPSON and Mary HUMPHRIES.

They had four children in England and emigrated, arriving at Portland, Victoria in 1853 on the "Ann Milne".

Additional children were born at Portland before they settled at Gum Creek, Henty (nr Sandford), Victoria where the last of their children were born.

Charles HUMPHRIES died in 1898 and Caroline in 1912 and both are buried in the Sandford Cemetery.

Charles HUMPHRIES and Caroline SAMPSON had the following known family:

  1. William HUMPHRIES b. 1846, Gloucestershire, England, d. 1930, m. 1868 to Caroline Emma LEY 1851-1917 [13 children].
    1. Louisa Caroline HUMPHRIES, b. 1869, Casterton, Vic, d. 1961, m. Charles James BAXTER
    2. William Ernest HUMPHRIES, b. 1870, Casterton, Vic, d. 1908, m. Catherine GRAHAM
    3. Charlotte Elizabeth HUMPHRIES, b. 1872, Casterton, Vic, d. 1922, m. William James BATES
    4. Lucy Ann HUMPHRIES, b. 1874, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1944, m. Thomas Sawyer BAXTER
    5. Alice Maud HUMPHRIES, b. 1876, Casterton, Vic, d. 1917
    6. Caroline Emma Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1878, Wilkin, Vic, d......., m. Edward FELLOWS
    7. Charles Ernest Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1880, Wilkin, Vic, d. 1962, m. Christina Sarah PERRY
    8. Margaret Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1883, Wilkin, Vic, d. 1956, m. William Ralph Francis COULSON
    9. Sarah Elizabeth Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1885, Wilkin, Vic, d. 1971, m. Arthur Cuthbert MILLER
    10. Clara Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1887, Wilkin, Vic, d. 1958, m. Robert SALT 1886-1977
    11. John Francis Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1889, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1972, m. Mona Clarissa SHAW
    12. Albert Victor Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1892, Casterton, Vic, d. 1965, m. Mildred Rose SMITH
    13. Sydney Chart Ley HUMPHRIES, b. 1895, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1972, m. Gertrude WINFIELD

  2. Mary Ann HUMPHRIES b. 1848, England, d. 1930, m. 1872 to Hector Alexander McLEAN 1835-1897 [7 children].
  3. Sarah Elizabeth HUMPHRIES b. 1849, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, d. 1936, m. 1865 to Samuel McCOMBE 1841-1929 [12 children].
  4. Elizabeth Fanny HUMPHRIES b. 1851, London, England, d. 1902, m. 1878 to Ernest William LEY 1845-1920 [0 children].
  5. Charles HUMPHRIES b. 1854, Portland, Vic, d. 1930, m. 1881 to Mary Ann BULL 1860-1930 [10 children]
    1. Caroline Beatrice HUMPHRIES, b. 1881, Sandford, Vic, d. 1884, Sandford, Vic.
    2. Charles Sampson HUMPHRIES, b. 1883, Merino, Vic, d. 1962, m. Sarah Jane ISON.
    3. John Thomas HUMPHRIES, b. 1884, Merino, Vic, d. 1954, m. Alma Louisa SMITH.
    4. Martha Charlotte HUMPHRIES, b. 1886, Merino, Vic, d. 1955, m. Murdoch Alexander McMILLAN
    5. Samuel James HUMPHRIES, b. 1888, d. 1888, Sandford, Vic.
    6. James Alexander HUMPHRIES, b. 1890, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1962, m. Carol Elizabeth KENNETT
    7. Mary Ann HUMPHRIES, b. 1892, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1969, m. David McMILLAN
    8. William Edward HUMPHRIES, b. 1893, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1956, m. Violet BROWN.
    9. Alice Margaret HUMPHRIES, b. 1898, Strathdownie, Vic, d. 1974, m. Charles Thomas Ritson WALTON.
    10. Stanley Benjamin HUMPHRIES, b. 1901, Casterton, Vic, d. 1977, m. Lucy May DIMOND.

  6. George HUMPHRIES b. 1854, Portland, Vic, d. 1928, m. 1872 to Frances "Fanny" Brampton MILLARD 1857-1931, daughter of Vincent MILLARD and Frances BRAMPTON [13 children]
    1. Frances Brampton HUMPHRIES, b. 1873, Casterton, Vic, d. 1955, m. Joseph MURPHY
    2. Louisa Caroline HUMPHRIES, b. 1875, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1945, m. John GLOVER
    3. Charles HUMPHRIES, b. 1878, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1950, m. Bridget RYAN
    4. George HUMPHRIES, b. 1880, Casterton, Vic, d. 1946, m. Annie MARSHALL
    5. Sarah Martha HUMPHRIES, b. 1882, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1970, m. Donald McDonald HEAPES
    6. Clara HUMPHRIES, b. 1885, Casterton, Vic, d. 1969, m. Robert Herbert McKENZIE
    7. Henry Robert HUMPHRIES, b. 1887, Casterton, Vic, d. 1956, m. Agnes Emily Eliza HEMMINGS
    8. Adrian Ernest HUMPHRIES, b. 1889, Casterton, Vic, d. 1977, m. ................
    9. Lucy HUMPHRIES, b. 1889, Casterton, Vic, d. 1981, m. Theodore Thomas HEMMINGS
    10. Vincent Millard HUMPHRIES, b. 1891, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1968, m. Jessie Isabelle VICKERY
    11. Elsie May Margaret HUMPHRIES, b. 1893, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1980, m. Percy Hammond Orlando BEAUGLEHOLE
    12. Florence Myrtle HUMPHRIES, b. 1896, Casterton, Vic, d. 1973, m. Arthur Alfred DOWLING
    13. John Oliver HUMPHRIES, b. 1898, Casterton, Vic, d. 1966, m. Edith Mary Caroline SOMERVILLE

  7. Henry Robert HUMPHRIES b. 1856, Portland, Vic, d. 1943, m. 1879 to Mary Jane JESSUP 1860-1929, daughter of Walter JESSUP and Jane Elizabeth RICHARDSON [13 children]
    1. Edith Jane HUMPHRIES, b. 1880, Casterton, Vic, d. 1896.
    2. Caroline Elizabeth HUMPHRIES, b. 1881, Casterton, Vic, d. 1896.
    3. Margaret Mary HUMPHRIES, b. 1883, Casterton, Vic, d. 1952, m. James Thomas PATCHING
    4. Francis Sampson HUMPHRIES, b. 1885, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1956, m. Mary Jane SALT
    5. Henry Robert HUMPHRIES, b. 1887, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1943, m. Adeline MURRELL
    6. Walter James HUMPHRIES, b. 1889, casterton, Vic, d. 1949, m. Ruby Muriel TAYLOR.
    7. Eva Alice HUMPHRIES, b. 1891, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1981, m. James Henry SYLVESTER
    8. Rubena Elvina HUMPHRIES, b. 1893, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1920, m. Thomas Henry BAWDEN
    9. George Eric HUMPHRIES, b. 1895, Casterton, Vic, d. 19__, m. Pansy Eileen KING
    10. John Thomas HUMPHRIES, b. 1897, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1974, m. Dorothy Irma MURRELL
    11. Clifford Stanley HUMPHRIES, b. 1899, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1978, m. Catherine O'REILLY
    12. Pearl Ruth HUMPHRIES, b. 1902, Bahgallah, Vic, d. ......, m. Robert MULLAN
    13. Albert Leslie HUMPHRIES, b. 1905, Bahgallah, Vic, d. 1980, m. Greta WOMBWELL

  8. Francis Sampson HUMPHRIES b. 1858, Portland, Vic, d. 1943, m. 1892 to Mary Jane NORMAN 1873-1958 [3 children]
    1. Charles Norman HUMPHRIES, b. 1894, Sandford, Vic, d. 1894.
    2. Henry Robert HUMPHRIES, b. 1895, Sandford, Vic, d. 1895.
    3. William HUMPHRIES, b. 1899, Sandford, Vic, d. 1899.

  9. Caroline HUMPHRIES b. 1859, Portland, Vic, d. 1931, m. 1889 to James Edgar LANE 1860-1944 [6 children]
  10. Clara HUMPHRIES b. 1862, Merino, Vic, d. 1941, m. 1879 to Charles "Barney" McCABE 1858-1941 [11 children]
  11. Charlotte HUMPHRIES b. 1864, Merino, Vic, d. 1885.
  12. Margaret HUMPHRIES b. 1866, Gum Creek, Henty (nr Sandford), Vic, d. 1897, m. 1890 to Joseph GASPERINO 1862-1923 [4 children]
  13. Thomas HUMPHRIES b. 1867, Gum Creek, Henty (nr Sandford), Vic, d. 1949, m. 1889 to Elizabeth Frances MURPHY 1869-1942, daughter of James MURPHY and Margaret OLIVER [6 children]
    1. Margaret Isabel HUMPHRIES, b. 1902, Sandford, Vic, d. 1988, m. John ROBB.
    2. Caroline May HUMPHRIES, b. 1903, Sandford, Vic, d. 1977, m. Norman MYERS
    3. Doris May HUMPHRIES, b. 1906, Coleraine, Vic, d. 1980, m. Frederick Jane WHEELHOUSE.
    4. Thomas Russell HUMPHRIES, b. 1909, Casterton, d. 1970, m..............
    5. Charles James HUMPHRIES, b. 1910, Henty, Vic, d. 1866, m. Clara HOLDEN
    6. John Henry HUMPHRIES, b. 1912, Sandford, Vic, d. 2003, m. Bonnie ..........

  14. Ellen Jane HUMPHRIES b. 1869, Gum Creek, Henty (nr Sandford), Vic, d. 1950, m. 1900 to Samuel GRUNDY 1845-1922 [3 children]
    1. Florence Hannah GRUNDY, b. 1901, Sandford, Vic, d. 2006, m. Patrick John HURST 1897-1975
    2. Charles James GRUNDY, b. 1902, Sandford, Vic, d. 1989, m. Isabella Helen FRASER 1901-1983
    3. Caroline Frances Mary GRUNDY, b. 1907, Henty, Vic, m1. Douglas Edgar COWELL, m2. William Peter Michael HERBERTSON 1907-1944 [KIA, Lancaster Bomber, over Europe, WW2]

  15. John "Jack" HUMPHRIES b. 1871, Gum Creek, Henty (nr Sandford), Vic, d. 1956, Adelaide, SA, m. 1899 to Mary Ann GRUNDY c.1865-1933 [2 children ?]
    1. Darriwell Frances HUMPHRIES, b. 1900, Sandford, Vic, m. Charles Silverton ADAMS.
    2. Lucy HUMPHRIES, b. c.1903, ___?, m. Elmo Russell LAMONT.


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