Henry Robert Bott and Catherine Gadd

1-Henry Robert Bott was born in England, died on 9 Oct 1902 in Spreyton, Tasmania, and was buried in Latrobe, Tasmania. Henry married Catherine Gadd on 7 May 1855 in Birmingham, England. Catherine was born in 1833 in England and died in 1912 in Latrobe, Tasmania at age 79. He was a wagon driver there before coming to Port Philip, Australia with his wife and first two children on the Amonique in 1860.  They became settlers in Thirlstane in the early sixties, but when Nook opened up around 1870 they took up a grant of 100 acres and moved there, erecting a two storey house under the Badgers. He was an early representative on the Tarleton Road Trust. Later, in the mid 1880’s they moved to South Spreyton where he built an identical house to the one he left at Nook.  

2-Hannah Bott was born about 1856 in England. Hannah married William Henry Linton, son of Walsh Linton and Honora Manning, on 7 May 1877 in Ulverstone, Tasmania. William was born about 1849 and died on 18 Apr 1899 in Hobart aged about 50. They had 14 children: William Walsh, Robert Henry, Catherine Mary, Sybil, John, Benjamin, Thomas, Jane Louisa, Ellen, Phillip, Alice May, Amy Florence, Hannah Elizabeth and Edwin Albert.

3-William Walsh Linton was born on 14 Apr 1878 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania, died on 31 Mar 1917 in Lagnicourt, France at age 38, and was buried in no known grave. He served in the First World War.

3-Robert Henry Linton was born on 25 Nov 1879 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania.

3-Catherine Mary Linton was born on 12 Apr 1881 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania.

3-Sybil Linton was born on 19 Sep 1882 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania.

3-John Linton was born on 13 May 1884 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania. He served in the First World War.

3-Bemjamin Linton was born on 11 Jan 1886 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania.

3-Thomas Linton was born on 14 Sep 1887 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania, died on 31 Mar 1917 in Lagnicourt, France at age 29, and was buried in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 13), France. He served in the First World War.

Thomas Linton

3-Jane Louisa Linton was born on 7 Aug 1889 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania.

3-Ellen Linton was born on 20 Jun 1891 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania.

3-Phillip Linton was born on 29 Jun 1893 in Mersey, Devonport. He served in the First World War.

3-Alice May Linton was born on 24 Aug 1895 in Mersey, Devonport.

3-Amy Florence Linton was born on 24 Sep 1895 in Mersey.

3-Hannah Elizabeth Linton was born on 2 Nov 1897 in Mersey, Devonport and died on 2 Nov 1897 in Mersey, Devonport.

3-Edwin Albert Linton was born on 26 Oct 1899 in Mersey.


William John and Phillip Linton

William John and Phillip Linton

2-William Henry Bott was born in 1858 in England. William married Kate Denney, daughter of John Denney and Elizabeth Maria Thompson, on 24 May 1878 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania. Kate was born on 3 Apr 1850 in Launceston, Tasmania.

2-Sarah Elizabeth Bott was born on 27 Jan 1860 in Northdown, Tasmania. Sarah married James Simmons on 1 Jan 1883 in Sheffield, Tasmania. James was born about 1860.

2-Thomas Bott was born on 30 Jul 1861 in Northdown, Tasmania. Thomas married Margaret McMurtrie on 28 Mar 1894 in Sheffield, Tasmania. Margaret was born about 1864.

2-Joseph Bott was born on 6 Dec 1862 in Northdown, Tasmania.

2-Catherine Bott was born on 24 Jun 1864 in North Down, Tasmania and died on 4 Feb 1936 in Mole Creek at age 71. Catherine married James How, son of William Abbots How and Mary Ann Cummings, on 30 Mar 1877 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania. James was born in 1853 in Soham, Cambridgeshire, England and died on 12 Aug 1927 in Deloraine, Tasmania at age 74. They had two children: Alfred and Rhoda Rebecca Alice.

3-Alfred Howe was born on 3 Jun 1888 in Mole Creek and died on 4 Nov 1973 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 85. Alfred married Lucy Kate Crowden, daughter of Charles Alexander Crowden and Jane Sherriff, on 18 Dec 1912 in The Needles, Tasmania. Lucy was born on 4 Oct 1888 in Eton and died on 25 Mar 1966 in Mole Creek at age 77. They had five children: Luci, Douglas Raymond, Avadne Jane, Zaphne Muriel and Esby Winifred. Their story is told here:

3-Rhoda Rebecca Alice How was born on 12 Oct 1896 in Deloraine, Tasmania, died on 6 Feb 1988 in Devonport at age 91, and was buried in Feb 1988 in Quoiba. Rhoda married Lewis Edwin Lucas, son of Arthur John Lucas and Sarah Fair Young, on 25 Aug 1915 in St Columbia, Mole Creek, Tasmania. Lewis was born on 5 Dec 1888 in Westbury, Tasmania, died on 16 Sep 1978 in Devonport at age 89, and was buried in Sep 1978 in Quoiba. They had eight children: Gladys Lillian Rose, Rhoda Marion Fair, Arthur John, Caroline Sarah Jane, Winfred Susan, Lewis Edwin, Rebecca Christina Jane and Alice Daphne May. He served in the First World War: Their story is told here:

2-John Bott was born about 1866. John married Louisa Kelcey, daughter of Stephen Cooper Kelcey and Elizabeth Austin, on 15 Sep 1897 in Mersey, Devonport. Louisa was born on 20 Aug 1866 in the Port Sorell District, Tasmania and died on 4 Oct 1939 in Latrobe, Tasmania at age 73.

2-George Edward Bott was born on 27 Apr 1869 in Northdown, Tasmania.

2-Eleanor Louisa Bott was born on 6 Sep 1871 in Northdown, Tasmania. Eleanor married James Dunne Sloane on 1 Nov 1893 in Sheffield, Tasmania. James was born about 1867.

2-Benjamin Heman Bott was born on 7 Jul 1875 in Northdown, Tasmania.