Descendants of Robert and Ann Bushby

1-Robert Bushby was born in 1625 in Patching. Sussex, England and died in 1693 in Patching. Sussex, England at age 68.  Robert married Ann Penfold in 1653 in Angmering, West Sussex, England. Ann was born on 3 Jul 1625 in Patching. Sussex, England and died on 17 Jul 1680 in Sussex, England at age 55. They had a son: Robert.

2-Robert Bushby was born on 12 Jun 1657 in Patching. Sussex, England and died on 22 Jan 1738 in Patching. Sussex, England at age 80. Robert married Mary Ann Evershed in 1698 in Patching. Sussex, England. Mary was born on 23 Jul 1682 in Billinghurst, Sussex, England and died on 23 Nov 1717 in Patching. Sussex, England at age 35. They had a son: Francis.

3-Francis Bushby was born in 1717 in Patching. Sussex, England and died on 6 Sep 1769 in Goring, Sussex, England at age 52. Francis married Sarah Tribe on 2 Jun 1737 in Wiggonholt, Sussex, England. Sarah was born on 22 Apr 1717 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died in 1794 in Goring, Sussex, England at age 77. They had ten children:

4-Frances Bushby 1737-  

4-William Bushby 1741-

4-Elizabeth Bushby 1743-1805

4-Charles Bushby 1745-1814

4-Sarah Bushby 1746-1754

4-Ann Bushby 1748-1771

4-Emma Bushby 1748-1754

4-George Bushby 1751-1811

4-Robert Bushby 1754-1807

4-Francis Bushby 1756-1815

4-Robert Bushby was born on 9 Apr 1754 in Gordon Berwick Scotland and died on 18 Apr 1807 in West Tarring, Sussex, England at age 53. Robert married Frances Goodyear on 27 Jul 1778 in Broadwater, Sussex, England. Frances was born in 1747 in Broadwater, Sussex, England and died on 16 Apr 1796 in West Tarring, Sussex, England at age 49. They had nine children:

5-Francis Bushby 1779-1779

5-Caroline Bushby 1779-1779

5-William Bushby 1781-1850

5-Frances Bushby 1783-1837

5George Bushby 1784-1843

5-Sarah Bushby 1789-1789

5-Caroline Bushby 1790-1791

5-Thomas Bushby 1791-1791

5-Henry Bushby 1796-1796

5-William Bushby was born on 1 Jul 1781 in Broadwater, Sussex, England and died in 1851 in West Tarring, Sussex, England at age 70. William married Sarah Young on 20 May 1801 in West Tarring, Sussex, England. Sarah was born on 22 Jul 1783 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died in 1848 in West Tarring, Sussex, England at age 65. They had five children: George, Charles, Levi, Eley and Frederick.

6-George Bushby was born on 18 Feb 1802 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died on 29 Jul 1870 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 68. George married Mary Streeter on 15 Oct 1824 in Brighton, Sussex, England. Mary was born on 10 Jan 1807 in Brighton, Sussex, England and died on 9 Nov 1847 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 42.

George Bushby arrived from England at the fledgling Swan River settlement in 1829 as an employee of the pioneering Henty family.  Swan River in 1829 was a marginal proposition, and in 1832 George moved to Van Diemen's Land, again with the Henty family and settled in Launceston where he did significantly better than he had in the west.

They had seven children: William, Richard, Charles, George, Sarah, Mary and Frank.

7-William Bushby was born on 13 Feb 1826 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died on 8 Mar 1850 in Tasmania at age 24.

7-Richard Bushby was born on 9 Mar 1828 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died on 21 Nov 1883 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 55. Richard married Bridget Condon on 24 Jan 1852 in Adelaide, South Australia. Bridget was born in 1834 in Belfast, Ireland and died on 9 May 1907 in Christchurch, New Zealand at age 73. They had 13 children: Sarah Alice, Mary, William George, Eliza Ann, Deborah Jane, Ada, Ann, Naomi Zenobia, Alice, George Malachi, Leah, Lucy Lillian and Richard.

8-Sarah Alice Bushby was born on 24 Nov 1852 in Adelaide, South Australia and died on 7 Sep 1931 in Elliott at age 78. Sarah married Joseph Thomas Butler, son of convict Edward Butler and Mary Ann Jones, on 21 Jun 1877 in Longford, Tasmania. Joseph was born on 23 Jul 1856 in Spring Bay and died on 30 Aug 1929 in Wynyard, Tasmania at age 73. They had ten children: Edward Charles, Ida Mary, Richard Francis, Joseph, George William, Morton Linthorne, Charles Henry, Herbert, Florence May and Robert.

9-Edward Charles Butler was born on 7 Jan 1879 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 19 Jun 1958 in Stanley, Tasmania at age 79.

9-Ida Mary Butler was born on 29 Jan 1881 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 17 Apr 1941 in Colac, Victoria at age 60. Ida married David Edward Morrow.

9-Richard Francis Butler was born on 21 May 1882 in Deloraine, Tasmania and died on 12 Feb 1950 in Elliott, Tasmania at age 67. Richard married Hilda May Fisher.

9-Joseph Butler was born on 8 Jun 1883 in Deloraine, Tasmania and died on 18 Jun 1938 in Ulverstone, Tasmania at age 55. Joseph married Eva Adella Fisher.

9-George William Butler was born on 3 Jul 1885 in Deloraine, Tasmania and died on 31 May 1959 in Currie, King Island, Tasmania at age 73. George married Isabel Mabel Gardiner.

9-Morton Linthorne Butler was born on 1 Sep 1888 in Deloraine, Tasmania and died on 29 Jun 1940 in Penguin, Tasmania at age 51. Morton married Ruby Dunham.

Preston Hall 1917.

The wedding of Morton Linthorne Butler and Ruby Dunham on the 19th of December 1917. Morton was a son of Joseph Thomas and Sarah Alice Butler(nee Bushby) of Gawler. Ruby was a daughter of John and Mary Ann Dunham(nee Redman) of Preston.

9-Charles Henry Butler- was born on 3 Oct 1889 in Deloraine, Tasmania and died on 4 Sep 1916 in Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France at age 26.  He served in the First World War.

9-Herbert Butler- was born on 3 Aug 1891 in Ulverstone, Tasmania and died on 4 Sep 1916 in Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France at age 25. He served in the First World War:

9-Florence May Butler was born on 24 Sep 1893 in Ulverstone, Tasmania and died on 13 Aug 1944 in Hobart, Tasmania at age 50.

9-Robert Butler was born on 24 Aug 1895 in Ulverstone, Tasmania and died on 3 Oct 1895 in Gawler, Tasmania.

Butler brothers
From left: Herbert Butler, Morton Linthorne Butler, Alexander James Peebles, Charles Henry Butler, Henry James Butler

8-Mary Bushby was born on 22 Mar 1854 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 11 Jan 1886 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 31. Mary married William Caldwell, son of William Caldwell and Jane Stephens, on 15 Mar 1879 in Campbell Town, Tasmania. William was born on 13 Jun 1853 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 21 Mar 1941 in home, 23 Wilmot Street, Launceston, Tasmania at age 87. They had four children: Eliza, Mary Alfa, Richard and William.

9-Eliza Caldwell was born on 9 Jul 1880 in Mondon, near Longford.

9-Mary Alfa Caldwell was born on 2 Feb 1882 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 11 Aug 1955 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 73.

9-Richard Caldwell was born on 30 Mar 1884 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 19 Oct 1934 in Bass Strait at age 50. He was killed in an air crash on the "Miss Hobart" which was lost over Bass Strait. Richard married Emily McHugh, daughter of Hugh McHugh and Elizabeth Pike, on 8 Apr 1909 in The Manse, York Street, Launceston, Tasmania. Emily was born about 1886 and died on 28 Jan 1955 in Perth, Tasmania aged about 69. Their story is told here.

9-William Caldwell was born on 1 Feb 1889 in Launceston, Tasmania.

William Caldwell next married his sister in law Eliza Ann Bushby, daughter of Richard Bushby and Bridget Condon, on 12 Oct 1887 in Home of Mrs Bushby, Upton Street, Launceston, Tasmania. Eliza was born on 11 May 1858 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 21 Dec 1889 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 31. They had one daughter: Ruth.

9-Ruth Caldwell was born on 1 Feb 1889 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 24 Jan 1890 in Launceston, Tasmania.

William Caldwell next married Rose Amelia Arnott on 5 Jun 1892 in Launceston, Tasmania. Rose was born on 13 Jun 1853 in Longford, Tasmania and died about 1936 aged about 83.  They had six children:

9-William Leonard Caldwell 1893 - 1906

9-James Henry Caldwell 1895 -

9-Edith Maud Caldwell 1897 - 1948

9-Elizabeth Mary Caldwell 1900 - 1996

9-Nellie Ada Caldwell 1901 - 1979

9-Reginald John Caldwell 1904 – 1968

OBITUARY MR. W. CALDWELL

The death occurred early yesterday morning at his residence, 23 Wilmot street, Launceston, of Mr. William Caldwell, at the age of 88 years. He was born at Longford, and was employed at Mr. F. Walker and Son's florist establishment for many years. Mr. Caldwell in his young days was interested in foot-running and after wards was the trainer of many good athletes in the late J. Pugh, J. Arnott, D. Eastburn, Ralph Place, H. Moss, and many others.

Members of the family were-Sons: Richard, who was lost in the 'plane Miss Hobart in Bass Strait, Leonard who was accidentally drowned at the Second Basin many years ago, and Messrs. James, Jack and W. Caldwell (Launceston) ; daughters, Mrs. F. Bushby, who died in America, Mesdames Smith, F. Waller and L. Collis, of Launceston. . He is survived also by his wife. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon.

8-William George Bushby was born on 22 Sep 1855 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 3 Apr 1951 in San Fransisco, USA at age 95. William married Lucy Louisa Lucraft. They had eight children:

9-Violet Lucy Bushby 1876 -

9-Rose Louise Bushby 1880 - 1880

9-Leslie William Bushby 1881 - 1970

9-Harold George Bushby 1882 - 1955

9-Richard Ralph Bushby 1885 - 1897

9-Olive Mary Bushby 1887 - 1987

9-Claude Thomas Bushby 1893 - 1975

9-Norman Charles Bushby 1893 -

8-Eliza Ann Bushby was born on 11 May 1858 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 21 Dec 1889 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 31. Eliza married William Caldwell, son of William Caldwell and Jane Stephens, on 12 Oct 1887 in Home of Mrs Bushby, Upton Street, Launceston, Tasmania. William was born on 13 Jun 1853 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 21 Mar 1941 in home, 23 Wilmot Street, Launceston, Tasmania at age 87. They had one daughter: Ruth.

9-Ruth Caldwell was born on 1 Feb 1889 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 24 Jan 1890 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-Deborah Jane Bushby was born on 22 Feb 1860 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-Ada Bushby was born on 21 Dec 1861 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 24 Jun 1889 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 27.

8-Ann Bushby was born on 3 Jan 1864 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-Naomi Zenobia Bushby was born on 28 May 1866 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-Alice Bushby was born on 24 Feb 1868 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-George Malachi Bushby was born on 6 Dec 1869 in Launceston, Tasmania. George married Mary Ellen Wenn on 1 Mar 1899 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-Leah Bushby was born on 4 Mar 1872 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-Lucy Lillian Bushby was born on 3 Nov 1874 in Launceston, Tasmania.

8-Richard Bushby was born on 13 May 1876 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 30 May 1967 in New Zealand at age 91.

7-Charles Bushby was born on 4 Oct 1831 in Tasmania.

7-George Bushby was born in Launceston, Tasmania, was christened on 1 Jun 1833 in Launceston, Tasmania, and died on 9 Sep 1863 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 30. George married Sarah Jane Limer, daughter of John Limer and Sarah Milner, on 22 Sep 1853 in St. Josephs, Launceston. Sarah was born in 1833 in Hobart, Tasmania and died on 23 Apr 1900 in Carrick, Tasmania at age 67. They had four children: Sarah Louisa Alma, Emma Agnes Robina, Bertha and George Frederick Bunton.

8-Sarah Louisa Alma Bushby was born on 21 May 1855 in Tasmania and died on 22 Feb 1907 at age 51. Sarah married Clarence Jordan, son of John Jordan and Frances Fanny Quinn, on 11 Oct 1876 in Launceston, Tasmania. Clarence was born on 21 Mar 1857 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 24 Jan 1929 at age 71.

8-Emma Agnes Robina Bushby was born on 26 May 1857 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 25 Mar 1860 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 2.

8-Bertha Bushby was born on 15 Mar 1859.

8-George Frederick Bunton Bushby was born on 3 Mar 1860 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 15 Aug 1938 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 78. George married Victoria Ann Elizabeth Robertson on 7 Jun 1882. Victoria was born about 1860. They had eight children:

9-George Gordon Bushby 1883 -

9-Victoria Grace Bushby 1884 -

9-Charlotte Mary Bushby 1886 -

9-Charles Harold Bushby 1887 - 1975

9-Irene Maud Bushby 1889 -

9-Robina Eileen Bushby 1891 -

9-Norman Holmes Bushby was born in 1893 and died on 4 Sep 1942 in 62 High Street, Launceston, Tasmania at age 49. Norman married Lily Dora Cartledge on 24 Mar 1921 in Launceston, Tasmania. 

Mr Norman Holmes Bushby died suddenly at his home, 62 High St. Launceston, on Saturday. He was aged 49 years. Mr Bushby was a son of the late Mr and Mrs G. F. Bushby, Launceston. He was born at Carrick, and educated at the Launceston Church Grammar School, where he took a prominent part in sport. He was captain of the school cricket and football teams, and later played senior cricket, football, and tennis in Launceston.

Mr Bushby was employed for a short time at the Bank of Australasia, but later joined his father in business and was associated with the firm of Bushby and Co., estate agents, in Launceston for 30 years. He was a member of the Launceston Stock Exchange and Paterson St. Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Lily Dora Cartledge, and three sons, Russell, Douglas, and Maxwell. Brothers are Messrs. Harold Bushby (Launceston) and George Bushby (Sydney). The funeral will take place at Carr Villa cemetery today.

They had three sons: Russell, Douglas and Maxwell Holmes.

10-Maxwell Holmes Bushby OBE was born on 19 Jul 1927 in Tasmania and died on 21 Aug 1994 at age 67. Maxwell married Hazel Elaine Morris on 6 Nov 1954 in Launceston, Tasmania. 

9-Harold Bushby.

9-George Bushby.

9-Sarah Keitha Bushby  1897 -

7-Sarah Bushby was born in Launceston, Tasmania, was christened on 24 Oct 1835 in Launceston, Tasmania, and died on 18 Sep 1902 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 66.

7-Mary Bushby was born in Launceston, Tasmania, was christened on 29 Sep 1838 in Launceston, Tasmania, and died on 31 Aug 1936 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 97.

7-Frank Bushby was born on 5 Apr 1841 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 24 Jan 1916 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 74. Frank married Annie Gunn, daughter of Alexander Gunn and Barbara Nicolson, on 11 Oct 1865 in Launceston, Tasmania. Annie was born on 4 Apr 1842 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 3 Jan 1905 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 62. They had twelve children:

8-Emily Bushby 1866

8-Kate Bushby 1868

8-Minnie Bushby 1869

8-Jane Bushby 1871

8-Isabel Bushby 1873

8-Amy Bushby 1875

8-Frank Bushby 17 May 1877

8-Fred Bushby 1878

8-Grace Bushby 1880

8-Alick Bushby 1882

8-Edith Bushby 1883

8-Annie Bushby 1885

6-Charles Bushby was born on 30 Nov 1807 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died on 12 Jun 1888 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 80. Charles married Jane Pelling. Jane was born in 1812 in Sussex, England and died on 15 Oct 1897 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 85. They had eleven children:

7-Alfred Bushby 1833-1922

7-Arthur Bushby 1835-1918

7-Albert Bushby was born on 7 Mar 1836 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died on 3 May 1922 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 86. Albert married Caroline Philpott on 20 Sep 1890 in Baptist Manse, York St. Launceston, Tasmania. Caroline was born in 1866 and died on 27 Jul 1900 in Blackwood Creek, Tasmania at age 34. They had three children: Charles Robert, Ernest Cecil and Elvira Belinda.

8-Charles Robert Bushby was born on 24 Jun 1892 in Tasmania, died on 17 Apr 1974 in Moe, Victoria, Australia at age 81, and was buried in Yallourn, Victoria, Australia. Charles married Ethel Florence Isabel Dennis, daughter of James Dennis and Isabel Clarke, on 5 Feb 1915 in Launceston, Tasmania. Ethel was born on 28 Jul 1896 in Hagley, Tasmania and died on 11 Jul 1960 in Melbourne, Victoria at age 63. They had nine children: Essie Martha Isabel, Elbert Charles James, Charles John, Arthur Lewis, Harold George, Leonard Roy, Walter Robert, Howard Melville and Linda.

9-Essie Martha Isabel Bushby was born on 19 Dec 1915 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 28 Nov 1996 in South Australia, Australia at age 80.

9-Elbert Charles James Bushby was born on 21 Jan 1917 in Melbourne, Victoria and died on 31 Jul 1971 in Victoria at age 54.

9-Charles John Bushby was born on 18 May 1920 in Yea, Victoria and died in 2007 in Woy Woy, New South Wales at age 87.

9-Arthur Lewis Bushby was born on 23 Oct 1921 in Victoria and died on 25 Feb 1996 in Heidelberg, Victoria at age 74.

9-Harold George Bushby was born on 22 Jun 1924 in Victoria and died on 30 Oct 1924 in Victoria.

9-Leonard Roy Bushby was born on 1 Oct 1925 in Melbourne, Victoria and died on 2 Dec 2009 in Melbourne, Victoria at age 84.

9-Walter Robert Bushby was born on 29 Sep 1928 in Melbourne, Victoria and died on 12 Aug 2012 in Morwell, Victoria at age 83.

9-Howard Melville Bushby was born on 31 Jan 1931 in Yea, Victoria and died on 18 Oct 2011 in Bendigo, Victoria at age 80.

9-Linda Bushby was born on 18 Jun 1932 in Richmond, Victoria and died in Sep 2015 in Richmond, Victoria at age 83.

8-Ernest Cecil Bushby was born on 30 Jul 1894 in Strahan, Tasmania and died on 26 Jul 1895 in Zeehan, Tasmania.

8-Elvira Belinda Bushby was born on 18 Jun 1896 in Zeehan, Tasmania and died on 1 Mar 1989 in Epping Forest, Tasmania at age 92. Elvira married Bernard Gordon Flood on 27 May 1918 in Kirklands Presbyterian Church, Campbell Town. Bernard was born on 25 Sep 1898 in Campbell Town, Tasmania and died on 23 Oct 1970 in Epping Forest, Tasmania at age 72.

7-Walter Bushby 1838-1921

7-Leonard Loud Bushby 1842-1891

7-Louis (William Lewis) Bushby 1844-1924

7-Eliza Ann Bushby 1845-

7-Stephen Bushby 1846-1911

7-Melville Cook Bushby 1846-1903

7-Charles Bushby 1851-1885

7-Harold Bushby

8-Ernest Cecil Bushby was born on 30 Jul 1894 in Strahan, Tasmania and died on 26 Jul 1895 in Zeehan, Tasmania.

8-Elvira Belinda Bushby was born on 18 Jun 1896 in Zeehan, Tasmania and died on 1 Mar 1989 in Epping Forest, Tasmania at age 92. Elvira married Bernard Gordon Flood on 27 May 1918 in Kirklands Presbyterian Church, Campbell Town. Bernard was born on 25 Sep 1898 in Campbell Town, Tasmania and died on 23 Oct 1970 in Epping Forest, Tasmania at age 72.

6-Levi Bushby was born on 10 Oct 1811 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died on 11 Sep 1833 in West Tarring, Sussex, England at age 21.

6-Eley Bushby was born on 10 Oct 1811 in West Tarring, Sussex, England.

6-Frederick Bushby was born on 26 May 1827 in West Tarring, Sussex, England and died on 1 Sep 1908 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 81. Frederick married Anne White on 24 Dec 1847 in West Tarring, Sussex, England. Anne was born in 1823.