Robert Barker and Anne Edwards
1-Robert Barker was born on 6 Oct 1765 in Larling, Norfolk, England and died on 3 Aug 1819 in Larling, Norfolk, England at age 53. Robert married Anne Edwards on 18 Oct 1791 in Snetterton, Norfolk, England. Anne was born in 1770 in Norfolk, England. They had ten children:
- Ann Barker 1792 - 1802
- Sarah Barker 1794 -
- William Barker 1796 -
- Martha Barker 1798 -
- Mary Barker 1800 -
- John Barker 1802 - 1870
- James Barker 1803 - 1881
- George Barker 1805 -
- Jane Barker 1807 -
- Francis Barker 1810 -
2-John Barker was born on 5 Sep 1802 in Larling, Norfolk, England and died on 31 Oct 1870 in Port Sorell at age 68. John married Susan Hooker on 21 Mar 1826 in Larling, Norfolk, England. Susan was born on 1 Oct 1807 in Northwold, Norfolk, England and died on 20 Jun 1901 in Port Sorell at age 93. They had six children:
- Sarah Barker 1829 -
- John Barker 1831 -
- Martha Barker 1839 - 1934
- Mary Ann Barker 1841 - 1929
- Elizabeth Maria Barker 1845 - 1910
- Jacob Barker 1847 - 1933
3-Mary Ann Barker was born on 8 Sep 1841 in Larling, Norfolk, England and died on 6 Jul 1929 in Somerset at age 87. Mary married William Ling on 12 Apr 1861 in River Forth. William was born on 13 Aug 1840 in Harling, Norfolk, England and died on 11 Oct 1904 in Somerset at age 64.
3-Elizabeth Maria Barker was born on 7 Sep 1845 in Larling, Norfolk, England and died on 6 Aug 1910 in Penguin at age 64. Elizabeth married George Ling, son of William Ling and Eliza Dove, on 25 Dec 1861 in the home of John Barker, Port Sorell, Tasmania. George was born on 29 Nov 1838 in East Harling, Norfolk, England and died on 10 Dec 1900 in Ulverstone, Tasmania at age 62. They had fourteen children:
- John George Ling 1863 - 1939
- Pricilla Ling 1864 - 1911
- Rachel Ling 1866 - 1930
- Emily Ling 1868 - 1900
- Francis Edwin Ling 1870 - 1945
- Adeline Susanna Ling 1872 -
- Louisa Maria Ling 1874 -
- Annie Eliza Ling 1876 - 1922
- Alfred Ernest Ling 1878 - 1931
- Elizabeth (Bessie) Ling 1880 - 1894
- Leslie William Ling 1882 - 1975
- Elsie Harriet Ling 1885 - 1963
- Alice Isabelle Ling 1887 - 1890
- Ellen Florence Ling 1889 - 1928
Their story is told here:
2-James Barker was born on 16 Aug 1803 in Larling, Norfolk, England and died on 31 Jan 1881 in Launceston, Tasmania at age 77. James married Emily Ward on 6 Feb 1841 in Larling, Norfolk, England. Emily was born on 5 Nov 1815 in Trouse Newton, Norfolk, England and died on 1 Jul 1885 in Penguin at age 69. They had ten children:
- James Ward Barker 1836 - 1903
- Harriett Barker 1838 - 1899
- William Barker 1842 - 1919
- George Barker 1843 - 1896
- Solomon Barker 1846 - 1868
- Sarah Ann Barker 1847 - 1915
- Samuel Barker 1848 -
- Martha Barker 1849 - 1850
- Elijah Barker 1851 - 1926
- Jacob White Barker 1855 - 1939
3-James Ward Barker was born on 3 Jul 1836 in Larling, Norfolk, England. James married Sarah Ann Elliott in 1961 in Westbury, Tasmania. Sarah was born on 2 Jun 1843 in Launceston, Tasmania. They had a son: Ernest Alfred.
4-Ernest Alfred Barker was born on 16 Aug 1872 in Lower Barrington, Tasmania and died on 3 Dec 1949 in Devonport at age 77. Ernest married Esther Harriett Hastings on 13 Jan 1897 in Mersey, Devonport. Esther was born in 1878 in Melbourne, Victoria. They had one son: Allan James.
5-Allan James Barker was born on 23 Sep 1912. Allan married Gwendoline Jessie May Walker, daughter of Osmond Christmas Walker and Sophia Elsie Cole. Gwendoline was born on 23 Feb 1912 in Waratah, Tasmania. They had five children: Loris Jean, Neville Alwyn, Ronsley John, Noelene Kay and Bronwyn Darleen. Their story is told here:
3-George Barker was born in 1843 in Larling, Norfolk, England and died on 10 Jun 1896 in Forth, Tasmania at age 53. He arrived in Van Diemen’s Land at the age of 13 in 1854 with his father and family. His father, James, was one of the Pioneers of Norfolk Creek, just west of Devonport. George entered into the employment of William Gibson of Native Creek and a few years later was overseer for Norman Cameron at Forth. In 1872 he created his own farm from natural bush. Management of it was later taken over by his eldest son, Mortimer. George married Mary Yaxley Vertigan, daughter of John Vertigan and Elizabeth Yaxley, on 12 Dec 1867 at the home of the brides parents, Forth, Tasmania. Mary was born on 17 Sep 1850 in Sydenstone, Norfolk, England and died on 1 Oct 1933 in Devonport at age 83. They had two children: George Mortimer and Owen.
4-George Mortimer Barker Of Woodlyn, Forth was born on 11 Jan 1873 in Forth, Tasmania and died on 30 Oct 1963 in Forth, Tasmania at age 90. George married Elizabeth Wells on 30 Sep 1910 in Forth, Tasmania. Elizabeth died on 27 Dec 1918 in Ulverstone, Tasmania. They had three children: Mary Eleanor, Victor Mortimer and George Ralph.
5-Mary Eleanor Barker was born on 25 May 1911 in Devonport, Tasmania. Mary married Raymond Wilfred Carey, son of George Henry Carey and Elsie Adeline Wyatt. Raymond was born on 6 Jul 1914 in Sheffield, Tasmania and died on 12 Feb 1966 at age 51.
5-Lieutenant Victor Mortimer Barker Australian Staff Corps was born on 20 Jan 1915 in Hamilton on Forth, Tasmania and died in 1947 at age 32. Victor married Phyllis Beard.
5-George Ralph Barker was born on 5 Jun 1917 in Hamilton on Forth, Tasmania.
George next married Margaret Elizabeth Harvey, daughter of James Harvey and Martha Walker, in 1934. Margaret was born on 30 Jan 1886 in Black Hills, Osmaston, Tasmania and died on 2 Oct 1942 in Forth, Tasmania at age 56.
4-Owen Barker was born on 20 Mar 1879 and died on 4 Oct 1978 at age 99. Owen married Margaret Pickford in 1904. Margaret was born on 22 Mar 1875 and died in 1955 at age 80. They had one son: Wilfrid.
5-Wilfrid Barker was born on 19 Jun 1907 and died on 21 Jan 1988 at age 80. Wilfrid married Alma Jean Boatright on 26 Mar 1932. They had one son: Darryl Owen.
6-Darryl Owen Barker was born on 26 Feb 1937. Darryl married Yvonne Elizabeth Plapp, daughter of Thomas Leslie Plapp and Theadora Myrtle Sarah Hall. Yvonne was born on 30 Jun 1943. They had three children: Paul Darryl, Michael Darryl and Andrew Darryl.
7-Paul Darryl Barker was born on 23 Aug 1965.
7-Michael Darryl Barker was born on 5 Jul 1968.
7-Andrew Darryl Barker was born on 14 Oct 1970