William Lucas and Ann Hutchins

1-William Lucas was born in 1804 in Baltonsborough, Somerset, England, died on 24 Dec 1886 in Bracknell, Tasmania at age 82, and was buried in Christ Church, Longford, Tasmania. Also known as William Wake, he was transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the Sir Charles Forbes, arriving 27 Jul 1830 and was granted his ticket of leave on 31 Dec 1835.

William married Ann Hutchins in 1853 in Longford, Tasmania. Ann was born in 1836 in Somerset, England and died on 27 Nov 1908 in Longford, Tasmania at age 72. They had 16 children:

2-William Edward Lucas was born on 18 Aug 1853 in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania and died in 1864 at age 11.

2-Ellen Lucas was born on 21 Aug 1855 in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania and died on 13 Feb 1880 in Longford, Tasmania at age 24. Ellen married John Baker, son of Jonathon Baker and Johamam Marney. John was born on 1 Apr 1853 in Bothwell, Tasmania.

2-John George Lucas was born on 21 Aug 1855 in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania and died on 16 May 1860 in Longford, Tasmania at age 4.

2-Emma Jane Lucas was born in 1857 in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania and died on 6 Jun 1904 in Devonport at age 47. Emma married Alfred Harris, son of William Harris and Ann McCoy, on 25 Dec 1875 in Christ Church Anglican, Illawarra Road, Longford. Alfred was born on 3 Jul 1855 in Hobart, Tasmania, died on 13 Aug 1918 in Longford, Tasmania at age 63, and was buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Longford, Tasmania, B14.

The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times 8 Jun 1904

The death took place on Monday afternoon of Mrs. Emma Johnston, the wife of Mr. P. Johnston, who carries on a blacksmith and wheelwright business at the corner of Steele and Forbes streets. Deceased was formerly a Miss Lucas and belonged to a well-known Longford family and had been a great sufferer until released by death. The funeral is announced to take place at the Bluff cemetery this afternoon.

Emma and Alfred had one daughter: Rachel Grace. Their story is told here:

Emma next had a relationship with Charles Edward Thomas, son of Edward Thomas and Elizabeth Taylor, in 1882. Charles was born on 5 Dec 1835 in Longford, Tasmania and died on 7 Sep 1925 in Box Hill, Victoria at age 89. They had six children: Leslie Lucas Henry, Isabella Ann, Carl Edwin Lucas, Eva Victoria, Amy Eveline and Oliver William.

3-Leslie Lucas Henry Thomas was born on 12 Apr 1882 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania and died on 3 Jan 1912 in Colac, Victoria at age 29.

3-Isabella Ann Thomas was born on 16 May 1884 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania and died on 1 Aug 1967 in Yallourn, Victoria at age 83. Isabella married Ivan Hutcheson on 12 Apr 1902 in Queenstown, Tasmania. They had four children:

4-Ernest HUTCHESON 1903-1969

4-Leola HUTCHESON 1905-1967

4-David HUTCHESON 1907-1976

4-Ivy HUTCHESON 1909-1938

3-Carl Edwin Lucas Thomas was born on 16 May 1886 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania and died on 1 Oct 1950 in Newmarket, Victoria at age 64. Carl married Elsie Ruth Brown on 17 Jun 1913 in Footscray, Victoria. Elsie was born on 4 Apr 1891 in Waratah, Tasmania and died on 5 May 1970 in Shepparton, Victoria at age 79.  They had three children:

4-Doreen Isabel THOMAS 1914-1965 

4-Lloyd Edwin THOMAS 1916-1997

4-Aleithea May THOMAS 1919-2011

3-Eva Victoria Thomas was born on 16 May 1886 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania and died on 26 Mar 1941 in Brisbane, Queensland at age 54. Eva married Henry James Hope on 15 Sep 1908 in Burnie, Tasmania. Henry was born in 1878 in Toowoomba, Queensland and died in 1958 in Ipswich, Queensland at age 80.

3-Amy Eveline Thomas was born on 10 Jul 1888 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania and died on 16 Mar 1889 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania.

3-Oliver William Thomas was born on 10 Jul 1888 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania and died on 18 Mar 1889 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania.

Emma next had a relationship with Patrick Summers in 1890. Patrick was born on 23 Oct 1867 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania and died on 28 Jun 1896 in Emu Bay, now Burnie, Tasmania at age 28. They had three children: Arthur Frederick, Linda Pearl and Percy Albert.

3-Arthur Frederick Summers was born on 28 May 1892 in Launceston, Tasmania and died on 20 Nov 1959 in Footscray, Victoria at age 67. Another name for Arthur was Arthur Frederick Thomas. He served in the First World War.

3-Linda Pearl Summers was born on 5 Sep 1893 in Launceston, Tasmania.

3-Percy Albert Summers was born on 21 Nov 1894 in Launceston, Tasmania.

Emma next had a relationship with George Robert Evans.  They had one son: George Lawrence Lucas.

3-George Lawrence Lucas Evans was born on 29 Jul 1897 in Strahan, Tasmania and died on 2 Feb 1898 in Lyell, Tasmania.

Emma next had a relationship with Parkinson Johnston, son of Charles Johnston and Dorothea Eliza Parkinson, in about 1900. Parkinson was born on 20 Nov 1855 in Horton, now Circular Head.

2-Henry Lucas was born in 1860 and died in 1939 at age 79.

2-John George Lucas was born in 1861 and died in 1864 at age 3.

2-Elizabeth Mary Lucas was born in 1863 and died in 1922 at age 59.

2-James Edwin Lucas was born in 1865 and died in 1948 at age 83.

2-Isabella Lucas was born in 1866 and died in 1885 at age 19.

2-Sarah Jane Lucas was born on 4 Aug 1868 in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania and died on 22 Jan 1951 in Korumburra, Victoria at age 82. Sarah married William Harris, son of William Harris and Mary Regan, on 6 Feb 1889 in Longford, Tasmania. William was born on 8 Jun 1860 in New Norfolk and died on 18 Jun 1913 in Fitzroy, Victoria at age 53.  They had eight children:

3-Emily Eveline HARRIS 1889-1981

3-John William HARRIS 1890-1957

3-Ellen May HARRIS 1892-1946

3-Arthur Edwin HARRIS 1893-

3-Leslie Harris 1895-1971

3-Henry Alfred Harris 1897-1981

3-Ada Ann HARRIS 1899-

3-Allan George HARRIS 1902-1982

2-Eliza Louisa Lucas was born in 1873 and died in 1936 at age 63.

2-George Alfred Lucas was born in 1875 and died in 1875.

2-Arthur Alfred Lucas was born in 1876.

2-May Grace Lucas was born in 1878 and died in 1954 at age 76.

2-Alice Grace Lucas was born in 1879 and died in 1880 at age 1.

2-Albert Charles James Lucas was born on 8 Aug 1880 in Bishopsbourne, Tasmania and died in 1946 at age 66. Albert married Sarah Aylett on 13 May 1909 in Deloraine, Tasmania. Sarah was born on 25 Sep 1890 in Deloraine, Tasmania and died on 28 May 1972 in Tasmania at age 81. They had a son: Darrel John.

3-Darrel John Lucas was born on 15 Dec 1912 in Queenstown, Tasmania and died on 16 Jul 1980 at age 67. Darrel married Edna Williams, daughter of Phillip Williams and Dulcie Victoria Beatrice Appleby. Edna was born on 26 Jun 1915 in Ulverstone, Tasmania. They had a son: Trevor John.

4-Trevor John Lucas was born on 11 Feb 1955 and died on 4 Sep 1982 at age 27.