| Thomas GILES m2. 1854 Frances Ann BANKS ms OSBORNE
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3. Thomas GILES chr 27 Apr 1828 Church of St Denys, Goadby Marwood, Leicestershire, England s/o Charles GILES/Ann [IGI Batch Number: C053661 extracted from parish records]
Thomas GILES was previously married to Frances GOODSON in 1852 in Leicestershire, England. He was widowed on 20 May 1853, three months after arriving in Victoria on the Marian Moore. His new bride was also named Frances. She was young widow, whose husband Hugh BANKS had died nine months after their arrival in Victoria on the Edmond. Thomas and the second Frances would have been introduced by his sister Elizabeth who had also arrived on the Edmond in March 1853.
Thomas GILES m2. 1854 Frances Ann BANKS ms OSBORNE
Frances Ann OSBORNE was christened on 21 Jun 1835 Whittington, Worcestershire, England d/o John OSBORNE and Elizabeth [IGI Batch Number: C046211 extracted from parish records]
1853 Immigration to Victoria of Hugh and Frances Ann BANKS [Unassisted Immigration to Victoria f031, p007]
THOMAS GILES aged 42 yrs of Coghills Creek, Married, Labourer, Anglican, was admitted to the Ballarat Hospital 9 Jun 1870. He was discharged on 11 Aug 1870 after a period of 9 wks in hospital. Everingham & Co recommended his admission, most likely his employer for an accident. His birthplace was Leicestershire and he had been living in Victoria for 17 yrs. [Ballarat Base Hospital Admissions Register 1856-1913]
THOMAS GILES died in March 1897 aged 71 years at Ballarat s/o of Alfred GILES/unknown [Vic 274] (Informant was wrong about the father's name being Alfred. It was Charles). Thomas GILES was buried 4 March 1897 in C of E section of Glendaruel/Coghills Creek Cemetery. [Entry 83]
Frances Ann GILES [ms OSBORNE, formerly BANKS] died of a heart condition on 8 June 1886 aged 56 years at Coghill's Creek and was buried 11 June 1886 in C of E section of Glendaruel Cemetery. [Entry 375] Her death certificate states that her Father was John OSBORNE, Blacksmith, Mother not known. The informant was Thomas GILES, Farmer, Husband, Coghills Creek. He made his mark. Frances Ann was married to Thomas GILES at Richmond, Melbourne at the age of 26 years (it was 23 on the marriage certificate). There was no mention of a previous marriage. She had lived for 33 years in Victoria. (Arrived 1853) Children were listed as: George 30, Eliza 27, Lydia 25, William 22, Annie 20 and Alfred 17 years. [Certificate No 4925] There was a Magisterial Inquiry into her death.
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