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Charles Eyles

Birthplace: Lasham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Blenheim, Marlborough District, Marlborough, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Blenheim, Marlborough District, Marlborough, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Walter Eyles and Jane Eyles
Husband of Mary Ann Eyles
Partner of Selina Lees
Father of unknown Eyles, infant; M Eyles, infant; Elizabeth Mary Jane Holdaway; Harriett Aberhart; Charlotte Anne McMillan and 13 others
Brother of Elizabeth Tidd; Mary Ann Norgate; Amelia Catherine Holdaway; William Eyles; Jane Eyles and 10 others

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Immediate Family

About Charles Eyles

Charles EYLES was born in England in 1821

He married Mary Ann DUNKEY

Charles was sent to Australia as a convict guard. Charles and Mary were stationed in Hobart and had two sons (born 1844 and 1847) who died the same year. They then moved to Geelong and had two daughters Harriett and Elizabeth on the 22/12/1852 the family moved to New Zealand (travelled on "Spray")

Charles appears to have been a bit of a ladies man - and had children to two woman around the same time. (Mary Ann appears to have left her husband around this time but they reunited)

Children with Mary Ann

  • son 1844
  • son M 1847
  • Elizabeth Mary 1848 Australia
  • Harriett 1850 Australia
  • Charlottte Annie 1852 New Zealand
  • Esther Ann 1855 New Zealand
  • Walter Nugent 1856 New Zealand
  • Charles Samuel 1859 New Zealand

Children with Selina Higgs

  • Clara 1856 New Zealand
  • Cecilia 1860 New Zealand
  • Charles 1860 New Zealand
  • Lucy Louisa 1864 New Zealand
  • Frederick William 1865 New Zealand
  • Albert Edward 1866 New Zealand
  • Florence 1868 New Zealand
  • Winifred 1871 New Zealand
  • Amy Gertrude 1875 New Zealand

Other children

  • Prog Stafford - can find no information on him other than name

Charles died in 1886 wife Mary Ann died 1899 partner Selina died 1886

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Charles Eyles's Timeline

January 26, 1821
Lasham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 22
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
July 4, 1847
Age 26
Tasmania, Australia
August 21, 1848
Age 27
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
November 20, 1850
Age 29
Geelong Victoria Australia
Age 31
Age 33
New Zealand

New Zealand BDM Registration 1855/4322 Eyles NR Mary Ann Charles

Age 36
New Zealand
Age 37