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Capt Benjamin BAXTER
Male 1805 - 1892


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  • Prefix  Capt 
    Birth  1805  Cork, Cork, Munster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Travelled  1836  [1
    from England to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 
    • Capt Benjamin Baxter was in charge of a convict ship with his regiment, the 50th Regiment.
    Occupation  1839  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Clerk to the Bench 
    Residence  1839  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Land  3 Oct 1839  no 31, Crown Allotment, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The property was 25 acres. He purchased the land for 21 per acre.
    Religion  1840  [4
    a member of the Church of England 
    Died  15 May 1892  Frankston, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried  17 May 1892  Frankston Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I130  Victoria Pioneers
    Last Modified  14 Sep 2008 

    Father  Benjamin BAXTER 
    Mother  Martha UNKNOWN 
    Family ID  F319  Group Sheet

    Family  Martha AINSCOW,   b. 1812,   d. 31 Jan 1906, Frankston, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Dec 1840  St James Church, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Children 
     1. Maria BAXTER,   b. Abt 1832,   d. 31 May 1927, Baxter, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Barbara Gertrude BAXTER,   b. 1836, Athlone, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jane BAXTER,   b. 1838, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Benajmin BAXTER,   b. 4 Jun 1840, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1915, Frankston, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Fanny Agnes BAXTER,   b. 4 Oct 1841, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Annie Marie BAXTER,   b. 22 May 1844, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Blanche Rosalie BAXTER,   b. 1848, Western Port, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Agnes Matilda BAXTER,   b. 1849, Western Port, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1939, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Arabella Augusta BAXTER,   b. 14 Mar 1851, Western Port, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Sep 2008 
    Family ID  F316  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1805 - Cork, Cork, Munster, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk to the Bench - 1839 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 3 Oct 1839 - no 31, Crown Allotment, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Dec 1840 - St James Church, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 May 1892 - Frankston, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 May 1892 - Frankston Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Benjamin Baxter
    Benjamin Baxter

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] Hendersons Early Pioneer Families of Victoria, Alexander Henderson, (1936; reprint, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc, 2004.), p. 253. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S12] Melbourne Directory 1839, MacLehose, James, (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: James Spilsbury, 1839).

    3. [S15] Docker's Hill 1839 - 1865, J.M. McMillan, (Melbourne, Victoria: Spectrum Publications, 1993.), p. 7. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S34] Pioneer Index, Victoria 1836 - 1888, Macbeth Genealogical Services, (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Coherent Software, 1998.), 1840/4316. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S2] FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org), ), AFN:RMSM-Z6 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S2] FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org), ), Source Call No 0992953 (Reliability: 3).