Scholes

  1. David Scholes (stonemason)

    son of John Scholes (1740-1799) and Mary Balmworth

    bap. 20/9/1784 Morley Congregational Church, West Yorkshire

    died 1850 West Riding Yorkshire

    marr. Betty Dickinson (d.o. John and Judith Dickinson) bap.25/12/1776 Morley Congregational Ch.


Children: (all bap. at Morley Wesleyan Chapel)

            i Jabez 1803-1875

            ii Titus 1805-1870

            iii Mary 1807

            iv Adam 1811-1871

            v David 1815

            vi Paul 1817

            vii Sarah 1821

            viii Ruth 1823

2.         ix Absalom 1825


2. Absalom Scholes (carpenter, builder)

    born 18/5/1825, bap. 26/6/1825 Morley Wesleyan Chapel, West Yorkshire

    died 2/8/1866 Geelong Hospital

    migrated to Australia on the “Shakespeare” arr. Melbourne 21/12/1857

    marr. 1. 15/5/1846 Bradford, Yorkshire Martha Cooper (d.Aug 1855)

              2. 24/9/1855 Wesleyan Chapel,Huddersfield, Yorkshire  Mary Lumb 


Children by Martha Cooper:

            i Albert 1846 Bradford

            ii Edwin 1848-1858

            iii Lydia 1851-1884 (marr. John Abbey in 1869, Yorkshire)

            iv Hannah (died in infancy)


Children by Mary Lumb:

            i Ellen 1856

            ii unnamed baby 1858, Chilwell, Geelong Vic.

            iii Annie 1860-1872

            iv David Ernest 1861-1876 (trainee teacher, drowned in the Barwon R.)

            v Samuel 1863-1931 (clergyman)

3.        vi Mary Elizabeth 1865 (marr. Thomas Hurley)