Sounds like yer typical death registration with information erroneously
provided by others that never had a clue as to where he was born, and/or
were covering up the convict past.
don't have any early Charles ELLENs baptised in Cornwall (the UK one,
Douglas!!!) or any other county,
so unless BVRI Vol II has him/them, it sounds like it's going to be a long
Emma, welcome to the elite club of genealogy..... being stone-walled.
From: "Monissa Whiteley" <xenith(a)monissa.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 20:23:53 +1000
Subject: Re: [AUS-Tas] Charles Ellen??
On 30 Sep 2004 at 20:10, Meryl Yost wrote:
I don't know if Oatlands existed in 1810? perhaps someone else can answer
It would seem not.
From the 'Let's Talk About' brochure (with a sad sigh because they're no
"Governor Macquarie passed through the district now known as Oatlands in
However, it was not until June 3, 1821 when Macquarie, on his second visit,
site "a very eligible station for a a town" as Oatlands. At that time the
site of Oatlands
was lightly timbered with honeysuckle and ground cover of dense sage. There
some early settlement and a militry (sic) detachment was stationed there in
as late as 1827 Oatlands was still a site, with a board bearing the name
Macquarie. Then under the direction of Governor Arthur, streets were marked
and scrub cleared away and a detachment of troops was sent up to guard the
and tradespeoapl who were beginning to settle the area."
To Emma, where did you get the information that he was born in Oatlands?