Walter born c 1802 lived
in County Tyrone Ireland in the 1850's on his death certificate
his father's name was Matthew and mother was Marjory (Mattie).
His first marriage was to Marjory (Mattie) (Martha) Ewan.
Walter lived in Glen Dermott County Derry and worked as a farm
labourer then lived County Tyrone. A record shows that he was
in the Donagheady area and donating the sum of three shillings
and six pence in February 1835 to the Donagheady Presbyterian
- Children of this first marriage
were: Matthew, Marjory, Eliza Ann and Matilda.
- Walter then married Rebecca
Macleay (Smyth) the daughter of William Macleay and and Letitia
Miller. Rebecca's first marriage was to Alexander
- Children of Rebecca's first
marriage were Letitia Jane, William, Eliza, Alexander, Emma and
- Walter and Rebecca came to
Australia as Assisted Immigrants on board the ship "Mangerton"
embarking at Plymouth 22 April 1855 and arriving in Sydney 29
July 1855. Walter was 53 years of age, his calling was an
agricultural labourer and could read and write. Rebecca was
aged 52 years and could read and write. Children who travelled
with them were Jane Smith aged 27 years, nursemaid, William
Smith aged 23 years, farm labourer, Eliza Smith aged 19 years
died on the voyage, Alexander Smith aged 15 years farm
labourer, James Smith aged 13 years and Matilda Grieves aged 12
years They were assisted to Australia by Walter's son Matthew
and Rebecca's daughter Rebecca were living in the Yass NSW area
at the time.
- Walter died on the 27 July 1887
at Bango near Yass aged 86 years.
- Rebecca died 25.6.1883 at Bango
near Yass aged 60 years. Both are buried in the Presbyterian
Section of the Yass Cemetery.
- Matthew Grieve son of Walter and
"Merry" born c 1828 in Ireland married Rebecca Smyth (Smith,
the daughter of his stepmother Rebecca Smyth who married Walter
Grieve), on 4 March 1853. He was shown as being a labourer of
Ardmore, Derry and Rebecca was under age. They married in the
Donagheady Presbyterian Church County Tyrone.
- Matthew and Rebecca then
traveled to Australia embarking at Southampton on 1 June 1853
and arriving in Sydney 6 September 1853 on the ship "Talavera".
Paying two pounds for their passage. Traveling with them were
Marjory Grieve aged 20 years a farm servant and Eliza Anne
Grieve aged 18 also a farm servant, both sisters of
- They first settled in the Yass
area and worked at Hardback Station owned by Mr
- Children: William John
born 28.12.1853 in Australia, unmarried and died 21 .8.1915 at
- Alexander born 31.8.1855
at Yass and married Martha Jane Davis.
- Matthew James born
27.12.1858 "Douro" Yass and he married Maria Burgess on
27.7.1892 , he died 16.7.1940.
- Children: Eric William
born 12.7.1893 who married Henrietta Sainsbury and then May
Emily Burgess. He had one daughter by his first marriage. Eric
- Herbert George born
10.11.1894 and was killed at Gallipolli on
- Dorothea born 12.12.1895
and married Fred Duxfield, lived in New Zealand, four children.
Dorothea died 1 .12.1974.
- Evelyn Elsie born
15.3.1897 and married John Joseph Newman. Evelyn died
11.12.1984 at Queanbeyan Nursing Home.
- Florence Edith born
17.12.1898 and married George Maddocks.
- One son born.
- Florence died
- Roy Gordon born 22.5.1900
and married Kath Nyman. No children
- John James born 10.7.1901
and married May Ellis. He died 8.1.1970.
- Two children. John died 8
- Harold born 23.3.1903 and
married Stella? and died 11.9.1974.
- Two children
- Edward Henry born
20.5.1904 and married Emily Haydon. He died
- Norman Alexander born
3.7.1905 and married Marjory Starr. One son. Norman died
Jane born 24.4.1860 at Manton's Creek near Yass and married
James Perry on 8.6.1881.
- Children: Mary Rebecca
(Dolly) born 2.3.1882 and married Joseph
- Robert Matthew Michael
born 2.10.1884 at Lucerne Vale Yass and married Mabel Leydon on
- Eliza died 9.5.1944 aged 84
years and is buried at Rookwood. James died 2.7.1897 aged 43
born 21.4.1862 at Manton's Creek Yass and married Sarah Ann
Davis, born 23.7.1869 on 9.5.1895.
- Children; Una Violet born
8.12.1897 and married Sydney Walter Brew.
- Walter died 29 .9.1936 aged 74
years. Sarah Ann died 2.8.1941 aged 72 years, both are buried
born 24.8.1864 at "Bango" Yass and married Ester Burgess born
14 December 1872. the daughter of Luke Henry Burgess and Maria
- Children; Victor Kingsley
born 22.6.1897 and married Ada Isabel Worthy, daughter of
George Worthy and Emma Rosetta Cox on 21.4.1915. Three
- Stella born 28.1.1899 and
married Will Kebblewhite. Seven children.
- Lesley James Tate born
13.4.1902 and married Louisa Crisp Boyton.
- Ethol born 5.9.1904 and
married Jack Nash.
- Florence born 28.4.1907
and married Bronte Cullen.
- Mary Rae born 29.10.1911
and married William Davis.
- Robert born
- Robert died 8.2.1936 and Ester
died 18.10.1961, both buried at Yass.
born 12.7.1866 and married Emily Jane Davis on 2.1.1895.
Children Rebecca Jane, Cecil, Ivy Ella and Alick.
- Samuel died on 1.6.1920 and
Emily died 14 .4.1962.
born December 1870.
born 22 .10.1871.
born 24.3.1874 and married James A Silverwood and then
Albert Ernest Ohlsen. Children to first marriage, Edna and Eve.
- Matthew Grieves died at Bango
near Yass on 4.6.1914 aged 86 years. Rebecca died 12.4.1891 at
Bango aged 58 years. Both are buried in the Yass Presbyterian