William Brinsmead was baptised on the 23 October 1784 at St Giles in the Woods, Devonshire, England, the son of Thomas Brinsmead and Susanna Meddledon. He married Mary Ireland, who was born in about 1781. Their children, all baptised at St Giles in the Woods, Devonshire, were:
Mary Brinsmead born 1811
Henry Brinsmead born cir 1813
William Brinsmead born 1815
Fanny Brinsmead born 1817
Susannah Brinsmead born 1817
Elizabeth Brinsmead born 1820
William Brinsmead (born 1815) and Ann Brinsmead were married on 16 December 1839 at the Independent Chapel, Torrington, Devonshire, England. William and Ann were cousins. Their children were:
Thomas Ireland Brinsmead born 25 July 1841 at Bideford, Devon
Mary Ann Brinsmead born 1843 at Torrington, Devon
William Brinsmead born 1847 at Bideford, Devon
Elizabeth Brinsmead born at Heads, Victoria, Australia
Reuben Brinsmead born cir 1853 at Leopold, Victoria, Australia - I have been unable to locate this birth in the Victorian Records.
Henry Brinsmead born 1856 at Moolap, Victoria, Australia
Edwin Brinsmead born and died 1860 at Kensington, Victoria, Australia
Eliza Brinsmead born and died 1861 at Kensington, Victoria, Australia
Fred Brinsmead born cir 1863 - I have been unable to locate this birth in the Victorian Records.
William Brinsmead died aged 90 years at Kensington, Victoria, Australia on 15 August 1905. Ann Brinsmead died aged 70 years at Balliang Street, South Geelong, Victoria on 27 January 1889.
Thomas Ireland Brinsmead
Thomas married Elizabeth Kate JACKSON in 1867, in Victoria, Australia. Their children were:
Kate Sarah Brinsmead born 1868 at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Frederick William Brinsmead born 1872 at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Elizabeth Ann Brinsmead born 1874 at Wallsend, NSW, Australia. Elizabeth Ann died in 1875 at Wallsend.
Elizabeth Alice Brinsmead born 1879 at Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia
Thomas H H Brinsmead born 1866 at Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Ann Brinsmead
Mary Ann Brinsmead married John WOOD in 1867 in Victoria Australia. Their children were:
Lilly Annie Wood born 1876 at Kensington, Victoria, Australia. Lilly married Herbert James BRAME in Victoria in 1901.
Mary Ann Wood nee Brinsmead died aged 88 years at Geelong, Victoria, Australia on 29 November 1932. John Wood died aged 89 years at Geelong, Victoria, Australia on 17 August 1931.