Andrew Mellor 2
Sarah Heywood is with Andrew and Elizabeth Mellor in 1851. It seems likely that Andrew is related to Hugh Mellor husband of Sarah Turton based on birthplace and occupation but can find no evidence of Andrew's birth or marriage.
He worked as a Manufacturer of Woollen Yarn in 1851 and resided at Fulstone, Yorkshire. 3 (with wife, children, niece Betty Mellor, 23, and Sarah Heywood)
He immigrated to Melbourne on the Goldfinder in Oct 1853. 5 (On the same voyage were his nieces Hannah and Sarah Heywood and with the same page reference a Philip Mellor also 38).
Witness: Informant at Death of George Mellor, 1870, Ballarat. 6 (described as George's brother and miner of Ballarat West)
He worked as a Farmer in 1886 and resided at Ballarat East, Victoria. 7
Andrew married Elizabeth Turton, daughter of William Turton and Mary Beaumont, Cal 1836 in Yorkshire.1 (Elizabeth Turton was born on 4 Feb 1819 8, christened on 8 Mar 1819 in Denby, Yorkshire,9 died on 24 Jun 1886 in Plank? Road, Ballarat East, Vic and was buried on 26 Jun 1886 in Ballarat Cemetery.)
1 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death ET 1886.
2 Wills&Probate Copies, WT 1847.
3 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1851C.
Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Family Name: MELLOR
Given Name(s): Andrew
Spouse's Family Name: TURTON
Spouse's Given Name(s): Elizabeth
Death Place: BALLT E
Registration Year: 1886
Registration Number: 8157
Public Records Office - Victoria, http://www.prov.vic.gov.au/, Unassisted. Family Name First Name Age Month Year Ship Port Fiche Page
MELLOR ANDREW 38 OCT 1853 GOLDFINDER B 054 006
MELLOR PHILIP 38 OCT 1853 GOLDFINDER B 054 006
HAYWOOD HANNAH 24 OCT 1853 GOLDFINDER B 053 005
HAYWOOD SARAH 22 OCT 1853 GOLDFINDER B 053 005
6 Web (Misc), Email.
7 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death.
8 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, Birth / Christening.
9 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, Birth / Christening. ELIZATH. TURTON Female Event(s): Birth: 04 FEB 1819 Christening: 08 MAR 1819 Denby, Yorkshire, England Death: Burial: Parents: Father: WM. TURTON Mother: MARY BEAUMONT.